21 JULY 1838

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ONCE more—but, alas not yet for the last time—have the sick- ening "Irish questions" been the chief subjects of discussion in the Legislature. Lord MELHojnuss has announced his...

The principal Conti.iental news has re.erence to the 13,!'gic- Dutch

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questioa. It is sad that King LsopoLn has withstood the solicitations of his lather - in - law, Louis PHILIP, awl abso- lutely refuses to concur in the Twenty-lour Articles....

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The Spanish news is insignificant ; consisting chiefly of reports

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of very trifling skirmishes, and of the mighty deeds expected from ESPARTERO, as soon as he gets money to pay his troops, with a supply of clothing, military stores, and every...

itSebateli an Praceetiingii in Parliament. IRISH TITHES,

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Lord JOHN RUSSELL, on Monday, directed the attention of the . House of Commons to the settlement of the Irish Tithe question. of course, be said, after the debate last week on...

MEHEMET ALI has forwarded part of his tribute to the

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Porte, and again made pacific assurances ; but it is supposed that he has only put off the day of' declaring his independence, the representa- tions of the Foreign Ministers...

has been received from Canada and Bands of marauders, consisting

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of from 50 .to 100 each, and composed of Canadians, Americans, and Europeans, mostly Irish, give the Government in Upper Canada much annoyance. One of these bands attacked a...

From accounts dated the 9th of June, received from Jamaica.

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there was no doubt that a bill would be passed by the Legislature of that island for the abolition of the Apprenticeship on the Is of August. A measure for that purpose had been...

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man's Arms Tavern, Shadwell Dock Stairs. The chief evidence wes

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given by Mr. Peter Ewart, of the Woolwich Dockyard, Chief Engl. neer to the Admiralty, appointed by Lord John Russell to make tee necessary inquiries and give evidence before...

ebe OtetropoTid.

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The Common Council, on Thursday, voted by acclamation .500/. towards the City Wellington Statue subscription. The inscription on the pedestal is to be simply " Wellington." The...

At the Marlborough Street Office, on Saturday, a Policeman weo

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fined 5/, and in default of payment ordered to be imprisoned three months, for an assault on Mr. Austin, a solicitor residing at Chelsea, and Mrs. Austin. This fellow's conduct...

et, court.

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THE Queen held a Court on Monday, at Buckingham Palace. The Prince of Hesse Philippsthal had an audience to take leave. After- wards, her Majesty held a Chapter of the Order of...

A Jury sat on Monday, in the Sheriff's Court, to

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assess the damages inn tiii action brought by Ann Stone, who kept cows and also carried on the business of a curter, in Cable Street, St. George's-in the- East, egainst the...

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be Catintrti.

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A meeting of the members of the West Sorry Reform Association was held at Guildford on Saturday, at which arrangements were made for carrying on the ensuing registration war...

The Reverend Mr. Gathereole was !bumf guilty last week, *it

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York Assizes, of a libel on the mete of &await), published in a periodical parraer called Thc C'hurehman, edited lay Gathercole. The libel con- sisted in imputing to the nuns at...

It was mentioned last week, that Messrs. Fielder], of Todmorden,

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had shut up their mills and dismissed their workmen, in cons. quesice of their abhorrence of the Poor.law, recently introduced into their district. On Monday last, the worknien...


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Mr. Stephen S. Rice. son of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is spoken of as a candidate for Limeiick, in room of Sir David Roche, one of the Coronation Baronets. It is...

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On Monday, a Coroner's Jury sat in Dublin on the

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corpse of Mr. Goddard Sterne, son of General Sterne, who has lived for some years in the Marshalsea prison, with a woman named Eliza Mauls , . On Saturday, the deceased was...

The exiled Bourbon family have transferred their residence from Goritz

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to Kirchberg, where the Dutehess de Berry was expected on the 12th. The Dutchess d'Angouletne had visited Prague. Among the friends who had paid their respects at Kirehberg,...

The Standard having, in the simplicity of its heart, asked,

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" When was any one hanged in England for mere libel?" I beg leave to refer the learned editor to the ease of John Twyn, a printer, who was tried before Lord Chief Justice Hyde,...

