ly, of the union and independence of America.
But the attempt to establish that system of government, which must have provoked immediate resistance, was delayed by jealousies and divisions in the cabinet.
Dear Brother, Pelham used to say to Newcastle, I must beg of you not to fret yourself so much upon every occasion.
Pelham to Newcastle, in Coxe, i. 460. But the Duke grew more and more petulant, and more impatient of rivalry.
It goes to my heart, said he, that a new, unknown, factious talents.
Pelham to Newcastle, 24 Aug.—4 Sept., 1750. He would be more approved by the public, thought Hardwicke, than either Holdernesse or Waldegrave.
He is the last man, except Sandwich, I should think of for secretary of state, exclaimed Newcastle.
He is so conceited of his parts, he would not be in the cabinet one month without thinking he knew as much or more of business than any one man. He is impracticable;. . . . . .the most odious man in the kingdom. . . . . . A man of his life, s