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The President's Address

Trans. Devon. Assoc., vol. 2, Part 5, (1866), pp. 1-12.

by

The Right Honourable Earl Russell, K.G.

Prepared by Michael Steer

The Presidential Address, was presented at the Association’s August 1866 Tavistock meeting. The incoming President, John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, KG, GCMG, PC, FRS (18 August 1792 – 28 May 1878), was a Whig and Liberal statesman who was Prime Minister from 1846 to 1852 and again from 1865 to 1866. He was educated at Westminster School and Edinburgh University. As well as classically educated he was religious in a simple non-dogmatic way and supported "broad church" stances in the Church of England.  His grandson, Bertrand Russell became a noted philosopher who in later life recalled his elderly grandfather as "a kindly old man in a wheelchair." Lord John’s extensive biography with portrait may be accessed in Wikipedia. The Address, from a copy of a rare and much sought-after journal can be downloaded from the Internet Archive. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

 

 Page
Ǣneas4
Agamemnon4
Andromache4
Aristotle9
Bacon, Lord3
Black, Joseph3
Burns, Robert6
Calvin, John11
Carlyle, Thomas6
Charlemagne4
Charles II10
Charles V8
Charles VIII8
Constantine10
Copernicus7
Cosmo9
Cowper, William5
Crabbe, George6
Dante6
Demosthenes9
Dante9
Denner, Balthasar2
Dido4-5
Dow, Gerard2
Eastlake, Charles1
Elizabeth, Queen7
Eschylus9
Euripedes9
Francis I8
Froude, James Anthony6
Galileo,7, 9
Goldsmith, Oliver5
Gray, Thomas5
Hallam, Henry6
Helen4
Homer6
Hood, Thomas6
Hunter, John F.R.S.3
Icarus9
Knox, John11
Lewis, George7
Louis XIV10
Luther, Martin11
Macaulay, Thomas Babington6
Machievelli8-9
Manzoni, Alessandro6
Mary, Queen of Scots7
Medici, Lorenzo de9
Menelaus4
Michael Angelo9
Miltiades9
Milton, John5
Motley, John Lothrop6
Newton, Sir Isaac1
Niebuhr, Reinhold7
Pericles9
Plato9
Pope, Alexander4
Prescott, William H.6
Priam5
Reynolds, Sir Joshua1
Schiller, Friedrich10
Shakespeare, William6
Socrates9
Sophocles9
Tennyson, Alfred Lord6
Thucydides9
Varchi, Bennedetti9
Virgil5-6
Watt, James3
Wheatstone, Sir Charles2-3
Wordsworth, William6
Xenophon9
Ximenes, Cardinal8
Zuinglius, Ulrich11