Saturday, 14 April 2012

New Clothes for Thomas 1764 (and some other stuff)

5th April Mr Hesketh Dyed & my wife went to Summerhill in Staffordshire 

This must be James Hesketh mentioned here as marrying Ann Newton. I still don't know what relation Ann is to Thomas's Elizabeth. 

10th April Bot. of Alleyne & Rose Mercesr Nottm 4 yds fine narrow Grey Cloth @7/6 - £1.10s 
4 yds fine Black Shalloon 20 - 6/8 
1 5/8 yds Fuston 22d, Buckram Canvas 12d - 2/10 
Thread 3d Silk 14d Twist 10d Tape 2d - 2/5 
a sdhand Crape Hatt Band 18d Apr Bla Gloves 14d - 2/8 
2 pair Black Stockings 7/- 
12th Spt 4 Black Ribbon 4d - 1/-

(Thomas's sums are off there - 4 times 4d is 1s4d!) 

13 Paid Mr Samuel Nightingale Taylor for makeing Coat & Waistcoat 9/-

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