Document ReferenceOs C 261
TitleLetter from H. Meysey Thompson, Kirby Hall, Yorkshire, to J.E. Denison; 29 Dec. n.y. [1860-61]
Date29 December 1860-1861
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he disagrees with [John] Lawes concerning relative prices of meat and dairy produce and conversion of crops to meat; states that he believes fertility of farm cannot be economically maintained by keeping large stocks of cattle; discusses merits of types of fertilizer and refers to condition of land; lists steps to produce more economically viable meat and dairy produce.

Dated from watermark 1860.
Termdairy products
agriculture, crops
agriculture, livestock
agricultural improvements
economic affairs
agriculture, fertilizers

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9833Lawes; John B (1814-1900); 1st Baronet; agriculturist created 18821814-1900
NA9834Thompson; Harry S. Meysey- (1809-1874); 1st Baronet; agriculturist; chairman of North Eastern Railway Co.1809-1874
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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