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Letter from Henry Chicheley to Adam Keeling
Chicheley, Henry, d. 1692
September 29, 1680
Volume 01, Page 324

Sr HENRY CHICHELEY'S LETTER TO THE SHERIF OF LOWER NORFOLK.

Mr Keeling

How you was obstructed in the performance of your duty relateing to yor taking a List of Tithables as directed by his Excellcys Letter pursuant to an order of Assembly, myself and the Council are well informed therein, with whose advice you receive this Letter being to require you to proceed in the collection of your Levy from the Inhabitants of Blackwater and Corrotuck as directed by his Excellencys lettr upon the order of Assembly in which just proceedings it cannot be thought you should meet with any Lett hinderance or molestation, but if any should presume under what pretence soever to obstruct or molest you, You are in that Case to signify the same unto me I am

Your affectionate friend
HENR CHICHELEY

September ye 29th 1680