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sions. Convinced that candid, or even rigid criticism, is more service-| the greatest, and we humbly hope, the most beneficent power that ever able to the stage than inattention, free admission to established papers regulated the concerns of man upon earth. In that lapse of forty years, may certainly be given to the advantage of both parties, without im. the generation of men with whom you co-operated in the conflict of arms proper expectation on the one side, or undue partiality on the other.
has nearly passed away. Of the general officers of the American army If however withheld, no matter for what reason, we hold that a
in that war, you alone survive. Of the sages who guided our councils,
of the warriors who met the foe in the field or upon the wave, with the visible and self-evident recourse to critical malignity, in return, is un
u exception of a few, to whom unusual length of days has allotted fair to the public and base and disgusting in itself. The castigation by Heaven, all now sleep with their fathers. A succeeding and even a in this instance is so mild, as to amount to litile beyond a hint; our third generation have arisen to take their places; and their children's “ withers being unwrung,” we would have had the deer more deeply children, while rising up to call them blessed, have been taught by them, stricken. In fact, no persons ought to resent these editorial meannesses, as well as admonished by their own constant enjoyment of freedom, to more than they who may be ranked with the very pitiable persons include in every benison upon their fathers the name of him who came who practise them.-- But to return to the prelude: its chief aukward
from afar, with them and in the cause to conquer or to fall. The uniness consists in the necessity of the managers and actors, like the two
versal prevalence of these sentiments was signally manifested by a resoDromios, complimenting each other. However, as each gives each
lution of Congress, representing the whole people and all the States of
this Union, requesting the President of the Unied States to communicate what is generally allowed to be due to him, the blushes are got tole
to you the assurances of grateful and affectionate attachment of this rably well over. We must not forget to observe, that Mrs FitzwiL-|
Government and people, and desiring that a national ship might be emLIAM, as a candidate actress, sang a mock bravura with a very happyployed, at your convenience, for your passage to the borders of our mixture of power and humour. The three-act piece by Moncrieff is country. The invitation was transmitted to you by my venerable prefounded on a supposed love' adventure of Charles II at Tunbridge decessor ; himself bound to you by the strongest ties of personal friendWells. The “ merry monarch” aims at the seduction of a maid of ship; himself one of those whom the highest honours of his country had honour, Miss Stewart, (see Pepys Memoirs) but is baffled by the
rewarded for blood early slied in her cause, and for a long life of devoschemery of his famous jester, Killigrew, and the honourable love for
tion to her welfare. By him the service of a national ship was placed at the same object of the Duke of Richmond. As a piece it wants
your disposal. Your delicacy preferred a more private conveyance, and
a full year has elapsed since you landed upon our shores. It were proper connexion and development; but there were several points
scarcely an exaggeration to say, that it has been, to the people of the of real comedy in a saturnine merry fellow by TERRY, in the sim
Union, a year of uninterrupted festivity and enjoyment inspired by your pleton heroine of Mrs FITZWILLIAM, and in Mrs TAYLEURE's Gallic presence. You have traversed the 24 states of this great confederacyis mother of the maids." The rest of the attraction consisted in some you have been received with rapture by the survivors of your earliest very broad farce, chiefly produced by REEVE, in the character of an companions in arms--you have been hailed as a long absent parent by old silly Knight, to whom Charles in a frolic gives the control of his their children, the men and women of the present age; and a rising Court. The audience laughed heartily, and that is all we shall say of generation, the hope of future time, in numbers surpassing the whole this matter. With the present company including Messrs TERRY. I population of that day when you fought at the head and by the side of YATES, WRENCH, T. P. COOKE, SALTER, Mrs FITZWILLIAM, Mrs
liheir forefathers, have vied with the scanty remnants of that hour of trial TAYLEURE, Miss F. BRUNTON, &c. much that is entertaining between
in acclamations of joy at beholding the face of him whom they feel 10
be the common benefactor of all. You have heard the mingled voices comedy and farce might be produced at this theatre, leaving the very of the past, the present, and the future age, joining in one universal broadest exhibition for second pieces. We should exceedingly like a chorus of delight at your approach : and the shouts of unbidden small house which could manage this well, and have often thought thousands, which greeted your landing on the soil of freedom, have folno matter what-we are becoming lengthy.
lowed every step of your way, and still resound, like the rushing of many
waters, from every corner of our land. You are now about to return to DEPARTURE OF LA FAYETTE FROM AMERICA.
the country of your birth, of your ancestors, of your posterity. The WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.-On Wednesday, long before noon, the bustle
Executive Government of the Union, stimulated by the same feeling of military preparations was heard in our streets, in which all the usual
which had prompted the Congress to the designation of a national business was suspended, to enable our citizens to join in the farewell
ship for your accommodation in coming hither, has destined the first ceremonies to General La Fayette. About eleven, the corporations of
service of a frigate recently launched at this metropolis, to the less the district repaired to the President's house ; and soon afterwards, the
welcome but equally distinguished trust, of conveying you home. The President, attended by the Secretaries of State, the Treasury, and Navy,
name of the ship has added one more memorial to distant regions and to and principal officers of the Government, accompanied General La
future ages, of a stream already memorable at once in the story of Fayeite into the large entrance-hall, where a number of citizens were in
your sufferings and of our independence. The ship is now prepared for waiting to take leave of the venerable guest of the nation. In the midst
your reception and equipped for sea. From the moment of her departure, of the circle the General took his stand, when the President addressed
the prayers of millions will ascend to Heaven that her passage may be him in the following terms :
prosperous, and your return to the bosom of your family as propitious to ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO GENERAL LA
your happiness as your visit to this scene of your youthful glory has been PAYETTE, ON TAKING LEAVE OF HIM AT HIS DEPARTURE ON THE
to that of the American people. Go, then, our beloved friend--return to 7TH OP SEPTEMBER.
