The Mary Hamilton Papers : Journal-letter from John Dickenson to Mary Hamilton

Dickenson, John

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Journal-letter from John Dickenson to his wife Mary née Hamilton. The letter relates to general news of Dickenson's visit to Oakford and his journey to Plymouth, where he visited the Rundells. He also writes about the high rates in the county. The 'rates in Devon are enormous – there are 500 County Bridges & the expen[s]e of their repairs & preservation alone is never less than [£]36,000 and frequently exceeds [£]40,000'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 12.</p>

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