Walpole and Chatham (1714-1760)
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Walpole and Chatham (1714-1760)

By Katharine Ada Esdaile
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  • WALPOLE AND CHATHAM (1714-1760)
    • INTRODUCTION
      • NOTE TO THIS VOLUME
    • NOTE TO THIS VOLUME
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • STATE OF PARTIES AT THE QUEEN'S DEATH (1714).
    • PROCLAMATION OF GEORGE I. (1714).
    • CHARACTER AND PERSON OF GEORGE I. (1660-1727).
      • A. By Lord Chesterfield.
      • B. By Horace Walpole.
    • A. By Lord Chesterfield.
    • B. By Horace Walpole.
    • PUBLIC FEELING AS TO THE NEW DYNASTY (1714).
      • A. Whig.
      • B. Tory.
    • A. Whig.
    • B. Tory.
    • THE '15.
      • I. The Pretender's Declaration (1715).
      • II. The Proclamation of James III. (1715).
      • III. Failure of the Expedition Explained.
        • (a) Absence of Foreign Aid.
        • (b) The Pretender no Leader of Men.
        • (c) The Nation's Dread of Popery.
      • (a) Absence of Foreign Aid.
      • (b) The Pretender no Leader of Men.
      • (c) The Nation's Dread of Popery.
    • I. The Pretender's Declaration (1715).
    • II. The Proclamation of James III. (1715).
    • III. Failure of the Expedition Explained.
      • (a) Absence of Foreign Aid.
      • (b) The Pretender no Leader of Men.
      • (c) The Nation's Dread of Popery.
    • (a) Absence of Foreign Aid.
    • (b) The Pretender no Leader of Men.
    • (c) The Nation's Dread of Popery.
    • THE SEPTENNIAL ACT (1716).
    • DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH FLEET OFF SICILY BY ADMIRAL SIR GEORGE BYNG, JULY 31, 1718.
    • THE SOUTH SEA BUBBLE (1720).
      • I. The Proposals: The Second Scheme of the South Sea Company.
      • II. The Bubble Burst.
    • I. The Proposals: The Second Scheme of the South Sea Company.
    • II. The Bubble Burst.
    • SIR ROBERT WALPOLE AS PRIME MINISTER (1721-1741).
      • I. By Lord Hervey.
      • II. By Horace Walpole.
    • I. By Lord Hervey.
    • II. By Horace Walpole.
    • WOOD'S HALFPENCE: THE FIRST DRAPIER'S LETTER (1724).
    • CHARACTER OF GEORGE II. (1683-1760).
      • A. By Lord Hervey.
      • B. By Horace Walpole.
    • A. By Lord Hervey.
    • B. By Horace Walpole.
    • THE CONDITION OF THE FLEET PRISON, AS REVEALED BY A PARLIAMENTARY ENQUIRY (1729).
      • A. Description of the Warden, Thomas Bambridge.
      • B. His Cruelty.
      • C. Findings of the Parliamentary Committee of Enquiry.
    • A. Description of the Warden, Thomas Bambridge.
    • B. His Cruelty.
    • C. Findings of the Parliamentary Committee of Enquiry.
    • THE EXCISE BILL (1733).
    • THE PORTEOUS RIOTS (1736).
    • LORD CHESTERFIELD'S SPEECH ON THE BILL FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CENSORSHIP OF STAGE PLAYS (1737).
    • DEATH OF QUEEN CAROLINE (1737).
    • THE WAR OF JENKINS' EAR (1739).
      • I. Rear-Admiral Charles Stewart's Letter to the Governor of the Havana and the Duke of Newcastle.
      • II. Account of the Examination of Jenkins before the House of Commons (1738).
    • I. Rear-Admiral Charles Stewart's Letter to the Governor of the Havana and the Duke of Newcastle.
    • II. Account of the Examination of Jenkins before the House of Commons (1738).
    • THE OPPOSITION SUSPECTS WALPOLE OF DOUBLE-DEALING.
    • ADMIRAL VERNON'S VICTORY AT PORTOBELLO (1740).
      • I. ADMIRAL HOSIER'S GHOST.
