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1891.

Nov. 3. At Newcastle on local self -
government and free-
dom of trade.

Nov. 28. At Wirral on home rule.
At Sunlight Soap works
on profit-sharing and co-
operation.

Dec. 11. At Hoi born Restaurant to
conference of labourers
on rural reforms.
„ 15. Leaves London for Biar-
ritz.

1892.
Feb. -May. • On the Olympian Re-
ligion,' in North Ameri-
can Review.

Returns to London.

Opposes grant of £20,000
for survey of Uganda
railway.

On Welsh Land Tenure
bill

On Small Agricultural
Holdings bilL

On Indian Councils Act
(1861) Amendment bill.

Reviews The Platform,
its Rise and Progress, in
Nineteenth Century.

On Church Discipline (Im-
morality) bill.

On Local Government (Ire-
land) bilL

At Memorial Hall on
London government.

'Did Dante Study in Ox-
ford ? ' in Nineteenth
Century.

At Dalkeith on Scotch
home rule and disestab-
lishment.

Receives deputation from
London trades council
on Eight Hours bill.

To nonconformists at
Clapham on Ulster and
home rule.

Issues address to electors
of Midlothian.

Struck in the eve by piece
of gingerbread in
Chester. At Liberal
club on the general
election, the appeal to
religious bigotry, and
disestablishment.
30. At Edinburgh Music Hall
on Lora Salisbury's
manifesto, home rule,



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1892.

and retention of Irish
members.
July 2. At Glasgow on Orangeism
and home rule.

,, 4. At Gorebridge on labour
questions.

„ 6. At Corstorphine on gov-
ernment's record.

„ 7. At West Older on pro-
tection, the hours of
labour and home rule.

„ 11. At Penicuik on conserva-
tive responsibility for
recent wars, finance,
disestablishment, and
Irish question.

„ 13. Elected for Midlothian:
Mr. Gladstone, 5845;
Colonel Wauchope, 5155.
Aug. 9. On vote of want of con-
fidence.

„ 15. Fourth administration
formed.

,, 24. Returned unopposed for
Midlothian.

,, 29. Knocked down by heifer
in Ha warden Park.
Sept. 5. A paper on Archaic Greece
and the East read be-
fore Congress of Orien-
talists.
Sept. 12. At Carnarvon on case of

Wales.
Oct. 'A Vindication of Home

Rule: a Reply to the
Duke of Argyll, 1 in
North A merican Review.

„ 22. Cuts first sod of the new
Cheshire railway : on
migration of population
and mineral produce of
Wales.

„ 24. Delivers Romanes lecture
at Oxford on History of
Universities.
Dec. 3. Presented with freedom of
Liverpool : on history
of Liverpool and Man-
chester ship canal

„ 21. Leaves England for
Biarritz.

1893.
Jan. 10. Returns to England.
„ 31. Replies to Mr. Balfour's
criticisms on the
address.
Feb. 3. On Mr. Labouchere's
amendment in favour of
evacuation of Uganda,



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1893.

Peb. • 8. On amendment praying for
immediate legislation
for agricultural
labourers.

On motion for restriction
of alien immigration.

Brings in Government of
Ireland (Home Rule) bill.

On motion for interna-
tional monetary con-
ference.

Receives deputation from
the miners' federation
on Eight Hours bill.

On Sir Gerald Portal's
mission to Uganda.

Meeting of the liberal
party at foreign office:
on programme for
session.

On Mr. Balfour's motion
censuring action of Irish
executive.

Receives deputations from
Belfast manufacturers
and oity of London
merchants protesting
against home rule.

Moves second reading of
Home Rule bilL

Receives a deputation from
the miners' National
Union on Eight Hours
bill.

Replies to critioisms on
Home Rule bill.

On the occupation of

Egypt.

Receives a deputation of
the Mining Association
in opposition to Eight
Hours bill.

On second reading of
Miners' Eight Hours
bill.

Replies to Mr. Chamber-
lain's speech on first
clause of Home Rule bill.

Opens Hawarden institute:
on the working classes.

