Joanna Southcott, to the Lords spiritual & temporal, : and to the gentlemen of the House of Commons, in Parliament assembled, May 29, 1802.

Author
Southcott, Joanna, 1750-1814 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Covent-Garden : Printed by E. Spragg, 27, Bow-street, 1802.
Description
3, [1] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

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Notes
  • First lines: "My lords and gentlemen, I am commanded to send this letter..."
  • Title page printed as docket. At head of title: Joanna Southcott.
  • Ex copy (2007-0906N): Addressed "to the King" and signed in manuscript by Rev. Stanhope Bruce, Rev. Thomas Webster, Rev. Thomas Philip Foley, William Sharp, George Turner, John Wilson, Peter Morison. Manuscript note signed by Foley states "A copy of the letter of the following seven ... who wrote to the King, Lords & commons, & sent out a 1000 letters in May & June 1802 with this letter of Joanna Southcott's ... for the releasement of Mr. Brothers from Holmes's Private Madhouse at Islington near London. Dr. Simmons attended Mr. Brothers."
Provenance
Ex copy (2007-906N) is no. 2 in vol. 2 in a uniformly-bound set of five volumes, owned by Thomas P. Foley.
Source acquisition
Purchase; Bonhams Bath, Sale 15037, Lot 376; 2007.
Other title(s)
To the Lords spiritual & temporal.
In
  • Foley, Thomas P. 1758-1835. Works by and about Joanna Southcott, collected by Thomas P. Foley. Ser. 2, Vol. 2.
  • Multi-title collection including Works by and about Joanna Southcott, collected by Thomas P. Foley and 5 other(s).
OCLC
179285530
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