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law, to enforce the articles of the late convention with the British government for the abolition of the Slave trade north of the Equator.
The opening of the session of the States-General which took place at Brussels on the 19th of October, gave, upon the whole, a satisfactory view of the state of that united government, as declared in a speech delivered by his Majesty.
The kingdom of Sweden, which was deprived of its sovereign on the 5th of February 1818, to whom a new dynasty succeeded under the name of Charles John, recognized both by its own people, and by the kings of Europe, was addressed on the 31st of July, at the Castle of Stockholm, by a speech in which the new king expressed himself as well pleased with the general state of affairs.
The affairs of Germany, considered in the mass, appear to have undergone but little change during the last year. The prime movers have seemed to keep back from any direct alteration; and future events are still to be looked up to for the decision of matters of importance. We have been told that a very severe ordinance has lately been issued at Milan by the Austrian government, which has directed that no book shall appear without the permission of the Censure, who must even appoint a special commission to reprint books already published in the Austrian monarchy. We are also informed that in Germany itself considerable dissentions are taking place between the students of several universities, and those who consider themselves as their directors; and that in several places the number of students has been reduced to a small proportion. What will be the final result of these quarrels, time alone must determine,
Two of the most remarkable documents will be found
The East Indian governments, which began with a severe
Her Majesty, the Queen of England, after a long and
The Prince Regent's Speech, passed by Commission.-Bill proposed by
the earl of Liverpool, and Lord Holland's remarks.—Address to the
Prince Regent from the House of Commons.-Speeches.-Sir S.
Romilly's remarks on particular Trials.-The Solicitor-General's
observations.-Bill presented by Viscount Sidmouth.-Lord Hol-
Bill in the House of Lords repealing an Act of the last Sessions of
Parliament; read for the first time.-Lord Sidmouth presents papers
from the Prince Regent.-Lord Castlereagh moves the appointment
of the Finance Committee in the House of Commons.-He presents
Mr. Grenfell's questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.-The
same topic in the House of Lords.-Treaty between England and
Spain relative to the Slave trade.—Its discussion in the House of
Lord Arch. Hamilton's motion relative to the burgh of Montrose.-
The Navy estimates moved by Sir G. Warrender.-Army estimates
Sir S. Romilly's Motion on the Repeal of an Act of King William
respecting Privately Stealing from Shops, &c.-Lord A. Hamilton's
Motion respecting the resumption of Cash Payments by the Bank of
England. Mr. Tierney's Motion for the continuation of the Account
of Bank Notes and Bills.-Chancellor of the Exchequer's two Bills.
Chancellor of the Exchequer's Motion respecting the Building of
Churches.-Dr. Phillimore's Motion relative to the Spanish ships
New Churches Building Bill.-Purchase of Game Bill.-Bill for
varying and amending certain Provisions of the Regency Act [130
Bill respecting the Education of the Poor.-The Prince Regent's
FRANCE:-Law adopted by the two Chambers.-Particulars of the
damages sustained by Martinique.-Project of a law presented to