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significance, for voting aa they did. I think I ought
to dissolve the Farliaiusnt. What shall 1 del (burst ing into tears,) I am very wretched." " Your Majesty had better send for the Puke of Wellington, and give him authority to form a minis try," repeated Lord Melbourne. " Well, if I must send for a tory, 1 prefer the Puke, for he is a soldier, and my father was a soldier, and I love soldiers. I like to see them in full dress; let the Duke be sent for iny Lord; stay I'll write to him myself. Excuse me my Lords," said the Queen. Her Majesty then wrote the following note to the Puke ?< Her Majesty desires the immediate attendance of his Grace, the Duke of Wellington, at Ducking ham Palace, to confer with her Majesty on matters of importance to the State and Commonwealth." 44Buckingham Halace, May 8th." This was soon despatched to the Duke. Lords Melbourne and Russell then took their leave for the present, the Queen observing, "you will dine with me to-day, my Lord ; and indeed 1 wish you to be with me ail day, if possible, for 1 shall want to con sult you again and again. 1 know I shall not agree with the tories, and you must not leave me to their mercy." " Your Majesty's commands shall be complied with," said the wily courtier, bending bis body half Rouble, as he left the room." In a very short time, the Duke of V\ ellington entered the audience chamber; and the old war worn veteran was met by the Queen with the utmost frankness, and greeted in a very gracious manner. "Your Majesty was pleased to send for me, ' said the Duke. " My Lord Duke, I wish you to take the reins of government; 1 wish you to form a Cabinet for me; I will be very frank to you. 1 do not know what to do, and I want your assistance; My Lord Melbourne wished me to send for yon, and 1 have done so. Will you, in this respect serve met" said the Queen. "Your Majesty does me honor," said the Duke, "and happy should 1 be to serve you; but my age and increasing infirmities prevent my doing justice to to the station of Prime Minister. Besides, I have over thought that a Prime Minister ought to have a ?eat in the lower House." " Then," said the Queen, "yon would advise me to ?end for?u "Sir Robert Peel," said the Duke, without allowing the Qneen time to finish the sentence. 44 Be it so," replied the Queen, " but remember, my Lord Duke, if Sir Robert becomes Prime Minis ter, I shall still look to you to serve me in the Cab net, for I know you will not advise me wrongly " " In any capacity, however humble, 1 am at your Majesty's service," said the Duke,and left the room. "Another vexation, Lad v Lehzen," said the Queen, as she entered her study; "1 must write to Sir Rob ert Peel; I'd rather dissolve the House." Her Majesty wrote and despatched a note to Sir Robert Peel precisely similar, in its purport, to the one she sent to the Duke. In half an hour Sir Rob ert reached the palace, in a carriage and four, with outriders and grooms in livery. "A great deal of unnecessary parade," said the Queen, who saw his carriage from the window of the green drawing room, "I'll keep him waiting a little." Accordingly, more than ten minutes elapsed before Sir Robert reel was admitted to the Queen's presence. At last he entered the audience chamber. Accomplished as the Baronet is said to be, the Queen immediately saw through the Joseph Surface garb which he assumed. Nevertheless, Mer Majesty was at kind and candid as, under the circumstances, she oould well be supposed to be. 441 send for you to become nay Prime Minister, Sir Robert," said the Queen, "are you willing to assist me in the formation of a new ministry. I am in any thing but a happy frame of mind, for 1 have parted from my late ministers with great reluctance and re Set. In all things that thry have done and advised ey have given rac entire satisfaction. I am sorry to part with them; but as their resignation appears to be unavoidable, you must see ths necessity of my taking immediate steps to form a new ministry." 441 have considered all these points, your Majesty, and am willing to serve your Majesty as Premier, under the usual conditions, privileges, and indul gences," said Sir Ho o-rt. 441 will be very (ra-ik with you, Sir Robert," re plied the Queen; 44 I do not like the Tories, but I must submit in this instance; 1 know that 1 am young and inexperienced, but I am net altogether ignorant of the duties >i toy station, and what is due to my people; I wish to do nothing that is unconsti tutional and improper, at the same time I will submit to nothing that is arbila y or unjust." 44 Your Majesty must be uvvare of the great diffi culties I shall liave to contend with in forming a ministry," said Sir Robert, 44 and how much 1 re quire vour Majesty's entire confidence! ' 44 You should have thought of that, 8ir Robert, be fore you voted tf? destroy my late minister*," said the Queen; ?? but I will be sincere with you, and give you my confidence." 44 Having been a party to that vote, yonr Majesty," he replied, 441 cannot refuse to serve you. 1 will attempt the formation of a ministry in the course of the day, and if yonr Majesty will allow ine, I will Wait on you tomorrow, and report progress." 44 lie it so," said the Queen, as the Baronet left the presence. In five minutes more, she was closeted with Lord Melbourne. M Your Majesty noticed the word 4 condition* in Sir Robert's remarks," -aid Lord Melbourne. 441 scarcely did," said the Qneen. 44 That ha? reference to the ladies of your house hold," said he ; 44 1 know the tories too well, not to know that they will remove every ofic of those now about vou." , , , "Impossible," said the Qneen,with the greatest alarm, 44 they would not dare attempt it." 44 Not iiuinedlately, but gradually,' said his Lord "list them try it," said the Queen, we shall see who is to rule ; but 1 thank you my Lord for putting me on my guard." 