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tendered their resignation, and that that re- the advice which be had rejected; and when signation had been accepted.
this sort of language which they had heard Mr. BARING ubserved, that he did not affect was used, and when the country was thus to give advice to the noble Lord opposite, nors called upon to make a declaration in favour to that House, but if they were to be called of the Goveromeot, it was of importance to upon to make that sort of declaration of which know whether that advice was what he would they had heard from gentleinen who told call the most outrageous and unconstitutional them of agitation, he should wish to suggest that could possibly be given. (Cheers from tu those honourable gentlemen, whether that the opposition.) He could only say, that he agitation was not of their own creating. was mistaken in the opinions and feelings of (Cheers from the opposition.) He trusted that the people of England, if a great majority of that House, when it came to consider of the them, instead of participating in the sentiquestion which the noble Lord opposite was ments expressed by his honourable relative to propound to them to-morrow, and which it opposite, did not participate in the objections would then be time enough to enter upon, he he himself felt at the proposal of so unbeardbegged, he said, to put forward bis bope and of a violation of the constitution. (Hear, expectatiun that that House would-and if it hear.). Whether the advice given by the did not, it would not answer the expectations Ministers was good or bad, they should proof the sound and sensible part of the country bably hear to-imurrow. All that he could say -that it would, wbile it asserted its own opi- was, that in his opinion it was fitting for nions with proper firmness, do so with due the country to know what that advice respect for the opinions of the other branch of was; and, speaking for himself, he must the Legislature, and that if they were warned say, that the country ought to know it, by the friends of the measure-as warned because, without knowing it, they could not they had been not to act the part of cravens judge between the Crown and the Ministers. he trusted they would also abstain from Colonel Davies said, that although he difacting the part of bullies. Cheers from the rered entirely from the hon. member for oppositivo.) He had risen chiefly for the pur- Thetford on the question of reform; and alpose of suggesting to the noble Lord, whether though he should cordially co-operate with it was not the custom, on a Minister coming the voble Lord opposite in bringing forward down to that House on an occasion on which the discussion to-morrow, he could not help an administration had broken up, to state the thinking with the hunourable Member for grounds of that advice on the rejection of Thetford, that he ought, in justice to his which it had broken up. He recollected an Majesty, to give some declaration to the occasion on wbich the noble Earl at the head House as to the advice they had given his of the Government that bad just retired-he Majesty, and the rejection of which by his meant in the year 1807-then explained to the Majesty had caused their resignation. If the House the grounds on which he had been advice was what it was supposed to be, he compelled to retire. At present, except from must say, that more extravagant or unconstimere rumour out of doors, they knew nothing. tutional advice never could have been given. All that they kuew was, that certain advice (Cheers from the opposition.) It had been bad been tendered by the Ministers to his understood that the King had always hitherto Majesty, which his Majesty had rejected, and I given the Government his support in every contherefore his Ministers had resigned ; aud on stitutional plan which they proposed, and it that scanty knowledge they were to have the ought therefore to be known what was the adextravagant cheering they had heard on one vice they had given to his Majesty on this ocside, and the depunciations of the conduct of casion. He had heard that not only had the his Majesty, which they had heard on the Ministers demanded the power of creating other-denunciations for so accepting their sixty or seventy peers, as the honourable resignation. (Loud cries of “ No, no ;" an- Member for Thetford supposed, but that they swered by “ Hear, bear.") They were not had asked that a carte blanche should be given there to speak of the personal actions of his them to create oue hundred peers if necessary. Majesty, but the Ministers whose resignativos That demand was not at first refused-the had been so tendered and accepted, made that King had taken time to consider it, and when sort of complaint (no, no!)-or that sort of he had considered, he refused it. That was statement of their case, as, if he was correct in what he (Colouel Davies) had heard ; and if his estimation of it, seemed to him hardly de- that was true, he must say, that in his opinion corous towards the Crown, at least if the his Majesty was perfectly justified. That was · Crown did not know what that advice was the report. The noble Lord had not told the consequences of the rejection of which they them one word upon the subject; and he received in that House with so much indigna. thought that they ought to have a further extion. (Hear, hear.) For if gentlemen cheered planation, that would place this matter in a the conduct of the Government so loudly, he clear aud distinct light. wok it for granted that they knew what that Sir R. Peel : Sir, I shall not anticipate the advice had been, and that they were ac- discussion which the noble Lord proposes to quainted with the fact, whether the unprece- | bring on to-morrow; but I beg to express my dented demand upon the King was to create entire concurrence with the observations made Sixty or seveuty peers, and wbether that was by the hon, member for Thetford, and the
