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999 ; Ballot bill, i. 1003, 1011 ;
struggles for economy, i. 1008 ;
visit to Tennyson, i. 1011 ;
freedom of Aberdeen, i. 1012 ;
at Balmoral, i. 1012 ; at Edin-
burgh, L 101 3 ; funeral of Sir R.
Murchison, i. 1014; speech at
Blackheath, i. 1014-1015 ; con-
versations with Bright, i. 1016-
1016; Collier appointment, i.
1016-1020; Ewelme appoint-
ment, i. 1020-1021 ; licensing
questions, i. 1024 ; repeal of law
against ecclesiastical titles, ii.
125.

1872. Unpopularity, i. 1021 ;
cleavage in party, i 1022 ; atti-



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Career, chronological sequence of —
(contd.) —
tude of radicals, i 1022-1024 ;
Alabama case, ii. 17-19; indig-
nation on American claims, ii
14 ; Act of Uniformity bill, ii.
18; speech at King's College
council meeting, ii. 131 ; visit
to Oxford, it 44-45 ; address at
Liverpool on Strauss, ii. 132.

1873. Irish University bill,
ii. 44-53 ; letters to the Queen
on retirement, ii. 50-51 ; min-
isterial crisis, ii. 54-64, 831 ;
letter to Bright, on education
question, i 934 ; ii. 825 ; speech
against disestablishment, ii. 65-
66 and note ; the Queen's birth-
day, it 30; death of Wilber-
force, ii. 67 ; ministerial embar-
rassments, ii. 68-73 ; becomes
chancellor of exchequer, ii. 71,
824 ; dispute as to vacating seat
thereby, ii. 73-80 ; at Balmoral,
ii. 80 ; engagement of his eldest
daughter, ii. 80-81 ; at Hawar-
den, ii. 81-82 ; cabinet embar-
rassments, ii. 82 ; marriage of
his eldest daughter, ii. 83.

1874. Financial plans, ii t 86,
89-90, 95 ; question of dis-
solution, ii. 87 et seq. ; electoral
manifesto, ii. 95-97 ; speeches
at Greenwich, etc., ii. 98 and
note ; election, ii. 98 ; resigna-
tion, ii. 100-101 and note ; offers
of a peerage, ii. 101-102 ; retire-
ment from leadership, ii. 105-
107, 111-114; death of Sir S.
Glynne, ii. 108-109 ; Vatican
decrees question, ii. 110, 117-
120; visit to Munich, ii. 121-
123 ; Vatican Decrees pamphlet,
ii. 123-125 ; its reception, ii.
125-128.

1875. Meeting of Metaphysi-
cal Society, ii. 112; article in
Quarterly Review, ii. 128 ; more
work on Vatican question, ii.
1 28- 1 29 ; Vaticanism published ,
ii. 129 ; sale of house in Carlton
House Terrace, ii. 130.

1876. Letter to Herbert Glad-
stone on Pitt's finance, ii. 816 ;
pamphlet on Bulgaria, ii. 159-
162; speech at Blackheath, ii.



160, 162 ; visits in the north,
ii 163-164 ; work at Hawarden,
it 165 ; visit to Liverpool, ii.
166 ; * The Hellenic Factor in
the Eastern Problem,' ii. 166;
St. James's Hall meeting, ii.
167 ; letter on denominational-
ism, ii. 782.

1877. Lessons in Massacre, ii.
168, 170 ; visit to Darwin, ii
170 ; the five resolutions, ii
171-173; speech in parliament,
ii 173-176 ; visit to Birming-
ham, ii. 178 ; views on Transvaal
annexation, ii. 267, 268; visit
to Ireland, ii. 179.

1878. Hostile crowds, ii
182 ; declines to stand for
Leeds, ii 219 ; speech on treaty-
making power, ii. 185 note 1 ;
speech on Anglo-Turkish con-
vention, ii 184-186; article on
'England's Mission/ ii 187,
189 ; literary work and emolu-
ments, ii. 189; sits to Millais,
ii. 189-190; visit of Argyll
and Kuskin to Hawarden, ii
190.

1879. Invited to stand for
Midlothian, ii 192 ; agrees, ii
193 ; the campaign, ii 195-204,
267 ; day at Glasgow, ii 198-
200 ; from Glasgow to Hawar-
den, ii. 204 ; reflections, ii 205 ;
correspondence on leadership, ii
206-211.

