Monday, 4 June 2012

4th June 1812: Letter from "L.." at Nottingham to the Prince Regent at Carlton House


The cry of your sins, is gone into the Eres of the Lord of hostes. and the day of repentance will shortly be gone by---.

The cry of your hard and unmoveable heart to the sufferings of your Poor Starving Subjects is gone into the Eres of General Lud—

Four thousand of his bravest Men (whoes lives are not worth keeping in this wretched period of your Reign) have sworn to revenge the wrongs of their countrymen and their own, if you dont stand still, and think and act differantly to what you have done —Was it ever known to your Country, (since you have had the power of acting in its behalf) that you have dropt a sentance, or done a single act which has worn the slightest appearance of Love to your Country—O Shame think of your extravegance. Think of your example—repent before the avenger of Blood put it out of your power—

Take the advice of one who wishes well

To his Country


To The Prince Regiant
Nottm 4th June 1812

This letter can be found at HO 42/124.

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