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HISTORICAL REGISTER. ·
PUBLISHED FOR HENRY COLBURN
THE THIRTY-SIXTH VOLUME.
NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.
JANUARY 1, 1832.
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SONS LATELY DECEASED . .
CIVIL APPOINTMENTS, MARRIA-
the measures which will be proposed to you for a Dec. 6. This day having been appointed Reform in the Commons House of Parliament. for the reassemblingof Parliament, the House A speedy and satisfactory settlement of this ques. met soon after one, and at two the arrival of
e arrival of tion becomes daily of more pressing importance the Sovereign was announced by double
to the security of tbe State, and to the content
ment and welfare of my People. salutes and flourishes of trumpets. Ilis
" I deeply lampent the distress which still pre. Majesty entered the House, surrounded
vails in many parts of my dominions, and for by the Cabinet Ministers, and took his which the preservation of peace, both at home seat upon the Throne, when the Com- and abroad, will, under the blessing of Divine mons were summoned, and on their arrival Providence, afford the best and most effectual the Lord Chancellor, kneeling, handed to remedy ; I feel assured of your disposition to
adopt any practicable measures, which you will His Majesty read, as follows :
always find me ready and anxious to assist, both
for removing the causes and mitigating the effects « MY LORDS, AND GENTLEMEN,
of the want of employment, which the embar“ I have called you together that you may re. rassments of commerce and the consequent insame, without further delay, the important duties terruption of the pursuits of industry bave occa. to which the circumstances of the times require sioned. your immediate attention; and I sincerely regret " It is with great concern that I have observed the inconvenience wbich I am well aware you the existence of a disease at Sunderland, similar must experience from so early a renewal of your in its appearance and character to that which has labours, after the short interval allowed you for re. existed in many parts of Europe. Whether it is pose from the fatigues of the last Session.
indigeuous, or has been imported from abroad, is "I feel it to be my duty, in the first place, to a question involved in much uncertainty, but its recommend to your most careful consideration progress has neither been so extensive nor 80
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