History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons

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Page 41 - Ryswick of 1697; those of peace and of commerce of Utrecht of 1713; that of Baden of 1714; the treaty of the triple alliance of the Hague of 1717; that of the quadruple alliance of London of 1718; the treaty of peace of Vienna of 1738; the definitive treaty of...
Page 78 - ... and precifion the only means which remain for continuing the negotiation ; obferving at the fame time that the King could no longer treat in an enemy's country, without being certain that the cuftoms...
Page 41 - Catholick, one of Her Majesty's Supreme Council of Finance, exEnvoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, and President of the Royal Junta of Appeals of Credits against France; Who, after having exchanged their respective full powers, have agreed upon the following articles: ARTICLE I.
Page 82 - While this determination continues to prevail, His Majefty's earned wifhes and endeavours to reftore peace to his fubjects mult be fruitlef*. But his fcntiments remain unaltered. He looks with anxious expectation to the moment when the Government of France may {hew a difpofition and fpirit in any degree correfponding to his own.
Page 54 - The public declaration which was made at that interview, fhews on the face of it that his Majefty was no party to it ; and it is, indeed, notorious that it applied to circumftances which were done away long before the war broke out between Auftria and France ; and that the fubfequent...
Page 45 - Republic, in confequence of the with expiefled by them in the conference of this morning, the following note, which he requefts them at the fame time to confider, not...
Page 242 - I have seen the most wanton insults practised upon men of all ranks and conditions. I have seen the most grievous oppressions exercised, in consequence of a presumption that the person who was the unfortunate object of such oppression was in hostility to the Government ; and yet that has been done in a part of the country as quiet and as free from disturbance as the city of London.
Page 10 - Moved, that an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, to return his majefty the thanks of this houfe for his moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Page 113 - I have now the affliction of finding, that whatever I had apprehended from it has been very much exceeded by its effects, in raifing the infolence and audacity of the enemy, and in breaking down that fpirit and energy of government which can alone work out our fafety in this awful juncture, or give dignity and glory to our fall.
Page 161 - Mod gracious Sovereign, WE, your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal fubjefts, the Commons of Great Britain in parliament aflembled, beg leave to return your Majefty the humble thanks of this Houfe, for your moft gracious fpeech from the throne.

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