Thursday, 3 January 2013

[3rd] January 1813: Threatening letter from “L. M." at Elland to “Cartlege Brow Bridge near Elland"

Mr Cat Mr Cartlege I take the opertunity of leting you now that your life his in great Danger you need not think that you have got all your Enemy’s into prison has you may think the Ball his Cast that must take you life and that verey won with out you look Dam’d sharp and your officer likewise. and you

and your Friend, John Bedford that keeps your Company so much and Brings you news we keep a wach up on him has well has you on the 19th of December he was at Mrs Wilkisons a long with you and 15th at Halifax on the 19th we have Broke his Meshenery and will stop him verey soon take this for good

I Ham Your’s

L. M. Elland

[Addressed on Reverse]
For Mr. Cartlege
Brow Brige near
Elland

[before 17th January 1813]

This letter can be found at HO 40/2/4.

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