ON Monday, the Queen, 'Prince Albert, and the Royal children, left Osborne House for Buckingham Palace; where they arrived in the afternoon. The Dutchess of Kent visited them, and staid to dinner. On Tneiday, the Grand Duke and Dutchess of Mecklenburg Strelitz visited the Queen.
The Queen and Prince Albert attended the French Plays on Wed- nesday. Sir William Bess is painting a portrait of the infant Princess, by the Queen's command. Lord John Russell had an audience of the Queen on Tuesday; and Lord Heytesbury on Wednesday.