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Ne C 6553 : Letter from Godfrey Tallents, Newark, Nottinghamshire, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire; 17 Nov. 1849 (Ne C 6553)

but I am thankful to say that it
appears to have abated - in one yard belonging
to your Grace, there were several cases, and
the sanitary committee ordered all the people
out of the yard, and the houses were left, and
it will [word illegible] be some little time before
they will be taken to again, and I fear we
must make some abatement of rent to the
parties, which under the circumstances your Grace
will perhaps think a proper course. There
is to be a meeting held in the course of a
week to consider what will be the best means
of securing the sanitary state of the Town &
the general feeling seems to be, to apply to
be placed under the provisions of the
health of Towns act - it will be a meeting