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Haydon, Mr.-Criticism of his pictures, Law and Police-continued.

“The Banishment of Aristides,” and Elizabeth Butcher for infanticide, 45;
“ Nero at the Burning of Rome,” 59 ; of Mary Goodall for procuring abor-
his melancholy suicide, 91; meeting tion, at Nottingham, 48; Pemberton
on behalf of his family, 96

V. Collins, slander, 56; extraordinary

trial for bigamy at Dublin, Regina v.
Ibrahim Pasha, visit of his Highness to Mary Anne Scott, 63; homicide in
this country, his progress, 84

Drury-lane, 66 ; illegal marriages of a
INDIA–The Sikhs retreat upon the Sut Roman Catholic and a Protestant by a

lej after the battle of Ferozeshah, (355); Roman Catholic clergyman, 70; out-
proclamation of the Governor-General rage in Pear-street, Westminster, 74;
to the protected States, [356]; opera poisonings at Runcorn, 75; trial of
tions of Sir Harry Smith, opens com Lieutenant Hawkey, the Gosport duel,
munication with Loodiana after a severe 109; law of Life Assurance, 1 16; trial
skirmish, attacks and totally defeats the of Henri, the regicide, 122; poisoning
Sikhs at the brilliant battle of Aliwal, in Kildare, 124; selling poisonous
[357]; the Sikh forces concentrated in berries, death of two persons, 126;
the entrenched camp at Sobraon are extraordinary forgery, examination of
there attacked by the united British Captain Richardson, 128; suicide of
forces, and totally defeated, with im Colonel Thornton, charged with for-
mense slaughter, (360]; the British gery, 131 ; forgery of railway scrip,
forces cross the Sutlej, proclamation of 140; forged notes, 153; manslaughter
the Governor-General, [363]; the in Spitalfields, 158; robbery by two
Sikh Government seeks peace, the men in women's clothes, 172; a boy
rajah surrenders, terms of the peace, thrown from the gallery of the Totten-
(365); Lahore occupied, [366] ; the ham-street Theatre, 192
definitive treaty, [368]; arrangements Law Cases—Trial of Lecomte for an
with Gholab Singh, (371); rajah Lall attempt to assassinate the King of the
Singh deposed, (371)

French, 334; marriage with a deceased
India- The overland mail of January, wife's sister, trial of John Chadwick for

16; of February, victories of Moodkee bigamy, 341 ; Mary Elizabeth Smith
and Ferozeshah, 24; of March, 41 ; v. Earl Ferrers, breach of promise of
of March, battle of Aliwal, 52; of marriage, 349; trial of Samuel Yar-
March, battle of Sobraon, 57 ; prayer of ham for murder at Yarmouth, 363 ;
thanksgiving for these victories, 61'; the the Berwick Bank robbery, trial of
British army enter Lahore, surrender Mrs. Thomson, 371

of the Maharajah, 65
Ireland— Addresses to the Queen respect- MARRIAGES, 218
ing the failure of the potato crop, from

METEOROLOGICAL TABLE, 423
London and Dublin, 2; murder of Mexico-Revolutionary movement, Ge-
Mr. Carrick at Ennis, 50; fatal affray neral Herrera resigns, and General
at Bird Hill, Tipperary, 76; state of, Paredes succeeds to the Presidency,
119; poisoning in Kildare, 124; failure (347); the American Minister quits
of the potato crop, 132; great disturb Mexico, and war declared, (347);
ances in, 147 ; conflict between the Santa Anna exiled at Havanna, the
police and whiteboys, 169; disturb. Americans invade Mexico, take Mata-
ed state of, 170; sale of fire-arms, moras, and defeat the Mexicans at
196

Pala Alto, [348]; take Monterey after
ITALY - See PAPAL STATES

a desperate resistance, (349); Santa

Anna recalled, and resumes the Presi.
Law and Police_Trial of two waiters dency, his manifesto, (349); progress

for robbery at the Trafalgar Hotel, 5; of the American arms, 1350]
trial of Thomas Smith and Anne Jones Mexico, The war in- battle of Palo
for a robbery at Camberwell, 9; fees Alto, 87
to barristers' clerks, judgment of Lord MINISTRY, list of the, as it stood at Sir
Langdale, 15; of Bryan Seery at Mul R. Peel's resignation, 205; as formed
lingar, 19; theatrical engagements, by Lord John Russell, 206
Grant v. Maddox, 23; trial of Captain MisceLLANEOUS - Floods in Wales, 2 ;
Johnstone of the Tory, 26 ; trial of Mr. addresses to her Majesty from the Cor-
Pym, the Gosport duel, 42; of Mar. porations of London and Dublin, 2;
garet Stoker for infanticide, 43; of military rewards—the new regulations

Miscellaneous-continued.

