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BRITISH AND FOREIGN
SPEECH of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales,
Regent, on the Opening of the British Parliament.28th January, 1817.
My Lords and Gentlemen,
It is with deep regret that I am again obliged to announce to you, that no alteration has occurred in the state of His Majesty's lamented indisposition.
I continue to receive from Foreign Powers the strongest assurances of their friendly disposition towards this Country; and of their earnest desire to maintain the general tranquillity.
The hostilities to which I was compelled to resort, in vindication of the honour of the Country, against the Government of Algiers, have been attended with the most complete success.
The splendid achievement of His Majesty's Fleet, in conjunction with a Squadron of the King of The Netherlands, under the gallant and able conduct of Admiral Viscount Exinouth, led to the immediate and unconditional liberation of all Christian Captives then within the Territory of Algiers, and to the renunciation by its Government of the practice of Christian Slavery.
I am persuaded that you will be duly sensible of the importance of an Arrangement so interesting to humanity, and reflecting, from the manner in which it has been accomplished, such signal honour on the British Nation.
In India, the resusal of the Government of Nepaul to ratify a Treaty of Peace, which had been sigued by its Plenipotentiaries, occasioned a renewal of Military Operations.
The judicious arrangements of the Governor-General, seconded by the bravery and perseverance of His Majesty's Forces, and of those of the East India Company, brought the Campaign to a speedy and successful issue; and Peace has been finally established upon tbe just and honourable terms of the original Treaty. (1816-17).