Catalogue description The Labourers' Revolt, correspondence, John Benett M.P and others.   i. evidence...

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Reference: 413/23

The Labourers' Revolt, correspondence, John Benett M.P and others.


i. evidence collected against prisoners


ii. letter from two labourers pleading their innocence


iii. list of those who were at work 25 Nov 1830


iv. copy of a letter from the Home Office about the trial of the rebels, to be circulated among the magistrates


v. printed circular signed by Melbourne, dated 25 Nov 1830


vi. printed address to the labourers


vii. recommendations to magistrates to the organisation of special constables, issued from the Council House at Salisbury.


viii. royal proclamation to civil officers in Wilts, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Hants, Berks., to bring offenders to justice, issued from St James


ix. calendar of prisoners tried at the special commission of assize, New Sarum, 1830


x. supplement to The London Gazette, copy of proclamation above.


xi. part of printed dialogue against machines


xii. resolution of a magistrates' meeting advocating 10/- a week for labourers


xiii. blank muster roll of the Hindon Troop, Wiltshire Yeomanry Cavalry


xiv. eye-witness account of the disturbance at Pythouse, written in 1883


xv. typescript entitled 'The Battle of Pythouse'


xvi. transcriptions of the letters.

Date: 1830-1835
Related material:

See also Q/S records of special assize, 2 bundles, Clerk of the Peace Misc. Papers box 1.

Held by: Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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