The Revd. Sir Harcourt Lees, Bart. The Great Protestant Advocate.[Underneath are extensive extracts from two of Lees' speeches to the 'King's Friends throughout the Empire' in 1820 and to 'Irishmen of every religious persuasion' prior to the King's landing in Ireland in 1821]. "Sir H. Lees has the distinguished honor, of having roused the Loyalty of this Island, and drawn the attention of both Islands to the gross impostures practised by the Jacobinal Radicals, The interest excited by his numerous writings throughout Gt. Britain & Ireland is unparallel'd." London Anti-Jacobin Review 1821. 'Proof' inscribed lower left corner.
London, Published at No. 13 Henrietta Strt. Cavendish Sqe. & by Messers. Allens, Dublin, March 20th. 1824.
Stipple engraving on india paper. 295 x 360mm. Some foxing at edges of paper, faint water stain above sitter's head.
Sir Harcourt Lees, 2nd Bt, Political pamphleteer [1776 - 1852].
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