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CHAPTER IX.-p. 98.

THE PARKS.

CHAPTER X.-p. 101.

THEATRES.

Her Majesty at the Opera-Extravagant Pay to Dancers-Drury

Lane-Van Amburgh-Promenade Concert-Covent GardenMadame Vestris--Saloon-Unhappy Females-Astley's—Carter and his Wild Beasts—Victoria-Blanchard performs a Monkey -Power of Money–Rudeness of the Lower Orders.

CHAPTER XI.-p. 111.

SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.

Adelaide Gallery-Steam-Gun-Daguerreotype-Polytechnic In

stitution-Its numerous and highly interesting contentsBlessings to England, in Coal and Iron-Hall's Water Elevator recommended to India—Benefits arising to Science from the former pursuit of Astrology, &c.—Mechanics’ Institutes.

CHAPTER XII.-p. 143.

BAZAARS, -LAYCOCK'S DAIRY.-MARKETS.

CHAPTER XIII.-p. 150.

NATIONAL AND CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.

Greenwich Hospital-Guy's Hospital-Christ's Hospital-Na

tional Schools.

CHAPTER XIV-p. 164.

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT.

Constitution of the Commons-Reform Bill--House of Lords-

Debate in the Commons, 25th Feb. 1841– Visit to the House of Lords, 26th Feb. 1841.- Westminster Hall.

CHAPTER XV.-p. 186.

POLICE AND CRIMINAL COURTS.

Guildhall--Grand Jury--Trial-Story of Sir William Garrow-

Obstinate Jurymen.

CHAPTER XVI.-p. 195.

EXHIBITIONS OF THE FINE ARTS.

Coliseum-(Observations on London, occasioned by the Picture

of the View from St. Paul's—Size-Wealth-Cheap ShopsAdulterated Tea--Tricks of Trade--Jews--Bankrupt StocksQuacks--Citizens, their Country Houses—Expensive Establishments and Education of their Children-Numerous places of Worship-Streets and Squares)— National Gallery-Royal Academy, &c.—Miss Linwood-Panorama of Acre.

CHAPTER XVII.-p. 216.

PUBLIC BUILDINGS, &c.

St. Paul's--The Monument--The Thames Tunnel-Admiralty

Somerset House--Surveyor of the Navy's Model Room-The Tower-Bank--Post Office.

CHAPTER XVIII.-p. 232.

RESIDENCE AT EGHAM AND VISITS TO WINDSOR

AND FROGMORE LODGE.

The Queen on the Terrace—The Authors' Names and Country

enquired after-Egham-Runimead-St. Ann's Hill-Mrs. Fox--Frogmore-Affability of the late Princess AugustaDisappointed in English Gardens, not equal in arrangement, &c., to those at Bombay-Fruit-Virginia Water.

CHAPTER XIX.-p. 246.

CHATHAM DOCK YARD.

Description of the Yard, Buildings, &c.—Preparations for Launch

ing the Mæander Frigate--Launch-Expences of the YardConsequent Taxation-Launch of the London, 92 guns-Seaman's Song

CHAPTER XX.-p. 288.

CHATHAM, ROCHESTER, AND MAIDSTONE.

Almshouses—Theatre-- Aylesford—Wateringbury-Hop Picking

-Brewing—Apples--Curiosity of the People.

CHAPTER XXI.-p. 300.

SHEERNESS DOCK YARD.

Curious Model of the Yard-Roman Cement-Organic Remains

in the Isle of Sheppy.

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