Henry St John, Lord Viscount Bolingbroke
Letters on the Study and
the Use of History
Letter II, Concerning the true use and advantages of it
Letter VI, From what period Modern History is peculiarly useful to the service of our country, viz: From the end of fifteenth century to present. The division of this into three particular periods: in order to a sketch of the History and state of Europe from that time.
Letter VII, A sketch of the state of History of Europe, from the Pyrenean treaty in one thousand six hundred and fifty-nine, to the year one thousand six hundred and eighty-eight.
Letter VIII, The same subject continued from the year one thousand six hundred and eighty-eight.