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teers, ib.-Delegates, ib.-Meeting at Lisburne, ib.- Ef-

forts of the Reformers in England, ib. — Plan of Mr.

Wyvill, ib.—Of Lord Effingham, 145.—Of the Duke of

Richmond, ib.-Other opinions, ib.-Resolutions of the

delegates, 146.—The elections peaceably conducted, ib.

Proceedings in the Irish Parliament, ib.--Ill-humour of

party, ib.—Altercations between Mr. Flood and Mr. Grat-

tan, 147.–National convention, ib.—Mr. Flood's motion

for reform, ib.—Observations of the Attorney-general, 147.

Mr. Flood's reply, 148.-Motion lost, ib.-Resolutions of

the House, ib. - Public expenditure, 149.-Duke of Rut-

land Lord Lieutenant, ib. Considerations on the Volun-

teers, ib.—Other topics agitated in Parliament, ib.—Efforts

of the Catholics, ib.-Mr. Flood makes a new motion for

reform, 150.–Observations of Sir John Fitzgibbon, ib.

Motion to commit the bill opposed, 151.—Speech of Mr.

Bushe, ib. Bill rejected, ib. —Violence of the mob, ib.

Newspapers, 153.—Bill for regulating them, ib.- Seditious

societies formed, ib.—Their cruelties, ib.– The Lord Lieu-

tenant insulted, ib.-A Congress proposed, ib.—Conduct

toward Catholics, 153.- Moderate behaviour of the Catho-

lics, 154.- Dr. Troy's letter, ib.—State of Commerce, ib.

Distress of manufacturers, 155.—Their outrages, ib.-- Reso-

lutions moved in Parliament, ib.-. These complaints investi.

gated in England, ib.--Arrangement communicated to the

Irish Parliament, 156.-Resolutions moved by Mr. Orde,

ib.—which are adopted, ib.—Mention of Irish trade in the

King's speech, ib. -Mr. Pitt gives notice of a motion, 157.

Committee formed, ib.--Alarm created, 158.-Petitions, ib.

Mr. Pitt's propositions, 159.—Debate on them, ib.– First

proposition carried, 160.—The others debated and agreed

to, ib.--Debate on the report, ib.- Propositions agreed to,

161.- Propositions debated in the House of Lords, ib.--

Address voted, ib.-Draft of a bill sent to Ireland, ib.—

Opposition prepared in Ireland, ib.—displayed in Parlia-

ment, ib.-- Violent speeches, ib.—Mr. Orde moves to bring

in the bill, 162.-Opposition, ib.--Speech of Mr. Grattan,

ib.--Small majority, 163.-The measure abandoned, ib.

Rejoicings, ib.—Mr. Flood's motion, ib.-Resignation of

the Speaker, ib.-- succeeded by Mr. Foster, ib.- Address

to the Lord Lieutenant, ib.—Session of Parliament in Eng-

land, 164.-Debate on the address, ib.---The Earl of Surrey,

ib.---Lord North, ib.-Mr. Fox, 165.--Mr. Pitt, ib.-West-

minster scrutiny, ib.-- The High Bailiff and his assessors

examined at the bar, 166.-- Motion of Mr. Welbore Ellis,

167.- First speech of Mr. Windham, ib. --- Amendment

Occurrences on the Continent, 178.-Views and conduct of

the Emperor, 179—his desire to abrogate the barrier treaty,

180.- Projects of Joseph the Second, ib.Commencement

of adverse operations, 181.- Demands of the Emperor, 182.

-Opening of the Scheldt, ib.—Expectation of Joseph, 182.

-Conduct of the Dutch, 183.–Views of France, ib.—Ter-

mination of the affair humiliating to Joseph, 182.-Effect of

these proceedings, 185.—Meeting of Parliament, ib.-

Debate in the Lords on the address, ib.-Debate in the

House of Commons, 196. —Amendment moved by Lord

Surrey, ib.-Mr. Fox, ib.-Mr. Pitt, 187.-Finance, 188.

-Report of Committee, ib.—Speech of Mr. Pitt, ib.—

Proposes a Sinking Fund, 189.–Objections of Sir Grey

Cooper, ib.—Mr. Fox, ib.—Answer, 190.-—Progress of the

measure, ib.-Resolutions moved by Mr. Sheridan, ib.

