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Rules of the Game Shooting Association [manuscript] 1839 August 3.

Nottinghamshire Game Shooting Association
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
Seven resident sportmen took over the shooting rights from the Duke of Portland on various of his estates or manors and met at The Green Dragon in Mansfield to draw up 26 by-laws or rules.
Rules cover annual dues; membership; behavior of keepers; penalties; restrictions on dogs and guns; forbidden birds (black grouse and hen pheasants); length of season; and guests.
Description
1 item.
Cite as
Nottinghamshire Game Shooting Association Rules, 1839, Accession #12982, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Marion duPont Scott Fund, 2003/2004.
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