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CONTENTS OF VOL. III.

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The French and British Fleets sent to the

tional Disarmament and Foreign War
Dardanelles-Lord Palmerston's Influence

Loans-Difference between Cobden and
in the Cabinet-Position of the Emperor

Palmerston's Policy - Popular Feeling
Nicholas – War declared by Turkey -

against “Cobden, Bright, & Co.,"

61

Omar Pacha takes the Field,

25 Mr. Gladstone's recent Views on the Causes

Prince Albert and Lord Palmerston on the

of the Crimean War,

68
Situation-Lord Aberdeen's Contention Departure of the Baltic Fleet-Banquet to
—Manifesto by the Emperor Nicholas-

Admiral Sir Charles Napier,

70
His Letter to Queen Victoria – The Speech of Mr. Bright at Edinburgh on War
Queen’s Reply-Commencement of Hosti-

and Foreign Intervention,

lities,

27 Return of the Baltic Fleet-Recriminatory

Lord John Russell on Coalition Ministries, 32 Correspondence between Admiral Napier
The Russians destroy the Turkish Fleet at

and Sir James Graham,

77
Sinope--The Combined Fleets ordered to Mr. Bright denounces the War in Parliament
the Black Sea-Napoleon's Remonstrance

- His Opinion of the Condition of Turkey
with Nicholas Attitude of Austria and

-His Views of the Vienna Note and of
Prussia—War-feeling in France and Eng-

Count Nesselrode’s Interpretation -- He
land-Prince Albert's Letter to King Leo-

ridicules the “Balance of Power” and

pold— The English Ultimatum rejected by

"British Interests”. Ideas,

79

Russia,

33 Mr. Gladstone on the Design of the Crimean

The Crimea, .

37 War,

87

The “Poetic English Party ”—Military Re- A “Day of Prayer and Supplication ” ap-
view at Chobham-Naval Review at Spit-

pointed — The Queen's Letters to Lord

head,

38 Aberdeen,

88

Positions occupied by the allied Fleets and Invasion of the Crimea proposed-Austria's

Armies,

40 shabby Policy, :

89

Lord Palmerston as Home Secretary-His Siege and gallant Defence of Silistria- The

Advice to the Presbytery of Edinburgh, · 42 Russians defeated and the Siege raised, 89

Case of the Rev. Mr. Maurice-Dr. Colenso Lord Lyndhurst on Russian Policy and the

consecrated Bishop of Natal,

43 Object of the War-Attacks on Lord Aber-

Popularity of Lord Palmerston-His threat-

deen-His Defence, .

91
ened Resignation-Charges against Prince Proposed Plan for the Attack on Sebastopol
Albert-Palmerston suspected of encour-

- The Times on the Situation, .

92
aging them–His Denial-Prince Albert's Ravages of Cholera among the Allied Troops
Letter to Baron Stockmar—The Prince's

-Great Fire at Varna,

93

Position in the State,

44 The Allied Armies leave Varna for the Crimea

Lord Palmerston remains in the Cabinet-

- Eupatoria taken, .

94
The Provisions of Lord John's Reform Bill Battle of the Alma,

95

-It is withdrawn,

49 Prince Albert's Visit to the Emperor of the

Financial Prospects – Mr. Gladstone's ex-

French,

97

pected War Budget,

52 Proposal of the Emperor to go personally to

Character of Frederick William of Prussia-

the Crimea-He and the Empress visit
His Letter to Queen Victoria in favour of

England-Return Visit of the Queen and

Russia——The Queen's Reply-Duplicity of

Prince Albert, .

99

the Russian Court,

53 Effect of the News of the Alma on the Czar, 103

The War Budget of 1854—Mr. Kinglake's General Canrobert succeeds Marshal St.

Criticism of Mr. Gladstone,

56 Arnaud-Sketch of the General,

104

Mr. Gladstone's additional Proposals for meet- The Defences of Sebastopol—Ignorance con-
ing Expenditure-Details of the Supple-

cerning its actual Strength and Resources

mentary Budget,

59 - It is invested by the French and English

Mr. Gladstone's Views regarding Turkey in

Armies,

· 105

1854 and 1877, and the Proposals for the Battle of Balaklava,

. 106

Occupation of Egypt,
60 The “Charge of the Light Brigade,"

108

Messrs. Cobden and Bright oppose the War Distinguished Services of Sir de Lacy Evans, 110

-Characteristics of their Oratory-Mr. Battle of Inkerman-Incidents of the Struggle

Cobden on the Duke of Wellington-His

-Savage Behaviour of the Russians-

new Home at Dunford--His Sketch of a

Prince Menschikoff's Explanation, . 110

“People's Budget”-His Views on Na- Despatch of Reinforcements to the Crimea-

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Inefficiency of the Commissariat and

