29 APRIL 1865, Page 3

The Ottoman Company—capital, 500,0001., in 25,000 shares of 20/. each—has

been started for the purpose of transacting the profitable business of commission merchants and financial agents in connection with the trade and commerce of the Ottoman Em- pire. The head office of the company will be in London, with agencies in the manufacturing•distriete, and branches at Constan- tinople, Smyrna, and Beyront.