At Chester on Home Rule
bill.

' Some Eton Translations,'
in Contemporary Review.

On arbitration between
England and United
States.
,, 22. Statement regarding the
financial clauses of Home
Rule bill.






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1893.

June 28. Moves resolution for clos-
ing debate on committee
stage of Home Rule bilL

July 12. Announces government's
decision regarding the
retention of Irish mem-
bers at Westminster.
,, 14. Moves address of congra-
tulation on marriage of
Duke of York.
,, 21. Moves a new clause to
Home Rule bill regulat-
ing financial relations.

Aug. 5. At Agricultural Hall, Is-
lington, on industry and
art.
,, 30. Moves third reading of
Home Rule bill

Sept. 27. At Edinburgh on House
of Lords and the Home
Rule bill.

Nov* 9. On Matabeleland and the
chartered company.

Deo. 19. On naval policy of the
government.



1894.
Jan. 13. Leaves England for

Biarritz.
Feb. 10. Returns to England.
March 1. On the Lords' amendments
to Parish Councils bilL
„ 3. Resigns the premiership.
„ 7. Confined to bed by severe

cold.
„ 17. At Brighton. Letter to
Sir John Cowan — his
farewell to parliament-
ary life.
May • The Love Odes of Horace

— five specimens,' in
Nineteenth Century.
„ 3. At Prince's Hall on life
and work of Sir Andrew
Clark.
, , 24. Right eye operated on for
cataract.
July 7. Announces decision not to
seek re-election to par-
liament.
Aug. ' The Place of Heresy and

Schism in the Modern
Christian Church,' in
Nineteenth Century,
„ 14. On cottage gardening at

Hawarden.
„ 16. Receives deputation of
1500 liberals from Tor-
quay at Hawarden.



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1894.

Sept. ' The True and False Con-

ception of the Atone-
ment,' in Nineteenth
Century.

Dee. 29. Receives deputation from
the Armenian national
church at Hawarden.



1895.



Jan.



7. Presented with an album
by Irish- Americans : in
favour of Irish unity.
,, 8. Leaves England for south
of France.
March. Publishes The Psalter with
a concordance.
,, 'TheLord'sDay/in Church

■ Monthly ; concluded in
April number.
„ 23. Returns to England from

France.
„ 15. At Hawarden to a deputa-
tion of Leeds and Hud-
dersfield liberal clubs:
on English people and
political power, and on
advantages of libraries.
June 12-24. Cruise in Tantallon
Castle to Hamburg,
Copenhagen, and Kiel.
July 1. Farewell letter to Mid-
lothian constituents.
Aug. 5. At Hawarden on small
holdings and his old
age.
,, 6. At Chester on Armenian
Question.
' Bishop Butler and his
Censors,' in Nineteenth
Century; concluded in
December number.
Dec. 28. Leaves England for
Biarritz and Cannes.



Nov.



1896.



Feb.



Publishes The Works of
Bishop Butler.
March 10. Returns to England from
Cannes.
„ 28. At Liverpool on the de-
velopment of the Eng-
lish railway system.
April. ' The Future Life and the

Condition of Man There-
in,' in North American
Review.
Contributes an article on
' The Scriptures and



1896.

Modern Criticism ' to
the People's Bible.

May Soliloquium and Postscript

— a letter to the Arch-
bishop of York, pub-
lished.

June. 'Sheridan,' in Nineteenth

Century.
,, 1. Letter on Anglican Orders

published.

Aug. 3. AtHawardenhorticultural
show on rural life.

Sept. 1. At f£te in aid of Hawar-
den Institute on progress
of music
,, 2. At Hawarden fete on

Welsh music.
,, 24. At Hengler 's circus, liver-
pool, on Armenian
question.

Oct 'The Massacres in Turkey, '

in Nineteenth Century.
,, 16. At Penmaenmawr in praise
of seaside resorts.

1897.

Jan. 29. Leaves England for
Cannes.

March 19. Letter to the Duke of
Westminster on the
Cretan question pub-
lished.
,, 30. Returns to England from
Cannes.

