16 OCTOBER 1841, Page 11

A correspondent draws attention to some circumstances connected with Lord

Ellenborough's administration as the Indian Minister in Eng- land, which go to show that his appointment to the chief government is one of the very best that could have been made by his party. Instances of his far-seeing policy are afforded by the opening of the Indus navi- gation, which followed Sir Alexander Barnes's first voyage up that river, and by the mission to Runjeet Singh, promoted by the new Go- vernor-General—that is, as the Post says, that is to be, according to the Times.