Document ReferencePl C 11/12-13
TitleCopy letter and bill referring to the enclosure of Bolsover and Clown, Derbyshire; 1780
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDocument containing copy of detailed account made out to the 'Proprietors of Bolsover' from Joseph Butler, relating to his legal and other expenses in connection with the passing of the Bolsover Inclosure Act.

Rest of document includes a copy letter from Joseph Butler to Mr William Wylde, dated December 24 1780, London; Butler thanks Wylde for his letter and comments upon the Proprietors and his experience in the passing of Inclosures; mentions that he had orders from the Duke of Portland as well as Lord Bathurst and that this should be reflected in the costs; hopes Wylde and his commissioners will act with caution; regrets he cannot attend the Commission; mentions Mr Brailsford's Bill and Lord Murray's agents.

Copy of a paragraph in letter from Mr Joseph Butler to the Commissioners of Bolsover Inclosure, dated Dec. 10 1780, London, suggests that since every proprietor benefits equally from the enclosure, they should all contribute equally.
Termenclosure, Bolsover 1780

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11462Murray; William (1705-1793); 1st Earl of Mansfield; solicitor-general 1742-54; attorney general 1754-56; cr Earl Mansfield 17921705-1793
NA40046Brailsford; - (fl 1779-1780); Mrfl 1779-1780
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA11656Bathurst; Henry (1714-1794); 2nd Earl of Bathurst; created Baron Apsley in 17711714-1794
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