Corrected Report of the Speech of George Canning on Mr. Lambton's Motion for a Censure on Mr. Canning's Embassy to Lisbon

Corrected Report of the Speech of George Canning on Mr. Lambton's Motion for a Censure on Mr. Canning's Embassy to Lisbon

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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. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...but that what he cannot pay out of his allowances he shall trust to the Government to pay for him." i Mr. Sydenham, as I have before observed, resided about three weeks in Lisbon, namely, from about the 7th or 8th to the 27th or 28th of July. I have already stated the allowances, regular and extraordinary, which he Appendix, II. No. I. received during that period or on aecount of it--viz. 2600/. Salary, 1500/. Outfit, 1100/. for the journey from Paris and Madrid to Lisbon.--All these sums are in the printed accounts of the Civil List Report; and therefore Gentlemen might have known them without moving for papers: but I was not aware, --and I suppose they were not aware, till in an evil hour, they brought it out by their own motion for papers, --of the sum of 2000/. for losses, which makes up the aggregate of Mr. Sydenham's receipts on account of his half-year's Mission, to 7,200/..i If it is said, that as this sum of 7,200/. includes Outfit, and Allowances for journey and for losses, it is not fairly to be stated as Mr. Sydenham's expenditure for half a year, I readily admit that it is not so: but then 1 must observe, that, on the same ground the aggregate of my allowances cannot be fairly stated as the expenditure of a year. The cost of Outfit and Plate in my case would not have been repeated another year; any more than-that of Outfit, and Allowances for journey and for losses Would, in Mr. Sydenham's case, have been repeated in another half year. But it is quite fair--it is indeed absolutely necessary, since the contrast between Mr. Sydenham's half year and my year, has been so much insisted on, --to state, as I have done, Mr. Sydenham's Salary joined to Mr. Casamajor's Extraordinaries for the same half year, as constituting the...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236826084