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The Twillingate Sun
1885
October

October 24, 1885
  REQUISITION
Twillingate, Oct. 14th, 1885

J.P. THOMPSON, Esq.

Dear Sir, - Having proven a worthy Representative for our district the past three years, we the undersigned electors, request that you will again offer as a Candidate for our district at the approaching elections, as a supporter of the Protestant Party or Reform Government.

We have every confidence in your Protestant principles, and being a Local Man, we believe that you will tale a lively interest in our Local requirements, as well as in all measures affecting the general good of the colony.

If you will comply with our wishes and allow yourself to be put in nomination, we pledge ourselves to do all in our power to secure your return.

We remain,
Dear Sir,
yours truly,

Thomas Ashburn, James Minty, Henry Hawkins, John Minty, George Gillott, William Hudder, James Luces, William Gillot, Luke Bromley, Matthew Legg, Philip Churchill, John Churchill William Pond, sr., Jonah Clark, Abraham Bulgen, George Verge, Thomas Verge, Benjamin Parsons, Thomas Linfield, John Oxford, Matthew Verge, Abraham Earl, George Earl, George Lings, Joseph Bulgen, Adam Bulgen, George Pond, sr., Adam Pond, sr., Richard Clark, William Clark, George Legg, Samuel Bulgen, James Rose, William Rose, Joseph Reads, Mark Whellor, Samuel Cooper, James Cooper, George Snow, Robert Dalley, James Dalley, John Bates, Thomas Rogers, John Rogers, William Waterman, John Waterman, John Gidge, Frank Wear, Peter Jenkins, Andrew Jenkins, Joseph Stuckless, James Troak, James Vian, John Troak, John Vian, John Hawkens, Robert Brown, John Gidge, jr., William Burton, James Harwood, Archibald Hicks, Alfred Burton, John Jenkins, Andrew Jenkins, Thomas Admans, Jacob Jenkins, Henry Jenkins, Elias Jenkins, Titus Jenkins, James Elyer, Joseph Elyer, Reuben Jenkins, Joseph Burton, James Frost, James Margen, Robert Smith, Charles Pilley, John Pilley, Stephen Pilley, Samuel Maidment, John W. Roberts, Samuel Bromley, James Bromley, Samuel Pinnell, Martin Gillott, Adam Pond, Ambrose Hallitt, William Rice, Mark Warr, John Pardy, James Pardy, John Dowling, Solomon Warr, Andrew Anstey, George Rice, Samuel Keefe, Thomas Adams, Archibald Rice, William Marsh, George Smith, Samuel Watkins, Samuel Anstey, Henry Anstey, Uriah Stuckless, James Fudge, George Lush.

REPLY:

To Messrs. THOMAS ASHBURN, JAMES MINTY, HENRY HAWKINS and other electors of Farmer's Arm,. Durrell's Arm, Jenkins Cove, Little Harbour and Purcell's Harbour.

Gentlemen, - It affords me much pleasure to be in receipt of the Requisition from you asking me to again offer as a Candidate for the suffrages of the electors of this District in the coming elections.

I dearly appreciate this manifestation of the confidence you have in me, and I am happy to comply with your wishes and allow myself to be nominated as a Candidate for the district.

Thanking you sincerely for the assurance of your support in the ensuing elections,

I have the honor to be Gentlemen,
Your obedient Servant,
J.P. THOMPSON

 

October 24, 1885 Contributed by Amalie Tuffin

Page Revised by Craig Peterman (August 2002)

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