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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Political Commentary i
Subject Great Britain—Politics and Government
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Lord John Russell's Government resigned in February [1852] and the Earl of Derby formed a Conservative administration with Disraeli as Chancellor. There was a general election in July and, although the Conservatives gained over 100 seats, they remained a minority government. Joseph Irving notes in his Annals of Our Time [1869], 'A diversity giving rise to much comment was noticed in the speeches delivered during the present election by Ministerial supporters, regarding the views of the Cabinet on the subject of Free-trade', and records also 'a curious case of bribery' at Derby, where a man was found in the County Tavern with '265l. in gold and 40l. in notes' and a book containing 'the names of electors who had received money for their vote'. 

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Author William Moy Thomas
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Australia—Description and Travel; New Zealand—Description and Travel
Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
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William Henry Barber, solicitor, transported to Norfolk Island, 1844: account "taken down from the lips of the narrator, whose sufferings are described".

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Author Mr. [?] Harper
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
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Ten Minutes

31/7/1852

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Great Britain—Description and Travel
Progress; Memory; Commemoration; Nostaliga; Time—Social Aspects; Time—Psychological Aspects; Time perception;
Railroads
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The Flying Bridge

31/7/1852

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Education—Europe; Universities and Colleges; Schools
France—History
Friendship
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
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Paul Lacroix, Quand j'etais jeune (1833).

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All about Pigs

31/7/1852

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Author George Dodd
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Islam
Religion—Judaism
World—History
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Author Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: History i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
United States—History—General
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