Address of Sir John Key

Address of Sir John Key

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[002597] Key, John. The Address of Sir John Key, Bart., Lord Mayor of London – To the Independent Electors. London: Mills, Jowett and Mills, 1832. First Edition. Elephant Folio. Unbound. Broadside. Good. Single sided broadside, approximately 400mm x 500mm in size.

Lightly browned generally, browned to edges with small amounts of loss, Japanese paper repair to horizontal tear across the whole central fold, a few smaller tears repaired to edges.

The printers are in the BBTI as Mills, Jowitt and Mills.

Sir John Key was a stationer, elected as Lord Mayor in 1830, this address relates to his standing at the 1832 General Election, where he was elected as the member for the City of London, though he retired in August the following year. He was relatively liberal, supporting the Reform Bill, abolition of the Corn Laws, equality in law for Ireland and the abolition of the slave trade

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