Document ReferencePw D/112-117
TitleCorrespondence from William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland to Mr John Lucas [the duke's agent]; 1742
Extent6 letters
Content DescriptionMainly concerning household matters and building works at Welbeck Abbey.

Note that Welbeck Abbey came into the Bentinck family in 1741 through Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, wife of the 2nd Duke of Portland, upon the death of her father Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer.

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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
NA1079Bentinck; Margaret Cavendish (1715-1785); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish-Harley; dau. of 2nd Earl of Oxford; m 2nd Duke of Portland 17341715-1785
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
PL982Welbeck Abbey/Nottinghamshire/England
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