Letter May 10, 1916 from John Twill(?) to Brockway

Date

1916-05-10

Title

Letter May 10, 1916 from John Twill(?) to Brockway

Date

1916-05-10

Description

letter of summons to appear before Alderman/Justice

Subject

WWI conscientious objection / objectors

Coverage

London, Great Britain

Creator

Twill(?), John (Alderman and Justice)

Source

Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Publisher

Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

CDGB.Great Britain-Brockway004

Transcription

TO A FENNER BROCKWAY, Hon. Secretary of the No-Conscription Fellowship, of 30 Blackfriars Street, Salford.

CITY OF LONDON to wit.

AN INFORMATION has this day been laid before me the undersigned Alderman and Justice of the said City by DETECTIVE INSPECTOR ERNEST NICHOLLS of the City Police on behalf of the DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS, against you, the above named, FOR THAT YOU, the above named, on the 3rd day of April 1916, in the said City of London, unlawfully and contrary to the Defence of the Realm (Consolidation) Regulations, 1914, did make statements in the form of a leaflet headed "Repeal the Act," likely to prejudice the recruiting and discipline of His Majesty's Military Forces.

YOU ARE THEREFORE SUMMONED to appear before the Court of Summary Jurisdiction S___ at the Mansion House Justice Room in the said City on the 17th day of May 1916 at the hour of 1 1.30 in the forenoon, to answer to the said information and to be dealt with according to law.

DATED this 10th day of May 1916.

John _____ Alderman and Justice

Citation

Twill(?), John (Alderman and Justice), “Letter May 10, 1916 from John Twill(?) to Brockway ,” Conscientious Objection & the Great War: 1914-1920, accessed January 21, 2019, https://cosandgreatwar.swarthmore.edu/items/show/1191.

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