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Point to Paper – William wasn’t afraid of a duel, was known for his good taste and was elected to the British House of Commons in 1784

Point to Paper – William wasn’t afraid of a duel, was known for his good taste and was elected to the British House of Commons in 1784

On the 10th of August 1784, William Weddell signed a contract. The contract was between him and Sheriff William Danby along with a number of other local government officials with prescribed mandates. William Weddell had been elected to represent the citizens of the district of Malton in the British Parliament. This was the document that confirmed the case. He had been elected to the House of Commons for the third time. By producing this document, with all the correct signatures and the Sheriff’s own wax seal in…

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