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M153 Kitson (John) Letters

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In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection


From the Kitson (John) Letters. Letter to John Kitson, dated February 23, 1826. It is a reply to an inquiry by Kitson concerning several legal matters, including the details of an unnamed will and problems concerning the executors of the document. Also included are details concerning the divorce of a Reverend Hewlett, an affair that also warrants caution on Kitson's part, due to problems between Hewlett and the opposing counsel, Mr. Jones. The letter also instructs Kitson on the preparation of legal briefs and depositions.

From the Kitson (John) Letters. Letter addressed to John Kitson at the Registry Office, Norwich, dated March 2, 1831. Written by Alex Stewart, a lawyer based in Dumfries, Scotland, the letter concerns the affairs of James Craig, also of Dumfries, who apparently died on January 17, 1767. Stewart wishes to be sent a copy of Craig's will, as he believes the widow of James Craig is not the rightful heir to his property and land.

From the Kitson (John) Letters. Letter to Richard Shaw of Gillingham, Norfolk. The front contains a document from the Stamp Office dated 6 July 1831, requesting unpaid duties from the will of Daniel Pettet. The letter, dated 2 August 1832, is a reply to the request from the Stamp Office stating that Richard Shaw is dead and that Pettet's assets were consumed by his widow during her lifetime, and there is nothing left on which to pay duties.

From the Kitson (John) Letters. Letter to John Kitson from Charlotte Safford of London, seeking Kitson's assistance in securing a position with the hospital. The reverse contains a printed list of the General Committee of Governors and Guardians of the Foundling Hospital.

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