From Palmerston to Disraeli (1856-1876)
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From Palmerston to Disraeli (1856-1876)

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  • FROM PALMERSTON TO DISRAELI
    • BELL’S ENGLISH HISTORY SOURCE BOOKS.
    • INTRODUCTION
      • NOTE TO THIS VOLUME.
    • NOTE TO THIS VOLUME.
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • FROM PALMERSTON TO DISRAELI (1856–1876)
    • NEUTRALITY OF THE BLACK SEA (1856).
      • Treaty of Paris.
    • Treaty of Paris.
    • AN UP-TO-DATE MAIL STEAMER (1856).
    • RUBINSTEIN IN LONDON: FIRST APPEARANCE AT A PHILHARMONIC CONCERT (1857).
    • FIRST DISTRIBUTION OF THE VICTORIA CROSS (1857).
    • REINFORCEMENTS FOR INDIA (1857).
      • Letter from Queen Victoria to Lord Palmerston.
    • Letter from Queen Victoria to Lord Palmerston.
    • SIEGE AND RELIEF OF LUCKNOW (1857).
      • Despatch from Brigadier-General Havelock to the Chief of the Staff to the Commander-in-Chief.
    • Despatch from Brigadier-General Havelock to the Chief of the Staff to the Commander-in-Chief.
    • CONSPIRACY TO MURDER BILL (1858).
    • FORCING OF THE PEIHO RIVER (1858).
      • Extract from a Despatch received by the Admiralty from Rear-Admiral Sir Michael Seymour, K.C.B., Commander-in-Chief on the East Indian Station, dated May 21, 1858:
    • Extract from a Despatch received by the Admiralty from Rear-Admiral Sir Michael Seymour, K.C.B., Commander-in-Chief on the East Indian Station, dated May 21, 1858:
    • ADMISSION OF JEWS TO PARLIAMENT (1858).
    • AN INADEQUATE NAVY (1858).
      • Queen Victoria to the Earl of Derby.
    • Queen Victoria to the Earl of Derby.
    • VOLUNTEER RIFLE CORPS (1859).
      • Letter from the War Office to the Lords-Lieutenant.
    • Letter from the War Office to the Lords-Lieutenant.
    • NAPOLEON III. AND ENGLAND (1859).
      • Letter from Lord Cowley (English Ambassador at Paris) to Lord J. Russell.
    • Letter from Lord Cowley (English Ambassador at Paris) to Lord J. Russell.
    • PROGRESS OF THE VOLUNTEER MOVEMENT (1859).
    • THE COMMERCIAL TREATY WITH FRANCE (1860).
    • ANTI-RITUAL RIOTS (1860).
    • CHINESE WAR: CAPTURE OF PEKIN (1860).
      • Reuter’s Telegrams.
    • Reuter’s Telegrams.
    • THE FIRST BRITISH IRONCLAD FRIGATE (1860).
    • GARIBALDI AND THE GOVERNMENT (1861).
      • Queen Victoria to Lord John Russell.
    • Queen Victoria to Lord John Russell.
    • THE BUDGET: ABOLITION OF THE PAPER DUTY (1861).
      • Mr. Gladstone’s Speech on the Budget.
    • Mr. Gladstone’s Speech on the Budget.
    • BRITAIN AND ITALIAN UNITY (1861).
    • LOSS OF THE COTTON SUPPLY (1861).
      • Letter from Lord Palmerston to the President of the Board of Trade.
    • Letter from Lord Palmerston to the President of the Board of Trade.
    • THE CASE OF THE “TRENT” (1861).
      • Letter from Commander Williams to Captain Patey.
    • Letter from Commander Williams to Captain Patey.
    • THE AFFAIR OF THE “TRENT” (1861).
      • Waiting for an Answer.
    • Waiting for an Answer.
    • THE PEABODY TRUST FORMED (1862).
    • THE “ALABAMA” CRUISER (1862).
    • THE WAR BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH (1863).
      • Speech by the Duke of Argyll at a Banquet to Lord Palmerston in Edinburgh, April 1st, 1863.
    • Speech by the Duke of Argyll at a Banquet to Lord Palmerston in Edinburgh, April 1st, 1863.
    • THE BUDGET: EATING THE LEEK (1863).
      • Sketches in Parliament.
    • Sketches in Parliament.
    • DISTRESS IN THE COTTON MANUFACTURING DISTRICTS (1863).
    • BRITAIN AND THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA (1863).
      • Mr. Roebuck’s Speech on Motion in favour of Recognising the Southern States as a Government.
    • Mr. Roebuck’s Speech on Motion in favour of Recognising the Southern States as a Government.
    • OPPOSITION TO MR. ROEBUCK’S MOTION (1863).
    • A POLICY OF MEDDLE AND MUDDLE (1864).
      • Attack on Earl Russell’s Foreign Policy by Lord Derby (February 4).
    • Attack on Earl Russell’s Foreign Policy by Lord Derby (February 4).
    • ATTITUDE OF ENGLAND TOWARDS THE AUSTRO-PRUSSIAN ATTACK ON DENMARK (1864).
      • Letter from Lord Palmerston to Lord J. Russell.
    • Letter from Lord Palmerston to Lord J. Russell.
