TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS
Bay of Plenty Times 9 November 1878 p2
TO J T GELLIBRAND Esq.
Sir - We the undersigned Electors of Tauranga, request that you will allow yourself to be nominated for a seat in the County Council and we pledge ourselves to give you our votes and use our interest in endeavouring to secure your election:-
TO THE GENTLEMEN SIGNING THE ABOVE REQUISTION
I accept your requisition. If I should be elected you may depend on my as an impartial man in the administration of all business affairs in the County Council. I need hardly assure you that I will to the best of my ability help in opening out the many resources of this fine district hitherto undeveloped, and in pushing ahead your material interests - I am, Gentlemen, yours faithfully,
Joseph Tice Gellibrand
October 26, 1878.
TO SAMUEL L CLARKE Esq.
Sir - We, the undersigned Electors of Tauranga, request that you will allow yourself to be nominated for a seat in the County Council, and we pledge ourselves to give you our votes and use our interest in endeavouring to secure your election:-
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TO THE GENTLEMEN SIGNING THE REQUISITION
After being solicited to stand for the County Council of Tauranga by so many of the old inhabitants as well as those who have more recently come to our district, I shall not be acting the part of a good citizen if I refuse, I therefore pledge myself to do my best for both Town and Country if elected. I am, Gentlemen, yours truly
Samuel Ludbrook Clarke
31 October 1878.
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