Memoirs Of The Most Noble Richard Marquess Wellesley (volume 3); Comprising Numerous Letters And…

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byRobert Rouiere Pearce

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1847. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. Marquess Wellesley resolves to retire from the Cabinet.--Difference of Opinion with his Colleagues respecting the Peninsular War, the Government of Ireland, and the Emancipation of the Roman Catholics.-- The Private Sentiments of the King no longer an Obstacle to Emancipation.--Tenders his Resignation to the Prince Regent --Mr. Perceval endeavours to procure his immediate Removal.--The Regent requests Lord Wellesley to retain the Office of Foreign Secretary.--The Letter of the Regent to the Duke of York.--Lords Grey and Grenville refuse to take Office.--Marquess Wellesley delivers his Opinions (a.d. 1812) on the Catholic Claims.--Observations on the Irish Church. --Assassination of Mr. Perceval. -- Memorandum of Lord Eldon respecting the Opinions of the Ministers, as to a Union with Marquess Wellesley and Mr. Canning.--Lord Wellesley and Mr. Canning refuse to compromise their opinions on the Catholic Question.--Mr. Stuart Wiley's motion for an Address to the Regent, respecting the Formation of an Efficient Administration.--The Regent empowers Lord Wellesley to form a Government.--Ministerial Crisis.--Negotiations. --Correspondence between Marquess Wellesley and Earl of Liverpool, also between his Lordship and Mr. Canning, Lord Moira, Earl Grey, and Lord Grenville.--Failure of the Attempt to form a Government. --Earl of Liverpool continues in Office. At the close of the year 1811 the Marquess Wellesley resolved to retire from the administration. He objected to the narrow and imperfect scale on which the efforts in the Peninsula were conducted; he had yielded his opinions to his colleagues on many other important points, and he felt that the Cabinet possessed neither the ability nor the knowledge to devise useful plans, and were deficient in temper and...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1847. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. Marquess Wellesley resolves to retire from the Cabinet.--Difference of Opinion with his Colleagues respecting the Peninsu...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021773183X

ISBN - 13:9780217731836

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