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RISE, PROGRESS, AXD PRESENT STATE,
DISCHARGE AND RELIEF
PERSONS IMPRISONED FOR SMALL DEBTS
By JAMES NEILD, Esa. Treasurer,
ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
PRINTED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CHARITY,
#T K1CHOLS AND SON, RED LION PASSAGE, FLEET STREET J l802.
TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHARLES MARSHAM, EARL OF ROMNEY,
VISCOUNT MARSHAM, LORD LIEUTENANT AND CUSTOS ROTULORUM OF THE COUNTY OF
KENT, AND CITY OF CANTERBURY,
-PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY FOR DISCHARGE
AND RELIEF OF PERSONS IMPRISONED FOR
WHILST the loyal volunteers of Kent ate so emulously demonstrating their high esteem of your patriotic spirit, and have raised up a monument * to perpetuate its memory; whilst they so justly record your Lordship's splendid
* A pavilion in his Lordship's park on the spot where their Majesties dined, inscribed, "A tribute of respect from the "volunteers of Kent to the earl of Romney, lord lieutenant of "the county." On this occasion 5319 volunteers dined at the tables, after having been reviewed by his Majesty on the 1st of August 1799, at his Lordship's seat near Maidstone.