Manuscript of volumes 3 and 4 of The history of political literature from the earliest times , volumes 1 and 2 having been published by Richard Bentley (London) in 1855.
BLAKEY, Robert, 1795-1878, Professor of Logic and Metaphysics
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Born 1795 of humble parentage; received private tuition; contributed to Newcastle Magazine and other periodicals; published philosophical works (1831 and 1833); produced Newcastle Liberator, 1838, Northern Liberator and Champion newspapers, 1840; studied philosophy in France and Belgium; Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, Queen's College, Belfast, 1849; died 1878. Publications: History of moral science (James Duncan, London, 1833); Angling: or, how to angle, and where to go (G. Routledge & Co, London, 1854); Christian Hermits: or, the lives of several distinguished solitaries, from the earliest ages of the Christian Church, until the eighth century (London, 1845); Cottage Politics; or letters on the new Poor-law Bill (A. Cobbett, London, 1837); Historical sketch of Logic, from the earliest times to the present day (James Nichol, Edinburgh, 1851); History of the Philosophy of Mind (T. W. Saunders, London, 1848); The history of political literature from the earliest times (Richard Bentley, London, 1855).
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Bought from Leon Kramer, New York, in 1938.
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Microfilm made available by Follet Preservation Microfilming Project, 1999. Films are held on open access in the Library (Archives MF 463).
Sources: Who's Who 1897-1996 (A & C Black, 1996); British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
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Also known as R 1031.