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KINGSLEY, Charles (1819-1875). Author.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 4 pages 8vo on black-edged paper (some stains and traces of mounting), Eversley Rectory, 27 July 1861. Regretfully declining an invitation, and reminiscing about his northern friends.
'... I hold still, & always shall hold, that cooperation employed in the way in w[hich] you & the Rochdale men are employing it, & with that practical good sense, honesty & fellow feeling of honour w[hich] makes me proud to call the northern artizans my countrymen, is the true method for delivering the working classes from the worst of the evils ... w[hich] still beset them. I have most pleasant recollections, too of a night spent with working men at Blackburn years since, in company with Mr Lloyd jones ...'

[No: 21566]


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