This listing has been given the heading of Charity Commission. It contains correspondence between the Commission and the Trustees of the Shrivenham Charities. A representative example of the documents in this file & available to view online as follows:-
Martens's Almshouses Charter. The first two pages from a 13 page document
Letter explaining how the Almhouse Charity should be set up
Letter explaining that Almspeople may be removed from their property for misbehaviour
Letter complaining that no accounts have been submitted for the charities for 4 years
Letter explaining about Marmaduke Levitt's charity for National Schools
Letter to Rev George Murray concerning charity money for the Garrard Charity towards apprenticeships
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