Facsimile reprint of 1st ed., London: Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed, 1835.
|Series||British parliamentary papers, Industrial Revolution, textiles -- 7., IUP library of fundamental source books|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 320, iii, 92 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||320|
Report from Select committee on hand-loom weavers' petitions ; with the minutes of evidence, and index. By Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on Hand-loom Weavers' Petitions. and John M. P. Maxwell. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics. The poor condition of handloom weavers was notorious in the s, and was rapidly deteriorating. A parliamentary select committee produced reports on petitions from the weavers in and It was chaired by Sir John Maxwell, 7th Baronet, who with John Fielden called witnesses sympathetic to the weavers. The Scottish Hand Loom Weavers, A Social History. period Petitions political Poor population poverty production proportion radical rates reasonable reform relatively relief remained Report from South rural Scottish hand loom Scottish weavers sector Select Committee September silk social societies South of Scotland standards. Etc Vol 6 (British Parliamentary Papers) New Impression by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Industrial Revolution: Report from the Select Committee Appointed to Examine the Petitions Presented from the Hand-loom Weavers, etc v Report Format: Hardcover.
An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Reports from the Commission on hand loom weavers". The Scottish Hand Loom Weavers, A activities areas argued Assistant Commissioner's Report Association attempts August cent centres century certainly radical rates reasonable Record reform relatively relief remained Report from South respectively rural Scottish hand loom Scottish weavers sector Select Committee September. The handloom weavers tried to say that their jobs were safeguarded by statutes dating from Tudor times, but mill owners argued that these laws were archaic. Parliament appointed a Select Committee in and again in to investigate the issues and in the Govt. repealed all the old legislation. Owen's book about his New Lanark experiment. Report from the Select Committee on Hand-loom Weavers' Petitions suggested hand-loom weavers seek a different means of living. Cholera outbreak. The Central Board of Health and 1, local boards.
John Maxwell, British Parliamentary Papers: Report from Select Committee on Hand-loom Weavers’ Petitions, With the Minutes of Evidence and Index Also Analysis of the Evidence Taken Before the Select Committee on Hand-loom Weavers’ Petitions (– ) (Shannon, ), pp. 41–60, 72– Google Scholar. The “standard of living issue” in the Industrial Revolution was the result of the destruction of hand loom weaving and other hand trades. Figure 8 makes the point. It shows the history of the real wages of building labourers, farm labourers, and hand loom weavers in Lancashire. At the outset, around , their weekly earnings were similar. Report from Select Committee on Hand-loom Weavers' Petitions: with the minutes of evidence and index: ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 1 July ([London: S.n., ]), by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on Hand-loom Weavers' Petitions and John Maxwell (page images at HathiTrust). A Report from the Select Committee on Handloom Weavers' Petitions suggested hand-loom weavers seek a different means of living.