A Complete Collection of the Lords' Protests; From the First Vpon Record, in Thhe Reign of Henry the Third, to the Present Time with a Copiovs Index. to Which Is Added, an Historical Essay on the Legislative Power of England

A Complete Collection of the Lords' Protests; From the First Vpon Record, in Thhe Reign of Henry the Third, to the Present Time with a Copiovs Index. to Which Is Added, an Historical Essay on the Legislative Power of England

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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. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ... the British Fleet on the Coast of Spain or the IVest-Indies, together with a copy of the Accession of the States-General to the Treaty of Hanover, That they had come to the following Resolution, viz. That it fully appears to this Committee, upon Consideration of his Majesty's Speech, and the Letters Letters and Memorials laid before the House by his Majesty's Order, That the Measures his Majesty has thought fit to take were honourable, just, and necessary for preventing the Execution of the dangerous Engagements enter'd into in Favour of the Pretender, for preserving the Dominions belonging to the Crown of Great Britain by solemn Treaties, and particularly those of Gibralter and the IsLndof Minorca, and for maintaining to his People their most valuable Rights and Privileges of Commerce, and the Peace and Tranquility or Europe, Which being read twice by the Clerk, The Question was put, whether Contents 98 to agree with the Committee in this NotCont. 25 Resolution? It was resolved in the Affirmative. Dissentient-1st, The Resolution of the Committee being not only a Justification of the Measures therein mention'd, but tending to approve the Counsels which have been given to the Crown relating thereto, we can by no means agree, that it fully appears they were honourable, just and necessary, before they have been maturely and distinctly considered; the only Question as yet debated in the Committee (except the Resolution1) being upon an Address of Advjc: to his Majesty for obtaining a fur.her Security from and Confidence with his Allies, in Case of a Rupture which Address appeared to us more reasonable and necessary, in the present Conjuncture, than any Vote of Approbation; we therefore cannoc concur in approving Measures and Counsels not yet examined...show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525256
  • 9781236525253