Richard Springthorpe has now taken the White-Hart Inn

Staunton Harold, Dec 16, 1763

Begs leave to return his most grateful Thanks for the many favours he has received from his Friends during his stay at Staunton.

He like wise takes this method to acquaint the Nobility, Gentry and others, that he has now taken the White-Hart Inn, in Ashby-de-la-zouch, late in Tenure of Francis Kinsey, deceased, and shall enter upon it at Christmas next, it being a large and commodious House; where his utmost Endeavours will be to merit their custom, by obliging and civil Treatment, from their most obliged, humble and obedient Servant,
N.B. He has bought a neat 4 Wheel’d Post-Chaise, and a genteel 4 Wheel’d Post-Phaeton, with able Horses, to carry Passengers to any part of England on the shortest Notice, and as speedy as possible.