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COA C H - M A KERS HA L L,
To the final Commitment of his LORDSHIP to the
TO W E R.
Giving a faithful Detail of the Riots that insued from that
TO WHICH IS ADDED
THE PETITION PRESENTED TO
In behalf of the ROMAN CATHOLICS, and an Abstract of the
late Act of Parliament passed in their Favour.
L O N D ON:
MONDAY, MAY 29th, 1780. THE "HIS evening the Protestant Association was
held at Coach-makers Hall, pursuant to public advertisement.
At half past fix, the hall was quite full, and exceedingly crowded. Lord George Gordon took the chair exactly at seven, and addressed the meeting for near half an hour. His Lordship observed, that the Popish Bill was carried through both Houses of Parliament with such amazing rapidity, that the people had not time to form an opposition, or to make themselves acquainted with the pernicious consequences that must attend its passing into a law: that the indulgence given to Popery, by the repeal of the Act of William the Third, was inconsistent with the