An impartial representation of the conduct of the several powers of Europe, engaged in the late general war: ... from ... 1739. to ... 1748. By Richard Rolt. In four volumes. ... (Google eBook)

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printed for S. Birt, T. Longman, P. Vaillant, J. Waugh, and W. Owen, 1750
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Page 124 - Treason to hold correspondence with the Sons of the Pretender to His Majesty's Crown, and for attainting them of High Treason, in case they...
Page 109 - Support of the French King, with a View to overturn the Balance of Power in Europe, and to extend the dangerous Influence...
Page 69 - Paflage open to them) had attacked us in the Rear, in which it was pretended that thefe Troops were left, as in the Poft of Honour: Nay, not contented to avoid being of Ufe, either in the Front or in the Rear, but determined to be of Ufe...
Page 62 - Hanoverians, now in the Pay of Great Britain, be no longer continued in the Service of this Nation, after the 25th of this Inftant December...
Page 64 - Troops : That, as our Votes have (we hope) proved us to the prefent Age, our Names in the Books may tranfmit us to Pofterity ENGLISHMEN.
Page 116 - Treafon fhall extend to the difinheriting of any Heir, nor prejudice the Right or Title of any Perfon, other than the Offender during his natural Life only.
Page 110 - One thousand seven hundred and forty, a strong Squadron into the American Seas, in order to prevent us from prosecuting the just War which we were carrying on against Spain in those Parts ; and We have the most authentick Proof, that an Order was given to the Commander of the French Squadron, not only to act in a hostile Manner against Our Ships...
Page 45 - Monarchy would afford fufficier.t proof, as it has been for a long time fupported only by the power of riches. It is therefore impoffible to weaken Spain more fpeedily or more certainly, than by intercepting or...
Page 108 - Ships, to seize upon the Merchandize which they carried, and to take even the Recruits and Ammunition which his Majesty was sending into his strong Places.
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