To the inhabitants of the ancient Borough of Portarlington...
Broadside dated "Portarlington, Nov. 1832" with the comment "T. [Thomas] Gladstone, Esq. will never sell you" and refernences to the candidate "Mr. Dawson Damer, the Puppet of the Peer, who would pull the wire for his own purposes, and make your Member a mere tool of that bigoted and bloated body, that has so trampled on you...Men of Portarlington, AWAKE! - prefer the man who prefers serving you to sordid gain". Thomas Gladstone (1804-1889) was the elder brother of William Gladstone and was successfully elected as an M.P. for Portarlington [from 1832 to 1835].
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[Portarlington : s.n.], 1832.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 sheet ; 56 x 44 cm.
Varying form of title: [Election broadside issued by Thomas Gladstone seeking support in the general election of 1832 for a seat as an M.P. for Portarlington].
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