Articles of Agreement

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 TBY/1/4/7
  • Dates of Creation
      19 Jul 1735
  • Physical Description
      2 mem. Condition: staining; seals damaged.

Scope and Content

Articles of agreement between (1) Edward Byrom of Manchester, gent., and (2) John Leech, Jeremiah Bradshaw, Isaac Clegg, John Kenworthy, Edmund Neild, John Lees junior, and Thomas Butterworth on behalf of themselves and others, the proprietors of shares in the navigation of the rivers Mersey and Irwell.

Signatures on turn-up of parties listed at (2). Sealing: 7 red wax impressed seals impressed with heraldic lion device on red cloth tags. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.

Former reference: 4/14