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Quorum pars Jui:—————
CHARLES, MARQUIS CORNWALLIS,
ON THE 22d OF JANUARY AND CLOSED ON THE ift OF JUNE, 1799.
PRINTED BY J MILLIKEN 32, GRAFTON-STREET.
A GREAT variety of circumftances has
combined, to render the conduct of Parliament, during the feffion, which opened on the 22d. January, and was closed by prorogation, on the 1ft of June 1799; a fubject well deferving the attention and confideration of every man in this country. The melancholy events of the former year
were fuch, as muft neceffarily have dietated to the Government and the Legiflature, measures, differing in their rigor or in their novelty, from those ordinarily purfued-Whether these measures in their fource and in their progress, justify the wisdom and fuperintending policy of the men, from whom they originated; is a fair fubject of enquiry to the candid and attentive obfervers of both England and Ireland.
The feffion had been ufhered in by circumftances of high import, which, of neceffity, gave rife to the exercise of the "ftrong opinions and paffions, that will for ever operate in conjunctures, where matters of the very firft national and imperial concern, come under the difcuffion of the great deliberative affembly. In addition to the ufual incitements to warm difquifition and high expectation; the public mind had been already charged with a tumult