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STUDY and USE
Bolingbrates Henry Saint John, 1st
By the late RIGHT HONORABLE
John, 1st Vis ut,
HENRY ST. JOHN,
LORD VISCOUNT BOLINGBROKE
Printed for A. MILLAR, in the Strand.
STUDY of HISTORY.
Chantelou in Touraine, Nov. 6, 1735.
HAVE Confidered formerly, with a good deal of attention, the subject on
which you command me to communicate my thoughts to you: and I practised in those days, as much as bufinefs and pleafure allowed me time to do, the rules that feemed to me neceffary to be obferved in the ftudy of hiftory. They were very different from thofe which writers on the fame fubject have recommended, and which are commonly practiced.