Document ReferencePw D/112
TitleLetter from William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland, Welbeck Abbey [Nottinghamshire] to Mr John Lucas, Inner Temple, London; 20 Nov. 1742
Date20 November 1742
Content DescriptionRequests that Lucas use the £6,000 from his brother [Lord George Bentinck] to pay the tradesmens bills; comments that he has not yet received a letter from Lord Dupplin [Thomas Hay, later 9th Earl of Kinnoull], but expects to by the next post; hopes to hear a better account of 'this person' than the last two, because a Roman Catholic or an indolent man would not do [probably refers to a new employee?]; sends regards from his wife and children.
Termfinancial affairs, 2nd Duke of Portland
domestic affairs, Welbeck

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA40443Lucas; John (fl 1714-1759); Mr; of the Inner Temple; agent to the Dukes of Portlandfl 1714-1759
NA11474Hay; Thomas (1710-1787); 9th Earl of Kinnoull; succ. 1758; styled Viscount Dupplin until 17581710-1787
NA33919Bentinck; George (1715-1759); Lord; son of 1st Duke of Portland1715-1759
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