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FROM

COBBETT’S POLITICAL WORKS:

BLING

A COMPLETE ABRIDGMENT OF THE 100 voLUMES which COMPRISE THE
WRITINGS OF “PORCUPINE” AND THE “WEEKLY POLITICAL REGISTER."

WITH NOTES,

HISTORICAL AND EXPLANATORY.

BY

JOHN M. COBBETT AND JAMES P. COBBETT.

VOL. V.

LONDON:

PUBLISHED BY ANNE COBBETT, 10, RED LION COURT, FLEET STREET

AND W. WILLIS, MANCHESTER.

London : Printed by Mills and Son,

Gough-square Fleet-street.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME V.

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To the Journeymen and Labourers of England, Scotland, and Ireland

1

Letter to the Luddites

18

Letter to the Lord Mayor of London

33

Address to the Country Gentlemen..

46

Call upon the Clergy .....

59

A New Year's Gift to Old George Rose

72

Address to the Men of Bristol

89

Address to the Men of Norwich

104

Address to the “Weaver Boys" of Lancashire

112

Letter to Lord Sidmouth

117

Letter to the Life-and-Fortune Men

121

Letter to the People of Hampshire

130

Letter to Earl Grosvenor

135

Letter to all True-hearted Englishmen, on the Suspension of the Habeas

Corpus Act, the Sedition Bills, &c.

152

To the People of Hampshire ....

162

To the Good and True Men of Hampshire, on the riotous Proceedings at the

Winchester Meeting ...

169

A Letter to the “ Deluded People"

175

To the Paper-Money Men

183

Mr. Cobbett's Taking Leave of his Countrymen

190

A History of the Last Hundred Days of English Freedom, Letter I. 203

Letter II.

217

Letter III.

234

Letter IV.

246

Letter V.

262

Letter VI.

275

To Major Cartwright, the Venerable Leader of Reform

290

To Earl Fitzwilliam, on what the “Morning Chronicle” calls your “Muni-

ficent Donation" to some of the Distressed People of Ireland

303

Mr. Cobbett’s Petition to the Prince Regent

320

The Petition of Mr. Cobbett to the House of Commons, that Lord Folke-

stone declined to present

331

To the Right Hon. George Tierney, on bis opposition to the Bank Protecting

Act

341

To Jack Harrow, an English Labourer, on the New Cheat which is now on

foot, and which goes under the name of Savings' Banks

357

To the Prince Regent, on the Means by which the Boroughmongers have

degraded the King and his Family. Letter I. ...

366

To the same, on the Dangers to which the Crown may be exposed, by its

being identified with those who Traffic in Seats, and in Bribery, Corrup-

tion, and Perjury, at a time when a sudden Blowing-up of the Paper-

Money shall take place. Letter II. ...

376

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