John Eliot letter

Scope and Content

Address: London. To Edward Carroll, Post Office, Worcester. Refers to the Meeting for Sufferings held the previous day at which the petition to the House of Commons on the subject of capital punishment was signed by the 38 members present 'and liberty was given for any that were then absent to add their anmes by calling at the Clerk's Office. The subscription is - Signed by us, member of a Meeting for conducting the affairs of the said Society [the Religious Society of Friends], in the intervals of the Yearly Meeting - London, the 15th of 1mo. 1819 ...'
Autograph, with signature and date stamp.


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This document is enclosed in 'The Eliot Papers ... John Eliot of London, merchant, 1735-1813' vol 1 (1893) - Library classmark L9e/ELI. To request the document, please place an order for the volume, specifying that you wish to see the autograph letter AL320.

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