This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 Excerpt: ...some respects, hut attended ultimately with entire satisfaction. In return for their compliment he hegged to drink all their healths. Mr. Alderman Porter's health heing drunk with great applause and three times three, ho returned thanks, and said that he was proud of the opportunity of adding his humhle testimony to the irreproachahle conduct of their distinguished guest, who had made himsclf-a friend in every one who had enjoyed the happiness of knowing him; and he did not hazard much in saying that, upon the next occasion, he would hecome our representative, and lie returned in a splendid manner. Song--" Ye gentlemen of England." " Wm. Browu, Esq."--(Three times three, with warm and marked applause.) After the applause had-ceased Mr. Brown spoke as follows:--. Gentlemen, I sincerely thank you for the honour you have (lone me in drinking my health. I consider it a mark of your approhation of that line of conduct which I havo deemed it my duty to pursue during the late election. I have heard a great deal ahout a junta, who wished to dictate to the town who their memher should he, hut the truth of the assertion is not horne out hy facts. There is one kind of dictation which has heen used disgracefully and demoralizing to it, and which I trust, on nil future elections they will have the spirit and the determination to resist. I mean the dictation of the purse, which was hrandished in the face of Mr. Denison's friends hefore the election commenced: this cannot he tolerated. Again, Gentlemen, I heg to thank you for the honour you have done me in drinking my health, and to assure you, should Mr. Denison again hecome a candidate for the representation of this horough, 1 shall he found amongst his zealous friends and supporters. Glee--" My...