Lord Durham stands nursing his eye from a missile inscribed "act of indemnity" thrown by Lord Brougham who stands to the far right behind a tree. Coloured lithograph by H.B. (John Doyle), 1838.
- Doyle, John, 1797-1868.
- 3 December 1838
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An Act of Indemnity was passed censuring Lord Durham for acting unlawfully while Governor-General of Canada, forcing his return to Britain, the matter being brought by Lord Brougham. A "court plaister" is offered by Lord Melbourne while a "poor-man's plaister" is offered by Sir William Molesworth. Also present are Lord Monteagle, with his hands in his pockets, Lord Glenelg, Lord Howick, the Duke of Wellington and Sir Robert Peel