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In the Press and speedily will be Published, With Notes and Illustrations, The Interesting and patriotic Speech, made by Mr. E. Kemble, Relative to the Support of the State, In the Present Alarming Crisis, with the Particulars of the Emigrant French School Master, with whom Master K. is under Tuition. To which will be aded, Master K’s Age and Opinions of the Present Convulsed State of France. In a few Days will be Published, by Mr. Kemble, Sen. Thoughts and Observations on the Spirit of the Rising Generation.
London: 1798 - slight browning along a former central vertical fold, broadside (450 x 340 mm), good An unrecorded broadside announcing two works which do not appear to have been in fact published, or, if so, have not survived. Edward Kemble was a partner in the tea broking firm of Venn and Kemble, and a shareholder in the Bank of England. Among Pitt’s schemes to raise money for the war with France was the ‘Voluntary Contribution’. Shareholders of the Bank of England met on 23rd June 1798 and decided on a donation of £200,000, Kemble being one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the move. His patriotism, of course, was less love of country than the desire to protect trade.
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