Wednesday, 19 September 2012

19th September 1812: An Officer reports the Star Inn, Roberttown, for being open after hours

The Star Inn, Roberttown. Image copyright Humphrey Bolton. (geograph profile)

Mill bridge Sept 19th. 1812.

Sir

I have the honor of reporting to you that while patroling on Thursday Evening I observed the Land lord of the Star publick House serving out Liquor to two Men after ½ past nine oclock—The men appeared very drunk & inclined to be riotous—The publick House is situated at Roberton— I have the Honor to be

Sir
Your obt. H. &c &c
Edw Barrett Lieut.
15th (King’s) Hussars

This letter can be found at HO 40/2/3.

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