The Garter worn by the late Duke of Leeds is

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expected to be given to the Earl of Derby. A Supplementary Gazette, published last night, contains a long list of persons whom the Queen has made Extra Knights Grand Cross, and...

For some time past, the Government has had it in

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contemplation to form a Police body in South Australia ; and the Commissioners of the Metropolitan force have been engaged in selecting strong and able- bodied men to proceed...

By a return recently presented to the House of Commons,

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it appears that in the past year (1837) the number of liceuces taken out for beer. houses was forty - five thousand three hundred and ninety. lour. If we take the average of...

The Elinburgh Review, just published, contains the following letter to

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the editor, from Lord Stourton, correcting an inaccuracy in the pre- ceding number relative to George the Fourth's marriage with Mrs. Fitzherbert- " Mansfield Street, 30th June...

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SATURDAY. The House of Commons was chiefly occupied last night with a rest,- lution moved by Lord ASHLEY as an amendment to the Order of the Day for going into a Committee of...


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Arrived -At Gravesend, 3itly 15th, Charles Carter, Christall, from the Cape; 16th„ Dennison, Jones; awl Copeland, t: rau fool, flout China ; Louisa Campbell, —; and Emu, Howanl,...


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1:,:r14):41E. FRIDAY AFTERNOON. The Ministerial declaration in the Rouse of Lords, on 'Tuesday, as to the satisfactory state of Canada, in conjunction with the gi eat plenty of...

In the course of last Saturday, though too late for

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insertion in our first edition, we received from the correspondent who supplied us with information respecting the Report of the Irish Railway Commission, and whose statement...

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR. SIR—Knowing your resolution to probe and expose all military abuses, I wonder that you have not noticed the extreme disregard, to use no harsher...


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THE languid interest in things theatrical, that long days and warm weather superinduce even in such a changeable summer as the pre- sent, Las received a fillip,- by the...


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TO THE EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR. SIR — I only yesterday saw the observations you made upon what fell from sue in the House of Commons on Lord FRANCIS EGERTON'S motion relative...


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" This vas the most unkindest cut of all." — SIIAIESPEARE. MR. SPECTATOR — Are you aware of the curious fact, that in all convivial meetings wherever two or three Whigs are...

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FEVER IN LONDON. As we glanced over the Chronicle on Thursday morning, our nerves were much shaken by a review of the Report of tlw Poor- law Commissioners;* " calculated: as...

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TRADE. IT its attempted to defend the Eastern Slave-trade on the gnan! that the Hill Coolies, transported from India to Guiana, will be benefited by the removal. The Courier...

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ALTHOUGH the abuse of an institution is not in itself an argu- ment against such institution, it may, under certain circumstances, become a powerful conflitnet of other...

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Every thing is going on prosperously in Texas. Sheridan Knowles

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has the honour of presenting an English play for the first time in the quondam Mexican territory. The Hunchback had been played and re- peated at Houston, the Texian capital,...


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SINCE official attention has first been turned to the subject of ote Public Records, (now, perhaps, some farty or fifty year item from half a million to a million of money has...


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Name Aintree., State Papers. published under the Anthem/a his Majesty's Commis:doe. vsli. IV. Y.—King Henry the Eighth. Pert IV. PENAL 1.roist.sgiusr, Be la Reform,. des...


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MORE than once we have visited Mr. BALFE with severe criticism, but we now find ourselves able, with equal sincerity and much greater alacrity, to bestow on him almost...

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THIS splendid contribution to natural history is the result of an expedition into the interior of South Africa, fitted out in 1836, by a colonial society called "the Cape of...


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Iv is very striking in what a different manner moral and political questions are investigated in England and in France. With us. a mass of facts is collected—many authorities...

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Loan ROYSTON was the eldest son of the late Earl of HARD- WICKE ; and closed his career so long ago as 1808. He had been educated at Harrow and Cambridge; but, though stu-...

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Rapid as is the progress both of the fine and

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mechanical arts, com- memorative publications are apt to appear when the tempoiary occa- sion has ceased to interest. Perhaps this may be the case with such trifles as the...


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A YOUNG sculptor, Mr. STEELE, of Edinburgh, whose fame has not yet spread beyond the circle of his immediate connexion, has been for. tunate enough to obtain the honour of'...