THE COUNTESS OF DERWENTWATER.
                                            .......A SCENE AT ALSTON.
 
On Friday afternoon last, MR. WILLIAM TAYLOR, solicitor, Hexham, and MR. BELL, Galloway, as the agents of the Countess of Derwentwater, arrived at Als...

No. 434. Second Week in Quarter. Registered for Transmission Abroad.  Price One Penny.
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JOHN PEARSON,
 
WOOLLEN MANUFACTURER,
Coupland Back Woollen Mills,
APPLEBY,
 
HAS taken a STALL in the M

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PENRITH BOARD OF HEALTH.

The fortnightly meeting of the members of the above Board took place on
Saturday, last, in the Public Offices, Sandgate.  Mr. JAMES GRAHAM presided,
and the members present were Messrs. B. GOODBURN,  W. B. ARNISON,  W. LYNN,
J

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TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY's POSTS From the LONDON GAZETTE.

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BALTIMORE, JAN. 30

The following is an extract of a letter from GENERAL WASHINGTON to the Congress, dated Jan. 22, 1777.

" My Last was on the 20th inst. since that I ...
WHITEHAVEN.

At Whitehaven Police Court, yesterday, William KENNISH, fish  dealer,
Whitehaven, was charged by the Trustees of the Town and Harbour with  having eleven
boxes of stinking herrings which he intended to sell for human  food.

Mr. W. W. LUMB pro...
WORKINGTON.

At the Workington police Court on Wednesday, Thomas TRAINER,  labourer,
Workington, was charged with having stolen a piece of ham, the  property of Charles
James FOX, provision dealer, on Saturday night last.

Prosecutor stated that on the nig...
On Saturday an accident occurred at the level crossing known  as Mill
Crossing, near Silloth. The house at the Crossing is occupied by Joseph  REED,
platelayer, and his son, a boy of about twelve years of age, was engaged  in opening
the gate about the ...
A Farmer writes: -

“Will you allow me a small space to offer a practical suggestion in  
reference to ‘Rot in Sheep.’ Farmers should remove their flocks from low lying  wet
lands to high or dry ground; and, instead of feeding them turnips saturated  
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FACTS and FACETIAE.
 
The oldest Westernn Settler .... The evening sun.
 
WANTED TO KNOW .... Is a baker's son not bred to the business ?
 
WHEN is the weather like the National Debt ? .... When it's unsettled.
 
QUERY .... May a girl be said to have a ringi

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Dear Public, lend me your ear,
I have a tale to tell, which you must hear;
Be gracious, then, your time I will not waste,
Nor by a word that’s false offend your taste.
My subject is not classic, byt tis better,
Because’tis true, true to the very letter.
Th...