Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command (Google eBook)

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1812 - Legislation
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Page 156 - An Act for the more effectual administration of the office of a Justice of the Peace in and near the Metropolis...
Page 140 - In Mason's letter-case were found some letters, particularly one directed to him, concerning which he expressed considerable anxiety, saying, that it was from a female in London. This letter the magistrate read, and forwarded with the rest, and the prisoner, to the Castle. It cannot be found, but the magistrate's account of it is, that it purported to be from a woman, but was expressed as if it had some covered meaning; mentioned a longing till her nails should grow so long as to tear flesh and draw...
Page 144 - ... of any charge of remissness in not having previously detected a conspiracy, which from its closeness I know it was impossible to have done. I confess that I should have preferred this mode if it had been permitted, as it would thereby have enabled me to clear myself from an imputation under which I might in consequence lie, and to have stated why such an administration did not prevent, but under the peculiar situation of this country perhaps rather accelerated, my determination to make an effort...
Page 2 - Navigation-house" was erected on portion of a vacant plot of ground on the Western side of Grafton-street, for the use of the commissioners of inland navigation, in pursuance of a statute passed in 1765 enacting : " That it should be lawful to and for the corporation for promoting and carrying on an inland navigation in Ireland, to apply so much of the duties vested in them by act of parliament, as should be necessary for building and furnishing a convenient house within the city or county of Dublin,...
Page 140 - ... arrest and imprisonment of St. John Mason, in 1803, and for some time after, I proceeded to investigate the case with all the diligence in my power; but I found few original papers on the subject; no official project or memorandum, and even the information collected by inquiry has been in many parts very vague and unsatisfactory. Nor can this appear surprising when it is recollected, that he was arrested during the suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act, and while the country was in a state of insurrection,...
Page 60 - ACCOUNT of the Number of Vessels, with the Amount of their Tonnage, and the Number of Men and Boys usually employed in navigating the same, which belonged to the several Ports of Ireland, on the 30th September, 1816.
Page 141 - I have been personally treated, but also to have done the most public justice to the mildness of the present administration of this country, and at the same time to have acquitted them, as far as rested with me, of any charge of remissness in not having previously detected a conspiracy, which from its closeness I know it was impossible to have done. I confess that I should have preferred this mode...
Page 64 - For Charge of Management thereon, There was also applied towards the Reduction of the National Debt...
Page 144 - ... be on the watch then, as D. will probably go to give them instructions when placing them in the yards, as he did last night. I am anxious not to defer it till to-morrow, as I heard the officers who came the rounds consulting with him about placing the sentries for better security, and think I heard them mention me in the Hall. D. also came in at one o'clock last night, under pretence that he thought he heard me calling. If it is delayed till to-morrow, it must be done at dinner-time. If sentries...
Page 143 - ... man from Kerry had informed him, that the people there were ready to rise but for the arrest of their Colonel by witness. " Witness had a relation of his own name who held a place in the Revenues in Kerry, and wrote to witness to get him removed, as he expected to be murdered for his name, on account of witness . having arrested Mason." No. 2. Copy of original Note in the hand-writing of Mr. St. John Mason; now in the Chief Secretary's Office. " You must relinquish every idea of not going...

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