101pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper C4665. Two rival organisations, The London United Workmens Committee & the Social Democratic Federation held meeting the same day in Trafalgar Square with neither the Home Secretary or the Commissioner of Police anticipating the potential for violence. On leaving the meetings a crowd of over 5000 headed for a more fiery meeting in Hyde Park causing mahem along Pall Mall on their way there with looting along Oxford Street later in the day. Two days later Oxford Street traders hastilly barricaded there windows upon the rumour of a further mob approaching. This event never took place & Scotland Yard was blamed for issueing unnecessary warnings. A committe was set up to report on the incidents and the Commissioner of Police resigned to be replaced to a more military Commissioner, Sir Charles Warren. The riot is sometimes known as Black Monday. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: REPORT OF A COMMITTEE TO INQUIRE AND REPORT ...
Editorial: Houses of Parliament
Año de publicación: 1886
Descripción 1886, command number C. 4665. x and 101 pp. Report, Minutes of Evidence and Appendix. Rebound in blue cloth. Nº de ref. de la librería 18827