The Rival Princes: Or, A Faithful Narrative of Facts, Relating to Mrs. M. A. Clarke's Political Acquaintance with Colonel Wardle, Major Dodd, &c. &c. &c., who Were Concerned in the Charges Against the Duke of York; Together with a Variety of Authentic and Important Letters, and Curious and Interesting Anecdotes of Several Persons of Political Notoriety ...

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Page 147 - Glennie, and other respectable witnesses, subpoenaed by the plaintiff and myself, might be examined, as I knew their testimony would be founded in truth, and be in direct contradiction to what had been sworn against me. Under such circumstances, the verdict was obtained. — There only remains for me now, BEFORE MY GOD and my Country, to declare, that it was obtained by Perjury alone; and I do pledge myself to prove that fact, the earliest moment the forms of the law will allow me to do so. Anxiously,,...
Page 12 - Yes, I was a little surprised, because soon after dinner she sent for the twelfth cake, and they sent, for a compliment, to some gentlemen, and two gentlemen came in the evening ; and as soon as they came, the conversation of this affair of Mr. Sandon was introduced, Ľnd I repeated every word there just as I have here, that captain Sandon told me she had received the 5001.
Page 19 - Indorsed : Rec'd 28th January 1809, late at night." Wednesday Morning, Feb. 1st, 1809." " Dear Sir, " I yesterday saw Mr. Wardle ; he " had a letter yesterday from your " friend Glass, begging him not to take " any business in hand, where his name " is mentioned : and he asks for you "also. He was Tutor to Wardle. "Now Mr. Wardle assures me, by " every thing honourable, that if you " speak candidly. and fairly to the fact
Page 9 - aid he, " that motives highly injurious to my character, and not more injurious than false, have been indirectly attributed to me, as the grounds of my proceedings ; and though I may also have thought that, in the early stage of the inquiry, I was harshly treated, on these points I shall make no comment, but proceed to the more pleasant task of offering my thanks where I feel them due...
Page 146 - Parliamentary conduct has been by the approbation of so many of my countrymen, 1 feel myself called upon, in consequence of an event that yesterday took place, immediately to address you, and that in vindication of my character, rendered open to attack from the verdict of the Jury, upon the evidence of Mrs. Clarke and Mr. Wright, the brother of the Upholsterer, in a cause in which I was defendant, in the Court of King's Bench. The detail of the evidence the public prints will afford. It is with me...
Page 147 - There only remains for me now," he continued, " to declare before my God and my country, that it wa* obtained by perjury alone ; and I do pledge myself to prove that fact the earliest moment the forms of the law will allow me to do so.
Page 42 - - the Duke's affection for his old French lady, whom, he lamented, he could not marry was a proof of his steady disposition and domestic good qualities, added to which he regularly went to church.
Page 146 - To the People of the United Kingdom* '.'** Honoured as my Parliamentary conduct has been by the approbation of so many of my countrymen, I feel myself called upon, in consequence of an event that yesterday took place, immediately to address you, and that in vindication of my character, rendered open to attack from the verdict of the Jury, upon the evidence of Mrs. Clarke and Mr..

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