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Popham, Sir Home Riggs
A FULL AND CORRECT REPORT
SIR HOME POPHAM,
MEMBERS OF THE COURT.
A further Vindication of Sir Home Popham, particularly against
certain Attacks made upon him since the Trial :
IN WHICII ARE
and among others an interesting Letter from
PRINTED FOR J. AND J. RICHARDSON, ROYAL EXCHANGE;
C. CHAPPLE, PALL-MALL:
This Book, the publication of which has been impeded by causes somewhat similar to those which led to the persecution of Sir Home Popham, is at length offered to the Public; and dedicated, with the utmost respect and regard, to
The Navy of England.
In the History of this Country, there has not perhaps occurred a trial which excited or involved an equal degree of public interest with that which forms the subject of the following sheets. It is material to public justice, as it must be desirable to public curiosity, that every particular, connected with such a trial, should be fully made known. Noindustry, therefore, has been remitted to render this edition complete. Every fact has been stated, every document has been introduced, that appeared at all necessary to elucidate the conduct, character, and views, of Sir Home Popham; and to explain the motive and object of those by whom the prosecution was instituted against him. Such a publication will, I have no doubt, be read with interest by every man at all concerned for the fame and glory of that profession of which Sir Home Popham has been long a distinguished member :---and of what materials must that Englishman be constructed, who does not feel a warm concern for any thing connected with the interest of a profession, the character of which forms the highest source of our national pride! Indeed, to whatever nation that man may belong, who contemplates the character