The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year ..., Volume 50

Front Cover
J. Dodsley, 1811

From inside the book

Selected pages

Contents

Inquiries arising out of that into the Conduct of the Duke of YorkA
149
Close of the Session of Parliament
157
Affairs of the Peninsula of Spain and Portugal
178
War on the Danubein Italyand the Tyrol
203
Protracted inaction of the opposite Armies Observations on the Conduct
211
Squadron with Transports on their way to relieve Barcelona The
227
established in the Roman States annexed to the French Empire Re
238
CHRONICLE
305
Dispatch from the General in Chief of the Army of Catalonia to
411
Municipal Sitting Madrid Dec 9 1808
419
Extract of a Letter from LieutenantGeneral Sir John Moore to
426
Convention between his excellency the Marshal Duke of Dalmatia
438
From the Lisbon Gazette Extraordinary June 1 Letter from D
454
From the Government Gazette Extraordinary of Nov 23
464
At a General Court of Proprietors of the WestIndia Dock Company held
470
Revolution at Buenos Ayres
476
Official commmunication from Marshal Beresford to the President of
484
Attack on Martinique
487
Report relating to the Dutch Commissioners 4 96
508
From the London Gazette August 5 Copy of a Letter from Vice
522
Copy of a Letter from Captain Lord George Stuart of his Majestys
531
Admiralty Office Aug 20 1809 Dispatches from Sir R J Strachan
550
Downingstreet Sept 2 1809 A Dispatch of which the following is
559
Saturdays London Gazette Foreign office Nov 11 1809 A Letter
567
Letters from the Right Honourable George Canning to the Earl Cam
574
From the London Gazette Extraordinary Downingstreet Aug 7
582
Letter from ViceAdmiral Lord Collingwood Commander in Chief
588
Price of Stocks for 1809
596
Sheriffs appointed by his Majesty in Council for the year 1809598
598
A general Bill of Christenings and Burials from December 13 1808
604
List of Public Acts passed in the Third Session of the fourth Parlia
615
Deaths in the year 1809
624
Celebration of the Jubilee by the Government of Bombay
703
Character Manners Customs Habits Dress and Language of
765
Proclamation of Marshal Augereau Duke of Castiglione c to
769
Character of the Asturians From the same
774
Royal Order directed to his Excellency the Marquis de Romand
775
Character Manners Customs and Habits of the Spaniards in general
782
Treaty of Peace between Sweden and Russia Dated 517th Septem
784
Account of the Dissection of a Human Fœtus in which the Circulation
789
Copy of a Letter from Buonaparte to the Emperor of Russia written
790
Proclamation issued by Eugene Napoleon ArchChancellor of State
796
On the Effects of Westerly Winds in raising the Level of the British
797
Official Proclamation
802
On the Advantages to be derived from Heath in the Feeding of Stock
806
Uses of Insects in Tropical Climates From the same
810
Memoirs of the late General Melville 721 736
721
Major Stanhope
739
The famous Victor Alfieris Passion for Music Abhorence of Dancing
749
Dwarfs and Fools exhibited in the Houses of the Nobles of Moscow
755
Arrawouke Indians of Surinam From the same 764
764
On the Generation and other obscure Facts in the Natural History
814
Eaters of Earth From Humbolds Physical View of the Equatorial
820
Sketch of a Plan for improving the Royal Institution and erecting
826
Simple Means of correcting the Damp in Coalmines From
833
Voyage DAlexander De Humboldt et Aimy Bompland
890
CONTENTS
CHAP III
CHAP
CHAP IX
Dissentions and Contests in the British Cabinet Duel between Mr Can
Letter from General Kellerman dated Valladolid March 31 1809 435
From the London Gazette September 2 A Dispatch of which the
Letters Patent and Proclamation of his Royal Highness the Duke
A Summer Dawn

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 78 - Russell moved for a Committee of the whole House to take into consideration the state of Ireland.
Page 608 - Soldiers." 97. Act to continue, until the fifth day of July, 1811, and to amend several acts for granting certain rates and duties, and for allowing certain drawbacks and bounties on goods, wares, and merchandize imported into and exported from Ireland ; and to grant to his...
Page 22 - I hope the people of England will be satisfied!" "I hope my country will do me justice!
Page 735 - Congress above mentioned, and an act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbours of the United States, and the several acts supplementary thereto, may be renewed.
Page 222 - March, 1811, so revoke or modify her edicts as that they should cease to violate the neutral commerce of the United States, which fact the President should declare by proclamation, and if the other nation should not within three.
Page 808 - There is a lad here, which hath five barley- loaves and two small fishes: but what are they among so many?
Page 161 - That the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished:
Page 22 - ... instruction of the Officer and Soldier ; in war, he courted service in every quarter of the globe. Regardless of personal considerations, he esteemed that to which his Country called him, the post of honour ; and by his undaunted spirit, and unconquerable perseverance, he pointed the way to victory. " His Country, the object of his latest solicitude, will rear a monument to his lamented memory ; and the Commander-in-chief feels he is paying the best tribute to his fame, by thus holding him forth...
Page 165 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
Page 421 - ... by the most determined bravery, not only repelled every attempt of the enemy to gain ground, but actually forced him to retire, although he had brought up fresh troops in support of those originally engaged. " The enemy, finding himself foiled in every attempt to force the right of the position, endeavoured by numbers to turn it. A judicious and well-timed movement, which was made by...

Bibliographic information