Bundle of Letters

Scope and Content

Concerning the candidature of Adam Rushton, a worker 'in the silk trade'. Letter of application from Rushton himself dated 7 Nov 1855, and letters of reference: 

  • James Wood of Macclesfield dated 7 Nov 1855
  • John Broome [also contains testimonial for Henry Eachus] dated 5 Nov 1855
  • John Bright of Bury dated 8 Nov 1855
  • John Chean [?] of Congleton dated 5 Nov 1855
  • George Barton of Macclesfield dated 7 Nov 1855