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HỢUSE OF LORDS.-Jan. 28, 1800. so to do, and actually brought over the LORD Moniford took the oaths and Message wherein that unfortunate Mon.

nis feat, upon his acceffion to the arch was made to express his thanks to title.

our Sovereign, whom he then poffibly The Order of the Day for taking into began to louk upon as a protector, for consideration his Majesty's Message hav- his declining to iake any pari in fuch a ing been read,

Convention; and yet this fame Talleyrand Lord Grenville said, that although the attempts to defend now what he then present question was as important as any knew to be false. In this second Note a which ever came betore the House, it Suspension of Arms is proposed, but that would be unnecessary for him to dwell he ihought more objectionable than even upon many particular points, as they had the entering into a Treaty ; to France in. so often been discuffed, recognized, and deed such a measure would be of the approved. The Correspondence, how- greatest advantage-it would immediateever, alluded to in the Message, rendered ly open all her ports, and thereby affift it requisite for him to enter somewhat at her Commerce ; it would enable her lo large into a review of the conduct of our receive a supply of Naval stores, to re enemy, to new how far any reliance move her fleets to such places as she could be placed upon professions, or whe- fhould confider the most advantageous ther we were likely to obtain any ad. for the renewal of hoftilities, and even to vantages or security by a Peace. In the provide succours for her armies. But of first place, while the same principles were what benefit could it be to England? persevered in which had actuated every Her fleets were not blocked up in poris; set of men who had been in power from we were in no dread of attack; we had the commencement of the Revolution, no invasion to apprehend ; our Commerce which principles went to overturn every flourished, and our merchants' ships were regular form of Government, it was im- no longer captured : France might bere. poffible we could be benefited by a Peace; fore with to Tulpend our hoftility, while and as the first Note professed to originate from her we had no mischief to apprefrom men of different sentiments from the hend. In examining their fincerity, his former Directors, he thought the official Lordship observed, they had always proNote sent in answer gave them an opening fessed a great regard for Peace; and yet to prove they professed different principles it was a fact, that since the Revolution also, and thereby to make one tair Atep they had been at War with every Power towards a Negociation ; but instead of but iwo, Sweden and Denmark, in Eu. this, their second Nore was a compleie rope ; and even towards those they had attempt to justify every action, even of acted with such repeated aggressions, that the most abandoned of their Revolution their Ministers had at this time been orary Governments, and to throw the odium dered to quit Paris. I was by her of the War upon this country, when even Treaties and Suspensions of Arms that the man who now was their Minister, they had been enabled spread their and wrote this juftification, knew the devastation, both of which they broke contrary to be the fact; and he would through the moment they saw it would prove this beyond bare assertion. The be to their advantage. This led him to much talked of Treaty of Pavia was a trace through the different Treaties which glaring forgery, and he positively knew the Directories had entered into, from a not of any Convention at Pilnitz; at lift of them which had been published Jeast none was ever figned or countenan- lately in France. Having strongly ani.. ced by the British Cabinet : indeed direc- madverted on these, his Lordlip again tions to prevent any such Treaty had adverted to the papers on the table, in been sent over to our Minister there. Of. the second of which, he said, what was this Mons. Talleyrand was perfectly a. there tranflated, “ Affailed on all sides, ware ; for it was a curious fact, that he the Republic could not but xtend uniat that time acted in conjunction with versally the efforts of her defence, gave Monf. Chauvelin; nay, he was named by no means a full idea of the French in the commission sent over by the une phrase, which he considered as conveying forturate Lou's as the Bishop of Autum in the French idiom, a more diabolical Ed. Mag. March, 18000


