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carried unanimously. On the fifth Favel, for their conduct during that being put

day; and to the right hon. the Lord Sir W. Curtis, Sir C. Price, and Mayor, for his readiness in convenSir J. Shaw, each attempted to jus- ing the livery, and his impartial contify the part they had taken in par- duct in the chair.—The meeting was liament (being three of the city mem- then dissolved. bers), which excited much disapprobation.

By the Irish papers it appears that Mr. Alderman Combe approved of the catholic committee at Dublin all the resolutions.

have discarded Lord Grenville,(who Mr. Alderman Wood congratu. sacrificed their interest to become lated the Livery on the proceedings Chancellor of Oxford) and resolved of the Common Councilthe preceding that the petition should be presented day, and he trusted that the speedy to the house of Lords by the Earl downfall of that system which had of Donoughmore, and to the house so long governed the city would soon of Commons by Mr. Grattan. The follow. Ile dwelt with severity on Prince of Wales's name is thus used the conduct of ministers, who had by Mr. O'Connel-_" llis royal highadded 200 millions to the national mess's sentiments on this subject debt, and insulted the Corporation weré neither concealed nor doubt. and Livery of London, and concluded ful. Ile has communicated them, by heartily supporting the resolutions. as become him, unequivocally and

The 51h, 6th, and 7th resolutions without disguise, amongst others, to were then put and carried in the catholics of rank and respectability. affirmative.

We therefore do not proceed on preMr. Waithman then read a peti: carious grounds, when we announce tion, founded upon the foregoing re- emancipation as at hand. The solutions, to be presented to both word of the Prince is pledged--we houses of parliament, which was require not, neither could we have unanimously agreed to, and ordered any more certain guarantee. We to be signed by the Lord Mayor, 4 know that his understanding, clear, aldermen, and 10 liverymen. manly, and unimpaired, cannot be

It was then moved and carried, imposed on, nor his conscience sur. that the four representatives of the prised by any idle or unfuunded city be instructed to support the scruple.” petition in the house of Commons, and oppose all restrictions which

PRICE OF STOCKS. Jan. 23. might be proposed to be put upon the Regent.

Bank Stock, 242 The thanks of the livery were then

3 per Cent Red, 66 voted and carried to Mr. Alderman 3 per Cent Cons. 66 Combe, for his general conduct in 4 per Cent 831 parliament, and particularly during 5 per cent Navy, 994 the late discussions; to Thomas

Long Ann. 17 Smith, Esq. late Lord Mayor of the

India Stock, 177

India Bonds 25s. p. city, for his able and impartial con

Excheq. Bills 4s. p. duct while chief magistrate of the Omnium 4 dis. city; to Mr. Waithman and Mr. Lottery Tickets 211. 148.

END OF VOLUME THE EIGHTH.

Erratum in our last Number.---- Page 452, at the bottona leave out-EsD OP VOLUME THE RIGUTH.

[ B. Flower, Printer, llartow.j

INDEX

TO THE
POLITICAL REVIEW.

VOL. VIII.

B.

AMERICA, state of Nie representation xxii-any compensation to them op-

in, xxvi-not disgraced by a civil posed by Mr. Fox, xxiii
establishment of religion, xxvii-eco. Brand, Mr. in his plan of reform, pro-
nomy of the government in, compared poses a compensation to borough-
witli'this country, ibid -has preserved mongers, xxii— his motion rejected
to herself for the last 30 years the by a majority of two to one, xxiii
blessings of peace, xxvIII-the repre- remarks that the house of Coinnions
sentative government of, has failed was not the representative of the
to introduce a system of corruption people of England, xxiv-his motion
and abuse, ib.

opposed because it was not sufficient-
Amiens, the treaty of, broken in the ly specific, xxix-pledges himself to

most unjust measure by the British bring forward his motion again and
minister, Ixii

again, xxx
Arden, Lord, his " freehold" sinecure, Britain, the blood of, lavished to sup-
XXXVI

port the old corrupted governments

of Europe, lv,
Brougham, Mr. extract from his adıni-

rable speech on an attempt made by
Bank of England, the law respecting the

some Liverpool wretches to revive
suspension of cash-paynients of, ought

the slave trade, xxii
to be repealed, xxxviii.xlvii--fulfils Buckingham, Marquis of, bis sinecure,

