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Liberty

1832: Representation of the People Acts
1867-8: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon [M. C.]

Publication: Radical Reformers' Gazette

Published: 12 January 1833

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 3015; Pressmark: SNMU 161/97
Pages(s): 141

A note is included with this poem: 'Glasgow, Jan. 1833', presumably where and when the poem was written.  The poem urges readers to continue to fight for liberty and 'for your native land'.  Although franchise reform is not directly referenced, this poem most likely reflects the widespread feeling amongst reformists that the Reform Bill of 1832 was merely a stepping stone, and that a new campaign for liberty was now needed.