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principle than any suggested by the vileft By whom was the Invasion of Switzer. and rankeft Jacobin; for the meaning land prepared and executed; but by the went to this effect, that if they were al General selected by Bonaparte. Even failed by one man, they were authorized the violation of the Treaty of Peace made to wreak their vengeance on the moft in with the Cisalpine Republic was pro. nocent; so that, in fact, if they were at moted un ter the same auspices. Jf we Peace with England, should they meet pass from Italy and the Continent of with any aggression in Turkey, they Europe, and follow this Observer of would feel themselves warranted to re- Treaties to Malta, there he is seen fledtort upon this country; a principle the fast to his plan of making unprovoked most vile that ever could enter into the seizures: from thence invading and sakmind of man. From this, his Lordfhip ing poffeffion of Egypt. What his contook notice that the principal leading duct has bren in that quarter is well feature held out as security for the Peace, known. Pafling over the injustice of the was, “the many proofs the First Conful original attack, it is sufficient to conhad given of his eagerness to put an end template the horrible cruelty of the mala to the calamities of War, and his rigid facre at Alexandria. At the very moobservance of all Treaties concluded.”- ment when he was seizing upon Egypt, This remark rendered it highly n-ceffary he declared to the O:toman Porte thac to investigate a little the character of the he had no de fire of invading that country, man upon whom so much reliance was whilft to his own Generals he deciared to be placed. First, as to the personal quite the reverse. Need to all this be conduct of Bonaparte-As to his difpofi- noticed his vile apostacy, blasphemy, his tion for Peace, and his peculiar love for professi-n of the Musluman Faan in his maintaining Treaties, it was net tufa- Manitetto, where he ftared, cient to take this merely on the affertion French nen are true Muffulmen,” and of the party himself, which requires the which is followed by the most horrid evidence of facts, and the result of ex. blasphemy against the Founder of the perience. Look back to his hiflory! Coristian Faith. Whave seen him, in Here is a man who has borne a diftinguish the Intercepted Correlpondence, advising ed part in all the transactions of the last his Generai (Kleber,) io amule the Ottothree years, and let us see whether he is man Porte with proposals for Peace, in a man who defires the restoration of order to gain time, without any intenPeace, and a difpofition to preferve Trea- tion of fulfilling the conditions which ties. It was at the mouth of the can- might be entered into. In the instrucnon that he enforced the Constitution of tions given to this General, we find him the third year; that very Conftitution saying, “ you may sign the Treaty, but which he has now at the point of the do not execute it; of such importance is bayonet abolished. The moment he was it to retain the poffeffion of Egypt."placed at the head of the Army, the most This Treaty shall either be executed or attrocious attacks of the French Repub- not at a time according to circumstances. lic were made upon Piedmont by this And now we find Negotiations attempto very man. If the King of Sardinia is ted with England, forft to amuse Enga attacked, it is by Bonaparte; if Tuscany land, and then, if listened to, calculated be invaded; if Leghorn be seized and to give offence to the Allies of this counlaid under contribution; the armistice try. Such is the line of conduct which broken ; Parma ravaged ; if Venice be Bonaparte has unitormly adopted. Durfirst dragged into the War, and after. ing the recent transactions, B.inaparte has wards compelled to receive terms of done nothing to redeem his character. Peace, and then bound hand and foot, He trusted that he was not toe flow of and delivered over to Auftria (though, to heart to believe, if he heftated to give protect her from that Power, was an of- full credit to the affertions of such a man, tensible reason for entering her domi- especially, when he found how his prin. nions ;) who, he would afk, was the ciples were indentified with those of the principal promoter of these events, but former Rulers of France, and that he the present First Consul of France? If took fo large a share in the former politithat respectable old man the Pope was cal transactions of that country: and he hurried from his country and connec- could not suppose that he had wholly ations, we know by whose authority and bandoned his former principies. But it influence they acted who were the chief might admit of another enquiry, whether agents in this event. By whom also was fecurity in negotiating a Peace could be the Constitution of Genoa overthrown? · found in any regard he might have for


his own intereft? Personal in:eren and ever entered the mind of man; it went ambicion waere, he acknowledged, power. io nothing short of an eternal War; tor ful ties ; but had this country even luch did their Lordihips consider that their fecurity in the presene instance? I bad, were now near 2,000,000 of parlons in indeell, been said that this confi seraiion that country that held their pff flions for alone ought to balance ali the distruft a tenuri of a dare nor antecedent to che which other circumstancrs may crete, Révolution; of course, if the return of and might obrain complete security. Bui che ancien Royal Family was to be athe found but little fecurity trom obi. in. toned wich the return of the an.ient ing a Negotiation, unlets it led 10 Pace. Nibel, whai an interested and strong Ile had the wn that Bonaparte had an opposition must continue to be made to intereß in the conclusion of a Suspension it. Was it not pollible, if Royalty of Arms. It might be a contrivance to should be their choice, that another fasave the effufion of R:publican blood, mily might have the preference !--The but not to prevent that of Eng ishmen. whole of the realons adduced by the SeBy opening a Negotiation, the spirit of cretary of State against entering into a this country would fink; it would infuse Treaty of Peace at present, his Grace distruit and jealouly into those Powers contended, applied at the time his Ma. who looked up to this country, and it jesty's Servanis fent a Minister to Lific, would diminish our means of future ex. and another to Paris ; and therefore, if ertion. His Lordship concluded a specch they were serious then, they could not of three hours, by observing that he had have any rational reason for declining at heard it afferted out of doors that it was the prelent moment. Having noticed advisable to enter into a Negociation, the leading observations of Lord Grenfor something might be gained, and if it ville, his Grace laid, that during the broke off, you were but where you be little time he had taken a part in the disgan; but such doctrine, he cruited, would cussions in that Houle, he had found that not be maintained in that House, because all his efforts had been exerted in vain, it was by no means the facts as he had and he could not even flatter himself that already mewn, by the advantages France he hould be more successful on the premight at this moment obtain by a fuf- fent occasion: there was every appearance penfion of hoftilities. Taking it, there. that their Lordships would be against fore, in every point of view, he trusted him as they had been before, and he must their Lordships would consider the an. fuppose the People were so also, because swer as perfectly agreeable to the cir- although, as he had ever contended, they cumlances, and unite with him in an bad been deprived of many of their pri humble Address to his Majesty ; (which vileges, yet they possessed the power to Address was, as usual, an echo of the address his Majesty and Parliament; and Meflage.)

