History of the Proceedings of the House of Commons, in the Inquiry Into the Conduct of His Royal Highness the Duke of York: Comprising an Authentic Copy of the Evidence, and an Accurate Report of All the Debates in Parliament as They Occured in Order of Time

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Seite 260 - M'Mahon presents his best compliments to Mrs. Clarke, and had only yesterday the pleasure to receive her note of Thursday last; for although he has returned to town for the season as his head-quarters, he makes two or three days excursions from it as often as he can, and it was during one of those that Mrs. Clarke's note arrived, otherwise it should not have so long remained unanswered. Col. M. will take the first forenoon he possibly can to wait on Mrs. Clarke in the course of this week. Addressed;...
Seite 334 - tis impossible to drink it. " Your goodness to me has ever been such as leaves not the smallest doubt that you will not suffer me to starve in the situation you have been pleased to place me, and which is such as will ever tend to make me the most grateful and happy of beings. " Should, Madam, you be induced to take into consideration my wretched case, and by a little pecuniary aid...
Seite 158 - Highness's immediate and prompt answer to me was, her conduct is so abominable, that I will hear nothing at all about her. Any thing I could possibly offer after what I have now said would be superfluous ; there is the conclusion, that is the epilogue of any...
Seite 335 - ... same manner as some of our regiments were augmented during the last war. The battalion to be solely officered from the half-pay list, by which government would...
Seite 261 - How can I sufficiently express to my darling love my thanks for her dear, dear letter, or the delight which the assurances of her love give me ? Oh, my angel ! do me justice and be convinced that there never was a woman adored as you are.
Seite 235 - ... is very evident that the third captain would remain much longer third captain, than if they were removed out of his way, by purchase in the great body of the army ; and if no officer can be allowed to purchase, unless he is duly qualified for promotion without purchase, there cannot possibly be any objection to such regulation, nor can it be said that any unexperienced officer is appointed by purchase over the heads of others better qualified than himself, no officer being allowed to purchase,...
Seite 262 - Ten thousand thanks, my love, for the handkerchiefs, which are delightful ; and I need not, I trust, assure you of the pleasure I feel in wearing them, and thinking of the dear hands who made them for me.
Seite 543 - York that it was their intention all to remain behind, and to continue abroad, because where they were they had sufficient to eat, and if they came to this country they should not have a dinner. His Royal Highness first got an allowance of bread to the soldiers, and afterwards of beer, and then their pay increased, and upon which the soldiers are very comfortable. If it was not wearying the time of the committee, I could mention another very singular instance. After the American war, I recollect...
Seite 238 - ... my evidence before this house, I think it my duty to state, that the Commander in Chief does not consider that the patronage of the regiments in any manner whatever devolves upon the colonel. [The witness was directed to withdraw. [The chairman was directed to report progress, and ask leave to sit again.] APPENDIX • TO THE FIFTH DAY'S Minutes of Evidence upon the Conduct of His Royal Highness The Commander in Chief.
Seite 52 - Was the approbation of the Commander in Chief to this exchange finally obtained on the 23d of July ? — It was. Do you keep records in the Office, of all the applications that are made for promotions or exchanges ? — Yes, I do, very carefully ; and every paper of every kind and every sort, that comes into that Office, I preserve with the greatest possible care. Is that paper which you hold in your hand, the original document which la brought from your Office ? — Yes, it is.

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