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TITLE
Election Literature, 1874: A poster in support of Charles Fraser MacKintosh
EXTERNAL ID
Z_QZP40_2915_P071
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
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9013
KEYWORDS
elections
politics
politicians
political parties
Election Literature, 1874: A poster in support of Charles Fraser MacKintosh

This leaflet or notice was published by the campaign team of Charles Fraser MacKintosh, an independent Liberal candidate for the Inverness Burghs constituency at the General Election of 1874. A common theme throughout the campaign was the assertion by supporters of Eneas MacKintopsh of Raigmore, the Liberal Party candidate, that Fraser MacKintosh was really a Tory. This literature refutes that charge and makes a similar claim about Raigmore.

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: A poster in support of Charles Fraser MacKintosh

1870s

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Papers relating to the political career of Charles Fraser Mackintosh

This leaflet or notice was published by the campaign team of Charles Fraser MacKintosh, an independent Liberal candidate for the Inverness Burghs constituency at the General Election of 1874. A common theme throughout the campaign was the assertion by supporters of Eneas MacKintopsh of Raigmore, the Liberal Party candidate, that Fraser MacKintosh was really a Tory. This literature refutes that charge and makes a similar claim about Raigmore.<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