[Sunday, 15 April.]

<…> past the 2d. reading which it did yesterday morng. by a majority of nine,[1] she delivered to me Mr. Boyd’s message on the same subject.

Mr. Curzon preached, what I thought a good sermon.

Much out of spirits.

1. The House of Lords voted 184–175 in favour of the 2nd Reading of the Reform Bill. The Times, 14 April 1832, in a report of the proceedings, noted that the debate began on the afternoon on 13 April, but that Their Lordships did not adjourn until 7.15 a.m. on 14 April.


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