Document ReferencePl C 52/143
TitlePrinted statement referring to recent disturbances in Great Torrington, Devon and pledging support in the keeping of the peace; 30 Mar. 1801. Incomplete
Date30 March 1801
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionExplains that a number of riotous people have gathered together in this borough and have threatened farmers with regard to the prices of their foodstuffs; states that the undersigned [not present] protest against these 'illegal Proceedings', will assist the civil authorities whenever necessary, and will protect the farmers; they will sell at reasonable prices and will assist the 'orderly poor' in any suitable way they can.

Document is apparently incomplete.

Originally enclosed with Pl C 52/142/1-2.
Termcivil disorder, Devon 1801
economic affairs, food prices

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