Document ReferencePw M 335
TitleLetter from George A.F. Cavendish Bentinck, Whitehaven [Cumberland] to Rawdon Brown; 23-28 October [no year]
Date23-28 October no year
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionRegrets that he is unable to leave England before the Whitehaven election, and fears that the Radicals have been doing their best to defeat the Lowther interest there. Compares his election struggle to that of the Duke of Wellington at Waterloo. Regrets that he is unable to plan a trip to Venice until he knows what date Parliament assembles, but would like his wife and children to stay in Venice until spring. Brief discussion of Brown's latest volume of the 'Calendars...' and editing the Gasparo Contarini dispatches.
Termpolitics, local, Cumberland
elections, Whitehaven (Cumberland)
travel, Italy

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA650Brown; Rawdon Lubbock (1803-1883); historian; editor of Calendars of Venetian State Papers1803-1883
NA1107Bentinck; George A.F. Cavendish- (1821-1891); Mr; M.P.; son of Lord Frederick Bentinck1821-1891
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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