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from hour to hour, from every
morning till night; besides all the Again this week the Register confusion, interruption, and noise, has been behindháud; and for impossible to be avoided at an the same reason that it was so election, that his readers cannot last week. It was Mr. Cobbett's well expect to hear directly from, intention to say something to his him again until he get home, readers, in this Register, about which it is expected he will at the famous struggle that has just about the same time that this will terminated at Preston, and some leave the press! · The following thing from him for the press was extracts from the Morning Herald, expected by the publisher up to in continuation of those inserted a late boar. Mr. Cobbett, how- in the Register of last week, Coop
A ever, has been so circumstanced, contain all the most interestever' to the last day of his being ing particulars of the latter part at Preston; he has had so many of the election, it
people to see, to talk to, and to On Tuesday evening, at about
1 su.tw sbake hands with ; so many things eight o'clock, Mr. Cobbett ada
SA111n11.; i I
dreased the people from the win-House meets. I will conduct the
business entirely at my own expense, dow of his hotel: The following
and have no doubt that I shall be is the report of his speech, as successful. In the mean time, Gengiven by the Herald.
tlemen, I beg to return you my
warmest thanks for the kindness you Gentlemen, - I am extremely
have shewn me hitherto. The rehappy to see you all— I am so happy membrance of it shall never be efthat I believe any one would wish to
faced from my memory; and I trust, be an unsuccessful candidate, to en
and believe, when we meet again, joy the same state of happiness that
that I shall experience the same I do at this moment. Indeed I
kindness, and the same attachment have not been so happy since the day of my marriage.-(Laughter.) This
on your part, to the honourable
cause in which we are embarked. I
shall pray for your prosperity and the
wites and chilfeclings are very different from mine.
dren; and believe me, that your inBut whatever they may think of the
terests shall continue, as heretofore, business, I can assure them that I will not let it rest somthey shall
to uceury my thoughts: I bid you,
mostaffectionately, farewell.-(Loud both be ousted as sure as I stand be
cheers.) fore you, depend upon that. A new election will take place in the month
Mr. Cobbett then got into his of March, I shall be again at my post, but I am quite sure Mr. Stan- carriage, accompanied by Mr. ley will never venture to show his Clarke (of Norfolk) and two of face among you again. As soon as
A band of music, with I reach London, I will write out an account of this unjust and sham bearers of flags, volunteered their election. I will state all the parti- services, and preceded the car. culars in such a manner that any one may understand them, and may
riage of Mr. Cobbett, who was see at once the injustice which has accompanied by a procession of been done, not only to me, but to not less than fifteen thousand peryou. I will have it printed in the form of a little book, and send co- sons. The people continued for pies to Preston. A copy will be de a considerable distance out of the livered at each house, and you shall have nothing to pay for it
town, many hundreds of them, I intend to present a petition to the particularly the women, crowding House of Commons as soon as that round the carriage of Mr. Cob
hett, and contending with each | PROCEEDINGS AT other for a parting shake of his
PRESTON 1 hand. As the procession went
] through Stanley-street, the poor (From the Morning Herald, June 231 fellows called from the windows,
Preston, 20th June. “ We would have voted for you a Mr. Cobbett has just made his plumper, if we had dared!"
appearance on the huslings, amidst These, like a great part of those the loudest' cheerings from the who have voted for Stanley, had people in front.
} been forced to vote for him. The
During the interval of suspense, masters compelled them to keep whilst the clerks were counting their promises to Stanley; and the votes, Mr. Cobbett looked now those same masters are ready narrowly' at every person who to bang themselves. Stanley, stood in his booth, and such as he though be had thus got all their did not immediately know, he devotes, dared not to join the mas.
sired instantly to quit—"Be off, ters in return, when they wanted him to assist Barrie ; and they you fellow." Then turning to the have thus put in their old rival,
crowd" We'll sweat them yet and have allowed him (as far as
--they'll see such an election of
1 he had any of the power) to put in another to their total exclusion, Mr. COBBETT addressed the The following is the state of the Electors—Gentlemen, I have all Poll, at its closing, on Monday at along protested against these forthree o'clock.
tifications, which I see here, espeNumber of voters polled 4;103.
cially against these four ditches) Split votes for
The French call them fosses, that Cobbett. Wood. Stanley. Barrie.
is to say, places where persons 514
1,873 3,005 1,586
møy hide themselves out of the 451 109
96 : 121 way of shot-(Great laughing.) 995 1,082 3,041 1657 Against these contrivances of Mr
Nicholas Grimshaw (the Mayor), | I loathe him, as I loathe every have I all along, and do again thing that is nasty-(Cries of protest. But one of these ditches shame, and turn him out-turn I have under my ovn command. the old bone.grubber out.) At the I shall not use it for the benefit of Captajn I kņit my brows and bite any one of the candidates. My my lips-at the hero of the Book feelings towards them all are of Wonders I turn up my nose. pretty much upon an equality.- at the foolish, haughty, insolent (Much laughing.). The Captain " individual " I stop my nose. I hate and detest.(Laughter and (Tremendous uproar, cries of cheers, mingled with hissings.) disgusting," off, Cobbett.) In
Captain Barrie (very good this happy state of impartiality, humouredly( " Thank you, Sir." not knowing which of the candi
Mr.. CORBETT.-Because dafes I like or detest the most, 'it
Captain Colquitt.— Because is my determination that this ditch be is an honest man, and a gentle of mine shall be open to the elec; man.—(Much laughing.) tors of all parties. There shall
Mr. COBBETT.-Because he is be one part of the hustings, at $0 ungenerous and so cruel as to least, where freedom of election put the Oath of Supremacy to shall be maintained. To-morrow the Catholics. As to the gentle morniog I will station two of my man upon his left, the gentleman sons at the entrance of this fosse,
of the Book of Wonders, that and every elector of you, that prince of hypocrites (Mr. Wood), présents himself with a certifiI despise him from the bottom of cate of his having been duly my soul-(Cries of shame and sworn, will find admission. I care hisses); and as to the “indivi- not what the consequences may dual” (Mr. Stanley), the very be to the interests of any of much - spitten -'ùpon individual, the candidates. They are all upon his left, again I tell him that equally detestable to me.