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Election Literature, 1874: Poster advertising meetings of Charles Fraser MacKintosh's committee

A poster advertising daily meetings of the election committee of Eneas MacKintosh of Raigmore in the Caledonian Hotel, Inverness, during the General Election campaign of 1874 in the Inverness Burghs constituency.

The result of the election for the Inverness Burghs seat (comprising Inverness, Nairn, Forres, and Fortrose) was:
Fraser MacKintosh (independent Liberal) 1134
MacKintosh of Raigmore (Liberal) 879
MacKintosh of Holme (Conservative) 16.

In the election as a whole the Liberals, led by William Gladstone, won a majority of the votes cast, but Benjamin Disraeli's Conservatives secured a majority of seats in the House of Commons, largely because they won a number of uncontested seats

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Election Literature, 1874: Poster advertising meetings of Charles Fraser MacKintosh's committee

1870s

elections; politics; politicians; political parties

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Papers relating to the political career of Charles Fraser Mackintosh

A poster advertising daily meetings of the election committee of Eneas MacKintosh of Raigmore in the Caledonian Hotel, Inverness, during the General Election campaign of 1874 in the Inverness Burghs constituency.<br /> <br /> The result of the election for the Inverness Burghs seat (comprising Inverness, Nairn, Forres, and Fortrose) was:<br /> Fraser MacKintosh (independent Liberal) 1134<br /> MacKintosh of Raigmore (Liberal) 879<br /> MacKintosh of Holme (Conservative) 16.<br /> <br /> In the election as a whole the Liberals, led by William Gladstone, won a majority of the votes cast, but Benjamin Disraeli's Conservatives secured a majority of seats in the House of Commons, largely because they won a number of uncontested seats