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London: Not Published, printed by Spottiswoodes and Shaw, 1852. First edition. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt, decorated in gilt and blind, 54 pp. A presentation copy: “To John Stuart,Esq., Aberdeen, with the Editor’s Compliments”. Stanhope's grandfather was Lord Chesterfield, the letter writer. He was related to William Pitt by marriage. Lord Melville (Henry Dundas) conspired with others to bring Pitt back as Prime Minister as the French amassed a huge army for an invasion of Britain. A 1921 ownership signature. A bit soiled and stained, else Fine.
Title: Secret Correspondence Connected With Mr. Pitt's Return to Office in 1804. Chiefly Compiled From the Mss. at Melville Castle.
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Seller ID: lordmahon,philiphenrystanhope.80london:notpublis