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The history detectives investigated the cases of individual debtors.
Discharge of insolvent debtors book, showing Thomas Knott's release under the 1778 Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors
Oath sworn by John French as part of the conditions of the 1781 Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors
Record of the court hearing of William Margetson under the 1781 Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors
Schedule of the property of William Margetson
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