Document ReferenceOs C 373
TitleLetter from George Kelk, Kilmarnock, Scotland, to [W.H. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland; 10 Oct. 1848
Date10 October 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReplies to Duke's enquiries concerning land drainage system of furrow draining; inform him that he has gathered information from tenants; believes drainage in June has best effect on crop yields.
Termagriculture, crops
estate business, tenants
agriculture, drainage
agricultural improvements

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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
NA1103Kelk; George (fl 1837-1854); Mr; Steward of Welbeck, Nottinghamshire for Duke of Portland; later factor in Ayrshirefl 1837-1854
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