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WILLIAMS AND NORGATE,
14, HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT GARDEN, LONDON ;
APR 28 185.
for a copy lost.
G. NORMAN AND SON, PRINTERS, HART STREET,
NOTES ON THE ANTI-CORN LAW
IN revising my MS. of "Notes on the AntiCorn Law Struggle," I am struck with the fact that one-third or more of the book is the work of him who was throughout the whole of the Struggle the advocate in Parliament of the Repeal of the Corn Laws; and is now the only survivor of a group of contemporaries among whom "si mea fama in obscuro sit, nobilitate ac magnitudine eorum, meo qui nomini afficient, me consoler."
I will state shortly what led me to become one of the labourers in the work of repealing the Corn Laws. On the 17th of January, 1842, I received a note signed Adam Scott, stating that the writer had been requested to communicate with me on