To the right honorable and honorable the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled :
the petition of John Kent Johnston of the city of Dublin, advertising and newspaper agent.
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John Kent Johnston [of Johnston's Newspaper and Advertising Office based at Eden Quay] on why General Post Office workers have an advantage over private traders in the circulation of newspapers. He believes that their practices directly interfere with the private newspaper trade and he questions "the collision of private interest and public duty". "...That in the course of your petitioner's business he has been much impeded and injured, as he will subsequently show, by the conduct of officers in the general post office, commonly called "Clerks of Roads", who, by privileges alleged to be officially annexed to their situations, traffic newspapers as news agents and consequently as private traders ...".Petition dated 18 February, 1832.
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Dublin : [s.n.], 1832.
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Physical description: 1 sheet : 35 x 22 cm.
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