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TO THE INDEPENDENT ELECTORS OF TUB COUNTY OF PEMBROKE. GENTLEMEN, Although the Dissolution of Par- liament will not take place until nearly the close of the year, still the regretted announcements of the intended Resignation of your present'esteemed Member, Mr Bowen, anchof the Keiirement. of Lord Emlyn fron his candidature for the representation of the Connty, will make it necessary for you to give your attention to the selection of a Representative in the next Park's- ment. Having received Numerous and Influential oft'^rs uf Support, I have been encouraged to believe that n,y services might not be unacceptable to you, and I there- fore venture to put them at your disposal. As I have represented Boroughs situate in your County for more than 16 years-I feel that'in forming a judg- ment of any claim to your confidence, you will be guided more by the Experience of the Past than aay declaration I could make respecting the Future. It is impossible with! the limi's of an address to refer to the many subjects which must occupy the at- tention of the next Parliament; One of the Pirst Questions will probably be that of the Established Protestant Church in Ireland. I have already re- corded my vcte in opposition to its proposed Disestab- lishment & Disendowment-and I still adhere to the opinions expressed by that vote, though willing to- Did in applying Practical Remedies to any well-proved cases of Grievancehbich after careful, examination may be proved to exist. Should you confer on me the honor of electing me as your Representative in Pailiament, every motive which both a sense of duty and all se-cial and personal considerations can inspire, would prompt me to exert myself, to the utmost of my power, in promoting your general and local interests. I remain, Gentlemen, Your faithful end obedient Servant, J. II. SCOURFIfiLD-/ Williamston, August 1st, 1868.

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