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NEWS OF THE WEEK.

NEWS OF THE WEEK.

THE METROPOLIS. BANX or ENGLAND.-A General Court of the proprietors of the Bank of England was held on Thursday morning at twelve o'clock. The minutes ofthelastcourt were read and confirmed. Addresses of congratulation to the Queen and Prince Albert on the recent auspicious even
December 20, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 
STEAM BOAT ACCIDDNTS.

STEAM BOAT ACCIDDNTS.

A Frenschwriter has recently compiled an interesting sum- mary of accidents to and by British steam vessels for a series of years, from which also may be gathered the number of steam vessels possessed by this country at different periods. The materials of the summna ry are suppo
December 6, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 
ALLEGED DEATH THROUGH ILL-TREATMENT IN A UNION WORKHOUSE.

ALLEGED DEATH THROUGH ILL-TREATMENT IN A UNION WORKHOUSE.

Thursday afternoon an inquest was held, pursuant to ad- journment, before T. Wakley, Esq., M.P., and a highly re- spectable jury, composed of thirteen inhabitant householders, in the board-room of the union workhouse, Hendon, Middlesex, to investigate the circumstances attending
December 6, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 
THE MARKETS.

THE MARKETS.

CORN-MARKET-Dxc. 25. 'Friday, being.Christmas Day,.the Corn-Exchange was not opened for business. The following*ere the closing prices or Wednesday:- WHiAT, Essex Red, new,' 50s 56s,; fine, 56s' 64s -old 60s 64s'; White, pew. So4s 56s; fine., 56 .5Bs;. superine.64s 7Ds, old'. 6;
December 27, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.

CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.

: MoNDxA.-The December Sessions of this Courtconmmenced to-day, before the Lord Mayor, the Recorder, Aldermen, and Sheriffs. The calendar contained the names of 134 prisoners. -The Recorder, in his charge to the Grand Jury, said, that only fourteen days had elapsed since the last
December 20, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 

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LONDON GAZETTES.

LONDON GAZETTES.

LONDON CAZETTES. (From Tuesday's GAZETTE, December 15, 1840.) PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. Wheelock Brewery Company-J. Clayton and C. Hart, Milk-street, Cheapside, woollen-warehousemen-J. Renalds and Co., Aberdeen, ship-builders-M. A. Wright and E. M. Danels, Devonshire-place, Wandswo
December 20, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 
COURT AND FASHION.

COURT AND FASHION.

COURT AND FASHIN MONDAY AND TUESDAY.-Her Majesty's Royal bount gate arms were distributed, under the orders (of ?? i Almoner, by Joseph Hanby, Esq., Secretary and Yeo of the Almonry. The bounty was eonferred upon upward -960 persons, who received 6s. each. The Royal gate alms wer
December 27, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 
"THE POACHER."

"THE POACHER."

. .-\- ,- MAY CAPTAIN MARRYAT. CHAP. V. TH E SINS OF THE FATHER ARE VISITED UPON THE CHILD- Jane bad remained in a state of great anxiety during her husband s absence, -watching and listening to every sound; every five minutes raising the latch of the door, and looking Out, hopin
December 20, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 
MYSTERIOUS VISITOR TO THE QUEEN'S DRESSING ROOM.

MYSTERIOUS VISITOR TO THE QUEEN'S DRESSING ROOM.

MYSTERIOUS VISITOR TO THE QUEEN'S DRESS- INC ROOM. On Wednesday morning, about two o'clock, a 'outh named William Jones, succeeded in entering Buckingham Palace, and gained admission into a room not more than fifty yards from the Queen's sleeping apartment. This same youth, it wi
December 6, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England
 
THE TRUE SPORTSMAN'S GAZETTE.

THE TRUE SPORTSMAN'S GAZETTE.

TH.E TRUE SPORTSMAN'S IAZETTE. I THE TURF SUMMARY FOR 1840;' WITH CLIMPSES OF 1841-rcontinued, and to be concluded in our next.) 1 The Royal Caledonian Hunt and. Kelso Races, with their. imposing heading, were any thing -rather than an 'imposition,i asthesport was first.rate,botI
December 27, 1840 - The Era - London, London, England