[Tradesman's bill] Sir To provide Parts and Gates painted grained and varnished complete as per sketch...£ 21, 9 - 0d Yours &c A. Sheppard.
Ink mss. builder's invoice (ANS), made out to 'Towgood Esqre Arbourfield(?)' sheet 110 x 180mm. 4¼ x 7". Together with author's original pencil diagram to scale of the gate, to which he refers. On tissue sheet 140 x 350mm, 5½ x 13¾"(2). Plan severely browned and glue stained.
Provenance: from a scrap album compiled c.1840 - 1880 by Alfred Towgood of Riverside, a paper mill owner at St. Neots, Huntingdon. He was also a Lieutenant in the Duke of Manchester's Light Horse.
[Ref: 16465] £80.00