Mr. Fox's proposition, ib. --agreed to by Mr. Pitt, 1914

but withdrawn, ib.—Proceedings in the Lords, ib.—Earl

Stanhope's motion, ib.-General view of the measure, ib.

-Arrears of the Civil List, 192.-A supply proposed, ib.-

Debate, 193.- Mention made of the Prince of Wales, ib.-

Supply granted, ib.-Wine subjected to the excise, 194.-

Observations of Mr. Fox, 195.—Duke of Richmond's plan

of fortification, ib.-much disscussed, ib.-Board of officers

formed, 196.-Motion in Parliament, ib.—Mr. Pitt, ib.—

Mr. Bastard, 197.—Moves an amendment, 198.-Debate,

ib.-Motion lost by the Speaker's vote, ib.-Woods and

Forests, ib.—Alteration in the militia laws, 199.-Close of

the Session, ib.

Commercial views of England and France, 201.- Plenipoten-

tiaries appointed, ib.--and a commercial treaty concluded,

202.—Convention with Spain, ib.—Public feeling on these

treaties, 203—That with France much scrutinized, ib.—

Reflections cast on Mr. Eden, ib.-Attack on the King by

a mad woman, 204.—Death of the Princess Amelia, ib. —

Meeting of Parliament, 205.—Unanimous address of the

Lords, ib.—Address moved in the House of Commons, ib.

-Speech of Mr. Fox, ib.-Mr. Pitt, 207.—The treaties dis-

cussed, ib.--Conference, 208.-Debates in the House of

Lords, ib.—Regulations in the revenue, ib.—Mr. Pitt pro-

poses a consolidation of duties, 209_highly approved by

Mr. Burke, 210—Sir Grey Cooper, ib.—Bill passed, ib. —

Farming of post-horse duties, ib.-Regulation of lotteries,

211.-Debts of the Prince of Wales, 213.-State of the

Prince, ib.—Observations on the expenses of his Royal

Highness, 215.–Arrears of the Duchy of Cornwall, 216.

Pecuniary distress of the Prince, ib.—his retrenchments,

ib.—his reported marriage, 217.- Mention in Parliament of

the Prince's embarrassments, 218-express motion on the

subject, 219--the Prince's supposed marriage adverted to,

220 - explicitly denied by Mr. Fox, 221.-Message from

the King, 222.-Address voted, ib.- Mr. Beaufoy's motion

on the test and corporation laws, 223.-Proceedings of the

Dissenters, ib.-Speech of Mr. Beaufoy, ib.- Observations

of Lord North, 226—Mr. Pitt, 227--Mr. Fox, 228—Sir

William Dolben, 229—motion lost, ib.--Observations, ib.

--Attempts to improve the condition of criminals, 230.---

Regulations in gaols, ib.--change of the place of execution,

ib.--transportation to New South Wales, 231.--Close of

the Session, 233.

Affairs of India, 235.---Efforts to restore order,i b.-- Mr. Hast-

ings goes to Lucknow, ib.-Wretched condition of the
country, ib.-state of Shah Allum, 226.-Mr. Hastings

retires from the government, 237– succeeded by Mr. Mac-

pherson, ib.-Meetings in Calcutta on Mr. Pitt's act, ib.

Petitions against the new Judicature, 238.-The govern-

ment proposed to Lord Macartney, ib.—Lord Cornwallis

appointed, ib.-Motion in Parliament to amend Mr. Pitt's

act, 239—opposed by Mr. Dundas, ib.—motion lost, 240.

- Mr. Dundas brings in a bill, ib.-Debate in the Com-

mittee, 240. – Speech of Mr. Burke, ib. - amendment

moved by Mr. Sheridan, 241-agreed to, ib.—The bill

passes the Commons, ib.-debated in the Lords, ib.-Ob-

servations of Earl Camden, 242—of Lord Loughborough,

ib.—Bill passed, ib.—Lord Cornwallis goes to India, ib.

Debts of the Nabob of Arcot, ib.-directed to be paid with-

out deduction, 243.—Mr. Fox's motion on the subject, ib.

- opposed by Mr. Dundas, ib.-Motions in the House of

Lords, 244.- Departure of Mr. Hastings from India, ib.

