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... within six days. The naval committee has reported a bill for the construction of 20 mail clad steam gunboats. The Bichmond Whig, alluding to the sinking of vessels in Charleston harbour, says the North has taken the first step towards making Charleston ...

Published: Thursday 23 January 1862
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 4373 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

AMERICA

... Russell's nephew, (Applause.). Tlbey never forgivo him' thit )fto the hour he left England. He was at o ue. tinea r' Whig, but found that the Whigs ware the cold' aria. In'toersoy, and that unless a~ man was a nephew or reats 9'-ilve of spine mushroom peer, ...

Published: Monday 02 June 1862
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 5711 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

CORREPONDENCE

... these are the style of men who would inflict on the people of England an income tax I Well indeed has it been often called a Whig robbery-a tax pro- bably the most offensive to all, and which that slippery statesman the late Sir Robert Peel saddled us with ...

Published: Saturday 12 April 1862
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 7184 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

FOREIGN NEWS

... in which the former was riddled with shot and forced to retreat. The report Is, however, not entirely credltoo. Tho Richmond Whig says that the entire Confederate ?? in the Manamsas battles, do not exceed 5,000, and that the losses In the engagements In ...

Published: Saturday 18 October 1862
Newspaper: Manchester Times
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 20450 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: News 

MR. J. R. JEFFERY FOR LIMESTREET WARD

... would be sustained to the cause of progress by the retirement of such a man as Mr. Jeffery. The head of the Liberal party, old Whigs and Re- formers of more advanced opinions, many of the tradesmen in the ward, besides his more immediate friends, brought such ...

Published: Monday 13 October 1862
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 391 | Page: 6 | Tags: News 

THE CORPORATION OF WIGAN & THE MARKET TOLLS

... are inclined to back the markot There is some little curiosity attached to the prosecu- tion, for we have the anomaly of a Whig lawyer advocating protection to old Tory claims; and a Tory lawyer doing the needful for the stalllaeepers, in advocating ...

Published: Wednesday 09 April 1862
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 622 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

PARLIAMENT

... been prepared, but nothing to excite interest in the country. The question of retrenchment, one of the old watchwords of the Whigs, at one time threatened to become a parlia- mentary topic, but the moment Lord Palmerston saw what was brewing, he adroitly ...

Published: Saturday 28 June 1862
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 563 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

THE BUCCLEUCH JOB

... duke had originally a lease of Mon- tagu House, on such ridiculously low terms, that no Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether Whig or Tory, I could for a long time be got to renew it. We were further informed that, at last, when a Tory ministry was in the ...

Published: Saturday 26 July 1862
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 933 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

THE FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE OF AMERICA

... T[E FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE [ ~OF AMER10CA.i (From the Bichmonds Whig,) A few years ago, Sir John Muegrave and his beau- tinul daughter vlaited New York, bringing with them the prestige of a good name, and wearing the livery of exoeedlng gracefulness and ...

Published: Tuesday 16 December 1862
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1031 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

SUMMARY

... the means of defence has been demonstrated even more conclusively than in the preceding week. A Belfast journal (the Northern Whig) says that although some real distress exists in different parts of Ireland the cry of famine has been raised for political ...

Published: Saturday 19 April 1862
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1382 | Page: 6 | Tags: News 

MONEY versus MERIT

... offlcial mind. - General Peel only said what Sir G. C. Lewis might have said but for the trammels of official prudence and Whig antecedents. The argument will be better worth considering than it is at present when the army becomes a self-supporting insti- ...

Published: Saturday 07 June 1862
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1344 | Page: 6 | Tags: News 

THE BATTLE OF THE IRON SHIPS

... Com. mons, affords a forcible illustration of the truth of the foregoing observations. Whilst the whole independent House, Whig, Tory, and Radical, professional, and civilian, was in alarm, and full of the importance of the recent battle, the two sapient ...

Published: Saturday 05 April 1862
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1376 | Page: 2 | Tags: News