The Life and Times of Henry, Lord Brougham Volume 2

The Life and Times of Henry, Lord Brougham Volume 2

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...Applying this, which is the true constitutional doctrine, to the questions then agitating the public mind, in reference to the treatment the presumptive heiress of the crown had been receiving from her father and sovereign, and more especially as to any arrangement which should send her out of the country, I held invariably the same language, and upon it founded all my communications and advice to the Princess and her mother. On this subject also I wrote as follows to Lord Grey: --TO EAEL GEEY. "Brougham, September 20, 1814. "Dear Lord Grey, --The pamphlet is called 'Some Inquiry into the Constitutional Character of QueenConsort, ' published by Ridgway. I have sent mine to Edinburgh, otherwise I should have enclosed it in covers. I have done a long article on the general subject, and especially to annihilate the doctrine of 'private matter/ 'family concern, ' &c. I make my Edinburgh Review, No. XLVI., Art. x. approaches so gradually that it can give no offence; but the risks, constitutionally speaking, of the presumptive heiress surrounded by those next in succession--viz., Dukes of York and Cumberland (he having issue)--is pretty plainly put. I have desired the sheets to be sent up, and shall send you them. "This arrangement for Adam is the most glaring job by far that has ever yet been done. I must put you up to it; and although I am sure no man likes Adam better privately, or wishes him more to succeed in his plans, or thinks he has been worse used by the Prince, yet really I trust that our friends will not be deterred from doing their duty by such feelings as these. "The introduction of jury trials is not merely proper but necessary in Scotland. I have seen a litigation of three or four years in Scotland, and then more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236539842
  • 9781236539847