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have Lords, Dukes, Grand-Crosses, (in slavery; and, that, therefore, it is imClergy, Regular Army, and tythes ; pray possible to believe, that the people of for these things, in their behalf, as long Russia, and Germany, and Hungary, are as you please; pray that the Americans not all perfectly free. I dare say, that may have as good a government as we Mr. · Dickinson said a great deal more have; but, because they have it not, do upon the subjeet, and produced facts not hate them. I was really very happy as well as arguments to prove, that Mr. ta perceivė, that you were hissed for this HUNT's motion was an unjust attack sentiment, at the County Meeting. 1 upon those powers ; and, I confess, that was happy to perceive it, because it was it would be a great treat to me to see a sign, that the people of England are those facts upon paper. coming to their senses upon this the most MR. BINNS, a publisher in Philadel important of all subjects: Why could phia. In the COURIER: of a few days you not have expressed yourself in terms, back, there appeared an article from an less hostile to every generous and humane American paper, pointing out some of feeling? I confess, that Mr. HUNT's mo- the means, which the gavernment of that, tion, though if he thought it true, he was country ought to employ to annoy and right in making it, Inight fairly be objected injure England; and, the Courier, at the to by anyone who thought differently. But; head of the article, observes, that it is you might have reprobated the endeavour taken from a paper, published by one io describe England as not free, (if you (BINNS, who was engaged in regarded her as being free) withoat say- « TREASONABLE plot of O'Connor." ing that you hated the Americans. This The article contained a very urgent reit was, that shocked the meeting; and, commendation to the Congress to pass accordingly it hooted you, as appears etficient laws for providing comfortable from the report, as published even by means of subsistence for English dei the Times newspaper: Every effort sertérs'; and also to pass laws for the ought now to be made to produce recon- destruction of English commerce by Amez ciliation with America and; you appear rican privateers. Now, it does, and it to have done all that you were able to do, must give one pain to see an Englishman to perpetuate the animosities engendered exerting, with so much zeal, his talents and by the war. Mr. DickINSON managed the powerful means of the press against his opposition to the motion more adroitlyhis dative country that country being He observed, that thie holy-war Powers, ours as well as his, and containing as pow in Congress at Vienna, were," he bad we know it does, so many excellent in considerable reason to believe,” engaged dividuals, such a mass of industry, inin an effort to unrivat the chains of the tegrity, and virtue of every sort, But, African slave, and; therefore, he could let us be just : let us, look at the other pot consent to any motion that might side : let us consider the cause of this
eem to glance against their people being hostility in Mr. BinNs; and every canfree. So, Mr. DICKINSON concluded, did man, though he may still, and will ịt seems, that, if the “ sacred-oause" still be sorry to see, that England has powers should settle upon some general such powerful enemies (for a press really prohibition against the increase of slaves free is all power) in her own children, in the West Indies, there cannot possibly will be less disposed, I do not say to remain any thing like slavery in Russia, blame; but certainly less disposed to abuse Prussia, Poland, Germany, Bohemia, Mr. Binns. This malignant writer calls Transylvania, Sclavonia, Italy, Spain, or him a TRAITOR. This is false. He Portugal. I should -like to have heard was, indeed, tried on a charge of High the chain of arguments through which Treason; bút, though the greatest talents this member for Somerset arrived at such were employed against him, he was found a coöclusion from such premises, I sup- to be “NOT GUILTY," and was, acu pose that it must have been something cordingly, DISCHARGED by the Judge. in this way: That the sacred-cause" He was taken up in virtue of a warrant powers are all perfectly sincere in their from the Secretary of State, the Habeas professions; that, being so, it is impos- Corpus Act being then suspended; he sible to believe, that they would shew so was imprisoned in the Tower; he was much anxiety for the freeing of the Afri-conveyed to Maidstone to be tried; he cans, while they held their own subjects was there declared to be NQT GUILTY,
