|Document Reference||Pw V 137|
|Title||Volume of correspondence from Lord George Bentinck to Michael Benson, with other material; 1843-1923|
|Content Description||Volume bears the title 'From Lord Geo. Bentinck to Michael Benson' gold stamped on the upper cover.|
Volume contains original MS from 1843-1845 and printed material from 1845-1923.
Individual items in this volume are described under references Pw V 137/1-15.
|ReprodnNote||Volumes 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 Description||Octavo volume|
ff 1-4, 42, 45 are blank; original MS ff 7-20 and 28-2-; contemporary printed material, ff 5r and v, ff 21-27, 30-41 and 43-45; later correspondence: ff 4v, 46v, 47r-v.
|Condition||Condition of binding good; condition of paper (original MS) generally good|
|Descriptive Features||Watermark: Post Horn within large, ornate shield with ornate monogram of J. Whatman below the shield, approx. 150 x 75 mm|
Deep red Morocco leather with similar ornamental tooling on both upper and lower covers; a border is formed, which frames an inner panel, by a gold stamped ornate roll of leaves and stems between two fillet lines; covers are also blind stamped with four fillet lines and the four corners decorated with a blind stamped fleur-de-lis tool; upper cover is gold stamped 'From Lord Geo. Bentinck to Michael Benson', this text is stamped on the space between the outer border and the inner field; spine is divided into four panels which are gold stamped with delicate stems and buds tools; panels are separated from each other by two double fillet lines; there are no titles on spine.
|Watermark||Horn (ornate shield)|
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA1081||Bentinck; W. George F. Cavendish- (1802-1848); Lord; Lord George Bentinck M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland||1802-1848|
|NA74188||Benson; Michael (fl 1843-1856); Mr; printer and publisher of Benson's Turf Register||fl 1843-1856|