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his American tour, ii 275.
office, ü 317.
Lawrence, Sir Henry, stationed in the
Punjaub, iii 247; his death, iii 251.
Lawrence, Sir John, stationed in the
Punjaub, iii 247; his able administra-
iv 190; condition of the negro in, iv 191; | Lawson, Sir Wilfrid, president of the
George Wm. Gordon and Paul Bogle, United Kingdom Alliance, iv 151.
iv 191; course pursued by Governor Layard, Austin Henry, his career,
139; attacks Palmer-
Lehzen, Louise, governess to Princess
guardian and adviser of Princess Vic-
with Prince Albert, i 292.
Letheby, Dr., his sanitary inquiries,
Lewis, Sir G. C., chancellor of the ex-
chequer, iii 155; his antecedents, iii 163;
his budget, iii 163, 164.
Liberia, establishment of colony of, iv
Lincoln, Abraham, elected President of
the United States, iv 101; character
and career, iv 1or ; personal appear.
ance, iv 102; his reply to an address
from Manchester, iv 126; assassination
Kent, Duchess of, income granted to,
Liquor traffic, bill for regulation of, iv
150; his opposition to the Manchester Africa, iv 21; his marriage, iv 2r; his
of, iv 143.
the Manchester school, ii 306; dis-
missed for teaching certain views on
the subject of eternal punishment,
iii 43; appointed professor of moral
philosophy, iv 202.
Macaulay, Thomas Babington, enters Maynooth College Bill, introduced by
a speaker, i 104 ; advocates reform, aulay on, ii 79; supported by Gladstone
tary, i 289; opposes Peel's sliding- of, ii 82.
scene in the House of Commons, ü
40; on, iv 266; compensation for with-
drawal of, iv 271.
on the Militia Bill, iii 11; his death, in Italy, ii 152; chosen president of the
politician, iv 39; MR Gladstone's re- in England, i 336; general sympathy
with, ii r; Carlyle's praise of, ü r; his
Meagher of the Sword, iii 7.
Medical science, advances in, ii 178.
Mehemet Ali, viceroy of Egypt, i 291;
British government decline to assist
him, i 292; his revolt against Turkey,
ii 2; is opposed by England and sup-
ported by France, ü 3; refuses the terms
a convention, ii 6.
Melbourne, Lord, characteristics of,
i 99; Sydney Smith's opinion of, i 99:
becomes prime minister, i 126; anec-
dotes of, i 127; his ministry dismissed,
turn-out of mill-workers, i 278; meet- shortly after forms another ministry,
tions adopted, including the People's the Garter, i 215: supposed undue in-
tivity of his ministry, i 305; Conserva-
dissolution of parliament, i 311; Earl
want of confidence in the ministry car-
Manners, Lord John, commissioner of ried, i 313; they resign, i 314; carica-
ture of, i 315; his character and domes-
man's position, ii 44: his reception of
ii 45; his death, ii 44.
155; action of Britain, France, and
to join the convention, iv 155; a Euro.
pean expedition sent out, iv 155; pro-
with regard to the Archduke Maxi-
iv 3, 199.
acknowledging the kindness of the re-
ception, iii 102; the queen's return visit
to Paris, iii 103; his difficult position,
iii 277; attempt on his life by Pianori,
iii 277: his schemes regarding the
Principalities and Austria, iii 278; his
England, iii 281; despatch of Count
tion by the powers,
Cobden's opinion of, iii 322.
rible condition of the prisons, ii 261; National Convention formed, i 281;
of the prisoners, ii 265; Poerio's charac- combe that the petitioners be heard at
Charles I. of England and Ernest of ji 60; Mr. Gladstone's proposals on,
iv 284; the compulsory and conscience
iv 284: objections to the Code, iv 285;
land, iv 289.
is twice elected attempts a rising at Strasburg, i 197; cessive modifications of, ii 186; passing
efforts, ii 4; prepares for an expedition, Neild, Mr., leaves his fortune to the
elected a representative to the Na- i 334; secretary for the colonies, ii 317;
tional Assembly, ii 228; elected presi- defends himself from charges of indo-
dent, ii 230: the coup d'état, ii 251; lence and indifference in the conduct
Kinglake's and Victor Hugo's sum- of the war, iii 147.
accomplices in the seizure of for libelling Achilli, iii 8.
selection of ministers and Newspapers, abolition of stamp-duty,
ii 253; arrest and imprisonment of the mally annexed to England, i 13; diff-
the senate and legislative body, ii 327; his plans concerning Turkey, iii 14:
go to the Crimea, iii 99; visits the queen of display, iii 16; industry in govern.
his failing health and death, iv 181;
Pandies, origin of name,
his antecedents and personal appear-
Paper-duty, reduction of, i 189; agita-
tion for the repeal of, iv 26; the bill
passes the Commons, but is thrown
out by the Lords, iv 27; conflict be-
tween the houses, iv 28; appointment
of a select committee to inquire into
Pakington, Sir John, colonial secretary, precedents, iv 28; its report, iv 28; re-
of duty passed, iv
Papineau, Louis Joseph, i 223.
