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 -  Lord Shaftesbury has
kindly handed me the first proof of the report for 1853, from which I
will send you - Page 100
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Lord Shaftesbury Has Kindly Handed Me The First Proof Of The Report For 1853, From Which I Will Send You A Few Extracts.

After the publication of the letter from the ladies of England to the ladies of America, much was said in the Times and other newspapers with regard to the condition of the dressmakers.

These things are what are alluded to in the commencement of the report. They say, -

"In presenting their annual report, the committees would in the first place refer to the public notice that has lately been directed to the mode in which the dressmaking and millinery business is conducted: this they feel to be due both to the association and to those employers who have cooperated in the good work of improvement. It has been stated in former reports, that since the first establishment of this society, in the year 1843, and essentially through its influence, great ameliorations have been secured; that the inordinate hours of work formerly prevalent had, speaking generally, been greatly reduced; that Sunday labor had been abolished; that the young people were rarely kept up all night; and that, as a consequence of these improvements, there had been a marked decrease of serious sickness.

"At the present moment, in consequence of the statements that have appeared in the public journals, and in order to guard against misconceptions, the committees are anxious to announce that they perceive no reason for withdrawing any of their preceding statements - the latest, equally with former investigations, indicating the great improvement effected in recent years.

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