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PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR,

11, BOLT COURT, FLEET STREET.

1833.

VOLUME 80.

No. 1.-Irish Court Martial Bill: Minority No. 8.—To the People of Oldham.—Sir Rob.

against the Third Reading.–Mr. Fielden's Peel's Speech on the Motion for his Dis.
Speech.- Factory Bill. - Poor Law Com missal from the Privy Council.--Mr. Coh.
mission. - Defence Association. - Peti bett's Reply.- Petitions. — Mr. Double-
tions. — Majority and Minority on Mr. day's Letter to Lord Althorp.-Calthorpe-
T. Attwood's Motion, — Partiality of street Battle. Verdict of the Jury
Assessed Taxes.--Meeting at Newcastle Conduct of tbe Coroner.-Great Birming-
upon Tyne on the Factory Bill.

ham Meeting. - Manchester Meeting.--
No. 2.-A Curious Week! - Letter to Mr.

Jew Bill.-More Meetings.-- The Esta-
Alex. Yates.-Case of Richard Newsham.

blished Churcb.

-The late Mr. Kinloch. — Distress in No. 9.–Political Prospects. Staffordshire

Scotland. Letter to Lord Althorp. Election. — Address to the Electors of

Annual Parliaments, Universal Suffrage, South Staffordshire.- Partial Taxation.-

and Vote by Ballot.

Mr. Cobbett's Resolutions to Remove Sir

No. 3.-Coventry Election.— To Mr. Alex.

Robert Peel from the Privy Council.
Yates.- To ihe Electors of Coventry.-

West India Question.-Refusal of Church
Stamp Duties.--Coventry: -Bury Plum-

Rates at Manchester.-Coroner's Jury.-
cake.--Mr. Faithfull's Motion,-The Jews.

Court of King's Bench. – Birmingham

-A Rebuke for a Renegade.-Paisley

Political Council.-Meeting at Newcastle-

Electors. The Established Church. upon-Tyne.-Staffordshire Election.-Cal-
Letter to Lord Grey.

thorpe-street Jury.
No. 4.-Distress of the Country.-Speeches of No. 10.—Empty Peel's Stupid and most Mis-
Mr. M. Attwood, Lord Althorp, Mr.

chievous Bill. -- To the Readers of the

Grote, Mr. Cobbett, Mr. Richards, Mr. Register.-Change of Ministry.-Bank of

Baring, and Sir Robert Peel, on Mr. Att.

England Cbarter.-New Bank Charter.-

Peel.

wood's Motion for Inquiry into the Dis.

- Newcastle Petitions. The two

tresses of the Country.

Sons. Calthorpe-street Jury. – The

No. 5.-To the People of Oldham.--Malt Tax.

King's Answer to the Lords.-Dudley and

iis Representative.—Portugal.

-Majirity on Sir W. Ingilby's Motion on

the Malt Tax.-Majority and Minority on No. 11.-Tbe Navy and the Negro Affair. - To

the Rescinding Vote. Celebration of the People of Oldham.- The Whigs and

Mr. Cobbett's Birth-day in America. Sir John Hobhouse.- Inquest on Culley

Mr. Fitton's Letter to the Times.'-Dis the Policeman.

tress at Kirkintilloch.—Sir Robert Peel's No. 12.-Change of Ministry.-To the People

Speech on the Currency.

of Oldbam. - Steam-boat Job.-General

No. 6.—Stamp Duties.- To the People of Old Registry Bill.- Local Courts Bill.-Im-

ham.- Committees on Agriculture, Manu prisonment for Debt Bill.- Abolition of

factures, Commerce and Shipping; Army Trial by Jury.- Poor Law Commission.-

and Navy Appointmeuts, Land: Hevenues, Whis. Spite.—Letters to the Editor of the

and Irish Vagrants. — Minority on Mr. 'True Sun.'— The Times' and the Chro-

Cobbett's Motion on Stamp Duties, ničle.'

House and Window Taxes.--Petitions. Noi 135 history of George the Fourth...

Westminster Election. Established

Church,

Calthorpe-street Affair. -Church of Ireland

Bill. – Whig Baseness. Unparalleled

No. 7.-To the People of Oldbam.- Mr. Cob-

Baseness.

The Bank Affair. Local

bett's Speech on his Motion for the Dis Courts Bill. - English Church Bill.

missal of Sir Robert Peel from the Privy This House of Commons. Country

Council.—Mr. Fielden's Speech.-Hud Bankers' Memorial to the Ministry.-

dersfield Volunteers.-Southwark Meet Renewal of Bank Charter.-The Whigs'

ing on House and Window Taxes.-Brutal Last Shift.-O. P.Qo's Address.- Political

Attack on the People by the Police at Spa Unions. Walworth Petition. - To Cor-

Fields.--Anti-Slavery Society's Address to respondents.—Bitter Parson.—Mr. T. Att.

Members of Parliament.

wood's Speech.

COBBETT’S WEEKLY POLITICAL: REGISTER:

Vol. 80.- No. I.]

LONDON, SATURDAY, APRIL ÚTH, 1833.

(Price is. 2d.

rage against all professions of" kindness and generositycoming from those who approve of this unheard-of and undreamed-of measure.

I had no desire to do anything more

than to send this bill off marked with 131556

my last word of disapprobation. The

bill had been modified in the comBascolt ready

mittee : it had taken away some of the powers of the courts-mariial: the com

mittee had taken the crime of libel away IRISH COURT-MARTIAL BILL from being tried by these red-coat

cuurts: it had done several other things; Westminster, 3. April, 1833. but still it was too hateful to me to be Tais bill was read a third time, and suffered to pass without' a last blow passed, last Friday night, 29. March. against it. My motion, which was, as But it was not passed without a last I said before, a slinger, concluding with effort to prevent its passing. When the a proposition to read the bill a third motion was made for reading the bill a time that day six months. I did not say third time, Mr. Clay, one of the mem- a great deal; and what I did 'say was bers for the Tower Hamlels, made a not very good-natured; and, therefore, speech against it; and declared his in- I will insert no part of it here, being extention to oppose the passing of the tremely unwilling to do anything calcubill; but having made no motion upon lated to sour the temper of my readers, the subject, I thought it my duty or to make them discontented with his to make one, which I did in the Majesty's amiable servants. At the end words, the very stinging words, which of this lively debate we came to a divihave been reported in all the newspa- sion, when there appeared pers, which ought to be upon record; For the third reading....345 but which, for reasons too numerous

For my amendment and too tedious to mention, I by no means think it necessary to insert in I had set out with saying, that I did this Register. Before this agitating not care a straw whether anybody die motion was made, we seemed to have vided with me, except my honourable got into too tranquil a state to suit me. colleague, and I was, sure that he I began to think that the thing was to would. This was, however, the very end by a few complimentary words thing upon which to put the House to pronounced across the table; but I was the test with regard to this bill. All extremely happy to perceive that my that had passed before might admit of motion put an end to all compliments. explanation ; but, we had now got it to The debate became one of the most be such as it would be, when it became lively that I had witnessed ; and it a law, and, therefore, it was now necesended with a speech from Mr. O'Con- sary to ascertain who those members NELL, well worth all the time that we were, who approved of a law like this ; bad taken in listening to others. It and who were those who did not. The was the finest speech I ever heard in question was, who were the men that my life; and I really did wonder how it approved of courts-martial instead of was possible for any man to hear that judges and juries ; and who were the speech, and not feel indignant at the men that disapproved of this. After treatment which Ireland has received; this preface, I give the list of the minoand not being ready to suffocate with rity of eighty-eight; dividing 'then

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