9 JUNE 1866, Page 1

The Chancellor of the Exchequer on Thursday night requested the

House to grant to the Princess Mary an annuity on her marriage of 2,000/. a year, in addition to the 3,000/. she already. enjoys. He remarked incidentally that there was the precedent of some forgotten Princess Sophia, and took occasion to say that the Prince of Teck was a very fine fellow, that he would live in England, and that he had not much to live on. The vote, which is moderate almost to parsimony, was of course passed unaui- mously.