CHARGES AND OTHER TRACTS [INCLUDING:] A SPEECH IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS, AUGUST 1,1833, ON A BILL FOR THE REMOVAL OF CERTAIN DISABILITIES FROM HIS MAJESTY'S SUBJECTS OF THE JEWISH PERSUASION, WITH ADDITIONAL REMARKS ON SOME OF THE OBJECTIONS URGED AGAINST THAT MEASURE

London: B. Fellowes, 1836. hardback. Item #41792

1st edition. Period Half Leather and Boards, 8vo, 525 pages. Includes the speech noted above (pages 419-501), which is cited in Cecil Roth’s Magna Bibliotheca Anglo-Judaica 1937, B1.185. Richard Whately (1787 -1863) was an “English logician, educator, social reformer, economist and theological writer, and Anglican archbishop of Dublin (1831–1863)....A proponent of liberal theology, Whately actively supported Catholic emancipation and the granting of civil rights to Jews....Whately’s two standard texts, Elements of Rhetoric (1828) and Elements of Logic (1826), are considered largely responsible for the revival of the study of logic in England in the early part of the nineteenth century” (New World Encyclopedia). Total contents are: A charge delivered at the primary visitation of the clergy of the Dioceses of Dublin and Glandelough, in June 1834. [1]-30 -- A charge del. to the clergy of the Dioceses of Dublin and Glandelough, at the visitation in July,1835. [33]-61 -- Address to the clergy of the Archdiocese of Dublin, and Diocese of Glandelough, in August 1832. [first address on confirmation] [63-77] -- Address [second] to the clergy of the Dioceses of Dublin and Glandelough,on the conclusion of the confirmation, 1834. [79]-98 -- Address to the inhabitants of Dublin and its vicinity,respecting the observances of the Lord's Day, 1833. [99]-119; The address of the clergy of Dublin, to his grace the archbishop. [120]-123 -- Replies to the dean and chapter and to the clergy of the Diocese of Dublin, relative to the system of national education in Ireland [1832] [125]-227 -- An appeal in behalf of the Association Incorporated for Discountenancing Vice, &c. [1835, now first publ.] [229]-259 -- The evidence as taken before the Select committee of the House of Lords, appointed to inquire into the collection and payment of tithes in Ireland, and the state of the laws relating thereto, in the year 1832. [261]-418 -- A speech in the House of Lords, August 1,1833, on a bill for the removal of certain disabilities from his majesty's subjects of the Jewish persuasion, with additional remarks on some of the objections urged against that measure. [419]-445; Additional remarks 446-501 -- Observations made on presenting a petition to the House of Lords from the clergy of the Diocese of Kildare, relative to church reform, August 7, 1833. [503]-525. Armorial bookplate, foxing to front endpaper and titlepage, otherwise very clean Very Good Condition. A beautiful copy in period half leather binding with raised bands and red and black spine labels. Gorgeous! (BR-12-13).

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