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NATIONAL BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION FOR THE MIDDLE CLASSES OF SOCIETY
Committee Room, 45, Great Russel Street, Bloomsbury. The noblemen and gentlemen of the committees of the National Benevolent Institution, for the middle classes of society, present their compliments, and take the liberty to remind the subscribers and the public, that in August, 1814, ...
London: J. Innes, printer, [1814?].
2, [2] p. ; 24.2 cm. (4°)

Half-sheet, folded, conjugate leaf blank. Contains an involved explanation by the 'Committee of Management' of why a benefit concert held in August 1814 for the founder of the 'Institution', Peter Hervé, at the Opera House, Covent Garden, produced a profit of only £14. Also includes details of a subscription for a forthcoming book by Hervé entitled A journey to Paris to be published in 'two pocket volumes'. In fact, this work was not published until 1816.

Copy Notes Verso of blank leaf inscribed in ink J. Soane Esq. / Lincoln's inn fields / 13. Formerly folded and sealed as a letter. Bound in a collection of sale catalogues.

Binding Later C19th half green binder's cloth, marbled-paper boards.

Reference Number 2861


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