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“ has been able to oppose to a large Proportion of the “ That we trust His Royal Highness will never have “ Military Power of the French Government, assisted • Occasion to lament the Recurrence of Atrocities fo
by its Allies, and by the Tributary States dependent“ repugnant to the British Character; and that all Ilis “ upon it; and the Sentiments of Admiration which “ Majesty's Subjects will be impresel with the Con“ have been excited in us by the Magnanimity and “ viction that the Happiness of Individuals, and the “ Perseverance of His Imperial Majesty, by the Gal. “ Welfare of the State, equally depend upon a strict “ lantry, Firmness, and Intrepidity of His Forces, and “ Obedience to the Laws, and an Attachment to out “ by the Zeal and Disinterestedness of all Ranks of His " excellent Constitution. “ Subjects, manifested by Sacrifices of which there are “ To express our firm Conviction that His Royal “ few Examples in the History of the World: That we “ Highness may rely on the Loyalty of His Majesty's “ participate in the confident Hope expressed by His “ People. “ Royal Highness that the determined Perseverance of “ To make our Acknowledgements to His Royal “ His Imperial Majesty, will be crowned with ultimate “ Highness for His most gracious Declaration, that His « Success, and that this Contest in its Result will “ Royal Highness has no Sentiment so near His Heart “ establish upon a Foundation, never to be shaken, the “ as the Desire to promote, by every Means in His Power, “ Security and Independence of the Russian Empire: “ the real Prosperity and lasting Happiness of His “ That we have derived peculiar Gratification from the Majesty's Subjects, and to assure His Royal Highness 66 Information of the Measure adopted by The Emperor « that it will be at all Times our anxious Endeavour to “ of Ruffia of sending His Fleets to the Ports of this « afford Him the most effectual Aslistance and Support “ Country; and that we most fully approve of His“ in the Discharge of the great Trust reposed in Him." “ Royal Highness's fixed Determination to afford The
After long Debate; “ Emperor of Ruffia the most cordial Support in the great Contest in which He is engaged.
The Question was put, “ Whether to agree to the « To thank His Royal Highness for informing us that
" said Motion for an Address ?" “ He had concluded a Treaty with His Sicilian Majesty,
It was resolved in the Affirmative. supplementary to the Treaties of 1808 and 1809; " and that as soon as the Ratifications shall have been Then the said Motion was agreed to, and Ordered “ exchanged, He will direct a Copy of the Treaty to be accordingly. 6 laid before us.
“ To express our sincere Regret, that the Govern Then the Lords following were appointed a Committee Committee
ment of The United States of America have declared to prepare an Address, pursuant to the said Order; namelis " War against this Country, and that although this (videlicet) “ Declaration had taken place under Circumstances Ld. President. L. Bp. London. L. Napier. “ which might have afforded a reasonable Expectation Ld. Privy Seal. L. Bp. Durham. L. Brownlow. " that the amicable Relations between the Two Coun
L. Bp. Salisbury. L. Rivers. “ tries would not long be interrupted, the Conduct and D. Beaufort.
L. Bp. Carlisle. L. Walsingbam. « Pretensions of the Government of The United States Ld. Chamberlain. L. Bp. Chester. L. Rolle. “ should have hitherto prevented the Conclusion of any
L. St. Helens.
M. Cornwallis. “ pacific Arrangement : That we have learnt with
L. Ellenborough. “ Pleasure, the Proofs of Loyalty and Attachment M. Northampton.
L. Arden, 66 which have been manifested by His Majesty's Subjects Ld. Steward.
in North America, and the Failure of the Endeavours “ which have been made to seduce them from their E. Winchilfea & “ Allegiance.
E. Harcourt. “ To congratulate His Royal Highness upon the
E. Liverpool. « successful Resistance which has been opposed to the Attempts of the Enemy to invade Upper Canada ; E. Chichester.
E. Longford " and to express our Approbation of the judicious
E. Clancarty. « Arrangements made by the Governor General, and " of the Skill and Decision displayed in the Military
E. Mulgrave. Operations, by which the Forces of the Enemy in V. Wentworth. “ one Quarter have been compelled to capitulate, and V. Sydney, “ in another have been completely defeated.
