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CONTENTS AND INDEX.

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Mr. Wardle's notice, and motion; Clarke's, Mrs. M. A. 30

and subsequent debate, Jan. 20

- Address to the house 127

1-18

Examination, 137, 161,

motion respecting wit- 217, 252, 277, 332, 349, 378,
nesses, Jan. 31

19 398, 406, 503
pre iminary observa- Clavering's, Gen. 198, 469
tions, previously to the examina. Clementson's, J. Esq. 164
tion of witnesses, Feb. 1 - ib. Combe, H. C. Esq.

174
Comrie's, J.

92
Inder to the several Days Exa- Corri's, D.

105, 403
mination.
Dickie's, Mr. A.

478-9
Dockery's, Timothy

260
First day's examination, Feb. 1 22 Donovan, J.

174,208

Second, Feb. 3

60 Dowler's, W.

109, 129

Third, Feb. 7

88 Duft's, A.

363

Fourth, Feb. 9

130 Ellis's, Rev. J. J.

517

Fifth, Feb. 10

189 Favery's Mrs. M. 342, 519

Sixth, Feb. 13

237 Few's, J.

88

Seventh, Feb. 14

292 Fitzpatrick's, Gen.

542

Eighth, Feb. 15

321 Gordon's, Colonel 51, 70, 159,

Ninth, Feb. 16

361

227, 294, 356, 424, 426, 479

Tenth, Feb. 17

421 Grant, J.

123

Eleventh, Feb. 20

449 Greefood's, C. 353, 373, 524
Twelfth, Feb. 22
497 Grosvenor's, Gen.

544
Hamilton, Colonel

497,511

Alphabetical Inder of the Witnesses Harrison's, Wm. Esq. 514

examined, with references to the Hope's, General

428

several parts of the Volume.

Hovenden's, Mrs. A.

363

Huskisson's, W. Esq. 122, 133
Adam's, W. Esq. 43, 64, 68, 156,

366, 515

291, 365, 376, 429, 487, 493, Johason's, Sam.

461

494, 317

Knight's, R. Esq.

26

Bateman's, Thomas

467 Long's, Charles, Rt. Hon. 160,

Beresford's, J. C. Esq. 277

365, 368

Bliss's, Thomas

468 Lowten's, Thomas, Esq. 527

Bourne's, W. S.Esq. 123, 133 Maltby's, R.

237
Bridgman's, Mrs E.
292 M‘Dowal's, W.

340
Brownrigg's, General 425 | M‘Mahon's, Colonel

156

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538

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Medcalfe's, Dr.

480 Clinton's, to Capt. Tonyn 229
Messenger's, J.

495 Douovan's, J. to Mrs. Clarke 193
Nesbitt's, Thos.

461 Doyle's, to Col. Gordon 70, 71
Nichol's, w.

314 Elderton's, to Mrs. Clarke 337
Norton's, General

540 Frazer's and Calvert's correspond
Orramin's, L.
66

72
Parker's, T.

172,205 Gordon's Col. to Col. Knight 54
Perceval's, Rt. Hon. S. 497, 515

to Huskisson

76
Pierson's, J.

94, 196
to the army

77
Reid's, J.

321, 401

to Sir H. Burrard 294
Robinson's, G.

322 Greenwood and Cox's, to Colonel
Rochfort's, General
359 Gordon

53
Sandon's, Capt. 95, 214, 388, 404 Grey's, to Hare

83
412; committed to Newgate 439 Hare's memorial to the Duke of
Searle's, Rob.
461 York

81-2
Secretary of War's

542 Huskisson's, to Col. Gordon 76
Shaw's, Mr. A. and Mr. C. 293

to the Lords of the
Smith's, D.

Treasury

134
Stower's, T.

91 Kennett, letters respecting 366,
Sutton's, D.
170

370
Swano's, H. Esq.

367 Knight's, Col. to Col. Gordon
Taylor's, Miss M. A. 164,533

358
Taylor's, Col.

371 375 Lawson's, to Gol. Gordon
Taylor's, E.

365 Leake's, J. M. to the Lords of the
T'hynne's, A., M. D.
22 Treasury

135
Town's, B.

430 493 | London, Bishop of, to the Duke of
Tyson's, w.
205 Portland

204
Wardle's, G. L. Esq. 46, 62, 192 Maling's, Mr. to Col. Gordon 71

226, 348, 351, 380, 403 Maltby's and Mrs. Clarke's cor-
Wellesley's, Rt. Hon. Sir A, 543 respondence

255-8
Well's, S.

