British Factory Act passed, whereby no children under nine to work in factories, those between nine and 13 not to work more than nine-hour day and inspectors are to be appointed to ensure that regulations are carried out.
Editors. "Factory Act (1)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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