London. Saturday, February 7
Hunt. –Since the arrival of Hunt, on board the Justitia hulk, at Woolwich, he has been sent to work, along with the rest of the convicts, in Woolwich Warren. He will be conveyed on board the Countess of Harcourt, convict-ship, from Woolwich, about three weeks hence, to New South Wales, his future destination.
Petersburgh.–On the 6th of January the anniversary of the deliverance of Russia, from the invasion of the French, and twenty nations in alliance with them, was commenced with the usual religious solemnity. The city was illuminated in the evening.– German paper.
Prosperity of the Iron Trade. –At a quarterly meeting of the iron masters of Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, held on Wednesday the 21st ultimo, atthe Tontine Inn, in this town, we are happy to learn that the important branch of trade fully keeps pace with the increasing prosperity of the country. The general orders for metal are represented to be equal to some of those brisk periods of demand which so frequently occurred during the late war, when a much heavier price was readily realized han it now bears.– Sheffield Iris.
Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, United Kingdom), 11 February 1824, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/202.