Document ReferenceOs C 426
TitleLetter from [W.H. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 21 Aug. 1848
Date21 August 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReturns copy of the Economist to Denison; states that he is shaken by figures for potato and wheat production per acre; believes Economist incorrect in dating appearance of disease [potato blight].
Termagriculture, disease, potato blight
agriculture, crops
publications, journals, 'Economist'

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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
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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