Business and family correspondence of John Micklethwaite, merchant, of Leeds and Ardsley near Barnsley, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, mostly from correspondents in various Yorkshire towns (mainly Leeds, Wakefield, Sheffield and Barnsley) and in London, with some letters from abroad (Amsterdam, Baltimore and Philadelphia). Numbers 342-353 (1790-1794) relate to the affairs of Mary Ellis.
Correspondence of John Micklethwaite
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- ReferenceGB 133 Eng MS 1138
- Dates of Creation1786-1838
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Descriptionvarious sizes. 353 items;
Scope and Content
The collection is available for consultation by any accredited reader.
Presented to the John Rylands Library by F.M. Thirkell esq. of Buxton in August 1948.
Description compiled by Jo Humpleby, project archivist.
Other Finding Aids
Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1937-1950 (English MS 1138).
The JRUL also holds a collection of deeds relating to Yorkshire (West Riding) and the Micklethwaite family, which accompanied this correspondence (ref.: GB 133 RYCH 4795-4933).