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The very copy of a paper delivered to the sheriffs upon the scaffold on Tower-Hill on Friday, Decemb. 7, 1683 / by Algernoon Sidney, Esq., before his execution there.

Author/Creator:
Sidney, Algernon, 1622-1683.
Publication:
London : Printed for R.H., J.B. and J.R., and are to be sold by Walter Davis ..., MDCLXXXIII [1683]
Format/Description:
Book
3, [1] p. ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Subjects:
Rye House Plot, 1683.
Trials (Treason) -- England -- London.
Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685.
Monarchy -- Great Britain.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Caption title.
In a variant edition Sidney's first name is correctly spelled "Algernon" in line 6 of title. Cf. ESTC.
Imprint from colophon.
"We do appoint Robert Horn, John Baker, and John Redmayne to print this paper and that none other do presume to print the same. Peter Daniel. Sam. Dashwood."--P. 3.
Signatures: [A²].
Printed in double columns.
The author justifies his belief in a constitutional monarchy and protests his conviction of treason.
Local notes:
This title is part of The Library and Reading of Jonathan Swift: a Partial Replication, a collection given to the University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 2005 in memory of Susan Homans Elias and in honor of the late Heinz J. Vienken.
Library copy has ms. notes in ink on p. [4].
Penn Provenance:
Vienken, Heinz J. (honoree)
Elias, Susan Homans (honoree)
Penn Chronology:
1683
Cited in:
Wing S3766
ESTC R12869
Contributor:
Horne, Robert, fl. 1660-1686, printer.
Baker, John, fl. 1657-1685, printer.
Davis, Walter, fl. 1676-1687, bookseller.
Swift's Library and Reading Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
13043338
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