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Memoirs Of Rev. John Blackader; Compiled Chiefly From Unpublished Manuscripts, And Memoirs Of His Life And Ministry Written By Himself While Prisoner On The Bass; And Containing Illustrations Of The Episcopal Persecution From The Restoration To The Death Of Charles Ii. With An Appendix Giving A Short Account Of The History And Siege Of The Bass, Etc. (With A Fore-Edge Painting)

Memoirs Of Rev. John Blackader; Compiled Chiefly From Unpublished Manuscripts, And Memoirs Of His Life And Ministry Written By Himself While Prisoner On The Bass; And Containing Illustrations Of The Episcopal Persecution From The Restoration To The Death Of Charles Ii. With An Appendix Giving A Short Account Of The History And Siege Of The Bass, Etc. (With A Fore-Edge Painting)

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Memoirs Of Rev. John Blackader; Compiled Chiefly From Unpublished Manuscripts, And Memoirs Of His Life And Ministry Written By Himself While Prisoner On The Bass; And Containing Illustrations Of The Episcopal Persecution From The Restoration To The Death Of Charles Ii. With An Appendix Giving A Short Account Of The History And Siege Of The Bass, Etc. (With A Fore-Edge Painting)

by Crichton, Andrew

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Edinburgh / London: Archibald Constable & Company / Hurst, Robinson & Co, 1823. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Frontispiece, Fore-Edge Painting. Vii, 388 Pp. Full Calf, Five Bands, Black Spine Label, Gilt All Compartments, Gilt Seal Of George Agar Ellis, 2St Baron Dover. Pages With Marbled Edges And A Fore-Edge Painting Of What Was Apparently A Very Large Church In A Low Country Village Or Town, With A Man Looking On In Foreground, Almost Certainly Rev. Blackader Looking At His Parish. George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, 1St Baron Dover Pc Frs Fsa (14 January 1797 - 10 July 1833) Was A British Politician And Man Of Letters. Agar-Ellis Was The Only Son Of Henry Agar-Ellis, 2Nd Viscount Clifden, And Lady Caroline, Daughter Of George Spencer, 4Th Duke Of Marlborough. He Was Educated At Westminster School And Christ Church, Oxford. He Was Elected A Fellow Of Both The Society Of Antiquaries And Royal Society In 1816. Agar-Ellis Was Returned To Parliament For Heytesbury In 1818, A Seat He Held Until 1820. He Afterwards Represented Seaford Between 1820 And 1826, Ludgershall Between 1826 And 1830 And Okehampton Between 1830 And 1831. He Supported George Canning's Motion In 1822 For A Bill To Relieve The Disabilities Of Roman Catholic Peers, And Consistently Supported Liberal Principles. He Took Little Interest In Party Politics But Was A Strong Advocate Of State Support For The Causes Of Literature And The Fine Arts. In 1824 Agar-Ellis Was The Leading Promoter Of The Grant Of £57,000 For The Purchase Of John Julius Angerstein's Collection Of Pictures, Which Formed The Foundation Of The National Gallery. On The Formation Of Lord Grey's Whig Administration In November 1830, He Was Sworn Of The Privy Council And Appointed First Commissioner Of Woods And Forests. However, He Was Forced To Resign After Two Months Due To Bad Health. In June 1831, During His Father's Lifetime, Agar-Ellis Was Raised To The Peerage As Baron Dover, Of Dover In The County Of Kent. He Was President Of The Royal Society Of Literature In 1832, A Trustee Of The British Museum And Of The National Gallery, And A Commissioner Of Public Records. Lord Dover Married Lady Georgiana Howard, Daughter Of George Howard, 6Th Earl Of Carlisle, In 1822. They Had Two Sons, Who Became Respectively The 3Rd Viscount And 5Th Viscount, And Two Daughters. He Died On The 10 July 1833, Aged Only 36, Predeceasing His Father By Three Years. Lord Dover'S Works Were Chiefly Historical, And Include: The True History Of The Iron Mask, Extracted From Documents In The French Archives (1826), Inquiries Respecting The Character Of Clarendon (1827), And A Life Of Frederick Ii. (1831). He Also Edited The Ellis Correspondence (1829) And Walpole'S Letters To Sir Horace Mann (1833).

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Memoirs Of Rev. John Blackader; Compiled Chiefly From Unpublished Manuscripts, And Memoirs Of His Life And Ministry Written By Himself While Prisoner On The Bass; And Containing Illustrations Of The Episcopal Persecution From The Restoration To The Death Of Charles Ii. With An Appendix Giving A Short Account Of The History And Siege Of The Bass, Etc. (With A Fore-Edge Painting)
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Crichton, Andrew
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Frontispiece, Fore-Edge Painting
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1823
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