Lot 532Good Selection of Early 19th Century ‘Bells Weekly...

Auction Date: 30/06/2016 at 10:30 am



Good Selection of Early 19th Century ‘Bells Weekly Messenger’ Newspapers with dates ranging from 1801 through to 1831, varying contents such as 1801 dated 15 Feb contents include Resignation of William Pitt (the younger), 1803 dated 13 Feb with contents including the Trial of Colonel Despard (and others) - 4 pages. A failed 1802 conspiracy by British revolutionaries, led by Colonel Edward Marcus Despard, a former army officer and colonial official. Evidence presented in court suggested that Despard planned to assassinate the monarch George III, 1806 dated 21 Apr with information regarding the Renewal of the war, Bonaparte demands possession of certain posts in Dalmatia (p2). Mr. Paul~s motions for the impeachment of Marquis Wellesley (later Duke of Wellington) (p4). Attempt to assassinate Thomas Paine (p8), and many more, worth inspecting, good selection in good, clean condition (11)

Guide Price: £280.00 - £300.00

(Not sold)

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