Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1579
TitleLetter from Rev. R. J. W. Wright, Selston Vicarage, to George Edmund Milnes Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 19 Mar. 1874
Date19 March 1874
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionLetter concerning Trade Unionism. States that "Union Mania has spread its ignorant and stubbon influence" into the parish of Selston. The local colliers, under the leadership of a trade union delegate, have threatened to swamp the vestry. Discusses problems they have had in filling various parish offical roles, which has been referred to the Board of Guardians and Highway Board.

Letter labelled 'Private'.

Ga 2 E 1579/2: Envelope addressed to Hon. G. Monckton, M.P. for Notts, House of Commons, London. Postmarked Alfreton 20 Mar. 1874.
Termtrade unions
industrial unrest

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DS/UK/82633Wright; R.J.W. (-1887); Rev.; vicar of Selston, Nottinghamshire-1887
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