Joseph Deacon Fetch letter

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Address: Cambridge [District Poor Law] Union, Cambridge. To [Edward Brent] Prest, [auditor for the Union]. 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.


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