Document ReferencePl C 39/82
TitleLetter [from John Cant, Grantham] to John Lucas, King's Bench Walks, Inner Temple, London; n.d. [1733-1750]. Imperfect
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that Mr Stukeley is keen to complete the lease; describes the boundaries of the house as being the Market Place to the north and east, a lane leading to the river Mowbeck to the west, and a house to the south; has been commissioned by Mr Birch to ask Lucas to speak to the [2nd] Duke of Portland to solicit his support for the Stamford and Grantham Turnpike Bill.

Writer identified by comparison of the handwriting with Pl C 39/83.

Letter stamped at Grantham.

Date estimated from the period covered by this collection of correspondence.
Termparliamentary business, bills, Stamford and Grantham Turnpike Bill 1738
roads, turnpike, Stamford and Grantham

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40852Stukeley; Adlard (fl 1738); Mr; tenant of the 2nd Duke of Portland at Granthamfl 1738
NA40853Birch; - (fl 1738); Mrfl 1738
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA40854Cant; John (fl 1736-1738); Mr; steward of the Manor of Granthamfl 1736-1738
NA40443Lucas; John (fl 1714-1759); Mr; of the Inner Temple; agent to the Dukes of Portlandfl 1714-1759
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