Trade card of James Sharp, London, 1773.
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Advertisement illustrating rolling carts and wagons sold by James Sharp (15 Leadenhall Street, London). Written details of the restrictions of weight to be carried in certain season as well as the number of horse or cattle to draw the vehicles are given. These instructions are with regards to the acts for the amendment and preservation of the public highways and for regulating the turnpike roads.