Westminster meeting

On 2 September 1819, 15,000–50,000 people assembled in Westminster and were addressed by Francis Burdett and Major Cartwright. The Examiner for that date confirmed 2 September as the correct date. This followed a smaller protest meeting at Smithfield the week before.


James Chandler, “On Peterloo, 16 August 1819″

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2 Sep 1819

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