Document ReferenceNe C 2842
TitleLetter from J. Bright, Retford, Nottinghamshire, to H.F.C. Pelham-Clinton, 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 8 July 1777
Date8 July 1777
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSends news that Mr Edward Kirke has been made a burgess of the borough, hopes he will accept the office of junior Bailiff and join with the senior Bailiff in returning Lord John Clinton to be the representative; sends papers for confirming the exchange of lands between Newcastle and the Duchess of Portland.
Termestate business
appointments, local

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1080Bentinck; Dorothy (1750-1794); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish; dau. of 4th Duke of Devonshire; m 3rd Duke of Portland 17661750-1794
NA11754Kirke; Edward (fl 1767-1777); Mr; appointed burgess for Retford 1777fl 1767-1777
NA11682Bright; J. (fl 1768-1777); Mr; of Retford Nottinghamshirefl 1768-1777
NA968Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1720-1794
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