document of the week

  • Little Rebellions – Never Going Back

    Treasury Board Papers, Account of State Prisoners at Marshalsea 12 July, 1746 John Read at Arne near Port Glasgow prayed to may never be sent again to France being forced into that Service to save himself from a Lingring death for want of victuals Private Man taken in the Soliel Privateer and Committed 25th Janry […]


  • Little Rebellions – Soothing the Savage

    Treasury Board Papers, Evidence Against Rebels in Newgate Prison Likely Spring/Summer 1746 He was with some Players at Manchester when the Rebells came there and he was sent to by some of the Princes (Privt?) Rebells & asked if the Company could play Gustavus Vasa and the Witness saying no & going away from ‘em […]