1880. At Hawarden, ii 211,
212 ; with his sister at Cologne,
ii 212 ; election address, ii
214-216 ; Midlothian campaign
in general election, ii 216-220 ;
letter to Bosebery, ii. 221 ; to
Argyll, ii 223; conversations
on leadership, ii 224-225 ; inter-
view with Hartington, ii 229-
232 ; with Granville and Hart-
ington, ii. 232-233 ; audience of
the Queen, ii. 234-236; con-
struction of cabinet, ii 236-238 ;
personnel of cabinet, ii 241-
242,832-833; anonymous article
in Fortnightly Review, i 979
note; parliamentary difficulties,
ii 244-245 ; budget, ii. 246 ; ill-
ness, ii. 247 ; cruise in GrandtxtUy
Castle, ii 247 ; Berlin treaty obli-
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question, ii. 251 et seq. ; question
of Frere's recall, ii. 262-204.

1881. Colley's correspondence,
ii. 274 ; Boer overtures, ii. 275 ;
Majuba, ii. 277-278; letters to
the Queen, ii. 280; parlia-
mentary attack, ii. 281-282;
Transvaal commission, ii. 284;
Coercion bill, ii. 289-290 ; ob-
struction, ii. 292-293 ; Irish Land
bill, ii. 293-297 ; letter to Gran-
ville on home rule, ii. 297 ; visit
to Leeds, ii. 299-301 ; agrees to
imprisonment of Parnell, ii. 301 ;
address to common council, ii.
301 ; Egyptian question, ii 314
et seq.

1882. Egyptian question, ii.
318 et seq. ; letter to Forster, on
Irish local government, ii. 298 ;
communications from Parnell,
ii. 304 ; letter to Forster on his
resignation, ii. 306 ; to the Queen
on Irish situation, ii. 306 ;
Phoenix Park murders, ii. 307-
309; public position, ii. 329-330;
political jubilee, ii. 331 ; ap-
points Benson to see of Canter-
bury, ii. 335-337 ; reconstruction
of cabinet, ii. 339-341 ; letters
to Bright on Egyptian policy, ii.
324, 325 ; vexed with Bismarck,
ii. 364.

1883. Stay at Cannes, ii.
342-344; interview with Cle-
menceau, ii. 363 ; renewed offer
of a peerage, ii. 344 ; at Paris,
ii. 345 ; at Sandringham, ii.
345 ; objects to sending troops
to Suakin, ii. 389; speech on
Affirmation bill, i. 139 ; ii. 254,
258-260, 347, 352; letter to
Bright on ' Irish rebels' speech,
ii. 351 ; cruise to Denmark, ii.
355-357; speech at Kirkwall,
ii. 357-358, 594 note; Congo
debate, ii. 350.

1884. Agrees to send Gordon
to evacuate Soudan, ii. 389, 391
and note*; advises disavowing
him after his abandonment of
instructions, ii. 396 ; opposes
appointment of Zobeir, ii. 388 ;
advises his appointment, ii
399 ; illness, ii. 399 and note,
400, 402 ; views on relief expedi-
tion for Gordon, ii. 402 ; Fran-



chise bill, ii. 365-366, 380;
speech on House of Lords, ii
368 ; memorandum on case be-
tween Lords and Commons, ii
369 ; efforts at arrangement,
ii 371-373 ; re-introduction of
Franchise bill, ii 376 ; con-
ferences with Salisbury and
Northcote, ii. 377-379; cabinet
divisions, ii. 415 ; speech at
Edinburgh on Transvaal, ii 280
note 2 .

