A Circumstantial Report of the Evidence and Proceedings Upon the Charges Preferred Against His Royal Highness the Duke of York in the Capacity of Commander in Chief, in the Months of February and March, 1809

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J. Cundee, 1809 - 700 pages
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Page 15 - Whitbread ) seemed to entertain, of the existence of a systematic conspiracy to traduce and calumniate the duke of York and the other members of the royal family, he should ask who was there that read those newspapers which are daily presented to the public, and those other publications which come before them more...
Page 131 - Q. What did you say to him ? A. I told him that I had spoken to the gentlemen (I believe that was pretty near the commencement of my conversation with him) whom I have recently named, Mr. Adam and Colone] Gordon; and I told him also that they declined, and seemed apprehensive; they seemed to think there .was...
Page 62 - Majesty very nearly for twenty-six years ; for the last twenty-four of which I have been employed in every part of the world (the East Indies excepted) where His Majesty's troops have been stationed, and with very little intermission. I have been four times to the West Indies, and have been there nearly six years ; I have been twice to America...
Page 102 - Doyou admit, that you might have said to some person or other that you owed your appointment to Sir Brook Watson, and have forgotten that you said so ? A.
Page 100 - Exchange, because they were delivered immediately into the hands of the Committee ; they were requested to be examined, and to this moment I have not received them back. All the differences would be that which you lose by the failure of others ; and among others, EP Solomons and Mr. Cope were deficit to the amount of five or six thousand pounds to me, which was the cause of my leaving the Stock Exchange.
Page 557 - Clavering is mistaken, my angel, in thinking that any new regiments are to be raised ; it is not intended; only second battalions to the existing corps; you had better, therefore, tell him so, and that you were sure there would be no use in applying for him.
Page 515 - Highness, the officers are improved in knowledge ; that the staff of the army is much better than it was, and much more complete than it was ; that the cavalry is improved ; that the officers of the cavalry are better than they were ; that the army is more complete in officers ; that the system of subordination among the officers of the army is better than it was, and that the whole system...
Page 234 - Millions and millions of (banks for it, My Angel ! and be assured that my heart is fully sensible of your affection, and that upon it alone its whole happiness depends.
Page 691 - He had lost the confidence of the country for ever, and, by consequence, he must abandon all hopes of ever again returning to that situation. This was a severe lesson, but it was as salutary as it was severe ; it would prove to all who might succeed...
Page 16 - When forbearance had been stretched to its utmost point, and the law was about to be put in force against them, they shrunk from the laws, and quitted the country. - In a very remarkable recent case, that of Major Hogan, even before the libel issued from the press, the author had secured his passage to America. The House and the Duke of York were now in a new situation, and he congratulated them upon it. It should be remembered, that every charge which had hitherto been made in that House, against...

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