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PUBLIC DOCUMENTS. UNIVERSITY HONOURS :-
cess Alice ...... 271 THE MINISTRY, as it stood at
FINANCE Accounts .... 338
TRIALS AND LAW CASES.
FOR THE YEAR
HISTORY OF EUROPE.
STATE OF THE COUNTRY at the Commencement of the Year 1861
Parliament is Opened by the Queen in Person on the 5th of February --Her Majesty's Speech--The Address is moved in the House of Lords by the Earl of Sefton, seconded by Lord Lismore-The Earl of Derby enters fully into the rarious topics included in the Royal Speech, esprcially into the policy of this country in regard to ItalyHe is answered by Earl Granrille-The Address is agreed to-It is mored in the House of Commons by Sir T. E. Colebrooke, and seconded by Mr. Page-An Amendment on the subject of Parliamentary Reform is mored by Mr. White-Mr. Disraeli descants at some length on the State of Italy and the conduct of the British Gorernment in relation thereto-Lord John Russell rindicates the policy of Her Majesty's Ministers-He adds some obserrations on Parliavnentary Reform--Mr. Bright discusses the latter subject at some length, and erpresses regret at the omission of the topic from the Ministerial Programme-Mr. T'hite's Amendment being negatired, the Address is rarried without a Prision - On the Report of the Address, Mr. Seymour Futzgerald reneurs the debate on Italian Affairs--Lord John Russell again justifies the policy of non-interference pursued by the Cabinet DEFECTS OF PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE - Committees mored for by the Ministers in both Houses to inquire into means of expediting the public business in Parliament - Mr. Horsman mores an Amendment to the Motion in the House of ('ommons---Mr. Disraeli expresses his dissent from the Amendment, and Lord Palmerston's Motion is carried Committees are appointed - Result of their
inquiries --MILITARY OPERATIONS In Caixa-Lord Herbert of Lea, VOL. CIII.