Petition in favour of the ministerial plan of reform

Petition in favour of the ministerial plan of reform
  • Title: Petition in favour of the ministerial plan of reform

  • Date : c. 1832

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HC/LB/1/133

  • Description :

    Both Earl Grey and Joseph Cowen were actively involved in the reform movement, with Earl Grey supporting the passing of the Great Reform Act in 1832. This petition in favour of the ministerial plan of reform was created by the Friends of Reform, based in Newcastle and surrounding areas. This document is a printed copy of the text of the petition.

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