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Political Pamphlet of 8 pages without illustrations entitled: 'A declaration of the rights of the people; adapted to the present period, and proper to be read and taught in all families.' Lettered below the title: "Addressed to the radical reformers." With the publisher's line: "Printed and Published by R. Helder, 10 Duke Street Smithfield. Price Twopence."
The pamphlet presents a "Declaration of the Rights of the People" based on that established by the French National Assembly.
The preface dated Feb 1, 1821 is addressed "To the Reformers" from Thomas Davison in Oakham Gaol Rutlandshire.
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Height: 211 millimetres (approx page height)
Width: 125 millimetres (Approx page width)
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- Bound as part of 'Political Tracts Volume 5.' Number 5 of 10 volumes of political pamphlets, published circa 1819-1822.
A Deist and Republican publisher, Davison had been found guilty of blasphemy in October 1820, fined £100 and imprisoned for two years.
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