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INTRODUCTION - Advantage of cotemporary history--
Necessity of developing the Society of Orangemen — ProtestanĆ
Ascendancy – First gérm of Union in Mr. Pitt's mind — Bishop
of Cloyne's controversy -- System of terrifying by false alarms
Religious dissension fomented in Armagh · Lord Clare made
Chancellor — Strength of the Ascendancy party - Mr. Pite's
conduct towards the Catholics-Mr. Pitt's conduct to the Protesta
ant parties, and his view to Union - Turbulence of the

country
ercreased-Mr. Pitt divides the Whig party in England-False
charges against Mr. Fay and others — Mr. Piti's conspiracy a-
gainst Catholic Emancipation-Persecutions in Armagh-Peace-
able resolutions of the Catholics of Lurgan+Commencement of
the Orange Society -- Spirit and progress of Orangeism - Mr.
Giffard the founder of the Orangemen - Orangemen grow more
ferocious, and are encouraged — Lurgan Magiftrates encourage
Orangemen-Conviction of Mr. Greer for denying justice-Con:
spiracy agaiiift Mr. Coile — Consp:rators retract and own their ,
crime-How Mr. Coile was prevented from prosecuting other
Magistrates and what justice done to Orange delinquents — Mis-
chief of Orangism ktpt from the public-Alarming progress of
Orangeism - Evidence of the Armagh magiftrates againft the
Orangemen Speechi of Lord Gosford-Hów Ld. Gosford ap-
pointed governor of Armagh. His upright sporit-Legislative acts
not always authentic ground for históry—The debates in parlia.
ment the only historical source of information-Nature of propy.
sed amendment to the Attorney General's bill-Outiageous con-
duct of the Orange magistrates in Armagh–Insurgency and In-'
demnity Bills passed-Partiality for Orangemen & their friumph,
Address of the Grand fury of Armagh' self-adulatory -Govern-
ment finds the Orangemen useful - Bad effects of Government's
encouraging the Orangemen-Original obligation of Orangemex
-Inefficient remedy in Armagh -Firmness of Mr. Coile in de
manding redress, and bringing to light the form of the oath of
Orangemen - Further proofs of the oath of extermination Logo
VOL. I.

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Adminiftration of the EARL OF HARDWICE.

pigs
Principles of the new administration Parliamentary debates
on Irish matters -Important debates in the Lords on the mar-
tial law bill-Lord Hardwicke's arrival in Dublin State of
Parties on the change of Ministers -Mr. Pitt's friends against
Mr. Addington's administration Opening symtoms of Lord
Hardwicke's administration-Lord Hardwicke's consistence
Messrs Sirr and Sandys--Peace with France, and meeting of
Parliament-State of parties-Effect of Peace-Internal spirit in
Ireland - Death of Lord Clare

Political

arrangements after
Lord Clare's death-Case of Mr. Napper Tandy, Mr. Tandy &
others arrested at Hamburgh-Mr. Tandy involved in the capi-
tulation of the Helder-Mr. Tandy sent from Hamburgh to Ire-
land=-Mr. Tandy cleared-Base attempt at Mr. Tandy's life —
Contrivance of Government against Mr. Tandy-Irish finances
and Mr. Foster-Dissolution of Parliament- Causes of internal
discontent-Viceregal tour _ Parliament meets Mr. Abbot re-
elected Speaker- Col. Despard's conspiracy-The obligation -
Trial of the conspirators-Disturbances in the south put down-
Successful exertions of Lord Donoughmore to keep the peace-
State of parties in the new parliament-Preparations for war
Parliamentary proceedings respecting Ireland - Frifh poor
Measures of Lord Hardwicke's Government-Symtoms of insur-
gency--Commencement of Mr. R , Emmett's insurrection
Continuance of Emmett's insurrection-General ambiguous con-
duct of Government--Conduct of Lord Lieutenant and others-
Final cataftrophe of the rebellion-Government measures after
the danger-Russell's insurrection in the North-Russell's pro-
clamation-Further caution of Government-fudges under mi-
litary escort-King's message and cautionary bills – Catholic's
address to the Ld. Lieutenant and his answer-New system of
severity-Further cautionary measures-Mr. Hutchinson's moris
07 on the state of Ireland-Prorogation of Parliament & furthor

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caution. -Apprehension, trial and execution of Emmett
Trials in the North, Mr. Russell Peculiar imbecility of
Government System of secret rigor -General conduct
of official men -Parliament convened, King's speech and
address -Renewal of coercion and debates thereon-Further
acts of the legislature -Dwyer surrenders to Mr. Hume
Mr. Wickham retires from ill health -Fürther cautionary
measures -King's illness and conduct of Ministers-
Ministers called upon by Mr. Grey-Linen duty imposed
Sir John Wrottesley's motion on the rebellion-Lord Redesdale's
correspondence with Lord Fingal - Mr. Perceval's justifica-
tion of Lord Redesdale -Mischief of unfair representation
of the people. Mr. Pitt Debates in Parliament affecting
Ireland -Mr. Pitt's influence and duplicity - Mischievous
inconsistency of military service.

APPENDIX

Mr, Arthur's case.

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INTRODUCTION

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