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Diary entry for 21 March 1829 (Ne 2F 4, p.129)

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Diary entry for 21 March 1829 (Ne 2F 4, p.129) On presenting the General petition from Ireland with 150 [sic, meaning 150,000] signatures, the Duke of Cumberland made an excellent speech, calculatedin Every way to do good & appeared to have been received by the House [of Lords]with the warmest & long continued cheers - we are certainly going onwell & make a better figure in defence of right, than our antagonistsmake in recommending wrong -

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