7 JANUARY 1832

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IN 1832.

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- NEWS. FOREIGN COUNTRIES. America-,Census of the United Slates, 58. Destructive flood in the valley of the Ohio, 997. Proposal.to separate South Carolina from the Union, 838;...

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THE trial of the Bristol rioters forms the chief, we might say the , only, feature of the week. The Commission was opened on Mon- day, by Chief Justice TINDAL, with a speech...

The work of agitation progresses in the sister kingdom; but

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it is agitation only, not fermentation. There is a want of the vinous principle. The fluid is shaken and bubbles; but it remains, not- withstanding the froth on its surface,...

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The state of the Revenue, for the quarter ending the

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5th instant, 'was published yesterday. We give the essential tables in another column. The entire falling oft' in the year just terminated, com- pared with the year ending 5th...

From the Paris journals it appears that two divisions took

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place on the Life Peerage Bill. In the Chamber of Deputies, it was originally meant to extend the qualification for Peers to all persons paying 3,000 francs [1401.] per annum of...

LEOPOLD gave a grand ball the other day. Before the

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time came, the most sinister rumours were spread abroad by the little Orange faction—every state, it would appear, must be pestered with this colour of the forsaken—even...

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elje Aftetrzipstii#.

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A COURT of Aldermen was held on Tuesday, chiefly for the purpose of swearing in the new Alderman for Portsoketi..,,,_- Alderman Cope- land presented a petition from certain...

ebe Court.

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THEIR Majesties - so the Brighton Court circular assures us-continue to enjoy wunterrupted good - health and spirits. The slit ht cold by which the inhabitants of Windsor were...


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Abstract of the Net Produce of the Revenue of Great Britain, in the Years and Quarters ended 5th January 18431 and 5th January 1832, showing the In- crease or Decrease on each...

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ley. To Mr. Rimell, who on Wednesday was one of

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the opposing creditors, he owed 340/. for the hire of horses and carriages ; and he went to prison in November 1890, nine months after he attained his majority. He had at that...

About two o'clock on Friday morning, the inhabitants of Rother-

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hithe were thrown into a state of great alarm, by a fire breaking out on board the large ship Amelia and Ann, an East Indiaman, lying in the East Country Dock; which illuminated...

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Er-be ecruntrp.

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THE BRISTOL SPECIAL COMMISSION. THE Commission was opened on Monday. A strong body of Po- lice mustered, under the superintendence of Mr. Dowling, one of the London officers ;...

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A general meeting of the citizens and householders of Dublin was held at Hone's Mart on Wednesday; when the resolution of the Trades and National Unions, calling upon the Irish...


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'THE Nottingham Commission was opened on Wednesday, before Mr. Justice Littledale and Mr. Justice Gaselee. The calendar contains the names of only 41 prisoners; of whom there...

A brown pointer dog was found on board La Belle

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Julie, and it is stated that some bloody shirts have been since discovered. -There is also a report of two young men, dressed in sailors' apparel, entering at a • very early...


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Sunderland. Newcastle. Gateshead. Dec. 29, Remaining 7 67 ' 68 New Cases 1 22 ..-... ........ 29 30 , 1 32 .....- ........ 39 —81, — 23 ........2. 20 • Jan. 1, — ....- ........

At the Cambridge Borough Sessions, on Monday, Henry Braine, student

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of Trinity College, was charged with an attempt to burn or destroy the letters in the letterbox of the Cambridge post-office, " by introducing into the letterbox a certain case...

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The Standard last week stated that the Aberdeen Anti-Reform pe- tition had received ten thousand signatures. The number, independent of its roundness, seemed startling, but...

ftiall Cam. • Tim MAsTEn-KEY.—On Wednesday, the Lord Mayor gave

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a splendid entertainment to about sixty of his most respectable fellow citizens, and many leading members of the Corporation. On Tuesday also, the first day on which the Court...

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WAR - OFFICE, Jan. 6. - 2d Regt. Dragoon Guards : Lieut. H. Curtis to be Captain. by purchase, vice Smith, who retires; Cornet 11. 3.0. Vandeleur to be Lieut. by pur- chase,...


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London, 241 January 1332: Sea—In your last Sunday's Spectator, you were so good as to honour a letter of mine with a place in your useful and valuable Paper ; and also inserted...


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TO THE EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR. Gloucester, ‘2d January 1532. is an universal exclamation, that " something must be done on the subject of dissection '." yet all agree with...


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London, 1st January 1532. MR. SPECTATOR—Amongst the Answers to Questions in your last Number, have observed a letter from "A Cornubian Radical," in which he most zea- lously...


