The life and letters of William Cobbett in England & America based upon hitherto unpublished family papers by Lewis Melville

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  • Cobbett, William, -- 1763-1835,
  • Cobbett, William, -- 1763-1835 -- Bibliography,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1800-1837

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Statementby Lewis Melville.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 20423.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL13561760M
OCLC/WorldCa16654794

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Thinking Cobbett’s article to be inflammatory Trevor declared ” it was the duty of the House, if it was not within the immediate province of the law-officers of the Crown, to adopt some measures with regard to it; and at all events to record their sense of the mischief it must produce.” (quoted in The Life & Letters of William Cobbett.

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Difficult English politician. Birthplace: Farnham, Surrey, England Location of death: Farnham, Surrey, England Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Race. English politician and writer, was born near Farnham in Surrey, according to his own statement, on the 9th of Marchbut more probably He was the grandson of a farm Born:   Buy The Life and Adventures of William Cobbett by Ingrams, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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