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THE MERIONETHSIRE ELECTION.—ANOTHER…

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THE MERIONETHSIRE ELECTION.—ANOTHER LANDLORD'S LETTER. A correspondent writes-Here follows, another letter from one of our liberal landowners in the eounty. Had it not been for a mistake in a letter this might have appeared in your columns before the election. The letter is from the Rev. J. Griffith, M.A., rector of Merthyr, to a friend. Allow me to inform your readers that it was not in reply to a letter seeking his vote, nor that of his ten- ants, but a simple answer to some, remarks made on his popular sermon at Pontypridd Thank you for your kind letter; I am glad that you and many others agree with mv views. It proves that I have said the truth. ° It seems that it is a busy time with you now in consequence of the election. I shall be over there next Monday week, but am not going to take any part in the matter. I have voted once for Mr Wynne from personal friendship, and that only. I am not a tory, and my tenants are at liberty to vote for whom they wish. I will never say anything to them. As they are Nonconformists probably they will vote for Mr Holland.—Yours, &C., JOHN GRIFFITH.— Merthyr, Jan. 6th, 1870." Thwe yoang ladies were drowned by the breaking of the ice on Loch Leven on Saturday. Dr Temple says that so far as is consistent with general educa- tion he Tvisheg education to be thoroughly religious; but he is distinctly apt afraid o( secular Q4.Ç.Lion at aU.

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