Title: Two letters from Mr. Burke to gentlemen in the city of Bristol: on the trade of Ireland, 1778
Author: Edmund Burke
Publisher: London, Printed for J. Dodsley
A first edition of Burke’s Two letters from Mr. Burke to gentlemen in the city of Bristol. These letters were written to those merchants of Bristol opposed to Prime Minister Lord North’s proposal on improving free trade with Ireland. It was this decision and support for Catholic emancipation which eventually cost him his seat in Parliament.
One disbound pamphlet in octavo, (3)+32 pages
On note of condition, this pamphlet is in poor shape, with the text block having split into two. There is virtually no foxing or staining throughout.