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of view, and perhaps ought to have obtained || formed that at St. Laurent, a wooden house for it some little more attention than it ap- | was blown down, and two persons killed in its pears to have received. At one time indeed || all. the British Ministry were so grossly ignorant of the Island and trade in question, that it is
FRENCH LEGISLATURE, said Lord North who was then in the Cabi- Paris papers to the 18th of May state that net, grately asked “what description of tim-on the preceding day, to use the language of ber grew on the banks of Newfoundland?" the London Courier, the impudent petitions and still it would appear the mist of negli- of certain obscure, and even feigned indivigence and indifference, that has so long ob-duals, praying for the recal of all those bansecured the trade to that settlement, is not ished traitors, whose monstrous perfidy in wholly dissipated, as only a very few days 1815, filled Europe :vith indignation and horhave elapsed since, in our Court of S- -N, ror, were rejected by the Chamber of Depuin an action relating to the trade of that | ties. The debate, though short, was animated Island, where a sum of 50,0001. for property and interesting. M. Cotton, the reporter situated there was sued for, the presiding the Committee appointed to examine the so Judge, with uplifted hands and eyes, in petitions, delivered an admirable disco'. amazement declared he never until that mo- iu which lie weit with great emphasis ment thought or knew “ the whole Island | the abuses of the right of petition. Thes" was worth so much!” Ilowever it can hardly sequences of that abuse, he said, if not tizen be believed that the government, now-2-days, checked, would place the chamber under to are so totally uninformed of the value and empire of petitions, and the members would importance of this settlement, when it is well have little else to do than to sit and delibeknown that documents, from the Custom- rate upon every petty or factious topic, which House, similar to the above, are regularly an individual, or individuals, chose to couch transmitted every season.
in the form of a petition. With respect to the leasure solicited by the petitioners, the
sole argument of the report was, that the MONTREAL, June 19.-- Heavy Squal.- right of extending inercy to the exiles, belor Last Thursday at about ibree o'clock in the led to the Crown, and that it did not become alternoon, this city was visited by a heavy | the Chamber to interfere with that right. M. squall from the south-west. Its appearance, |Canmartin made a speech, in defence of all during its approach, was truly formidable, the the exiles, and including therefore, the thrice air being obscured by a thick volume of dust, perjured regicides, which was overflowing which seemed to extend from the earth to the with revolutionary love and kindness; a cantclouds. On all sides we heard the clapping ofling appeal to sympathy and sensibility, in shutters and doors, and the breaking of behalf of men, whoin the moral voice of the paves. People were seen scampering in all di-world has pronounced to be unutterably inrection for shelter, almost blinded and sufoca- famous. The whining oration was indig. sed with the dust which swept through the nantly answered by the keeper of the Seals, streets with the impetuosity of a burricane.- who pronounced, repeatedly, that whatever Many females were upset by the force of clemency might hereafter be extended tothe wind, which imprudently getting under, wards the temporary banished, by the geneand iniating their apparel, gave it the property rosity of the Crown, the regicides-the rewithout the equilibrium of a parachute. The lapsed regicides-were exiled for ever. This ship flarmony which lay at the foot of the Is-declaration was received with shouts of apland of St. Helen, was driven ashore near plause from the whole Chamber, with the Longueuil, where she now lies. A schooner exception of about twenty Ultra liberale on was yesterday sent to take out as much of her the left, whose tongues seemed frozen by the cargo as will be necessary to get her afloat.- energetic manner of the Minister. In one we have not learned what damage has been part of his speech he exclaimed that, " the dune in ihe country, but suppose it must have king could not, without compromising his been considerable, as the little and speedy rain own dignity, the repose of France and of Eushew that the natural process of converting rope, restore to France the assassins of his vapour into rain, must have been nearly com jurother, the assassins of his predecessor, tlie plesed elsewhere. This squall was preceded murderers of the martyr-king." by oppressive heat, the mercury in the thermometer being, before its commencement, at 93: A Society for the abolition of War, (says but at its termination it sunk almost instanta- | a London paper) is about to be formed in Ply ncously to $1 degrees.
mouth Dock! -A robbin's nest in the mootSince writing the above, we bave been in- of a cannon! —a quakers wig in a helmet!
