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Letter from Liverpool merchants to James Murray, 2nd Duke of Atholl

Date(s): Nov 1757

Creator(s): Various

Scope & Content: A manuscript letter, signed by 31 Liverpool merchants, petitioning the Duke of Atholl over the proposed bridge to be built at Douglas Harbour, which they have been informed will restrict navigation; the petitioners request that they be given a plan of the harbour to enable them to understand what is being proposed; the signatories of the petition are: George Clowes; William Williamson; William Williamson Jnr; William Davenport; Edmund Lyon; John Crosbie; William Crosbie; John Maine; William Higginson; Daniel Macneale; Thomas Parke Jnr; Richard Savage; William Gregson; Hugh Pringle; George Drinkwater; John [?]; James Campbell; Francis Gildart; Fostor [?]; John Knight; William Dobb; Thomas Anyon; William Lawson; Matthew Lowndes; William Goodwin; Richard Hughes; George Campbell; William Trafford; Edward Forbes Jnr; Arthur Heywood Jnr; John Atherton.

Language: English

Extent: 1 page (1 sheet)

Item name: Letter

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: MS 09707/2/570

Retrieval number: AP X69 (2nd)-14

Record class: Private

Access conditions: No regulations of restrictions are implemented on this material.

Subject tags : #MM100

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