Book Description

The Chronicles of the Palatinate of Durham. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: J.W. Chater, [1874. Broadsheet, 375 x 250 mm., slight wear. [2 copies] A satire on Sir Isaac Lothian Bell, the Liberal candidate, and his supporters in the North Durham election of 1874. He lost his seat in the same year on the grounds that his agents were guilty of intimidation; he failed to regain it at the subsequent by-election.

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