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DEATH OF SIR JAMES SIMPSON.

AN EVANGELICAL SISTERHOOD.I

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A HINT THAT MIGHT BE ACTED UPON. The following letter, headed "Value of Irish Land," appeared in Tuesday's Times: Sir,—WiH you allow an Irish country gentleman to call attention, through your columns, to a fact in his own recent experience, which painfully reveals the state of mistrust and uncertainty now existing in connexion with the landed interest in this country ? I am the possessor of a beautiful and valuable fee-simile estate in one of the most civilized counties in Ireland (Kil- dare). Its extent Is nearly 6,000 acres, its rental between £4,000 and £ 6 000 a year. The rents are punctually paid, the neighbourhood good, and the estate only requires a manor- house (there being already a fine wooded park) to make it perfect as a gentleman's residence. Yet, when this estate was brought to the hammer this week in Dublin I was unable to sell it at a price which would at once yield the purchaser 41 per cent. for the vestment of his capital, with the rprofpect of receiving 5 per eent. on the falling in of some old leases. Notwithstanding all its attractions, the estate remains on my hands, because it is in Ireland, where all things are In a state of transition far too much prolonged, and where suspense and mistrust are paralysing business and destroying oonfldence, to the injury of public and private interests. I entirtly approve the recent measures of Government, as affecting this country; and I feel convinced that after the passing of those at present under discussion, Ireland will revve from Its depressed and perplexed condition, property will recover its value, and confluence aud good feeling will prevail among us. Nothillir, in my opinion, would so tend to render perma- nent this much-desired result as the gran ing of vote by ballot, and the annual sojourn in this country of Her Majesty or some member of the .Royal family. r All that is needed to excite the natural loyalty of the Irish people is the presence of ita lawful object; ana every Irish man feel: aggrieved that his country may not share, equally with Scotland, the honour aid benefit of the Sovereign's per- sonal rule and presence, This would go far to quell dis- affection and I ardently hope, in common with my country- men, to see thfl wise and prudent measures of Parliament crowned by one gracious act on the Sovereign's part, the purchase or acceptance of a residence in Ireland. I am, Sir, your obedient servant, „ JOHN LA TOUCHE. Harnstow, Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland, May 7.

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THE LATE MARQUIS OF CHOLMONDELEY.

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