Document ReferencePl C 27/64
TitleLetter from Sir John [Hamilton-] Dalrymple [-MacGill], Edinburgh, Scotland to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; n.d. [1780-1807]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionPresents compliments to the duke and encloses an account of the 'Partition Treaties' in which he has tried to do justice to King William [for another volume for his 'Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland from the dissolution of the last Parliament of Charles II until the Sea Battle of La Hogue' published 1771]; regrets that he did not have the 'materials' to allow him to do justice to Lord Portland; reports that in with King William's papers is a bundle of 30 letters from Lord Portland to the King about the peace of Ryswick conducted by the Lord.

Date estimated from the period covered by this collection of the 3rd Duke's correspondence.
Termhistory, writing of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1083William III (1650-1702); King of England Scotland and Ireland1650-1702
NA1043Bentinck; H. William (1649-1709); 1st Earl of Portland; diplomat and adviser of William of Orange; alias Hans Willem1649-1709
NA40418Magill; John Hamilton-Dalrymple- (1726-1810); 4th Baronet; formerly John Dalrymple; Baron of the Exchequer; succeeded as Baronet 17711726-1810
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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