Manuscript volume containing a Jacobite tract,  attacking the partisans of Holland and the Dutch alliance, urging the peers of England to follow the example of the Scots and rise up in support of James Edward Francis Stuart (the Pretender) to the throne of England, and protesting against his expulsion from the country.
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 93
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 10 leaves
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Son of the deposed King James II of England, James Edward Francis Stuart made several abortive attempts to regain the English throne. In 1715 John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar, raised a Jacobite rebellion in Scotland, and the Pretender landed at Peterhead, Aberdeen, on 22 Dec 1715. By 10 Feb 1716, the uprising had collapsed and James had returned to France.
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Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.
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Manuscript quarto. Bound in quarter-morocco.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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