Porcupine’s political Censor, for November 1796, containing Observations on the insolent and seditious Notes communicated to the People of the United States by the late French Minister Adet.

Philadelphia, William Cobbett, November 1796.

8vo, pp. 78; lightly toned, very slight spotting; a very good copy in recent brown buckram, spine lettered directly in gilt.

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Cobbett’s response to Minister Adet and the ‘Gallic usurpers’. Resident in America from 1792 until 1800, William Cobbett (1763–1835) wrote as ‘an anti-Jacobin polemicist’ who ‘identified his politics most closely with the federalists – the pro-British and anti-French faction under the leadership of Alexander Hamilton – while taking angry aim at the pro-French, Jacobin-sympathizing democratic faction led by Thomas Jefferson’ (ODNB).

Evans 30226.

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