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Printed By Special Order Of The Society For Preserving
A COLLECTION OF TRACTS,
PRINTED AT THE EXPENCE OF THAT SOCIETY.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SOCIETY*
PRINTED FOR J. SEWELL, IN CORNHILL; J. DEBHETT,
'T^HE present Volume contains the several !*' Papers that have been published by the Association at the Crown And Anchor in separate Numbers.
The occasion of these little Publications is in every one's remembrance ; they have had their use for the time; and they are now collected into a volume, as a library-book for such as have any curiosity to preserve the productions of'the day.
When they were fold for a penny, they .were designed for a different class of readers and purchasers from those into whose hands the present volume may chance to come. Such as may con^ descend to turn over this Collection should remember, that the times are happily changed since the months of November and December last; and we mull travel back to that period of anxiety and public alarm, in'order to feel the sentiments, and to relish the style, of many of these papers. If any perfons should be fo severe as to think all this aid from times and circumstances ought not to rescue fome of these performances from the sentence of criticism, neither the publishers nor authors will, we believe, feel much pain in consigning them to
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