Caution to Seamen, At the West Ham Police Court, On the 5th... 1882.
A Warning to Sailors [Broadside]. [Great Britain]. Caution to Seamen. At the West Ham Police Court, On the 5th of October, 1882, A Fireman was Convicted of Having Assaulted a Police Officer Attached to the Board of Trade Office, Victoria Docks, E., And was Sentenced to Imprisonment for Two Months with Hard Labor. [London]: W.J.J., October, 1882. 18-1/4" x 11-1/4" broadside, single-column text below headline. Moderate toning, faint dampstaining to foot, horizontal and vertical fold lines, a few minor tears along fold lines. $600. * At head of text: "No. 173" and "M. 24517" above headline. Signed in type by Thomas Gray, an assistant secretary of the Board of Trade. The broadside was probably intended to warn sailors who engaged in rowdy behavior. It states that a (ship's) fireman was sentenced to two months in prison with hard labor on October 5, 1882 for assaulting a police officer attached to the Board of Trade Office at Victoria Docks. It appears to be unrecorded. No copies listed on OCLC or Library Hub.
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