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J. G. & F. RIVINGTON;
LONGMAN, REES, ORME, AND CO.; JEFFERY AND SON; J. M. RICHARDSON ;

J. BOOTH; J. BOOKER; J. RODWELL; SHERWOOD, GILEERT, AND PIPER;
HAMILTON, ADAMS, AND CO.; G. LAWFORD; J. DOWDING; WHITTAKER,
AND CO.; SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, AND CO. ; T. LAYCOCK; AND H. RENSHAW.

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CONTENTS.

HISTORY OF EUROPE.

CHAPTER I.

SPEECH from the Throne-Speeches of the Duke of Wellington and Earl

Grey on the Address - Discussion on the Address in the House of Com. inons-Amendment moved by Mr. Hume and Mr. O'Connell-Discussion as to an imputation on some Irish Member, uttered in a Speech made at Hull-Charge against Mr. Sheil-Lord Althorp and Mr. Sheil committed to the custody of the Sergeant-at-Arms-Their discharge--Committee appointed to investigate the matter-Result of the Investigation -Charges made by Mr. O'Connell against Baron Smith-Select Committee appointed to inquire into them-The vote for the Appointment of the Committee rescinded-Debate on Mr. O'Connell's Motion for a Committee to investigate the propriety of Repealing the Union-Address to the King, declaratory of the determination of the House to maintain the Union Address concurred in by the Peers—The King's Answer.

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CHAPTER II.

State of the Cabinet on Irish Ecclesiastical questions—Mr. Ward's Motion

for a Reduction of the Irish Church Establishment-Schism in the Mi. nistry on the subject of the appropriation of Church Revenues—Resignation of Mr. Stanley, Sir James Graham, the Duke of Richmond, and Earl of Ripon--The King's Declaration in favour of the Church Commission issued to inquire into the Irish Church-Debate on Mr. Ward's Motion-Discussion in the House of Lords regarding the Issuing of the Commission-Resolutions by Government concerning Tithes in Ireland, proposed-Opposition of the Agitators—Bill founded on the Resolutions brought in-Debate on the Second Reading-Alterations made in the Bill to conciliate the Irish Opposition -Debate on Motion, by Mr. O'Connell, to appropriate Church Revenues to purposes of Public Utility-Farther Alterations introduced into the Bill ---Debate on the New Resolution proposed by Government.

[36 CHAPTER III.

Bill for renewing the Irish Coercion Act introduced into the House of

Lords—Private correspondence of Meinbers of the Government with the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland-Bill read a second time—Attacks of Mr. O'Connell against Ministers on account of the Bill-Secret communications made to him by Mr. Littleton regarding the opinions and intentions of the Government in relation to certain Provisions of the Bill restraining Public Meetings—The Cabinet determine that these clauses shall be retained-Disclosures made in the House of Commons by Mr. Littleton and Mr. O'Connell-Mr. Littleton tenders his Resignation, which is refused-Debate on Motion to refer the Papers on the State of

Ireland to a Select Committec-Mr. O'Connell gives notice of a Motion for production of the correspondence with the Lord-Lieutenant-The Chancellor of the Exehequer resigns-In consequence of his Resignation, Earl Grey resigns-Explanations by these Ministers as to the Causes of their Retirement- Viscount Melbourne made Prime Minister -Lord Althorp withdraws his resignation and continues in office as Chancellor of the Exchequer-Coercion Bill withdrawn in the House of Lords, and discussion thereon--Debate in the Lords on Motion for production of the Lord-Lieutenant's letter..

[100 CHAPTER IV. Modified Coercion Bill introduced into the House of Commons-Debate

thereon-Resolution proposed regarding the Poor in Ireland-Bill read
a second time--Amendments moved by Mr. O'Connell Bill passes
Proceedings and Discussions on the Bill in the House of Lords-Tithe
Bill resumed-Debate on Mr. O'Connell's Motion to postpone the
Committee for six months-Mr. O'Counell's Amendment to relieve the
tithe-payers immediately from forty per cent carried against Ministers
--The Bill passes-Debate on the Second Reading in the House of
Lords, who throw out the Bill-Irish Church Temporalities' Bill. [133

CHAPTER V.
State of Ecclesiastical Questions, and the Claims of the Dissenters in

Eugland-Petitions for Separation of Church and State-Motion in the
Commons to exclude the Bishops from Parliament-Petition of some
Members of the University of Cambridge to Admit Dissenters to take
Degrees-Motion for an Address to the King to Recall the Regulations
Preventing Dissenters from taking Degrees-Motion withdrawn, and
Leave given to bring, in a Bill to effect the same Object--Counter
Petitions from Cainbridge and Oxford-Debate on the Second Reading
of the Bill for the Admission of Dissenters-Speeches of Mr. Estcourt,
Mr. Wynn, Mr. Spring Rice, Mr. Goulburn, Mr. Stanley, and Sir R.
Peel-'I'he Bill is Passed-Debate on the Second Reading in the Lords
--Speeches of the Earls of Radnor-- The Dukes of Gloucester and Welling-
ton-Lord Melbourne- The Lord Chancellor- The Bishop of Exeter
The Lords reject the Bill-Motion in the Commons for the Abolition of
Church Rates-The Motion withilrawn in respect of Government
being about to introduce a Measure to Relieve the Dissenters from
Church Rates-The Ministerial Plan is laid before the House--The
Dissenters violently oppose it, and it is withdrawn-Bill to authorize
the Celebration of Marriage by Dissenting Clergymen in Dissenting
Meeting-houses—Is opposed by the Dissenters, and withdrawn—Peti-
tions for Commutation of Tithe-Resolutions and Plan of Ministers for
Commuting Tithes—The Measure is not proceeded with--Proceedings
in the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland regarding Patron-
age.

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CHAPTER VI.

Bill brought in by the Government to amend the Poor Laws_Statement

of the alterations proposed-Debate on the Second Reading-Discussions in Committce-Motion to refuse owners' cumulative votes-Debates regarding out-door relief--Motion to reject the clauses making not the father of an illegitiinate child, but the mother liable to support

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