Xxxvi
its promises by breaking them, and

Bullion committee, review of the re-
making others equally brittle, xl-
bas been the sinews and life blood of

port of the, xxxviilrace our diffi-
the war, xli- the directors acted

culties to the scarcity of specic and

the increase of paper currency, lix--
wisely, according to Lord Grenville,
in stopping payment, xliii-a profit-

recommend the bank to resume its
able concern to the proprietors, li-

payments in specie, Ixi
impossibility of its paying its notes

Burdet, Sir Francis, a pattern of every
but with other notes while the war

social, domestic, and private virtue,
continues, lxi

xil-agrees with Lord Erskine con-
Baring, Sir Francis, his evidence before

cerning parliamentary privilege, xv
the bullion committee, xly

-his opinion respecting the right of
Bernard, St. bis reply to one of his fol-

the house of Commons to appoint a
lowers on being consulted if he might

Regent, controverted, Ixxxix
hold two benefices, xxxiv

Burnet, Bishop, complained of the non-
Bonaparte, his increased and increasing

residence of the clergy in his time,

xxxiv
territory, as opposed by the powers
of the present ministry, creates un-

utterable terrors, ii.iii
Borough-mongers, described by Mr.
Whitbread as the suckers of the Camden, Earl, his sinecure, xxxvi
best blond of the house of Commons, Canning, Mr. bis abuse of the friends
YOL. VIII.

3 x

of reform, txiii-asserts that there sent greatness to the folly and wick.
was no necessity for any, and that edness of her enemies, and will come
the house of Commons was all that tinue to thrive in proportion to be
the honestly patriotic could wish, xxiv hostile means resorted to to oppress

-haughtily rejected every overture her, ib.the power of enormously
for peace, Ixi

increased, Ixii-many years before
Catholic claims, review of parliamen- she has a navy to rival us, Isui

tary proceedings relative to, xvi Franklin, Dr, assertion of, respecting
Church,l tbe, if not reforined, must be the political writers of his day, Ixxiii

ruined, xiv
Clergy, additional grant to the, xxxi-

G.
might have been done without bur-
dening the people, xxxi-the higher Goldsmid. Mr. bis evidence before the
clergy convenient tools to every suc- bullie

bullion committee, xliv
ceeding minister, xxxii - non-resi-

Grattan, Mr. hurts the catholic cause
dence of the, xxxiii-not one, or any

by his language respecting the veto,
part of the three estates of the realm,

xviii
1xxxvii note

Grenville, Lord, conveniently indisposed
Colonics, Spanish, the spirit of free-

duriog the debates on the catholic
dom bursts forth in the, lvii-con-

claims, xvii-agrees with Perceval in
duct of England to the, lviii

preventing the just claims of the ca-
Committee-reports, generally rendered

tholics, xvjji --administration, their
useless, is unfavourablc to ministers,

measures canvassed and censured,ivy
XXXVII

Grey, Lord, strictures on his motion
Cortez, proclamation for assembling the

for an address on the state of the na-
Ixiv—-wisdom of their first proceed-

tion, i-pleads for war and the friends
jogs, Ixv--establish a free press, Ixvi

of war, iii - his description of the
the assembling of recommended by

power and influence of France, vii-
Marquis Wellesley, Ixvi-benefits a-

his gross inconsistencies pointed out,
rising from the assembly of the, lxii

rii-begins to retract some of his
Country banks, generally as safe as the

former sentiments respecting reforin-
bank of England, xlix

viii.ix-conscious of his degradation
Courier, curious apology for the ex-

in the minds of the people, xi-ado
cesses of the English arny, lxxvi-

vised how to regain his popularity,
jis scandalous abuse of the royal fa xii — expresses himself air.biguously
mity, civnote

on religion, xiii-his opinion respeci-
ing parlian entary privilege, xv

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solvency of the bank of England, in purpose of every succeeding minister,
Feb. 1797; bappily relieved by the Ixii-ruined without peace and res
farce of the Doldrum, xxxix-reflec- form, Ixii-melancholy prospects for
tions on his illness, Ixxxi_has never the, 1xxx

been opposed by parliament, lxxxii National debt; annual increase of the,
Knox, Hon. T. his sinecure, xxxvi

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Licences, the number of, for disseating Opposition, the members of, sigh for

chapels, alarning to some of our se their former places, ili-when in
nators, xxxiv

power did not pursue much better
Lisbon, the merchants of, in a state of measures than the Pitt ministry, iv

alarni respecting the result of the Owen, Rev. John, an evangelical pla-
campaign, lv-conspiracy at, against ralist, xxxiy
the English, lxxvii

р.
Liverpool, Lord, his prophetic vaunting

relative to the subjugation of France,
i-comments of the Morning Chroni. Paper-money, an excess of, and why,
cle on the failure of his lordship's Xxxvii-amount of, manufactured by
predictions, ii - concurs with Lord

the bank of England, and at other
Grey's sentiments on parliamentary manufactories, si-- the support of
privilege, xv

war, xli-occasions ruinous cornmer-

cial speculations, xlvhas occasion.
M.

