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Primate Boulter governs in reality during the whole of Lord

Carteret's administration

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13

Boulter gives a melancholy picture of Ireland and enlarges upon

the emigrations - -

14

Great scarcity in the North, and corn purchased in Munster for

its relief, which occasions several riots . . . 15

Great emigrations from the North--The Dissenting ministers

present a memorial .

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16

National debt of Ireland but 16,1061. 11s. Old... Continued

poverty of Ireland

wi, - - 17

The patriots gain a superiority in the House of Commons - 18

The Duke of Dorset's administration continued - - 18

The Duke's testimony of the peaceable conduct of the Irish - 19

Administration of the Duke of Devonshire-Primate Boulter

still conducts the Irish cabinet - - - 21-2

The cries against Papists and Popery in Ireland excited by the

self-interest of a few individuals .
Primate Boulter's letter to the Bishop of London
The Irish cabinet at variance with the English
Lord Clancarthy's attainder confirmed
Earl of Chesterfield, lord lieutenant - -
Irish regiments in the French service -

27

Moderation of the Earl of Chesterfield's government - 28

Not one Catholic in Ireland accused of rebellion during the

commotions of 1745 - . .. - - - 29

Primate Stone's testimony of Irish Catholic loyalty - 30

Lord Chesterfield addresses the parliament. . 30-1

He orders the places for Catholic worship to be opened - 32-3

Union of all sects and parties under his administration - 34

The good effects of abilities in the government exemplified 35

Earl of Chesterfield recalled soon after the battle of Culloden 35

Earl of Harrington appointed lord lieutenant-The question

about the privileges of the corporation of Dublin started 36

Doctor Lucas, O'Connor, &c. publish their opinions . 37

Lucas publishes his discoveries - - - 38

Lucas declared an enemy to his country and flies-Upon a new

vacancy for Dublin he returns and is elected-Stone, Bishop

of Derry, succeeds Primate Boulter - -

This prelate's character - - - - 39

Trade of the country encreased-Discussion between the crown

and the patriots about the disposal of the surplus of the reve-

nues

- - - 40

The patriots carry their point-Dispose of the surplus after.
wards yearly in public works, &c. without the consent of the
crown—Bad effects of this policy- This kind of viciotis ad-
ministration removed by the union - - -
The Duke of Dorsets's speech from the throne

39

41

Mr. Nevil, Engineer General, accused of embezzlement of the

public monies, convicted and cashiered . . . 43

Primate Stone unpopular from his vices and policy-Lord George

Sackville appointed secretary— The haughty demeanour of

this young nobleman - - - - 44

Discussions of the session, 1753

All servants of the crown who joined the patriots were dismissed

from office - - .. . - - 46

The Earl of Kildare petitions the king

47

The speaker of the House of Commons promoted to a peerage

by the title of Earl of Shannon

48

Primate Stone struck off the list of the council - . 49

Duke of Devonshire appointed lord lieutenant-Returns to

England, 1756, the ferment subsides - - - 50

The House of Commons in a committee consider upon the

heads of a bill for securing the freedom of that house against

the influence of the crown .

50

Resolutions of the said committee - - - 51

Said resolutions presented to the lord lieutenant - 52

The Duke of Bedford appointed lord lieutenant-The appre-

hension of further persecutions engage some Catholic-gentle-

men to meet-Diversity of opinions on their political rights 53

Declarations of the principles of the Catholics-A first meeting

of the Catholics where a committee is formed-Mr. Wyse's

plan presented

. - - 54

Publication of Dr. Curry's Historical Memoirs

The lord lieutenant's message to the house

-55-6

The Catholics of Dublin address the lord lieutenant - 57

The address graciously received and read at the bar of the

House of Commons by orders from the chair . 58

Similar addresses from other parts of the kingdom-Mr. Arthur

Young's portrait of Irish landlords - - - 59

The country not then ripe for an union - - - 59-60

The French Brest Fleet vanquished by Admiral Hawke 61

Thurot lands at Carrickfergus and takes it - - 61

Plunders the town-Re-embarks- Is attacked near the Isle of

Man by Captain Elliot-Thurot killed - - 62-3

Thanks of the commons to Colonel Jennings for his good con-

duct at Carrickfergus upon the landing of the French .. 63

Demise of King George the Second, 25th October, 1760, aged

77 years

64

THE king's speech to the British parliament - - 65

General state of Ireland in the year 1760

66

From the accession of the Hanover family the rigour of the po-

pery laws slackened by degrees - . • 67

First rising in the south of Ireland-White Boys - 68

Causes of the miseries of the people-Disproportion between

the price of provisions and that of labour - - 69

Arthur Young's observations on these insurgents - 69-70

Sir Richard Aston, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas,

sent upon a special commission to try the insurgents.His

justice and humanity -

• - 71

An account of the trial of the Rev. Nicholas Sheehy acquitted in
Dublin, condemned in Clonmel -

- 72-3

Attempts to throw the odium of the riots upon the Roman

Catholics - - - - - - - - 74

The House of Commons appoint a committee to enquire into

the progress of the popish insurrection-Rupture with Spain

continued

75

A message for further supplies-GrantedA vote of credit

- - . - - 76

The various descriptions of insurgents under the titles of Oak

Boys, Hearts of Steel, Peep-of-Day Boys, and the causes of

their excesses -

Lord Halifax's government ended, 1762 - - 78

Change of the cabinet.

Mr. Burke's remarks upon the change of ministry, Note 78 to 81

The merchants of Dublin present an address to Mr. Pitt ex-

pressive of their gratitude - - - 79 to 81

Doctor Lucas leads the patriots of Dublin-The septennial bill

rejected the patriots lose ground

- 82

Resolutions of the merchants of Dublin, and Resolutions of the

House of Commons - - - - 83

The Earl of Northumberland appointed lord lieutenant, vice the

Earl of Halifax, recalled His speech to parliament - 84

The insurgents in the south were mostly Catholic labourers-

The various denominations of insurgents in the north Pro-

testant manufacturers to a man-Every motion for enquiry

into the cause of the troubles rejected .

A motion for regulating the pension list rejected - 86

Mr. J. Fitzgerald leader of the patriots in the debates on the

pension and civil lists

. 87

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