Reasons & Objections to the Jew Bill (with plenty of anti-semitism), "A compleat View of the Controversy concerning the late act in favor of the Jews, " Vegetables of Louisiana, Conduct of our American Governors, Boston, Bridge at Wilton, Logwood Trade in America, Natural History of Ants, Of an Antique stone in a London Wall, inscribed in Hebrew, probably "a house of some Jew, " at least 538 years ago in 1753! One leaf - A Description of Philadelphia (and the map that goes with it), is missing.
The Jewish Naturalisation Act 1753 was an Act of Parliament 26 Geo. 26 of the Parliament of Great Britain, which received royal assent on 7 July 1753 but was repealed in 1754 27 Geo 2, c. 1 due to widespread opposition to its provisions. During the Jacobite rising of 1745, the Jews had shown particular loyalty to the government. Their chief financier, Sampson Gideon, had strengthened the stock market, and several of the younger members had volunteered in the corps raised to defend London.Possibly as a reward, Henry Pelham in 1753 brought in the Jew Bill of 1753, which allowed Jews to become naturalised by application to Parliament. It passed the Lords without much opposition, but on being brought down to the House of Commons, the Tories made protest against what they deemed an abandonment of Christianity.
The Whigs, however, persisted in carrying out at least one part of their general policy of religious toleration, and the bill was passed and received royal assent 26 Geo. The public reacted with an enormous outburst of antisemitism, and the Bill was repealed in the next sitting of Parliament, in 1754. The item "1753 GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE August JEWS BILL ANTI-SEMITISM COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY" is in sale since Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
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