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2. Bury St. Edmunds-cattle. 2. Rotherham-cattle and horses. 4. Dursley-cattle and pedlery.
4. Atherstone-horses and fat cattle. 6. Bodmin oxen, sheep, and cloths.
6. Higham Ferrars-horses, horned cattle, and sheep.
7 and 18. Cheltenham-cattle and pedlery.
10, 11. Bewdley-first day, hogs only-2nd day,
12. Shrewsbury-cattle, sheep; pigs, &c. 14. Thirsk-horned cattle, horses, sheep, &c. 17. Hornsea-horses and cattle. 28. Bridgewater-cattle, &c.
30. Quarter Sessions commence in this week. 31. Last day of the year.-Those who have not been accustomed to keep an account of personal or household expenses should begin from this day. Those in trade who have not been accustomed to take an annual account of stock should begin from this day. Without cash-books and without stock-books, trade is little better than a game of chance.
ASTRONOMICAL PHENOMENA. Mercury, in the constellations Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Capricornus, is invisible in the beginning; from the 10th an evening star to the end. On the 1st, at 5h. 45m. A.M., in Aphelion; on the 12th, at Oh. 49m. A.M., in conjunction with Venus, at 20 9' N.
Venus, in the constellations Sagittarius and Scorpio, is an evening star till the 12th, invisible till the 19th, then a morning star to the end of the month. On the 16th, at 4h. 2m. P.M., in inferior conjunction with the sun; on the 20th, at 9h. 20m. A.M., in conjunction with Mars, at 20 57' S.
Mars, in the constellations Scorpio and Sagittarius, is invisible till near the end of the month; then a morning star.
Jupiter, in the constellation Virgo, on the 15th passes the meridian at 7h. 37m. A.M.
Saturn, in the constellation Pisces, on the 15th passes the meridian at 7h. 20m. P.M.; on the 18th, at 10h. 32m., A.M., stationary.
Uranus, in the constellation Pisces, on the 15th passes the meridian at sh. 3m. P.M.
The Moon, on the 2nd, at 8h. 58m. P.M., with s Scorpii, at 3° 43' S.; on the 3rd, at 7h. 42m. A.M., with a Scorpii (Antares) at 9° 8' S.; at 1h. 33m. P.M., with Mars, at 4° 45' S.; at 10h. 10m. P.M., with Mercury, at 5° 23' S.; on the 5th, at 5h. 46m. A.M., with Venus, at 4° 26' S.; on the 9th, at 11h. Om. A.M., in Apogee. On the 13th, at 7h. 7m. P.M., in conjunction with Saturn, at 20 19' N.; on the 17th, at 9h. 9m. P.M., with a Tauri (Aldebaran) at 10 5' S.; on the 18th, at 5h. 8m. P.M., with Tauri, at 9° 9' N.; on the 20th, at 10h. 35m. P.M., with B Geminorum (Pollux) at 8° 0' N.; on the 21st, at 6h. om. A.M., in Perigee. On the 23rd, at 7h. 3im. A.M., in conjunction with a Leonis (Regulus), at 1° 31'S.; on the 26th, at 11h. 46m. P.M., with Jupiter, at 4° 1' S.; at 11h. 50m. P.M., with a Virginis (Spica), at 7°40'S.; on the 30th, at 2h. 19m. P.M., with a Scorpii at 90 11' S.; on the 31st, at 11h. 58m. A.M., with Venus, at 0° 36' N.
The Constellation Taurus is on the meridian at
midnight in the beginning, and Orion and Auriga in the middle, of the month.
Eclipses of Jupiter's Satellites. First Satellite. 9th, Im. at 2h. 58m 5s. A.M.; 16th, Im. at 4h. 51m. 36s. A.M.; 23rd, Im. at 6h. 45m. 4s. A.M. Second Satellite. 10th, Im. at 2h. 32m. 278. A.M.; 17th, Im. at 5h. 5m. 21s. A.M.; 24th, Im. at 7h. 38m. 16s. A.M. Third Satellite. 21st, Im. at 1h. 57m. 8s. A.M.; 21st, Em. at 4h. 38m. 25s. A.M.; 28th, Im. at 5h. 54m. 44s. A.M.
Mohammedan Calendar. 1850. Hegira, 1267. Dec.
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THE ROYAL FAMILY OF GREAT BRITAIN.
ALEXANDRINA VICTORIA, born May 24, 1819; married Feb. 10, 1840, to Prince Albert Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel of Saxe Coburg and Gotha, born Aug. 26,
Adelaide Amelia Louisa Teresa Caroline, widow of King Wm. IV., sister of the reigning Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, born August 13, 1792.
Royal Princes and Princess.