He writes a narrative, 245.—Opinions expressed in Parlia-

ment, ib.—by the proprietors and directors, ib.-Mr. Burke's

motion respecting Almas Ali Khan, 246.—Major Scott,

247.—Papers granted, ib.—others refused, ib.—other pa-

pers moved for by Mr. Francis, ib.—Mr. Burke moves for

papers preparatory to his charges against Mr. Hastings,

248.-Mr. Dundas, 249.-Mr. Fox, 250.—Mr. Pitt, ib.

other members, ib.—Papers granted, ib.—other papers de-

manded, ib.--Mr. Pitt's declaration of impartiality, ib.-

Mr. Burke proposes to examine witnesses at the bar, 251.

-Produces twenty-two charges, ib.—Mr. Hastings applies

for copies of the charges, ib.-application opposed, 252.--

but acceeded to, ib.-Mr. Hastings's answer, ib.—witnesses

examined, ib.-Mr. Burke moves the first charge, ib.-

motion rejected, 253.-Mr. Fox moves the Benares charge,

ib.—Speech of Mr. Pitt, 254.—Impeachment voted, 256.

-Oude charge, ib.—Mr. Sheridan's celebrated speech, ib.
-Impeachment on this charge voted, 257---further pro-
ceedings, ib.– Farruckabad charge moved by Mr. T. Pel-
ham, ib.-Contracts by Sir James Erskine, 258.-Fyzoola
Khan, moved by Mr. Windham, ib.- Presents by Mr. She-
ridan, ib.—Revenue by Mr. Francis, 259.- Oude by Mr.
Burke, ib.-Observations of Mr. Dundas, ib.--Report of the
Committee, 260.--Committee appointed to frame charges, ib.

-Debate on their report, ib.--Impeachment carried up by

Mr. Burke, ib.-Mr. Hastings held to bail, ib.- Observa-

tions on the conduct of Mr. Pitt, 261.- Situation of Mr.

Francis, 261.—Motion for impeachment of Sir Elijah Im-

pey, 265.--Sir Elijah Impey defends himself, 266.-Mo-

tion lost, 267.

Pacific aspect of the Continent, 268.-Intrigues of France,

269.-Dutch patriots, ib.-Prussia, 270.-- The Emperor,

271.-Russia, ib. Proceedings in Holland, 272.-Plans of

the Patriots, ib.—their resistance of the Stadtholder, 273.-

His embarrassed condition, ib.- State of the military, ib.

-Restraint of the press, ib.-Insults to the Prince, ib.-

Capture of Hattem and Elbings, 274.-Further proceedings

of the Patriots, ib.-Applications for foreign aid, 275,-

Answer of England, ib.—Conduct of France, 276.—Death

of Frederick the Great, ib.—Disposition of his successor, ib.

-Insult offered to the Princess of Orange, 277.Conduct

of the King of Prussia, 278.—Energetic memorial, ib.—

Proceedings of the Patriots, ib.—they are abandoned by

France, ib.—March of the Prussians, 279.-Debates of the

Patriots, ib.-- Progress of the Prussians, ib.—Entry of the

Stadtholder into the Hague, 280.—Capture of Amsterdam,

ib.-Re-establishment of order, ib.-State of other countries,

281.–Germany, ib.—Russia, 282.—Journey of the Em-

press, ib.-meeting with the Emperor, 283.-- Turkey at

war with Russia, 284.-France, ib. —Change in the senti-

ments and manners of the people, 285.—Unfavourable im-

pression made by the Emperor, 286.—Calumnies against

the Queen, 287–Her conduct, ib.—Affair of the necklace,

288.—Disputes between the King and parliament of Paris,

289.–Financial difficulties, 290.—Compte rendu by M.

Necker, 290.-Administration of De Calonne, 291.-Con-

vocation of the Notables, ib.-De Calonne's plan of Finance,

ib.-Generally opposed, ib.-- Banishment of Necker, 292.

-Exertions of le Comte de Mirabeau, ib.--De Calonne

retires, ib.-- De Brienne succeeds him, ib.-- Apathy of the

superior classes, ib.

Tranquillity at home, 294.-Meeting of Parliament, ib. -

Addresses in both Houses, ib.-Debate on the treaty with
Hesse, ib.-Hessian subsidy, ib.—Mr. Burke, 295.-Aug-
mentation of the army, ib.--Debates on the promotion of
flag officers, 296.- Lord Rawdon, ib.—Mr. Bastard's three

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