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From James Swallow of Leeds Kirkgate, clothier, to Sir Arthur Ingram, kt., lord of the manor of Leeds Kirkgate-cum-Holbeck, for permission to build a fulling and corn-mill in the manor; stating that `the manor of Leeds Kirkgate cum Holbeck standeth much upon cloathing and clothworking and as yet the inhabitants thereof have had no milnes nor milnes, neither for grinding of corne nor fulling of Cloath...'