17th August 1831

sent in the Above Valuation to the Partner
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wrote to Mr Joshua Harrison Surveyor Leicester about the Payment of Shoby Building
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Aug: 17th
wrote to R Evans West Hallam to let him know that we should be there on 24th or 25th Aug: [ if all is well crossed out ]
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Mr & Mrs Rawlins & his sister came to Tea this afternoon
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Mr Williams called about a House etc. he wants the Govenors to Build him one or give him Materials & him to do the workmanship etc.

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16th August 1831

went to Bedworth this morning lookd. over the School Hous and set Dalton to whitewash & colour and paint woodwork etc.
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wrote to Lord Aylesford & Mr H. Morris [ Maidstone crossed out ]
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[ the following is written sideways on the page edge ]
our Team took a load of lime for Cole. Newdigate Astley to Mayous Farm
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went to Mrs Pinkertons and to Mr Williams’s went over the Haunch Wood Colliery with Mr Wm. [ Cleams ? ] and Mr Choyce and I valued the Damages done by Mr Williams Getting the Coal on Mrs Pinkertons Farm which she rented of Mr Aston amt. £27 ~ 0 ~ 0

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15th August 1831

went to Astley ordered about fetching the Lime from the Boat in the Colliery – went to Breach Oak to the workmen to see ho w they get on with the Building etc.
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To Valued the wheat on the Farm late in the Occupation of Thomas Boott at Solend [ Sole End ? ] Mr Smith takes to it .

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14th August 1831

went to Coton Church in the forenoon Mr. G. Hake preached

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13th August 1831

Aug: 13th Wm. Alton Reaping 4 Acres 2 ~ 0 ~ 0
di. half a day 1 ~ 3
Jos: Alton 3½ di. 5 ~10
Paid £ 2 ~ 7 ~ 1
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Paid Jno. Knight on Acct. for Masonry work at the
Double Cottage Collicroft for the Governors 3 ~ 0 ~ 0
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Whitehead, Smith, Harvey & Green £ s d
Reaping 8 Acres Wheat 10/- 4 ~ 0 ~ 0
5½ days each — at 2/- 2 ~ 4 ~ 0
Paid £ 6 ~ 4 ~ 0
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Danl. Hammons 5 weeks at 9/- 2 ~ 5 ~ 0
overpaid last time 2 ~ 0
Settled & paid £ 2 ~ 3 ~ 0
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Horobin 6 days 0 ~ 9 ~ 0
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paid Jos: Lees 3 days 0 ~ 7 ~ 6
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Aug 13th £ s d
Paid Jos. Hammons on acct. for
Labour at Breach Oak Farm 5 ~ 0 ~ 0
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Paid odd men at Harvest work 0 ~ 3 ~ 0
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Paid Rd. Shaw on Acct. at Dukes Farm 6 ~ 0 ~ 0

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12th August 1831

went to Packington Early this morning
I Sent for Mr Thos. Bennett and Purchased the Land & Promises of him at the Sum of £360 to be Settled 29th Septr next – he met me at Coventry and Mr Woodcock Drew up agreement and I and Mr Bennett signed it.

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11th August 1831

Settled wt. Mr. Jno. Cross
Astley fat weare 136 ~ 3 ~ 0
Meat Bill 47 ~11~ 7 } 88 ~ 11 ~ 5

R Evans fat weare 96 ~ 9 ~ -
Meat Bill 13 ~ 3 ~ 0 } 83 ~ 6 ~ 0
171 ~ 17 ~ 5
Recd. 154 ~ 17 ~ 5
Left unpaid 17 ~ 0 ~ 0

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Aug: 11th
went to Arbury Rent day £ s d
Paid my rent ½ yr.due at Ladyday last 174 ~10 ~ 0

Fr Newdigate Esqr. 201 ~0 ~0
} 410 ~ 5 ~ 0
di. ———— 209 ~ 5 ~ 0

Mrs Hutchins Rent 90 ~ 0 ~ 0
Revd. G: Hake di. —- 25 ~ 0 ~ 0
£ 699 ~ 15 ~ 0

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