Letter from [Samuel and J. Wright?], Nottingham

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Many have left town, and others sent off their goods. About 1,200 rebels at Ashbourne previous night, and remainder at Leek. No artillery with them. Waiting to hear whether they intend to march on Nottingham, but believe they will halt at Ashbourne or Derby. Strength believed under 7,000. Cumberland's army at Stafford previous night, and will certainly be at Derby tonight (2 p.m.). News just received that rebels are at Derby

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