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MISCELLANEOUS.

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Hampshire--Mr. Herbert's Address to the Freeholders, &c. of the County of

Southampton, Dec. 21, 1808

33

West India Docks--- Report from the Committee of Directors on the General

Conduct of the Company's Affairs, to the end of the year 1808, Jan. 6,

1809
Reverend Mr. Glasse, relative to the Introduction of his Name into the Evidence
respecting the Conduct of the Duke of York.

314

Sir Francis Burdett's Speech at the Meeting at Westminster Hall, March 30,

1809, for the purpose of thanking Mr. Wardle -

535

Dutch Commissioners-Report from the Committee of the House of Commons,

relating to the Dutch Commissioners

623

East India

Company-Report from the Committee of the House of Commans, on
the Patronage of the East India Company, March 23, 1809

658
Parliamentary Reform-Resolutions of the Meeting of the Friends of such a

Reform as would secure to the People the Uses and Reality of Represent-
ation in Parliament, held at the Crown and Anchor Tavern, London,

686

Petition of Mr. Henry White, Proprietor of the Independent Whig, to the House

,

692

Report of the Committee who conducted the Westminster Election in 1807, May
23, 1809

820

Articles from the American Papers, relative to the Restoration of Intercourse with

America

852

Parliamentary Reform-Speech of the Right Hon. the Speaker of the House of

Commons, June 1, 1809, on Mr. Curwen’s Reform Bill

865

Parliamentary Reform-Speech of Sir Francis Burdett, Bart. in the House of

Commons, June 15, 1809, on a Reform of that House

.. 965

Essex Meeting

- 1009

Table of the Number of Christenings and Burials; of the Prices of the

Quartern Loai; of the Prices of Meat, Sugar, Salt and Coals ; of the

Prices of the English and French Stocks; and of the Number of Bank-

ruptcies;.... from Dec. 1808 10 May 1809 -

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Spanish Revolution. The Extracts from Sir J. Moore's Dispatches shew that

our Army is in a perilous situation.—The“ Loyal” vomit forth flames of

furious Abuse against those who doubt the goodness of the Disposition of

the Spanish People. But that Abuse will not alter the Fact.-Spain has been

lost from the dread of Liberty.-A Population of 11 Millions is not to be

subdued by arins, if they have arms to defend themselves, and hearts to

use them

Libel Law

Spanish Revolution.- What is the fate that will probably attend our Army in

Spain?-1, for my part, shall think that we are lucky if we avoid a Capi-

tulation.--What diversion has Sir J. Moore made in favour of the Spa-

niards? The sort oi diversion that would have been made by Lord

Cochrane. Our Army costs us 23 millions of pounds sterling a year.

The regular Infantry in July last amounted to 100,000, and the Caralry

to 25,00! men. What is this Army for? There can be no maintainable

justification for the measures, or the inactivity which have led to the known

dreaciful situation of our Army. Have not this suffering people a right

to demand a knowledge of the cause of this great injury and dis-

grace?

“ Loyalty.”—Not vulgar Loyalty, but Loyalty in the modern sense of that Word,

-Proots of this most estimable quality in the Viscount Castlereagh, and
some of his Relations.--Three Millions drawn from the Public, during
the last 30 or 40 years, by six or seven Persons! There's Loyalty for
you! “ Jacobins and Levellers blush for shame!” “ Jack Cades” hide

your heads.-Real Services of the Cochrane Family
Spanish Revolution. The dismal news is at last arrived.-My Readers, at any

rate, have from the first been prepared for what has happened.-- Jocula-
rity of the publications which have been made in the Ministerial papers
under the title of Speeches made by Lord Castlereagh and Mr. Canning.
-But, while Rome burnt, Nero fiddled; and it is aniversally true, that
the Monkey and the Tyger meet in the same mind.—Shall no disgrace
attend those who, having all the means of the Country in their hands,planned
the Campaign of Leon and Galicia ? It is grossly false to say that the
Spanish Nation did not wish to be freed from Oppression : we never made
them the offer. We royalized the Cause of Spain, and made it a contest
between King Ferdinand and Joseph.-Dismal close of the Campaign.---
Let us never lose sight of this important truth, that to indace a People to
rise in arms against a powerful Invader, they must first, not be told, but

