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act since performed by Mr. Berkeley which had relieved him from his liabilities as such member. Whether Mr. Berkeley had much or little to do with the concerns of the company was of no consequence. He might be merely ornamental in the concern, and would probably not have taken any very active part in the details of a shipping company,-at least, he (Sir T. Wilde) could readily imagine that Mr. Berkeley would lead a hunt quite as eagerly as he would navigate a ship. But he understood that the defendant's case was, that lie did not interfere in the company. He certainly did not interfere to prevent bis name being used as a director of the company. Mr. Berkeley was a Member of Parliament, and could any man believe that he did not know that his name was in the Act of Parliament when it passed? The jury well knew what liabilities gentlemen often incurred by lending their names for partnership pur. poses. Who could forget the case of Mr. Brickwood, who lost a very handsome fortune by lending his name to his nephew ? He apprehended that there was really no defence to this proceeding. His three learned friends would no doubt do all for the defendant that the law and the facts would allow them to do, but it was too much to say, after tradesmen bad furnished their goods to a company, upon the credit of those who composed it, they were to lose their money. His Lordship would find that, by the 1st section of the Act, these gentlemen were constituted a company; that, by the 11th section, it was provided that execution might be issued against any member of the company; and that, by the 15th section, any thing which might seem to import incorporation was negatived in express terms. prehended, therefore, that Mr, Berkeley would be unable to shew that he had ceased to be a partner, so as to exempt him from the liabilities which had been incurred in the company's behalf.

The following witnesses were then called :

William Killop Griffith, I produce an examined copy of a judgment in a case of “ Scott v. Manning."

The judgment was read, and appeared to be signed November 6, 1843.

Thomas Clark. I know Mr. Craven Fitzhardinge Berkeley, and have known him twenty years. He is Member of Parlia. ment for Cheltenham. He lives in Spring gardens, at Berkeleyhouse.

Cross.examined.-Lord Fitzhardinge is in the entire posses. sion of the Berkeley property. Mr. Craven Berkeley only occupies Berkeley-house by the permission of Lord Fitzhardinge. I have been to the Enrolment-office in Chancery, and found a memorial enrolled in reference to this company.

Sir T. WILDE objected to the contents of the memorial being given in evidence without the production of the memorial.

Mr. Serjeant TalFOURD submitted that, as it was a public document, he was entitled to have secondary evidence of its contents.

Lord Chief-Justice Tindal thought that the proposed evidence was not admissible, but he would make a note of the fact that it had been tendered.

Mr. Walker examined. -I entered as a messenger into the service of the India Steam-ship Company about October, 1837. Prospectuses were printed and published by the Company. They had a room at No. 7, Pall-mall. Prospectuses were strewed about on the table of the board-room. I know slightly Mr. Craven Berkeley. I have seen a gentleman who I was told was Mr. Craven Berkeley in the board-room. I have delivered papers from the company at Mr. Berkeley's residence in Springgardens twenty or thirty times. The gentlemen who attended in the board-room were directors,

Cross-examined. I was first spoken to about this action two or three months ago. I remained in the service of the company till October, 1839. Mr. Irving, the chief clerk, told me that the gentleman of whom I have spoken was Mr. Berkeley. I have seen that gentleman there several times. I never spoke to him, nor called him by his name. I cannot say that after February, 1838, I delivered any papers to Mr. Berkeley, and I believe that about this time I ceased to deliver any papers at his house.

Re-examined. - I took notice that no person but directors went into the board-room. I delivered circular papers in Spring. gardens, but not after February or March, 1838.

Archibald Hamilton examined.--I was yesterday in the lobby of the House of Commons, and saw Mr. Berkeley there. Previously I had heard him speak in the House. He spoke on the subject of this suit. I saw him afterwards walk across the lobby of the House of Commons.

Cross-examined. -Walker, the last witness, pointed out Mr. Berkeley to me in the House.

* Hicks examined. - I have been a porter at the House of Commons from 1836 to 1840. I delivered Parliamentary papers in 1837 and 1838 to Mr. Crveni Berkeley at Spring-gardens. 4**

Sir T. Wilde then proposed to read the recital in the first sec. tion of the Act.

Mr. Serjeant TALFOURD objected that it was no evidence against the present defendant, and cited Rer v. Sutton, 4 Mau. and Sel. 541, and Brett v. Beales, 1 Moo, and Malk. 416.

Mr. Serjeant CHANNELL followed on the same side, and re. ferred to Ballard v. Way, 1 M. and W. 520, and Taylor v. Parry, 1 M. and G. 604.

Lord Chief Justice Tindal, however, thought that the Act was primâ facie evidence that Mr. Berkeley was a member of the company, and received the evidence.

The prospectuses referred to were treated as read, and this closed the plaintiff's case.

