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Levee; one of the two cards to be delivered to tho Page in the Ante-Room, oud the other to the Lord Chamberlain, who will read its contents to Her Majesty; and, on these occasions, no other statement is to be addressed to Her Majesty.

A Deputation to present an Address is not to exceed four persons.

Lord Chamberlain's Office, February 13, 1851.

Notice is hereby given, that Her Majesty will hold a Drawing-Room at St. James's-Palace, on Thursday, the 3rd of April next, at two o'clock.

Regulations To Be Observed At The Queen's Dra Wing-room.

The Ladies who purpose to attend Her Majesty's Drawing-Room, are requested to bring with them two large cards, with their names legibly written thereon, one to be left with the Queen's Page in attendance in the Presencechamber, and the other to be delivered to the Lord Chamberlain, who will announce the name to Her Majesty.

And those Ladies who are to be presented, are hereby informed, that it is absolutely necessary that their names, together with the names of tho Ladies who are to present them, should be sent in to the Lord Chamberlain's Office on Tuesday the 1st of April next, before twelve, o'clock, in order that they may be submitted for the Queen's approbation; it being Her Majesty's command, that no presentation shall take place unless the name of the Lady presenting, together with that of the Lady to bo presented, shall appear on the card to be delivered to the Lord Chamberlain, which names shall

correspond with those previously sent in to the Lord Chamberlain's Office.

It is particularly requested that in every case written cards only be delivered.

Windsor-Castle, February 11, 1851.

This day a Deputation of Protestant Dissenting Ministers, of the Three Denominations, waited upon Her Majesty with the following Address :—

To the QUEEN's Most Excellent Majesty.

May it please your Majesty,

WE, your Majesty's faithful subjects, the Protestant Dissenting Ministers of the three denominations, in and about the cities of London and Westminster, desire to approach your Majesty with the assurance of our true-hearted attachment to your Majesty's Royal person and Government.

We would humbly represent to your Majesty our conviction that we are indebted, under God, for our national prosperity and greatness, and especially for our civil and religious liberties, to those principles of the protestant reformatior. which placed your Majesty's ancestors of the illustrious House of Brunswick on the Throne, and that we must ever look to the maintenance of these principles for the preservation of the just prerogatives of the Crown and for the constitutional 'rights and social happiness of the people. We therefore feel ourselves called upon, by imperative obligation, to denounce the recent claim of the Pope to exercise jurisdiction in your Majesty's realm as an arrogant assumption of power incompatible with national independence, and alike inimical to the authority of the Monarch and the freedom of the subject.

sWarned by the past history of popery, as well as by the condition of those countries where it is still in power, we cannot but look with apprehension upon the boldness with which the Pope has felt himself encouraged to take a step, unprecedented in this country since the time of the reformation, since it indicates the existence of hopes and schemes which, should they be realized, would prove fatal to all that is dear to us, both as Englishmen and Christians; we cannot therefore refrain from expressing to your Majesty the deep regret with which we look upon the causes which have conduced to the recent measure, as they may, some of them, be found in the legislative patronage of popery, and some in the anti-protestant teaching and practices which of late years have so extensively prevailed in the established church.

While we desire in no way to infringe upon the religious liberty of Soman Catholics, and would humbly state to your Majesty our unabated claim of the rights of conscience, both for them and for ourselves, and for all your Majesty's subjects, we do not consider that these rights would be impaired by your Majesty's disallowance of the territorial titles and jurisdiction conferred by the Pope; and for the developement of popery to be only so far legally permitted as is plainly compatible with the security of the Throne and the liberties of the subject.

We desire to be allowed, in conclusion, to assure your Majesty that we are animated by the same spirit of ardent attachment to the civil constitution of our country, and of loyalty to the Throne, which have ever distinguished protestant nonconformists; and while we devoutly thank God for all the bounties which His Providence has bestowed upon us, under your Majesty's auspicious reign, we offer to Him our fervent prayers that your Majesty, with your Royal Consort, and your illustrious family, may possess every domestic and public,—every temporal and spiritual blessing,— and that at length, through the grace of our only Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, when your Majesty shall resign an earthly Crown, it may be to receive a Heavenly Diadem, and to reign in God's celestial Kingdom for ever.

John Leifchild, D.D. Chairman.

Robert Redpath, A.M. Secretary of the
General Body.

To which Address Her Majesty was pleased to return the following most gracious Answer:

"I receive with much satisfaction your renewed assurances of loyalty and attachment to my person and Government. I fully appreciate the importance of a firm adherence to the principles of the protestant reformation, and you may rely on my earnest desire in asserting the just prerogatives of my Crown and the constitutional rights of my people, to maintain unimpaired the blessings of civil and religious liberty, which are so justly dear to this country.''

At the Court at Windsor, the 11th day of February 1851,

PRESENT, The QUEEN's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Her Majesty having been pleased to appoint Sir Richard Bulkeley Williams Bulkeley, Baronet, to be Lord Lieutenant of the county of Carnarvon, he this day took the oaths appointed to be taken thereupon instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy.

Then follow two Orders in Council, dated the 3rd day of February 1851, approving the representation duly prepared by Her Majesty's Commissioners for building new churches—

That a particular district should be assigned to the consecrated church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, situate at Sheerness, in the parish of Minster, in the Isle of Sheppey, in the county of Sent, and should be called "The District Chapelry of Sheerness."

And also that a particular district should he assigned to the consecrated church of St. Paul, situate at Sketty, in the parish of Swansea, in the county of Glamorgan, and should be called "The District Chapelry of Sketty."

St. James's-Palace, February 7, 1851.

The Queen has been pleased to appoint the following Chaplains in Ordinary to Her Majesty: The Reverend Charles Baring. The Reverend Dr. James Cartmell. The Reverend Dr. Charles John Vaughan.

Downing-Street, February 14, 1851.

The Queen has been pleased to appoint David Robert Ross, Esq. to be Lieutenant-Governor of the island of Tobago.

Her Majesty has also been pleased to appoint Aston Davoren, Esq. to be Chief Justice for the island of Saint Christopher.

Whitehall, February 12, 1851.

The Queen has been pleased to present the Keverend Alexander Stewart to the churches of

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