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during the Session of 1819, relative the paper-money, and the
No. L. A Lotter" to Messrs. Johason, form could produce to them.-Lot-
Bagueley, and Drummond, on their ter to Mr. Hunt.
são; and on Political Shoy-hoys. Liverpool to London, and on the
cent Tricks of the Boroughmongers, at that time,
14. Letter to the Earl of Liverpool,
on the present State of the Country,
to the Paper-money.-Letter to Mr.
Daily Evening Post.
18. To the Reformers of England,
Scotland, and Ireland.
7. Lotter XII. to H. Hunt, Esq. on
19. Letter to Earl Grosvenor, on his
the Meeting at the London Tavern, Speech of the 17th December last;
on the 18th of May, 1819, relative
on the Inducement for Englishmen
to the Bank Note affairs.
with Families and with Capital to go
8. Letter to Sir R. Peel, on the Peti.
to settle in the United States of Ame.
Mr. Hunt on Paper-money affairs. briety and Frugality, and an abhor-
9. To the Female Reform Society of rence of Gaming.
21. To the Bishop of Landaff, on a
10. Letter to the Prince Regent, on Speech published in the Courier on
the wild and visionary Schemes of
the 11th of December last, purport-
ing to be a Speech delivered by him
11. Letter II. to the Prince Regent, on the 10th of that month, in which
on bis Proclamation against the Re. Speech is contained certain Re-
marks relative to the Subjects of
12. Letter to the Middle Classes of Blasphemy and that of Paine's Age
England, on the benefits which Re- of Reason.
INDEX OF PERSONS.
Fitzwilliam, Earl, 361.
Files, M. 516.
Flower, Mr. George, 703.
Frend, Mr. William, 206.
157, 221, 246, 305, 318.
Gifford, Wm. 199)
Grose, Judge, 305.
Grey, Mr. 423.
Grey, Lord, 466.
Gibbon, 633, 732.
Harrison, Mr. 330.
Haines, Richard, 15.
Hone, Mr. 31.
Hunt, Mr. 33, 66, 148, 199, 228, 241,
246, 249, 495.
Horner, Mr. 145, 222, 245, 370.
Hume, Mr. 299.
Hun, Mrs. 310, 369.
Holland, Lord, 466, 631. .
Hulme, Mr. 631.
Johnson, 1, 10.
Kotesbue, 88, 90.
Knight, Thomas, 15.
Landaff, Bishop of, 717.
Liverpool, Earl of, 221, 362, 417, 449.
Lowndes, Lieut.-Col. 280.
Locke, Mr, 106.
Lauderdale, Earl of, 144.
Little Shilling, Lord, 185.
Lopez, Sir M. M. 638.
Morrell, 22, 23.
Minchin, 52, 67.
Malthus, 99, 111, 120, 492.
Mansfield, Mr, 107,
Milton, Lord Viscount, 254, 688.
More, Mrs. Hannah, 267.
Mansfield, Countess of, 279.
Macqueen, Major Potter, 280.
Maddocks, Mr. 334.
Moore, Peter, 378.
Mitchell, Judge, 385.
Manners, Mr. 533.
Monroe, James, 612.
Northington, Lord, 278.
Saxton, S. 516.
Stewart, Peter, 533.
Swann, Mr. 638.
Smith, Mr. Wm: 725.
Sandt, 88, 89.
Titus, Mr. 17.
Tierney, Mr. 175, 188, 232, 294, 428.
Vansittart, Mr. 254, 365.
Waithman, Alderman, 22, 24, 47, 69,
Wilson, Sir Robert, 22.
Western, Mr. 101.
Wellington, Duke of, 233, 394.
Wooler, 155, 197.
Wood, Lieut. 281.
Wolesley, Sir Charles, 329.
Wright, Isaac, 573.
York, Duchess of, 269..
York, Duke of, 269.
Yong, Madam De, 188.
INDEX OF PLACES.
Preston, 389, 483.
Hampstead, North, 1.
COBBETTS WEEKLY POLITICAL REGISTER.
LONDON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 1819.