441 have but done iny duty, your Maiesty, said his Lordship; "and now 1 will see Lord Norman by. 44 Good by, iny lord ; be with me again soon, for I am lonely and unhappy, nnd need jour counsel shall be but too happy," said the old statesman, as he bowed and lell the room. 44 Thank Heaven," -a.d the Queen, "I have got ?ofar in the atlnir I do wish it was all over. Lady Lehzen. give me a novel, I cannot read any thing else to-day. and I an> too lull of trouble to ride out. Is it not a shame that the daughters of all our subject* arc free to do a* thev p < ?-e?to ride or walk-or to go where they like and when they like, and I am Bttle better than a prisoned puppet. Look at those burnt* creatures rulmg down the park. 1 WW" ? was on i of them. Hui I'll not part with my ladies ; J'll dissolve the house lii*l ' , 4nd with these alternately desponding and spirited feelin"s, the Queen, after ngnta frying. sat down to ret I, and in ?p?te of h r troubles, real and tfncied, soon f?-il into a gentle -Inmber, like ? spoiled child Who had cried herself to sleep It was a curious ?igkt? and an indructne to look upon that fair Quern, m ?he reclined on the couch, the item reali* ties of life before her, behind her, and on every side, ker ladies with Lords Nonuanby and Melbourne [dotting in an anti chamber, the fale of fiction just alien from her hand, her dreams evidently pleasing from the smile upon her face, no observer hut the Ha rones* ; and to reflect that at this very lime Peel, IWtM , , and Lyndbnrst. and Ilardinge and Ellenhnrnngh,and Stanley, and G<>lbourne, and Graham, were all ca rousing at Sir Robert'* house, In Whitehall Gardens, drtT.king and talking, each trying to out talk the other, all saying what they would and would not do; what office they would and would not take ; what they would make the Queen do, and what she should not be allowed to do, and a thousand other riduculotis and inconsistent thing*, which none hut crazy tories would have thought of. "Did you talk about the officers of the honsehold to the Queen, Sir Robert," said Lord Stanley. - -?.? ak? I 44 Did you arrange about removing those d?d wo ten. Peel!" sa.d Sir llenry Ilardinge,whoMi men. I'eel V said Sir Henry I lardinge, wnose energy always gels the better ol his judgment. 44 I dnl not." said Peel. 441 told her I should eg. pect ihc usual privileges; but I did not mention the women " 44 Then I'll not join the cabinet, hy God," said ?tjr Jaste* Graham, 44 unless the women are removed | will rod he pulling one way and the petticoat* .other " 44 Nor I,' ?aid Lord Stanly. 44 Nor I, by heaven," said Lord Rllenborongh. 441 have suffered enough from a malign female influ<'tiee." 44 Very well, gentlemen." -aid Peel.44 it shall he as you say; her Majesty must give us the privilege of cleansing the Ailgesn .1 ? " 44 Certainly, cert ? in I. nil all at once; 41 let us fill a bumper, and drink -urceaa to the modern Her* cnles and hi* labors. 44 lira*n, bravo," they all chimed in, and the psrty udjonrned to the Carlton Club Could the Queen huv- ?? , n these worthies at their orgies, it is doubtful w hi tin . she would nave admit ted any of them to -mid interview; but after par taking a light and cheerful dinner, ahe had retired to her study, and subsequently to her hod-rooea at a very early hour. Bhe waa awake and walking in toe gardens by aix o'eluek the next morning. Thuraoay, May 9th, and at eight aat down to breakfast. "Today will be a trying time with me, Lady Lehzen,'said the Queen, aa ahe aroae from the ta ble . _ 44 It will, your Majesty," aaid the Baroness 44 But I'll bear me bravely through it, mark me well." added the Queen. . . . " Your Majeaty would do diabonor to? your high lineage, were you to act otherwiae, replied the Ba rTCt assured I will not fail," rejoined the Queen. "G m. "IS-I l..t effort, and I^ll ..iff. the t.?. for once, till Sir Robert Peel la announced; we mu.t not keep the bow alwaya bent, my dear Baroneaa. 44 Lord Byron attenda your Majeaty, taid Lady L* Bid him usher in Sir Robert Peel, the instant he arrives. I wiah this affair to be over as speedily aa possible," said the Queen. . , .. 44 Sir Robert has juat arrived and desires to wait on your Majesty," said the Lord in waiting 44 Admit him," said the Queen; 44and now, Lehzen, for a last effort. You can leave me." As the Baroneaa left one door, the Baronet entered the other. .. . 44 You are early, Sir Robert," said the Queen. 44 We have much before us, may it please your Majesty; and the longest day is all too short for our moat serious task," aaid the Baronet. 44 You do not repent you of your undertaking so soon!" asked the Queen. 44 That 1 do not, may be seen from ray efforts al ready; I have as far as my humble abilities would allow me, brought together some of the principal features of a new Miuiatry, and have the honor to submit some names for your Majesty s approval. 44 Name thein, Sir" Robert," said the Queen, with great eagerness. ... , 44 They are contained in this list, said he, handing the Quee* a paper. The Queen read in an audible whisper Duke of Wellington, ? Lord Lyudhursl, Chancellor. Karl Aberdeen, Foreign Secretary Sir Henry Hardinge, SeareUrjr at War. Mr. dutlMuriw, Board ol Trade. L-nl Stanley, Colonial Secretary. tl Stanley, Colonial Secrt lary J nine* Graham, Home Department. Olr ddUIC* tim??nni| '* ' ?? t a 99 44 But you give the Duke no ofhee, Mr Robert, said the Queen, with astonishment. . 44 llis Grace bade me place his entire services at your Majesty's disposal, but he prefers serving your Majesty without a seat in the cabinet, added Mr R - Oh! but I wish the Duke of Wellington to hold some important office; I must hare the Duke in o - lice; 1 should not feel satified unless he did, replied the Queen, with much pertinacity. 