Mr Edmondson to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Halifax. Reports on meetings in Yorkshire, Bradford and Liverpool; the question of Hardy.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Vortex of the Election' - The Election in question took place early in 1874 and resulted in the return of the Conservatives, Disraeli forming a Govt in Feb 1874

Hardy ... we must not long delay the taking up of this question. (See correspondence between HJ Wilson and C Herford on the merits of Hardy as an Agent 26 Jan and 30 Jan 1873)

'We ought to have a deputation to him [Mr Fowler MP]

(See letter of Mrs Elizabeth Malleson (28 Jan 1873 in which she suggests this action for the NCL)

Biog: Mr Fowler MP; Mr J Hardy (Agent); Mr I Whitwell Wilson