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bate, motion carried ; in Committee,
a Resolution carried and Bill brought
in; on second reading, Sir F. Thesiger
moves to reject Bill; second reading
carried by 51; Bill pressed hastily
through the House ; animated debate
on third reading ; speech of Mr. White-
side; third reading carried, [36]. In
the Lords, Earl of Aberdeen moves the
Bill, which is opposed by the Earl of
Shaftesbury, [36]; after debate, Bill
thrown out by 164 to 115, [37]. Birth
of a Prince-Addresses of congratu-
lation to Her Majesty in both Houses.
National Education-Lord J. Russell
explains at length the Government
intentions on this subject, [37]; after
debate, leave given to bring in a Bill,
but the measure is not proceeded
with, [46]. Financial Affairs—Chan-
cellor of Exchequer's Resolution for
conversion of Stock, [46]; scheme
meets with Opposition criticism, and
is ridiculed by Mr. Disraeli; Resolu-
tions agreed to, [50]; the Budget;
Chancellor of Exchequer's estimates of
revenue and expenditure,(50); the in-
come-tax, [51 ;] proposes as to incomes
above 1501. to renew the tax at 7d. for
two years, 6d. for two years further, and
5d. for three years, the tax to termi-
nate in 1860; as to incomes under
1001. an uniform rate of 5d. for the
whole period ; and to extend the tax
to Ireland, [55]; proposes to extend
the legacy duty to real property, (55);
additional duties on Scotch and Irish
spirits, [56]; to remit duty on soap,
to reduce duties on life assurance,
receipt stamps, attorneys' certificates,
advertisements; a revision of the
assessed taxes, tea duties, [57]; a
revision of the tariff, (58); favourable
reception of the Budget, [60); dis-
cussion on the financial scheme; the
Income Tax-Sir B. Lytton moves
amendment condemning extension of
the tax, [63]; a debate of four nights
ensues ; speeches of Mr. E. Denison,
Mr. Booker, and others, [64] ; of Mr.
Cobden; angry feelings of the Irish
Members, [67]; Sir F. Baring, Sir C.
Wood, [68]; Mr. Cardwell, [69]; Mr.

Henley, Sir F. Kelly, [70] ; Mr. Lowe,
: Mr. I. Butt, Mr. Serj. Murphy, [71];
Mr. Disraeli's able criticism of the
Budget, [72]; Lord J. Russell defends
it, [74]; the amendment is rejected,
[75] ; debate on the proposal to ex-
tend the income tax to Ireland ; Mr.


Duffy charges corruption worse than
in the days of Walpole and the Pel-
hams towards Irish Members; very
angry proceedings ensue, (75); Mr.
R. Palmer's amendment for allowing
certain reductions; answer of Chan.
cellor of Exchequer, Mr. Disraeli,
Lord John Russell, amendment nega-
tived, [76]; Mr. Vansittart's amend.
ment, that occupiers shall pay one-
third instead of one-half the usual rate;
amendment rejected, [79]; amend.
ment respecting the financial relations
of England and Ireland, [79); amend-
ment negatived. Discussion in Com-
mittee, [81]; Sir F. Kelly moves ad.
ditional clauses, (83). Discussion on
the Income Tax Bill in the Lords--
the Earl of Aberdeen, [83]; the Earl
of Derby; second reading carried;
third reading, speeches of Lords
Brougham and Monteagle, [85]; im-
portant discussion on motion « that
Bill do pass,” (85);

Bill passed. The
Succession Duty - The Chancellor of
Exchequer explains his plan in re
ference to corporate bodies, [88]; Sir
J. Pakington opposes the committal,
his speech, [89]; debate on the whole
subject; speeches of Mr. R. Philli-
more, Sir J. Trollope, (91); Sir J.
Walsh, Lord J. Russell, (92); Mr.
Duncombe, Sir E. Dering, (94); dis
cussion on the Bill in Committee,
[94]; Bill read a third time, [95];
further discussion on motion that the
Bill do pass ; Bill passed, (96). Dis-
cussion in the Lords on Earl of
Malmesbury's motion for Select Com-
mittee, [96]; speech of the Earl of
Aberdeen, [97]; the Earl of Derby,
[98]; Earl Granville, Lord St. Leo
nards, (99); Earl Fitzwilliam, (100);
Duke of Argyll; motion negatired,
[101). Discussion on the Bill ; mea-
sure attacked by Earl of Derby and
other Peers, [101]; House in Com-
mittee ; attacks of Lord St. Leonards ;
Bill defended by the Lord Chancellor,
[102] ; speech of Earl of Winchilsea,
(103); amendment of Earl of Derby
to omit the retrospective words,
[103]; reply of Earl of Aberdeen,
(104); speeches of Earl of Hardwick,
Earl Granville, Duke of Argyll, and
Marquess of Lansdowne, (105); amend-
ment negatived, [105], on motion
" that Bill do pass," additional clauses
moved by Lord St. Leonards, (105).
T'axes on Knowledge-Motion of Mr.