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The THIRD EDITION is Jast Published smarted under their tyranny. Be by Thomas DOLBY, 34, Wardour Street, of good cheer, therefore. You are sellers, Newsmen, &c. in Great Britaiu aud young men. The present active Ireland.
tyrants will, according to the In consequence of the illness of Mr. Wm. course of nature, quit the world Cobbett, Jan. No. 36, of vol, 54, containing before you. But, the chances are, and the Title and index to tbiat volume, is that, if you be prudent, and espe. fer a short time postponed.
cially sober, you will see the ToMessrs. JOHNSON, BAGUELY,
effect of complete justice on their
heads. AND DRUMMOND.
They sent me, or, rather, caused On their imprisonment, and on the me to be sent to prison for the
line of conduct which they ought same length of time, that they to pursue; and on Political have caused you to be sent to Shoy hoys.
prison. At that time all was a North Hampstead, Long Island, deep gloom. The public mind was
Soth June, 1819. in darkness. One half of even GENTLEMEN,
good men thought my horrid The news of the proceedings punishment necessary, if not just. and sentence against you have Then my punishment was, with reached me. They do not at all many, a subject of jesting. There surprize me ; for such things have was one villain, whose name was taken place, in all ages and in all GILLRAY, and who was pensioned countries, duwing the struggles of by the Boroughmongers, who ca. the oppressed against the oppres- ricatured me looking through my sorg. Men should never despair prison walls. Some : villains of of the Commonwealth; for, even farmers, then fat, riding by one of in the hardest of their sufferings, my fields, where my inen were there is a source of consolation ; putting up a fence, cried out, seeing that, in the end, those suf-“ wheer be the iron bars. This ferings are always visited upon scoundrel race has been well the heads' of the oppressors. If pinched sivce, and GILLRAY, Priäied by HAV and TURNER
11, Newcastle Sireol, Sinbad, for T, DOLBY, S4, Wardour Street, Sobo.
before I had been in prison eight tyrants, money being the all-in-all months, died racing mad! with a system of corruption. I
At that time delusion was at its had long been of opinion, that ihe height. The war was profitable Bank-Notes could never be paid to many persons. The base paper- in specie; and, in Paper against money served its end : that is, to Gold, I proved that this was the give a frid:appeșrance to trade case. That is to say, they never and agriculture. The nation was could be paid in specie, without pad with what it deemed pros. a total breaking up of the whole perity. The commerce of all system of corruption and tyranny. nations was laid under contribu. If Corruption attempted to pay, tion by the Boroughmongers. she could not raise the taxes, ne. There never was so gloomy a cessary to pay the interest of her period for the friends of law and Debt. She could not attempt to justice.
pay without putting a stop to all But, I did not despair. On the the labours which sustained her contrary, I never had hopes more and gave her the means of tyranlively. or thoughts more gay. The nizing and of making war against time, which the tyrants had given; freedom. Yet, if she could never the “ abstraction from Society," pay, without blowing herself up as the old, hard-hearted ruffian in at once, it was clear, that, sooner the den called it, or, rather the or later, she must be overwhelmed abstraction from rural affairs, in by her own base paper. which the barbarous villains had Therefore, I, within my prison placed me, enabled me to reflect walls, bent all my force to prore, on, and to examine into the real that she never could pay without state of their affairs. That reflec- blowing herself up by the act of tion and that examination led paying. This was a heavy blow to the series of papers, entitled for her; for, though the nation “ Paper against Gold," which has took little notice, at the time, of contributed more than any other what I said, events went on, as I effort towards the danger, which knew they would, to confirm all the tyrants now experience.
doctrines and predictions. We must be patient. We must About the tiine that I was sent ** cast our bread on the waters." | to what Corruption thought to be
The efforts which destroy tyran- death, or total ruin, the Westminnies are, generally, those which ster Wiseacres had before them have not an immediate effect, what they called a Report from a visible to all eyes. Sap and mine Conimittee, which, in their gibare better than assault, where the berish, was called the Bullion fortress is strong. I was convinced Committee. This had been prothat the nation's best hope was duced by a motion of the oul-facthe insolvency of the Borough! tion, who pretended to want to