Item #81334 Letter Addressed to Two Great Men. John DOUGLAS.

Letter Addressed to Two Great Men

Item #81334

[DOUGLAS, John]. A Letter Addressed to Two Great Men on the Prospect of Peace; And on the Terms Necessary to be insisted upon in the Negociation. London: A. Millar, 1760. 1st ed. [4], 56pp. Period-style brown crushed morocco-backed marbled board. A very good copy. Howes L-276. Sabin 40263. "This tract, relating to the Treaty of Utrecht and the French Canadian question, has been attributed to Junius, also to William Pulteney, Earl of Bath, but with more probability to John Douglas....The 'two great men' were William Pitt and the Duke of Newcastle. The writer urges upon the government, in making peace with France, to require from her the relinquishment of all Canada, Guadaloupe, and Senegal."

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