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THE HOLBORN ELECTION.

The Marquis of Salisbury, referring to the election of a representative for the Holborn (Finsbury) district, stated that m his opinion the reduced majority of .the Conservative candidate as compared with that of the last election was mainly due to the strong Liberal candidate selected, while their previous nominee was a Parsee. He added trTat m the last election it was asking too much for Englishmen to be desired to vote for a man of color. The Liberals resent the sneering remarks of the Marquis of Salisbury directed towards an Indian subject, and his speech has created some excitement amongst the Indian press.

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THE HOLBORN ELECTION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2009, 10 December 1888

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THE HOLBORN ELECTION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2009, 10 December 1888

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