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FITZWILLIAM, Charles William Wentworth, 3rd Earl (1786--1857)
Earnestly recommended for perusal. Address to the landowners of Great Britain, on the corn laws. By Viscount Milton, now Earl Fitzwilliam. ... Published, with permission, by friends to free trade, and particularly to an open trade in corn, essential, in their opinion, to the best interests of Great Britain.
London: sold at the office of The Westminster Review, and Effingham Wilson. (For circulation and for sale.) ... Bungay: printed by J.R. and C. Childs, 1834.
16 p.; 22.6 cm. (8°)

Dated at foot of title-page: 'January 15, 1834.' The 'Address' is signed and dated 'Milton, February, 1831'. The price is given on the title page as 'Three-halfpence' for single copies, 'to Subscribers for distribution, 50 for Five Shillings, and so on in the same proportion.'

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink at head of title-page To Sir John Soane and after '... perusal.', by / Joseph Hume. Joseph Hume MP moved the second reading of Soane's Museum Bill in March 1833 (q.v.).

Binding Bound in a numbered series of late 19th century half calf pamphlet volumes. (Archive, Trustees' Minutes 18 June 1866). With binder's stamp 'Bound By Mansell' on front pastedown.

Reference Number 2268


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