22 MAY 1841, Page 11


Since the foregoing paragraphs were in type, a great many more items of electioneering intelligence have come to our hands. We must dismiss them briefly.

The Standard of this evening announces two more candidates for the City of London,—Mr. George Lyall, Deputy- Chairman of the East India Company ; and Mr. Edward Henry Chapman, Director of the Bank of England. The Globe says, that if Mr. Labouchere should refuse to stand for Liverpool, Mr. Baring Wall, the Member for Guildford, will do so. The Leeds Mercury names Mr. Clay, a nephew of the Member for the Tower Hamlets, as a candidate for Hull. According to the York Courant, Sir Gregory Lewin has declined standing on the Tory side ; and Mr. John Hardy, and his son, Mr. Gathorne Hardy, will be the Conservative can- didates. Mr. W. Lister met some of the electors of Bradford lately, and told them that his father, the present Member, will not stand again ; and be offered himself. The Leeds Mercury mentions Colonel Thompson, Mr. Richard Cobden of Manchester, and Mr. Hamer Stansfeld of Leeds, as being "agreeable to the Radical electors." Letters have been re- ceived in Sunderland, says the Courier, from Mr. Andrew White, the Whig, declaring that he will not stand again. Mr. William Sheppard, and Captain Fitzroy, R.N., nephew of the Duke of Grafton, are the Tory candidates for Durham city ; for which Lord Dungannon will not again offer himself; and Mr. Granger is canvassing the city in the Liberal interest. At York there are four candidates afield,—Mr. Low- ther and Mr. Atcherly, Tories ; and Mr. York and Mr. Berkley, classed by the Standard as Whig-Radicals. The Worcester Herald mentions Mr. James Foster of Stourton Castle and Mr. Holland as Liberal can- didates for East Worcestershire. The Earl of March, a Tory, has come forward for West Sussex. Lord Cranstoun has written a letter to the electors of Ashburton, recommending Mr. Jardine, the China merchant. At,a Tory meeting of Huntingdonshire electors, 1,200/. was subscribed towards the reelection of the present Members : Mr. Fellowes will bear all his own expenses, Mr. Thornhill a great portion of his. The Limerick Chronicle positively asserts that "Mr. O'Connell has written to say that he will offer himself for Kilkenny next election." The Wexford Conservative calls upon the Protestant electors to support Mr. Henry Lambert of Carnew, who was ousted by Mr. O'Connell in 1834, for his opposition in the Repeal question. Mr. Emerson Ten- nent is promised by the Standard that he shall be returned for Belfast free of expense: one gentleman has subscribed 1,0001. to a fund for that purpose.

Sir John Campbell has received notice to quit the representation of Edinburgh. At a meeting, on the 10th instant, of the Committee appointed in December last "to watch over the interests of Dissenters" in that city "in the event of a Parliamentary election," it was unani- mously agreed, with reference to steps to be taken at the approaching dissolut on of Parliament- - That there was a very general feeling among all classes of electors, both Church- men and Dissenters, that Sir John Campbell should not again be brought forward to represent the city; and that if he were brought forward, there was Teasel] to fear that he could not be carried, in consequence (tithe general and strong desire which existed that at least one of the City Members should not be connected with Government. by holding any official appointment ; and they further agreed in opinion, that such an arrangement would be more conducive to the interests of the city, and of the Liberal party generally, than the present arrangement, by which the time and attention of both Members must to a great extent be devoted to official business, and their influence em- ployed in promoting all the measures of Government. even although some of them may occasionally be opposed to the opinions of the great body of their constituents." Notwithstanding this plain hint, Sir John had intimated an intention to stand again : but the Committee, at a meeting held on the 18th, determined to adhere to their former resolution, and entered upon a course of proceedings for giving effect to it.