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A.35084.

LONDON: THOMAS CURSON HANSARD, PATERNOSTER ROW.

CONTENT S.

General Remarks on the Canadian Insurrection--Historical Notice of the

Grievances of Lower, Canada Nature of the Disputes concerning the

appropriation of the Reyenue-Duties of 1774–“ Permanent Appro-

priation"-Casual and Territorial Revenues-Law of Property-Tenures

-Report of the Commons Committee of 1828- Conciliatory Policy of

the British Government--Surrender of the Duties of 1774-Factious

Conduct of the House of Assembly-Sir Francis Head's publication of

his Instructions - Crisis - Progress of the Insurrection in Lower

Canada-Conflicts at St. Denis and St. Charles-Revolt suppressed

South of the St. Lawrence-Sir John Colborne crosses the Ottawa-

Defeat of the Rebels at St. Eustache-Surrender and Burning of St.

Benoît-Termination of the Insurrection-State of Public Feeling in

the United States-Upper Canada-Mr. Mackenzie's Proclamations-

Policy of Sir F. Head-Outbreak near Toronto-Flight of Mackenzie

-Seizure of Navy Island - Affair of the Caroline-Aggressive Conduct

of Citizens of the United States-Opening of the Session-Evacuation

of Navy Island-Patriots successively defeated near Kingston, at Fight-

ing Island, and at Point Pelé Island Conduct of the American Author-

ties—Sir Francis Head resigns the Government Addresses from the

Two Houses—Prorogation of the Local Parliament- Report of the

Committee of the Assembly .

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CHAPTER II.

Parliament re-assembles-Debates on Canada-Address to the Throne

moved by Lord John Russell, who states the intentions of Government

to send out Lord Durham-Mr. Hume and Mr. Grote oppose the

Address-Sir R. Peel-Lord Howick-Mr. Buller~Mr. Leader moves

Adjournment–Division thereon-Lord John Russell brings in the Bill

for suspending the Lower Canadian Constitution-Mr. Warburton-Sir

Husse Vivian-Mr. Hume's Eulogy on Mr. Mackenzie-Sir George

Grey-Sir Robert Peel's Criticism of the Bill—Lord John Russell's

Explan scion-Mr. Grote's Notice respecting Mr. Roebuck-House of

Lords-Duke of Wellington-Lord Glenelg moves Address to Queen

-Lord Brougham's' Attack on Ministers--Lord Melbourne-Duke of

Wellington-Lord Ripon-Lord Lansdowne-Lord Durham declares

his Views--Lord Glenelg's Reply to Lord Broughain

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CHAPTER III.

Debates on Canada continued-Discussion as to hearing Mr. Roebuck-

His Speech-Mr. Hume moves that the Bill be read that day six

months—Sir G. Grey-Lord Francis Egerton's comments on the Des-

State of the Law on Controverted Elections Election Committees

Question of Opening the Irish Registry-Mr. C. Buller's Bill for the

Purpose of Amending the System-Mr. O'Connell's Scheme-Mr. Bul-

ler's Bill Read a Second Time-Course pursued by Lord John Russell

with respect to Election Petitions — Spottiswoode Fund--Mr. W: S

O'Brien's Petition-Sir Francis Burdett-Mr. Blewitt's Resolutions-

Speaker's Threat to Resign in consequence of the Disorderly Conduct

of the House-Debate on Mr. W. S. O'Brien's Motion to referui

Petition to a Select Committee-Mr. Harvey's Amendment-Sir W,

Follett-The Attorney General-Mr. O'Connell-Sir F. Burdett-Lord

John Russell -Sir R. Peel's Defence of Sir F. Burdett-Lord Maid-

stone's Motion against Mr. O'Connell—Lord John Russell's Notice of

Motion Against the Bishop of Exeter-Debates and Successive Divi.

sions on Lord Maidstone's Motion-Mr. O'Connell Reprimanded by

the Speaker--Mr. Poulter's Affair—Mr. Poulter appears at the Bar-

Sir R. Peel's Plan for Amending the Election Committees-Freemen

and Parliamentary Electors Bill-Mr. T. Duncombe's Amendment-

Bill passes the Commons, and is lost in the House of Lords-Free-

men's Relief Bill-Mr. Grote's Motion for the Ballot-Course taken

by Government-Remarks on the Division-Rejection of Mr. Slaney's

Bill for the Protection of Voters-Opinions of Lord Melbourne, the

Duke of Wellington, and Lord Brougham, on the Ballot-Parliamentary

Qualification Bill

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CHAPTER V.

Sir William Molesworth's Motion against Lord Glenelg-Lord Palmerston

defends the Colonial Secretary-Lord Sandon's Amendment-Lord

Stanley's Attack on Lord Palinerston-Mr. Warburton's Disapproba-

tion of the Motion-Sir George Grey- The Chancellor of the Exche-

quer-Sir Robert Peel's taunting Speech-Lord John Russell -Sir W.

