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HISTORY

OF THE

POLITICAL LIFE

OF THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE

WILLIAM PITT.

VOL. VI,

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HISTORY

OF THE

POLITICAL LIFE

OF THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE

WILLIAM PITT;

INCLUDING SOME ACCOUNT OF

THE TIMES IN WHICH HE LIVED.

BY JOHN GIFFORD, Esq.

IN SIX VOLUMES.

NEC SIBI, SED TOTI GENITOM SB CREDERE MUNDO.

LUCAN.

VOL. VI.

London :

PRINTED FOR T. CADELL AND W. DAVIES,

STRAND.

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER XLII.

Effects of the Victory of the Nile - Confidence in the Minister

iacreased--- Lepient measures of Lord Cornwallis, the
new Viceroy of Ireland, carried to excess--- Peace of
the Country still disturbed by the Rebels--Address to the
Viceroy, complimenting him at the expence of his Pre-
decessor ---Prudent conduct of Lord Cornwallis on the
occasion---His Speech on the prorogation of Parliament
in 1798---Justly characterizes the late Rebellion--- Praises
the vigorous policy of Lord Camden---Ascribes the fury
of the Rebels to religious motives... Continental affairs---
Spirited Manifesto of the Porte---Acknowledges the vast
importance of the victory in the Mediterranean---
Unfolds the spirit of French policy with equal force,
ability, and truth---The Turks make active preparations
for war--- Favourable disposition of the Northern powers
- Foreign policy of Mr. Pitt at this conjuncture---
Endeavours to form a new Confederacy against France---
Treaty concluded with the Emperor of Russia---French
affairs---Continuance of the Reign of Terror---Severity
of Military Conscriptions--- False account of the Battle
of the Nile in a French official paper--- The Directory

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