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Pamphlet of 12 pages regarding the Queen Caroline affair entitled:
"An Address to the Queen's Friends. Entered as the Act Directs."
A variation of the royal coat of arms of the British Isles with heraldic lion and unicorn and the motto "Dieu Et Mon Droit" is printed at the top of the title page. At the foot of the page:
"Published by William Turner, Stationer &c. To His Majesty, 69 Cheapside and to be had of all respectable Booksellers.
The pamphlet refers to evidence given at the Queen's "trial" and her relationship with Bergami. It seeks to undermine Queen Caroline's reputation. The author also claims that support for her cause was motivated by a radical conspiracy (pp 9-10.)
letterpress pamphlet with wood engraved coat of arms.
- Production date
- 1820 (The pamphlet comments on the "trial" of Queen Caroline.)
Height: 220 millimetres (Approximate Page Height)
Width: 135 millimetres (Approximate page width)
- Curator's comments
- Bound as part of "Political Tracts Volume 6”. Number 6 of 10 volumes of "Political Tracts" Published circa 1819-1822. Volume 6 contains a number of pro-government and anti-radical pamphlets.Thistexts differs from the majority of responses to the Queen Caroline affair in the previous volumes which are largely sympathetic to Caroline of Brunswick.
As the pamphlet is not illustrated, it is not included in M. Dorothy George's "Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires."
The author is anonymous but comments that part of the text was previously published in the Durham County Advertiser.
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