The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons: From the Restoration to the Present Time : Containing the Most Remarkable Motions, Speeches, Resolves, Reports and Conferences to be Met with in that Interval : as Also the Most Exact Estimates of the Charge of Government, State of the Public Revenue, the Rise and Growth of the National Debt, Expence of the War, Proceedings on Ways and Means, Speeches and Messages from the Throne, Addresses, and Remonstrances, Also the Numbers Pro and Con Upon Every Division &c. Many of which Curious Particulars Were Never Before Printed : Collected from the Best Authorities, Compared with the Journals of the House, and Illustrated with a Great Variety of Historical and Explanatory Notes : Together with a Large Appendix Containing Exact Lists of Every Parliament, the Names of the Speakers, Their Several Posts Under the Government, and Other Valuable, Supplemental Pieces, Volume 6


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Page 259 - Britain, in parliament affembled, beg leave to return your majefty our unfeigned thanks for your moft gracious fpeech from the throne ; and to...
Page 116 - d without dividing, that a Sum not exceeding a5o,ooo/. be granted, to enable his Majefty to concert fuch Meafures with foreign Princes and States, as may prevent any Charge or'Apprehenfions from the Defigns of Sweden for the future.
Page 220 - Unless altered for the ease and relief of the proprietors, by a general court of the South-Sea Company, or set aside in due course of law.
Page 9 - My Lords, and Gentlemen, The eyes of all Europe are upon you. From your...
Page 356 - ... a war for the defence of any dominions not belonging to the crown of England, * without the confent of parliament ;
Page 133 - Ame" rica ; and for more elfectually preventing the " clandeftine running of goods in the faid colonies " and plantations;" might be read. And the fame being read accordingly; he moved, " That this houfe will, upon this day feven" night, refolve itfelf into a committee of the " whole houfe, to take into confideration the duty
Page 367 - Vienna ; and if time shall evince that the ' giving up the trade of this nation to one power, and ' Gibraltar and Port Mahon to another, is made the ' price and reward of imposing upon this kingdom a ' Popish Pretender, what an indignation must this raise "in the breast of every Protestant Briton!
Page 9 - I must tell you, that some conditions, even of this peace, essential to the security and trade of Great Britain, are not yet duly executed, and the performance of the whole may be looked upon as precarious, until we...
Page 365 - King being come to the Houfe of Peers, with the ufual State, and the Commons being fent for up, and attending, His Majefty gave the Royal Aflent to...
Page 30 - Kefoludons which they had directed him to report to the Houfe, which he read in his Place, and afterwards delivered in at the Table, where the fame were read, and (with an Amendment to one of them) agreed unto by the Houfe, and are as follows.

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