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BULLETINS.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of JANUARY 4,

1848.

Whitehall, January 3, 1848. THE Queen has been pleased to appoint John

Thomson Gordon, Esq. Advocate, to be Sheriff of the shire or sheriffdom of Edinburgh, in the room of Graham Spiers, Esq. deceased.

We, the undersigned, being three of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, do hereby, under the authority of an Act, passed in the ninth and tenth years of the reign of Her présent Majesty, intituled “ An Act to amend the laws relating to the Customs," appoint Newport to be a port in that part of the United Kingdom called England; and Cardiff, to be a port in that part of the United Kingdom called Wales; and we do hereby declare, that the limits of the said port of Newport shall commence at Redwick Pill, in the county of Monmouth, being the western extremity of the port of Chepstow, and continue along the coast of the said county to the river Rumney, which divides the counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth: 1848.

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And that the limits of the said port of Cardifir shall commence at the river Rumney aforesaid, and continue along the coast of the county of Glamorgan to a place called Nash Point, in the said county:

And that the limits of the said port of Newport shall extend to the middle of the river Severn:

And that the limits seaward of the said port of Cardiff shall extend to a distance, from low water mark, of three miles into the sea, including all islands, bays, harbours, rivers, and creeks within the said limits.

And we, the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, do hereby annul all former limits of the said ports.

Whitehall, Treasury-chambers, 20th day
of December 1847.
(Signed) W. Gibson Craig.

Ebrington.
H, Rich.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of JANUARY 7,

1848.

Lord Chamberlain's-Office, January 7, 1848.

ORDERS for the Court's going into Mourning, on Sunday next the 9th instant, for Her late Majesty the Arch-Duchess Duchess of Parma, viz.

The Ladies to wear black silk, fringed or plain linen, white gloves, necklaces and ear-rings, black or white shoes, fans and tippets.

The Gentlemen to wear black, full trimmed, fringed or plain linen, black swords and buckles.

The Court to change the Mourning, on Thursday the 13th instant, viz.

The Ladies to wear black silk or velvet, coloured ribbons, fans and tippets, or plain white, or white and gold, or white and silver stuffs, with black ribbons.

The Gentlemen to wear black coats, and black or plain white, or white and gold, or white and silver stuff waistcoats, full trimmed, coloured swords and buckles.

And, on Sunday the 16th instant, the Court to go out of Mourning.

Whitehall, January 6, 1848. The Queen has been pleased to appoint Doctor John Scott to be one of Her Majesty's Physicians in Ordinary in Scotland, in the room of Doctor Andrew Combe, deceased.

Crown-Office, January 7, 1848. MEMBER returned to serve in the present

PARLIAMENT.

City of Wells. William Goodenough Hayter, Esq. Her Majesty's

Judge Advocate General.

Whitehall, January 1, 1848. The Right Honourable Sir Thomas Wilde, Knt. Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of

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Common Pleas at Westminster, has appointed Edwin Clarke, of Longton, in the county of Stafford, Gent. to be one of the Perpetual Commissioners for taking the acknowledgments of deeds to be executed by married women, under the Act passed for the abolition of fines and recoveries and for the substitution of more simple modes of assurance, in and for the county of Stafford.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of JANUARY 11,

1848.

Foreign-Office, January 11, 1848. IT is hereby notified, that Viscount Palmerston, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, has received from Lord Cowley, Her Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary at the Sublime Porte, a dispatch, dated the 1st of December last, inclosing an official communication from Aali Effendi, he Tu ish Minis for Foreign Affairs, stating that the Porte has raised the blockade of the coast of Albania.

The tenour of the official note from the Turkish Minister is as follows :

Translation. It was notified to you, M. le Ministre, by an official note, dated 21 Shaaban last (3d August), that the coasts of that part of Albania, called Toscalij, were blockaded, and that the blockade

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