and was discharged; and then he quitted“ was able, concerning which he heși the country, went to America, there be- “ tated, but he seemed disposed to came a citizen of that country, carrying come,
if there was
à place in the with him the recollection of what he had “ coach for him. And this depo actually undergone, and of the risks that “nent further saith, that the mother he had run in his native land. Besides," of the said Arthur Young being we must not overlook the state of the present on the said last mentioned occountry at that time, and the dangers, to “ casion, also urged the said Arthur which every man, called a JACOBIN was Young to inform her of the names of exposed. A strong and most curious“ the Jurors mentioned in the said letter fact, relating to this point, came out on “ to whom he had spoken, as stated in Mr. BINNs's trial. Mr. PLOMEŘ, who " the said letter, but he refused to comis now the Vice Chancellor, was a Counsel“ ply with her said request, whereupon for the prisoners, and a most able Counsel“ this deponent advised the said Arthur he was. Just as the Jury were about to “ Young to consult Mr. Forbes, an at. be impannelled, he applied to the Court" torney, and a relation of his as to what to have read the following AFFIDAVIT “ would be best for bim to do, and to and LETTER, which Letter, as the reader" act accordingly, to which he the said will see, was written by a Clergyman of Arthur Young seemed to this deponent the Church of England, named ARTHUR “ to assent. Young, to a Mr. GAMALIEL LLOYD, * Sworn in Court at Maidstone, his acquaintance and friend. I shall in- ** the County of Kent, May 21, sert the two documents, just as they stand * 1798, before
F. BULLER. in the State Trials, published in 1798, by
“GAMALIEL LLOYD." Mr. GURNEY.
"DEAR SIR, I dined yesterday with • KENT TO WIT.-The King against " three of the Jurymen of the Blackburn $" James "O'Corigly otherwise called “ Hundred, who have been summoned to " James Quigley otherwise called James Maidstone to the trial of O'Connor and 9. John Pivey, Arthur O'Connor, Esq;" Co., and it is not a little singular, that #1 John Binns, John Allen, and Jeremiah " pot ong yeoman of this district should Leary, on a charge of high treason." have beeu suipmoued to an Assize for
“ Gamaliel Lloyd, of Bury St. Ed" this county, nor to any of the Quarter munds, in the county of Suffolk, Esg. Sessions (excepting the NĮidsunimer) for maketh cath, and saith, that he this de- more than tifty years. These three
ponent did, on or about the 3rd day of men are wealthy yeonien, and parti
May instayt, receive the letter here szans of the * High Court Party." Now uinto annexed from Arthúr Young of this is as it ought to be, and as they • Bradfield, in the county of Suffolk, are good farmers and much in my in4 Clerk, and that he hath frequently re- terest, to be sure I exerted all my elo
ceived letters and correspouded with quence to convince them how abso 4 the said Arthur Young, and that he lutely necessary it is, at die present 14 verily believes that the said better is moment, for the security of the realmy, I written by, and in the proper hand wri-"THAT THE PELONS SITOULD 1 ting of, the said Arthur Young: And "SWING. F represepted to them, that
this deponent further saith, that he the acquittal of Hardy and Ço, faid “saw and conversed with the said "Ar- the foundation of the present conspi & thur Young on the 19th day of Mayracy, the Manchester, Landon Corres
instant; after this Deponent had been ponding &c. &c. yrged "served with a writ of subpæna requiring all possible means in my power, 10% 4 his attendance at Maidstone, in the " HANG THERE THROUGH DIEROX.
.cowity of Kent; on tlie 21st day of a mouento to others ihat hadde $ May instant, with the said annexed let- "Sothers have suffered, the deep laid
ters, upon which occasion this dep-spiracy which is coming to light "nent informed the said Arthur Young" have beefi necessarily crushed in u
that he waš“ so 'subpoenaed for the foney. These, with many other area
purpose aforesaid, and urged the said I ments, I pressed, with 4 dieu that « Arthur Youmg to coine to Maidstone is thirulit me
fourt avowedly a 4 aforesaid, and meet the charge, and a mincil in their verdict, NO MAT
extenuate his fau£t in the best way hel WHAT THE EVIDENCE, All
* cent man committed to gaol never offers " extravagant. I have now as fine a sight * a bribe to a turnkey to let him escape, “ of the chalk-hill opposite as ever was * O'Connor did this to my knowledge.
