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THE

Parliamentary Register

O R,

HISTORY

OF THE

PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES

OF THE

HOUSE OF LORDS

CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF

The most interesting Speeches, Motions, Bill
Protests, Evidence, Petitions, &c.
Duking Thz

First Session of the Fourteenth Parliament

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GREAT BRITAIN:

WITH SUCH

Petitions to the King, as relate to the Proceedings
of the House;

AND A LIsT or

The Acts passed in this Session.

VOL. II.

^LONDON:
Printed for J. Almon, opposite Burlington-house,
in Piccadilly.

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HIS T O R Y

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Debates and Proceedings '>

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HOUSE of LORDS,

- During the FIRST SESSION of the

Fourteenth Parliament of Great-Britain.

THIS session was opened by the King, with a speech from the throne. The speech being already printed in the debates of the House of Commons of this session, it is unnecessary to repeat it

Ndvember 30, 1^4.

The Earl of Hillflorough moved, That ah humble address Ear) of be presented to his Majesty, to return his Majesty the thanks milfbtrmgi of this House for his most gracious speech from the throne.

To declare our abhorrence and detestation of the daring spirit of resistance and disobedience to the laws, which so strongly prevails in the province of the Massachusets Bay, and of the unwarrantable attempts in that and other provinces of America, to obstruct, by unlawsul combinations, the trade of this kingdom.

To return his Majesty Our humble thanks for having been, pleased to communicate to us, that he has taken such measures, and given such orders as his Majesty hath judged most proper and effectual for the protection and security of the commerce' of his Majesty's subjects, and for carrying into execution the laws, which were passed in the last session of the !ate parliament, relative to the province of the Massachusets

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To oepress our entire satissaction in his Majesty's firm and steadsast resolution to continue to support the supreme authority of the legislature over all the dominions of his crown, And to give his Majesty the strongest assurances that we will

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