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May 1785

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To the Right Worshipful his Majesties Justices of the Peace
in and for the County of Middlesex in their General Quarter
Session Assembled

The humble Petition and Appeal of the Churchwardens and Overseers
of the Poor of the Parish of Saint George Southwark in the County
of Surrey

Sheweth


That by Virtue of an Order or Pass Warrant under the hands and
seals of Tho: Collins< no role > and Jno: Barnfather< no role > Esquires two of his Majesties Justices
of the Peace for the County of Middlesex (one whereof being the Quorum)
bearing date the fifteenth day of February 1785 Hannah Wesley< no role > aged fourteen
years or thereabouts are illigitimate Child was removed from the Parish of
St Clement Danes in the said County of Middlesex unto the Parish of Saint
George Southwark in the said County of Surrey alledging the said Parish
of St George Southwark to be the place of their last legal Settlement

That your Petitioners conceive themselves aggrieved
by the said Warrant or Order of the said two Justices
do therefore Appeal to your Worships therefroms and
humbly Pray that you will be pleased to hear them in
the Premises And Order that the Churchwardens and
Overseers of the Poor of the said Parish of St Clement
Danes in the said County of Middlesex may appear
before you at a certain day to be appointed to hear and
abide the Judgement and determination of your
Worships touching the Appeal

And your Petitioners shall ever Pray Etc

Vincent Solr: for the Appellants




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