23 OCTOBER 1841, Page 9

We have good reason to believe that the French Government

has re- solved immediately to withdraw six sail of the line from the Mediter- ranean, and to lay them up at Brest. We cannot doubt that her Ma- jesty's Government will adopt corresponding measures, and will reduce to at least an equal extent the amount of naval force in the Mediter- ranean:— Times of this day.