1a. Who gave the evidence to the factory inspector?
1b. Work out how many hours (not including breaks), the boys
are reported to have worked without stopping.
1c. Which parts of the new Factory Act have been broken?
1d. What does the tone of the letter tell us about what the
factory inspectors thought about the firm Taylor, Ibbotson & Co?
1e. Having studied this source, would you be right to
conclude that the 1833 Factory Act did nothing to solve the problems of child
workers? Explain you answer.