The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons, Volume 17

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Page 122 - That an humble addrefs be prefented to His Majefty, " that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give directions that " there be laid before this Houfe, copies of information reĢ.
Page 68 - ... prove fatal to the liberties of this country. Your petitioners, conceiving that the true end of every legitimate government is not the emolument of any individual, but the welfare of the community, and considering...
Page 159 - That the order of the day for the fecond reading of the Bill to incapacitate William Abraham, James Anderfon, junior, &c.
Page 100 - Monies or Costs or otherwise in respect of any Contract made or hereafter to be made by them or any of them, or in respect of any legal or equitable Proceedings taken against them or any of them, or for any Act, Deed, or Matter done or executed by them or any of them in their or his official Capacity and on the Public Service.
Page 96 - Exchequer, within three years from the issuing the said money, produce the receipt of his Majesty's minister, commissioner, or consul in foreign parts, or of any commander in chief or other commander of his Majesty's navy or land forces, to whom the said money...
Page 633 - The Justices of Middlesex," said Burke without contradiction in 1780, "were generally the scum of the earth — carpenters, brickmakers, and shoemakers ; some of whom were notoriously men of such infamous characters that they were unworthy of any employ whatever, and others so ignorant that they could scarcely write their own names.
Page 280 - The order of the day for the Houfe to go into a Committee, on the bill for...
Page 91 - Provided always, and be it further enacted, that nothing herein contained fhall extend, or be conftrued to extend, to...
Page 684 - Bible, morning, noon, and night, and had ever since been the happier and better man for such reading. He had afterwards turned his attention to the reading of all the theological publications on all sides, that were written with such wonderful ability in the last and present century...
Page 68 - Britain; that the consequence of those combined misfortunes hath been, a large addition to the national debt, a heavy accumulation of taxes, a rapid decline of the trade, manufactures...

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