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Chalmers, Dr., Quoted by Mr.
Bright, ii. 228.
Chamberlain, Mr. Joseph, Seconds
Congratulatory Address to Mr.
Bright, ii. 387-8; M.P. for Bir-
mingham, 450 ; on Political Or-
ganization, 468, 470-1 ; on the
Management of Birmingham
Grammar School, 526; Re-elected
in 1880, 552, 554 ; Defends the
Government's Eastern Policy,571.
Chambers, Mr. W., of Edinburgh,
on Education, ii. 434.
Chambers, Sir. his Marriage
with Deceased Wife's Sister Bill,
Chaplin, Mr., Moves for a Com-
mission as to the Causes of Agri-
cultural Depression, ii. 530-1.
Chartist Agitation, The, i. 155-9.
Chaucer quoted by Mr. Bright, i. 307.
Chevalier, M., Eulogium of upon
the Anti-Corn-Law League and
its Leaders, i, 231-2 ; Interviews
with Mr. Cobden on the Anglo-
French Treaty, ii. 3.
China, Causes of Rupture with, i.
427-8; British Relations with, ii.
Church and State, Mr. Bright upon
the Union of, i. 28-32, 119, 273,
Church Defence Association, Po-
sition of Compared by Mr.
Bright to that of the Licensed
Victuallers, ii. 446.
Clarendon, Lord, on the Crimean
War, i. 351, 379.
Clay, Rev. Mr., Evidence of Quoted
as to Comparative Non-crimi-
nality of Factory Workers, i. 283.
Clay, Sir W., Proposes Abolishing
Church Rates, i. 321, 379.
Cobbett, Mr. William, Unsuccess-
fully Contests Manchester, i. 124.
Cobden, Mr. Richard, Introduc-
tion of to Mr. Bright, i. 32;
at Rochdale on the Education
Question, 32-3; Sympathy of
with Mr. Bright in his Bereave-
ment, 57; Enlists him in the
Anti-Corn-Law Movement, 57;
General Agreement of their
Opinions, 121 ; Meeting with Mr.
Prentice, 128 ; Publishes a Pam-
phlet Advocating Free Trade,
128-9; Induces the Manches-
ter Chamber of Commerce to
Petition Parliament for Free
Trade, 135; Elected for Stock-
port, 144 ; Maiden Speech in the
House, 144; Opposes Sir R.
Peel's Sliding Scale," 151 ;
Speaks in Favour of Repeal,
165; Answers Sir R. Peel's
Charge of Intimidation, 167 ;
Subsequent Reception by the
League, 167 ; Sympathetic Ad-
dresses Adopted to, 168 ; Speech
at Drury Lane Theatre, 171-2 ;
Contest with the Bedfordshire
Farmers, 175; Describes Dis-
graceful Scene in the House of
Commons, 177-8; on Mr. Villiers's
Motion, 178; Moves for an In-
quiry into the Effects of Protec-
tion on the Agricultural Interest,
182 ; Motion Lost, 184 ; Suggests
Increasing the Number of 40s.
Freeholds, 190 ; on Sir R. Peel's
Policy, at Covent Garden Theatre,
Second Motion against
Agricultural Protection, 197-8;
Lost, 199; again Supports Mr.