the land of brilliant genius, of generous sentiment, of heroic valour-ta “ GENERAL LA FAYETTE,-It has been the good fortune of many of
that beautiful France, the nursing mother of the twelfth Louis and the my distinguished fellow-citizens, during the course of the year now
fourth Henry, to the native soil of Bayard and Coligni, of Turenne and elapsed, upon your arrival at their respective places of abode, to greet
Catinal, of Fenelon and D’Aguesseau. In that illustrious catalogue of you with the welcome of the nation. The less pleasing task now de
names which she claims as her children, and with honest pride holds up voives upon me, of bidding you, in the name of the nation, adieu. It
to the admiration of other nations, the name of La Fayette has already were no longer seasonable, and would be superfluous, to recapitulate the
for centuries been enrolled. And it shall henceforth burnish into remarkable incidents of your early life--incidents which associated
brighter fame ; for is, in after days, a Frenchman shall be called to your name, fortunes, and reputation, in imperishable connexion with the
| vindicate the character of his nation by that of one individual doring independence and history of the North American Union. The part
the age in which we live, the blood of lofty patriotism shall mantle in which you performed at that important juncture was marked with cha
his cheek, the fire of conscious virtue shall sparkle in his eye, and he racters 'so peculiar, that, realizing the fairest fable of antiquity, its
i sball pronounce the name of La Fayette. Yet we, too, and our children, parallel could scarcely be found in the authentic records of human
in life, and after death, shall claim you for our own. You are ours by history. You deliberately and perseveringly preferred toil, danger, the
that more than patriotic self-devotion with which you flew to the aid of endurance of every hardship, and the privation of every comfort, in
our fathers at the crisis of their fate. Ours, by that long series of years defence of a holy cause, to inglorious case, and the allurements of rank,
in which you have cherished us in your regard. Ours, by that unsliaken atfluence, and unrestrained youth, at the most splendid and fascinating
sentiment of gratitude for your services which is a precious portion of court of Europe. That this choice was not less wise than magnanimous,
our inheritance. Ours, by that tie of love, stronger than death, which the sanction of half a century, and the gratulations of unnumbered
has linked your name, for the endless ages of time, with the name of voices, all unable to express the gratitude of the heart with which your
Washington. visit to this hemisphere has been welcomed, afford ample demonstration.
“ At the painful moment of parting from you, we take comfort in the When the contest of freedom, to which you had repaired as a voluntary thought, that wherever you may be, to the last pulsation of your heart, champion, had closed, by the complete triumph of her cause in this our country will be ever present to your allections; and a cheering concountry of your adoption, you returned to fulfil the duties of the philan solation assures us that we are not called to sorrow most of all, that we thropist and patriot in the land of your nativity. There, in a consistent shall see your face no more. We shall indulge the pleasing anticipation and undeviaung career of 40 years, you have maintained through every of beholding our friend again. In the mean time, speaking in the name vicissitude of alternato success and disappointment, the same glorious of the whole people of the United States, and at a loss only for language cause, to which the first years of your active life had been devoted - the to give utterance to that feeling of attachment with which the heart of improvement of the morul and political condition of man. Throughout the nation beats, as the heart of one man,-I bid you a reluctant and afthat loug succession of time, the people of the United States, for wliom and | fectionate farewell." by whom you had fought the baitles of liberty, have been living in the full! To which General LA FAYETTE made the following Answer:ossession of its fruits ; one of the happiest among the family of nations; “ Amidst all my obligations to the general government, and particularly
reading in population ; enlarging in territory ; acting and suffering to you, Sir, its respectable chief magistrate, I have most thankfully to soccording to the condition of their nature; and laying the foundations of acknowledge the opportunity given me at this solemn and painful
moment, to present the people of the United States with a parting produced emotions not easily described, but which every American will tribute of profound, inexpressible gratitude. To have been, in the infant readily conceive. and critical days of these States, adopted by them as a favourite Son, to! On reaching the bank of the Potomac, near where the Mount Vernon · bave participated in the toils and perils of our unspotted struggle for steam-vessel was in waiting, all the carriages, except the Generals, independence, freedom, and equal rights, and in the foundation of the wheeled off, and the citizens assembled around that of the General. The American era of a new social order, which has already pervaded this, whiole military body then passed him in review, as he stood in the and must, for the dignity and happiness of mankind, successively pervade barouche of the President, attended by the Secretaries of State. After every part of the other hemisphere; to have received at every stage of the review, the General proceeded to the steam-vessel, under a salute of the revolution, and during forty years after that period, from the people artillery, surrounded by as many citizens, all eager to catch the last look; of the United States, and their representatives al home and abroad, con- and at four o'clock, this great, and good, and extraordinary man trod, for tinual marks of their confidence and kindness, has been the pride, the the last time, the soil of America, followed by the blessings of every encouragement, the support of a long and eventful life. But how could patriotic heart that lives on it. As the vessel moved off, and for a short I find words to acknowledge that series of welcomes, those unbounded time after, the deepest silence was observed by the whole of the vast and universal displays of public affection, which have marked each step, multitude that lined the shore. The feeling that pervaded them was each hour, of a twelvemonth's progress through the twenty-four States, that of children bidding a' final farewell to a yenerated parent. The and which, while they overwhelm my heart withi grateful delight, have whole remained gazing after the retiring vessel until she bad passed most satisfactorily evinced the concurrence of the people in the kind Greenleaf's Point, where another salute repeated the valedictory sounds testimonies, in the imi:Jense favours bestowed on ine by the several of respect, and these again were not long after echoed by the heavy guns branches of their representatives in every part, and at the central seat ofl of Fort Washington.-The General was accompanied to the Brandywine the confederacy? Yet, gratifications still higher awaited me : in the ' by the Secretary of the Navy, the Mayors of the three cities of the wonders of creation and improvement that have met iny enchanted eye, district, the Commander-in-Chief of the army, the Generals of the militia in the unparalleled and self.felt happinesy of the people, in their rapid of the district, Commodore Bainbridge, and several other gentlemen. prosperity and insured security, public and private, in a practice of good Thus terminated a scene deeply interesting to all who witnessed it; and order, the appendage of true freedom, and a national good sense, the | in which feelings honourable alike to the American nation and its late final arbiter of all difficulties, I have had proudly to recognize a result of guest were exhibited. the republican principles for which we have fought, and a glorious
