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ANNUAL REGISTER,

HISTORY,

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UNIVERSITYS

POLITICS,

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HISTORY OF EUROPE.

CHAPTER i.

STATE of Parties at the beginning of the year--Connection between the

Ministry and the Whigs-Prosecutions for Libel-Opening of the

Session of Parliament—Amendment on the Address moved in the

House of Lords by Earl Stanhope-'The Address moved in the Commons

by Lord Darlington-Amendnient moved by Sir Edward Knatchbull-

Resolutions moved as an Amendment bý flie Martjuis of Blandford-

Motion of Earl Stanhope, in the House of Lords, for an inquiry by a

Committee of the whole House into the state of the nation-A similar

Inquiry moved for in the House of Commons

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CHAPTER II.

Debate on Sir James Graham's Motion for reducing the Salaries of Public

Officers-Resolutions of the saine tendency moved by Government

Motion for Reducing the Civil and Military Establishments-Reduc-

tions proposed by Government-Attempts made to reduce the Army still

further-Speech of Mr. Hume-Debate on Mr. P. Thomson's Motion

for a Committee to revise the whole System of Taxation--Motion for

reducing certain Pensions in the Navy Estimates, carried against Minis,

ters-Debate on Sir James Graham's Motion to disallow the Salatý of

the Treasurer of the Navy-Motion for Abolishing the Office of Lieuten-

ant-Genera) of the Ordnance-Debate on the Emoluments received by

Members of the Privy-Council

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CHAPTER 11t.

Coinmittee appointed by both Houses on the East India Company's Charter

--Letter of the president of the Board of Control regarding the Indian

Judges-Debate on proposal to alter the Currency and restore Small

Notes-The Budget-Bill for repealing the duty on Beer, and throwing

open the Beer Trade

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CHAPTER IV.

Plan of Reform introduced by the Marquis of Blandford-Proposal to

transfer to Birmingham the Franchise of East Retford, rejected, and the

Franchise extended to the adjoining Hundred-Petition against the

Dake of Newcastle for interfering in an election-Lord John Russell's

Bill for giving Members to Leeds, Manchester, and Birmingham-Mr.

O'Connell's Bill for Reform by Universal Suffragė, and Vote by Ballot

-Speech of Mr. Brougham on the Ballot-Resolutions on "Reform

moved by Lord John Rassell-Bill brought in to repeal the Civil Dis-

abilities affecting Jews - It is thrown out on the Second Reading [87

CHAPTER V.

Bill for limiting Capital Punishment in cases of Forgery-Discussion re-

garding the Conduct of the Attorney-General in prosecuting the Morn.

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