Letters to James Archer from, amongst others, William Hudson, Brigham; Q. Wilkinson, Bishop Wilton; Thomas Wilson & Sons, Wansford Water Steam Flour Mills, Wansford; J.R. Shearsmith, Surveyor of Taxes, Beverley; Robert Lamplough, White Hart Hotel, Harrogate; H.B. Pearson, York & East Riding Bank, Driffield

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Farm rents; tenants' claims for repayment of income tax in respect of agricultural depression; improvements to farm at Langtoft; invitation to York Gentlemen's Cricket Club annual dinner at the De Grey Rooms, York (28 August 1880); deer fencing; subscription towards the Day School & Clothing Club (North Frodingham); insurance claim for loss by fire at Sledmere House; re-roofing East Heslerton vicarage; letting farms & houses; payment for a 'White Chapel Car & a Canadian Sledge'; farming & estate matters; foot & mouth disease in East Riding; cultivation on the 'four course system'; fencing on various farms; etc.

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