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  HO73/4, extract from Ipswich quarter sessions. In this extract, the chairman of the Ipswich magistrates in 1836 gives his views on the small force of Metropolitan Police who were sent to Suffolk to deal with rural unrest and compares them to the local police.
  In these documents from five different parts of England, look for: attitudes towards the Metropolitan Police; attitudes towards the old, local constables; attitudes towards setting up local police on Metropolitan lines.
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  HO73/4, extract from Ipswich quarter sessions

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