The Chartist Circular (Chartist)

An unstamped weekly (28 September 1839 – 9 July 1842), one of the most popular Chartist publications, published in Glasgow by the Universal Suffrage Committee for Scotland, and aimed at a lower and middle-class readership.

Years in which poems were published in this periodical

Poems appearing in this periodical

Poem title Poets Date Vol etc. Transcribed? id #
Ode to Labour. (From Tait’s Magazine) An Industrious Englishman 1839-10-12 Volume: 1, Issue: 3, Page: 12 yes 1
Song to the Men of England Shelley, Percy Bysshe 1839-10-19 Volume: 1, Issue: 4, Page: 16 no 2
To My Country: Appealing Against a Prolonged Usurpation of a Faction 1839-10-19 Volume: 1, Issue: 4, Page: 16 no 3231
The Debt;—A Pathetic Ballad John Bull (pseudonym) 1839-10-26 Volume: 1, Issue: 5, Page: 20 no 3
Prospects of Britain Author of “Poland” 1839-11-02 Volume: 1, Issue: 6, Page: 24 no 4
Ode to Tyrants Wolcot, John 1839-11-09 Volume: 1, Issue: 7, Page: 28 no 5
On the Might of Right G. D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1839-11-16 Volume: 1, Issue: 8, Page: 32 no 6
Disgrace to the man who would still repress 1839-11-23 Volume: 1, Issue: 9, Page: 36 no 7
An English Workman’s Address to England E. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1839-12-07 Volume: 1, Issue: 11, Page: 44 no 8
Songs for the People No. II Donald, George (1800-1851) 1839-12-14 Volume: 1, Issue: 12, Page: 48 no 9
Do Kings or Nobles Care For Us? 1839-12-21 Volume: 1, Issue: 13, Page: 52 no 10
The Many and the Few. An Appeal for the Right E. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1839-12-28 Volume: 1, Issue: 14, Page: 56 no 11
Songs for the People. No. III Donald, George (1800-1851) 1840-01-04 Volume: 1, Issue: 15, Page: 60 yes 12
Songs for the People. No. IV Donald, George (1800-1851) 1840-01-11 Volume: 1, Issue: 16, Page: 64 yes 13
The Age of Harmony Thomson, William 1840-01-18 Volume: 1, Issue: 17, Page: 68 yes 14
Songs for the People. No. V Donald, George (1800-1851) 1840-01-25 Volume: 1, Issue: 18, Page: 72 yes 15
Harry Brougham Teufelsdrockh (pseudonym) 1840-02-01 Volume: 1, Issue: 19, Page: 76 yes 16
For the Chartists—A New Song. I Hae a Cot, a Wee Kail-Yard Symons, Jelinger Cookson 1840-02-08 Volume: 1, Issue: 20, Page: 80 yes 20
A Song for the Millions E. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-02-15 Volume: 1, Issue: 21, Page: 84 yes 21
The Selfish, Tyrannical Whig 1840-02-22 Volume: 1, Issue: 22, Page: 88 yes 22
Songs for the People.—No. VI Donald, George (1800-1851) 1840-02-29 Volume: 1, Issue: 23, Page: 92 yes 23
Song. Wallace, Knight of Elderslie 1840-03-07 Volume: 1, Issue: 24, Page: 100 yes 24
The Press Elliott, Ebenezer 1840-03-14 Volume: 1, Issue: 25, Page: 104 yes 25
Unenfranchised Southey, Robert 1840-03-14 Volume: 1, Issue: 25, Page: 104 yes 7914
The Emigrant’s Farewell E. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-03-21 Volume: 1, Issue: 26, Page: 108 yes 26
Hymns for the Unenfranchised Linton, William James 1840-03-28 Volume: 1, Issue: 27, Page: 112 yes 27
Song McDouall, Peter Murray (also McDowall) 1840-04-04 Volume: 1, Issue: 28, Page: 116 yes 28
