Letter and note

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Sir James Phillips Kay-Shuttleworth [father]. Letter to Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth.

Dated at: Gawthorpe [Burnley, Lancashire].

He writes of getting a retort for generating gas at Gawthorpe. He says the Yorkshire and Lancashire Railway surveyors and engineers are working in Padiham [loop line]. There is also a note regarding the Cotton Famine.

Previous reference number 777.