Portland, William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, Duke of, 1738-1809
- Existence: 1738 - 1809
William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (1738-1809), British Whig and Tory politician.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...
Call Number: OSB MSS 3
Overview: The collection contains correspondence of several members of the Burney family, particularly Charles Burney (1726-1814); his children Charles Burney, D. D. (1757-1817), Fanny Burney (1752-1840), and Susanna Burney Philips; and Charles Burney IV (1815-1907). Other major correspondents include Alexandre d'Arblay, William Bewley, Peter Paul Dobree, George Isaac Huntingford, John Kaye, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Thomas Twining, and John Young.
Dates: 1767-1903, bulk 1790-1825