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OF THE HONORABLE SOCIETY OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE,
A TOUR ROUND THE BALTIC,
wo. 6, BRIDGE-STREET, BLACKFRIARS.
By T. Gillet, Wild-court.
TO HIS GRACE
JOHN DUKE OF BEDFORD.
IF the name of your Grace had been rendered illustrious solely by those distinguished Patriots from whom you derived it, my pride could not fail of being eminently gratified by being permitted to dedicate to you the following pages: but other, and infinitely more impressive and honorable emotions are awakened, when I reflect, that in the present descendant of the House of Russel are displayed that patriotic fervor, that lofty spirit of political independence, and that ardent zeal in the great cause of humanity, which distinguished so many of its branches in the annals of this great country.