A letter from the Lord Bishop of Winchester, to clement chevallier, Esq. Occasioned by Fournier's new Attack, since the legal Condemnation of his Note over the Bishop's Name for 8,800l...
London. Printed, and sold by J. Payne, 1757. First edition.
8vo. , xiii, , 128pp. Disbound, all edges red. A clean and crisp copy.
The first edition of Bishop of Winchester Benjamin Hoadly's (1676-1761) spirited account of the attempt by one Bernard Fournier, a charlatan claiming to be a convert from the Roman Catholic Church recently escaped from a monastery, to defraud him with a counterfeit promissory note for £8,800.
ESTC T37945£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 21309