This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825. Excerpt: ... must think the notion of his being the author of Junius Letters too absurd for discussion. "It has appeared strange, that government could not discover Junius, through the medium of the post-office. Upon this, I must observe, that I know a lady, who, for a long period of time, received by the post, anonymous letters, some of them written in blood, accusing her of the most atrocious crimes. She was nearly related to a nobleman, very high in office; by his desire, all the powers of government were exerted to discover the writer of the letters, but without success. "You are aware that the person now suspected of being the author of Junius' Letters is a Mr. Dyer, an intimate of the Burkes. It is said, that, on Mr. Dyer's decease, the Burkes showed infinite anxiety to get his papers into their hands; all this may be very true, but I have never heard it from good authority. "I am, dear Sir, "Most sincerely yours, "July, 1799." In the letter, which we have transcribed, notice is taken of the tone of equality, in which Junius mentions and addresses the very highest personages of his times: how difficult it is for a person of an inferior rank to do Mr. Jackson, one of the shopmen of Mr. Woodfall, when the Letters of Junius appeared, mentions, in a letter inserted by him in the Gentleman's Magazine, for June, 1813, that "the superscription was invariably written in the same hand; but that the contents were not always so;" that" nothing could be more various than the delivery of the letters;" that " sometimes they came by the post, but, m the general way, by porters." this, appears from Swift's letters, and the anecdotes ot him, which have been transmitted to us, in which his consciousness of inferiority, notwithstanding his assumption of equality, pierces thro...
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