Five Titles Investigating a Jacobite Plot [Great Britain]. [Layer, Christopher (1683-1723)]. Pulteney, William [1684-1764]. A Report from the Committee Appointed by Order of the House of Commons to Examine Christopher Layer, And Others; And to whom Several Papers and Examinations Laid Before the House, Relating to the Conspiracy Mentioned in His Majesty's Speech, At the Opening of this Parliament, To be Carrying On Against His Person and Government.... London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, Bernard Lintot, and William Taylor, 1722. [iv], 76; [iv], 31, ; 10; 16, 13-64; [ii], 2; 44; 31, ; [iv], 58; 20; 10; 20; 15, ; [ii], 2 pp. 13 parts, each with individual title page, pagination and register. [With] Several Examinations Taken Before One of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State: Together with Two Letters Referred to in Some of the Said Examinations. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, Bernard Lintot, and William Taylor, 1723. [iv], 7,  pp. [And] A Declaration Signed by Archibald Hutcheson Esq; And Given to Several of His Acquaintance, Soon After He had Perus'd the Examination of Christopher Layer, In the Appendix to the Report of the Secret Committee; In Which Layer has Made Mention of His Name, As One of Burford's Club; Which the Said Layer, In his Examination, Saith, He Was Told by One Plunket. London: [S.n.], 1723. 4 pp. [And] The Declaration of William Earl Cowper, Shewing, That the Matters Contained in Some Hear-says, Relating to Him, In the Examinations of Christopher Layer, Are False and Groundless. London: [S.n.], 1723. 4 pp. Lacking final imprimatur leaf. [And] A Report from the Lords Committees to Whom the Report and Original Papers Delivered by the House of Commons at Several Conferences were Referred, And who were Impowered by the House of Lords to Examine Christopher Layer.... London: Printed for Edmund Parker and Jacob Tonson, 1723. [iv], 16, , 32 pp. Folio (12-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlets bound into recent period-style three-quarter calf over cloth boards, raised bands, gilt fillets, blind stamping and lettering piece to spine, speckled edges. A few small spots and scratches to boards, light rubbing and wear to extremities. Light toning to interior, more moderate in some places, light soiling and foxing in a few p.
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