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Letter by William Campbell, Requesting a Burial Place for His Child

Author(s): Campbell, William

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GarſcubAguſt 18th: 1709
Gentlemen

I was this day att the Church yard of Eaſter Kilpatrick
conſidering where I may gett the moſt convenient place
for Burying my Child, whom itt has pleaſed God to Call
for, I am advyſed to the North Eaſt Corner of the yaird
which (as I am told) Belongs to my ſelf, Butt their being no
paper to be ſeen thatt diſtinguiſhes every mans property in
Church yaird I have Given yow the trouble of this lyne, to
deſire your Conſents to my Encloſing as much Ground att
the ſaid North Eaſt Corner As will ſerve me to Build ſome
kynd of Monument of fourteen foott ſquare, If this with the
proportion allotted me neareſt the South Gate be more than
falls to my ſhare of the Church yaird, I ſhall moſt willingly part
with all or any part of whatt I have upon the ſouth ſyde
as you ſhall defyre me and Reſtrict my ſelf altogether to
the North Eaſt Corner The Granting This will Exceedingly Oblidge

Gentlemen
Your moſt humble ſervant
>Will: Campbell
Grahame conſents
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John Stirling Conſents

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Letter by William Campbell, Requesting a Burial Place for His Child

Document Information

Document ID 350
Title Letter by William Campbell, Requesting a Burial Place for His Child
Year group 1700-1750
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1709
Wordcount 187

Author information: Campbell, William

Author ID 302
Forenames William
Surname Campbell
Gender Male