441 will so state your Majesty s desires to the Duke, and have no doubt he will waive all private disinclination of his own, and consent to undertake any office however important in the coiiduCT ol pub lic affairs, at your Majesty's desire,' added the ba 44 Rest assured, Sir Robert," replied the Queen, 44 so brave a soldier will not be so ungallant at to re fuse his Queen any thin;." ^ 44 There arc some other minor matters, your Ma jesty, which follow?naturally?and of course, in a change?of ministers;?various appointments,?and certain things?indispensable,?which,?as your Ma jesty is aware,?in the carrying on of your Majes ty's government,?for the promotion rf your Majes ty's comfort,?a certain degree of your Majesty s confidence?in your Ministers,?render?power ne cessary although?your Majesty's wishes will ever be paramount,?yet?should the occasion arrive that may render such changes necessary in the cai rying out of your Majesty's commands?in relation ?to the Government,?the officers of the household, ?it will be necessary,?as your Majesty is aware, and no doubt willing to consent?to?all such ar rangements?in the common course afevents "There is no necessity Sir Robert," said the Queen, suppressing a slight smile at the intricate mode ol framing his views, which the wily Baronet adopted, 4'for the adoption of any diplomatic dialogue. You desire to have power ovcrthe officers of my household 1 understand your views?I am told it is necessary in a change of ministers ; be it so ; I have said, Sir Robert; that 1 would be frank with you. 1 am so. I yield all power into your bauds with respect to all those posts in my household that are filled bjr gentle inen. 1 presume, I am sulliciently explicit. 41 Your majesty has more than anticipated my wishes," said the Baronet; 4the household is so neces sary to cur views, that is, to your Majesty's comfort; I the posts you would wish filled, no doubt, by those old friends of your Majesty's?whom you have nl wavs regarded with favor." ?;1 could wish the Karl of Liverpool to have a place in my household," said the Queen carelessly. 44 1 will offer his Grace the office of Lord Steward, if vour Majesty desires it," said Sir Robert. 44 Any thing" will content me," said the Queen, with increased nonchalance. .... , , , 44 And my noble friends, Lord Ashley, and Lord Sydney, will no doubt be acceptable to your Majes ty," continued the Baronet. 44 No doubt?no doubt"?said the Queen; 4,as you please to order it " . , 44And the ladies of the household ?said Mr Robert in a half hesitating tone. 44 Must remain at they artsaid the Queen, with the rapidity of lightning. . 44 Of count," said the Baronet, with equal nes,41 we should appoint no one who is not acceptable toyour Majesty, and desire to remove no one whom your Majesty n |ilea?ed honor, hut in order t display a proper confidence,?in case of a necessity? some one?or two-ladics-nonc below the bed Cha?rh? whole without change !" repeated the Queen with great firmness. 44 Your Majesty has conceded the nrinciple njfre" gard to our power over the household, and 44 I concede every thing in relation to the gentle men of mv household, but I concede nothing in con nection with the ladies!" rejoined the Queen in a lone approaching the peremptory. , 44 Yo?tf majesty must be aw are, that under these eiretamsiancea, f must again confer with my enl , leagues" said Sir Robert. ... .. . ? 44 That you can do, Sir Robert, but I am satisfied with the ladies of my household, and do not wisn them to be changed .... ,. . ... ? 44 Your Majesty's wishes shall be complied with, ?aid he,' and abruptly left the room. 44 Thank lleaven," said the Queen, that terrible task is over. Who waits!" A ?nte?\ 44 Desire Lady Lehzen and l.ady Normanby to at tend me." . These ladies entered almost instantly. 44 Mv dear Lady Normanby it is all over. I hank Heaven; 1 did not yield an inch. I think I taught the tory Baronet a lesson he will not soon 44*Hc desired to change the ladies!" asked the Baroness. 44 He did?he was even so insolent to his sove reign. Ludv Lehzen; true he turned and twisted, and shaped his discourse so that it thing or nothing; but it was very eT^enth-w,.hed to have the power to remove all the Indies, ??d J told him he shoald remove none: and upon that hint he left me to consult his lory friends, and tell me their answer. But I will not be troubled .o aga.n. 1 will write and tell hun to spare himself farther trouble in this business. Have I not done right, ladies!" said the Queen. 44 Perfectly!" said both at once. 44 Thank yon-thank yon!" added her majesty. 44 I am all too happy in having such friends, ami throwing herself into Lady jformanby relieved her overcharged bosom by a U'-'d '""Whit doe. your Majesty intend to do!" said 1 ^fioI!"hsnid the Quern with ""gJj the house-send for my old friends back again < anything rather than to submit to thiis i Hut. hist, I will send for the Duke ol Wei ington, and ascertain if he wishes mc to change my ladtia. Again the Queen wrote, ami a?ain the Duke was closeted with her. As soon as he enured, ahi f dered him her hand with great cordiality, observ 44 I sent for you again, my Lord Duke, to consult with yon upon one point. ,, . 44 Relative to the ladies of your household, I pre sume, your Majesty," said the blunt old r"J?* 44 Yon are good at guessing, my Lord Puke, plied the Queen. 