1885. On Chamberlain's
social programme, ii 414;
Acton's letter on retirement, ii.
412 ; learns death of Gordon,
ii. 406, 412; letter in reply
to the Queen's telegram, ii
407 ; memorandum on military
position in the Soudan, ii
418-419, 837-841 ; on Russian
action in Afghanistan, ii. 418 ;
three cabinets on Soudan, ii
419-420 ; speech on war-supply
for Afghanistan, ii. 424;
cabinet difficulties, ii 425-426 ;
budget, ii. 427, 440; cabinet
disagreements on Ireland, ii
430-445 ; letter to the Queen on
Irish policy, ii. 432 ; intimation
regarding Crimes Act, ii. 428 ;
letter to Hartington on cabinet
crisis, ii. 436 ; ministerial crisis,
ii. 443-448 ; audience of the
Queen, ii. 445 ; offer of an earl-
dom, ii. 449-450; defeated on
budget, ii 440; suddenness of
defeat, ii. 442; resigns, ii.
440 ; letters to the Queen, ii.
439, 443 ; letters on advance
in Irish situation, ii. 455-
456 ; throat troubles, ii. 456 ;
cruise in the Sunbeam, ii.
457-458 ; election address, ii
460 ; conversation with Cham-
berlain, ii 437-439 ; considera-
tion of Home Rule question, ii
474-482 ; letter to the Queen on
Crimes Act discussions, ii 439 ;
work on books — miscellaneous
reading — reply to Reville, ii
487 ; Midlothian speeches, ii
487-488 ; election, ii. 487 ; con-
siderations of Irish situation,
ii. 496-499, 501-504, 506, 508-
516 ; tenders support to Lord
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Career, chronological sequence of

—(contd.)
unauthorised publication of home
rule scheme, ii 504 and note,
505 ; party urgency for action,
ii. 507 ; renewal of intercourse
with Manning, ii 521 ; birth-
day, ii. 521.

1886- Political rumours, ii.
519 ; begins the session, ii
521; comments on Harrington's
communication, ii 522 ; atti-
tude towards home rule, ii
523 ; debate on the address, ii.
524-528 ; supports Collings'
amendment, ii. 528 ; accepts
the Queen's commission, ii. 530 ;
to Osborne, ii 530 ; formation
of government, ii. 531 and note,
536 and note 2 ; preparation of
bills, ii 538 ; difficulties in
cabinet, ii 542-574, 546 ; in-
terview* with Parnell, ii 545-
546 ; introduction of Home
Rule bill, ii. 550-552; violent
hostility of opponents, ii 561-
562 ; conversation with Bright,
ii 566 ; strenuous efforts for the
bill, ii. 571 ; letter from Bright,
ii. 567 ; ParnelPs letter, ii.
573-574; party meeting at
foreign office, ii 572-573 ;
second meeting with Parnell, ii.
574; replies to Hicks Beach, ii.
574-575 ; speech on night of the
division, ii. 578-580; decides
for dissolution, ii. 581 ; elec-
tioneering, ii. 582-585 ; elected
for Midlothian and for Leith,
ii 584 ; letter to the Queen, ii.
584 ; decides for resignation, ii.
5S6-5S7; final audience of the
Queen, ii 687-588 ; views on
Chamberlain's Baptist article, ii.
608 ; at Tegernsee, ii 591-592 ;
speaks on Tenants Relief bill, ii
593; at Hawarden, ii. 593;
article on Locksley Hall, ii. 593-
594; attitude towards plan of
campaign, ii. 610-612; birth-
day, ii 594-595.

1887. Letters to Acton, ii.
595-599 ; at Sandringham, Cam-
bridge, Hawarden, Dollis Hill,
Windsor, ii. 625 ; speech on
Criminal Law Amendment (Ire-



land) bill, ii 615 and note\
on introduction of closure, ii.
617 ; on Mitchelstown, ii 620 ;
Robert EUmere article, ii 596-
600; tour in South Wales, ii
626-627 ; visit to Florence, ii
627.

1888. Attitude towards Par-
nell commission, ii 638-639 ;
sympathy with Parnell, ii 648 ;
speech on report of the commis-
sion, ii 648-651 ; speech at Bir-
mingham, ii 627-629; speech
on Ireland, ii. 629; visit to
Naples, ii 653.

1889. Reasons for not visiting
Rome, ii. 653-655 ; Old Testa-
ment studies, ii. 655-656;
golden wedding anniversary, ii
657 ; Parnell's visit to Hawar-
den, ii. 660, 685-686.

1890. Letter on General
Gordon, ii 409 ; visit to Oxford,
ii. 660-661 ; death of Newman
and Dollinger, ii 661 ; views on
Parnell's position, ii 669-673,
675-677, 680, 683-684 ; Parnell
leadership question, ii 690,
692-693, 695-698; memoranda
on Parnell leadership question,
ii. 683-685; meeting at Lord
Rendel's, ii. 674; letter to
Morley on Parnell leadership,
ii. 676; urges publication of
letter, ii. 680-681 ; speaks at
Bassetlaw, ii. 692 ; Morley's
visit to Hawarden, ii 692-694 ;
communications with Irish party
towards an understanding, ii
695-696 ; speech of condolence,
with the Speaker, ii. 696.

