RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 14/24
TitleLetter from Benry Arden to Edward Downes Esq., of Shrigley
Date18 Dec 1717


Dear Sr,

Yo:r Writ of privilege is come, wch: Mr Potts saies he'll speedily send. wth his Bill. It's wrote in a Chancery hand & abbreviated; I therefore thought drawing it out into a legible -hand & intelligible Latine might not be unacceptable wch: you have above written. You must, now & then, exhibit It to yor. undr. Sheriffes & tip 'em half a crowne for their Allocatur wch. entirely, in a short time, 'will' make you Safe & the/ notoriety of yo'r being an officer of the Forest beyond all peradventure or doubt even to any Practiser on the County. My humble service waites on yor. Family from

Stockport, 18°: Decr. 1717

Yo'r. very affectionate humble Servant
Hen: Arden

Mark: (1) 1717 Memorandum of Ed.Dovnes Exemption from Serving as Juryman being an officer of the Foreest of Maclesfield. (2) The Copy of [the] 'my' Writte/ of Exemtion from Juries/ as forrester in for/ Edward Downes Esqr / at/ Shrigley/.. gems willd This
Physical DescriptionPaper: 1 sheet 8" wide by 6".
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