Ref NoD-ANG/B/5/26
TitleWilliam Castleman's estate correspondence and papers relating to the Dorset and Somerset estate.
DescriptionWilliam Castleman's estate correspondence and papers relating to the Dorset and Somerset estate including a list of acting JPs in Somerset; the future election at Milborne following the death of George III and dissolution of Parliament; discussions about the poor rate in Milborne Port and the Opposition Party's complaints about omissions and election candidates; disagreement with Mr Lowe about the paying of an account [see also D/ANG/B5/27]; evidence of acts of bribery at Milborne Port; Quarter Sessions trial concerning the poor rate and Castleman's concerns about his ill health and whether he can adequately carry out the necessary business; the postponement of the Christmas audit to March in order to allow agricultural prices to reach a fair level; arrangements for entertainments at the election; and the use of bribes by Lord Darlington's Party
Date1820
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