Mr. Serjeant Talfound then addressed the jury for the defendant, who had been introduced to them as the member of a noble family. the mere mention of whose name was likely to invite the confidence of commercial men in the stability of any. enterprise with which he might be connected; whereas it was perfectly well known that Mr. Berkeley's father left his eldest son (Earl Fitzhardinge) every portion of the family property which it was in his power to bequeath ; and he did not believe that any commercial man on this side of the Tweed, still less on the other side, where the plaintiffs carry on a large business, could ever have embarked in any transactions with the India Steam-ship Company with the idea of looking to Mr. Berkeley for the payment of any debts which might be incurred by its managers. Nothing less than the social ruin of the defendant was sought by the present proceeding, by which was attempted to charge him with a judgment for £35,000, whereas he proba- * bly never had as many hundrede in his possession at one time. The question was, whether Mr. Berkeley, a gentleman whose kindness of heart had won the affection of all those who had the good fortune to come within the sphere of his influence, should be an exile from his native land, and be made responsible for a debt which the plaintiffs never looked to him to pay, which was never contracted on his credit, and which was never attempted to be recovered until the plaintiffs thought they might wring." some portion of it from the affections of the defendant's relatives. The contract upon which the judgment was recovered was said to have been made in August, 1838. That might or might not be, but Mr. Berkeley knew nothing whatever about it. He never took any shares in the company; he never paid any call, nor attended any meeting of the company after it was formed, if it ever was formed. But the question now to be decided was, not whether he was a member of the company when the contract was made, though he denies even that, but whether he was a mem, ber of the company on the 6th Nov. 1843. No opportunity had been afforded him of disputing the contract, but he was sought to be affected by a parchment judgment, which recited, in the first place, that a writ was sued out against Henry Manning on the 15th of April, 1840, upon a contract made on the 28th of Aug gust, 1838, to accept a ship which the plaintiffs bad undertaken to finish for the India Steam-ship Company, The secretary (Mr. Manning) soon afterwards .pleaded to the action, but in November, 1843, he withdrew his pleas, and confessed that the plaintiffs had sustained damages to the amount of £35,000 in consequence of the company's non-acceptance of the ship. A scire facias was then issued against Mr. Berkeley, and the nars row question for decision was, whether he was a member of the company at the time when the judgment was recovered. In the first place, however, it would be worth while to examine and see what evidence there was to shew that Mr. Berkeley ever was a member of the company at all. He (Mr. Serjeant Talfourd) was instructed that Mr. Berkeley had never attended any meetings of the directors, or entered their board-room, and it was quite clear upon the evidence, as the case now stood, that months before this Act of Parliament passed, the messenger who carried about papers to the directors ceased to deliver them at Mr. Berkeley's residence. But then it was said that Mr. Berkeley's name appeared in the Act, and that this was primâ facie evidence that when the Act passed he was a member of the company. It was attempted to be shewn that he must bave been cognizant of the introduction of bis name into the Act, because the parliamentary papers were delivered to him ; but to suppose that the defend. ant, who might without offence be termed a gentleman of pleasure, would trouble his head about the contents of those enormous blue books, which formed such an accumulation as to become a perfect nuisance to a residence, was really too much for human credulity. It was supposed, bowever, that there was something sacred in an Act of Parliament, and that all that was recited there must be true. He thought, however, that he could shew the jury many things stated as facts in Acts of ParJiament which they would be rather slow to believe at the present day. The learned serjeant, by way of illustration to this remark, then read the preamble of the Act 31st Henry VIII.

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chap. 13, the Act for seizing the abbey lands, and vesting them Dr. Appass (with whom was Dr. ROBINSON), on the other in the Crown, and proceeded to say that there were inany other hand, submitted that £650, more than ten per cent. on the allegations in other Acts of Parliament of a similar character to value of the property, was amply sufficient to reward the salvors which a very short Saxon word, if it were parliamentary, might for their “job." properly be applied; but as it was not parliamentary, he would Dr. LUSHington held the tender to be insufficient, and leaving not use it. In the present Act, however, there was a provision the payments for the steamer and the conveyance of the trops which could not have passed unobserved by the plaintiffs, and as they were, instead of £475, pronounced for £650. that was contained in the ninth section. That clause enacted that a memorial of the names and descriptions of the secretary and of the several persons being members of the company, ALLEGED SALE OF INDIAN PATRONAGE. should be enrolled within twelve calendar months after the

On Saturday, the 5th instant, Mr. Dew and Capt. J. Rallett passing of the Act, and in the memorial which was enrolled Mr.

appeared before Mr. Maltby, at Marlborough Street, for final Berkeley's naine did not appear. Moreover, there was a deed of

examination, and after hearing a witness in favour of Mr. Derr, partnership, which Mr. Berkeley refused to execute, and he

Mr. Maltby committed them for trial, but admitted them to bail. should be able to satisfy them that Mr. Berkeley never had any interest in the concern. Lord Chief Justice Tindal here interposed, and said that it

COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL seemed to him that the whole question was one of law, turning upon the effect of the Act of Parliament, and suggested that SIR ROBERT SALE, SIR WILLIAM NOTT, AND SIR HENRY ROTTINGER, there should be a special case for the opinion of the Court above. On Thursday, the 17th inst., a Court was held, which, as the

Mr. Serjeant TALFOURD said that, as the result was of the paper of business indicated that the freedom of the City was utmost importance to his client, he did not wish to be precluded intended to be presented to Major-general Sir Henry Pottinger

, from taking the opinion of a Court of Error, if necessary.

agreeably to the resolution of the 13th Feb. last, was erowded Evidence was then given to shew that the memorial, enrolled with members, the aldermen being attired in their scarlet robes, on the 30th of July, 1839, was the only memorial relating to the and the commoners in their state gowns. company found in the Enrolment Office. The defendant's name The Lord Mayor informed the Court that there stood upon did not appear as a member of the company.