New York, June 29.-- Yesterday was forty head of troops in the full powers of health, discitwo years since the following proclamation was pline and valour, determined to strike where issued by General Burgoyne, it is a long time necessary, and anxious to spare where possible since it has been printed, and we publish it to 1, by these presents, invite and exhort all pershow the temper and the tone of confidence as-sens, in all places where the progress of this sumed with the times; it was also written but army may point, (and by the blessing of God I a short time previous to the surrender at Sara- will extend it far) to maintain such a conduct toga, when the peasantry under Gates, arıped | as may justify me in protecting their lands, hawith scythes and pitchforks, united with the bitations and families. The intention of this continentals, and levelled the towering pride address is to hold forth security and not deof the accomplished general.—Some would say || predation to the country. better forget these things—we say no, let them To those whom spirit and principle may inbe ever remembered among the substantial to-duce to partake the glorious task of redeeming kens of independence:
ther countrymen from dungeons, and re-estai. Proclamation by John Burgoyne, esq. &c. fc. lishing the blessing of legal government, I offer
Cump at Putnam Creek, a little above Sara. encouragement and employment; and, upon toga, June 29, 1777.
the first intelligence of their associations, I will The forces catrusted to my command are find means to assist their undertakings. designed to act in concert, and upon a coinmon The domestic, the industrious, the infirm, principle with the numerous armies and fleets and even the timid inhabitants, I am desirous which already display, in every quarter of to protect, provided they remain quietly at theie America the power, the justice, and when pro-houses; that they do not suffer their caule to perly sought, the mercy of the king.
be removed, not their corn nor forage to be The cause in which the British arms are thus | secreted or destroyed; that they do not break exerted, applies to the most affecting interests up their bridges or roads, nor by any other of the lana heart; and the military servants acts, direcily or indirectly, endeavour to op. of the crown, at first called forth for the sole pose the operations of the king's troops, or purpose of restoring the rights of the constitue supply or assist those of the enemy. tion, now combiue, with the love of their coun- Every species of provisions brought to my try, and dury to their sovereign, the other ex- | camp will be paid for at an equitable rate, and tensive inclements which spring from a due in solid coin. In consciousness of Christianity sense of the general privileges of mankind. my royal master's clemency, and the honor of
To the eyes and years of the temperate part | soldership, I have dwelt upon this invitation, of the public, and to the breasts of sufferring and wished for more persuasive terms to give thousand in the provinces, be ihe melancholy it impression, and let not people be led to disappeal, whietber the present unnatural rebellion regard it by considering the distance from the has not been made a foundation for the comple- immediate situation of my camp. I have but test system of tyranny that ever God in his dis-to give stretch to the Indian forces under my pleasure suffered to be a time to be exercised direction, and they amount to thousands, to over a forward and stubborn generation. Ar- overtake the hardened enemies of Great Bribitrary imprisonment, confiscation of property | rain and America— I consider them the same, persecution and torture, unprecedented in the where ever they may lurk. inquisitions of the Romish church, are among If notwithstanding these endeavors, and sinthe palpable enormities which verify the affir- cere inclination to effect them, the frenzy of mative. These are inflicted by assemblies and hostility should remain. I trust I shall sland committees, who dare to profess themselves | acquitted in the eyes of God and man, in defriends to liberty, upon the most quiet subjects nouncing and executing the vengeance of the without distinction of age or sex, for the sole state against the wilful outcasts. crime, often for the sole suspicion, of having The messengers of justice and of wrath adhered in principle to the government under await them in the field; and devastation, fawhich they were born, and to which, by every | mine and every concomitant horror that a retie, divine and human, they owe allegiance.luctant but indispensable prosecution of militaTo consummate these shocking proceedings, ry duty must occasion, will bar the way to their the profanation of religion is added to the most || return. profligate prostitution of common sense; the consciences of men are set at nought, and mul- One of the Dutch papers mentions that atitudes are compelled, not only to bear arms, bout 5,200,000 lbs. of Wool is annually ob but also to swear subjection to a usurpation | tained in Holland ; and that of this quantity, kbey abhor.
about 2,300,000 lbs. is manufactured in that Animated by these considerations, at the country.
