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authorship of the letters of Junius elucidated

by John Britton

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Published by Printed for the author, and sold by J. R. Smith in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barré, Issac, 1726-1802,
  • Junius, pseud

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA508.B3 B7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlviii, 96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23279654M
    LC Control Number05005158

    Junius was the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of letters to the Public Advertiser, [1] from 21 January to 21 January The signature had been already used, apparently by him, in a letter of 21 November These and numerous other personal letters were not included in his Letters of Junius collection, published in Two Letters from Junius To The D- of G-, On the Sale of a Patent Place in the Customs at Exeter: To Which Is Added A Letter from Junius, Containing An Address supposed to have been made to a great Personage () (Reprint) Published by Pranava Books () Softcover.

      The Paperback of the The Letters of Junius by Junius at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New : Early authorized edition—"probably the earliest"—of this controversial series of letters, a landmark assault on corruption and the abuse of power by George III and the high-ranking ministers of his government. "Junius' courage in opposing the tyranny of George prepared the way for the American action of " (Cordasco).

    The following reviews have been identified as being written by this contributor: Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters of Books and Men. Second edition (Febru); Art Education at Home and Abroad (Janu); The Authorship of the Letters of Junius Elucidated. In a second paper the author revealed, under a unanimous promise of secrecy from members of the society, his indebtedness to the Rev. James Wilmot, D.D., Rector of Barton-on-the-Heath near Stratford-upon-Avon, an alleged author of the ‘Letters of Junius’, who desired to remain anonymous lest he should incur the resentment of the inhabitants.


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The Authorship of the Letters of Junius Elucidated: Including a Biographical Memoir of Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Barré, M. P (Classic Reprint) [Britton, John] Cited by: 2. The authorship of the letters of Junius elucidated: including a biographical memoir of Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Barré, M.

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: John Britton. InJohn Britton reproduced all these absurdities as authentic facts in a work entitled 'The Authorship of the Letters of Junius elucidated.' He held that Barré was Junius, probably inspired by Shelburne and Dunning, and that Greatrakes was the amanuensis employed. There is no evidence that he was ever in Shelburne's family.

A JUNIUS BIBLIOGRAPHY. 65 The Letters of Junius. Second edition. London: 2 v. says this “ contains an addition of 70 pages to the preface of Contributor: Edmands, John Date: ). The first authorized edition of The Letters of Junius in book form appeared in two volumes in The standard modern edition The Letters of Junius, ed.

John Cannon (Oxford, ) [hereafter cited as Junius Letters] was used for this paper and references are to this by: 2. The use of this word is important with respect to the style of the writing of the two authors.  The word "reason" is used 14 times in "Common Sense.".

 The word "prostitution" is used only 2 times in "Common Sense" but note that the Junius letters were published in. Abstract. The Letters of Junius are like the Sonnets of Shakespeare in one respect, that they have provided material to create a major mystery in our literature and an immense amount of argumentation, largely superfluous.

There was indeed far more reason for it in the case of the Letters of Junius, for their authorship was an extraordinarily well-kept : A. Rowse. This has some immediate merit, since the author of the letter only calls himself 'James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ'; he doesn't identify himself as a brother to Jesus.

Additionally, the name 'James' appears to have been common in Jewish culture at the time; we see several different men with this name in the Gospels and Acts. ] Authorship of Junius' Letters. which he might kindle into vivid flashes the spirit even of the coldest patriot.

Two of these, the extraordinary and illegal expulsion of Wilkes from the House of Commons, and the equally extraordinary and illegal charge of Lord Mansfield to the jury, in the trial of Woodfall for the publication of Junius'.

The letters of Junius made their appearance in the Public Advertiser between January and Januaryexploiting the excitement aroused by the election of John Wilkes for the county of Middlesex.5/5(2). Britton, John, The authorship of the letters of Junius elucidated: including a biographical memoir of Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Barré, M.

(London, Printed for the author, and sold by J. Smith, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Britton, John, The auto-biography of John Britton. The Reader’s Digest of Books.

The Junius Letters: Anonymous: Junius Letters, The. During the period between November 21st,and January 21st,there appeared in the London Daily Advertiser a series of mysterious letters aimed at the British ministry of that day, and signed by various pen-names—the most remarkable of them by that.

The letters of Junius; complete in one volume. A new edition. › Visit Amazon's Junius Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Junius (Author) ISBN Format: Paperback. JUNIUS, Letters of, a remarkable series of political letters that were published in the London Public Advertiser over the pseudonym of “Junius,” between 21 Jan.

and 21 Jan. These epistles greatly stirred the English political world, for they were written with a wide and intimate knowledge of affairs, shrewd political sagacity, literary felicity and a certain waspish malignity.

Two Letters from Junius to the D- Of G- on the Sale of a Patent Place in the Customs at Exeter. to Which Is Added a Letter from Junius, Containing an Address Supposed to Have Been Made to a Great. Author of Cathedral antiquities, The architectural antiquities of Great Britain, A dictionary of the architecture and archaeology of the Middle Ages, Illustrations of the public buildings of London, The authorship of the letters of Junius elucidated, Illustrations of the public buildings of London with historical and descriptive accounts of each edifice, Chronological history and graphic Written works: Devonshire & Cornwall Illustrated, Cathedral antiquities.

17 Barre' was seriously considered to be Junius. See John Britton, The Authorship of the Letters of Junius elucidated: including a biographical Memoir of Lt. Col. Isaac Barre (London,). See, also, Letters of Horace Walpole, ed. Peter Cunningham (London, ), passim. Britton's excellent case for Barre completely overlooked.Junius, the pseudonymous author of a series of letters that appeared in Henry Woodfall’s Public Advertiser between andis now generally thought have been Sir Philip Francis, who was working in the War Office at the time.

These shrewd and lucid (but often bitter) letters attacked the. The writer enclosed an autograph 'Will Greatrakes,' cut from a book that had been in his possession, of which a facsimile appeared at p.

In John Britton reproduced all these absurdities as authentic facts in a work entitled 'The Authorship of the Letters of Junius elucidated.'.