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beyond the month of June. But, on the present occasion, the greater degree of labour required in the composition of the volume rendered it impossible to complete it by the usual time. Had we attempted to hasten the period of our publication by a few weeks, we could not have presented to our readers so faithful and distinct a narrative of the business of the year as that which we now lay before them.
HISTORY OF EUROPE.
STATE of the Country-Meeting of Parliament-King's Speech and the Address-Measures proposed for relieving the Commercial DistressesProhibition against Stamping small Notes-Mr. Hume's Motion for Returns of Bankrupt Country Banks-Bill brought in to prohibit the Circulation of small Notes after Feb. 5th, 1829-Exception in favour of the Bank of England-Mr. Hume's Motion to require Security from Country Banks-Reasons for limiting the Bill to England-Scottish Banks
Arrangement with the Bank of England-Bill brought into the House of Lords to enable private Banks to have an unlimited Number of Partners -Clause introduced authorising the Bank of England to establish Branch Banks Discussion on the Propriety of relieving the existing Distress by an Issue of Exchequer Bills-The Bank agrees to advance Money upon Security-Bill to enable Factors holding Documents of Property in Goods, to pledge them to the Bank as effectually as if they were the real Owners-Appointment of a Committee on Emigration.CORN LAWS: Mr. Whitmore's Motion-Bill to allow the admission of Bonded Corn into the Market-Bill to authorize Government to Import a limited quantity of Foreign Grain during the Recess-Mr. Ellice's Motion on the State of the Silk Trade-Petitions concerning the Navigation Laws Mr. Huskisson's Statement of the Effects of the recent Alterations in these Laws-Relaxation of the Navigation Laws in favour of the new South American States. [30
FINANCE. The Budget-Mr. Maberly's Resolutions on the National Debt Mr. Hume's Motion on the State of the Nation, and Forty-five Resolutions regarding the Finances-Opposition to the Navy Estimates -Mr. Hobhouse's Motion to reduce the Army-Discussion on the Expense of the Diplomatic Establishment
Bill to prevent Bribery at Elections-Resolutions against Bribery-Lord John Russell's Motion on Parliamentary Reform-Mr. Abercromby's
Motion for amending the Representation of Edinburgh-Motion to
IRELAND. Catholic Emancipation-State of the Protestant Church in the Province of Munster-Motion for a Committee of Inquiry upon the First-Fruits-Motion for a Committee on the levying and application of Church Rates-Education-Chartered Schools-Bill to regulate the Relation of Landlord and Tenant-Motion for a Committee on Tolls and Customs
COLONIES. Slave Trade-Motion regarding the Trials of Slaves in Ja-
General Election-State of the Harvest-Importation of Grain allowed-
THE GERMANIC DIET.-HOLLAND.-Disputes concerning the Navigation