Miscellaneous-continued.
4; the railway mania, its height, 10; the Wellington statue placed on the
its fall, 53; list of subscribers to rail arch at Hyde Park Corner, 144; form
ways under 2,0001., 11 ; rating of Prince of prayer in this time of scarcity, 145 ;
Albert's farm, 12; extraordinary mor Borneo, attack on the pirates, 146 ;
tality in a family, 13; fees to barristers' hurricane at the Havannah, 154; ex-
clerks, judgment of Lord Langdale, traordinary occurrence in a railway
15; antiquities under Covent-garden carriage, 155; the Caucasus, defeat of
market, 16 ; siege operations at Chat the Russians, 160; disastrous storms,
ham, 17; fatal affray with poachers at 160; gallant rescue of the crew of a
Saltram, 18; fluctuations of the funds, French ship, 161; model dwelling for
22; the electrical girl, 23; railway the working classes, 165; violent gales,
deposits, 30; Westminster election, 35 ; several wrecks, 177 ; railway compen-
South Notts' election, 35; Prince Wal sation, 5001. for a broken leg, 179; a
demar of Prussia at Ferozeshah, 38; runaway locomotive, 179; extraordi-
action by Belany, at Newcastle, 39; nary affair at Nottingham, a dead child
Nottingham election, 41; Bridport sent in a basket, 181; experiments
election, 45; our wooden walls, the with Captain Warner's long range, 182;
Bellerophon and the Calcutta, 47; the proctors of Cambridge, 184; the
General Tom Thumb, 30; Sir Harry financial crisis of 1839, the Bank of
Smith, sketch of the services of, 52; England and the Bank of France, 186;
fanaticism, “the unknown tongues," hurricane at Genoa, 189; the sub-
54; marriage in Hanover, 55; Oxford marine telegraph at Portsmouth, 191;
and Cambridge boat race, 58; inge the weather, several persons frozen
nious smuggling, 59; Mr. Haydon's to death, 193; law of copyright, the
pictures, 59; prayer of thanksgiving Ency, lopædia Britannica, 196; use
for the victories in India, 61; eruptions of æther in surgery, 199; court-mar-
of Mount Hecla, 69; Falkirk election, tial, loss of H. M. S. Osprey, 200;
69; clandestine marriage of Lady the weather, 202; discovery of gun
Anna Grenville, 71; shocking tragedy

cotton, 203
at Battersea Bridge, 72; Royal Aca Monte Video-Gallant action between
demy exhibition, 73; sale of the Duval the English and the French squadron,
collection of pictures, 76; escape of and Rosas' batteries, 21; continuance
Prince Louis Napoleon from Ham, 79; of the blockade by the Buenos Ayreans,
Epsom races, 80; the Saltmarshe gal intervention of the English and French
lery of pictures, 83; visit of Ibrahim Governments, [352]; mediation fails,
Pasha, 84; Ascot races, 86; sale of gallant action between the batteries of
the Upcott manuscripts, 90; thunder Rosas and the combined squadron at
storms, 97; resignation of Sir Robert Puente Obligado, [353]; account of
Peel, 98; the Oregon settlement, 98; the action with the batteries, 21
grand review in Hyde Park, 99; the Mortality, table of, 423
re-elections, 103; extraordinary flight Murders-Of Helen Stark, and suicide of
of butterflies, 105; flogging in ihe the murderer, 31 ; of James Bostock,
army, 105 ; troop ship in a hurricane, in Drury Lane, 32; of his children, by
113; christening of the infant princess, M. Horeau, and suicide, 34; of Mr.
113; attempt of Henri to assassinate Carrick, at Ennis, 50; in Drury Lane,
the King of the French, 113; Good 66; shocking tragedy at Battersea
wood races, 113; Prince Albert's visit Bridge, 72; poisonings at Runcorn,
to Liverpool, 114; great hail storm in 75; wholesale poisonings in Norfolk,
London, immense damage, 114; de 77; murder and suicide in Widegate
structive flood at Bristol, 117; decay Street, Whitechapel, 83; of a police-
of Westminster Bridge, 118; earth man, at Dagenham, 101 ; at the Guild-
quakes at Leghorn, 119; inauguration hall Coffee House, 120; at Chester-
of the Scott monument, 119; union of field, 136; at Little Benton, 15l; of
the Rhine and the Danube by the his wife and sery by Mr. O'Grady,
Ludwig's Canal, 128; progress of com in Limerick, 167; shocking murder
mercial reform among foreign states, and suicide in the Thames, 195
132; address to Sir R. Peel from
Elbing, 133; fatal poaching affray near New Zealand - General dissatisfaction
Newton Abbott, 135; Doncaster races, caused by the government of Captain
138; election of Lord Mayor, 144 ; Fitzroy, [386]; he is displaced and

