Ref NoMS 753
TitleNewscuttings, leaflets and posters collected by William Lovett, Chartist and reformer
Date1836 - 1848
DescriptionThese papers concern the progress, organisation and personalities of the Chartist movement. Please use the photocopies and microfilms instead of the original material: see related material for details.

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FormatCubic metres
AccessConditionsPlease use the photocopies (LF 76.13) instead of the original material.
AdminHistoryWilliam Lovett (1800 - 1877) was born in Newlyn, Cornwall, he became a founder member of the London Working Men's Association (1836). He was arrested at Birmingham in June 1839 at a protest by Chartists against police action in breaking up popular meetings and was imprisoned for 12 months at Warwick Assizes. He took part in Joseph Sturge's Suffrage Conferences in Birmingham in 1842 and was an untiring political activist and writer.
ArrangementThis is a collection level description. A paper catalogue is available in our research room, and as a PDF on this catalogue entry.
Related MaterialServe 4 volumes of photocopies as microfilm poor quality: LF 76.13.
Microfilms available in LS. 43755-6 and Misc. MF 156.
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