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of duty had dietated. What he said was, that charge, which was nothing better than a the language of the voble Earl had a tendency calumnious aspersion, for which there was not to expose the Bishops to '

odium in the eyes of the slightest foundation in any thing that he the people, and to instigute the people against (Earl Grey) had ever said or done. ther; and this was the echo of what others The Duke of WELLINGTON : The whole of bad suggested, for the very same language this discussion had arisen on the question was held by the pablic journals, which had whether a petition against the payment of assailet dhe Bishops because they had done tithes should be laid on the table; and the theiready (Hear, hear.) The Bishops, at clergy were censured by a noble Lord, because the time of ike Revolution, had opposed an they asked for that which was justly due to arbitary government, when they fouùd them them. Another noble Lord had assailed the selves called upon to act in self defence. This Bishops, because they who had always voted was the first time since the Revolutiou that for au arhitrary goveroment, had now voted thae Bereb of Bishops, as a body, upposed a against a liberal one. He called on the noble great measure of Government; and yet they Lord to say what he meaut by an arbitrary were threatened and menaced for having government. He bad been at the head of the duse so in compliance with their uwö 'seuse of late goverument; but he denied that that was

an arbitrary Government, and he wished the Earl Grer: If any part of his speech on the noble Lord to state on what faci he rested his first night of the debate on the Reform Bill charge, that the Goverument was arbitrary : had given offeree to the rigbt rev. Prelate, he As to the charge against the Bishops, there sught to have commented on it at the time, was not a question for the last ten months, in and des he would hatt answered. But the which they had decided against the Governright rev. Prelate's proof corresponded hut very ment, till the question as to the measure of little with his assertions, for tbe right rev. Reforan had coine to a division a few nights Prelate bud said, that Ministers had encouraged agu; and yet they were accused of voting and insgated the mob to annoy them. against a liberal Goveroment, because on that

The Basbop of ExerBR: No, he had not one occasion they had thought proper to judge Bsed such an expression. He did not recol. for themselves. "If they had opposed the Go. lect that be had said so.

vernment, it was, of course, because they Earl Grey: He certainly did understand thought it their duty to do so. Nothing could that the right rev. Prelate had said that the be more unfair than to take every occasion Ministers or some of them bad encouraged and even 'on presenting petitions, to throw out excited a ned against them. But certainly the these charges against so respectable a body of rigts rer. Prelate did say, that they had assailed men as the Beach of Bishops and the clergy the Bishops in the language of outrage and in general. insalt, and bow did be make out this by proof? I'he Duke of NEWCASTLE asked whether This right rev. Prelate had said, that he had those who had voted against the bill were to on tbe first day of the debate on-the Reform have protection for their lives and their proBill addressed them in a tope of mebace. He perty? He himself had been assailed by a had tertaialy addressed them in a toue of mob, and had, applied at the office of ihe Warning, baš put of menace. He had put it Home Department for protection, but found to them as he bad put it to other noble 'Lords, no one of authority at the office. He thought to consider the consequences of opposing a it the duty of the head of the Department to beasure, upon the passing of which the pub- take care that some one bigh in the office lie mind was so much beut, not meaning to shonld be always in attendance.' He had then call us them to surrender their coosciences, or apphed at the head police office, and there had to voie aay otherwise thau as their sense of received proper protection. But in reality, dets prescribed. He did put it to the right there was at preseut no Guverument, ur ra. rev. Benck to look at tlie state of the country ther they were under the Goverument of the carefully, and to consider well before they de mob. He had heard of collections of persons cided how they should vote ; but this he had who had done him and others much mischief, dose, out in the language of iosult and out. but he only mentioued the circumstance for rage, but in terms of the greatest respect, and the

general good. as a deciderl friend of the church. He abson The Marquis of LONDONDERRY; He was not Lately could not conceive what the right rev. much inclined to trvuble the House with any Prelate meant when he said that he had ad- thing personal to himself; but as the subject dressed them in the language of insult. He had been started, he would mention what had band put it to them wlietter they ought not to lappened to himself. The police stationed rate for a great treasure of reform ; avd had about the Houses of Parliament did not extend expressed bis jay at the circunistance that some farther up than George-street. As he was oftheniselves had appreciated the times, and coming down Parliament-street, at Whitehall, badiathuduced measures of reforts and aniend. a niob assailed him, and a strong fellow gave Test. If the right rer. Prelate lat'taked his him a violent blow on the arm, and be and tjection at the time, he would then bave others attempted to pull bim out of bis cabo Esaered and explained ; but instead of that, rivlet, and if they had succeeded, he believed the right rev. Prelate had said nothing at the they would have murdered him; but the cabtime, bat came down afterwards with a general riolet was driven on and he escaped. He

