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Dr. Richard Garnett said that it would not become him, not being himself a member of the Jewish race, to enter into the discussion which he understood was prevalent as to whether Re-settlement Day ought or ought not to be celebrated; but he was very glad of the con? clusion arrived at that it should be; because it gave him the oppor? tunity which he might not otherwise have had, of saying to them that he felt an equal amount of thankfulness was due from himself as an Englishman as from them as Jews, for the redress of an ancient wrong. In any wrong, two parties must participate: the one who inflicted it, and the one who suffered it. He blushed to say that England once stood in the position of the doer of a great wrong, and, therefore, there was reason for thankfulness that the disgrace had been removed.

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