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  • An address to the good sense and candour of the people, [electronic resource] : in behalf of the dealers in corn: with some few observations on a late trial for regrating. By a country gentleman.

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    • London : printed [by C. Roworth] for T. Egerton, Whitehall; J. Debrett, Piccadilly; H. Symonds, Paternoster Row; and Mess. Richardson, Royal Exchange, [1800]
    • 1800
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  • Thoughts upon a bill, lately offered to Parliament [electronic resource] : for regulating the export and import of corn : with observations upon Dean Tucker's Reflections, so far as they relate to this subject / by a country gentleman.

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    • London : Printed for J. Pridden, 1786.
    • 1786
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  • Thoughts upon a bill, [electronic resource] : lately offered to Parliament, for regulating the export and import of corn: with observations upon Dean Tucker's reflections, So far as they relate to this Subject. By a country gentleman.

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    • London : printed for J. Pridden, No. 100, Fleet-Street, M.DCC.LXXXVI. [1786]
    • 1786
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  • An address to the good sense and candour of the people in behalf of the dealers in corn [microform] : with some few observations on a late trial for regrating / by a country gentleman.

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    • London : Printed for T. Egerton, 1800
    • 1800
  • Seasonable considerations upon the corn-trade, [electronic resource] : as it respects the land-owner, the tenant or farmer, the miller, and baker; and the poor and labouring part of the people, throughout the whole nation; wherein The common Practice of buying Corn by Sample is impartially consider'd; And the Primary or only Causes of the late High-Price of Corn fairly laid open. And some Methods humbly offer'd to the Consideration of Parliament to prevent the same Calamity hercaster; with A free Examination of some Parts of two curious Letters in the Gentleman's Magazine for February and March last, for continuing the Bounty on Exportation of Corn. And Also of a Paper sign'd Britanicus in the London Evening-Post, of October 6th 1757, against those Canibals the Corn-Dealers, &c. With a short appendix, Shewing an Easy Method whereby the Poor may if they please reduce the Price of Wheat-Corn; and Some proper Observations on Poplicola, a sanguine Writer in the London Evening-Post of October 25th. 1757. By a true born Englishman and lover of his country.

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    • London : printed for, and sold by H. Cook, at the South Entrance of the Royal-Exchange, and by S. Creswell, bookseller in Nottingham, 1757.
    • 1757
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  • Melchizedek found: or, a small treatise, shewing, by invincible testimonies of scripture and reason, who Melchizedek, the King of Salem, was. Written by a country gentleman, December the 15th, Anno Dom. 1712 [electronic resource].

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    • London : printed: and sold by T. Norris, at the Looking-Glass on London Bridge, and W. Bonny, in Corn-Street, Bristol, 1713.
    • 1713
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  • The country gentleman and farmer's monthly director. [electronic resource] : Containing necessary instructions for the management and improvement of a farm, in every month of the year. Wherein is directed the Times and Seasons proper for Ploughing and Sowing of all sorts of Corn for Grain; the Planting and Managing of Hops, Liquorice, Madder, Saffron, and such other Crops as stand more than one Year on the Ground. The Times of Planting and Cutting of Coppice or Springs of Wood, and Felling of Timber, the Breeding and Feeding of Poultry, Rabbits, Fish, Swine, and all sorts of Cattle. With several Particulars relating to the Improvement of Bees, never before made publick. By R. Bradley, Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge, and F. R. S. Particularly some Rules for Breeding Pheasants, by a Gentleman: And an Alphabetical Index.

