Document ReferenceNe C 4629
TitleLetter from W. Squires, Hyson Green, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 23 Feb. 1846
Date Of Creation23 February 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites on behalf of the 'Committee for the restriction of hours in the lace trade'; does not doubt Lincoln's eventual return to Parliament and the Cabinet; says that working conditions have resulted in the conviction of a number of lace workers for theft; refers to the cases of disease and premature death as well as the 'degrading and immoral system of night labour'; hopes for Lincoln's support in the remedy of these matters.
Termmanufacture, lace
employment, conditions
crimes, theft
parliamentary business, committees, restriction of hours in the lace trade
medical conditions, industrial injuries

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11227Squires; W. (fl 1846); of Hyson Green Nottinghamfl 1846
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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