Document ReferencePw V 137
TitleVolume of correspondence from Lord George Bentinck to Michael Benson, with other material; 1843-1923
Extent47 ff
Content DescriptionVolume 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.
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 DescriptionOctavo 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.
ConditionCondition of binding good; condition of paper (original MS) generally good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: 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.
WatermarkHorn (ornate shield)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1081Bentinck; W. George F. Cavendish- (1802-1848); Lord; Lord George Bentinck M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland1802-1848
NA74188Benson; Michael (fl 1843-1856); Mr; printer and publisher of Benson's Turf Registerfl 1843-1856
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