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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 4 4 Browse Search
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mself been a Prime Minister, held office with Rockingham, Chatham, Lord North, and Shelburne. The late Earl of Dartmouth showed me parts of the journal of his grandfather, written while he occupied the highest place at the Board of Trade. Of all persons in England, it was most desirable to have a just conception of the character of the King. Mr. Everett, when Minister at the Court of St. James, keeping up in his busiest hours the habit of doing kind offices, obtained for me from Lady Charlotte Lindsay, copies of several hundred notes, or abstracts of notes from George the Third to her father Lord North. Afterwards I received from Lady Charlotte herself communications of great interest, and her sanction to make such use of the letters, as I might desire, even to the printing of them all. Others written by the King in his boyhood to his governor Lord Harcourt, Mr. Harcourt was so obliging as to allow me to peruse at Nuneham. The controversy between Great Britain and her Colonies
d rule, never to redress a grievance, unless the prayer for it was made in the spirit of obedience; and then and for years after, he held that there must always be one tax to keep up the right. King to Lord North, communicated to me by Lady Charlotte Lindsay. He was so much dissatisfied with Grafton's vote on this occasion, that from that time he was more forward to dictate his will to the Duke, than to inquire first the Duke's opinion on any measure; Grafton's Autobiography, III. 34. and Lord Camden also sank much in the royal estimation. Grafton's Autobiography, III. 34. The most questionable acts of Lord North's public career, proceeded from an amiable weakness, which followed him through life, Lady Charlotte Lindsay to Lord Brougham, 8 February, 1839. the want of power to resist the influence of those he loved. It was the King, who swayed Lord North, a junior Lord of the Treasury, contrary, as he himself Chap. XL.} 1769 May. with the utmost solemnity declared, to his
ke the resolute part, they will undoubtedly prove very meek. Four regiments sent to Boston will be sufficient to prevent any disturbance. The King received these opinions as certainly true; and wished their adoption. He would enforce the claim of authority at all hazards. Dartmouth to Haldimand, 5 Feb. 1774. All men, said he, now feel, that the fatal compliance in 1766 has increased the pretensions of the Americans to absolute independence. From letters communicated to me by Lady Charlotte Lindsay. In the letters of Hutchinson, he saw nothing to which the least exception could be taken; Hutchinson's Diary. and condemned the Address of Massachusetts, of which every word was true, as the production of Chap. LI.} 1774. Feb. falsehood and malevolence. Accordingly on the seventh day of February, in the Court at St. James's, the report of the Privy Council was read, embodying the vile insinuations of Wedderburn; and the Petition which Franklin had presented, and which expres