Philadelphia PA: William Cobbett, 1796. 2nd. Stated Second Edition. This issue contains 64 pages, numbered 1-64. Included among the articles are: Remarks on the debates in Congresss, particularly on the timidity of the language held towards France, A letter to the infamous Tom Paine, in answer to his crutal attack on the Federal Constitution, and on the conduct and character of General Washington. 8" x 5". Heavy foxing on front page, else pretty clean, this is an original issue that was bound up about 200 years ago and subsequently disbound back to it's original form. William Cobbett (9 March 1763 - 18 June 1835) English pamphleteer, farmer and journalist, born in Farnham, Surrey. Best known for Rural Rides(1830). Cobbett published controversial pamphlets, and generally tweaked the Establishment, in England and in America. His only consistency appears to have been a disdain towards the French. In 1807, in a story, Cobbett coined the term 'red herring' to mean a distraction from the important issue.
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