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Catalog Number 1971.40.63.2
Object Name Poem
Title Two Poems
Date December 1874
Year Range from 1874.0
Year Range to 1874.0
Description .1 Poem, Lines Written on the North Wellington Election
.2 Dedicated to Col. C.W. Higinbotham, 1874
.1 Copied Poem, "Lines Written on the North Wellington Election." Hand-written in brown ink on one side of rectangular white sheet of paper. At end of poem is written "For Drew".
Reverse side, in black ink , at centre top, is written: "Poetry / Harriston / Dedicated to Col. A. Higinbotham, M.P" Under this, written in pencil is "Copied". Along the lower right edge is written, "Poetry, N.W. Election." .2 - Poem, untitled. Dated "Arthur, December 1874". Large sheet of off-white paper that has been folded in half. In the centre, the poem is handwritten in black ink. The lower half of the right hand side has been cut away. At the end of the poem is written: "Arthur, Dec. 1874" The poem is a satire about the dismissal of a grit bailiff by the Tory regime. On the front, "Poetry, Dedicated to Col. C.W. Higinbotham, M.P., Arthur, Dec. 1874".
People Higinbotham, Nathaniel (Col.)
Subjects POETRY
LAW & JUSTICE
POLITICS - CONSERVATIVE
ELECTIONS
Dimensions 33.5 x 21 cm. - L x W