19 NOVEMBER 1831

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The French Ultras are pursuing a very opposite, but a

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much honester game than their English brethren. They are impressing on the public the necessity of a great extension of the franchise, with the avowed purpose, by allowing the...

There are accounts from Nauplia to the 20th of last

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month. The Greeks are punishing, like barbarians, the barbarous assassir nation of their late political chief. PIETRO BEY'S son has been condemned to lose his right hand, and to...

The fall of Don MIGUEL has so often been decided

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in the. speeches of his exiled countrymen, and the speculations of the journalists of London and Paris, that when we are told its crisis is approaching, we listen but...

A treaty has been at length signed by the Five

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Powers, by which they solemnly recognize the independence of Belgium. Such a recognition necessarily flowed from the treaty of the Twenty.four articles, and was in tact but an...


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No public intimation has yet been given respecting the meeting of Parliament "for the dispatch of business ; " but a Council will be held on Monday, by which, it is supposed,...

Recent accounts from Warsaw state, that there will be a

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gene- ral amnesty passed by the Emperor, both in respect to the nation and to individuals. His interest counsels forbearance towards the latter, but the interest of tyrants is...

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THE CHOLERA IN ENGLAND.—From the daily bulletins transmitted from Sunderland

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by Dr. Daun, the weekly state of this disease, and of the other diseases which are reported in along with it (for what reason we do not know), is as follows. It will be seen,...

A very important pamphlet, entitled Householders in Danger from the

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Populace,* is just published by Mr. E. G. WAKEFIELD ; whose former detention in Newgate has given him one advantage at least, which may console both him and the public for. his...

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BRISTOL.—The Mayor of Bristol had sent to t h e Editor of

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the Bristol Mercury, copies of two communications, one submitted to Lord Melbourne, another to Lord Hill, each containing a brief narrative of the late riots—not differing...

THE Loan MAYOR.—At the Court of Common Council, on Thursday,

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the customary vote of thanks to the Lord Mayor was resisted by Alder- man Waithman. The speech of the worthy Alderman was rather a speech in favour of himself, than against Sir...

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CHALLENGING A LORD. — An application was made on Friday to the

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Court of King's Bench, for a rule to show cause why a criminal infor- mation should not be filed against Mr. Jadis, for sending a challenge to the Marquis of Blandford. The...

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• Swaara.—The Captain still walks his rounds. On Wednesday last

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week, farming property of the value of 3001. was burnt at Ilubbert's Bridge, near Boston. On the same day, above 100 quartets of corn were burnt near Daybrooke; and on Monday...

SUNDERLAND. 17th November 1831. Cholera.

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Diarrhoea. Common. Malignant. New Cases 10 4 4 Remaining at this date 36 12 . 6 Dr. Barry has been sent down to Sunderland by the Government.


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Accounts from Lisbon state that Don Miguel has imprisoned the British Vice-Consul at Coimbra. Brazil journals to the end of September were received to-day ; they contain no...


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Arrived. None. Sailed. From Gravesend, Nov. 12th, Persian, Plunkett, for Van Diemen's Land; 15th, Bengal Merchant, Campbell, for Bengal. 1Sth, Lavinia, Brookes, for the Cape;...

Com:mina:nos: wrrn PARIS.—The Paris letters state, that a daily estafette

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to this country is about to be established immediately. This has long been wanted by the merchants. THE Dcaz OF WELLINGTON.—ILS Grace visited Dover last week. He was exceedingly...


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On the 4th inst. the Rev. W. J. Phillpotts, B. A. of Oriel College, Oxford. was collated to the Vicarage of St. Ewnie Lanant, Cornwall, vacant by the death of the Rev. C....


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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY EVENING—Consols closed on Saturday at 82/, buyers ; and Exchequer Bills, which had been done during the day so low as 35 prem. at is. to Os. There was a...

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BIRTHS. 'On the 9th inst. at Preston Rectory, Salop, Mrs. WILLIAM TAYLOR BIRDS, of a son. • On the 11th inst. at the Vicarage, Dagenham, Essex, the Lady of the Rev. T. L...


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• LOWRY and WILLiers, Pinner's Court, Broad Street, attornies-ASE and BUT /BRICK, Sculcoates, Yorkshire, joiners-WWII:roams and Co. Prestolee, Lan cashire,...

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CONSERVATIVE GUARDS. THE propriety of a general arming of British citizens has beds much discussed of late, and it is a subject of the highest import- ance : we are sorry that...


