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posed, that the sums of 600,cool. should agreeable to the just and humane laws be granted to the planters and merchants of Parliament, in relieving those officers of Grenada and St Vincent's; alfo one of tie Company who had long laboured million fifty-four thousand pounds for under age, sickness, and infirmity; that refunding the like fum advanced by the the expence of our conqueits of Ceylon, Bank of England for the public service ; Batavia, &c. had been defrayed by the and also 177,0001. for the pay and cloaih. Company; and that though from the ing of the sailitia. These motions were vigilance of our navy none of the East. agreed to, and the report ordered to be India thips had been captured, yet on received to morrow.
account of the war, the expences of Mr Dundas, expressing a hope that a freight had increased one million; but, we should never part with the Cape of not withitarding these ncavy deductions, Good Hope, but hold it for ever, ob- he still hoped the million to be approferved, that in consequence of the navi- priated to the nation would be found gation laws it was requisite a bill should forthcoming. Mr Dundas finally obpass to enable his Viajeity to make cer- ferved, that the trade of the Company tain regulations respecting that colony, had lait year increased four millions, for it was the with of the Government and as it was not probable they thoulú of this country, that it Mould not be long have a rival in that quarter of the held in the monopolising manner of the globe, it was not likely their trade would Dutch, who compelled other countries soon be diminuihed. Their present capi. in their traffic with it to numerous im- tal allowed them by Parliament to traffic pofts and inconveniencies---but be open wiin, would therefore be inadequate, to the trade of all nations, and in its and it must be enlarged. The rigat impolts equally impartial to all. He hon. gentleman then inade ieveral mo. moved a bill accordingly.
tions founded on his itatement. The House being then formed into a committee, Mr Dundas again rose to itate the annual accounts of the revenues
HOUSE OF LORDS. and expenditures of the East India Com- Dec. 19. The Lord Chancellor quitted pany. He read from papers, the ac- the woolfack, and prefenied a metage counts of the receipts and charges (cast from his Majelly, which was read by the up in rupees and pagodas,) at the dif- clerk, and appeared to be fubftantially ferent settlements; and then cambined the same with that delivered lant Sithem with the properly of the Company turday to the House of Commons.at home and afloat, in one view.-.the re- Ordered to be taken into covijderation sult of which was, that there was a large to-morrow, and their Lordinips to be surplus of revenue, and the Company's fummoned on the occasion. affairs this year were better as to debts 20. The order for taking his Majesty's and assets 1,240,4901.
moft gracious message into contidcration Much of the prosperity of our territo- being read by the clerk, ries in India, and particularly in Bengal, Lord Grenville rose for the purpose of he attributed to the wise and benevolent moving an address to his Majcity on the system which had been established in occasion. He prefaced it with a thort that province by a Noble Lord (Mar- but apposite speech, in which he obterquis Cornwallis), and the good effects ved, that his Majesty's communication of which were daily observed in the to their Lordships was of that tenor as growing happiness and the encrealing to preclude the poffibility of a difference wealth of that country. There, security of opinion in regard to it. He therefore was now afixed to property, the people deemed it an injustice to the good fente were happy in the enjoyment of what and feelings of the House, to enter ire they poflefled, and the population in- to any detail respecting its contents; creased from the temptation which in- but would content himself with stating creased prosperity held-out to people to generally, that it was obviously the belt leave other countries, and to settle in policy, when engaged in a contest with that. From an increase of population France, to avail ourlelves of the allist. an increase of revenue followed of course, ance of some powerful continental allybecause there was a greater demand for and none more clearly came under this every article of consumption in the description than Auftria--and such ascountry. He then remarked, that this listance was never more neceffary, per. year near 400,000l. had been expended, haps so necessary, than at the prtient
crisis.' He was aware it was the wih of just; and that his Ambafiador was re-
In this situation his Majesty had the
Lord Grenville replied. After a Mort A General Bill of all the Cbriftenings and
Burials in London, from December 8. 1795,
9178 Femalcs 9406
In all 19,826 in all
Whereof have died
Between 2 and 5 2840 70 and 80 891
900 | 8o and go
jo and 20 621 | 90 and 100 55
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