Manchester Times (30/Jan/1841) - Incorporation of Huddersfield

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Incorporation of Huddersfield.

The petition of the inhabitant householders of this borough, to her Majesty the Queen, praying for a Charter of Incorporation, was sent off to Lord John Russell for presentation on Wednesday week. It will receive the support of Lord John Russell, Lord Morpeth, the Earl of Mulgrave, and many other influential privy councillors, J.C. Stansfield, Esq., M.P. for the borough, Lord Morpeth, and Sir G. Strickland, M.P.'s for the county, are also prepared to give every requisite information to the privy council respecting the respectability of the petition, &c. &c. The number of signatures is not much less than three thousand, and includes the majority of the intellect, wealth, and respectability of the borough.