44 Mr Robert Peel informed me of his difficulty that respect: he was with nse when your Majesty 8 commands reached me, and returned with ?? to t if palace; he is now in the adioining room, said the |)nke, moving towards the door. 44 I do not wish to see h m," said the Queen; nut tell me, does your Grace deem It necessary to re move the ladies ol my household!" " We deem it necessary to lure the power to do so," replied the Duke; " toe extent to which it would be applied would bo regulated by circumatancea." "Then 1 cannot conaent to your views. my Lord Duke," added the Queen; "I am satisfied with the ladiea of my household, and 1 wiah them to continue as at present, without any change!" "Then 1 muat confer again with my honorable friend, lam ever at your Majesty's service," said the Duke, bowing stilly and stalking out of the room. "Thank Heaven, he is gone; said the Queen, re tiring to an anti-room, and rejoining her ladies; "and now, Lady Lehzen, let Lord Melbourne be sent for." " He is in the palace, your Majesty," said the Baroness. "Tell him I would confer with him," replied the Queen. As the Duke entered the anti-room Sir Robert met hiin, exclaiming " What said she !" "The whole without change; as stubbornly as Fontenelle," said the Duke. " 'Sdeatli," said Sir Robert," let us see Graham and Golbeurn. " It's of no use," said the Duke, as they entered their carriage and drove to the Earl of Aberdeen's, and then to the Baronet's house. Hence, messengers were despatched and in the afternoon those tnries who before assembled there were again in solemn conclave; but this time with very different feelings: Each one wished to take office, and each wished to Eropese some plan of his own. And at last the party roke up without arranging any thing definite. At the palace the scene was different. The Queen met Lord Melbourne with a smile, and remarked, "1 have stood by the ladies, my lord, and now you must stand by me. "Your Majesty will ever find me willing to do your Majesty's bidding," said he. " 1 shall exact nothing unreasonable, my Lord, for I am not a tory." The peer smiled. "Did 1 not do right my Lord! Sir Robert Peel wished to have the power to remove all my ladies; and I know not to what extent he would have car ried it, for he left inc in doubt on that point; and I refused it. Was 1 justified! Did 1 do any thing un feminine, or unconstitutional!" Melbourne.?"Nothing !" Your Majesty was per fectly justified." "Can you not resume the reins of office, my lord! Yeu must!" " We can try!" said Melbourne. "Oh, do!" said the Queen, with great earnestness; I shall be so glad to get you all back again. 1 shall be so happy; and if you say so, I'll dissolve the house directly. 1 shall he sure to get a better house, for 1 can't get a worse; and I'll make as many Peers as you wish me to." "Cfnder these circumstances, I am bound te do your Majesty's bidding ; but your Majesty has not definitely settled with Sir Robert Peel," said Mel bourne. "Oh, never mind him. 1 can write and tell him I hare done without him," said the Queen impetu ously. " But we must be careful in the phraseology of the letter," said the Peer. " Well, then, draw it up yourself ; only let it be done with at once; for 1 inust arrange for my grand hall tomorrow; and 1 should like to ride out,'* said the Queen. " Your Majesty bad better not go out today," said the courtier. " As you say," said the Queen; "then we will have a dinner party in comfort.' After two or three attempts the Peer wrote the following: u Buckingham falser. May 10, lb3S>. " The Queen having coiunlercii the prtijHiial m.ulo to her yesterday by Sir itoberl Petl to remove Live ladies of her bed chamber, cannot coiiM-rit to :i<2opt n cour t which she conceives to he contrary to usage, and winch is repugnant to her feel ings." " There, your Majesty, I do not think that is too strong," said he. " Not in tlie least," said the Queen, her chesk red dening; " he deserves a sharper rebuke for his inso lence" " I have dated it for tomorrow, and it should not be sent till then," said Melbourne. "Verv well," said the Queen, "let it be tomor row. Good day, my Lord; I shall see you at din ner;" and with a lighter heart than she had felt for a week, the Queen retired to dress That day passed olT with little more of importance; the party at the Royal dinner table included Lord Norutanby, and all were exceedingly cheerful; for it was evident that the Queen was determined to retain her old ministers in power if possible. Aud thus ended that eventful day. The morning of Friday, May 10th, was gloomy and overeast, although it was "big with the late" of the Queen and the Parliament. The Queen had sat up talking and laughing, and joining in innocent games till past midnight; she did not, therefore, rise till nearly 9 o'clock. She dressed with studious care in simple white I re,and placing a rosebud in her bosom, entered ths breakfast room. Before sitting down, she directed the note (alluded to before) to be sent to Sir Robert Perl, and remarked to Lady Lelizen, " 1 hope Sir Robert has breakfasted, or that note will destroy his appetite." Her Majesty ate a hearty breakfast, and retired to her study. About noon, she recei red the following letter from Sir Robert Peel:? " Whitehall. Maj 10.1839. " Sir Robert Pre) presents lii? humble July to your Majesty, anil lias hail ll.e honor of rcceii nig jour Majesty *? note ul' tint morning. '?In respectfully ?uhmittinc to your Majesty", pleasure, and humbly returiiiug into your .Majesty'*hand* tin- important trust which your Majesty hail been gracmasly pi rati J to commit to him, Mir Kohrrl tiu?l* ili.it your Majr.ly will permit him to itate to your Majesty his impri ssioti with rr*pi-et to the cir cumstances which hare led to the termination of his attem|it to form an administration lor llie condact of your Majesty's sir eice. "In the iutrrrirw with which your Majesty honored Sir Mnhrti IV. I y ?*?!.-relity morning, after he had solumttmi to your Majesty the names of those whom he proposed to reriiiumend to your Maji sty for the principal tseculivc appoiuiiiieiils, he mentioned to your Majesty l.i? i ame?t wish to he euabled, Willi your Majesty ? sanction, so tt> constitute your Majesty's house hold that your Majesty's ciuifidentiul servant* might hare the advantage of a public demonstration of your Majesty's full suji port a hi confidence, and that, at live same time, as far a* possi ble, consistently with that demonstration, each individual ap pointment in tlie houseoohl should be entirely acceptable to your Majesty'* personal feelings. " On your Majesty's expressing a desire that the Karl of Liv erpool should hold an ol!h in your household, Sir Moliert I'm) requested your Majesty's |?'rmt*vi.ui at mice to offer to Loid Lii' ipi'ol the oIKcrof lord ttrwaid,or any other which he might prefer. *4 Sir Robert Pe.