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A New Song

1832: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Dundee, Perth & Cupar Advertiser

Published: 24 May 1832

Place of publication: Dundee, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
Henry Brougham (1778-1868)
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764-1845)
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)

A full copy of this poem is available.

This poem has a set tune, and its title is:
A Man's a Man for A' That.

Archive/Library: Dundee Central Library
Pages(s): 3

Written in response to Duke of Wellington's failure to get up a ministry, the poem celebrates Earl Grey as a popular leader and looks forward to the coming Reform Bill.