1891. Death of Granville, ii
702 ; death of his eldest son, ii
700 ; Fasque — Glenalmond —
Newcastle programme, ii 702 ;
Biarritz, ii. 703 et seq. ; birth-
day, ii 717.

1892. Biarritz, ii 720 et seq. ;
to the Riviers, ii. 729; re-
elected for Midlothian, ii 732 ;
formation of cabinet, ii 734-
735 note; Home Rule bill, ii
736.

1893. Home Rule bill, ii 740
et seq. ; reply to Chamberlain,
ii. 739-740 ; at Biarritz, ii 744,
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1894. Advocates dissolution
on Lords question, ii. 745 ;
naval estimates, ii. 746-748 ;
return to England, ii. 749 ; last
cabinet, ii. 750-751 ; last speech
in parliament, ii. 751-752; at
Windsor, ii. 752-754; letter of
resignation, ii. 754 ; the Queen's
reply, ii. 755 ; letter to Sir H.
. Poneonby, ii 756.

1895-1898. Literary work, ii.
760-761 ; speeches at Chester
and Liverpool, ii. 761-762 ; last
diary entry, ii. 763; visit to
Cannes, ii. 763; last meeting
with the Queen, ii. 764; visit
to Butterstone, ii. 765 ; illness,
ii. 765-768 ; visit to Cannes, ii.
766 ; to Bournemouth, ii. 766 ;
at Hawarden, ii. 766-768;
death, ii. 768 ; parliamentary
tributes, ii. 768-771 ; foreign
tributes, ii 771-773; funeral,
ii. 773.
Characteristics : —

Ambition for noble ends, i. 218.
Caution — suspense of judgment,

i 309, 376, 418, 547 ; ii. 583.
Concentration, i. 186, 190, 255 ;

ii. 328.
Considerateness, i. 195, 339,

364 ; ii. 696.
Continuity, i. 190.
Conversational charm, i 814 ;

ii. 169, 722.
Co-operation, aptitude for, i.

189-190.
Copiousness, ii. 35, 742.
Courage, i. 188, 218, 880; ii.

284.
Courtesy, i. 213 ; ii. 24, 140,

170.
Deference to colleagues, ii. 23-

24, 28, 100, 243, 244, 737,

770.
Detachment — alacrity of mind

— freedom of judgment, i.

802 ; ii. 170.
Disregard of appearances — re-
gard for things rather than

persons, i. 357, 999 ; ii. 776,

777, 780.
Duality of disposition, i. 2, 18,

189, 264.
Eloquence — oratorical power, i.

191-195, 261, 410, 675, 688-

689, 757 ; ii. 47, 174 ; absence



of bitterness, i 503 ; battle-
cry element, ii. 200 ; dramatic
force, ii. 197, 202, 740 ; lofty
tone, i. 5, 14 ; ii. 552 ; per-
suasiveness, i. 440 ; physical
resources, i. 1014; ii. 201,
300, 331, 578, 740.

Essentials, grasp of, ii. 294, 571,
611.

Excitability of temperament —
nervous sensibility, i. 83, 103,
434, 674, 745, 753, 774, 1015;
ii 101, 173, 184, 239, 258,
341-342,410,530.

Family feeling, i. 95-96, 339.

Gaiety of mind, i. 188.

Gravity of temperament, i. 212.

Growth, mental, continuance of,
i. 207-208.

Humanity, ii. 163, 169, 203, 204.

Hurry, i 186-187, 380.

Idealism, i. 197-198, 265.

Imagination, moral and political,
i. 189, 255, 690; ii. 162, 484,
780.

Impulsiveness, i. 782, 837.

Industry, i. 186, 192, 197, 895 ;
ii. 29, 328, 538, 736; in
public duties, i. 101-102; ii.
26, 30, 246-247, 350, 593,
736.

Intellectual curiosity, limits of,
i. 202, 209.

Intensity, ii. 171.

Irritability, i. 862.

Lancashire temperament, i. 192,
675, 694.

Liberty, instinct for, see Liberty.

Loyalty to colleagues, ii. 207-
209,211, 227, 350.

Magnanimity, i. 682,

Missionary temper, i. 231.

Modesty, ii. 169.

Musical ability, i. 98.

Nature, delight in, 'i. 914; ii
718,719.

Opportuneness, sense of, i. 190,
874-875; ii. 498, 516, 749,
779.