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The Rev. E. Nepean, M.A. of Trinity College, Cambridge, was last week instituted to the Rectory of Heydon, in Norfolk, on the presentation of W. E. L. Bawer, Esq. of IIeydon...


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JAx.;.—On the 15th ult. G. W. Newnham, MA. Scholar of Corpus Christi College, was elected Fellow of that Society.

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FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES. Tuesday, 3d January.

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ARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. EVANS and HIPTCHENCE, Newman Street, Oxford Street, dress-makers - G. and S. IXNELL, Bristol, merchants - TESSIER and HARRIS, Portland Street, St. James...


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On the hat inst. the Lady of the Rev. W. II. HALE, of the Charter House, of a son. On the 3001 tat. in Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, the Lady of I'. F. RoinNsolt, Esq. of a...

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BRISTOL COMMISSION.—OR Thursday, William Clarke and Patrick Kearney, both of

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whom were found guilty of the attack on the New Gaol, together with other three—Matthew Warry, John Towel, and William Osgood—were again placed at the bar, on a charge of...


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Tile lack of patronage for Historical Painting has been justly com- plained of. To remedy this evil by partial favour, is to do a little service at the expense of great...

THE OLD BAILEY SESSIONS.—T1WSC sessions commenced on Thursday. The only

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trial of the slightest interest, was that of the woman Cooke and her reputed husband, which took place yesterday, for the murder of the aged female named Walsh. The particulars...

The King was closeted, during a great portion of Wednesday,

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with Earl Grey, at the Pavilion, at Brighton. We are informed, that so extremely secret was the interview on this occasion, that the confiden- tial Secretary of his Majesty was...


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The University of Warsaw is shut up. The Polish language is in- terdicted, and the French likewise ; the youth of Poland are hence- forth to learn the Russian only. NICHOLAS is...

This Number begins the Fifth Volume of the Spectator. Notice

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will be given when the Index to the Fourth Volume is ready for delivery. It is probable that we shall have occasion to print an additional impression of the Anatomy of the...

There was a very confident report on Thursday night and

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Friday morning, that the Duke of WELLINGTON was dead. Messengers were immediately sent from the Post-office by the Duke of RICHMOND, and from the Government offices also. The...

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" Nor rough, nor barren, are the winding ways

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Of hoar antiquity, but strewn with flowers." Antiquaries should bless Thomas WHARTON for these beautiful lines, at once an apology and justification of their favourite pursuit....

A Portrait of the King, admirably lithographed by LANE from

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a • drawing by MORTON, is the best likeness, both in feature and expres- sion, of any we have seen of Wit.mam the Fourth. Mr. MORTON has painted the Kirg so often, that he...


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DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRISTOL RIOTS.. Tilt Standard would persuade the public that there is something at the bottom of the Bristol riots, which the Government are de- sirous of...


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Srocx EXCHANGE, FRIDAY EYENING.—Three per Cents, closed on Satur- day at 841; Exchequer Bills at is. to Ss. prem. ; Belgian Scrip at is. to Ss. prem. A reported decline in the...


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The Nandi, from Bengal to Liverpool, was seen on the 27th Au g ust, in lat. IS N. Ion. 28 E. dismasted and under jury-masts, steering N. W.; it was expected she would reach...

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THE Aldermen have taken the first step towards the radical re- form of their own Court ; they have accepted as Alderman for Portsoken, the person who at the recent election had...

THE MAJOR AND MINOR THEATRES; IN considering the question which

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is at present agitating With hopes and fears the little world of the Drama, it is good to ascer- tain, in the first place, its precise bearings. Of the score of thea- tres that...

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THE most excessive laughter we ever endured for a continuance, was at the representation of a "deep tragedy" at a country theatre; and the dullest evening we ever passed, was...


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WHEN last week we gave away the Anatomy of the Peerage by way of Supplement, we at least gave away our own. Our readers were aware of the extent of our labours in that line; but...

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FICTION, ' Eugene Aram. By the Author of "Pelham." 3 vols. Colburn add Bentley, Tim LATER ANNUALS, • The Keepsake for 1831 Edited by Frederic Mansel Reynolds Longman and Co....

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• Is it possible that the world can have used a word for five or six thousand years WithOut a meaning?—a word that has been laid as one great fbundation-stone of the science of...

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IT would seem that the larger an Annual is, the later it is : the more splendid its decorations, and the more magnificent its size and structure, the nearer to Christmas is the...

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MR. MURRAY, in publishing the first of his fourteen volumes of the Life and Works of BYRON, has laid the first stone of that monument which he has for some time announced he...