Curious particulars and genuine anecdotes respecting the late Lord Chesterfield and David Hume, Esq. With a parallel between these celebrated personages. ... To which is added, a short vindication of the Christian cause and character, occasioned by a recent reflection thrown upon them, by the author of the Apology for the life and writings of David Hume. By a friend to religious and civil liberty

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Curious particulars and genuine anecdotes respecting the late Lord Chesterfield and David Hume, Esq. With a parallel between these celebrated personages. ... To which is added, a short vindication of the Christian cause and character, occasioned by a recent reflection thrown upon them, by the author of the Apology for the life and writings of David Hume. By a friend to religious and civil liberty

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Friend to Religious and Civil Liberty.

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Curious particulars and genuine anecdotes respecting the late Lord Chesterfield and David Hume, Esq. With a parallel between these celebrated personages. ... To which is added, a short vindication of the Christian cause and character, occasioned by a recent reflection thrown upon them, by the author of the Apology for the life and writings of David Hume. By a friend to religious and civil liberty Friend to Religious and Civil Liberty.; Pratt, Mr. (Samuel Jackson), 1749-1814. vii,[1],107,[1]p. ; 8⁰. London :: printed for G. Kearsley, 1788.

Note: With a half-title.

Note: Includes: 'The Lord Chesterfield's speech against licensing the stage' and his ironic petition for a pension.- The author of the 'Apology for the life .. of David Hume' is Samuel Jackson Pratt.- 'Curious particulars, &c. Section I', on pp.1-25, was first published as 'Supplement to the life of David Hume', written anonymously by Samuel Jackson Pratt.

Note: Reproduction of original from the British Library.

Note: Gulick, 180

Note: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT59549.

Note: Electronic data. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Page image (PNG). Digitized image of the microfilm version produced in Woodbridge, CT by Research Publications, 1982-2002 (later known as Primary Source Microfilm, an imprint of the Gale Group).