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A. to say to F. I propose a clause, that at ye end of first year I may put an end to ye license if I like, on giving 1 month’s Notice.
F. agrees to deposit 10 £ to be paid to N.
January 25, 1844
Awdry <1> to say to Freeman <2> I propose a clause, that at the end of first year I may put an end to the license if I like, on giving one month’s Notice. Freeman agrees to deposit ten pounds to be paid to Nicolaas Henneman. <3>
1. Nicolaas Henneman (1813–1898), Dutch, active in England; WHFT’s valet, then assistant; photographer.
2. On 17 December 1843 James Freeman of Brock St., Bath, wrote to West Awdry (1807–1892), solicitor, Chippenham, requesting a license for Somerset. Lacock Abbey Collection, Wilts Record Office. Freeman (1814-1870), Daguerreotypist for Richard Beard in Bath; possible calotypist in Bath and later claimed to have worked for WHFT; from 1853, partner in Freeman Studios in Sydney, Australia; died during a visit to Wales.
3. West Awdry (1807–1892), solicitor, Chippenham.