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Temporary suspension of Discussions in Parliament on the Negotiations rela-

tive to Spain-Questions put to the Ministers by Lord Lansdown and Mr.

Brougham-Removal of the Prohibition of the Exportation of Arms to

Spain-Papers relating to the Negotiations on the Spanish Question, laid

before Parliament-Ministerial exposition of the course of Policy which

the English Cabinet had followed: the first mention of diplomatic discus-

sion relative to Spain: Proceedings at Verona: Negotiations at Paris: our

communications with, and advice to, the Spanish Government: our Pro-

ceedings subsequent to the publication of the Speech of the King of France

at the Opening of the Session of the Chambers: justification of a Pacific

Policy-Motion for the Repeal of the Foreign Enlistment Bill-Debate in

the House of Lords on the Negotiations relative to Spain: an Address,

disapproving of the Conduct of Ministers, moved by Lord Ellenborough:

grounds on which it was supported: amendment moved by Lord Granville:

arguments against the Address-Debate in the House of Commons, during

three nights, on the Spanish Negotiations: the Address moved by Mr.

Macdonald, and an Amendment to it by Mr. S. Wortley: Speech of Mr.

Wilberforce; Speeches of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir James

Mackintosh, Mr. Peel, and Sir Francis Burdett: Mr. Canning's Speech;

excellence of this Speech: Mr. Brougham's feeble Reply: manœuvre of the

Opposition to avoid a Division of the House: result of the Division-Sub-

sequent Motion of Lord Grey in the House of Lords-General state of

feeling with respect to Spain throughout the progress of the Spanish








SPAIN-Delivery of the French, Russian, Austrian and Prussian Notes at

Madrid-Proceedings of the Cortes upon them-The Answers of the

Spanish Government-The Russian, Austrian, and Prussian Ministers

receive their passports-Address from the Cortes to the King-Proceedings

in the Cortes after the communication of the speech of the King of France

-Close of the Extraordinary Cortes-March of Bessieres and Ulman

upon Madrid; their retreat; Ulman's inroad into Valencia-Ferdinand's

refusal to concur in the transference of the government from Madrid; the

Ministers removed and restored on the same Day - Another change of

Ministry-Opening of the Ordinary Cortes-Removal of the King and

Cortes to Seville-Military Preparations-Commencement of the Cam-

paign-French Refugees-St. Sebastian-March towards Madrid-Opera-

tions in Catalonia-Arrival of the French at Madrid-Convention with the

French-Attempt of Bessieres on the Capital-Establishment of a Re-

gency at Madrid-Treachery of Abisbal-Proceedings of the Cortes at

Seville-They appoint a Regency-The Removal of the King and Cortes

to Cadiz-March of the French Troops, from Madrid into Andalusia—

Cordova-Seville-Operations in the Asturias and Galicia: Defection of

Morillo-Corunna-Operations in Valencia and Murcia: Defection of

Ballasteros-Riego's expedition: his defeat, and capture-Operations in

Catalonia-Arrival of the Duke d'Angoulême before Cadiz: his corres-

pondence with Ferdinand: The Trocadero taken : Negotiation attempted

by the Cortes: Military operations: Ferdinand repairs to the head-quarters

of the French-Surrender of the Fortresses-Termination of the Cam-

paign-Course of Administration pursued by Ferdinand-Change in the

Spanish Ministry.


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