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    • London : printed for D. Browne, at the Black-Swan without Temple-Bar, M.DCC.XXXVI. [1736]
    • 1736
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  • A dialogue between a country gentleman and a lawyer, upon the doctrine of distress for rent; Shewing What things may and what may not be taken at common Law-The reasons why such things could not be Taken-The several alterations and amendments which have been made in that remedy by divers acts of parliament, with observations on those Statutes-The time and manner of making such Distress-The difference between a distress of corn and other Things-How to use the things Distrained-When to sell them, and what steps are necessary to be taken previous to the Sale-The punishments tenants are liable to who fraudulently remove their goods off the premisses to defraud their Landlords-The penalties persons are subject to who aid and assist tenants in the removal or concealment of the Goods-The manner of recovering those Penalties-The difference between taking the distress out of pound and rescuing it before impounded, with the Consequences-The effects of making an illegal distress, and the manner of curing any irregularity in the making thereof; with a variety of observations upon this subject. By a gentleman of Lincoln's Inn [electronic resource].

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    • London : printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers; for J. Wilkie , No. 71, St. Paul's Church-Yard ; and P. Uriel, Middle-Temple-Lane, MDCCLXXII. [1772]
    • 1772
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  • A new and more correct translation than has hitherto appeared in public of Mr. Cornelius Le Brun's travels into Moscovy, Persia, and divers parts of the East-Indies; Containing An Accurate Description of all such Articles as are most remarkable in each of those different Countries, and most worthy the Attention of the curious Reader. As also Of their Antiquities; but more particularly those relating to the famous Palace of Persepolis, commonly called Chelminar by the Persians: by a gentleman of Oxford. Adorn'd with a large number of copper-plates [electronic resource].

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    • London : printed for J. Warcus, at the Bible, the Corner of Rackett-Court, in Fleet-Street, M.DCC.LIX. [1759]
    • 1759
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  • Strange newes from Holland [electronic resource] : being a true character of the country and people : with the putting to death of De Wit, and his brother the Ruward van Putten, by the burgers at the Hague ... : also the killing, wounding, and pulling down the houses of many of the old magistrates, of Roterdam and Delf / sent in a letter from a gentleman in Holland, to a person of quality in the city of London.

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    • London : Printed, by E. Crowch, 1672.
    • 1672
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  • The farmer's lawyer; or, Every country gentleman his own counsellor. [electronic resource] : Containing all the laws now in force, that particularly concern the farmer, the country gentleman, the clergy-man, the maltster, the hop-planter, the carrier, or any other person whose business or amusements occasion him to reside chiefly in the country. Particulary I. All the laws concerning game brought down to the present period, including two acts passed the last sessions, one relating to moor or hill game, and the other for the better perservation of the game in general. II. The whole law of tithes. III. The act passed last sessions, to reduce into one act of Parliament, all the statutes concerning highways. IV. An act passed last sessions, to reduce into one act of Parliament, all the laws concerning turnpike roads. V. The whole law concerning fishing, fish ponds, rivers, &c. VI. The laws now in force to regulate the making and dury of malt. VII. The laws concerning the making, and selling of cyder, mum and perry. VIII. The laws relative to the growing, bagging, and duty of hops. Together with all the acts of Parliament, and adjudged cases there-upon, relative to cattle, corn, hay, straw, timber and other trees, butter and cheese, and every other article in which the farmer or country gentleman is materially interested. The second edition; to which is added, the law concerning landlords and tenants. By a Gentleman of Lincoln's lnn.

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    • London : Printed by W. Strahan, and M. Woodfall, law-printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. And sold by G. Robinson, in Pater-noster-Row; B. Law, in Ave-Maria Lane; G. Kearsly, in Fleet Street; and F. Newbery, in Ludgate Street, M,DCC,LXXXIV. [1784]
    • 1774
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  • Every farmer his own lawyer [electronic resource] : or the country gentleman's complete guide. Containing all the acts of Parliament now in force, Together with The Adjudged Cases, that particularly concern those who reside principally in the country; Such as Farmers, Graziers, Carriers, Hop-Planters, Inn-Keepers, Maltsters, the Clergy, and other Country Gentlemen. Particularly 1. The Laws now in Force concerning Tythes. 2. The Game Laws complete, to the present Time. 3. All the Laws concerning Horses and Carriages. 4. The Laws relating to Cattle, Sheep, Dogs, &c. 5. The Laws concerning Corn, Hay, Hemp, Madder, Mills, Mines, Inclosures, Turnpikes, Bridges, Rivers, Timber, Woods and Underwoods, Waiss and Strays, Distress, &c. &c. &c. By W. Scott, of the Middle Temple, Esquire.

