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The Anti-Jacobin; or, Weekly examiner.

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Publication Info[London] : [Published by J. Wright, No. 169, opposite Old Bond-street, Piccadilly] ; [by whom orders for the papers, and all communications of correspondents ... will be received. Sold also by all the booksellers and newsmen in town and country.], 1797 [-1798]
Description36 nos. (288 pages) ; 32 cm (folio)
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorCanning, George, 1770-1827.
Other author/creatorGifford, William, 1756-1826.
Other author/creatorFrere, John Hookham, 1769-1846.
Other author/creatorEllis, George, 1753-1815.
Other author/creatorCarlisle, George Howard, Earl of, 1773-1848
Other author/creatorSidmouth, Henry Addington, Viscount, 1757-1844.
Other author/creatorHammond, George, 1763-1853.
Other author/creatorNares, Edward, 1762-1841.
Other author/creatorMacdonald, John, active 1798.
Other author/creatorPitt, William, 1759-1806.
Other author/creatorWright, J. (John), 1770?-1844, publisher.
Variant title Anti Jacobin
Portion of title Weekly examiner
General noteCaption title; imprint from colophon (foot of last p. each issue).-- Above dateline, no.1-34: "(To be continued every Monday during the sitting of Parliament.)"; weekly except also Thursday 30 Nov. (no. 3) and nos. 34 & 35 both issued 2 July.--- In dateline, right: (Price 6D.-- 7 halfpenny tax stamp on most issues.-- No more published.-- - Imprint varies no. 36.
General noteProjected by Geo. Canning, ed. by Wm Gifford, with contributions by them and J.H. Frere, Geo. Ellis, Lord Morpeth, Henry Addington, Geo. Hammond, Edw. Nares, John Macdonald, others (possibly Pitt). Uses satire to support Pitt and the Tory ministry against the Whig radical press.
General noteThere are at least 2 different settings of the early issues (1-12 different from KU-S E808), textually similar (not identical) but in very different order. In this set, p.2 c.2 "On the origin and progress of the French Revolution."; p.3 c.2 "Finance."; ... p. 8 c.2 "From the London Gazette." "To our readers." "Course of exchange."
General noteReproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London.
General noteGoldsmiths'-Kress no. Unknown.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited to licensing agreements.
Genre/formPoems England 18th century.
Genre/formSatires England 18th century.
Genre/formPeriodicals England 18th century.
Genre/formTax stamps.
Genre/formRe-setting.

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