Document ReferencePl C 2/418
TitleCopy draft letter from Robert Harley and James West, London, to Samuel Marriot; 29 Apr. 1756
Date29 April 1756
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionCommiserates on the misfortune of Mr Carrick's bankruptcy; takes no responsibility for Marriot's debt as the business was transacted entirely between Carrick and Marriot; insists that the £1,025 16s 4½d be reimbursed to the Duke and the estate.

Draft approved by [William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of] Portland.
Termfinancial affairs, bankruptcy
debts, Samuel Marriot

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39630Carrick; Robert (fl 1756-1758); Mr; bankrupt of Northumberlandfl 1756-1758
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA18798Harley; Robert (c.1706-1774); Mr; brother of 3rd Earl of Oxford; fought Leominster election against Capel Hanburyc.1706-1774
NA12220West; James (1703-1772); Mr; Joint-Secretary of the Exchequer 1741-1762; M.P. St Albans 1741-1762 Boroughbridge 1768-17721703-1772
NA39386Marriot; Samuel (fl 1749-1760); Mr; steward of the Duke of Portland's Northumberland estates; rented Hebron Shield Hill farm from the dukefl 1749-1760
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