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METCALFE J. - The life of John Metcalfe,

METCALFE J. - The life of John Metcalfe,
commonly called Blind Jack of Knaresborough. With an account of his exploits in hunting, card-playing, &c. Some curious particulars relating to the Expedition against the Rebels in 1745, in which he bore a personal share: And, also, a succinct Account of his various Contracts for making Roads, errecting bridges, and other Undertakings, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, and Cheshire; which for a series of Years, brought him into public notice, as a most extraordinary character

Manchester: Printed and Sold by J. Gleave and Son (1826)
60pp + frontispiece. A little worn and with some minor toning in modern card covers with original paper covers pasted down.Much on life in Knaresborough, road making under the turnpike system and the 1745 rebellion.

£60.00