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A return made in pursuance of an address of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, for " Return of all persons arrested or committed since the First Day of January 1817, for having been tumultuously, or unlawfully, or in a disorderly manner assembled in Great Britain, and of all persons whose papers were seized, or whose houses were searched for Arms or other offensive Weapons, or who were detained, in consequence of their having been so assembled, without being brought to trial, together with the names and description of such person, their occupations, ages and places of abode at the time of their being so arrested, and the dates of their arrests, and also copies of the warrants or authorities by which they were so detained, or by which their papers were so seized, or their houses so searched, and the dates of the subsequent discharge; together with copies of the warrants, orders, or authorities by which they were so discharged.
Within the period specified in the above-mentioned address, no persons have been arrested or committed by His Majesty's Secretaries of State, for the offences mentioned in the address, nor have any houses been searched for arms or other offensive weapons by virtue of such warrants, not have any such warrants been issued for seizure of papers; but upon arrest of the under-mentioned persons for High Treason, or suspicion of High Treason, by virtue of warrants of his Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, some papers of those persons have been seized by the Messengers to whom those warrants were directed; viz.
It is not know of the Home Department that any seizures of papers have been made, except as above-mentioned, not that any arrests, commitments, or searches within the scope of the address have been taken place in any part of England, except at Manchester and Nottingham.
Copies of the address having, by the commands of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, been transmitted to the Magistrates at each of those towns, it appears by the returns from thence that the houses of the under-mentioned persons in the town of Nottingham were, on the 10th June last, searched for Arms; viz.
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