Statement of Case re Enclosure

Scope and Content

Statement of the case of Mr Buckley and others who have property on Wharmton Common [to. Saddleworth pa. Rochdale co. Yorks]. They wish to settle the dispute that has arisen from Lord Stamford's intention to enclose the common, by drawing up an amicable case and referring it to lawyers appointed by both sides for arbitration.

Endorsed: "Wharmton" in the hand of the 5th Earl of Stamford.