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Hillsborough, Earl of, called forth to govern America, 6.. his measures

censured, 7. Hine, Mr. a patent purchased by him, 146. the price at which the

place was knocked down, 148. Horne, Mr. his unfortunate endeavours in support of the nomination

of sheriffs, 257.. in his principles already a bishop, ib... His letter to Junius, 258..it is the reputation gained under this signature which draws from him a reply, ib... that he is ready to lay down his life in opposition to the ministerial measures, 259.. that he did not solicit one vote in favour of Messrs. Plumbe and Kirkman, ib. ..A letter to him from Junius, 260. accused of having sold himself to the ministry, from his own letters, 261.. his mode of attack on Mr. Wilkes censored, 262 .. is blamed for introducing the name of a young lady into the newspapers, 263.. is charged with having duped Mr. Oliver, ib... Another letter to Junius, ib... charges him with inconsistency and self-contradiction, 264. • that he feels no reluctance to attack the character of any man, 265.. that the darkness in which he thinks himself shrouded has not concealed him, 269. • reflections on the tendency of Junius's principles, 271.. that Mr. Wilkes did commission Mr. Thomas Walpole to solicit a pension for him, 279..that, according to Junius, Mr. Wilkes ought to hold the string of his benefactors' purses so long as he continues to be a thorn in the King's side, 274.. that the leaders of the opposition refused to stipulate certain points for the public, in case they should get into administration, ib... A letter in reply to Mr. Home, 276..is charged with changing the terms of Junius's proposition, when he supposes him to assert, it would be impossible for any man to write in the newspapers, and not to be discovered, 278.. that be deals in fiction, and therefore naturally appeals to the evidence of the poets, 279..is allowed a degree of merit which aggravates his guilt, ib...his furious persecutiug zeal has by gentle degrees softened into moderation, 281..shameful for him who has lived in friendship with Mr. Wilkes to reproach him for failings naturally con

vected with despair, 283. Humphrey, Mr. his treatment of the Duke of Bedford on the course

at Litchfield, 108.

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Ireland, the people of, have been uniformly plundered and oppressed,

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Irnham, Lord, father of Colonel Luttrell, 327.
Judge, one may be honest enough in the decision of private causes, yet

a traitor to the public, 10. Junius, letter from, to the printer of the Public Advertiser, on the

state of the nation, and the different departments of the state, 1... To Sir William Draper, 16.. approves of Sir William's spirit in giving his name to the public, but that it was a proof of nothing but spirit, 17.. requires some instances of the military skill and capacity of Lord Granhy, 18..puts some queries to Sir William as to his own conduct, 20..called upon by Sir Willian to give his real name, 21. Another letter to Sir William Draper, 27..explains Sir William's bargain with Colonel Gisborne, 28.. Letter to Sir William Draper, 31. declares himself to be a plain unlettered man, ib. calls upon Sir William to justify his declaration of the Sovereign's having done an act in his favour contrary to law, 32..takes his leave of Sir William, ib... Letter to the Duke of Grafton, 34. • that the only act of mercy to which the Duke advised his Majesty meets with disapprobation, 35..that it was hazarding too much to interpose the strength of prerogative between such a felon as MʻQuirk and the justice of his country, ib... the pardoning of this man, and the reasons alledged for so doing, considered, 37... To the Duke of Grafton, 58.. that one fatal mark seems to be fixed on every measure of his Grace, whether in a personal or political character, 39.. that a certain ministerial writer does not defend the minister, as to the pardoning MʻQuirk, upon his own principles, 40..that his Grace can best tell for which of Mr. Wilkes's good qualities he first honoured him with his friend. ship, ih.. •To Mr. Edward Weston, 42..a citation from his pamphlet in defence of the pardoning MʻQuirk, with remarks, ib... To the Duke of Grafton, 43.. that his Grace was at first scrupulous of even exercising those powers with which the executive power of the legislature is invested, ib... that he reserved the proofs of his intrepid spirit for trials of greater hazard, 44.. that he balanced the non-execution of the laws with a breach of the constitution, ib... To the Duke of Grafton, 48.. that his Grace addresses himself simply to the touch, 49..his character resembles that of his royal ancestors, 50... To the Duke of Grafton, 62..jf his Grace's talents could keep pace with the principles of his hieart, he would have been a most formidable minister, ib... that he became the leader of an administration collected from the deserters of all parties, 65... To the printer of the Public Advertiser, 69.. the question arising from Mr. Wilkes's expulsion, and the appointment of Mr. Luttrell, attempted to be stated with justice and precision, 69.. the expulsion of Mr. Walpole, and his re-election, how far a case in point, 72. ..To Sir William Blackstone, 77. •a certain pamphlet written in defence of Sir William's conduct considered, ib...Mr. Grenville and Sir William Meredith vindicated from some aspersions in this pamphlet, 78, 79..that a certain writer, who defends the proceedings with regard to the Middlesex election, only quotes such part of Mr. Walpole's case as seems to suit his purpose, 92.. that the House meant to declare Mr. Walpole's incapacity arose from the crimes he had committed, 93.. they also declared the other candidate not duly elected, 95.. explanation of some passages in the last letter, 99... To the Duke of Bedford, 104.. that he has lost much real authority and importance, 105..the degree of judgment he has shown in carrying his own system into execution. 108.. the importance of his embassy to the court of Versailles, ib...the measures he took to obtain and confirm his power, 132... To Sir William Draper, 116.. that after having attacked Junius under that character, he had no right to know him under any other, 117.. that Sir William was appointed colonel to a regiment greatly out of his turn, ib... Junius thinks it by no means necessary he should be exposed to the resentment of the worst and inost powerful men in this country, 118... Sir William still continues to be a fatal friend, 124..he considers nothing in the cause he adopts but the difficulty of defending it, ib. .. he may rest assured the Duke of Bedford laughs with equal indifference at Junius's reproaches, and Sir William's distress about him, 125. admitting the single instance of his Grace's generosity, the public may perhaps demand some other proofs of his munificence, 126. • though there was no document left of any treasonable negociation, yet the conduct and known temper of the minister carried an internal evidence, ib... To the printer of the Public Ad. vertiser, 128. Junius applauds the spirit with which a lady has paid the debt of gratitude to her benefactor, ib... this single benevolent action is perhaps the more conspicuous from standing alone, ib...To the printer of the Public Advertiser, 133 •, the present ministry as singularly marked by their fortune as their crimes, 134.. they seem determined to perplex us wiih the multitude of their offences, ib...a major-general of the army arrested for a considerable debt, and rescued by a serjeant and some private soldiers, 135.. that this is a wound given to the law, and no remedy applied, 136.. the main question is, how the ministry have acted on this occasion, ib...the aggravating circumstances of this affair, ib... that the regi.

