Document ReferenceOs C 497
TitleDraft letter from J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire, to [F. Russell], 7th Duke of Bedford; 1 Jan. 1850
Date1 January 1850
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments on [Robert] Peel's letter to tenants which he describes as 'not equitable' in main part; states that prices are low and it is difficult to convert produce to money rents; refers to deferring permanent [leasing] arrangements; comments on Peel's drainage arrangements for tenants; informs him that he has received letter from D[uke] of P[ortland] concerning farm values; states that he is adjusting rents in relation to corn prices.
Termtrade, corn
estate business, rentals
estate business, tenants
agriculture, drainage

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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
NA9706Russell; Francis (1788-1861); 7th Duke of Bedford; succeeded 18391788-1861
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