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America. Unsuccessful Attack on New-Orleans. Capture of Fort Mobile. Capture
of the President Frigate, Ratification of the l'reaty of Peace. Discussion in Para
LIST OF THE PRINCE REGENT'S MINISTERS,
As it stood at the opening of the Session, Nov. 8, 1814.
Earl of Harrowby
Lord President of the Council. Lord Eldon
Lord High Chancellor. Earl of Westmoreland
Lord Privy Seal.
First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Earl of Liverpool
Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of Right Hon. Nicholas Vansittart
the Exchequer. Lord Viscount Melville ............ First Lord of the Admiralty. Earl Mulgrave
Master-General of the Ordnance.
ŞSecretary of State for the Home DeLord Viscount Sidmouth
partment. Lord Viscount Castlereagh
Secretary of State for Foreign Af.
Secretary of State for the Depart. Earl Bathurst
ment of War and the Colonies.
S President of the Board of Controul Earl of Buckinghamshire
for the Affairs of India,
Chancellor of the Duchy of LancasRight Hon. C. Bragge Bathurst .....
ter. Right Hon. W. W. Pole
Master of the Mint.
NOT OF THE CABINET. Right Hon. George Rose
Treasurer of the Navy. Earl of Clancarty
President of the Board of Trade.
Vice . President of the Board of Right Hon. F. J. Robinson
Trade. Right Hon. Charles Long
Joint Paymasters-General of the Lord Charles Somerset ....................
Secretary at War.
Secretaries of the Treasury. S. R. Lushington ....
............................... Sir William Grant
Master of the Rolls. Sir William Garrow ......................... Attorney-General. Mr Serjeant Shepherd
Solicitor-General. PERSONS IN THE MINISTRY IN IRELAND. Viscount Whitworth
Lord Lieutenant. Lord Manners
Lord High Chancellor. Right Hon. Robert Peel ...........
Chief Secretary Right Hon. W. Vesey Fitzgerald ....
Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Opening of the Session of Parliament.-Prince Regent's Speech.-Debates on the Address.-- Supplies for the Year.-Ways and Means for Great Britain and Ireland.-Vote of Credit.
Thesession of parliamentopened on 8th rears, for which the House of Com.' November, 1814. The principal topics mons would see the necessity of proadverted to in the speech of the Prince viding ; and that the war still subsist. Regent were, the negociations then in ing with America, rendered the conti. dependence with America, and his de- nuance of great exertions indispensa
sire to bring the war with that coun ble.” The Prince Regent concluded I try to a conclusion on just and ho. by remarking, that the peculiar cha
nourable terms ;--the different naval racter of the late war, as well as the and military operations in America ;- extraordinary length of its duration, the congress at Vienna, the opening of must have materially affected the inwhich, it was stated, had been retard. ternal situation of all the countries ened from unavoidable causes, to a later gaged in it, as well as the commercial period than had been expected ;-the relations which formerly subsisted be. flourishing state of the commerce and tween them; and he recommended revenue of the united kingdom, and that parliament should proceed with the supplies necessary to meet the ex due caution in the adoption of such penditure of the ensuing year. His regulations as might be necessary for royal highness regretted the necessity the purpose of extending our trade, of this large expenditure, but stated, and securing our advantages. that “the circumstances under which In the House of Lords, the address the long and arduous contest in Eu was moved by the Earl of Abington, rope had been carried on and conduct and seconded by Lord Delawar. The ed, had unavoidably led to large ar. latter nobleman, in a specch of consider.