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conceived to have received fevere cen- of it, conceived that such a measure was
done. ing even more than he aíked. Was this Mr Grey agreed with his Hon. Friend then a time to send such paltry fums to in thinking that a Subsidy was to be preour Ally ?-He was shocked to think of ferred to a Loan, not only with a vieir it-500,000l. was, in his opinion, very to the security which it held out to the inadequate : he therefore moved to leave public, but also with a view to the subout of the Address all the words after scribers. The Hon. Gentleman had in “ take into confideration."
his Budget spoken of good faith, as a Mr Robert Thornton faid, that, the quality neceifarily accompanying vaHon. Baronet had alluded to what bad four; he had, therefore, set down the fallen from him on a former nizht, with fum advanced by him to the Einperor, respect to the Bank. The Bank had as likely to be repaid in the course of opposed the remittance of money from the present year, and as forming part of this Kingdom, because the twenty-four the resources for it. But how could Gentlemen, who were in the direction the House look with confideace for the
repayment of that money which the not been complied with. From the Chancellor of the Exchequer had ad. treaty, it appeared that those payments vanced, when the folemn and formal ought to have commenced, and have obligations, which the Emperor had con- been carried on, with the intereft, from tracted at the time the former Loans the ist of May 1794. How far that had had been advanced him by the British been done was material to consider, beParliament, were unattended to, in com- fore we made a New Loan, both in re. parifon with which the former sum gard to the individual and the public. inust appear of light importance ? He There was another point connected with had asked, as it was his duty to do, fuf- this question, upon which he wished to pecting that the money raised by the ask the Hon. Gentleman a question. The Vote of Credit had been misapplied to money for the Prince of Conde had been past fervi -es, for an account. The Hon. for services in the year 1795. As the Gentleman then produced one, in which fame Army had continued acting, he the payments were faid to be made to wished to know whether the Hon. Genthe paymaster of the army; but it now tleman had made provision for the year appeared to the House that the four- 1796 ? and whether the House was to teen millions had been paid for the ser- hear any thing of that matter? He convice of the army of the Prince of Conde. cluded, by moving as an Amendment, Thus the first account was contradicted, as soon as the Emperor had fulfilled and was to be considered as fraudulent; his present engagements, or shewn faand he called on the House to declare tisfactory reasons why he had failed.” whether they would not only suffer the Mr Pitt said, he should say nothing to public money to be expended without the Amendment, but merely answer the their concurrence, but would also sub- Hon. Gentleman's question. He believmit to be presented with a fraudulent ed there was a further sum of so or account?
100,000l. advanced for the service of the Mr Sheridan rose for the purpose only Prince of Conde, which would be inof askingtwo questions--oneaquestion of cluded in the Army Extraordinaries, fact, and the other a question of opinion, when the whole came forward after the and to which he wished the Right Hon. recess. In fact, a large part of what had Gentleman to give an answer. The first been paid was for the service of the year was, whether the whole fum due for 1796. interest on the Imperial Loan had been 25. The Hon. 5. Elliot brought up the transmitted and paid ? Whether the report of the Committee appointed to try whole was not due except what had the merits of the petition, complaining been retained from the Loan ? And thé of an undue election and return for the next was a matter of opinion-Whether Borough of Southwark*. The report did the Right Hon. Gentleman sup stated, “ That George Woodford Thel. pose, that, when the Loan was complet- luffon, Efq; was not duly elected, and ed, there was likely to be a greater de- ought not to have been returned : that gree of punctuality observed, on the George Tierney, Efq; was duly elected, part of the Emperor, than what had hi- and ought to have been returned : that therto been?
the petition of Mr Tierney was not friThe Gallery was cleared, but no di- volous or vexatious; and that the opvifion, as we understand, took place. position of Mr Thellufson was not fri.
20 Mr Hobart brought up the report volous and vexatious.” The report was of the Committee of Supply.
received. • The queftion being put for agreeing Mr Elliot then moved, that the Clerk with the Committee in the report, of the Crown do attend at the bar to-more
Mr Grey faid, he should move an A. row, to amend the return, and that the mendment, in order that it might ap. name of George Tierney, Efq; be fubpear upon the journals of the House. Rituted for George Woodford ThellufIt certainly could not be considered as son, Esq. Agreed to. immaterial to know how the Emperor 23.In a committee of fupply Mr Pitt prohad fulfilled his last engagement, before
* The merits of this contested eledion we entered into a new one with him. had occupied the attention of the house for It now appears that the remittances for the greatest part of several days; the clecthe discharge of the capital, to which tion is faid to have coft Mr Thellufon upthe Emperor was folemnly bound, had wards of 20,000l. Sterling.
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; also one ottie Company who had long laboured million fifty-four thousand pounds for under age, lickness, 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 cloath Company; and that though from the ing of the rilitia. 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 tomorrow.
account of the war, the expences of Mr Dundas, expresing a hope thai a freight had increased one million; but, we should never part with the Cape of notwithitariding these heavy 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 obpafs to enable his Niajeity to make cer- served, that the trade of the Company tain regulations respecting that colony, had last 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 capiin their traffic with it to numerous im- tal allowed them by Parliament to traffic posts and inconveniencies---but be open with, would therefore be inadıquate, to the trade of all nations, and in its and it must be enlarged. The right imposts equally impartial to all. He hon. gentleman then inade several mo. moved a bill accordingly.
tions founded on his itatement.
HOUSE OF LORDS.
molt 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 obserquis 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 encreasing to preclude the possibility 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 ine 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 affiftan 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, peryear near 400,000l. had been expended, haps so necessary, than at the preient
crisis.' He was aware it was the wish of juft; 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 Cbrifenings and
Burials in London, from December 8. 1795,
In all 19,826 in all
Whereof have died
Between 2 and 5 2840 | 70 and 80 891
5 and 10 900 80 and 90 357
Io and 20 621 90 and 100 55
Decreased in the Burials this year 1891.
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Part I. Esays, Biography, and Anecdotes, Agricultural Improvements, and
Campbell, Dr, memoirs of 437
Canal locks, patent for 796
Carrots, to extract fpirits from 292
ral faculty, 737.
of the Scotch 29
Cinnamon tree, account of 10
Coffins, a patent for 724
Contentinent, advantages of 735
Copenhagen, new account of 379
Dancing as an imitative art, from Dr
the moisture absorbed from 181 Deaths of eminent persons in 1796, list
Domestic life, the luxury of 663
Dutch, character of the 384
Eggs, method of making hens lay in wine
Elizabeth Queen, sketches of 6. 885
Engraving, account of the art of, by Sir
R. Strange 532