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The poll for knights of the shire, to represent the county of Kent: taken on Pennenden Heath, ... the 28, 29, and 30th days of June, 1790, by Leonard Bartholomew, Esq. Sheriff, and published under his particular direction and authority. Candidates: the Honourable Charles Marsham, Sir Edward Knatchbull, Bart. Filmer Honywood, Esq. ... With a complete index of all the names of freeholders. To which is prefixed a list of the parishes, and the laths and hundreds ... separated into fourteen divisions, ... with a general abstract of the poll, ...
Rochester printed and sold by Webster Gillman; sold also by the booksellers in the county of Kent, and by James Evans, London, 1791.
xviii*, xvi [i.e. xvii], [2], 18--288, [8] p. ; 22.8 cm. (8º)

Page xvii in the second sequence is misnumbered xvi with a blank verso; the 'Poll' starts on p. [17] and continues from p.18. Another issue (ESTC t222172) has p. xvii of the second sequence correctly numbered, and an initial unnumbered leaf beginning 'The contest which gave occasion to the following poll, was equally remarkable for the peculiar and embarrassing circumstances under which it was commenced'. With a final list of subscribers. ESTC t44008.

Copy Notes Untrimmed edges. Gillman's bookplate on the front pastedown, engraved by Archer Smith with the façade of the Phoenix Printing Office, Rochester and caption 'In the High Street, Rochester, A Circulating Library. Mourning Rings on the shortest Notice. Mr. Gillman continues to carry on the Business at his Shop at Chatham as usual.'.

Binding Publisher's original light blue paper boards, the upper cover printed with a rampant horse, the emblem of Kent, and the title 'Kentish Poll, 1790.'; the lower cover with a phoenix printer's device, and the imprint 'Rochester: printed by W. Gillman, at the Phoenix Printing-Office. 1791.'; white paper spine with a printed light blue paper label 'Poll for Kent. 1790'.

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