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The punctuation and spelling from the original text have been faithfully preserved. Only obvious typographical errors have been corrected.

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"If we make ourselves too little for the sphere of our duty; if, on the contrary, we do not stretch and expand our minds to the compass of their object; be well assured that everything about us will dwindle by degrees, until at length our concerns are shrunk to the dimensions of our minds. It is not a predilection to mean, sordid, home bred cares that will avert the consequences of a false estimation of our interest, or prevent the shameful dilapidation into which a great empire must fall by mean reparation upon mighty ruins. " BURKE.

No. 3. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1843. PRICE 6 d.


Our Brazilian Trade and the Anti Slavery Party 33

The Fallacy of Protection 34

Agriculture (No. 2.) 35

Court and Aristocracy 36

Music and Musicales 36

The Metropolis 37

The Provinces 37

Ireland 37

Scotland 38

Wales 38

Foreign: France 38 Spain 38 Austria and Italy 38 Turkey 38 Egypt 39 United States 39 Canada 39

Colonies and Emigration: Emigration during the last Seventeen Years 39 New South Wales 39 Australia 39 Cape of Good Hope 39 New Zealand 39

Political 39

Correspondence and Answers to Inquiries 40

Postscript 41

Free Trade Movements: Messrs Cobden and Bright at Oxford 42 Public Dinner to R. Walker, Esq. 42 Dr Bowring's Visit to his Constituents 42 Anti Corn law Meeting at Hampstead 43 Mr Ewart and his Constituents 43

Miscellanies of Trade 43

Police 43

Accidents, Offences, and Occurrences 43

Sporting Intelligence 43

Agricultural Varieties: The best Home Markets 44 Curious Agricultural Experiment 44 Cultivation of Waste Lands 44

Our Library Table 44

Miscellanea 45

Commerce and Commercial Markets 46

Prices Current 46

Corn Markets 46

Smithfield Markets 46

Borough Hop Market 47

Liverpool Cotton Market 47

The Gazette 47

Births, Marriages, and Deaths 47

Advertisements 47

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