COOPER, Thomas. 19536

£65

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to Tom Taylor, acknowledging receipt of the cheque for £50 from Mr. Blewitt, thanking Taylor “for your continued & repeated goodness to me”. 1 page 7 x 4 inches, fine. Annotated by Tom Taylor. Lincoln, 7 April 1880. Thomas Cooper (1805-1892), Chartist poet. He became leader of the Leicester Chartists in 1841, and was imprisoned in Stafford Jail for two years for sedition. He published two novels, Alderman Ralph (1853) and The Family Feud (1854) and an autobiography (1872).