Post Medieval 'William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck' Mayor of London Manuscript Letter 027343

Post Medieval 'William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck' Mayor of London Manuscript Letter 027343
Post Medieval 'William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck' Mayor of London Manuscript Letter
Paper, 12 grams, 20 x 26 cm. 1795 AD. A manuscript letter from William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (1738-1809), twice Prime Minister, at the time of writing Lord Mayor of London; the letter in a copperplate hand on paper; dated 11th July 1795; reading "My Lord, Inclosed I transmit to your Lordship copies of an engagement which has been subscribed by several of the Lords of His Majesty's Privy Council and other persons in consequence of the present scarcity of wheat; and I am to desire that your Lordship will take the earliest opportunity of communicating the same to the Aldermen & Common Council. I have the honour to be, My Lord, Your Lordship's Most Obedient humble servant, Portland. The Lord Mayor. Very fine condition. Provenance: private collection, south west England; acquired in the 1990s.

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