Friday, 17 October 2014

17th October 1814: Threatening letter from 'Ned Lud' at Basford to William Beer at Derby

Mr  We want som Bol
Cartig an Sum Harms, You
May expect us very soon


Ned Lud

Basford
Oct 17 – 1814


Directed thus

Mr Bare
Depot
Derby


A copy of this letter can be found at HO 42/141. William Beer was the commanding officer at a military depot in Derby.

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