May 4. At Hawarden on the con-
dition of the clergy.

June 2. Opens Victoria jubilee
bridge over the Dee at
Queensferry.

Aug. 2. At Hawarden horticul-
tural show on small
culture.

Nov. 26. Leaves England for
Cannes.



1898.



Jan.



Feb.



5. ' Personal Recollections of
Arthur H. Hall am/ in
Daily Telegraph.
18. Returns to London from
Cannes.
,, 22. Goes to Bournemouth.
March 22. Returns to Hawarden.
May 19. Death of Mr. Gladstone.
„ 26,27. Lying in state in West-
minster Hall.
,, 28. Burial in Westminster
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Aberdeen, 4th Earl of — continued.
rels, i. 520; loyalty to colleagues,
ii. 818-819.
Sobriquet of, i. 177.
Trustfulness of, i. 197, 747; ii.
820, 821-822.

Otherwise mentioned, i. 139,
142 note, 270, 293, 294, 367,
420, 437, 458, 460, 482 noU,
520, 539, 543, 548, 584, 818,
828 ; ii. 468.

Aberdeen, 7th Earl of, ii. 643, 757.

Abolition, see slave-holding.

Acland, A. H. D., ii. 735 and note.

Arthur, i. 54, 59 note, 74.

Sir H. W., ii. 661.

Sir Thomas, member of W E G,

i. 59 note ; brotherhood formed
by Gladstone and, i. 99 ; advice
to Gladstone on Jewish dis-
abilities question, i. 376; cor-
respondence with Gladstone on
popular discontent, i. 806-808 ;
on Gladstone's position (1867),
i. 861 ; otherwise mentioned, i.
54, 74, 148, 914: ii. 38, 39,
735.

Act of Uniformity bill (1872), ii. 18.

Acton, Lord, recommended by Glad-
stone for a peerage, ii. 38 ; corre-
spondence with Gladstone on Vati-
canism, ii. 117, 119, 123, 127-129 ;
compared with Dollinger, ii. 166;
letter on Gladstone's proposed re-
tirement, ii. 412 ; elected fellow of
All Souls', ii. 661 ; Gladstone's
letters to, i 481, 628, 635, 848;
ii. 595-599, 653-656, 662, 696,
697, 784 ; criticism of Gladstone,
ii. 600-601; otherwise mentioned,
i. 888; ii. 225,343,591,702.

Adam, W. P., commissioner of public
works, ii. 71 note ; supports Glad-
stone's Midlothian candidature,
ii. 192-193 ; otherwise mentioned,
ii. 194,210,228.

Adams, Charles Francis (American
minister), hints withdrawal,!. 714
and note 2 , 717 ; Evarts coadjutor
to, i. 823 ; breakfasts with Glad-
stone, i. 846-847 ; on Alabama
case, ii 3-4 ; work on the arbitra-
tion board, ii. 19-20.

Adderley, C. B., quoted, i. 362 note 2 .

Adullamites, i. 839, 845, 858, 859.

Advertisements, tax on, i. 459, 462
and note.



Affirmation bill (1883), i. 414 note ;

ii. 254, 258-260, 347 note, 552.
Afghanistan —

Cavagnari in, ii. 391.

Reversal of conservative policy in,

ii. 249.
Russian action in (1885), ii. 418,

423-425, 445 note.
War with, ii. 191 ; Gladstone's
references to, ii. 200, 203.
Africa, South : —
Cape Colony —

Dutch sympathy in, with Trans-
vaal, ii. 279-280 and note*,
282 note*, 283.
Representatives from, on South
African situation, ii. 274.
Cape of Good Hope petition, ii.

