Document ReferencePl C 27/39
TitleLetter from William Speechly, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 22 Apr. 1779
Date22 April 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionApologises for forgetting to say to the duke that it was too late to send plants or cuttings 'of the Wine sour Plumbs'; reports that the trees have some fruit on them; has 3 or 4 young trees which will be of a good size for removing by the end of the year; reports that they have had some rainy weather lately; asks whether it is by the duke's order that 'Little Park' is laid for hay.
Termhorticulture, fruit growing
estate business, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40383Speechly; William (1733-1819); Mr; gardener to the 3rd Duke of Portland; author of several works on horticulture1733-1819
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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