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'1 ne Liurjcol i imev states, that the Custom House revenue received in the Port of Liverpool duang t.ie last 12 months, amounted to £ 4,273,0^0, le-'t" ve"" lnCi'eaSe of £ 42b>5^8, on the receipts of Mr Walter, the Member for Berkshire, has Jt .n entrusted with a petition frQm the county of Jt .n entrusted with a petition frQm the county of ■ r oiv, cauin^ for inquiry into the Raphael and j Cnne ljob, signed by a body of electors com- prising an immense proportion of the wealth and respectability of the county,- Old England. Ullous ItS IN THE WRONG Box. A short time since a sale of Government building m tenuis took place, and among the articles to be disposed of was an iron safe, the key of which had been lost. The lot was sold, as usual, with all laiilts and errors of description," for £ 15 to a hroker of the name of Jackson. A smith was sent for to open the safe, when a neat mahogany box was discovered, and when the box was unlocked, behold a parcel of white satin bags, containing a 1;: r;e assortment of letters—the correspondence of ■ftmg- George IV. with a celebrated Marchioness hnd a variety of other distinguished personages. ir.;o. ination was given of the discovery to the Duke ol We»linbton, who shortly after sent two gentle- IDen to obtain the letters on behalf of his Majesty and the broker was compensated for his good con- duct with a douceur of .E5G A ROWLAND FOR AN OLIVER \ye have rp cuved the following- letter from Mr John Browne, wn;ch we shall duly lorward to Mr Daniel O'Con- n'11:—Mount Browne, Jan, 23, 1836 Sir—The newspapers report Mr O'Connell, at the late Tuam d-,iiiiei-, to liave declared c his readiness to have his e. rtt CIt ,ftr with a blunt penknife if ever the honest n. ;n ot .V.tyo returned me to Parliament.' I shall it to give any opinion as to the chance I n ay nave of homo- able to claim the due performance oi ti;e aforesaid ceiemony but this 1 will venture t, say, as I believe it to bk! the truth, that had the p'ace and prosperity of Ireland been consulted, or h sd jus;ice been done, Mr O'Connell might have been called upon long since to forfeit not only his e,.rs, hut their more extensive ne ighbourhood, and ihal uot with a blunt kuite.-I am, Sir, your obedient servant, John ll'owne"-Du{¡lin Mail. A few daysthe Archbishop of Can fer bury received a visit from Henry Drummond, Esq. and I\;r Woodward, two of the twelve soi-disant apos- v ho 'ead the Irvingites. They presented to his Grace a written paper, requiring of him to take his mitre and put it on the floor, and they. or one o, t.iem, in the character of apostle, would put it upon his head -by way. we suppose, of restoring the apostolical succession. The Archbishop bowed, and said he would peruse the communication. W hat next :—Christian Advocate. (j'eorge v;Iailey Irwin, the Irish Barrister, v ho was found gtiMty of a misdemeanor in attempt- ing (o get appointed to the Chairmanship of the county of Mayo by a fraudulent representation, ras sentenced oil Saturday last to nine months imprisonment in the Gaol of Kilmainham, and a me or tie licensed victuallers are making a great a, s H a*, the present time, determined, if possible, to tttecta repeal cf the impost of fifty per cent. placed p°" "censes by the ex-Chancellor, Lord Althorp. A E ^'stkrious STRANGER AT WOOLWICH iTf «EXA|L'~7*nour j°urna' ot Fi iday last, an account /Vsc*11" I °r a sentinel having been fired at in the »•na-i'r Jn-^ t^1at l^e at'a'r created an extraordinary liio tflNvn and neighbourhood. Smce T'Ot'onV 1U^Pene^ a double guard has been placed ><iore DTrr°n |,l>e S^0t l>ul ln 11,auy 01 her places, and )'I?I'C particuL'rly roulld the rocket "hed. A variety Mranier's v^it1" c'lcukltion as to 'he object of the yv-& u-—standard. • f the whei:reCe'V?tl llie Part'c"lars of the loss nhich wa^tnt'^i S'P' <orsairt Captain Venables, l>he was out 1 Wrecked otf ,y)e King Mill Group, ♦uccceded in mou,lls) during which time she had '-cssel wa8 crifi?<!uril,i 1'7"° barrels of oil. This Shig'S M;JIs a"HlS ott Byron's Island, one of the ia'- 2. S. toli;' 17(? ucLk 0,1 an unknown shoal in >vent to pieces Ti vt^lel1 almost immediately whalcboats a'd CrVV,' f1 in number- <o Kate'y, where thev n-pr/'l! i Upon the Mainland in J5 of them butchered T! t!ie "atives, and regaiwin? their boa7s 16 Succeeded most privation and 1 lartKliin f « endu, i,lS the op*ain, a Spauisll Betl,f^ ,ptfo[ five weeks, reached <hena have reached Sv In 6 >, m w'lertce some of surgeon were amon" tho,^ >e capUm and the 'llCuUftv destroyed by thenauyci,

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