Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, October 16, 1841 eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 58 pages of information about Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, October 16, 1841.

Contributions will be thankfully received at the PUNCH office; by the Hon. and Rev. Baptist Noel; Rogers, Towgood, and Co.; at the House of Commons; and the Garrick’s Head.


Samuel Rogers, Esq.—­Ten puns, and a copy of “Italy.”

Tom Cooke, Esq.—­One joke (musical), consisting of “God save the Queen,” arranged for the penny trumpet.

T. Hood, Esq.—­Twenty-three epigrams.

Hon. and Rev. Baptist Noel.—­A laughable Corn-law pamphlet.

John Poole, Esq.—­A new farce, with liberty to extract all the jokes from the same, amounting to two jeux d’esprit and a pun.

Proprietors of PUNCH.—­The “copy” for No. 15 of the LONDON CHARIVARI, containing seventeen hundred sentences, and therefore as many jests.

Col.  Sibthorp.—­A conundrum.

Daniel O’Connell.—­An Irish tail.

Messrs. Grissel and Peto.—­A strike-ing masonic interlude, called “The
Stone-masons at a Stand-still; or, the Rusty Trowel.”

Commissioner Lin.—­A special edict.

Lord John Russell.—­“A new Guide to Matrimony,” and a facetious essay, called “How to leave one’s Lodgings.”

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Sir P. LAURIE begs to inquire of the medical student, whose physiology is recorded in PUNCH, in what part of the country Farmer Copoeia resides, and whether he is for or against the Corn Laws?

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