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Correspondence of Adam Smith, ed. E. C. Mossner and I. S. Ross, vol. VI of the Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1987).
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From DAVID HUME
MS., RSE ii. 41; HL ii. 150.
London, 14 July 1767
I send you the enclosd with a large Packet for Count Sarsfield. This is the last ministerial Act, which I shall probably perform; and with this Exertion I finish my Functions. I shall not leave this Country presently: Perhaps I may go over to France. Our Ressignation1 is a very extraordinary Incident; and will probably occasion a total Change of Ministry. Are you busy? Yours
You must keep Count Sarsfield’s Papers till a proper Method of returning them be pointed out to you. Have you read Lord Lyttleton?2 Do you not admire his Whiggery and his Piety; Qualities so useful both for this World and the next?
[1 ]That of Hume and General Henry Seymour Conway (1721–95) in the Department of Northern Affairs, Secretary of State’s office. Presumably these were not accepted; Hume remained an Under–Secretary of State until Jan. 1768. The resignations hinged on the illness of Chatham, his recovery being despaired of in July 1767. Grafton was the real leader at this time.
[2 ]The long–delayed History of Henry the Second, the 1st 3 vols. of which had just appeared.