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1716-1746 A Bound Collection of Nine Pamphlets Concerning High Treason, The Law of Forfeiture, The Septennial Act, The Triennial Act, The Rights of British Citizens to Elect their own Representatives, etc, From the Library of Lord Kenyon, British politician and barrister, who served as Attorney General, Master of the Rolls and Lord Chief Justice, British Politics & Laws with Some Manuscript Handwritten Notes, Probably in Lord Kenyon's hand
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A BOUND COLLECTION OF NINE PAMPHLETS FROM THE LIBRARY OF LORD KENYON Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon PC SL KC (5 October 1732 - 4 April 1802), A DISCOURSE CONCERNING TREASONS AND BILLS OF ATTAINDER Explaining the true and ancient notion of treason, and shewing the natural justice of bills of attainder, The Second Edition 1717 SOME CONSIDERATIONS OF THE LAW OF FORFEITURE FOR HIGH TREASON Occasioned by a clause, in the late act, for making it treason to correspond with the Pretender's sons, or any of their agents, &c., by Charles Yorke, The Second Edition 1746 A SHORT REVIEW OF A LATE PAMPHLET INTITULED Some Considerations on the Law of Forfeitures for High Treason, by Thomas Gordon, First Edition, 1746 THE FITNESS of REPEALING THE SEPTENNIAL ACT at this juncture consider'd : in a letter from an elector to a Member of Parliament. With some reflections on the present state of the nation. To which are added, two remarkable speeches on that subject, delivered in the House of C-Ns: and a list of those who voted for and against the repeal in the Year 1734; First Edition 1740 A COMPLEAT LIST of the MEMBERS who Voted For and Against The Bill for repealing THE SEPTENNIAL ACT and for the more frequent meeting and calling of Parliaments: with the speeches of the two gentlemen who moved and seconded the question, Mar. 13, 1733/34; [1740] A SECOND LETTER to a Friend in Suffolk, Occasioned by Repealing the TRIENNIAL ACT, With A Copy of the Bill Now depending in the House of Commons, 1716 Sometimes Attributed to Daniel Defoe THE RIGHTS OF BRITISH SUBJECTS TO ELECT THEIR OWN REPRESENTATIVES asserted : proving from the most eminent historians, the antient usage, and the necessity of the frequency of Parliaments, the freedom of elections, and the fatal consequences which have attended those princes or their ministers who have invaded either. With seasonable instructions to the electors . the qualifications requisite for gentlemen to be chosen . With a dedication to the electors of Great Britain; Preface signed: Philo Britannicus.1740 A DETECTION OF VIEWS OF THOSE who would, in the present crisis, engage an incumber'd, trading nation, as principals, in a ruinous expensive land-war; in answer to a pamphlet lately published, entitled, The important question discuss'd, &c. 1746 Bound in an old full vellum binding, this is a bound collection of nine pamphlets from the library of Lord Kenyon, with his ownership name to front Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon PC SL KC (5 October 1732 ? 4 April 1802), was a British politician and barrister, who served as Attorney General, Master of the Rolls and Lord Chief Justice. THE BOOK bound in full vellum titled in old ink to the spine, internally quite an amount of underlining to some pamphlets in old ink, most likely by Lord Kenyon, and manuscript notes to some margins (see pictures) again most likely in Lord Kenyon's hand, 8 inches tall approx, one of the pamphlets sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe, CONDITION the volume is darkened and marked else binding is in good solid condition, internally the mentioned underlining and annotations, some grubbiness to pamphlet covers, a few mild marls else contents generally in nice condition
Author Possibly Daniel Defoe & Others
Date 1716
Binding Vellum
Publisher Various

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