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have excited considerable interest. When he voted, it was for Mi
nisters. Aubrey, Sir John, Horsham, brother to the Earl of Tankerville. His
name not in the lists last session, except on Mr. Lennard's motion for
an inquiry into the Civil-List Expenditure. Bagwell, William, Tipperary, Joint Mustermaster General, a sinecure; Colonel of Militia;
a relation, Knapp, in the Irish Custom-House. His brother-in-law Sir Eyre Coote, a General in the Army. One of the
papa elects himself and son to represent their contemptible cottages. The elder Bankes is father-in-law to Lord Falmouth. A son (a Divine) married a daughter of Lord Eldon. The Chancellor, on the morning of the marriage, presented Mr. Bankes with a living of £400 a year; and gave his daughter a portion of £30,000. Both the Meńbers vote with Ministers; except the questions on the Lay Lords of the Admiralty, and the Postmaster General.
Senior Bankes is a proper kumbug. Young Bankes moved the Address in the Commons on opening the Session of 1821. It is due to the elder Bankes, to observe, that he demurred to Mr. Robinson's doctrine, that useless places are necessary to support the monarchy. He thought the Crown
should only possess legitimate influence. Baillie, John, Heydon, lately returned from India. Did not vote against
the Influence of the Crown, nor for Parliamentary Reform. Voted against Lord Althorp's motion. Votes sometimes for Reduction;
generally with Ministers. Barham, Joseph Foster and John F. jun. Stockbridge, senior Barham is
brother-in-law' to the Earl of Thanet; and returns himself and son for this sink of bribery. Neither Member voted for Parliamentary Reform. Both Barhams voted for Mr. Brougham's motion. Idle fellows;_rarely voting on any question.-N. B. The elder Barham has
just accepted the Chiltern Hundreds, and returned Mr. Stanley. Baring, Sir Thomas, Wycomb. Voted for repeal of Salt Tax, for reduction
'of Postmaster and Lay Lords, for Sir R. Wilson, for Reform, for Civil-
Army, ditto Influence of the Crown; against Alien Bill.
1822, for reduction of Influence of the Crown. DID NOT VOTE, 1821,
for repeal of Six Acts, for Manchester inquiry. Baring, Henry, Colchester. Voted, 1821, for Lord J. Russell's Reform,
for repeal of Six Acts, for Manchester inquiry ; 1822, for Civil-List inquiry ; against young Wyın, ditto Alien Bill; for reduction of Influence of the Crown. DID NOT VOTE, 1822, for reduction of Postmaster, Lay Lords, or the Army, for Sir R. Wilson, for repeal of Salt or Window Tax, for Reform; against the Catholic Peers' Bill.-The three last mentioned Members are the sons of the late Sir Francis Baring, the Loan-Contractor. Alexander Baring is a shrewd man, and the cock of the funded and paper interest in the Collective Wisdom. He rarely attended last session ; 'engaged too much we suppose in the building of Scrip-Hall. Last year he voted against the repeal of
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Malt Tax; and rated Gooch, Davenport, Gipps, and the other country gentlemen, in grand style on their selfishness and inconsistency in opposing a tax affecting their particular interests; while they never once voted for Retrenchment, and supported all the extravagant estimates of
Ministers.-See Speech, June 14, 1821. Barnard, Lord, Tregony, eldest son of the Earl of Darlington. Voted
for Parliamentary Reform; is a Lieutenant in the Life-Guards; and
did not vote against the Influence of the Crown. Barne, M. Col. Dunwich, returns himself for this famous city. Lord
Huntingfield appoints his colleague. The Member has a sinecure in the Exchequer, and is Commissioner of Customs. Votes with the
Treasury team. Barrett, S. M. Richmond, a good Member; one of Mr. Hume's Macedo
nian phalanx. Barry, Maxwell, Cavan, a Lord of the Treasury. Son of the late Bishop
of Meath, brother-in-law of the Earl of Mountnorris, and nephew and heir apparent of the Earl of Farnham. His brother has two church livings. It is needless to mention the Member's votes. With the exception of about half a dozen, the Irish Members constantly vote with the Treasury; against the Catholics, the repeal of Taxes, and
the reduction of Estimates and Establishments. Bastard, Edward P. Devon, generally an absentee. Voted, 1821, against
Reform, ditto Lord Althorp's motion; for the Alien Bill; rarely for reduction of any kind, except the Lay Lords and the Postmaster-General. It is lamentable to think that Devon has no better representatives than
this man and Sir T. Acland. Bastard, John, Dartmouth, brother to the above, and Captain in the Navy:
Both the last Members voted for third reading of the Alien Bill,
and against the Catholic Peers' Bill. Bathurst, Charles, Harwich, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Brother
in-law of Viscount Sidmouth. The Member is one of the 89 Treasury phalanx. Harwich is a Treasury borough, having 32 electors, who with their families have long been saddled upon the public. The Bathurst family cost the nation about £18,000 a year ;-the Sidmouth,
above £17,000 a year. Bathurst, Seymour Thomas, St. Germains, son of Earl Bathurst. Lieutenant
in the Grenadier Guards. Votes with the Treasury; against the Catholics. The emoluments of the Bathurst family may be thus stated :
Earl Bathurst, Secretary for the Colonies...... £6000
Ditto sinecure Teller of the Exchequer 2750
Beauchamp, Viscount, Antrimshire, eldest son of the Marquis of Hert
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Beaumont, T. Wentworth, Northumberland. Voted
for reduction of Postmaster and Lay Lords, for Sir R. Wilson, for Reform, for repeal of Salt Tax; against young Wynn; for Mr. Wyvill's motion. Did not vote, 1821, for either motion on Reform, for Manchester inquiry; 1822, for reduction of Army, ditto Influence of the Crown, for repeal
of Window Tax. Beecher, W. W. Mallow, votes for Reform, repeal of Taxes, and the
Headfort, and brother-in-law of Lord Althorp. Votes for the Catho
lics; otherwise with the Treasury. Belfast, Earl of, Belfast, an officer of Dragoons. Never attends the
the Marquis of Stafford. Voted for the late Queen; for the Catho
lics, and once for Reduction. No trace of attendance last session, Benett, John, Wiltshire, voted for Mr. Wyvill's motion; for Lord J.
