The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons, Volume 15

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J. Debrett, 1780 - Great Britain
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Page 261 - That it is necefiary to declare that the influence of the Crown has increafed, is increafing, and ought to be diminifhed.
Page 126 - Parliament poffeffing neither emolument or peniion, to examine without delay into the public expenditure, and the mode of accounting for the fame ; more particularly into the manner of making all contracts.
Page 3 - Temporal, in parliament ailemblcd, beg leave to return your Majefty our humble thanks for your moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Page 181 - ... to the propofals of every fair bidder, for reforming the abufes of office, and the enormity of fees, with a variety of other abufes, particularly that of large fums of money lying In the hands of individuals to the lofs of the (late.
Page 182 - The belt anfwer is, that the cafe cannot be fuppofed ; for although upon a few feparate petitions it may be fairly faid that the other Houfe ought not to be decided by a part only of their conftituents, yet it cannot be prefumed they will ait in defiance of the united opinion of the whole people, or indeed of any great and notorious majority.
Page 79 - ... inadequate to the purposes for which it was intended. And thirdly, as the addresses of both Houses of Parliament in Great Britain to his Majesty in the last Session, to take into consideration the distressed and impoverished state of Ireland, and to direct, "that there be laid before Parliament, such particulars relative to the trade and manufactures of Great Britain and Ireland, as may enable the national wisdom to pursue effectual methods for promoting the common strength, wealth, and commerce...

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