Parliamentary Reform. Substance of the Speech Delivered in the House of Commons, on Saturday, the 17th of December, 1831.

London: Sold by J. Hatchard & Son; by J. Parker, Oxford; and by J. & J. J. Deighton, Cambridge, 1832. First edition. 8vo, disbound, 31, [1] pages. First and last page a trifle dust-soiled, with a couple of spots on the final page; a very good copy. NUC notes copies at NcD & CU. Item #8827

Inglis was a long-time Tory member of the House of Commons, and came down repeatedly against both Catholic relief and, as here, electoral reform: "I use the expression 'representative;' but I never will admit that, in the government sense of that word, this House was ever intended to be a strict representation of the people."

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