Cramp and another v. Bayley, Clerk.-This GREAT BRITAIS.
was a case of rather a singular nature. It Latest from Europe. We have received
was an action of trover by the plaintiffs, as London papers to the 21st of May inclusivt,
church wardens of the parish of St. John the by the ship Juno, in 37 days from Liverpool Laptist, Niargate, against the defendant, as There does not appear to be any essentia Recor of thai parishi, to recover the value of chiange in the markets since our last accounts || certain black cloth which had been put up in from that quarter. If any thing, the article of the parish church, in respect to the memory cotton has improved a little. The prospects of the late Princess Charlotte of Wales, a for an abundant harvest throughout Great part of which the defendant bad converted to Britain was never more promising. We think I his own use by having it made up into coats, (says the London Courier) we may asser- waistcoats, and other articles of apparelwithout fear of exaggeration that there never claiming to do so by custom. Verdict for was a season which gave greater promise of plaintift. plenty than the present; this remiark is not confined to any particular description of pro- mons, it appears that the whole
From a late statement in the House of Com
cost of con. duce, but applies equally to all, and to none |structing roads in England and Wales, has more importaut of our concerno. Cantillion and Marinet, were accused of an extend over twenty-five thousand miles: ibat
amounted to seven millions sterling that they attempt to assasinate the Duke of Wellington have had their trial at Paris, and been acquit- they are maintained at an annual expense of
froto twelve to thirteen hundred thousand: and ted
that the advantage resulting to all commercial Among the magnificent presents presented intercourse from an improvment of the, roads to the Prince Regent of England, by the Per- cannot, when joined to the saving in horses sian ambassador, at a late court, were car- and in wear and tear, be estimated at a less pets of cashmere shawls, composed of four sum than five millions sterling a year. distinct pieces; the principal carpet is in The London Morning Chronicle, speaking length 11 Persian yards, breadth 9 yards.- ||of the United States, says—“While we reThey were manufactured for the king of the probate their ambition, we cannot be blind to Afghans, who sent them as a present to the the ability displayed by their statesmen, and Shah, and who, without hesitation, sent them, the superiority of their diplomatists over those as the greatest rarity he possessed to the employed by ministers. It may be worth our Prince liegeni In Persia they are inestima- | while to inquire into the nature of their school ble, such a specimen of manufacture being for stulesinen.” there litherto unknown. A gold enamelled looking glass, opening depressed, and the price is rather lower than last
LIVERPOOL, May 22.–Our cotton markets remain with a portrait of his Persian majesty; the week. The very heavy imports this month (say object of which was to exhibit, at one view, | about 67,000 bags of all sorts) are landing, and as the portraits of two sovereigns; the one in Uplands are most in demand, they are brought in painting, the other by reflection; and around the market even before they are stowed in the
Warehouse; and this pressing to sell is almost uni. which were poetical allusions.
versai. The sales of Upland week were . 5,500 A gold enamelled box; and many other su- bags, and this week 4000 or the sales this week perb and costly articles.
