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THE FUNERALS OF SUNDAY LAST.

THE FUNERALS OF SUNDAY LAST.

Death, indeed, had a high day in the metropolis last Sunday; and perhaps in the memory of the oldest inhabitant such a scene has not been witnessed. There was scarcely an undertaker not employed, and many unable to accomplish their orders. Hearses and mourning coaches were to be
January 29, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
TUESDAY.

TUESDAY.

GAMBLING TRANSACTIONS.—Amid the vast number of knotty questions that agitate this Court, those arising out of gambling transactions formed a very prominent feature of the day, and those whose business it is to watch closely into the morality and purity of the licensing system wo
January 29, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
liRONTERRE.

liRONTERRE.

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. FRANCE. The question of the gradual emancipation of the slaves in the French colonies was once more brought under the consideration of the Chamber of Deputies. M. Vitalis, of Martinique, had presented a petition to the house, in which he demanded the abolit
March 19, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
TUESDAY, FEB. 21.

TUESDAY, FEB. 21.

Many petitions were presented for and against church rates, and in favour of poor laws for Ireland, &c. Ear FITZWILLIAM, in presenting a number of petitions in favour of the extinction of church rates, stated that he did not coincide with the views of the petioners, He added tha
February 26, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
HOUSE OF LORDS, THURSDAY, Numerous petitions were presented in favour of and against the proposed abolition of Church-rates, The' Duke

HOUSE OF LORDS, THURSDAY, Numerous petitions were presented in favour of and against the proposed abolition of Church-rates, The' Duke

of RvnAtosn presented, petitions from Cork and other places in Irela,nd, praying fpr some legislative enactment for . the relief of unemployed Irish labourers. In answer to an observation made by the Bishop of LAXDAYR (who contended that the signatures of persons who did not pay
March 19, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
THEAT RES. ST. JAMES'S.

THEAT RES. ST. JAMES'S.

On Monday an English version of Adolphe Adam's opera, Le Postillon (which is at present in great vogue at the Opera Comique at Paris) was performed for the first time. The piece is clever and amusing, with a great deal of the badinage of the French petit comedie. Braham played t
March 19, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
THE REPRESENTATION OF SHEFFIELD.

THE REPRESENTATION OF SHEFFIELD.

Tun Whigs of Sheffield are .exceedingly anxious to replace Mr. Buckingham, by sOme worthy of their own party. The Whigs of Sheffield", like the Whigs of other places, are exceedingly cunning persons—and their object is" to do the thing" snugly: A hOle-and.corner meeting of elect
February 26, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
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r, SCOTTISH itEroam A . Meeting was held on Monday at the Crown and Anchor Tavern, Strand, for the purpose of raising a subscription to erect a monument to 'hontas Muir, lhomas Fyshe Palmer, William Skirving, Maurice Mergarot, and Joseph Gerrad, the Scottish martyrs who had suffe
February 26, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
CORONERS' – INQUESTS.

CORONERS' – INQUESTS.

CORONERS' - INQUESTS. DREADFUL ACCIDENTS.—On Monday evening an inquest was held in tthe Board-room of Middlesex Hospital, on the body of Jeremiah Geary, aged 34. Mr. William Pye, auctioneer, deposed that between five and six o'clock on Friday evening last he was passing through H
March 19, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England
 
MONEY MARKET-THURSDAY.

MONEY MARKET-THURSDAY.

The feeling ,of the ;City in commercial. matters continues to be gloomy, the nataral consequence of recent failures and the depression in price which all articles of import and foreign produce-have undergone.. It led to various reports of other failures, but as far as could be a
February 12, 1837 - London Mercury 1836 - London, London, England