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22d. How much are oats, beans, peas, carrots ing the article, seems to have contented himor potatoes worth by the bushel, calling Indian self with announcing it without a name. As a corn 81 per bushel ?
rubetacient or vesciatory, this composition is 23d. What vegetation can be made to afford more certain, speedy, and beneficial in its effects, the greatest quantity of sustenance for animals, than any other preparation of lies in common use. from an acre, or any other quantity of land ? Diluted with olive or linseed oil, or a small quan
24th. What plants are the greatest robbbers of tity of the Ung. Resinosum, and applied by fricsoils?
tion, it more pleasantly raises the low tempera25th. What plants get their nourishment most || ture of the skin, and more permanently supports from the air, and what most from the soil ? it than sinapisms, poultices, fomentations, or
26th. Are culmiferous plants, as a certain au. any other topical application I have used or seen thor observes, generally greater robbers of soils I tried, for these purposes. As a counter stimulus than legumenous ?
in pneumonia or other internal inflamation, by 37th. Which of the several kinds of soil are best being laid over the part affected by means of a suited to the several different species of plants ? || piece of flannel, &c. it will in a short time infiame,
28th. Does the difference between a barren and and if somewhat longer applied vesciate the skin, a fertile soil, consist in the different ingredients in a shorter time, and with less pain and inconwhich compose the soils, or in the same ingredi- venience to the patient than a blistering plaster ents being mixed in different proportions? produces. When the surface is merely wet with
29th. May not a soil that is naturally barren, the decoction, every hour or two, without leaving be made fertile, by mixing another kind, or other on the cloth, it may soon be made to excite any kinds of soils with it?
desired degree of irritation short of blistering. 30th. Is it best to mix the excrements of differ-Vesication from this liquid is less sore and paintent animals, yard dung, various kinds of vegeta- | ful, and lieals much quicker than blistering does bles, and other substances, in the dung-bill, to
when occasioned by a plaster. form one compound; or is it best to keep these The great satisfaction I have derived from an substances in some measure separate, and form || acquaintance with this valuable remedy, induces different kinds of manure, to be applied to dif. ine to add my testimony to its good effects, and ferent soils and different plants?
to endeavour to make it more generally known. 31st. What kinds of manure are the best suit- Dr. Hartshorn, gives the following directions ed to the several different kinds of soil, and also for its preparation : to the different species of plants ?
Boil one ounce of powdered fies in cight ounc32d. What is the cheapest and most effectual es of spirit of turpentine for three hours. He method of restoring land that is impoverished by adds in a note, “as the oil of turpentine boils at bal busbandry ?
a low temperature, very little fire is necessary in 33d. In how small divisions is it desirable that making the decoctions. A florence Mask and a farm should be fenced?
sand bath may be used; or if the latter should 34th. What kind of fences is the most effectual | not be at hand, a chafing dish with few coals coand durable, and cheapest, where there is plenty || vered with ashes will answer the same purpose.' of stone and timber for rails?
The decoction should always be filtered. 35th. What are the several farming instruments I have found considerable difference in the ap. necessary to furnish a farmer with a complete pearance and strength of the different samples of set?
this article, arising from some error in its prepa36th. How ought the several parts of a plough ration, or some defect in the quality of its ingreto be proportioned to render it perfect?
dients. ( Connecticut Herald.
J. G. COFFIN. PostScript.-Dr. G. S. SCHOTT, speaking of the
Lytta Vittata or Potatoe Fly, in the 2d. vol. oftle FROM THE BOSTON EFENING QAZETTE.
Eclectic Repository, says,
“An extract made from a spiritous infusion of CANTHARIDES.