New Zealand-continued.

succeeded by Captain Grey, his speech
to the Legislative Council, [387];
operations against the native rebel
chiefs, singular capture of Heki's pah,

(389); the natives submit, [390]
New Zealand, the war in; capture of

Heki's pah, 87
Nova SCOTIA— Speech of Lord Falk-

land on opening the Legislative Ses-
sion, [381]; and at its close, (382]

PAPAL STATES, THE-Death of Pope

Gregory XVI., election of Cardinal
Mastei Ferretti (Pius IX.), [298]; the
new Pope proclaims an amnesty for
political offenders, [299]; great popu-

larity of the new Pontift, [299]
PARLIAMENT - Sudden break up of Sir

R. Peel's Government; its causes, the
failure of the potato crop, and conse-
quent removal of the Corn Laws, [2];
Lord John Russell receives Her Ma-
jesty's command to form a Ministry,
but fails, and Sir R. Peel resumes of-
fice as an opponent of the Corn Laws,
(3); examination of his motives, [3];
Parliament opened by Her Majesty ;
Her speech from the Throne, [4] ; in
the Lords, address moved by Lord
Howe, and seconded by Lord De Ros,
and adopted, [6]; the Duke of Rich-
mond originates a discussion on the
conduct of Government; he is fol-
lowed by the Duke of Wellington,
Lord Stanley, Marquis of Lansdowne,
Lord Brougham, and others, [6]; in
the

Commons, Lord F. Egerton
moves, and Mr. B. Denison seconds,
the address, [8]; Sir R. Peel enters
into a long explanation of his views
and motives, and of the transactions
attending his resignation, [9]; Lord
John Russell makes a similar state-
ment, [15]; Mr. Disraeli and Mr.
Miles make a severe attack on Sir R.
Peel's conduct, [22]; address carried
without a division, [23]; Ministerial
explanation in the House of Lords. by
the Duke of Wellington, [23]; the
Marquis of Lansdowne announces bis
abandonment of a fixed duty, [26]

The Corn Bill— Sir R. Peel unfolds
his scheme of commercial and financial
policy, [29]; its reception by the
House, (36); on motion for commit-
tee, Mr. P. Miles moves that the House
go into committee that day six months,
(37]; a debate of twelve nights fol-
lows, forty-eight members speaking
against, and fifty-five in favour of, the
VOL. LXXXVIII.

Parliament-continued.

amendment ; digest of the principal
speeches ; amendment rejected by 337
against 240, [68]; House in commit-
tee, Mr. Villiers moves the total abo-
lition of the corn duties, [69]; rejected
by a large majority, [72] ; further dis-
cussions, [72]; the second reading oc-
casions a four nights' debate, [72];
Sir R. Peel's reply to attacks made on
him, [73]; carried by 302 to 214,
[74]; further discussions, House in
committee, Lord G. Bentinck's
amendment, [74] ; on the bringing
up of the report, [75]; the third
reading carried by 327 to 229, [76] ;
debate upon the Corn Bill in the
House of Lords; the Earl of Ripon
moves the second reading, [77]; the
Duke of Richmond moves that it be
read a second time that day six months,
[78]; debate; second reading carried
by 211 to 164, [94]; House in com-
mittee; amendment of the Duke of
Buckingham, (94); of the Earl of
Wicklow, (95); the Report, amend-
ment of Lord Ashburton, [96]; the
third reading carried without a division,
[97]

The Customs' Duties Bill-Discus-
sions on various articles of the new
Tariff, [100]; hops, silks, [100]; fo-
reign spirits, [105]; live animals,
[105]; timber, (107]; the third read-
ing; amendment of Lord George
Bentinck, [111]; amendment with-
drawn, and Bill passed, [114); debate
on the second reading in the House of
Lords, [114]; the Duke of Richmond
moves that the silk-weavers be heard
by counsel at the bar, [116] ; in com-
mittee, Lord Stanley attacks the Bill
generally, various clauses carried,
(118]; Duke of Richmond moves the
omission of the silk duties clause,
[118]; Bill read a third time, [119]

The Budget - The Chancellor of the
Exchequer makes his financial state-
ment, (119]; remarked upon by va-
rious Members, [122]

Ireland— Murders and outrages in
that country, [123]; the Earl of St.
Germans introduces the Protection for
Life Bill, which passes, with amend-
ments, [123— 127]; received in the
Commons with determined opposition,
[127]; motion for leave carried, [129];
Sir James Graham moves the first
reading, [130]; a fierce discussion of
several nights ensues ; Bill carried by
majority of 149, [135]; the second

2 K

(185);

Parliamente continued.

