20 JUNE 1840, Page 5

At the quarterly meeting of East India Proprietors, held on

Wed- nesday, an address of congratulation on the late providential escape " was unanimously voted to the Queen amid Prince Albert. A petition to Parliament against the Colonial Passengers Bill was adopted, with the entire approbation of Sir Charles Forbes, Mr. Weed- ing, and other proprietors.

Selections from official docaments relative to the dethronement of the Rajah of Sattara were erdered to be printed. These documents are so voluminous, that to print them entire would cost 2,000/.