A Sketch of the Boston Election, Anno 1830; Comprising the Speeches of the Candidates, and Copies of the Printed Addresses, Songs, and Other Pieces Issued During the Contest, by All the Parties

A Sketch of the Boston Election, Anno 1830; Comprising the Speeches of the Candidates, and Copies of the Printed Addresses, Songs, and Other Pieces Issued During the Contest, by All the Parties : Also a Complete and Correct Copy of the

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...who will nnceasingly labour to lighten your burthens, ---to promote reform both in church and state, --and to extend civil and religious liberty, not only. throughout the United Kingdom, but in all our Colonies. To assist us in this investigation, I must refer to the public journals, which at present we have the privilege of reading: --these 'will shew whether Mr. Neil Malcolm is a tit and proper person to be the representative of a free and independent body of Electors, LIKE YOURSELVES. ' In the first place, ' Mr-N. Malcolm admitted, on the debate for addressing his late most gracious Majesty on the opening of the present session of lparliament, that the distress of the country was not partial, but general-'so far good-but lo and behold! in almost the next division on a motion to repeal and modify the heavy taxation of the country, as a means of general relief, Mr. Neil Malcolm voted against the motion! For reducing the extravagant estimates in the army and navy, Mr. Neil Malcolm voted against such reduction!!! On Sir J. Graham's motion for the names of privy councillors, members of the House of Commons, who share upwards of 500,000. per annum amongst them;--in order to found a motion to abolish such corrupt and wasteful expenditure of money, wrung from you by the tax-gatherers, --Mr. N. Malcolm voted against the motion!! ' On the several motions for parliamentary refonn, Mr. N. Malcolm voted. that no such reform was necessary I!!, ' ' ' And lastly, as material for your consideration, your very worthy member, Mr. N. MALCOLM, OPPOSED THE REPEAL OF THE ALE DUTY!!! which, if each of you have only drunken one pint of ale per day, has taken out of your pockets nearly 208-per annum. ' Hear this, ye men of Boston I and tell me whethershow more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236751450
  • 9781236751454