A reply to Mr. Burke's invective against Mr. Cooper, and Mr. Watt, in the House of Commons, on the 30th of April, 1792.

Manchester: Printed by M. Falkner and Co., 1792. 8vo. 109, [3] including errata leaf. FIRST EDITION. Lacks wrappers, first and last page soiled as consequence; marginal stain to last three leaves at hinge (adhesive?). Item #13032

First edition of this pamphlet, which nearly caused Cooper to be arrested for sedition. Cooper (1759-1839) was an English radical and Jacobite sympathiser. After his return from a trip to Paris with James Watt Jr. (1769-1848), he was strongly reproached by Burke for consorting and marching with revolutionaries. Cooper gives this strong reply, criticizing Burke and the English system. He later moved to America, where he was eventually imprisoned for six months for his strong opposition to the Sedition Act.

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