Letter – William Bee to George Crawhall – 4 Jul 1839

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jul 1839
Correspondent: William Bee
Recipient: George Crawhall
Archive Source: NRO 2762
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                                              					Lanehill  July 4th 1839


      I have been requested to acquaint with the proceedings of the Rated Inhabitants of the Township of Stanhope in the Parish of Stanhope.  On Saturday the 22nd Day of June last in Vestry assembled respecting the liability of the said Township to repair a part of that Road leading from Redburn Gate to Shorngate Cross.

      On a motion by Mr Jos Roddam - seconded by Mr Cutht Bainbridge - that a committee be appointed to collect evidence respecting the liability of the Township of Stanhope, to repair any part of a road, which they are called upon by Mr Beaumont to repair, leading from Redburn Gate towards Shorngate Cross.

      That five Ratepayers of the said Township of Stanhope be appointed a committee and to consist of the following Gentlemen (Viz) Mr Thos Bain, Mr Thomas Batey, Mr Cutht Bainbridge Mr Joseph Roddam and Mr John Walton 

      That the above Committee collect evidence in writing and lay the evidence before a Public Meeting of the Ratepayers of Stanhope Township to be held in the Vestry at Stanhope on Saturday the 13th Day of July at 2 O'clock in the afternoon to which Day this meeting is adjourned.

      I am Sir Your very Obed Servt

      William Bee

To George Crawhall Esq

[on outer leaf in a different hand:] Mr Bee to G Crawhall / Rookhope Road/ July 4 1839/ 1
NRO 2762 Box C97

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