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Exploring the WestThree Travel Narratives$
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Mushirul Hasan

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780198063117

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.001.0001

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Government

Government

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(p.116) 15 Government
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Exploring the West
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Mushirul Hasan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0033

The author analyses the government of Britain, focusing on the authority of the Sovereign and narrating his Majesty's condescending and liberal conduct towards him. He describes the Queen's drawing-room, the political situation of the heir apparent, the character of the Prince, and Carleton House. He also comments on the duties of the Ministers of State, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Secretary for the Foreign Department, the Secretaries for the Home and War Departments, the First Lord of the Admiralty, the Master General of the Ordnance, the president of the Board of Control, and the Lord Chancellor of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The author is introduced to Lord Spencer.

Keywords:   Carleton House, government of Britain, Queen, Prince, Ministers of State, Board of Control, Lord Spencer, Archbishop of Canterbury, Chancellor of the Exchequer

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