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Mug celebrating the election of Sir William Meredith in the Liverpool election of 1761. Bearing the inscription, 'Success to Sir William's Plumpers 982.', the mug also celebrates the role played by the 982 voters who voted for Meredith alone, discarding the second vote they were allowed, in Meredith's victory.

The British Museum; Museum Number: 1959,0402.1

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Candidate: William Meredith
Constituency: Liverpool
date: 1761
date: c1761
Election: Apr-1761
keyword: Ceramics
keyword: Mug
maker: Richard Chaffers & Co, Shaw's Brow, Liverpool (Factory)
materials: Porcelain
place: Liverpool
place: Shaw's Brow, Liverpool