Memoirs of a Trait in the Character of George III. of these United Kingdoms
A TRAIT IN THE CHARACTER
OF THESE UNITED KINGDOMS;
AUTHENTICATED BY OFFICIAL PAPERS AND PRIVATE
LETTERS IN POSSESSION OF THE AUTHOR:
APPENDIX OF ILLUSTRATIVE TRACTS, &c.
ABRIDGED FROM THE ORIGINAL WORK IN MANUSCRIPT.
By JOHAN HORRINS, Gent.
Lend me thy clarion, Goddess! let me try
To sound the praise of merit ere it dies.
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|Dedication and Table of Contents||xli|
|No. 1.||Remarks on a Pamphlet published under the authority of the Board of Longitude||89|
|No. 2.||A letter to Dr. Demainbury (the King's Astronomer at Richmond)||191|
|No. 3.||Voyage in the Deptford man of war to Madeira, and from Madeira to Jamaica—accuracy of the Timekeeper; and the return, with a very tempestuous passage, in the Merlin sloop||201|
|No. 4.||A letter from Lieutenant A. Howe, on the comparative merits of the Lunar process for finding the Longitude, and that by Chronometry||206|
|No. 5.||A quotation from a periodical.—A digression in blank verse, on the fate of Sir Cloudesley Shovel, and some remarks on monumental honours||208|
|No. 6.||On the character of Mr. George Graham||214|
|No. 7.||Some remarks on the respective characters of George 3rd and Dr. Samuel Johnson; suggested by Mr. Croker's annotations on the biography of the Moralist||220|
|No. 8.||A Note on Junius and Wolcot||229|
|No. 9.||Anecdotes of George IV. when Prince of Wales.||238|
|No. 10.||Observations on the injurious and oppressive effects of a claim under the copy-right Act from eleven colleges or libraries||252|
|Page||64,||line 3rd in the Note—for latter read letter.|
|138,||at the bottom—for Orxford read Orford.|
|160,||line 7th from the bottom—for profound read profund.|
|174,||line 7th in the Note—for after read often.|
|224,||line 5th—for from America read from North America.|