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THE REVENUE,

THE QUARTER'S REVENUE. j

TIIE ELECTIONS.

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TIIE ELECTIONS. ABiNfims.âThe nomination took place on Monday, ivhen the Attorney-General, Sir K. Thesiger, delivered in admirable speech in defence of his principles Gene- -at Caultield, the opposing candidate, said very little. Vfter a second holding up of hands, the Returning 3;ticei declared it to be in favour of the General. On I'uesday the election took place. At the close of the poll, Attorney-General had a majority of thirty over his opponent. ELECTION* Fait WEST SUFFOLK.âThe nomination took l>lace Monday at Bury St. Edmund's, when Captain Hennet, cOIlsen-at he, was returned without opposition. In returning thanks he announced that he would support, iot Chureh and State, but lue running interest of tlw churdl-that he was unpledged to any nhiistrv, and would advocate all measures calculated to secure those real interests by which the country flourished. EXETER. â Mr. Teed having retired. Sir J. Duckworth 'a good Protestant and sound churchman) and General Llriggs were the candidates. The nomination took place >n Monday, but the latter was considered to have no diance, although the show of hands was, after some consideration on the part of the Sheriff, held to be in his iavour. The election took place on Tuesday, when the conservative candidate, Sir J. Duckworth, was returned by an immense majority-the numbers being 1258 to 588, die wing a majority for Sir J. Duckworth of G70. DARTMOUTH.âMr. Moffatt, the free trader, who was [he bearer of the announcement, of the death of Mr. 3-.>mes, and of his own intention to become a candidate it the same time, lias succeeded, the numbers at the close )f the poll on Thursday being-, MofFatt, 125; Mr. Prin- sep, 111; majority, 14: The show of hands was greatly in favour of Mr. Prinsep, the conservative candidate. The borough thus merely reverts to the Slough of Des- pond, having usually returned what, is called a liberal, ('here appears to have been a good deal of intimidation ind bad conduct on the part of the Moffattites, and a petition may alter the state of affairs. CAMBRIDGE.âA vacancy occurs in the representation yf this town by Mr. Kelly's acceptance of the office of óolicitor-cieneral. '1 he wrà was ¡,suc'.1 on Monday. Mr. Adair, an opponent of the Government, is in the field.

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