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On the Ift DECEMBER 1783,
THE QUESTION FOR THE SPEAKER'S
IN ORDER FOR THE HOUSE TO RESOLVE
MR. FOX's Eaft India Bill.
Printed for J. DODSLEY, in PALL-MALL.
THANK you for pointing to me. I really wifhed much to engage your attention in an early stage of the debate. I have been long very deeply, though perhaps ineffectually, engaged in the preliminary enquiries, which have continued without intermiffion for fome years. Though I have felt, with fome degree of fenfibility, the natural and inevitable impreffions of the feveral matters of fact, as they have been fucceffively difclofed, I have not at any time attempted to trouble you on the merits fubject; and very little on any of the points which incidentally arofe in the course of our proceedings. But I'fhould be forry to be found totally filent upon this day. Our enquiries are now come to their final iffue:-It is now to be determined whether the three years of laborious parliamentary refearch, whether the twenty years of