Eight Scarce Titles Concerning the Status of Catholics in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain [Trials]. [Catholics]. [Great Britain]. Atchison, Thomas, Defendant. Trial of Captain Thomas Atchison, Of the Royal Artillery, By a General Court Martial, At Malta; In Consequence of Having to be Exonerated from Firing Patteraro Salutes, And Tolling a Roman Catholic Bell, For the Church and Image Rites of Roman Catholic Priests. With an Appendix, Describing Those Rites of the Romish and Greek Churches which British Protestant Troops, Infantry as Well as Artillery, Were Required by the Priests to Attend and Assist; Also, The Nature of the Attendance and Assistance Consequently Ordered to be Given. With Official Documents on the Subject. London: Printed for Hatchard and Son, 1825. viii, 91 pp. [Bound with] [Atchison, Thomas]. Some Particulars Relative to the Co-Operation Required of the British Troops in Malta, In the Superstitious Ceremonies of the Romish Church, With a Statement of the Chief Reasons which Occasioned the Remonstrance of Captain Atchison, Addressed to his Friends. [London: J. And T. Clarke, Printers (1826)]. 15 pp. [And] Wix, Samuel. Reflections Concerning the Expediency of a Council of the Church of England and the Church of Rome Being Holden, With a View to Accommodate Religious Differences, And to Promote the Unity of Religion in the Bond of Peace: Humbly, But Earnestly, Recommended to the Serious Attention of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent: The Most Reverend the Archbishops; The Right Reverend the Bishops; The Reverend the Clergy, And All Lay Persons, Who are Able and Willing Dispassionately to Consider the Important Subject. Second Edition, With Additions. London: Printed for F.C. And J. Rivington, 1819. [xxix], 108 pp. [And] [Five Pamphlets Relating to Catholicism in Great Britain]. Octavo (8" x 5"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine. Moderate toning, light foxing to a few leaves. Early manuscript table of contents to front free endpaper, item numbers in same hand at head of each title. $1,250. * This volume collects eight scarce items concerning British and Irish Catholics during the second phase of Catholic Emancipation. The other titles are numbers 4-8 of the periodical Antibiblion.
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