1st Edition

William Cobbett: Selected Writings Vol 1

By Leonora Nattrass, James Epstein Copyright 1999
    328 Pages
    by Routledge

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    William Cobbett (1763-1835) was a prolific writer, best known as the anti-Radical founder of Cobbett's "Political Register" which ran from 1802-35. This collection of his writings presents the texts fully reset and annotated with biographical and analytical introductions.

    Volume 1: Contents of the Edition, Acknowledgements, Abbreviations and Sources, A Note on the Text, Introduction 1 The Soldier’s friend or, Considerations on the Late Pretended Augmentation of the Subsistence of the Private Soldiers (1792), Observations on the Emigration of Dr. Joseph Priestley, and on the Several Addresses Delivered to Him on His Arrival at New York (1794), A Bone to Gnaw for the Democrats; or Observations on a Pamphlet Entitled The Political Progress of Britain. (1795), Part II. A Bone to Gnaw for the Democrats (1795), A Little Plain English, Addressed to the People of the United States Of America (1795), A New year’s Gift to the Democrats; or, Observations on a Pamphlet, entitled, A Vindication of Mr. Randolph’s Resignation (1796), The Life of Thomas Paine, interspersed with Remarks and Reflections (1797), Address to the People of England, Notes