Annual Register, 93. köide

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Edmund Burke
Rivingtons, 1852
 

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Page 287 - No duties of tonnage, harbour, pilotage, lighthouse, quarantine, or other similar or corresponding duties of whatever nature or under whatever denomination, levied in the name or for the profit of the Government, public functionaries, private individuals, Corporations, or establishments of any kind, shall be imposed in the ports of the...
Page 100 - He moved that the Bill be read a second time that day six months. The measure was supported by several Peers with the usual arguments.
Page 211 - In every regularly documented American merchant- vessel, the crew who navigate it will find their protection in the flag which is over them.
Page 22 - Fontenoy, where she received a bayonetwound in her arm. Her long life, which commenced in the reign of Queen Anne, extended to the reign of George IV. ; by whose munificence she received comfort and support in her latter years. She died at Brighton, where she had long resided, December 12, 1821, aged 108 years.
Page 211 - Friendly relations with all, but entangling alliances with none, has long been a maxim with us. Our true mission is not to propagate our opinions, or impose upon other countries our form of government, by artifice or force; but to teach by example, and show by our success, moderation and justice, the blessings of self-government, and the advantages of free institutions.
Page 285 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Right Honourable Henry John Viscount Palmerston, Baron Temple, a Peer of Ireland, a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, a Member of Parliament...
Page 213 - Tehuantepec, under grants of the Mexican Government to a citizen of that Republic. It is understood that a thorough survey of the course of the communication is in preparation, and there is every reason to expect that it will be prosecuted with characteristic energy, especially when that Government...
Page 284 - An inquiry was made into the origin of this disaster; little information could be obtained ; but many very suspicious circumstances were brought out in regard to the fire in warehouse " D." 26. GREENWICH ELECTION. — The election of a member to serve in Parliament for the borough of Greenwich, in the room of Mr. Bernard deceased, commanded more than usual attention, from the religion of one of the candidates and the discussion to which it gave rise.
Page 213 - At first view this condition of our trade with foreign nations would seem to present the most flattering hopes of its future prosperity. An examination of the details of our exports, however, will show that the increased value of our exports for the last fiscal year is to be found in the high price of cotton which prevailed during the first half of that year, which price has since declined about one-half.

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