Scotland’s Laurels—a Song S. W. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-04-11 Volume: 1, Issue: 29, Page: 120 yes 29
The Vision of Famine. Part I Mitchell, John 1840-04-18 Volume: 1, Issue: 30, Page: 124 yes 1976
The Vision of Famine. Part Second Mitchell, John 1840-04-25 Volume: 1, Issue: 31, Page: 128 yes 1977
The Hero Nicoll, Robert 1840-05-02 Volume: 1, Issue: 32, Page: 132 yes 30
Fragmentary Stanzas S. (The Chartist Circular) 1840-05-09 Volume: 1, Issue: 33, Page: 136 yes 31
Song, The Scottish Emigrant’s Farewell H. M’D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-05-16 Volume: 1, Issue: 34, Page: 140 yes 32
Song, Hurrah for the Charter H. M’D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-05-16 Volume: 1, Issue: 34, Page: 140 yes 33
Whig Malignity. A Simile Argus (pseudonym) 1840-05-23 Volume: 1, Issue: 35, Page: 144 yes 34
On Poland W. M. S. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-05-30 Volume: 1, Issue: 36, Page: 148 yes 35
The Black and the White Slave 1840-06-07 Volume: 1, Issue: 37, Page: 152 yes 36
Stanzas, Suggested by a Conversation with a Friend, On the Battle of Bannockburn J. M’C. Junr. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-06-13 Volume: 1, Issue: 38, Page: 156 yes 37
Song M’Douall, W. 1840-06-20 Volume: 1, Issue: 39, Page: 160 yes 38
The Land of Freedom Arbington (Dr. Arbington) 1840-06-27 Volume: 1, Issue: 40, Page: 164 yes 39
Land of Kings and Queens 1840-07-04 Volume: 1, Issue: 41, Page: 168 yes 40
The Poor Man’s Wedding 1840-07-11 Volume: 1, Issue: 42, Page: 172 yes 41
Liberty’s Tree Allan, R. 1840-07-18 Volume: 1, Issue: 43, Page: 176 yes 42
The League of Crime Mitchell, John 1840-07-25 Volume: 1, Issue: 44, Page: 180 yes 43
The King of the Radical Islands. Written a little after the death of George IV King, James 1840-08-08 Volume: 1, Issue: 46, Page: 168 yes 44
My Scottish Boy C. F. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-08-15 Volume: 1, Issue: 47, Page: 192 yes 45
Invocation to the Memory of Sir William Wallace Argus (pseudonym) 1840-08-22 Volume: 1, Issue: 48, Page: 196 yes 46
Questions from the Loom Davlin, Charles 1840-08-29 Volume: 1, Issue: 49, Page: 200 yes 47
Scotland’s Song of Liberty, to William Lovett, John Collins, and Dr P. M. M’Douall, On their liberation from the Prisons of England, July and August, 1840 Polin, Edward 1840-09-05 Volume: 1, Issue: 50, Page: 204 yes 1184
“Give Us this Day our Daily Bread” Binns, George 1840-09-12 Volume: 1, Issue: 51, Page: 208 yes 49
The Battle Field Allan, R. 1840-09-19 Volume: 1, Issue: 52, Page: 212 yes 51
The Auld State Kirk. New Song 1840-09-19 Volume: 1, Issue: 52, Page: 212 yes 50
A Voice from Beverley Peddie, Robert 1840-09-26 Volume: 1, Issue: 53, Page: 216 yes 52
Stanzas Cook, Eliza 1840-10-03 Volume: 1, Issue: 54, Page: 220 yes 53
The Freeman and the Slave Polin, Edward 1840-10-10 Volume: 1, Issue: 55, Page: 224 yes 54
Touch not that Sword King, James 1840-10-17 Volume: 1, Issue: 56, Page: 228 yes 55
The Complaints of the Poor Southey, Robert 1840-10-24 Volume: 1, Issue: 57, Page: 232 yes 56
The March of Intellect McQueen, Thomas (also MacQueen) 1840-10-31 Volume: 1, Issue: 58, Page: 236 yes 57
