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VOL. EIGHTH.-PARTS I. AND II.
Printed by James Ballantyne and Co.
FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO. EDINBURGH;
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN, LONDON:
AND THE OTHER PROPRIETORS.
Opening of the Session of Parliament. Prince Regent's Speech. Debates on the Ad-
dress. Supplies for the Year. Ways and Means for Great Britain and Ireland.
Bank of England. Renewal of Restrictions on Cash-payments. 'Proceedings as to
the Profits of the Bank on its Transactions with Government. Bill for putting an
end to the exclusive Privilege of the South-Sea Company. Bill to make Freehold
Estates liable for simple Contract Debts. Bill to Amend the Laws respecting In-
solvent Debtors. Abolition of Gaol Fees. Bill for Abolition of the Pillory. Act
Domestic Affairs. Imposture of Joanna Southcote. Fanaticism of her Disciples. Her
Death and Interment. Extension of the Order of the Bath. Classes into which
it is divided. Remarks on the Measure, and its Tendency. Trial of Sir John
Murray. Riots on Account of the Corn Bill. Members of the House of Com
mons attacked and insulted. Houses attacked and Property destroyed. Conti-
nuation of the Riots on the 7th. Persons Shot in Burlington Street. Petition of
the Electors of Westminster against the Corn Bill. Conduct of Sir Francis Burdett
in moving it, and Debate which ensued, in the House of Commons. Acquittal of