thought that the persons and the property of Lord Waarscliffe gave great credit to the those who voted against the bill ought to be prople for the peacal-le manner in which they mure effectually proiected. All the windows had conducted themselves, wbich, be owbed, of his house, which had been spared by the had caused bin some surprise, considering mob on a former uight, had been broken loy a the great excitenient which was kept up by mob last night. He was indifferent, lowever, ibe Press of the Metropolis. The people bad about that, hat unless their persons were more not done any-thing to disgrace themselves. effectually protected, noble lurus would carry Indeed he was surprised at their peaceable arms in their pockets to protect themselves; behaviour. If there were no persons employ and if lives were lost the Governmeut who jug meaus to excite the people to treat their able. Por his part, he would protect lúmself, they would not have been disposed to do that if he should nut be protected By Government.in consequence of the discussion vi which He boped Ministers would take inore precau- sheir Lurdski p3 had been engaged, but would tions ; for, if the police had been extended up rather think that their Lordships had done Parliament-street to Whitehall, he would not Weir duty, and had given their votes out of a have suffered under the inflictivu of a das- desire to do justice and protect the liberties of tardly mob.

thie poople! The object of their Lordships was Lord MELBOURNE: It had been the endea: tv do justice, and the iy habitants of the tong vour of Ministers' to afford every practical would repent of the excesses they had comprotection to person and property, and they mitted in the first heat of their disappointhad han particularly in view the protection of ment. thc persons and property of those who were Lord ELLENBORÓUGI did not expect any most likely to be obnoxious to the people. He disturbance, and was not surprised that pone deeply lamented the agitation which prevailed, had taken place. He did not attribute the and was very sorry that the noble Marquis excitement of the people to their Lordships' and others had suffered by it, and he had di- decision, but to the labours of the Press. If the rected a strong body of police to be ready to Miuisters permilled the press to go on ercitafford protection wherever it was wanted. But ing the people to crime, it was impossible that their Lordships inust be aware, that when crimes should not be committed. He had no very great bodies of people, had asseanbled doubt that the Government would preserve the and separated, there was generally a rabble peace of the tuin; and had no doubt that, left behind who were inclined to do arischief. under the present circumstances, the Miniso But it was impossible for Ministers to guard ters would do their duty, which was required every house in town. He was sorry that the of them, both from their official character, noble Duke did not find any priucipal officer and as meu of honour. in attendance when he called at the office of Petition laid on the Tahle. the Home Department; but every arrange ment had been made by Goverument to afford protection, and the noble Duke had only to after to speak of the conduet of these

I shall have plenty of occasions here quisite protection, and he had, in fact, found bishops ; and I must now hasten to the it. But outrages on persons were still worse important occurrences' of Wednesday; thau outrages on property, and he was truly that is to say yesterday, fór I aut now to the noble Marquis. But here again llie writing on the Thursday forenoon. I observatiou applied, that it was iinpossible have described the uneasiness which for Governmeut, at such times, to afford com. had existed on account of the King plete and efficient protectiou to all, but orders keeping away at Windsor ; but, it was had been given to afford as much protection announces on the Tuesday that he was as possible; and the orders had been given in the spirit of attending particularly to the pro- coming to London on the Wednestection of those who were must obnoxious to day to hold a levee and to receive the populace. Bnt Government could not the addresses of the parishes, and parthe one to which elie noble Marquis had been ticularly of the city of London, which, exposed. He would be one of the last in the according to a very ancient custom, he world to encourage such proceedings, and had had to recieve upon the throne

The used every means in his power to prevent intimation of the time and place of them.