Parliament continued.

M. Gibson for repeal of newspaper
stamps, advertisements, and paper
duties, [106]; reply of Chancellor of
Exchequer, (107); after debate, Reso-
lution as to advertisement duty
carried against Government, [109];
subject again debated, and is again
carried against Government, [110].
Conventual Establishments - Mr. T.
Chambers's Bill for "recovery of per-
sonal liberty,” [112] ; motion opposed
by Mr. Bowyer, (113); speeches of
Lord J. Russell ; motion carried,
[114); amendment of Mr. Phinn for
a Select Committee, (114); debate on
amendment renewed; proceedings
abandoned, (116). Ecclesiastical Re-
venues of Ireland—Motion of Mr. G.
H. Moore for Select Committee, [116];
motion opposed by Sir J. Young;
debate, [i17); speech of Lord J.
Russell, (118); his observations give
offence, and Messrs. Keogh, Monsell,
and Sadleir resign their offices, [120];
Church Rates - Mr. R. Phillimore's
Bill to alter and amend the laws
relating to Church Rates, [122]; Sir
W. Clay's motion to abolish them,
[123]; opinions of Sir G. Grey and
Lord J. Russell, [125]; amendment
and original motion negatived, (126);
Registration of Assurances — The
Lord Chancellor's Bill on this sub-
ject, [126]; opposed by Lord St.
Leonards, [126]; opinion of Lord
Campbell, [127]; Bill passes the
Lords, but is withdrawn in the Com-

Charitable Trusts Bill - Bill
explained by the Lord Chancellor,
(127); Bill passes the Lords; in
Commons, measure explained by
Lord J. Russell, who proposes to ex-
empt Roman Catholic Charities from
the operation of the Bill, [128]; Sir
F. Thesiger opposes the alteration ;
Lord J. Russell's reply, (129); Bill
passed with the alterations. Trans-
portation of Criminals -- Motion of
Earl Grey on this subject; the Earl
of Aberdeen's answer, (130); opinions
of Earl of Chichester, Earl of Derby,
[131]; Duke of Newcastle, [132];
motion negatived. The Government
measure on this subject, [133]; dis-
cussion on details in the Lords ;
Lord Palmerston explains the views
of Government in the Commons,
(134]; opinions of Mr. Walpole, Sir
J. Pakington, Mr. Adderley, [135];

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England, explanation of Lord Pal.
merston, [136); Bill passed.

Government of India BillSir C.
Wood introduces the measure for the
Government of India-his compre-
hensive speech, [139]; opinions of
Mr. J. Phillimore-attacks the East
India Company, [142]; Sir J. W.
Hogg defends the Company's govern-
ment, [143] ; Mr. Blackett replies to
Sir J. W. Hogg, (144); speeches of
Mr. F. Baring, Sir H. Maddock, Mr.
D. Seymour, [145]; leave given,
[146] ; Resolution of Lord Stanley,
that further information is necessary,
[146]; reply of Mr. Lowe, (147];
speeches of Sir R. Inglis, Mr. Baillie,
Mr. Herries, [148]; debate adjourned;
speeches of Mr. Hume, Mr. Macau-
lay, (150); debate again adjourned ;
speeches of Mr. Cobden, (152); Sir
J. Graham, (153); Mr. Bright, (156);
debate again adjourned ; speeches of
Sir C. Wood, Mr. Disraeli, [158];
Lord J. Russell, [161]; Bill read
second time; progress of the Bill
through Committee, [161-167); Bill
as amended considered ; motion of
SirJ. Pakington respecting salt, [167];
answer of Sir C. Wood, (168); after
debate, motion carried, [170]; Bill
passed. Frequent discussions on the
subject of India in the Lords; the
Ministerial measure criticised on mo-
tion of Lord Ellenborough, [170];
speech of Earl Granville, (173); and
debate ; debate on second reading,
which is carried without division,
[174]; amendments moved in Com-
mittee, [175]; clause respecting salt
struck out, [177); Bill passed.

