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Page 153 - Commission, under the Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed, and now read, we do, in Her Majesty's name, and in obedience to Her commands, prorogue this Parliament to Thursday the thirtieth day of April next, to be then here holden ; and this Parliament is accordingly prorogued to Thursday the thirtieth day of April next.
Page 153 - ... and that the various important objects which will require consideration may be afterwards proceeded upon with less interruption and with happier effect. I can have no other object...
Page 35 - Debates in the House of Lords on the Bill " for the better Management of the Territories, Revenues, and Commerce of this Kingdom in the East-Indies.
Page 19 - I wish to see the crown great and respectable ; but, if the present bill should pass, it will be no longer worthy of a man of honour to wear. The king will in fact take the diadem from his own head, and place it on the head of Mr. Fox.
Page 10 - I HAVE the fatisfaction to inform you, that Definitive Treaties of Peace have <( been concluded with the Courts of France and Spain, and with the United States of " America. Preliminary Articles have been alfo ratified with the States General of the
Page 152 - On a full consideration of the present situation of affairs, and of the extraordinary circumstances which have produced it, I am induced to put an end to this session of Parliament...
Page 148 - To which his Majefty was pleafed to return the following moft gracious anfwer : " My Lords, " I thank you for this dutiful and loyal addrefs ; and I...
Page 3 - I feel for the burthens of my people : but I rely on that fortitude which has hitherto fupported this nation under many difficulties, for their bearing thofe which the prefent exigencies require, and which are fo neceffary for the full fupport ef the national credit.