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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2019 7:58 p.m. PST

"Newcastle Journal. June 29 1782 Northumberland Militia.- Where as several men are wanted to serve as substitutes for the militia, all single men are who are willing to serve for three years, may apply to St Nicholas, All Saints and St John`s before Thursday next, and they will meet with goon encouragement. 28th June 1782.

Newcastle Courant .Newcastle May 3 1800 For the last 10 days this neighbourhood has been much alarmed by reports of the intention of the various workmen employed in the collieries (many of whom had struck their work) to take riotous measures for the procuring supplies of provisions at lower rates than the present state of the markets will allow. The Sunderland volunteers paraded the streets of that town; and the Durham volunteers, horse and foot, the Usworth and Castle Eden cavalry, marched to Chester-le-street, where they were quartered two day, with militia, to the number altogether of about 2,000 men. Several of the ringleaders in laying off the colleries were taken into custody, and committed to Durham gaol. Quiet being restored, the volunteers, to whom every praise is due, returned home. Similar disturbances were apprehended at some of the collieries north of the Tyne, and the volunteers of this town received orders to hold themselves ready to march; but fortunately their services have not been required, the men having been induced to go to their work by the spited and dignified conduct of Lord DELAVAL and Magistrate…"
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