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Page 303 - March, 1811, so revoke or modify her edicts as that they should cease to violate the neutral commerce of the United States...
Page 184 - That this House, conceiving the African Slave Trade to be contrary to the principles of justice, humanity, and sound policy, will, with all practicable expedition, proceed to take effectual measures for abolishing the said trade, in such manner, and at such period, as may be deemed advisable.
Page 133 - Holland, he has judged it expedient to adopt additional measures of precaution for the security of his dominions...
Page 347 - It is ordered by His Royal Highness the Prince Re-gent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Page 82 - In consequence of news from Europe, I have determined immediately to return to France.
Page 353 - I cannot conclude without expressing the gratification I should feel, if some of those persons with whom the early habits of my public life were formed, would strengthen my hands, and constitute a part of my government.
Page 424 - Act to prevent the granting, in future, of any patent office, to be exercised in any colony or plantation, now or at any time hereafter, belonging to the Crown of Great Britain, for any longer term than during such time as the grantee thereof, or the person appointed thereto, shall discharge the duty thereof in person, and behave well therein.
Page 384 - That this House will resolve itself into a committee of the whole House, to take into its most serious consideration the state of the laws affecting His Majesty's Roman Catholic subjects in Great Britain and Ireland, with a view to such...
Page 353 - ... my government. With such support, and aided by a vigorous and united administration, formed on the most liberal basis, I shall look with additional confidence to a prosperous issue of the most arduous contest in which Great Britain was ever engaged. You are authorised to communicate these sentiments to lord Grey, who, I have no doubt, will make them known to lord Grenville.