Printed account of a meeting of gunmakers of Birmingham at which a petition was drawn up against proposed legislation enforcing the marking of all firearms with the name and address of the actual maker

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Printed account of a meeting of gunmakers of Birmingham at which a petition was drawn up against proposed legislation enforcing the marking of all firearms with the name and address of the actual maker

Printed account of a meeting of gunmakers of Birmingham at which a petition was drawn up against proposed legislation enforcing the marking of all firearms with the name and address of the actual maker

Date

1813

Reference

BIR 1

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File

Scope and Content

The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Robert Wheeler and Messrs. Adams, Allport, Archer Jun., Richard Sutherland, Ryan Wheeler, Smith, Heathcote, Keen, Theophilus Richards, Redfern, Jones and Bunney were appointed to form a Committee to promote the petition. Includes a list of subscribers towards the costs foreseen, the total collected amounting to £650.

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1 document

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