    • LAYING OF THE ATLANTIC CABLE: SCENE IN IRELAND (1865).
    • THE FENIAN CONSPIRACY (1865).
    • THE FENIAN CONSPIRACY: GENERAL PLEDGE OF THE FENIAN BROTHERHOOD (1865).
    • DEATH OF LORD PALMERSTON (1865).
    • THE CAVE OF ADULLAM: SPEECH OF MR. BRIGHT ON THE FIRST READING OF THE REFORM BILL OF 1866.
    • SUCCESSFUL LAYING OF THE ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE (1866).
      • From the Queen, Osborne, to the President of the United States, Washington.
      • From Andrew Johnson, the Executive Mansion, Washington, to Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
      • The following Message was sent by the Earl of Carnarvon to Viscount Monk, Ottawa, Canada.
    • From the Queen, Osborne, to the President of the United States, Washington.
    • From Andrew Johnson, the Executive Mansion, Washington, to Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
    • The following Message was sent by the Earl of Carnarvon to Viscount Monk, Ottawa, Canada.
    • GREAT REFORM DEMONSTRATION AT MANCHESTER (1866).
    • ATTEMPTED FENIAN RAID AT CHESTER (1867).
    • REFORM BILL: THREE-CORNERED CONSTITUENCIES (1867).
      • To a Constituent.
    • To a Constituent.
    • ABYSSINIAN CAPTIVES (1867).
      • Letter received by Mrs. Stern from her Husband, one of the Captives in Abyssinia.
    • Letter received by Mrs. Stern from her Husband, one of the Captives in Abyssinia.
    • DISRAELI’S “MAUNDY THURSDAY” LETTER (1868).
    • ABYSSINIAN WAR: CAPTURE OF MAGDALA (1868).
      • Despatches from the Commander-in-Chief (Sir Robert Napier).
      • Despatches from “Times” Special Correspondent.
      • Despatch from Special Correspondent of “New York Herald.”
    • Despatches from the Commander-in-Chief (Sir Robert Napier).
    • Despatches from “Times” Special Correspondent.
    • Despatch from Special Correspondent of “New York Herald.”
    • DISESTABLISHMENT OF THE IRISH CHURCH (1868).
      • Speech on Mr. Gladstone’s Resolutions for Disestablishing the Irish Church.
    • Speech on Mr. Gladstone’s Resolutions for Disestablishing the Irish Church.
    • THE IRISH CHURCH BILL: CRITICAL DAYS (1869).
    • THE IRISH LAND BILL (1870).
    • EDUCATION BILL: THE COWPER-TEMPLE CLAUSE (1870).
    • THE GOVERNMENT AND THE FRANCO-GERMAN WAR (1870).
      • Letter from Mr. Gladstone to John Bright (August 1, 1870).
    • Letter from Mr. Gladstone to John Bright (August 1, 1870).
    • MR. LOWE’S BUDGET: THE MATCH-TAX (1871).
    • OPPOSITION TO THE MATCH-TAX.
    • PURCHASE IN THE ARMY ABOLISHED BY ROYAL WARRANT (1871).
    • THE FIRST AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY (1871).
    • BIBLE READING IN SCHOOLS (1871).
    • GENEVA ARBITRATION: THE INDIRECT CLAIMS (1872).
    • AN EARLY ELECTION UNDER THE BALLOT ACT (1872).
    • “ALABAMA” ARBITRATION AWARD (1872).
      • Summary of the Award.
    • Summary of the Award.
    • REFUSAL OF MR. DISRAELI TO TAKE OFFICE WITHOUT A MAJORITY (1873).
      • Speech of Mr. Disraeli in the House of Commons (March 20, 1873).
    • Speech of Mr. Disraeli in the House of Commons (March 20, 1873).
    • FIRST LONDON HOSPITAL SUNDAY (1873).
    • THE ASHANTEE WAR: FALL OF COOMASSIE (1874).
    • FUNERAL OF DR. LIVINGSTONE (1874).
      • David Livingstone, Died on the Shores of Lake Bemba, May 4, 1873; Buried in Westminster Abbey, April 18, 1874.
    • David Livingstone, Died on the Shores of Lake Bemba, May 4, 1873; Buried in Westminster Abbey, April 18, 1874.
    • DISRAELI ON PARTIES IN THE CHURCH (1874).
      • Speech on Public Worship Regulation Bill.
    • Speech on Public Worship Regulation Bill.
    • THE ARCTIC EXPEDITION (1875).
      • Letters from the Captains.
        • No. 1.
        • No. 2.
      • No. 1.
      • No. 2.
    • Letters from the Captains.
      • No. 1.
      • No. 2.
    • No. 1.
    • No. 2.
    • PURCHASE OF THE SUEZ CANAL SHARES: AN OPPOSITION VIEW (1875).
    • DISRAELI’S AIMS IN POLITICS (1876).
    • A SPIRITED SPEECH BY THE EARL OF BEACONSFIELD (1876).
      • The Earl of Beaconsfield at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet.
    • The Earl of Beaconsfield at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet.
    • THE EASTERN QUESTION: FIERY SPEECHES AT ST. JAMES’S HALL (1876).
    • Transcriber’s Note
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