1 NOVEMBER 1851, Page 2

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THE Queen held an investiture of the Order of the Bath on Tuesday evening. In the presence of several Knights Grand Crosses assembled with the usual state in the Throne-mom at Windsor Castle, she invested Lieutenant-Colonel Reid, Governor of Malta, and Sir Richard Mayne, chief Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, both of them Compa- nions of the Bath, with the riband, badge, and star of a Civil Knight Commander of the Order.

The Queen and Prince Albert visited the Countess de Neuilly, at Clare- mont, on Monday. Among the guests at Windsor Castle in the past week, have been Lord John Russell, Mr. Labouchere, the Earl and Countess of Shaftesbury, Colonel Sir William Reid, and Lord and Lady Bloomfield.