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Annexation of Oudh Nana Sahib of
Bithoor and his Agent Azimoolah Khan-
Number and Character of the Native Army, 240
Origin of the Mutiny-Outbreak at Luck-
now-Atrocities perpetrated there and at
Delhi-The Magazine blown up by Lieu-
tenant Willoughby, .

News of the Mutiny reaches Lahore-The
Native Troops in the Punjaub are disarmed
-Lord Canning intercepts British Troops
on their way to China,

The Mutiny at Lucknow-The Sepoys besiege
the British-Death of Sir Henry Law-

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The Avenger of Blood at hand - General
Henry Havelock - His rapid Advance
upon Cawnpore-Flight of Nana Sahib-
The Soldiers' dreadful Vow,

Havelock and Outram march to Lucknow-
The besieged Garrison relieved-Death of
General Neill, .
Reinforcements arrive from England-March
of Sir Colin Campbell to Lucknow-The
Place stormed and the Garrison finally re-
lieved-Death of Sir Henry Havelock,
Desperate Fighting at Delhi-The British
enter the City-State of the Palace, 260

Lieutenant Hodson captures the King of

Delhi and his two Sons-The Sons are

shot,

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rebel Sepoys

Cawnpore,

Debate on Indian Affairs-Mr. Disraeli fore-

shadows his "Imperial Policy" - Mr.

Cobden's Views-General Klapka depre-

cates wholesale Executions of the Sepoys, 265

Suppression of the Mutiny-Escape of Nana
Sahib-Doom of the King of Delhi and of
Tantia Topee-The Rhanee of Jhansi-
General Sir H. Rose's General Order,

Career of Sir John Lawrence-His Manage-

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Felice Orsini's Attempt to assassinate Louis
Napoleon-Sketch of Orsini-Count Wa-
lewski's Despatch concerning English
Protection of political Criminals M.
Persigny adds his Remonstrance- Fury
of certain French Colonels-Punch's Gal-
lic Cock―The entente cordiale in danger,. 280
Lord Palmerston's Conspiracy Bill introduced
-Public Indignation aroused-The Bill
rejected-Resignation of the Palmerston

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Lord Palmerston again Prime Minister and

Mr. Gladstone Chancellor of the Ex-

chequer,

Mr. Cobden on the Derby Administration-
He is returned for Rochdale-Lord Pal-
merston and Lord John Russell urge him to
enter the Cabinet-Cobden's Arrival from
America His Interview with Palmerston
-His Refusal to join the Cabinet, .

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ACTHOR OF “ PICTURES AND ROYAL PORTRAITS, "DECISIVE EVENTS OF HISTORY,"

“THE TERRIBLE SIGHTS OF LONDON,” ETC.

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4.0 NLAI KIE AND (0., PRINTER,

VILLAPIELD.

CONTENTS OF VOL. III.

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CHAPTER VIII.

WAR-FEVER-THE YEARS MILITANT.

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Opening of Session of 1853 – Material Pro

sperity-Statistics of Railways --Progress
of Manufactures,

1 Agricultural Improvement-Mr. Mechi's Ex

periments at Tiptree Hall—The Water
Supply of London - Mr. F. 0. Ward's
Sanitary Efforts,

2 Discussions regarding the final Disposal of

the Great Exhibition Building-Erection
of Art Galleries and Museums with sur-
plus Funds of the Exhibition,

2 Death of Pugin the Architect and of Turner

the Painter - Turner's munificent Be-
quests,

3 Death of Count d'Orsay–His relations with

the Countess of Blessington – Byron's
Sketch of D'Orsay, ·

4 Emperor-making

” in Hayti-Solemn In-
stallation of Soulouque as Faustin the

First,
Arctic Discovery - Public Excitement about

Sir John Franklin and his Crews-Re

ported Sighting of Franklin's Ships, 5 Evils of Betting Offices,

6 Home-Secretary Walpole attempts to stop

Open-air Sunday Meetings in the East-
end of London – Increase of Secularism-
Mr. Holyoake's Position in relation to it

- His Appearance in a Court-Mr. Holyoake and Mr. Commissioner Phillips, Affairs in Australia - Escape of “ Meagher of

the Sword” – His Reception in New
York-O'Brien and Meagher as Ticket.

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Father Newman's Attacks on Protestantism

-Affair of Giovanni G. Achilli-Case of

“The Queen versus J. H. Newman,” HOME AFFAIRS IN 1852—Mr. Walpole's new

Militia Bill-Mr. Macaulay again returned for Edinburgh-His enthusiastic Reception in the Music Hall – Macaulay's Speech against the Franchise Clauses of

the Militia Bill, Commissioners' Report on the Oxford Colleges

-Parliamentary Oaths Question and Mr. Alderman Salomons-Lord Lyndhurst's Law Reforms-Lord Brougham's proceed

ings in France, The Frome-Bennett Case-Mr. Horsman's

Charges against Mr. Bennett and the
Bishop of Bath and Wells--Mr. Gladstone

defends them-Revival of Convocation, THE EASTERN QUESTION-Visit of the Czar

Nicholas to England in 1844–His Position and Temper-He communicates his Views on Turkey to Sir Hamilton Sey

mour in 1853, . Studies and Pursuits of the Emperor Nicholas

-His Love of Pomp and Display-His untiring Activity-Character of his Govern

ment-Dr. Mandt's Story, Russian Dislike of Lord Stratford de Red

cliffe- The Czar's Hope of Prussian Sup

port-Attitude of the French People, Marriage of Napoleon III., Napoleon's Letter to the Emperor of Russia

--Nicholas's Reply-Nature of the Russian
Demands-Insolence of Prince Menschi.

koff--Conduct of the Sultan, The Russians enter the Principalities-- Rejec

tion of the Vienna Note-Public Feeling in England–The Queen's Letter,

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