Extension of Suffrage : A Plan for Extending the Right of Voting for Members of Parliament, Upon the Principle of Rental Assessment (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Extension of Suffrage: A Plan for Extending the Right of Voting for Members of Parliament, Upon the Principle of Rental Assessment As the spirit of improvement' is now energetically, and beneficially, pervading the public institutions of the country, particularly its parliamentary representation, the foundation of which is the right of voting for its members, it becomes a business of the first importance to invite attention to some plan, which, although it may not satisfy those who prefer universal suffrage, nor those who desire a limitation, which would exclude several important classes of society, may, when examined and adjusted, lead to unanimity in the principle of the great and salutary measure, and ensure its success. The main object 'with those who are sincere friends to social order, and good government, should be, to yield so much of the detail on either side as will not sacrifice the important principle, which is the first consideration. That principle is - an extension of the elective franchise. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 24 pages
- 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
- 24 Feb 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 2 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white