Signatures: A-C⁴ D⁴(-D4). Attributed by contemporaries to Charles Hornby. Cf. ESTC. Colophon on p. 29: "London, printed for J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, 1715." The last page of text contains "The merits of the Whigs" and "The merits of the staunch Tory faction" in parallel columns; the first item listed under "The merits of the Whigs" is "King William, Queen Mary, and Queen Anne." The titlepage imprint does not have a comma between "year" and "1714" A pro-Whig parody upon Francis Atterbury's tract of the same title, which has a comma after "year" in the imprint and has two columns on p. 30 headed "The merits of the Church-party" and the other "The merits of the Whigs".
Culture Class Collection copy has a hole in inner margin of t.p. Culture Class Collection copy has ownership inscription on title page: "No. 7 W. Plumer". Culture Class Collection copy has ms. note on title page: "[By Francis Atterbury]".