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of England and Ireland engaged in considering
some commercial regulations between the two
countries—Mr. Orde's propositions, and debates
upon them .......... ................
The King's illness-Proceedings of the English par-
liament upon the regency question-Mr. Pitt's
propositions-Different course adopted by the
Irish legislature-Mr. Grattan defeats the minister
in accelerating the day of discussion - Anticipation
of Lord Loughborough as to the course the Irish
parliament would likely pursue-An address voted
-The viceroy refuses to transmit it-A committee
appointed to carry it and present it to the Prince
of Wales-Fitzgibbon appointed lord chancellor-
Increasing unpopularity of the Marquis of Buck-
ingham-His departure ........ ........
Admiuistration of the Earl of Westmoreland Con.
venes the parliament-Mr. Grattan's character of
the Marquis of Buckingham's administration—The
French Revolution—Its intinence upon certain per-
sons iu England-Eulogy of Mr. Pitt's conduct on
that momentous occasion-The catholics assemble
-United Irishmen of Belfast and Dublin-Com-
mencement of catholic relief-Proceedings in parlia-
ment on this subject-Parliament prorogued.....
Further progress of the catholic claims-Declaration
of the general committee-Instructions sent round,
inviting a deputation of catholic delegates from all
parts of Ireland-Alarm excited by this intended
system of delegation-Different high sheriffs and
counties publish resolutions against it-Catholic
cause injured by its being identified with other so-
cieties-Government watchful over its proceedings
- Answers of different catholic universities upon
certain doctrines imputed to the catholics-For-
mation of various clubs Petition from the catho-
lics to the king ............................
Administration of Lord Fitzwilliam-His proceedings
render him very popular — Beloved by the Irish,
who anticipate great advantages from his govern-
ment-- Mr. Grattan brings in the Catholic Bill-
Debate on it-Recall of Lord Fitzwilliam-Regret
of the whole nation at that event-Earl Camden
appointed his successor Proceedings of the
Uniled Irishmen ..........................
Proceedings by government-Proclamation of General
Lake, Rebellion begins to manifest itself-Organi-
zation of the Irish union-Its accredited vegotia-
tions, with the French directory-Memoir of the
rebels falls into the hands of government-Parlia-
ment dissolved --Lord Castlereagh succeeds Mr.
Pelham as-secretary-Seizure of some of the de-
legates—Time for the insurrection approaches-
Lord E. Fitzgerald apprehended— The rebellion
bursts forth-Details of it ..................
Lord Cornwallis succeeds Earl Camden as viceroy-
Change of measures introduced-An act of amnesty
passed - Many of the chief conspirators admitted
to a capitulation will government-Acts of attain-
der against Lord E. Fitzgerald, Cornelius Grogan,
and Bagenal Harvey - Invasion of Ireland by the
French-Land at Killala— Account of their pro.
ceedings~Frustrated in their hopes—Parliament
prorogued-Increase of the Orange system, and by
what means ...
"The union between Great Britain and Ireland first
brought under the notice of parliament--Arguments
for and against that measure-It is generally un-
popular throughout Ireland-Animated debate of
two and twenty hours in the Irish commons-
Majority of one in favour of ministers-Proceed-
ings in the British legislature-Further discussions
in the Irish-Mr. Grattan accepts a seat to oppose
it. The measure carried ......
A GEOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY
A geographical and statistkal summary of Ireland
Climate and seasons Face of the country-Soil
and agriculture - Rivers -- Lakes—Mountains,
Forests-Bogs --Natural curiosities--Mineralogy
-Antiquities— Religion - Population — Revenue
-Education – Universities -- Dublin Society
Cities--Rivers- Manufactures and commerce .. SIE
THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, LITERATURE, &c. Of
- CHAP. I
Literature of Ireland of great antiquity--Sir J. Ware's
account of Irish authors--Its modern literature
List of the celebrated men it has produced
Curran and Graftan--Specimens of their eloquence
--Character of Grattan-The manners and customs
of the Irish-Extract from Dri, Crumpe-A phi.
losophical investigation of the Irish character...o
Extract from Mr. Curran's Speech on Pensions ..... 431
Mr. Pitt's Letter to the Prince of Wales ...........
The Address of the Lords spiritual and temporal,
and Commons in Parliament assembled; to his
Royal Highness George Prince of Wales.soris 499
The answer of his Royal Highness the Prince of
An Account of the formation of the Whig Club a... 448