Document ReferencePw V 114
TitleVolume containing lists of applications for various honours and offices, apparently made to W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland; 1807-08
Extent90 ff
Content DescriptionVolume divided into different sections with headings indicating honours and offices applied for in the following areas; peerage f 1; church appointments f 6; baronetage f 19; treasury appointments f 21; legal appointments f 30; appointments within Ireland f 38; military appointments f 46; appointments as lottery officers f 52; commissariat f 58; customs appointments f 63; miscellaneous f 68.

Many folios left blank for further entries.

Volume possibly in the hand of 3rd Duke of Portland.
applications, peerage
applications, for positions
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 DescriptionFolio volume
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Britannia holding laurel branch within crowned, triple rimmed circle, approx. 126 x 77 mm.

Countermark: W TURNER and date 1802 below the name, approx. 34 x 102 mm

Similar binding characteristics to Pw V 115; tobacco brown suede on pasteboards, blind tooled around outer borders with a single fillet line, a wave roll facing the centre of covers, all three ornaments stamped close together as a unit; central field is left blank; same decoration on both upper and lower covers; spine is divided into 6 panels by means of a double fillet line blind stamped 7 times along the spine; front and back pastedowns are similar to marble paper in Pw V 115.
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Papers of the 3rd Duke of Portland (Pw F)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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