17 MARCH 1832, Page 3

The accounts from China come down to the 20th November.

They describe trade and every thing else as proceeding in their customary train. The Bombay papers of the previous month (22nd October) mention a report, that Sir THOMAS METCALF was about to proceed to Canton with 16,000 troops. We suppose this is what the French call a bruit sourd ; it has not been whispered in any other quarter that we are aware of.