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Epigram on Lord Eldon

1832: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Loyal Reformers' Gazette

Published: 7 April 1832

Place of publication: Glasgow, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
John Scott, Earl of Eldon (1751-1838)

A full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Classmark(s): Reel Number: 3089; Pressmark: SNMU 175/98
Pages(s): 293

A poem which satirises Eldon's greed - using national funds for himself.  The one stanza is written in common measure.  It is followed by an 'Inquest Extraordinary' - a rhyming couplet which again mocks Eldon's charitable credentials.