A NARRATIVE OF THE BRISTOL RIOTS,; on the 29th, 30th and 31st of October, 1831, consequent on the arrival of The Recorder, Sir C. Wetherell, to open the commission of Assize; with full particular s of the burning of Bridewell, The Gaol, The Toll-Houses, Gloucewster County Prison, The Bishops Palace, The Mansion House, Custom House, Excise Office, and Nearly Fifty Houses in Queen-Square, King Street, Little King-Street, Prince's Street, &c, &c; A preface, introductory remarks and concluding observations by ...

Bristol: The Mercury Office, [1831]. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 40. Bound in 3/4 morocco (rubbed at corners), a very good copy. Item #57449

The arrival of the hard line magistrate led to 3 days of rioting in whch much of the town was burned.

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