Title page from Letters on the Factory Act

Letters on the Factory Act

A collection of letters written by Senior on the Factory Act along with replies by Horner, Ashworth, and Thomson.

Key Quotes

Socialism & Interventionism

The “personel” of a large factory is a machine as complicated as its “materiel,” and is, I think, on the whole, the great triumph of Sir R. Arkwright’s genius. In such an establishment from 700 to 1400 persons, of all ages and both sexes, almost all working by the piece, and earning wages of every…