The Marseillaise Hymn Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph 1840-11-07 Volume: 1, Issue: 59, Page: 240 yes 58
The Spirit of the Times Holland, John 1840-11-14 Volume: 1, Issue: 60, Page: 244 yes 59
The Toilers’ Homes of England Polin, Edward 1840-11-21 Volume: 1, Issue: 61, Page: 248 yes 60
To the Memory of John Tait, Late Editor of the Liberator. Written at his Grave in the Necropolis, Glasgow Brown, William 1840-11-28 Volume: 1, Issue: 62, Page: 252 yes 61
The White Slave’s Murmurs Whitelocke, Samuel 1840-12-05 Volume: 1, Issue: 63, Page: 258 yes 62
Address to the Enslaved Millions Polin, Edward 1840-12-12 Volume: 1, Issue: 64, Page: 262 yes 63
The Poor of the City 1840-12-19 Volume: 1, Issue: 65, Page: 266 yes 64
“A Voice from Beverley.” No. II Peddie, Robert 1840-12-26 Volume: 1, Issue: 66, Page: 280 yes 65
Hymn of the Bread-Taxed Elliott, Ebenezer 1841-01-02 Volume: 1, Issue: 67, Page: 284 no 77
The Fine Old Man Hilse (pseudonym) 1841-01-09 Volume: 1, Issue: 68, Page: 288 no 78
The Patriot’s Grave. Suggested on Visiting the Tomb Where Andrew Hardie is Interred Lemon, J. 1841-01-16 Volume: 1, Issue: 69, Page: 292 no 79
A Glorious Victory! Southey, Robert 1841-01-23 Volume: 1, Issue: 70, Page: 296 no 80
There’s a Hum Through the Land Villiers Sankey, William 1841-01-30 Volume: 1, Issue: 71, Page: 300 no 82
The Year of our Redemption Mitchell, John 1841-01-30 Volume: 1, Issue: 71, Page: 300 no 81
The Drunkard’s Dream J. C. (poet; Chartist Circular) 1841-02-06 Volume: 1, Issue: 72, Page: 304 no 83
The Polish Chef 1841-02-13 Volume: 1, Issue: 73, Page: 308 no 85
On Taste Elliott, Ebenezer 1841-02-13 Volume: 1, Issue: 73, Page: 308 no 84
Stanzas, Addressed to the French Nation Adams, Henry Gardiner 1841-02-20 Volume: 1, Issue: 74, Page: 312 no 86
The Requiem Craig, Robert 1841-02-27 Volume: 1, Issue: 75, Page: 316 no 87
On the Birth of the Princess Royal 21st November, 1840 J. C. (poet; Chartist Circular) 1841-03-06 Volume: 1, Issue: 76, Page: 320 no 88
Hardie’s Last Letter to His Sweetheart. (Inserted by particular request) 1841-03-13 Volume: 1, Issue: 77, Page: 324 no 90
Spirits of the Mighty Dead Beith, R. 1841-03-13 Volume: 1, Issue: 77, Page: 324 no 89
The Past—The Present—The Future. A Prophecy Argus (pseudonym) 1841-03-20 Volume: 1, Issue: 78, Page: 328 no 91
Thoughts by Moonlight, A Simile La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-03-20 Volume: 1, Issue: 78, Page: 328 no 92
Adams and Jefferson 1841-03-27 Volume: 1, Issue: 79, Page: 332 no 93
Ode to Freedom, For the Fourth of July, the Anniversary of American Independence Friese, J. 1841-04-03 Volume: 1, Issue: 80, Page: 340 no 94
The Island Queen Watson, Robert 1841-04-10 Volume: 1, Issue: 81, Page: 344 no 95
No King or Peer for me Polin, Edward 1841-04-17 Volume: 1, Issue: 82, Page: 348 no 96
The Auld Man’s Prayer Polin, Edward 1841-04-24 Volume: 1, Issue: 83, Page: 352 no 97
Liberty! Universal Liberty! Argus (pseudonym) 1841-05-01 Volume: 1, Issue: 84, Page: 356 no 98
Invocation to the Unenfranchised Polin, Edward 1841-05-08 Volume: 1, Issue: 85, Page: 360 no 99
The Dirge of Wallace Campbell, Thomas 1841-05-15 Volume: 1, Issue: 86, Page: 364 no 100
