W G Burns letter

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Address: Derby. To Colonel [Thomas Perronet] Thompson. 'As I think it [a] pity you should be ignorant [of] the nature of the arguments [u]rged against free trade principles I send you a specimen of [w]hat a clerical opponent can [d]o ...'
Autograph, with signature. Written on the dorse of the title page and the end fly leaf of a pamphlet [by Henry Robert Crewe] 'The repeal of the Corn Laws' (1846).


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This letter is an inscription in H R Crewe 'The repeal of the Corn Laws' (1846) (presentation copy from W G Burns to T P Thompson) - Library classmark [G.L.] 1846. To request the document, please place an order for the volume, specifying that you wish to see the autograph letter AL269.

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