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To WHICH THE MANCHESTER PRIZE WAS ADJUDGED.
RICHARD WINTER HAMILTON, LL.D., D.D.,
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L E E D S :
JAMES Y. KNIGHT, 39, BRIGGATE,
RIGHT HON. EARL FITZWILLIAM,
ETC., ETC., ETC.
I beg You to accept the Dedication of this Volume. It is written upon a theme which has ever commanded Your close attention, and respects a cause which has ever received Your munificent support. As a Treatise, it is not improbable that it may contain opinions with which Your judgment does not coincide. Its spirit of freedom and candour I am
confident that You will approve.
Did I presume to address Your Lordship, as did Walker King * at an early period of Your life, it would be to say how every augury of Your then open
ing career has been fulfilled. In Your comparative
* Bishop of Rochester, in a Dedication prefixed to an Edition of Burke.