Optimism — confidence, i. 218,
312, 364, 611, 630, 899 ; &
694.

Orderliness, i 206 ; ii. 328.

Over-refining — subtlety — * so-
phistry,' i. 165, 210-212, 354,
359, 453, 516, 688 ; ii. 4, 198,
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Characteristics — continued.

Patience, ii. 425, 538, 696, 737.

Patriotism, i. 617.

Practical aptitude, i. 67, 195,

206; ii. 155, 161,328.
Personal questions, dislike of, ii.

70, 695, 696.
Quietude, desire for, i. 187.
Religious temper, i. 2-4, 31, 56-

57, 84, 200-201, 204 ; fixity

of dogmatic views, i. 153, 207;

religious growth, i. 160-162 ;

leanings towards clerical call-
ing, i. 323-324, 382, 383 ; ii.

793-799.
Reserve, i. 196-197, 376.
Resignation, i. 215-217.
Scrupulosity, i. 261.
Self-control, i. 189, 196; ii. 435,

538.
Self-distrust, i. 190-191.
Simplicity — trustfulness, i. 194,

197,204; ii. 178, 780.
Sincerity — integrity, i. 193, 194,

261, 410, 440; ii. 139, 162,

721, 779.
Slowness of mental development,

L 14, 198, 529; of judgment,

i. 453.
Tact, ii. 340.
Tenacity of purpose, i. 315, 672,

676,693,772, 841, 845; ii. 12,

23, 177, 269, 426, 449, 571.
Tolerance, i. 316-317 ; ii. 24, 40,

125, 143, 252-253, 258.
Tradition, reverence for, i. 201-

202, 209.
Unity of purpose, i. 200.
Versatility, i. 184, 802 ; ii. 695,

707.
Vital energy, i. 185; ii. 300, 738.
Vivacity, ii. 201.
Walking, fondness for, i. 116.
WM-jfower, i. 185, 189, 470.
Eyesight, difficulties with, i. Ill,
138, 140, 142, 143, 173, 185,
230 ; cataract, ii. 732, 746, 755,
757-759.
Family and genealogy of, i. 7-9
and 7iote, 1 6 and note 2 , 1 7 notes.
Horoscope of, i. 197.
Letters of, characteristics of, i. 6,

814.
Residences of, i. 232-233 note ; ii.

131 note.
Verses by, i. 38, 63 note, 118.



Gladstone, Mrs. W.E.(wife), on Glad-
stone's duality, i. 189; ancestry
of, i. 223 ; to possess Ha warden
Castle for life, i. 344 ; at Oxford
(1848), i 377; at Hagley, i. 572;
foreign travel prescribed for, i.
596 ; Wood's conversations with,
i. 623, 624 ; at Newcastle (1862),
i. 712 ; intimacy of, with Duchess
of Sutherland, i 817 ; medical
skill of, i. 824 ; appears to rioters,
i. 845 ; accompanies Gladstone to
Midlothian, ii. 195 ; to Cannes
(1882), ii. 342 ; has news of
Cavendish murder, ii. 307 ; visit
to Biarritz, ii. 703 ; on necessity
for her husband's hearing both
sides, ii. 719; eightieth birthday,
i. 486; Rosebery's tribute to, ii
771; death of, ii. 773; W. E.
Gladstone's letters to, i. 187, 215,
233, 272-275, 276, 285, 335-336,
339-340, 355, 383-384, 436-439,
445, 480 note, 481 and note, 519,
570-573, 575, 655, 772-775, 777,
786, 788, 1012-1013; ii. 108, 111,
130, 131, 355, 426, 592, 660.

W. H. (son), birth of, i. 227 ;

letters to, on EJawarden estate,
L 340-343, 344-349 ; parliamentary
career of, i. 346, 348 ; Gladstone
unwilling to bequeath a title to,
i. 384 ; speech at his father's Lan-
cashire candidature, i. 781 ; Glad-
stone's letter to, on ecclesiastical
affairs, i. 793 ; letter on dissolu-
tion (1874), ii. 95; Worcester-
shire candidature of (1880), it 222 ;
return to Ha warden after election,
ii. 225; death of, ii. 700; other-
wise mentioned, i. 732, 773 ; ii.
18,211,212,225.

Glanville, cited, i. 209 and note \

Glasgow, Gladstone's inaugural
address at (1879), ii. 198-199;
public meetings, i. 591-592; ii
843.

