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date: 11 April 2021

Walker, Thomaslocked

  • Michael T. Davis


Walker, Thomas (1749–1817), cotton merchant and political reformer, was born on 3 April 1749 in Manchester, the eldest son of a local merchant who originally lived in Bristol. Although very little is known of Walker's childhood, it was during these formative years that he became acquainted with the writings of ...

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