A Modest Defence of the Army. By a Soldier. In Answer to a Late Pamphlet, intitled, A Treatise concerning the Militia.

  • (Army)
  • London: Printed for W. Owen 1753
  • ESTC T140940.


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8vo, pp. [ii], 74. Disbound, portion of leather spine retained. Some light soiling, final leaf almost loose.


A rare pamphlet answering Charles Sackville, Duke of Dorset's 'Treatise Concerning Militia' of the previous year, which had argued for a reduction in the size of the army. ESTC locates just four copies in the UK and four in the USA: 2 in the BL, one each in Cambridge and the Rylands, plus the BPL, Huntington, Colorado, and Yale.

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