gallant colonel oear me, that it is essential, yes, in consequence of what bad occurred the in conformity with the usages observed on other night, they had resigned, because the ad. occasions like the present, that the nobile vice which that occurrence bad induced them Lord should state distinctly what are the to give to his Majesty had not been accepted. causes of the dissolution of the Government. What was that advice? What but that Mi. I do not press upon the noble Lord to answer nisters would not allow the Refurm Bill to that questiun now; but I do trust and believe, pass in that mutilated form by which the that, upon reflection, he will see that that is country aod the people would be deceived. the conrse which has been pursued under si. He hoped that the noble Lord would not ask milar circunstances, and that be will solicit the permission of the King, recommended by the permission of his Majesty to explaio in de- the right hon. Baronet. The people of the tail the circumstances which have caused his whole country would stand by the Ministers; resiguation. We are not in the habit of refer- and as to the agitation that was talked of, ring to the personal acts of the Sovereign, for that agitation would and ought to continue that which be does is usually done under the l until that power which had been takeu froin advice and on the responsibility of his Minis- them was restored to them,- being taken ters; but the choice and the acceptance of the from the hands of those who had wrested it resignation of Ministers are almost the only from them by the grossest hypocrisy and treapersonal acts that the King ever performs, chery. (Hear, hear.) and with the cause of these we ought to be Lord ALTHOKP. I wish particularly to say, made acquainted. It is, above all things, ne that in what I stated to the House at first, I cessary, before we take the step now recom- most carefully avoided throwing any blame on mended to us, especially in the present pecu- any one, and especially blame of the nature liar crisis of affairs, that we should know what insinuated by the right bon. Baronet. I hope are the causes which have led to the resigna- 1 I so expressed myself as to guard myself from tion of the Ministers. If the noble Lord has the possibility of any misconstruction. With not the permission of his Majesty, it would be respect to what the right hou. Baronet has improper to ask him now to make the disclo- said with regard to further explanations, I sure of those causes; but I must say that I can only observe, that I do not feel myself thiuk he should request permission of his Ma-authorised at present to say more than I have jesty to do so, in order to give the information said. I wish it to be understood, that I do not to the House.
pledge myself that I shall make any further Mr. JAMES said that he only put a question statement at any future time, but that at preto the noble Lord, but without the slightest sent I have states all I am at present authowish of drawing from him any statement rised to state. The hon. Member for Thet. which he might think it imprudeot to make. ford has stated the case of 1807 as an example He begged to say that he differed entirely for the present occasion. I was then a mem• from the right hon. Baronet, the meniber for ber of this House, and I remember that what Tamworth, and from the gallant Colonel. | he states as then taking place is quite true. The most just proposition, and the most con- The noble Earl did make a statement of cogstitutional advice, the Ministers could have siderable length, as to the causes of the resig given the King would have been to create nation of himself and his colleagues, but any number of peers that might be necessary the hon. Member will recollect, that there to carry the question of reform. (Cheers and were then circumstances which called for a cries of "No.") He knew that was not the full explanation, but to which there is nothing opinion of the anti-reformers, nor of the pre- analogous in the present case. The reports tended friends of reform, of whom there were which were then in existence varied much a great many. (Cheers.) He thought it would from each other. There were then imputa. be found that that was the only measure that tions on the character and conduct of the Mi. could be adopted to prevent the collision of nisters, aud it was necessary for them to obthe two Houses of Parliament.