these insects, caused a blister in tlie space of se
ven hours. A decoction in spirits of turpentine, The excitement of the surface of the body in prepared in the same way as Dr. Hartshorn revarious diseases, from the production of a grate commends with regard to the Spanish fly, profuil warmth to full vesication of large portions of duced vesication in a few minutes, by rubbing the the skin, is often admitted to be important, and Auid lightly into the skin, with a piece of flannel. is frequently attempted in the practice of medi- A plaister of these flies, applied to an adult, in cine. This practice, however, does not seem to the usual manner, raised very complete vesicahave received all the attention it deserves, nor tions in four hours.' always to have succeeded when it has been at- The doctor concludes his observations on this tempted. Some years ago this subject engaged || subject in the following manner : my attention, in consequence of reading a paper . In short, from my own experiments and ob. by Dr. Joseph Hartshorn, in the first volume of the servations, corroborated by information from a vaEclectic Repository, published in Philadelphia, Iriety of sources, I have no hesitation in asserting 1811. The good effects which Dr. H. ascribes that the Lytta Vittata, act more promptly, and to a decoction of the Meloe vesicatorius, of Lin- with greater certainty, as a vesicatory, and will in spirit of turpentine, I have since fully witnessed, || retain, in activity, their epispostic quality for a and this remedy is now prepared and kept by se much longer period of time than the Lytta vesicaFeral apothecaries in Boston, under the name of toria : and that in every form they are superior Decoctum Meloes ves Terebinthinatum, which 1|| to the cantharides, and ought therefore to be in. have presumed to call it, as the gentleman who|troduced more generally into practice, and eshas obliged his professional brethren by introduc- lpecially into that of American physicians.”
This Potato Fly, which is also found on the ate psalms sung. After service, the concourse pea, the bean, the mallows, and many other which had assembled from respect to the deceased, plants, is described in the 1st. vol. of the Medical chief, or from the singularity of the occasion, Communications of the Mass. Med. Society. moved to the grave in the following order; # We hope it will not be intrusive if an inquiry
Students of Hamilton College. should be made, whether there are not in abun.
Corpse. dance other substances in this country, as well
Inchans. calculated to excite blisters, as Cantharides, meloe
Mrs. Kirkland and Family. risicatorius, or Potatoe Flies. The common yel. Judge Dean. Rev. Dr. Norton. Rev. Mr. Ayer. low flower, denominated by some, the King-Cup,
Officers of Hamilton College. and by others the butter-cup, found in such profu
Citizens. sion in our meadows, we believe to possess this
After interment, the only surviving son of the property in an eminent degree. We have fre- deceased, self-moved, returned thanks through quently seen a blister raised by rubbing a single judge Dean as interpreter, to the people for the flower of this species on the outside of the hand; respect shown to his father on the occasion, and to it excites a tingling sensation which is followed Mrs. Kirkland and family for their kind and by a swelling and inflamation on the part to which friendly attentions. it is so applied. We have never learned that tnis Skenandon's person was tall and brawny, but plant possesses any poisonous or dangerous pro.
well made his countenance was intelligent and perties: it is eaten by all graminivorous animals. beamed with all the indigenious dignity of an InWhether it would be found on experiment to an.
dian chief. In his youth he was a brave and in. swer the purpose of raising blisters, is more than trepid warrior, and in his riper years one of the we pretend to say :-We suggest the single fact ablest counsellors among the North Americans above stated, for the consideration of medical tribes. He possessed a strong and vigorous mind men.
Ed. N. Reg.
and though terrible as the tornado in war, he was
wolf, and the agility of the mountain cat, he
watched and repelled Canadian invasions. Ilis vi
tants of the infant settlement of Germanflats. Eis
influence brought his tribe to our assistance in the
war of the revolution. How many of the living Dien, at his residence near Onedia Castle, on and the dead have been saved from the tomahawk Monday the 11th instant, SKENANDON, the cele- and scalping knife, by his friendly aidh, is not brated Oneida Chief, aged 110 years; well known known; but individuals and villages have express, in the wars which occurred while we were Britished gratitude for his benevolent interpositions, and colonies, and in the contest which issued in our in- | among the Indian tribes he was distinguished by dependence, as the undeviating friend of the people the appellation of the “ White Man's Friend." of the United States. He was very savage, and ad. Although he could speak but little English, and dicted to drunkenness, in his youth* ; but by his own || in his extreme old age was blind, yet his company reflections and the benevolent instructions of the
was sought. In conversation he was highly decolate Reverend Mr. Kirkland, missionary to this rous, evilcing that ne nad prutled by seeing ciritribe, he lived a reformed man for more than sixty | lized and polished society, and by mingling with years, and died in Christian hope. From attachment to Mr. Kirkland, he had good company in his better days.
To a friend who called on him a short time always expressed a strong desire to be buried near since, be thus expressed himself by an interpreter: his minister and father, that he might (to use his “ I am an aged hemlock-the winds of an hunown expression) “ go up with him at the great re- “ dred winters have whistled through my branches; surrection.” Ai the approach of death, after listen.
