summary defence of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

in two letters : Letter I. addressed to the Rev. Gilbert Wakefield, in refutation of all his positions : Letter II. addressed to the Hon. Somerset Lowry Corry, including strictures upon a late virulent pamphlet, written by Mr. William Miles by Thomas Townshend

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  • Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797.,
  • Wakefield, Gilbert, 1756-1801.,
  • Miles, William Augustus, 1753?-1817.

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Statementby Thomas Townshend.
ContributionsCorry, Somerset Lowry., Wakefield, Gilbert, 1756-1801., Miles, William Augustus, 1753?-1817.
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