William Godwin's Diary

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James II (25  September  1827) Macpherson, JamesOriginall papers, containing the secret history of Great Britain from the Restoration, to the accession of the House of Hannover. To which are prefixed extracts from the life of James II as written by himself. The whole arranged, published by James MacPherson. 1775
WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:
Life of James the Second by Himself, apud Macpherson, Original Papers, anno 1668 etc. (8:413).
WG reads at the British Museum on this date. The British Library currently holds an edition of this work.

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