The National register, Volume 1

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Page 22 - Italy shall be, after us, and in default of our children and male legitimate descendants, hereditary in the person of prince Eugene, and his direct legitimate descendants from male to male, by order of primogeniture, to the perpetual exclusion of women and their descendants.
Page 89 - Budberg to believe that his majesty is anxious rather to find the means of preventing or remedying the evil than to discover the grounds of complaint against Russia. Upon the whole, your excellency will collect from these instructions, that his majesty is as much desirous as ever to cultivate the friendship and alliance of the emperor of Russia; that he conceives the only chance of safety for what remains of Europe to depend upon the renewal of a good understanding between them ; that his majesty...
Page 10 - Treasury, His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, and the Judges of the High Court of Admiralty and Courts of Vice-admiralty, are to take the necessary measures herein as to them shall respectively appertain.
Page 169 - III. Their said majesties moreover engage to conclude no peace or truce, or convention of neutrality with the enemy, but in concert and by mutual agreement.
Page 86 - Parliament their famous motion, that an humble address be presented to his Majesty that he would be graciously pleased to remove the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole...
Page 90 - ... undersigned has vainly required a communication of those arrangements, the execution of which daily developes objects in no way conformable to the spirit of the ancient alliances, and absolutely prejudicial to those interests, the maintenance of which formerly constituted an essential part of the Russian system. Is it then for Russia to complain of secrecy, whilst that court absolutely refuses the only explanation which could have been satisfactory to the court of London, as to the intentions...
Page 22 - Citizen» of Italy — I have done much for you ; 1 will do much more. — But on your side, united in heart as you are in interest with my people of France, consider them as elder brothers. Always behold the source of our prosperity, the guarantee of our institutions, and that of our independence, in the union of the Iron Crown with that of my imperial Crown.
Page 267 - Wharfs at Portsmouth, or at the several Powder Mills, Powder Magazines, or other Storehouses belonging to his Majesty, under the Direction of the Board of Ordnance, nor any Person being free of the Company of Watermen of the River Thames,1 nor any poor Man who has more than one Child born in Wedlock...
Page 22 - The right which our adoption gives him shall never, in any case, authorise him or his descendants to urge any pretensions to the. Crown of France, the succession to which is invariably •fixed.
Page 165 - ... protests in his own name, as well as in that of his successors, against any occupation whatever of his dominions, being desirous that the rights of the holy chair should remain, now and henceforward, uninjured and untouched.

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