Gleanings, preparation of, ii 189 ;
later series of, ii. 761.

Gledstanes, family of, i. 8-9 and note,
1 6 and note 2 .

Glenalmond, i. 230-231 ; ii. 702.

Glenelg, Lord, i. 144, 362.

Glynne, Lady, i. 274, 341.

Catherine (nee alto Gladstone,

Mrs. W. E), Gladstone's engage-
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Glynne, Henry, i. 342-344.

Sir Stephen, Gladstone's travels

with, i. 173; candidature of, in
Flintshire, i. 239 ; financial affairs
of, i 337 et 8eq. ; repulsed at elec-
tion (1857), i. 565; munificence
of, i. 829 ; death of, ii. 108 ; other-
wise mentioned, i. 223, 908, 913,
1007 note\ 1019; ii. 18, 26, 29,
54, 84..

Goderich, Lord, i. 75, 431, 543.

Goethe, i. 159, 202; ii. 75, 142.

Gordon, Colonel, i. 228.

Arthur, see Stanmore.

General, advises evacuation of

Soudan, ii. 387-388, 393-394;
sugj^sted for the work, ii. 389 ;
previous career of, ii. 389 note 3 ;
agrees to policy of evacuation, ii.
390, 393-395 ; characteristics of,
ii. 391 ; popular feeling for, ii.
39?, 396 ; changes his plans, ii.
392 ; appointed temporarily gover-
nor-general of Soudan, ii 392;
instructions of, ii. 393, 394, 835 ;
views of, on the situation, ii. 393,
395 ; request regarding Zobeir, ii.
395-400 ; shows Khedive's secret
firman, ii. 400-402 and note 1 ;
reports himself safe, ii. 402 ; re-
lief expeditions to, contemplated,
ii. 402-404; Nile expedition to,
despatched, ii. 405 ; death of, ii
406 ; Gladstone's estimate of, ii.
409 ; Gladstone's views of appoint-
ment of, ii 417,436.

Gorham case, i. 316, 378-381, 632.

Gorres, Dr., i. 319-320 and note K

Gortchakoff, i. 649, 977, 984, 987
note, 988, 989.

Goschen, G. J., included in Russell
cabinet (1865), i. 790 and note 1 ;
on Irish Church bill, i 908 ; bill
of, for throwing open all lay
degrees, i. 947 ; on civil service
reform, i 949 ; president of poor
law board (1868), ii. 823; Local
Rating bill of, i. 1011, 1022 ; first
lord of admiralty (1871), ii 824 ;
considered for exchequer (1873),
ii. 71 ; opposition support of, i
472-473 ; opposes reduction of
estimates (1874), ii 91-92 ; at
Constantinople, ii. 248-249 ; on
Soudan question, ii. 415, 416 ;
votes with conservatives on
Collings' amendment, ii 528 ;



against home rule, ii. 531 note,
534 ; defeated in Edinburgh, ii
583 ; chancellor of exchequer
(1886), ii. 604 ; compared with
Hartington, ii. 606 ; urged by
Har ting ton to join the govern-
ment, ii. 607 ; budget (1887), ii
625; otherwise mentioned, ii. 106,
111, 112, 171, 233, 460, 608,
823-824.
Goulburn, Henry, appointed chan-
cellor of exchequer, i. 240 ; attitude
of, towards repeal, i 283 ; towards
Lord Derby, i. 419 ; otherwise
mentioned, i 271, 420, 472.
Government Annuities bill/ i 686-
687, 759.

powers, i. 304.

Gower, F. Leveson, ii. 67 note.

Lord Ronald, i. 817.

Grafton, Duke of, ii. 75.
Graham, General, ii. 810.

