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Published by Pickering & Chatto in London .
Written in English


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London Corresponding Society (act. –), radical society, was founded in January by Thomas Hardy and owed its origins to his rereading, in late , of the political writings first published by the Society for Constitutional Information during the American War of Independence as well as to the enthusiasm generated by the French Revolution and the publication of Thomas Paine's.   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio founder of, and secretary to, the London corresponding society by Hardy, Thomas, Publication date Topics London Corresponding Society Publisher London, J. Ridgway Collection library_of Pages: Similar Items. The London Corresponding Society's addresses and regulations Published: () ; The London Corresponding Society's addresses and regulations Published: () ; An address to the public from the Society for Constitutional Information Published: () ; Reform in Parliament proceedings of the electors of the city and liberties of Westminster: including correct reports of the. The creation of the London Corresponding Society (LCS) in January , open to ‘members unlimited’ and with its goal of universal male suffrage and annual parliaments, set in train the first wave of political repression. The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, Vol. V: – (Cambridge University Press.

The London Corresponding Society, with modesty, but firmness, claim the attention of their Country to the following RESOLUTIONS Resolved I. That every Individual has a RIGHT to share in the Government of that Society of which he is a Member – unless incapacitated. A petition was started and by May , 6, members of the public had signed saying they supported the resolutions of the London Corresponding Society. By the summer of the London Corresponding Society had made contact with parliamentary reform groups in Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Stockport and Tewksbury. The London Corresponding Society attracted many ex-Wilkesites and craftsmen, and the Societies became a feature of the unrepresented industrial towns Other societies existed in Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh for example. The Corresponding Societies printed pamphlets, held meetings and corresponded with France, sending delegates to advise the. The Treason Trials, arranged by the administration of William Pitt, were intended to cripple the British radical movement of the thirty radicals were arrested; three were tried for high treason: Thomas Hardy, John Horne Tooke and John a repudiation of the government's policies, they were acquitted by three separate juries in November to public rejoicing.

The handbill shown here details a peaceful meeting held by the London Corresponding Society in November to protest against the war with France and high food prices. The British government nevertheless remained deeply worried about radical societies, and implemented an increasing array of repressive measures designed to curb their activities. London Corresponding Society, – London Corresponding Society, – Mee, Jon Gotcha! by Miles Ogborn LINDA COLLEY Captives: Britain, Empire and the World, ­, Jonathan Cape, London: ; xx + pp., hbk £; ISBN The flight from Tangiers in , the loss of the American colonies after , defeat by the armies of Tipu Sultan at Pollilur in   The London Corresponding Society was founded early in by a group of tradesmen who met in a pub off the Strand. The Society was to educate its members – expected to be artisans, mechanics, shopkeepers – about politics and history, and would function as a pressure group to persuade the Government to adopt the ‘Duke of Richmond’s plan’, the twin reforms of universal .   The speech of John Thelwall, at the second meeting of the London Corresponding Society, and other friends of reform, Novem To which is the calumnies against the former meeting, [Thelwall, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The speech of John Thelwall, at the second meeting of the London Corresponding Society, and other friends of reform.