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The Prince Regent's Speech.--Insults offered him.-His Message to both
Houses of Parliament.—Taken into Consideration by the Houses of Lords
and Commons, and a Secret Committee appointed in each.---Report from
the Committee in each House
CHA P. II.
Singular Circumstance respecting the Committee of the Lords.-—Bill fon the
Suspension of the Habeas Corpus, moved by Lord Sidmouth in the House of
Lords.--Debates. - Protest.-Lord Castlereagh in the House of Commons
moves for Bills, for the more effectually preventing Seditious Meetings and
Assemblies; for the better prevention and punishment of attempts to seduce
persons in his Majesty's forces by Sea and Land from their allegiance; and
for making perpetual parts of an act, for the safety and preservation of his
person and government, including those of the Prince Regent.-
Debates.- Different Člauses of the Seditious Meetings Act gone through.-
The same bill in the House of Lords.- Protest
CHA P. III.
War Salaries of the Secretaries of the Admiralty.-Motion respecting the
Lords of the Admiralty.-Motion for a Committee on the Public Income und
Expenditurs, by Lord Castlereagh.- First Report of the Committee.-Bills
for abolishing the Offices of Justices in Eyre, and for a Compensation for
Civil Services.-Pass both Houses.-Irish Peace preservation Bill. [35
CHA P. IV.
Issue of Exchequer. Bills for local and temporary Relief.-- Mr. Tierney's
Motion renewed, for the Abolition of the Office of Third Secretary of State
for the Colonies. ---Roman Catholic Question.Hvuse of Commons. House
Resignation of the Speaker, and subsequent Proceedings.-Lord Sidmouth's
circular Leter discussed in both Houses
C H A P. VI.
Prince Regent's Message to both Houses, and proceedings in consequence [65
CH A P. VIII.
Continuance of Irish Insurrection Act.—Mr. Willerforce's Motion for an
Address to the Prince Regent relative to the Foreign Slave Trade.--Par-
liament closes.-Prince Regent's Speech.
CHA P. IX.
Domestic Events.-Course of the Year.-Double suspension of the Habeas
Corpus.-Celebration of the Queen's and Prince Regent's Birth-Days.-
Trials.---Special Commission held at Derby.
CH A P. X.
France.-Decree respecting Slaves introduced in the Colonies.--Negociations
with the Allied Powers. -Ordinance concerning the Debts of the City of
Paris.-Disturbances at Lyons.-Royal Ordinunces for the creation of
Majorats.-Election for the Chamber of Deputies, and Royal Speech.
Project of a Law for the Press.- Law for the establishment of Re-
C H A P. XI.
Spain. - Disturbance in Valencia.- Edict prohibiting Books.- Conspiracy in
Barcelona.-Castanos and his Accomplices condemned.-Papal Bull re-
specting the Properly of the Church in Spain.- Queen of Etruria.—Decree
relative to the Culture of Tobacco in the Havannah.--Abolition of the Slave
Trade - Portugal. -- Irruption of its Army into Montevideo.— Part taken
by the Allied Powers.-Defection of Pernambuco, and its Reduction.-
Plot in Portugal
CHA P. XII.
Russia.-Regulation for the Discharge of the Public Delt.- Facilities
grunted to Mercantile Men.-The Emperor quits his Capital, having first
published a Decree for the Regulation of Proprietors and Colonisis.-
Sweden.-Conspiracy against the Crown Prince, and his Address to the
Citizens of Stockholm. — Proclamation by the King respecting Economy.
- His Address to Prince Oscar.-Specch read ly the Prince.-Vienna.
CHA P. XIII.
Stutgard.—Sitting of the States. Their Dissolution.-- The King takes upon
himself the Regulation of the Finances.-Duchy of Saxe-Weimar : Its
admission to the Germanic Confederation.-Session of the States-General of
the United Provinces.-King's Speech.-Dutch Tea-Trade.- Piedmontese
CHA P. XIV.
America, North and South.-Message to the Senate and House of Repre-
sentatives from President Madison.-Votes taken for President and Vice-
President.--Monroe chosen for the former Office, and his Speech.-Second
Speech, on December the 2d.-State of Spanish Affairs
Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between his Britannic Majesty
and his Majesty the King of thc Two Sicilies
Dispatches from India. ---Insurrection of Trimbuckjee Dainglia
REMARKABLE TRIALS AND LAW CASES.
The King v. Thomas Jonathan Wooler.-Libel Dillo
The King v. James Williams.-Ditto
The King v. William Hone.—Ditto
Hodgson v. Scarlett.—Freedom of Speech at the Bar
Trafficking in Slaves
George Cooke v. Colonel Maxwell.--Assault and False Imprisonment
Fisher v. Jebb
Rouquet v. Sherborne.---Liability of Carriers
Oram v. Fromont und Others.--Non-Liability of Carriers
Hartley v. Harriman
Fieldes v. Hooker
The Rev. Edwurd Drake -Free, Clerk, v. Sir Montague Roger Bur-
goine.—Non-uttendance at Divine Worship
The King, on the Prosecution of James Harris v. the Rev. Robert
Woodward, Clerk, and others.-Conspiracy
Trial of Roger O'Connor, Esq.
The King v. Hamilton.-- Child Stealing
Preston v. Scarborough.-Stealing a Letter
Archer.--Setting Fire to Hay and Barley Stacks
PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS.
Passed in the Fifth Session of the Fifth Parliament of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, 56 George 111.
A. D. 1817
Bill of Mortality
Price of Stocks
Table of Bankruptcies
Average Price of Corn
Statement of the quantity of Porter brewed in London
List of the Prince Regent's Ministers
Treaty between his Majesty the King of France and Navarre and his
Majesty the King of Portugal, concluded Aug. 28, 1817
Translation of the Bull against Bible Societies
Tables, Public Income, Expenditure, &c.
Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons on the
of the Commitlee on the Employment of Climbing Boys
First Report from the Select Committee on Finance
Extents in Aid
Letters of Benjamin Frunklin
Character of the late Robert Fulton, Esq.
MANNERS, CUSTOMS &c. OF NATIONS AND
CLASSES OF PEOPLE.
Description of a Sertanejo
The Indian Natives
Voyage of his Majesty's late Ship Alceste, to the Yellow Sea, &c.
Narrative of the Shipwreck of ditto
An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands
Narrative of a Voyage to New Zealand
Travels in the Interior of America
James's Journal of a Tour in Germany, & c.
Narrative of a Journey from Chamouni to Mount Blanc
Notes of a Mineralogical Excursion to the Giunt's Causeway
Of Cinnamon as an Article of Commerce
On the Greenland or Polar Ice
Persian Gulf.- Discovery of Eight Islands
Account of a Rhinoceros Hunt in India
Exploits of a Lion Shooting Party
History of the Coccus Laccæ, or Lac Insect
Account of the Biddery Ware
Use of the Cocoa-Nut Tree
Death of a Parsee at Bombay
Account of a Passage across the Bay of Bengal
Account of the Funeral Ceremonies of a Burman Priest
Geography of Cochin China
The Burial of Sir John Moore
Campbell's Ode on the Retirement of Mr. J. P. Kemble