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Re: Voting in the Colonies

Hi Phillipa,

In my research this winter on election act illegalities, I found no court cases in England in the 18th century up to 1870 apart from controverted elections; and nor did I find any election or voting acts that related to the colonies. Thus my initial view is that they could not vote. In addition, there was not any voting in British elections for residents in the Canadian colonies. Good luck, Lou

Women Historians - Call for Roundtable Discussants - Big Berks Baltimore MD May 21-23 2020

We are looking for women historians of motherhood or reproduction to join us in a roundtable proposal exploring the confluence of motherhood as research and personal experience for the Big Berks in Baltimore, MD from May 21-23, 2020.  Please email Marissa C. Rhodes at before March 8 if you are interested in participating.


Re: His Majesty King Mob

What is Situationism?: A Reader
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The above publication mentioned the phrase and several mentioned the title of Hibbert's book but no contemporary account, that I could find mentioned any such phrase. While searching Google Books isn't a finite search nor an exhaustive one, one can usually find some indication of the use of a phrase Though reports of King Mob exist, the phrase "His Majesty King Mob" is elusive. I have only found it in reference to radical group who named themselves King Nob.