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NEW ZEALAND
TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS
NOVEMBER 1878

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:-

BODELL J
BOOTH J T
BRENNAN -
BURROWS A W
COOK Alex
GARDINER George
GRAY J W
HORNE -
HOYTE Henry C
JORDAN J C
JORDAN W
KIRK H
LUNDON David
NORRIS E G
OLIVER John
REID -
SALT J
SHAUGHNESSY P (Snr)
SHAUGHNESSY P (Jnr)
SMITH -
VICKERY Henry
WARBRICK A
YOUNG J C

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
Tauranga
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:-

ANQUETIL F
ARMITAGE F W
ASHER David
BILL D H M
BODELL James
BRABANT H S
BROWN Jonathan
BUTT W A
CLARKE W A
CLEAL H T
COMMONS W M
COOK Alexander
CORBETT Thomas
CRABBE G A
DAINES E
DARRAGH William
DOUGLAS William
DOUGLAS Samuel
DOUGLAS W J
DURAND E
EARL William
ESDAILE James
FAULKNER John L
FAULKNER Jarvis
GARDINER George
GILLMAN Thomas
GRANT Peter
GRAY J W
HARPER R T
HARVEY William
HOYTE Henry C
HULME Charles F
JOHNSON Fairfax
KIRK Henry
LEMON G
LUNDON David
MANDENO W
MATHESON Robert
MAXWELL John
NORRIS E G
QUINTAL O M
RANSLEY Joseph
REDMOND J J
RHODES R
SALT James
SELLARS Daniel
SHAUGHNESSY P (Snr)
SHAUGHNESSY P (Jnr)
SIMES James
SMITH G D
SNODGRASS John
SOMERVILLE Thomas
STEWART W C
TADHUNTER James
TOVEY Alex
VERCOE J W (J L or H W?)
WALMSLEY William
WRIGLEY Thomas

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
Topcroft
31 October 1878.



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