Document ReferenceOs C 472
TitleLetter from Lord G. Bentinck, Welbeck, Nottighamshire, to J.E. Denison; 19 Sep. 1848
Date19 September 1848
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionComments on [Earl] Shannon's views and states that he believes Lord John Russell's information on potato famine to be nearer truth; encloses copy of Cork Corn Circular which he believes reliable; states that picture in Ireland is not alarming; comments on [Duke of Portland's] plantations; believes system of planting is for debate; states that if he had land he would turn it into North Western Railway shares.
Termsocial conditions, Ireland
agricultural improvements
famine, Irish potato famine
publications, newspapers, 'Cork Corn Circular'
governments, Whig Government 1846-52
financial affairs, investments

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10013Boyle; Richard (1809-1868); 4th Earl of Shannon; succeeded 18421809-1868
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
NA1081Bentinck; W. George F. Cavendish- (1802-1848); Lord; Lord George Bentinck M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland1802-1848
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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