Sir James : —

Chronology — Reform advocated by,
i. 143 ; corn laws defended by,
i 114, 249 ; resigns on Irish
church question, i. 154 ; esti-
mate of Peel, i. 248, 263 ; atti-
tude towards protection, i. 253,
352 ; bill on Irish colleges, ii.
42 ; supports Peel on repeal, i
283 ; views on Peel's eulogium
of Cobden, i. 295, 296 ; on Peel's
changes of policy, i. 296 ; on
Disraeli's agricultural distress
motion, i. 354-356 ; Don Pacifico
debate, i 368 ; papal aggression
question, i. 407 ; Russell's pro-
posal to include, i. 416 ; decides
for Russell rather than Derby,
i. 418-421 and note, 423, 424;
views on Gladstone's attitude to
Disraeli, i 432 ; Russell's atti-
tude towards, i 444 ; refuses
chancellorship of exchequer, i
447-448 ; on Gladstone's repre-
sentation of Oxford, i 453 ; on
Gladstone's budget, i. 465, 466 ;
misgivings of, i. 466, 467 ; on
Napoleon iil, i. 485 ; on Peel-
ites' position regarding Palmer-
ston, i. 534 ; opposes Roe-
buck's proposal, i. 538 ; resigns,
i 539 ; reason for resigning, i.
542 ; efforts for peace, i 546 ;
Gladstone's relations with, i
55 1, 559 ; position of, contrasted



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Graham, Sir James— -continued.

Chronology — continued,

with Gladstone's, i 555; dis-
courages Gladstone's communi-
cating with Derby, i. 552, 556 ;
views of, on reconstructed
government, i. 561 ; on Divorce
bill, i. 571 ; uneasiness regard-
ing Gladstone, i. 581 ; on party
relationships, i. 584 and note;
Disraeli's attitude towards, i.
584, 587 ; inclines to Gladstone's
joining Derby, i 586, 590, 591 ;
in sympathy with Palmerston's
government, i 628 ; on Russell's
despatch regarding Italy, i 650;
death of, i 721-722.

Debating method of, i. 195.

Estimate of, i. 407-408.

Gladstone's estimate of, i 248,
250 ; ii. 765 ; his estimate of
Gladstone, i. 186, 804 ; Glad-
stone contrasted with, i 407 ;
otherwise mentioned, i. 126, 177,
238, 248, 258, 273, 275, 293,
405 note, 418, 420, 445, 446, 449,
482, 490, 492, 511, 526, 535,
536, 560, 566, 576, 593, 595-
596, 613, 664, 671, 828, 936.
Gramont, Due de, i. 959-962, 964,

968, 970, 971.
Grant, General, ii. 14.
— G., Gladstone's godfather, i. 7.
Granville, Lord: —

Chronology — On cession of Canada,
i. 402 note ; on Gladstone's bud-
get, i. 466 ; on Peelites' refusal
to join Palmerston, i. 535 ; tries
to form a government, i. 625 ;
French treaty, i. 656 ; Paper
Duties bill, i. 667, 671 ; letter
to Gladstone on his leadership,
i 806; against vote of confidence
after Reform defeat, i. 841 ;
on Gladstone's Chapter of Auto-
biography, i. 883-884 ; colonial
secretary (1868), ii. 823 ; Irish
Church bill, i. 895-896, 903-
905, 908-913 ; ii. 824 ; foreign
secretary (1870), i. 958; ii. 823 ;
efforts to avert Franco- Prussian
war, i. 959-964, 969; depre-
cates Gladstone's absence, ii.
30 ; Gladstone's daily confer-
ences with, i. 972 ; on annexa-
tion of Alsace and Lorraine, i.
9S2 ; on Black Sea provisions of



Treaty of Paris, i 983-985, 989 ;
on Collier appointment, i 1017 ;
on Alabama case, ii. 11, 18,
19 ; opposes honours for Mill,
ii. 38 ; consultations with, on
ministerial crisis, ii. 54-55,
60; at Hawarden (1873), ii.
82 ; advocates resignation
before assembling, ii. 100 ;
on question of leadership, ii.
112 ; on Italian view of Vatican
Decrees pamphlet, ii. 128; reports
Disraeli's proposed resignation,
ii. 158 ; on Bulgarian question,
ii 158, 160, 164, 172; view*
on the party vote, ii. 176 ;
succession of, to power, fdretold
by Gladstone, ii. 190; approves
Gladstone's Midlothian candida-
ture, ii 192, 193 ; views on
leadership, ii 209-210 and noU,
228-229, 232; omission of, by
the Queen, disapproved by Glad-
stone, ii 230 ; foreign secretary
(1880), ii 233, 234, 832;
Smyrna demonstration affair,
ii 248 ; Egyptian question
(1881-82), ii 314, 316-320, 327 ;
letter to Gladstone on renewed
offer of peerage, ii. 344 ;
conferences on Franchise bill,
ii 377, 378 ; correspondence,
etc., on evacuation of Soudan,
ii 387, 389 and note*, 392 ami
note, 397 note\ 399, 400 not*,



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