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THE ROAD TO FORTUNE, OR THE RISE OF M. JAQUES LAFFITTE.

THE ROAD TO FORTUNE, OR THE RISE OF M. JAQUES LAFFITTE.

When M. Laflitte came to Paris in 1778, the extent of his ambition was to find a situation in a banking-house. arid to attain this object lie called on Al. Perregaux, the rich Swiss banker, to whom he had al letter of recommendation. This glentlemair had just taken possession of
June 16, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
INTELLIGENCE EXTRA.

INTELLIGENCE EXTRA.

IELLICENCE EXTRA. g , HATCHAM PARK. I Thii - sxt ~rlSRS f5 sovs each. ft, -ith 50 addedd; be e i|;* ;^.e >4 Z tvo mite aild ad dtalice. ?? ?? S 7 4 ^ 71 l. , . , ., 7 I EFllen , , . , ?? 7 103 El :Maherry ?? 4 Fairplay .. a Tom 'Tjugh th b) .h.. 4 The Pocket Viper ?? 6 Dalesmana
June 16, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
THE RING.

THE RING.

THR- - . FIGHTS TO COME. 3n15 1-Young CroeMy Howe, of Leicester, and Ned Pattison, of Bradrord, IO sevs a-side, half-way between Bradford and Leiceste?. 1-Penon and Harrison, 10 sovs ?? school. Aug. 6-Billy Mills (alias Snacks), of Leeds, and the Manchester Hero, 25 9ovas -side.
June 16, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
GRAND MEETING OF THE ARCHERS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.

GRAND MEETING OF THE ARCHERS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.

CRAND F MyETING OF THE ARCHERS OF THE UNiTED KINGDOM. I With most tesrly satisfaction we gee the following report of a preliminary nieeting held last monthV fori carrying out this great national deiign ; there can now be nit doubt of its com. ple:ioii, and wve trust that the bow
June 16, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
TOWN TALK.

TOWN TALK.

The common conversation of the past week has been very much about Emperors, Kings, and Princes. The Emperor of Russia and the Imsprial Suite, the King of Saxony and the Royal Suite, have been added to the society of the upper classes, and no inconsiderable excitement has been ca
June 9, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
MONEY MARKET AND CITY INTELLIGENCE.

MONEY MARKET AND CITY INTELLIGENCE.

MON:EY MARKET AND CITY INTELLIGENCE.I CITY, FRIDAY EVENING. A letter on the New Currency measures,recently proposed to the House of Commons, addressed to the Premier, and published by Samuel Clerke, 13, Pall .-mall East, has been forwarded forlour perusal. Now, its we tbave fell
June 9, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
NEW MUSIC.

NEW MUSIC.

Miss Rexford, a young lady of established ability, has jast brought out, through Cramer and Co., a pretty, simple siag, called " The Flower Girl ;" the air is original, anud the melody superior to the generality of modern compositions. We can. not bestow our approbation on the w
June 9, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
PEDESTRIANISM.

PEDESTRIANISM.

PEDESTRIAN ISM. MATCHES TO COME. June 10-Handicap foot-race at Lord Dartmouth's cricket-ground, West Bromwich, for 10 sova, open to all England. 10-Henry!Smith and Webb, to run 120 yards, for 5 sovs a-side. 17-B. Smith and Moon, of S'ussex, 100 yards, for 10 soys a-side, at Chedd
June 9, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
AWFUL AND DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT CRAVESEND.

AWFUL AND DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT CRAVESEND.

| i~~ ~ ~ i _I At about half-past ten o'clock on Sunday night a fire broke out in a lane in West-street, Gravesend, and in a few minutes seized upon the adjacent house, and spread from that with in- conceivable rapidity to the adjoining coal wharf, belonging to the Commercial Coa
June 9, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England
 
PIGEON SHOOTING, &c.

PIGEON SHOOTING, &c.

ROYAL EnDIcNBURoGs CASTLE, STvPnrY.-On Tuesday ltessrs. Davis, Born, Drac, Smith, and Baker, shot for a sweep of 5s. each, at 5 spar. rows eacih. Messrs. Davis and Drac tied, killiog alltheirbirds. They doubled the stakes, and shot it off in the next match, at 5 more each, when
June 9, 1844 - The Era - London, London, England