-I then o!ner?ed, that he thuuld hare srery wisii ti apply a similar priuriple to the chief apiNiintinruls which art iillcd hy the ladies wf your Majesty's housi hold , upon which your Maje-ty was plea-e.| to rem irk tint you must re serve the whole of those appointments, ami that it was yuur I Majesty's ph asure that the whole should continue a* at pr s. nt, williuut any elwege. " The Duke of Wellington, in the interview to which your . Majesty subsequently mluiltted linn, uuderstiHSil also that this 1 waatour Majesty *? delrrimtnliou. and conrurred with Sir Rob- ! ert reel in opinion thai, considering the great difficulties of the j pres< nl crisis, and the esp. slicticy nt making every effort, in the first instance, to conduct the public bo-mrss of the country with ! the aid of ttf present pailiatnent, it was rssrntial to the * ictess I of the emwinissiiHi with which your Majesty h?d honored Sir Robert Perl, that he should hsse that public proof of your Maies- ( ty's entire supfsort ami coufidenee, which would be afforded hy I the permission tu uiakr some chaoses in that part of your Ma jesty's houw iuld winch your Majrsty resohrd on maintaining entirely without change. u Having had the opportunity, through your Majesty's gra cious cmisidcrati -n, of reffertoig upon this point, he numbly submits fn y.iur Majesty that lis I* rrlnctaetly compelled, by a *en-e of punlir duty, and of the int. rt??ts of your Majesty's ser. I ?ire, to adhere to the opinion wtiieh be ventured to eipr- ss to your Majrsty. M He trusts tie may be permitted, at the same time, to evpress I to your Majesty his gratiful acknowledgment* for the distinc- i Hon which your Maj<*ij conferred upon him, hy requiring los advice ami assistance in the attempt to form an administr ition, and his esrnett weaver that, whatever irrsng menls your Majrs ty may he enabled to make for that purji**?e. may be most con ducive to your Majssty's iiersonvl comfort and happiness, and to tnr promotion of the puhlie welfare." ' So, an," said the Queen after reading it twice over, " he tiaea n great many worda without much meaning ; I can only Irani from thia thnt he intend* to ndhi-re to the question of the Indie* ; and hope* that I *hall be comfortable anil happy. That * ex actly w hat 1 intend to tie if 1 can ; there, I.ady Lffhaen, rend that diplomatic epistle, and let l.nrd John Htissell be sent lor." Me atmn arrived and wa* admitted to the Queen. " My I eord," said the Queen, extending Iter bund, " you are Vi ry hind to me ; I.ord Melbourne has told you, I presume, what passed between Sir Robert l'ecl and myself." " Me lia a, your Majrsty." " Me wanted the power to remove all the ladie* of my household ; as to w hether he intended to remove all or not, he left me in doubt about ; hut I presume he would have strained his power to its tall tension, ' repeated the Quern. " No doubt of it, your MajrsMr." " Did I do right, was I ustiliable in refusing htm that power 1 asked the Queen. " Your Majesty wa* perfectly right," replied l?ord John, "peilectly justfied. " la there any precedent to support me asked the Queen " Certainly, year Majeaty; Lady Sanderlnnd'a ?ai? in the time of Queen Aniie ; and atill later the removal of the Lord Steward of the household in 1788, when the Indies of the bed chamber were net cheered.'' " Then, my Lerd, as I hare erer, in the exercise ol the prerogative belonging to the crown, supported your administration, 1 hope that you and your noble and honorable colleagues will conceive themselves bound to support me in the choice of my persoual attendants 1 will dn all that is right; 1 will make any sacrifices that are essential for the welfare of my people, but 1 w ill not be insolently dictated to in re gard to my personal attendants; 1 will not be the slave of a (action. I will dissolve the P arliaiuent first. 1 will not give up every thing to a party. 1 had better be a private subject at once, than be de prived of the society of those that 1 love, and es teem. 1 will not do it. But you will not desert me, my Lord." '? We will erer lie fonnd ycur Majesty's faithful friends," said Lord John, evideutly atl'ected. " I want friends," said the Queen?" 1 want every thing; but can you manage the ministry?the house, my Lordl" " We will try, your Majesty." "Oh! 1 am very unhappy," repeated the Queen; "but I'll make more peers and 1 IIdissolve the'house ?hadn't I better dissol ve the house, my Lord!" "We will try its temper tonight first," said Lord John. "Well, do! only let something be done imme diately?a new house or more peers, or something; or i shall go to Windsor. 1 must have action, ac tion, action. Good day, my Lord. 1 shall see you at the ball tonight," said the Queen as she left the room leaning on Lady Normanby's arm. That evcnli'ul day closed this eventful drama. It might be said to have been wound up with a farce. The House of Lords was crowded at five o'clock to hear all this story explained; but no explanation was heard. The scene was one of curious excite ment. Lvcrv seat was occupied. The peers'eldest sous crowded round the throne; the members of the commons thronged round the bar;?all was still as death. A few petitions were presented; Lord Mel bourne whispered to Lerd Shaftesbury, and strange to say, he rose and adjourned the house. Then arose a general titter, and Brougham turned towards the disappointed spectators, and greeted them with a most malicious grin. The peers broke up iu con fusion. Most of them assembled at the Queen's ball at the palace that night, and all seemed to look on the youthful