The Trials at Large of Arthur Thistlewood, James Watson, Thomas Preston, John Hooper, for High-Treason, in the Court of King's Bench, Westminster, on Monday, June 9, 1817

The Trials at Large of Arthur Thistlewood, James Watson, Thomas Preston, John Hooper, for High-Treason, in the Court of King's Bench, Westminster, on Monday, June 9, 1817

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...was no person in the house to over-hear us. Q. VVel, had you any map with you. A. Thistlewood produced a map of London. Q Could you say about what day of the month it was: what day before the first Spa-fields meeting. A. It was about twelve days before; about Sunday, the 3d of November. S Q. Thistlewood produced a map of London. A. Yes, 1r. Q. Well, and what was done. A. lt was marked out what were the best roads to take. Q. For what. A. To take the men, who were to be collected together, to the different barracks and places to be attacked; pointing out the best way tocollect our men together. Q. Was' any arrangement made. A. The first arrangement made was to appoint every man to his station. Q. What stations. A. As generals. Q. VVho were to be. generals. A. The whole of the committee were to have their several.stations, were to attack the separate barracks atone given time and moment. Q. Now give us tlie station assigned to you. A. Watson proposed Thist ewood ilfi the head-general, as he, Thistlewood, found them the whole of the money. ' J.-v.u"som, THE ELDER. 149 Q. What was he to do. A. Thistlewood and young VVatsun were to take the guns and two fieldapieces that were in the Artillery-ground, in Gray's-inn-lane. Q. What was Preston to do. A. To attack the Tower.. Q. What was Harrison to do. A. Harrison was to at-tack the artillery-barracks near the Regent's-park: I believe it is called the John's Ward barracks, or some such name. Q. What had Harrison been. A. An artillery-man. Q. Do you know that from him. A. l have heard him say that himself. Q. In their presence. A. Yes. Q. What were you to do. A. I was to set fire to the Kiug-street barracks. Q. Any thing else. A. To stop at the barracks, and after we had set...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236843517
  • 9781236843517