Document ReferencePw D/114
TitleLetter from William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland to Mr John Lucas; 11 Dec. 1742
Date11 December 1742
Content DescriptionConcerns payment of the weekly bills and tradesmens accounts; also discusses writing to the Duke of Kingston regarding a reference for Mr Guidon; mentions that Lord Dupplin's brother, Mr Hay, offered to enquiry about Guidon on his behalf.

Mentions that his steward, Mr Druly is obtaining animals for him, specifically white cows with black muzzles and ears for milk, cream and butter, and mottled sheep.

Requests that Lucas sends him £100 in four £25 bank notes.

Encloses Pw D 115, J. Marshall's estimates for keeping hounds.
Termanimals, cows
animals, sheep

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40443Lucas; John (fl 1714-1759); Mr; of the Inner Temple; agent to the Dukes of Portlandfl 1714-1759
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA33598Guidon; Gabriel (-1765); Mr; steward to 2nd Duke of Portland-1765
NA8016Pierrepont; Evelyn (1711-1773); 2nd Duke of Kingston upon Hull; styled Earl of Kingston 1713-15 and Marquess of Dorchester 1715-261711-1773
NA40663Druly; Bartholomew (-1745); Mr; agent at Bulstrode-1745
NA79336Marshall; J. (fl 1742); possibly gamekeeper for the 2nd Duke of Portland?fl 1742
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