heroine who had played her part so well with increased admiration and delight. The Queen herself never seemed more happy or beau tiful. As for the rest of the occurrences of that night, are they not written in the columns of the chronicles of the Times? WHOLESALE AND UETAIL. FIR E-W O 11 K S; FIRE-CRACKERS. A large assort m-ut, for sale at the lowest prices, and war ranted good, for sale by OA88NER St YOUNO, ieS-tj4* 13'i Chatham. FIRE WORKS. QpH FOURTH GF JULV.?The subscriber, the olj es tablished agt-nt for the U.S. Laboratory, (Edge's Celebrated Fire Work*,) now offers to the public u complete assortment o I large and tin >11 Fire works, fer I he approaching celebrstion of the glorious Fourth of July, consisting of Rockets of various sizes, with Headings of Gold and Silver Rain, Stars, Serpents, Urimion Fires, lie.. Suns, Fans, Pyramids, I'alm Tree#} S.txou and Peruvian Crosses, with plain and illuminated centres, Mines, Terhillinns, Hexagons, Triangles, Vrrlicles and other . wheels. Signal Lights, Pigeons, Roman Candles, Italian Stream ers. Snakes' Nests, Flower Pots, Strpeutsor Snakes, Scroll aad Pin Wheels. Bengolas, Spur Firns, Grasshoppers, Blue Lights, Torpedoes, Pulling Crackers, 4ic. lie. Ai?", Fire Crackers in boxes of different sizes. Parties, committer* of arrangement, country merchants, eity v? riders a d others, supplied as usual with articles warranted, I and at Laboratorv fixed prsces H. YVELIN, jefr J m* 931 Fulton street, near Greenwich. I I7IRF.WOKKS ! FIREWORKS ! ! FIREWORKS !! ! Jg CHARLES W. VULTKB, 11# Chatham, corner of Or ange street, the oldest established Firework Mauufacturer in the City, announces to the public generally, that hst present ? torn of Firework* is the largest m the Union, and can lie sold at lower prices than by any other manufacturer and vendor of Ro, ? The assortment consists of Rockets of all calibre and sir.es. with gold and silver rain, orange, crimson and jessamine tires, , Uc ,1m:., suns,fans, line pigeons, maroons, port Ares, palm trees, I mill's, tnurbillons, he(agons,octagons, verticals, irr.tng'es, Ro man randies, diamonds, crosses with golden fires, Peruv ian tires, trolls, pin wheels, grasshoppers, blue lights, snakes of ail sizes, I he., Ik. , and a host ofnthers too numerous to nienlioii. The public and all sceptics are invited to call ami s-e Also, Fire t rackcrs, Double Headers, Chinese Rockets, Torpedoes, aud Pulling Cracker*, at the lowest market prices. Couatry merchants arc iaviled to call and see the abuse stock before purchasing elsewhere. Goods sent to any part of ihe city free ul'rtpensc. 1 out forget the place. CI NRLES W. VULTEK, je|-tjl* lid ("Hatha ?i,corner of Orange street. -'To daily puff all care away, Ju..t amok a light Segar !" THE BF.ST ami meat extensive assortment of SEOARS in this city it to be found at SEIXAS* old stand 77 Cednr street, where a constant tu}?ply of the most approved briuds it always to He met with. 1 he arrsngemeuts which Sena* has made, enable lum to furnish his customer# with direct im|>orta tinns, selected from the manufactories by competent and expe rienced judges ; and he is prepared at all times to furuith the public with Began of eii|uisile Hirer and quality, either at wholesale or relaiL Among other favorite brands, he Has now on hand a large supply of Norreago't, Rrgnlia't, from the government manufac tory , seiy superior,Victnria,a new brand.and a segar of exquisite ias ?r; La Norma, Trahuea, Congress and Cavadorn, with many ?Users that cannot be comprised within the limits of an adver tisement. Straneers, before purchasing elsewhere, would do well to call at 77 Cedar street, where they may be assured of obtaining none bnt the genuine article. To Ins old friends and customers, Seixas nerd only say that he is determined to maintain that superiority which his estab lishment has acquired, from the kuowu excellance of his stuck ?f Srg-irs. la addition to the above enumerated brands, he has also a j supply of Cub mas, a very superior and favorite segar, and the only lot that his been imported for sevrral years. Connoisseur* should lose no time iftlicjr are desirous of enjoying this luxury. myTS-lm* TO ARCHITECTS, BUILDERS, AND OTHERS? The subscribers would respectfully inform builders and *th?.*s, that th?y | ?ve constantly on hind, aud are prepared to ( furnish at short notice, architectural ornaments ef ivery de scription, " for the interior finishing of dwellings, churches, ?ml other pnklic buildings," vizi capitals for columns, and ante do. to all the orders of architecture, Consoles, trusses, en riched mouldings, rosettes, p?tar> s. frieze ornaments kr. kt. lie. to any site. The long proved quality of cwm|>ositioa orna ments, as executed by them, ren I ers it u?eli st to say much in it* eulogy; and, with tie means they possess, and from long practice in Ihe execution of models, moulds, m l every depirl meat of business, fl itter ll>?ms- Ivrs that for boldness of relief, and general sharpness and beauty, their w< rk will be fs-und i mucb superior to any thine ol the h'nd dene tu any other place, ! they having avoided that tiny, flat and undefined appearaiiee, ? inn' h ami so justly complained of. Great attention having bera paid to Ihe mo les of manufacture, to insure the best quality, at Use lowest possible price, they are ??p|?y to sey that their pre sent scale of prices will be found In be beyond the reach of abatement or esunpetitinm Builders out of New York, in any pur I of the United Stales would And a material saviag, and likewise pros ure a supCrim article by calling or writing for any thing ?f the kind Hoy may rrgmrr, as we have on hand, aud arc enabled to All onl-rs b any amount at very short notire GALI.IER k MURPHY, Manufactory JW Bread way, my 143m* Onr door from NibUY I| INEKAL WATERS from Saratoga and Whitr MuliU.ur ivA Bp*.?The Subscribers hava just reeeired fmm the ton gress. rut