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Título: History of the Proceedings and Debates of ...
Editorial: Ulan Press
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción Palala Press, 2016. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IP-9781357359195
Descripción Palala Press, 2016. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IP-9781357359195
Descripción Printed for J. Almon, London, 1777. First edition. , 5-348,  pp. An important document concerning the American Revolution, beginning with King George III's admission that things were not going as planned in the American Colonies, followed by a series of attacks on the administration by members of Parliament who felt the measures taken were poorly conceived, and which Lord North attempted to rebut. Some highlights include: an account of the meeting between George Washington and General Howe's adjutant Lt. Col. Patterson read into the record following a complaint that, though published in the Colonies, the administration did not see fit to make them available in England; the costs of the War are listed in great detail; a bill to empower the King to secure and detain persons charged with or suspected of treason in America or the high seas, including the suspension of Habeas Corpus is introduced and attacked as unlawful. Though mostly about North America, there is a long section on the capture of the sloop Morning Star off the Mosquito Coast in Central America, and a history of Britain's position there. This was the sixth volume of the first monthly record of Parliament, published between 1774 and 1780 by John Almon (1727-1805), an English journalist, printer, bookseller, who played a major role in establishing the right to report on Parliament. Provenance: Armorial device and bookplate of John Smyth (1748-1811), member of Parliament, Lord of the Admiralty, and Treasury, Master of the Mint, and a Commissioner of the Board of Trade. A very good copy, wear and sunning to the boards, spine rubbed, headband lacking, some minor browning to leaves, small loss of paper at lower fore edge of title page. Contemporary calf, five raised bands, red morocco spine label gilt, armorial gilt device at foot, marbled end-papers. Nº de ref. de la librería 41764