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The Grenville Papers Volume . 4; Being the Correspondence of Richard Grenville, Earl Temple, K.G., and the Right Hon George Grenville, Their Friends and Contemporaries (Paperback) Loot Price: R612 Discovery Miles 6 120
The Grenville Papers Volume . 4; Being the Correspondence of Richard Grenville, Earl Temple, K.G., and the Right Hon George...
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The Grenville Papers Volume . 4; Being the Correspondence of Richard Grenville, Earl Temple, K.G., and the Right Hon George Grenville, Their Friends and Contemporaries (Paperback)

Richard Grenville-Temple

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 Excerpt: ... information; adding a violent invective against the Court, and saying repeatedly, that though there was every reason to suppose a change, he saw yet no step tending that way. Last night I was alone some time with Lord Mansfield; he was not very open, but he spoke hostilely against the Ministers: said, never was any conduct so bad; that they were disunited and irresolute; that though they might not wish to bring the business on, he did not see how they could avoid sending a message on Wilkes's commitment, and nobody could answer for what might arise: he therefore thought you should attend; your dignity required it; there was reason enough to expect business, and there could be no harm in it. Lord Temple says that he sees no objection to your coming up, but that it exposes you to conversations, which may lead to a discovery of your opinions; you may, however, avoid the discussion, and, let the Court mean what they may, the questions on Wilkes, his mob, the sailors' mob, and the news from America, which is worse and worse, will probably occasion business, from which you would be very sorry to be absent. MR. WHATELY TO MR. GRENVILLE. May 21, 1768. Dear Sir, --It is the opportunity which Lord Temple's visit at Wotton to-morrow gives me, and not the importance of any news I can send you, which occasions you this trouble. He will tell you how very little is stirring, but if we have no anecdotes to boast of, the Rockinghams have as few to whisper. 'Till now they say they have always had some little line held out, some appearance of something, but now all is absolutely shut up, and from that closeness towards them, they concluded that an opening was made towards you, not believing it possible that the Court could be without a shadow of a negotiation. We too, you kno...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Richard Grenville-Temple
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 190
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-03126-6
Barcode: 9781236031266
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-03126-1

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