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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 petition to allow smaller allotments in Stalbridge for the use of the `industrious poor' [26 signatures with occupations]; rent arrears at Wyke Farm, Sherborne; the state of glove manufacturing in the Yeovil district and the threat from imported gloves; the destruction of 500 lugs of fences at Sixpenny Handley; the effect of the extension of the election franchise and subscription to the independent chapel in Milborne Port; Mr Okedon acquitting the second set of Handley rioters; complaints from the Henstridge manorial jury on the ending of the dinner and punch by Castleman; the establishment of a cattle and prize show market at Stalbridge and the results of the canvass of the tenantry in Somerset and Lord Anglesey's opposition to Mr Miles
Date1832
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