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DocumentRef: Ne C 2060/1-2

RefNo: NeC36-2225/2060 (View collection tree)

Title: Letter from Robert Dundas, Arniston [Midlothian, Scotland], to Henry Pelham; 15 Feb. 1752

DatesOfCreation: 15.2.1752

Extent: 4 ff

ContentDescription: Explains that he has been unable to write to Pelham due to illness; refers to a memorial he is sending on a matter which is presently under consideration in Scotland, and also to two short acts he has drafted, each taking a quite contrary stance; comments on the fact that he does not consider himself to be 'extraordinarily favoured' by the government; refers to a sum of £1,000 of his own money which he expended in government service and which has never been repaid; encloses a memorial from Mrs Whitney, widow of Colonel Whitney; states that she has been left poorly circumstanced by his death and writes in her favour; makes recommendations for promotions to the bench.

Term: Scottish affairs, administration

Term: parliamentary business, acts, suggestions for

Term: financial affairs, Robert Dundas 1752

Term: appointments, legal

Term: appointments, Scottish

Term: patronage, requests for


DocumentRef: Ne D 4857-Ne D 4870

RefNo: NeD/4632-5126/4857-4870 (View collection tree)

Title: Bundle of deeds relating to ground in May Pole Alley [alias Little Stanhope Street], London purchased from George Vickers in 1787; 1692-1787

DatesOfCreation: 1692-1787

Extent: 1 bundle; 14 items

ContentDescription: Bundle of deeds relating to ground purchased from George Vickers in 1787; purchase consists of the ground on which 'The Shears' formerly stood; ground on which a messuage held by James Preston formerly stood; and ground on which a messuage held by John Whitney formerly stood.

Bundle relates to purchases and exchanges made in connection with the making of Newcastle Street.

Language: English

Term: estate business, purchases, London

Term: estate business, Pelham-Clinton family 18th century

Term: estate business, deeds

Term: roads, construction of, Newcastle Street St Clement Danes (London)

Condition: generally good; some dirty


Extracted by Adrian Benjamin Burke, Esq.


Copyright © 2008, Adrian Benjamin Burke, Esq., and the Whitney Research Group.

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