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1867-8: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Frank Hill

This poem appears in our anthology

Publication: Dundee Advertiser

Publisher: John Leng & Co.

Published: 29 October 1867

Place of publication: Dundee, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882)
John Shearer (president, Aberdeen Reform League)

No full copy of this poem is available.

Music-hall style performance in Aberdeen Mechanics' Hall as part of Reform League social meeting - the newspaper quotes a comic verse making references to reforming Aberdeen, as well as wider political situation.