6 JULY 1850

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,IN our last number we had to report Sir Robert Peel as bearing the most important part in the most important debate of the ses- sion; one :short week is over, and we have to...

Signs of the renewed conflict are discerned in the Ministerial

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defeat of the week—and signs also of the empty pretexts on which the contending parties at present stand. Last week Ministers invited collision with the Lords : this week the...

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When Henry Clay is added to the list of personal

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squabblers in tlie Senate of the - United States, the warm denunciation of Daniel 'Webster comes not too soon. Mr. Benton was the person who provoked the venerable Senator to a...

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PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OF THE WEEK. Timms: OF Loons. Monday, July 1. Irish Franchise : Parliamentary Voters (Ire- land) Bill, in Committee ; Lord Desart's Amendment, substituting a...

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THE Queen held a very numerous levee, at St. James's Palace on Wed- nesday. Her Majesty granted many audiences. The Cha irman and Deputy-Chairman of the East India Company had a...

London was shocked on Sunday with the news that Sir

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Robert Peel had been thrown from his horse on Saturday afternoon, and was in immi- nent danger of his life ; on Wednesday the whole country learnt with the deepest sorrow the...

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PORTUGAL.—Mail news from Lisbon to the 29th June communicate6 the fact, that the American squadron had arrived in the Tagus, to enforce the claims amounting to 70,000/. for...


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The Queen has been ;dewed to authorize the foundation of a second Bishopric in Lower Canada, which will thus be divided into the two die.- vises of Quebec and Montreal. Her...

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The Morunouthabire colliers are about to resume work, submitting to that reductio . n of wages "found necessary from the state of the coal- market." In the Staffordshire...


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A Parliamentary vacancy is created by the sudden death of Mr. Robert Dillon Browne, Member for Mayo County. Mr. Browne was perfectly well up to Sunday evening, and his illness...

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8. mercSidliAiarine (faCi. :-- tiniff " doriimitteelliit4iSliA311 - 6414 Ecclesiastical CommisgrcirrBill: Cornmittee. ' ... ,no.t-3 , ::,:t., .si; • Twenty.-three other...

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SATURDAY. The business in Parliament, last night, though protracted in point of time, was not of exciting interest. In the House of Peers, Lord STANLEY carried an important...

Robert Pate was reexamined at the Home Office yesterday morning,

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on the charge of striking the Queen. Sir James Clarke deposed, that on examining herMajesty's temple he found a slight incised wound, from which blood had flowed. The prisoner...

Her Majesty is to hold a drawingroom at St. James's

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Palace on Tuesday the 9th instant. Mr. Tufnell has retired from his posts as Financial and Patronage Secre- tary of the Treasury and Whipper-m. Mr. Hayter, M.P., succeeds him...

Sir Robert Peel's remains were removed from his residence, in

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a plain hearse drawn by four horses , yesterday evening at seven. They were fol- Sir Robert Peel's remains were removed from his residence, in a plain hearse drawn by four...

The Herman steam-ship arrived oft' Cowes yesterday, with regular accounts

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from New York to the 21st of June. They state that Mr. Clay's Compromise Bill was certain to pass the Senate, and very likely to pass the House of Re- presentatives. The...

The quarterly returns of revenue show a favourable elasticity. Of

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the seven leading items, five show an advance compared with the correspond- ing quarter of last year. On Customs the increase is 204,931k, on Excise 304,623k, Taxes 18,551/.,...

A remarkable tribute was paid to the late Sir Robert

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Peel, .yesterday, by the French Assembly. At the opening of the sitting, M. Dupm, the heat- dent, rose and said- " Gentlemen, at the moment when a neighbouring people, our...


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SATURDAY Two o'Clocx. Several speculative sales have occurred in the course of the morning, and a decline of nearly 1 per cent from the highest quotation has occurred. There...

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The Musical Union has brought its concerts to a close

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for the season. Our readers are aware that this is a large and fashionable society for the cultivation of classical instrumental music, formed some years ago by Mr. Ella, by...

