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order of the day being for its second
reading, when iJord West moreFand en-
tered into a history of the transactions
between the government and the
duke's ancestor, and contended that
the rights of the duke's family were
not compensated by an adeouate sum,
nor willingly alienated bv tne ownejr.
He had acquiesced witn a view to
public convenience ; but the immense
profits received by the country from)
the bargain, justified his heir in the
expectation that his claims would be
admitted. The earl appealed to tlie
lords of the privy council for tlie truth
of his statement; upon which Lord
Ellenborough rising, expressed his
astonishment at suai an appeal, de-
claring on his honour, as a nian and a
gentleman, that he knew nothing of
the proceeJing^ in tlie privy council
on the subject, after a certain period,
when one of the repoits, nqw on tJie
table, was made by the board. To
call this bill a job, had been esteemed
Indecent: but if the house shor


68 ParRamefttary ProceetRngs,

biirry it through in the manner harsh a measure ^against the {mUie
tiireatened, it would commit as gross no farther. The people have still a
and disgraceful an act, as ever marked moral sense, and can strongly feel an
the worst of times. Could it be re- indeoeni injury. If tbeur Lordships
concUed to tlie character of that house could not go home with any exultation
in consent to a bill, before the pages on foreign triimipbSj still let them not
of a folio volume, on which that con* emulate sailors in a storm, who, g[iv*
sept was to be founded, %vere dry ingallupfbr lost, seize the occasion
pnough to be read ? He conjured the to oreak open and rob the chest.
house to preserve all that was left of Lord Harrowby contended, that the
its parliamentary character, and pro- duke*s claims were established by the
posed, that a little delay might be documents, and that the public would

Cted for acQuiring a suSicient not be dissatisfied at the compensation,
kvledge on the siibject. Under The Marquis of Buckingham assertid,
the expectation, that this delay would that there was no evidenced justice
be granted, his - Lordship sat down ; or necessity for the bill -, that its pre-
but his proposal not receiving assent, cipitation was unexampled j that the
he rose agrain, and observed, that he dignity of the house was not consolt-
understood that the friends of the bill, ed ; and that the confidence of the
depending on their numbers, were de- people would be lost by sucli a strange
'termined to go on at all'hazards j and expenditure of its money. LordCar-
a$ this was the cas^he would discharge lisle defended the bill, declaring that,
his duty, and declare his opinion of the if in strict justice the claim could not
bill itself. It contained, and was fomid- be sustained, it ought to be looked to
ed on propositions untrue, in 6ict or with feelings of magnanimous liberality,
law. it asserted the former risht of Lord Sidmouth reprobated both tbe
the Dukeof Atliol to have been mat of bill and its precinitation > for after the
601/tereignty ; whereas it was a lordship, most mature rejection, he could not
and ho lawyer or historian had ever see that the claim wa? founded cm
termed it a sovereignly. Tlie privileges justice. The present noble duke had
of the duke in the island wens held prayed that his claims ought be con-
^ by petty setjeantry ; yet the bill, sidered : the privy coonciT laid them
'Mike a tail bully," repeats the untrue before the attorney and solicitor ge-.
assertion of sovereignty three times, neral, who saw no erounds for the
Stress has been laid on acts of par- ckim. A change of administration^
liament not having force in tfie island ; took place , and m the month of July
but from that the sovereignty does not after that change, the former resohi-
foHow ; and nothing.but puerility and tion was altered, and the privy council
absurdity could construe me nature of then declared for the claims. He
acts of parliament in such a manner, himself, however, saw no reason for
Indeed, words could not be found to altering his former opinion j and con-
express his contempt of the reasoning tendedthat the arguments used for it,
used to induce their lordships to sive would sanction the grossest cOijup-
away so large a sum of tne public tions, and nullify the most solemn
.money. The administration, at the agreements.'
time of making the bargain, had not Lord Suffolk stated, that his &ther
acted as the present does -, and he and grandfather had lost their lives in
wished, that the minister of that day, the service of their country, and he
had, with his robe of office, left to his had very narrowly escaped the same
successor that care of the public fate. The compensation gjven for
purse which might have saved the several thousand acres of their pro-
revenues from depredation. It vi-as perty, was only 200l. j yet that pro-
false, that the duke was compelled to perty, at tiie present valuation, was
alienate his rights, or that he did not wortli between a hundred and filtf
receive ftiU compensation. These ^nd two hundred thousand pounds. If
rights, after paying all expences, did theiduke receives farther compeasa-
not exceed 8001. a year j and'for that, tion, surely he had himself alw) a si-
on striking a bahmce, it will be found, milar right ; but he thought the con-
that the family has received a clear ad- duct ot Lord Sidmouth, in rejecting
vantage of 20,0001. His Lordship tlie claim, proved him to be a con-
tiien entreated thQ house to pursue so scientiuus man^ and &ithful bervapt

