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Franchise Agitation 1884

1884: Representation of the People Act

Author: Anon [W. V. J.]

Publication: Evening Times

Published: 18 September 1884

Place of publication: Glasgow, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

A full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Pages(s): 3

Looking to the inexorable march of progress, the author reflects on the natural forces which nothing can stop. Freedom, it is implied, has the same force as the movement of the planets or the oceans, and will lead to 'The full enfranchisement of man'.