Notes on the Assassination of Spencer Perceval - Page 2

Notes on the Assassination of Spencer Perceval - Page 2
  • Title: Notes on the assassination of Spencer Perceval

  • Date : 11 May 1812

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/JO/8/276A

  • Description :

    This document is part of a collection of notes on the assassination of British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval. This is the announcement made by the Lord Chancellor to the House of Lords upon receiving news of the assassination of Perceval, which he refers to as 'a most melancholy and a most atrocious circumstance having taken place in the Lobby of the other House'.