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    Default Old Liverpool Newspaper Cuttings

    The Times, May 21st, 1789.
    A petiton to Parliament against the abolition of slavery.

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    The Times, Mar 24th, 1788.
    Public sale at the 4th Custom House, at the head of the Old Dock.


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    The Times, Feb 5th, 1789.
    Public sale at the 4th Custom House, at the head of the Old Dock.

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    Great, where did you get these from? Do you know which newspapers they were cut from?

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    Thanks goldenface. They're all from The Times, c.1788/89

    I'll post some more a little later.
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    Liverpool brokers, private sale, showing goods including Ivory.
    The Times, 1788, Mar 4,

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    Liverpool sends a petition of 13,520 signatures against the slave trade, due to the high motality rate of sailors who would crew guinea men [slave ships].
    The Times, 1788, Mar 5,

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    The Mercury, to set sail from Liverpool, bound for Naples.
    The Times, 1788, Jun 12

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    Liverpool guinea-men being refitted with guns following a dispute with Spain to protect British trade.
    The Times, 1790, Jul 20,

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    Mayoral contest between Mr Case, and Mr Blundell - riots break out in Liverpool with many skirmishes, leaving many wounded and one dead.
    The Times, 1791, Oct 24,

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    I'll never get used to S's looking like F's! Wonder when that changed? Interesting stuff/stuss,anyway,D!

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    Try saying " Suck A Lemon "

    Great reading these clippings
    BE NICE......................OR ELSE

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