DescriptionTucker, Josiah: AN HUMBLE ADDRESS AND EARNEST APPEAL TO THOSE RESPECTABLE PERSONAGES IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, WHO, BY THEIR GREAT AND PERMANENT INTEREST IN LANDED PROPERTY, THEIR LIBERAL EDUCATION, ELEVATED RANK, AND ENLARGED VIEWS, ARE THE ABLEST TO JUDGE, AND THE FITTEST TO DECIDE, WHETHER A CONNECTION WITH, OR A SEPARATION FROM THE CONTINENTAL COLONIES OF AMERICA, BE MOST FOR THE NATIONAL ADVANTAGE, AND LASTING BENEFIT OF THESE KINGDOMS. THE THIRD EDITION, CORRECTED. London: Cadell, 1776. 94, 2 pp. Disbound. No half title. One folding table. Clean and Very Good.
Tucker recommends total separation from the colonies, and distinguishes his opinion from those of Parliament (total war until victory is achieved) and Burke (separation, but with a commonwealth-like association). A strong British argument for colonial independence. Howes T385. Adams Controversy 75-144c. Sabin 97350.
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