Socialist League formed

cover of manifesto of the socialist leagueOn 27 December 1884, the majority of Socialist Democratic Federation council members resigned, followed by the formation of the Socialist League on December 30th. On 1 January 1885, the Socialist League's journal, the Commonweal, was inaugurated under the editorship of William Morris. Image: Cover of the Manifesto of the Socialist League, 1885. Published prior to 1923, public domain. Digital image from the Tim Davenport collection, no copyright claimed.


Florence Boos, “The Socialist League, founded 30 December 1884″

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30 Dec 1884

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