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Something rich and Strange.

--A Calcutta letter says: The famous crystal throne which Shah Jehan counted among the most valuable of the splendid trophies which adorned his palace, has been sent to England in the Saladin. But little is known of its history prior to its having come into his possession. --Subsequently, on the taking of Delhi by the Mahrattas, they made a great effort to destroy it by fire but succeeded only in injuring its appearance, the heat to which it was subjected having caused it to crack and open out in seams. It consists of a single mass of rock crystal, two feet in height by four in diameter, and is shaped like a sofa cushion, with tassels at the corners.

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