Defoe and 'Sir Andrew Politick'

Furbank, P. N. and Owens, W. R. (1994). Defoe and 'Sir Andrew Politick'. British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 17(1) pp. 27–39.



A study of an inflammatory article, supposedly a 'letter' by 'Sir Andrew Politick' but actually by Daniel Defoe, printed in Mist's Journal for 25 October 1718, for which Mist and various of his associates were arrested. Argues that Mist and Defoe were in collusion against the Government. The text of the letter is included as an appendix.

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