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HISTORY OF EUROPE.
Préliminary Observations --Meeting of Parliament --Speech from the Thrung
-- Marquis of Sligo, moves the Address-Lord Limerick Address unanie mously carried.-- Moved same Day in the Commons by Mr. Cropley Ashley—seconded by Mr. Burland.—Questions put by Mr. For to the Ministry—answered by Mr. Addington - Address carried.—Mr. Windham's Specch on the Report of the Address-Debate in the House of Commons, on the Suspension of the Habeas Corpus and Martial Law Acts—and in the Lords - Bills passed.
CHA P. II.
Army Estimates-Debate thereon-Speeches of Mr.Windham-Yorke-Gren
ville-Lord Castlereagh-Mr. For- Addington-Yorke-Corry—and Colonel Hutchinson-Resolutions on the Estimates put and carried.- Volunteer Exemption Bill brought in-supported by Mr. Yorke- Alderman Price-and Mr. Addington-opposed by Colonel Crawford--Mr. Windham-Sir W'. Young and Lord Levison Gower-passes the House of Com. mons—and Lords, after a slight Opposition.
CHA P. III.
Inilisposition of his Majesty-Great Alarm and Uneasiness of the Public.
Conduct of Government upon the Occasion-- Favourable Communkations upon the Subject-Royal Assent given by Commission to several Bills—His Majesty appears in Public-- Tranquillity restored-Debates continuedVolunteer Consolidation Bill—read a first Time~ Repeated Debates thereon - State of the King's Health required from Ministers in the House of Com
mons—Their Ansuer not satisfactory—Mr. Pitt attacks the Natal Administration--Debate on Sir John Wrottesley's Motion for an Intestigation of the Causes of the Irish Insurrection-Division-negatired. 27
Lord Chancellor's Declaration on the State of His Majesty's Health.-Mr.
Pitt's Motion on the Mal-administration of the Nary--Debate-Motion negatired.--Various Debates in the House of Commons on the Volunteer Consolidation Bill in the Lords.--Irish Militia rolunteer their ServicesKing's Message thereon-- Debate on the Address in the Lords and in the Commons-- Address carried.-Vote of Compensation to Lord Hood, and the Fleet under his Command, for the Ships captured at Toulon.Adjournment.
CILA P. V.
Meeting of Parliament after the Easter Rccess--Volunteer Consolidation
Bill much debated in both Houses---Passel-- Debates on the Irish Militia Offer, and Irish Militia Augmentation Bills--in the Commons-and Lords. Mr. Fox's Motion for an Enquiry into the State of the Defence of the Country.—Lust-Debate on the Motion for the Suspension of the Army of Reserve Act.--Small Majority of Ministers upon a Division—The Earl of Carlisle’s Motion for Papers respecting Admiral Rainier's Conduct-carried against Government-- Increasing Weakness of Administration-- Marquis of Stafford moves for a similar Enquiry in the Ilouse of Lords, with İlr. For's in the Commons-suspended at the Request of Ministers-Resignation of Mr. Addington---succeeded as Minister by Mr. Pitt.- Volunteer Consolidation Act passed.
C II A P. VI.
Parliamentary Proceedings continued.--Debates in the Ilouse of Commons on
the Abolition of the Slave Trade-Bill brought in by a considerable Alajority.- Additional Force Bill brought in by the Minister,-Debate thereon. Petition against the Lord Adrocate of Scotland-presented and ordered to lie on the Table.- Debate on the second Reading of the Slave Trade Bill—on the second Reading of the Additional Force Bill,—and on its Committal.-Slave Trade Bill committed.- Debates on the Amendments of the Additional Force Bill-engrossed, and read a third Time-passes the House of Commons by d small Majority.
CHA P. VII.
Parliamentary Proceedings continued and concluded-Debates in the House
of Lords on “ the Additional Force Bill”-carried by a considerable Ma-
Budget- Aylesbury Election Bill-Speuker's Address to the Throne-His
State of Parties at the Close of the Session of Parliament in the Year 1803
illustrated by an intercepted Letter, from Lord Grenville to the Marquis Wellesley.- Account of that Letter-generally conceived an authentic Document—and why.--Situation of the great Political Parties at the Commencement of the Year-Union in Public Conduct of the “ Old” and “ New” Oppositions-gradual Accession of Mr. Pitt and his Friends thereto-Ur. Addington's Administration draws to a Period—and termi. nates-Mr. Pitt accepts the Otice of Prime Minister—and forms a Government, to the Exclusion of the Two Parties with which he had lately acted-Great Disappointment of the Public thereon-Defence made for him -on what Grounds-Letter from Lord Grenville to Mr. Pitt. 116
CII A P IX.
Retrospective View of the Situation of the Country.-Reduced State of the
Army and Navy -- Causes thereof.--State of Europe at the Beginning of the Year.--Capture of Goree by the French-Recapture.-Loss of the Apollo and her Convoy on the Coast of Portugal.— New Naval Administration.-Conduct of Lord Melville, as First Lord of the Admiralty.Unsuccessful Attempt of Sir Sydney Smith on the French Flotilla.--Capture of Surinan by the British Force.--Farther unsuccessful Attempts on the French Flotilla. Defeat of Admiral Linois in the Indian Seas by the Eust India Company's Homeward-bound Fleet.--Catamaran Project, Total Defeat thereof:-Capture of the Spanish Treasure Ships.--Conclusion.
C H A P. X.
Sluie of Ireland.---Administration of Lord Hardwicke.- Discontents and
Meetings of the Catholics.--- Difficulties in the Currency.—The City of