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MEMOIRS

OF THE

LIFE AND TIMES

OF THE

Rr. Hon. HENRY GRATTAN.

BY HIS SON,

HENRY GRATTAN, ESQ., M.P.

NEW EDITION,

IN FIVE VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

LONDON:

HENRY COLBURN, PUBLISHER,

GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.

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CONTENTS

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CHAPTER III.

Roman Catholic Bill of 1792, proposed by Sir Hercules Langrishe,

supported by Mr. Hobart the secretary-Catholic resolutions-Mr.
CHAPTER V.

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Parliamentary Reform - State of representation - History of Irish

boroughs Wm. Ponsonby supports Reform-Mr. Grattan moves

for a committee-Mr, Corry's amendment-Mr. Grattan's resolutions

-Sir John Parnell's carried - Mr. Toler's motion - Stewart (Lord

Castlereagh) speaks in favour of it-Measure lost-Bad effect in Ire-

land - British Corresponding Societies - Artifices of Mr. Dundas

(Lord Melville)-Formation of United Irishmen-Counter associa-

tion by the Duke of Leinster-Parties in Ireland-Disposition of her

governors, and conduct of Lord Clare- French Revolution-Death

of Louis XVI.-War with England-Defenders-Report of Lords'

Committee-Catholics cleared of the charges against them-Procla-

mation by Government-Lord Edward Fitzgerald's speech-Volun-

teers dispersed — Their cannon seized-Arms and Gunpowder Bill-

Sir Simon Butler and Oliver Bond imprisoned by the House of Lords

-Convention Bill-Place, Pension, and Barren Land Bills—The

hereditary revenue yielded by the King-End of Session, 1793—- List

of placemen.

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