RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 31a/521
Alt Ref NoMS 31/521
Date17 Sep 1855
LevelItem
Extent1 item
TitleEdward Gillett
DescriptionALS - extensive letter explaining the term evolved into 'havel and sleine', but originally 'headle and slay' - a weaving term. In a Norwich directory of 1845, the trade of 'slaymaker' is only claimed by three persons. Also, mentions the term 'to sleave' slive (slice) sliver, a thin slice. Also thinks of having sent up two papers on Will of the Wisps. Concludes by expressing request for Marshall to set fire to George Hall.
LanguageEnglish
FormatManuscript
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameGillett; Edward (fl 1854-1861)
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