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Copy memorial from the House of Keys to Lieutenant Governor Richard Dawson

Date(s): 19 Feb 1780

Creator(s): Quayle, John

Scope & Content: A manuscript copy of a memorial sent by the House of Keys to Lieutenant Governor Dawson, responding to a petition [see MS 09707/8/102] sent by certain local property owners to the Duke of Atholl, levying various grievances against the memorialists; the Keys go on to state that the other petition is 'an insult to the existing legislature and effecting a revolution in the legal government and constitution,' therefore they ask Dawson to lay the matter before the King and take action against the other petitioners.

Language: English

Extent: 4 pages (1 sheet)

Item name: Memorial

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: MS 09707/8/99

Retrieval number: AP 36A-2

Record class: Private

Access conditions: No regulations or restrictions are implemented on this material.


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