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TitleYorkshire Election 1807
Ref NoCOLL MISC 0421
LevelCollection
Date1807
Extent1 volume
Admin Biographical HistoryThe parliamentary election for Yorkshire was held from May to June 1807. It was contested by the philanthropist William Wilberforce (1759-1833), Henry Lascelles 2nd Earl of Harewood (1767-1841) and Charles William Fitzwilliam, Viscount Milton and later 5th Earl Fitzwilliam (1786-1857). Wilberforce won the election, and was MP for Yorkshire until 1812. He had previously been MP for Yorkshire in 1784, 1790, 1796, 1802 and 1806.
DescriptionAn account of the parliamentary election for Yorkshire May to June 1807. Includes election addresses, speeches, rejected votes lists, subscriptions and an index. Appears to have been owned by Mr. Duncombe, chairman of the Committee for the General Purposes of Mr. Wilberforce's election.
Related MaterialThe LSE Archives holds a second copy of the index in the rare book collection at OW1807/25 and a printed poll book at OW1807/27
Access StatusOpen
Copyright TypeCopyright holder unknown
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