Letter and Petition

Scope and Content

Letter from William Egerton [of Tatton] (1749-1806) to Lord Stamford (/11). Encloses a petition (/12) signed by eighteen members of the Society of Archers at Mere Hills, requesting that Lord Stamford call a county meeting for the purpose of forming such Corps of Volunteers as shall be thought most expedient for the defence of the county.

Dated at: Mere Hills [to. Mere pa. Rostherne].