Document ReferenceOs C 372
TitleLetter from William Sample, Bothal, Northumberland to [W.H. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland; 20 Sept. 1848
Date20 September 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to agricultural experiment at Cockle Park Farm on Bothal estate; informs him that land has been furrowed and drained; states that crop yields have been increased by application of guano with wild grass and clover seeds; advises use of method in future.
Termagriculture, crops
agriculture, drainage
land, use of
agricultural improvements
agriculture, fertilizers

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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
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