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NO STANFORD,

UNIBRARY SOP UNIVERSITI

2,3370H.

LONDON: PRINTED BY WOODFALL AND KINDER,

ANGEL COURT, SKINNER STREET.

CONTENTS.

PROCEEDINGS IN PARLIAMENT.-The Session of. 1857-8 resumed after the

Adjournment on the 4th of February—The Earl of Derby in the House

of Lords expresses his surprise at the omission of any Ministerial state-

ment, and refers at some length to the State of Public Affairs, especially

to the Mutiny in India, the War with China,' and the Relations of this

Country with France-He is answered by Earl Granville-Remarks of

Lord Panmure and Earl Grey on Military Arrangements, and of Lords

Brougham and Campbell on the Laws affecting Foreign Conspirators in

England-Lord Palmerston gives notice of a Bill to amend the Law of

Conspiracy-Marriage of the Princess Royal-Addresses of congratula-

tion to Her Majesty on this event are moved in both Houses, and carried,

nem. con.--LEGISLATION FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA--The President

of the Board of Control moves for leave to bring in a Bill to enable the

East India Company to borrow Ten Millions for the service of the Govern-

ment-Remarks of Mr. T. Baring, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr.

Cardwell, Mr. Disraeli, Sir F. Baring, and other Members-Leave given-

The amount authorized being afterwards reduced to Eight Millions, the

Bill is passed-Thanks of Parliament to the Civil and Military Officers

and Servants in IndiaThe Motion is made in the House of Lords by Lord

Panmure-His speech-Lord Derby takes exception to Lord Canning's

name being included in the vote-Speeches of the Duke of Argyll, the

Duke of Cambridge, and Lord Falkland-The Resolutions are agreed to-

In the House of Commons, after an objection from Mr. Disraeli on a point

of form which is overruled, Lord Palmerston moves the Thanks of the

House-Mr. Disraeli objects to including Lord Canning's name until the

House is in a condition to pronounce upon his policy, and he moves the

previous question-Speeches of Mr. Labouchere, Sir John Pakington, Mr.

Mangles, Colonel Sykes, Mr. Walpole, Mr. Drummond, and Mr. Henley-

Lord Palmerston disclaims binding the House by this yote to approve

Lord Canning's policy, and Mr. Disraeli withdraws his opposition-Annuity

to the Widow and Son of General Havelock-The Bill is passed without

opposition-Petition of the East India Company against the transfer of

the Government of India to the Crown-Presented by Earl Grey in the

House of Lords-Discussion on that occasion-Mr. T. Baring presents the

Petition to the Commons-On the 12th February, Lord Palmerston moves

for leave to bring in a Bill to transfer India to the Government of the

Crown-Summary of his Speech-Mr. T. Baring moves an Amendment

declaring legislation at the present time to be inexpedient-The Chan-

cellor of the Exchequer dissects the Petition of the Company, and con-

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