THE GENERAL'S ARRIVAL IN FRANCE. demonstration to the most timid and prejudiced minds, of the superiority I HAVRE, Oct. 6.-The Brandywine American frigate, with the General, over degrading aristocracy or despotism, of popular institutions founded his son, and suite on board, arrived here yesterday, after a passage of 25 days on the plain rights of man, and where the local rights of every section from Hampton-roads. He was received with every demonstration of are preserved under a constitutional bond of union. The cherishing of attachment and respect, but without confusion or riot of any kind. The that union between the States, as it has been the farewell entreaty of our veteran appeared in the highest health and spirits. This morning a great paternal Washington, and will ever have the dying prayer of every most sumpiuous breakfast was given by Mr Beasley, the American American patriot, so it has become the sacred pledge of the emancipa- | Consul, at which the General, his family and suite, Commodore Morris, tion of the world, an object in which I am happy to observe that the commander of the Brandywine, and about fifty other persons, were American people, while ihey give the animating example of successful present. The banquet was most splendid, and the animated and gracefal free justitutions, in return for an evil entailed upon them by Europe, and cheerfulness of the amiable veteran commuvicated an air of gaiety and of which a liberal and enlightened sense is every where more and more enjoyment to the whole party. As soon as the entertainment concluded, generally. felt, show themselves every day more anxiously interested. the General and his party set off for Paris. A guard of honour, consistAnd now, Sir, how can I do justice to my deep and lively feelings, foring of many gentlemen of the town, mounted on horseback, attended the assurances most peculiarly valued of your esteem and friendship, for them to Harfleur. your so very kind references to old times, to my beloved associates, to
Paris, Oct. 10.-The following is a more detailed account of what ihe vicissitudes. of my life, for your affecting picture of the blessings poured by the several generations of the American people on the re
passed at Ronen during the short stay of General La Fayette in that city, maioing days of a delighted veteran, for your affectionate remarks on Friday
Jon his way to his seat of Lagrange, where he is at present.-It was on this sad hour of separation, on the country of my birth, full, I can say, of Normandy.
Friday evening that General La Fayette arrived in the ancient capital of
It was soon known that the guest of the American nation American sympathies, on the hope so necessary to me of my seeing again
was to dine with M. Cabanon. At five they sat down to dinner; one the country that has deigned near half a century ago to call me hers? I shall content myself, refraining from superfluous repetitions, at once
health only was drank, that of the defender, the veteran of liberty in the before you, Sir, and this respecied circle, to proclaim my cordial confir
two worlds. Towards eight a great number of citizens repaired to the mation of every one of the sentiments which I have had daily opportu
rue de Crosne, and when they perceived M. La Fayette at the balcony, the nities publicly to utter, from the time when your venerable predecessor,
greatest tranquillity reigned, and a serenade was heard with perfect si- . my old brother in arms and friend, transmitted to me the honourable
lence. Between the symphonies acclamations were raised in honour of invitation of Congress, to this day when you, my dear Sir, whose friendly
Gen. La Fayette; it was then, that unperceived by the crowd, there arrive
ed detachments of the Garde Royale and Gendarmerie. The Garde; connexion with me dates from your earliest youth, are going to consign
Royale conducted itself with a moderation which, unfortunately, was not me to the protection, across the Atlantic, of ih eheroic national flag, onlimi board the splendid ship, the name of whieb has been not the least flat
limitated by the Gendarmerie. The latter, in order to disperse peaceable tering and kind among the numberless favours conferred upon me. God
citizens, treated them as rioters, and charged. Suddenly the women and
the children uttered cries of terror-every one was seized with a panic, bless you, Sir, and you all who surround us! God bless the American
but the gendarmerie nevertheless continued their march. Many females. people, each of their States, and the Federal Government! Accept this were thrown down and murdered : a manufacturer, 70 years of age, and patriotic farewell of an overflowing heart: such will be its last throb
many other persons, received wounds more or less severe, and the whole when it ceases to beat."
assembly was put to flight by the sabres and bayonets of the gendarmes, As the last sentence was pronounced, the General advanced, and, while
who arrested many individuals. Before their arrival, all had passed at the tears poured over his venerable cheek, again took the President in
Rouen as at Havre: but it was thought expedient at Rouen to interpose his arms-he retired a few paces, but, overcome by his feelings, again the police and an armed force; from this all the mischief has arisen.returned, and uttering in broken accents, “ God bless you !" fell once
ng in broken accents, “ God bless you!" fell once Notwithstanding the order which had been given to the innkeepers to more on the neck of Mr Adams. It was a scene at once solemn and
dams. It was a scene at once solemn and let out horses to no one, M. La Fayette left Rouen escorted, three leagues moving, as the sighs and stealing tears of many who witnessed it bore from the city, by a numerous and brilliant cavalcade, proud of having testimony. Having recovered his self-possession, the General stretched
received his congratulations and farewell. out bis hands, and was in a moment surrounded by the greetings of the whole assembly, who pressed upon him, each eager to seize, perhaps for
THE KING'S BENCH PRISON. the last time, that beloved hand which was opened so freely for our aid
Non ut placidis coeant immitia, non ut when aid was so precious, and which grasped, with firm and undeviating
Serpentes avibus geminentur, tigribus agoi.-HOR. Ars. hold, the steel which so bravely helped to achieve our deliverance. The
Nature, and the common laws of sense, expression which now beamed from the face of this exalted man was of
Forbid to reconcile antipathies; the finest and most touching kind. The hero was lost in the father and
Or make a snake engender with a dove, the friend : dignity melted into subdued affection, and the friend of
And hungry tigers court the tender lambs.RoscomMON. Washington seemed to linger with a mournful delight among the sons of
TO THE RIGHT HON, LORD CHIEF JUSTICE ABBOT, &c. . his adopted country. A considerable period was then occupied in con My Lord,- The best possible answer that can be given to those who versing with various individuals, while refreshments were presented to come forward to advocate the cause of the Marshal of the King's Bench the coinpany.-The moment of departure at length arrived, and baving | Prison, and prevent inquiry, will be found in an extract from the Report once more pressed the hand of Mr Adams, he entered the barouche, of a Committee of the House of Commons, dated 5th May 1815, con- , accompanied by the Secretaries of State. The carriage of the General, cluding in these words :-" There is enough in the evidence to justify preceded by the cavalry, the marine corps, and Captain Edward's rifle the opinion that the management of the prison should not continue ANY corps, and followed by the carriages containing the corporale authorities, LONGER in the present state, and that it appears therefore on the whole and numerous military and high civil officers, moved forward, followed to your Committee most advisable, that in case the Judges of the King's by the remaining military companies. In taking up the escort, the whole Bench should not have time to enter into a minute investigation upon the column moved through the court in front of the President's mansion, and subject, that a Commission should issue from the Crown to form Rules paid him the passing salute. The whole scene-the peals of artillery, and Regulations for the BETTER Government of the prison of the King's ihe animating sounds of numerous military bands, the presence of the Bench, and that the plan should be submitted to Parliament, and that vast concourse of people, and the occasion that assembled them, altogether some legislative enactment should take place upon the subject.”. As .
