Wedgwood's "perfect neutrality" - 1831 election notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

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Description:In July 1831, rumours were rife that Josiah Wedgwood II was to stand for election in a joint campaign with one of two candidates, Heathcote or Davenport.


Wedgwood felt that it was necessary to underline his "most perfect neutrality" in an address to the people of Hanley and Shelton.

Here, William Ridgway, the Chairman of Wedgwood's committee, issues a notice to make this declaration official.

About this document

This document was printed by Allbutt's printers at their Mercury Office in Hanley.

It is now among the collections at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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