Poland 1841-05-22 Volume: 1, Issue: 87, Page: 368 no 101
The Captive’s Dream Aitken, William 1841-05-29 Volume: 1, Issue: 88, Page: 372 no 102
The Poor Man’s Song 1841-06-05 Volume: 1, Issue: 89, Page: 376 no 103
Consolatory Verses J. S. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-06-12 Volume: 1, Issue: 90, Page: 380 no 104
Alexander the Great 1841-06-19 Volume: 1, Issue: 91, Page: 384 no 105
Stanzas. Containing an exact and literal account of the behaviour and fate of ABRAHAM ISAACS, of Ivy-lane, who died of excessive brandy 1841-06-26 Volume: 1, Issue: 92, Page: 388 no 106
One word for Louis Philippe, Crown-craft, and Royalty Argus (pseudonym) 1841-07-03 Volume: 1, Issue: 93, Page: 392 no 108
The Movement Argus (pseudonym) 1841-07-03 Volume: 1, Issue: 93, Page: 392 no 107
Song 1841-07-10 Volume: 1, Issue: 94, Page: 396 no 109
The Working Bee Wright, David 1841-07-17 Volume: 1, Issue: 95, Page: 400 no 110
Fragment. (For the “Chartists’ Circular”) J. D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-07-24 Volume: 1, Issue: 96, Page: 404 no 111
The Honest Working Man. A Character La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-07-31 Volume: 1, Issue: 97, Page: 408 no 112
The Land of the Brave and the Free! La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-08-07 Volume: 1, Issue: 98, Page: 412 no 113
A Little Hymn, For Little Republicans Argus (pseudonym) 1841-08-14 Volume: 1, Issue: 99, Page: 416 no 114
Lines to a Little Republican Argus (pseudonym) 1841-08-21 Volume: 1, Issue: 100, Page: 420 no 115
Labour Song Syme, James 1841-08-28 Volume: 1, Issue: 101, Page: 424 no 116
A Prayer of the Afflicted J. D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-09-04 Volume: 1, Issue: 102, Page: 428 no 117
Britons Dare be Free J. D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-09-11 Volume: 1, Issue: 103, Page: 432 no 118
The Old Maid’s Scarf La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-09-18 Volume: 1, Issue: 104, Page: 436 no 119
A Democratic Republican’s Vision. Addressed to “Argus” Syme, James 1841-09-25 Volume: 2, Issue: 105, Page: 440 no 120
The People’s Petition Z. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-10-02 Volume: 2, Issue: 106, Page: 444 no 121
Elegy on the Death of J. F. Cavanagh, Bridgeton Donald, George (1800-1851) 1841-10-09 Volume: 2, Issue: 108, Page: 448 no 122
The Bible Barton, Bernard 1841-10-16 Volume: 2, Issue: 108, Page: 452 no 123
Lines to the Memory of Robert Johnston, Bridgeton Donald, George (1800-1851) 1841-10-23 Volume: 2, Issue: 109, Page: 456 no 124
The Conquerors. A Glance at History 1841-10-30 Volume: 2, Issue: 110, Page: 460 no 125
Lines to a Mother La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-11-06 Volume: 2, Issue: 111, Page: 464 no 126
Lines for the Educated. Addressed to Henry Brougham Argus (pseudonym) 1841-11-13 Volume: 2, Issue: 112, Page: 467 no 127
Here’s Health beloved Erin, to thee! [Sung at a Soiree given in honour of Father Matthews, by the Author] 1841-11-13 Volume: 2, Issue: 112, Page: 468 no 128
War Polin, Edward 1841-11-20 Volume: 2, Issue: 113, Page: 471 no 129