Villiers's Resolutions, 203; on
the Potato Famine, 206, 209;
Appeals to Sir R. Peel, 208;
Predicts the Triumph of League
Principles, 210; Tribute Paid
him by Sir R. Peel, 221 ; Pro-
poses Formal Dissolution of the
League, 223; Testimonial from
the Free Traders, 228 ; Proposes
Reconstitution of the League,
229; Moves for Reduction of
Public Expenditure, 295 ; Chal-
lenged to a Duel by Sir T Has-
tings, 297; Humorous Reply,
297-8; on Taxes upon Know-
ledge, 324; at Manchester on
Reform, 339; at the Peace Con-
ference at Edinburgh, 354 ; Loses
Popularity for his Peace Princi-
ples, 398; Attacks the Chinese
Policy of the Government, 428 ;
ii. 17 ; Eulogium on Mr. Bright at
his Second Nomination for Man-
chester, i. 431-2 ; Loses his Seat,
433 ; Returned for Rochdale,
514 ; Negotiates the French Com-
mercial Treaty at Paris, ii. 3;
Thanked by Mr. Gladstone, 4; at
Rochdale with Mr. Bright on
the Land and the Labourers,
117-18; Charges the Times with
Libellously Misrepresenting their
Views, 119; Condemns the
Canada Fortification Measure,
170 ; his Death, 170 ; Sketch of
his Career, 171-2 ; his Character
and Merits as a Speaker, 172-3;
173-6; his Funeral, 176-9; Un-
veiling of his Statue at Bradford,
174, 411; Anecdote of Related
by Mr. Bright, 602.
Cockburn, Lord Chief Justice, his
Charge in the Case of Governor
Eyre, ii. 169.
Colenso, Bishop, Mr. Bright Al-
ludes to the Case of, ii. 445 ; and
Commends his Conduct as to the
Zulu War, 541.
Constantinople, Conference of the
Powers at, ii. 411.
Corn Law Agitation, History and
Cause of, i. 122-3 ; Literature of
the, 129, 143, 178-9 ; Press in
Favour of Repeal, 138; and Man-
chester Ladies, 142 ; and Land-
owners, 162-3; and Farmers, 149,
175; and some of the Aristocracy,
187-8; Meetings, 149, 159-60, 173,
192, 196, 210; Mr. Bright's Ad-
vocacy, 37, 67, 76, 80-2, 92, 138,
143, 150, 168.
Cotton, Sir Arthur, Mr. Bright on
his Proposals for Constructing
Canals in India, 467.
Covent Garden Theatre, Corn Law
Repeal Meetings i. 185, 191, 193,
196, 210; League Bazaar in, 199-
Cranborne, Lord, on the Govern-
ment Reform Bill of 1867, č. 264;
against Irish Church Disestablish-
Crawford, Mr. Sharman, Resigns
his Seat for Rochdale, i. 342-3.
Crimean War, Origin of, i. 351-2 ;
Formal Declaration of Discussed,
365; Debates upon, 388, 399-404,
406-13,416-19; Ministry Attacked
for Mismanagement of, 388.
Cromwell, Oliver, on English Law,
Daily News, The, on Mr Bright's
defeat, i. 434 ; on his Resignation
of Office through Illness, ii. 376.
Dale, Mr. R. W., of Birmingham,
Moves a Vote of Regret at Mr.
Gladstone's Retirement, ii. 447;
and of Confidence in the Sitting
Members, 548; Lectures at Is-
lington on Evangelical Noncon-
Dante, Quotation from, by Mr.
Bright, ii. 282.
Dawson, Mr. George, on Birming-
ham Radicalism, ii. 399.
Delane, Mr., Editor of the Times,
Mr. Cobden's Controversy with,
Derby, Lord, on the Quarrel with
China, i. 428; Forms Govern-
ment of 1858, 453; India Bills
Framed by, 458-9 : Resigns, 510 ;
Mr. Bright's opinion of, i. 236,
243 ; Resigns his Position in the
1874 Cabinet, 418.
Derby Ministry of 1852, The, i. 229;
Mr. Bright's Strictures upon,
229-30, 299; of 1867, ii. 214;
Mr. Bright upon, 236-7 ; 296 ;
Split in the Cabinet, 252 ; Appeal
to the Country, 342 ; Resignation
Dickens, Charles, Quoted by Mr.
* Bright against the Agriculturists,
i. 220; and in Favour of Reform,
Dillon, John Blake, Mr. Bright's
Tribute to the Memory of, ii.
Disraeli, Mr., as a Protectionist, i.
