To the Electors of the Bay of Islands District. f*\ ENTLEMEN,— As it is probable that some of XX you may be led to suppose from my former address to you not having been continued in the newspapers, joined to the circumstance of another candidate for the representation of your district in the General Assembly being about, as I am certainly informed, to offer himself, I think it necessary to Bay that I have not. and never had, any intention of withdrawing my offer to become your representative. To such of you as think it desirable that I should have a seat in the House of Representatives in preference to the candidate now in the field, or to the one about to appear, I may take the liberty to say that it is more than ever necessary that each of you should record his vote. I remain, Gentlemen, Your most obedient servant, JAMES BUSBY. P.S. — This advertisement will not be repeated.
To the Electors of the Northern Division. r\ ENTLEMEN,— I beg to offer myself as a CanXX didate, the honor of representing your intere»ts in the House of Representatives ; should you return me I shall carefully consider all measures brought before the House, and support fhose calculated to advance the interests of this Province, and your District in particular (not being detrimental to the Colony at large) and oppose all that may have a contrary effect. I have the honor to be, Gentlemen, \ our obedient servant, JOSEPH MAY. Mount St. John, November 22nd, 1860,
To the Electors of Raglan. ri ENTLEMEN,— I have the honour to solicit XX your suffiages as a Candidate to represent your interests in the next General Assembly. Having always held opinions opposed to a centralizing policy, I should vote for the repeal of the " New Provinces Act." lam prepared to unite with the other Representatives of this Province in obtaining a sweeping reduction in the expenditure now lavished on an over-grown and daily increasing official staff, and to act in concert with those gentlemen, that Auckland may hold the prominent position due to her in the government of the Colony. I remain Your obedient servant, CHARLES J.TAYLOR. Tamaki, 20 th November, 1860.
To the Electors of Franklin.
p ENTLEMEN.-I beg respectfully to offer myXX self as a Candidate for one of your Representatives in the General Assembly, at the ensuing election; and should Ibe successful, I pledge myself to support that Ministry only who will manifest a determination to prosecute the war with vigour until the Natives are brought into complete subjection to British law, and have made ample compensation in land for the expenses of the war and the extensive losses sustained by the settlers. I shall also exert my utmost ability to reform the present most extravagant and injudicious expenditure of our revenue by doing away with many of the unnecessary and overpaid appointments which now crowd the various departments of our Government. I also take this opportunity to state that I am noplacehunter, and that I am opposed to the payment of members, as I believe it to ba inconsistent with the circumstances of the Colony and the tiU3 spirit of our Constitution, JNO. STYAK.
To the Electors of Franklin. rtENTLEMEN.-At the request of a number of \J Electors, I again beg to offer myself for reelection as one of your Representatives for the District ot Franklin in the General Assembly. I remain, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, _ ,_ ROBERT GRAHAM. Ellerslie, 19 th Not., 1860.
To the Electors of Newton. riENTLEMEN.-I beg to offer m> e lf as a vA Candidate for the honor of representing your new and rising district in the House of Representatives. r At a time when the stability of our Provincial Institutions is threatened, it is the duty of all who desire their preservation to come forwatd in their defence : ghould Ibe honored by your confidence it will be my endeatour to maintain the integrity of Provinces, believing that by so doing I shall be aiding to promote the true interest and the progress of the Colony of New Zealand. 1 have the honor to be, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, 0. A. HARRIS. Vincent-street, 10th November, 1860. -
Permanent link to this item
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1, Daily Southern Cross, Volume XVII, Issue 1356, 7 December 1860
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 Daily Southern Cross, Volume XVII, Issue 1356, 7 December 1860
Using This Item
See our copyright guide for information on how you may use this title.