tain from his Majesty permission to make the Mr. T. DUNCOMBE hoped the noble Lord statement. Such circumstances do not af opposite would persevere in his intention. It present exist, and there is not in the case now was necessary that the people of England ( so inuch of complexity as on that occasion, should know who were the waverers in that and therefore I do noi think myself called on House (cheers), and who were the men that to make a more detailed statement than I have would consistently support the vote which done. they had given last year, and which, in his Mr. MACAULAY: I should have said no opinion, ouglit now to be repeated. (Hear, I thing, Sir, upon this subject, but for the rebear.) With respect to what the right bon. marks which have fallen from the hon. mem. Baronet had said, he thought that the noble ber for Thetford; but, in the first place, I Lord would be guilty of a breach of con- wish to confirm my noble friend in his statefidence if he were to state what was the ment, that, in all the observations be made, advice that his colleagues had given to the there was not one single syllable that, in the King. The noble Lord had stated sufficient slightest degree, could be construed as diswhen he told them, that in consequence respectful to his Majesty. (Hear, bear) of what had occurred in another place on And as we are on the eve of a discussion Monday night (No, uo, from the opposition); of importance, and wbich is likely to pro
duce considerable agitation in the country, I THE GERMAN FROWS. I protest, in the name of every Member of this i House, against that un constitutioual doctrioe, A CORRESPONDENT calls upon me to that doctrine so subversive of the freedom of inquire, why these nasty, freckled, debate, that the Members of this House, whorough-hided, half-masculine devils are speak witb approbation of the conduct of the Ministers, or who say that they regret that the
suffered to carry on their puddling advice given by the Ministers was uot adopted traffic in England, and to such an extent and acted upon, shall be construed to have las they do it. They are, as he truly says: spoken inconsistently with that affection which
everywhere; for, last summer, I saw a we all feel for the person, the House, and the office of our Sovereign. (Hear, hear.) I claim
couple of the filthy beasts lying under a the freedom of spe'ch for myself and for all the hedge lousing one another, near Swal- Members of this House collectively, that free lowfield, in Berkshire; and last winter
dom of speech which you, Sir, on the first day I saw several of them tramping about of the meeting of this Parliament, claimed for us from the Kiag; and I demand that any re
in their skull-caps and kelts, in the marks we may make on the change of Ad-towns in Yorkshire. These wretches ministration shall not be construed into the cannot have licenses; agreeably to the expression of any doubt that our Sovereign, in law, they cannot have them. And, why all the conduct he has pursued, has been actuated by any other motive than the most
are these nasty devils to be suffered to sincere and single desire to promote the good set the law at defiance? If an English of his people. (Cheers.) I shall now, Sir, say woman were to hawk without a license; no more, than to entreat my noble Friend to she would be instantly fined, or impripersevere in the motion of which he has given leaned
soned. Why, then, are these German
Why then ret
devils exempted from the effects of law? Lord Milton fully concurred with what | What claim have they to this special = had fallen from the honourable and learned indulgence? What the bad-favoured
Member who had just addressed them. He devils rake together, they send away, was desirous of making one remark upon wbat had fallen from the right honourable! Baronet opposite, who bad stated that there How long, how long, O Lord! are we were but two personal acts of the Kingly Go- to enlure the injury and the disgrace
vernment-of which the choice of Ministers which these nasty impudent devils are EN was one, and the acceptance of their resigna - tion another. He was afraid that if that opi
inflicting upon us? The people ought, nion, so expressed, by a gentleman of high everywhere, to seize them, take them bi character in that House, received the unop- before the nearest magistrate, give - posed sanction of the House, there would be an them a dance upon the tread-mill, and
end of the responsibility of the Crown. He: 3 thought that, for the sake of public peace and the
then let them go back to cry “ Py a tranquillity, they must maintain that the re-proom” in the beggarly holes out of sponsibility, in both cases, rested on the offi- which they have crept.
cial advisers of the Crown. i Sir. R. Peel could not see the danger the
Doble Lord apprehended. - When a man ac. E3 cepted an office tendered him, he became of responsible; but the tender itself was surely
From the LONDON GAZETTE, : be ao act of the Crown. .
FRIDAY, May 4, 1832.
