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SOCIETY

FOR THE

DISCHARGE AND RELIEF

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PERSONS IMPRISONED FOR SMALL DEBTS
THROUGHOUT ENGLAND AND WALES.

By JAMES NEILD, Esa. Treasurer,

ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
FOR THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX.

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PRINTED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CHARITY,

#T K1CHOLS AND SON, RED LION PASSAGE, FLEET STREET J l802.

PRICE SIX SHILLINGS IN BOARDS.

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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

SMALL DEBTS.

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My Lord,

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.

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