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PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES
HOUSE OF LORDS
CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF
The most interesting Speeches, Motions, Bill
First Session of the Fourteenth Parliament
Petitions to the King, as relate to the Proceedings
AND A LIsT or
The Acts passed in this Session.
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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
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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