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Author Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839.
Title To the public : Baltimore, May 10, 1830 : the undersigned, having received from a number of ladies of respectability and intelligence ... the following interesting statement, deem it right to present it to their fellow citizens : "the subscribers having carefully considered the case of females employed as seamstresses ... are convinced that the wages they receive for their labour are entirely inadequate for their support ...".
Publication Info. [Baltimore : s.n., 1830]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Pamphlets  Z-PAM v.231 no.4    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 sheet (2 p.) ; 23 x 15 cm.
Note Signed on p. 2: William Patterson [and thirty-four others].
Followed by a "statement submitted for public consideration" on the subject of wages for female laborers.
Two states noted. In one the "statement submitted for public consideration" is unsigned. In the other, this statement is signed "M.C." [i.e., Mathew Carey].
Indexed In: Checklist Amer. imprints, 780
Cooper, 780
Subject Women -- Employment -- United States.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Wages -- Women -- United States.
Added Author Patterson, William.
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839.