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lying in state, was the common remark. Conway avowed himself eager to resign; Conway to Grafton, 23 April, 1766, in Grafton's Autobiography. and Grafton not only threw up his office, but, before the House of Lords, addressing the Prime Ministerr station, for tile sake of accomplishing a junction of the ablest and most experienced statesmen of the country. See Grafton's own account of the incident in his Autobiography. On the resignation of Grafton, Conway, with his accustomed indec, 22 May, 1766. to Chap. XXV.} 1766. May. the Northern Department. There appeared a great and general backwardness Grafton's Autobiography. to embark with Rockingham. Lord North Lord North to Rockingham, 24 May, 1766. had hardly accepted a le King, Address to the King, in Brad ford, 91. and voted thanks Vote of Thanks, &c., & c., 20 June. to Pitt and to Grafton; and, among many others, to Conway and Barre, to Camden and Shelburne; to Howard, who had refused to draw his sword agai
l, on the eighteenth, to see the King, or even the Duke of Grafton, and yet, passing between all the factions of the aristocrer, that Townshend was not to be called to the Cabinet. Grafton's Autobiography. On learning this exclusion, Townshend hest of our lives. Townshend to Grafton, 25 July, 1766, in Grafton's Autobiography; and C. Townshend to Pitt, 26 July, 1766. pect; and had passed the threshold, Pitt to the Duke of Grafton, Sunday, 27 July, 1766, in Grafton, 135. Walpole, II. 356Grafton, 135. Walpole, II. 356. Albemarle's Rockingham, II. 4. Rockingham to Pitt, and Rockingham to Conway. when the young chief of the great whig familg us, said Grafton, nor indeed throughout the Kingdom. Grafton's Autobiography. The lion Chap. XXVI.} 1766. July. had let imperative in command knew not how to resolve. Once, at Grafton's earnest solicitation, Charles Townshend was permitted to attend a consultation on European alliances. Grafton's Autobiography. The next day Chatham, with the cheerful consent of
mbe from an unimportant post. Charles Townshend to Grafton, 2 Nov. 1766, in Grafton's Autobiography; Conway to Chatham, 22 Nov. 1766, Chat. Corr. III. 126. Saundhe dismissal of Townshend as incurable. Chatham to Grafton, 7 Dec. 1766, in Grafton's Autobiography. Burke indulged in sarcasm at the great person, so immeasurablmerica without offence. Garth to Committee of South Carolina, 31 Jan. 1767; Grafton's Autobiography. As he spoke the House shook with applause; hear him, hear himn; he did so most willingly; and his promise received a tumultuous welcome. Grafton's Autobiography. Lord George Sackville pressed for a revenue that should bt the unauthorized but premeditated rashness of his presumptuous colleague. Grafton's Autobiography; Walpole, II. 413, 414, tells nothing of this debate, but whatone of the Ministry then in London, had sufficient authority to advise his dismission; and nothing less could have stopped his measures. Grafton's Autobiography.
s America, the more the Court spoke of him as an enemy. Grafton's Autobiography. The King had long been persuaded Compahend incurable, is a letter really dated 9 Feb. 1767. See Grafton's Autobiography for all three. denounced to Grafton as inc the same views, and in giving them effect, exercised over Grafton the superiority, which intellectual vigor and indefatigabl7. March Chatham next recommend? asked the King, through Grafton; and no other could be named. This was a new humiliation.e together; said he of Townshend, and he asked the Duke of Grafton himself to call the next Council at his own house. Chatham to Grafton, Wednesday, 11 March 1767, in Grafton's Autobiography. The accumulation of grief destroyed what little of healw from business and became invisible even to Camden and to Grafton. Here, in fact, Chatham's Administration was at an end. Grafton's own statement in his Autobiography. Transmitting to his substitute every question of domestic, foreign and colo
XXIX.} 1767. March views; and he turned to pay the greatest court wherever political appearances were most inviting. Grafton's Autobiography. In the Cabinet meeting held on the twelfth of March at the house of Grafton, Townshend assumed to dtherefore, to protect American liberty as well as he could, but had no support, and was powerless to control events; for Grafton and even Camden yielded to Townshend's impetuosity, and were very ready to sacrifice Shelburne to the royal resentment. 0 June, 1767. Grafton was filled with grief at the sight of his great mind, bowed down and thus weakened by disorder; Grafton's Autobiography. but he obtained from him the declaration, that he would not retire except by his majesty's command. Walpole's Memoirs, III. 53. At a second interview in June, The Duke of Grafton in his autobiography, does not carefully discriminate between his two interviews with Lord Chatham.—The first must have been inconclusive, since a second was so so