The Marquis of LondonDERRY: Ilegave the doing this was not received in the city fullest credit to the noble Lord for every-thing until a late hour on Tuesday night; so that he had said, but what he complained of that there had manifestly been but a was, that the Police force lial pot been ex- very short foreknowledge of the King's tended up the whole length of Parliameut, intention to be at St. James's on Wedstreet; and he suggested that they should still be extended from the entrauce of the nesday. Howerer, on Wednesday he house to Whitehall.

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it , been committed in such a state of again assembled; their first expluit was: to

are consumed. This morning the mobs have things, amongst such swarms of people force a way into the Castle-yard, to gluat-over all assenibled upon the same spot. the complete derastation-nyue but the ex

In the country the acts of violence 'ternal walls being left standing. The mail have been of a more serious character.

was expected by them to bring some intelli

gence from tbe inetropolis; but they expressed I insert as a specimen the following in- | their conviction that the reports, that all was telligence from Nottingham and Derby, quiet there, were delusive. The returu of two of the finest towns in the whole night is dreaded. An hour ago I saw from kingdom.

the park hills a vast volume of smoke and fire

arising at Beeston, tbree miles distant, said to NOTTINGHAN, Tuesday (Three 'o'Clock): We are here in the most dreadfal state of in-mob have never come into direct collision with

be the factory of Mr. Lowe, of this town. The subordination and riot. After the meeting in the military, and have continued to disperse the Market-place, notwithstanding every ex. on their approach ; but it has always happened bortation to peace, the multitudes went away that the muschiel has been done. Several with lowering brows, and a gentleman of long gentlemen's seats, and some large inauufacexperience observed that he never less liked tories, have been threatened. The rioters are the people's looks. The windows of many priucipally young men and boys from the persons in all parts of the town were broken, country, to the number of 3,000 or 4,090. It apd a windmill on the Forest nearly demolish is said that many of the Derby mob - are ed. Towards dusk an immense mob went through Snenton ; at Notintone-place they have commenced to-day, are postponed. All

amongst them. The races, wbich should tore dowo ao immense range of iron palisades, the shops are closed. and armed with these, they marched to Col. wick-hall, the seat of John Musters, Esq.,

NOTTINGHAM. :-(Extract of a Private Letter.) about two miles distant, demolished all the “It appears by the papers you have sent mé windows, broke and tore to pieces the furni- that London is not so turbulent, and I sinture, and set fire to the house in two places; cerely hope it will be tranquil, and set an exit was afterwards extinguished without much ample to the kingdom. Mr. G. bas just told injury. The speed with which a mob sepa- me Mrs. Musters died from excessive fright. rated, met again in a fixed place, committed How it will end, God only knows. "No lives the outrages, and again dispersed, showed that have as yet been lost. All business is sus.

some cool heads had the command. They pended;: all, the shops in the market-place { returned at night-fall into Nottingham, many have their shuttere up, and many are totally hundreds armed with immense pieces of wood, closed. Mr. Lowe's mill, at Beeston, is on from Colwick, and not a few with concealed fire at the present moment (two o'clock, P.m.); fire-arms. A vast number of special con. what violent acts further the mob may do stables were sworn in, and called together by cannot be foretold, and liow they are to be the rioging of the great bell. About seven put a stop to I know not." o'clock an attack was made on the town-house Derby, Oct. 9. (Half-past six o'clock, P.M.) of correction, which contains a vast uumber -“The town still continues in a dreadful of prisoners; the outer door was forced, when, state of excitement. An immense body of on the arrival of the 15th Hussars, and the people have proceeded to Little Chester, and civil force; the mob instantly dispersed by the have entirely destroyed the front of Mr. John • numerous streets which there unite. In haif Harrison's bouse ; returning back, almost