ed a rise in landed estates, rents,

paupers and poors rates, xliv-ill
Marlborough, Lord Wellington, stiled

lately of no real value in law, xlviii

Parliaments, shortening their duration
a sccond, Ixxviii

an essential reformation, XXXi -a
Massena, misrepresentations of the pa-

motion for that purpose will bring to ,
pers on the state of his army, lxix-

the test those noderate reformers
laughed at hy Lord Wellington, Ixxiii
wjoined by Drouet, lxxiv-patience

the old Whigs, xxxi
with which his army endured starving,

Peace, petitions for, recommended, vi

-cari alone enable the bank to ful-
1xxv -claims the victory of Busaco,

fill its promises to the public, xlviii

no idea of, entertained by the
Mathew, General, entertains just ideas
of catholic freedom, xvii.xix

leading parties cither in or out of ad--
Melville, Lord, his sioecure, XXXV

ministration, lix-will never be inade
Merle, Mr. his evidence before the

on termis so advantageous as it might

have been under the Grenville admi-
bullion committee, xliv
Ministers, would " shed more blood,"

nistration, 1x--necessity of petition.

ing for, Ixi-doubtful if it can ever
if they had more guineas, xliii
Morning Chronicle, in a dilemma re-

now be obtained upon what are called

honourable terms, lxii—necessity in
specting the opposite opinions of

seeking, Ixiii
Lords Grey and Erskine on parlia-

Perceval, Mr. exults in the accession of
mentary privilege, xv

power by the defection or the blun-
Morning Post, attacks unmercifully the

ders of Grenville and Gratian re-
country banks, xlix - presents its
readers with a plan for the deliverance

specting the catliolic claims, xviii-

bis remarks on the non-residence of
of Europe, Ix-its reasons for again

the clergy, xxxii-follows the same
celebrating the jubilee, lxviii--charges

line of conduct as Pitt did respecting
Bonaparte with a detestable vice, Ixix

the Regency, Ixxxvi
vain boasting of the, Ixxii-retracts

Pitt, Mr. wasted more lives in foreign
a little, Ixxvii

wars, than Louis XIV. and ained at

more innocent lives than Henry VIII,
N.

ix-once declared that no honest man,

according to the present system,
Nation, review of parliamentary pro could continue minister, x--effects

ceedings concerning the state of the, of his plan in forcing the bank to stop
i.xviihe honour of, sacrificed to the payment, xlo-expence of bis wars.

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xli-was often warned bythe bank die worthy the confidence of his consti-
rectors not to take away their guincas, tuents, xxvi
xlii-when in his early days he brought Sidmouth, Lord, his proposed motion
forward his plan of reform, proposed a relative to dissenters, xix
robbing the nation of a million of Smecure offices, report respecting proves
money as a compensation to borough the necessity of a change of system,
mongers, xxiii — pledged the royal XXXV
word that the Netherlands should ne- Selkirk, Lord, his opinion respecting rê.
ver form a part of France, lvi-his form, xxvi
arrogance to France during the last Septennial act, the necessity of abolisti-
war, ixi

ing it, uniformly agreed to by the
Ponsonby, Mr. only friendly to reform friends of reform, xxi

as a means of getting himself and Seymour, Lord R. bis sinecure, xxxvi
friends into power, xxiy

Specie, cause of the scarcity of, xlv
Portugal, distressing state of, through Stanhope, Lord, his remarks on the in-
the ravages of the armies, lxxvi

crease of dissenters, XXXV
Privileges of parliament, how under- Statesman, letter from the, a true pic-
stood by lords Grey and Erskine, xiv ture of the British army in Spain, kui

Steele, Hon. T. his sinecure, xxxvi

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Reform, according to Lord Grey, to be ob-

tained by confiding power and confi-
dence to those who want reforming!!,
ix---what sort of one Lord Grey wants,
X-what is really wanted, ib.--even cor-
rupt ministers acknowledge its necessi-
ty, xi-parliamentary, proceedings on
the subject of, xxi.xxxi-- he advocates
of it agree in the necessity of restoring
to the people what they were robbed
of by the septennial act, xxi--shallow

llow
excuses of its enemies, as if the house
were obliged to adopt every rash pro-
ject which might be brought forward,

xxix
Regency, of little consequence where

the power is lodged while the present
system is continued, lxxix-debates

on the, Ixxxiv.xciii
Restriction bill, bank, consequences at

tending it, xxxix
Right of the representative bodies to

appoint a Regent asserted, lxxxvi.xci.

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Romilly, Sir Samuel, bis just character

of Mr. Pitt,
Rose, George, his answer respecting his

sinecure, xxxvi

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War, general and concise view of the

state and prospects of, xs-supported
by paper inoney, xli--review of the,
lü.lxviii-the object of it the deliver.
ance of Spain and Portugal, liji--im-
possible to retrench our expences
while it continues, lix-unsuccessful

under every succeeding ministry, Ix
Wellesley, Marquis, his sinecure, XXII
Wellington, Lord, the knight-errant of

ministers, liv-his glorious victories
followed by a precipitate retreat, ib.
stiled by the Morning Post * a second
Marlborough," lxxii - speedily re-
treats from Vimiera after gaining *

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