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Sheriffs Chosen by Mayor

The City’s Letter Books, Journals, and Repertories, from 1347 (for the Letter Books) on, often specify, for a given year, which sheriff was chosen by the mayor (the other being elected by the commonalty). A note “Chosen by Mayor” after a sheriff’s name in this database indicates that one or more of these specific civic records series identify him as the mayor’s choice; where such an identification has been found only outside these civic record series, the source is noted.