An Authentick account of the proceedings against John Wilkes, Esq; … containing all the papers relative to this interesting affair, from that gentleman’s being taken into custody by his Majesty’s messengers, to his discharge at the Court of Common Pleas; with an abstract of that jewel of an Englishmen, the Habeas Corpus Act …

London, J. Williams and J. Burd. [1763.]

8vo, pp. [4], 12, 17-39, [1]; with a half-title (dusty and with a circular stain); a good copy in modern wrappers.

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An Authentick account of the proceedings against John Wilkes, Esq; … containing all the papers relative to this interesting affair, from that gentleman’s being taken into custody by his Majesty’s messengers, to his discharge at the Court of Common Pleas; with an abstract of that jewel of an Englishmen, the Habeas Corpus Act …

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