Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 9

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General Books LLC, 2009 - History - 128 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1846 Excerpt: ... XXIII. Jasper MAudit To Richard Norris, 26 Nov. 1780.--Exchange icith More finished. London, 26 Nov', 1700. MR Richard Norris, Hond Sir, At last, after severall disappointments, I prevailed with Sir John Moore to seale the writings for the exchange of lands, the which he executed yester evening, when I took Alderman Johnson, Mr John Travers, and Mr Isaac Greene, Mr Daniel Lawton,1 late Clerk with me, to be witnesses of the same, which said writings will be forthwith sent down to Mr Lawton for Sir Cleve Moore to seale, in the Country, and then the writings will be exchanged, which will put an end to this affair. Alderman Johnson sate out for Liverpool this morning, designing to be with you next Saturday early, whom I could have wished to have gone down with, but the cheesemonger's solicitors are so dilatory in perfecting the decree, and in getting costs to be taxed, that I understand not the meaning of it, unless it is to have us out of Town, that they may do what they list; but if they do it not in a day or two more, I design to summon them before my Lord Chief Barons to compel them; this with the tender of my humble service to yourself, and the corporation. I remain, Jasper Maudit. 1 Here is a long list of Attorneys, but not the Town Clerk, Sandiford, and his thus being repeatedly passed over, may justify the conjecture, that he had been put into his office when different politics prevailed in Liverpool, and was now laid asideXXIV. Lady Nohris To Bichard Norms, Dec. 17, 1700.--Parliament to be dissolved--Hopes Liverpool will return Sir William Norris. there are several letters relating to the last attempt of the Mores to represent what they deemed to be their Borough of Liverpool. The occasion was inviting; Sir William Norris was absent; there was a dislik...

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