The works of the celebrated John Wilkes, Esq

Publication Date1765
Remainderformerly published under the title of The north Briton, in three volumes; The last of which was privately printed by the Author for the Use of a few trusty Friends; They contain all the important Events of Government, with their secret Springs and Causes, during the Administrations of Lord Holland, William Pitt, Esq; Lord Bute, Lord Halifax, and George Greenville, Esq; Anecdotes and Characters of many great Personages, at this Time struggling for Power and Office; the Lampoons which occasioned his Duels with Earl Talbot, and Secretary Martin; his Controversies with Dr. Smollett, Author of the Briton; Mr. Murphy, Writer of the Auditor; and Mr. Scott, under the Name of Anti-Sejanus: The Detection of Mr. Pownal; Mr. Wilkes's Affair with Lord Bute's Son, a School Boy; Specimens of Mr. Beckford's Parliamentary Eloquence, &c. &c. Forming a lively and an instructive History of Men, Principles and the Times; written with such Freedom and Elegance, as is not to be parallel'd in the Productions of any Age or Language.
Publisherprinted for J. Williams, in Fleet-Street


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