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THE

HISTORY OF ENGLAND,

FROM THE

ACCESSION OF GEORGE III.,

1760,

TO

THE ACCESSION OF QUEEN VICTORIA,

1837.

BY THE REv. T. S. HUGHES, B.D.,

CANON OF PETERBOROUGH.

BEING THE COMPLETION OF THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE INVASION

OF JULIUS CÆSAR, TO THE PRESENT REIGN.

THIRD EDITION,

WITH THE AUTHOR'S CORRECTIONS, IMPROVEMENTS, AND ENLARGEMENT.

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,

A PRELIMINARY ESSAY.

IN SEVEN VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

LONDON:
GEORGE BELL, 186, FLEET STREET.

1846.

234,

LONDON:

PRINTED BY RAYNER AND HODGES,

109, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street.

CONTENTS

page 1

CHAPTER XXXV.

Progress of the French revolution—Invasion of the allies-Depo-

sition of Louis XVI.-National convention-French victories,

&c.—Meeting of the British parliament-Debates on the address

- Opposite opinions of Fox and Burke regarding the French

revolution and the measures to be taken-Conduct of ministers

- Manner in which it was noticed in parliament-Notice of the

Birmingham rioters by Fox and Whitbread-Mr. Pitt's financial

statement-Debates and explanations-Act to increase the sink-

ing fund in case of loans ; violently opposed in the lords by the

chancellor-Debates on the Russian armament-Mr. Fox's rash

conduct, and Mr. Pitt's forbearance-Act to relieve the Scotch

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