Russia and Turkey-Great anxiety
respecting the demands of the Czar
on the Sultan; numerous discussions
to which the subject gave rise, (179);
statement of the Earl of Clarendon,
[179); debate in the Lords on ques-
tion of Earl of Malmesbury, [180];
question put in the Commons by
Mr. Disraeli; statement of Lord John
Russell, [182]; questions respecting
the movements of the fleets, (183).
The Czar's manifesto declaring his
intention to occupy the Danubian
Principalities, and invasion, [183];
Count Nesselrode's circular; ques-
tions and discussions in both Houses
thereon, [184). Mr. Layard's motion
for information, Lord J. Russell's
statement, (187); discussion in the




Lords, [188, 189]; Lord J. Russell
explains the diplomatic measures
adopted in conjunction with Austria,
[190]; discussion in the Lords, [191];
Earl of Clarendon declares the evacua-
tion of the Principalities a sine qua
non of negotiations, [193]; dissatis-
faction in the country at the reserve
of Government; discussion in the
Lords, [194]; Lord J. Russell makes
an explanation of the progress of
negotiations, [197]; debate thereon ;
attack on and defence of the Govern-
ment, [199] ; speech of Mr. Cobden,
[203]; answer of Lord Palmerston,
[204]; Naval Coast Volunteers Bill
introduced and carried, [205] ; Pilot-
age and Mercantile and Marine Bills,
[206]; Parliament prorogued by
commission; speech of the Lords
Commissioners, (208); survey of the
Session, [209); Lord Palmerston ten-
ders his resignation and afterwards

withdraws it, (210).
POETRY, 538.
PORTUGAL-Death of the Queen, Dona

Maria da Gloria, in childbirth, [224],
148; the King Consort declares
himself Regent; his Address to the

Cortes, [224].
PRUSSIA-Intentions of Prussia in re-

spect to the dispute between the
Western Powers and Russia, as in-
dicated by the Speech to the Cham-

bers, [227].
Publio DOCUMENTS— Finance Accounts

for the year 1852, 332; list of Sta-
tutes 16 and 17 Vict., 352; conversion
of Stock, resolutions of the Chancellor
of the Exchequer, 270 ; abstract of
return of Stock conversion, 275. The
Militia ; return of the quota of Mi-
litia-men for each county of England
and Wales, in 1852, the number en-
rolled and the number attending for
training, 376; the like for 1853, 279.

Racing Meetings-Epsom, 63; Ascot,

69; Goodwood, 91; Doncaster, 123.
Railway Accidents on the Bucking.

hamshire Railway, 1; in the United
States, President Pierce's son killed,
6; several on the Lancashire and
Yorkshire line, near Penshurst, near
Leicester, on the Great Northern, on
the York and North Berwick, 15; on
the Great Western, at Ealing, 29; on
the Lancashire and Yorkshire, at
Dixonfold, 35; on the Midland, at
Margotsfield, 37; locomotive explo-
sions, 44; in the United States, on
the New Haven, 59; on the York
and North Midland, at the Hamble-
ton station, on the South Western,
on the Lancashire and Yorkshire, 64;
on the Hull and Bridlington, on the
Great Northern, 114; dreadful rail.
way catastrophe in Ireland, at Straffan,
131; at the Kensall station of the
Great Western, 133; several in No-
vember, 152; several in December,
166; a return of the number of
persons killed by railway accidents

in the year 1853, 168.
Review of the Fleet by Her Majesty, at

Spithead, 102.
RUSSIA — Dispute with the Ottoman

Porte on the question of the Holy
Places, [229]; the Emperor's Mani-
festo; the Russian armies cross the
Pruth, and occupy the Danubian
Principalities, [267]. See TURKEY,

SHERIFFS for the year 1853, 170.
Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea-Loss

of life from shipwreck in 1852, 1;
collision in the Channel, the Herald
and Johanna Carl, foundering of the
former with her crew, 10; the St.
George, emigrant ship, destroyed by
fire, 51 lives lost, 14 ; wreck of the
Queen Victoria steamer on Howth,
60 lives lost, 20; great storms in
February, wreck of the Anna Jane,
Irene, and numerous vessels, 30;
horrible massacre on board the Bere-
nice, 47; wreck of the Duke of
Sutherland steamer, at Aberdeen,
48; burning and wreck of the In-
dependence, American steamer, on
the coast of California, 53 ; explosion
of the Jenny Lind, near San Fran-
cisco, 54; numerous shipwrecks in
April, 56 ; foundering of the Argyle,
fifteen lives lost, 61 ; of the Aurora,
twenty-six lives lost, 62; explosion of
the Times in Dublin harbour, 68;
destruction of the Condor by fire, 70;

QUEEN, THE-Birth of a Prince, 50;

christening of the young Prince
Leopold George Duncan Albert, 75;
Her Majesty, Prince Albert, and
several of the Royal Family, at-
tacked by measles, 80; grand Review
of the Fleet, at Spithead, by Her
Majesty, 102; Her Majesty's visit to
Dublin, 112, the Queen's residence
in Scotland, 126.

