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Great Officers of State may afterwards wait in the Ambassadors'-court, and those of all other persons having the entree may wait in Stable-yard or St. James's-park till called; they are then to take up in the same order as they had set down, and pass away up the left hand side of St. James'sstreet.

No carriage will be admitted with company a second time with the same ticket, to prevent which, it must be produced at Constitution-hillgate, and Stable-yard-gate also, where a corner of it will be torn off by the Marshalmen in attendance; and no person can be allowed the privilege of the entree by any other approach to the Palace than the gates last mentioned.

LIVERPOOL, Lord Steward.

Buekingham-Palace, June 28, 1843.

LIST of Addresses of congratulation, transmitted for presentation to His Royal Highness Prince Albert, on the occasion of the Birth of a Princess, and presented to His Royal Highness by the Right Honourable the Marquess of Exeter:

From the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the ancient and loyal borough of Wigan, Lancashire; and the Mayor, Aldermen, and Councillors of the ancient borough of Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Admiralty, 30th June 1843.

In pursuance of Her Majesty's pleasure, signified to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, the following alterations are to be made in the dress uniform of Officers in the Royal Navy;

Coats.—The coats of all Officers, now having scarlet collars and cuffs, to have white collars and blue cuffs; and the slash in the sleeve, which is now blue, to be white.

Epaulettes.^The bullions of dress epaulettes to be loose, instead of fixed, as at present.

Hats.—All cocked hats to be of the same dimensions as that to be worn by the Admiral of the Fleet, as hereafter described, and with the same distinctions heretofore used, except that the binding, which was formerly of black silk lace, two and a half inches, is to be two inches in width, and of the oak-leaf pattern.

Admiral of the Fleet.

Coats—To have, in addition to the present lace, four rows of five-eighths inch lace round the sleeve above the cuff, at such distance from each other as place them within the length of the slash; and one and a quarter inch lace along the bottom of the lapel, and down the front and back edges of the skirt.

Hat.—The fan or back part eight and a half inches; seven and a half inches in the front; five and three quarter inches at each corner; bound with gold lace two inches wide, shewing one inch on each side. Black silk cockade five inches wide, looped with six gold dead and bright bullions, three and half-eighth of inches wide, and the two centre twisted, with the button the same size and pattern as that of the coat; and tassels with five gold and five blue bullions each.

Admiral.

Coat.—The same as Admiral of the Fleet, but with only three rows of five-eighths inch lace round the uleeve. •

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Vice-Admiral.

Coat.—The same as Admiral, but with only two rows of five-eighths inch lace round the sleeve.

Rear-Admiral.

Coat.—The same as Vice-Admiral's, but with only one row of five-eighths inch lace round the sleeve.

Commodores of the First Class and Captains of the Fleet, when not Flag Officers.

Coat.—The same as Rear-Admirals.

Commodores of the Second Class and Captains.

Coat.—The hip buttons to be enclosed with one inch lace, to form a point above them, on the side seam, and to finish under the plait below.

Epaulettes.—Captains, under three years standing, to be distinguished by an embroidered silver crown within the crescent, instead of the anchor, as heretofore.

Commanders.

Epaulettes.—To have an embroidered silver anchor within the crescent.

Lieutenants.

Epaulettes.—Two gold epaulettes, the bullions to be only three inches long and one one-eighth inch in circumference, in dress and undress.

Patterns or drawings, of each of the beforementioned articles of dress, may be seen at this Office, and at the Office of each Port Admiral; and the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty direct that no uniform shall, after this date, be made of any other pattern.

Uniforms, which have already been made of a different pattern from the foregoing, may be worn until the 30th of June 1844, after which no deviation whatsoever from the establishment will be permitted.

By command of their Lordships,

Sidney Herbert.

Westminster, June 27, 1843.

This day, the Lords being met, a message was sent to the Honourable House of Commons by the Gentlemen Usher of the Black Rod, acquainting them, that The Lords, authorized by virtue of a Commission under the Great Seal, signed by Her Majesty, for delating Her Royal Assent to several Acts agreed upon by both Houses, do desire the immediate attendance of the Honourable House in the House of Peers to hear the Commission read; and the Commons being come thither, the said Commission, empowering the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, and several other Lords therein named, to declare and notify the Royal Assent to the said Acts, was read accordingly, and the Royal Assent given to

An Act to enable Her Majesty to settle an annuity on Her Royal Highness the Princess Augusta Caroline, eldest daughter of His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge.

An Act to continue, until the fifth day of April one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, compositions for assessed taxes, and to amend the laws relating to the land and assessed taxes, and also the laws relating to the duties on profits arising from property, professions, trades, and offices.

An Act to amend and explain an Act, for the commutation of certain manorial rights in respect of lands of copyhold and customary tenure, and in respect of other lands subject to such rights, and for facilitating the enfranchisement of such lands, and for the improvement of such tenure.

An Act for regulating the prison at Millbank.

An Act for enabling the Clarence Railway Company to make an issue of new shares, and for otherwise altering and amending, enlarging, and extending some of the provisions of the Acts relating to the said railway. t

An Act for making a railway from Lamellionbridge, in the parish of Liskeard, to Tokenburycorner, in the parish of Linkinhorne, with a branch railway from Crow's-nest to Cheesewring, all in the county of Cornwall.

An Act to amend the Acts relating to the Glasgow, Paisley, and Greenock Railway Company, and to grant further powers to the said company.

An Act to enable the South Eastern Railway Company to extend the line of their railway into the town of Dover, and to confer other powers and privileges on the said company. , An Act to enable the South Eastern Railway Company to make a branch railway to the town of Maidstone.

An Act to enable the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway Company to raise a further sum of money, and for amending the Acts relating to the said company.

An Act for amending the Acts relating to the Bristol and Gloucester Railway, and for making a branch railway out of the same.

An Act to enable the Ballochney Railway Company to make and maintain certain new works, and in some respects to alter and amend the provisions of the Acts relating to the said railway.

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