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ENGLAND,

FROM

THE ACCESSION

O F

KING GEORGE THE THIRD,

TO THE

CONCLUSION OF PEACE

IN THI YEAR

ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-THREE,

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HUNTED FOR T. CADELL, JUN. AND W. DA VIES,
IN THE STRAND.

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VOL. II.

CHAP. XX. 1770—1774.

Affair S of India, page 2.—Causes of mismanagement, 3.— Loss of the supervisors, ib.—Famine in India, ib.—Retentionof 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,

11. —Secret committee appointed, ib.—Select committee continued, 11.—first report of the secret committee, ib.—Debate on the motion for a bill to prevent sending out supervisors, 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, a 2.—Motion of General Burgoyne, 23.—Charge against lord Clive relative to the deposition of Surajah Dowlah, ib.—His defence, 24.—Exculpatory 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 Island ceded to Great Britain, 32.—Proceedings of government, 33.—Conduct of the Carribs, ib.—Survey ordered, 34.—Hostility of the black Carribs, 35.—Artifices of the French, 36.—Alarms and remonstrances of the planters, 37.—Orders of government, 38.— Representations of the planters to the king, 39.—Treachery

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