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Página 326 - That an humble address be presented to his Majesty, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that a monument be erected in the Cathedral Church of ST.
Página 429 - Scheldt no longer navigable for ships of war. *2. — That Flushing surrendered on the 15th of August, whereby the reduction of the island of Walcheren was completed ; and that on the 27th of August, all attempts on the fleet and arsenals of the enemy at Antwerp were, by the unanimous opinion of the lieutenant-generals, declared to be impracticable, and were abandoned.
Página 134 - this committee, that the commissioners appointed to exa" mine, take, and state the public accounts of the kingdom, " have, so far as appears from the -reports which they " have hitherto made, discharged the duty intrusted to " them with great diligence, accuracy, and ability ; and if " Parliament shall carry into execution those plans of " reform and regulation which are suggested by the matter " contained in the reports of the said commissioners, it " cannot but be attended with the most beneficial...
Página 387 - He then moved for the appointment of a committee, to investigate the conduct of his Royal Highness the Duke of York, the commander-in-chief, with regard to promotions, exchanges, and appointments to commissions in the army, and in raising levies for the army.
Página 277 - Brand moved, that it was contrary to the first duties of the confidential servants of the Crown, to restrain themselves by any pledge expressed or implied, from offering to the King any advice which the course of circumstances might render necessary, for the welfare and security of any part of his Majesty's extensive empire.
Página 72 - That an humble address be presented to His Majesty, to return His Majesty the thanks of this House for his most gracious message to this House, signified by His Grace the Lord Lieutenant.
Página 431 - Walcheren, with an army of about fifteen thousand men, did, on that day, make an official report on the state of the island, the extent of force required effectually to guard it, the nature and condition of its defences, and the number of men then sick and unfit for duty...
Página 352 - We shall proceed upon the principle, that any nation of Europe that starts up with a determination to oppose a power which, whether professing insidious peace or declaring open war, is the common enemy of all nations, whatever may be the existing political relations of that nation with Great Britain, becomes instantly our essential ally.