Notice of the formation of the Co-operative League

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Scope and Content

Printed copy of a notice of the formation of the Co-operative League. The notice recounts the purposes for the formation of the League. Also, associations are asked to pay subscriptions if they require to be kept informed of the transactions of the League.

Enclosed is a further incomplete copy of the notice.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Co-operative League formed in 1852 and was intended as a forum for co-operative ideas, and held regular public meetings, at one of which Owen himself gave an address. A publication, Transactions of the Co-operative League was produced in three parts in 1852.


Stamped number: 175, 1437


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