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LLOYD, LORD KENYON,
LATE LORD CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE KING'S BENCH.
PUBLISHED FROM THE ORIGINAL MSS., AND ARRANGED FOR THE PRESS,
WITH THE ADDITION OF
OF LINCOLN'S-INN, ESQ. BARRISTER AT LAW.
PRINTED FOR W. CLARKE AND SONS, LAW BOOKSELLERS,
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
JOHN, LORD ELDON, LORD HIGH CHANCELLOR OF GREAT BRITAIN,
&c. &c. &c.
My LORD ;
THE auspices of an appropriate patron, under which the writings of a late eminent person might be edited with the greatest probability of success, could not be attained without having recourse to one of high distinction, advanced to dignity in the same profession in which that person was honoured: one whose learning, and probity, rendered him the object of general respect, and veneration; and, consequently, now, under the permission most obligingly granted, I take the liberty of dedicating this publication to your Lordship, in whom all these qualifications are combined in a remarkable degree; and from whose regard to the memory of its author, high estimation of his abilities, and reverence for his character, a most favourable reception of it may justly be expected.
That the duty which devolved upon the editor might