Memorial signed by Thomas Wroe of Hollinwood near Manchester, cotton manufacturer, addressed to the Rt Hon Spencer Perceval and the Lords of the Treasury, seeking compensation for the loss of his steam-powered cotton mill at West Houghton, which was destroyed by a 'riotous mob', dated 24th April, 1812. Endorsed to the effect that there does not appear to be any means of indemnifying Mr Wroe.
Memorial of Thomas Wroe
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 404
- Dates of Creation1812
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 2 leaves
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Bought from Percy Dobell and Son, Jan 1952. Shelved with MS 324.
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