nam, ami Walton Springs at San toga, a fall supply of Water in quail and pint hollies. Also, having made arrxweemeutt with the proprietor of the White Sulphur Spring* nl Virginia for a constant supply of this water, and having just received an invoice of tbe same, are piepured to exeeute orsters left at either of their stores. RUSH TON It ASITNWALL, Bfl William st, 110 Hr?a<iw*y, and in Aslor llouee. Soda and Seidlita Wsier kept in bullies as heretofore for family use or exportation. my99-lm* O ARSAI'ARILLA PoRTER-A new and healthy bever, tj age.? Manufactured and for sale bv WHITING k BABf'Of'K, 71 Liberty street * We have made trial of the 9ar*aparil|* Torler manufac tared and sold by Messrs Whiting k iiabt-ssi.k, aud have found it a very lively and pleasant beverage. From the ingredient# which enter into its composition,we lieve that it will tie found a wholitoine and rilreshmg drink and tree from the unpleasant consequences winch follow the use of strong Beer and Porter. Alfred C. P.tnt M. D. 11. Borrowe, M. I). Gilbert Smith, M. D. William N. B'aheman, M. D New York, May 34, IF3S. E. Mead, >t. D. This Porter will he delivered in a"* part of the city, or on b >ard of vessels?sl?o in suitable packages for transp* rtation t>? any part of the United State*. myJ7-ln> A(4EN* Y ot the Alabama Life fnenrsnce ami Trust I |vii y. Na. IS Wall ?treet. Books for the transfer of the Sto>k of this I nmi-any are opened at the North American Trust and Banking Company, m this nty. Riytif-ln' GEO- STARR, Agent. NAPKIN RINGS. Ivory, Rosewood, Plated and Silver Napkin Mings-jusi received, a great variety -Teach, and for sate by DANIEL E. DELAVAN, myW-lwy No. II Maiden Lane, near Broadway. M. *LM?TT. OCULIST, SOS BroMlwifwtriMi in Duanc itrMt, Cvium^m practice to DIBIABIS OF TUB EYE, S*D OPHTHALMIC SURGERY IIY GENERAL. From an incipient disease 10 the moat complicated ope>% tkn. Office hour* from 10 to 0 o'clock, Monday, Wednesday Mi Friday. my'iS yia NEW YORK BAZAAR For Plmim >ad Fancy Pa|??r Hoim of mM minds and ?itr?, ii* tu*r sttle, and roa ant line or business wnatevee, l'JI Fnltnn alrtrl, Three doors from Nassan * NEW rOBE City and country merchants will iad eoastantly i eery arge stock an hand. 1 hey can be accommodated at snort no tice to any sisr or any quantity tfcey please; also, by skippm* them in so profitable &. packing as may be desired to any part of America. Heal genuine Cologne Water, imported frets tGermany, of ? most superior qualitv ? will satisfy every^purchaser eceived by Is * Alto, just received by late arrivals, a fine lot of ( OliOUED AMIS UAHBLK FAPBB, ?f the m st beauliftil patterns. myll-y SHAKsPEAUK HOUSE. CHARLES RIETTY,S17 Ann Stbeet, l.as the honor In recommend to the palroiiagt of the puMic, his establishment, in which he will endeavor to unite usefulness with pleasure.- - His customers will always find a rich assortment of the best of Liquors, excellent Refreshments and Relishes, Soda Wntar, Ices, ike. kc. The dessert will consist of pastries and fruit of the greatest variety. Hit segars will, he lias no deubt, please the amateur smoker. N B.?Families supplied with ice crestn. myl8-lmis* NATURAL AftPHALTlC STONE. FOR BALE a large quantity of Asphnltlc Stone. The agent for ihe nnuei of Switzerland hat with him workmen who will show gratis to :*r?y person how to employ the stone. Any workman can Itarn it i* a short time. Orders for side walks, gutters, pouds, canals, terraces, ftm kc. will he readily aiteud'-il to. Office 90 Pearl street, up stairs. mySB-ltn* SUPER LEGHORNS!! QQP" Tlie suhscriher has just received from Leghorn an in voice of extra tine Ladies' Hats, ui. rivalled by auy other in the city, among which are some numbers as high as 00, 90, 84 auit 99. Ladies in want of such articles as the above will please call and examine before purchasing elsewhere. E. O. DROWN, jelUlw* 111 William street, corner of John. Important Discsrrry. NERVOUS AND Si< K HE AD-A' HE CURED. SHERMAN'S UAMPHOlt LOZENCES. These are a very pleasant agreeable, and efficacious article ; an unfailing remedy for lawnets of spirits, nrrrovt or tick keaUaohe, inflnmniatoi y or putrid on throat, at well as all other complaints where the camphor is recommended. Bowel or Summer complaints will he entirely prevented by aa oeca sional use of them during the warm weather. They should be resorted to whenever the least predisposition is manifested to those derangements of the alimentary canal, and thereby pre vent much distressing sickness. An occasional use of tbess Lozenges has proved a certain preventive of the Cholora and Yellow Fever, us hundreds who have used them, under long and repeated exposures, can verify. They will present the Cholera Morbus, and remove wind from the stomach?Faint ing, oppression or a sense of sinking of the chest will be im mediately relieved by them?Cbolic, spasms or cramps of the stomach or bowels, and hysterical affections readily yield to their timely influence. Persons attending large and crowded parties will be free from lassitude and oppression, and maintain their lively aud buoyant spirits, V) nn occasional use of one them during the rveuiug. Wholesale and retail, at 100 Nassau street, oue door above Ann. j?'2-y Biscuit bakert.-kphraim tread well con tinues the Biscuit B iking at 27ft Washington street, cor ner of Warren street, and has constantly for t-Je, SODA BISCUIT, MILK BISCUIT, BUTTER CRACKERS, WINE BISCUIT, WATER CRACKERS. SUGAR CRACKERS, PILOT BREAD. All of the Srst quality. E. T.'s small Pilot Bread is the size for the South American aud West India markets. Any of the above articles can be delivered in good order for exportation, at short notice. jel2-ttiu* LEGHORN HATS.