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General view of the late belligerent powers, 1.- America, 2.
Mr. Hartley corresponds with Dr. Franklin, 1.-Progress
of the negotiation, ib.—Loyalists provided for by Great
Britain, 6.—Condition of the American Congress, 7.-Of
the army, 8.-Memorial to Congress, 9.-Answer of Con-
gress, 10.–Prudence of Washington, ib.— The army dis-
banded, 11.-Washington's farewell, ib.—His retreat with
honours and acclamations, ib. Observations on his charac-
ter, 12.-He refuses to accept the title of King, 14.-So-
ciety of Cincinnati, ib. — Debts and embarrassments of
America, 16.—Commerce, 17.-Powers of Europe, 18.-
France, 19.-Spain, 20-Holland, 21.-Conduct of the
Imperial Courts, 22.-Great Britain, ib.-Interview of Mr.
Adams with the King, 27.
State of the ministry, 29.—Retrospect, ib.—Public opinion,
ib.-Rodney, 31.-Messrs. Powell and Bembridge, ib.—
Opposition, 33- Mr. Pitt, 34.--Notice in Parliament of
transactions in India, ib.-On Lord Pigot, ib.-Petition on
the Indian judicature, 35.-Secret Committee, ib.--Select
Committee, ib.—Their reports, ib.—Mr. Francis much
consulted, ib.-Proceedings against Sir Thomas Rumbold,
Mr. Perring, and Sir Elijah Impey, 37.—Mr. Dundas
obtains leave to bring in an India Bill, 38.—Debate, ib.
Observations on it, 39.—Meeting of Parliament, ib.— The
Prince of Wales takes his seat, ib.—The King's speech,
40.—Address in the Lords, ib.In the Commons, moved
by the Earl of Upper Ossory, ib.--Seconded by Sir Francis
Basset, ib. Observations of Sir Joseph Mawbey, 41.-Mr.
Pitt, ib.—Mr. Fox, ib.—Address carried unanimously, 42.
Mr. Fox moves to bring in bills for the government of
India, ib.—his plan, ib.—Mr. Pitt, 44.- Motion for the
second reading, 45.—Speech of Mr. Grenville, ib.—Mr.
Fox, 46—Mr. Pitt, ib.—Mr. Arden, 47—Mr. Burke, ib.-
Mr. Wilberforce, ib. Substance of the bill, ib.—Petitions,
48.- Second bill, ib.—Counsel heard, 49.-Debate on the
motion to commit the bill, ib.-Mr. Fox, ib.--Mr. Pitt, ib.
Debate, 50.--Mr. Erskine, ib.-Division, ib.--Debate on
the Speaker leaving the chair, ib.—Celebrated speech of
Mr. Burke, ib.-Division, 54—Committee, 55—Third
reading, ib.—Bill passes the lower House, 56.- Read in the
House of Lords, ib. — Earl Temple, ib.— Debate, 57.
Speech of the Earl of Abingdon, 58.- The petition, 59.
Motion to commit the bill, 60.--Bill rejected, ib.—Obser-
vations, ib.-Interference, of the King, 61.- Mentioned in
the House of Lords, ib.-Motion in the House of Com-
mons, 62.– Debate, ib,—Mr. Erskine's motion, 64.- The
ministers do not resign, ib.- They are dismissed, 65.- New
ministry, headed by Earl Temple, ib.—His resignation, ib.
Final formation of ministry, ib.—Conduct of opposition, 66.
Motion to sit on Saturday, ib.—Opposed by Mr. Fox, 67.
Apprehension of a dissolution, ib.—Committee on the state
of the nation, ib.—Mr. Erskine’s motion, ib.—Mr. Bankes,
68.-Lord North, ib.,Address voted, 69.-The King's
answer, ib.-Mr. Fox's observations, ib.--Lord Beau-
champ's motion, ib.—Lord Surrey's motion, 70.- Adjourn-
Dundas, ib.—Sir Watkin Lewes, ib.—Mr. Arden, ib.—Mr.
Fox, ib.-- Motion carried, ib.--Lord Surrey's other motions,
ib. Mr. Pitt delivers the King's message concerning the
Hessian troops, 77.—Observations, ib.—Mr. Pitt moves to
bring in his India Bill, 78. —Mr. Fox opposes it, 79.
First reading, ib.—Second reading, ib.—Bill rejected, ib.
Discussion on the dissolution of Parliament, 80. -- Mr.
Pitt personally appealed to, ib.-—remains silent, ib.—Ge-
neral Conway, ib.-Mr. Pitt, ib.-- Adjournment, 81.-
Termination, ib.-Motion of Lord Charles Spencer, ib.
Attempt at an union of parties, ib.-Further proceedings,
82.-Debate on a petition for reform, ib.—Mr. Burke, ib.