153.
Confederation scheme, ii. 262-264,

271.
Frere in, ii. 241, 246.
Native affairs in, committee on,

i. 358.
Orange Free State —

Advice from, ii. 272-273.
Sympathy in, with Transvaal,
ii. 279-280 and note*, 283.
Transvaal —

Administration of, by Great

Britain, it 271 and note K
Annexation of (1877), ii. 265;
Boer resistance to annexation,
ii. 265-266, 271 ; Gladstone's
attitude towards, ii. 267; Harr-
ington's attitude to, ii. 268.
Cabinet abstentions on division

regarding, ii. 275.
Commission suggested by Boers,
ii. 275 ; suggestion accepted,
ii. 276 and note 1 , 280; consti-
tution of commission, it 281;
Boer requests regarding, re-
fused, ii. 281 ; parliamentary
attack on appointment, ii 28 1-
2S2 ; Boer attitude towards,
ii. 284 ; Pretoria convention
concluded by, ii. 284-285.
Conventions with, ii. 285 and

note.
Forces in, ii. 271 note*.
Midlothian reference to (1879),

ii. 203; (1885) ii. 488.
Misrepresentations regarding

Boers, ii. 271.
Native struggles with Boers in,
ii. 264.



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Rising of, ii. 271-272 ; course of
hostilities, ii. 274-277 ; armis-
tice, ii. 279.
Self-government promised to,
ii. 265, 268 and note*, 269, 270
and note 2 ; promises evaded,
ii. 270, 273.
W. H. Smith's view of proceed-
ings in, ii. 209.
Suzerainty question, ii. 285 and

note.
Sympathy with, from South
African Dutch, it 279-280 and
note 2 , 282 note\ 283.
Ailesbury, Lord, ii. 164.
Airey, Sir Richard, ii 809.
Alabama claims —

Arbitration accepted on, ii. 13.
Gladstone's views on, ii. 2, 4-5,

14, 17, 146.
Indirect damages claimed by Sum-
ner, ii. 7, 14, 20.
Mixed commission proposed to
deal with, ii. 5 ; refused by
United States, ii. 6; accepted,
ii. 8 ; constitution of, ii. 8-9 ;
work of, ii. 9-13.
Origin of, ii. 1-2.
Parliamentary anxieties regarding,

i. 1024.
Soreness regarding, i. 1026.
Albania, i 605-608.
Albert, Prince, speeches at Suppres-
sion of Slave Trade meeting, i.
227 ; on Peel's retirement, i. 293 ;
presented with Gladstone's trans-
lation of Farini f i 403 note ; Glad-
stone's budget submitted to, i. 464 ;
on Gladstone's budget speech, i.
469 ; unpopularity of, ii. 34, 831 ;
views on Roebuck committee, i.
537 ; estimate of Gladstone, i. 662;
on Trent affair, i 708 ; on Danish
question, i. 727, 736 ; death of,
i. 723; Gladstone's estimate of,
i 724-725; effect of his death
on Gladstone's relations with the
Queen, i. 725 ; statue to, at Aber-
deen, i. 734 ; otherwise mentioned,
i. 242, 274, 541, 648, 726.
Albert Victor, Prince, ii. 562.
Alderson, Baron, i. 381.
Alexander n., Emperor of Russia, ii.

107.
Alexander in., Emperor of Russia,

ii 356, 357.
Alexandretta, project to seize, ii. 181.



Alexandria, English and French
fleets at, ii. 319 ; bombardment of,
ii 321, 324, 325.

Alfred, Prince, i. 732, 733, 739.

Alice, Princess, see Louis.

All the Talents ministry, i. 446.

Allon, Dr., i. 768-769, 889 ; ii. 66.

Alaace, annexation of, i. 980-982.

Althorp, Viscount, Gladstone's first
intercourse with, i 101 ; dissuades
Howick from moving for papers on
Vreedenhoop, i. 105 ; views on
Ashley's factory proposals, i. 106 ;
Cobbett snubbed by, i 114; con-
trasted with Russell, i 118 ; action
of, on tithe collection, i. 133 ; Grey
opposed by, i. 430 ; otherwise
mentioned, i. 103, 115; ii. 44,
743, 808.

America : —

British North, ii. 215.
Canada, see that title.
United States, see that title.

American civil war, see under United
States.

Annuities bill, i. 686-687, 759.

Anonymous articles by Gladstone,
i. 979 note * ; ii 655.

Anson, Sir W. (warden of All Souls'),
ii. 661.