Palmerston, Viscount, his early career, Parliament, opening of session 1830, i
secretary, i 31, 69, 189; ii 116; his suc. new parliament of 1835 with a Liberal
cess in the foreign office, i 190; advo. majority, i 132; the opposition choose
Pacifico business, ii 138 ; his character elections to the queen's first, i 218;
and policy, ü 208; demands satisfac- small Liberal majority returned, i 220;
tion from Greece of the Don Pacifico opened by the queen, i 220; dissolution
and other claims, ii 213; settlement of of, in 1841, i 311; election in 1841, large
i Sir Robert Peel, ii 217; majority for meeting of, in December, 1854, iii 138;
government, ji 258; his Russell replies, iż 140; dissolved in
great removal from the foreign office, ii 258; 1859, iii 291; Liberal majority in the
Disraeli on, ii 285; Palmerston's deal- i 2; proposed march of Manchester
chise bill lost, iv 173; Mr. Gladstone
iv 174 ; referred to in royal speech
national fast for the cholera epidemic, of 1866, iv 210; a bill introduced, iv 210,
42, and on burying dead bodies 213; Mr. Gladstone's speech, iv 214;
45; it is withdrawn, iri 49; his speech 215; speeches by Mr. Bright and Sir
70; attacked by Mr. Bright, iii 72; his tions throughout the country, iv 217;
precarious position of the ministry, iii iv 217; Mr. Bright's letter, iv 217; Mr.
feated, iii 202; appeal to the country, Mr. Gladstone's reply, iv 219; narrow
for redistribution of seats, iv 221; de-
spiracy to Murder Bill, iii 284; opposi- feat and resignation of the ministry, iv
223; bill of 1867 introduced
iii 287; again prime minister, iii 292; by Mr. Disraeli, iv 226; its provisions,
he offers the presidentship of the Board iv 228; opposition of the Liberal party
of Trade to Mr. Cobden, iii 292, 293; to the bill, iv 229; Mr. Hodgkinson's
port given to his ministry by the Con- iv 231; Bernal Osborne, Lowe, and
Property qualification, abolition of, iv
Pelissier, General,commands the French 37.
army in the Crimea, ili 135; his ante- Prosperity of the country, ü 60; before
the Crimcan war, iii r; improvement
Penny Magazine begun, 1832, i 112. in the condition of the working-classes,
Peel's government, ii 63; their dismay
at Sir Robert Peel's free-trade budget,
ii 98; led by Lord George Bentinck,
Prussia, death of King of, iv 41; war
Photography, introduction of, i 271. dominance in Germany, iv 238; war
with France, iv 285.
on, iv 169.
seamen, iv 312; scene in the house, iv iv 301; its small efects, iv 302.
Hood's " Song of the Shirt," ü 15.
tyranny in, iv 153; debate on, in House Pusey, Dr., joins Tractarian movement,
sia, iv 154: great meeting at the Guild- ett, iv 206.
negro, i 148.
under, i 163; proposal by Mr. Disraeli Ragged School movement, iï 212.
Alma, iii 95; death of, iii 136, 167.
147; began his career as a reformer, ii iv 187; at Abergele in 1868, iv 188;
Railway companies, embarrassments
of, iv 238.
i 234; Charles Knight's description of Railways, development of, i 233, 272 ;
the old, i 235; Mr. Palmer's improve- beginning of excursion trains, i 272;
after the introduction of penny postage, 331,
Ratazzi succeeds Cavour as minister,
iv 83; attempts to repeat Cavour's
Chartists, ü 122; grievances removed,
is Princess Royal, betrothal of, iii 278; Recreation for the people, iü 217.
his funeral, ü 224; | Principalities, disposal of the, iii 194. Redpath frauds, the, iii 236.
Prize-fight between Tom Sayers and Reform, agitation for parliamentary,
îi 302; iii 289: Mr. Bright's outlines of
Progress, meaning of, i 334; railway a bill, iü 289; Mr. Disracli introduces