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    • London : printed for J. Fielding, No.23, Pater-Noster Row , [1785?]
    • 1785
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  • A compleat system of husbandry and gardening [electronic resource] : or, the gentleman's companion, in the business and pleasures of a country life. Shewing, I. The several New and most Advantagious Ways of Tilling, Planting, Sowing, Manuring, Ordering, and Improving of all sorts of Gardens, Orchards, Meadows, Pastures, Corn-Lands, Woods, and Coppices. As also of Fruits, Corn, Grain, Pulse, New-Hays, Cattle, Fowl, Beasts, Bees, Silk-Worms, Fish, and Fish-Ponds. II. The Huseandman's Monthly Directions. Also the Prognosticks of Dearth, Scarcity, Plenty, Sickness, Heat, Cold, Frost, Snow, Winds, Rain, Hail, and Thunder. III. The Interpretation of Rustick Terms. With an Account of the several Instruments and Engines used in this Profession, and exact Draughts thereof curiously Engraven on Copper. The whole collected from, and containing what is most valuable in all the books hitherto written upon this subject; with many New Experiments and Observations.

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    • London : printed for J. Pickard, next the Cock-Inn in Aldersgate-Street, A. Bettesworth at the Red-Lyon in Paternoster-Row, and E. Curll at the Dial and Bible in Fleetstreet, 1716.
    • 1716
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  • The country gentleman and farmer's monthly director. [electronic resource] : Containing necessary instructions for the management and improvement of a farm, in every month of the year. Wherein is directed the times and seasons proper for ploughing and sowing of all sorts of corn for grain; the planting and managing of hops, liquorice, madder, saffron, and such other crops as stand more than one year on the ground. The times of planting and cutting of coppice or springs of wood, and felling of timber; the breeding and feeding of poultry, rabbits, fish, swine, and all sorts of cattle. With several particulars relating to the improvement of bees, never before made publick. By R. Bradley, professor of botany in the University of Cambridge, and F.R.S.

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    • London : Printed for Woodman and Lyon in Russel-street, Covent-Garden, M.DCC.XXVII. [1727]
    • 1727
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  • The Country gentleman's companion; or, The farmer's complete accompt-book, for the pocket or desk, for the year 1795. [electronic resource] : Being a short and easy method of keeping accounts, with the greatest exactness and regularity, whether in the corn, dairy, or grasing line. By this mode, the most capital in their way will be enabled to adjust (or settle) their accounts in a few minutes, once in the week, as nothing more will be necessary than to set down, in figures only, the sum given or received for (or opposite to) any article, commodity, or thing, so bought or sold, to cast them up once a week, and carry the amount to the end of the book, where, at the close of the year, the profits will be seen at one view. To which are annexed, some useful tables, &c.

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    • Bath : Printed and sold by J. Johnson, in Bond-Street. Sold also by the booksellers in Bath; by S. Crowder, Pater-noster-Row, London; and by all other booksellers in Great-Britain, [1794?]
    • 1794
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  • The farmer's harvest companion, [electronic resource] : and country gentleman's assistant; containing exact and useful tables ready cast up; shewing at one view, the area or content of any piece of land; the expence of workmanship of any quantity; and the value of any number of perches per acre Being a necessary guide for gentlemen's stewards, land measurers, buyers and sellers of wood; and particularly useful for farmers in the time of harvest, and other persons who put out work, by the acre. By Thomas Jarvis. The fifth edition, carefully corrected and enlarged. With sundry new tables, by an experienced farmer, in the county of Kent. Shewing The Expence of Threshing; the Value of Workmanship by the Hundred; the sowing Corn in Drills or Furrows, and ascertaining the Quantity of Seed per Acre.