he legislative functions of New-York, was marked by moderation and dignity; Grafton's Autobiography. and that abrogating the Charters of the American Colonies would be their emancipation from fetters. Grafton's Autobiography. The King, who wished to retain Conway in office and had looked into his heart to know how to wnd to Choiseul, 7 August, 1767. but for the moment, he relied on Townshend. Grafton's Autobiography. So Charles Townshend remained in the cabinet, treating evnd for his brother, and a Peerage for his wife, to descend to his children; Grafton's Autobiography. and with power, fortune, affection, and honors clustering arorned to the country, and changed his mind just in season to accept North to Grafton, 10 Sept. 1767. Charles Lloyd to Lord Lyttelton, 17 Sept. 1767; Lyttelton's Ls the fatal bequest of Charles Townshend to his successors and his country. Grafton's Autobiography; Compare speeches of Camden, of Grafton, of Shelburne, in the
k so large a part in framing the Stamp Act, held a place with Lord North at the Treasury Board. In him, boasted Mauduit to his client, Hutchinson, we have gained a fresh accession in strength. I. Mauduit to Hutchinson, 10 Dec. 1767. He is my fast friend, and has never yet failed me in any thing which he undertook for me. He empowered me to tell you he will make your affair one of his first concerns. Jenkinson, whose noiseless industry exercised a prevailing influence over the neglect of Grafton and the ease of Lord North, formed the active and confidential bond between the Treasury and the office holders in Boston. They of Massachusetts, wrote Mauduit, may be brought to repent of their insolence. To assert and maintain the authority of Parliament over America, was the principle on which the friends of Bedford entered the Ministry. Their anger Durand to Choiseul, 11 December, 1767. was quickened by the resolutions of Boston to set on foot manufactures and to cease importati
the French Embassy at London, 21 August, 1768. but the British Ministry had less discernment. Yielding to the daily Grafton's Autobiography. importunities of the King, Grafton prepared to dismiss Shelburne. Compare Frances to Choiseul, 7 Oct their justly dissatisfied benefactor, as brooding over his own suspicions and discontent. Lord Camden to the Duke of Grafton, 29 Sept. 1768; in Campbell's Chancellors, v. 277. I will never retire upon a scanty income, he added, unless I should b The King awaited anxiously the result of the interview; Lady Chatham's Memorandum of a conversation with the Duke of Grafton, 9 Oct. 1768. Chatham Corr. III. 337. and notwithstanding the warning, Shelburne was removed. To Camden's surprise, Camden to the Duke of Grafton, 14 Oct. 1768. Though I was apprehensive that Lord Shelburne's dismissal would make a deep impression upon Lord Chatham's mind, yet I did not expect this sudden resignation. the resignation of Chatham instantly follow
c. &c. system that there never should be another election of Councillors, and he Postscript, Supplement to No. 4, Private; Bernard to Hillsborough, 14 Feb. 1769. and Hutchinson Hutchinson to Richard Jackson, 28 January, 1769. also, most secretly See the whole of Bernard to Hillsborough, 26 January, 1769. furnished lists of persons whose appointment they advised. They both importuned the Ministry to remove Temple, Bernard to Hillsborough, 21 Feb. 1769. Hutchinson to the Duke of Grafton. who would not conceal his opinion, Boston Gazette of 6 Feb. 1769; 723, 1 and 2. The notes to the Letter from London are by Temple. that the affections of the colonists were wasting away from the mother country, from the incapacity and avarice Temple to Grenville, 7 November, 1768; in Grenville Papers, IV. 396, and compare 460. of his associates. The wily Hutchinson opposed with all his influence the repeal of the Revenue Act; Hutchinson to Richard Jackson, 24 Jan. 1769. recomme
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 hi 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 lifto give his deciding vote in the Cabinet against the repeal, which the Duke of Grafton, the head of his Board, had proposed and advocated. Besides the Autobiography of the Duke of Grafton, compare the speeches of the Duke of Grafton and of Weymouth in the House of Lords, 5 March, 1776; in Force VI. 312. Now, indeed, the dGrafton and of Weymouth in the House of Lords, 5 March, 1776; in Force VI. 312. Now, indeed, the die was cast. Neither the Bedford party, nor the King meant to give up the right to tax; and they clung to the duty on tea, as an evidence of their lordly superiorit
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