Document ReferencePl C 63/5
TitleDraft letter from J[ohn] L[ucas] to 'Lady Portland', the Hague; 13 Feb. 1732/3
Date13 February 1733
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReports that the Duchess of Portland will agree to measures to assist Lady Portland [Dowager Countess of Portland] in financial matters; mentions a meeting with Lord 'Palmerstowne' about Mr Grey's mortgage; has found that some of the title deeds are missing, and has instructed Sir John and Sir Joseph Eyles to make a search for them; has heard from Mr Prime that Lady Portland had some papers relating to the case; wishes to be informed if anything can be found.

Letter dated 13 February 1732.
Termfinancial affairs, mortgages
Physical DescriptionWater damage has left paper pulpy, possible mould.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40845Temple; Henry (c.1673-1757); 1st Viscount Palmerston; speaker of the Irish House of Commons; cr. viscount 1723; brother of Jane Martha Countess of Portlandc.1673-1757
NA40507Grey; Henry (-1740); Mr; formerly Neville; nephew of 4th Baron Grey of Warke-1740
NA41864Eyles; John (-1745); 2nd Baronet; sometime Governor of the Bank of England and Lord Mayor of London-1745
NA41865Eyles; Joseph (-1740); Sir; younger brother of Sir John Eyles Bart-1740
NA41866Prime; - (fl 1733); Mrfl 1733
NA1079Bentinck; Margaret Cavendish (1715-1785); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish-Harley; dau. of 2nd Earl of Oxford; m 2nd Duke of Portland 17341715-1785
NA40443Lucas; John (fl 1714-1759); Mr; of the Inner Temple; agent to the Dukes of Portlandfl 1714-1759
NA30266Bentinck; Jane Martha (1672-1751); Countess of Portland; née Temple; 2nd wife of 1st Earl of Portland m 1700; formerly widow of 3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton1672-1751
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