Observations on the Correspondence between Mr. Adam and Mr. Bowles, with the Correspondence Subjoined.

London: Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1804. First edition. 8vo, removed pamphlet, 48 pages. Some scattered foxing; a very good copy. NUC notes copies at NN & CtY. Item #8499

Bowles stands by his earlier attack on the late Duke of Bedford, charging him with irreligiosity, breaking the Sabbath, etc. Bowles appears to have been a conservative busybody; he admits in one letter to Adams, "I should never have been disposed to publish one word respecting the late Duke of Bedford, if I had not felt that the unqualified eulogies which were passed upon him [by Fox and others] had a tendency to corrupt the public sentiment by holding forth as a perfect character a nobleman who, whatever his excellencies might be, was known to be deficient in his attendance on public worship."

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