“ I am dead at the top: The generation to which ing to the prayers which were read at his bed side
“I belonged have run away and left me why by his greai grand-daughter, he again repeated this
“Ilive, the Great Good Spirit only knows. Pray to request. Accordingly, the family of Mr. Kirkland,
my Jesus, that I may have patience to wait for having received information by a runner that Ske.
my appointed time to die.” nandon was dead, in compliance with a previous
Honored Chief: His prayer was answered-he promise, sent assistance to the Indians, that the
was cheerful and resigned to the last. For several corpse might be conveyed to the village of Clinton
years he kept his dress for the grave prepared. for burial.-Divine service was attended at the Once, and again, and again, he came to Clinton to meeting house in Clinton on Wednesday at 2 o'clock, | die; longing that his soul might be with Christ, P. M. An address was made to the Indians by the || and his body in the narrow house, near his beloved Rev. Dr. Backus, President of Hamilton college, christian teacher. which was interpreted by judge Dean, of West- While the ambitious but vulgar great, look prinmoreland. Prayer was then offered, and appropri- ||cipally to seulptured monuments, and to niches in
the temple of earthly fame, Skenandon, in the spirit * In the year 1755, Skenandon was present at a of the only real nobility, stood with his loins girded, treaty made in Albany. At night he was exces
waiting the coming of his Lord. sively drunk, and in the morning found himself in
His Lord has come! and the day approaches when the street, stripped of all his ornainents and every | the green hillock that covers his dust, will be more article of clothing: His pride revolted at his self- respected than the Pyramids, the Mausoleum, and the degradation, and he resolved that he would never Pantheons of the proud and imperious. His simple again deliver himself over to the power of Strong « turf and stone, will be viewed with affection and Water.
veneration, when their taudry ornaments of human
apotheosis shall awaken only pity and disgust. nent. In the number are included my sister Indulge, my native land, indulge the tear, Maria, and her sons, your brother-in-law, with all « That steals impassion'd o'er a nation's doom; their family, your unfortunate wife, my ever es“ To me each twig from Adam's stock is near, teemed Pepita, with her two tender infants, in * And sorrows fall upon an Indian's tomb.” her ill state of health, having so lately lain in. I Clinton, Jarch the 14th, 1816.
feel, dear nephew, how great must be your af. fiction, as is mine, at this deplorable misfortune,
to which are added the consequences which the HORRORS OF CARTHAGENA.
want of food and other sufferings may have pro.
duced on the tender frame of a woman not well Copy of a letter from Don Juan de Dios Amador | recovered ftom child-bith. late governor of Cathagena, to Don Francisco Your mother and brothers are almost victims Garcia del Pierro, New-Orleans.
of their sufferings, in the brigantine Hope, with KINGSTON, JAN. 15, 1816.
many others. I have already briefly tould you
how we were robbed by captain Mitchell. I will My Esteemed Nephew,
now relate what happened to other vessels of the It would take me very long to give you the par-| emigration. On board the Constitution, 75 perticulars of what took place after your departure, sons died of hunger and thirst on her passhge to and to describe the horrors of famine by which this island ; and on board the Grand Sultan, a still such numbers daily perished. After the greatest | larger number of emigrants died through the same instances of heroism on the part of the people, cause. The schooner Two Brothers, alias Union, we were forced to an evacuation as disastrous as foundered in sight of this land, but so suddenly any recorded in history. The greatest weight of that only 17 persons could be saved out of the great the common calamity seems to have fallen on our number that were on board. The schooner Genfamily. As to what befel myself during a passage eral Bermudes, grounded near Trinidad de Cuba, of 34 days from Carthagena to this island, I will || with only twenty-three cadaverous persous reonly observe that captain Mitchell who command | maining, of one hundred and twenty three, the ed the schooner General Castillo, on board of others having died of hunger at sea. The schoonwhich I made one of 80 passengers, after having || er India Lebre, put in the greatest distress, at despoiled us of all our money, gold, silver, jew-Negro-Head in this island ; the captain took by els and precious stones, put us on shore in the is- | force what he pleased from the emigrants, abanland of Providence, whence we at last arrived | doned the vessel, and came hither in the boat; but bere in the miraculous manner you shall learn the government has committed him to prison. when we meet again, and I can with more com- The schooner Estrella sailed from Carthagena posure relate you my adventures.
