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some reform must take place, but not to the extent proposed They are evidently much divided whilst the nation is unanimous, & tho' determined, yet, in the greatest order & quietude - The late burnings were in a part I was well acquainted with & they were  from starvation & this came from the avarice & ignorance of the land holders & land renters who whilst their produce rose refused to raise the wages of those labourers.  In those parts of England to the North East of London all have been great & contented the reason is the wages here never been below 12/ a week whilst to the North & West 6/ & 8/  have been the highest - ever in those 

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