The sun is setting upon that .“ And although THE JUDGE IS SUF“ vile land, and presents an objeet not a “FICIENTLY STERN,AND SELDOM " little disagreeable.hr so that “ ACQUITS WHEN HANGING IS
“ Your's truly, "NECESSARY, the only fear I have is, " Dover, May-day. « A. YOUNG."? " that when the Jury is impannelled, the Addressed " GAMALIEL LLOYD, Esg. “ “Blues" may gain the ascendancy. In Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk." 18. "short, I pressed the matter so much Now, the reader will bear in mind, that
upon their senses, that if any one of Mr. BINN$ would probably have had " the three is chosen, I think something these three men amongst his jurors, if Mr.
may be done. These three men have LLOYD had not made the letter of the " gained their good fortunes by farming, Reverend Gentleman known. This let" and I think they are NOW thoroughly ter is an instance of the length, to which
sensible THAT THEY WOULD LOSE men went at the time when Mr. BINNS “ EVERY SHILLING BY ACQUIT- was prosecuted; and when he left Eng“ TING THESE FELONS. I have seen, land. Can any just man say, then, that
Sir, that detested shore, that atrocious, he blames Mr. BINNS for spalang an “ land of despotism, from Shakspeare's asylum in America ? Apa 11 he cannot
cliffs, Calais steeples, and truly I shud- blame him for seeking that asylum, “ dered not at the precipice, but by con-can bc blame him for acting the part of a
templating the vicinity to me afa mis- patriotic citizen towards his adopted “creant crew of hellions vomiting their in-country; or, rather, towards the country * potent vengeance, and already satiating which has adopted him? How great so “ their bloody appetites upon my country. ever may be our sorrow at seeing the
Ah, my good Sir, we are safe ; it is arms, and the more powerful pens, of “ next to a moral impossibility that in Englishmen wielded with such effect too, “ Sussex or Kent they could land in against England, our accusations against “force; the batteries, forts, &c. are so them ought, at any rate, to be confined
numerous, that hardly a gun-boat could within the bounds of truth. And, does “escape being blown to atoms. But this foolish and base writer in the Courier * Ireland, alas alas! it is lost, Sir, I imagine, that he will, by abusing Mr. " fear it is gone. Here Government are BINNS, and falsely accusing him, dimi“now expending hundreds of thousands nish the powers of his pen? Mr. BINNS, “in fortifying what can never be at safe on the other side of the Atlantic, “tacked they are fortifying the Castle may, probably, laugh at his calumniator's " with out-works, ravelings, counter- malice; but, if it lias any effect at all on
scarps, and immense ditches, and they him," that effect must be to make him are absolutely furrowing under the more zealous in his hostility against Eng“rocks for barracks ; it is, indeed, a most land. It is a fact, of which "I have no “ prodigious undertaking, but absolutely doubt at all, that, if ever our country ex"useless. It is a pity, indeed it is, periences any serious calamity from the “when money is so much wanted, to see power of Americà, she will owe no small “it so wantonly wasted, and all done in portion of it to the revenge of men, who “throwing down the cliff upon the beach. have emigrated from her. The native “Remember me to Mrs. L. and your fa- Americans are brave, ingenious, enterpris
, “ mily, assure her we all expeet a re- ing beyond any other people in the world
publican visitation here. This county but, still the accession of hundreds of
is split into party; but I never enter men of talent, burning with Tevenge and “the 'habitation of a yeomant but I see communicating that passion to their chil“ the sword of its owner suspended , dren, must have dreadful weight in the “GLORIOUs sight! Bat the mititia, o scale of hostility.' Is it not, therefore,
Lord ! at Horsham, Shoreham, Ash- a species of madness in a man, who af. ford, Battle Lewes, Brighton, “Ring- fects to write on the side of the English mer, .&c. &c, Ivery seldom moet government, to resort to all the means i
in with a soberman, 'tis nothing but a his power to keep that revenge alive? In
dreary sight of drunkenness. Fine sol- America the paths of political power are "diers in action their pay, their pay 9o open to all its citizens, adopted as well as
course of isoture my
native ; and, is it to be expected, that as it now is by many of those, who we shall not feel the effect of this abuse, called others Jacobins because they spoke whenever that power glides into the hands of it in terms not a hundredth part so opu of those who are thus abused ? America probrious. The Tax may be, and is, is now upon the pinnacle of fame. Her now unnecessary; bnt, has it changed in power must grow
'till it be great. Eug- principle or in the mode of its collection? fand myst and will feel the effect of that is it not what it always was ? Is it not power; but, it is very urwise to endea- what it was when Sir FRANCIS BURDETT vour to enlist against her the perpetuation described it in the address, wlich he of that revenge, which might otherwise moved in the llouse ot" Commons in die away with tine.
