Posts Tagged ‘1873’

December 13

Under the heading of “A Year’s Work,” the Troy, New York Daily Press published on December 13, 1873 the following item: “Fred W. Schneider, a compositor employed on this paper, in the year ending today set and distributed, in 312 days, 10 hours per day, 3,234,203 ems, an average of 10,366 ems per day; highest [...]

August 13

William Morris, in a letter written on this day in 1884, mentions a Socialist meeting during which he held the chair. Quite possibly this was the meeting at which he met Emery Walker, as his daughter May Morris later wrote that the two men had met first at a Socialist meeting during 1884. The first [...]