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The Corn Laws
This extract from the North Devon Journal dated 2 Apr 1840 shows just how bad life was at the time.
This was kindly lent to me by Brenda Powel. Thank you Brenda. James Vicary being her ancestor.
“The Corn Laws- Our readers are probably aware that the Anti-corn-law delegates have lately had up agricultural labourers from the country to London, for examination. The following statemen…
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