A plain and succinct narrative of the late riots and disturbances in the cities of London and Westminster, and Borough of Southwark : Containing, particulars of the burning of Newgate, the King's Bench, the Fleet, and New Bridgewell prisons. Also, the houses of Lord Mansfield, Sir John Fielding, Messrs. Langdale, Rainsforth, Cox, Hyde, &c. Romish Chapels, schools, &c. With an account of the commitment of Lord George Gordon to the tower, and anecdotes of his life. To which is prefixed, an abstract of the act lately passed in favour of the Roman Catholics. And an account of the bill, as moved for in Parliament by Sir George Savile, with the observations of Sir George and Mr. Dunning on the papist penal laws. The second edition, corrected: with an appendix. By William Vincent, of Gray's Inn

Main Author: Holcroft, Thomas
Other Authors: Vincent, William
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for Fielding and Walker, Pater-Noster-Row 1780, M.DCC.LXXX. [1780]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A MS. note by the author on the BL copy's titlepage reveals his identity, and states that the anecdotes of Lord George Gordon are by I. Perry. - English Short Title Catalog, T110102. - Goldsmiths', 12058. - Price in square brackets: (Price One Shilling.) Entered at Stationer's Hall. - Reproduction of original from University of London's Goldsmiths' Library. - William Vincent = Thomas Holcroft. - With five final leaves of Appendix and one of Advertisement
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([2],62,[12]p) 8°