Wednesday, 13 June 2012

13th June 1812: Notice posted at Chowbent, signed "Guilty Death"


Hereby given if these men be hanged Warburton &c may wake for fear for Death will Soon apeear for Damnation Shall Seize upon your Bodies and Destruction shall fall upon Eifects and your Families Shall Com to Poverty and be Disdined for ever, he that reads this let It Remain and Let the Country judge there misdemainer


This notice was found posted at Chowbent (Atherton) on the morning of the scheduled executions at Lancaster of those tried at the Special Commission in May.

A copy of the notice can be found at HO 40/2/4.

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