an hour the Royal Castle of Nottingham, every house was attacked, and scarcely a now the property of the Duke of Newcastle, window remained whole; but the anti-re. was discovered to be on fire, aud before aid formers shared much the worst fate. The could arrive, was so completely in fames, that disturbances continued the whole of the night, all attempts to save it were in vain ; indeed, and the greatest excesses were committed. from its vast height above the reach of water, | The banking-house of Messrs. Crompton the whole population could scarcely have been suffered dreadfully; every window was forced effectual in checking its progress. It blazed in. Mr. Haden's, surgeon, shared the same away in awful grandeur till near' eleven fate; and I am sorry to say, Mr. Haden's son, o'cluck, wheu it began to abate, but continued Henry, was killed by tbe mob. The night to fare and smoke throughout the night. It was very dark; every lamp was broken. The must have been a terrible beacon to the sur soldiers paraded the streets the whole of the rounding country, being situated on a rock of night, but owing to the darkness were of little forty-five perpendicular yards' height above use. Many shuts were fired, and, I fear, the meadows. A heavy shower of rain, of many wounded ; one man was shot in Kingvery long continuance, prevented further mis, street, who is not expected to live. chief that night. This beautiful edifice was Oct. 10, (Two o'clock, P.M.)-An immense more than a hundred yards from any other body of people are now assembled, and the building; it was not recently inhabited. Its worst consequence is to be feared; business is magnificent stair-cases and floorings of black quite at a stand, the shops all shut, manu.

factories at a stand, and the greatest fear shorts the people to be quiet as lambs, lest prevails of the result of to-night. It is curfently reported that the manufactories will be which he, four days before, expressed his

they should defeat the Reform Bill, of the point of attack. Three o'clock.The Riot' Act was read readiness to enter into a reconsideration. : about an hour ago ; the soldiers are vow firing Why, the people see that the Reform upon the people, two men are just shot--one Bill is defeated, and they see po revival dead, and the other, it is stated, cannot live of it, and 'no positive pledge that there long. Four o'clock.– The soldiers are using every these circumstances do the Ministers

shall be a revival of it, and under meaus to disperse the assembled inultitudes; there is no doubt many lives will be lost before expect the people to be quiet? I hope marving, as I can hear constant fring at this that they will be quiet and that they tine,"

will wait patiently to see what is to be It is probable, and I most anxiously done; but the question is, can the Mi, hope it, that the apparent resolution of nisters, consistent with their own declathe King to cause the bill to be carried rations a thousand times made, expect through, will quiet the people in the the people to be quiet in this state of country, not only in the great towns, things? Let us see how this matter but in the villages, where the danger is stands : let us see what reason they still greater than in the towns; but it have for such expectation. is very foolish for men to flatter them Nobody will dispute the truth of any selves with the hope that there will ever one of the following facts ; 'namely, be tranquillity in England again or in that the Duke could neither walk nor Scotland either, until this bill, or rather ride the streets in safety, on aceount of apother bill, shall have passed into a his declared hostility to Parliamentary law. To exhort the people not to com- Reform; that he quitted his office bemit violences; to exhort them to sub-cause he could not carry on the Governmit to the taw's; to exhort them to ment without Reform ; that Lord Grey withbold their violent hands from the came into office upon the express ground property and the persons of their neigh- of making a parliamentary reform; that bours: this is the daty of every man the bill, when brought in, was grounded who has any influence over the minds upon the necessity of it to restore peace of the people, but to expect that his and harmony to the country; that the exhortations will have any effect unless ministers have all along insisted that, to accompanied with a statement of rea- pass the bill was absolutely necessary to sonable grounds for believing that the preserve the peace of the country, and bill will speedily pass, is foolishness of to prevent the people from taking the the higher order ; is foolishness sublime work into their own hands; that during and sapreme; except that it may, pos- the late debates in the House of Lords, sibly, not surpass the foolishness of a great argument with those who urged telling the people that their violence the passing of the bill was, that the will prevent the bill from passing. Why, country would be convulsed, that upwe have church prayers for rain, in dry roar and violence would immediately seasons; but do we pray, at the same succeed if the bill were rejected ; that time, not to be wet through? We desire the opponents of the bill called this in- . the rain to fall upon the earth ; but do timidation and menace, but that the we desire that the rain shall not fall ministers answered that it was merely upon our heads when we are standing foretelling the natural consequences of upon that earth? To see the rejection the rejection. No one can deny any one of the Reform Bill, and to expect no of these facts. The ministers were acviolence in consequence, is to belie all cused of inciting to violence by these that the people have been told by the foretellings, as their Attorney-General Ministers, and by all the supporters of accused me; but they answered, that the bill for six months past. I like the they were only giving a salutary warnpretty song of the Lord Chancellor of ing of the danger, while, at the same Wednesday night, very much : be ex- time, they pointed out the remedy. The

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