Document ReferenceNe C 13705/1-2
TitleLetter from W.J. Cavendish-Bentinck-Scott, 5th Duke of Portland, Harcourt House, London, to H.P.F. Pelham-Clinton, 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, [Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire]; 4 Aug. 1856
Date4 August 1856
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionSays that he has waited a long time to thank the Duke giving reason; reports that a man went to investigate the course of the brook a week ago but he has not been heard of since; says that there is no chance of injury to the Duke's estate from the 'abduction' of water for Welbeck; reports that he has written to Tebbits and discusses what they have communicated about wells at Clumber [Park]; mentions Mr Heming; expresses sorrow at hearing that the Duke's pits have flooded and makes ironic comment.
Termestate business, 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne
water, water supply
water, wells, Clumber Park (Nottinghamshire)
mining and extraction, water problems

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA17572Heming; Henry (fl 1847-1864); Mr; of Worksop; agent of 4th and 5th Dukes of Newcastle under Lynefl 1847-1864
NA1035Scott; William J. Cavendish-Bentinck- (1800-1879); 5th Duke of Portland1800-1879
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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