V. Melville. “ That we have learnt with great Satisfaction that His V. Sidmouth. “ Royal Highness's Efforts are not wanting for the « Restoration of the Relations of Peace and Amity Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet « between the Two Countries; and to assure Him, that
immediately, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the “ until this Object can be attained, without sacrificing House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please. " the Maritime Rights of Great Britain, He may rely
on our cordial Support in a vigorous Prosecution of The House was adjourned during Pleasure ; and the w the War.
Committee withdrew to prepare the Address. “ To thank His Royal Highness for calling our early “ Attention to the Measures which it may be necessary
After some Time, the House was resumed : “ to adopt, for the future Government of the Provinces And The Earl of Longford reported from the Committee Address re“ of India, in consequence of the approaching Expira- an Address drawn by them, as follows ; (videlicet) ported & “ tion of The East India Company's Charter; and to
agreed to. « afsure His Royal Highness, that He may depend upon
“ We His Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects « our best Endeavours to make such an Arrangement
“ the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament
“ assembled, beg Leave to approach Your Royal High“ as may ensure the Prosperity of the British Possessions
“ ness, and to return our humble Thanks for Your “ in that Quarter, and at the same Time secure the
“ Royal Highness's most gracious Speech. “ greatest Advantages to the Commerce and Revenue
“ We assure Your Royal Highness, that we have learnt “ of His Majesty's Dominions.
“ with the deepest concern the Continuance of His “ To express the Gratification we have derived from
“ Majesty's lamented Indisposition, and the Diminution “ the Success of the Measures which had been adopted “ of the Hopes which Your Royal Highness had most “ for suppressing the Spirit of Outrage and Insubordi " anxiously entertained of His Majesty's Recovery. " nation which had appeared in some parts of the “ We beg Leave humbly to express our cordial Par
Country, and from the Disposition which had been “ ticipation, in the Satisfaction which Your Royal “ manifested, to take Advantage of the Indemnity which Highness has derived from the Improvement of our « had been held out to the deluded.
“ Prospects, during the course of the present Year.
“ We can assure Your Royal Highness, that we are “ We cannot refrain from expressing Our (in ere « most fully sensible of the important Consequences Regret that the Government of The United States of “ which have resulted from the Valcur and Intrepidity “ America have declared War against this Country, and “ displayed by His Majesty's Forces, and those of His " that although this Declaration had taken place under “ Allies in the Peninsula, on so many Occasions during “ Circumstances which might have afforded a reasonable “ this Campaign, and from the consummate Skill and Expectation that the amicable Relations between the
Judgement with which the Operations have been “ Two Countries would not long be interrupted, the “ conducted by General The Marquis of Wellington. “ Conduct and Pretensions of the Government of The
“ We beg Leave to offer most particularly our Con “ United States Mould have hitherto prevented the “ gratulations to Your Royal Highness, on the signal “ Conclusion of any Pacific Arrangement. “ Success of His Majesty's Arms in the glorious and “ We have learnt with great pleasure the Proofs of “ ever-memorable Viétory of Salamanca; and to express“ Loyalty and Attachment which have been manifested “ our Persuasion that this great Atchievement of the by His Majesty's Subjects in North America, and the “ distinguished Commander of the Allied Arnay com « Failure of the Endeavours which have been made to “ pelled the Enemy to raise the Siege of Cadiz, and has - seduce them from their Allegiance. “ had the Effect of delivering the Southern Provinces “ Permit us to congratulate Your Royal Highness “ of Spain from the Power and Arms of France.
upon the successful Resistance which has been op“ We concur in the Regret expressed by Your Royal posed to the Attempts of the Enemy to invade Upper “ Highness, that the Efforts of the Enemy, combined with “ Canada; and to express our Approbation of the judi“ a view to one great Operation, should have rendered it “ cious Arrangements made by the Governor General, “ necessary to withdraw from the Siege of Burgos, and “ and of the Skill and Decision displayed in the Military 6 to evacuate Madrid for the Purpose of concentrating Operations, by which the Forces of the Enemy in 6 the main Body of the Allied Forces; but we are one Quarter have been compelled to capitulate, and “ satisfied that these Efforts of the Enemy have been “ in another have been completely defeated. « attended with important Sacrifices on their Part, which “ We have learnt with great Satisfaction that Your “ must materially contribute to extend the Resources “ Royal Highness's Efforts are not wanting for the " and facilitate the Exertions of the Spanish Nation. “ Restoration of the Relations of Peace and Amity
“ We assure Your Royal Highness, that You may rely“ between the Two Countries; and we beg Leave to
on our Determination to continue to afford every Aid “ assure You, that until this Object can be attained, “ in Support of a Contest which has first given to the “ without sacrificing the Maritime Rights of Great Bri“ Continent of Europe the Example of persevering and “ tain, Your Royal Highness may rely on our cordial « successful Resistance to the Power of France, and on Support in a vigorous Prosecution of the War. “ which not only the Independence of the Nations of
“ We will not fail to take into our early Consideration o the Peninsula, but the best Interests of His Majesty's - the Measures which it may be necessary to adopt for “ Dominions essentially depend.
