To the Electors of the Christchurch Country District. Gentlemen, rpHE time having arrived when you will -*- shortly be called on to exercise your Electoral rights under the Constitution conferred upon you by the Crown and British Parliament, I beg again to announce my intention of offering myself as a Candidate for the honour of being one of your Representatives in the General Assembly of New Zealand. 1 do not think it necessary here to enter into any lengthened exposition of my policy and principles. Briefly, I may say, my policy will be to advance by every legitimate means the prosperity and well-being of the Colony in general and of this Province in particular, and my principles, the fearless and independent support of all such measures as I may think most likely to conduce to those ends. Should you do me the honour to elect me, I can venture to assure you of my entire devotion to your interests, with !7 which my own have been 110 m the first foundation of this Settlement, and still are, identified, and that I will, to the best of my ability, endeavour faithfully to discharge the duties of your representative in the Parliament of New Zealand. I have the honour to be, Gentlemen, Your faithful and obedient servant, William Gttise Brittan. Christehnreh, July 15. To the Electors of the Christchurch Country District. Gentlemen, IN compliance with the requisition with which you have honored me, I beg to offer myself as a Candidate for a seat in the Provincial Council, and need only assure you that, in the event of my election, I should at all times seek to promote your interests and to secure the welfare and prosperity of all Classes in the Settlement. I am, Gentlemen, Your very obedient servant, Charles E. Prichard. Christehnreh, July 6th, 1853. To the Electors of the Country District of Christchurca. Gentlemen, T beg leave to present myself before you -*- as a Candidate for a seat in the Provincial Council. In the event of my being elected my best efforts will be directed to the promotion of your interests, and to those of the Province generally. I have the honor to be, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, John Hall. Christchurch, 26th July, 1853. To the Electors of the Christehnreh Country District. Gentlemen, T Respectfully request the favour of your -*- support as a Candidate for a seat in the Provincial Council. Should you elect me as one of your representatives, I would use my best exertions to promote the interests of all classes of my fellow Colonists, by the faithful and independent discharge of the trust confided to me. I have the honour to be, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, !, Charles Bowen. July 27,1853. ' ;'' - '