By David Bebbington
W. E. Gladstone towers over the politics of the 19th century. he's recognized for his regulations of economic rectitude, his campaigns to settle the Irish query and his championship of the rights of small international locations. He continues to be the one British leading Minister to have served for 4 separate phrases. In 1998 a world convention at Chester university introduced jointly Gladstone students to mark the centenary of his loss of life, and plenty of of the papers awarded on that get together are released during this quantity. overlaying the total of the statesman's lengthy political existence from the 1st Reform Act to the decade of the 19th century, they vary over subject matters as assorted as parliamentary reform and loose alternate, Gladstone's English Nonconformist supporters and his Irish Unionist rivals. A decide on bibliography, prepared by means of topic, offers assistance for additional learn. the gathering kinds a tribute, appreciative yet severe, to the Grand outdated guy of British politics.
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Aitken to Lord Minto, Chairman of the Royal Commission on Religious Instruction, 30 January 1836, NLS, Minto Papers, MS 11802, f. 26. 48 T. Chalmers, Fourth Report of the General Assembly Committee on Church Extension, Edinburgh, William Whyte, 1838, p. 12. 49 T. Chalmers, Lectures on the Establishment and Extension of National Churches, in Chalmers (1835–42), vol. 17, pp. 185–355. 50 GD, 27 April, 1, 3, 8, 10, 12 May 1838. 51 J. F. Leishman, Matthew Leishman of Govan and the Middle Party of 1843, Paisley, Alexander Gardner, 1921, pp.
Pusey to J. R. Hope, Very Private, 4 August 1837, National Library of Scotland [hereafter NLS], Hope-Scott Papers, MS 3675, ff. 192–93. 47 For example, D. Aitken to Lord Minto, Chairman of the Royal Commission on Religious Instruction, 30 January 1836, NLS, Minto Papers, MS 11802, f. 26. 48 T. Chalmers, Fourth Report of the General Assembly Committee on Church Extension, Edinburgh, William Whyte, 1838, p. 12. 49 T. Chalmers, Lectures on the Establishment and Extension of National Churches, in Chalmers (1835–42), vol.
6 Hanna (1849–52), vol. 2, p. 106. 26 Gladstone Centenary Essays 7 T. Chalmers to J. G. 98; J. Gladstone to T. 16. 8 T. Chalmers to J. G. 98; J. Gladstone to T. 1–4. 9 T. Chalmers, Collected Works of Thomas Chalmers, Glasgow, Collins, 1835–42, vol. 14, p. 227. 10 Checkland (1971), p. 127. 11 J. Gladstone to T. 12–14; T. Chalmers to J. 98. 12 T. Chalmers to J. 98. 13 GD, 25 December 1826, 26 May 1828. 14 Gladstone, Autobiographica (1971), p. 217; Gray (1948), p. 9. 15 GD, 13, 16, 17, 18, 24 December 1833; 8 January 1834; Morley (1903), vol.
Gladstone Centenary Essays by David Bebbington