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|September 21, 1895|
Requisitions to Hon R. Bond.
It is gratifying to see the lively interest taken in political affairs
throughout this district, as evidenced from the requisitions contained
in this and the adjoining columns, calling on one of our ablest
statesmen to accept the honor of representing this important district in
the House of Assembly. Here is the first:
FROM PILLEY'S ISLAND AND VICINITY
Hon. ROBERT BOND, Esq., Colonial Secretary
Dear Sir, -
We the undersigned Free and Independent Electors of Pilley's Island, in
the electoral district of Twillingate, Notre Dame Bay, desire to request
you to allow yourself to be put in nomination as a candidate for the
vacant seat, caused by the resignation of J.P. Thompson, Esq., from the
representation of this district.
Your valuable services to the country in the past are well known to
us. Hence, to have an opportunity to show our appreciation and to
express our gratitude practically for the same, we make this request.
Should you be pleased to accede to our wish you may rely on getting our
We remain, Dear Sir,|
Joseph Delouchery Joseph Strong William Blackler John Purchase Wm. Garland James Lock Wm. H. Pearce Joseph Coleman D. McCuish Thos. Penney John Colbourne Michael Lemee John Maddicks Daniel Dennihy Hector McKenzie Robert Miller Charles W. Coffin Wm. Kingsberry James Barron George Milley Stephen Murphy George Howell Wm. Cantwell John Dean Samuel Lewis Edward Riley Richard LeDrew Thos. Roberts John Rains Thos. Pride Wm. Glaveen Wm. Randell Reuben Rideout David Paddick John Tilley Elijah With Thomas Osborn George Tizzard Samuel Chappel John Anthoney Thomas Ratford Martin Metcalf John Howell Martin Gardener Francis Conners John Conners Kenneth J. Forward Joseph Blackmore James Vay I.S. Blackmore William James George Blackmore John Osmond Moses Read Samuel Luscombe Jeremiah Squires Elijah Blackmore Peter Oxford David Dobbin Samuel Howell Matthew Challan John May Alfred Cobb Soloman Rowsell Joseph Nosworthy Wm. Barggery Job Wells Walter Pilley John Osmond, sr. Frederick May George Locke James Mahoney John Cook Edward Paddick John Egan Eli Ansty Joseph Dean Josiah Pynn John Biggley Andrew Roberts James Rice Martin Kennedy David Glaveen Thos. Wyatt John Simms James Fifield Wm. Carew Thos. Simms George Cobb John Colbourne, sr. Alfred With Benjamin Lear Wm. Budgell Joseph Lear Arkless Rice Thos. Carpenter Samuel Anstey Jasper Read John Snow A.G. Hynes Arthur Randell Henry Burt Philip Conway Reuben Ledrew Mark Whealon Philip Ledrew Thomas Moors, jr. Henry Capel Thomas Quirk Han. Normour Jesse Locke James Payne David Oak Wm. Payne Ambrose Dean James Thompson Wm. Vay Lenward Thompson Thomas Froud George Thompson Walter Sticklen Wm. Barron Elias Dinney Israel Hulett John Loveridge Henry Rains Wm. Pond, jr. Frederick Locke James Jeans Edward Locke William With Mark Challan Thomas Seward Richard Ridout Wm. Fifield Wm. G. Ridout Archibald Rowsell Edward Ridout Solomon Nosworthy John Rowsell Robert Hackett Wm. Rains Wm. Jeans Richard May Peirce Power Benjamin Bishop Peter Padey Arthur Blackmore Esau Hellot Hugh Kennedy Henry Blackmore John Conney Walter Conners John Shearing John Donohue Frederick Young George Taylor Michael Sutton Joseph Oxford John W. Roberts Israel Fudge Peter Furry John Robbins Chas. J. Fudge Richard Dobbin David R. Dobbin John Way Eli Poller Elias Mullan Simon White Elias French George Rice John Rice Simon Warr Wm. J. Ridout Joseph Osmond Daniel Austin Edward Spencer Michael Conners Uriah Stuckless Wesley Luff George Randell John Brean Edward Donohue William Watkins William Pittman Emanuel White George Pittman John Smith James Smith Joshina Ridout Israel Fudge, H. Hr. P. McHowson George Warr And a number of others.
