Historical Register (Google eBook)

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Containing an impartial relation of all transactions, foreign and domestick: with a Chronological diary of all the remarkable occurrences, viz. births, marriages, deaths, removals, promotions, etc. that happened throughout the year: together with the characters and parentage of persons deceased on the eminent rank ...
  

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Page 184 - Rod, was fent with a meflage from his Majefty to the Houfe of Commons, commanding their attendance in the Houfe of Peers : The...
Page 62 - Vienna ; and if time shall evince that the ' giving up the trade of this nation to one power, and ' Gibraltar and Port Mahon to another, is made the ' price and reward of imposing upon this kingdom a ' Popish Pretender, what an indignation must this raise "in the breast of every Protestant Briton!
Page 158 - An Act for the preservation and improvement of the river Wear, and port and haven of Sunderland, in the county of Durham," the Bishop of Durham and his lessees maintained the beacons and moorings in the river Wear.
Page 68 - That an humble Addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, to return him the Thanks of this Houfe for his moft gracious Speech from the Throne. To...
Page 270 - ... and, making their obeisance to his majesty, proceeded to the middle of the hall, where they made a second obeisance; and, being come to the foot of the steps, and there making a third...
Page 206 - Ireland is solely and rightfully come to the high and mighty Prince, George Prince of Wales...
Page 220 - It is with peculiar reludance that I am obliged, at fuch a time, to mention any thing which perfonally regards myfelf : but, as the grant of the greateft part of the civil lift revenues is now determined...
Page 219 - Meflage from his Majefty to the houfe of commons, commanding their attendance in the houfe of peers. The commons being come thither accordingly, his Majefty was pleafed to give his Royal...
Page 82 - ... of March 1725. This, addrefs being voted, a motion was made for the houfe to go into a grand committee, to confider of the king's meflage ; but Mr. Pulteney reprefented, * That, the houfe having ordered an addrefs for feveral papers relating to the civil lift and other expences, they ought, in his opinion, to put off the confideration of the meilage, till thofe papers were laid before the houfe...
Page 161 - Money as mall be neceflary for and towards anfwering and defraying fuch Expences and Engagements as have at any Time been, or...

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