The Trial, by Impeachment, of Henry Lord Viscount Melville: For High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Before the House of Peers, in Westminster Hall, Between the 29th of April and the 17th of May, 1806. To which is Prefixed, a Sketch of the Life and Political Character of His Lordship, and a Complete Account of the Proceedings in Parliament Relative to the Charges on which the Impeachment was Founded

Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806 - 378 pages

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Page 160 - ... claims and demands whatsoever, in law or in equity, which against the said The Ferries Company I ever had, now have or which I or my heirs, executors or administrators, hereafter can, shall or may have for, upon or by reason of any matter, cause or thing whatsoever from the beginning of the world to the day of the date of these presents.
Page 322 - How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds Makes ill deeds done...
Page 161 - ... all, and all manner of action and actions, cause and causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts...
Page xxvi - Lord Viscount Melville having been privy to and connived at the withdrawing from the Bank of England, for purposes of private interest or emolument, sums issued to him as Treasurer of the Navy, and placed to his account in the Bank, according to the provisions of the 25th Geo. III. c. 31, has been guilty of a gross violation of the law, and a high breach of duty.
Page 5 - The Reports of the Commissioners appointed to examine, take and state the Public Accounts of the Kingdom, presented to His Majesty and to both Houses of Parliament ; with the appendices complete, 1783, 1785, 1787.
Page 160 - This indenture, made the day of (&c.) between AB of of the one part, and EF of of the other part, witnesseth, that the said AB for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings of lawful money of Great Britain, to...
Page 159 - KNOW all men by these presents, that I, Charles Johnson, of Yarmouth, in the county of Norfolk, weaver (for divers considerations and good causes me hereunto moving), have made, ordained, constituted and appointed, and by these presents do make...
Page 7 - Jan. 5, 1784, and between Jan. 5, 1784, and Jan. 1, 1786, receive divers large sums of public money, amounting to 27,0001. or thereabouts, and did illegally apply; the same to his own use, or to some other corrupt purpose ; and did continue the said illegal application, after the passing of the act for bet.
Page xiii - We have the honour to be, My Lord, Your Lordship's most obedient humble Servants, TB Macaulay, JM MacLeod, GW Anderson, F.
Page xxvi - Melville, in a letter-written in answer to a precept issued by the commissioners of naval inquiry, requiring an account of money received by him, or any person on his account, or by his order, from the Paymaster of the Navy ; and also of the time when, and the persons by •whom the same were returned to the Bank...

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