be made to feel, that they have a Country to fight for

West India Docks

DUKE OF YORK.--Mr. Wardle’s Motion " for the Appointment of a Committee,

to inquire into the Conduct of the Commander in Chief, with regard to

Promotions and Exchanges in the Army.”—The important DEBATE of the

· 27th Jan. thercon.-Observations on the said Debate. Mr. Wardle's
Speech at once concise, plain, and impressive.—Sir James Pulteney (who ·
marched against Ferrol), and others, extol the excellent Discipline of the
Army.-Mr. Adam informs the House that " he had been for 20 Years ac-
quainted with all the Duke's embarrassments, &c.” And that therefore
the Accusation must be false.

This Conclusion rather illogical.--The
heavy responsibility,to which Mr. Wardle had subjected himself.-Mr.
Canning asserts “ that Infumy must attach either upon the Accused or the
Accuser.”-A “ Conspiracy,said to be on foot, for the purpose of talking
and writing down the Duke of York, the Army itself, and all the Esta-
blishments of the Country.- Proofs of the said Conspiracy.-Messrs. Yorke
and Canning assert, that there had been a series of Libets published against
the Duke of York. —No man's character white-washed by an appeal to the
Law.—“ The Blessings of a Free Press.”_" What is Freedom of the
Press?” The Writers of former times surpassed in boldness those of the
present day.--Instances thereof, from the Works of Pope.--Why not put

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down those publications? Why not put down the Works of Swift, and

Gay, and Garth, and Akenside, and Churchill; nay, of poor Johnson;

and of Milton, and Locke, and Paley ?-Iam resolved, be the consequen-

ces to myself what they may, to continue to exercise the Freedom of Writ-

ing and of Speaking, as my Forefathers were wont to exercise it, as

long as I have my senses and the power of doing either one or the other.

As witness my hand, William Colbett.

161

DUKE OF York.-An attempt on foot to deprive us of the remains of our Free-

dom.-A Mr. Wharton, Chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means,
published a Pamphlet to inculcate the notion that Jacobinism is revived.
This is an excessively stupid and dirty performance. My determination
to keep the public attention closely nailed to the Inquiry going on rela-
tive to the Conduct of the Duke of York. - The Debate of the 27th of
January continued.-Mr, Wardle's First Charge respecting the Exchange

of Major Brooke.—Examination of Dr. Thynne, Mr. R. Knight, and Mrs.

¿ Clarke.—Review of the above Evidence.—Examination of Mr. Adam,

Col. Gordon, and Ludowick Orramin.-Second Examination of Mr.

Adam ---Mr. Adam produces a threatening Letter written in red ink.--

This audacious Letter kindles wrath in the breasts of the Honourable

House.--Further Remarks on the cry of « Foul Conspiracy,” and of

« Jacobinism.”

103

DUKE OF YORK.—The eyes of every person in the Country directed towards

what is going on in the House of Commons.—Effects which these abomina-

tions have upon the People in their individual and family capacity.-

Mr. Adam's son a Lieutenant Colonel at the age of 21.—The altered lan-

guage and tone of the House of Commons.-Commencement of the public

Complaints made in behalf of the Duke of York against the Press.--

“ The Plain Statement” ought now to be re-perused and treasured up in

the Memory:-Extracts therefrom.—Major Hogan's “ Appeal.”—Prose-

cutions resorted to.--An effectual way of silencing the Press.-" The

Duke of Clarence's Birth day" from the Courier Newspaper.-Shocking

effect of such examples.- The Debate of the 27th January concluded : 225

DUKE OF YORK.-Analysis of the Examinations taken in the House of Commons.

