15934

SATIRE ON PEEL’S ELECTION DEFEAT AT OXFORD.

INGLIS, Sir Robert

Oxford. Letter from Sir. R Inglis, Bart. present M.P. to the Right Honble Sir R.Peel, Bart late M.P. for the University of Oxford.

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(Oxford?)

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Broadside, folio, fine hand coloured lithograph illustration, with Letter Press poem beneath, printed one side as issued.

£150.00

SKU: 15934

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A Satire with a poem beneath, supposedly written by Sir Robert Inglis (1786-1855) and addressed to Sir Robert Peel after Inglis had defeated him at the Election for Oxford University in 1829. Peel had resigned his seat and then stood for re-election so that his constituents could express their opinion on his changing his opinions on the Roman Catholic Question. He was defeated by Inglis. The poem is dated ñOxford June 17thî. First line ñMy dear Sir Robert, Ive pleasure to write youî.