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Page 335.—“Sir Charles Bagot did not return alive to England, as
stated in the History,' but expired at Kingston in Canada, on the 19th of May, 1843."
FOR THE YEAR
HISTORY OF EUROPE.
General Observations on the state of the country and position of the
Government at the commencement of the year 1842-Secession of the Duke of Buckingham from the Cabinet - Parliament opened on the 3rd of February by the Queen in person-Presence of the King of Prussia on the occasion—Her Majesty's Speech from the ThroneAddress moved in the House of Lords by the Marquess of Abercorn, seconded by the Earl of Dalhousie -Speeches of Viscount Melbourne, Duke of Wellington, Lord Brougham, Earl Fitzwilliam, Duke of Buckingham, and other Peers - Address carried unanimously-De. bate in the House of Commons — Address moved by the Earl of March, seconded by Mr. Beckett - Speeches of Mr. Ewart, Lord John Russell, Sir Robert Peel, Mr. Villiers, and Mr. Escolt – General allusion to the Corn-laws-Statement of Sir R. Peel respecting his Financial Measures - Address carried without a division. HE commencement of the so secure as a mere reference to his
year 1842 found the Conser- Parliamentary strength would, vative Administration occupying a under other circumstances, have position of great apparent strength, appeared to indicate. A revenue, commanding large majorities in which had now for several years both Houses of Parliament. At exhibited the alarming symptom the same time, when viewed with of an annual deficiency, with an regard to the actual condition of expenditure which our warlike the country, and to the terms on operations in the East were at the which he had succeeded to office, same time tending to increase ; the tenure of Sir Robert Peel's excitement and agitation at home, power could hardly be pronounced widely diffused on the subject of the VOL. LXXXIV.