Thursday, 1 March 2012

March 1812: Letter “From head Quarters Genaral Lud” to George Rowbottom at Beaverlee

From head Quarters Genaral Lud

George Rowbottom this is to inform you that their is not a man in the town of arnold bulwell Hucknall nor basford that takes work out unless it is full price full fashion and proper price and size and this is to give you Notice that if you bring or give any more work out without it is full fashion full price and proper size you shall work this frame [sketch of a gallows appears here] with a rope around your neck so shall all men that bring work out under price and I desire will let your town and country round you know that they may not do the like so fail not at your peril for this frame works all full price and fashion

This letter can be found at HO 42/122.

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