with 380 emigrants, and arrived at Providence, My sister Maria, your mother-in-law, your young where being abandoned they must perish with wife Pepita, who had lain in but three days be hunger, unless as is to be loped, vessels be sent fore; your brothers-in-law, with Villegas and Le- || from hence for their relief. cuna, came off in the American schooner Drum- of the Conception nothing is known, and it is mond.-Aas soon as I hear of any of the family, probable that the number of people with which I wilt inform them where you are; for on my ar- she was crowded, with the 24 pounder she car. rival here, I learned that you had siled for New ried, caused her to founder, though a large vesOrleans, in company with M. Delvaille, with a sels. Such are the misfortunes thet have succeed. parcel of goods, and I rejoice that you are less | ed the mortality of so many days of famine which unfortunate than most of your kindred.
at last obliged us to emigrate, From Carthagena we have no information, for In the American schooner Drummond, were the British frigate Junon, sent by the admiral on taken lawyers Carcir de Toledo, Granados, Toro, this station to claim the English remaining in the Zunniga, and Domingo, with many other persons, town, is this day returned without them. She || to the number of 552. was not allowed to have any communication with By a vessel just arrived from Carthagena, we the shore, from which a boat was sent for the pa. are informed that there are already 800 persons pers; . and the answer to them is said to be un- in the prisons, castles, and dungeons, including pleasant; hence is it thought the town is afflicted those of the schooner Drummond. One of the with executions. Your mother, your brother Jo- | Inquisitors, Oderis, acts as governor of the bish. seph, both your sisters, and your nephews, who opric, the provisor being deposed, all the Canons sailed in the brigantine Hope, arrived at Grand | imprisoned, and most of the clergy suspended. Caiman, in a state of starvation. A vessel is going || There remain very few persons in the city, and to sail from this, to bring them hither and fifty the greater part of the houses empty. The capother passengers, a number that has excited pub- tain general has laid a contribution of 800,000 lic consideration.
11tb FEBRUARY Every one advices me to remain here, where My Esteemed Nephew,
the emigrants are treated by the government and My griefs are infinitely increased, and I must
the inhabitants with humanity above all praise ; tell you what will fill your heart with affliction. I but I wait your return to know your opinion of The American shooner Drummond, on board of
Louisiana, &c. which were your tender pledges, and a great part
JUAN DE Dios AMADOR. of the family, was forced to try to procure provi. sions to the leeward of Portobello; a boat went
From a London paper. and gave information in that port, in consequence of which a privateer went out and captured the
HOUSE OF COMMONS, FEB. 12. American schooner. I have seen a list of the pris- Financial state of the nation. The chancellor of oners printed in Carthagena, by order of govern-Il the exchequer moved, that the house should re
solve itself into a committee of supply, and that state of the revenue, notwithstanding all the diffi. the estimates of the present year should be referr- || culties the country had to encounter. He should ed to the same. The house accordingly went into remind the house that several large sums were the committee.
granted to meet the danger which we were about The chancellor of the exchequer should first to encounter during the last session of parliament. state to the house how the governinent stood with || The contest was almost miraculously ended in a regard to exchequer bills. Bills to the amount of much shorter time than had been expected, and in twelve millions and a half were to be provided for, a manner that would hand down our names and the which were issued on the 15th November last deeds of our countrymen with honour to posterity. Others were becoming due, to the amount of four | The supply was granted on the 14th of June, and millions and a half, and one million and a half had he had remembered that it was suggested in the been left unprovided for from the former year. It house, that it would fall as much short of the wants had been expected that he should commence the l of the country as the grants of former periods had proceedings of the committee by a general state. done; and that to suppose that the allied armies ment of the supply of ways and means for the year, I could penetrate into France, was ridiculous and which he had agreed to, though it had not been absurd. Scarcely a day had clapsed from the usual on such occasions. At a time when this granting of the supply, when the attack upon comtry had escaped from the imminent dangers by || Charleroi commenced, and was followed by the wliich she had been surrounded, and when, notwith-fight of the chief of the enemy and the downfall of standing, complaints were made of great distress, lis empire. The unfunded debt had been reduced shich a general