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,—ministerial loans, Brook Watson’s contract, 200,000l. a year subsidized to the King of Sardinia, to enable him to defend his own dominions; subsidies to the Elector of Hanover, and the Landgrave of Hesse Cassel; a pension of 1500l. per annum to the Jesuit of St. Omer’s; the pecuniary douceur granted to Sir Gilbert Elliot, for his services at Toulon, &c. &c.

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Entry taken from A Political Dictionary, by Charles Pigott, 1795.

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