History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons

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Page 26 - Moved, that an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, to return his majefty the thanks of this houfe for his moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Page 593 - Lieutenant, and yourself to observe and follow such Orders and Instructions as you shall from time to time receive from Me, or the Commander in Chief for the Time being, or other your superior Officers for His Majesty's Service, according to military Rules and Discipline, pursuant to the Trust reposed in You.
Page 75 - Indian government, a third bill was in quick fucceffion introduced by the minifter, " for eftablifhing certain regulations for the better management of the affairs of the Eaft India company, as well in India as in Europe.
Page 58 - British government should have endeavoured to establish an influence superior to other Europeans over the minds of the native powers in India; and that the danger and discredit arising from the forfeiture of this pre-eminence could not be compensated by the temporary success of any plan of violence and injustice.
Page 170 - ... of the two kingdoms. But that was not to be proposed by him here in parliament ; it would be the duty of the crown to look to that ; the business might be first begun by his majesty's servants in Ireland, and if afterwards it should be necessary to enter into a treaty, commissioners might be sent from the British parliament or from the crown, to enter upon it, and bring the negotiation to a happy issue by giving mutual satisfaction...
Page 529 - ... nor are the payments made in his name ; for, though the fum is made payable to him by the warrant, yet he never actually receives it ; but he indorfes the warrant to the paymafter of the, works, who receives the whole, and with it...
Page 123 - Treasury were considered as well as the interests of the great man, the lord or the commoner who had connection with the borough ; but the interests of the people, the rights of the electors, were the only things that never were attended to, nor taken into the account. Would any man say, that in this case, there...
Page 377 - Supplies will increafe in Proportion, we thought it incumbent upon us to proceed to an immediate Examination into the Article of Fees, and of the Principles upon which they are founded ; to the Intent, that...
Page 126 - That a committee be appointed to enquire into the ftate of the reprefentation in Parliament, and to report to the Houfe their obfcrvations thereon.
Page 125 - But all these propositions he would beg leave, for the present, to omit entirely ; and to deliver the matter to the committee to be chosen, free from all suggestions whatever, that they might exercise their own judgment, and collect from the lights, which they would receive, full and complete information on the subject.

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