(York, Duke of).


Taken Before the Committee of the Whole House, Appointed to investigate the Conduct of His Royal Highness the Commander in Chief; with regard to Promotions, Exchanges and Appointments to Commission in The Army, and Staff of The Army, and in raising Levies for The Army. Ordered, by the House of Commons ... February 1809.
Sm. folio. [iv] + 480pp. Inscription to pastedown, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, some surface loss to marbled paper, extremities rubbed, minor cracks to joints in part. The scandal of the alleged involvement of the Duke of York, the king’s second son and commander-in-chief of the army, in the sale of commissions by his former mistress, Mrs. Mary Anne Clarke
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