" the future Government of the Provinces of India, in “ We beg to convey our Acknowledgements to Your
“ confequence of the approaching Expiration of The “ Royal Highness, for informing us that the Relations
“ Eaft India Company's Charter ; and we beg to affure " of Peace and Friendship have been restored between
“ Your Royal Highness, that You may depend upon “ His Majesty and the Courts of St. Petersburgh and " our best Endeavours to make such an Arrangement 66 Stockholm.
as may ensure the Prosperity of the British Possessions “ We assure Your Royal Highness, that we have “ in that Quarter, and at the same Time secure the “ received this Communication with the greatest Plea. “ greateit Advantages to the Commerce and Revenue “ sure; and we return our humble Thanks to Your
“ of His Majesty's Dominions. “ Royal Highness for having directed that Copies of “ We beg leave humbly to express the Gratification " the Treaties should be laid before us.
we have derived from the Success of the Measures “ It has been with the greatest Satisfaction that we “ which had been adopted for suppressing the Spirit of “ have observed the Resistance which The Emperor of “ Outrage and Insubordination which had appeared in
Russia has been able to oppose to a large Proportion “ fome Parts of the Country, and from the Disposition " of the Military Power of the French Government, “ which had been manifested to take Advantage of the “ assisted by its Allies, and by the Tributary States de Indemnity which had been held out to the deluded.
pendent upon it; And we cannot too strongly express “ We trust Your Royal Highness will never have " the Sentiments of Admiration which have been excited • Occasion to lament the Recurrence of Atrocities so “ in us, by the Magnanimity and Perseverance of His repugnant to the British Character; and that all His “ Imperial Majesty, by the Gallantry, Firmness, and Majesty's Subjects will be impressed with the Con“ Intrepidity of His Forces, and by the Zeal and Disin “ viction that the Happiness of Individuals, and the “ terestedness of all Ranks of His Subjects, manifested “ Welfare of the State, equally depend upon a strict « by Sacrifices of which there are few Examples in the
“ Obedience to the Laws and an Attachment to our History of the World.
« excellent Constitution. “ We are led by these Events to participate in the “ We are most fully convinced that Your Royal " confident Hope expressed by Your Royal Highness, Highness may rely on the Loyalty of His Majesty's " that the deterinined Perseverance of His linperial
Majesty will be crowned with ultimate Success, and " Permit us to make our Acknowledgements to Your " that this Contest in its Result will establish, upon a Royal Highness for Your most gracious Declaration, “ Foundation never to be thaken, the Security and Inde
“ that Your Royal Highness has no Sentiment so near “ pendence of the Russian Empire.
“ Your Heart, as to promote, by every Means in Your “ We have derived peculiar Gratification from the
“ Power, the real Prosperity and lasting Happiness of “ Information of the Measure adopted by The Emperor
“ His Majesty's Subjects; and at the same Time “ of Russia, of sending His Fleets to the Ports of this
“ most sincerely to assure Your Royal Highness, that
" it will be at all Times our anxious Endeavour to “ Country; and we most fully approve of Your Royal “ Highness's fixed Determination to afford The Emperor
“ afford You the most effectual Assistance and Support “ of Russia the most cordial Support in the great Contest
“ in the Discharge of the great Trust reposed in Your «« in which He is engaged.
“ Royal Highness." “ We offer our humble Thanks to Your Royal High“ ness, for informing us that Your Royal Highness had
Which Address, being read by the Clerk, was agreed concluded a Treaty with His Sicilian Majesty, supple
to by the House. mentary to the Treaties of 1858 and 1809; and that
ORDERED, That the said Address be presented to foon as the Ratifications shall have been exchanged, His Royal Highness The Prince Regent by the Whole 6 Your Royal Highness will direct a Copy of the Treaty Houfe. to be laid before us.