BANKRUPTS. severe in the motion for to-morrow. On any other occasion he should readily adopt the ACRES, H. W., Shadwell-market, victualler. suggestion of his noble Friend, but on the BAKER, R., and J. Harley, Southampton, present he thought that the public interest | stone-masons. in periously demanded the discussion he pro- BATH, W., Bayswater, victualler. posed. The people ought to know wbat was BIRNIE, J. R., Basingstoke, Hampshire, and the opinion of that House, and wliether hon. Finley, Surrey, wharfinger. members would repeat the declaration whicb BUTTERWORTH, W., Oldham and Heaton Whey had last year made of their firm attach- 1 Norris, cotton-spinner. ment to the priuciples of tlie Reform Bill. DENSEM, W., Bach, tailor. He should also persevere in insisting on a call EDMONSON, T., Carlisle, upholsterer... of the house, not with a view of evforciog the FIELDING, J., and W. Tebbutt, Manchester, utendance of members who were at a great . cotton-merchants. distance hitin stance, but in order to secure the attendance HEATH, J., and S. Powell, Bristol, hatters.
all those who were now in or near London, KIFT, A., Bristol and Bedminster, apothecary, that their opinions might be known to their LINES, W., and J. Fisher, Ipswich, maltsters.
LUNGLEY,J., Tottenham-street, Tottenham | Wheat
535. to 67s. court-road, druggist.
31s. to 335. MAY, J., Bristol, and Narbeth, Pembroke
25s. to 34s. shire, coru-merchant.
35s. to 42s. PARKER, W. B., Bristol, scrivener.
32s. to 35s. PRESTINARI, É., Leather-lane, Holborn,
35s. to 38. looking-glass-manufacturer.
rey .............. 31s. to 34s. RUSSELL,W.& J.,Southanipton,upholsterers.! Beans, Old..
34s. to 36s. SAVAGE, R., Whitechapel, cheesemonger.
33s. to 37s. TONGE, J. and W. S., Sittingbourne, Kent, Oats, Potatoe ..
26s. to 29s. linen-drapers.
- Poland .............. 24s. to 375. WARD, J., Manchester, commission-agent.
... 20s. to 25s. WARREN, J., Ellingham, Norfolk, currier. Flour, per sack ............ 55s. to 60s,
Bacon, Middles, new, 44s. to 49s. per cwt. TUESDAY, MAY 8, 1832.
- Sides, new... 48s. to 52s.
Pork, India, new.... 130s. Od. to -S. BANKRUPTCY SUPERSEDED. Pork, Mess, new ...75s. Od. to -S. per barl. GIBBON, J. jun., City Canal, Poplar, mast
Butter, Belfast ....80s, to 86s. per cwt.
Carlow .....70s. to 80s. and block-maker.
Cork ......80s, to 82s.
Limerick ..805. to 82s.
Waterford..70s, to -S. APPLEYARD, J., Leeds, dyer.
Dublin ....745. to s. BLACKFORD, J., Devonport, watchmaker,
Cheese, Cheshire....54s. to 745, COCHRANE, J., Waterloo-place, Pall Mall,
Gloucester, Double..52s. to 62s. bookseller.
Gloucester, Single... 42s. to 56s. COOPER, G., Exeter, stationer.
Edam .......49s. to 54s. COPE, E., Birmingham, liquor-merchant.
Gouda ...... 48s. to 50s. CREAGHE, R. and C., Dublin, merchants.
Hams, Irish........64s. to 68s. DILLON, J., and A. Steward, Mincing-lane,
SMITHFIELD.-May 7. wine-brokers. EVANS, J., Chester, Norfolk, needle-maker! This day's market exhibited throughout a aud inukeeper.
good supply, but the trade was dull; with FAULKNER, W.C., Dublin, merchant. mutton at a depression of 2d.-real from 2d. HEAWARD, J., Rochdale, Lancasbire, farmer. to 4d. per stone; with beef, lamb, and pork, at ROGERS, J., Rochdale, Lancashire, draper. 1 barely Friday's prices. SHEPPARD, G., Almondsbury, Gloucester: Beasts, 2,585 ; sheep and lambs, 16,390; shire, victualler.
calves, 133; pigs, 190. TEMPLE, J., Myton, Kingston-upou-Hull, common-brewer.
I MARK-LANE.- Friday, May 11. WALKER, T., High Holborn, tallow-chandler. The supplies this week are good. The WAREING, W., Hollowell, Northampton market is very dull, and the prices ls. lower
shire, miller. WAITWORTH, R., and J.Bennett, Horwich, duing.
than on Mouday, with very little business Lacashire, cotton-spinners. WILLIAMS, T., Newport, Monmouthshire,
THE FUNDS. rope and twine-spinner.
| 3 per Cent. Fri. , Sat. (Mop.[Tues. Wed. [ Thar. YOUNG, B., Downham-market, Norfolk,
Cons. Aun. | 843 85 85 845 84 83% common-brewer.
