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Aylesbury Election

Volume 115: debated on Thursday 3 April 1851

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House informed, that the Committee had determined—

"That Frederic Calvert, Esquire, is not duly elected a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough and Hundreds of Aylesbury.
"That the last Election for the said Borough and Hundreds is a void Election."

To be entered in the Journals.

House further informed, that the Committee had come to the following Resolutions:—

"That Frederic Calvert was, by his agents, guilty of treating at the last Election for the said Borough and Hundreds.
"That it was not proved to the Committee that these acts of treating were committed with the knowledge and consent of the said Frederic Calvert.
"That the Committee also find that a practice, prevailed in the said Borough at the last Election of issuing printed tickets for refreshments to the extent of five shillings each to voters, both before and after polling:—The Committee believe that this practice has obtained very extensively in the said Borough, and they consider it their duty to report it to the House."

Report to lie on Table.