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The contest. [electronic resource] : Or, a collection of the most material papers, in prose and verse, published during the controverted election for the county of Norfolk in 1768. Candidates, Sir Armine Wodehouse, Bart. of Kymberly. Sir Edward Astley, Bart. of Melton. Wenman Coke, Esq; Heir of Holkham. Thomas de Grey, Esq; of Merton. Containing, amongst other things, the two extraordinary advertisements of Sir A.W. and Mr. De G. denying any debate in the H. of C. upon the legality or illegality of general warrants. Answer to them. The true Briton. Answer to it. Epigrams. Goose-Pye [sic] feast. R-m in the Dumps. Two letters from Norwich, giving an account of the speech of Hurlo Thrumbo, &c. by Mr. No Ghost. Battle of Dereham. Cinderetta. The council. Reasons for not voting for Sir E.A. and Mr. C. published the Saturday before the election; with contre reasons for doing it, not before published. A short account of the transactions on the day of election, with a general view of the poll. Strictures on the admired speeches of sir W.B. M.D. and T.G. Esq; Remarks on the advertisement of Mr. De Grey, after the election. Song of Sir Dilberry Diddle, captain of militia. Clack-Close triumphant. Inscription for the grand Obelisk erecting at Dereham, &c. &c. &c.

Publication:
London : printed [and sold by Mr. Whittingham in Lynn] in the year, 1768.
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Format/Description:
Book
[4],4,101,[8],106-147,[1]p. ; 8⁰.
Subjects:
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1727-1760 -- Periodicals.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
With an additional titlepage, bearing the imprint: 'Sold by Mr. Whittingham in Lynn, and the rest of the booksellers in town and country', possibly intended as an advertisement leaf.
Drop-head title: 'A collection of papers, published during the contest in 1767 and 1768.' - The text is continuous despite pagination.
A reissue, with cancel titlepages, of the edition (containing the dedication leaf) of the same year.
The words "The two extraordinary advertisements ... Dereham, &c. &c. &c." are in two columns separated by a vertical line.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Cited in:
English Short Title Catalog, T136094.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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