Friday, 11 May 2012

11th May 1812: Threatening letter sent to the Prince Regent at London

HRH The Prince Regent
Carlton House


Although the Hand of justice is a little impaded by your unreasonable unjust and unfeeling Officer’s in the Manufacture=ing Towns yet perhaps your attention may soon be called another way The poor men that are in gaol (for endeavouring to obtain a bit of bread to supply the craveings of nature) and destin’d (perhaps) to Hang Yet if there be not an order Issued Immediately for their release and some provision made for their Starving family’s there is a Most Powerful and Annimated body of Men in London who are determined to Crush the Bones of their Oppressor’s as their Father's and Brother’s did the Frames

The Slighted English Servants

This letter can be found at HO 42/123.

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