might naturally be expected, the multiplicity of business prevented the J. Dobson, Hesketh-with-Becconsall, Lancaster, grocer. Solicitors, Judges from entering into a minute investigation on the subject, and the Messrs Blakelock and Co. Sorjeant's lon. consequence is, that the state of Denmark has become so rotten that E. Jacobs, Thames street, Windsor, jeweller. Solicitor, MeIsaacs, Bury “ you may nose it in the lobby," where one of the Marshal's minions (10 street, St Mary Axe. the detriment of the poor prisoners, who certainly ought to enjoy this | F. Collens, Palsmall, man-milliner. Solicitor, Mr a'Becket, Golden privilege), expects you to pay him for taking you to any friend inside. ' square. But to continue the exposition of the more flagrant and generally felt J. Dickinson, Church passage, Guildhall, warehouseman. Solicitors, abuses, the rooms were the last upon which I touched, and the manage- Messrs Freeman and Heathcote, Coleman street. ment of the Tap, as being equally odious, shall now follow :- The Mar T. King, Bermondsey New road, linen-draper. Solicitor, Mr Jones, shal of the King's Bench receives 30s. from the keeper of the Tap for Size lane. every butt of beer he draws; and when the number of prisoners is consi E. Millin, Berkeley square, shoe-maker. Solicitor, Mr Hill, Welbeck dered (there being on an average from 500 to 700), it must appearl street, Cavendish square. evident, that this is to Mr Jones a source of great emolument, who, being J. S. Brinley, Birchin lane, ship broker. Solicitors, Messrs Freeman and a faithful worshipper of the Golden Calf, tries every means in his power Heathcote, Coleman street. to increase the sale of it; and it was but a few months since that he locked out a person who was in the habit of supplying the prisoners with
THE REVENUE. a much better beer for 4d. per pot, than Mr Jones retails at 5d. because | Net Produce of the Revenue of Great Britain in the Years and Quarters it diminished his profits. But you will naturally ask, my Lord, why the
ended on the 10tb of October, 1824 avd 1825. poor prisoner should give 5d, to Mr Jones for what he can purchase
YEARS ENDED OCTOBER 10. Eelsewhere for 4d.? That is a question somewhat difficult to solve ; " but
1825. Increase. arm man with a little brief authority," and unless some mightier power interpose in the time of need, the Lord help his fellow man!-T. B. D.
| Customs ..........
10,378,243 14,306,152 4,027,909 Excise .........
24,319,852 21,620,714 ........ 2,699,138 REVEREND MR AND MRS HORNE.
6,673,874 6,997,016 323,142 A letter, dated Guernsey, Oct. 4, says, “ You can easily conceive what Post Office ... 1,439,000 1,501,000 62,000 a sensation, in a small place like this, the arrest and committal to prison
4,880,106 4,975,340 95,234 of an English lady must create. The lady is the wife of the Rev. Mr | Miscellaneous .. 309,017 363,565 54,548 Horne, of Chiswick (brother, I understand, to the Chancery barrister of the same name) and daughter to the celebrated Zoffani the painter. It
47,900,092 49,763,587 4,562,833 2,699,138 appears that she and her husband, after living together for years, sepa
Increase on the Year .... 1,863,695
QUARTERS ENDED OCTOBER 10.. and the other a girl of 10 years of age. The Rev. Mr Horne having heard
1824. 1825. Increase. Decrease. that his wife was guilty of some irregularity (the truth or falsehood of which I have no means of ascertaining) determined to take his children
3,240,272 5,278,455 2,038,183 from her, and applied to her to give them up; but Mrs Horne refused,
1,958,159 and removed to this island about three months since. Mr Horne lately Stamps ..
1,759,680 1,823,519 63,839 appeared here, accompanied by Mr Brand, professor of chemistry, and
Post-Office ...... 375,000 379,000
4,000 having again failed in persuading her to give up even the second girl, he Taxes ............
7,535 applied to the Court Royale. The Court ordered—“ That as the father Miscellaneous... 79,113 76,379
3,734 had an incontestible right to the possession of his children, being minors, they should be given up to him.". An interval of a month was allowed
13,049,050 13,186,644 2,106,022 1,968,428 to prepare her mind for the final parting. That time Mrs Horne employed
Deduct Decrease ........ 1,968,428 so effectually, that it was agreed to let the elder girl remain with her for some time longer, upon the promise that she would go to her father when
Increase on the Quarter .... 137,594 required; and further, Mr Horne agreed to pay 3001, to his wife on the day appointed for the surrender of the younger child. Mr Horne returned
The Funds.-Nothing has occurred during the week, worthy of partito Chiswick, and at the appointed time seni a friend to receive his child.. The 3001, were paid to the lady, but when her part of the agreement
cular remark; no operation of moment baying taken place, either in con
sequence of the Quarterly Statement of Revenue, the Home Market Pay. came to be performed, she declared she could not live without her child, .
day, or the Settling-day of the Foreign Market. and that nothing on earth should induce her to part with it.
