Henry Isaac becomes chairman of the Micklegate Liberal Association and a city councillor in York, a position he holds from 1867-70.
In 1868, he starts a weekly newspaper, The Yorkshire Express. It is intended to further the cause of radical Liberalism and is printed at the Tanners Moat factory.
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@ChocolateLoveTO@jrf_uk@jrct_uk@JRRT1904 Thank you. We recognise this too. It has always been clear that the company operated during the period of colonialism, but this can also feel like new info. Catherine Hall's descriptions of 'knowing and not knowing' & 'turning a blind eye' feel helpful in capturing this duality.