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To workingmen. Fellow workmen - If you wish to have cheap land and small farms, cheap food and fair wages, few taxes and plenty to do ... you will vote for Wakelin, the poor man's friend. Rush to the poll on Tuesday next!!! [ca 1853].

Reference Number: Eph-C-POLITICS-1853-02

Promises "public schools and fewer policemen, an inspector of weights ands measures, a public wharf and market house, prosperity for yourselves, and an independence for your children". Declares that the reader should not vote for "importers of Chinese slaves, for land sharks, absentee agents, or flour monopolists".

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Political posters, Ephemera and Letterpress works, related to Richard Wakelin, Joseph Masters, Wellington City, Wellington Region (N.Z.) - Politics and government, Local government - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Chinese - New Zealand.

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To workingmen. Fellow workmen - If you wish to have cheap land and small farms, cheap food and fair wages, few taxes and plenty to do ... you will vote for Wakelin, the poor man's friend. Rush to the poll on Tuesday next!!! [ca 1853]., Reference Number Eph-C-POLITICS-1853-02 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Letterpress print, 295 x 384 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

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