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Porcupine's works; containing various writings and selections, exhibiting a faithful picture of the United States of America; of their government, laws, politics, and resources; of the characters of their presidents, governors, legislators, magistrates, and military men; and of the customs, manners, morals, religion, virtues and vices of the people: comprising also a complete series of historical documents and remarks, from the end of the war, in 1783, to the election of the President, in March, 1801.

Author: William Cobbett
Publisher: London, Printed for Cobbett and Morgan, 1801.
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Cobbett, William, 1763-1835.
Porcupine's works.
London, Printed for Cobbett and Morgan, 1801
(OCoLC)562707785
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Cobbett
OCLC Number: 2490064
Description: 12 volumes 22 cm
Contents: I.A summary view of the politics of the United States from the close of the war to the year 1794 ; Addresses to Doctor Priestley ; Observations on Priestley's emigration ; The short, but comprehensive, story of a farmer's bull ; Account of the insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania, in 1794 ; Dispute between America and Great Britain --
II. A bone to gnaw for the Democrats (Part I) ; A kick for a bite ; A bone to gnaw for the Democrats (Part II) ; A summary of the proceedings of Congress, during the session which commenced November, 1794 ; Popular proceedings relative to the British treaty ; A little plain English, addressed to the people of the United States on the treaty ; Analysis of Randolph's Vindication ; A New Year's gift for the Democrats --
III. The censor : No. 1. The bloody buoy ; The censor : No. II-IV ... continued: ... IV. The scare-crow ; The life and adventures of Peter Porcupine ; The political censor : No. V ; The gros mousqueton diplomatique ; The political censor : No. VI-VIII ; A brief statement of the injuries and insults received from France ; Washington's retiring from the presidency --
V. Selections from Porcupine's gazette (from March to May, 1797) --
VI. Selections from Porcupine's gazette (from June to 15th August, 1797) --
VII. Selections from Porcupine's gazette (from 16th August to end of November, 1797) ; The republican judge ; Selections from Porcupine's gazette (for December, 1797) --
VIII. Selections from Porcupine's gazette (from January to May, 1798) ; Detection of a conspiracy, formed by the United Irishmen ; Selections from Porcupine's gazette (for June, 1798) ; The cannibal's progress ; Authentic history of the depredations committed on the commerce of the United States ... continued: ... IX. Selections from Porcupine's gazette (for July, 1798) ; The impeachment of Senator Blount ; Selections from Porcupine's gazette (for August and September, 1798) ; J.H. Stone's letters to Dr. Priestley ; Remarks on Dr. Priestley's explanation respecting the letters of Stone ; Selections from Porcupine's gazette (for October, 1798) ; Miscellaneous anecdotes of various dates ; Priestley's poor emigrants ; Postscript, containing an address of the Welsh people residing in Cambria, Pa., to their brethren in Wales --
X. Selections from Porcupine's gazette (from November 1798, to June, 1799) ; Dr. Morse's exposure of French intrigue in the United States ; Galloway's exposure of Howe ; The trial of republicanism --
XI. Selections from Porcupine's gazette (from July, 1799, to January, 1800) ; A concise and comprehensive history of Prince Suworrow's campaign in Italy, in 1799 ; The American rush-light : Nos. 1-V ... continued: ... XII. Historical documents and remarks (from December, 1799 to March, 1801) ; Trial of Cooper ; Emigration Society ; Washington's death ; Proceedings in Congress during the session which began December, 1799 ; Board of Commissioners ; Defence of the Quakers of Pennsylvania ; Farewell advertisement ; Prison eclogue ; Republican morality ; Jefferson's election ; Adam's public conduct ; Jefferson's character ; Convention concluded between America and France, in 1800 ; Proceedings in Congress during the session which ended in March, 1801 ; Index.
Responsibility: By William Cobbett. In twelve volumes. (A volume to be added annually.).

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