Transport Services – Great Storm and

Loss of Valuable Stores-Gross official

Blundering,

115

The Times Crimean Fund-The “Patriotic

Fund”--Opposition of the Peace Party-

Mr. Bright on Popularity-He refuses to

contribute to the Fund–Feeling against

the “Pitiless Quakers,"

118

The Newspaper Press and the War--Import-

ance of the “Special Correspondent,” 120

Florence Nightingale goes to the Crimea with

a staff of voluntary Nurses—Their invalu-

able Services-Miss Stanley and a second

Band of Ladies proceed to the Crimea, 121

Privations of the British Army-Private Ef-

forts to relieve the Suffering-Mr. Theo-

dore Martin on the State of the Camp-

The Scene between the Harbour of Bala-

klava and the Camp,

122

Condition of the French Army,

123

Plan to obtain Official Intelligence from the

Camp,

125

Formation of a Military Reserve Force at

Malta,

126

An English Christmas before Sebastopol,

· 126

Construction of a Railway between Balaklava

and the Camp-Telegraphic Communica-

tion with England established,

126

Balaklava in February 1856–Destruction and

Rebuilding of the Town, Damage done to

Sebastopol,

128

A Visit to the Camp in March-Details of a

Dinner-party there--M. Soyer's important

Culinary Improvements, .

129

Positions of the Allied Armies before Sebas-

topol,

131

Home Recruiting and the Foreign Enlistment

Act, .

132

Sketch of Count Cavour—Mazzini's Teaching

- Proposal to organize a Sardinian Con-

tingent- The Sardinian Army lands in the

Crimea,

132

General Pelissier succeeds General Canrobert

-Death of Lord Raglan, .

135

Lord John Russell urges the Appointment of

Lord Palmerston as War Secretary-Lord

and Lady Palmerston's Visit to the French

Emperor, .

136

Treaty between England, France, and Aus-
tria, .

138

Meeting of Parliament in December 1854—

The Conduct of the War condemned by

Lord Derby and Mr. Layard-Sketch of

Mr. Layard---Opposition to the Foreign

Enlistment Bill,

138

Meeting of Parliament in January 1855--Mr.

Roebuck's notice of motion for a Com.

mittee of Inquiry- Resignation of Lord

John Russell,

140

Messrs. Cobden and Bright opposed to their

Constituents Mr. Cobden's Speech at

Leeds,

141

Debate on Mr. Roebuck's Motion for Inquiry

-The Aberdeen Ministry defeated and

resign- The Duke of Newcastle's defence, 143

Failure of Lord Derby to form a Ministry-

Serious Aspect of Public Affairs,

148

Lord John Russell fails to form a Ministry-

The Palmerston Coalition Cabinet formed

--Mr. Gladstone appointed Chancellor of

Exchequer and Lord Panmure War Secre-

tary,

149

Sketch of Lord Panmure (Mr. Fox Maule), 151

Lord Palmerston announces the Policy of his

Government–Opposition of Mr. Layard-

Mr. Roebuck presses his Resolution—The

new Ministry threatened with Dissolution

- Mr. Bright's impassioned Appeal to stay
the War-A Committee of Inquiry ap-
pointed,

152

Death of the Czar Nicholas, and Accession

of Alexander II. — Resolution of British

Government to prosecute the War, . 155

Arrival of Wounded Soldiers in England --

Organization of the Corps of Commis-

sionaires, .

158

Congress at Vienna - Proposals rejected by

Russia-Her Endeavours to separate Eng.

land and France - Breaking up of the

Conference,

158

Administrative Reform Association estab-

lished — Lord Ellenborough proposes an

Address to Her Majesty-Lord Granville

defends the Government - Lord Palmer-

ston's Speech,

161

Sketch of Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis and

of his Son Sir George Cornewall Lewis-

Sir George's Budget for 1856, .

163

Progress of the War, Marshals Pelissier and

Canrobert Distribution of Crimean

Medals by the Queen,

164

Expedition to Kertch-Destruction of Rus-

sian Stores,

165

Bombardment of Sebastopol-Capture of the

Mamelon-Death of Lord Raglan,

166

Debate on the Continuation of the War-Mr.

Gladstone advocates Negotiations for

Peace—Mr. Bright on the Losses of the

War - Prince Albert's Letter to Lord

Aberdeen,

168

Mr. Gladstone's Review in 1877 of the Poli-

tical Situation in 1855,

175

Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton's Appeal for con-

tinuing the War,

176

Renewed Negotiations at Vienna,

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