A Guide To Modern English History (volume 1): 1815-1830. (1880)

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byWilliam Johnson Cory

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880. Excerpt: ... SUPPLEMENTARY STATEMENTS. 259 later the same thing was said by another Committee more pointedly. Mr. Richards published 'Principles of Political Economy and Taxation.' 1818. May and June.--There was a struggle between Whigs and Tories on the temporary Act for the watching and coercion of aliens. In the Commons the Tories were three to one, but did not muster more than a hundred in any division. In the Lords the Tories were two to one. August.--The Reverend Sydney Smith, a Whig, thought the Ministers quite right to prosecute Mr. Hone. October.--Lord Castlereagh and the Duke of Wellington, representing the United Kingdom, settled with the Allied Sovereigns at Aix-la-Chapelle the release of France from foreign armies, and the ransom to be paid by France. November 2.--Sir Samuel Romilly, M.P., a Whig, died, aged 61. Next day Lord Eldon was too much affected to sit in Court. This year General Gage Hall governed the sugargrowing island of Mauritius, and stopped the illegal import of slaves from Madagascar. In this year the relief of the poor in England cost nearly eight millions, raised by rates on real property. 1819.--The Foreign Enlistment Act, 59 George III. c. 60, was read a second time in the Commons, after a vote in which there were 155 for it. and 142 260 SUPPLEMENTARY STATEMENTS. against it. It became law, and though proved to be ineffectual, was maintained as a costly ornament till 1870. The Statute 59 George III. c. 46 abolished the ancient law of appeal in murder and trial by battle, since this superstition had recently been revived to enable a homicide to escape trial by jury. The laws against melting and exporting coins were repealed. Lord Archibald Hamilton, M.P., a Whig, carried in the Commons, against the Ministers, by 149 to 144, a motion for ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880. Excerpt: ... SUPPLEMENTARY STATEMENTS. 259 later the same thing was said by another Committee more pointedly. Mr. Richards published 'Princ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021766685X

ISBN - 13:9780217666855

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