Letters [manuscript]. 1849.


Cobden, Richard, 1804-1865. Letters [manuscript].

Letters [manuscript]. 1849.

Two letters written by Cobden to Colonel Jebb on 19 July 1849 and 20 August 1849. The first letter requests information on the deportation of the Chartist prisoner Mullins, held in Pentonville Prison. In the second letter Cobden accepts Jebb's invitation to accompany him on a visit to Pentonville Prison.

1 cm. (2 leaves).

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