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combinations of society, which it is the province of the political economist to describe and to develope: but it is at least within the sphere of history to mention the succession of circumstances by which the change manifested itself, and in which its operations were displayed.

May 20, 1826.

CONTENT S.

HISTORY OF EUROPE.

CHAPTER I.

CATHOLIC Association-Prosperous state of Industry and Commerce-Recog.

nition of Mexico, Colombia, and Buenos Ayres-Opening of the Session of Parliament-King's Speech-Discussion in the House of Lords on the Address-Speeches of Lords Dudley and Ward, Gort, Lansdown, Liverpool, Donoughmore, Roden, and Clifden-Discussion in the House of Cominons on the Address : Lord F.L. Gower, Mr. Alderman ThompsonSpeech of Mr. Brougham; Mr. Canning's Answer to him-Discussion on the Report of the Address

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CHAPTER II.

Catholic Association--Mr. Goulburn's Notice of Motion--Lord Lansdown's

Motion--Motion for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the Acts relating to unlawful Societies in Ireland --First Night's Debate ; Speeches of Mr. Goulburn, Sir Henry Parnell, Mr. Peel, and Mr. Denman--Second Night's Debate; Speeches of Mr. Plunkett and Mr. Tierney-Third Night's De. bate; Mr. North's Speech-Fourth Night's Debate; Mr. Canning's Speech

- Proceedings of the English Catholics- Deputation from the Catholic Association-Petition of the Catholic Association--Motion that the Association should be heard by their Witnesses and Counsel-Progress of the Bill in the House of Commons-The Bill passes through the various stages in the House of Lords—Provisions of the Bill-Subsequent Proceedings of the Catholics-Plan of a new Catholic Association

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CHAPTER III.

State of the Question concerning the Roman Catholic Claims-Scheme of

Measures proposed with respect to these Claims--Motion of Sir Francis Burdett on the Subject : Debate: Speeches of Mr. Plunkett and Mr. PeelResolutions adopted by the House of Commons--Bill for the Relief of the Roman Catholics-Frame of the Bill— Its Progress through the House of Commons--Debates on it-Declaration of the Duke of York on the Subject-Effect of that Declaration–The Bill passes the House of Commons --Discussion on it in the House of Lords-It is rejected by the LordsBill for Regulating the Exercise of the Elective Franchise in Ireland Resolution for making a public Provision for the Catholic Clergy-State of the Public Mind concerning the Roman Catholic Question - Inconsistency between the Frame of the Bill and the Principles of its Supporters

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CIIA PTER IV.

CHAPTER V.

CHAPTER VI.

Combination Laws --Mr. Huskisson's Motion for a Committee-Report of

the Committee-Bill founded upon the Report --Debates on the Bill-
Corn Laws-Alterations in our Colonial Policy-Diminution in our pro-
tecting Duties--Measures for the Relief of the Shipping Interest --Sur-
render of the Charter of the Levant Company

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CHAPTER VII.

CHAPTER VIII.

CHAPTER IX.

CHAPTER X.

CHAPTER XI.

CHAPTER XIII.

CHAPTER NIV.

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