Monthly Archives: July 2011

A letter from Henry Goring Esq.

A letter from Henry Goring Esq. (1750) supposedly dealing with part of Charles Edward Stuart’s travels after leaving Avignon. While not unreasonable it was, in fact, a work of fiction by Eliza Fowler Haywood for which she was arrested as a Jacobite sympathizer.

Grub Street Journal

Although this publication had ceased to exist in 1736, it’s importance ensured a place in history. Here is the issue from March 12, 1730. The article on the [apparent] death of Mr. Bolt was typical of many publications of that era and copied from The Courant.