Russell's; against the Irish Tithe System. Did not vote for Mr.
Brougham's motion; nor for the reduction of 10,000 men in the Army. Bennett, Henry Grey, Shrewsbury, a very good Member. Married a
niece of the Duke of Bedford. Always at his post. Supports Mr. Hume nobly. Tells the Collective Wisdom home truths." Calls for useful papers and documents. Shames the rogues. A most useful
Great, honourable, and useful as the labours of Mr. Huine have been, it may be doubted whether all his exertions can be put in competition with the single act of Mr. Bennett obtaining an accurate return of the Salaries, Offices, and Emoluments of the honourable
Members. Bent, John, Totness, a West-India planter; and thick and thin Ministerialist. Bentinck, Lord William H. C. Nottinghamshire, brother to the Duke of
Portland. Holds two Commissions in the Army. Envoy to Sicily, and Clerk of the Pipe. VOTED, 1821, for the late Queen, for the Catholics, for repeal of Malt Tax, for Mr. Brougham's motion on Droits of Admiralty, for both motions on Reform; 1822, for Lord J. Russell's motion; against young Wynn's mission; for Civil-List inquiry; for Reform'; for reduction of Influence of the Crown; 1821, for repeal of Six Acts; for Manchester inquiry, for reduction of Lay Lords; ditto the
Army; against Alien Bill. Bentinck, Lord Frederick Cavendish, Weobly, youngest brother of the
Duke of Portland. A Major-General and Lieutenant-Colonel of Foot
Guards. Votes against the Catholics. Always for Ministers. Benyon, Benjamin, Stafford. It is enough to say of this Member, he is one
of Mr. Hume's body guard. Beresford, Sir John Poer, Coleraine, brother to the Marquis of Waterford ;
Rear-Admiral of the Blue. Beresford, Lord George Thomas, Waterford, Major-General and Comptroller
of the King's Household. Second brother of the Marquis of Waterford. It would require a volume to enumerate the places and appointments of the Beresfords in the Army, Navy, and the Church. These and their connexions are supposed to fill one-fourth of all places in Ireland. There is nothing too high or too low for their grasp :- they hold three or four mitres, and in the list of Places are down as wine-tasters, pursebearers, packers, &c.
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Bernal, Ralph, Rochester, a Barrister, and son of a West-India planter.