      • II. GREAT BRITAIN'S GLORY; OR, THE STAY-AT-HOME FLEET.
    • I. ADMIRAL HOSIER'S GHOST.
    • II. GREAT BRITAIN'S GLORY; OR, THE STAY-AT-HOME FLEET.
    • THE NEW MINISTERS (1742).
      • I. Hervey's Account of the Ministry
      • II. On the Ministry of Lord Carteret, Feb., 1742.
      • III. On Pulteney's Acceptance of a Peerage, July, 1742.
    • I. Hervey's Account of the Ministry
    • II. On the Ministry of Lord Carteret, Feb., 1742.
    • III. On Pulteney's Acceptance of a Peerage, July, 1742.
    • THE ORIGIN OF THE SEVEN YEARS' WAR (1741-1748).
    • THE '45.
      • I. Landing of the Young Pretender; the Raising of the Standard; Surrender of Edinburgh.
      • II. Treatment of the Vanquished.
        • 1. After Preston Pans.
        • 2. After Culloden.
      • 1. After Preston Pans.
      • 2. After Culloden.
      • III. ODE WRITTEN IN THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR 1746.
      • IV. An Adventure of Charles Edward.
    • I. Landing of the Young Pretender; the Raising of the Standard; Surrender of Edinburgh.
    • II. Treatment of the Vanquished.
      • 1. After Preston Pans.
      • 2. After Culloden.
    • 1. After Preston Pans.
    • 2. After Culloden.
    • III. ODE WRITTEN IN THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR 1746.
    • IV. An Adventure of Charles Edward.
    • TRIAL OF THE REBEL LORDS, 1746.
    • TREATY OF AIX-LA-CHAPELLE (1748).
      • I. Lord Bolingbroke on the Preliminaries.
      • II. The Articles of Peace.
      • III. A Contemporary View of the Peace.
    • I. Lord Bolingbroke on the Preliminaries.
    • II. The Articles of Peace.
    • III. A Contemporary View of the Peace.
    • LORD CHESTERFIELD'S ACT FOR THE REFORM OF THE CALENDAR (1751).
      • I. Historical Account of the Bill.
      • II. Lord Chesterfield's own Account.
    • I. Historical Account of the Bill.
    • II. Lord Chesterfield's own Account.
    • SMOLLETT'S CHARACTER OF THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE.[22]
    • THE TRIAL AND EXECUTION OF ADMIRAL BYNG.
      • I. Horace Walpole to Sir Horace Mann.
      • II. Thomas Potter to Mr. Grenville, September 11, 1756.
    • I. Horace Walpole to Sir Horace Mann.
    • II. Thomas Potter to Mr. Grenville, September 11, 1756.
    • THE COALITION GOVERNMENT OF 1757.
    • THE ENGLISH IN INDIA (1757-1759).
      • I. The Black Hole of Calcutta described by a Survivor.
      • II. Clive to Pitt on England's Opportunity.
    • I. The Black Hole of Calcutta described by a Survivor.
    • II. Clive to Pitt on England's Opportunity.
    • THE PLAINS OF ABRAHAM.
      • I. The Night Attack.
      • II. The Battle.
    • I. The Night Attack.
    • II. The Battle.
    • "THE HEAVEN-BORN MINISTER": HORACE WALPOLE'S HOMAGE TO PITT.
      • I. In the Great Year.
      • II. Character of William Pitt, described by Walpole in the Light of Subsequent History.
    • I. In the Great Year.
    • II. Character of William Pitt, described by Walpole in the Light of Subsequent History.
    • DEATH OF GEORGE II. (1760).
    • APPENDIX LONDON IN 1725-1736.
      • DEFOE'S DESCRIPTION OF LONDON IN 1725.
      • THE PRESENTMENT OF THE MIDDLESEX GRAND JURY, JANUARY SESSION (1735-1736).
    • DEFOE'S DESCRIPTION OF LONDON IN 1725.
    • THE PRESENTMENT OF THE MIDDLESEX GRAND JURY, JANUARY SESSION (1735-1736).
    • BELL'S ENGLISH HISTORY SOURCE BOOKS
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