30 JANUARY 1847, Page 11

We understand that Lord Torrington has been appointed Governor of


Last night's Gazette mentions the appointment of Sir George Hamilton Seymour, the new Minister at the Court at Lisbon, to be a Knight Grand Cross of the Bath.

The Leeds Mercury states, that " during the past week Sir Robert Peel has directed the wages of the labourers employed on his estate to he aug- mented from twelve to fifteen shillings per week, in consequence of the present dearness and scarcity of food."

The Standard "has reason to believe " that a gentleman will receive a requisition to stand for Middlesex, who is " of the highest commercial rank, of great wealth, of considerable talents, and of the best principles, a thorough Protestant, and a zealous champion of native industry."