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Page 340 - I will instantly give a draft to your Grace. " For Salisbury, Three Thousand Pounds.
Page 393 - Majesty to increase the establishment of the army at his pleasure, by appointing two lieutenant-colonels where only one is fixed upon the establishment ; nor is it consistent with justice to place an old officer upon the half-pay, or deprive him altogether of his commission ; there is, therefore, no alternative, but to allow him to retire, receiving a certain compensation for his former services ; what that compensation should be, has been awarded...
Page 340 - House, P." This letter was delivered by the writer himself, and is indorsed by the Duke of Portland, the 3d of January in the present year. Upon receiving this letter, my noble relation, finding that the writer of it was gone, gave particular orders that Mr. Baseley never should be admitted into his house, and the same day wrote a letter to the Bishop of London, of which I have a copy in my hand, inclosing the note which I have just delivered in at the table.
Page 320 - Donovan for having uttered gross falsehoods, the same proceeding must certainly take place with any other witnesses, who, by their conduct, placed themselves in the same predicament.
Page 438 - Clavering is mistaken, my angel, in thinking that any new -regiments are to be raised; it is not intended ; only second battalions to the existing corps; you had better therefore, tell him so, and that you were sure there would be no use in applying for him.
Page 437 - News, my angel, you cannot expect from me from hence ; though the life led here, at least in the family I am in, is very hurrying, there is a sameness in it which affords little subject for a letter ; except lord Chesterfield's family, there is not a person except ourselves that I know.
Page 393 - Head of the army in this country ; therefore when an officer is arrived at the command of a regiment, and is, from long service, infirmity, or wounds, totally incapable of proceeding -with that regiment upon service, it becomes necessary to place a more efficient officer in his stead. It is not possible for His Majesty to increase the establishment of the army at his pleasure, by appointing two Lieutenant-Colonels where one only...
Page 438 - Nothing cpuld be more satisfactory than the tour " I have made, and the state in which I have found every thing. — " The whole of the day before yesterday was employed in visiting " the Works at Dover, reviewing the troops there, and examining " the coast as far as this place. From Folkstone...
Page 178 - York was so distressed for money that she could not bear to ask him, and that it vas the only way in which her establishment could be supported. I beg leave to state, that in consequence of this, Mrs. Clarke was offended with my freedom, and I ceased to see or hear from her, for I cannot tell how long, till I think nearly my departure for South America, in 1806.
Page 424 - Upon what other transactions did you go to see Mr. Donovan ? Mr. Donovan is intimate with lord Moira, and I have called upon him to know whether lord Moira's sister was arrived in England, because I expected a relation of mine would come over about the same time, or that I should have intelligence about her. Come from where ? From Vienna.