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PRINTED FOR J. HARRIS; LONGMAN AND Co.; J. WALKER;
SHERWOOD AND CO.; J. AND J. CUNDEE; B. AND R. CROSBY AND CO. ;
The Right Honourable
CHARLES ABBOTT, M. P.
SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS:
THE exertions which you have made, during the exercise of your important functions, to preserve and renovate the ancient ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTIES OF WESTMINSTER, induce me to hope, that a volume devoted to HISTORICAL, TOPOGRAPHICAL, and DESCRIptive DelineATIONS of that CITY and its LIBERTY, may not be deemed unworthy your notice and regard.
By this hope I have been animated in the collection and arrangement of my materials, whilst the condescending politeness which you have