11 DECEMBER 1841, Page 8

Earl Grey is not ill, as it was reported last

week, though he suffers much grief at the death of his daughter Lady Durham.

The Globe says that Mr. Joseph Sturge and Mr. Sharman Crawford have been appointed by the members of the Manchester Anti-Corn-law Convention, to draw up a sort of political manifesto, as the basis of a union of Reformers.

The Edinburgh Witness mentions a report that Thomas Carlyle is a candidate for the chair of Universal History in the University of Edin- burgh, vacant by the resignation of Mr. Skene. The students were zealously preparing a petition to the patrons in his favour.

The Hui/ Advertiser received today denies that the visit of its editor, Mr. Kennedy, to Texas, has any connexion with diplomatic employment.