Money is still stated io Royale directed that Mrs Horne should be committed to prison, under a
be scarce in the City, notwithstanding the pending payment of Dividends.
Latest quotations :charge of baving surreptitiously removed a child that was under the
Consols, 88% surveillance of the police, to await the event of a prosecution ordered to
New 4 per Cents, 103} }
Consols for Account, 881 1 be commenced against her. Mrs Horne is now in custody in the jail, and
3) per Cents. 95% seems determined to brave the Authorities, She is silent on everything
PRICES OF FOREIGN STOCKS YESTERDAY. concerning the child, and will not give the slightest hint in what way Buenos Ayres Bonds, 83
Guatimala Scrip, 5 dis. she has disposed of it. All search has proved fruitless. Mrs Horne has
Chilian Bonds, 68)
Ditto Account, 44 dis.
Peruvian Bonds, 69 ex. dir. been one of the most beautiful women in England, and though at the
to Bonds (1924) for Account, 75 Ditto Account, 62 If ex. div. matronly side of 40, she still possesses strong marks of her former loveli Greek Bonds, 28
Prussian Bonds 987 ness. Her eldest daughter never leaves her mother in the prison."
Ditto (1895) 28
Ditto (1899) 100
Spanish's per Cents, 181 174
Ditto for Account, 1718
Ditto Scrip (1825) Account, 84 dis. I.
If the Author of “ Plain Truths” will send to the Office, he will find a letter
left out for him. B, Young, John's place, Camberwell New road, carpenter.
The Article on INSURANCES in our next, with other Communications.
LONDON, OCTOBER 16, 1825. shire, bankers. Solicitors, Messrs Alexander and Son, Carey street. 1. Nash, Bristol, wharfinger. Solicitors, Messrs Holme and Co. New inn. We call the attention of our readers to an account in another column, E. Higgs, Thornbury, Glocestershire, dealer in spirituous liquors. Solic of the departure of General La FAYETTE from the United States, and citors, Messrs Williams and White, Lincoln's inn.
of the speeches and ceremonies which took place on that impressive J. Nachbar, jun. Old Brentford, gardener. Solicitor, Mr Hartley, New
occasion. It must be admitted, that America has very spiritedly Bridge street, Blackfriars.
exercised the rites of hospitality, and very honourably exhibited her Saturday, October 9.
grateful recollection of the services of an early and efficient friend. INSOLVENT.
The Brandywine frigate has brought the General back to France, and G. Yorston, Tottenham Court road, cheesemonger.
we perceive the brutal Manchester manner in which the gens d'armerie BANKRUPTS. B. Hobbs and W. S. Hellyer, Redbridge, Southampton, ship-builders.
have been allowed to conduct themselves at Rouen. It may not be Solicitor, Mr Dyne, Lincoln's Inn fields.
altogether out of the way to observe here, that a General Election is H. I. Johns, Devonport, banker. Solicitor, Mr Sole, Gray's Inn square.
at hand in France, as well as in England; and if we are to believe tbe R.O. Pain, Lloyd's Coffee house, underwiter. Solicitors, Messry Sandys | Quotidienne, this “ vast electoral movement" every seven years was Had Co. Crane court, Fleet streelo
| little less than a revolutionIn respect to many things, we sincerely
hope.-what however we do not believe that in the present! EGYPT.-The Times of yesterday contained extracts from various letters instance, the Quotidienne may be right.
written from Egypt by Mr Tuomas GALLOWAY, the intelligent son of the Intelligence has been received from Calcutta this week, through
eminent engineer, and an able engineer himself, who is employed by the the medium of a Swedish merchantman, arrived at Cowes from Ben
enterprising Pacha of that country in the erection of various machines
connected with the useful arts. The Pacha is described as being surgal, after an exceeding quick passage, stating that the Burmese
rounded with European adventurers, and using the most dexterous policy chieftain BUNDOOLAH had been defeated before Donabu, which to obtain the most profitable information from them. He has his choice, place was in consequence captured. The Captain of this vessel fur- and apparently he is quite equal to the task of selecting, from all the ther observes, that at his departure from Calcutta, it was widely superb inventions of inodern engineers, French or English. reported that the King of Ava had made pacific overtures. Letters LORD Eldor's CRAVING AFTBR APPLAUSE.-Had be but served society from Calcutta at the same time assert, that it is the intention of Go- with half the zeal, resolution, and intelligence which he has shewn in vernment to add the province of Arracan to British India, as a security serving bimself, he would not in his old age have been so extravagantly for the future good conduct of the Burmese Monarch. In this way are
thankful for the cheers of a few noisy schoolboys. This excessive gratiwe almost necessarily proceeding: gaining territory without strength,
tude on a slight occasion towards the close of so long public a life, is a sad and extending the boundaries of a species of sway of the most artif
symptom-it speaks too plainly the grievous exigence of the party, and cial and anomalous description, the ultimate fate of which forms one
says as ovequivocally as the abject language of the mendicant, that the of the most difficult conundrums for the anticipative politician.
