Joseph Hume (1777-1855) Scottish doctor and Radical MP. One of the leading figures in British political life and an MP for over 25 years. A constant thorn in the side of any government, a wealthy entrepreneur yet a tireless worker for the well being of the labouring man.
The letter give a vivid picture of the man; determined, requiring quick action and passionately attached to the radical cause. A number of names mentioned in the text would merit further research and throw fresh light on Hume’s social circle. Read more about Joseph Hume MP (1777-1855) Radical Politician. Two important letters.
A Bibliography of the Works of All the Members of the Brontë Family…
Ian Hodgkins and The Oak Knoll Press, 2000
8vo. (24x15cm), 210 pages. Generally a very clean copy, with a slight creasing to the pages including the title page. The front endpaper wrinkled.
In the publisher’s hardback binding, very bright. A small white mark on the edge of the back board.