Chester Election, 1826. the Complete Poll Book, Containing Also a Collection of Addresses, Papers, Squibs, &C. Issued by the Respective Candidates and Their Friends; With a Preface, and Notes, by the Ed. of the Chronicle [J. Hemingway.].

Chester Election, 1826. the Complete Poll Book, Containing Also a Collection of Addresses, Papers, Squibs, &C. Issued by the Respective Candidates and Their Friends; With a Preface, and Notes, by the Ed. of the Chronicle [J. Hemingway.].

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ... of course this may he termed the fifth. "Friends of the late Sir John Egerton!--With exultation I hehold the firm spirit you are showing in.defence, of.the Egerton cause. Never desert the principles of the late Sir John--that excellent man--that conseientious supporter, of the King and the constitution. Your, cause is that of Justiccand Honor. For (t never can he right, --it never can he just, --it never can he co1 ttitutional, that one man should Usurp the Representation of a whole hody of Freemen, An Englishman, at the hottom of his Soul, detests Slavery: and it is a species of Slavery to he tied and hound in the Chains of any Family, great or smalt. The spirit of our Religion is opposed to Slavery in every shape. Whether it he of the Whites or the Blacks, of the one or the many. It matters not whether the dominion he that of the Pope, or a British Peer, or the Autocrat of all the Russias. Still it is equally oppressive, and should equally he resisted hy.every free horn Britoo.--But, my Friends, the chief reason ot my addressing you is, to urge you, as a Cbristian Minister, to support your good cause temperately though firmly, --peaceably, though with an unquenchahle spirit. True Courage is not shown hy hullying and fighting, hut hy an unhending resistance to Tyranny, Brihery, and Corruption. You are Friends of Egerton and Independence; then keep your wits ahout you, --keep soher: for otherwise how can you act aud speak as you should, in defence of your l.Qyal principles. A drunken man is far worse than useless. (!) Believe me; a righteous cause was ever hest supported hy temperance in all things. Particularly, I heseech yoh, my good friends, and not you only, hut all, to keep soher and quiet, and in a peaceahle cbristian frame of mind during...show more

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  • English
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