841 were from 11 1.22 a. 12d; 1630 a 12 1.4; 853 at
12 1.2; 405 at 12 34d; and about 200 a 13d. The Nautical Dispatch—As a proof of the great sales of Orleans this week are, 1049, of which 514 facility of communication at present wiili the were from 11 1-2d a 12 3.42; 525 are at 13d; the United States of America, we record the fol- remainder 13 1.4d, except 10 dunbars; Gin 16.1-2d. lowing fact. A respectable house in this A part of these sales are for export, and part on town addressed their correspondents in New
speculation-the estimate of the consumption of
Uplands from this market at 2500 per week; but York, on the Sd of April, by the Trilon. while the imports continue so heavy, and the presCapi Golcomb, for Boston, which vessel made sure for money su great, there seems little, if any an extraordinary, passage of eighteen days 10 prospect of a risc--and yet we cannot but think that port, from whence the letter went by the the consumption will rather enhance prices at the mail io New York, and the reply dated the close of the session, and it is still our opinion, that 25th April, was delivered to Liverpool on the suipmemis made from your side at corresponding
prices with our present market would be safe. 141h Nay, by the remai kable fast sailing The Bank of England will no doubt resume packet ship Hector, Capt Jannes Gillander, specie payments according to the plan laid down by artea a passage of eighteen days. The whole
the Committee of the House of Commons, whicin being thus accomplished in the unprecedented
you will see in the papers, and this fear has no
doubt bad a very strong influence on the price of ly short period of forty-one days, ihe total dis every article of merchandize, and whatever you do aoce being 6160 miles.
us connected with this country, you should make
your own calculations, as to its effect. The price || before the date of our correspondent's letter, attackof Coffee has gone down from 150s to 80s. Tobac-led and defeated by capt. Jones, commanding a par. co, Ashes and Naval Stores are all very dull at our|ty of Bengal cavalry and infantry near a place cal. quotations. There is no prospect of the ports | led Boordee, in the neighborhood of the Shapoor opening for wheat and four this year. The weath. ll jungle. About 200 of the enemy are said to have er is very fine and crops promising.
been killed, and some were taken prisoners. It is
most probable that the ex rajah will soon throw Parisian THEATRES.--The following account is himself on the clemency of the British government. given in the Moniteur of the receipts of the thea. We hear likewise that ihe greater part of the deser. Eres, and other places of public amusement, at Pa. ters from the Bengal army, which joined Appah ris, for 1818:
Sahib, have been taken and executed, Academie royal de Musique 598,622 40
Advices from Camp at Raee, dated Sunday, the Theatre Francais
14th inst, inform us, That that fort has been taken Opera Comique
704.975 70 Odeon Favart
possession of by our gallant forces
and outworks of the fort were stormed in a most Bousses
540,473 25 gallant style on the 13th, by a detachment of the Varietes
force under the command of Lt. Col. Clifford, Gaites
C. B. and in consequence of their success, the Ambigu
principal part of the garrison, consisting of about Porte Saint Martin
1200 mer, evacuated the fort during following night, Cirqne Olympique
and the next day the whole of the fort was in our Bals de l'Opera
possession. Our loss is 8 killed, and 25 wounded, Bals de l'Odeon
A Penang two expeditions are preparing; one Tivoli
of which is destined to form a British settlement at Jardin Beaujon
Archen the destination of the other not known. Rnggiorpi
911 Stamford Raffles was to accompany the former
FROM AFRICA. This amount does not include the Montagnes, Arrived at Quarantine last evening, brig BelviBelleville, Lilliputienness, &c. One-tenth of the dere, Swan, 84 days from Princess Island, Africa.receipts is appropriated to the support of the indi. Lying at Princes, a large Spanish brig, a threegent, and this tenth is estimated at nearly 583,000 || masted schooner, and a fine fast sailing schooner fr. or about 24.500 1.
all from Havana, slaving. His majesty's ship Tar
tar, sir George Collier, had recently visited the The magistrates of Copenhagen, it it said, || island--while lying off the harbor, took two schrs. « have received a letter from the North Amer belonging to the place, from the adjacent coast, ican visionary, captain Symes, who will take with slaves, which were sent to Sierra Leone-no
molestation was given to Spanish vessels in port, a journey into the interior of the earth, if be|| but threatened to be considered as good prizes if can obtain admittance." A similar letier has | found at sea with slaves on board to the northward been received in many of the cities of Ger- of the equator. The Tartar also reported, that many.