the table the silver cups voted to Sir Robert Sale and Sir William Mr. T. J. Mawe examined.--I was the solicitor to the India Nott, by its unanimous votes, and his lordship suggested that, Steam-ship Company. I generally attended the meetings of the as Sir Robert Sale was in India, the cup voted to that gallant directors before the passing of the Act. I never saw Mr. officer should be forthwith sent thither; and as, to the regret of Berkeley there. There was a memorial enrolled under the Act, all, Sir William Nott was no longer in existence, the cup voted but against my advice. I have the memorial here. It was to him in acknowledgment of his eminent services should be sworn to by Mr. Manning, the secretary. I have here the deed transmitted to his widow, and should go at her death to the heirconstituting the company. It was not executed till January, at-law. (Hear, hear.) 1838. Mr. Berkeley's name is inserted as one of the directors, Mr. ANDERTON highly approved of the suggestion, and subbut there is no execution by him.

mitted a motion in accordance with it, which Alderman Hughes Cross examined - The qualification of a director was fifty Hugues seconded. The motion was unanimously agreed to, shares. Mr. Berkeley never had any shares. I am not aware and, upon the proposition of Mr. ANDERTON, seconded by Mr. that Manning had any authority from the directors to make the OBBARD, it was determined that the Lord Mayor should bimself enrolment. The memorial was enrolled on the 30th of July, present the memorial voted to Sir William Noit to the family of 1839, and there had not been any meeting of the directors since the deceased, in the manner his lordship might consider most the 6th of March preceding. I was attorney for Manning in the desirable under the circumstances. action brought against him by Messrs. Scott, and the plea was The Lord Mayor having been informed that Sir H. Pottinger withdrawn by bis authority, as it was considered that, as against was in the waiting-room, Mr. R. L. Jones and Mr. Jobo Dixon, the company, there was no defence for the action.

the mover and seconder of the proposition to present the freeRe-examined. - No shares were ever issued, but above 1,200 dom to the gallant oflicer, left the Court, and immediately afterwere subscribed for.

wards returned and conducted him to the platform usually occuThe evidence having been concluded, it was arranged that a pied by the aldermen, amidst loud cheers and hearty welcomes. verdict should pass for the plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of The CHAMBERLAIN read the resolution of the Court of the 13th the Court upon a special case, with liberty to the Court to draw February, relative to the vote, and administered the oaths to Sir such inferences from the faets as might be drawn by a jury; the Henry Pottinger. main facts to be afterwards turned into a special verdict, if the After the Chamberlain, and Mr. John Sewell, his chief clerk, parties desired it.

had performed the ceremony of administering the oaths, the Chamberlain said :-“It is a custom, Sir, which our forefathers

have been wont to observe, and which we, their children, shall ADMIRALTY COURT.-SATURDAY, JULY 5. do well to hand down to future generations, that, upon the ad

mission of a freeman to the rights of citizenship, the individual THE DIAMOND."-SALVAGE. holding the office with which, by the favour of my fellow-citizens

, The bark Diamond, bound on a voyage from London to Cal- I have been invested, should offer him the right hand of fellowcutta, with troops (113 men, women, and children), and a cargo ship, and address to him a few words of congratulation, as it of coals and iron, on the evening of the 28th of May, 1814, respects the privileges to which he has attained. (Hear, hear.) whilst in charge of a pilot (whom both parties concurred in pro- This custom, in its entirety, cannot be observed to-day. As it nouncing mad), struck on a sand off Margate, and when got off respects the former part, I hope that I may be permitted, with was run on another, called the Red Sand. Some luggers imme- all the respect and cordiality which the occasion is calculated to diately came to the vessel's assistance, under the direction of a inspire, to welcome you as a citizen of that which may well be person named Hubbard, who became, by consent, dux facti; and termed ‘no mean city." My congratlations, however, must take though their services were, in the first instance declined, they a different direction. They must be tendered to my right bon were eventually accepted when the vessel had got on the Red friend, if he will allow me so to designate him, who sustaing Sand, with six feet of water in the hold, requiring constant with so much ability the arduous and important office of ebief pumping. The salvors mustered a force of eight luggers and a magistrate of this city, to the members of this great corporation, smack, containing ninety-five men. Capt. Nesbitt, the com- and to the body of my fellow.citizens, upon the auspicious mander of the troops, conceiving their lives to be in peril, or- occasion of our being allowed to enrol upon our municipal

list dered them to be landed, and they were conveyed in some of the name of the gallant general and able diplomatist whom I the luggers to Sheerness. The rest of the salvors, with the have now the honour to address. (Cheers.) These congratulaassistance of a steamer, conducted the vessel back to London, tions will

, I feel assured, be received with acclamation, while in and lodged her in dock. For this service, £ 120 had been paid return for them each individual within the sound of my voice by the East-India Company for the conveyance of the troops; will join in according to me the warmest congratulations on the £50 had been incurred for the steamer, and the owners ten- lionour which I enjoy in being the instrument in tendering the dered £475 for the salvage of the ship, cargo, and freight, which homage so justly due for the distinguished services which you was valued at £5,965. This tender was refused.

have rendered to a grateful country. (Cheers.) Sir, a year las The QUEEN'S ADVOCATE (with whom was Dr. BAYFORD) con- not rolled round since the citizens of London were honoured by tended that the offer of the owners was by no means an adequate a visit from our most gracious Sovereign, upon which occasice reward for the services of this body of boats and men for so long she condescended to open that which we fondly trust will be the a time as between the evening of the 28th of May and the morning of the 30th.

