Lefaucheux’s shop attacked during the failed insurrection led by Louis Auguste Blanqui, Armand Barbès, Martin Bernard, and the Société des Saisons as part of the struggle for French worker’s rights on May 12-13, 1839.
Published: Wednesday 15 May 1839
County: London, England
About a quarter to nine a party of insurgents attacked the shop of M. Lefaucheux, armourer, Rue de la Bourse, with the purpose of pillaging it, but were unable to effect their intention in consequence of the approach of a body of troops.
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