165; Heads the Attack on Sir
R. Peel, 218 ; Compliments Mr.
Bright on his Oratory, 264; De-
fends Protectionist Policy, 302 ;
Moves for Relief of Alleged Ex-
cessive Burdens on Land, 310;
on Agricultural Distress, 313, Ducane, Mr., Moves an Amend-
Definition of the Crimean War, ment on Mr. Gladstone's Budget
365 ; on Lord John Russell's of 1860, ii. 5.
Government, 375; Moves Dis Duncombe, Mr., on Infringement
satisfaction at the Conduct of of Privileges of the House of
the Palmerston Ministry, 406 ; Commons, ii. 37-8.
Introduces a Bill for the Govern- Dungannon, Lord, Nominated for
ment of India, 458; Brings in Durham City, i. 60; Opposed by
the Government Reform Bill, Mr. Bright, 60-64; Returned, 65;
499. on the Financial Policy of Unseated, 67.
the Derby Ministry, 519-20; his Dunkellin, Lord, Amendment of
Writings quoted by Mr. Bright to Mr. Gladstone's Reform Bill,
in Favour of a French Treaty, ii., ii. 214.
6-7, and of Mazzini's Views, 34 ; Dunlop, Mr., his Motion on Muti-
on the Canadian Defences, 153 ; lated Despatches, i. 472.
on the Death of Mr. Cobden, Durham, the Scene of Mr. Bright's
173 ; his Proposal of “Lateral First Election Contest, i. 60 ; his
Extension" of the Franchise Election Addresses at, 60-64, 65-6.
Criticised by Mr. Bright, 191-2 ; “Durham Letter,” Lord John
on Mr. Gladstone's Reform Bill, Russell's, i. 333.
213; his Reform Resolutions of
1867, 249-50 ; Abandons them
and Promises a Reform Bill, 252 ;
Introduces it, 253; Important Eastern Question, Mr. Bright upon,
Amendments in Committee, ii. 30-1; Revival of, 401; National
255-6; Becomes Law, 264 ; Ten Conference on, at St. James's
ders his Resignation on his Defeat Hall, 410.
on the Irish Church Question, 303; East India Company, Discreditable
Her Majesty Declines to Accept Government of the, i. 450-1.
it, 303; Absents himself from the Ecclesiastical Titles Bill, Lord John
Discussion of the Resolutions in Russell's, i. 333; Debate upon,
Committee, 305 ; Reply to Mr. 333-9.
Bright's philippic, 306-7 ; Re Egmont, Earl of, against Free
signs Office after Appealing to Trade, i. 194.
the Country, 320 ; Vigorously Elliot, Sir Henry, Demands Pun-
Opposes Mr. Gladstone's Bill, ishment of those Guilty of the
322-3; Addresses the Bucking Bulgarian Atrocities, ii. 403.
hamshire Electors, 395 ; again Elliott, Ebenezer, quoted by Mr.
Premier, 400 ; on Dr. Kenealy's Bright, i. 51; Addresses the
Introduction of the Tichborne People of England on the Ini-
Case, 503, 505-6; Proposes a quity of the Corn Laws, 127.
Grant for the Prince of Wales's Emigration, Mr. Bright describes
Visit to India, 509; Compared Inducements for held out by
by Mr. Bright to a Spider, 537. America, ii. 128 ; effect of Irish
See BEACONSFIELD, LORD.
on Irishmen, 135-6; from Ireland
Dixon, Mr., M.P. for Birmingham, to America, Mr. Bright on, 600,
his Elementary Education Bill, Essays and Reviews, Referred to
by Mr. Bright, ii. 65.
Drury Lane Theatre, Anti-Corn Estcourt, Mr. Sotheron, on Church
Law Demonstrations in, i. 171, Rate Abolition, ii. 68, 69.
Evans, Sir De Lacy, his Amend-
Dublin Relief Committee of 1845, ment on the China War Ques-
Resolutions Issued by, i. 207.
tion, ii. 15.