Anstice, Prof., i. 55-56, 58, 59 note,
65, 74, 134, 162.

Antonelli, Cardinal, i. 849

Antony and Cleopatra at Drury Lane,
ii. 84.

Aosta, Duke of, i 961.

Appointments and honours, Glad-
stone's care in selections for, ii
36, 337.

Arabi, ii 313, 320, 323, 325-326.

Arbitration in Alabama case, ii. 13,
19-20 ; soreness at award, i 1026 ;
ii. 21.

Arbuthnot, George, i. 519, 816,
827.

Argyll, Duke of, on presbyterian
view of a church, i. 158 note ;
attitude towards Gladstone's bud-
get, i. 466 ; on postponement of
Reform bill, ii. 806 ; attitude to-
wards French treaty scheme, i
656 ; on Paper Duties bill, i. 667,
671 ; ecclesiastical views, i. 671 ;
supports Gladstone on estimates
struggle, i 774 ; views on Danish
question, i. 826 ; advises dissolu-
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Argyll, Duke of — continued.

Rome, L 851 ; the pope's estimate
of, i. 852; views on annexation
of Alsace and Lorraine, i. 981 ;
on Alabama case, ii 11 ; views on
Gladstone's retirement, ii. 113;
views on J. S. Mill memorial,
ii. 151 ; on Bulgarian question, ii.
160 ; Hawarden, ii 190 ; Indian
secretary (1868), ii- 823 ; lord
privy seal (1880), ii. 832; letter
to Gladstone on outside influence,
ii. 243 ; views on Transvaal com-
mission, ii. 281 ; divergence of
views from Chamberlain's, ii. 288-
289 ; resignation, ii. 330, 834 ;
on Disturbance Compensation bill,
ii. 353 ; on franchise disagree-
ment (1884), ii. 367 ; suggested to
effect conference between leaders
on Franchise bill, i. 135 ; letter to
Gladstone on election address, ii.
460-461 ; views on Carnarvon's
interview with Parnell, ii. 469
note 1 1 on Irish situation, ii. 520-
521 ; refuses Gladstone's invitation
to birthday dinner, ii. 562 ; on
land question, ii. 717 ; Gladstone's
letters to, i. 679, 707, 710, 922-
924, 929 ; ii. 70, 83, 108, 128,
132, 171, 172, 223, 810, 815;
otherwise mentioned, i. 420, 492,
495, 536, 539, 624, 681 notes,
706, 817, 846 ; ii. 67, 112, 794-
794, 823.

Aristotle, i. 131, 207 note 2 .

Armellini, ii. 704.

Armenian atrocities, ii. 761, 762.

Armitstead, George, ii. 703 and note,
733, 765, 773.

Armstrong, E. J., i. 829 and note.

Army : —

CardwelPs work for, i. 993.
Commander-in-chief, position of, in

parliament, i. 996 ; ii. 828.
Estimates for (1 874), ii. 91.
Purchase abolished, i. 995-999.
Short service system; ii. 234, 828.
War office, qualifications for, ii.
828.

Arnold, Matthew, views of, on Peter
Bell, i. 220 ; appointment sought
by, ii. 148 ; views on copyright, ii.
149 ; poem on his father, ii. 723 ;
estimate of Wordsworth, ii. 688 ;
on Christianity, ii. 760.

Arnold, Dr. T., sermons of, read by



Gladstone, i. 100, 135 ; view of the
church, i. 158 ; attitude towards
Newman, i 165 ; on Gladstone's
first book, i. 176 ; on Jerusalem
bishopric, i 308 ; M. Arnold's
poem on, ii 723.
Arnold, Mrs. T., ii 598.
Ashley, Lord, on factory legislation,
i. 106 ; on Jerusalem bishopric, i.
308, 309 ; votes against Gladstone
at Oxford, i. 333.

