goes the Northern Circuit when Solicitor General, 93. Fines for Absence, &c,
93. Lord Eldon elected Solicitor General of the Circuit, 94. Prosecution by
Lord Eldon while Solicitor General, 94. Lord Eldon Attorney General, 94.
Bet by Lord Eldon that Dunning would be Chief Justice of the King's Bench,
96. Lord Eldon fined for entering the Assize Town before the Commission
Day, 96. Lord Eldon congratulated on his silk Gown, &c, 96. Resolution
moved by Lord Eldon against the Attorney and Solicitor General, 96. Lord
Eldon fined for not dining at the Circuit Table, &c, 96. Lord Eldon of signal
Service in executing the Process of the Grand Court, 97. Lord Eldon about to
become a Director of the E. I. Company, 97. Fined for asking Leave of Ab-
sence from the House of Commons to attend the Circuit, 97. Lord Eldon moves
Remonstrance to be presented to Mr. Justice Buller, for puffing Mr. Law on
calling him within the Bar at Lancaster, 97. Mr. Justice Buller's Puff on Mr.
Law,—supposed to have been written by Mr. Law himself, 98. Lord Eldon's
Report of what he had done in presenting the Remonstrance to Mr. Justice
Buller, 98. Charge against Lord Eldon of not making dull Speeches on the
Circuit,—but convicted of making dull Speeches and writing dull Paragraphs
elsewhere, 99. Lord Eldon guilty of " Huggery," 99. Lord Eldon congratu-
lated on being appointed Solicitor General to the King, knighted, &c, 100.
Where Lord Eldon found the Principles and examples by which he was ad-
vanced to Honour and Fame, 100. Entries in the Records of the Northern Cir-
cuit respecting Lord Loughborough, 100.
CONTINUATION OF THE LIFE OF LORD ELDON TILL HE BECAME ATTORNEY GENERAL.
The King's illness, 94. Sir John Scott supports the Right of the two Houses to
elect a Regent, 101. Despotism of the Great Seal, 102. His Defence of giving
the Patronage of the Household to the Queen, 103. He maintains that the
Holder of the Great Seal for the time being is King of this Country, 103. The
King's Recovery, 104. Whig Rhymes on Sir John Scott and other Opponents,
104. Translation of Lord Belgrave's Greek Quotation, 105. By Sir John
Scott, 105. By Lord Thurlow, 105. Quiet Life of the Solicitor General for
four Years, 106. His Statement to George III. of his Gains, 106. Demonstra-
tion of Sir John Scott having grossly misrepresented to the King his Profits as
Solicitor General, 107. Q. Whether Hastings' Impeachment abated by the Dis-
solution of Parliament? 107. His equivocal Support of Fox's Libel Bill, 108.
His Statement of his Determination to resign on the Removal of Thurlow, 108.
He prosecutes a Man who challenged him for what he had said in the Discharge
of his duty at the Bar, 109.
CONTINUATION OF THE LIFE OF LORD ELDON TILL HE WAS MADE CHIEF JUSTICE OF
THE COMMON PLEAS.
Sir John Scott's Conduct as Attorney General, 110. His Defence of the Prose-
cution of John Frost, lie. The Treason Trials in 1794, 111. How far Sir
John Scott to be blamed respecting them, 112. The Attorney General's Speech
against Hardy, 112. Anecdotes of this Trial related by Lord Eldon, 113. Im-
propriety of trying other Cases after the Acquittal of Hardy, 114. The Attor-
ney General charged with talking Treason, 115. Sir John Scott's "Good
Name," 115. Inheritance left by Sir John Scott to his Children, 115. Sir
John Scott's Defence of himself for instituting these Prosecutions, 116. Insuf-
ficiency of this Defence, 117. Legislative Measures of Coercion, 117. Discus-
sion on the State Trials in the House of Commons, 118. Insults offered to the
King going to Parliament, 118. The Treasonable Attempts Bill, 119. Object
and Operation of the new Law of Treason, 119. Sir John Scott's Boast of the