The Future Polin, Edward 1841-11-20 Volume: 2, Issue: 113, Page: 471 no 9816
The Proscribed Gillespie, Thomas (Chartist poet) 1841-11-20 Volume: 2, Issue: 113, Page: 472 no 130
Receiving Charity Ora (pseudonym) 1841-12-04 Volume: 2, Issue: 115, Page: 480 no 132
No Work 1841-12-04 Volume: 2, Issue: 115, Page: 480 no 131
Punch’s Paean to the Princelet 1841-12-11 Volume: 2, Issue: 116, Page: 484 no 133
The Honest Petition of certain Members of the Independent Kirk of Scotland 1841-12-18 Volume: 2, Issue: 117, Page: 488 no 134
The Poor Man’s Lot J. H. C. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-12-25 Volume: 2, Issue: 118, Page: 492 no 135
Lucy’s Wee Cot, or the Expelled Gillespie, Thomas (Chartist poet) 1842-01-08 Volume: 2, Issue: 120, Page: 500 no 1185
The Common Foe Polin, Edward 1842-01-15 Volume: 2, Issue: 121, Page: 504 no 137
The Patriot Soldier 1842-01-22 Volume: 2, Issue: 122, Page: 508 no 138
The Weaver’s Dream N. K. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-02-05 Volume: 2, Issue: 124, Page: 516 no 139
Address to Tyrants A. M’K. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-02-26 Volume: 2, Issue: 127, Page: 528 no 140
To a Sleeping Infant 1842-03-05 Volume: 2, Issue: 128, Page: 523 yes 141
On the Mind 1842-03-05 Volume: 2, Issue: 128, Page: 523 no 9818
On Religion 1842-03-05 Volume: 2, Issue: 128, Page: 523 no 9817
The Sliding Scale. (A melancholy song, to an auld tune) 1842-03-19 Volume: 2, Issue: 130, Page: 540 no 144
Song of a Patriot Peacock, John 1842-03-26 Volume: 2, Issue: 131, Page: 544 no 145
The Factory Child 1842-04-02 Volume: 2, Issue: 132, Page: 548 yes 146
An Old Man’s Lament C. (The Chartist Circular) 1842-04-09 Volume: 2, Issue: 133, Page: 552 no 147
The Exile’s Song J. A. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-04-16 Volume: 2, Issue: 134, Page: 556 no 148
To the Corn Lords 1842-04-23 Volume: 2, Issue: 135, Page: 560 no 9819
Our Common Land Cook, Eliza 1842-04-23 Volume: 2, Issue: 135, Page: 560 no 149
A Voice to the People J. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-04-30 Volume: 2, Issue: 136, Page: 564 no 152
An Appeal to Scotchmen. (Occasioned by seeing the procession of the Unemployed Operatives of Glasgow, last Friday week) R. S. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-04-30 Volume: 2, Issue: 136, Page: 564 no 151
Friendship and War A. R. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-05-07 Volume: 2, Issue: 137, Page: 568 no 153
The Poor Man’s Song Boyle, J. 1842-05-14 Volume: 2, Issue: 138, Page: 572 no 154
The Income Tax—A Song 1842-05-21 Volume: 2, Issue: 139, Page: 576 no 155
Past and Present Donald, George (1800-1851) 1842-05-28 Volume: 2, Issue: 140, Page: 580 no 156
Song 1842-06-04 Volume: 2, Issue: 141, Page: 584 no 157
Slaved Britannia A. M’L. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-06-11 Volume: 2, Issue: 142, Page: 588 no 158
Thomas Muir’s Farewell To His Native Land 1842-06-18 Volume: 2, Issue: 143, Page: 592 no 159
Song of the Chartist Emigrant Anderson, John (Chartist) 1842-06-25 Volume: 2, Issue: 144, Page: 596 yes 3228
Remonstrance of the Lowly 1842-07-02 Volume: 2, Issue: 145, Page: 600 no 3227