smallest donations are most thankfully received ;" “ for the love of place It is
and power give a cheer, young gentlemen, to a poor old Chancellor! It reported that his Grace of BUCKINGHAM is about to succeed Lord
is good principle and interest to do so, my tender hearted scholars.”— AMUERST as Governor of India, and to extend the proverbially dis
governor of India, and to extend the proverbially dis- | Pah! We understand that the Lord Chancellor's professional friends interested services of the house of GRENVILLE to our eastern empire. bare taken his letter to the schoolboys 'very much to heart; it both grieves We have no particular objection; esteeming the political theory of and angers them, as they regard it as an unnecessary betrayal of littleness. his Grace to be much more congenial with Asiatic than with British -By the bye, it would appear from a letter in a Morning Paper, that his notions of government; not to mention, that as the gagging system is Lordship is fonder of committing himself to paper than would scem conthe present order of the day at Bengal, the bulky Duke will sport like sistent with prudence. It is stated, that in the public room of an inn at a playful leviathan in a sea of practice, issuing quietly from his family | Ring wood, there is a letter of Lord Eldon's, framed and glazed, in which principles. One question may however be pertinent-If Lord AM
be thanks the landlord, not for good cheer or good cheers, but foi laring HERST be withdrawn for deficiency of talent, what is known of the
advised him of a road to Encombé only ten miles round, by taking wbich superiority of the Duke of BucKINGHAM
be was enabled to avoid the execrations of the good people of Ringwood,
who were prepared to do him anything but honour, for his part in the late Our readers will regret to learn, that, in conformity with the recent Queen's business. This epistle would form a good companion to tht to Proclamation, two vessels have been seized in the river, laden with the schoolboys.-Chronicle. arms and ammunition for the Greeks. It is at the same time asserted, LBBT JURIES — FALSE Weights, &c.- On Wednesday the Recorder of that the Grecian Deputation has arrived in London, to make the offer London, together with the High Bailiff, held three Courts Leet in Southof placing Greece under British protection-an unavailing proposal. wark, for the purpose of receiving presenlments, and swearing in fresh By the way, it seems that the insurrections against Turkish sway have Juries. In the course of his charge to the Jury, the Recorder remarked, taken place in Jerusalem and Bethlehem; and further, that Turkey that a very important part of tbeir duty was to inquire as to the offence of has some reason to apprehend the destination of a Russian army now
using false weights and measures. He had observed, with great paio, assembling in Bessarabia.
that in the three manors contained within the borough of Southwark, there were no less than one hundred and twenty persons presented as having
been guilty of that most serious offence. He perceived that in many The Ministers are placed in a very aukward situation, by the officious cases the amercements were but small; but be hoped in future, if the interference, it is said, of the Board of Customs. It will be remembered offence was persisted in, that the jury would regard it with a severe eye, that iwo mercbant vessels loaded with stores, supposed to be for the and inflict such penalties as would prevent its being worth the party's Otæks, cleared at the Custom-house several days previously to the late while to continue the commission of it. The offence was not only present
0; forbidding these supplies being imported. A cruizer be able at the leet, but was also indictable, and punishable by tine and longing to the Custom - house proceeded to the Downs, seized and brought imprisonment; and be considered it his duty to declare, that in the event back the sbips then going on a Jegal voyage. Since the capture, the of any case being brought before the Borough Session, and found well owners of the property have sent a memorial to Government, praying for proved, he was determined to inflict a sentence of both fine and imprisonthe restitution of the ships and cargoes, on the strongest grounds, simply ment to a very considerable extent ; for he felt, that although to the rich that they have offended against no law. We understand no reply is yet and opulent it might not be a matter of considerable importance, yet to given. The situation of the Ministers is peculiar. If they order restitu- the poor man, the extent of whose income did not amount to more than tion, which is anticipated, by their act (after the date of the Proclamation) 108. 155. or 20s. per week, and who bad a large family to support, it was stores proceed to the aid of the Greeks; if they do not interfere promptly, a very serious evil. It was subjecting him to a tax by a party who bad British property, seized without cause, is left in the merciless gripe of the no right to levy it--a tax against all law and humanity, and founded upon Honourable the Board of Costoms. In the mean time the merchants suffer that worst of passions which a human being can cherish-an avaricious severely, and the object of the voyage may be entirely defeated.-Globe desire of gain, unmindful of the interests or comforts of their neighbours. and Traveller - Saturday.
Light SOVEREIGNS. Mr Editor, I have just met with a gentleman who The Glasgow Free Press says, in a letter from a private correspondent, has presented a number of sovereigns at the Bank, for the purpose of obthat notwithstanding the late orders in council, three steam boats are build- taining notes in exchange. The sovereigns were weighed at that huge ing for Greece, one of which is “ to have several long carronades and paper establishment, and one, which was said to be light, was almost cut small guns, and two of Perkin's steam guos, so that she will in fact be a l into two parts by the agents or clerks who were in attendance. Have they complete floating battery of immense power. Lord Cochrane himself is a right, Mr Editor, thus to deface the coin of the realm, and to destroy the said to be in direct and close communication with the deputies, but go property of individuals? If they have, is not every tradesman in possesvernment having made several inquiries about him, it has become essential sion of the same right; and what is the deficiency of weight tbat warrants that his place a residence should be as little known as possible”
the destruction? if, however, as I suspect, this destruction of real money It is said that the Brazilian frigate Peranga, now lying at Portsmouth, ) is only to put people out of conceit with gold and silver, and to give them is the private property of Lord CoCURANE, by whom it was originally pur- a predilection for a paper currency, I hope some spirited individual will chased, for 15,000 dollars, and filted out by him at Rio to go to Chili, to resist the infamous attempt. The annals of England have already been sufclaim some pay due from the Republic ; but receiviog an offer from ficiently stained by the merciless executions which have been exhibited for Greece, be proceeded at once to England, levying on his way contribu- the support of the paper system, to make every feeling heart rejoice at the tions at Maranbam and Babia in cotton, and giving bills upon the Brazi. introduction of a more wholesome currency; and yet, if the Bank possesses lian Government, baving been unable in any other way to obtain what was the right of destroying the legal coin of the realm, so as to render it due to bin.-Morning Paper.
