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A Collection of scarce and interesting tracts

A Collection of scarce and interesting tracts

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Thomas Jefferson Library Collection
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Printed for J. Debrett, 1787-1788
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Series title: Eighteenth century collections online.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/a-collection-of-scarce-and-interesting-tracts/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Collection of scarce and interesting tracts. London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1787-1788 (DLC) 08022452 (OCoLC)4732016

Short Description

1 online resource (4 volumes).

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A Collection of scarce and interesting tracts is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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v. 1. Letter from the cocoa-tree to the country gentleman / Dr. Francis —
Address to the cocoa-tree / Dr. Butler —
Character of the late Right Hon. Henry Bilson Legge / Dr. Butler —
Defence of the minority on the question of general warrants / by the late Right Hon. Charles Townshend —
Defence of the majority, on the same question —
Letter concerning libels, warrants, the seizure of papers, and sureties for the peace or behaviour: with a view to some late proceedings, and the defence of them by the majority —
Postscript —
Appendix —
Law proceedings —
Account of some proceedings on the Writ of Habeas Corpus —
The budget / David Hartley —
Remarks on the budget / Thomas Whateley [sic] —
Address to the public on the dismission of General Conway —
Counter-address on the same / Hon. Horace Walpole. v. 2. An honest man's reasons for declining to take a part in the New Administration / ascribed to Charles Lloyd —
A candid answer to the Honest man's reasons / ascribed to Sir Grey Cooper —
Dr. Franklin's examination before the House of Commons, in support of the repeal of the American Stamp Act —
Mr. Burke's Short account of a short administration —
And Mr. Lloyd's true history of a short administration —
Considerations on the trade and finances of this kingdom / Thomas Whately —
State of the nation / the late Right Hon. Charles Townshend —
Speech against the suspending and dispensing prerogative, &c. —
The case of the Duke of Portland, respecting two leases, lately granted by the Lords of the Treasury to Sir James Lowther —
An inquiry into the legality of pensions on the Irish Establishment / Alexander McAulay. v. 3. Speech of the Right Hon. George Grenville, on the motion for expelling Mr. Wilkes —
Mr. Wilkes's letter to Mr. Grenville in answer to his Speech —
A letter on the public conduct of Mr. Wilkes —
A fair trial of the important question —
The case of the Middlesex Election considered / Mr. Dyson. v. 4. Another letter to Mr. Almon, in matter of libel —
Substance of the pleadings of the crown lawyers —
Postscript —
A second postscript —
Postscript continued —
Summary of the law of libel —
Proceedings of His Majesty's Privy Council, upon an address to remove Governor Hutchinson, with the speech of Lord Loughborough upon that occasion / collected by Israel Mauduit —
Appendix: The Duke of Newcastle's letter in answer to the Prussian Memorial, concerning neutral ships —
Address to the makers of cyder and perry / Mr. Dowdeswell.

Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: J. Debrett
  • Responsable Person: written by persons of eminence ; upon the most important, political and commercial subjects, during the years 1763, 1764, 1765, 1766, 1767, 1768, 1769, and 1770.
  • Publication Date: 1787/1788
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 1787
  • Last edition Date: 1787
  • General Notes: Vols. 1, 4 are 1788. Vols. 2-3 are 1787.
  • Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7305
  • Dewey Code: 937.3
  • OCLC: 607745597

Main Contents

v. 1. Letter from the cocoa-tree to the country gentleman / Dr. Francis
Address to the cocoa-tree / Dr. Butler
Character of the late Right Hon. Henry Bilson Legge / Dr. Butler
Defence of the minority on the question of general warrants / by the late Right Hon. Charles Townshend
Defence of the majority, on the same question
Letter concerning libels, warrants, the seizure of papers, and sureties for the peace or behaviour: with a VIew to some late proceedings, and the defence of them by the majority
Postscript
Appendix
Law proceedings
Account of some proceedings on the Writ of Habeas Corpus
The budget / David Hartley
Remarks on the budget / Thomas Whateley [sic]
Address to the public on the dismission of General Conway
Counter-address on the same / Hon. Horace Walpole. v. 2. An honest man's reasons for declining to take a part in the New Administration / ascribed to Charles Lloyd
A candid answer to the Honest man's reasons / ascribed to Sir Grey Cooper
Dr. Franklin's examination before the House of Commons, in support of the repeal of the American Stamp Act
Mr. Burke's Short account of a short administration
And Mr. Lloyd's true history of a short administration
Considerations on the trade and finances of this kingdom / Thomas Whately
State of the nation / the late Right Hon. Charles Townshend
Speech against the suspending and dispensing prerogative, &c.
The case of the Duke of Portland, respecting two leases, lately granted by the Lords of the Treasury to Sir James Lowther
An inquiry into the legality of pensions on the Irish Establishment / Alexander McAulay. v. 3. Speech of the Right Hon. George Grenville, on the motion for expelling Mr. Wilkes
Mr. Wilkes's letter to Mr. Grenville in answer to his Speech
A letter on the public conduct of Mr. Wilkes
A fair trial of the important question
The case of the Middlesex Election considered / Mr. Dyson. v. 4. Another letter to Mr. Almon, in matter of libel
Substance of the pleadings of the crown lawyers
Postscript
A second postscript
Postscript continued
Summary of the law of libel
Proceedings of His Majesty's Privy Council, upon an address to remove Governor Hutchinson, with the speech of Lord Loughborough upon that occasion / collected by Israel Mauduit
Appendix: The Duke of Newcastle's letter in answer to the Prussian Memorial, concerning neutral ships
Address to the makers of cyder and perry / Mr. Dowdeswell.

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