-The Adulterous Intercourse, The Duke's Letters to Mrs. Clarke.-The

Annuity.--Establishment in Gloucester Place.—Case of Knight and

Brooke.-Case of Captain Maling.-Case of French and Sandon.—Treat-

ment received by Mr. Wardle from the House of Commons

257

DUKE OF York.-Remarks on the Re-examination of Miss Taylor.—The Duke.

of York's Letter to the House of Commons.--Strictures thereon.-Exa-

mination of the Set-off's to the Charges and Evidence against the Duke of

York.General traffic for Offices and Places under Government

321

To the Reader, on raising the Price of this Publication from Ten-pence to One

Shilling

347

Duke of York.—The Analysis resumed.—Captain Sandon's Case. Observa-

tions thereon.-Dr. O'Meara's Case.—The Doctor's famous Puff, on his

preaching at Weymouth before Royalty.-Miss Taylor's Case

353

DUKE of York.-Observations on a passage in Mr. Adam's Speech relating to

my own Conduct respecting his Son.-Debate on the 8th of March.-

Mr. Wardle's Address.-Mr. Perceval's Address.—Mr. Bankes's Amend-

ment.---What is meant by.“ personal Corruption.”-Observations on

Mr. Wardle's Proposition-And on Mr. Bankes's—And on the three

Presumptions which have been set up by the Defenders of the Duke.-

" Popular Clamour"

385

Subscription for Miss Taylor

412
DUKE OF York.-List of the 125 Members who voted for Mr. Wardle's Ad-

dress.—Observations on the Debate of the 17th of March.-Hopes en-
tertained that the Duke will reform.—Mr. Canning's threat of Infamy.
-Mr. Canning alludes to an Anecdote relative to an Ancestor of Lord
Folkestone.-Lord Folkestone's reply.--Mr: Canning descended from

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persons who filled

very exalted stations, and acted their parts as well as

most people.—"Set a beggar on horseback and he'll ride to the Devil.”

-Mr. Fuller, “ Those who don't like England, damn 'em, let 'em leave

it.”—The Military Club.-Debate of the 20th of March.—The Duke re-

signs.—Mr. Bragge's Motion.--Lord Althorpe's excellent Amendment.---

“ Mr. Whitbread thinks that great allowances ought to be made for the

failings of princes.” This Doctrine examined. Thanks to Mr. Wardle 417

Subscription for Miss Taylor

457

DUKE OF YORK.—The Rev. Mr. Glasse.—General Clavering's Case.—Excellent

disposition which has been called forth by the late Disclosures.-Extract
from the Oxford Paper.—Necessity of a timely Reform.-- Family Plate

of the Duke de Berri.—My satisfaction at seeing the name of sir H. Mild-

may in the List of the 125 who voted with Mr. Wardle.-Westminster

Meeting.--Mr. Adam's Son

481

REFORM.—Mr. Perceval and poor Hamlin the Tinman._" Public Justice.”

The Rev. Mr. Beazeley.-London Common Hall.—Mr. Waithman and

the Rev. Dawson Warren

513

Spain and Sweden

524

Austria

531

American States

532

Mr. Lyttleton's Speech

535

Hampshire Meeting.The Requisition

5-15

Letter to the People of Hampshire, on the approaching Meeting for the purpose

of thanking Mr. Warule

547

Spain

551

Mr. Wardle and the Whig Club -

556

Mrs. Clarke's Book

557

Case oE LORD CASTLEREAGH.-Evidence of Mr'. Reding, Lord Clancarty, and

Lord Castlereagh.--Examination thereof

577

Trading Anti-Jacobins.-Mr. John Bowles the tradesman who has obtained the

greatest celebrity—The Political Packwood of the day.-A Mr. Green,

Mr. Redhead Yorke, and the Rev. Messrs. Nares, and Beloe.—John Bowles

begins his Manufactory with a Pamphlet against Tom Paine; and is

made by Pitt a Commissioner of Bankrupts.—Establishment of the Week-

ly Anti-Jacobin Newspaper.--Messrs. Canning, Frere, and Ellis.—Mr.

