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To Lord Eldon

1832: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Loyal Reformers' Gazette

Published: 25 February 1832

Place of publication: Glasgow, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
John Scott, Earl of Eldon (1751-1838)
Charles Wetherell (1770-1846)

A full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Classmark(s): Reel Number: 3089; Pressmark: SNMU 175/98
Pages(s): 196

This poem critiques Lord Eldon for his lack of support for reform. It states that he ought to vote for ‘Scott and lot’. Like several poems in The Loyal Reformers' Gazette from 1832, it is followed by an ‘Advertisement Extraordinary’ and ‘Inquest Extraordinary’ which are two rhyming lines that also poke fun at the Tories.