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Report of the Crimean ('ommittee of Inquiry Mr. Gladstone's Mission to the Ionian Islands, 209
--Censure upon the Government-Prince

Changes in the Government of India, , . 209
Albert's Speech at the Trinity House, .177
Discussion on Administrative Reform, . . 179
Lord John Russell is denounced by Cobden,

("HAPTER IX.
Roebuck, and Disraeli—Lord Palmerston

REVOLT AND CHANGE-THE YEARS OF NEW
attempts to defend his colleague-Lord

DEVELOPMENTS.
John's Resignation, .

. 180
Comments on the Political Situation -- Mr. Condition of the Country-Sufferings of the

Disraeli on the “Candid Friend” – He Labouring Classes--Mr. Cobden's Indict-
attacks Lord Palmerston,

• 181

ment against War-Bread Riots, . . 210
Mr. Gladstone versus Lord Palmerston, . 183 Success of the Ragged School Union - Mr.
Bombardment of Sveaborg-Condition of the Gladstone lays the Foundation Stone of a

Russians—Their Attack upon the Allied School in Golden Lane, .

Forces at Tchernaya repulsed, . . 184 Prince Albert's Efforts to improve the ('ondi.
Combined Attack upon Sebastopol - The tion of the People--His Views on Popular

Malakhoff captured— The Russians evacu Recreation and Education - He presides
ate the Town-Its Appearance, and Dread over an Educational Conference,

. 216
ful State of the Hospital,

185 Debate on Sir G. C. Lewis' Budget, . 219
End of the Siege--Our Losses during its Con Commercial Depression and Failures in 1857, 220
tinuance, .

187 Christian Socialism and Young Englandism, . 221
Gallant Defence of Kars by General Wil Demonstrations against Lord R. Grosvenor's
liams,

. 187 Sunday Bill—The Times upholds the Op-
Peace Negotiations renewed— Palmerston's position-Conduct of the Police-Trial of

Lesson to Austria — Conference of the the Rioters — Palmerston and Brougham
Powers at Paris-- Terms of the Treaty of mobbed - Mr. Dundas' foolish Speech, 222
Peace,

189 Condition of the Dwellings of the Poor in
The Tidings of Peace received in the Crimea London and other Large Towns---Revela-

--Sebastopol given up to the Russians tions by Dr. Letheby - Main Drainage
Its Appearance described by an Eye-wit Act for London,

226
ness,

192 Working of the Compulsory Vaccination Act, 228
Changes in Maritime International Law, . 192 The Adulteration of Food—" Analytic Sani-
Peace Rejoicings at Home - Naval Review at tary Commission " of the Lancet-Startling
Spithead,. .

193 Disclosures by Dr. Hassall-Sale of Dis-
Relations with the United States, .
• 193 eased Meat,

229
Mr. Gladstone on the Terms of the Treaty of Efforts for Extension of Education Improve-
Peace,

194 ment in Popular Literature - Abolition
The Difficulty of the Principalities,

194 of the Newspaper Stamp Duty -- Cheap
Mr. Gladstone's View of the American Diffi Newspapers,

231
culty, .

. 195 Embezzlements by Sir John D) an Paul,
Mr. Cobden's Motion against the Foreign Strahan, and Bates, and by John Sadleir
Policy of the Government - Difficulties

- Failure of the Royal British Bank-In-
with China—The Burmese War-Fighting crease in Crimes of Violence-Treatment
in Persia

. 196 of Garotters-Trial of Palmer the Poisoner
War with China--Affair of the Arrox-Sketch - The Redpath Frauds—The "Waterloo

232

of Sir John Bowring–His Demands upon Bridge Mystery,” .
the Chinese—The British Fleet bombards End of the Transportation System - Penal

Canton-Proclamation of Governor Yeh, 198 Servitude- Sir George Grey's Changes in
Mr. Cobden on the Chinese Question - His

1857—The Ticket-of-leave in Ireland and
Motion for a Select Committee - The in England - Punishment of Prisoners
Ministry outvoted and Parliament dis --Case of Edward Andrews,
solved,

. 201 THE INDIAN MUTINY- Feeling of the native
Lord Palmerston's Triumph in the new Elec-

Princes-Condition of India-Notions of
tion -- Messrs. Cobden, Bright, and other the ordinary British Officer--Warnings by
leading Opponents unseated-Mr. Bright's Colonel Hodgson and General Sir Charles
parting Address to his former Constitu Napier -- Lord Macaulay supports Sir
ents,

. 204 Charles Wood's India Bill-Annexation of
The Divorce Act-- Mr. Gladstone's Opposition, 205 Territory under Lord Dalhousie — The

. 237

Annexation of Oudh - Nana Sahib of The Queen's Sympathy with Lord Canning

Bithoor and his Agent Azimoolah Khan –His Return to England, and Death, .271

Number and Character of the Native Army, 240 The Government of India-- Lord Palmerston's

Origin of the Mutiny-Outbreak at Luck-

Bill for transferring the Government to

now-Atrocities perpetrated there and at the Crown - Absurdities of Lord Ellen-

Delhi— The Magazine blown up by Lieu-

borough's “India Bill No. 2"-A Govern-

tenant Willoughby, .

