Letter – Edward Oxley – 23 Apr 1735

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Apr 1735
Correspondent: Edward Oxley
Archive Source: TNA ADM 76 59
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<H>ew No. 79 - 23 April 1735

Edward Oxleys Affidavit.

Worked & Sold a Parcell of Wood lately bought in Dilston Park, & seen sev[era]ll Carryages loaded wth other Wood for sev[era]ll Parts of the Country s[ai]d to be sold by Bailiff Redhead. Hath seen a great many Trees lately cut, & the Stoves cover’d up wth Earth. Shewed Mr Watsons Bro[ther] one of them. And further that H. Ridley Cut sev[era]ll Trees now lying there. And further that he hath Daily seen Sev[era]ll Persons cutting Wood in the s[ai]d Park by order of the s[ai]d Redhead wch was sold very Cheap.

No. 5

Confirmed 5th. Sept. 1735 -

Edward Oxley Affidavit

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