RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 31a/521
Alt Ref NoMS 31/521
Date17 Sep 1855
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.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameGillett; Edward (fl 1854-1861)
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