17 MARCH 1855, Page 6


TETE QUEEN held a Council, at Buckingham Palace, on Saturday. Mr. Edward Horsman was sworn of the Council, and took his seat at the board.

The Earl of Carlisle took leave of her Majesty, on proceeding to Ire- land. The Earl of Clarendon, Lord Palmerston, Earl Granville, and Lord Panmure, had audience of her Majesty.

On Wednesday the Queen held a levee, at St. James's Palace ; very numerously attended.

The Prince of Leiningen arrived yesterday week, on a visit to the Queen. On Monday he accompanied her Majesty and Prince Albert to the Photographic Society ; and to the Olympic Theatre on Tuesday.

On Thursday, the Queen and Prince Albert left Buckingham Palace a little before ten in the morning, and arrived at Osborne a little after mid- day. The Royal yacht steamed through the centre of the line of the fleet at Spithead ; the ships were dressed, and a salute was fired.

The guests of the Queen have included the Prince of Leiningen, Earl Spencer, the Duchess of Inverness, theEarl and Countess of Malmeabury, Sir William and Lady Molesworth, Sir Charles and Lady Mary Wood, Sir John Pakington, the Maharajah Dhuleep Singh, the Earl and Countess of Clarendon, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli, Sir Charles Eastlake, Lord Adolphus Fitzclarence, Sir James and Lady Gra- ham, Sir George and Lady Theresa Lewis, Major-General Torrens, and the Duke of Cambridge.