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have done me in making me your fellow-eitizen, and to assure you that I will remember the honour with gratitude to the last moment of my existence. (Renewed cheers.)

Sir Henry Pottinger then shook hands with the Lord Mayor, the City Chamberlain, and several of the aldermen and common councilmen, and retired amidst immense cheering.

Upon the motion of Mr. Wire, the address of the Chamber lain, and the reply of Sir Henry Pottinger, were ordered to be entered on the Journals of the Court.

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jesty was graciously pleased to express a hope that the completion of the magnificent structure which she deigned to grace with her presence might prove one of the peaceful triumphs of her reign. To the wishi, so kindly and so graciously expressed, every heart responded ; and I would fain express a hope that another of these triumphs will be found in the results of the treaty which it has been your honour and your happiness to conclude. (Cheers.) As one of these results, the British merchant sees that a wide field is opened for the extension of commercial enterprise, and he duly appreciates the advantages thus rendered to our own and to other lands. But, Sir, this is not only a commercial, but, blessed be God, it is a Christian country, and those to whom was entrusted the building of our Royal Exchange, feeling that such was the case, and desiring, to their ho. nour be it spoken, to give the glory of all our prosperity to Him to whom it is so eminently due, while they adorned the splendid edifice with various devices emblematic of our commercial greatness, caused to be inscribed in our vernacular tongue, on the fore. front of the entrance to the building, that all-important truth, that " The earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof.' (Cheers.) I should, indeed, be inexcusable if I did not seek to catch the spirit by which they were actuated, and to express my firm conviction that, in addition to every temporal good, the Christian, while he turns his mind's eye towards the vista of futurity, may discern, as one of the results of our intercourse with the immense population of China, the dawn of a day, when 'the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established on the top of the mountains '- when swords shall be beaten into ploughshares, and spears into pruning-hooks; when nation shall not lift up the sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.' (Loud cheering.) Nothing, Sir, remains, but that I

should present to you the copy of your freedom, and offer to you 1 and to this honourable Court my best thanks for the patience

with which you have listened to that which has been spoken from the abundance of the heart; and that I should most cordially welcome you to the rights of citizenship, and assure you of my best wishes that every blessing, both here and hereafter, may be your portion.”

At the conclusion of this address, which was received with repeated acclamations, the Chamberlain banded the freedom of the City to Sir Henry Pottinger in a magnificent gold box, upon which was inscribed the vote of the corporation in the most complimentary terms, most deeply and sincerely the great honour you have conferred upon me in electing me one of your fellow-citizens. There is no honour (and the honours are not few which I have received from the kindness and generous consideration of my countrymen) upon which I set a higher value, or which has gone more to my heart, than this which I now receive at your hands, for I con. sider it as a matter of vast importance that my services should have attracted the approbation, and I may say the regard of such a body of my fellow-subjects. (Cheers.) I have upon so many occasions expressed my feelings with respect to China, that it has become quite unnecessary even to allude to the occasion on which I was engaged there ; but I must say that I went there to make such a treaty as, at the same time that it would be advantageous to England, would be serviceable to that nation. As far as rested with me, I did all in my power to accomplish that object, for I considered that any treaty not purely and wholly reci. procal, would be equivalent to no treaty at all. (Loud cheers.) The negotiation succeeded, I rejoice to say, beyond all our hopes and expectations. The Chinese are exerting themselves zealously to improve the trade between the nations, and I trust that nothing will occur to interrupt the good fellowship and good feeling which are gradually springing up. (Cheers.) In the part which I took I was most moderate in my demands upon China, convinced that England should study not to set a bad example by going too far. I trust that the course of moderation commenced will be followed up, for other nations will certainly look to and be guided by the conduct of England in the course they may pursue, and may see the necessity of following the example of a moderation which proved so favourable in its consequences in this instance. (Cheers.) As to the question of Christianity, I have reason to believe that its blessings will be diffused throughout China. The government has withdrawn the restrictions upon the circulation of religious and moral works. (Cheers.) There is one thing, however, which must be borne in mind, which must not be forgotten. The missionaries must take care to do nothing in the progress of their labours to create alarm amongst the population. Any injudicious interference upon the part of the missionaries would retard rather than accelerate the growth of the Christian religion, and require years of peace and conciliation to rectify in its consequences. (Cheers).' Allow me to express again to you the deep sense I entertain of the honour you



MISCELLANEOUS. The Mans to SOUTHABIPTON.-- July 3. The Oriental Com. pany's steam-ship the Duke of Cornwall left the docks this day, at 3 P.M., for Alexandria, with the last India and China mails, also a full cargo of bale and other goods, and twelve passengers.

In Burn's Commercial Glance for the first six months of the present year, we find that while the export of calicoes to China, Peru, Malta, the Ionian Islands, &c. has greatly increased, the export of the same material to India has decreased by 11,000,000 yards; the export of yarn to India has likewise greatly decreased. -Manchester Guardian.

The Sugar Duries. - It having been represented to the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, that the India Sugar Act, No. 32 of the year 1836, has been extended to Prince of Wales Island and Province Wellesley, and that instructions have been issued to provide against the importation of foreign sugar into those dependencies, their lordships have given in. structions to Mr. Cardwell, one of their secretaries, to desire the Commissioners of the Customs to direct that the sugars of these dependencies may be admitted into the United Kingdom at the low duties. Directions to that effect have, therefore, been given to the revenue officers at the several departments. throughout the kingdom for their information and government, and that of all parties concerned.