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PUBLIC FUNDS. BRITISH. 3 per Cent. Reduced 3 per Cent. Consols Ditto for Account Si per Cent. Old per.Cent. New . 4 per Cent.. .......... Bank Stock .. . Ditto L. A... India...

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IF any thing more were wanting to cover the London University proceedings, as regards their late Professor of Anatomy, with shame, the honourable contrast afforded by...


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Otift society is of too mixed a kind to permit any very essential distinctions to exist between the Peer and the Commoner; and latterly it has been a mark of breeding to merge...


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" I suppose I may suppose."—Eights of Woman. SUPPOSE the Morning Post for once—just only once—were right, And Ministers should quit the field before they try the fight,— What...

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PART SECOND—THE POUNDS, SHILLINGS, AND PENCE. " Honours . . . , the cheap defence of nations." EDMUND Beass. THE following Tables show the offices that have accumulated in...

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!The abbreviations hardly require a key. Son, brother, uncle, father,

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cousin, are marked by s, b, u, I; c; where the relation is one of marriage, 0. (for " law ") is added. For all relations more remote than cousins-german, the general mark r. ("...

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IMO names printed in CAPITALS are those of Reformers. The Anti-Reformers are printed in Italics. Those who gave no vote on the Reform Division arc printed in the ordinary Roman...

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We must now close, for the week,— though neither is

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the subject nor our mat- ter nearly exhausted. In next number we shall try to find room for a table of the Matrimonial Connexions of Peers, and for the contributions of several...


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Abergavenny, E Harwich. BEDFORD, D Bedford Bute, B1 11 inbury Coventry, E. i \V a o th rcester Camden. H. Dudley, F Kidderminster De Dunstnnville, B Penryu Exeter, Id...


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WE have taken some pains to view the House of Lords under its various aspects. It presents itself in the way of the Nation's wish ; and it is natural that the Nation should seek...


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ENGLAND. Abingdon, E Berkshire Arden, B Surry Buckingham, D Buckinghamshire Beaufort, D Gloucestershire Monmouthshire Brownlnw, E Lincolnshire Bath, M Somersetshire Camden, M...

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made a due impression on him. It seems that Mrs. REBECCA HOBSON, one evening in June THE IRISH AMBASSADOR. duty to be put upon, to cry all through the Stranger, and then to...

Garden, called The Irish Ambassador. It is a rich piece

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of ab• avers,—sat next her, and made attempts to draw her into conversa- surdity, which fatigues the audience with laughter : it is a mono- tion. She refused tc listen to him,...

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Alice Paulet ; a Sequel to Sydenbam 3 Vols. The Affianced One. By the Author of "Gertrude" 3 Vols. The Sister's Budget 3 Vols. HISTORY, Mrs. Jameson's Lives of Female...

Mr. YOUNG'S Stranger is one of the parts he plays

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with a truth and beauty which are not to be exceeded. Miss FANNY KEMBLE'S Mrs. Haller is touching in the extreme. Neither is it deficient in force ; yet it seems, as a whole, to...

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The Sisters' Budget is like the Club-Book of unhappy memory,

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and seems to prove that there is something exceedingly antisocial among our wits. The authors of the Odd Volume acquired repu- tation b by their effort; bust not content with...

Mrs. JAMESON, a lady of considerable talent, and what is

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more rare, of a masculine vigour of understanding, which was even ap- parent under the dying languor of her consumptive EnnuyCe, has written a book of female sovereigns, against...

The Affianced One is a novel—a true novel—by the author

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of Ger- trude, a work with which, probably, our readers are acquainted, though we are not, for the name is placed in the titlepage as a thing whereby the author may be known....

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meeting for the season, at the London Coffeehouse, Ludgate Hill, on Thursday evening, and was well attended. We noticed parti- cularly the productions of two young artists of...

The Law of Husband and Wile, by a Solicitor, is

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an awful work. Since the table which was given from Mount Sinai, and which may be seen at this day inscribed in gilt letters above all Communion- tables, surely there never was...

The Translation of the Pharmacopoeia is an useful work, and

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does the author credit for industry and good intentions. At first, indeed, we could not help smiling to see doctors' stuff interlined with translation ; but the value of the...


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PICTURES of Hunting Scenes have not been so rife within these few years as formerly ; in consequence, we suppose, of their decline in popularity. HENRY ALKEN'S clever and...