An account of the Sussex election, held at Chichester, March 13, 1820, and eight following days, with the addresses &c. including the poll book (A poll taken at the city of Chichester for the county of Sussex).
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Page 184 - AND whereas inconveniencies may arise from the- time allowed by the laws now in being for proceeding to an election of a knight or knights to serve in Parliament for any county or shire in England or Wales : Be it enacted, that immediately after the receipt of the writ for making any such election, and indorsing on the back thereof the day of receiving the same, as by law required, it shall and may be lawful for the sheriff of such county or shire, and he is hereby required, within two days after...
Page 69 - ... a great man as a political agitator fifty years ago, but not much remembered now. He was noted for wearing white hats ; and a white hat then was indeed a rara avis in terris. A ballad appeared in the papers about the time of which we are speaking — 1819 — of which the last verse is — " March, my boys, in your Radical rags, Handle your sticks and flourish your flags. Till you lay both the throne and altar flat With a whisk of Harry the Ninth's White Hat.
Page 77 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 184 - ... shall proceed in such election at such special county court in the same manner as if the said election was to be held at a county court or at an adjourned county court, according to the laws now in being : Provided always, that the usual county court for all other purposes or any adjournment made thereof shall take place, be held and proceeded in by the sheriff or his deputy, and may from time to time be further adjourned and proceeded in, in such and the same manner and at the same times and...
Page 106 - Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out. 29 And there shall come from the east and the west and the north and the south ; and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Page 184 - ... to cause proclamation to be made at the place where the ensuing election ought by law to be holden, of a special county court to be there holden for the purpose of such election only, on any day, Sunday excepted, not later from the day of making such proclamation than the sixteenth day nor sooner than the tenth...
Page 91 - O you The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss A dateless bargain to engrossing death ! Come, bitter conduct, come...
Page 184 - ... be there holden, for the purpose of such election only, on any day (Sunday excepted) not later from the day of making such proclamation than the 16th day, nor sooner than the JOth day.
Page 69 - Reform like this we Radicals choose, Who have something to gain and nothing to lose ; Unlike Sir Frank, and the whiggish train, Who have something to lose, and nothing to gain.
Page 184 - Foreuoon and Two of the Clock in the Afternoon ; and that the said Sheriff on the same Day shall cause to be affixed on the Doors of the County Court House, Public Notice, signed by himself, of a Special County Court to be there holden for the Purpose of such Election...