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The Bristol Job Nott; or Labouring Man?s Friend. No. 1 (Dec. 15, 1831) - no. 106 (Dec. 19, 1833). 105 issues. 4to.
Bristol: J. & W. Richardson. 1831-33 - 27 x 22cm. (10 x 8 inches.) Weekly. Price 1d. Titlepage, Index; lacking issue no. LXXVI; issues mostly v.g. & clean. Orig. grey printed stiff paper wraps, maroon cloth spine; front hinge cracking, board almost loose, spine rubbed & sl. worn. Sound. 1831-33. 6 locations only on Copac. No. I is a fourth edition, nos II-IV third editions, & nos V-IX second editions. ?Published in subservience to the law, to try the power of truth against falsehood, of loyalty against sedition, & of religion against infidelity? An unstamped Tory newspaper, the Job Nott was established to combat the radicalism, atheism and ?filthy discharge? of the working-class press. With numerous articles on the Bristol riots. Loosely inserted is a 2pp ALS from Mr Fripp of Cote House near Bristol to Sir R.R. Vyvyan. Fripp, a member of the Bristol Corporation, discusses the expenditure of the Corporation and the radicals? successful attempt to block the ?establishment of an efficient police? which followed the rejection of the Reform Bill and resulted in the deaths of hundreds as the crowds were dispersed by Thomas Brereton?s Dragoons. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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