Document ReferenceOs C 333
TitleLetter from [W.H. Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 19 Apr. n.y. [1851]
Date19 April 1851 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to his 75 acres of strong arable land and lists crops planted; comments that he asked Sam Field about number of horses needed to cultivate land; refers to differences between 'sand' and 'strong' land; refers to crop yields and changes in land system on his Northumberland farms.

Dated from Os C 309.
Termagriculture, fertilizers
animals, horses
land, use of
agriculture, crops
agricultural improvements

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9903Field; Samuel (fl 1832-1851); Mr; land bailiff to Duke of Portlandfl 1832-1851
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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