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ART of this work having
already received the Sanetion of your ROYAL HIGHNESS's Countenance and Pro
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tection, I make it my most humble Request that the same Honour may be extended to the whole
The Volumes, now presented to your Royal HIGHNESS, contain the most important Parliamentary Transactions from the Restoration to the Death of the late Queen ANNE. An Interval abounding with great Events: and in which the Designs and Artifices of all Parties in Turn, are alike explained by their Actions.
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Perhaps Sir, there never was a Crisis when Papers of this kind were of more Confequence to the public Service: A Circumstance which I take the liberty to mention, as what will most effectually recommend them to Your ROYAL HIGHNess's Favour: an Insinuation which to fome Princes would be Flattery, but to your ROYAL HIGHNESS is the plain Truth: Whatawhole grateful People have seen confirm’d by your Actions; of which the most recent will, inamoreefpecial manner, render you the Darling of the British Nation.
CONTENTS of TOME I.
particular Passages, omitted in the IRISH
N. B. The Two Sessions of the Convention Para
liament ; and, except one Speech, the Nine first
* The ConvenTION Parliament.
Instructions to the joint Committee dispatched to invite his
The House complement the Queen-Mother; and present