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FROM OCTOBER 4, TO DECEMBER 27, 1834,

INCLUSIVE,

CLONDON:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR,

ll, BOLT COURT, FLEET STREET.

1834,

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No, 1. Letter II. to Charles Marshall.-Letter nor.–To Lord Althorp.-Paper-Money.-

10 Mr. Smith, Letter to Mr. John Dean. Patriot Creevy:- Negro-Work.- Treat-

Address from the Members of the Meath ment of the Irish Poor.-Fiscal Effects of
Independent Club to Mr. Cobbert: Mr. thie Union.- Lord Durham.
Cobbett's Answer.To Correspondents.-
Mr. William Austin's Extraordinary Nar. No. 8. Turning out of the Whigs. To the
ralite.- Proceedings and Lectures of Mr.

King.–Change of Ministry.- To my Con-
Cobbett in Dublin.-General Cockburn's

stituents.—Letter JX. to Charles Mar-
Declaration on Repeal. - Speeches of

shall.-Legacy to Labourers.-- Fires in

Mess3. Attwood and Scholefield.

England. - To the King's Servants.-The

Ministerial Mess. Buxton's Blackey.--

8. 7. Letter III. to Charles Marshall.--To History of George IV.-Lord Durham.

the Earl of Radnor; a digression.-To
Lord Altborp.

To the Readers of the No. 9. Letter X. to Charles Marshall.-TO

Register.Kilkenny Address.—Answer. the People of Oldham.-Sir Robert Peel.

-Arrival of Mr. Cobbett at Waterford. -The Swamper.-Metropolitan Toddle.

Address of the Citizens of Waterford. -Great Public Meeting to Mr. Cobbett.

Adsweb.-Titbes! Tithes! Tithes! Let- -Lord Durham.

ter of Mr. O'Connell to Wm. Sharman No. 10. To Mr. Hume.—Manifesto against the

Crawford, Esq.-George IV.- Garden

Seeds.-Life of Jackson.

Whig Depravity.--Dissolution of Parlia-

ment.--The Swamper. -Sir Robert Peel.

No. 3. Letter ly. to Charles Marshall.--To -Manobester Address.—Liverpool Meet-

the President of tbe United States of Ame. ing.- Birmingham Meeting. - Letter of

rica.-Letter IV. to Lord Radnor.-Pub- Mr. Attwood. - Important Meeting in

hic Meeting in Gateshead.--History of 'Manchester.

George IV.

No. 11. To the People of Oldham.-To Mr.

No. 4. Letter V. to Charles Marshall., Burn.

Hume.-The Swamper.-Mr. O'Connell,

ing of t!e Parliament House.- Letter V. -Whig Effusions.– The Fires.-Common

to ihe Earl of Radnor. To the People Council Affairs.-.Mr. Hume's Speech at

of Salisbury.-Cork Proceedings.-Ad. Westmioster.--Death of Paper-Money.-

dresses and Answers.

-The Coffin.-Sir Robert Peel.-Letter

No. 5. Lelter VI. to Charles Marshall.-Burn-

of Mr. Hume to the Electors of Middle.
ing of the Parliament House.--Mr. Cob-

-Dinner at Oldham.
bru's Arriral in Limerick.-Addresses | No. 12. Dissolution of Parliament.--Malt-tax
and Answers.--Life of Jackson.

and Currency:-Bull-Frog Meeting.--To
No 6. Letter VII. to Charles Marshall.-To Sir Robert Peel.--Stanley and Graham.

Lord Aliborp.--Poor.Law Bill.-- To the Sir Francis Burdett.-Coventry Elect' n.
People of Salisbury.- Consistency of

-Sir Charles Wolseley's Address to the
Broagham.--Lord Durham.–To Thomas

Southern Division of Staffordshire. -Malt-
Doubleday, Esq., Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

tax Debate.- American Currenoy Ques-
-Garden and Field Seeds.- History of

tion.-Seeds.-Life of Jackson.

George IV.-Life of Jackson.- O'Connell

Private.- To the sensible and just People No 13. To Sir Robert Peel : Letter I.—Sir R.

of Esg and.–To Mr. Staunton, of tbe

Peel's Letter.—Mr. Harvey.-- Legacy to

Labourers.-Garden and Field Seeds..

Morning Register.—Letter of Mr. O'Con-

To the Editor of the Standard.-Malt-tax.

Della Lord Durbam.

Kentish Bull-Frogs.-Poor-Law Bill.

No. 7. To the Cobbettites.- Letter VIII. to Good News from America. Coventry

Charles Marshall. To the Earl of Rad. Election.--Mr. Williams's Speech, &c.

C.Shih

VOL. 86.- No. 1.]

LONDON, SATURDAY, October 4TH, 1834.

[Price Is. 2d.

and all these persons are, as they eat, standing up in the room, as thick as they can stand. Each, as soon as the mess is eaten, goes away; and, as there? is room made, others come in ; and there were about three hundred then waiting in the yard to take their turn.

There were about a hundred little girls in a school, and about as many

boys in another, neither had shoes or No. II.

stockings, and the boys had no shirts.

Their faces were pale, the whole hunTO CHARLES MARSHALL,

dred not having so much red as your LABOURER,

little round-faced chap that was set to

keep the birds away from the cabbage Of Normandy Tithing, Ash, Farnham, seed in Dodman's field. Yes, MARSHALL, Surrey.

that little chap, with his satchel full of Dublin, 27. Sept. 1834.

bread and cheese or bacon ; he was at MARSHALL,

the proper school! He and Tom DeadAfter I wrote to you, the other day, man and little BARRATT will make strong about the MENDICITY, I went again at and able men like their fathers ; will the dinner time. You know, I saw the live well, and be well clothed; and will breakfast! that is the ground oals and be respected like their fathers, and be butter-milk, or water, or skim-milk, happy in that state of life in which it (sometimes one and sometimes the has pleased God to place them; and other), boiling in great coppers for the will not, I hope, listen to any fanatical breakfust; and no:v I went to see the man, who would persuade them., that to dinner ; and the gentlemen, who have starve in rags, in this world, has a the management of the place, showed tendency to give them a crown of glory me all about it. There are about three in the next. thousand persons fed here ; and, if they In another place I saw a great crowd were not thus fed, they must either die, of women sitting and doing nothing, or thieve or rob; or more properly each with a baby in her arms. They take by force; for, in such a case, the were sitting in rows, waiting, I believe, words theft or robbery do not, according for their messes. Some of them were to the just laws of England, apply to the young and naturally handsome; but act, though they do apply, and, I hope, made ugly by starvation, rags, and dirt. aleidays will apply, in England. It was one mass of rags; and, not what

I saw this “ dinner." In one long you call rags ; not rags such as you see room, there were about 500 women, on the beggars or gipsies that go to each with some potatoes in a bowl, hopping at Farnham ; but far worse mashed, as you mash them, to mix with than any that you ever saw tied round a meal, for your hogs. These people go stake to frighten the birds from our te, one end of the room, and, one at a wheat and our peas ; far worse than time, get their mess. There are persons the Kentish people and South Hampto put the potatoes into the bowl ; shire people put up on a scare-crow to which they do by taking the potatoes keep the birds from their cherries. And oat of a tub, with a tin measure, holding this is the condition, Marshall, to which about a quart, and putting the thing the Scotch fcelosofer vagabonds wish to full in to the bowl, which is then carried persuade the Parliament to reduce the away by the person who is to eat it; wives and the daughters of the working [Printed by W. Cobbett, Johnson's-court.)

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