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SAINT GILES-IN-THE-FIELDS AND SAINT GEORGE, BLOOMSBURY, Vestry of the London Parishes of
St. Giles in the Fields and St. George, Bloomsbury. Plan of association for preserving tranquillity in the metropolis, and protecting and defending the lives and properties of its inhabitants. 1797.
[London, 1797].
3, [1] p.; 33.2 cm. (2°)

Docket title. Records the adoption at vestries held on 12 & 15 June 1797 of 'a Plan similar to that recommended by the Common Council of the City of London.' This provided for the raising of volunteer militia amongst the inhabitants of the parishes 'at the present important crisis', and for 'such of us as cannot devote the Time necessary to acquire the Use and Discipline of Arms ... [to] provide ourselves with Constable's Staves, Two Feet Two Inches long ...' (p. 2). Soane was elected to the vestry of the parish of St Giles-in-the-Fields in February 1802. ESTC t223977.

Copy Notes Bound (1) in a collection of pamphlets.

Binding Later C19th marbled-paper boards, maroon grained binder's cloth spine, direct-lettered in gilt 'Pamphlets'. Numbered '64' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 3471


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