PAMPHLETS -- Six volumes containing c. 180 pamphlets and broadsides relating principally to King Charles I and the English Civil War, bound in contemporary vellum, the spines respectively titled in manuscript 1) "Speeches & Remon[stances]", 2) "Arguments, Speeches & Accusations", 3) "Petitions", 4) "Letters &cet", 5) "Kings' Cabinet Speech&Cit" and 6) "Messages & betwixt K[ing] & Parliament", including:
1) William Prynne's An Humble Remonstrance to His Majesty against the Tax of Ship-Money (1641, Wing P3983), Oliver St. John's The Speech or Declaration ... Concerning Ship-Money (1641, with errata, Wing S329), Thomas Roe's His Speech in Parliament: Wherein he sheweth the cause of the decay of Coine and Trade in this Land (1641, Wing R1780), Mr Speakers Speech, with His Majesties Speech to Both Houses of Parliament, At the passing of the Bill for Tonnage and Poundage (1641, 4 leaves, not apparently in Wing), John Holland's His Speech in Parliament. Declaring the great and manifold grievances of this Kingdome (1641, Wing H2429), John Colepeper's His Speech In Parliament. Concerning The Grievances of the Church and Common-Wealth (1641, 4 leaves, Wing C5058), John Pymm's The Speech or Declaration ... upon the delivery of the Articles of the Commons assembled in Parliament, against William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury (1641, Wing P4295)
2) Henry Parker's The Case of Shipmoney briefly discoursed (1640, STC 19216), Depositions and Articles against Thomas Earle of Strafford (1640), John Pym's The Speech of Declaration ... against Thomas Earl of Strafford (1641, Wing P4295), The Charge of the Scottish Commissioners Against Canterburie and the Lieutenant of Ireland (1641, not apparently in Wing), Sixteene Queres Propounded By the Parliament of Ireland to the Judges of the said Kingdome (1641, Wing I652)
3) The First and Large Petition Of the Citie of London ... For a Reformation in Church-government (1641, Wing F973), and Petitions to the King from the Inhabitants of Cirencester (1642), Southampton (1642), Kent (1642), Bristol (1643), The City of London (1642), amongst others, and several pamphlets relating to the Earl of Strafford
4) Richard Brathwaite's Mercurius Britannicus ... Tragi-Comoedia (?1641, Wing B4269), A True Declaration of the last affaires in Ireland, Shewing the late overthrowes given to the Irish Rebels (1642, Wing T2669), What kinde of Parliament Will please the King; and How Well He Is affected to this present Parliament ... By A. J. B. (1642, Wing B35), A True and Perfect Relation Of the Barbarous and Cruell Passages Of the Kings Army, At Old Brinceford, neer London (1642, Wing T2551), The Resolution of the Round-Heads: being a Zealous Declaration of the Grievances wherewith their little wits are consumed to destruction (1642, 4 leaves, Wing R1156), Remarkable Propositions By the Councell in Ireland (1642, Wing I642a), A Description of a Prerogative Royal. Shewing How far a Soveraigne may according to the Word of God require service of his Subjects by his Prerogative ... By M: B. (1642, Wing B133)
5) The Kings Cabinet opened: Or, Certain Packets of Secret Letters & Papers (1645, incomplete, Wing C2358), The Grounds and Motives inducing His Majesty to Agree to a Cessation of Armes for One Whole Yeare, with the Roman Catholiques of Ireland (1643, Wing G2134) and with various petitions
6) His Maiesties Most Gratious Answer To the Proposition of both houses of Parliament, for Ireland (1642, broadside within elaborate woodcut border, Wing C4502) and many other similar pamphlets and broadsides.
Provenance: Will. Walter (old signatures in 2 volumes). Sold as a Collection of pamphlets, not subject to return. (6)