The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 1; Volume 5, Part 1

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Walter Scott
John Ballantyne and Company, 1814
 

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Page 249 - With this evidence of hostile inflexibility in trampling on rights which no independent nation can relinquish, Congress will feel the duty of putting the United States into an armor and an attitude demanded by the crisis, and corresponding with the national spirit and expectations.
Page 277 - We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain, a state of war against the United States ; and on the side of the United States, a state of peace towards Great Britain.
Page 188 - Disraeli's motion, that the House should resolve itself into a committee to take into consideration the state of the nation, was negatived by a majority of 296 to 156.
Page li - Detroit river on the 12th ult. without opposition, and that after establishing himself at Sandwich, he had ravaged the country as far as the Moravia town.
Page 87 - These argumente proved unsuccessful ; the report of the committee was agreed to, and the bill ordered to be read a third time. The...
Page lxi - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at 5 o'clock PM on the 6th of August last, in latitude 24° 44...
Page xxxix - Leith, which I placed behind the village of Arapiles, on the right of the 4th division, and with the 6th and 7th divisions in reserve ; and as soon as these troops had taken their stations...
Page 256 - Brougham in the house of commons, brought forward motions in precisely the same terms for the appointment of a committee, to consider the state of the commerce and manufactures of the country, particularly with reference to the effect of the orders in council and the licence trade.
Page 169 - ... arrangements, which belong to the formation of a new government in all its branches; but to recommend to his Royal Highness a number, limited by previous stipulation, of persons willing to be included in a cabinet, of which the outlines are already definitely arranged. To this proposal we could not accede without the sacrifice of the very object which the House - of Commons has recommended, the formation of a strong and efficient Administration.
Page xlii - I particularly request your lordship to draw the attention of his royal highness the Prince Regent to his serene highness the hereditary Prince of Orange, whose conduct in the field, as well as upon every other occasion, entitles him to my highest commendation, and has acquired for him the respect and regard of the whole army.

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