Monument to the late Earl of Durhum. –The New Zealand Company have voted t105, towards the erection of the monument to the Earl of Durham–the noble earl having been the first governor of this important company. Transcription Information: Collected from a digital image by M. H. Beals. Transcribed by Max Templer. Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom), 19 March 1842, …

Daryanthus Excelsa –This most magnificent and gigantic plant is now in full bloom in one of the hothouses at Dunkeld gardens. It is a native of New South Wales, and to be met with in this country in very few collections–this being the third plant of the kind that has flowered in Great Britain. It is one of the four …

Colonial Intelligence. Halifax, March 13. A very numerous and respectable meeting of the inhabitants of this town was held at the Exchange Coffeehouse, on Saturday last, George Grassie. Esq. to the Chair. It was resolved unaminously–That the Legislature be petitioned to authorise the establishment of a bank in Halifax.–That 50,000l be the capital, to be invested in the British funds.–That …

AFFECTING INSTANCE OF SELF-MURDER On Friday, an Inquest was held at the Nag’s Head, Leicester-fields, on the body of Madamoiselle Ann Paris, then lying dead at No. 4, St. Martin’s-street, Leicester-fields.– Sarah Upton deposed, that she is housemaid to the place. She had frequently observed that the unfortunate young lady appeared to be rather flighty and tiresome in her manner, …

CORONER’S INQUEST.–An inquest was held yesterday evening, before Anthony Gell, Esq. at the Nag’s Head, in Grange-court, Leicester-square, on the body of Ann Paris, an unfortunate young creature, of interesting appearance, not more than 17 years of age, who, it appeared, had been reduced by some unknown melancholy circumstance, to the most forlorn and destitute situations. It was stated in …

Coroner’s Inquest.–At half past two o’clock yesterday, an Inquest was held at the Nag’s Head, Orange-court, Leicester-fields, before Anthony Gell, Esq. Coroner for Westminster, on the body of Madamoiselle Ann Paris, then lying dead at No. 4, St. Martin’s-street, Leicester-fields. Sarah Upton deposed, that she is housemaid to the place; that the deceased had lodged about seven weeks in the …

AMERICAN STATES. Extracts from the New-York Daily Advertiser. Pittsburgh, Sept. 7. SUNDAY last arrived an express in this town from the commissioners who were sent to treat with the Indians: he had left the commissioners on this side of Lake Erie, that day eight days. They had been met at Niagara by Indian commissioners, and with them had sailed in …

Col. Alexander MacGillivray, the celebrated Chief of the Creek Nations, and an Ally of the United States, died lately in the Creek territories. He passed most of his life in the remote parts of America. By his regulations, the Indians have been very much civilized. His death has occasioned universal regret among his people. Transcription Information: Collected from a digital …