previous to leaving the Gold Coast, in March, the
Ashantee war had broken out again, the king deSPAIN. From Gibraltar.-By the Boston, arrived yester. claring he would make no peace till the jaw.bone day, Gibraltar dates to May 7, have been received: l of governor Smith, of Cape Coast Castie, should Ship Alexander, from Lisbon, two days, arrived l be sent to him. April 17 and 18, lat. 20 S. was 30th April, with four-she was unable to sell at || dogged by a long black hermaphrodite brig, of Lisbon, or even obtain an offer for her cargo.
suspicious appearance; she shewed no colors, and Markets dull-flour six dollars per barrel. An A.
we separated in a tornado. Several piracies had merican brig had arrived at Lisbon from Rio Janei: | been committed in those seas for some months pre
vious. ro, with her outward cargo of wheat, which was selling at 50 dollars per fanega.
Halifar, June 16.—The brig Dominica, Packet, of Letters from Suez and Gibraltar state that ships with 200 passengers, out 42 days, anchored near
Liverpool, from Londonderry, bound to St. John, O'Cain, Burnham, and Fawn, Austin, were at Mo. cha 20th Oct. 1818—the former arrived in 89 days | ter overboard: the mate came up to town on Sun
Penant Point on Saturday last, having lost her masfrom Gibraltar, and the latter in 107 from Boston.
Mr. Forsyth, our minister to Spain, left Cadiz the day, for the purpose of procuring a person to take 23d ult. for Seville, in company with captain Reid, I charge of the vessel and proceed with her to St.
John. Mr. Fenwick and the American consulat Cadiz.
Accounts have been received at London from Surinam, May 1.-Markets dull, and nothing ad. Cadiz to the 27th of April. An order had unexpect. mitted, on the 1st July but dry and all kinds of edly reached Cadiz, directing that the soldiers who | pickled fish, flour, bread stuff, and all kinds of grain had been embarked for South America should be and lumber. disembarked. It was affirmed that this was in con.
Capt. Howard, who arrived at St. Andrews, sequence of the arrival of dispatches by the Sabina HINDOSTAN. BOMBAY, Frb, 27. We have Trinidad, informed that a few days previous
on the 15th, in 27 days from the Island of advices from the camp at Amhah to the 12th inst The Ex King of Nagpore has made his escape;
to his sailing, four ships arrived in the Gulf of and a large party of his adherents, consisting, it is Paria, full of English troops, bound to Angussaid, of the Arabs and Patanas, were a few days | tura.
Agricultural Report-Intelligence, says the Phil. Gibraltar, May 8.-The state of the Plague adelphia Franklin Gazette, from various parts of the in Tangiers is much the same as by the
last union represents the agricultural prospects of the
country as generally flattering. In Massachusetts, accounts-deaths, from the 20th April to the Indian corn promises to be abundant. Garden ve. 3d of May, 16.
getables, strawberries, gooseberries, potatoes, and In Tetuan, from the 18th of April to the grapes, are fine. The caterpillars, however, have 1st of May, 1062.
inade their appearance, and threaten to do some At Fez, the number of deaths is stated to l injury. , In Maryland, the crops of grain, fruits and
vegetables are also promising In Louisiana, though be so numerous that no exact computation of crops are at present fair, some locusts have visited them could be made, but were supposed to that quarter, and fears were entertained from them. amount to about 400
In Pennsylvania, every thing looks well for the far. At Mequinez, the disease continues toll mer; a rain on Wednesday afternoon, accompanied abate. Some days pass
by thuntler and lightning, came in good season to death, any
avert the effects of an apprehended drought. and the greatest number never exceeds 8 per diem.