Mr. Pitt, 83.—Lord Surrey, ib.—Mr. Pitt, ib.—Situation
of public affairs, ib.—Of public feeling, ib.-Mr. Pitt's
reasons for not dissolving Parliament, 84.- London address,
ib.—State and views of the opposition, 84.—Union of
parties proposed, 85.-Conduct of Lord North, ib.—Meet-
ings at the St. Alban's Tavern, ib.-Committee on the state
of the nation, 86.—Mr. Fox, ib.—Motion of Mr. Gros-
venor, ib.-Mr. Fox, ib.-Mr. Pitt, 87.-Mr. Coke's mo-
tion, ib.—Mr. Powys, 88.- Mr. Pitt, ib.-Resolutions
carried up to the King, 89.—Proceedings in the House of
Lords, ib.—Motion of Lord Effingham, ib.—Opposed, 90-
Supported, ib.—Observations on Mr. Pitt, ib. -Resolutions
carried, 91.-Address, ib.—Proceedings in the House of
Commons, ib.—Effect of the proceedings, ib.—Public
meetings, 92.-London address, ib.--Middlesex, 92-
Westminster, 93.—Address, ib.-Meeting at the Shaks-
peare Tavern, ib.—Meeting in Westminster Hall, ib.-
Effect of these meetings, 94.–Proceedings respecting sup-
plies, 95.—Motion by Mr. Powys, 96.—Mr. Eden's amend-
ment, ib.– Debate, ib.,Address voted, 97.—The King's
answer, ib.—Motion of Mr. Powys thereon, ib.-Speech
and motion of Mr. Fox, 98.-Debate, ib.-Mr. Pitt, ib.-
Address carried, 99.-The King's answer, ib.-Further
proceedings, ib.—Debate on the King's answer, ib.—Mr.
Fox moves a representation to the King, 100.—Mr.
Dundas, 101. - Other speeches, 102. — Representation
voted, ib.—Other business, 103.—Prorogation and dissolu-
tion of Parliament, ib.
Importance of the late contest, 105.-- Effect of the anti-minis-
terial majority, ib.-State of the House of Lords, 106.---
Firmness of the King, 107.-Conduct of the Prince of
Wales, 109.-On the attempts at union of parties, 109.--
Public opinion, 110.–Address to Mr. Pitt, 111.- Freedom
of London, ib.-On the dissolution, 113.-Failure of the
opposition party at the elections, 114.-Contest for West-
minster, 115.-Scrutiny granted, 116.-Return to the pre-
cept, ib.--Meeting of Parliament, ib.—King's speech, ib.
Address of the Lords, 117.-Of the Commons, ib.-Notice
of a motion by Mr. Burke, ib.—He moves an address and
representation, ib.-Motions on the Westminster election,
118.-Mr. Fox, 119.-Mr. Pitt, ib.-Motion by Mr. Lee,
ib.—Sir Lloyd Kenyon, ib.—Mr. Fox, ib.- Observations of
Mr. Adam, 120.-Mr. Pitt, ib.-Mr. Fox's petition, ib.-
Other petitions, 121.-Counsel heard, ib.-State of finances,
122.- The budget, ib. Bills debated, ib.-The duty on
bricks objected to, ib.- Proposal of Sir Richard Hill, ib.
Supplementary budget, ib. - Privilege of franking letters
restrained, ib.-Extent of smuggling, 124.—Commutation
act, ib. -Passes the Lords, ib.-Hovering act, 125.-Pur-
chases of tea by the East India Company, ib.—Arrears of
the Civil-list, ib.--Affairs of the East India Company, ib.
Committee, ib. ---Petition of the Company, 126.—Com-
mittee renewed, ib.-Report, ib.--Mr. Pitt moves to bring
in a bill for temporary relief, ib.— Observations of Mr.
Francis, 127.--Of Colonel Cathcart, ib.- Major Scott, ib.
Other members, ib.--Mr. Dundas, ib.-Progress of the
bill, 128.-Mr. Pitt's India bill, ib.- Mr. Fox, 130.-Com-
mittee moved, ib.-Mr. Francis, ib.-Mr. Fox, 131.- Mr.
Dundas, 132.-Expression imputed to Lord Thurlow, 133.
Lord North, ib.—Mr. Pitt, ib.- In the committee, ib.—
House of Lords, ib.-Substance of the act, 134.- Observa-
tions, 136.-Motions against Sir Elijah Impey, ib. and
Mr. Hastings, ib.-Restoration of forfeited estates in Scot-
land, ib.- Moved by Mr. Dundas, 137.- Supported by the
opposition members, 139.—Opposed by Lord Thurlow, ib.
Passed, 140.--Prorogation, ib.
State of Ireland, 142.-Volunteers, ib. - Temporary tranquil-
lity, ib.—Order of Saint Patrick, 143.—Colony from Geneva
projected, ib. - The scheme fails, ib.—New Lord Lieuten-
ant, 144.-General election, ib. Pretensions of the Volun-