1812? Has it become more cruel, more oppressive, more inquisitorial, more par
tial, more tyrannical thau it was thien? “ MURDER! MURDER!”
Has it changed its nature, or the mode of “ This is the good old cry against collection changed its effect, since Mr. cruelty and oppression: never had any CARTER was sent to jaol and fined for
more occasion to raise it than I have. libelling it and the measures of taking it “A most ungrateful clamour is raised from him? Whence, then, this new diságuiarst my existence, though in the covery? Whevee ibis light, all at once
dissolution cannot broken in upon the nation ? If it be true, “ be far distant. Tlie Euclish nation is that the tax is, in its very irature tyror“indebted to mę, much, for carrying rical, as it is now called, it follows, of " Lord Weļlington and his brave troops course, that this nation has been sulmit"through a course of brilliant victories. ting to tyranny for the last tuenty ycare. “The naval superiority of England has There is no denying this conclusion, "been sustained by my aid; the Ameri- if the premises bę trục; and therecan navy has hid its head under the fore, I wonuler how men
can look * waters of its own harbours at the op- each other in the face, while they "proach of my power: and yet meetings are passing such resolutions. The trusli " are now höldug in many parts of Eng is, that the fall of Napoleon is the hardest "land at which I am stigmatized as cruel. blow that our Taring systen ever felt. It "apressive; as most tyrannical and iniqui, is now impossible to make people believe; “ tous. Now, considering the very impor- that immense fleets and arinies are neces* tant services I have rendered the country, sary. And, at the saune time, prices having
his, I again say, is most ungrateful, in been redueed nearly one half by opening
speakiog of me, pothing extenuate nor this island to the exports of a country " set down aught in malice. Let the bles- where the taxes are comparatively trifling,
sings I have copferred, as well as the the receipt at the Exchequer must ditrouble 'I have occasioped, be remen- minish without even any dininution of the “ bered. Without me, Buonaparte might, number of taxes. The peace is, as I “this day, Rerhaps have been master of said it would be, a sort of Revolution in
England and Sovereign of the World. England. The people are sure. They It is most unþaudsome as well as un- were drunk last ung and July. The grateful to kick and cuff, to insult and drunken tit is over. and tliey pre now in Iraduce me,the momentit is supposed my a state of lassitude and paig: aching ald can be dispensed with.
heads and empty purses. The whole of “I am, &c. the achievements of the Property Tax “THE PROPERTY Tax." have not, however, been named by the The above is taken from the COUNTER Courier, who las overlooked grants:of of the 18th justaut; and, it must be con- public poney, sinccurcs, the restoration fessed, the complaint of poor Property of the Pope and the Inquisition, and Tax is not altogether unfounded, though, inany others. it pretenils too far, when it talks of paking the American Naxy hide its head," LORD FOCHRANE- AND THE LEGION and of keepiog Napoleoy out of Englund,
OF HONOUR which the people could have done with- The following article appeared in the out a Property Tax full as well, at least, Morning Chronicle of Wedre dag last as with it. It is, however, very amusing Yesterday a Chapter of the Order to hear this tax so outrageously abuseum, the Bath was held at tist: urlocatie
“ the Prince's Chamber, Westminster, at "loughby Gordon, Knight of the Bath," : " which were present-His Royal High in his ever to be remembered examina.
