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From our own correspondent – what Wiltshire people were reading in the news … 200 years ago.

From our own correspondent – what Wiltshire people were reading in the news … 200 years ago.

With foreign affairs much in the news lately, find out what Wiltshire people were reading about 200 years ago when semaphore was the nearest thing to Twitter and mail travelled by boat and stage coach, and took a bit longer to end up in the junk folder. Terry Bracher, Archives and Local Studies Manager at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham takes a look at some of the stories.

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