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Gutter-Blood Rhymes!

1832: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Loyal Reformers' Gazette

Published: 13 August 1831

Place of publication: Glasgow, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

A full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Classmark(s): Reel Number: 3088; Pressmark: SNMU 175/98
Pages(s): 237

This poem, written in Scots, focuses on the Gorbals.  The poem targets those on higher offices (sexton, Baillie, lawyer) who are afraid of the spreading enthusiasm for parliamentary reform.