The Historical Register: Containing an Impartial Relation of All Transactions, Foreign and Domestick. For the Year 1716-1738, Volume 21

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Page 232 - First, of famous memory, it is commanded, upon great forfeiture, that no man by force of arms, nor by malice, or menacing, shall disturb any to make free election...
Page 177 - ... by an express warrant in writing, under the hand of one of the principal secretaries of state, for every such opening, detaining, or delaying...
Page 227 - The commons, having granted the supplies, ordered a bill to be brought in for securing the freedom of parliaments, by limiting the number of officers in the house of commons, and it passed through both houses with little difficulty.
Page 171 - Employment relating to the Post Office, except by the Consent of the Person or Persons to whom the same shall be directed, or by an express Warrant in Writing under the Hand of One of the Principal Secretaries of State...
Page 121 - Praftices for the future, and even in that Cafe, the Lords Petitioners, by bringing this Affair before the Houfe, would have done a real Service to the Peerage of Scotland, to this high Court of Judicature, and to the whole united Kingdom.
Page 148 - Order) refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, to confider further of the...
Page 172 - That they had examined the Matter to them referred, and had- directed him to report the fame as it appeared to them, together with their Refolutions thereupon to the Houfe.
Page 175 - Poft-Omce to the Houfe or Lodgings of fuch Member, or to the Lobby of the Houfe of Commons. ' Refolved, fifthly, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That it is a notorious Breach of the Privilege of the Houfe of Commons, for any Perfon to counterfeit the Hand, or put the Name, of any Member of the Houfe of Commons upon any Letter, in order to prevent its being charged with the Duty of Poftage.
Page 122 - Matters fpecified in the Anfwer are of fuch a Nature as feem only proper to be examined in this Houfe ; and had the Lords Petitioners fought a Remedy any where elfe, they might have been juftly cenfured : We apprehend therefore, that the pinning them down to the...
Page 107 - concur in voting this Lift. " That annual Penfions were promifed to be " paid to Peers, if they concurred in the voting " this Lift, fome of them to be on a regular Efta" blimment, and others to be paid without any

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