MR. MACDONALD STEPHENSON.—The directors of the Peninsular and Oriental Company, in consideration of Mr. Stephen. son's original connection with the plan for promoting steam. communication with India, his services gratuitously rendered as secretary to the directors in 1812, and his subsequent advocacy. of the extension of steam-communication, have just passed a. vote requesting his acceptance of £200, as a mark of their sense of his merits.

Java Prize Money.- A return of Jaya prize-money invested. in promissory potes of the Bengal Government, and placed in possession of the East-India Company, shews the total amount of the said promissory notes, with the interest thereon, to be Sa. Rs. 46,64,376 12 10. The promissory notes were issued by the prize agents, in lieu of bills of exchange drawn by the Lieut. Governor of Java in payment of timber stores, and various articles made over to the Java Government by the prize agents, and on account of cash paid by them into the Java treasuries between the years 1811 and 1814.

DwakanAUTH TAGORE. – When Dwakanauth Tagore paid his first visit to this country, he was honoured by being made the medium through which the city of Calcutta received a very great and well-appreciated compliment, viz. a present from the Queen and Prince Albert of their full-length portraits. These, have been placed in the Town Hall of Calcutta, and are said to be admirable likenesses of the royal donors. In acknowledgment of the honour thus conferred the inhabitants of Calcutta unanimously voted addresses to the Queen and Prince Albert, and took the opportunity of Dwakanauth Tagore's second visit to this country to have them presented to her Majesty. Dwakanauth Tagore was honoured with an audience of the Queert and Prince Albert on Monday, the 7th inst., when he presented the address, which was most graciously received by Her Majesty. At the same time she condescended to prolong the interview by expressing the interest she felt in ber Indian subjects. Her Majesty and Prince Albert closed the audience by presenting Dwa kanauth Tagore with their miniatures, copies of the portraits by Winterbalter. In the evening, he had the further honour of joining the royal party, and was introduced by the Queen to the King and Queen of the Belgians, who expressed a lively interest towards India.

THE WORSHIP OF JUGGERNAUTH.- A copy of so much of a despatch of the Court of Directors of the 18th of December last as relates to the discountenancing of the connection of the EastIndia Company's servants with the attendance of devotees on the ceremonies of the temple of Juggernauth bas been laid before Parliament, on the motion of Me. Evans, M.P. It is ad. dressed by the Court of Directors of the East-India Company to the Governor-General (Sir H. Hardinge) in Council, and ruas as follows:-1. “From the papers accompanying your letter of



JULY 4. Angyra, Rees, Bombay.—7. William Carey, Dove, Mau. ritius; Persia, Stevens, Ceylon ; Thomas Arbuthnot, Smith, Bengal; Albion, Allsop, Cape.-8. H.M.S. Bittern, Peel, Cape; Eagle

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, China; Strabane, Grierson, Bombay ; Mazeppa, Watts, Algoa Bay Belhaven, Watt, Bengal.-9. Midlothian, Morrison, New South Wales ; Childe Harolde, Willis, Bombay; Goshawk, Smith, Mauri. tius ; Garland Grove, Robson, New South Wales; Matilda, Donaldson, Algoa Bay; Hindley, Dickson, Cape ; Lady Flora, Jewell, Madras ; Yare, Harding, South Australia ; Isle of Wight

, Ratsey, Mauritius ; Cordelia, Hughes, China; Thomas Snook, Laing, Mauritius ; Pauline, Houghton Anwyl, Mauritius.--10. Susan, Ager, Bengal; New York Packet, Hawkesley, New South Wales ; Tropic, Robertson, Port Philip; Caroline, Short, Zanzibar. - 11. Lord Auckland, Brown, New South Wales ; Tigris, Linton, Ceylon; Forrester, Thoms, Algoa Bay.-12. Jane Cumming, Beale, Port Beat. fort ; Chance, Roxby, New South Wales ; Richmond, Farber, Algoa Bay; Hoppett, Holmed, Batavia ; British Queen, Evans, Cape.14. Matilda, Bliss, South Seas ; Mary Catherine, Taylor, Bengal; John King, Bristowe, Mauritius ; Shepherdess, Poole, China ; Talent, McKean, Cape.-15. John Bull, Crawford, Bengal; Dartmouth, Stewart, Java.-17. Tudor, Lay, Bengal; Jessie Miller, Crowder

, Bengal.-18. Glendaragh, Kissock, Bengal.-19. Samuel Bodding. ton, Noakes, Bengal ; Sharp, Mallett, Ceylon; Mary Louisa, Thom. son, Bengal.-21. Cornwall, Withers, Bombay.

