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To the Worshipful His Majestys Justices of the
Peace for the County of Middlesex in General Quarter Session of
the Peace for the said County assembled

The humble Petition and Complaint of Joshua
Perkin
< no role > of Paul Street Worship Street in the
Parish of Saint Luke in the County of Middlesex
Surveyor

Sheweth and Complaineth


That at the General Quarter Session of the Peace
holden mans for the County of Middlesex at the Session House for the said County (by
adjournment) on Thursday the twenty fifth day of October in the twenty eighth
Year of the reign of his present Majesty King George the Third John Jagger< no role >
was by his Majestys Justices of the Peace for the said County in the said
Session assembled in pursuance of An Act of Parliament made and passed in
the fourteenth Year of His present Majestys Reign Intituled An Act for the
"further and better regulation of Buildings and party walls and for the more
"effectually preventing Mischiefs by Fire within the Cities of London and Westminster
"and the Liberties thereof and other the Parishes precincts and places within the
" weekly Bills of Mortality the Parishes of Saint Marylebon Paddington
"Saint Pancras and Saint Luke at Chelsea in the County of Middlesex and for
"indemnifying under certain Conditions Builders and other persons against
"the penalties to which they are or may be liable for erecting Buildings
"within the Limits aforesaid contrary to Law" nominated and appointed
to be one of the Surveyors or Supervisors to see the Rules and Regulations
directed and prescribed by the said Act respecting Buildings and party
Walls well and truly observed within the district called the district of
Saint Luke Old Street and the Liberty of Glass House Yard in the said
County of Middlesex and the said John Jagger< no role > was thereupon duly
sworn and did take the Oath appointed by the said Act for the true and
impartial Execution of his Office in that behalf according to the form of
the Statute in that Case made and provided

That the said John Jagger< no role > being so appointed and sworn on the
said twenty fifth day of October in the twenty eighth Year aforesaid and
continually from thence hither to was and still is Surveyor or Supervisor for
he district aforesaid in the said County of Middlesex to see the said
rules and regulations appointed by the said Act respecting Buildings and
party Walls within the district aforesaid well and truly observed

That William Rolfe< no role > late of the parish of Saint Luke in the said
County of Middlesex Builder heretofore (that is to say) on the twenty seventh
day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
ninety two and on divers other days and times as will before as since that
day unlawfully did erect and build and cause to be erected and built in a certain
place called moorfields within the district aforesaid a certain Brick dwelling
House of the first rate and Class of Building contrary to the Rules and
Regulations appointed and directed by the said Act of Parliament. (that is to say)
For that the party Wall chimneys and chimney Shafts of the said Brick dwelling
House were made and built of and with bad and unsound Bricks And for that




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