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    • Canterbury : printed and sold by Simmons and Kirkby. Also by the booksellers in town and country, 1790.
    • 1790
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  • The country gentleman and farmer's monthly director. [electronic resource] : Containing necessary instructions for the management and improvement of a farm, in every month of the year. Wherein is directed the Times and Seasons proper for Ploughing and Sowing of all sorts of Corn or Grain; the Planting and Managing of Hops, Liquorice, Madder, Saffron, and such other Crops as stand more than one Year on the Ground. The Times of Planting and Cutting of Coppice or Springs of Wood, and Felling of Timber; the Breeding and Feeding of Poultry, Rabbits, Fish, Swine, and all sorts of Cattle. With several Particulars relating to the Improvement of Bees, never before made publick. By R. Bradley, Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge, and F. R. S.

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    • London : printed for James Woodman, and David Lyon, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden, M.DCC.XXVI. [1726]
    • 1726
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  • The country gentleman and farmer's monthly director. [electronic resource] : Containing necessary instructions for the management and improvement of a farm, in every month of the year. Wherein is directed the Times and Seasons proper for Ploughing and Sowing of all sorts of Corn for Grain; the Planting and Managing of Hops, Liquorice, Madder, Saffron, and such other Crops as stand more than one Year on the Ground. The Times of Planting and Cutting of Coppice or Springs of Wood, and Felling of Timber, the Breeding and Feeding of Poultry, Rabbits, Fish, Swine, and all sorts of Cattle. With several Particulars relating to the Improvement of Bees, never before made publick. By R. Bradley, Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge, and F. R. S.

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    • London : printed for D. Browne, at the Black-Swan without Temple-Bar; and T. Woodman, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden, M.DCC.XXXII. [1732]
    • 1732
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  • The country gentleman's vade mecum. Containing an account of the best methods to improve lands, plowing and sowing of corn; reaping, mowing, &c. Hedging, Ditching, and all Sorts of Husbandry. Of Horses, Cattle, Receipts to cure Diseases incident to them, and Instructions in buying and selling of Cattle, breeding of Horses, &c. Of Deer and Parks; Game, Fish and Fishing, Fish-Ponds, &c. Prices of Timber and all Sorts of Building and Workmanship, with the Art of measuring the same, &c. Rules for Management of a Family, Expences in Eating and Drinking; Duty and Places of Servants, &c. Account of Gardening in general, as Soil, Fruit-Trees, Greens, Flowers, and Forrest-Trees, Coppice-Woods, &c. and their Culture. And of Natural Philosophy, &c. in several distinct Chapters. To which is added, a general description of England, and particularly of London, with an Account of the Taxes, Revenues, Government, Great Offices, and Courts of Judicature of England, &c. And legal Observations on the several Chapters throughout the whole. By G. Jacob, Gent [electronic resource].

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    • London : printed for William Taylor at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row, [1717]
    • 1717
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  • The gentleman's assistant, tradesman's lawyer, and country-man's friend. [electronic resource] : I. Directing them in Contracts, Bargains and Agreements, whereby they may learn to buy and contract safely, and cautiously avoid being over-reached in their Bargains, &c. II. Concerning borrowing, lending and restoring, and of Goods pledged and pawned. III. Setting forth several other adjudged Cases relating to Tradesmen, &c. IV. Cases relating to Farmers, and concerning Stoppage of Ways, Water-Courses, Lights, Commons, and several other Nusances. V. Concerning scandalous Words, purposely spoken to the Prejudice of a Man, &c. VI. Concerning Leases, Mortgages, Corn, Waste, Distresses, &c. Also many other matters relating to Landlord and Tenant. Vii. Concerning discharging and ending of Actions, Suits and Controversies, and therein largely concerning Arbitrements, Awards and Umpirage, with all their Circumstances. Viii. Certain Statute-Laws, concerning Labourers, Tradesmen, Artificers, Apprentices, Petty Chapmen, &c. Collected from the ancient and modern law-books, and confirmed by several Authorities; and therefore may be useful as well to the Professors of the Law, as to Gentlemen, Tradesmen and others. The third edition, corrected and enlarged with an appendix and many other proper Additions; with a Table to the Whole.

