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Birmingham and the Corn Laws.

Derek Fraser

Birmingham and the Corn Laws.

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Reprinted from Transactions of Birmingham Archacological Society. Vol.82.

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Instant Savings is subject to availability, valid dates, and a limit of 6 items per member. Additional purchases may be made at full retail price, unless otherwise restricted. See program details. previous price $ previous price $ $ Ends Mar $ Ends Mar current price: $ current price: $   PEEL, Sir ROBERT (–), second baronet, statesman, was born on 5 Feb. , probably at Chamber Hall, near Bury in Lancashire. He was the eldest son of Robert (afterwards Sir Robert) Peel (–) [q. v.] His mother, Ellen Yates, was eldest daughter of William Yates, a partner in the firm of Haworth, Peel, & Yates, cotton manufacturers of Bury.

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