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Anno quadragesimo quinto Georgii III Regis. Cap. CXXVI, An act to indemnify persons who shall give evidence against Henry Lord Viscount Melville, upon the impeachment voted against him by the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, in respect of acts done by such persons in any office or employment held by them under the said Lord Viscount Melville, during the time he held and enjoyed the office of treasurer of His Majesty's navy (12th July 1805)


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