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Mean slander's [sic] 
Newspapers  "Mean slander's [sic]," York Herald, 13 Apr 1860, p. 2  An editorial accusing the editor of the Economist "...with perpetrating a foul libel upon us...". Markham Village Philosopher
Grit union, or a scene 
Newspapers  "Grit union, or a scene," York Herald, 11 May 1860, p. 2  Article about a meeting held to decide the particulars of electing delegates who will in turn elect a candidate for the Reform party. Milliken's Corners (Ont.); King's Division; Grits; Reform party
King Division 
Newspapers  "King Division," York Herald, 11 May 1860, p. 2  A letter discussing the writer's candidate preference in the upcoming election (Mr. Gamble), and his opinion of others' choices.
The ball rolling 
Newspapers  "The ball rolling," York Herald, 8 Jun 1860, p. 2  A lengthy article encouraging voters to carefully consider their choices of candidate for the Legislative Council - the two parties being the Reformers/Grits and the Moderate party (the author's choice). Includes accusations of incorrect calculations being used to determine the apportionment of...
King's Division : meeting of the Moderate Party in Markham 
Newspapers  "King's Division : meeting of the Moderate Party in Markham," York Herald, 8 Jun 1860, p. 2  Details of a meeting held by the Moderate party to determine the rules under which a party candidate is to be nominated/elected, and to arrange the convention at which it shall be done. King's Division
The Moderate party 
Newspapers  "The Moderate party," York Herald, 8 Jun 1860, p. 2  Notice of an upcoming meeting (at Secor's Inn, Markham Rd., Scarborough) being held to choose convention delegates.
Mr. Perry's address 
Newspapers  "Mr. Perry's address," York Herald, 13 Jul 1860, p. 2  A column endorsing Mr. Perry as a candidate in the upcoming election.
A shabby trick 
Newspapers  "A shabby trick," York Herald, 13 Jul 1860, p. 2  An article by the editor accusing the Moderate Party delegates of submitting a letter to the Economist designed to cause a rift among party supporters.
That Moderate delegate 
Newspapers  "That Moderate delegate," York Herald, 13 Jul 1860, p. 2  A letter to the editor refuting the earlier letter supposedly written by a supporter of the Moderate party, and encouraging people to vote for Mr. Perry.
King Division election meeting 
Newspapers  "King Division election meeting," York Herald, 13 Jul 1860, p. 3  Notice of an upcoming meeting for electors of Markham and Vaughan.
To the electors of the King division of the legislative council 
Newspapers  "To the electors of the King division of the legislative council," York Herald, 13 Jul 1860, p. 3  A letter from John Ham Perry, a candidate for the Moderate party, nominated at a convention in Markham on June 30, 1860. Includes a list of 23 "principles" which he supports, from maintaining a union between the two provinces to encouraging emigrants to paying criminal witnesses.
King division election meeting 
Newspapers  "King division election meeting," York Herald, 13 Jul 1860, p. 3  Notice of an upcoming meeting for electors of Vaughan, at Pine Grove.
The Stouffville meeting and the "Globe", or shameless mendacity 
Newspapers  "The Stouffville meeting and the "Globe", or shameless mendacity," York Herald, 10 Aug 1860, p. 2  An article accusing the Globe of false reporting of the debate/speeches at Stouffville by election candidates Perry and Reesor. The author is obviously a supporter of Mr. Perry.
That address 
Newspapers  "That address," York Herald, 10 Aug 1860, p. 2  An article accusing David Reesor of having a vague political platform, so as to be able to say he is supporting it no matter which way he votes. A more in-depth analysis is promised for the next issue.
Mr. Perry's canvass [sic] : meeting at Stouffville 
Newspapers  "Mr. Perry's canvass [sic] : meeting at Stouffville," York Herald, 10 Aug 1860, p. 2  Further details of the campaign speeches of Mr. Perry & Reesor at Stouffville. Perry focused on the consequences of dissolving the Union and the subject of representation by population. Reesor's response did not object to Perry's platform, but rather how Perry intended to achieve his aims.
To the electors of the King division of the legislative council 
Newspapers  "To the electors of the King division of the legislative council," York Herald, 10 Aug 1860, p. 3  A letter from John Ham Perry, a candidate for the Moderate party, nominated at a convention in Markham on June 30, 1860. Includes a list of 23 "principles" which he supports, from maintaining a union between the two provinces to encouraging emigrants to paying criminal witnesses.
Who may vote at the coming election for King's Division 
Newspapers  "Who may vote at the coming election for King's Division," York Herald, 7 Sep 1860, p. 2  An article describing how one qualifies as a voter. State Book, 22nd Victoria, Chap. 82
Mr. Perry's canvass [sic] : meeting at Victoria Square Markham : meeting at Thornhill 
Newspapers  "Mr. Perry's canvass [sic] : meeting at Victoria Square Markham : meeting at Thornhill," York Herald, 7 Sep 1860, p. 2  Details of the campaign speeches of Mr. Perry at Victoria Square and Thornhill. Perry explained his platform to the electors, and reviewed Mr. Reesor's platform.
To the editor of the York Herald 
Newspapers  "To the editor of the York Herald," York Herald, 7 Sep 1860, p. 2  A letter to the editor criticizing David Reesor, the Reform candidate for King's Division, and encouraging voters to select J.H. Perry. Clear Grit
Mr. Reesor's position as a candidate 
Newspapers  "Mr. Reesor's position as a candidate," York Herald, 7 Sep 1860, p. 3  Reprint of an article ("based on facts") from the Whitby Chronicle, criticizing both David Reesor's campaign platform and his performance as Reeve of Markham/editor of the Markham Economist. Accuses Reesor of awarding himself (as editor) printing contracts for council jobs. Whitby; Oshawa;...
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