ness the Duke of York, as Grand Master; tion on Mrs. Clarke's affair with the be" the Rev. Dr. Vincent, Dean of West-lored Frederick, I stippose this is one of “minster, Dean of the Order ; the Right his achieveinents." LORD COCHRANE's “ Hon. Sir David Dundas, Sir George Il. are, indeed of a very different Order. The • Burlow, and Sir Richard Straphan; the expression which the representatives of - Genealogist, Sir George Nayler; the our most revered Regent, the Right llon” Deputy Bath King of Arus, Francis ourable Henry Canning, thought proper “ Townsend, Esq. and the Gentleman to apply to the American navy, when he “Usher of the Scarlet Rog, G; F. Beltz, described it as hearing a few"
bits of " Esq. all ių their robes.-The object of " striped bunting,” cannot but bring to " the Meeting, being merely to communi every man's recollection the extraordinary “ cate to the Chapter the nicasures which achievements" which vessels, bearing
had been adopted for the DEGRADA- this " striped buntiog," have performed “TION of Lord Cochrane, and the ex- over our, hitherto reckoner, invincible “pulsion of his banner and achicrements navy. One of these bits of red ribbon, from King Henry the Serenth's Cha- which decorate the knights commanders
pel, the Chapter adjourned soon after of the new order, is, I understand, on " Three o'clock."-So then ;- the new le- the way to Lisbon, as a reward fos gion of Honour liave held their first this statesman's elegant, and witty, and meeting, or “ Chapter," as they call it ; novel designation of the American pavy: and, in a manner perfectly consistent The list of his achievements". inust with their “ most honourable” intentions, then be put up in Westminster Abbey : they have commenced their proceedings and no doubt they will ocçppy, with with communicating on the inportant peculiar grace and effect, the niche, vasubject of having expelled Lord 'Coch- cated by the "expulsion and degradaRANE from their " honourable Order,"" tion of Lord Cochrane," which the and turned out his banner and' Achieve Chapter” of the honorable Order ments” from Kiny Henry the Vllth's las just assembled, in fall form, to Chapel. "Lord Cochrane's Achieve- ratify. I confess I should like to see
nients!!!" - I have carefully looked over this list of our Ambassador's “ Achner the list of names of this honourable fra
It appears that a grieve ternity, beginning with his Royal High- ous complaint has been made by ness, our beloved Frolerick, the Duke of some of the persons calling themselves York, and I can discover very sufficient Heralds at Arms," as to a sort of reasons why they should be most anx- intruder, who has been put amongst jous to get rid of any record of Lord them, by the Priuce Regent, and wbose, COCHRANE'S "'Achievements," Cer- peculiar duty, is said to be to manufdc tainly there is very little relatiouship ture, in good seţ terins, the Aebiete... between them and the achievements of ments” of these "honorable gendeince, the members of this “most honorable fra. ---Now, I think, the whole College of.in * ternity." Can any of these men be so Arms, Heralds and all, even juęluding silly as to suppose that they have“ dc- these new intruders, will be rather puzzled. “ graded,” as they term it, Lord Coch- to compose the poetical effusion which RANE by this measure? Can they sup- is to decorate Mr. Çaạning's baunen. pose that they have inflicted upon him Fiction is the soul of poetry. This then one moment's paiu ? Pope muen! They will be apoem of first rate merit. l shall * sadly deceive themselves : LORD Coch- endeavour to obtain a copy of it, and I RANE suffers no regret at quitting the as- shall certainly gratify my readers by sociation just remodelled. The quilt ing it to tlyen as soon as it can be prodrivers at the Horse-Liuards.; the Post- cured, master of the Duke of Wellington; our beloved Frederick's Private Secretary, and
THE CONGRESS. such like gallaut pugn, are certainly little Mr, ÇOBBETT.-) have Githerto obo fitted for the society of LORD COCHRANE.served no particular notịce in your Jou
nts" of these men must nal of the proceedings of the assemblage is distingit. most curious descrip- of royal and noile negociatiors that
I os torget “ Sir James Wil compose the congress of Vjeaņa: "It is said