4618

SUPPORT FOR RADICAL REFORMS IN RICHARD COBDEN’S CONSTITUENCY

Mss copy of the minutes of a meeting held in the West Riding Constituency of Richard Cobden in which it is resolved to support the efforts of the Financial Reformers, the extension of the electoral franchise, and the support of Richard Cobden both as their M.P. and his reforming objectives.

Published
Yorkshire,

Description
4to., 2 1/2 pages (approx 400 words), written in one hand (Secretary?), some pencil corrections, trifle dusty.

£75.00

SKU: 4618

Product Description

Richard Cobden (1804-1865) Statesman and Reformer who was present and spoke at this Meeting was M.P for the Constituency of West Riding of Yorkshire from 1847-1857. The venue of the meeting is not identified but some names may give a clue -‘Alderman Isaac Schofield, Richard Jolley, Thomas Dunn, Edward Smith’, to name but a few of those mentioned.