Richard Rush's copy

Report of Committee of Secrecy of the House of Commons. Ordered to be Printed 15 March 1799.

London: Printed by J. Plymsell at the Anti-Jacobin Press and Sold by C. Chappel, [1799].

Price: $300.00


About the item

Early edition. 90, 2 [“Prospectus of the Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine”] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Richard Rush's copy. Disbound, stitchmarks. Some browning and wear but generally a very good copy with “R. Rush” on the title, from the library of Richard Rush, the lawyer, diplomat and statesman. ESTC: T86579.

Item #25847

The Committee of Secrecy's reports on the Society of United Irishmen and the rise of similar societies in Great Britain. The societies in England and Scotland are described with accounts of their actions, the arrests and trials and the situations as well as the involvement of the United Irishmen and their relationship with France.
On the prospectus for the “Anti-Jacobin Review” William Cobbett in Philadelphia is listed as one of the booksellers, the only bookseller in America listed.