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THE

HISTORY

OF

THE LIFE AND REIGN

OF,

GEORGE THE FOURTH

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR

LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, AND GREEN,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1831.

THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

789552 A ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

R 1935

LONDON : Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode,

New Street-Square.

CONTENTS.

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CHAP. XII.

Illness of the King. — Influence of Mr. Addington. — He is

opposed by Mr. Pitt, · And resigns. — Mr. Pitt Minister.
– The King's Proscription of Mr. Fox. — Mr. Canning.

Weakness and Humiliation of Mr. Pitt. The Prince
of Wales in Opposition. - His change of Opinion on the
Catholic Claims. Sheridan. Fox. Their opposite
Characters. - The Duke of Clarence's Speeches in the
House of Lords. Second Address as a Peer by the
Prince of Wales. Mr. Pitt joined by Lord Sidmouth,

And deserted by him. — Impeachment of Lord Mel-
ville. — The Catamaran Project. - Battle of Trafalgar.
Disasters of the Coalition. — Despondency, Illness, Death,
and Character of Mr. Pitt. — Fox and Grenville Ministry.

Conduct of George III. - The Prince of Wales's sup-
posed Reconciliation. Guardianship of the Princess

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