Document ReferencePw F 7444
TitleLetter from [T. Pelham-Holles] 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Claremont [Surrey] to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 28 Jan 1764
Date28 January 1764
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the parliamentary seat at Steyning which is vacant due to the death of Frazer Honywood; suggests that George Byng might be a suitable successor.
Termpatronage, political

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA35827Honywood; Frazer (-1764); Mr; wealthy banker in partnership with Richard Fuller; M.P. for Steyning 1759-64-1764
NA33075Byng; George (1735-1789); Mr; M.P. 1768-84; son of Robert Byng Governor of Barbados; grandson of 1st Viscount Torrington1735-1789
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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