By the late news from Europe, we learn that the Earl of Ellesmere is appointed a Commissioner from England to the Crystal Palace Exhibition, in this':city. Sir Ckailes Lyell, the eminent geologist, and Sir Henry de la Beche, the celebrated chemist are also coming. Well, we hope these men will be received by our sensible people as they deserve. They are distinguished for learning and scientific attainments. A beautiful small locoinotive engine is to be sent out with the Japan expedition. It will have all its accompanyments of tender and carriage, and a railroad ol some length to match. It is intended to astonish the Emperor of Japan, as it is a perlect working model and will be in the charge of a competent engineer from Philadelphia.
This article was originally published with the title "The Lords are Coming" in Scientific American 8, 36, 285-286 (May 1853)