London: Reports of State Trials, New Series, HMSO, 1888. 1st Edition. Disbound. Very Good. Item #258170
An interesting account of the most famous political meeting in English history. Contains a long account of the trial of Hunt and others (about 162 pages), the trial of Francis Burdett (about 85 pages), and an uncommon account of the action against the Manchester Yeomanry for assault (about 95 pages), and an selection of previously unpublished papers from the Treasury and Home Office papers explaining references in the trials (7 pages). Also a short account regarding the use of soldiers in suppressing riots, wage tables for Manchester 1810-1819, and an attractive colour lithograph plan of St Peter's Field, 1819. 352 pages, printed in double columns, along with a coloured lithograph map (8 x 11 inches). An original article from the Reports of State Trials, New Series, 1888. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Large octavo (15 x 23 cms). Quantity Available: 1. Category: State Trials::New Series; New Arrivals; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 258170.
Keywords: BZDB395 Peterloo, Radicals, Free Press, Reform, Agricultural Riots, Enclosure Acts, Machine Breakers, State Trials::New Series; New Arrivals; Antiquarian & Rare. Peterloo Massacre The King against Hunt and Others Trial of Henry Hunt Joseph Johnso