An historical review of the state of Ireland from the invasion of that country under Henry II. to its union with Great Britain on the first of January 1801...

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Printed and published by W. F. McLaughlin and Bartholomew Graves, 1806 - Great Britain
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Contents

Mr George Knox moves that a clause be admitted in the com
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The gunpowder bill and convention billThe gunpowder bill
86
The lord lieutenants speech upon the closing of the session
92
The rev Mr Butler waylaid and murderedThe meeting
98
Attorney general files an information against A Hamilton Row
105
The lord lieutenants observations upon Mr Beresford and
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The Catholic bishops address to the king
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Mr Pitt and the duke of Portlands correspondence with earl
144
Sir Lawrence Parsonss speech reprobating the English cabinetj
151
Resolutions and petition of the Catholics of Dublin
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Mr Keogh reports his reception at St JamessAddress of
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After a violent debate the motion lost by 158 against 48Mr
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Sir Lawrence Parsons moves a resolution impeaching in some
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After a serious debate the motion lost by 180 against 49Defen
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The test of the Orange societies as reportedThe Defenders
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Attorney general proposes the bringing in two bills the object
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A further examination of the resolutions by Mr Grattan
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The attorney general proposes the bill read a first time and
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The Defenders White Boys and United Irishmen divided in
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Mr Pelham against the recommittal and all the treasury bench
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French assistance solicited and promised
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Formation of corps of armed yeomanryObservations upon these
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Uncertain protection of a fleet to prevent invasion 2 3
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Mr Arthur OConnors political hypocrisyHe publishes a let
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Sir Lawrence Parsonss motion for a permanent force
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