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LETTERS FOR THE PRESS.

In 1 Yol. 8vo. MEMOIRS OF CAPTAIN HEYWOOD,

Midshipman on board the BOUNTY at the Time of the Mutiny.

In 2 Vols. post 8vo. with a Portrait,

MIRABEAU'S LETTERS, ANECDOTES, and MAXIMS, during his Residence in England. With a Memoir.

In 1 Vol. 8vo., price 10s. 6d., with a View of the Attack on the French in the Gorge

of Orsomarzo,

CALABRIA, During a Military Residence of three Years, in a Series of Letters. By a GENERAL

Officer of the FRENCH ARMY. From the Original Manuscript. A very interesting volume, full of incident and anecdote ; to those who are fond of graphic descriptive sketches, of one of the loveliest countries in Europe, we recommend an attentive perusal of the work."-Sun, May 5.

SIX THOUSAND MILES
Through the United States of America. By S. A. Ferrall, Esq.

In 2 Vols. post 8vo., with a Portrait, price 21s., TOUR IN GERMANY, HOLLAND, & ENGLAND, Forming the two concluding Volumes of the TOUR OF A GERMAN Prince. Com

prising-London-the Nobility, and their Mansions, &c.; the Ascot, Newmarket, Doncaster, and York Races; and Tour to the North of England, &c.

Also, just published, price 18s., A New Edition of Vols. I. and II. ; comprising the Southern and Western Parts of England, Wales, Ireland, and France. The work complete in 4 vols. price 39s.

“ The English, of all other nations, perhaps, stand most in need of knowing what the intelligent, the informed, and the liberal of other countries think of the institutions and habits of the land we live in ;' and, perhaps, there has never been afforded them a better opportunity of collecting such knowledge than these pages will afford.”- Norwich Mercury.

i Vol. 8vo., with a Map, price 12s. boards, SKETCHES of BUENOS AYRES, CHILI, & PERU,

By Samuel Haigh, Esq. “ We recommend the book as an unpretending production, abounding in fair and impartial observations, in interesting facts, in description of manners faithful, while they are picturesque."-Atheneum.

LETTERS FOR THE PRESS;

ON THE

FEELINGS, PASSIONS, MANNERS, AND

PURSUITS OF MEN.

BY THE LATE

FRANCIS ROSCOMMON, Esq.

Hominem pagina nostra sapit.

LONDON:

PUBLISHED BY EFFINGHAM WILSON,

ROYAL EXCHANGE.

1832.

G. H. Davidson, Printer, Ireland Yard, Blackfriars.

INTRODUCTION.

Poor Frank Roscommon! I knew him from his boyhood, and little thought I should live to perform for him the last offices of duty and affection. In the discharge of these, it has fallen to my lot to superintend the publication of the Letters

which form the present volume. The first r of the series will explain their origin and

design. They were addressed to myself, very irregularly, sometimes at long and sometimes at short intervals, through a protracted course of years. In the exercise of that discretion which he empowered and entreated me to use, I have taken

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