Document ReferencePl C 49/4
TitleLetter from William Riggs to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 10 Sept. 1783. Imperfect
Date10 September 1783
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains that he has already applied to the duke for any employment that he might feel fit to award him; hopes the duke will pay some attention to this application; explains that the duke's father had promised that should any misfortune fall on the late Mr Riggs [William Rigg's father] and his family, the Portlands would help them; this was because William Rigg's father had made the bricks for Bulstrode for the Earl of Portland before he returned from Jamaica and made no extra charge for 'staying the bill'.
Termemployment, requests for
ConditionFragile; restricted acces

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1043Bentinck; H. William (1649-1709); 1st Earl of Portland; diplomat and adviser of William of Orange; alias Hans Willem1649-1709
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA41233Riggs; William (fl 1783); Mrfl 1783
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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