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the 12th of July last respecting the temple of Juggernauth, we are fully confirmed in our previous impression that the em. ployment of “purharees,' or pilgrim-hunters, is not sanctioned by the Government, and that the authority of the police is never exerted in enforcing the labouring classes to drag the car at Jug. gernauth, or at any other temple, but always in protecting them from such compulsory service. The imputations cast on the Government in this respect prove to be wholly groundless. 2. It appears that the records of your Government do not enable you to shew on what specific grounds it is stated in Lord Auck. land's Minute of the 17th of November, 1838, that our promise of the allowance for the support of the temple is distinct and unconditional. The nature of the pledge under which it was considered incumbent on us to continue the established allowance seems to have been the assurance held out by Sir A. Wellesley in his negotiation with the Mahratta vakeels, and by Lord Wel. lesley and other officers acting under his authority in Cuttack, that the temple, and the brahmins connected with it, should be taken under the protection of the British Government. This assurance was in strict conformity with the principles on which the affairs of our empire in India have been uniformly administered. The allowance was fixed at Rs. 60,000 per annum ; but it is stated in the Report of the Bengal Government of the 11th of March, 1844, to have been reduced to Rs. 36,178, in consequence of the relinquishment of the Sabaees Huzeree estate to the temple. We are of opinion that it would be very advisable, according to the suggestion offered in the same report, to commute the remainder of the allowance in the same manner, by restoring any other lands of equal value which may have formerly belonged to the temple. We desire, therefore, if you concur in this view, that you will take the necessary measures for carrying this arrangement into effect; and that the lands may be left ex. clusively to the management of the officers of the temple, and that thus the discontinuance of our interference in its concerns may be made complete."

Troops FOR BOMBAY,-Chatham, July 19. The Comman. dant, Colonel Sir Thomas Willshire, K.C.B., issued garrison or. ders this morning commanding Col. Weare, K.H., to be pleased to hold the under-mentioned detachments of the provisional battalion in readiness to embark for Bombay in the following ships :- The first embarkation is to take place on the 23rd inst., and to consist of 66 men of the 17th regt. and 156 men of the 78th Highlanders, with the following officers :- Capt. J. T. Nagle and Ens. R. Bolton Naynoe, of the 17th; Ens. W. Cumming Rose, 78th; and Assist. surg. M. Stanley Todd, 86th. These troops are to proceed by the ship Sir Robert Peel; and on the 29th July the second embarkation takes place, consisting of 174 men of the 78th Highlanders, with the following officers :-Capt. Oliver Paget Bourke and Ens. F. D. Wyatt, 17th ; Ens. Thos. Anderson, 78th; Capt. F Durell Vignoles and Lieut. Wm. J. J. Smith, of the 28th. These troops are to embark on board the ship Claudine, of 600 tons, Commander R. M. Morris. The last embarkation is on the 30th of July: 83 men of the 28th and 127 men of the 78th Highlanders, with the following officer, Ens. Mowbray Baumgartner, 28th, to proceed by the ship Bolton, 540 tons, Thomas Bolton, commander. The above troops are to embark from the Custom-house Quay, at Gravesend. The whole of the detachments will undergo medical inspection previous to their embarkation.

DESTRUCTION OF AN INDIAMAN.--Letters have been received announcing the destruction by fire of the Urguay, Kelso, mas. ter, of Liverpool, with a cargo of manufactured and other goods, worth nearly 50,0001. The ship was at the time in the vicinity of the Cape de Verd Islands; and the crew, between twenty and thirty in number, took to their boats, after making every possible effort to save the ship, and pulled in the direction of the Isle of May, but on the third day were picked up by the ship Benin, bound for the African coast. The fire originated in the hold among the stores, but the cause of it was unknown.

CHINESE SUGARS.- We understand that the Chinese sugars imported into London were very much better than the samples shewn in Liverpool, and that there is a prospect of a considerable trade in sugar with the Chinese empire. - Liverpool Times.

On Wednesday, July 9, a ballot was taken at the East-India House, for the election of a Director, in the room of Major gen. Sir Jeremiah Bryant, C.B., deceased. At six o'clock the glasses were closed, and delivered to the scrutineers, who reported that the election had fallen on the Hon. William Henry Leslie Melville.

It is reported that Mr. James William Colvile' will be the new Advocate general at Fort William.

Mr. Butler, the sculptor, has been selected by the committee to execute the bust of the late Professor Daniel.

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DEPARTURES. From the Downs.—JULY 4. Thomas Loury, Graham, Sydney; Jane, Buckland, Launceston.-5. Good Hope, Carphin, Bombay; Equestrian, Spence, Hobart Town ; Joseph Albino, Fionis, Adelaide; St. George, Jones, Sydney.-6. Diamond, Taylor, Calcutta; Elena, Thornton, Maailla. — 10. Reward, Salmon, Port Philip. – 11. Georgetown, Bell, Calcutta ; Onyx, Brown, Cape; Tory, Rose, Cape and Madras. — 12. Union, Todd, Launceston. - 14. Jane Frances, Crosby, Hobart Town; Eleanora, Wallace, Aden; Lady Sandys, Pentreath, Mauritius; Biltern, Foss, Mauritius ; Heary, Walmsley, Launceston ; Ystroom, -, Batavia.-15. Stratford, Middleton, Mauritius ; George Horne, Disterut, South Seas.-12 Zerger, Batavia.-16. Sea-gull, Langley, Mauritius.—18. Eliza. beth Buckham, Bewley, Launceston. 19. Castle Eden, Baker, Angelina; Goldsmith and Eleanor, McFarlane, Sydney; Tioga, Eldridge, Calcutta; Arabia, Howes, Colombo; Frederick Hulh, Toby, Cape.-21. Apprentice, Johnson, Cape.

From Newport.-JULY 5. Protector, Dove, Ceylon.-16. Wolga, Goed, Singapore.

