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TITLE
A letter from Charles Fraser MacKintosh soliciting support at the General Election of 1874
EXTERNAL ID
Z_QZP40_2915_P075
DATE OF IMAGE
6 February 1874
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
9019
KEYWORDS
elections
politics
politicians
political parties
A letter from Charles Fraser MacKintosh soliciting support at the General Election of 1874

This is a letter from Charles Fraser MacKintosh soliciting support at the General Election of 1874. It includes a specimen of the voting paper.

The election result was - Fraser MacKintosh (independent Liberal) 1134 votes; MacKintosh of Raigmore (Liberal) 879 votes; MacKintosh of Holm (Conservative) 16 votes. 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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A letter from Charles Fraser MacKintosh soliciting support at the General Election of 1874

1870s

elections; politics; politicians; political parties

Highland Libraries

Papers relating to the political career of Charles Fraser Mackintosh

This is a letter from Charles Fraser MacKintosh soliciting support at the General Election of 1874. It includes a specimen of the voting paper.<br /> <br /> The election result was - Fraser MacKintosh (independent Liberal) 1134 votes; MacKintosh of Raigmore (Liberal) 879 votes; MacKintosh of Holm (Conservative) 16 votes. 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