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Trials and Law Cases --continued.
accident on board H. M. S. London, Newman-Judgment, 12; trial of -
72; the Trident, steamer, burnt, 80; Saunders for the murder of Mr.
horrible massacre on board the Arra Toller, near Romford, 18; trial of
toon Apcar, 99; wreck of the Bombay John Williams, at Edinburgh, for
mail ship Fazl Kereem, 180 lives murder of Andrew Mather, at Cleek-
lost, 115 ; of the Nessree, near Bom hinion toll-bar, 26; of John Gray, for
bay, 356 lives lost, 116 ; of the Re burglary near Newcastle, 34; trial of
becca, on Van Diemen's Land, nine G. Sparks and J. Hitchcock for the
teen lives lost, 118; numerous wrecks murder of William Blackmore, at
in September, 124 ; of the Anna Clayhidon, 40; trial of Honor Gib-
Jane, on Vatersay, 348 lives lost, bons and Bridget Garratz for child-
125; collision at the Nore, the Tri murder, 51; trial of H. S. Macfar-
dent and the Harewood, 129 ; of the lane, Helen Blackwood, Mary Ha-
Santipore, at Folkstone, 133 ; extra milton, and Ann Marshall, for the
ordinary wreck of the Dalhousie, in murder of Boyd, at Glasgow, 70;
the Channel, 63 lives lost, 134; the of Hannah Pratley for child-murder,
Victoria burnt in the Clyde, 145; at Burford-suicide of the father,
collision off the Humber, the Mar 81; of John Mulligan for child-
shall, steamer, sunk with great loss murder, at Limerick, and suicide of
of life, 149 ; wreck of the Hyperion the convict, 82; of Aaron Crawcour,
and E. L., 155; of the Meridian, on for a gold-dust robbery, on the Lady
! Amsterdam Island, 155; of the Lady Flora, 85; of Caroline Sherwood, for
Evelyn, on Formosa, 218 Chinese pas child-murder, at Brighton, 88; of
sengers drowned, 156 ; the Great Re Sarah Baker, for child-murder, at
public, White Squall, and other vessels Wolverhampton, 89; of William
burnt at New York, 160; the Eva, Slack, for the murder of Maria
steamer, wrecked in the Channel, Steggles, at Barton, 92; of Richard

Pedder, for the murder of Betty
SPAIN - Several changes of Ministry Pedder, at Hambleton, 99; judg-

during the year; programme of the ment of the Lords in the Brain-
Lersundi Ministry, [221].

tree Church Rate Case," 105; com-
STATE PAPERS—TREATIES — Treaty of pensation cases for railway accidents,

friendship, commerce, and navigation, 109; murder of Mary Ann Sturgeon,
between Her Majesty and the Re at Burnham Abbey Farm-trial and
public of Peru, 382 ; Treaty with the conviction of Moses Hatto, 139; trial
Republic of the Equator, 387; Treaty of Charles Connor and others, for a
with the Republic of Paraguay, 391 ; garrotte robbery, at Leeds, 154; of
Treaty with the King of the Sand William Cumming, for murdering
wich Islands, 395; Treaty relative to his wife, at Edinburgh, 157 ; of John
the succession to the crown of Greece, Charles Tapner, for the murder of
402; Declarations exchanged between the widow Saujon, in Guernsey, 159.
Great Britain and the Roman States The Bridgewater Case, in the House
relative to commerce and navigation, of Lords - Egerton, appellant, Brown-

low and others, respondents, 297.
Statutes, TABLE OF, 16 and 17 V10T. The Smyth Forgeries - Smyth v.

Public General Acts, 852 ; Local and Smyth and others : Extraordinary
Personal Acts declared public, 357 ; Imposture, 308.
Private Acts, printed, 367; Private TURKEY_The Russo-Turkish War:-
Acts, not printed, 269.

