Document ReferencePl C 15/4/1-2
TitleMemorial of Colonel John Bentinck [later Major General]; n.d. [c.1801]
Date1801 (c)
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDescribes circumstances leading to his present grievance and appeal for compensation; gives detailed account of developments since in 1799 it was agreed that he should raise a regiment in Germany, a plan halted when the British Government decided it wanted to 'recover' Holland; describes his return to England where he was told he would soon receive orders to go back in order to complete his corps from the Duke of Portland and the Duke of York; no orders were issued and promised negotiations were not entered into; describes the negotiations entered into over the 'Capitulation' and the money that he [John Bentinck] personally paid for the expenses of his regiment due to the fact that his 'Capitulation' was not renewed.

Headed 'N. 1'

Date estimated from the evidence of the two preceding documents, Pl C 15/2-3.
Termarmies, payment

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NA40206Couper; Henry (fl 1801); Lieutenant Colonel; deputy inspector-generalfl 1801
NA36830Brownrigg; Robert (1759-1833); Sir; general1759-1833
NA9468Huskisson; William (1770-1830); Mr; statesman1770-1830
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA996Frederick Augustus (1763-1827); Duke of York and Albany; son of George III1763-1827
NA32382William V (1748-1806); Prince of Orange; (succ. 1751 as Stadholder of the United Provinces; in exile after 1795)1748-1806
NA11395Dundas; Henry (1742-1811); 1st Viscount Melville; Lord Advocate of Scotland 1775-17831742-1811
NA32384Bentinck; John C. (1763-1833); Count Bentinck; 2nd son of Christian F.A. Bentinck Count Bentinck; major-general1763-1833
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