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['Tis to the Pen and Press we mortals owe]

1867-8: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Paisley Herald and Renfrewshire Advertiser

Published: 20 October 1866

Place of publication: Paisley, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

No full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Paisley Central Library

This motto decorated the lithographers press that formed part of the 'Grand Reform Demonstration' in Glasgow in October 1866. The full text is: ''Tis to the Pen and Press we mortals owe,/All we possess and almost all we know.'