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Demanding Freedom

1832: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Reformers' Gazette

Publisher: Muir, Gowans, & Co.

Published: 21 July 1832

Place of publication: Glasgow, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

No full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Classmark(s): Reel Number: 3089; Pressmark: SNMU 175/98
Pages(s): 50

This poem asserts that liberty has been achieved and that the people have overcome tyrants and traitors; a new 'reforming age' is heralded.  Those defeated also include: 'the pomp of courts', 'the courtly pension'd train' and 'the mitred villain'.