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THE

ANNUAL REGISTER:

A

REVIEW OF PUBLIC EVENTS AT HOME

AND ABROAD,

FOR THE YEAR

1872

RELSL LIBRARE
UNIVIRSIT

NEW SERIES.

LONDON:
RIVINGTONS, WATERLOO PLACE.

LONGMANS & CO.; HAMILTON & CO.; SIMPKIN & CO. ;
HOULSTON & SONS; SMITH, ELDER, & CO.; E. BUMPUS; J. WALLER;

L. BOOTH; BELL & DALDY: H. SOTHERAN & CO.;
BICKERS & SON; W. HEATH; J. TOOVEY; J. WHELDON; R. WASHBOURNE ;

AND RIVINGTONS, OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE.

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER III.

The Ballot Bill-Mr. Leatham's Amendment—The Bill in the Lords-Collision

between the Houses averted—The Bill passed— Pontefract and Preston

Elections under the new Act—The Licensing Bill--Discontent and riots in

the country—Justice Keogh's Judgment on the Galway Election—Protest

of the Catholic Clergy-Addresses of the Grand Juries in support of the

Judge-Debate and Division in the House of Commons—The Naval Estimates

-Results and Statistics of the Session

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CHAPTER IV.

Proceedings under the Treaty of Washington-Rules of International Duty

embodied in the Treaty-The American “Case" raising the Indirect Claims

-Debate thereon in the Senate-In Parliament on the Queen's Speech--

Draft Article proposed by Britain to the United States to get rid of them-

Meeting of the Tribunal of Arbitration-Rejection by it of the Indirect

Claims—Decision and Award-Statements of the several Arbitrators-.

Award of the Emperor of Germany in the San Juan Arbitration.

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CHAPTER V.

New Commercial Treaty with France-Strikes-- The Public Revenue and

Money Market-Elections after the Session-Belfast Riots-Speeches of

Members of Parliament, Changes in the Ministry—The Athanasian Creed-

Dean Stanley's Speech--Speech of Mr. Gladstone at Liverpool-Colonial

Affairs—Murder of Lord Mayo-Appointment of Lord Napier–The Diamond

Fields of South Africa-First responsible Ministry at the Cape .

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