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THE COERCION BILL.

(By CABijiE.) London, Jan. 28. In the House of Commons last evening, the, debate; on the second reading of the Irish Coercion Bill, giving the Viceroy power to arrest and detain all persons guilty or suspected of treasonable, conduct, and to limit the sale and possession of' arms, was commenced. Several members spoke during the evening, but the chief speaker was the Right Hon. John Bright, President of the: Board of Trade, who addressed the House in strong terms of justification of the action of the Government in proposing coercive measures for the repression of the prevailing disorder in Ireland. The debate now stands adjourned until the next sitting.

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THE COERCION BILL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 255, 29 January 1881

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THE COERCION BILL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 255, 29 January 1881

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