Letter to Earl Fitzwilliam [Peterloo]


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[004110] A Member of No Party; [Kenney, Arthur Henry] A Letter to Earl Fitzwilliam Demonstrating the Real Tendency of the Proceedings of the Late York Meeting for Taking into Consideration the Transactions at Manchester, on the 16th of August Last, and of Other Meetings Called for the Same Object Etc. Etc. London: F.C. And J. Rivington, 1819. First Edition. 8vo. Hardback. Good. [3], 2-94pp. Contemporary polished calf covers, later rebacked, smooth spine, title and date in gilt to spine, single fillet border to covers

Some darkening to edges where rebacked, scrape to upper cover, text lightly browned but generally clean

Work by Arthur Henry Kenney (1776/7-1855), a Church of Ireland dean. Addressed to William Wentworth, the second Earl Fitzwilliam (1748-1833), who had been dismissed from his post as lord lieutenant of the West Riding of Yorkshire after he had chaired a protest meeting against the Peterloo massacre

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