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A Most Excellent New Song

1832: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Dundee, Perth & Cupar Advertiser

Published: 2 August 1832

Place of publication: Dundee, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
David Charles Guthrie (1788-1859)
George Kinloch (1775-1833)

A full copy of this poem is available.

This poem has a set tune, and its title is:
Willie Was a Wanton Wag.

Mocks prospective MP for Dundee, Mr DC Guthrie, a London merchant, who stood against George Kinloch, accusing him of only supporting Reform Bill to chase votes.