William Godwin's Diary


A Bill to extend to Ireland the representative principles underlying the Municipal Corporations Act of 1835 was debated in a Committee of the whole House, and a hostile amendment proposed by Egerton (1800–1857) was defeated in a formal vote.

See The Times, 9 March 1836 and Hansard Third Series vol. 32, 8 March to 20 April 1836, cols. 1-124.