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CHAPTER XI.

Page 1720. Review of Stanhope's administration ....

1 Accession of Walpole and Townshend

3 The South Sea Company .....

4 Competition with the Bank ...

7 Passing of the South Sea Bill .....

9 Rage for speculation at this period..........

10 Mr. Law and his system, at Paris......

11 Quarrel between him and Lord Stair .....

12 Lord Stair recalled .........

ib. General delusion in England

15 Various bubble companies

17 The re-action begins

18 It becomes a crash ....

19 The public resentment

20 The King hastens from Hanover......... Prudence of Walpole

22 The Parliament meets ..........

23 Walpole proposes his plan .....

24 1721. A secret Committee of Enquiry

25 Violence against the South Sea Directors ........... 26 Angry debate in the Lords

27 Illness and death of Earl Stanhope

28 Report of the Secret Committee ...

29 Death of Secretary Craggs ....

30 Proceedings against Mr. Charles Stanhope

31 Against Mr. Aislabie....

ib. And against Lord Sunderland

32 Restoration of public credit

34 Gloomy forebodings of the future

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CHAPTER XIV.

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