Correspondence, leaflets, circulars, notes and press cuttings relating to the activities of the Northern Counties League (NCL) Committee, and the work of its paid organisers in the localities and its interventions in by-elections.
Includes: miscellaneous set of printed leaflets, handbills, petition forms, etc., covering same period, separate, unnumbered and threaded on to a piece of red tape. Several items duplicate those in the main numbered series.
Numbered items include:
* First and Second Annual Reports of NCL, years ending 31 Aug 1873 and 31 Aug 1874 respectively.
* Annual Meeting of NCL for Repeal of Contagious Diseases Acts, Held at Darlington, 23 Oct 1873 (reprint extended from `The Northern Echo', 24 Oct 1873; undated.).
* Henry J. Wilson, A Radical's Opinion (12 Mar 1874) (Leaflet in form of open letter to JD Lewis, Liberal candidate in Oxford by-election, 1874, and supporter of Contagious Diseases Acts, urging Oxford Radicals to abstain)