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[We'll tak our hoes and hoe them down]

1884: Representation of the People Act

Author: Anon

Publication: Aberdeen Journal, and General Advertiser for the North of Scotland

Published: 22 August 1884

Place of publication: Aberdeen, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898)

No full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Aberdeen Central Library
Classmark(s): Microfilm
Pages(s): 6

This article outlines the Aberdeen Reform Demonstration of August 1884 and it includes several of the mottos that were carried by trades at the procession.  This motto was carried by the masons, and it reads: 'The masons will do all they can / For the franchise bill and the Grand Old Man'.