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    • [London] : In the Savoy: printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling, (assigns of Edw. Sayer, Esq;) for Fr. Clay, at the Bible without Temple-Bar; and W. Battersby, at Staple's Inn Gate next the Bars in Holborn, MDCCXX. [1720]
    • 1720
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  • The gentleman's assistant, tradesman's lawyer, and country-man's friend. [electronic resource] : 1. Directing them in Contracts, Bargains and Agreements, whereby they may learn to buy and contract safely, and cautiously avoid being over-reached in their Bargains, &c. 2. Concerning borrowing, lending and restoring, and of Goods pledged and pawned. 3. Setting forth several other adjudged Cases relating to Tradesmen, &c. 4. Cases relating to Farmers, and concerning stoppage of Ways, Watercourses, Lights, Commons, and several other Nusances. 5. Concerning scandalous Words, purposely spoken to the Prejudice of a Man, &c. 6. Concerning Leases, Mortgages, Corn, Waste, Distresses, &c. Also many other matters relating to Landlord and Tenant. 7. Concerning discharging and ending of Actions, Suits and Controversies, and therein largely concerning Arbitrements, Awards and Umpirage, with all their Circumstances. 8. Certain Statute-Laws, concerning Labourers, Tradesmen, Artificers, Apprentices, Servants, Petty-Chapmen, &c. Collected from the ancient and modern law-books, and confirmed by several Authorities, and therefore may be useful as well to the Professors of the Law, as to Gentlemen, Tradesmen and others.

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    • London : printed for Tho. Bever, at the Hand and Star within Temple-Bar, 1709.
    • 1709
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  • Kearsley's gentleman and tradesman's pocket ledger, for the year 1798. [electronic resource] : Containing Term table. List of bankers. List of holidays. One hundred and four ruled pages for accounts and memorandums. Days and hours for buying or selling the several stocks or government securities, and receiving the interest or dividends due thereon, at the bank, India house, and south sea house. Tables calculated to show at sight the money due for wages, rent, &c. for any number of pounds, from one to twenty-four pounds per annum, for any number of days, weeks, or months. Table of expenses, income, or wages, by the day, week, month, and year, from one penny to ten pounds per day. Abstract of the several acts of Parliament relating to Hackney coaches. Hackney coach fares. Rates of watermen. Abstract of the most important acts of Parliament which have passed in the 37th year of the reign of George III. viz. additional stamp duties--A correct list of stamps--additional duty on deeds--assessed taxes--new assessed taxes--clocks and watches--exemptions--clock makers' licences--horses--horses used in husbandry--male servants--additional duties of customs--tea--auctions bricks--spirits--British spirits--stage coaches--bank indemnity--bread--corn meters--corn factors--meal weighers--bakers--general clauses--insolvent debtors--traders' and country bank notes--weights and balances. Companies, societies, offices, &c. incorporated. An alphabetical list of the House of Peers. An alphabetical list of the House of Common. Clerks and officers of the House of Peers. Clerks and officers of the House of Commons. And many other articles equally useful, for which the reader is referred to the table of contents.

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    • London : printed for C. Kearsley, at No. 46, Fleet-Street; and sold by all the booksellers in town and country, [1798]
    • 1798
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  • Revolutions in Romantic literature : an anthology of print culture, 1780-1832 / edited by Paul Keen.

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    • Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, c2004.
    • 2004
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