15 NOVEMBER 1834

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King LEOPOLD opened the session of the Belgian Chambers on

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Tuesday. His speech contains little that requires notice; it is commonplace and kinglike. Scarcely any notice is taken of the foreign relations of the country, except an...

Disastrous intelligence has been received from the 'West Indies. A

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dreadful hurricane on the 20th and 21st of September has totally destroyed many of the principal sugar-14!tesits4lie island of Dominica. From a letter written by letiOsinan on...

The Spanish Chamber of Procuradores adopted, on the 8th in-

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stant, the amendments made by the Proceres in the Foreign Debt Bill, by a large majority ; and have reoognized the Guebhard Loan.. From the seat of war, the new's is disastrous...

The Portuguese Cortes are wasting time in angry and profitless

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discussions. When the last accounts were despatched, Caa- VALHO'S budget, and bill for the sale of Church property, had made no progress. It is feared that the different members...


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Tim King of France has lost no time in procuring successors to the Doctrinaire Ministers, whose resignation was mentioned last week. At first he endeavoured to reconcile the...

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not in future be obstructed by the intervention of holydays,

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upon occasions when the general feeling of the community imposes no restraint upon the ordinary occupations of trade. With the exception, therefore, of Christmas - day and...

Elie lifittrupalig.

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As the 9th of November this year fell on a Sunday, the new Lord Mayer was sworn in on Saturday ; and the usual civic procession by land and water, the ceremony of inviting the...

qrbe COurt.

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THEIR Majesties had a full dress party on Monday evening, at the Brighton Palace, in celebration of the birth-day of the Princess Augusta. Among the principal guests were—the...

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In the Court of Chancery, on Monday, the cause of

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Page versus Broom was called on ; but Sir Edward Sugden, who was to lead, being detained from court by temporary indisposition, the Lord Chancellor, after some remonstrance from...

At the Bow Street Office, on Saturday, Captain Marryat, the

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author of Peter Simple, Sec. and editor of the Metropolian Magazine, pre- ferred a charge of assault against Mr. William Johnson Neale, the. au- thor of Cavendish and the Port...

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We are sorry to have too much reason to give

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credit to a report win Las just reached us, that a reverend gentleman at St. Albans has a sconded with a large amount of savings-banks deposits ; rumour sta nearly 8000/. There...

Int Country.

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Earl Spencer, whose good health was vouched for by the newspapers to the very last, died at Althorp Park, in Northamptonshire, on Monday afternoon. He had entered his...

Yesterday morning, about one o'clock, a fire broke out on

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the works of the Thames Tunnel, leading to the shaft, at Rotherhithe, about a hundred yards from the scene of the late fire in Church Street. In a few minutes after the first...

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A dinner in honour of Mr. Douglae, of Adderstone, for his ser- vices as a friend of Reform in the Border counties, was given to that gentleman on the :Id, by the new...

Patrick 31‘Guinness, an Irishman, was committed to Chester Castle on

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Saturday, for the murder of Peter Rogerson, a labourer, at Tittenley in Cheshire. The circumstances attending this murder would induce the suspicion that the assassin was mad;...


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, The Irish papers contain a correspondence between Sir Hussey lailan and the Marquis of Londonderry, in regard to the strong ex- ?lemons used by the latter at the Downshire...

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Lord Brougham, who was last week accused of stealing a

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Criminal Court, has this week been on his trial on a charge preferred by Mr. Robert Owen, of having pilfered from him the credit of originally establishing Infant Schools. This...

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POSTSCRIPT SATURDAY NIGHT. THE RING HAS DISMISSED THE WHIG MINISTERS !--fairly turned them out of office. His Majesty considers, or pretends to consider, the removal of Lord...

The Standard mentions that Sir Edward Sugden had an interview

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on Thursday with one of the most influential members of his Cambridge Committee, and that arrangements are completed for bringing him for- ward again in case of a vacancy. The...


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We have no authority for the important statement which follows, but we have every reason to believe that it is perfectly true. We give it, without any comment or amplification,...

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" Lambton Castle, 12th Novernb,r 1534. Sun—I t is smith great

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regret that I feel myself compelled to declare any inability to accept the invitation of wind' you apprizq nte. I have suffered so much front illness since my return front...

An express from Paris, received this morning at the Times

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office, brings intelligence of the resignation of the scarcely thruied new French Administration! wretehed abortion bad not three days' existence. No particulars are given. What...

