Testimony Gathered by Ashley s Mines Commission

[ Parliamentary Papers , 1842, vols. XV-XVII, Appendix I, pp. 252, 258, 439, 461, Appendix II, pp. 107, 122, 205. The 2nd of the three excellent reports embodies the results of the investigation into the conditions of labor te the mines made by Lord Ashley’s Mines Commission of 1842. The Mines Act of 1842 that resulted prohibited the employment ter…