The late Mr. Fawcett on women's suffrage and the franchise bill. October 13, 1884

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Title

The late Mr. Fawcett on women's suffrage and the franchise bill. October 13, 1884

Description

A speech given by Henry Fawcett at the last public meeting he attended where he and John Holms M.P., addressed their constituents in the Town Hall of Shoreditch. He urges the group to enfranchise "women householders."

Fawcett was a blind British academic and economist. He was elected a member of Parliament for Brighton in 1865 until 1874 when he was elected to represent Hackney. Fawcett was married to Millicent Garret Fawcett and a strong advocate for women's suffrage.

Date

1884-10-13

Subject

Fawcett, Henry, 1833-1884
Fawcett, Millicent Garrett, Dame, 1847-1929
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901
Women --Suffrage --Great Britain

Creator

Fawcett, Henry, 1833-1884

Publisher

Manchester : A. Ireland & Co, Printers

Format

4 p.

Language

English

Identifier

ALMS.1884.02

Coverage

Shoreditch, England

Original Format

Speeches (documents)

Physical Dimensions

20 x 13 cm.

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