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iament, nor the favor of the court. To strengthen his government, the king, conforming to the views sketched by Bute in the previous April, Bute to Bedford, 2 April, 1763: I once gone, it will be very hard for me to believe that the Duke of Newcastle will, with Lord Hardwicke, &c. continue a violent or peevish opposition, &c &c. Bedford Cor. III. 226. but against the positive and repeated advice Grenville's Diary, in Grenville Papers, II. 191. of his three ministers, directed Egremont to invite Lord Hardwicke to enter the cabinet, as President of the Council. It is impossible for me, said Hardwicke, at an interview on the first day of August, The date of Newcastle's letter, in Albemarle's Memoirs of Rockingham, i. 169, is given as of June 30, 1763, a mistake, for the letter refers to the conversation held in August. to accept an employment, whilst all my friends are out of court. Hardwicke to his son, 5 August, 1763, in Harris, 370. The king, said Egremont, cannot bri
esbyterians to the north of the Tweed. Moffat to Stiles, 18 March, 1766. A change of ministry was more and more spoken of. The nation demanded to see Pitt in the government; and two of the ablest members of the cabinet, Grafton and Conway, continued to insist upon it. But Rockingham, who, during the repeal of the Stamp Act, had been dumb, leaving the brunt of the battle to be borne by Camden and Shelburne, was determined it should not be so; Grafton to Conway, 22 April, 1766. and Newcastle and Winchelsea and Egmont concurred with him. De Guerchy to Choiseul, 21 April, 1766. To be pre- chap. XXIV.} 1766. April. pared for the change, and in the hope of becoming, under the new administration, secretary for the colonies, Charles Townshend assiduously courted the Duke of Grafton. Pitt, on retiring to recruit the health which his unparalleled exertions in the winter had utterly subverted, made a farewell speech, his last in the House of Commons, wishing that faction might c