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1827.

HARYARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

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LETTER TO THE REV. SIR GEORGE LEE, BART.

BY LORD NUGENT,

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR AYLESBURY.

LONDON:-1826.

MY DEAR SIR GEORGE, Some of my Electors have desired me to put through another edition, a Letter, which I addressed to them in 1820, on the Catholic Question. To any such desire, so expressed, I am bound to attend ; holding, as I do, from them and from you all the means I possess, or am ever likely to possess, of giving the support of a vote to any measure of public concern. At the same time, I know that it is not their wish that I should be called on to repeat, in a form which would in some respects be disagreeable to me, mere opinions, the repetition of which, if it would be rirksome to myself, I may well conclude would be much more so to others. On looking at that publication, which is little more than a very hasty vindication of the course which I early adopted, and have always maintained, on the subject of the Catholic Claims, I see many reasons for wishing to put into a different shape whatever parts of it our friends may think worth being republished at this time. I find, it is true, no opinions advanced in it by which I am not still very willing that my conduct should be regulated and judged; but I find many things done carelessly, at least done in a manner which I may be allowed, after six years, to think might be better for reconsideration. But, my dear Sir George, I will confess that I have another motive for wishing to alter the form of that Letter, and address my Constituents through you. It is not on account of your profession as a clergyman, because, in my VOL. XXVIII.

Pam.

NO. LV. А

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