Molesworth withdraws his Motion - Division on the Amendment-Re.

vival of Anti-Slavery Agitation-Lord Brougham's Conduct on the

Slavery Question-Ilis Speech on the Slave Trade-Lord Glenelg's

Admissions on that Subject-Lord Brougham's Resolutions and Speech

in favour of the immediate Emancipation of the Negro Apprentices

Lord Glenelg opposes the Resolutions - Division-Lord Brougham's

Resolutions and Speech on the Importation of Labourers to the West

Indies from the East-Orders in Council on that Subject-Lord Gle-

nelg's Explanation-Duke of Wellington's Suggestions-Division-Sir

George Strickland moves the Abolition of the Apprenticeship in the

House of Commons-Sir George Grey opposes the Motion - Dr. Lush-

ington supports it-Lord Howick's Disclosure respecting Lord Broug.

ham-Lord John Russell --Mr. Gladstone-Motion Negatived on a

Division-Sir Eardley Wilmot repeats the Motion, and carries it on a

Division-Declines to take further Steps-Abolition of Slavery Amend-

ment Bill-West India Prisons Regulation Bill .

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CHAPTER VI.

House of Lords-Lord Roden's Motion on the State of Ireland--Lord

Mulgrave's Defence - Earl of Donoughmore-Address of the Tipperary

Magistrates to the Lords Justices-Duke of Wellington-Lord Mul.

grave in Explanation-Lords Melbourne and Brougham-Debates on

Colonel Verner's Motion concerning the Battle of the Diamond, in the

House of Commons-Bishop of Exeter and the Roman Catholic Oath

-Case of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Malta --Dr. M'Hale's assump-

tion of the title of Archbishop of 'Tuam-Prospect of a Settlement of

the three great Irish Questions-Declarations of the Duke of Wel-

lington and Sir Robert Peel-Debates on the Irish Poor-law Bill in the

House of Commons-Opposition of Mr. O'Connell-Lord John Rus-

sell's Speech in support of the Measure-Mr. Shaw agrees with Mr.

O'Connell-Mr. Shaw's Amendment, limiting Relief to the Aged, In-

potent, &c.-Messrs. O'Brien, Lucas, Redington, Litton, Barron, and

Young, support the Bill-Mr. O. Gore, Mr. Gibson, and Sir F. Trench

oppose it-Division in favour of the Bill-House in Committee-Lord

Clements-Sir E. Sugden-Sir F. Burdett-Division on the First

Clause-Mr. Shaw's Amendment to the 35th Clause-Lord Morpeth-

Colonel Conolly, Mr. Wrightson-Mr. O'Connell supports the Amend.

inent-Division- Remarks on Mr. O'Connell's conduct with respect to

the Bill-Unpopularity of the Measure in Ireland --Bill read a third

time-Negotiations between Sir R. Peel and Lord John Russell, with

respect to the Irish Questions-Declarations of the Parties . [97

Preparations for the Coronation-Lord Londonderry's Dissatisfaction-

Discussions in the House of Lords–Lord Fitzwilliam's Opinion of the

Ceremony – Marquess of Salisbury – Lord Londonderry - Lord

Brougham -- Coronation-Exemplary conduct of the Populace-Mar-

shal Soult's Popularity-City Banquet-Expences of the Coronation

Debate in the House of Commons on the Tithe resolutions - Mr.

Ward's attack on Ministers for abandoning the Appropriation Clause.-

Lord Morpeth-Mr. Hume-Mr. O'Connell- Mr. Harvey-Mr. Shaw's

Amendment, that the proposed Deduction shall be 25 per cent. instead

of 30 per cent., carried-Lord Howick's anticipations of the results of

the Bill-Million Loan-Settlement of the Arrears--- Proposals of Sir

R. Peel and Lord John Russell on this Subject-Debates on the third

Reading-Mr. D. Brown inoves that the Bill be read that Day six

Months-Lord Ebrington's strong Declaration against the Irish Church

Establishment-Sir Robert Peel states his readiness to support Church

Reform in Ireland-Mr. O'Connell's Opinion of the Bill-Mr. Grote

charges the Ministers with Tergiversation-Lord John Russell-Divi-

sion-Bill passes-Lord Melbourne introduces the Bill in the House

of Lords_Lord Broughain's Observations on the Abandonment of the

Appropriation Principle-Bill passes the Lords-Debate on Grant to

Maynooth College-Lord Morpeth's Remarks on “ Froude's Remains"

-Mr. Gladstone's Vindication of the University of Oxford--Debates on

the Irish Poor-law Bill in the House of Lords-Lord Fitzwilliam-

Duke of Wellington supports the Bill-Lord Lyndhurst's Speech

against it-Lord Radnor-Lord Devon-Lord Broughan—Marquess of

Lansdowne-Division on second Reading- Amendinents in Committee

-Division on Lord Fitzgerald's Amendment-Bill passes the House of

Lords – Debate on the Malta Commission-Lord Ripon-Lord Glenelg

-Duke of Wellington-Projected Formation of à Colony in New

Zealand-Mr. F. Baring brings in a Bill for the Purpose of sanctioning

the Scheme-Opposed by Government-Mr. Hawes and Mr. Ward

complain of a Breach of Faith on the Part of Ministers-Lord Howick's

Vindication of his Conduct-Sir R. Inglis and Mr. W. Gladstone speak

against the Bill, which is also opposed by Sir W. James--Mr. Goul-

burn, Mr. Pease, and Lord Sandon, object to its Details-Bill lost-

Attempt to persuade the House of Commons to reconsider its Decision

with respect to the Site of the New Houses of Parliament-Colonel

Davies moves for a Select Committee--Is supported by Mr. Mackinnon

and Mr. Hume-Sir Robert Peel defends the present Site--Discussion

on the Subject generally-Motion negatived

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CHAPTER IX.

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