From FALMOUTH.-July 9. Titania, J. Anson, China.

From PLYMOUTH.-July 6. Isis, Derks, Batavia.-19. Tory, Rowe, Cape and Madras.

From the Clyde.-July 10. Elora, Turnbull, New South Wales. -8. Lascar, Green, Bombay.

From Shields.JULY 6. John George, Storey, Bengal.
From BRISTOL.-July 10. Barbara, Baker, Bengal.
From JERSEY.-JULY 17. Sultana, Cape.

From LIVERPOOL.-JULY 3. Socrates, Randle, and Molly Baron, Walsh, Calcutta ; Allerton, Phillips, and St. Lawrence, Newlands, Bombay:-5. Blorenge, Banks, and Troubadour, Graham, Calcutta; Elizabeth Thompson, Betts, Port Philip; Zoe, Boult, Mauritius.8. Enterprise, Wright, New South Wales; Black Cat, Davies, Hong-Kong ; Conway Castle, Kerr, Cape.-9. Lady East

, Goldsmith, Penang; Farourite, Resey, Mauritius.-10. Bleng, Stewart

, Shanghae.-12. Dickey Sam, Coaker, Batavia; Edward Hayes, Gilbert, Ceylon.-13. Ann Lockerby, M‘Cartney, Calcutta ; Charles

, Brotchie, Ceylon. - 15. Royal Saron, Ingleby, Bombay.–16. Thomas Sparkes, Matches, and Earl of Lonsdale, Peile, Calcutta.“ 18. William Abrams, Hamlin, Ceylon.-20. Aden, King, HongKong ; Jolly Robin, Beverly, Calcutta.

From PORTSMOUTH.-JULY 4. British Sovereign, Cow, Cape, Mauritius, and Ceylon.-8. Foam, Pugh, China.–10. Maidstone, Nash, Cape and Calcutta.–12. Madonna, Miller, Ceylon.—15. Agia• court, Nisbett, Cape and Calcutta. From Cork.-JULY 2. Westminster, Michie, Walmer Castle

, Campbell, and Stag, Crawford, Calcutta.--3. Alfred, Heuning, Ma. dras and Calcutta ; Neptune, Ferris, and Forfarshire, Symons, Bom. bay.-4. Princess Royal, Doutty, Bombay.-10. Stebon Heală, Cromarty, Bo pay.--13. Andromache, Skelton, Bombay,

From Port Talbot.-JULY 19. 'Juhn Bull, Crawford, Calcutta.

From Marseilles.-JULY 8. Lily, Lanfesty, Mauritius.

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servant, Messrs. Price, G. Green, Power, and A. H. Rossmalecoy ** JULY 3. Major Charles Johnson, 3rd Bombay N.I. at the fm. (to embark at Suez).

perial Hotel, Cheltenham, aged 42. For MADRAS.--Mr. Keene and Mr. and Mrs. Braine.

4. Stevens Dineley Totton, Esq, barrister, of Lincoln's-inn, For CALCUTTA,--Lieut. col. Cureton, Mr. and Mrs. Sims, Lieut. aged 84. Kirby (to embark at Suez), Lieut. Greentree, Mrs. and Miss Chat- 13. Elizabeth Taylor, widow of Lieut. col. George Taylor, C.B. at terton, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Messrs. Williams, Knight, Hunter, Marlborough-buildings, Bath, aged 63., Robson, W. R. Timins, Gibbon, Greenstreet, Thompson, Romaine, Duncan, Collett, Stepbenson, Courtepay, and Richards.

For Hong KONG,--Messrs. Mounsey, Wills, and W. Hogg.
For SINGAPORE. C. Etty, Esq.

9th and 16th July, 1845. ARRIVALS REPORTED IN ENGLAND.

CIVIL, Herculean, Gibson, Liverpool to Bombay, June 19, lat. 40 deg. N., long, 12 deg. W.

Bengal Estab. --Mr. Eduard H. Anson. Edmundsbury, Stuart, London to Madras, May 15, lat. 1 deg. S.,

Madras Estab. --Mr. Arthur Hathaway, long. 20 deg. W.

Mr. William C. Ogilvie. Flora, Hooge, Liverpool to Shanghae, Feb. 8, lat. 9 deg. S., long.

Mr. Jonathan D. Gleig." 115 deg. E. Arab, Sumner, London to Bombay, June 4, lat. 8 deg., long. 21

MILITARY deg. Medina, James, Liverpool to Singapore, Banca Straits.

Bengal Estab.-Brevet Capt. Hugh Mackenzie, 2nd. Eur, regt.

Lieut. col. Orlando Stubbs, 24th N.I. 1.4 Maggie, Spence, Liverpool to Cbina, May 23, lat, 8 deg., long. 20 deg.

Capt. George P. Thomas, 64th N. I. Theodosia, Irving, Liverpool to Ceylon, May 24, lat. 2 deg. N.,

Capt. Charles J. Crane, invalid est. long. 21 deg. W.

Madras Estab. Lieut. col. Frederick Derville, artillery. John Dugdale, Milward, Liverpool to Singapore, June 1, lat. 8 deg.

Capt. Henry D. Sheppard, 19th N.I. N., long. 22 deg. W.

Surgeon George Thompsonyib si Minerva (barque) and Minerva (ship), May 31, lat. 8 deg. N., long. Bombay Estab. - Capt. William J. Ottley, 2nd lt. cav. 22 deg. w.

