Annals of the Reign of King George the Third: From Its Commencement in the Year 1760, to the Death of His Majesty in the Year 1820, Volume 2

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820 - Great Britain - 1036 pages
 

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Page 331 - It is ordered by His Royal Highness the Prince Re-gent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Page 287 - March, 1811, so revoke or modify her edicts as that they should cease to violate the neutral commerce of the United States...
Page 168 - That this House, conceiving the African Slave Trade to be contrary to the principles of justice, humanity, and sound policy, will, with all practicable expedition, proceed to take effectual measures for abolishing the said trade, in such manner, and at such period, as may be deemed advisable.
Page 337 - I cannot conclude without expressing the gratification I should feel, if some of those persons with whom the early habits of my public life were formed, would strengthen my hands, and constitute a part of my government.
Page 195 - That it was contrary to the first duties of the confidential servants of the crown to restrain themselves by any pledge, express or implied, from offering to the King any advice that the course of circumstances might render necessary for the welfare and security of any part of his Majesty's extensive empire.
Page 481 - I am determined to omit no precautions for preserving the public peace, and for counteracting the designs of the disaffected : and I rely with the utmost confidence on your cordial support and co-operation, in upholding a system of law and government, from which we have derived inestimable advantages, which has enabled us to conclude, with unexampled glory, a contest whereon depended the best interests of mankind, and which has been hitherto felt by ourselves, as it is acknowledged by other nations,...
Page 408 - Act to prevent the granting, in future, of any patent office, to be exercised in any colony or plantation, now or at any time hereafter, belonging to the Crown of Great Britain, for any longer term than during such time as the grantee thereof, or the person appointed thereto, shall discharge the duty thereof in person, and behave well therein.
Page 409 - Sir, these. are not the only subjects to which our attention has been called : other momentous changes have been proposed for our consideration. Adhering, however, to those laws by which the throne, the parliament, and the government of this country, are made fundamentally Protestant...
Page 368 - That this House will resolve itself into a committee of the whole House, to take into its most serious consideration the state of the laws affecting His Majesty's Roman Catholic subjects in Great Britain and Ireland, with a view to such...
Page 337 - ... strengthen my hands, and constitute a part of my government. With such support, and aided by a vigorous and united administration, formed on the most liberal basis, I shall look with additional confidence to a prosperous issue of the most arduous contest in which Great Britain was ever engaged. You are authorised to communicate these sentiments to lord Grey, who, I have no doubt, will make them known to lord Grenville.

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