Document ReferenceOs C 397
TitleLetter from [W.H. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 3 Jan. 1850
Date3 January 1850
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to arrangements carried out on Scottish drainage scheme; states that he supplied labour and tiles and tenants carried out carriage work; refers to questions of value of work which arose when tenants left estate; comments on increase in land values due to drainage; refers to Denison's calculations; states that he will not follow R. Peel's example.
Termestate business, tenants
agriculture, drainage
land, use of
agricultural improvements

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
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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