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liar architecture of the low houses, the wall of the city, 25 feet thick at the top, the picturesque bridges, the costume of. Chinese and Tartars, make up an exquisite picture.
Among the presentations at her Majesty's levee, on the 23rd April, were. the following:
On their return from India :-Sir Robert Barclay, Bart., and on succeeding to his title; by General Sir Henry F. Campbell, K.C.B., G.C.H. Colonel Sir Joseph Thackwell, K.C. B. and K.H., 3rd or King's own Light Dragoons, and on his nomination to be Knight.Commander of the Bath; by LieutenantGeneral Lord Charles Manners. Lieutenant C. P. Rigby, Bombay army, by, Sir Robert Campbell. Lieutenant J. Kendall, by the Earl of Hardwicke. Captain H. Rolland, by Captain Sir Andrew P. Green, R.N. Messrs. J. Fraser, A. M. Sutherland, and Acworth; Colonel J. Holbrow, LieutenantColonel Capon, Major Sothby, Captains G. A. Tulloch and J. Anderson; Captain Sir Robert Oliver, R.N., and on receiving the honour of knighthood; Lieutenants A. J. Cattley, N. C. Macleod, J. S. Kemball, J. M. Montagu, and Ensign E. Elderton; by Lord Ripon. Colonel H. P. Burn and Major A. Roberts, by Lord Ellenborough. Lieutenant George Mein, by Lieute. nant-General Sir Howard Douglas. Lieutenant R. J. Blunt, by Lieutenanta General Sir Charles Imhoff. Captain C. Mackenzie, by Sir J. Graham. Lieutenant R. H. Lindsell, 25th regiment, by General Sir Henry Campbell, K.C.B., G.C.H. Mr. George Anthony Smith; by Sir Augustus De Butts. Mr. Charles N. Sissmore, on his appointment to the Bengal medical establishment; by Lieutenant-General Sir James Watson. Lieutenant Montgomery Campbell, Madras army, by the Earl of Bandon. Lieutenant A. H. Hope, 3rd Madras Light Cavalry; by the Duke of Buccleuch. Lieutenant R. W. Sibthorp, 60th Royal Rifles, on departure for India, by Viscount Hawarden. Lieutenant Alan Hyde Gardner, Indian Navy, on his marriage, by his uncle, Major-General the Hon. W. H. Gardner.
On their return from China :-Lord Saltoun, by the Duke of Wellington. Mr. John Harvey Astell, by his father, Colonel Astell, M.P. Mr. Richard Burgass, late legal adviser to the Government of Hongkong, by the Right Hon. Sir Henry Pottinger. Lieutenant Charles Wallace, 25th regiment, on promotion, by his father, Colonel Robert Wallace, K.H. Captain J. L. Barrow, and Lieutenant R. R. Little, by Lord Saltoun. Captains Jenkins and' H. Jackson, and Lieutenant F. Grantham; by Colonel Weare.
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.
BIRTHS. March 16. At Heavitree, Exeter, the widow of the late F. A. Richardson, Esq., assistant-surgeon in the Bombay establishment, daughter.
25. At Edinburgh, the lady of G. W. Anderson, Esq., daughter. 29. At Plymouth, the lady of Adam Freer Smith, Esq., of Calcutta, son. April 2. The wife of Capt. Robert Gill, of the Madras army, daughter.
15. At Lodge-place, Regent's-park, the wife of Major N. Jones, 57th regt. Bengal N.I., daughter.
17. At Milton-terrace, Gravesend, the lady of Capt. Archibald Park, of the 29th regt. Bengal N.I., daughter.
18. The lady of Capt. Isacke, H.C.S., son, still-born.
26. At Lansdowne-place, Richmond, Surrey, the lady of Capt. Claude Roberts, E.I. Co.'s service, son.
MARRIAGES. March 6. At St. James's Church, Clerkenwell, Lieut. Frederick Huse Chitty, of the 40th Madras N.I., to Eleanor Jane, only daughter of the late Rev. Isaac John Brazier, rector of Market Drayton, Salop.
27. At St. James's Church, Major G. T. Parke, Ceylon Rides, to Joanna, daughter of Col. T. Kennedy, of Guernsey.
At St. James's, Paddington, J. Maitland, Esq., to Margaret, daughter of the late Major-General E. Hutchins Bellasis.
At St. James's, Westminster, Henry Brown, Esq., late of Calcutta, to Maria Louisa, eldest daughter of Mr. George Cooper, of Piccadilly.
April 3. In Union Chapel, Islington, the Rev. John Sugden, B.A., missionary to Bangalore, to Catherine, eldest daughter of the Rev. Henry Townley.
8. At Bow, Middlesex, Mr. Richard Walter Crawley, second son of the late Robert Emans Crawley, Esq., of Bow, to Catharine, daughter of the late Capt. Price, Hon. Company's service, of Canterbury.
Jl. At St. Helier's, Jersey, Vyvyan Scobell, Esq., of the Madras army, to Juliana, younger daughter of the late Capt. Day, Royal Artillery.
15. At St. Luke's, Chelsea, Thomas, third son of the late Alexander Mac. duff, Esq., of Bonhard, Perthshire, to Katharine Crawford, second daughter of the late Dr. Andrew Forbes Ramsay, H.E.I.C.'s service, Bengal.
At St. James's Church, Colchester, Augustus Montague Cooper, lieutenant of the 52nd regt. of Madras N. I., son of the late Robert Chester Cooper, Esq., of Lewes, Sussex, to Elizabeth, daughter of the late Major-General Borthwick, Royal Artillery.
23. At Brighton, Captain Woodward, of the 2nd regt. Bengal N. I., to Mary, daughter of the late Major Stewart.
24. At Aspall, Suffolk, Henry Horatio Kitchener, Esq., captain in the 29th regt., to Fanny, daughter of the Rev. Dr. Chevallier, of Aspall-hall.
March 18. At Pau, Lower Pyrenees, France, of apoplexy, Major-General Christopher Fagan, aged 68, formerly adjutant-general of the Bengal army.
21. At Edinburgh, A. Blackwood, Esq., son of the late W. Blackwood, of Edinburgh, aged 39.
26. At Clifton, Major-General Josiah Marshall, of the East-India Company's service, in the 74th year of his age.
At Cheltenham, Thomas White, Esq., aged 67, late of the H.E.I.C.'s civil service.
April 1. At Pinner, Mrs. Sophia Martin, relict of the late Dr. Alexander Martin, of Singapore.
4. In Lower Grosvenor-street, Donald Norman, son of J. R. Martin, Esq., aged 18.
7. On her passage from Calcutta to London, on board the ship Wellesley, Ellen, the wife of W. W. Kettlewell, Esq., of Calcutta, aged 26.
9. Off the Motherbank, on board the Duke of Cornwall steamer, on his return home, after an absence of 23 years, Nugent Kirkland, Esq., of the civil service of the H.E.I.C., Bombay, aged 45.
14. At Boppard, on the Rhine, aged 11 years and 7 months, Isabella Colquhoun, youngest daughter of Major Andrew Fraser, late of the Madras army.
16. At Greenhill, near Barnet, Herts, Capt. Alexander Mackay, of the Ceylon Rifle Regiment, aged 48.
20. In Sloane-street, the infant daughter of Capt. R. Gill, 44th Madras Native Infantry.
21. At Eastbourne, Capt. R. Johnson, late of the E. I. Co.'s service, aged 72.
SHIPS DESTINED FOR INDIA, &c., AND THEIR PRO
BABLE TIME OF SAILING.
FOR ST. HELENA. ............. 200
Mercer ...... Lond. Docks... May 25.