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Just Published, HANSARD'S PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES, Vol. VIII. of
the third series, and 5th and concluding vol. of Sess. 1831.—Price £ 1. 4s. boards. "I take this from the document we asnally consult, namely, Hansard's Parliamentary Debates."
Sir C. Wetherell, in Debate June 10, 1829. "If I had Hansard with me, I think I should shew that even the same metaphors have been made use of."
Mr. Robert Grant, in Debate March 7, 1830. " I see a Volnme of Hansard opposite .............." - Sir Robert Peel, in Debate July 6, 1831. "I refer to your Reports of the Debates with great satisfaction; because, by permitting some time to elapse " between the delivery of the Speeches in Parliament, and their publication, there are the means of profiting by "the most accurate Reports, and by occasional revision. ....I regalarly take in two copies of your Work, one "for reference in London, and the other for the Country." - Letter, · Private, from a distinguished
Member, Dec. 9, 1831. A Work thus repeatedly referred to by the first Speakers in Parliament, must form (as has been said in the Edinburgh Review, in an article understood to have been written by the present Lord Chancellor) an indispensable part of all collections of English llistory. In no other work are to be found all the important Debates which in modern times have taken place on Parliamentary Reform. In the volumes for the years 1785, 1792, 1793,
1797, will be found the elaborate Speeches of Mr. Pitt, Earl Grey, the Earl of Liverpool, Mr. Wyndham, Mr. Fox, Lord Chancellor Erskine, Mr. Sheridan, Sir Francis Burdett, &c. &c. The present volume, and preceding volumes of the Sessions of 1831, contain all the Debates in the Committee on the Reform Bill, as well as on the general Question; and information having been supplied by the very bigliest authority, this work has a stamp of completeness, authenticity, and paramount value, which cannot be claimed by any other publication.
This Work also contains all the important Debates which have taken place at different periods on Commercial Treaties with France and Portugal, on the Treaties growing out of the Congress of Vienna; on the affairs of the Bank of England, and of the East-India Company, all of which have been again brought into discussion during the present Session, and will be the subject of still more important Debates in the first Session of the Reformed Parliament. Moreover, in this work only are preserved with the Specelies Registers of the Votes given by Members on varions important Questions, by which their former and present opinions may be ascertained ; serving as a sure guide to public confidence in the present
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