Ordered, That the Lords with White Staves do E. Harcourt. wait on His Royal Highness, humbly to know what E. Hardwicke. Time His Royal Highness will please to appoint to be E, De Lawarr.
E. Bathurf. attended therewith.
E. Abergavenny. Ld. Walfing It was moved, “ That the several Resolutions of the E. Uxbridge. ham appoint- 6 23d of July 1800, touching the Nomination of a ed Chairman
“ Chairman of Committees of this House at the Com. E. Liverpool. of Commit
E. Long ford.
V. Wentworth. Committee Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Or.
V. Sydney. for Privileges. ders and Customs of this House, and Privileges of Par
V. Melville. liament and of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland,
Their Lordships, or any Seven of them, to meet on
Monday next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon,
L. Saye & Sele.
in the House of Peers, and every Monday after ;
and to adjourn as they please.
Orders and Customs of this House, and of the Privileges for the
o the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and Lords of Journals.
Parliament; and to peruse and perfect the Journals of
this and former Seslions of Parliament :
Ld. Chancellor. L. Abp. Canter. L. St. John of
L. Saye & Sele.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. Bp. Ely.
L. Bp. St.Davids.
Ld. Chamberlain. L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. Raphoe.
L. Hood of Cather-
L. Stuart of Castle
L. Stewart of
L. Bp. Salisbury. L. Boyle
L. Bp. Limerick, L. Rivers.
L. St. Helens.
Meflire John Heath Chevalier et Justicer.
Meffire John Simeon Ecuyer.
Et ceux qui veulent delivre 'leur Petitions les bail-
lent dedans Six Jours procheinment ensuivant. E. De Lawarr.
Les Recevours des Petitions de Gascoigne et des autres,
Terres et Pais de par la Mer et des Illes :
L. Ponsonby of Messire Archibald Macdonald Chevalier et Chief
Imokilly. Baron de l'Exchequer du Roy.
Meffire Sir Alexander Thomson Chevalier.
Meffire John Campbell Ecuyer.
Et ceux qui veulent delivre leur Petitions les bail-
lent dedans Six Jours procheinment ensuivant.
Les Triours des Petitions de la Grande Bretagne et
d' Ireland :
Le Duc de Bearefort.
Le Marquis de Winchester.
Le Marquis Cornwallis.
Le Count de Pembroke & Montgomery.
Le Count de Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Le Count de Sandwich.
Le Count de Shaftesbury.
Le Count de Poulett.
Le Count Graham.
Le Count de Buckinghamshire.
Le Viscount Falmouth.
Le Viscount Wentworth,
Le Baron Napier. Stoppages in The House taking Notice, “ That there is such an Le Baron Brownlow. the Streets, “ Interruption by Hackney Coaches, Carts, and Drays Le Baron Rivers. Order to
“ in the Streets and Passages leading to this House, that Le Baron Walsingham. prevent.
“ the Lords and others are frequently hindered from Le Baron Grantley.
Le Baron Arden.
Touts eux ensemble ou Quatres des Seigneurs,
avantditz Appellant aux eux les Serjeants du Roy
quant sera besoigne tiendront leur Place en la
Chambre du Treforier.
Les Triours des Petitions de Gascoigne et des autres
Le Marquis de Headfort.
Le Marquis Camden.
Le Viscount Melville.
Le Viscount Sidmouth.
en la Chambre du Chambelian.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen- Adjourn.
March. Hertford, Ds. Grenville.
" That the Petitioners can never cease to be, in every
Ds. Hood of Cather " just and proper Senfe of the Expression, the firm
“ are still indispensably requisite for the Maintenance
Catholic and Scholars of the University of Cambridge; setting Table.
Foreign Power, implied in such Bill, over the Govern. the Service of the House on Thursday next.
only inconsistent with the Form of our Constitution The Lord Redesdale presented to the House a Bill, Administra.
" same as ever; particularly those the most obnoxious " the Supreme Council of Bengal, to The Marquis
Also, “ A Copy of the Letter from Marquis IV'ellesley,
to the Chairman of the Court of Directors of The
“ East India Company on the Subject of Private Trade,
“ dated 30th September 1800."
And also, “ Annual Reports of the Reporter of