William Gifford.—John Bowles inundates the town with his Anti-Jaco-

bin Pamphlets--And publishes the Moral and Political State of Society,

at the end of every year.—John is made a Dutch Commissioner.-Report

of the House of Commons respecting the said Commission.-John, and his

brother Commissioners, handle the Public Property to the amount of

nearly three Millions Sterling --Take into their pockets a Commission of

5 per cent. upon the Gross Proceeds of their Sales.--Place the Public

Money at their own Bankers, and discount private Bills with it.- Their

total of Profits 133,1981. that is 26,6391. to each Anti-Jacobin.-- There's

Loyalty for you! Extract from the Times Newspaper, in which Paper

John used to puff off his Loyalty. “Oh, John Bowles! John Bowles!” 601

Lord Folkestone's Motion for a Committee to inquire into the Corrupt Disposal

of Offices in the State, &c.

6111

Hampshire Meeting for the purpose of thanking Mr. Wardle

641, 681

Letter I. to the Independent People of Hampshire.- Lord Castlereagh and Philip

Hamlin

Parliamentary Reform.-Resolutions passed at the Crown and Anchor, May 1,
1809

685

Mr. Wbite's Petition

092

Austria

705

Mr. Madocks's Motion relative to the Disposal of a Seat in the House of Com-

709

Mr, Curwen's Reform Bill -

721

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BIr. H. Martin's Motion respecting Places and Pensions

5723
Mr. Madocks's Motion-Report of the Debate in the House of Commons, an the

11th of May, 1809, upon the Charge made by Mr. Hacocks, aga; Ir.
Perceval and Lord Castlereagh, relative to the selling of a

la Par-

liament.--List of the Minority

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Letter II. to the Independent People of Hampshire-parleriet

Introductory Address

Wiltshire Meeting

782

Mr. Palmer's Claim

784

Letter III. to the Independent People of Hampshire-- Paris urantary Reform :

Whether the present State of the Representation be corvinant with the

Principles of that Constitution, which has so long been the boast of Eng-

lishmen?

801

« Elements of Reform”

814

Mr. Curwen's Retorm Bill

835

Austria, Spain, and Portugal

843

Another Decision in the House of Commons: Sir John Newport's Motion respect-

ing Mr. Beauchamp Hill

849

American States

850

"The Court Martial

851

Parliamentary Reform-Speech of the Right Hon. the Speaker of the House of

Commons, June 1, 1809

865

Letter IV. to the Independent People of Hampshire—Parliamentary Reform:

What sort of Reform ought to be made ?

872

Lord Gambier

884

Austria, Spain and Portugal

885

The Court Martial

886

Letter to the Independent People of Hampshire—The Court MARTIAL

897

Parliamentary Reform

919

Austria

920

Sweden

921

Mr. Wardle's Pledge

922

American States

924

Spain

927

Parliamentary Reform-Speech of Sir Francis Burdett in the House of Commons,

June 15, 1809, on a Reform of that House-List of the Minority

961

Mr. Wardle's Pledge

981

Essex Meeting

989

The Public Robbers

990

Spanish Sheep

990

Local Militia and German Legion

993

King's Speech at the Prorogation-Not one word in it respecting the affairs of the

Duke of York, Lord Castlereagh, H. Wellesley, the Tinman's Prosecutor,

and the Irish Exciseman.—A whole Paragraph in the Speech devoted to

the Provision which has been made for the poorer Clergy-Let the List of

Non-residents be laid before the Public--Let the Benefices be filled up

and there will be no poor Clergy-What will the Provision do?—It appears

to be a new scheme for augmenting the ministry's

patronage--Let the

stall-fed priest and the double-pursed pluralist remember that the poorer

Clergy are his brethren-Let him be modest when he appears

before us,

who have to maintain his kindred— Parson Poulter, Dr. O'Meara, Dr.

Locke, the Rev. Mr. Lloyd, the Rev. Mr. Beazeley, and the Crazy

Parson, Williams—Talk no more of the tricks and the various base arts

of the Methodistical or other Sectarian Priests—There has been scarcely

a clergyman in all Hampshire, who has not done his utmost to give coun-

tenance to all that the people have been condemning—Let us ascertain

whose clutches this money has got into-Let us see what sort of men the

" poorer Clergy” are.--The King advises the Members of Parliament to

marry with them, into their respective Counties, a disposition

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