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lur. Lord Mulgrave was
[7 in favour of the bill, aad
could not bring his mind to entertain
sodi high notions of oeconomy in the
jfiirstif sovemmetit. Advening to
lord Eilenboroueh's speech, he term-
ed hij manner boisterous and rude.
This called up Lord Eilenborough,
viio declared^ that such language was
unparliamentary^ and that he would
deaver his opinion Hredy, as an inde-
iKodent peer, in spite of such ufepar-
liamentary epithets. Lord Mulgrave
received the retort with a quotation
frota Shaicspeare, *' Senior, your, age
shall coomiand more than your wea-
pons possibly can do ;*^ declared him-
sdf lo lave the highest reverence for
Lond EUenborough s official character,
but onold not endure language fit for
a demagogue in Palace^yard, but not
nited to temperate and rair discussion..
Loid EIlenboTOUgh, in reply, asserted,
that he spoke of measures, not of
men; ancl was conscious that he was
pei&nnin^ a moral duty. Some
others spoke, and the house' divided
OD'the second reading; when there
trere fyr it 35, against ;t 1 1 .

in the house of commons* Mr.
Wickham was, on account of indis-
position, permitted to speak sitting;
aad be vindicated himself and admi-
ius(ratiQn> on the subject of Todd
Jones, regretting that he could not go
mto the subject at full length, from
the lateness of the season, but declar-
ing his wish that it might be fully in-
vestigated. Mr. Wilberforce coiigra-
toiated the house, that a public officer
was alive to the necessitv of replying
to a charge so serious, as the oppression
ofa British subject. Sir W. Burroughs
gave notice of his intention to move
^solutions in favour of Sir H. Pop-
haofi: and Mr. Whitbread proceeded
to some necessary steps in the impeach-
ment of Lord Melville.

The houses were from this- time
employed in a vast variety of ordinary
business : the indemnity bill of Mr.
Tfotter gave occasion for some dis-

cussion ! the articles of impeaclunent
of Lord Melville were introduced by
Mr. Whitbread, who has the conduct-
ing of die impeachment, with a com-
mittee of twenty four other members,
and carried by him to the fiords. On
the 1 2th, tlie parliament was nrorogued
by commission, tliQ disorder in the
king^s eyes preventing him ^m ap-
pearing in person: and in his name,
the foUo^'ing speech was delivered by
the chancellor:
" My Lords and Gentlemen —

'* We have it in command from
His Majesty, to express the satisfection
with which he has observed the proofs
you have gfven, in the course of the
present session, of your constant re-
gard tor the honour of his crown, and
the interests of his domi;)ions ; and
particularly the measures which you
nave adopted for strengthening His
Majesty's liands, at tJiis important con-
juncture, by the augmentation of the
disposable military force of the kii^-
" Gentlemen of the House of Cooh

mens —

" His Majesty has directed us par*
ticularly totnank you, in His Majesty's
name, for tlie zeal and liberality with
which you have granted the large sub*
plies, which the necessity of xhe pubuc
ser\'ice has required. ,

