A full answer to the Letter from a by-stander, &c. : wherein his false calculations and misrepresentations of facts in the time of King Charles II are refuted, and an historical account is given of all the Parliamentary aids in that reign, from the journals of the House of Commons : the ancient and modern power of the Crown, and the excessive height to which it is risen of late, are clearly represented, and reasons offered for restoring to the freeholders of England their ancient right of chusing high sheriffs and justices of the peace in the county courts, as a proper means of restoring the ballance of our constitution, and putting a stop to the progress of corruption / by R--- H---, Esq
- Carte, Thomas, 1686-1754
- London : Printed for J. Robinson ..., 1742.
- Physical Description:
- 2 unnumbered pages, 214 pages ; 21 cm (8vo)
- Rare Books copy: Formerly part of an 18th-century library in Williamscote House near Banbury, England, assembled by John Loveday (1711-1789), philologist and antiquary, who lived at Caversham in Oxfordshire. The library was moved to Williamscote House in 1799 by John Loveday the second (1742-1809), Doctor of Laws.
- Binding notes:
- Bound with: Letter from a by-stander to a member of Parliament / Corbyn Morris. The third edition. London : Printed for J. Robinson, 1743.
HC254.5.M677 1743 c.1 (Book) bound in A letter from a by-stander to a member of Parliament : wherein is examined what necessity there is for the maintenance of a large regular land force in this island, what proportions the revenues of the crown have born to those of the people, at different periods from the Restoration to His present Majesty's accession, and whether the weight of power in the regal or popular scale now preponderates
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