16 JANUARY 1830

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The gentlemen of Lincolnshire met last week for the purpose

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of ex- pressing their determination to aid the poor in their attempts to get the malt and beer duties repealed. In the course of the discussion, some of the leading men were...


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THE affairs of France have almost disappeared from Ike list of standing topics in, our newspapers for several weeks. The ROTHS- CHILDS have been the successful candidates for...

From the opinions which we ventured last week to hazard

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on The question of the safety and present state of the press, our able contem- porary the Standard has somewhat unwar antably deduced, that we are ' labouring to palliate the...

COBBETT, in taking leave of his "kind friends" in Manchester,

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as- sured them of his unchangeable faith in his present opinions on the cur- rency, andall other matters. He added, that he should soon have an opportunity of confronting Mr....

The Standard, after signing the dismissal of the entire Ministry

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last week, has, in the course of the present, abated somewhat of the rigour The Standard, after signing the dismissal of the entire Ministry last week, has, in the course of the...

The conclusion of the interesting paper on" Vaccination" is unavoidably

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postponed till next week. We must again solicit the indulgence of our advertising friends. Though we have made great sacrifices to accommodate them, we have been obliged to omit...

is. the

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Private letters from India slate that some of the Native Regiments have mutinied. An order was passed for their reduction, but they have refused to be reduced.

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From the tenor of a letter which Lord Goderich has

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addressed to a member of the Committee of Retail Brewers, it is to be hoped that they will soon he freed from the intolerable penalties to which they are now liable for allowing...

DEATH BY DUELLING. — A duel, which terminated fatally, was fought on

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Friday the 8th instant, near the Red House, Battersea Fields by- a Mr. Oliver Clayton, and a Mr. Lambrecht. Mr. Clayton was wounded mortally, and he died in a few hours. An...

Messrs. Rothschild have been declared the successful bidders for the

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new French loan. A notice has been posted on the County Hall of Middlesex, announcing that it is the intention of the Commissioners of 'Woods and Forests to apply to Parlia-...

THE KING.•■•••It was understood that his Majesty had been indisposed

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a few days ago: the indisposition must have been very slight, as he has given several audiences during the week. The Duke and Duchess of Cumberland came to town yesterday from...


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CTOCE EXCHANGE, SATURDAY MORNING, HALF-PAST TEN.—ID the early 10.-t of this week, the Funds did not wear so promising an aspect as we have had occasion to describe for some time...

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Mary Murray was committed at Marlborough Street on Tuesday, for

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a robbery in the house of the Rev. Sir John Robinson, in Albemarle Street. She had con- trived to enter the house and seize upon a writieg - desk, which contained bank bills,...

William Banks, who IVSS convicted at last Surrey Assizes of

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a burglary in the house of the Rev. Mr. Warrington, of West Moulsey, was executed on Monday, in Horsemonger Lane. Thomas Mellon alias Mulhall, William Clinton, and Michael...

MR. ALAR1C WATTS AND THE TIMES.—The case of Mr. Alaric

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Watts against the publisher of the Times, for an alleged libel contained in a police report, was tried on Thursday before Lord Tenterden. The circumstances were these. Mr Watts,...

ROBBERY OF THE ROYAL MINT.—A workman, of the name of

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George Keith, contrived on Saturday morning to steal from the Mint, 2804 pieces of gold, termed blanks, or unstamped sovereigns. We have obtained a more accurate ac- count of...

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Ltimancs.—The Lord Chancellor has caused a circular to be addressed

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to the keepers of the various Lunatic Asylums in the kingdom. They are required to furnish returns of the numbers of persofis admitted into their establishments within the last...

In the beginning of the week, the high winds were

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productive of a great deal of mischief to the vessels in the Thames. In Limehouse Reach many vessels were blown.from their moorings and damaged. Letters from Whitby state, that...

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WE find that in much of what we stated last week in regard to the Book Trade question, we were misinformed—misled by the documents in the Morning Herald, whence we copied our...


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A FARCE so bad as the Phrenologists ought, for the honour of the human understanding, to be new ; but it is not completely so, and with as much originality as may easily belong...


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DUELLING. DUELLING is once More a prominent topic of conversation. A poor man has just thrown away his life in compliment to a custom of so- ciety. Is society the better for it...


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A MOST absurd and partial statement of a dispute between the Medico-Botanical Society and Mr. Faosr has been put forth by the i Observer. In that candid narrative, Mr. FROST s...

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TEE first meeting of this ancient and respectable club took place, at the Thatched House Tavern, on Tuesday last. The Catch Club forms almost the only link that connects any...


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MOORE'S LIFE OF LORD BYRON.* THE Life of Lord BYRON, or as the eloquent author modestly terms it, the " Notices of the Life " of that great man, is an impor- tant addition to...


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"We record the following triflingcircumstance, on account of the singular example it offers of the occasional habits of females in high life in other countries. La Marquise de...


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valuable hint for the education of gentlemen, which parents Ind guardians will do well to heed ; and in obedience to the intimation, they will not fail to send their young...

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Tins ." letter," ostensibly by a settler in New ' South Wales, and con- taining-an admirable 1 -account of that colony, its 41iinate, productions, condition, - and wants, would...

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LE NAVIGATEUR. 4 A COUNTRY like ours, possessing so large a

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navalpopulation, and being so eminently interested in all marine events, might be expected to be rich in works adapted for the amusement and instruction of those who go upon the...

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THIS question, so important to the interests of the fine arts, is one that will not be easily answered, if the decision be made upon the grounds of desert and of fitness for the...


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SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE. rge mournful interest belemingie„thia subject s has induced us to talte,,consider- ebles tolilipMfette truth of the various stafenients that hest tieen...

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Mr. DOUGLAS GUEST'S Picture, "The Banquet of Plato," and Crowning

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of Socrates. The subject of the picture is the meeting of several of the Greek philosophers, amongst whom are Plato and Socrates, at the house of Agatho ; where, after the...