Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS65/2
TitlePapers and correspondence relating to Robert Bradshaw's business interests and public duties
Extent1 file (16 items)
Description/1: 25 June 1803: Letter from John Davenport with copy of minutes of a meeting of Staffordshire Manufacturers of Porcelain and Earthenware, 21 June 1803 in which they express their thanks to Bradshaw for his support in opposing a reduction of duty on imported pottery
/2: 2 August 1803: Copy of a resolution of the Committee of Merchants and Manufacturers of Manchester thanking Bradshaw for his assistance in opposing the Weavers Bill in Parliament
/3: 22 September 1808: Resolution passed at a public meeting of the inhabitants of the lower division of Worsley thanking Bradshaw for his assistance in procuring and transporting paving stones for the town at a reduced price and paving one road at his own expense.
/4: 28 October 1809: Letter of thanks from Nathaniel Gould of the Committee of cotton merchants and manufacturers for Bradshaw's representations to the Treasury in relation to the duty of exports of cotton goods to Ireland
/5: 4 October 1809: Letter from John Foster informing Bradshaw that he has been voted by the Common Council, the Freedom of the borough of Liverpool
/6: Worsley Hall, 12 October 1809: Copy of Bradshaw's reply thanking the Common Council for the honour conferred
/7: 17 October 1809: Letter from James Gerard, Mayor of Liverpool, notifying Bradshaw of the award of the Freedom of the borough
/8: Worsley Hall, 20 October 1809: Copy of Bradshaw's letter of thanks in reply
/9: 20 May 1811: Letter from James Caldwell relating to the proposed tax on porcelain and earthen ware which he and Josiah Spode successfully opposed
/10: 4 July 1811: Letter from George Case, Chairman of the Trustees of the Liverpool Docks including a copy of the resolution passed by the Common Council of Liverpool, thanking Bradshaw for his assistance and support in the securing the passage of the Liverpool Dock Act through Parliament
/11: 19 June 1813: Letter from George Case thanking Bradshaw for his assistance and support in Parliament for the additional Liverpool Dock Bill
/12: 23 March 1815: Letter from Thomas Booth, Chairman of the Committee of Liverpool Merchants and Warehouse Proprietors, thanking Bradshaw for his readiness to assist in their representations to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
/13: 15 July 1823: Letter of thanks from the Committee of the Inhabitants of Bedford for Bradshaw's generosity in supplying paving stones for the repair of the highways
/14: 11 May 1813: Letter from Gilbert Winter, Chairman of the Committee on the Establishment of a Stipendiary Magistracy of Manchester and Salford thanking Bradshaw for his continued support for their cause
/15: Statement of losses sustained on Bills of Exchange when Bradshaw was Deputy Paymaster in the West Indies 1782-1783
/16: Copy of King's Warrant 1785, discharging Robert Bradshaw from accounting for the losses sustained on Bills of Exchange when Deputy Paymaster in the West Indies
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