Portland, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, third Duke of


Portland, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, third Duke of
(1738-1809)
   Educated at Eton and Oxford; entered Parliament, 1760; prime minister in 1783; and again in 1807.
   Index: Dr Thanks Dorchester for surrendering his fees, 292. S Secretary of state, Simcoe's despatch to, explaining his advance in American territory, 143-154; does not approve of the creation of lieutenants for the Upper Canada counties, 197; writes to Simcoe in very commendatory terms, 216.
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