Lieut. John G. Scott, 22nd N. I.
Grace, irons, London to Cape of Good Hope, June 3, lat. 10 deg;
N., long. 24 deg. W.

Mercury, Eager, London to Cape, June 5, lat. 9 deg. N., long. 23

Bengal Estab.The Rev. John H. Pratt, M.A. deg. W.

Madras Estab.The Rev. Henry Cotterill, B.A. Salacia, Brodrick, London to Mauritius, July 1, lat. 37 deg. N., · loog. 9 deg. W. Guardian, Vickerman, London to Singapore, June 8, lat. 6 deg. N., · long. 33 deg. W,

9th and 16th July, 1845.

Y 11 Lismoyne, Roals, Liverpool to Calcutta, June 11, lat. 9 deg. N,, long. 23 deg. W.

PERMITTED TO RETURN TO THEIR DUTY. Persia, Morris, London to Bombay, June 11, lat. 9 deg. N., long,

CIVIL. it! 23 deg. w. Molly Bawon, Walsh, Liverpool to Calcutta, July 8, lat. 48 deg. N., Bengal Estab. -Mr. William Travers, per Great Liverpool, 20th long. 10 deg, W.

Sept. Token, Cheyne, London to Bombay, July 7, lat. 49 deg. N., long. Madras Estab.-Mr. Thomas Onslow, per Vernon, August. 9 deg. W.

Mr. Arthur Hall, per Earl of Hardwicke, Sept. Leander, Millman, London to Sydney, lat. 39 deg. N., long. 11 deg. W.

Bombay Estab.-Mr. John N. Rose, per Mail steamer, Oct.

Mr. John W. Woodcock do.
Calcutta (barque), July 9, lat. 45 deg. N., long. 9 deg. W.
Enchantress, Essenhigh, London to Batavia, June 3, lat. 24 deg.

N., long. 8 deg. W.
Equestrian, Spence, London to Hobart Town, July 10, long. Bengal Estab. - Lieut. Francis E. Vibart, 5th It: cav.
6 deg. W.

Capt. Edward' S. Scott Waring, 6th It. cay.; Isabella, Noble, London to Algoa Bay, June 7, lat. 3 deg. N., long.

overland.' 20th July. 24 deg. W.


Capt. George Gordoni, 8th N.I. H.M.S. Racehorse, Hay, Plymouth to Cape of Good Hope, May 30,

Major Charles G. Ross, 19th N.I. a's lat. 7 deg. N., long. 23 deg. W. Hindoo, Beard, Liverpool to Sydney, June 7, lat. 7 deg. N.,

Major George W. Bonham, 40th N. I.

long. 25 deg. W.

Major Andrew Goldie, 47th N. I. Mogul, Oliphant, Clyde to Batavia, April 9, lat. 3 deg. S., long.

Capt. Henry Rutherford, overland, 20th Aug * 20 deg. W.

Madras Estab.– Capt. George Alcock, artillery, overland.

Capt. James H. Macbraire, 9th N. I., overland,


Surg. Thomas Kay, overland, Sept.


Bombay Estab.- Capt. James B. Seton, Ist Eur. reg. L. W. JULY 8. The lady of Lieut. col. Leslie, c.B, daughter, at Lingfield,

overland, Oct, Surrey,

Lieat, William E. Wilkinson, 21st N.I. 13. The lady of Capt. J. Evans, late 15th Bengal N, 1. son.

Ens. James Campbell, 22nd N.I. 15. The lady of John A. Arbuthnot, Esq. daughter, at Coworth:

Capt. George H. Bellasis, 24th N:1., overland, park, Berks.


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Bengal Estab.–The Rev. Robert B. Boswell, A.B.

9th and 16th of July, 1815.1.1 GRANTED AN EXTENSION OF LEAVE.

JULY 1. Lieut. S. Morrish, R.N, to Mary Elizabeth, daughter of the late Capt. John Mackeson, H.C.'s S. at Weston Church, near Bath.

7. Gordon, William Howard, Esq. to Isabella Maria, daughter of Joba George Nicholls, Esq. of West Moulsey, Surrey, at St. George's, Hanover-square.

12. Mr. Jobo Rockley to Mrs. Edwards, relict of the late Mr. James Edwards, at Frome, Somerset.

17. Thomas Halcott Fendall, Esq. to Augusta Isabella, daughter of the late Wentworth Bayly, Esq. at Christchurch, Marylebone.

Christopher Wand, Esq. Hon. E.I.C.'s home service, to Mary, daughter of the late Henry Stanley, Esq. at St. John's, Holloway.

19. John Ward, Esq. to Isabella, relict of Capt. Clark, Madras N.I. at the church of St. Clement Danes, Strand.


Bengal Estab. --Mr. Henry J. Bushby, 6 months.

Mr. William Strachey, 6 months.
Bombay Estab. - Mr, Henry B. E. Frere, 6 months.


DEATHS. MAY 13. Julia Stewart, wife of Henry Willis, Esq. and daughter of Major-general Willis, Bombay army, at Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Bengal Estab.- Capt. Archibald Park, 29th N..., 6 months.

Surg. Charles Llewellyn, 6 months.
Madras Estab.- Capt. John F. Musgrove, 36th N.I., 6 months.

Lieut. col. Thomas G. Newell, 47th N.I., 6


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