At Her Majesty's Theatre, Bellines serious opera I Capoletti ed

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I Non- tumid has been attempted, with the purpose, we suppose, of bringing out again the stars eclipsed by the ran of La 7bnpeeta. But it did not enable them to shine very...

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The dramatic heroine of the week is Mademoiselle Rachel ; who on Monday last appeared at the St. James's Theatre as PIndre, for the first time since the year 1847. Rachel is one...

Mr. Mullah's performance of "unaccompanied" choral music, at St. Martin's

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Hall on Wednesday, was the severest public trial to which his pupil-choristers have yet been exposed. They sang a selection of sacred and secular music by the greatest Italian...


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Abstract of the Net Produce of the Revenue of Great Britain, in the Years and Quarters ended 5th July 1849 and 1850, showing the Ina-ease or Decrease thereof. YEARS ENDED 6th...

Messrs. Brough, who have lately ruled absolutely over the region

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of broad burlesque, as distinguished from the elegant burlesque of Mr. Planche, and the burlesque with a purpose" of Mr. Tom Taylor, have at length found a competitor in a son...

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To know when to resist and when to concede, is a virtue doubly exigent in the ministers of a free over those of a despotic govern- ment. In the latter is needed only an ex :...


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itu. Plague LOSS. THE death of led, snatched from us . while yet another cycle of his great career seemed to remain to him, is. felt to be more than a common lesson on the...

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THE proverb says, "Every man knows his own business best." We doubt much, if the proposition be generally correct in its ap- plication to individual men, but we have sufficient...


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" Cowmermy outrage on her Majesty !" shouted divers j °amen( in largest capitals away with mawkish sentimentalism ! echoed the Lynch-inspired editors; • "let us hope that the...

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In moralizing the loss of the Orion, a journalist blames over-spoon- lotion as the primary cause of that great disaster. The morning dawned, the sea was without a ripple; • some...


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You cannot serve two masters—oertainly not Cobden and Pal- merston too : and it is the attempt to combine those impossible services which betrays a very well-informed and...

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[Thm continued inconvenience occasioned by the Sunday suspension of the Post-office, has kept up the discussion on the perverse con- duct of those who permitted Lord Ashley's...

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The hundred-and-six Members who subscribed five guineas apiece to" wards Lord Palmerston's portrait, came well up to the Confidence-vote on Saturday motning. There were only...

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THE SABBATH QIIESTIOB". London, 3d July 1850. Sin—Three or four centuries ago, it was the almost universal opinion within the realm of England, that the Pope had the power of...


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London, 4th July 1850. Sra—Public attention has been so entirely engrossed by the exciting de- bates on Fereign Policy, that the progre.ss of the Australian Bill has of late...

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HUNTING LIFE IN SOUTH AFRICA.* RDUALYFN GORDON CUVIIING of Altyre, a kinsman of Ar gyle, was born with as innate a love for sport as Virgil's bees for making, honey. At home he...

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MACKENZIE'S MORNINGS AT MATLOCK. * TRINE volumes consist of a series

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of tales set in a framework, which if not remarkable for eriginalty of design, is well calculated to produce variety in the stories themselves. A party of visit, ants case ally...

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THIS drama turns out to be, as we anticipated, an imitation of the more extravagant dramatists of the Elizabethan age, with that unnaturalness which always attends upon...

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COMMERCIAL G-AZETTE. - - Tuesday, Ally 2.

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PawrwEasnirs DISSOLVED.—Cooper and Wainwright, Bradford, Yorkshire, pack- ers—Preston and Ross, Liverpool, brass-founders—Swift and Cole, Kingswinford, iron-founders---Ricardo...

On the 14th June, at Montreal, the Wife of Sir

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George Simpson, of La Chine, Montreal, of - a son. On the 14th, at Halifax, the Lady of Lieutenant-Colonel Savage, Commanding Royal Engineers, Nova Scotia, of a daughter. On...


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Booxs. The publications on our table do not greatly differ from those of last week, except m the greater number of reprints. There are not many books that obviously require...

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BANK. 01' ENGLAND. An Account, pursuant to the Act 7th and 8th Victoria, cap. 32, for the week ending on Saturday, the 29th day of June 1830. isst It DEPARTMENT. Notes issued...