Ernest Augustus (King of Hanover), Duke of Cumberland, born June 5, 1771; married May 29, 1815, to Frederica Carolina Sophia, daughter of the Duke of Mecklenburg Strelitz, and widow of Fred. William, Prince of Solms Braunfels, born March 2, 1778. Issue, George Frederic, born May 27, 1819.
Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, born February 24, 1774; married May 7, 1818, to Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, daughter of the Landgrave of Hesse; born July 25, 1797. Issue, George William, born March 26, 1819; Augusta Caroline, July 19, 1822; Mary Adelaide, Nov. 27, 1833. Mary, Duchess of Gloucester, born April 25, 1776.
Her Majesty's Mother.
Victoria Maria Louisa (Princess Dowager of Leiningen), Duchess of Kent, widow of Edward Duke of Kent, sister of the King of the Belgians, born Aug. 17, 1786.
The QUEEN'S HOUSEHOLD, &c. Hered. Joint Great Chamberlain of England, Lord Willoughby D'Eresby-Sec. Robert Burrell.
Hered. Earl Marshal, Duke of Norfolk
Lord Marcus Hill-Comp. Rt. Hon. W. S. Lascelles-Master of Household, Maj.Gen. G. Bowles-Sec. to Board of Green Cloth, Sir Thos. Marrable. Ld. Chamberlain, Marquess of Breadalbane Vice-Chamberlain, Lord Edw. HowardLords in Waiting, Marquess of Ormonde, Earl of Morley, Earl of Listowel, Lord Waterpark, Lord Byron, Lord Camoys, Lord Elphinstone and Lord Dufferin Grooms in Waiting, Sir H. Seton, Sir F. Stovin, Hon. Capt. A. N. Hood, Hon. Capt. Robt. Boyle, J. R. Ormsby Gore, Colonel Berkeley Drummond, Sir E. Bowater, Hon. Capt. Joseph Denman, R.N.-Extra Grooms in Waiting, Gen.
Mistress of the Robes, the Duchess of Sutherland.
Ladies of the Bedchamber-Countess of
Hered. Grand Almoner, Marq. of Exeter.
Clerk of the Closet, Bishop of Chester-
Physicians, Sir James Clark, Bt., M.D.,
PRINCE ALBERT'S HOUSEHOLD. Groom of the Stole, Marquess of Abercorn. Treasurer, Lieut.- Col. Hon. C. B. Phipps. Gentlemen of Bedchamber, Lord George Lennox and Viscount Clifden. Secretary, Dr. E. Prætorius.
Private Secretary, Col. Hon. Chas. Grey. Chief Equerry, Major-Gen. Wemys. Equerries, Lt.-Col. Bouverie, Hon. Capt. Alex. Gordon, and Lieut.-Col. F. Hugh Seymour.
Grooms of Bedchamber, Lieut.-Col. Wylde and Capt. Francis Seymour - Extra Groom, Gen. Sir G. Anson,
Deputy-Paymaster, S. Beltz. Cashier, E. Saunders. Accountant, E. W. Cleere.
Chancellor, Right Hon. Sir Chs. Wood, Bt.
EXCHEQUER BILL OFFICE.
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
Superintendent, John Bowen.
SECRETARIES OF STATE'S OFFICES. Home Affairs-Principal Secretary, Rt. Hon. Sir George Grey, bt.- Under Secs., Horatio Waddington, G. C. Lewis. Foreign Affairs-Principal Secretary, Visc. Palmerston Under Secs., Lord Eddisbury, H. U. Addington.
Colonial Affairs-Principal Secretary, Earl Grey-Under Secs., B. Hawes, H. Merivale, and T. F. Elliott.
War Office-Sec.-at-War, Rt. Hon. Fox Maule-Deputy, L. Sulivan-PaymasterGeneral, Earl Granville-Medical Director-General, Sir J. McGrigor, Bart., M.D. Chief Examiner of Army Accounts, E. Marshall.
Horse Guards-Commander of the Forces, Field Marshal the Duke of WellingtonMilitary Secretary, Lt.-Gen. Lord Fitzroy Somerset-Adj.-Gen. Maj.-Gen. Sir John Macdonald Quartermaster-Gen., Lt.-Gen. Sir J. Willoughby Gordon, bt. -Judge-Advocate Gen. Sir D. DundasChaplain-Gen. Rev. Dr. W. Dakins. Ordnance-Master-Gen., Marquess of Anglesey-Surveyor-Gen., Major-Gen. C.R. Fox-Clerk of Ordnance, Lt.-Col. Hon. G. Anson-Sec. to Board, (vacant).
BOARD OF TRADE.
President, Rt. Hon. H. Labouchere.
Secretaries, G. R. Porter and Sir D. Le
Statistical Department Director, A. W. Fonblanque-Deputy, W. D. Oswald.