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you from all harm, and long to preserve your Majesty for the benefit and happiness of these realms.

To which Her Majesty was graciously pleased to return the following answer:

“I receive with peculiar satisfaction, on the occasion of my visit to the University, this dutiful and affectionate expression of your attachment and loyalty.

“I am deeply sensible of the benefits which your exertions in the cause of religion and learning have conferred upon my people; and the University may, on all occasions, depend upon my continued favour and encouragement."

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The Vice-Chancellor and the other Members of the University waited likewise upon His Royal Highness Prince Albert with the following Address : To His Royal Highness the Prince ALBERT. The humble Address of the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of

Cambridge. May it please your Royal Highness, WE, Her Majesty's dutiful subjects, the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge, beg leave to avail ourselves of the opportunity now given us of tendering to your Royal Highness the expression of our profound respect; and of welcoming, with our most cordial good wishes, your Royal Highness's appearance

within the walls of the University, an event which is a source of satisfaction and joy to every Member of our Body. www -11 .r s IT

The intimate, ties which connect your Royal Highness with the happiness of our beloved I Queen, and the future prosperity of the nation, cannot but call forth our most lively desires and earnest prayers for your Royal Highness's welfare; with which your Royal Highness's virtues and high endowments lead us to combine a cordial and respectful feeling towards your Royal Highness's Person.

We are persuaded that your Royal Highness's known regard for religion, learning, and science, will make your Royal Highness receive with kind condescension the salutations of a Body which has these great objects for its special ends. Your Royal Highness, educated in a distinguished University of your native land, will not fail to feel a lively concern in the academical establishments of this your Royal Highness's adopted country. And connected as your Royal Highness is by the most endearing ties, and by the relations belonging to your Royal Highness's exalted position with the institutions of England, your Royal Highness, we are persuaded, visits one of the ancient universities of the land with a strong interest, arising both from the place which it occupies in the history of the country and its importance in the social fabric of the empire.

We trust that the attention which in this University has been bestowed upon Divine and human learning has been such that we are not unworthy of some portion of the sympathy, which your Royal Highness feels in the cultivators of such pursuits; and we rejoice that the delight and “gratitude excited by the visit of our Gracious

Sovereign are combined with the privilege of coming under the personal notice of your Royal Highness, Her Majesty's Illustrious Consort..

It is our earnest wish and prayer, that your Royal Highness may receive every blessing which Providence can bestow, and may long continue to be a benefit and an ornament to these realms.

To which Address His Royal Highness returned the following answer :

“ I receive, with peculiar pleasure, these assurances of attachment and regard, which have been so kindly presented to me on this my first visit with the Queen to this ancient University

« My warmest and best wishes will always attend the studies here pursued; and I earnestly trust the University of Cambridge may long. maintain the reputation it has earned of successfully training enlightened men for the service of the State, and of diffusing throughout the country the blessings of a sound and religious education."

In the evening Her Majesty held a Levee, at the lodge of Trinity-College, at which an Address was presented to Her Majesty from the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the borough of Cambridge, by the Mayor of Cambridge.

An Address to the Queen, from the Parochial Clergy of the town of Cambridge, was received by the Right Honourable Henry Goulburn, for presentation, and was, by him, présented to Her Majesty: 1843.

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Addresses were also presented to His Royal Highness Prince Albert, from 'the Nobility, Clergy, Gentry, and other inhabitants of the county of Cambridge and isle of Ely; the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the borough of Cambridge; and the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the borough of Wisbech, and were very graciously received.

Windsor-Castle, October 30, 1843. The Queen was this day pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood on James Wyllie, Esq. M. D. in attendance on His Imperial Highness the Grand Duke Michael of Russia.

Foreign-Office, October 30, 1843. **The Queen has been pleased to approve of Don Antonio Estefani, as Consul at Gibraltar for Her Majesty the Queen of Spain.

Whitehall, October 30, 1843. The Queen has been pleased to present the Reverend James Campbell to the church at Strontian, in the presbytery of Mull and shire of Argyll, vacant by the transportation of the Reverend Alexander Mackenzie, late Minister thereof, to the church and parish of South Knap, dale.

1. In pursuance of the directions of an Act, passed in the twenty-fourth year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled “ An Act to repeal so much of two Acts, made in “ the tenth and fifteenth years of the reign of “ His present Majesty, as authorizes the Speaker

of the House of Commons to issue his warrant “ to the Clerk of the Crown for making out “ writs for the election of Members to serve in " Parliament, in the manner therein mentioned, « and for substituting other provisions for the like ~ purposes :"

I do hereby give notice, that the death of Wadham Wyndham, Esq. late a Member serving in this present Parliament for the borough of Salisbury, hath been certified to me in writing, under the hands of two Members serving in this present Parliament; and that I shall issue my warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the said borough, at the end of fourteen days after the insertion of this notice in the London Gazette.

Given under my hand the 30th day of
October 1843,

CHARLES SHAW LEFEVRE, Speaker.

In pursuance of the directions of an Act, passed in the twenty-fourth year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled “ An

! Act to repeal so much of two Acts, made in 4 the denth and fifteenth years of the reign of « His present Majesty, as authorizes the Speaker « of the House of Commons to issue his warrant

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