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CHA P. XIV.
The King v. Thomas Jonathan Wooler.-Libel
Rouquet v. Sherborne. -Liability of Carriers -
The King, on the Prosecution of** James Harris v. the Rev. Robert
Woodward, Clerk, and others.-Conspiracy - - - -
of the Committee on the Employment of Climbing Boys -
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For the Year 1817.
The Prince Regent's Speech.-Insults offered him.--His Message to both
Houses of Parliament.— Taken into consideration by the Houses of
PRINCE REGENT's speech of the honour of the country
against the government of Algiers, O N Janu..ry 28th, his Royal have been attended with the most
U Highness the Prince Regent complete success. opened the Parliament with the “The splendid achievement of following Speech.
his Majesty's fleet, in conjunction "My Lords and Gentlemen, with a squadron of the king of the
“It is with deep regret that I Netherlands, under the gallant am again obliged to announce to and able conduct of Adm. Viscount you, that no alteration has occur- Exmouth, led to the immediate red in the state of his Majesty's and unconditional liberation of all lamented indisposition.
Christian captives then within the " I continue to receive from territory of Algiers, and to the foreign powers the strongest as- renunciation by its government of surances of their friendly dispo- the practice of Christian slavery. sition towards this country, and of “ I am persuaded that you will their earnest desire to maintain be duly sensible of the importance the general tranquillity
of an arrangement so interesting “ The hostilities to which I was to humanity, and reflecting, from compelled to resort, in vindication the manner in which it has been VOL. LIX.