Ewart, Mr., his Bill for Abolition i. 39, 74, 79-82, 92, 138, 143; ii.
of Capital Punishment, i. 305-6; 132-3; Debates on in Parliament,
Eyre, Governor, his Action in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester,
Jamaica Insurrection, ii. 164-5; Scheme for Building the, i. 140 ;
Meetings Condemnatory of, Opened, 163; Meetings in, 168-71,
165-6 ; Defenders of, 168 ; Pro 193, 206, 214, 234, 267, 339 ;
moters of his Prosecution, 168-9. 344 ; 429, 488 ; ii. 9, 52, 220,
234, 421 ; its Handsomeness and
Friends, The Society of, Mr.Bright's
Factory Operatives, Condition of Descent from, i. 10; Rite of
Contrasted with that of Agricul Marriage as Observed by, 244 ;
tural Labourers, i. 103; Degree of Oppression of by the Church
Education and Morality amongst
Referred to by Mr. Bright,
Proved by Mr. Bright, 282-3.
Fawcett, Mr., Moves for Inquiry “ Free Land,” Mr. Bright's Defi-
into Indian Famines and Taxation, nition of, ii. 393.
ii. 522 ; and into the Operation French Treaty, Provisions of, ii. 4;
of the Government of India Acts, Mr. Bright on, 6-8, 55.
Freeman, Mr., his Denunciation of
Fenians, Rising of, ii. 152; Raid Turkey, ii. 410-11.
of into Canada, 164 ; Movements
of in Ireland, 267-8.
Fermoy, Lord, on the Encroach-
ments of the House of Lords, ii. Game Laws, Mr. Bright Proposes
an Inquiry into the Operation of,
Field, Mr. Cyrus W., Mr. Bright's i. 112, 114 ; Speech at St. Albans
Comparison of to Columbus, ii. upon, 114-16; Introduction to
224; Letter to on American Pro Published Extracts from Evi-
dence of Committee upon, 307.
Fielden, Mr. John, M.P. for Old Garrison, Mr. W. L., the Anti-
ham, his Pamphlet The Curse of Slavery Advocate, ii. 110.
the Factory System, i. 34 ; Mr. Garth, Mr., Unfounded Charges of
Bright's Reply to, 34-9.
against Mr. Bright, ii. 245.
Finality John," ii. 180.
General Election of 1832, i. 124 ;
Fitzgerald, Mr. Seymour, on the of 1837, 130; of 1847, 233 ; of
Canadian Defences, ii. 152-3. 1852, 230; of 1857, 431-2 ; of
Fitzwilliam, Earl, Supports a Peti 1868, ii. 360 ; of 1874, 399-400;
tion for Repeal of the Corn Laws, of 1880, 544-5, 551-3.
Gibbon, Edward, Advised by Hume
Forster, Mr., his Amendment on the to Write his Great Work in Eng-
Vote of Credit Asked for by the lish, ii. 159.
Beaconsfield Government, ii. 418 Gibson, Mr. Milner, his Motion on
20; Introduces the Irish Coer the Eastern Counties Outrages
cion Bill, 588.
and the Agricultural Distress, i.
Forsyth, Mr., His Women's Dis 109; Supported by Mr. Bright,
abilities Removal Bill, ii. 514-15. but Defeated, 110-12; Able
Fox, Mr. W. J., his Powerful Speech at the Manchester Free
Oratory, i. 172-3.
Trade Demonstration, 141 ; at
France, Mr. Bright on the Treaty Covent Garden Theatre, 193 ; on
with, i. 522; ü. 2.
Sir R. Peel's 1845 Budget, 196;
Free Trade, Mr. Bright advocates, Elected for Manchester, 237-8 ;
Motions by on Taxes upon Know-
ledge, 322-3; Addresses his Con-
stituents, 431 ; Loses his Seat,
433 ; Carries Resolutions against
the “ Conspiracy to Murder” Bill,
433 ; Reception at Manchester,
489; on Repeal of the Paper
Duty, ii. 37.
Gibraltar, Mr. Bright upon the
Acquisition of, ii. 94.
