Account for brickmaking and building the garden wall…

Railton, George

Account for brickmaking and building the garden wall for the Honble. Sir Christ. Musgrave at Eden Hall, 1731 May -1734 June.

LWL Mss File 38

Manuscript, in a single hand, describing the work of four men who made a garden wall at Sir Christopher Musgrave’s estate, Edenhall. The accounting includes 39,500 bricks as well as other supplies and the labour in a specified number of days. Final payment is recorded in June 1734.

Account for brickmaking and building the garden wall...Subjects (Library of Congress): Musgrave, Christopher, Sir, 1688-1736; Walls–Design and construction–Early works to 1800.

Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: September, 2010

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