Sunday, 18 March 2012

18th March 1812: The Luddite William Carnell passes a note the Nottingham Gaoler

Mr Wright this is to Beg a small favour of you. Which i hope that god almighty will reward you for it i said a small favour But it may perhaps prove a Large one. that is to tell my lord judge that the Prisoner Carnell Desires to see him wonce more Before he goes and tell him that i have somthing to say to him of more importance then eather Life or Death. god says them that them that shewes mercy shall find it

The note can be found at HO 42/121.

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