worthless but as metal, the public distaste to gold and silver may fairly IMPUDENCE, INSULT, AND STUPIDITY.-In the New York Commercial | be anticipated.--DELTA. Aduertizer of the 12th September, is a long account of a speech made by GYMNASTIC ExbRCISES.--A medical gentleman at the West End of the the President of the United States to General La Fayette on his departure, town informs us, that one of two boys, whom he sends to Mr Voëlker's and the reply of the latter; both arc stupid, uninteresting, and lengthy, Gymnasium, was very weak in bis limbs from infancy, but that these exnot worth any doe's reading. In fact, these speeches are as dull as the ercises have strengthened the lad in a degree which has quite surprised w dy stuff put forth by Sir William Curtis and others at Pitt Clubs ; and his friends. The same gentleman, much to his credit, strongly recomby Sir Francis Burdett, Mr Hobhouse, and other patriots, at Fox Clubs. meods to his patients the adoption of this delightful and invigorating However, we give the conclusion of the La Fayelle farce; for after all, if practice; although unquestionably, if they all took his advice, his practice we may believe our correspondent in Philadelphia, La Fayette merely I would fall off desperately! We are gratified to hear of two ladies who went to the United States to get hold of a sum of money and a large slice are taking private lessons, one of Captain Clias, the other of Professor of land."-Morning Herald. If the Editor of the Herald were doing his | Voëlker, with the intention of offering to their own sex those blessings best to furnish Mr Cobbelt with an excuse for the abuse and ridicule consequent upon bodily vigour, which the tyranny of custom in civilized lately poured out upon him in the Political Register, he could not take countries has hitherto denied to them even more than to men. We are more effectual means iban by writing paragraphs 'so full of meanness, | told that the conductors of various female schools have signified a desire insult, and blundering, as the above.
to obtain a person competent to teach Gymnastics to their pupilo.
Mr MuLOCK.-The preaching of this fanatic has given occasion for a NewGATE.-Jorgen Jorgenson, noticed in our last paper, has sent us : riot at Oxford, where a High Church rabble are easily set to work by the letter, dated October 13, in which he denies the truth of Mr Clarke's Ntatewell-paid and orthodox. His doctrines are sufficiently revolting, no doubt; ment concerning him. He concludes his letter tbus : Meanwhile, I but had he not bitterly assoulted the churchnen, we suspect that personal remain here very quietly, exercising the saine duty which I have perviolence would not have been resorted to. Absurd as this man's opinions forined for several years past; neither do I suppose tbat Mr Secretary are about election, grace, &c. they are nevertheless all to be found in the Peel will come to any final decision on any case till an enquiry shall be Thirly.nine Articostof the Church of England. He might have raved made whether I have ever beca called upon for my defence, and what the away, however, about God's Elect (some dozen or two) and the Syna. nature of my defence muay be." gogue of Satan (the rest of mankind) had he not poured out his wrath Another Mr Vining, of whom report spenks highly, is to appear at the 11pon " learned and distinguished Divines," and averred that, “ so far as Haymarket theatre on Saturday next, in the character of Octavian. their spiritual state is indicated by their writings, Paley and Watson were Tue EARTH AND ITS IN ABITANTS.- A curious calculator sends us the as thorough unbelievers as Thomas Paine. Both appear to have been following statement :-Wben the earth is compared to an ant-hill, the void of even the faintest knowledge of the elementary truths of the Gospel, comparison, he observes, is very inexact, so far as respects the proporvizman's entire and unqualified apostacy from his Creator, and the clear tional bulk of the animals and their habitation. If we suppose that there consequent necessity of regeneration, in order to capacitate the creature are at present 600 millions of human beings on the globe, and that ten for spirital lite."-And again : “Amidst all the gorgeousness of our persons, men, women, and children, on an average, are equal in bulk 13 Church Establishment, and the less ostentatious but not less sordid zeal of a cubic yard; then the whole existing race of mankind, if closely packed variously denominated Dissenters, the population of Great Britain is sunk together, would form a mass equal to a pyramidical mooolain 1,000 yards into Heathenism, as absolute as that of China or Hindostan." -This was each way at the base, and 60 yards higli-that is, a inourtaio ratber less not to be endured in the very head quarters of Episcopacy, so the enemy than Arthur's Seat. Farther, if we suppose 150 generations from the was to be subdued, not by bumility, Inng suffering, tarning the left cheek, Flood to the present time, and estimate each generation at 300 millions, &c. but by the inore active virtues of mud and other convincing missiles, the whole, if brought into a mass, would not equal in bulk Benlawers alded by the sedative qualities of Thames water.-In Mr Mulock's esti in Perthshire, assuming that mountain to be a cone of 15,000 feet mation, the Methodists are quite as corrupt as the Orthodox. He says, diameter at the base, and 3,700 feet in height. Yet Mount Etna is thirty “ the religion of the Methodists and that of self-styled evangelical times the size of Benlawers-Chimborazo is ten times the size of Etna professors seems to be a religion of tracts and magazines, to the virtual and it would requre ten thousand millions of mountains like Chimborazo exclusion of the Bible. But the Methodists have wholly succeeded in to make a mass equal to the globe. -Scotsman. ' placing sensation in the room of spirituality. They have contrived what Lord Peterborongh, when a widower, became deeply enamoured of the may be termed convulsive Christianity-a system of sighs, groans, and accomplished Anastasia Robinson, daughter of a painter; who, though sa seusual impulses, to supersede the glorious Gospel faith. Looking throngh opera singer, a teacher of music, and the Italian language, to support 19 the annals of Methodisin, the Christian cannot fail to notice the subtlety of aged parent, rejected all his advances tending to an illicit connexion. The Satan in thus seasonably providing a substitute for Popery in the hour of Earl, 'dreading a total loss of the fair Anastasia, married her privately, and its decline. Methodist retains every thing of Popery but its gorgeousness concealed the circumstance, till, in 1735, he publicly owned what most and ritual observances. The same depraved deference to human authority, people knew before. He proclaimed his marriage in the following sing' in things spiritual, stamps it the religion of a corrupt nature. Then, iar manner. He went one evening to the rooms at Bath, where a servant Wesley, Whitfield, Coke, Fletcher, &c. &c. each and all of them unac. was ordered distinctly and audibly to proclaim, “ Lady Peterborough's quainted with the rudiments of divine truth, serve them instead of Popes carriage waits." and Councils. Evangelical Religion is Church Methodism, and must ExtrAORDINARY LONGEVITY.-A Surgeon named Pulo Timan, who resitherefore be deprecated by every faithful follower of Jesus.-It is Metho-ded in the little village of Vendemont, in Lorraine, died lately at tbe age dism insinuated into Vicarages and Curacies, taking the oversight thereof of 140. This man never left his native place. The day before his death for filthy lucre.”—This is not ill said ; and if this new teacher possesses he performed on a fernale, with a steady band and with professioon! talent and courage,--and it seems that he is not deficient in either, he dexterity, the operation of conting for the cancer. He never married will soon, aided as he is by persecution, become a leader of no small note. was never bled, never onderwent any course of medicine, baring had es The followers of the God Moloch nised to pass throngh fire in this world, occasion for it, as he was never ill, though he passed no day without gete to obtain everlasting bliss in the next; the hearers of the Preacher Mulock ting tipsy at supper, a meal which he indulged in to the very last.- Paris are assured, that never-ending tortures await all but a few select vessals | Paper. of grace! Barbarous as were the institutings of the “ horrid God," as Milton calls him, the doctrines of the Oxford Teacher appear to us to be still more revolting to reason and humanity. What with the Ranters, the
NEWSPAPER CHAT. Shakers, the Duokers, the Bryanites, the Southcotians, the Methodists, the Molockites, the Antinomians, and the Athanasinns—the people of Philosophy.-It is said that, as Sheridan sat at the Piazza Coffee England may well talk of themselves as “ most enlightened and think.
