The collection comprises:
Deed of discharge of Sir Richard Hoare, knight and Alderman of the City of London, from the trusteeship of the marriage settlement of Henry Bentinck, Lord Woodstock [eldest son of the 1st Earl of Portland] and his wife Lady Elizabeth Noel, to be replaced by Brooke Bridges; 5 Jul. 1704 (MS 376/1) This deed is a duplicate of Pl F2/2/7 in the Portland (London) collection.
Letter from James Cresset to Messrs Hoare and Company, requesting that mortgage deeds of lands held by Count Bentinck be passed to Thomas Smith of Gray's Inn for the purpose of drawing up discharges of Mr Adair from the mortgages; endorsed with an acknowledgment of receipt of the deeds by Thomas Smith; 28 Feb. 1761 (MS 376/2)
Promissory note of J. Bentinck for £400 payable to Richard Hoare Esq. four months after date at 4 percent; 11 Apr. 1774 (MS 376/3)