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The works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

Print Book, English, 1826-27
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Printed for C. and J. Rivington, London, 1826-27
Calf bindings (Binding) England London 19th century
16 volumes ; 22 cm
(From contents): v. 1: Advertisement to the reader
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A vindication of natural society: or, A view of the miseries and evils arising to mankind from every species of artificial society
A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and the beautiful; with an Introductory discourse concerning taste
v. 2: A short account of a late short administration
Observations on a late publication intituled The present state of the nation
Thoughts on the cause of the present discontents
Speech on American taxation
v. 3: Speech at Mr. Burke's arrival at Bristol, and at the conclusion of the poll
Speech on moving his resolutions for conciliation with America
A letter from Mr. Burke to the sheriff's [sic] of Bristol, on the affairs of America
Two letters from Mr. Burke to gentlemen of the city of Bristol, on the bill depending in Parliament relative to the trade of Ireland
Speech on presenting to the House of Commons, a plan for the better security of the independence of Parliament, and the economical reformation of the civil and other establishments
Speech at Bristol, previous to the election, 1780
Speech at Bristol, on declining the poll
v. 4: Speech on the East-India bill
A representation to His Majesty, moved in the House of Commons, June 14, 1784
Speech on the nabob of Arcot's debts
Appendix to the preceding Speech
v. 5: Substance of the Speech on the army estimates, 1790
Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the proceedings of certain societies in London relative to that event
v. 6: Letter to a member of the National Assembly
Appeal from the new to the old Whigs
Letter to a peer of Ireland on the penal laws against Irish Catholicks
Letter to Sir Hercules Langrishe, bart. M.P. on the subject of the Roman Catholicks of Ireland, and the propriety of admitting them to the elective franchise, consistently with the principles of the Constitution, as established at the revolution
v. 7: Hints for a memorial to be delivered to Monsieur de M.M
Thoughts on French affairs
Heads for consideration on the present state of affairs
Remarks on the policy of the allies with respect to France / Appendix
Observations on the conduct of the minority, in a letter addressed to the Duke of Portland and Lord Fitzwilliam
Preface to the Address of M. Brissot to his constituents / Appendix
Letter to William Elliot, Esquire, occasioned by a speech made in the House of Lords by the *** of *******
Thoughts and details on scarcity
v. 8: A letter from the right honourable Edmund Burke, to a noble lord, on the attacks made upon him and his pension, in the House of Lords, by the Duke of Bedford and the Earl of Lauderdale
Three letters addressed to a member of the present Parliament, on the proposals for peace with the regicide Directory of France
Letter I. On the overtures of peace
Letter II. On the genius and character of the French Revolution as it regards other nations
Letter III. On the rapture of the negociation; the terms of peace proposed; and the resources of the country for the continuance of the war
v. 9: Introductory letter to the right hon. William Elliot
Letter from the right hon. the Lord Auckland, to the Lord bishop of Rochester
Letter from Lord Auckland to the right hon. Edmund Burke
Letter from the right hon. Edmund Burke to Lord Auckland
Letters on a regicide peace, continued from vol. VIII.: Letter IV. To the Earl Fitzwilliam
Letter to the Empress of Russia, dated November 1791
Letter to Sir Charles Bingham, bart. dated October 1773; on the Irish absentee tax
Letter to the honourable Charles James Fox, dated October 1777; on the American war
Letter to the Marquis of Rockingham, dated January 1777; on a proposed succession from Parliament of members, who had opposed the American war
A proposed address to the King, on the same subject
Address to the right honourable Edmund Perry, speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland, dated July 1778; on a bill for the relief of His Majesty's Roman Catholick subjects in Ireland
Letter to Thomas Burgh, Esq. dated new year's day 1780; in vindication of the author's Parliamentary conduct, relative to the affairs of Ireland
Letter to John Merlott, Esq. an eminent merchant of Bristol, dated April 1780; on the same subject as the preceding letter
Letters (to the Lord Chancellor, to the Earl Bathurst, and to Sir Grey Cooper) with reflections on the executions of the rioters in 1780
Letter to the right honourable Henry Dundas, one of His Majesty's principal secretaries of state, dated Easter Monday night 1792; with a sketch of the Negro code
Letter to the chairman of the Buckinghamshire meeting, held 13th April 1780, at Aylesbury; on the duration of Parliaments, and a more equal representation of the people
Tracts, relative to the laws against popery in Ireland
Letter to William Smith, Esq. dated January 1795, them member of the Irish Parliament, now one of the barons of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, on the same subject
Second letter to Sir Hercules Langrishe, dated May 1795, on the same subject
Letter to Richard Burke, Esq. on the same subject
Letter on the affairs of Ireland, written in the year 1797
v. 10: Fragments and notes of speeches in Parliament: On the Acts of uniformity
On the bill for the relief of the Protestant dissenters
On the petition of the Unitarians
On the Middlesex election
On a bill for shortening the duration of Parliaments
On the reform of the representation in the House of Commons
On the powers of juries in prosecution for libels
A letter on the same subject
On a bill for repealing the marriage act
On the dormant claims of the Church
Hints for an essay on the drama
An abridgement of English history, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the end of the reign of King John:
in three books ..
v. 11: Ninth report from the Select committee (of the House of Commons) appointed to take into consideration the state of the administration of justice in the provinces of Bengal, Bahar, and Orissa,
(25 June 1783)
Eleventh report from the Select committee appointed to take into consideration the state of the administration of justice in the provinces of Bengal, Bahar, and Orissa,
Articles of charge of high crimes and misdemeanors against Warren Hastings, Esquire, late governour-general of Bengal; presented to the House of Commons upon the 4th day of April 1786
v. 12: Articles of charge of high crimes, &c. continued from Vol. XI
Appendix to the VIIIth and XVIth charges, Letter from Warren Hastings, Esq. to William Devaynes
v. 13: Speeches of Mr. Burke on the impeachment of Warren Hastings, Esq
v. 14: Mr. Burke's speech on the sixth charge continued; 25 April, 5 May, and 7 May 1789
Report from Committee appointed to inspect the Lord's journals, in relation to their proceeding on the trial of Warren Hastings, Esq
Appendix to ditto. [Con't] (From title page): v. 15: Continuation of the speeches on the impeachment of Mr. Hastings:
v. 16: Continuation of the speeches on the impeachment of Mr. Hastings:
Edited by W. King and F. Laurence