POLAND - Insurrection in Silesia, and
reading moved; protracted discussion ; massacres in the Circle of Tarnow,
digest of speeches, [135 to 152]; (304); organized in Cracow, where a
on the division, the Government de provisional government is formed, and
feated by a majority of 73, [152] ; re the city is consequently occupied by the
markable coincidence, that the Corn Austrians, (304); and by the Russians
Bill passes the Lords, the news of and Prussians, [305]; edict of the Em-
the Oregon Treaty, and the destruc peror of Austria annexing Cracow to
tion of the Ministry occur

on the

the Imperial dominions, (305); city
same day, [152]; Sir R. Peel and taken possession of by Count Castig-
his colleagues resign, [152]; Sir R. lione, his manifesto announcing the
Peel's speech on announcing his resig determination of the three Powers -
nation, (1.53]

extinction of the last remnant of Polish
Formation of Lord John Russell's nationality, [307)
Ministry, [101); their intended policy, Pope, death of his Holiness Pope Gre.
and discussion thereon, [162 to 167] ; gory XVI., 86; election of Cardinal
the Sugar Duties, Lord J. Russell pro Mastei (Pius IX.), 90
poses a plan for a permanent settle PORTUGAL- The Cortes opened by a
ment, [167]; amendment of Lord royal speech, [294]; insurrection in
George Bentinck, and debate, [173] ; the Upper Minho, [295]; the Cabral
resolutions carried by a large majority, Ministry dissolved; extraordinary con-

debate on the first reading in the vocation of the Grand Cortes; suspen-
Lords, [185] ; Lord Stanley moves an sion of cash payments by the Bank of
amendment, [187]; first reading car Lisbon, [296]; ministry of the Duke
ried, (191); second reading opposed of Palmella, (296]; ministry of the
by the bishops of Oxford and London, Marquis of Saldanha, [297]; exten-
but carried, (191)

sion of the civil war, and rebels defeated
The Arms Bill (Ireland) adopted by at Viana, Sà da Bandiera near Chaves,
Lord J. Russell, [193]; great dissatis (297); the Duke de Palmella takes re-
faction, and long discussion, [194]; fuge on board an English man-of-war,
second reading carried, but Lord John [298]
Russell announces the abandonment of PROMOTIONS, 316
the Bill, (197); discussions arising Public DOCUMENTS_Finance Accounts
from the failure of the potato crop in for the year 1846, 376; list of public
Ireland ; Lord J. Russell proposes the and general Acts passed during Session
Public Works Bill, [198]; discussion 1846, 395; local and personal Acts,
in the Lords, [200]; further legisla 399; private Acts printed, 417; prices
lative measures, [202]; fogging in of stock, 421 ; average prices of com,
the army. Capt. Layard moves av ad. hay, straw, clover, and butchers' meat,
dress on the subject, [203] ; a limiting 422; tables of mortality, bankrupts, and
order issued by the Commander-in meteorology, 423; University honours,
Chief, [205]; Dr. Bowring's motion Oxford, 424; Cambridge, 426 ; tables
for total abolition of the practice, and of the Coru and Custome' Duties, 428;
debate, (207); motion rejected, [209]; the broad and narrow gauge; extracts
statement of the Duke of Wellington from the Report of the Commissioners,
in the House of Lords, (209); occu 435
pation of Cracow; Lord Beaumont
moves for papers; speeches of the mar QUEEN, THE--Addresses to, from the
quis of Lansdowne, and others, (210); Corporations of London and Dublin, 2;
Mr. Hume makes a similar motion in the birth of a princess, 78; christening of
Commons, debate, [212]; Sees of St. the Princess Helena Augusta Victoria,
Asaph and Bangor; Earl Powis brings 113; visits the Channel Islands, and
in a Bill, [213]; debate on the second Cornwall, 121, visits the Marquis of
reading, which is carried, (216); Bill Salisbury at Hatfield, 162; visits the
withdrawn, [216]; the Poor Laws, the Duke of Norfolk at Arundel, 181
Law of Settlement, (217); Local
Courts Bill, (217); Parliament pro Railways. The railway mania, its rise, 10;
rogued by commission; the Lord Com its fall, 53; railway subscribers under
missioners' speech, [217]