house, during the fire, (D. L. Theatre,] taking some refreshment, a iny !"_ It is not a little singular, too, that all these religionists profess to friend of his having remarked on the philosophic calmness with which be your only true disciples of Jests, whose chief precepts were, “ to do as he bore his misfortune, Sheridan answered, 'A man may surely be al you would be done by," and, above all things, “ to love one another." lowed to take a glass of wine by his own fire-side.' Verily, it is a pleasant mode of calling forth the benevolent feelings, to Lord Byron's OPINION OF SHERIDAN.—The following extract from & assure men that God will everlastingly burn all those who cannot believe Diary in my possession, kept by Lord Byron during six months of his in the efficacy of ranting and shaking--in the incarnation of the modern residence in London, 1912-13, will show the admiration which this great Shiloh-the saving grace of beard-wearing and mutilation--the consoling and generous spirit felt sor Sheridan :-"Saturday, Dec. 18, 1813.- Lord doctrine of election-or the rational creed of the Trinitarian Saint-The Holland told me a curious piece of sentimentality in Sheridan. The other Taunton Courier says, “ Mr Mulock, who has so unbappily been dis. night we were all delivering our respective and various opinions on him tinguished at Oxford, is a gentlemau of very considerable attainments, and other hommes marquans, and mine was this:- Whatever Sheridas and has been, through life, patronised by Mr Canning, purely from the has done or chosen to do has been, par excellence, always the best of its respect and admiration due to his abilities. Mr Mulock's father lately kind. He has written the best comedy (School for Scandal), the best resided in this town, and we know that it was a source of moch inquietnde opera ( The Duenna), ihe best farce ( The Critic-it is only too good for an to him, that his son's fine talents and well founded expectations of success afterpiece), and the best address (Monologue on Garrick ;,-and, to in life should befannulled by the fanatical perversities of woderstanding to crownı all, delivered the very best oration (the famous Begumn Speech) which he had resigned himself. Mr Mulock was a member of Magdalen ever conceived or beard in this country.' Somebody told Sheridao this Hall, Oxford. He has published sereral religious works."
The next day, and, on hearing it, he burst into tears!' Poor Briosley! If The celebrated Cleopatra's Needle is really coming to England: Sir they were tears of pleasure, I would rather bave said those few but sitE. Banks is building a vessel for the purpose of transporting it.
cere words, than have written the Iliad, or made his own celebrated pbs The Renfrew great timber ship will unload her cargo at Northfeet, lippic. Nay, his own comedy never gratified me more, thao to hearibat after which she will coine up the river
he had derived a moment's gratification from any praise of mine, humble Tue King AND Mr Sheridan.-The Morning Herald complains that as it must appear to my elders and my beiters.'"-Moore's Life of Mr Moore has taken every opportunity, in his Life of Sheridan, to level Sheridan. his lightnings at the Royal bead, although, it says, his Majesty was wil. | HARRIETTE Wilson.-The Bath Herald say,“ We have this week ling, to the last, to bring Mr S. into Parliament; and that even his friend received a letter from the well-known Harrietie Wilson, in which we are Mr Fox saw reason to behave with marked coldness to him. The Herald requested to obtain for hier * some funny anecdotes” relating to a most forgets to observe, that the coldness shown to Sheridan by Fox occurred respectable gentleman of this neighbourhood, with whom she acknok. when the former was in office and in health, while the alleged neglect of ledges herself 1o be unacquainted, for the purpose (10`use her own words) the King took place when he was in great poverty, lying on a death-bed, of obliging lim“ 10 buy out of the book!" eeling such an application with hungry creditors assaulling him, and sheriff's officers actually seizing as an insult to ourselves, we have thought it right thus publiely to notice upon his furniture. It is indeed intimated, that while in this forlorn conit; and to add, that the letter to which we allude, if necessary, be sle dition, his Majesty desired that 501, should be transmitted to the dying ways at the service of the friends of that gentleman." mall; which surt was declined by Mrs Sheridan.- Many of Mr Sheridau's | ELOPEMENT, - A short time ago, a Rev. Gentleman who resides within infirmities were doubtless of a very offensive description ; but he had been 20 miles of Pontefract, made a clandestine journey with the fair daughter to the last a faithful servant of the Prince; and his neglect of bim, we of a clerical brother, of a well-known noble family. The soyitives were suppose, could not have originated in any Royal notions respesting tbe successful in eluding pursuit.--Leeds Intelligencer. moials of his old friend.