24 JUNE 1843

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Tni House of Commons have rehearsed a chapter in political and social economy ; the text being the Sugar-duties, discussed in Com- Tni House of Commons have rehearsed a chapter...

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Debates ant Vroteetrings in Varlfament.

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SUGAR-DUTIES. In the House of Commons, on Thursday, the motion having been made, that the House should go into Committee on the Sugar-duties Bill, Mr. COBDEN moved an...

The Irish fever has a little abated, and the delirium

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exhibits an access of folly rather than furor. To realize his three million of Repeaters and their shillings, Mr. O'CONNELL resorts no longer to the appalling—like the...

The fourth division of the United Kingdom, Wales, has its

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open turbulence, now aspiring to the character of revolt. For some months there has been a resistance to the payment of tolls ; which seems to have originated in a suspicion...

The state of Spain has hitherto not materially altered. The

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in- surrection in the North has spread : but on the other hand, Mont- juich, the commanding post of the Catalonian capital, is faithfully held for the Queen's Government ; and...

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Zbe eourt.

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ROYAL movements have again been rife this week. The Queen held a Court at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Her Majesty gave an audience in the royal closet to the Prince and...

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gbe Itictropotis.

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A Court of Common Council was held on Tuesday, for the despatch of public business. Mr. R. L. Jones moved the adoption of the report on the improvements of the City ; and, with...

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gbe iBrobinres.

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" Rebecca and her Daughters" have grown in the audacity of their crusade against the tolls in South NVales, until they have drawn retri- bution on themselves. Some minor events...

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Mr. O'Connell had a demonstration at Ennis, for the county of Clare, on Thursday the 15th instant ; and the meeting is described as more numerous than any that preceded it—the...

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&MIN.—The insurrection in Spain has somewhat spread, yet without materially altering its character. The events at Barcelona, whence we have intelligence to the 17th, should...

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The Kentish Gazette states that the Queen and Prince Albert, with their children, will in a few weeks visit Walmer Castle, for the sake of short excursions on the coast in the...

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SATURDAY NIGHT. The Irish Arms Bill was discussed all over again in the House of Commons last night, on the motion to go into Committee ; and there was a long debate...


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BIRTHS. Ou the 11th June. the Lady of the Rev. EDWARD FRANCtS COKE, late Curate of All Saints, Hereford, of a daughter. On the 11th. at the Countess of Memborougles, in Dover...

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. It is stated, that after the reduction of wages

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has been carried to as low a point as it is safe to attempt, the manufactured article will not at present fetch within 1/. per ton of the cost of production ; and that there is,...


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THE theatrical world has been for a long while moving westward, and now the old haunts of playgoers are utterly deserted : the stage has migrated from the purlieus of Drury Lane...

Dublin papers of Thursday announce the dismissal of Mr. Hewitt

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Bridgeman and Mr. Cornelius O'Brien, the Members for Clare, from the commission of the peace ; and the resignation of Mr. H. O'Rorke. Mr. Alderman Musgrove, and Mr. F. G. Moon,...

The Journal des Debuts of Thursday states, that General Alvarez

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had invested Granada on the 10th instant ; where the Junta had raised the ancient " Catholic banner" of Ferdinand and Isabella, not previously displayed since the war of...

Accounts from Carmarthen, to Thursday evening, state that no fresh

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disturbance bad taken place in that town ; but about the country several more gates have been demolished by armed bands of some hundreds, and threatening letters are sent to...

The feeling that some great change must be made in

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the position of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland pervades every party ; and evi- dences of the feeling peep out in the most unexpected quarters. The Whig Lord Palmerston...


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STOCK EXCHANGE. FRIDAY AFTERNOON. The buoyant appearance exhibited by the market during the last week has continued during the present; and the general result of the operations...


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AoorvED—Off Plymouth, 22d June, Jane Catherine, Blake, from Ceylon. Orr Fal- mouth. 19th ditto. Fortitude, Hutton. from Manilla. At Liverpool. 17th ditto, Mary, Mackie. from...

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR. As a sincere believer (though convinced against my will) in the truth and importance of the mesmeric phxammena, I venture to question the...


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THE concert of Monday night was below the average excellence of the season, and may be dismissed with very little comment. ACT r. Overture, Fidelio BEETHOVEN. Resit... Eli...

The dark clusters that hang so thickly under the Opera

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colonnade on propitious evenings—insuring the enterprising le. see a glorious vintage- -formed earlier than usual this Thursday, on the occasion of FORNASARI'S benefit : and the...

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TRUSTING TO THE CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. A SUSPICION gains ground, that Sir ROBERT PEEL, when he under- took the task of governing, had, properly speaking, no plan in view but to...


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THE Carmarthen riot is what theatrical managers would call the revival of an old stock-piece. The small farmers and huxters in Carmarthenshire grumbled sorely at what they...

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THE opinions of the Judges on the points submitted to them in relation to monomania, go, as might have been expected, to esta- blish that, under a strict interpretation of the...

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Broaessar, Memoir of the Life and Correspondence of John Lord Teignmouth. By his Son, Lord Teignmouth. In two volumes Hatchard. Militant ADVENTURE, The Closing Events of the...

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NOTWITHSTANDING the lateness of its appearance, Captain Lochs Closing Events of the Comperign in. China is one of the best books that the war has produced, if not the best of...

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IN spite of a rather matter-of-fact style in scenes of interest, whets such a style is out of place, and occasionally of too obvious an art to introduce incidents exhibitive of...

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From June 16th to lime 22cl. BooKs. The English Universities. From the German of V. A. HUBER, Pro- fessor of Western Literature at Marburg. An abridged translation, edited by...

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THE ROYAL COMMISSION. THE carvers in wood and stainers of glass have been invited by the Royal Commission to show what they can do towards adorning the New Houses of...

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THE parlour of the Mansionhouse has been the field of a bloodless battle, fought not with but for cannon ; ballot-balls being used instead of bullets. The combatants were the...


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Tuesday, June 20. PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. Ward and Wagstaff. Sudbrooke, Lincolnshire, farmers-Shillicorn and Gill, Liver- pool, painters-Aiuswor.lt and Co. Little Bolton,...


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WAS-orerce, June 23, 1st Drags-Lieut. E. H. Lloyd to be Capt. by pnrchnse, vice Sands, w ho retires ; Cm net and Adj. R. C. Noake to have the rank of Lieut. ; Cornet T. Thereto°...

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BRITISH FUNDS. (Closiug Prices.) Saturday Monday. Tuesday. 'redoes. 94 941 1011 12 9 180 43 62 REIGN FUNDS. during the Week ending Friday Evening.) - Mexican 5 p. Ct. Ditto...