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The Little Letters 2

We love sharing the transcriptions made by Archive Volunteer Margaret of our ‘Little Letters’ Collection – read more on this link. The example below shows how business got done in September 1880 when the Clevedon Pier Company was run by Chairman Sir Arthur Elton.

Sept 7 / 80

My dear Sir

I am much obliged for your letter and information.

Will you please to summon a meeting of the Pier Directors for the purpose of signing a Cheque for payment of £62.9.4 to Alexander and Co for timber. Public Hall Thursday Sept 10 3 o’clock.

Yours sincerely

AHElton

Bish Bosh Done.

By Clevedon Pier Archive

Stories that tell the history and heritage of Clevedon Pier and town using the collections held in the Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust Archive

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