Lot 271Bell’s Weekly Messenger Newspaper 1803 dated 13 Feb...

Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am

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Bell’s Weekly Messenger Newspaper 1803 dated 13 Feb with contents including the Trial of Colonel Despard (and others) - 4 pages. A failed 1802 conspiracy by British revolutionaries, led by Colonel Edward Marcus Despard, a former army officer and colonial official. Evidence presented in court suggested that Despard planned to assassinate the monarch George III, large format in good condition

Guide Price: £35.00 - £55.00

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