Document ReferenceNe C 8654
TitleLetter from John W. Ponsonby, Baron Duncannon of Bessborough, [later 4th Earl of Bessborough], Bessborough House, County Kilkenny, Ireland, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 9 Nov. 1836
Date9 November 1836
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays he regrets that he is unable to comply with the duke's wishes regarding the 'arrangements in Wales' [regarding the mineral rights over the Hafod estate] and now regarding the Newark manors; says all sales are made by public auction, and since he has held that office, he has never known things to be done differently; would take great pleasure in complying with the duke's wishes, particularly with regard to the Welsh estates 'where I am well aware that the search for minerals must be most inconvenient'.
Termmineral rights
estate business, Hafod estate

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9717Ponsonby; John W. (1781-1847); 4th Earl of Bessborough; Viscount Duncannon Home secretary 1834-51781-1847
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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