Document ReferencePw V 107
TitleVolume containing copies of letters from W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland; 24 July 1794 to 20 Sept. 1794
Date24 July 1794-20 September 1794
Extent265 pp
Content DescriptionLetters written in the hand of Thomas Carter, 3rd Duke of Portland's secretary.

Identity of copyist given in note by Francis Needham on f 1.

Individual items in this volume are described under references 107/1 - 107/45.

Pw V 107 forms part of a set with Pw V 108 and Pw V 109.
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionQuarto volume
Contemporary pagination does not include 4 folios in front index and 1 blank folio at the back of the volume.
ConditionCondition of paper is good; condition of binding is delicate
Descriptive FeaturesE.J. Labarre, Dictionary and Encyclopaedia of Paper and Paper-making (London, 1952; 2nd ed.) pp 368, 164-67

No watermarks nor countermark visible; wove, hand-made 'vellum' paper (English, after 1755)

Red Morocco leather binding which has a wide flap (measures 100 x 82 mm) that covers the fore-edges and was used to lock the volume (lock missing); volume also has two clasps now missing; upper and lower covers and flaps are edged with blind tooled double and triple fillet lines; gold graphed; spine has no decorations; both front and back pastedowns are double and serve as pockets, which are lined with marble paper.
Related MaterialPapers of the 3rd Duke of Portland (Pw F)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA33523Carter; Thomas (c.1761-1835); Mr; M.P. and private secretary to 3rd Duke of Portland at the Home Officec.1761-1835
NA1110Needham; Francis (1900-1971); Mr; librarian to the 6th Duke of Portland1900-1971
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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