I ♦ The nomination of a candidate to represent the above Borough in the General | Assembly took place at noon to-day, in the Colonißts' Hall. There were about 30 persons present. The Returning Officer having read tbe writ, called upon an elector to nominate a candidate. MrH. N.Naldee said he begged to propose Mr J. T. Peauock as a flt and proper person to represent the Borough. His conduct last session had given every satisfaction. He trusted that Mr Peacock would try and get the reclaimed land placed within the jurisdiction of the borough. Mr H. Hawkins said he had much pleasure in seconding the nomination. The Returning Officer having asked if any other elector had a candidate to propose, and there being no response, declared Mr J. T. Peacock duly elected. Mr Peacock, thanked the electors present for their renewed confidence in him, and assured them be would do all he could for tbe town. He quoted from Hansard to show what he had done during the last srssion. He went up quite independent, although a supporter of the present Government. A vote of thanks to the Returning Officer closed the proceedings.
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LYTTELTON ELECTION., Star, Issue 823, 16 January 1871
LYTTELTON ELECTION. Star, Issue 823, 16 January 1871
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