Evelyn, i 685 and note, 787,

788, 886.
Asquith, H. H., ii 736 note.
Athenaeum Club, i 808.
Athens, i 605 ; ii 331.
Attwood, Thomas, i 114 note.
Augustenburg, Duke of, i 750 ; ii

188.
Augustine, Saint, i 117, 161, 207

note*; ii 162.
d'Aumale, Due, i 824.
Austin, Charles, i. 229 ; ii 704.
Australia, convict transportation to,

i 359 and note.
Austria : —

Alliance with, Gladstone's view of,

i 546.
Berlin memorandum, ii 157.
Berlin treaty obligation, attitude

towards (1880), ii. 248.
Black Sea provisions of Treaty of

Paris disapproved by, i 984.
Bosnia and Herzegovinatransf erred

to, ii. 184, 322.
Confusion in policy of, i. 754.
Danubian provinces, quaai-inde-
pendence of, opposed by, i 637.
Eastern question, attitude towards,

ii 157, 179.
Egyptian question, attitude to-
wards, ii 320, 322.
Excessive expenditure, effects o£

i. 687.
France, peace with, Lord Elcho's
motion on, i 653 note i ; expects
aid from, i 971 ; alliance sought
by (1870), i 957 ; efforts to
avert Franco-Prussian war, i
960 ; neutrality during the war,
i 978.
Ionian Islands despatch, attitude

towards, i 601.
Italy, tyranny in and war with,
i 390-402, 618, 620 note*, 640
et seq. ; ii 820.
Midlothian references to, ii 247.



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Prussia — attitude of, i. 489; war
with, i. 749, 844 note, 848.

Russia — policy towards, L 488 |
hostility of, i. 638.

Sadowa, defeat at, i. 749.

Slowness of, i. 638.

Tariff negotiations with, i. 267.
Ayrton, A. S., ii. 68-69, 71-72,

830.
d'Azeglio, i. 651.

Bach's passion music, ii. 190.

Bacon, Lord, cited, i. 664.

Badeley, , i. 380 note \

Bagehot, W., i. 696.

Baker, Sir Samuel, ii. 385 note 2 , 401.

Balfour, A. J., Gladstone's communi-
cations with, on Irish situation,
ii. 499, 524 ; Irish secretary, ii.
614 ; on Irish rents, ii. 614 ; com-
pared to Halifax, ii. 618 ; Irish
administration of, ii. 618-619;
Mitchelstown, ii. 621-622; on
adverse bye-elections, ii 667 ;
defends Irish policy at Newcastle,
ii. 668 ; replies to Gladstone, ii.
730; moves vote of censure on
Irish administration, ii. 741 ;
tribute to Gladstone, ii. 750, 770.

Ball, Dr., i. 898, 903.

Ballot, Gladstone's opposition to,
(1833), i. 99, 106 ; his later views
(1870-71), i. 1001-1002; recom-
mended by committee, i. 1001 ;
government bill (1870), i. 1002-
1003 ; results of, i. 1004.

Balmoral, Gladstone's visit to, i.
731-740 ; Queen's fondness for, ii.
34.

Bangor, bishopric of, i. 260 note *.

Bank Charter Act (1833), ii. 540.

of England, Gladstone in con-
flict with, i. 518-519, 650-651.

Bankruptcy bill (1883), ii. 352.

Banks, abolition of private notes of,
desired by Gladstone, ii. 829-830.

Baptist, Chamberlain's article in, ii.
607 and note K

Baring, Bingham, ii. 142.

Sir E., administration of, ii.

359 ; advises abandonment of
Soudan, ii. 387 ; agrees on fitness
of Gordon for the work, ii. 389 ;
warns Granville of difficulties, ii.
387, 391 ; telegram to, approved
by Gladstone, ii. 390 ; procures
nomination of Gordon as governor-
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general of Soudan for evacuation,
ii. 392 ; gives him an executive
mission, ii. 393 ; Gordon's request
to, regarding Zobeir, ii. 395 ;
supports request, ii. 397 ; forbids
Gordon's advance to Equatoria, ii.
402 ; advises immediate prepara-
tions for relief of Gordon, ii. 403;
position of, ii. 419 ; advises aban-
donment of Khartoum expedition,
ii. 420.
Baring, Sir Francis, Macaulay and
Gladstone contrasted by, i. 192-
193 ; in whig opposition, i. 420
and note l ; estimate of the coali-
tion, i. 449-450 and note 1 ; refuses
to succeed Gladstone, i. 539.

