1 JULY 1848

Page 1

A concurrence of reports from various quarters, and in different

The Spectator

forms, corroborates the former belief that England is to mediate between Sardinia and Austria, to settle the question of the Lom- bardo-Venetian kingdom. A contemporary, usually...

The Ministerial crisis winch was taikeu of at the end

The Spectator

of last week has passed over without any revolution in Downing Street : the House of Commons has resolved by 260 to 245 to go into Committee on the Ministerial proposition for...


The Spectator

THE great thunder-cloud of war which had been hanging so long over Paris burst at last: the storm is over, for the time ; and Pa- ris, shattered, bloodstained, disgraced—its...

Page 2

dints anti prime:lingo in Vail iamen t.

The Spectator

THE WEST INDIA DEBATE. In the House of Commons, on Monday, before the renewal of the ad- journed debate, Mr. HAWES went into explanations on the charges made against himself...

Page 5

bt ourt.

The Spectator

THE Queen held a Privy Council and Court on Tuesday afternoon, at Buckingham Palace. The Council was attended by Prince Albert and most of the Cabinet Ministers. The Earl of...

gbe jifletropolts.

The Spectator

A Court of Common Council was held on Thursdry, for the despatch of' business. A letter from the patronesses of the Spitaitields ball was read: it declined the offer of the...

Page 6


The Spectator

The project-for the union of parties moves slowly, though it still makes some progress. It is said that Mr. John O'Connell again hesitates, and is not quite sure about acting on...

be firobintes.- Th6 candidates - for - the representation of - TiorshaM - were tioniinatedons

The Spectator

Wednesday; the Honourable Edward Howard being the new candidate , proposed. The shoveof hands was in favour 'of Mr. Fitzgerald, and a poll was demanded. The election was...

Page 7

fforticat anti. QIDo4onfa1.

The Spectator

Face.—The revolt in Paris, of which the beginning was merely an- nounced in our first edition last week, and was very briefly reported in a latereditionrassamed the character of...

Page 11


The Spectator

Tuesday!s. GazetteAnnouneed that Lord Palmerston had-received from Mr. Belford Wilson, her Majesty's Charge d'Affaires at Caraccas, a de- ,spatoh, dated the 19th of May...

Page 12

The times are serious. The Italian people are not wanting

The Spectator

in their day; but if, after abandoning the Venetian provinces to the execrable Austrian army, the Italians feel themselves unequal to cope with their task, they will not...


The Spectator

SATURDAY. In the House of Commons, last night, the Government resolution for the amendment of the Sugar-duties was further considered in Committee, with another West Indian...

The Spectator

A correspondent, writing under the date of Dudley, Friday evening,

The Spectator

says—" For the second time within the short space of three weeks, we have to record one of those appalling accidents which have of late been of such frequent occurrence in this...

Paris was tranquil yesterday morning; but rumours abound that all

The Spectator

is not yet quite safe. There are, however, 110,000 troops of the Line and 200,000 National Guards now under arms. The incrimination of high conspirators is becoming more...


The Spectator

8eocx EMURA3131, FRIDAY API/SNOOK. Business has been a little brisker during the past week; and though not extensive, the operations in the English Funds have been mom...

Page 13


The Spectator

The Philharmonic concert of Monday was the eighth and last of the season. The Queen and Prince Albert were present; and, consequently, a number of persons of rank were in the...


The Spectator

The regular season of theatrical inactivity begins about this period of the year, and the dulness is still heightened by the unsettled state of affairs in Europe. Mr. Webster,...

Besides the Philharmonic, there have been two concerts of note

The Spectator

this week,—Mr. BenedicCs, and M. Berlioz's. The former was on Monday morning, in the Opera concert-room; and was a gathering of all the avail- able vocal and instrumental talent...

Had it not been for some very fine acting by

The Spectator

M. Boutin, as Caderousse in the murder-scene, the second soirée of Monte Cristo would have gone off without causing a sensation. However, this representation of abject misery...

Page 14


The Spectator

Somalia aside as entirely answered-the personal charge in the matter of the .Tamaica.despatch,—regarding Mr. Hawes as having vindicated his honesty at the expense of his...


The Spectator

SPECULATIN FOR THE FALL. ?hut Whig Ministers cultivate the art of sinking in the public estimation-with a devotion that occasions just annoyance to their 'friends. It is...

Page 15


The Spectator

- THE Russell and the Grey assert a very novel privilege of aris- tocratic officials—immunity from charges of serious misconduct. Lord John Russell, angrily announces, that...


The Spectator

TEE condition of Germany is at present extremely anomalotte: it is not easy to discover the presence of any efficient government, and still more difficult to conjecture whence...

Page 16


The Spectator

As wasps fly back to the nest that has been blown up, uncon- scious of the danger, so human beings have rebuilt a Catania or a Lima, and so the curious Parisians pour forth into...


The Spectator

TO THE EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR. 6 Tfarerstock Terrace, Hampstead, 28th June 1848. SIR-I regret to occupy more of your valuable space with the dispute respect- ing my invention...

Page 17


The Spectator

Memoir of William Ellery Channing. With Extracts from his Correspondence and Blanuscripts. In three volumes Chapman. The Romance of the Peerage; or Curiosities of Family...

Page 18


The Spectator

Timobject of Mi. Craik - in this work is to give. biographical notices of the most remarkable persons in the British Peerage, when their lives partake of the character of...

Page 19


The Spectator

Life in Russia; or the Discipline of Despotism. By Edward , P, Thompson, Esq., Author of " The Note-book - 4sta Naturalise' An Inquiry into the Philosophy and -Religion...

Page 20


The Spectator

On the 21st June, at Ham House, surrey, the Honourable Mrs. Frederick Tollemache, Of a daughter. On the 21st, at Cushendeen, Antrim, the Wife of Captain Edward Holland, R.N.,...


The Spectator

wAi-osm, June 30.-2d Rest. of Life Guards-Cornet and Sub-Lieut. E. F. Wing- field to be Lieut, by purchase, vice King, who retires; Cornet and Sub-Lieut. A. C. D. Hawksley to be...


The Spectator

rAssavxn - At Gravesend, 25th June, Stains Castle, Dawson ; and Merope, Harding, from Australia; }taboo, Baker; and Carib, Heaton, from China ; and Zion, Lash, from Calcutta ;...


The Spectator

Tuesday, June 27. PARTNEBSHLPS DISSOLVED. Barnett and Kimptou junior, Gracechurch Street, ship-agents-Pitt and Gibbon, the Square, Kensington, schoolmistresses-Walker and...

Page 21


The Spectator

FOREIGN FUNDS. Austrian (Last Official Quotation during the Week ending Friday Evening.) 5 p. Cl. — Massachusetts (Sterling) ..5 p Ct. Be u lg to ian 59 Mexican . . . 6 -...