County of York Poll Book for 1807, candidates including William Wilberforce.


County of York. The Poll, for the Knights of the Shire, begun on Wednesday, May 20th,and finally closed on Friday, June 5th, 1807: taken at the Castle of York, before Richard Fountayne Wilson, Esquire, High Sheriff of the said County. Candidates: William Wilberforce, Esquire, The right Honourable Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam. (commonly called Viscount Milton), and The Honourable Henry Lascelles. Printed by T. Wilson and R. Spence, High Ousegate [York], for J.Mawman [London]. York 1807 1st edition 8vo.

xxiii.483pp. Contemporary half brown calf gilt with marbled boards, carefully rep-cased with original spine laid down, the top compartment repaired, red title label gilt, a personal crest of a Yorkshire county family in the bottom compartment, internally sound and generally clean with just a little sporadic foxing to some of the early pages.    apr27/1

The voters listed include those in Agbrig, Ainsty, Barkston Ash, Claro, Pickering, Morley, Rydale, Skirack.

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