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<p n="2116">London.</p>
<p n="2117">That your Committee thinking this a matter of great<lb></lb>
Importance to this County did by letter request the Lord Mayer and Alderman<lb></lb>
of the <rs type="placeName" id="LMSMPS50809_geo1879">City of London</rs>
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to appoint a time and place for a<lb></lb>
Conference with your Committee on this Subject to which they<lb></lb>
received an Answer dated the 12 of November last informing<lb></lb>
them that their request should be said before the next<del>Court</del>
Court of Alderman, but no Conference has yet been appointed<lb></lb>
As so great a length of time has clapsed without<lb></lb>
any conference being appointed by the City Magistrates Your<lb></lb>
Committee have thought it proper to report to the Court the<lb></lb>
following resolutions which have been come to by your Committee the<lb></lb>
Resolved it appears to this<del>that it is the opinion of this</del>
that the number of Vagrants passed in through and out of this<lb></lb>
County are of late Years greatly increased</p>
<p n="2118">Resolved that it appears to this Committee That the<lb></lb>
has greatly increased & become a heavy Charge upon yd. County<lb></lb>
Expence of apprehending passing and relieving Vagrants<del>from April</del>
the same having Amounting to the Sum of 857. for one Year<lb></lb>
Ending in<del>1784 to</del>
April 1785<del>including Mr. Adams Salary and a<obscured></obscured>
to 057</del>
<p n="2119">Resolved that it appears to this Committee by the information<lb></lb>
of the sd. Contractor that Several persons have been passed from the <rs type="placeName" id="LMSMPS50809_geo1880">City of London</rs>
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Ill. some of which have died the Contractor his Hands & in the Respite<lb></lb>
before they could be moved by him out of this County & that many<lb></lb>
are passed as Vagrants who do not appear to be Objects of the<lb></lb>
Vagrants Law. Resoled that it appears to upon this Committee That the great<lb></lb>
Increase of Vagrants arises from the great number coming from the<lb></lb>
<rs type="placeName" id="LMSMPS50809_geo1881">City of London</rs>
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and the Ease with which passes are there obtained<lb></lb>
Resolved That it appears to this Committee from the information of<lb></lb>
Mr. Adams the sd. Contractor That the City Magistrates never<lb></lb>
other Cause the Vagrants to Be Whipp or Imprisoned Vagrants previous to their being passed</p>

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