Document ReferenceOs C 231
TitleLetter from [W. Lowther], 3rd Earl of Lonsdale, London, to J.E. Denison; 5 Nov. 1846
Date5 November 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to discussions with Denison on drainage and irrigation schemes; informs him that he has permission from City of London to irrigate farm at Barnes on River Thames; refers to efficacy of new farm machinery; asks Denison to recommend engineer for drainage scheme; comments on Italian irrigation schemes; refers to crop yields and experimentation with ploughing techniques.
Termagricultural improvements
agriculture, crops
machinery, agricultural
agriculture, irrigation

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9808Lowther; William (1787-1872); 2nd Earl of Lonsdale; M.P. succeeded 18441787-1872
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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