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Title: Whigs and Whiggism: Political writings
Publisher: Kennikat Press
Publication Date: 1971
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... formed an integral portion of his campaign in behalf of Lord Lyndhurst against the Whigs. It will be convenient, for the better understanding of the Letters, to give here the composition of the Ministry of the day: Prime Minister Lord President of the Council Lord Privy Seal Chancellor of the Exchequer Home Secretary Foreign Secretary Colonial Secretary First Lord of the Admiralty Viscount Melbourne. The Marquis of Lansdowne. Viscount Duncannon. Mr. T. Spring Rice (afterwards Lord Monteagle). Lord John Russell. Viscount Palmerston. Lord Glenelg. Lord Auckland; Lord Minto. President of the Board of Control Sir John Cam Hobhouse (afterwards Lord Brough-ton). Secretary at War...... Viscount Howick (afterwards Earl Grey). Board of Trade Mr. C. Poulett Thomson (afterwards Lord Sydenham). Chancellor of the Duchy of Lan-caster........ Lord Holland. Lord Chancellor...... In Commission; afterwards Lord Cottenham. Irish Secretary...... Viscount Morpeth. Sir John Campbell (afterwards Lord Campbell) was Attorney-Greneral, and the Earl of Mulgrave (afterwards Marquis of Nor-manby) was Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland. DEDICATION: TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR ROBERT PEEL, BARONET, M.P. Sir,--I have the honour to dedicate to you a volume illustrative of Whigs and Whiggism. It has been my object to delineate within its pages not only the present characters and recent exploits of the most active of the partisans, but also the essential and permanent spirit of the party. It appeared to me that it might be advantageous to connect the criticism on the character of the hour with some researches into the factious idiosyncrasy of centuries. Political parties are not so inconsistent as the superficial imagine; and, in my opinion, the Whig of a century back does not differ so...Product Description:
Originally published in 1914. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.
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