Frederick Clark to Henry Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Newcastle-upon-Tyne

In answer to the circular. Votes for Backhouse and Wilson to represent the League in London. Has written to him about Hartlepool election.

Administrative / Biographical History

'to represent the League in London on the 29th'

The special meeting was called to consider various policies which affected all Repeal Societies

'Mr C proposes we send our views in a letter'

This may be Mr Edward Crossley of Halifax 'a prominent workers of the Northern Counties League'

'respecting Hartlepool'

This was about the pending election there (For previous letters about the Hartlepools see: 8 May 1875 E Backhouse to HJ Wilson; 11 May 1875 F Clark to HJ Wilson; 12 Nay 1875 E Backhouse to HJ Wilson; 20 Jul 1875 F Clark to HJ Wilson)

'Mr Swan probably will be able to go' [to Hartlepool for coming election]. One of the Agents employed by NC League

Biog: Mr Frederick Clark; Mr Edward Crossley; Mr WT Swan (Agent); Edward Backhouse