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Fetch, Joseph Deacon: letter (1870)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL477
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Fetch, Joseph Deacon: letter (1870)
Date(s): 1870
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 leaf
Name of creator(s): Fetch | Joseph Deacon | fl 1870 | Poor Law Union clerk and Superindent Registrar, Cambridge District


Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Joseph Deacon Fetch of Cambridge [District Poor Law] Union, Cambridge to [Edward Brent] Prest, [auditor for the Union], 6 Jul 1870. Asking for an opinion on the legality, if they appeared in the accounts of the [Board] of Guardians, of pecuniary awards made for the apprehension of men that had abandoned their families. 'At the present time there are not less than seven men in the Borough Gaol convicted as Rogues & Vagabonds for deserting their families'. Written in another hand and signed by Fetch.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Found loosely inserted in a Goldsmiths' Library volume labelled Poor Law Official Circulars Nos.1-10 - classmark: [G.L.] D.840

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
July 2008

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