To the independent electors of Tipperary : my lords and gentlemen /
William P. Barker.
|Main Creator:||Barker, William P|
In preparation for the 1841 general election, candidates William Barker and Cornwallis Maude publish two letters [in two separate columns on this sheet] to those eligible to vote in County Tipperary; the second, composed by Maude is a poem. First stanza of Maude's poem reads: 'Eboldened by assurances of strenuous support, which I got from the landlords to whom I paid my court; for the tenants votes are not their own, and if they shall presume to think so, they are rebel serfs, the slaves of haughty Rome, I therefore am a candidate, and trust I shall not vary from the course my ancestors pursued when sitting for Tipperary'. First line of Barker's text reads: 'Once again I have the honor to claim; your suffrages for th distinguished post of being your representative in the ensuing parliament.'
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[Tipperary : s.n., 1841].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 sheet ; 34 cm
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