Document ReferencePl C 27/55
TitleLetter from William Speechly, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 21 Apr.1779
Date21 April 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that this morning he sent by coach a large hamper containing lettuce, French beans, and grapes; mentions that 'everything this Spring is almost out of common' on account of the weather, as there has been very little rain; to illustrate the 'forwardness of the season', sends some blossoms of the Hawthorn.
Termestate business, Nottinghamshire
domestic affairs, provisions

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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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