FROM LITTLE BAY AND CAPE SHORE
Including Three Arms, Harry's Harbour, Jackson's Cove, etc. To the Hon. ROBERT BOND, Colonial Secretary, Hon. Sir, - We, the undersigned electors of Little Bay and vicinity in the district of Twillingate, herewith invite you to offer yourself as a candidate for our suffrages at the coming bye-election that is to take place owing to the resignation of our worthy and esteemed late representative J. P. Thompson, Esq. If you consent to thus honor us, we shall not fail to give you our undivided and healthy support. Your patriotism and high class statesmanship in the past assure us that the interests of this district would be ably represented, if by you. We remain, yours faithfully,
John Pye John Upward John J. Wheatley Henry A. Langdon Jno. O. Blandford Robert Upward G. Foote Angus King Benj. T. Boyles John King Duncan Parsons Samuel Blackwood Jonathan J. Benson Francis Bower William King Jesse Newhook Lot King Charles Ridout William Wharford Thomas King, jr. Jonas Newhook, jr. Thomas King Alfred Osborne Frederick B. Baudith John Wheeler Jonathan Osmond Alfred Strong Nehemiah Upward Lionel Butt William C. King P.J. Learey Robert King John Noble J.B. Howson James Goss William Foran John R. Bartlett Robert J. Foote Richard Corbett Joel A. Hubley John Whalan J.E. Wells Mike Whalan Joseph Janes Edward Eagan Job Strong Edmond Power Thomas Verge William McLean Thos. Ryan Joseph Colman William Gilles Allan Gillas John Brown John James Edward Walsh Thos. Boyde Laurence Brown Edward Cody John Mallaus John Breene John Riely Laurence Brien John Keefe John Lush Michael Keely Laurence Foley Fred. Young William Boyle William Miles John Bouzan Peter Coleman Robert Peters John Joy George Grant Henry Gillard George Gillard Joseph Gillard Patrick Walsh William Mullens George Atkins George Grimes Heber Atkins John Kenmond Thomas Brien Laurence Driscoll Thomas Moore James Corben James Morgan Mark Atkins George Miller Michael Osburn John James Hugh Kennedy John Finley Patrick Phoran George Gillard John Noseworthy Marun Kendy Henry Noseworthy Edward Keefe John Foran George Lebouf John Richards Allan Gillas John Austin Frederick Martin John Tobin Edward Martin Henry Johnson James Robbins James Drover James Squires William Conway Samuel Roberts Thomas Richards E. Petty Peter Austin Charles Simms John Johnson Edmond Cranim Wm. Drover John Tobin James Bouzan John Sparrow John Coleman, sr. James Donavan Joseph Hussy Barth Coleman Joseph Shea Edward Norris John Shea Michael Flinn Harry Warfort Peter Coleman James Sharahan John Burcey Thomas Millar Samuel Ratchford Robert Millar Joseph Evans Edward Lacy Henry Gillard James Butt Frederick Inder James Osburn Edward Inder Thos. Head James Inder Henry Head John Peters Stephen Randel Nicholas Peters James Dwyer Joseph Blackler John Fitzpatrick Josiah Clarke George Watchman Henry Clarke George England Edward Brown Edward Flimming Walter Clarke Reuben Baker Abel Smyth Job Baker Theophilus Wells John Simmons Wm. Hull Hubert Simmons Joseph Anstey John Evans Samuel Huxter George Pelly John Clark Philip Snelgrove Richard Le Buff Arthur Bartlett Philip Upward John England John Wm. White Richard Young James White John White P. KerbyAnd one hundred and eighty-six others, residents of Tilt Cove and vicinity.
FROM HERRING NECK To the Hon. ROBERT BOND, Colonial Secretary. As a vacancy has been created in the representation of our district by the resignation of Mr. Thompson, we, the undersigned electors of Twillingate District, gladly, avail ourselves of the opportunity of asking you to allow yourself to be put in nomination as the candidate for this district and beg to assure you that we will use our best endeavours to secure your triumphant return. We very much regret the malicious conspiracy on the part of political opponents by which you were deprived of your seat in the House of Assembly, after your grand victory in Trinity district at the last general election; and now that a seat is vacant in our district it is with the greatest pleasure that we desire to avail of your valuable services for our district as well as the country generally. It may be that as you are now free from the duties of a representative, you would prefer remaining so until the next general election, but we fully appreciate your noble and patriotic efforts in the interests of our colony, and consider that at such an important epoch as this in its history we cannot afford to dispense with the presence of such a talented statesman on the floors of the House of Assembly. We therefore invite you to offer for our district at the approaching bye election, and as the prevailing sentiment all over has long been in favour of the political party of which you have been a prominent Leader, your supporters feel very sanguine that you will have a most successful election. [I must comment and say that I am sure William Coaker must be responsible for this excess verbiage when compared to the other districts!] We remain, yours sincerely,
W.F. Coaker G.S. Chamberlain, Incumbent Charles Gilliot S. Mary's [The C. of E. Church in HN] Natl. Watts Joseph Carley Thos, Stucky John Carley Elias Stucky Ar. Carley Chas. Stucky Alfred Carley William Stucky George Watkins Joseph Stucky Samuel Miles Eli Liscombe John Warren Titus Stucky D. Warren Thomas Dally, sr. Jas. Carley Henry Blake John Carley Levi Cuttler Wm. Grimes Wm. Watts Timothy Grimes Samuel Cuttler Stephen Stucky Joseph Cuttler David Grimes Rober Rose Alf. Woodford H. Stucky John Clare Wm. Richmond Jos. Newman Wm. Rose, jr. Tim. Donahoe Rich. Elliott John Donahoe Ob. Stone Andrew Keogh John Peckford Joseph Blandford Samuel Kearley Wm. Cuttler Ed. Stucky Samuel Stone Ed. Cuttler Elias Dally Capt. Wm. Richards Joseph Liscombe Ed. Richards James Gilliott And a large number of others. ********* Richard Bond accepted the requisition and was elected.
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