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TitleWilliam Castleman's estate correspondence and papers.
DescriptionWilliam Castleman's estate correspondence and papers relating to the Dorset and Somerset estate including buildings, dinners and law expenses at Milborne Port; the disenfranchisement of Cranborne Chase by Lord Rivers; the depressed state of agriculture and the distress this has caused for many of the tenants; a vestry resolution at Milborne Port concerning the establishment of a `police establishment to prevent and detect robbery and depradations'; a satirical article concerning an `amusement' laid on at Milborne Port; the audit accounts `which, but for that everlasting sinking fund established at Milborne Port, would have produced a very different result'; concerns about the conditions of labourers; and an anonymous letter accusing Castleman of bad practice at Charlton Horethorne, with his reply
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