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LONDON : Printed by A. SPOTTISWOODB,

New Street-Square.

OF

THE LIFE

SIR SAMUEL ROMILLY,

WRITTEN BY HIMSELF;

WITH A SELECTION FROM

HIS CORRESPONDENCE.

EDITED BY HIS SONS.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

Second edition.

LONDON:
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

MDCCCXL.

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CONTENTS

OF

THE THIRD VOLUME.

DIARY OF THE PARLIAMENTARY LIFE OF

SIR SAMUEL ROMILLY - (continued).

1812.
Slave trade; Registry of Slaves.- Bristol election ; candidates ;

Mr. Protheroe.-Resolution of the Independent Club, and
letter respecting it. — Mr. Protheroe; Hunt. — Address to
the electors. – Mr. Rider's motion, police of the metro-
polis ; increase of crime. — Abuses in Ecclesiastical Courts ;
Sir Wm. Scott. - Bristol election ; letter to Mr. Edge. —
Reversion Bill. — Bill to repeal 39 Eliz. – Transportation
to New South Wales. — The Regent's determination to re-
tain the ministers; his letter to the Duke of York. — Colonel
M.Mahon's sinecure. — Delays in the Court of Chancery;
Michael Angelo Taylor. — Master in Chancery not fit mem-
ber of a committee to inquire into the delays of the court. -
Expulsion of Walsh from the House of Commons.— Local Poor
Bills; Stroud. — Military punishments; Brougham. — Bill to
repeal 39 Eliz. ; Lord Ellenborough. — Abuses of charitable
trusts ; Mr. Lockhart. - Visit to Bristol, reception, speech,
second address to the electors. — Military punishments.
- Cobbett's attack. - Committee on the delays in the
Court of Chancery. — Disqualifying laws against Catholics.
-- Delays in the Court of Chancery. - Tellerships of the Ex-
chequer. — Reform of Parliament. — Murder of Perceval;
conviction of Bellingham the murderer, — Provision for Per-
ceval's family and a public monument; his character. - Pro-
jected change in the ministry. — Address of the House of
Commons. — Abuses in Lincoln jail. — Attempts to form a
new administration ; Lord Wellesley, Lord Moira, Lord Eldon,

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Duke of Cumberland. — Bill to regulate office of Registrar of
the Court of Admiralty. — Lincoln jail. — Subscription for
Bristol election.— Sir Wm. Scott's Bill respecting Ecclesias-
tical Courts. - Bristol Election. — Bill to suppress disturb-
ances in the counties of Lancaster and York. — Bill to create
a Vice-Chancellor. — Vacation. — George Wilson, Lord El-
lenborough, Lord Grey, Duke of Roxburgh, Dugald Stewart.
- Parliament dissolved. -- Bristol election ; speech ; coali.
tion of Davis and Protheroe ; contest given up ; speech ;
letter to Mr. Castle. — H. Davis's address to the electors of
Bristol ; R.'s observation upon it. — Practice of some judges
with respect to transporting felons ; Mr. Justice Chambre. —
Offer of a seat in Parliament by the Duke of Norfolk ; motives
for accepting it. — Parliament met. — Bill for creating a Vice-
Chancellor; pamphlet, Objections to the Project of creating a
Vice-Chancellor of England. - Election at Arundel. -- Duke
of Norfolk. – Prayer

- Pages 1–77

1813.
Tanhurst. — Lord Redesdale's answer to Objections to the Pro-

ject of creating a Vice-Chancellor of England; reply. -
Criminal Law. — Sentence in high treason. — Garrow, Solici-
tor-General ; corruption of blood. - Roman Catholics. — Mo-
tion respecting the Princess of Wales ; speech. – Mr. Nash's
visit. — Bill for creating a Vice-Chancellor. – Mr. Nash’s
application respecting the Princess of Wales ; Lord Yarmouth.

- Duke of Gloucester. -- Conversation with Mr. Nash. – De.
bate on the Princess of Wales. -- Dinner at Mr. Nash's.- Lord
Ellenborough. — Bill to repeal the Shoplifting Act. - (Note)
Case of the Island of Jersey. — Bill to take away corruption
of blood ; Charles Yorke ; Yorke's Considerations on the Law
of Forfeitures; vote of Lord Yarmouth. — Bill to alter the
punishment of high treason. - Plumer appointed Vice-Chan-
cellor; the Lord Chancellor, Richards. — Address to the
Princess of Wales. — The Lord Chancellor. - Case of Philip
Barry, Lord Norbury.- Clerks of the peace; fees taken upon
them by acquittals. Lord Redesdale's Bill for the Relief of
Insolvent Debtors; Common Council, Lord Ellenborough,
Lord Eldon, Cooke. — Sir Wm. Scott's Bill for Reform of Ec-
clesiastical Courts ; amendments, Lord Eldon. - Bill for re-

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