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BUSINESS OF THE BOARD.

BUSINESS OF THE BOARD.

There was a notice on the paper respecting the reception of the reports of the architect in reference to the erection of buildand a considerable time was consumed in discussing whether board stiouht uuei. cntertain the question or adopt a proposition of Mr. Bristow th.t thp rppr
November 15, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England
 
MISCELLANEOUS.

MISCELLANEOUS.

THE PAVEMENT OF LONDON covers nearly 3,000 acres, twothirds whereof consists of what may be called mosaic work, done in plain style, and the other third of smooth flagging. The paved streets of London number over 5,000 and exceed 2,000 miles in - length ! The term of endurance f
November 15, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England
 
To the Editor of" THE METROPOLITAN."

To the Editor of" THE METROPOLITAN."

SIR.—In the last issue, (No. 10), of your paper, a correspondent who adopts the nom de guerre " QUERY," and affirms himself an old ratepayer of St. Pancras, of thirty years' standing, asks of you information to "enable him to answer an oft repeated question, put to him by severa
September 6, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England
 
[PRICE TWOPENCE.

[PRICE TWOPENCE.

October 25, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England
 
RETIREMENT OF THE BISHOP OF LONDON.

RETIREMENT OF THE BISHOP OF LONDON.

A farewell Address has been addressed to Bishop Blomfield by the clergy of the diocese over which he has presided for twentyeight years. This letter bears between four and five hundred signatures, and the writers express in simple but forcible language their sense of the affecti
October 4, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England
 
BANK of LONDON, THREADNEEDLE STREET, and CHARING CROSS. Chairman—Slß JOHN VILLIERS SHELTA-y, Bart., M.P. Vice-Chairman—JOHN GRIFFITHS FRITH, Esq. Current accounts

BANK of LONDON, THREADNEEDLE STREET, and CHARING CROSS. Chairman—Slß JOHN VILLIERS SHELTA-y, Bart., M.P. Vice-Chairman—JOHN GRIFFITHS FRITH, Esq. Current accounts

are received and interest allowed on balances. £3 10s. per cent. interest is at present allowed on deposits, with 10 days' notice of withdrawal, on sums of £lO and upwards. By order, MATTHEW MARSHALL, Jun., Manager. BENJAMIN SCOTT, Secretary. Threadneedle-street, June 21, 1856.
October 4, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England
 
"LOOKING for a needle in a bottle of hay" has, for ages, been a favourite emblem for a search after

"LOOKING for a needle in a bottle of hay" has, for ages, been a favourite emblem for a search after

anything lost in a maze of hopeless confusion. Popular wisdom loves to embody itself in such pithy sentences. They form concise formula for its utterance, and by their use it avoids the circumlocution of special description. Like all other things, however, the formulm of popular
December 6, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England
 
EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT.

EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT.

This report, which is the first from the pen of the new officer of health, Dr. Letheby, is now before us. It has been drawn up in accordance with the custom of the late officer 'of health, Mr. Simon, whose able reports have obtained for him the distinguished post of President of
December 6, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England
 
A GLANCE AT PASSING EVENTS. AT HOME.

A GLANCE AT PASSING EVENTS. AT HOME.

Mr. BARON WATSON has received from Her Majesty the honour of Knighthood. KILBURN PRIORY, Robson's late residence, has been taken by Mr. Douglas Jerrold. ALBERT SMITH. is said to have netted £30,000 by his Mont Blanc exhibition. IRON ORE has been discovered near Seend, close by t
December 6, 1856 - Metropolitan - London, London, England