Authentic and interesting memoirs of mrs. Clarke. Likewise, a brief account of mr. Wardle's charges, relative ... to the duke of York: together with the minutes of evidence, as taken in the House of commons

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Page 340 - ... considering how the whole of these cases are, by means of the same •witnesses, more or less, being brought forward upon them all ; considering from that circumstance how...
Page 371 - Highness first got an allowance of bread to the soldiers, and afterwards of beer, and then their pay increased, and upon which the soldiers are very comfortable. If it was not wearying the time of the committee, I could mention another very singular instance. After the American war, I recollect a soldier in my own company (I was in the Coldstream regiment of guards) that came home, and had been very severely wounded ; he was discharged from the regiment, the regiment had nothing further then to do...
Page 244 - I do declare and certify, upon the word and honour of an officer and a gentleman, that I will not...
Page 373 - Highness, the officers are improved in knowledge ; that the staff of the army is much better than it was, and much more complete than it was ; that the cavalry is improved ; that the officers of the cavalry are better than...
Page 257 - Und part you have taken in this business assures me you will pardon me, and think it but natural I should feel anxious in a matter of so much consequence to me and mine. A thousand thanks for the carp you were so good as to send me yesterday, and with my kindest wishes, be assured, " My dear Madam, " I remain most sincerely, . " Your most obliged, " M. NOLEKEK. " Thursday, Five o'clock, Mrs. Clarke, 18.
Page 59 - It is to gentlemen, and not any publisher, they will be committed ; and those gentlemen are just as obstinate as his royal highness, and more independent. They are acquaintances of yours ; and, to relieve my wants, in pique to others, will do what the duke will not. However, he has it all within his own power, and may act as he pleases.
Page 212 - I am now setting off immediately to ride along the coast to Hastings, reviewing the different corps as I pass, which will take me at least as long.. Adieu, therefore, my sweetest, dearest love, till the day after to-morrow, and be assured that to my last hour I shall ever remain your's and your's alone. Addressed : " George Farquhar, Esq. " No. 18, Glourester-Place, Portman-square." FOLKSTONE, 79, Indorsed :
Page 96 - I know, is this : that an application is either made directly to the First Lord of the Treasury or the Chancellor of the Exchequer...
Page 211 - How can I sufficiently express to my darling love my thanks for her dear, dear letter, or the delight which the assurances of her love give me ? Oh, my angel ! do me justice and be convinced that there never was a woman adored as you are.
Page 373 - ... in the army when his Royal Highness was appointed to command it, and having a very intimate knowledge of it since, that it is materially improved in every respect ; that the discipline of the soldiers is improved ; that, owing to the establishments formed under the directions of his Royal Highness, the officers are improved in knowledge ; that the staff of the army is much better than it was, and...

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