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LETTERS

ON THE

STUDY and USE

OF

VOL. I.

HISTORY.

Bolingbrates Henry Saint John, 1st visi noit,

By the late RIGHT HONORABLE

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HENRY ST. JOHN,

LORD VISCOUNT BOLINGBROKE

LONDON:

Printed for A. MILLAR, in the Strand.

MDCCLII.

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STUDY of HISTORY.

LETTER I

Chantelou in Touraine, Nov. 6, 1735.

MY LORD,

I

HAVE Confidered formerly, with a good deal of attention, the subject on which you command me to communicate my thoughts to you: and I practised in those days, as much as business and pleafure allowed me time to do, the rules that feemed to me neceffary to be obferved in the study of hiftory. They were very different from those which writers on the fame subject have recommended, and which are commonly pracVOL. I. B ticed.

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