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THE

HISTORY

OF

E N G L A N D

FROM

THE ACCESSION

OF

KING GEORGE THE THIRD,

TO THE

CONCLUSION OF PEACE

IN THE YEAR

ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-THREE..

BY

JOHN ADOLPHUS, ESQ. F.S.A.

IN THREE VOLUME S.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR T. CADELL, JUN, AND W. DAVIES,

IN THE STRAND,

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OF

Arranrs of India, page 2.- Causes of mismanagement, 3.-

Loss of the supervisors, ib.---Fanine in India, ib.-Reten-

tion of the sums stipulated by treaties, 5.-Effect of these

events in England, 6.--Select committee appointed in the

house of commons, 8.--Increasing distress of the company,

9.-They negotiate a loan, ib.-appoint new supervisors,

10.- Notice of their affairs in the speech from the throne,

ib.-Secret committee appointed, ib.-Select committee con-

tinued, 11.–First report of the secret committee, ib. -De-

bate on the motion for a bill to prevent fending out super.

visors, ib.-Petition of the directors against the bill, 13.-

Bill passes, 15.-Dividends reduced, ib.- Application to

parliament for a loan, ib.-Restrictions on the

company,

16.

- Leave granted to export tea duty free to America, 17.-

General regulations, ib.-Attack on lord Clive, 18.-His

defence, ib.-Renewed attack, 22.-Motion of General

Burgoyne, 23.-Charge against lord Clive relative to the

depoftion of Surajah Dowlah, ib. His defence, 24.-Ex-

culpatory resolution, 27.- Continued rancour against him,

28.-His death, 30.-Contest with the Black Carribs of St.

Vincent's, ib.-Early history of the Island, ib.-The French

obtain a settlement, ib.-The Inand ceded to Great Britain,

32.— Proceedings of government, 33.-Conduct of the Car-

ribs

, ib. —Survey ordered, 34.—Hoftility of the black Car.

ribs

, 35.–Artifices of the French, 36.-Alarms and remon-

frances of the planters, 37.–Orders of government, 38.-

Representations of the planters to the king, 39.-Treachery

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