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HENLEY, Robert, 2nd Baron Henley (1789--1841)
Whitehall Place, Oct[obe]r 22 1832 / Sir / Having announced myself a candidate for the honor of representing the county of Middlesex in Parliament, I beg leave respectfully to solicit your vote at the ensuing election; ...
[London?]: [1832].
[4] p. ; 25.3 cm. (4º)

Folded half-sheet, conjugate leaf blank. Lithographically printed letter, signed at end 'Henley', i.e. the Hon. Robert Henley [formerly Robert Henley Eden], who canvassed Middlesex in the 1832 general election on a platform of church reform, taking a strong abolitionist stance on slavery but declining to state his position on the silk trade and the corn laws.

Copy Notes Previously folded as a letter marked pd and addressed in ink J. Soane Esqre / 13 Lin. Inn Fields; endorsed by Soane 1832 / Novr / Lord Henley / Candidate for / a seat in / Parliament.


Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6745


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