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HOGAN, Denis (fl. 1791--1808)
Second edition. An appeal to the public, and a farewell address to the Army, by Brevet-Major Hogan, late a captain in the thirty-second regiment of infantry -- in which he resigned his commission, in consequence of the treatment he experienced from the Duke of York, and the system that prevails in the army respecting promotions; including some strictures upon the general conduct of our military force.
London: printed by Ballintine & Law; published by G. Gorman; and may be had of all booksellers, 1808.
[2], 62 p. ; 21.5 cm. (8º)

The first edition appeared in October 1808 and provoked what became known as 'The Duke of York Affair'. See David P. Aldstadt, 'The Duke of York Affair, A Catalyst for Reform', in Academic annual of Hong Kong, vol. 14, 1972, pp. 1--23.

Copy Notes Bound (6) in a collection of political and satirical tracts.

Binding C19th calf, gilt roll-tooled borders, gilt double-ruled spine, red spine-labels, gilt-lettered 'Political Pamphlets'. Numbered '75' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5503


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