view might be necessary to form a by the payment of 21,000,0001. and since it had judgment of our precise situation. The house been reduced by as much more; so that the whole would be aware that he would labour under consi- unfunded debt had been brought down from 68, derable difficulty in making such a statement, but | 547,000/. to 47,700,0001. he should endeavour to state the supply upon such He should now shortly enter upon the state of our a scale, as to leave room for considerable altera- || commerce. The British manufactories exported tions, if afterwards found necessary. The house in the 3-4ths of the year, ending October 10, 1814, would see as well as he did the peculiar crisis in amounted to 37,167,0001. and in 3-4ths ending Ocwhich we were placed, which was unexampled in tober 10, 1815, to 42,425,0001. The cotton ma. history, though not less on that account, redound-nufactures exported in 1814, amounted to 13,169, ing to our honor. We had arrived at length at 0001. and in 1815, to 15,376,0001.—The exthe end of a war which was begun and concluded portation of linen had been considerably more for the preservation of the liberties of mankind. than in former years. The wool exported in 1814 With respect to the distresses of the country, the produced 6,141,0001. and in 1815, 8,844,0001. By people had only to exercise that firmness from this evident increase of the exports of our ma which we had seen so many grand results; a line nufactures he did not mean to imply, that the of conduct had been pursued, which had been re- country was not really in a state of distress; but commended by that house, and he hoped never re- the causes of our situation should be considered. commended in vain, and from such a line of perse. He would have the house to remember what vering conduct it was that the people might look material alterations had taken place in the price forward to prosperity restored, and the commerce of articles, in consequence of the vicissitudes of their country revired. He should take a short of the war. If the sum which might be wanted view of the state of the finances at the beginning of should be raised at once, and in one loan, it might the present year, and the close of the last. He greatly increase the public distress; but if the moshould likewise be induced to enter into a short re- ney that was required should be taken, as it were view of the difficulties of the country. He should a guinea from every man, the great mass of poputhen take a general view of the supply that would lation would feel very little additional inconvenibe proposed at another time, and of the ways and ence. Of the taxes he hoped many would be made means which would be most likely to meet this less oppressive than they formerly had been, and supply. First, then, he should proceed to a view some, perhaps, entirely abolished. He intended of the state of the revenue in the former and pre-l considerably to reduce the rate of the tenants' part sent year. The customs in the year, ending Janu-l of the property tax, which had pressed formerly, ary 6, 1815, produced 11,059,0001, and in the year, too heavily upon the agricultural interest; and the ending January 6, 1816, 10,487,0001. The excise, tax upon farming horses was not meant to be continuin 1814, 24,145,0001. and in 1815, 26,562,0001. ed. The latter was a tax which was peculiarly opThere had been an increase of licenses in the ex-pressive to the farmers, and as it had been obnoxicise, and some other slight additions, which had ous to them in the more immediate pursuits of agriproduced about 100,0001. extra. The stamps had, in culture, the ploughing and preparing of their land, 1814, produced 5,589,0001
. and in 1815, 5,865,0001. he hoped the agricultural interest would receive a The post-office had been much more productive material benefit. The right hon. gentlemen again than in a former year. The assessed taxes had disavowed any intention of pressing upon the moproduced last year 6,411,000l. which was less by nied interest for a loan, and considered that his re. 200,0001. than the amount of former years; but thefraining from any application for such a purpose diminution arose rather from the delay in paying would be greatly to the advantage of public crethan any failure in the tax itself. The property tax, dit.—He then proceeded to the expenses of the in 1814, had produced 14,213,000, and 1815, 14, || present year. He should give a general idea of 318,0001. Tlie land tax, in 1814, 1,049,0001. and what the expenditure would be, though he could in 1815, 1,079,000. The total of the revenue in not say that considerable dimunitions might not 1814, amounted to 65,440,0001. and in 1815, to hereafter take place. It could not be expected, 66,443,0001. The increase of something more than that a great comparative diminution would be a million, which appeared in the total amount was made in the very first year after the war, when it satisfactory, inasmuch as it showed the flourishing was remembered that the committee of 1786 kept
up much of the war expenditure three years after, To be paid to the East-India Com.
