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  • Thomas Hague
  • A Letter to His Royal Highness the Duke of York on Recent Events: With a Statement of the Conduct of Generals Trigge and Fox, During Their Commands at 

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    Genre:  Geschichte / Politik / Kultur 
    ISBN:  9780484790383 
    Verlag:  Forgotten Books 
    Einband:  Gebunden  
    Sprache:  English  
    Dimensionen:  H 229 mm / B 152 mm / D 8 mm 
    Gewicht:  239 gr 
    Seiten:  58 
    Zus. Info:  78:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Blue Cloth w/Jacket on White w/Gloss Lam 
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    Excerpt from A Letter to His Royal Highness the Duke of York on Recent Events: With a Statement of the Conduct of Generals Trigge and Fox, During Their Commands at Gibraltar, and an Inquiry Into Major Charles James's Claims to Promotion

    Accession to the British throne, to present the new monarch with an address of condolence and congratulation: I will adopt the custom, but divide the address between the king and his people. I condole with his majesty-i congra~ tulate the people-the patient, brave, loyal, oppressed, but, Ihope, not degenerated, people of England. Yes I felicitate them upon your re signation, while I envy you the proud conscious ness of having achieved one action, in the course of forty-five years, which has excited an univer all approbation so great a joy, that we have almost lost thearecolleetion of the campaign in Portugal and Spain, together with the mournful, humiliating, insulting, sanguinary and ruinous consequences which attended it; which af¿icted the mind and so justly roused the indignant spirit of my countrymen; the widow and orphan; the helpless and agonised mother; the distressed and aged father, all sympathise together; and in your departure from office, they feel a mitigation of their personal sorrow, and of those losses which swell the dreadful and exasperating page of our disasters; the authors and actors of which, are yet unpunished, and justice unsatisfied; but from what tribunal can we seek redress should we ask it from the king? His gracious heart beats heavily under the load of your charges; and humanity and reverence forbid the request: from his ministers can we.

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