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Northallerton Elections

BPP 1866 Vol XI - 710 pp
Reports from Committees in 11 Volumes (6)

p. 199 Northallerton Election pp. 199-292 Report of the Northallerton Election Committee - Monday 30th April 1866 The Committee met from Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th April 1866

The Committee had determined :-
That Charles Henry Mills, Esq., is not duly elected a Burgess to serve in the Present Parliament for the Borough of Northallerton.
That the last Election for the said Borough is a void Election

  1. That Charles Henry Mills, Esq., was by his Agent, guilty of bribery at the last Election for the Borough of Northallerton.
  2. That it was proved to the Committee that at the last Election for the Borough of Northallerton, Thomas Fowle, Agent of the said Charles Henry Mills, offered Thomas Lightfoot a valuable consideration to influence his vote.
  3. That it was also proved to the Committee that at the last Election for the Borough of Northallerton, Thomas Fowle, Agent for the said Charles Henry Mills, offered James Archer a valuable consideration to influence his vote.
  4. That it was not proved to the Committee that the aforesaid acts of bribery were committed with the knowledge and consent of the said Charles Henry Mills.
  5. That it was not proved to the Committee that treating or other corrupt practices prevailed extensively at the last Election for the Borough of Northallerton

Names of Persons involved :-


Transcribed by Alan Longbottom
©2003
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BPP 1866 Vol XI - 710 pp
Reports from Committees in 11 Volumes (6)


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