Origin and progress of the dispute
Stocks—Table of the Prices of, in each respecting the guardianship of the

Month, highest and lowest, 406. Holy Places, [229]; interference of
SUICIDES--of Dr. Rice, head-master of France on behalf of the Latin Church,

Christ's Hospital, 9; singular suicide by General Aupick and M. Lavalette,
at Dublin, 123.

[232]; the question is settled by a
SWEDEN --Intentions of the Government firman, [233]; interference of Russia

in respect to the dispute between the on behalf of the Greek or Eastern
Western Powers and Russia, as indi Church, [234]; embarrassed situation
cated by the King's Speech to the of the Porte, [234]; arrival of Prince
Diet, (228)

Menschikoff at Constantinople; re-

fuses to communicate with the Foreign
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Turkey-continued. that functionary, [235]; the British Conference, and the note is then Chargé d'Affaires sends for the fleet rejected by Russia, [282]; reasons from Malta; Admiral Dundas re given by Count Nesselrode, (284); fuses; the French fleet hurried to Lord Clarendon's able examination the Greek waters, (235); explanation of this document, (286); great exgiven by the British Minister at St. citement at Constantinople; war Petersburg, [235]; return of Lord declared by the Porte, (289); Omar Stratford de Redcliffe to Constanti Pasha summons the Russians to nople; divines the hostile designs of evacuate the Principalities, [293]; Russia; the haughty demands of account of Omar Pasha, [293]; Prince Prince Menschikoff ; those demands Gortschakoff refuses, [294]; further are conceded, and then Prince Mens negotiations at Vienna, (294); Count chikoff presents an ultimatum, de Nesselrode issues another note, [295]; manding concessions destructive of the Emperor declares war; his manithe independence of Turkey, which festo, [296); examined in the Monihe enforces with threats, and demands teur, [297]; the Turks cross the shall be kept secret from the other Danube at several points; combat Powers, (237); the Porte communi. at Oltenitza, [299]; state of things cates them to Lord Stratford, and in the Principalities, [300]; the Turks refuses to entertain them, [240]; fortify themselves at Kalafat; interinsolent and overbearing behaviour view between the French Ambassador of Prince Menschikoff; he with and the Sultan, [302); protocol of the draws from Constantinople, [241]; Four Powers, [303]; their collective the Porte announces his position to note, [304]; dreadful destruction of the Foreign Powers, and issues a a Turkish squadron at Sinope, [305); firman making great concessions to Lord Clarendon's despatch on the his Christian subjects, [242]; note of subject; the combined fleets are the Turkish Minister to Count Nes ordered to compel Russian ships to selrode justifying his conduct, [243]; keep to their ports, [307]; the war in these views approved of by the Asia, [309]. British Government, [245]; an extraordinary secret correspondence be UNITED STATES - Inauguration of Gene tween the English Government and ral Pierce as President--his address, the Emperor of Russia produced, [315); opening of Congress—the Pre[245]; extracts from these docu sident's Message, [320]. Subjects:ments, [245- 260]; circular note of foreign relations, [321]; dispute with Count Nesselrode explanatory of the Austria, [322]; expedition to Japan; negotiations with the Porte, [260]; navigation of the Amazon, (323); the Treaty of Kainardji, [263); con territorial extension, [324]; taxation, duct of Turkey towards her Christian [324); fiscal statement; survey of subjects, [263]; measures of reform public lands, [325]; land for railrecommended by the ambassadors, ways; judicial system, (326); prin[265]; the Russian troops cross the ciples of federal system ; military Pruth and occupy the Danubian roads and route across Isthmus of Principalities, [267]; Treaty of Balta Darien, [327); principles of union, Liman, [268]; change in the Turkish [329]; population returns, (329). Ministry, [269]; protest of the Porte UNIVERSITY HONOURS — Oxford, 409; against the occupation of the pro Cambridge, 411. vinces, [270]; Manifesto of the Emperor of Russia, [272); the falsity of Weather, the, in February, 32; in its pretexts exposed by Lord Claren March, 48; in May, 67; heavy rains don and M. Drouin de Lhuys, [273]; and floods in July-a cottage swept anxiety of the Western Powers; Con away near Brecon, 97; dense fog in ference at Vienna, [277]; note pre London in November, 148; the sented to the Emperor and the weather in December, 165. Porte, and is accepted by the former, WELLINGTON, BIOGRAPHY of His GRACE but modified by the latter, [278]; THE DUKE OF, 437-public view of these alterations are approved by the Apsley House, 3.

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