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PEACE AND THE CONTINENT.

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SIR SAMUEL AND LADY BAKER.

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FIFTY PEOPLE IN THE WATER.

MR. DISRAELI AND THE MINISTRY.-

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INTERESTING DISCOVERY IN THE…

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INTERESTING DISCOVERY IN THE ARCTIC REGIONS. The whaling ship Camperdown, Captain Gravill,has arrived at Dundee from Davis's Straita. Amongst other adventures on the 22hd of July. a most inte- resting discovery was .made by several of the crew at Port Leopold. On that day the chief engineer and the surgeon went on shore at this place, where a Eruvision store is kept. While exploring land, they came upon a small cemetery, consisting of six graves, at the head of each of which was A tablet of sojjd oak, about 2^ft. long. lOin. broad, and 2^in, thick. On each tablet was nailed a brass plate, on which was inscribed the name of the person buried. From these inscriptions it was ascertained that the dead had formed part of the crew of H.M.S. Investigator and H.M.S. Enterprise, which were sent by the Government in 1848 to lendeavour to discover some trace "Of the ill-fated pxpedition which had left England for the Arctic regions under Sir John Franklin. This search expedition was under the command of Sir J. C. Ross and Captain Bird. These commanders and their crews suffered almost incredible hardships while searching in the dangerous Arctic regions for the missing explorers, and while "t Leopold Island the sailors whose graves have now been found succumbed, arnd "found a last resting place in the ice-bound regions. The inscriptions on the graves were all follow :—■ I Sacred to the memory of William Grundy, of H.M.S. Investigator, who died 12th May, 1849, at Port Leopold, aged 37 years. Sacred to the memory of Thomas Coombes, of H.M.S. Investigator, who died 27th October. 1848, at Port Leopold; aged 32 years. Sacred to the memory of James Gray (A.B.), of H.M.S. Enterprise, who died 10th April, 1849, at Port Leopold, aged 29 years. Sacred to the memory of David Jenkins (A.B.). of H.M.S. Enterprise, who died 30th April, 1849, at Port Leopold, aged 22 years. Sacred to the memory of Edward Buiskin (A.B.), of H.M.S. Enterprise, who died 6th July, 1849, at Port Leopold, aged 25 years. Sacred to the memory of Mr. ?Henry Mathias. assistant surgeon of H.M.S. Enterprise, whojdied 15th June, 1849, at Port Leopold, aged 27 years. On the tablet on the grave of the surgeon, besides the hrass:plate, there was a brass medallion, nailed above the inscription plate, and on this medallion was engraved the names of the two ships and their respec- tive commanders Sir J. C. Ross and Captain Bird, with the date 1849. A bottle was found among the earth over the grave of Thomas Coombes, and when the chief engineer broke it to ascertain what was inside he found a piece of paper cm which was written the following request:— Near this spot lays the Remains of Thomas Coombes (late belonging to the Carpenters crew of Her Majesty's Ship Investigator, who died on board tnat ship on the 27th day of October, 1848, after a lingerin Illness of 3 months, which he bore with Christian Fortitude. And I sincerely hope, should any Christian fall in with this, that he will leave his Body Rest in Peace and Undisturbed,' and oblige his late chum and messmate, CHARLES fuDIs. A.B."

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