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The Speeches of the Right Honourable William Pitt, in the House of Commons (Volume 1) (Paperback) Loot Price: R273
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable William Pitt, in the House of Commons (Volume 1) (Paperback): William Pitt

The Speeches of the Right Honourable William Pitt, in the House of Commons (Volume 1) (Paperback)

William Pitt

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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. 1817. Excerpt: ... parliament must suffer violence, and the cause of the accused sustain irreparable injury, and intolerable oppression. He was clearly decided in his opinion, therefore, from the weight of precedents, from the principles of the constitution, from the authority of the greatest luminaries of the law, from the immutable principles of justice, from the expediency of public trials, and from every argument of plain common sense, that impeachments not only continued unaffected by a dissolution of parliament, but existed in statu quo, notwithstanding the operation of such an event; he therefore would vote, with cheerful confidence, for the original motion of the right honourable gentleman, that the impeachment of Warren Hastings, Esq. was now depending. On a division there appeared, For the Speaker's leaving the chair.' 30 Against it 143 The original motion was then carried.. February 17. 1792. The House having resolved itself into a committee of the whole House (of which the Earl of Mornington was chairman, ) to consider of so much of His Majesty's speech on the opening of the session, as related to the Public Revenue and Expenditure; the following paragraphs from the speech were read: --"It will, I am persuaded, give you great satisfaction to learn that the extraordinary expenses incurred in the course of the last year have, in a great measure, been already defrayed by the grants of the session. The state of our resources will, I trust, be found more than sufficient to provide for the remaining part of these expenses, as well as for the current service of the year, the estimates for which I have directed to be laid before you. "I entertain the pleasing hope, that the reductions which may be found practicable in the establishments, and the continuedincrease...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: William Pitt
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 156
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-28860-8
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-151-28860-8
Barcode: 9781151288608

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