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Gentleman's Magazine 1808 p.940


Enclosure, Westmorland and Cumberland

The Earl of Lonsdale has signified his intention of enfranchising his numerous copy-holders throughout Cumberland and Westmoreland, by which measure he will be enabled to enclose more than 20,000 acres of land in those countries, at this time in a state of commonage.
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