Bundle of Letters

Scope and Content

Concerning the candidature of Joseph Heywoode who worked as a librarian at the Mechanics' Institute in Warrington. There are five letters from Heywoode; he initially requested permission to attend the Board's course part-time, whilst continuing to work as librarian. Permission being refused, he applied to attend full-time. There are three letters of reference: 

  • N. Robson of Warrington, 10 Feb 1855
  • Holbrook Gaskell, 10 Jul 1855
  • Philip Carpenter and N. Robson (joint signatories) of Warrington