322 Sir H. Mann's, to R. Kennett 367
Wilkinson's, J. Esq.
533 Ngleken's, to Mrs. C.

338
William's, Rev. W.

151 Portland's, Duke of, to the Bishop
of London

204

278
Alphabetical Inder of the Letters Shaw's, Col. to Mrs. Clarke
read in Evidence.

to Sir H. Burrard

298

Sumner's, C. C. to Gen. Clavering
Anonymous, to Mr. Adam 69

200
Baseley's, to the Duke of Portland | Sutton's, T, to the Duke of York
203

305
Bourne's, to B. Watson 136 | Taylor's, Miss, to the Chairman of
Brooke's, to Col. Norton 53 the Committee

423
Brownrigg's, R. to Lieut. Sutton Tonyn's, Patrick, to the Duke of
306 York

227
Calvert's and Frazer's correspond- Turner's, Col. to the Chairman of

72 the Committee of the House of
Carter's, S. to Mrs. Clarke 333 Commons

421, 433
Clarke's, Mrs. to Mr. Adam 64,65 Tucker, letters concerning his re-
to Mr. Donovan

177
signation

308-12
to Captain Sandon 413 Williams's, to Mrs. Clarke 150
Clavering's, Gen. to Mrs. Clarke

to Col. M.Mahon 159
334, 527 York, Duke of, to Gen. Tonyo 228

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York, Duke of, to Mrs. Clarke 229 Ryder, Mr.
to the Speaker of the Secretary of War

6, 694
House of Commons - 545 Smith, Mr. W.

601
Solicitor General

718
Alphabetical Inder of the principal Speaker

546
Speakers.
Stanley, Lord

746
Adams, Mr.C.
792 Sumner, Mr.

808
Adam, Mr. W.
11, 689 Sutton, Mr. M.

729, 801
Althorpe, Lord
828 Temple, Lord

758, 832
Attorney-General
689 Tierney, Mr.

783, 784
Bankes, Mr. 546, 661, 803 Turton, Sir T.

754, 799
Barham, Mr.

788 Wardle, Mr.

1, 14, 18, 21, 504
Bathurst, Mr. B. 628, 788, 824 Wellesley, Sir A.

7
Brand, Mr.

799 Whitbread, Mr. 15, 547, 632
Burdett, Sir F. 6, 10, 695

816, 833, 844
Burton, Mr,

584 Wilberforce, Mr. 13, 559, 764,
Calcraft, Mr.
740

809
Canning, Mr.
14, 778 Windham, Mr.

732
Cartwright, Mr, 789, 829 | Wynne, Mr. W.

721, 840
Castlereagh, Mr. 16, 738 Wood, Colonel

792
Coke, Mr.
732 York, Mr.

665
Croker, Mr.

723
Curtis, Sir W.

792
Curwen, Mr.

602 Army regulations, copy of 78, 79
Ellison, Mr.

807, 846 Report of the Select Committee
Ferguson
793

413-20
Fitzgerald

792

Duke of York's letter to the Speaker
Folkestone, Lord 14, 549, 679,

of the House of Commons 545
782, 831

Lord Folkestone's motion for the
Fuller, Mr.

801
call of the House

55
Hall, Sir James

790 Wynne's, Mr. C. W. motion re-
Leach, Mr.

672

specting General Glavering 555
Leycester, Mr.

747

Lord Folkestone's motion 560,
Lockhart, Mr.
792

561
Long, Mr.

731

Mr. Wardle's motion for an address
Lord Advocate

764

to his Majesty to dismiss the
Lyttleton

Duke of York fronı the com-

795
M Naghten, Mr.

843

mand of the army, March 8 563
Martin, Mr. H.

727

Mr. Bankes's motion, March 10
Master of the Rolls
702

661, 665
Milton, Lord

742

Sir Thomas Turton's motion 754,
Montgomery, Sir H.
790

756, 799
Perceval, Mr. 13, 14, 18, 548,

Divisions on Mr. Bankes's and Col.
557, 561, 605, 784, 794, 813,

Wardle's motions

784
823, 830, 845

Mr. Perceval's motion

ib.
Petty, Lord H. 549, 794, 809

List of the minority on Mr. War-
Ponsonby, Mr.

783
dle's motion

847
Portman, Mr.

List of the minority on Sir T. Tur-
Ridley, Sir M. W.

ton's motion
557, 843

848
Romilly, Sir S.

707

List of the minority on the motion
Rose, Mr.

729

of the Chancellor of the Exche-
Russel, Lord W.

789
quer

850

802

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HISTORY

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ON the 20th January, !809, Mr. Wardle rose in his

place, and gave uotice that on the Friday following he would make a motion relative to the conduct of his Royal Higbness the Duke of York, in the sale of commissions, their exchange, and the raising of levies thereon.

On the twenty-seventh of the same month, he rose to submit to the house his promised motion, respecting certain abuses which had obtained in the disposal of com nissions in the British army. In doing this, he said, he should make no assertion in which he was not supported by positive facts. The power of disposing of commissions in the mili. tary service of this empire had been placed in the hands of a person of high birth, power, and influence; and he was sorry to observe, that this power had been exercised to the worst of purposes. But notwithstanding the high authority and powerful influence which the commander in-chief of this country possessed, no respect to either should induce him to swerve from his duty as a member of that house, or operate with him as a motive to screen his royal highness, in any misuse of his power or au. thority, from that public justice which was called for by the voice of the people. No other motive impelled him that day than a sense of his public duty; for if corruption were not attacked in a quarter where it was so for. midable, the army and the country must fall the victims of its influence. It was necessary, in the first instance,

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