In the last and two preceding sessions we cannot find one question, whether on the Lottery, the Alien Bill, the Tithe System, the Catholics, Reform or Economy, which this exemplary and patriotic Member did
not support. Bernard, Thomas, King's County, a relation of the Ponsonbys. No traee
of attendance in the last or preceding sessions. Bernard, Viscount, Bandon-Bridge, son of the Earl of Bandon, and son-in
law of the Archbishop of Cashel. An Anti-catholic: votes with the
Treasury. Binning, Lord, Rochester, Commissioner for the affairs of India. Votes for
the Catholics; otherwise with the Treasury. Birch, Joseph, Nottingham, a Liverpool Merchant. Voted, 182., for
repeal of Six Acts, for Manchester inquiry ; 1822, for Reform, for reduction of Lay Lords and Postmaster, for Civil-List inquiry; against young Wynn, ditto Alien Bill; for reduction of Army, ditto Influence of the Crown, for Wyvill's motion, Mr. Creevy's ditto on the India
Board. Attends well. Blackburne, John, Lancaster, one of the Lancashire Magistrates. It is
needless to specify votes. Blair, James, Alderburgh, votes with the Treasury. Blair, James Hunter, Wigtonshire, Ditto.-Dead. Blake, Robert, Arundel, an Attorney. Votes with the Treasury, Blake, Sir Francis, Berwick, banker at Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Voted for
both motions on Reform, for Manchester inquiry; 1822, for reduction in the Army, ditto one Postmaster, for Civil-List inquiry: DID NOT VOTE, 1821, for repeal of Sir Acts; 1822, for Reform, for reduction of Lay Lords, ditto influence of the Crown; against Alien Bill, ditto
young Wynn ; for repeal of Window or Salt Tax. Boughey, Sir John F. F. Staffordshire, has a brother-in-law with two
livings in the church, and another with one. Voted, 1821, for repeal of Six Acts, for Lord J. Russell's reform; 1822, for Reform, for repeal of Salt Tax, for Civil-List inquiry. DID NOT VOTE, 1821, for Manchester inquiry, for repeal of Six Ăcts; 1822, for reduction of Postnaster and Lay Lords, for reduction of Army, ditto Influence of the Crown;
against Alien Bill, for Sir R. Wilson. Boughton, Sir William E. Evesham, voted for Reductions, for Parlia
mentary Reform and Retrenchment. Bourne, William Sturges, Christchurch, a Barrister and India Commis
sioner. Late Secretary of the Treasury. Chairman of the Hampshire Quarter Sessions. Said to be nearly as coarse in manner as Holme Sumner, and the curse of parish officers. He is a disciple of the
« Heaven-born Minister.' Bouverie, Bartholomew, Downton, half-brother to the Earl of Radnor.
Votes with the Treasury; Bradshaw, Robert H. Brackley, a relation Surveyor-General of Revenues in America. Another Commissioner of Tax-Office.
Votes with Ministers; never for Reduction or repeal of Taxes. Brandling, C. J. Northumberland, a relation with two livings in the Church.
A thick and thin Ministerialist. Brecknock, Earl of, Ludgershall, eldest son of Marquis Camden. Always
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Bridges, George, London, late Lord Mayor of the City. We do not find
his name on any division last session. When he votes, it is with
Ministers.. Against Catholic Peers' Bill. Bright, H. Bristol, a West-India Merchant. Voted for Retrenchment,
for Wyvill's motion, for reduction of 10,000 men in the Army. Did
not vote for Parliamentary Reform, nor for the Catholics. Brinckman, Theo. H. L. Yarmouth, I. W. A new Member. Brogden, James, Launceston, chairman of the Committee of the House of
Commons. Votes against Catholic Emancipation. Brougham, Henry, Winchelsea, a Barrister and Sergeant at Arms in the
Exchequer, (sinecure.). There is little doubt that Mr. Brougham is attached to the THING; but, notwithstanding this, and the uncertainty of his political creed, he is a valuable Member. His attendance has been indefatigable last session; he voted almost on every question, and always on the right side. His speech on the State of the Country was able; that on the Influence of the Crown still better. In the last, it is a little strange, he did not advert to the augmentation of the Peerage. The ennobling of time-serving lawyers, slave dealers, city merchants, and nabobs, has tended as greatly to augment the power of the Crown as the increase of the revenue, and the vexatious mode of its collection. However, he made out a powerful case. It was plain that the majority in Parliament had always voted with those who had the disposal of the Loaves and Fishes; no matter whether it was a Pitt, Addington, Fox, or a Grenville. On other occasions he has rendered valuable service. His exposure of Croker's impertinence on Mr. Hume's supposed blunder on the Navy Estimates, his chastisement of the "Thunderer" for his attack on Mr. Bennett for exposing the Grenvilles, was very seasonable. Nothing could be better than the ridicule of the Waterloo Pension-Bill, or more effective than the exposure of the shameless inconsistency of the Parliament; who voted that a pound-note and a shilling were equal to a guinea, when the latter was publicly selling for twentyseven shillings. In short, Mr. B. is a very useful man. Ảe has many sins to answer for no doubt. There was a great deal of tampering in the Queen's business, before he threw away the scabbard in her defence. His plan of public education was highly objectionable: by vesting the instruction of the People in the established clergy, he would have perpetuated the system and all its abuses for ever. He has sometimes indulged, too, in very fulsome panegyrics on the King, Lord Liverpool, and even the Lord Chancellor; this was very suspicious, to say no worse of it. Two or three years ago he launched into vehement declamations on the tendency of seditious and blasphemous writings; thereby opening the way for the Sıx Acts. We hope he has repented of these follies : let him be steady and cool, and keep as much as possible in a straight line. There is a sharp look out now at the conduct of public men, and any obliquity is sure to be detected and exposed., His able exposure of the robbery of Public Charities and of the Admiralty Droits will long be remembered. To conclude, we think the Member a fair public character ;-most public men have only one object in view--THEMSELVES. Mr. Brougham has two ;
he wishes, first, to serve himself ; secondly, the country. Browne, Dominick, Mayo, father-in-law to Lord Dillon, who is a Colonel
in the Army, and whose uncle is also a Colonel in the Army. The