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Letter from Charles Potts, deputy clerk of the peace, to Lord Stamford. Reports proceedings at a meeting of deputy lieutenants held today. It was decided that it was impossible to complete the balloting for the militia by 26 February, as required by Act of Parliament: the balloting is to be completed by 8 March and the men are to be received at Chester on 15 March.

Dated at: Chester.