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CHAP. II. Lord Barrington succeeded Mr.
ville's high opinion of them. Mr. Pitt resigns. Is
CHAP. V. The national faith broke. Certain
infamous correspondencies. The Duke of New-
CHAP. VI. The Favourite made a Knight of
the Garter. Note from the Monitor, and an ac,
count of the prosecution of that paper. The Fa.
vourite made firft Lord of the Treasury. Sweeps
the Cocoa Tree for a Ministry. Curious account
of him. Turns out all who had been put in by
the Duke of Newcastle. Bars up all the avenues
to the Royal Closet. Peace is his only object. A
number of Peers created. Lords of the Bedcham:
ber increased. The power of the crown extended,
and the law evaded,
CHAP. VII. The Duke of Devonshire dil,
missed, and itruck off the List of Privy Counsellors.
Great influence of corruption. Several refignations,
A want of unanimity in the resigners. Contrast
between Mr. Pitt and the Duke of N. Briton,
North Briton, and Auditor published. Remarks, 70
CHAP: VIII. The Peace made. A list of the .
Minority who voted against the peace. Scandalous
corruption to procure addresses on the peace. The
principal persons in the Minority dine together,
The opposition formed, Attempt to divide them, 8;
CHAP. IX. The Favourite's loan. The
CHAP. XVI. The Parliament meets. His Ma-
jesty's message concerning Mr. Wilkes. Remark.
complains of a breach of privilege. Complaint
against the Essay on Woman. Letters between
Mr. Wilkes and Mr. Martin : Duel between them.
Both Houfes vote away privilege in the case of a
Libel. Proteft againft it. Duke of Newcastle ree
fuses to fign that Proteft,
CHAP. XVII. Continuation of the proceedings
against Mr. Wilkes. He retires to France. Cards
Views of both parties,
CHAP. XIX. Ineffectual attempt to relieve the
Cyder Counties. The Minority broken. Dismis-
fions of the Generals Conway and Acourt. Mr.
Webb tried for perjury, &c.
CHAP. XX. Of the club in Albemarle-Street,
with a list of the members. Deaths of the Duke
of Devonshire and Mr. Legge,
CHAP. XXI. Mr. Yorke accepts a patent of pre-
cedence. Lord Bute returns; and becomes uneasy
to the Ministry, whom he wants to change. The
Parliament meets, and the question concerning
General Warrants is again agitated. Lord Tem-
ple's declaration to the Duke of Newcastle. The
Minority totally ruined,
CHAP. XXII. Lord Bute reconciled to the Duke
of Cumberland. His. Lordship's view in that re-
conciliation. History of the Regency Bill : and
an intended speech against it. Conference between
the Duke of Cumberland and Lord Temple. The
Minority, and particularly Lord Rockingham, desire