The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year ...

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J. Dodsley, 1815 - History

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Spain Political parties Ferdinand at Valencia joined by the grandees
67
Return of the Pope to Rome His measures for restoring the Ecclesiastical
80
Switzerland Federal compact published Opposition of the canton of Bern
91
CHARACTERS
97
GermanyHamburgHanover its erection to a Kingdom Prince Regents
101
Parliamentary affairs Motions for adjournment in both Houses Remarks
107
CHAP
122
Bills to suspend and discontinue certain Proceedings against Clerical Per
123
Provision for the Duke of Wellington Congratulation of the House
137
CHAP XIII
152
Ball for the better Execution of the Laws in Ireland Discussion of
159
Naval Transactions Attempt by Sea and Land on Leghorn Capture
170
American war Capture of Fort Niagara American Gen Hull defeated
176
South America Mexico Chili Buenos Ayres Montevideo surrendered
196
Autumnal Session of Parliament Speech of the Prince Regent Address
204
Domestic Occurrences His Majestys State General tranquility of Great
215
CHRONICLE
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Births 121
121
Promotions 127
127
Sheriffs 142
141
From Sir E Pellew Attempt to surprize Leghorn 148
148
From Rear Admiral Durham Capture of French frigates 154
154
From Capt PhillimoreCapture of French frigate 161
161
From Sir T Graham Failure at BergenopZoom 169
169
From Marq Wellington Entrance into Bourdeaux 175
175
Public General Acts
180
From Lord W BentinckCapture of Genoa 190
190
From Sir T Graham Evacuation of Antwerp 196
196
From Lieut Col Pilkington Capture of Moose Island 202
202
From Sir G Prevost Failure at Fort Erie 208
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