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. Tb'xH* Editob. wotild wish to know if working men send shepherds, who earn LI per week,' ftre* entitled to esquire,- or what amoutit of'property must a man possess, or its l '■value, ' ' before he is entitled to esquire.—l am, &c.> WosxtH» Matr asp Sttbsckibbs. [Tbs’ peraons ’ to whom- you refer are not legally’entitled to be called esquires. There- 'are strictly' only 'five sorts of eequii4^(l>‘Eldest sons of knightaand their eldest sons in perpetual 'succession ; (2) eldest sons of younger sons of peers, ■ and their 1 eldest sons in perpetual suo- " cession ; (3) -those created by letters - patent and their eldest sous ; (4) esquires ' by who ars named so in commission from -tho 'Orown ; (5) ali foreign peers, 1 and the esquire whom it is: in the power ‘ of a Knight of the Bath to constitute on his uHttallidion. As a matter of custom, it is usual members of the learned professions, persons in the Government employment. in offices of trust, and other persons holding offices of public trust eaquhes,' though they cannot legally claim 1 that tidhi-ED. G.]

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QUERY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 382, 29 June 1881

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QUERY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 382, 29 June 1881

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