Table of Contents:
  • 1. Why men went into Parliament. The electoral structure of England. The general election of 1761. Secret service money under the Duke of Newcastle.
  • 2. Shropshire politics and men at the accession of George III. The Cornish boroughs. Two Treasury boroughs [Harwich and Orford] Parliamentary beggars. Appendix: The secret service accounts of the Duke of Newcastle.