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SATIRE ON A SCOTTISH ELECTION RESULT

MacGILLIVRAY, Saunders & APPLECROSS, Tom (pseud?)

An Autograph letter written by Macgillivray & addressed to the Editor of the Satirist in London on the result of the Parliamentary Election for the County of Ross, and enclosing the text of a poem written and issued after the Election by the losing Tory candidate.

Published
Dingwall

Description
4to, holograph, written one side, folded for mailing, with address to verso, remains of wax seal, & Folio, written both sides in different hand, both pieces tipped onto album sheet.

£200.00

SKU: 13855

Product Description

The letter identifies the losing Tory candidate as a Mr. McKenzie. The poem headed ‘To the Electors of Ross’ is of 42 lines & signed ñTom Applecross. Fodderty 27 Jan 1835î. First line: ‘Dear Gents of the Franchise, I crave your attentions.’