Social history

The Language of Field Sports

C.E. Hare
Publication details: 
London, revd ed. 1949

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

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

Edward Baines.
Publication details: 
1 July (n.y.)

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

Autograph letter signed to the Lord Mayor of London.

William Smith.
Publication details: 
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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