1812 election notice - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

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Date:23rd of May 1812

Description:In the 1812 election contest between John Wrottesley and Edward John Walhouse, one of the key issues was manufacturing.

"The Interests of my native County"

In this notice, Staffordshire gentleman and aspiring MP John Wrottesley assures voters that industry is his "peculiar Study" deserving of his "strictest Attention."

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