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April 8. Resumed Debate on the Duke of Richmond's Motion for an

Address to the King upon the State of the Nation............... 1031

Protest against the Rejection of the Address to the King on the

State of the Nation.......................................................... 1059

10. Debate in the Commons on the Royal Family Annuity Bill ...... 1060

-9. Debate on Mr. Hartley's Motion for putting an end to the

- American War

....... 1068

- 10. Debate on Mr. Powys's Motion for enabling the Commissioners

appointed to treat with America to declare the Independency

of that Country ........

.......... 1080

13. Debate on the Bill to exclude Contractors from Sitting in the

House of Commons ........

................. 1088

Proceedings in the Commons on the Irish Trade Bills ............ 1100

14. Debate on Sir George Savile's Motion for the Repeal of the

Quebec Government Bill

........ 1127

May 5. Debate in the Commons on the King's Message for a Vote of

Credit ............................

............ 1181

14. Debate in the Commons on Sir George Savile's Bill for the Re-

lief of the Roman Catholics

.......... 1137

25. Debate in the Lords on the Bill for the Relief of the Roman Ca-

tholics..................................................................... 1143

Debate on the Duke of Richmond's Motion respecting the

Equipment and Sailing of the French Fleet from Toulon

-And on the State of the British Navy .............................. 1]

145 '

Debate on Sir William Meredith's Motion respecting the

Equipment and Sailing of the French Fleet from Toulon

And on the State of the British Navy................................ 1161

Debate on Mr. Vyner's Motion for an Enquiry into the Conven-

tion at Saratoga-And into the Conduct of General Burgoyne 1176

Altercation between Mr. Temple Luttrell and Lord George

Germain ...........

........... 1199

27. Admission of Strangers into the House of Commons Publica-

tion of the Debates .................................................... 1203

- Debate on Mr. Hartley's Motions for putting a Stop to the War

in America—And against the Prorogation of Parliament ...... 1204

Proceedings in the Commons on the Death of the Earl of Chat-
hàm.......................................................................

1224
The King's Message respecting the Death of the Earl of Chat-
ham.............................

..... 1228

Debate in the Lords on the Chatham Annuity Bill ............... 1233

June 2 Protest against passing the Chatham Annuity Bill .................. 1254

Debate on the Earl of Derby's Motion for an Address relative to

the Convention of Saratoga .........

Debate on the Duke of Bolton's Motion for an Address to defer

the Prorogation of Parliament.. ...........................

Debate on Sir James Lowther's Motion for an Address to the

King to defer the Prorogation of Parliament...................... 1271

3. Mr. Speaker Norton's Speech to the King on presenting the

Money Bills ...........

The King's Speech at the Close of the Session ..................... 1276

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FIFTH SESSION OF THE FOURTEENTH PARLIAMENT

OF GREAT BRITAIN.

1778.

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Nov. 28. The King's Speech on Opening the Session .........

Debate in the Lords on the Address of Thanks .................

1279

The Lords’ Address of Thanks—The King's Answer............... 1319
Debate in the Commons on the Address of Thanks ............... 1321

The Commons' Address of Thanks— The King's Answer ......... 1376
Dec. 2. Debate in the Commons on the Navy Estimates-Altercation be-

tween Admiral Keppel and Sir Hugh Palliser .................. 1377
?4. Debate on Mr. Coke's Motion relative to the Manifesto pub.

lished by the Commissioners for restoring Peace with America 1388

II. ADDRESSES.

1777. April 9. Respecting the Arrears of the Civil List .................. 103
May 21. For a Vote of Credit
..................

273

1778. Mar. 17. Respecting the Treaty between France and America ... 912

Mar. 23. For calling out the Militia .......

.............. 969

April 8. Relating to a Provision for his Majesty's Younger Chil.

1059

May 5. For a Vote of Credit ...

........ 1131

20. Respecting the Family of the Earl of Chatham............ 1228

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VI. PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. .

20

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292

1777. Jan. 29. Of the African Company..........
Feb. 14. Of the City of London against the Bill for suspending

the Habeas Corpus Act in North America ............
May 23. Of the African Company...........
1778. Feb. 17. From the County of Norfolk to the Commons, against

raising Men and Money without Consent of Parlia-

ment ............................................................

May 21. Of the City of London praying that the Remains of the

Earl of Chatham may be deposited in St. Paul's Ca.

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1777. Feb. 24. Against passing the Bill for suspending the Habeas Cor-'

pus Act in North America ........

Apr. 16. Against rejecting an Amendment to the Address on

the King's Message 'respecting the Arrears of the

Civil List ..........

voor..........

. May 1. Against the Bill for the better Support of the King's
Household ...........................................

............
Nov. 18. Against the Address on the King's Speech..................
1778. Mar. 9. Against the American Conciliatory Bills.......................

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Protests tontinued.] i
1778. Apr. 8. Against the Rejection of the Address to the King on

the State of the Nation ........

June 2. Against passing the Chatham Annuity Bill ........ ......

1769. .....

LORD High CHANCELLORS.

1771. Jan. 23. Henry, Lord Apsley. Succeeded as Earl Bathurst in 1775.
1778. June 2, Edward, Lord Thurlow,

PRINCIPAL SECRETARIES OF STATE.

1771. June 12. Henry, Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, vice Lord Halifax.
1775. Nov. 10. Thomas, Viscount Wentworth, vice Lord Rochford.

Lord George Sackville Germain, afterwards Viscount Sack-

ville. Colonies.

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

1770. Jan. 22. Sir Fletcher Norton, knt.

1774. Mar. 12. Frederick, Lord North, Chancellor of the Exchequer.

George Onslow, esq.

Charles Townshend, esq.

Viscount Beauchamp..

Charles Wolfran Cornwall, esq.
1777. June 5. Frederick, Lord North, Chancellor of the Exchequer.

George, Lord Onslow and Cranley.
Francis, Viscount Beauchamp.
Charles Wolfran Cornwall, esq.
William Henry, Lord Westcote.

MASTER OF THE Rolls.

1764. Dec. 4. Sir Thomas Sewell, knt.

ATTORNEYS GENERAL.

1771. Jan. 23. Edward Thurlow, esq. afterwards Lord Thurlow.
1778. June 16. Alexander Wedderburn, esq. afterwards Lord Loughborough.

Lord' ADVOCATE OF SCOTLAND.

1775.

Henry Dundas, esq. afterwards Viscount Melville.

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