On April 29, 1820, radical reformer James Stott fled England for the United States. A mining engineer, James had become concerned about the conditions of the English workers. When he participated in the infamous Manchester meeting in St. Peteras Field, at which many reform advocates were killed and others arrested, James decided it would be prudent for him to leave the country temporarily. Out of concern for the safety of his pregnant wife and six children, James told no one of his departure until he was aboard the Lady ...

In Pursuit of Liberty 2004, America Star Books, Fredrick MD

ISBN-13: 9781413724684

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