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CH A P. I.

Aleeting of the Imperial Parliament-at an earlier Period than usual.

-His Majesty's Speech from the Throne, announcing the Adjust-
ment, ly Convention, of the Differences with the Northern Powers of
Europe - and of the Preliminaries of Peace l'eing signed with France,
&c.— Addresses of Thanks moved in the Lords and Commons.-Delate.
- Address carried in both Houses.

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CH A P. III.

Alilress on the Peace moved for in the House of Commons ly Sir Eduard

Hartop--seconded by Mr. Lee. Debate. - Speeches of Lords L. Gouer-
Hawkesbury- Mr. T. Grenville -- Loris Castlervogh - Temple - dr.
Pitt-For-Debate aujourned-resumed next Day. - Speeches of Mr.
Wyndham-1Vilberforce Elliot - and Aliington.- Considerations on the
foregoing Detates.

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and the Admirals under him, to the Navy.--Debate on the Russian Care
vention.-Remarks.

CHA P. V.

Free Traae with India.Sir William Pulteney's Motion thereon.-Debate.

-Speeches of Mr. Addington-Johnston-Wallace-Sir F. Baring-Mr.
Metcalf-W. Dundas Tierney-Lord Glenbervie, and Mr. R. Thora-
ton.-Sailing of the Brest Fleet.--Mr. Grenville's Observations, and
Questions to Administration thereon.-Mr. Addington's reply-Stale
Bread Act repealt.-Ways and Means for three Months. Arguments
for the Prohi! -n of the IVorking of the Distilleries. --Bill lost. - Thirty-
sir Thousand Militia voted till ibe Signing the Definitive Treaty.-Re-
peated Adjournments to January 19th, 1802.

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CH A P. VI.

Retrospect to the Situation of Europe for the three last Months of 1801. -

Marquis Cornwallis appointed Amlassador to the French Republicsails
for Calais.- Reception there and at Paris.Rejoicings at Paris on the

Peace.- Distinguished Compliments paid to the English Ambassador.-
Quits Parisarrives at Amiens.— Tardiness of the Negotiation-probetle
Causes.- Vast Projects and Ambition of Bonaparte. - French Armament
sails for the West Indies.— Mutiny at Bantry Bay suppressed.- English
Squadron of Observation follows the French Fleet.

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Domingo ... Proceedings of the Consulta laid before the Diet at Ratis-
ton.-Delays at Amiens-British Armaments in consequence. --Signing
of the Definitive Treaty-Domestic Events to that Period.-- Articles
of the Treaty of Amiens.--Accession of Sweden and Denmark to the
Russian Convention. -Armed Neutrality abandoned.

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CHA P. XIII.
Considerations on the Definitive Treaty. - Debate in the House of Lords

on the second Reading of the Militia Bill-in the House of Commons
on Bull-Baiting.-Mr. Canning's Motion or, the Cultivation of Tri-
nidad-Delate thereon.Bill for the Relief of the Clergy-trought
in by Sir William Scott-Debate on the second Reading of it in the
Commons--and in the Lords.-Supply.-Flattering Statement of the
Finances by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.-Irish Finance.-Con-
versation on Indian Affairs in both Houses.--Prorogation and Dis-
solution of Parliament.

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CHA P. XIV.
Proclamation of Peace.--Illuminations.- Death of Lord Kenyon-Che-

racter.--- Rewards to Dr. Jenner-to Mr. Greathead-and to Lord
Hutchinson.Celebration of Mt. Pitt's Birth day.- Proclamation for
a new Parliament.Election for Nottingham, and Coventry-West-
minster, and Middleser.-Delay in the French Embassy to England. -
Appointment, as Ambassadors, of Lord IV hitworth and General Andreassy.
on the Parts of England and France.-- Discontents between those Coun-
tries-Causes alleged on toth Sides.Discovery of Colonel Despard's
Plot.-General Reflections.

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c. H A P. XV.
Affairs of Ireland - Retrospect.--Causes of the Union and of the Ac-
quiescence of the Majority of the Prople to that Measurt. -Slight
Sensation occasioned by the Change of Ministry-Br the Removcl
of Lord Cornwallis.--General Election--- Remarks thereon.-Symptoms
of Disaffection in the South.-

Projected Attack on Limerick. Return
of Traitors to Irelandmund French Agents.-Citizen Fauvelet-Bed
Policy of Administration.-General Reflections.

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C H A P. XVI.
State of Europe at the Conclusion of the Treaty of Amiens-of Russia

-of the Emperor Alexander -- Austria-Prussia-smaller Powers of
Europe. --- Affairs of France.---Separate Convention between that Power
and Batavia, in Violation of the Spirit of the Treaty of Amiens.-
Tunis submits to France.--Dissatisfactions in Switzerland--and in the
Republic of the Seven Isles.-Publication of the Concordat, and new
Arrangements respecting Religion.--Catholic Religion restored in France
-Ceremonies thereat. Act of Amnesty in Favour of the Emigrants.

- Preelection of the First Consul for Ten Years--and for Lije-Sur-
cess o! St. Domingo.--Great Power and Dominion of Bonaparte. 293

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