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Henry Law: vindication of his conduct in Ely and Littleport Riots, 1816.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4492

Scope and Contents

Copies by the Revd Henry Law of letters justifying his part in events surrounding the riots at Littleport. Includes letters sent and received: Peploe Ward to Law, John Vachell to Law, Sir Henry Bate Dudley and Law, Viscount Sidmouth (Home Secretary) to William Plumer, Law and Viscount Sidmouth.


  • Creation: 1816


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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by J.E. Foster, 1910.


For a full account, in which this MS was used, see A.J. Peacock, Bread or blood. A study of the agrarian riots in East Anglia in 1816 (London, 1965).
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