Postpones meeting with CD because he must attend House of Commons for Factory Amendment Act.
My Dear Darwin
I learned yesterday that the Factory Amendment Act is to be brought into the House of
Commons by the Gov
Yours faithfully | Leonard Horner
2. Bedford Place
- f1 408.f1Ralph Colp has established the date of this note by relating it to a petition ‘for alteration of the Factory Act’ discussed on Monday, 9 April 1838, in the House of Commons (Hansard Parliamentary Debates, 3d ser. 42 (1838): 479; Colp 1980, p. 13 n. 27). Horner was one of the chief inspectors under the Act (DNB).
- f2 408.f2CD used the remaining three pages of this letter for one of his ‘Notes on marriage’ (see Correspondence vol. 2, Appendix IV).