Circular Letter

Scope and Content

Printed circular letter from [Lord John] Russell [Home Secretary] to Lord Stamford. Encloses the above list of pensioners, which may be useful to the Lord Lieutenant and magistracy in case of riot or tendency to breach of the peace. Out-pensioners who are able-bodied, of sober character, and able to write and keep accounts, may also be suitable candidates to fill vacancies among the sergeants of the militia.

Dated at: Whitehall.