La Haye [The Hague]. 1661. Frontispiece, 1 preliminary leaf, 112pp. [bound with:] [Netherlands - Staaten General]: REMARQUES SUCCINCTES & DEDUCTION FAITES PAR LES DEPUTÉS DES HAUTS & PUISSANTS SEIGNEURS ESTATS GENERAUX DES PROVINCES UUNIES DES PAÏS-BAS. SUR LE DERNIER MEMOIRE DU SIEUR GEORGE DOUNING.... La Haye. 1665. pp. [bound with:] [Netherlands - Staaten General]: SOMMIERE AENTEYCKENINGE ENDE DEDUCTIE INGESTELT BY DE GEDEPUTEERDEN VAN DE HOOGE MOGENDE HEEREN STATEN GENERAEL.... 'sGraven-Hage. 1665. 38,pp. Small quarto. Old vellum, leather label. Frontispiece and titlepage of first item backed with later paper, else very good. Item #WRCAM9666
The first work is a French translation of A COLLECTION OF HIS MAJESTIE'S GRACIOUS LETTERS, SPEECHES, MESSAGES... (London, 1661), printing thirteen of Charles II's public statements made during the first nine months after his return to England, setting forth his policy on various topics. Not in the NUC. GOLDSMITH C743. The second piece collects statements and counterstatements of the government of the Netherlands and the British minister, Sir George Downing. The NUC locates two copies (DLC, DFo). SABIN 20783. KNUTTEL 9030. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 665/141. The third pamphlet is a repudiation of the British claims to Gambia put forward by Downing. Also regards New Netherland and New England. SABIN 20784. KNUTTEL 9025. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 665/142. BELL N145. SABIN 20784. ASHER 346. KNUTTEL 19025.