Memoirs of the Right Honourable Henry Lord Brougham
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. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...that her majesty takes it for granted, that the memorandum of April the 15th was not submitted to her before Saturday, only because her legal advisers had not the opportunity of seeing her majesty until Lord Hutchinson was on the spot, prepared to treat with her. Her majesty commands Mr. Brougham to state, that, as the basis of her recognition, as queen, by the king's government is admitted; and, as his majesty's servants express their readiness to receive any suggestions for a satisfactory adjustment, her majesty, still acting upon the same principle which has always guided her conduct, will now point out a method by which it appears, to her, that the object in contemplation may be obtained. Her majesty's dignity and honour being secured, she regards all other matters as of comparatively little importance, and is willing to leave everything to the decision of any person, or persons, of high station and character, whom both parties may concur in naming, and who shall have authority to prescribe the particulars, as to residence, patronage, and income, subject, of course, to the approbation of Parliament. "June the 12th, 1820." On the 14th of June, Mr. Favell moved, in the Court of Common Council, in the City of London, that "a loyal address of condolence and congratulation be presented to her majesty Queen Caroline, upon her arrival in England." Mr. James Williams seconded the motion. Sir W. Curtis moved an amendment to the previous question; and Mr. James seconded the amendment. On a division, there appeared, for the previous question, the lord mayor, five aldermen, 18 commoners, and two tellers--total 26. Against it, three aldermen, 103 commoners, and two tellers--total 108. Majority for the...
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