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PORCUPINE'S

WORKS;

CONTAINING VARIOUS

WRITINGS AND SELECTIONS,
EXHIBITING A FAITHFUL PICTURE

1093
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA;

OF THE

OF THEIR

GOVERNMENTS, LAWS, POLITICS, AND RESOURCES;

OF THE CHARACTERS OF THEIR

PRESIDENTS, GOVERNORS, LEGISLATORS, MAGIS-

TRATES, AND MILITARY MEN ;

AND OF THE

CUSTOMS, MANNERS, MORALS, RELIGION, VIRTUES

AND VICES
OF THE PEOPLE:

COMPRISING ALSO

A COMPLETE SERIES OF HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

AND REMARKS,
FROM THE END OF THE WAR, IN 1983,

TO THE

ELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT, IN MARCH, 1801.

BY WILLIAM COBBETT.

IN TWELVE VOLUMES.
(A Volume to be added annually.)

VOL. I.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR COBBETT AND MORGAN, AT THE CROWN

AND MITRE, PALL MALL.

MAY, 1801.

Printed by S. GOSNEI i., Little Queen Suseet, Holborn.

DEDICATION.

TO

JOHN REEVES, ESQ.

JOH

FOUNDER OF THE LOYAL ASSOCIATION AGAINST

REPUBLICANS AND LEVELLERS.

DEAR SIR, Pall Mall, May 29, 1801. This, the anniversary of that happy day; which drove rebellion, republicanism, and tyranny from England; which restored the King to the throne, the Prelates to the church, the Nobles to their titles, the People to their liberties, and which brought the Regicides to the gibbet; this auspicious day I have chosen for dedicating to you my humble labours in that cause, of which you have long been the most distinguished and most successful champion. I have selected you, on this occasion, for many reasons, but chiefly, because you are the known enemy of republicans and levellers, because

you have

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