Document ReferenceDe H 42/10/5/1-3
TitleLetter from [W.H. Cavendish-Bentinck], 3rd Duke of Portland, Burlington House, London, to John Denison, Harley Street, London, with reply; 19-20 June 1798
Date19 June 1798-20 June 1798
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDated 19 Jun. 1798. Informs him of important parliamentary debate on Lord George Cavendish's motion on Ireland and requests his attendance.

Includes addressed wrapper.

With reply, dated 20 Jun. 1798. Acknowledges his letter and informs him he had intended to attend House of Commons debate [on Lord George Cavendish's motion on Ireland]; states that he will be impartial and vote according to his conscience; hopes [the Duke] will give him credit for his pure motives.
Termparliamentary business, debates
patronage, political
governments, Pitt Ministry 1783-1801
Irish affairs, politics

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8612Cavendish; George A.H. (1754-1834); 1st Earl of Burlington; son of 4th Duke of Devonshire; styled Lord Cavendish; cr. 1st Baron Cavendish and 1st Earl of Burlington of the 2nd creation 18311754-1834
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA203Denison; John (c.1759-1820); previously Wilkinson; father of J.E. Denisonc.1759-1820
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