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" I wish to call the attention of the Board to the pits about Brampton. The seams are so thin that several of them have only two feet headway to all the working. They are worked altogether by boys from eight to twelve years of age, on all-fours, with a... "
The Condition and Fate of England ... - Página 259
por Charles Edwards Lester - 1843
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The Mechanic and Chemist: A Magazine of the Arts and Sciences, Volumen4

1839
...kind of work which these poor children are employed in : — "I wish," says the Sub- Commissioner, " to call the attention of the Board to the pits about...Brampton. The seams are so thin that several have only a two-feet headway to all the workings. The pits are altogether worked by boys ; the elder one lies...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen70

1842
...Men could not do the work, and they compelled us.' 'I wish,' says the Sub-commissioner JM Fellowes, 'to call the attention of the Board to the pits about...Brampton. The seams are so thin that several have only a two-feet headway to all the workings ; they are worked altogether by boys from eight to twelve years...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volumen8

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1845
...throughout England, and will inflict but one or two on the reader. "I wish," says a Commissioner, l'to call the attention of the Board to the pits about Brampton. The seams are so thin that several of them have only two feet head-way, to all the working. They are worked altogether by boys from 8...
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The British Millennial Harbinger and Family Magazine, Volumen2

1849
...Mining Operations," published 'about the same time, I will give a few short extracts. 1st. Colleries. "I wish to call the attention of the Board to the pits about Brampton. The seams arc so thin that some of them have but two feet headway to all the working. They are worked altogether...
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THE PRO-SLAVERY ARGUMENT

1852
...destitution, and utter want of morals, characterize the lot of every class of them, Collieries.—" I wish to call the attention of the Board to the pits...about Brampton. The seams are so thin that several of them have only two feet headway to all the working. They are worked altogether by boys from eight...
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The Pro-slavery Argument: As Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers of ...

1853 - 490 páginas
...destitution, and utter want of morals, characterize the lot of every class of them. Collieries. — " I wish to call the attention of the Board to the pits...about Brampton. The seams are so thin that several of them have only two feet headway to all the working. They are worked altogether by boys from eight...
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The Glory and Shame of England, Volumen2

Charles Edwards Lester - 1866
...them utterly starve. But one would suppose that if even tender children were forced up to hard labor, they would not be condemned to the most prostrating...the Board to the pits about Brampton. The seams are BO thin that several have only two feet headway to all the works. The pits are altogether w< rked by...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1842
...could not do the work, and they compelled us.' ' I wish,' says the Sub-commissioner JM Fellowes, ' to call the attention of the Board to the pits about...Brampton. The seams are so thin that several have only a two-feet headway to all the workings ; they are worked altogether by boys from eight to twelve years...
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Cyclopædia of useful arts & manufactures, ed. by C. Tomlinson. 9 divs, Volumen2

Cyclopaedia - 1852
...587 Fig. 587. A In the Derbyshire coal-mines, the girdle and chain form what is called a dng-bett. In the pits about Brampton, the seams are so thin that several have only a twofeet headway to all the workings. The pits are worked entirely by boys ; the elder one lies on...
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