Document ReferencePw M 323
TitleLetter from George A.F. Cavendish Bentinck to Rawdon Brown, with a postscript by his wife; 24 Aug. 1868
Date24 August 1868
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionDiscussion of financial matters including a loan. Also discussion concerning the forthcoming election [Bentinck was MP for Whitehaven] and complains about the extra electors following the electoral reforms introduced by parliament.

Postscript by Mrs Bentinck provides details of her forthcoming travel plans, and relates an encounter with Edward Cheney.

Pw M 323/2 is an envelope addressed to Sigr Rawdon Brown, Casa della Vida, Venezia.

Pw M 324 was originally enclosed with this letter.
Termfinancial affairs, loans
elections, parliamentary 1868
elections, electoral reform
elections, Whitehaven
politics, British, reform

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1107Bentinck; George A.F. Cavendish- (1821-1891); Mr; M.P.; son of Lord Frederick Bentinck1821-1891
NA650Brown; Rawdon Lubbock (1803-1883); historian; editor of Calendars of Venetian State Papers1803-1883
NA1108Bentinck; Prudence Penelope Cavendish- (-1896); Mrs; née Leslie; daughter of Charles Powell Leslie; married George A.F. Cavendish-Bentinck in 1851-1896
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