1844 Observations of Lowell by Robert H. Collyer
 
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LIGHTS AND SHAWDOWS OF AMERICAN LIFE
BY REV. ROBERT HANHAM COLLYER, 1828-1912
PUBLISHED 1843

LOWELL

Note:
Editorial, The Lowell Offering, January 1844, “in Lights and Shadows in American Life, Dr. Robert Collyer—has the extreme kindness to correct the statements of [Charles] Dickens with regard to The Lowell Offering; and to inform his readers that ‘it is conducted by lawyers.’  Oh Harriot! we aint–are we?”

CHAPTER III: EXCERPT

Lowell—A visit among the Factories—Resources of the town—The girls, and their influence—Strikes—Morality and education—Female meetings—The Lowell Offering not edited by operatives.

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