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CONTENTS.

General Remarks on the Canadian Insyrrection-Historical Notice of the

Grievances of Lower Canada Nature of the Disputes concerning the

appropriation of the Reyenue-Duties of 1774–" Permanent Appro-

priation"—Casual and Territorial Revenues-Law of Property-Tenures

-Report of the Commons Committee of 1828- Conciliatory Policy of

the British Government--Surrender of the Duties of 1774-Factious

Conduct of the House of Assembly-Sir Francis Head's publication of

his Instructions — Crisis — Progress of the Insurrection in Lower

Canada-Conflicts at St. Denis and St. Charles-Revolt suppressed

South of the St. Lawrence-Sir John Colborne crosses the Ottawa-

Defeat of the Rebels at St. Eustache-Surrender and Burning of St.

Benoît-Termination of the Insurrection-State of Public Feeling in

the United States—Upper Canada–Mr. Mackenzie's Proclamations-

Policy of Sir F. Head-Outbreak near Toronto-Flight of Mackenzie

-Seizure of Navy Island-Affair of the Caroline-Aggressive Conduct

of Citizens of the United States-Opening of the Session-Evacuation

of Navy Island-Patriots successively defeated near Kingston, at Fight-

ing Island, and at Point Pelé Island Conduct of the American Author-

ties—Sir Francis Head resigns the Government-Addresses from the

Two Houses—Prorogation of the Local Parliament-Report of the

Committee of the Assembly

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CHAPTER II.

Parliament re-assembles-Debates on Canada–Address to the Throne

moved by Lord John Russell, who states the intentions of Government

to send out Lord Durham-Mr. Hume and Mr. Grote oppose the

Address-Sir R. Peel-Lord Howick-Mr. Buller-Mr. Leader moves

Adjournment-Division thereon-Lord John Russell brings in the Bill

for suspending the Lower Canadian Constitution-Mr. Warburton—Sir

Husse Vivian-Mr. Hume's Eulogy on Mr. Mackenzie-Sir George

Grey-Sir Robert Peel's Criticism of the Bill-Lord John Russell's

Explan scion-Mr. Grote’s Notice respecting Mr. Roebuck-House of

Lords-Duke of Wellington-Lord Glenelg moves Address to Queen

-Lord Brougham's Attack on Ministers–Lord Melbourne-Duke of

Wellington-Lord Ripon-Lord Lansdowne-Lord Durham declares

his Views-Lord Glenelg's Reply to Lord Broughain

CHAPTER III.

Debates on Canada continued-Discussion as to hearing Mr. Roebuck-

His Speech-Mr. Hume moves that the Bill be read that day six

months—Sir G. Grey-Lord Francis Egerton's comments on the Des.

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