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Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1829, Sunday, April 17, 1831.

On Tuesday a meeting of the holders of Cortez Bonds was convened, by public notice, at the City of London Tavern, for the purpose of taking into consideration what steps it may he advisable to pursue, in consequence of an intimation from the Spanish Government, that the loans raised by the Cortes would he recognised ; a portion of such bonds to be accepted by Spain as a subscription in aid of raising a new loan. A voluminous report was read on the subject, which entered into the whole of the proceedngs connected with these bonds, and the non-payment of dividends since 1823. The report stated the amount of dividends due at 4,875,000l.; and the total amount of bonds and dividends due, chiefly to British subjects, at 18,000,000l. The various memorials submitted by the bondholders to our Government and the King of Spain, are then read in succession. It was intended to apply to the Foreign Secretary, for his interference with the Spanish Government; and a motion to that effect was submitted and carried.