14 MARCH 1840, Page 10

Means will no doubt be taken to place our trade

for the future on a sure basis ; and should the Chinese authorities resist, it is believed by parties who have been long resident in China, that the conflict with our trtops would lead to a revolution against the Imperial dynasty, and thus, perhaps, throw open a new and splendid field for British enterprise and manufacturss.—Morning Chronicle. [Yes, and a new and splendid field also for wars with France and the United States.]