Peterloo collection : Letter from Lord Sidmouth to Lord Derby

Sidmouth, Henry Addington, Viscount, 1757-1844

Peterloo collection

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Copy letter from Lord Sidmouth (dated Whitehall, 21st August 1819) to the Earl of Derby, in which he thanks the Manchester Magistrates and military for their 'prompt, decisive and efficient measures, for the preservation of the public tranquillity' in association to the events of the took place on 16 August 1819, the Peterloo Massacre. </p>

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