Report[s] of the Commissioner Appointed under the Provisions of the Act 5 & 6 Vict c 99, to Inquire into The Operation of that Act and into The State of the Population in the Mining Districts, 1844 (The Lothians, Lanarkshire, Stirlingshire, Clackmannanshire, Fifeshire, South and North Staffordshire; 1845 (Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Dumfriesshire, West Riding of Yorshire); 1846 (Northumberland and Durham, Monmouthshire and Brecon, Pembrokeshire and Glamorganshire); 1847 (Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Northumberland and Durham, Yorkshire, South Staffs.) 1848 (Forest of Dean, Shropshire, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire); 1849 (Northumberland, Durham, Lanarkshire, Derbyshire). Six reports, bound as one. , 68, v, 50, 64, 18, 28 pages. Some stab stitch holes visible, underlining of a least two sentences, cloth gilt binding with splitting of lower part of upper joint and a little wear to head and tail of spine. Owned by Ebby Edwards, the first secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers in 1945 and subsequently presented to Sam Watson, General Secretary of Durham NUM in 1947.
Author Tremenheere, Seymour