A Complete Collection of the Protests of the Lords

A Complete Collection of the Protests of the Lords

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...James Stanley, Earl of Derby. Charles Cornwallis, Lord Cornwallis. Henry Clinton, Earl of Lincoln. Edward Russel, Earl of Orford. Daniel Finch, Earl of Nottingham. Charles Bodvile Robartes, Earl of Radnor. John Sommers, Lord Sommers. Lewis Watson, Lord Rockingham. Maurice Thompson, Lord Haversham. William Wake, Bishop of Lincoln. John Moore, Bishop of Ely. John Evans, Bishop of Bangor. Thomas Foley, Lord Foley. William Fleetwood, Bishop of St. Asaph. John Tyler, Bishop of Llandafii Meinhardt Schonburg, Duke of Schonburg and Leinster. John Montagu, Duke of Montagu. Talbot Yelverton, Viscount dc Longueville. Charles Montagu, Lord Halifax. William Cowper, Lord Cowper. John Campbell, Earl of Greenwich (Duke of Argyll). CLXXX. JULY 8, 1714. The Queen's Speech of the 6th of June, 1712, contained the following clause: 'The part which we have borne in the prosecution of this war entitling us to some distinction in the terms of peace, I have insisted and obtained that the Assiento, or contract for furnishing the Spanish West Indies with Negroes, shall be made with us for the term of thirty years, in the same manner as it has been enjoyed by the French for ten years past.' By the terms of the treaty with Spain negotiated at Madrid, 2: . quarter part of the Assiento contract was reserved for the Queen, the trade being transferred to the South Sea Company. The Company were however dissatisfied with the results of this trade, and declared that they could not carry it on without loss. The House of Lords therefore took the matter up on the 27th of June, called on the South Sea Company for information on the subject, and ordered the production of papers. The investigation was intended to pave the way for a censure on Bolingbroke and his...show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764161
  • 9781236764164