Designed to Enforce Honesty in Voters [Oaths]. [Great Britain]. Bribery Oath. London: Published by Shaw & Sons, Fetter Lane, [c. 1850]. [188-?]. 4-1/4" x 8" handbill, light blue paper. A notably well-preserved item. $150. * This handbill is a form template designed to enforce honesty in voters, who are required to attest that they have not previously voted or received any compensation for their vote. It is an interesting survival from the press of London-based law printers and publishers, Shaw & Son. Founded in 1750 by Henry Shaw, and operating as Shaw & Son since the 1820s, this firm remains active today.
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