THOUGHTS ON THE LETTER OF EDMUND BURKE, ESQ; TO THE SHERIFFS OF BRISTOL, ON THE AFFAIRS OF AMERICA.

Oxford. [ 1777]. 64pp. Gathered signatures. Stitched as issued. Untrimmed. Last leaf tanned. Otherwise a very good copy. Item #WRCAM18315

Fourth edition. A reply to Burke's LETTER...ON THE AFFAIRS OF AMERICA (1777). "...if the liberty of our fellow-subjects in America are to be taken from them, it is for the ideot only to suppose that we can preserve our own. The dagger uplifted against the breast of America, is meant for the heart of Old England." "The leading British supporter of colonial rights attacks Burke for temporizing" - Howes. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 77-1d. HOWES A14. SABIN 61.

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