William Wilberforce letter

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Address: Iver, Buckinghamshire. [?To the Home Office]. Asking for 'Mr. Peele' [i.e. the Home Secretary, Robert Peel, later Sir Robert Peel] to consider 'the application of several highly respectable people in favour of Geo. Fish [convicted at Hull] ... that instead of being transported for 7 years according to his sentence, he may be placed in the Penitentiary in the not unreasonable hope that the principles which were instilled into him in his childhood may there be reviv'd'. Requests that any decision be communicated to him at Elmdon House near Coventry.
Autograph, with signature.


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