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Context of 1. Whereas it has been often said at the Committee for the Earle of Lindsey's Fenns, that the gentlemen of the country were put out of the Commission of Sewers and strangers put in their places, it is thought necessary to publish this paper, to satisfie all men the contrary : 2. In the Commission of Sewers for Lincolnshire whilst the Earle of Lindseys undertaking was in agitation, there were 120 commissioners, mos of them prime gentlemen of that country, no strangers bu the great officers of state that never appeared there, and Sir Robert Killigrew, with Mr. Robert Long, who did appear there, Sir William Killigrew came in after his fathers death, so there can be justly said to be but two strangers of 120 commissioners ..
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