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PRINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO., EDINBURGH;
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, BROWN, AND GREEN ;
AND HURST, ROBINSON, AND CO.,

LONDON.

1824.

LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

DAVIS

CONTENTS.

OPENING OF PARLIAMENT.

PAGE
General Aspect of Affairs-Meeting of Parliament-King s Speech. -Debates on the Ad-

Brief View of the Disturbances in Ireland for the last sixty years. - Present Disorders in the

Southern Counties.Renewal of the Insurrection Act, and Suspension of the Habeas

Corpus Act in Ireland, proposed.-Debates on these measures in both Houses of Parlia-

Dent-Bills passed. - New Administration and State of Parties. -Bills for indemnifying

those e bo had seized arms, and for regulating the importation of arms and gunpowder into

Ireland.--State of the Country under the operation of the new Acts.-Convictions and

executions in the West of Ireland under the Special Commission and at the Assizes.-

Partial cessation of the outrages. -Sir John Newport's motion on the State of Ireland.

Famide in Munster and Connaught. Causes of the sudden appearance of this dreadful

calamity, and of its being confined to the Western Counties. Measures adopted by Go-

verament for the relief of the sufferers. General subscriptions for this purpose throughout

every part of England and Scotland. - Application of these subscriptions, and appropria-

tion of the surplus.-Effects of the famine on the general tranquillity of the Country.--

Constabulary Bill.-Provisions of this Act.Debate on the measure, which is warmly op.

y Mr C. Grant. Bill for enabling ecclesiastical persons and others to grant leases

of Tubes-Marquis of Lansdown's Motion on the state of Ireland, and his views on the sub.

ject of Tithes. --Mr Hume's motion on the state of the Established Church in Ireland.-Sir

J. Newport's amendment.- Renewal of the Insurrection Act. -- Alleged ground for the ne-

cessity of that measure.-State of the Country.-Policy of Lord Wellesley. His unpopu-

lanty with the Orange Faction. Outrage at the Theatre.-Legal Proceedings.-Addres.

ses of Congratulation,

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