-TAYLOK, U6 Broadway, corner of Liberty street, offers to the public the C oicest s-lec lion of gentlemen's Summer Hats, double and single t rim. white aud colon d, that can be found iu tbis city, wholesale aud retail. jel2-lm* s WA 1'CKIf, J P. IVrkim ha# for ulc i tcr][ hi wleclloB of (teM Bi?d ? Silver Dup'et, Lever, L'Eviw n?d Vertical Watches, mailt l?y M. i. '1 obbn Ik Ca, T. K. Cooper, t oiinell, K. k U. lb >?ly, Jiibii Harrivou, he.; Marble, Alahnatrr and Ebony dork* ; Gold Chai n, K> yo, and Piua?at No. 1 Wall atreet, near Broadway. N. B WalchM curtfulljr repaired. )ed 3wit' REMOVAL.? Mlist. Bl.ANC baa rrimnci] from i'l Aao atreet to 309 William atreet. and continue* to Duch Ko broidrry, Rai*ed Work in Silk and Woratrd, miking Wag, Worated and Shell Flower* and Wat Fruita, lie. lie. on lha nvl reasonable term*. Drawing for embroidery on silk fnrnithed for <ale, Wax Sheet#, Color*, and Wat Fruita. jelFIx' TRAYED?From the Wavrrly H"uae, on the 10th inat., a Jrt Black Spaniel Dog, with a white atrrak under In* throat. $10 reward will be ^iveu to any person delivering hun at the above houae. jc 13-31* GM HAYWOOD k CO., M Braver atteet, hava re ? cetted, per Great Weatrro, and offer* for sale, a superior quality of Cliinn Orgauiine and Tram Thiwan Bilk*, suitable for inanufur taring the beat goods. Alan on hand, numerous at) lea of their English Silk Goods. jelil-Sw* ANOTHER Hi: MARK ABLE CtiKE OF CONBUMP* TION.?Mr. John Thompson, fr<>in Boat on, c:?uir to thin city ait werkt aince to eonault aome of our di?lingm*hed phyai ciana. Three of thrni pronounced hi* caae a confirmed row* sumption, and adriaed lout to prepare for the wr.rat, aa he could ?o' live more than a few week*, and prescribed some prepara tion of opium to raw him for the time. He thought that there watyct -oute remedy that might *?ve him, and a* a laat hope purchaw-d a bos of Slirrinau'a lough Loientri, which entirely cured him in four week#, ao that tie returned home to the joy of hi* family, a Bring watneas that SHERMAN'S COl'GM LOZENGE* will cure CMSumptton. Tiny cure common cough* or golds in one or two day*. Oo to Itid Naaaaa atreet and get a l*oi vuii that are aiilfrring from thoae loo prevalent compUint*. Ask for " Sherman's Cough Losenges" je IJ y brandywine ?enimm hotuT Tills eatabli?hi(.rnt will he openeii for tbe reception of lompaay ou MoaiUy, the 17th of June. The proprietor haa engaged Mr. W|f. H. RUSSELL, fow*d merly o! Boriou, as steward. Mr It MhS M SEYMOUR, ia the offign, and Mr. J. 11. D'lBNY. a? conductor of the Balls aad Concert*. JAMES M. SANDERSON, jeStwiatlatA Proprietor. DA. J. J. LLOYD IVH'T 1'EMORE reaper I fully inform* hia fro ml* tool the ponlic that he ha* removed to No. IS Park Place, where ke will he ready to attend to Ike call of Ihuen who may honor htm with lh> ir colli 'enee. Having studied three year* in the lio-ptial* of Part*, and wne year in lite l.ytng-iw Hoapitalof H?td-Iberg. under the eelebrated Prefaaaor NaegelS^ he trnatahe i* compel nt lo te*?t scientifically any diaeaae thai may come under h?? observation. myll iafan* WATCHES, JEWELRY.GERMAN SILVER, ke. SJ. TDBIAS, Patent Leaer Watch manufacturer, Tarltow ? atreet, Liverpool, ami Importer, Id Maiden Lane. Mem York ; l.aa ret. ired per ateamer Liverpool and other late arid ?ala, a large asrortaieat of gold and ailver Leaer*, Duplex, Leo me anchor eacapemant and vertical Watchea, a Bo.hard and g?td dial lever movement*, gold guard*, key*, aral*. rugi.tua ail gate*,tog*tb-r with a larg* a?*?rtmeat of German ai'ver apooa*. fork*, Butler km re*, togar tongue*, ladle*, fob and gu.<rd chain*, thtmblr*. tic. which ar? offered for a ale at loan price* and on liberal term*, at wholesale and retail, my 13-1 mi** * R. GRAHAM'S TvWSST AND STRAW HAT ? ARC r At'TOR V. an. division arnxxT. Rt tit A Id AM, Ladiea' Tuscan, Kngliah and French Straw ? Hat Manufacturer, heg* to inform the public, thai he bra on hand, a large aaaortment of Taacaa and Fnglivh braid B-am net*, from th* e arae.t to the dtv-vt qualities. Manufactured in a manner thit cannot be etceilrd by any in the eity for colon and elegance <*f abape. He e.peeiaMy invite* the attention of the Indie* to Ike new Swi.? Cotlngr-ahaped Bonnet, which ?* the moat elegnnt that can be imagined, and only nee a to he traa to be admired; alao Leghorn* in every aiariety. AH the Sow ago warranted to be impoettd, and to clean well, and m.iy be put* chaaed by the dagl* Bat or eaac st reasonable pnee* Alwayaon hand aad mad* to order, all kmda of ailk, honey comb, shirred .ml framed millinery Bonaela, Made up according to the Inteat latltiMS ami in Ike went rat manner A general a.-ortm* nl of Ribbon# and Artificial Flower#, of chatter selec tion und every anrmly. Order* from the country punctually attended to. Mrs. Grahait r 'minor* to clean, bleavh and alter old Tuarao and Straw Hat* of every description, in her well knawn elegant style Mil. II. think* that her #tyl? of bleeebing riaam ho aurpn??ed. ihe hnvi?ig been fnnetanily engaged ?? Urn Wrecking, pre*.inc. and m oml'aclure of atraw for the la?l fourleea yearn ? a Bcotland and this city. She haa iliarovered a aew prnrret of bleaching, bv which the color of the oldeat hat ia made to look *? white a* when new, wDhowt the leaat injury to the stratai and leaving no ?me|l of aalplmr Leghorn bat* cut, pretend and trimmed in thelatrat Imm* msM-im IhW* | Nl ? * V INtlS.?A. LOWE baa ju.t re tarn# 1 Irem Leo I a don with an imm'-nas aaaortment of Engraving# and Litho graph*, by the moat eminent artiata, of every dew rtpVicu. from an inch rauarc to Ike largtal vise, and from li| cent* per doaeo In aevtvnt d.,llara each. An o.-peclion of tbe aame i? re*peet fully inv'ed, a* the atock ineliwlra tereeal neweuiri?mi * "hick have not been before in tbia country. ALEX LOWE, Repoaitory of Fine Art#, Wi'*n d atreet, esvll lm* near Bro?dwny. MEfm, Younrt -*nd childsrn'S clothina The #nk*eriber* aeep eon?t tally on hand, a very large ;,?#?rtmeai nf Ready Made nothing, snltrd ha e?ery nge nod ai*r, which will be aold at low priee# for Uaab. nA 3in* UEO. A. HOYT k CO* 14 Bowery.