FRENCH INFLUENCE UPON ENGLISH COUNSELS DEMONSTRATED FROM AN IMPARTIAL EXAMINATION OF OUR MEASURES FOR TWENTY YEARS PAST. FROM WHENCE IT IS SHEWN THE NECESSITY OF EXCLUDING EFFECTUALLY, MOST PLACEMEN, AND ALL PENSIONERS, FROM HAVING SEATS IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. WITH A POSTSCRIPT....

London: Printed for T. Cooper, 1740. [iv],72pp. Half title. Later paper covered boards, recased with new spine. Very good, untrimmed. Item #WRCAM30311

The anonymous author asserts that fear of French intervention should be no hindrance in Great Britain's vigorous prosecution of her recently begun conflict with Spain. Any arguments to the contrary, he insists, are being spread by French agents bent on debilitating British power. "Attacks French measures to restrain English conquest of the Spanish West Indies - conquests the author seems to think an English right" - Hough, BEINECKE LESSER ANTILLES COLLECTION. BEINECKE LESSER ANTILLES COLLECTION 184. SABIN 25885. KRESS S1856. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 740/129.

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