An Exact List of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, Distinguishing...
Includes a List of the Trustees and Commissioners of the Colony of Georgia [Great Britain]. [Parliament]. An Exact List of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, Distinguishing by the Following Marks The Knights of the Garter; Knights of the Bath, The Peers of Scotland; Knts of the Thistle, Those Under Age; Who Don't Sit in the House; Privy Counselors; Charter-House Governors. Protesters Against the Hessian Troops, In 1730. Against the Salt Bill. Protesters Last Sessions. For A Against Inquiry into S.S. Com. Affairs. Also a Compleat Alphabetical Double List, Of I. The Counties, Cities, And Boroughs, With Their Representatives Against Each: P. 10-19 II. The Knights, Citizens, And Burgesses of the Present Parliament, Summon'd to Meet June 17, 1734, With the Places of Their Abode; Shewing Also (The Places They Represent,) The New Members (2, 3 &c.) How Many Parliaments the Old Have Served In [...] To Which is Added, The Trustees for Georgia, And The Places of Their Abode: With Blank Pages for Alterations. London: Printed by E. Cave at St. John's Gate, 1734-35. [ii], 37 [i.e. 72],  pp. Printed on one side of leaf only, alternating recto and verso. 12mo. (5-1/4" x 3-1/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, rebacked in period style calf with blind fillets, lettering piece and gilt date, blind tooling to board edges, endleaves renewed. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to board edges, corners bumped and lightly worn. Light toning to interior, light soiling in a few places, faint dampstain to lower gutter of pp. 10-16, light foxing and pencil marks to a few leaves, margins trimmed close affecting text (headline) on last page only without loss to legibility, illegible early owner initials to p. 1. A nice copy of a rare title. $850. * Only edition. A detailed list of the names of those serving in Parliament with additional information about their notable recent votes. An interesting complement is the list of the names and places of abode (in Britain) of the trustees and commissioners for the colony of Georgia, established by royal charter in 1732. These include James Oglethorpe, the colony's founder, and the Earl of Egmont, president of the trustees. OCLC and the ESTC locate 5 copies of this title, 3 in North America (University of Georgia, University of Virginia, John Carter Brown Library). English Short-Ti.
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