According to the best private accounts from New York, there

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is little prospect of the quarrel between the United States Bank and the Government being adjusted and another charter obtained during the approaching sitting of Congress....

The Chancellor is said this morning to have promised the

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gentle- men to ss bum silk gowns have been offered, that at all events they shall: taut be disappointed. According to a correspondent of the Standard, his Lordship has the...


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The death of Lord SPENCER, by putting to hazard the existence of the Ministry ; causul a slight depression in the Money 11Iarket ; and hence a decline in Canc els of nearly c...

We have heard, to our great regret, that on Monday

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last, in the University of Oxford, it was (tete' mined by the Heads of Colleges and Halls, at their weekly meeting, to propose in Convocation a repeal of the University Statute...

The Morning Chronicle is wrong in saying that the Duke

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of WEI.. LINGTON had been with the KING. He has been sent for, but the message would not reach him till this morning. His Grace, we un- derstand, went yesterday to Strathfieldsaye.

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Arrived—At Gravesend, Nov. 8th, Florentia, Deloitte. from New South Wales. Sailed—From Gravesend. Nov. 8111. Royal George, Itichanls ; and Sir Thomas Mourn. Carew, for Vau...


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Orrice or ORDNANCE. Nov. 7.—Corps of Royal Engineers—Second Capt. J. C. Victor to be Capt. vice Smith, deceased; First Lieut. C. Mackenzie to be Second Capt. vice Victor ;...


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Jr has been said (by BURKE, we believe) that if an audience at a tragedy were told of an execution taking place in the next street, the theatre would be deserted for the scene...


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BIRTHS. On the 8th inst., at Leytou, Essex, the Lady of WILLIAM TAYLOR Corzza HD, Esq., M.P., of a daughter. On the 8th inst., at Tatton Park, Cheshire, the Lady CusatzarrE...

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The Lyceum closed last night, after a most successful season.

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Mr. ARNOLD has, upon the whole, though not in every particular, deserved his success. He has at last made his theatre what it has always professed to be, but never really was...

It is quite a relief to turn to the gay

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and pleasant Olympic, where Warms " shoots folly as it flies" with shafts of wit and ridicule, and makes agreeable sport even when she takes aim at " small deer" that should be...


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WHAT HAVE WE GAINED, AND WHAT HAVE WE LOST, BY THE CHANGES IN THE FRENCH CABINET? ;'Take such men as you will, hat continue the system; for the system is mine, and I will not...

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men created Ministers, whoselives have all been unfavourable to libetty

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Tne country may have cause to rejoice in the removal of Lord and to civilizatioits and who have supported and espoused the cause of men Aurtroee to the Muse of Peers. It will...

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WE agree with the Courier, that ' superhuman abilities" are not necessary to make an efficient Chancellor of the Exchequer. But we think, nevertheless, that very different...


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IN every-day life, when an individual is seen manfully struggling against surrounding difficulties, fighting his own battle with courage and constancy, there is commonly a...

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THE Archbishop of ARMAGH, a worthy member of the House of BERESFORD, was among the most influential and ardent opposers of the rejected Irish Tithe Bill. The consequences of its...


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LORD CHANCELLOR BROUGHAM is becoming a dreadful bore to the Newspapers. But as long as he is Lord Chancellor, and a Cabinet Minister, armed with power and patronage, we must...

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MR. E. TAYLOR has just finished the series of four Lectures on the above subject, which lie had been engaged to deliver, by the City of London Literary and Scientific...


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THE result of the Amateur Festival discloses some curious and i nteresting facts, on which much speculation is afloat in the musi- cal world. We have frequently noticed the...

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ill Wahth. Prom the finiobiography or a British °Sheer. By

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the .tuthor of &e. Cochran tin.I C.,. tans Elphilistone; 'Mann Story. A nd Leis; a.Detetna, foingle4 on Legend Si. tho Netdd Family of -- --. By Min Antic 'fallout, Bs 2 vols....


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'Norton wild and absurd enough in point of story, this pseudo "Autobiography of a British Officer" is yet superior to Cavendish, as well as to the Port Admiral. It has not so...

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HERE are two bold attempts, in the compass of two volumes—a novel, and a drama. As the order of the printer's arrangement coincides with the order of merit, we will take the...

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Tins is a new edition of Earl MOUNT-EDOCUMBE'S little volume, brought down to the present time, and including an account of the late Festival in Westminster Abbey. Lord...