Archive:University of Nottingham
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
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
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.
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.