The Letters of Richard Hodgkinson of Atherton

[This article first appeared in the Lancashire Record Office Annual Report for 1961] In 1792 Louis XVI of France had been dethroned and was shortly to be guillotined : in England George III had already reigned for 32 years, the American Colonies had been lost and the country was preparing for the long war with… Continue reading The Letters of Richard Hodgkinson of Atherton