Document ReferenceOs C 332
TitleLetter from [W.H. Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 6 April n.y. [1851]
Date6 April 1851 (c)
Content DescriptionRefers to Denison's enquiry about renting land; informs him that Sansom Wood farm can be rented from Lady Day; states that present tenants have no capital to invest in 'sand land'; comments on fertilizing methods required to produce return; refers to crop returns and land quality and gives example from his farm at Clipstone in 1846.

Dated from Os C 309 and content.
Termagriculture, crops
agricultural improvements
agriculture, fertilizers
land, use of
estate business, tenants
estate business, rentals

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
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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