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From [Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of] Bridgewater to [?Harry Grey, 4th Earl of Stamford], enclosing details of canal schemes [see EGR3/7/2/1/2 below] that he trusts Stamford will support in Parliament, "being apparently for the advantage of the coal consumers in the several places for which they are calculated".

Dated at: Manchester [co. Lancs].

Endorsed: "D. of Bridgewater. Coals etc. 1758" (in the hand of Mary Countess of Stamford).