Substance of the speech of Lord Auckland, in the House of Peers, April 11, 1799, on the proposed Address to his Majesty, respecting the Resolutions adopted by the Two Houses of Parliament as the basis of an Union between Great Britain and Ireland.

London: Printed for J. Wright, 1799.

Price: $125.00

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First edition. Two folding tables. [2], 53, [1], [10 appendix] pp. 8vo. Disbound, some discoloration of title and last leaf and in margins, generally light, tear in lower blank margin of title, else a very good copy. Kress B3777; Goldsmiths 17511.

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Eden, the noted diplomat and statesman, was a strong supporter of Pitt's plan to unify England and Ireland. This speech, following Grenville's address to the King recommending such a measure, examines the trade aspect of such a union.