Document ReferenceGa 2 E 34
TitleLetter from Mary Ann Bell, Burland House, Howden, [Derbyshire] to George Edmund Milnes Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 18 Jul. 1878
Date18 July 1878
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsking for a reduction in the rent on their farm, which has been in their family for 60 years. States her reasons including the poor seasonal weather over the last few years, poor harvests, the low price of corn, increase in working expenses, the produce from part of their land is exceedingly light, and the loss of 25 out of 29 beasts to Rinderpest disease.
Termestate business, farms, Derbyshire
estate business, rents
agriculture, cattle, diseases
trade, corn, price of

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