Literary.--A new work, entitled “The sketch of
Geoffrey Crayon,” from the pen of Washington IrIn Rabat, up to the 29th ult. the deaths | ving, Esq. one of the authors of Salmagundi, is anwere from 50 to 60 a day, at Sallee from 60 || nounced in New York, and highly spoken of to 80.
At one of the interior Courts in New York, a man In Larache, by advices as late as the 30th || was convicted of kissing a lady against her will, and
fined five dollars. The rarity of the occurrence ult. the numbers were about 30 daily.
has made it memorable. Mogadore and the city of Morocco, to the Roman Catholic Church. The corner stone of a 62d ult. enjoyed gonil hoalth, but all tho rost new Church was laid in the village of Utica on the of the empire is more or less infected.
28th ult. i ne bullding, when nnistica, Is tu uc The disease has now extended itself to I called St. John's Church; and is to be subject to the
direction of the Catholic Bishop of New York, “and Acalaya, on the coast of Rift:
his canonical and lawful successors in communion
with the see of Rome.” DOMESTIC.
During the month of June, Richard Varick, Esq.
of New York, Treasurer of the Bible Society, reMr. POLETICA.
ceived donations to the amount of 3389 dollars. We understand that His Excellency Mr. On the 25th ult. the Grand Lodge of Rhode IslPoletica, the present Russian Minister, is the land, laid the foundation stone of the Newport Asy. gentleman who several years since, was at || lum, at Coasters' Island Harbour, in due form. tached to the Russian Legation when Count Hydrophobia.- Died. At Philadelphia on the 294 Pablen was the Russian Minister in this coun- | ult. aged nineteen years, Miss Eliza Frame. This try. Mr. POLETICA, during his former resi- || young woman was bitten by a Mad Dog, belonging dence here made many personal friends, by about 4 weeks ago. The bite was in one of her
io a neighbor, in Second st. below Catharine-street, whom he was much respected and esteemed. || fingers, and so slight was it, that the unfortunate Since then we learn from the journals of Eu- giri, considering it of no consequence, neglected to rope, he has eajoyed the confidence of the Em- | resort to any preventive remedy. She lived but a peror. Alexander, who has engaged him in short time after the symptoms of hydrophobia ap. important missions to Spain and elsewhere;- || her sufferings as inconceivably dreadful.
peared. During her intervals of reason, she stated and it is said the Emperor summoned him to A boy, of the same family, and a daughter of the the councils at the late convention of Sove. owner of the Mad Dog, were bitten at the same reigns at Aix la Chapelle, at the time when || time, but as yet the disease has not made its appearhe was about immediately to embark for this country. In a biographical sketch of the late A ropewalk in Cambridgeport, Mass. owned by Col. Rapatel, formerly well known as a citizen Messrs. Bemis & Eddy, and occupied by Mr. Ed. of Baltimore, and who was killed in batile in wards, was struck with lightning on Monday night
last, and totally consumed. the neighborhood of Paris; in this biographical skeich published in our papers in June the more consideration, as it is known to be written
The following extract of a letter is entitled to 1814, Mr. Poletica was thus respectfully no-by a gentleman, who although in extensive business, ticei, when we could not then have antici-lis able and willing to meet all his engagements. pated that he would ever again visit the The state of affairs in the Southern states, is such United States.
as cannot but open their eyes to the policy of en
couraging AMERICAN MANUFACTURES. 5 Col. Rapatel embarked at New York, and
“ AUGUSTA, (Geo.) June 10.—The commercial sailed from the United States with Mr. Pole- distress in this place is without example; and the lica, of the Russian Legation, a gentleman of number of drafts that have been sold in this place, distinguished literary and political science
on pessons in the cities of Baltimore, New York, Russian of zealous patriotism and of accurate Philadelphia and Boston, and returned unpaid, has
not only destroyed our confidence in that mode of and extensive political information, both with | remittance, but added much to the general calarespect to Europe and this country."