246 ment Measure finally passed - Its Pro-

News of the Mutiny reaches Lahore—The visions - Extinction of the East India

Native Troops in the Punjaub are disarmed

Company,

. 273

-Lord Canning intercepts British Troops Lord Elgin sent to China,

. 275

on their way to China,

. 249 Birth of the Princess Beatrice-Louis Napo-

The Mutiny at Lucknow—The Sepoys besiege leon's congratulatory Letter— The Anglo-

the British–Death of Sir Henry Law-

French Alliance-Prince Albert's Reply, 275

rence,

. 250 The Allied French and English Forces take

Condition of Cawnpore—Sir Hugh Wheeler's Canton-Commissioner Yeh captured and

desperate Position - He seeks aid from

sent to Calcutta,

276

Nana Sahib, who attacks the British Difficulties of the Emperor Napoleon-At-

Gallant Defence of the Garrison-Nana

tempts on his Life-His supposed Secret

Sahib's Treacherous Offer-Heshoots down

Game with Russia and Austria,

277

the Men and hacks to pieces the Women Betrothal of the Princess Royal-Christening

and Children -- The fearful Slaughter-

of the Princess Beatrice, .

. 278

house described,

. 251 Visit of the Emperor and Empress of the

The Avenger of Blood at hand — General French to England - Its semi-political

Henry Havelock — His rapid Advance Character—The Queen and Prince Albert's

upon Cawnpore-Flight of Nana Sahib-

Visit to Cherbourg-The Emperor's Con-

The Soldiers' dreadful Vow,

255 gratulations on the approaching Marriage

Havelock and Outram march to Lucknow-

of the Princess Royal,

. 279

The besieged Garrison relieved-Death of Felice Orsini's Attempt to assassinate Louis

General Neill, .

257 Napoleon-Sketch of Orsini-Count Wa-

Reinforcements arrive from England-March

lewski's Despatch concerning English

of Sir Colin Campbell to Lucknow—The Protection of political Criminals – M.

Place stormed and the Garrison finally re Persigny adds his Remonstrance – Fury

lieved - Death of Sir Henry Havelock, 258 of certain French Colonels-Punch's Gal-

Desperate Fighting at Delhi — The British lic Cock— The entente cordiale in danger, . 280

enter the City--State of the Palace, 260 Lord Palmerston's Conspiracy Bill introduced

Lieutenant Hodson captures the King of

-Public Indignation aroused— The Bill

Delhi and his two Sons - The Sons are

rejected—Resignation of the Palmerston

shot,
263 Cabinet, .

283

Effect of the Indian Atrocities on the Public Lord Derby forms a Cabinet—Mr. Disraeli

Mind-General Neill's treatment of the

Chancellor of the Exchequer-Lord Cowley

rebel Sepoys – The “Large Grave" at

retained at Paris-- Differences with France

Cawnpore,
264 about the Conspiracy Bill,

. 287

Debate on Indian Affairs-Mr. Disraeli fore Mr. Disraeli's Budget of 1858,

. 288

shadows his "Imperial Policy” – Mr. Agitation for Reform-Debate on the Govern-

Cobden's Views—General Klapka depre-

ment Measure - Lord John Russell's

cates wholesale Executions of the Sepoys, 265 Amendment—The Oratory of Sir Edward

Suppression of the Mutiny-Escape of Nana Bulwer Lytton and Sir Hugh Cairns-

Sahib-Doom of the King of Delhi and of

The Measure defeated --- Dissolution of

Tantia Topee-The Rhanee of Jhansi - Parliament,

289

General Sir H. Rose's General Order, 268 Lord Palmerston again Prime Minister and

Career of Sir John Lawrence-His Manage-

Mr. Gladstone Chancellor of the Ex-

ment of the Punjaub,
269 chequer, . .

292

Honours to General Havelock's Family Mr. Cobden on the Derby Administration-

General Neill, Captain Sir William Peel, He is returned for Rochdale-Lord Pal-

and Colonel Inglis, .

270 merston and Lord John Russell urge him to

Attacks upon Lord Canning-His Defence of enter the Cabinet-Cobden's Arrival from

his Policy - Discussion on his Proclama-

America–His Interview with Palmerston

tion-Lord Ellenborongh’s Proceedings--

- His Refusal to join the Cabinet, . . 292

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2.1

WILLIAM EWART

GLADSTONE

AND HIS

CONTEMPORARIES:

FIFTY YEARS

OF

SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PROGRESS.

BY

THOMAS ARCHER, F.R.H.S.,

AUTHOR OF "PICTURES AND ROYAL PORTRAITS," "DECISIVE EVENTS OF HISTORY,”

“THE TERRIBLE SIGHTS OF LONDON," ETC.

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BLACKIE & SON:
LONDON, EDINBURGH, GLASGOW, AND DUBLIN.

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