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N A R R A TI V E

OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF

LORD GEO. GORDON,

· AND THE

PERSONS ASSEMBLED UNDER THE

DENOMINATION

OF THE

PROTESTANT ASSOCIATION,

FROM THEIR LAST MEETING AT
COACH - M A KE Ř S H A L L,
To the final Commitment of his LORDSHIP to the

TO W E R.
Giving a faithful Detail of the Riots that insued from that
Time to the burning of the SARDINIAN CHAPEL, NEWGATE,
the King's-Bench Prison, FLEET-PRISON, the Houses
belonging to the ROMAN CATHOLICS, &c. &c.

TO WHICH IS ADDED

THE PETITION PRESENTED TO

HIS MAJESTY,
In behalf of the Roman Catholics, and an Abstract of the

late Act of Parliament passed in their Favour.

| L 0 N D o N:
PRINTED FOR J. WALLIS, AT YORICK'S HEAD,

LUDGATE STREET.

. MDCCLXXX.

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MONDAY, MAY 29th, 1780.
THIS evening the Protestant Association was

1 held at Coach-makers Hall, pursuant to
public advertisement.

At half past fix, the hall was quite full, and exceedingly crowded. Lord George Gordon took the chair exactly at seven, and addressed the meeting for near half an hour. His Lordship observed, that the Popish Bill was carried through both Houses of Parliament with such amazing rapidity, that the people had not time to form an opposition, or to make themselves acquainted with the pernicious consequences that must attend its paffing into a law: that the indulgence given to Popery, by the repeal of the Act of William the Third, was inconsistent with the . B

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