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Lord Farnham also Sworn, 113. Disgraceful Conduct in the House of Lords,

113. Narrow Escape of Richard Rigby, 113. Dismay at the Castle, 113.

No Riot Act in Ireland, 113. Forbearance of the Troops, 113. Resolutions

of the Commons, 114. Lord Mayor and Sheriffs Admonished, 114. The

Address from the Lords, 114. The King directs Proceedings against the

Civic Authorities, 114. Two Modes Suggested, 114. Objections, 115.

Difficulty of Procuring Evidence, 115. Viceroy a material Witness, 115.

Lord Chancellor desirous of having the Civic Authorities Punished, 115.

Thurot's Invasion, 1760–The Garrison made Prisoners of War—Despatch from

General Strode, 116. The Viceroy Blamed, 116. Thurot Evacuates Carrick-

fergus, 116. Captain Elliott, R.N., Captures the French—Thurot Killed, 116.

Debates in the Irish Parliament first Reported, 117. Success of the Irish

Abroad, 117. Equity Suits in Ireland, 117. Counsel in Different Courts, 118.

Intemperance among the Legal Profession in Former Times, 118. Irish Judges,

119. The King offers an Earldom to Lord Charlemont, 119. The Chancellor's

Objection to the Patent, 120. The Earl's Resolve, 120. The Chancellor's

Health fails, 120. Makes his Will—and Death, 120. Buried in Christ

Church, 121. Appearance and Manners, 121. Rochfort v. Earl of Ely, 121.

Commission of Lunacy, 121. The Jury find the Earl sane, 121. Petition, 121.

Judgment of Lord Chancellor Bowes, 121. Unsound Mind means Incapacity,

122. No Curators known to our Law, 122. Suggestions of weakness will not

authorise a Commission of Lunacy, 123. Petition Dismissed, 123. Appeal,

123. Distinction between Findings for and against the Crown, 124. Appeal

Dismissed, 124.

CHAPTER XLVII.

Life or Lord chancellor earl, or clare-continued.

CHAPTER LII.

Life of Lord chancellor earl, or clare-continued.

Arrival of Lord Cornwallis, 246. Speech of the Lord Chancellor, 246. Influence

of the Lord Chancellor used against a Political Foe, 247. Barrington asked

to Support a Union, and Refuses, 248. Letter from Lord Castlereagh, 249.

Barrington's Opinion of the Viceroy and the Chancellor, 249. Caustic Letter

from G. N. Reynolds to the Chancellor, 250. Legislative Union between Great

Britain and Ireland, 252. Irish Bar opposed to the Union, 252. The Viceroy's

Letters to the Duke of Portland, 253. Reply of the Duke of Portland to the

Viceroy, 254. Mr. Saurin, 254. Bar Meeting respecting the Union, 255. Mr.

Saurin, 255. Mr. St. George Daly, 255. Mr. Thomas Grady, 255. Mr. Goold's

spirited Address, 256. Prime-Serjeant Fitz Gerald Votes Against the Union,

and loses his Rank, 257. Bar Meeting and Resolve, 257. Conduct of the Bar

before the Chancellor, 257. Address of the Lord Chancellor, 257. Embar-

rassing Conduct of the Lord Chancellor respecting Maynooth, 258. Complaint

of the Viceroy, 259. Letter from the Lord Chancellor to the Lord Lieutenant,

259. Effects of the Chancellor's Vote, 259. The Viceroy Repairs the Mis-

chief, 260. Lord Cornwallis's Opinion of the Lord Chancellor, 260. Prepares

a Statute to Enable the Provost and Fellows of Trinity College to Marry, 260.

Chancellor Complains of the Duke of Portland to Lord Castlereagh, 260. How

Penalties were Evaded, 261. Marquis Cornwallis to the Duke of Portland, 262.

Lord Chancellor brings forward the Act of Union, 262. Grattan's Estimate of this

Speech, 263. Lord Cornwallis Forms a Different Opinion, 263. The Opposition

Charged with Bribery, 263. Lord Castlereagh's Opinion of the Chancellor's

Speech, 263. The Viceroy Complains of the Speaker, 264. Creation of Irish

Peers after the Union, 265. Efforts of the Chancellor to Promote the Union,

265. Policy of Lord Cornwallis, 266. Excitement in the Irish House of Com-

mons, 267. Decision of the Speaker, 267. Conversation between Lord Corn-

wallis and Henry Howard, Esq., 267. Bill Passes and Receives the Royal

Assent, 268. Protest of the Peers, 268. The Union Carried against the Sense

of the Irish People, 268.

Lipe of the EARL or ci, Alte-C0NCLUDEid.

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