} a peace had been made, and some of it in 1790, pany this year,
1,000,000 nearly seven years after that time. It was the in- Outstanding Exchequer bills, 2,200,000 tention of government to have, as a peace establish- To be paid to the bank immediately, 1,500,000 ment, 33,000 seamen. Between 1780 and 1790 The Arrear of issues of Public Money, 900,000 the navy peace establishment varied between 20, 000 and 16,000 men. For the expenses of the navy
Grand Total, 29,338,000L about 7,000,0001. was required. With respect to Deduct from this for the propor. the army 25,000 troops were required for Eng
tion of Ireland,
2,900,000 land, and the same for Ireland, cavalry and infantry included. Three thousand men were like
Leaves for England, 26,438,000 wise' requisite for the relief of garrisons, &c. The army that was kept up in England would The right honorable gentleman then proceeded not be always stationary: Parts of it would from I to state the ways and means, which he was happy time to time, relieve the troops in the British || he could do in a novel and satisfactory manner. colonies abroad, not only because it would not be | The surplus of the unapplied grants of last year politic to have a number of men constantly exiled he stated at 3,000,0001. There was reduction in from their native country, but because the British | the unfunded debt of last year of 21,000,0001.spirit, by their being frequently changed, would | The surplus of the unconsolidated fund of last be preserved unimpaired. The British army in year, was 3,000,0001. but he would take it for this France would consist of 50,000 men, 11,000 men year, at 2,500,0001. The next item was the ordi. were necessary for Malta, Gibralter, the Ionian nary annual taxes, which were 3,000,0001. The Isles, and the principal colonies in the Mediterra- || prolongation of the war taxes he would take at nean. The Ionian Islands required more men in | 6,000,0002. though they made last year upwards proportion than the other colonies, as they had | of 7,000,0001. The next item was the 5 per cent. not been long accustomed to our system of laws; | Property Tax, which he would from the reduction but they would be lessened by degrees, as the na- of prices, and the fall of landed property, take tives become more habituated to England. For not seven, but six millions. The lottery he took British America, including Nova Scotia, the Ba- at 200,0001. The next item was an advance hama Islands, &c. 10,000, for Jamaica 4000, and from the bank of six millions at 4 per cent ; for as the remainder of the West Indies 9000, Tobago, the support of public credit was most essential to Trinidad, &c. for the Cape of Good Hope, 9000, the country, he would instead of a loan, which for Ceylon 2000—He wished it to be understood, might tend to shake public confidence, take half that there were many colonial regiments in the of what should otherwise be raised that way, by West Indies, and parts which he had enumerated. loan from the bank and half by the property tax. For St. Helena 1200, in case of necessity 3000 For this loan from the bank at such a low rate of were kept in reserve. The total force for Eng-interest, the restriction of payments in specie land, Ireland, and the colonies, 99,000 men, or should be continued for some time longer. From excluding non-effective men, &c. from 85,000 to every communication he had with the bank, he 90,000. The army kept up in France, was paid was perfectly convinced, that it was absolutely by that country. The contribution from France impossible for them to resume cash payments in had been regularly paid. Of these contributions, July, when the present bank restriction act would 50,000,000 livres had been appropriated to the expire; but for the continuation of it for some purpose of rewarding the English' and Prussian time longer, they were satisfied to give an ade. soldiers for their exertions at Waterloo. The re-quate compensation. There was a diminution in mainder, with his royal highness the Prince Re- the issue of exchequer bills to the amount of 16 gent's pleasure, would be employed in the public millions; and there was a farther reduction likely expenditure; he said with his royal highness to take place. The right hon. gentleman was pleasure, for he believed all such contributions sure, that the entire arrangement would, in point were originally a right to the crown. The sumn of public economy, be not only free from all obtotal of the army estimates was 12,238,0001. Forjection, but be entitled to praise. The entire of miscellaneous expenses there would be requisite the ways and means for this country he took at 4,400,0001. There would likewise be necessary || 26,700,0001. He should be happy to give any two millions and a half, for the repayment of further explanation that might be required. He sum borrowed from the East India company. I did not mean that this should be understood as a There was then to be paid to the bank immedi- | peace establishment, but merely as a peace estab. ately for outstanding exchequer bills, the sum
lishment for the present year. Indeed neither he of 1,500,0001, and there remained due for the ar.
nor the house could at present say how long it rears of issues of public service, for the year 1813, would be necessary to keep such a peace estab990,0001. The right hon. gentleman 'then pro- | lishment up. But he was able with confidence ceeded to re-capitulate the various items as fol. to pronounce, that a very few years would enalows:
ble parliament to give every relief to the coun.
try, that could be hoped for. He was happy to
say, that those persons whose views of the cirFor the Commissariat,
cumstances of the country, were so cheerless and
680,000 Barrack Department,
gloomy, laboured under very groundless appre.
258,000 || hensions, when the improvement in our com. Army Extraordinaries,
merce, our manufactures, and our revenue, was
in the most rapid and flourishing degree. He Making a sum of 12,238,000
concluded, by moving a series of resolutions 7,000,000||
conformity to his speech. Miscellaneous Services,
The resolutions were then agreed to, and the Extraordinaries,
200,000 report ordered to be received to-morrow.
For the Navy,