Thursday, 23 June 2016

23rd June 1816: Threatening letter sent to a farmer at Worlington, Suffolk

A Caushen for Worlington farmer that youse the threshen Meshien for whe are determined to seet fier to every one that comes to worlington and if the required part are not made away with we will fier the Bilding whare whare it is in

This letter is a copy of the original, and can be found at HO 42/151. The letter was sent to a Mr. Booty, part of whose threshing machine was burned on 19th June 1816.

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