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Murder of Samuel Tunnicliffe.-
Act for the Better Government
List of Acts, Public and Private,
TABLES OP MORTALITY; Mar-
riages, Births, and Deaths;
Possessions on the coast of INDEX
Aspect of Public Affairs at the commencement of the year 1850-Im
provement of Trade and Revenue, and diminution of PauperismContinued Depression of the Agricultural Interest - Parliament is opened by Commission on 31st January—The Queen's Speech-Debates on the Address—In the House of Lords, it is moved by the Earl of Essex, seconded by Lord Methuen—The Earl of Stradbroke moves an Amendment, setting forth the distressed state of the Agricultural Classes, which is seconded by the Earl of Desart -- The Amendment is supported by the Duke of Richmond, the Earl of Winchilsea, the Duke of Beaufort, and Lord Stanley ; the Earls of Carlisle, Granville, and Fitzwilliam, the Marquess of Lansdowne, and Lord Brougham, vindicate the Address, which is carried by a majority of 49—In the House of Commons, Mr. C. Villiers moves, and Sir James Duke seconds, a similar Address-Sir John Trollope moves an Amendment, embodying the complaints of the Owners and Occupiers of Land, which is seconded by Colonel Chatterton—The Chancellor of the Exchequer enters into statistical details, showing the increased Trade and Revenue of the Country, and the Reduction of Parochial Burdens-The Debate is continued for treo nights, by adjournment-Speeches of Mr. H. Herbert, Mr. W. Fagan, Sir John Walsh, Mr. Grantley Berkeley, the Marquess of Granby, Mr. Christopher, Mr. Robert Palmer, Mr. Muntz, Mr. Herries, Mr. Labouchere, Mr. Disraeli, Lord John Russell, and Mr. Cobden-On a Division the Address is carried by 311 against 192.
Local BURDENS ON LAND-Mr. Disraeli moves on the 19th Feb. for a Committee of the whole House, to consider a VOL. XCII.