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ments of guards, as a corps, are neither good subjects nor good soldiers, 137—the marching regiments the bravest troops in the world, 138... To the printer of the Public Advertiser, 144.. that he admits the claim of Modestus in the Gazetteer, ib...that Modestus having insinuated, that the offenders in the rescue may still be brought to a trial, any attempts to prejudge the cause would be highly improper, ib... if the gentlemen whose conduct is in question are not brought to a trial, the Duke of Grafton shall hear from him again, ib... leaves it to his countrymen to determine, whether he is moved by malevolence, or animated by a just purpose of obtaining satisfaction to the laws of the country, 145... To his Grace the Duke of Grafton, ib... Junius gives his Grace credit for his discretion in re

sing Mr. Vaughan's proposals, ib... asks what as the price of Mr. Hine's patent, 146..and whether the Duke dares to complain of an attack upon his own honour, while he is selling the favours of the Crown, ib... To his Grace the Duke of Grafton, 147. •Junius is surprised at the silence of his Grace's friends to the charge of having sold a patent place, ib... the price at which the place was knocked down, 148.. that there is none of all his Grace's friends hardy enough to deny the charge, ib... that Mr. Vaughan's offer amounted to a high misdemeanour, 149.. the opinion of a learned judge on this matter, 150... To the printer of the Public Advertiser, 151. Junius supposes a well-intentioned prince asking advice for the happiness of his subjects, ib...and an honest man, mitted to approach a king, in what terms he should address his sovereign, 152..he separates the amiable prince from the folly and treachery of his servants, 153. •and that the king should distinguish betwixt his own dignity, and what serves only to promote the interest and ambition of a minister, ib... that he should withdraw his confidence from all parties, and consult his own understanding, 154 ..that there is an original bias in his education, 155.. that a little personal motive was able to remove the ablest servants of the crown, ib... that Mr. Wilkes, though he attacked the favourite, was unworthy of a king's personal resentment, 156.. that the destruction of one man has been for years the sole object of government, 157.. that his ministers had forced the subjects, from wishing well to the cause of one man, to unite with him in their own, 158.. that nothing less than a repeal of a certain resolution can heal the wound given to the constitution, ib...if an English king be hated or despised, he must be unhappy, 159.. that the prince takes the

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of the people from the representations of the ministry, 163..that the House of Commons have attributed to their own yote an authority equal to an act of the legislature, 165... To the Duke of Grafton, 168..in his public character he has injured every subject of the empire, 169..at the most active period of life, he must quit the busy scene, and conceal himself from the world, 170..that the neglect of the remonstrances and petitions was part of his original plan of government, 171.: the situation in which he abandoned his royal master, 172..that he either differed from his colleagues, or thought the administration no longer tenable, 173.. that he began with betraying the people, and concluded with betraying the King, 174. Junius takes leave of the Duke, 176..To the printer of the Public Advertiser, 178.. the King's answer to the city remonstrance

ib... the grievances of the people aggravated by insults, ib... if any part of the representative body be not chosen by the people, that part vitiates and corrupts the whole, 179.. instead of an answer to the petition, his Majesty pronounces his own panegyric, 180. . whether the remonstrance be or be not injurious to the parliament, is the very question between the parliament and the people, 181.. the city of London has not desired the King to assume a power placed in other hands, 182.. they call upon him to make use of his royal prerogative, ib... To the printer of the Public Advertiser, 183. • that the King's answer to the city remonstrance is only the sentiments of the minister, ib...the consequences, however, materially affect his Majesty's honour, 184.. he should never appear but in an amiable light to his subjects, ib... his Majesty introduced too often in the present reign to act for or defend his servants, 187. • an appeal to his Majesty's judgment, 188. addresses from parliament considered as a fashionable unmeaning formality, ib... the consequences of them considered, when supposed to mean what they profess, 189... To the printer of the Public Advertiser, 190.. while parliament was sitting, it would neither have been safe nor regular to offer any opinion concerning their proceedings, ib.. we had a right to expect something from their prudence, and something from their fears, 191.. the majority of the House of Lords join with the other House, 194.. they would hardly have yielded so much to the other House without the certainty of a compensation, 195..the House of Commons did not vindicate their own dignity when grossly attacked, 196.. the business of the session after voting the supplies and settling the Middlesex election, 198..the situation of the King after the prorogation of parliament, 199...To Lord

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