HL Deb 08 February 1830 vol 22 c179
Lord Holland

, perceiving from his Majesty's Speech that the final settlement of the affairs of Greece was not yet accomplished, should take an early opportunity to call on their Lordships to express an opinion on the subject; and he then rose to give notice of his intention, and to move that their Lordships should be summoned for Friday next. If he consulted his own convenience he should fix a more distant day; but as he apprehended the settlement would soon be accomplished, to do justice to the motion it was necessary to submit it to their Lordships on an early day. He had not yet settled in his own mind what would be the words of his motion, but it would be in the form of a resolution to this effect:—"Resolved, That no plan for the pacification of Greece can be approved as advantageous, or as honourable to his Majesty's Crown, which does not give to that country a territory sufficient to maintain a national defence,

At the Court at Windsor, the 2nd of February, 1830,


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