Document ReferencePw F 746
TitleLetter from [M. Bentinck] 2nd Duchess of Portland, Bulstrode, Buckinghamshire, to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] Marquess of Titchfield [later 3rd Duke of Portland], at Mrs Watt's, Little Deans Yard, Westminster, London; 22 Oct. 1752
Date22 October 1752
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHopes he has dined with Lady Primerose; reports Harriet has been ill; gives other news of family and friends; comments on his friend Mr Murray and her visit to Lady Delves who has 'the most beautiful Surrey [?] I ever beheld'; sends regards to Mr Delaney and hopes to see his shell collection; asks if he has given Dr Nicholl the gout remedies.
Termsocial life, Portland
social life, Portland family
birds, tropical

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA32473Primrose; Anne (-1775); Viscountess Primrose; née Drelincourt; m 1739 3rd Viscount Primrose-1775
NA32403Grey; Henrietta Cavendish (1737-1827); Countess of Stamford; née Bentinck dau. of 2nd Duke of Portland; m 1763 5th Earl of Stamford1737-1827
NA32474Delves; - (fl 1752); Lady; friend of Margaret Duchess of Portlandfl 1752
NA32475Delaney; Patrick (c.1685-1768); Dr; Dean of Downc.1685-1768
NA32471Nicoll; John (1683-1765); Dr; DD; headmaster of Westminster School 1733-1753; canon of Christ Church Oxford from 17511683-1765
NA1079Bentinck; Margaret Cavendish (1715-1785); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish-Harley; dau. of 2nd Earl of Oxford; m 2nd Duke of Portland 17341715-1785
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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