A Collection of Tracts, vol. 2
Volume 2 of a two part collection of essays by Trenchard and Gordon which includes essays on British politics, religion, the creed of an Independent Whig, and prefaces to Cato’s Letters.
A Collection of Tracts. By the Late John Trenchard, Esq; and Thomas Gordon, Esq; Vol. II. (London: F. Cogan, 1751).
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Table of Contents
- The Sense of the People concerning the present State of Affairs, with Remarks upon some Passages of our own and the Roman History. In a Letter to a Member of Parliament. Anno 1721.
- A compleat History of the late Septennial Parliament; wherein all their Proceedings are particularly enquired into, and faithfully related; with proper Remarks, and many secret Memoirs interspersed, concerning the late Times. To which is prefixed, Honest Advice to the Freeholders of Great-Britain. Anno 1722.
- An Essay on the Practice of Stock-jobbing, and some Remarks on the right Use, and regular Improvement of Money. In a Letter to a Gentleman, and a Proprietor of South-Sea Stock. Anno 1724.
- An authentic Narrative of the late Proceedings and cruel Execution at Thorn; with two Letters written upon that Occasion by Britannicus, in the London Journal. To which is prefixed, An Account of the Rights and Privileges of the City of Thorn. Anno 1725.
- A short View of the Conspiracy, with some Reflections on the Present State of Affairs. In a Letter to an Old Whig in the Country. By Cato. Anno 1723.
- Royal Gallantry: or, the Amours of a certain K--g of a certain Country, who kept his C--rt at a certain Place, much in the same Latitude with that of W-st-m-nst-r, related in the unhappy Adventures of Palmiris and Lindamira; in which the Characters of Tersander and Cæsarina are vindicated from the Aspersions that have been, or may be, cast upon them; and the unfortunate Death of the former set in a true Light. Done from the French, by Cato. Anno 1723.
- A Letter to a Gentleman at Edinburgh, concerning the busy and assuming Spirit of the Ecclesiastics, and their extravagant Demands upon the Laity. Anno 1725.
- The Craftsmen: A Sermon, or Paraphrase upon several Verses of the xixth Chapter of the Acts of the Apostles. Composed in the Style of the late Daniel Burgess. Anno 1723.
- A Serious Expostulation with the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of London, on his Letter to the Clergy and People of London and Westminster. Anno 1750.
- Seasonable Advice to the Electors of Great Britain; with a Word or two relating to the Influence of the Clergy in Elections. Anno 1722.
- The true Picture of a Modern Tory; or a High-Churchman painted to the Life. Anno 1722.
- A Sermon preached before the Learned Society of Lincoln’s-Inn, on January 30, 1732, from Job xxxiv. 30. That the Hypocrite reign not, lest the People be insnared. Anno 1733.
- A Supplement to the Sermon preached at Lincoln’s-Inn, on January 30. 1732. Addressed to a very important and most solemn Churchman, Sollicitor-General for Causes Ecclesiastical. Anno 1733.
- A Letter to the Reverend Dr. Codex, on the Subject of his modest Instruction to the Crown, inserted in the Daily Journal of February 27th, 1733. From the Second Volume of Burnet’s History. Anno 1734.
- The Preface to the Fourth Collection of Cato’s Letters.
- The Preface to the Sixth Collection of Cato’s Letters.
- The Creed of an Independent Whig; with an orthodox Introduction, concerning Canons, Councils, Mysteries, Miracles, and Church Authority. Anno 1720.
- Priestianity: or, A View of the Disparity between the Apostles and the Modern inferior Clergy. Anno 1720.