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could be more various, confused or uncertain than the parliamentary franchise which they enjoyed. There was no general law regulating the franchise in boroughs. Everything depended on local custom and usage, settled or unsettled by the decisions of parliamentary committees, which turned upon personal and political considerations. The " unreformed " boroughs as they stood before 1832 have been roughly divided into four groups. There were scot and lot and potwalloper boroughs, burgage boroughs, corporation boroughs, and freemen boroughs.
In the scot and lot group the franchise was, in theory, very democratic. Any one who was liable to pay " seot," or local dues, or bear " lot," that is to say, take his share in the burden of local offices, was entitled to the franchise. In later times liability to the poor rate was taken as a general test. At the time of the first Reform Act, Gatton, with 135 inhabitants, was a scot and lot borough.. Se, at the other end of the population scale, was Westminster. The potwalloper, who is treated as belonging to this group, was am ancient and picturesque person. His very name was a corruption. It was developed out of " potwaller," and that word appears to have been the mistake of a scribe for "potboiler." He was a man who was in a position to boil a pot of his own, and was not dependent for his meals on any one else. On the eve of an election a pot

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