as no such addrefrs had appeared, it was The Duke of Bedford began by ob. his duty to believe they were satisfied; serving, that if he had not felt the pre. but if that was really the case, he must fent question of the utmost importance believe they were so from an implicit to the country, he should not have confidence; and therefore he must entroubled the House; but feeling as he did, treat their Lordships to pause, before he could not do less than give the Ado they came to a resolution ; for equal to dress which had been moved his most the confidence of the People must be the decided negative. His Grace then went responsibility of that House: it was into a general reply to the arguments of possible that another mire might be drawn ed by Lord Grenville ; observing, how. from their hard earnings; but it should eyer, that he did not mean to defend the be recollected that they were now beat conduct of the Rulers of France since the down with the heavy burthens of taxacommencement of the Revolution :- rion, and it was incumbent on that House foon would he undertake to defend the to preserve them from falling, for it might conduct of the Partitioners of Poland, or be beyond their power to raise them that of his Majesty's Ministers. The again; and, in his opinion, they would reflections upon Bonaparte he thought then either link into slavery, or a Revoill-timed, and he was rather surprised at lution would be the consequence ; and their having been made, because they France was too recent an initance of the could not possibly answer any good pure dreadful effects of a People assuming to pose. He treated the idea of re-estab- themselves the power of governing : for lishing the ancient line of Monarchy in his part, should he find he had been, as France, as the moft chimerical idea that usual, unsuccessful in obtaining any


weight not vote on the present question. The Earl of Carlisle spoke to order. The Earl of Carlisle tpoke in favour He thought it unprecedented that one of the Address. Noble Lord should read in part the speech Lord Holland was for the Amendment. of another Peer.

weight with their Lordships, he should The Lord Chancellor admitted that
recire from troubling them any more, and what had been read was no pace of the
endeavour to be ftow those comforts in fpeech of the Noble Duke.
the small circle of his connections, which Lord Boringdon then rose. A great
it would have been his ambition to have part of what had fallen from the Noble
procured for the country at large. Be. Duke, he contended, was either irrelevant
fors, however, they decided against what or had been anticipated by the observa.
he hould propose, he wished them to look tions which had tallen from the Noble
at their means for carrying on the War: Secretary of State. The question was,
the old mode of raifing money had for in his opinion simplv, Whether we should
two years been abandoned ; a new system continue the War until we were perfect-
hall been then adopted; the first plan was ly assured of our safety? The late ex.
rejected, and he under food the second traordinary Revolution had certainly
Ws to be more strongly enforced. Those vefted the supreme power of France in
of their Lordships who went into the the hands of a moft extraordinary man:
country, must be fenfible what would be but as his power was recent, it was un-
the effects of soch a measure: at present certain how long it inight be retained.
you could not go into a wood without We should not therefore risk, by any
tracing the depredations of necessity; and hafte or impatience, the placing of our-
if you passed ihrough a village, you were felves, perhaps, at the inercy of some
bere by the crits of children, the dis- new Ulurper, or foine new faction. Our
treffes of their parents not being able to firn answer to the Letter of Bonaparte
teach them to bear want in filence: be- contained an intimation that we should
fides his, those who acted as Magis- not treat but in concert with our Allies ;”
trades muft have frequently met with a but to this he had not deigned to return
very common case of an appeal from a any answer. Let it be fupposed, then,
lufty countryman against the parish of. that we had actually concluded a Peace
ficers, for not granting him relie-hey with the existing Power in France; we
say he is strong and healthy, and ought may afterwards find that we had left the
to work for his family-what is his re. flames of War alive on the Continent
ply?- It is true I am ftrong and healthy, that we had infused distruft and despond:
and it is equally so that no man works ency into the minds of our Allies--and
harder than I do; but instead of getting that we had hazarded all our present ad-
comfort after my day's work, I am dil vantages only for the purpose of expos-
treffed by the cries of my children, mying ourselves to some new jacobin insult,
earnings not procuring sufficient to satisfy The personal character of the new Con-
their wants. Such, he said, were his sul, he must also observe, formed no
principal inducements to give his de. small part of the present queftion. That
cider negative to the Address moved by character was perfectly understood in this
the Noble Secretary of State, and to pro- country. Was it to be supposed that the
pose that which should have Peace for its attainment of supreme power could of
immediate .object. His Grace then of- itself change the nature of Bonaparte ?
fered an Amendment, which, from his Could it be thought that it could make
exhausted condition (having spoken near. him more regardful of the expenditure of
ly an hour and a half,) was read by Lord human blood, suppress the treachery of
Holland. The Amendment ftated the his disposition, or cure him of his ambi-
various declarations of his Majesty's rea- tious projects ? He had been but a
diness to treat with the enemy at several month installed in his new powers; was
periods since the War, and concluded by it not right to wait until we saw to what
exprefling it as the opinion of the House, use they were converted, and to attend
that there was, in the present instance, no until we were better assured of their
objection sufficient to prevent our enter- ftability ?
ing into a Negotiation with the French Lord Romney declared that he should

The Earls of Carnarvon and LiverThe Duke of Bedford denied that it pool, and Lord Auckland, supported the was part of his speech which had been Address; when the question being called read. It was merely the Amendment for, which he offered to the Addrefs.

The Lord Chancellor said, he fhould



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