A complete run of this working class political newspaper bound in a single volume, 1-49. Boards detached. The Gorgon was started by John Wade, a woolcomber, and Francis Place. It was printed and published by Richard Carlile. The paper supported trade union rights and struggles. Place used it as a medium for publicising his views on the need for the repeal of the Combination laws. Advocated short parliaments and universal suffrage.