Annual Register Volume 4

Annual Register Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1800 edition. Excerpt: ... those expectations, yet to act with" the utmost vigour in the reduction of their remaining colonies, so a3 to obtain a safe and honourable peace. The thanlcs were as follows: Copy ns the lhanis lo tiie right hououruUe IV'dium Pitt, jrom tut court of common council, October 22, 1761. " Resolved, That the thanks of this court be given to the right hon. William Pitt, for the many great and eminent services rendered this nation, during the time he so nobly filled the high and important office of one of his majesty's principal secretaries of stats, and to perpetuate their grateful fense of his merits; who by the vigour of his mind, had not only roused the anlient spirit of this nation, from the pusillanimous state to which it had been reduced; but, by his integrity and steadiness uniting us at home, and carried its reputatipri in arms and commerce to a height unknown before, by our trade accompanying our conquests in every part of the globe. Therefore the city of London, ever stedfast in their loyalty to their king, and attentive to tlie honour and prosperity of their country, cannot but lament the national loss of so able, so faithful a minister, at th- critical conjuncture.' At a court of common council held the 29th of October, the towrtrlerk reported his having waited 011 the right hon. William Pitt, with, their resolutions of thanks; to which he had been pleased to return the following answer: ' Mr. Pitt requests of Sir James 1 Hodges, that be will be so good to represent him, in the most re' spectsul manner, to the lord-may' or, aldermen, and common coun' cil assembled, and express his high ' fense of the signal honour they ' have been pleased to confer on ' him, by their condescending and ' ictvourabl ' favourable resolution more

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  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 567g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236653017
  • 9781236653017