At No. 149, Leadenball-Street,
DLACK TEA is sold at 4s. ; 4s. 2d.; 4s. LONDON MARKETS.
D 4d.; 4s. 6d.; 45. 8d. ; and 5s.
East India Tea Company's Offices for MARK-LANE, CORN-EXCHANGE, MAY 7.
agencies, 9, Great St. Helens, BishopgateOur supplies have been rather limited since si
Sireet. this day se'nnight, as to English wheat, barley, I oats, rye, beans, aod peas : of Irishi, Scotch,
Just Published price 5s. and foreign wheat, foreign barley, English and
M EDICINA SIMPLEX; or, THE PILScotch malt, Irish oats, English, Irish, and
W GRIM'S WAY BOOK : being an Inquiry Scotch flour, the supply was moderately good:
into the Moral and Physical Conditions of a of seeds, froin all quarters, very limited. This day's market was tolerably well at.
Healthy Life and Happy Old Age. With House•
hold Prescriptions hy a Physician. tended both by London and country buyers;
London : Keating and Brown. but the trade, owing to advanced prices being stiffly demanded, was very dull, at but little, l Printed by William Cobhett, Johnson's-court: if any, variation from last week's quotations. published by him, at 11, Bolt-court, Fleet-strect.
came into power, not to rely on his military fame (it was always a cheat on us) as a cover for any great political sins, which the devil of brass and follv might tempt him to commit; “ for," said I, “ adopt any measure that shall “ extensively affect the community, let
" that effect be deeply mischievous, and “ If you had resigned at that time (on the " 10th October, 1831), and told the people
" at once all the admiration of your “ the King would not let you make the peers, “ generalship is swept away for ever; “ as you must do ai last, the King would have" away goes your name from the corners “ seen the great and instant impression pro-1“ of the streets, and down comes your “ duced upon the whole kingdom; and I. “ have not the sinallest doubt, that a successor
“ picture from the sign-posts."-- To “ to you would not have been appointed."'-| Duke Wellington, Regisier, Vol. 65. Cobbett's Letter to Lord Grey, Register, 19th Feb. 23, 1828. November, 1831,
Now, my Lord, pray do not join your
parasites, when they affect to laugh at TO LORD GREY.
the warning that I am about to give Kensington, 16th May, 1832.
you. To-day you stand high; but, to MY LORD,
stand high tv-morrow, and to continue I BEG you to look at the above to stand high, you must act a just and MOTTO. It was addressed to you, as a wise part; and to do this, you must you will perhaps remeinber, in Novem- begin by doing what you never yet did, ber last. It was then matter of opinion that is, think highly of the rights and of with ine: it is now matter of history. The power of the people. The want of I do not bring it forward in the way of this way of thinking has been the bane boasting of my sagacity ; but with the of your administration, and, indeed, of hope of its tending to induce you to your political life. Very numerous are listen to the advice that I am about the letters which, in print, I have adto offer you now: a vuin hope, very dressed to you; and in hardly any one likely; for with you, as with all your of them did I ever omit to tell you, predecessors, to deem advice fit only to that, without the people at your back, be rejected with scorn, it has been sufli- you never could have any real political cient that that advice came from ine. In power, and never long keep possession numerous cases, as in this, my advice of place. Yet you have always acted has been followed at last ; but in no one as if you despised the very thought of case, any more than in this, until relying upon the people for support. enormous mischief had arisen from not When you came into office, you denied following it in time. Will all this expe that they had any abstract right to rience be a warning to you now?. No: choose their representatives. You said, pride and your parasites will not let you that they had a right to good governlisten, though you have now.escaped by ment; and of course you were to be the a miracle. I, however, shall proceedin judge of what was good. In moving for my old way; give my advice, foretell the second reading of the Reform Bill the consequences of its being rejected, the last time,you took great merit to yourand, when the consequences conie, self for having set “ popular clamour" laugh at those by whom the advice has at nought. This tone and this dispobeen despised, just as I now laugh at sition have been apparent in all your your rival, who has been discomfited, words and actions since you came into not by you, but by the people, and the office. You wished the reform to take People alone. I told him, when lie place, but you scorned the thought of