Leeds Mercury (24/Dec/1841) - Public Notices

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PUBLIC NOTICES.

BILBERRY RESERVOIR, NEAR HOLMFIRTH.

TO RAILWAY CONTRACTORS, MERCHANTS, FARMERS, IRON MASTERS, MACHINE MAKERS, and Others.

By Mr. ADAM JESSOP, on Thursday, January Sixth, 1842, upon the Premises at Bilberry Reservoir, in Austonley, in the County of York, by the Instructions of the Proprietors, Messrs. Sharp and Son, Contractors, who have no further use for them:

SIX EXCELLENT DRAUGHT HORSES, in capital Condition ; Comprising One Bay Mare, Six Years old, 16 Hands high ; One Brown Horse, Five Years old, Fifteen Hands high ; One Grey Do., Six Years old, Sixteen Hands high ; One Black do., Six Years old, Fifteen Hands high ; One Bay Mare, Six Years old, Fifteen Hands high ; One Roaned Horse, Six Years old, Fifteen Hands high ; Ten Sets of Trace Gears, with Collars, Backbands, Hip Straps, and every other necessary Requisite ; Three Three-wheeled Carts, for removing Earth ; Six Sets of Wheels for Do., 13 Feet 6 Inches in Diameter, and 4½ inches in Tire, with Patent Arms and Irons to match ; Two Pair of Smiths’ Bellows, Anvil, Screwing Tools and Vice, Swage Anvil, Hammer, Swages, Mandrills, and every necessary Requisite for a Smith’s Shop, together with upwards of

THIRTY TONS OF WROUGHT IRON FISH-BELLIED RAILS, Weighing 28 lbs. to the Yard, which have been laid down for conveying Earth Waggons ; Six Tons of Cast Metal Chains to match Do., with Keys and Nails to complete the same. Also 30 Tons of 1½ Inch

WROUGHT IRON BARS, Of the first-rate Quality, furnished to the Proprietors by the Milton Iron Works Company, and certainly deserving the Attention of the Public.

And in the Evening of the same day will be offered for Public Competition, precisely at Seven o’Clock, at the house of Mr. Benjamin Green, the Waggon and Horses Inn, Holme Bridge, in Austonley aforesaid, subject to such conditions as will be then and there produced :—

All the PIECE or PARCEL of LAND, or GROUND, situate or being near the Bilberry Reservoir, in Austonley aforesaid, and containing by admeasurement, 2 Acres, 2 Roods, and 27 Perches, (be the same more or less) with all the Appurtenances thereto belonging.