[ALS] Mr Godwin, Sir, In answer to your enquiry of yesterday respecting the hire of a Marquee to dine 150 Persons with two long Tables and cross table. [Price list follows.]I will allow you 10 Percent off the above prices... If you require a boarded floor it will require 3 men, if not - 1 man. Awaiting your reply I am, Sir your obedt Servt for Benjn Edgington J W Williams.
Autograph letter signed, ink; from a marquee hire company itemising charges, company letterhead stamp, with recipient's note of receipt on reverse. Very scarce and unique. Sheet 250 x 205mm, 9¾ x 8". Folds; chipped edges.
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: 16517] £160.00