A compleat set of St. James's journals, from May 3. 1722; to May 18. 1723. With an index to the whole. To which is added, A letter from Britannicus to the British Gazetteer, in praise of the Queen; and An essay on the character of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole.
|Uniform Title:||St. James's journal (London, England : 1722-1723)|
Printed by J. Hughs, at the office of the clerk of the market of His Majesty's houshold, in High-Holborn,
|Holdings statement:||No. I, Thursday, May 3. 1722 - no. LVI, Saturday, May 18. 1723.|
|Physical Description:||1 v. (, 340,  p.) ; 35 cm (fol.)|
|Place of Publication:|
England -- London.
|Bibliographical reference number:|
|General note:||The drop-head title of each number is as follows: The St. James's journal; with memoirs of literature, and the freshest advices foreign and domestick.|
Colophons to individual numbers give varying publishers/booksellers.
Includes dedication to the Queen, signed: Thomas Robe.
"In praise of the Queen" is signed: "Britannicus.", i.e. Thomas Robe.
"In praise of the Queen" and "An essay on the character of the right honorable Sir Robert Walpole" were written "by the compiler of the St. James's journals", i.e. Eliza Haywood; cf. note at end of index.
"An essay on the character of the right honorable Sir Robert Walpole" reprinted from 3 Apri. 1724 issue of "The Tea-table."
|Citation / References note:||ESTC, P1735|
|Immediate source of acquisition note:||Donation; Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild; 1969.|
|Ownership and custodial history note:||Duke of Buccleuch, with 'Langholm Lodge' inscribed inside the upper cover.|
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