Giffard, Sir H., Opposes Mr. Brad-
laugh's Affirmation, ii. 566.
Gladstone, Mr., his First Public
Meeting with Mr. Bright, i. 155 ;
Inclines towards Free Trade, 164,
but Opposes Mr. Cobden's Motion,
182, and the Resolutions of
Mr. Villiers, 184 ; Joins the Peel
Cabinet of 1846, 214; Moves
Reduction of the Advertisement
Duty, 325 ; his Financial Mea-
sures Eulogised by Mr. Bright,
372; ii. 45-6 ; Opposes Formation
of Crimean Inquiry Committee,
and Resigns Office, i. 400 ; Agrees
with Mr. Disraeli, 520 ; Proposes
Repeal of the Paper Duty, ii. 36-7,
47 ; on the Rights of the House
of Commons, 39, 41; on Church
Rate Abolition, 64, 69; at Mr.
Cobden's Funeral, 178; Intro-
duces the Reform Bill of 1866,
197; Announces the Govern-
ment's Intention to Stand or Fall
by it, 205; Moves the Second
Reading, 206 ; Reply to Lord
Cranborne and Mr. Disraeli, 213 ;
his Bill Defeated in Committee,
214; Severely Criticizes Mr.
Disraeli's Reform Bill, 253-4;
Resigns the Leadership of his
Party, 256 ; again Eulogised by
Mr. Bright, 257 ; on Suspension
of the Habeas Corpus Act in
Ireland, 272; on the Disestablish-
ment of the Irish Church, 295 ;
Introduces his Irish Church
Suspensory Bill, 307 ; Becomes
Premier, 320, 362; Forms his
Cabinet, 363 ; Brings Forward his
Disestablishment Bill, 321 ; Car-
ries it, 332:4; Introduces his Irish
Land Bill, 339; Grants an Am-
nesty to the Fenian Prisoners,375;
Reconstructs the Cabinet, 385;
Important Measures Passed by,
394-5; Causes of Lossof Popularity
of his Ministry, 394 ; Appeals to
the Country, 395; Resigns Office,
400 ; Memorialized by Dissenting
Ministers against the Threatened
War with Russia, 421; Visits
Birmingham, 458; at Bingley
Hall on the Eastern Question,
458; on Mr. Bright's Patriotic
Conduct, 459; Styled by Mr.
Bright the “Foremost Statesman
of the Country,” 476 ; his Tem-
porary Retirement, 501-2; on the
Irish Land Act, 529; on Local
Option, 532; his Campaign in
Midlothian, 535, 544; Forms a
New Ministry, 543; Proposes a
Select Committee on the Brad-
laugh Question, 565; Introduces
the Irish Land Bill, 591-2; and
Carries it, 601, 604.
Gordon, G. W., Summary Execution
of in Jamaica, ii. 165.
Graham, Sir J., Introduces Factory
Labour Regulation Bill, i. 100;
Withdraws it and Substitutes
another, 108; Opposes Inquiry
into the Eastern Counties Agri-
cultural Distress, 109; Waited
upon by Anti-Corn-Law Dele-
gates, 155 ; Opposes Mr. Villiers's
Motion, 201 ; on the Crimean
War, 362 ; Resigns Office, 400.
Granville, Lord, Explains Mr.
Bright's Language on the Irish
Land Question, ii. 332.
Gratton, John, the Quaker Preacher,
Mr. Bright's Ancestor, i. 10, 11;
Imprisonment of, 10; Local In-
fluence of, 11 ; Mr. Bright's Resi-
dence Named in Honour of, 57.
Graves, Mr. S. R., Debate Raised
by on General Condition of Ire-
land, ii. 328.
Gray, Dr., Mr. Bright's Letter to
on Ecclesiastical Arrangements
of Ireland, i. 270.
Grey, Lord, his Plan of the “Cumu-
lative Vote,” ii. 185.
Grey, Sir George, Introduces Irish