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Stratford Collections: Saunders Papers: Stratford Races

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Collections relating to Stratford Races, 1755-1778, from the annual `Articles' preserved by Alderman John Payton, from the `subscription lists' in the possession of R.B.Wheler, from printed statements in Heber's Horse Racing and Weatherby's Racing Calendar and `from the oral testimony of many respectable witnesses' (ff. 2-84) With a few drawings and plan, including the King's Head Inn (f. 7); Shakespeare Hall (f. 51); and the King's Arms and Angel Inn (Neg) (f. 80)