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Opening Of Parliament,—The Queen's Speech

Volume 51: debated on Thursday 16 January 1840

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The Parliament having been this day opened by her Majesty in person, the Commons were summoned to the bar of the House of Peers to hear the Royal Speech. On their return the Speaker read the Speech, and the House adjourned till four o'clock. On re-assembling.

having moved a new writ for Edinburgh in the room of the right hon. T. B. Macauley, who since his election had accepted the office of her Majesty's Secretary at War,