T., i. 417.

Barker, Mr., i. 341, 345.
Barrow, ii. 144, 707 note.
Bassetlaw election (1890), ii. 692.
Bath, Lord, ii. 225.
Bathurst, Lord, i. 142 note,
Baxter, W. E., ii. 71 note.
Beach, Si r M. Hicks, colonialsecretary ,
ii. 266 ; negotiations with Harting-
toQ on Franchise bill, ii. 374, 376 ;
moves amendment on budge t( 1 885 ),
ii. 440, 446 ; views on Spencer's
Irish policy, ii. 453 ; in debate on
the address, ii. 525 ; gives notice
regarding Irish bill, ii. 527 ; on
Collings' amendment, ii. 528 ; on
suggestion of withdrawal of Home
Bule bill after second reading, ii.
574 ; speech on night of the divi-
sion, ii. 577-578 ; Irish secretary
(1886), ii. 602; denounces Par-
nell's bill, ii. 609 ; repudiates
policy of blackmail, ii. 609, 613 ;
retires from secretaryship, ii. 614.
Beaconsfield, Earl of (Benjamin
Disraeli) : —
Chronology — Views on slavery, i.
104-105; Gladstone's first meet-
ing with, i 122 ; on free trade,
i. 265; on Gladstone's Mdynooth
resignation, i. 279; taunts Peel
with inconsistency, i. 286 ; on
Peel's party relations, i. 289 ;
young England group of, i. 304-
305; motion on agricultural dis-
tress (1850), i. 354; supported
by Gladstone, i. 354-356;
on Cobden, i. 352 ; view of the
colonies, i. 361 ; Don Pacifico
debate, i. 368-369 ; Peel's fore-
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cast regarding, i 374 ; on
Ecclesiastical Tttlea bill, i. 414 ;
in Derby's cabinet (1852), i.
416; on protection (1852), i.
425, 428 ; Aylesbury speeches,
i. 428-429, 452 ; combination of
with Palmerston suggested, i.
431 ; attitude towards Peel, i.
432 ; on free trade, i. 432 ;
Herbert's speech against, i 433,
435 and note; budget of (1852),
i. 435-440, 459; defeat of, on
house duty (1852), i. 442 note 3 ;
acceptance of defeat, i. 441-442;
remark on coalition government,
i. 446 ; correspondence with
Gladstone on valuation of fur-
niture, L 457-458; opposes
Gladstone's attempted operation
on national debt, i. 472-473 ;
on Oxford reform, i. 507-508 ;
willing to yield leadership of
Commons to Palmerston, i. 525 ;
views on Derby's failure to form
a ministry, i. 527-528 ; leader-
ship of Commons by, discussed,
i. 552, 555 ; overtures to Genl.
Peel, L 555 ; Derby's relations
with, i. 555, 561 ; conversant of
Derby's communications with
Gladstone, L 559 ; on Lewis'
budget, i. 560, 561 ; de-
nounces China war, i. 564 ; on
ministerial blundering as occa-
sion for international quarrel, i.
576 ; animosity against, i. 581 ;
attitude towards Graham, i. 584,
5S7 ; Herbert's alleged attitude
towards, L 585 ; letter to Glad-
stone, i. 586 ; conversation with
Vitzthum, i. 591 note; remark
to Wilberforce regarding Glad-
stone, i. 591 note ; schemes of,
regarding government of India,
i. 592 ; Ionian schemes attri-
buted to, i. 613 ; opposes union
of the Principalities, i. 638 ;
Gladstone's renewed conflicts
with, i. 653; on Gladstone's
efforts for economy, i. 676 ; on
excessive expenditure, i. 682 ;
estimate of financial statements
of, i. 689 ; on Danish question,
i. 752-754 ; on Gladstone's
franchise pronouncement, i.



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