20001., list of, 11; railway deposits,
PATENTS, List of, 472

30; 500% damages awarded to Mr.
POETRY, 477

Shillibeer for a broken leg, 179

at

Rio de la Plata, gallant action with Rosas' Spain—continued.

batteries on the Parana, 21, -- See Queen's marriage discussed by the Ca-
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binets of France and England, [283];
Robberies—at the Trafalgar Hotel, 5; notes of the different parties—the Bri-

burglaries at Hull, 49; extensive rob tish Government plead the Treaty of
bery at Liverpool, 76; of the Berwick Utrecht, (285); arrangement that the
Bank, 125; at Ealing, 157; and at Queen shall marry Don Francisco
tempted murder of Mr. M'Gill d'Assis, and the Infanta Louisa the Duc
Knutsford, 159; by a young French de Montpensier, [286]; manifesto of
woman, 170; by two men in women's the Count de Montemolin, son of Don
clothes, 172; highway robbery and at Carlos, [287]; solemnization of the
tempted murder at Hertford, 187

marriages at the same time, (289); the

Duc and Duchess de Montpensier
Sale of the church of St. Bennet Fink, depart for Paris, [290]; the Isturitz
14

Ministry broken up, (291); opening of
Scotland, destitution in, 198

the new Cortes, and Speech from the
Sheriffs for the year 1846, 207

Throne, (291)
Shipwrecks -- Of the Cataraqui, four hun STATE PAPER— Treaty between Her

dred lives lost, 25; of the Bencoolen, 31; Majesty and the United States of
of the Great Liverpool, 36; collision, America, for the settlement of the
the Waterwitch, 58; of the Mary, 60; Oregon Boundary, 453
collision in the Mersey, awful loss of Stocks-Table of the lowest and highest
life; the Sea Nymph and the Rambler, prices for each month, 421
81; stranding of the Great Britain, 139;
three steamers on shore together, 167; TURKEY— Massacre of the Nestorians;
of the Cape Packet and massacre of the plague in Asia, 180
the crew, 168; collisions of the Albion
and the City of London, steamer, and UNITED STATES-Discussions in the Se.
the Duke of Clarence and an American nate on the Oregon Question ; speeches
bark, 174; the Sceptre, Jessie, Tor of Messrs. Hannegan, Colquitt, Dix and
rance, Ajax, steamer, Newcastle, steam Benton, [309]; effect of the Queen's
er, Sea Lark, and many other vessels Speech on the debates in Congress ;
damaged during violent gales, 177; speeches of Messrs. Dayton, Allan, and
collision of the Sultana and Maria, Čass, (312]; “joint resolutions” pro-
steamers, on the Mississippi, many lives posed by Mr. Colquitt; speeches of
lost, 177; the Atlantic, steamer, of Mr. Webster and Crittenden, [313];
New York, forty lives lost, 178; the resolutions for giving notice to put an
barque Hope, and dreadful sufferings end to the joint occupation of the ter.
of the crew, 190; loss of H. M. Š. ritory, passed by the House of Repre-
Osprey, and court-martial on the offi sentatives, [314] ; substituted resolu-
cers and crew, 200

tion adopted by the Senate, (315);
Smith, Sir Harry, sketch of the services special message of the President recom-
of, 52

mending increased military prepara-
SPAIN Question of the Queen's mar tions, [315); debate in the Senate on

riage, (270]; debates in the Senate on the Oregon question ; speeches of
the address; dissensions with the Papal Messrs. Heywood, Hannegan, and Cal-
See, [271); speech of Signor Calde houn, (316); resolution moved by
ron, (273); contests for the Queen's Mr. Clayton ; speeches of Messrs.
hand; manifesto of Don Enrique, he is Webster, Cass, Benton, and Hanne-
obliged to quit Spain, (275); resigna gan, [320]; resolution carried in the
tion of General Narvaez ; unsuccessful Senate authorizing the President to
attempts to form a ministry by M. give notice of the termination of the
de Viluma, and De Miraflores, [277]; joint occupancy if he think proper,
the latter overthrown, and General Nar (324 to 326); a Bill passed for the
vaez resumes office ; his arbitrary pro occupation of the Oregon Territory,
ceedings, (279); decree suspending the (326); amicable compromise of the
liberty of the press, (279); break up question offered by Lord Aberdeen,
of the Narvaez ministry, (282); revo and accepted by the Senate and Pre-
lutionary movements in Galicia sup sident, (327); war declared against
pressed, (283); the question of the Mexico, [326] ; New Tariff Bill,

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