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WRITINGS AND SELECTIONS,
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
A COMPLETE SERIES OF HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
ELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT, IN MARCH, 1801.
BY WILLIAM COBBETT.
IN TWELVE VOLUMES.
AND MITRE, PALL MALL.
JOHN REEVES, ESQ.
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