Document ReferencePw V 111/179
TitleCopy of letter from [W.H.C. Bentinck], 3rd Duke of Portland, London, to Jonas Bettison, Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire, f 128r-v in Pw V 111; 24 Mar. 1800
Date24 March 1800
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionStates that it was natural for Bettison to think Mr Cavendish would have spoken to the Duke on the subject of Bettison's letter; explains that Cavendish's excessive shyness means that the Duke does not know him; he has asked his agent Heaton who also acts for the Cavendish family to inform Lord Frederick Cavendish of Bettison's offer to manage Mr Cavendish's affairs; states that Lord Frederick is the only person to have contact with Mr Cavendish; refers to Heaton's willingness to carry out this task.

Letter may refer to Henry Cavendish, 1731-1810, natural philosopher.
Physical DescriptionFor details of the physical evidence of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 111.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA73958Heaton; - (fl 1800); Mr; agent to the Duke of Portlandfl 1800
NA12313Cavendish; Frederick (1729-1803); Lord; field marshal; 3rd son of 3rd Duke of Devonshire1729-1803
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA73959Bettison; Jonas (fl 1800); Mrfl 1800
PL70340/Holme Pierrepont/Nottinghamshire/England
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