'' My Lords and Geutlemen^-

" His Majesty has not yet- been
enabled to communicate to you the
result of the negociations, in which he
is engaged with powers on the conti*
nent ; out you may rest assured, that
no step will be omitted on His Ma-
jesty*s part, forpromoting such a con-
dert, as may afford the best prospect
of restoring general and permanent
tranquillity j or may, if necessary, fur-
nish the means of repelhng with vigour
the, continued encroachments on the
part of the French government, which
threaten every day the liberty and
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'acute DisBASKS. Hoopizig Cough 4

Quotidian Intermittent 1 Hydrocephalus I

Inflammatory Sore Throat 1 Dentttioa 2

Mumps 2 Child-bed Fever a

Small pox 8 ^ ^ cuKoitic dissasbs.

Scarlet Fever 1 ChronicCongh andDyspnaea U

Typhus 2 DyspQsa A

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Aoite Rheaoiatisin 1 Dyspasia IQ

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Jamdice 2 pears not to be more prevalent than

Heatbch 8 tor some months past: The small-

V^onns 7 pox has been common in a part of

EnttTodynia 2 this district, and the reporter . hag

Uffooic Inflanunation of the Li- heard of some fatal cases. It is to be *

ver 1 lamented, that the iUiberal and un-

ftinters' Colic 4 phiiosophical attacks which have been

Dysentery 3 lately made on the cow-pox, should

Dttrrhaea 2 have excited in the minds of many

N^pbialgia 1 persons a prejudice against that va-

Djmria 2 luable preventive. We believe that

Sdurnis Uteri 1 the cow-pox has been inoculated very

lYolapsus Uteri I carelessly, in too many instances, and

Menorrhagia 3 therefore have reason to fear that

Amenorrhaea and Chlorosis .... 3 some cases of small-pox will be found

Lettcorrhaea 2 after such inoculation, and the sixp.

Blenorrhxa 2 posed safety of the patient. But the

HTSteria 2 mighty evidence which has been

Psusy 2 brougnt forward in every quarter of

Chronic Rheumatism 23 the globe, the innumerable repeti-

Rickets 1 tions and confirmations of the trtith

Flics r 2 of the experiment, in svich away as

Dropsy 7 the most rigid principles of philoso-

Tfinpany 1 phical investigation would demand,

Scrolula 1 leave no room for doubt, it should

Cataneous Eruptions 21 seem, in the mind of the candid and

disinterested enquirer, as to the truth ^

Number of Cases 1 89 of the general position of Dr. Jenner.
Ridicule and abi^se are not the mean»
Catanfaal complaints have become of procuring conviction on a question
much less freauent during the last of Jhct, nor do they add one tittle to
moiuh, althougn the weather has not either scale in the balance of eyidence,
yet assumed uie r^ularity nor the They excite suspicion as to the mo-
temperature ot summer. Rheuma- tives of writers : and it is to be hoped
tic disorders, however, have conti- tliat the public will only attend to
nued to occur. The two cases of those statements on the subject, which
t)'phas which stand in the preceding ai-e brought forward with a manly
1«, supervened to pulmonic com- and becoming temperance; because
plaints, and could not be traced to a by these only is trutii likely to be as-
coQtagious source : in general it ap- certained.


Together with Marriages and Deaths in and near Ijmdon ; and Biographical
Notices of eminent Persons deceased. ,

IT appears from a statement of the 3,3801. 5 Total, o6,325. The stock
proceedings of the commissioners purchased for tne redemption of
fortheredemptionofthe land tax, that land tax, under the proceedings of
the number of sales and contracts for the commissioners, wiU be about
sale approved of, from- the 24th June, 1,663,4031. The whole expence to
1801, to the 14th May, 1805, is 386. the public, is about 10,0001. The gain
The value of the said sales and con- to the public by the operation, has
tracts, is 96,3251. 3 which said sum has been about l66,540l stock,

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