Thomas Cooper in Leicester - January, 1842, in the afternoon

from The Life of Thomas Cooper, Written by Himself, pages 170–171:

Our [Chartist] meetings were well attended, the number of our members increased greatly, and all went well until January, 1842, when the great hosiery houses announced that orders had ceased, and the greater number of the stocking and glove frames must stand still.  […]  Some of the working men began to ask me to let them have …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Cooper, The Life of Thomas Cooper, Written by Himself (London, 1873), p. 170–171. accessed: 13 July, 2024

location of experience: Leicester


Thomas Cooper
Author, itinerant preacher, journalist, lecturer […]

Listening to

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singing accompanying a slow procession performed by out-of-work stocking-makers

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1842, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 15 Aug 2022 11:37:46 +0100
Approved on Thu, 18 Aug 2022 12:04:15 +0100