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We said last week of the Special Commissions, that "thus

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far the conduct of the investigation has been marked by thorough de- azure " : our Postscript limited the commendation, for it described Lord ADINGER'S charge to the Grand Jury...


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THE publication, on Tuesday, of the Revenue-tables for the year and quarter, with the very unfavourable aspect which they presented, frightened people almost as much as the...

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bc eourt.

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Tim quiet this week at Windsor Castle has been profound. The Dutchess of Kent has been the only visiter ; walks, rides, and shooting for the Prince, have been the only...


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The Bishop of London commenced the triennial visitation of his diocese, in St. Paul's Cathedral, on Monday. His charge, as reported in the newspapers, has given rise to a good...

Now the English press opens in full cry on Canada.

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There has been a "crisis "—the fact cannot be concealed : happily it was met, and we hope surmounted, by straightforward decision on the part of the Governor-General. By the...

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Zbe Tirobintes.

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The seventh annual general meeting and exhibition of the East Essex Agricultural Society took place last week, at Colchester. After the show, nearly seventy gentlemen sat down...

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The Morning Post remarks, that the prevailing unhealthiness of the season has reached the higher classes : the Dutchess of Kent, the Arch- duke Ferdinand of Austria, the French...

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Opinions on the " startlitig " news from Canada come

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forth in the daily papers with more or less confidence. A writer in the Morning Chronicle, who is obviously kept well-informed on Canadian affairs, ex- presses cordial...


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SATURDAY NIGHT. The Acadia mail-steamer, which left Halifax on the 3d instant, arrived at Liverpool last night. She brings little intelligence in addition to the Great Western,...


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Arrived—Off Penzance, Oct. 12th, Prince George, Grant, from Singspore. At Liverpool, Oct. 12th, Enterprise, Robertson, from Calcutta; 13th, Argyleshire, Scott, from Bombay. At...

"A Loonna-o" wants to know our meaning in the use

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of the word" charac- teristic" applied to Lord Ponsonby's letter on the domestic slavery of Turkey. The word did not express our meaning : "curious" or" clever " would have been...

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At a crowded meeting of the Manchester Anti-Corn - law League, on

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Thursday evening, Mr. Cobden, in measured but emphatic terms, called Lord Abinger to account for his side-blows at the League, his opinions and political economy, and his...

At Marylebone Police - office, today, Alice Lowe was committed for the

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alleged robbery of Lord Frankfort ' s trinkets. She declared that he gave them to her to induce her to live with him,

The Liverpool Special Commission closed its task yesterday. The sentences

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are far too numerous to particularize : they have varied from fifteen years ' transportation to three months ' imprisonment. In some cases the prisoners have been let off on...

Quarterly average of the weekly li Lbilties and assets of

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the Bank of England, from the 16th July 1842 to the 8th October 1842— LIABILITIES. ASSETS Circulation £20,004,000 Securities £22,573,000 Deposits 9,368,000 Bullion 9,633,000...

Some alarm was created last night by the publication of

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what pur- ported to be disastrous news from India. It was conveyed in the fol- lowing extract, for whose authenticity the Standard vouches, from a hurried letter written on the...

Mr. G. E. Anson, Treasurer and Private Secretary to Prince

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Albert, was thrown by a stumbling horse, as he was riding out with the Prince and Sir E. Bowater, to hunt with the beagles, on Thursday : he was severely injured on the right...


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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY AFTERNOON. The statement of the revenue of the Unitedliingdom for the quarter ending the 10th instant was published on Tuesday, and has disappointed the...

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INTERNATIONAL LAW OF RIVER-NAVIGATION. IN the course of the discussions about the Amu:wort treaty, the question of the right of free navigation on boundary rivers, and rivers...


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Income and Charge on the Consolidated Fund, in the Quarters ended 10th October 1841 and 1842. INCOME. Customs Excise Stamps Taxes Property Tax Post-office Crown Lands...

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was drawn up to serve as a model for all

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others: it was ratified, and British Commissioners, Messrs. Munoz and FEATHERSTONHAUGH ; extended to the Neckar, the Maine, the Moselle, the Meuse, and and has laid down on it...

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THE development of the "ulterior objects" of the Oxford Tracta- rians, supplied by the new number of the British Critic and the week's labour of the Times, goes far to confirm...


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THE bracing air of October seems to produce once in a year the same effect upon the London world that the cool of evening pro- duces daily upon the Neepolitanq. Men who have...

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THE Parisians have revived GRETRY'S opera of Richard Coeur-de-Lion, and the managers of Covent Garden have followed their example. GRETRY, usually claimed by the French as one...

The Daughter of the Danube has driven away the owls

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from the Adelphi ; WIELAND'S comical freaks as the Imp, and Madame Paocaz GIUBILEI'S feats of foot as the Nymph, effacing all dismal recollections. The Hazard of the Die, a once...


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Ona correspondence and remarks upon exorbitant charges at English inns have brought upon us a most extraordinary proposal; not without ingenuity, and perhaps to be turned to...

Miss Pm:LLIPs, now Mrs. SALTzBunG, has returned to the London

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boards, after an absence of eight years, to play the matronly heroines of tragedy and grave comedy at Covent Garden. The reappearance of an actress who had been not so much...

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Tasvu.s, A Visit to Italy. By Mrs. Trollope, Author of " Paris and the Parisians " ; " Do- mestic Manners of the Americans," &e. &c. In two volumes Bentley. MISVONARY HISTORY,...

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IN October 1792, a few Baptist ministers met at Kettering in N o rthamptonshire, and, chiefly through the zeal of WILLam CAREY, afterwards the celebrated Orientalist, formed...

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From September 30th to October 13th, Richard Savage; a Romance of Real Life. By Ctiant.Es WHITEHEAD, Author of" The Solitary." In three volumes. A Visit to Italy. By Mrs....

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR. Loudon. 7th October 1892. Sin—My attention was only called to an article on the Local Sanitary Re- ports, in the Spectator of the 24th ultimo,...

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OFFICE or ORDNANCE, Oct. 7. — Royal Rest. of Artillery Second Lieut.—B. Lawson to be First Lieut. vice Newcomen. retired on half pay. WAR-0mm Oct. 14.—Ist Drags.—Capt C. P....


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On the 4th August, in Calcutta, the Lady of Lieutenant ROBERT Puce, of the Sixty. Seventh Native Infantry, of a son. On the 29th September. at Glendamel House, Mrs. CAMPBELL,...


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PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. Underwood and Picton, Manchester, brewers—Murgalroyd and Whitehead, Burley Mills, near Leeds, dyers—Dennis and Simpson. York, dealers in patent...

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BR ITISH FUND Saturday Monday. S. (Closing Tuesday. Prices.) Wednes Thurs. Friday 3 per Cent. Consols ........ 934 931 93 934 934 934 Ditto for Account 934 931 934 93 931 934...