Papers Relative to the Rupture with Spain,: Laid Before Both Houses of Parliament, on Friday the Twenty Ninth Day of January, 1762, by His Majesty's Command

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Mark Baskett ... and by the assigns of Robert Baskett., 1762 - Anglo-Spanish War, 1762-1763 - 71 pages
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Page 67 - British government, is what made, in the same instant, the declaration of war, and attacked the King's dignity. Your excellency may think of retiring when, and in what manner, it is convenient to you ; which is the only answer that, without detaining you, his Majesty has ordered me to -give you.
Page 32 - November 2, p. 32, the new miniftry amend their own queftion, and at laft demand a PRECISE and CATEGORICAL ANSWER from the Court of Madrid, relative to their intention with regard to Great Britain in this critical conjunElure, which brought on the rupture on the loth of December, and is precifely what was directed by Mr.
Page 46 - Majefty might have had Reafon to think himfelf offended, by the irregular Manner in which the Memo•rial was returned to M. de...
Page 28 - Fiiliery, whilft we had clearly deduced our Right from the Time of Henry VII. With regard to the Logwood Trade ; a conftant...
Page 49 - ... to addrefs himfelf to the minifter of Spain, to defire him to inform him of the intentions of the court of Madrid towards that of Great Britain in this conjuncture, if they had...
Page 26 - he would himfelf be the man to advife the King of ' Spain, fince his dominions were to be overwhelmed...
Page 50 - After a deduction, as exaft as faithful, of what has pafied between the two courts, it is left to the impartial public to decide, which of the two has always been inclined to peace, and which was determined on war. .... As to the reft, the Earl of Egremont has the honour to acquaint his excellency the Count de Fuentes, by the King's order, that the...
Page 22 - Excellency, that the meafures of government will fuffer no relaxation on that account ; on the contrary, I may venture to promife, that the idea fuggefted by fome malevolent perfons at home, and perhaps induftrioufly propagated abroad, of the whole fpirit of...
Page 50 - ... that the anfwer is not at all conformable to the demand. We wanted to be informed, If the court of Spain intended to join the French, our enemies, to make war on Great Britain ; or to depart from their neutrality ? Whereas the...
Page 46 - Order, declares publickly, viz. That the faid Treaty is only a Convention between the Family of Bourbon, wherein there is nothing which has the leaft Relation to the prefent War...

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