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TITLE
Election Literature, 1874: "What The People Say"
EXTERNAL ID
Z_QZP40_2915_P064
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
9001
KEYWORDS
elections
politics
politicians
political parties
Election Literature, 1874: "What The People Say"

This list of cryptic statements was published during the General Election campaign of 1874 and appears, broadly, to support the candidature of Charles Fraser MacKintosh.

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 seatsseats

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Election Literature, 1874: "What The People Say"

1870s

elections; politics; politicians; political parties

Highland Libraries

Papers relating to the political career of Charles Fraser Mackintosh

This list of cryptic statements was published during the General Election campaign of 1874 and appears, broadly, to support the candidature of Charles Fraser MacKintosh.<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 seatsseats