CollectionGeorge III Calendar
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Lord Halifax to George III concerning riots by the silk weavers
Date[17 May 1765]
WriterHalifax, 2nd Earl of
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionReporting on events in and around Parliament concerning demonstrations [by the silk weavers]; and the dispersal of a mob at Bedford House.
Dated Friday evening at Bedford House
Place Of WritingBedford House
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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PublicationsPublished in J. Fortescue (ed.) "Correspondence of King George III 1760-1783" Vol. 1 (London, 1927-1928), no. 64. With further note in L. B. Namier "Additions and Corrections to Sir John Fortescue's Edition of The Correspondence of King George III (Vol. 1)" (Manchester, 1937)
CreditCrown Copyright
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