Social history

2 Autograph Letters Signed, total 10pp., 8vo, to C.H. Grinling, socialist and reformer

Bolton King
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14 Dec. 1886 and 24 Dec. (n.y.)

Social reformer and historian, educationalist (1860-1937). (1886). He brings Grinling up to date on his activities, educational and political, giving his views on clerical reform. (n.y.) He describes his life in country retirement. With: newspaper clipping, "Times" obituary. 3 items,

The Language of Field Sports

C.E. Hare
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London, revd ed. 1949

Pp.xvi.276, v.g. in worn dw.

Autograph Note Signed to "J. Minshull(?)"

Edward Baines.
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1 July (n.y.)

Anti-slavery editor. One page, 8vo. Thanks for "pacquets of envelopes bearing an anti-slavery device".

An Act to prevent frauds in the revenue of excise with respect to tea, coffee, chocolate & starch

(Coffee, tea etc)
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24pp, 12mo, contemporary vellum binding, poor condition and partly detached, contents fair-good, some annotation on cover and titlepage.

Autograph letter signed to the Lord Mayor of London.

William Smith.
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Park St, 6 Sept. 1816.

Politician, anti-slavery (1756-1835). Two pages, 4to, fold marks, good condition. He congratulates the Lord Mayor "for the very exemplary exertions You have made to diminish & correct the licentiousness & riot of the Smithfield Fair - Everybody bears witness to the activity & intelligence with which your Magistrates Duties in general are executed; but it requires much more than ordinary Zeal to devote the Night as well as the Day to such objects . . . to the temporary quiet of the Metropolis at a season otherwise dedicated to Uproar . . .".

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