Document ReferenceOs C 368
TitleLetter from [W.H. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 13 Nov. n.y. [1848]
Date13 November 1848 (c)
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to proposed communication by Denison with Farmer's Society concerning Mr Sample's correspondence should be prefaced with history of Bothal estate; refers to four course system of agriculture on estate; refers to impoverishment of the land and tenants; states that rents and profits diminishing; gives example from farm that has lately failed; comments that Mr Sample believes depression is due to want of capital.
Termestate business, rentals
estate business, tenants
clubs and societies, Farmer's Society
agricultural improvements
economy, England

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9993Sample; William (fl 1848); Mr; land agent for Duke of Portlandfl 1848
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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