Bundle of Papers re Volunteer Corps

Scope and Content

The bundle contains correspondence and minutes of public meetings relating to offers to form (or reform) local armed associations or volunteer corps. Many volunteer corps had been established in 1798 [see EGR4/1/2/23-28 above], but some appear to have lapsed by 1803.

Acquisition Information

All pieces were received from Dunham Massey Hall on 12 September 1978; provenance: roll-top cupboard in Secretary's Room.