Letter – John Taylor to Mark Skelton – 27 Jan 1796

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Jan 1796
Correspondent: John Taylor
Recipient: Mark Skelton
Archive Source: WYAS BEA C3 B16 7
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Gomersall 27th Jany 1796	


      I am now favourd with yours 26th and beg to inform you that comparing what I have heard of the Heaton Estate with the price you fixed I am induced to give up all thoughts of it, should you sell in Lots I may purchase one or two if there appears a probability of their paying a fair Interest, anytime when you or Mr F: comes over your giving a Call will Oblige.

      Sir. your most hble Servt.

      John Taylor

I thank you for not naming me to <S:W:> He formd  the Idea of my purchasing the whole out of his own head 

[on verso:] M Skelton Esq at Breton

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