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different times in your REGISTER rela- such a proceeding, I am inclined to tive to the proctors, that the publication think that commitments by a magistrate of them was intended to subvert the dis- under such a circumstance and the cipline of the University.--This accusa-supposition is reasonable, though I am tion from men incapable of controverting not positive of the fact)would be contrary the statements and observations in them, to law. The mode of paying the marshal is not worthy of much notice; as, is, for obvious reasons, very objectionhope, I have already sufficiently proved able. As the office, though merely that the conduct pursued by certain per- ministerial, is of an uppleasant nature, sons in office, has been much more cal- his salary should be ample; and bis culated to produce this effect, than any emoluments should not depend on gratuithing that can be said in reprobation of ties or fees paid by the University on the such conduct. Had they acted with the apprehension or commitment of least degree of temper and moderation into his custody. in the execution of their office, no public This, Sir, is perhaps the last letter you notice would be taken of their proceed- will receive from me relative to this busiings, which have had the effect of doing ness, as before long I shall most probably the very thing, that, had they any jndg- leave the University. I trust, however, ment or pradence, we should naturally that if any abuse should occur, that suppose, they would wish to leave un

some other person resident bere will done; I mean, the bringing their privi- think it his duty to lay it before the leges into question before the public; public. It is, indeed, to bę regretted and making it a matter of discussion and that in doing this, any concealment inquiry, whether persons of their profes- should be necessary: but to many per. sion who have generally shewn an in- sons, in places where there is much pubclination to make an improper use of their lic and private patronage, and frequent power here, are fit to fill offices of au- elections to offices, concealment, however thority in other places. But this is a repugnant to their feelings, becomes, in topic which I touch lightly, as it is iny a prudential point of view, a matter of wish to allay rather than excite irritation; necessity; for it cannot be supposed that for I solemnly declare that every thing they who have so little feeling as to I have written on the subject, has been abuse their official power, or even not written from no other motives than those to exert their influence and authority of justice and humanity; and if I have to prevent its being abused by others, occasionally shewn any warmth, it is would have the liberality to forgive the merely that which I always feel when I person who states the fact to the world. hear or think of cruelty and oppression. To this cause, must be attributed the I will take this opportunity of observing, the whispering, or air of mystery, on that I have lately heard the different subjects which in other places would Vice-chancellors and heads of houses make the very stones cry out. The man defended for not interfering when the whose wish it is to effect the reform of proctors have abused their power, on the any abuse in public bodies, should idea that the proctors, were any restraint know, that, unfortnpately for them, the laid upon them, might refuse to act only advice that will be heard, must be at all in matters of discipline. But a proc-conveyed in the public execration of tor, who could behave in this manner, their misconduct; for to any thing must be so ill-conditioned as to be evi- less than this, experience tells us, there dently and confessedly unfit for his will be little attention paid. Should any office; and in that case, it would cer- of the abuses, or the injustice and tainly be much better that he should do oruelty, enumerated in the preceding nothing, than that he should be permit- letters be repeated, or any others be ted to-disgrace the University by the committed; which, for the credit of the commission of violent or illegal acts, governors in this place, I hope will arising from his ill-temper or waut of never happen; my prayer is, that they judgment. It has been said too, that may raise a manly, but temperate, inpersons have been committed by a dignation in the University against the Vice-chancellor without being allowed authors of them, and be recorded, and to speak a word in their own defence. submitted to the puhlic, by a more able To this I can give little credit; for, not pen than that of your much obliged, to insist on the extreme harshness of O.rford, March Gth 1816. Y. Z.

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listen to the debates of this exalted asPOPULAR OPINIONS.

sembly:--if he be a foreigrar, what his SIR,--The opinions of the people of surprise--if an Englishman, tenacious of England appear to be as various as the bis birihright, what the shock to his impulses of individual interests differ feelings, when, fondly, anticipating the one from another. The affairs of the deliberations of reason, and the unbiasnation, and of the world, are so intimate sed decisions of sound judgment, he finds ly blended with personal interest, and na it labouring from the beaten paths of tional prejudice, that the whole compact nobleness and wisdom, into the wilds of has grown by private contention, and the unmannerly witticism, and personal innational security combined by national vective; while the great national cause, prejudice, into a bulwark bordering on unaided by virtus us deliberation, proimpressions arising from ignorance.ceeds on the sole discretion of ministers! When one looks around at the present 'till waking from the wrangling of perperiod, every separate interest is seen sonal anziosities, they bellow for lost jingling its unreserved discussions with rights of the cousitutional clarter, they the national wisdom.--The great class themselves in their maiuess have left of proprietors of land, and farmers in sinking, unbedel, wirile lacerating the rueful mood exhibit dangers impending national prile and worrying the public on reductions conducive to public plenty feelies. 0. this subject, let some sim-The richer cry aloud on the dismal ef- ple questions elicit frönd some better in-. fects of the property tax ; the mercantile formed on coastitutional poliey, why so joining in its heart-rending expositions.- many vacant seats are permited when The middling, ayainst the price of all the the affairs of the nation ought to dictate necessaries of life. The manufacturer, the presence of every representative of against the dificulties and expences at the people at every meeting of parliatending the protits of bis labour. --The meni? why o'le hears of ministers being labourer and poorer class, violently obliged to solieit trom every part of the against mechanical inventions destructive king lom, nay, from many parts of the to manual 1:bour, and consequeut inabi- continent, the a tendance of meinbers to lity to meet the exhortsitant demand for the houses of parliameni, when it should Tood.--The beggar, against the inade- f be a paramou t duty in their e'ectiou to quacy of charitable donations, in a coun- the public service. ? Can it be, that the try exceeding every other in the known sons of noblemen and wealthy gentlemen world for expenditure of this nature; are bought into honours, w' which their and every class in unison of bitter excla- mental unworthiness renders their ab'mation on the general oppression of tax- sunce more honourable to Ilie nation, than alion. Let it be admitted, much room the favour of their presence useful, unless may exist for excitations to complaint: when an insiguiticant yea or nay is dcand that it is well in the privilege of li- manded by the usage of parliament? If berty to express public grievances in one turn the view to another point, still public meetings; yet, be it remembered is seen the long impressed reign of prejuby a people who have struggled to the dice and hostility, tiaming with unabated very acme of national pre-eminence and fataliiy. Nothing satisfies this feeling but glory, in a tide of patriotism i amortalis- the contemplation of the complete subing the annals of their age, that the sacri- version of American republican indepenfice of national ease and personal luxury ence; even with tbe signature of peace may yet be required devotedly to be laid before one's eyes, victory in a deluge of on the altar of that pre-eminence and blood and carnage is anxiously anticipaglory, that, unfarnislied, it may reflect its | ted bɔth on sea and land, as a regeneralustre on surrounding nations, and the tive principle for the imbecility of national blessings of universal peace ! But, is exortiva, On the other band, although not that lustre tarnishing? There rests there no longer exists a Napoleon, to dithe doubt; and in that doubt let it rest, rect the terrifying cuergies of once allwhile a momentary glance is cast on the powerful France, yet the sufferings of this represented people in its assembled couu- feeling is alleviated with nothing less thatı cil. Ask, what are the impressions it the total annihilation of its power ; safety should excite? what are the impressions emanates only in the prospect of its com it does excite? Let any impartial man pression on every side by the absorption of independent states, no matter how sub., attempts to excite civil war and destroy versive of natural rights, or unwarranted the Government, in justice, Yet many years may not pass

“ Art. 1. NAPOLEON BUOVAover, when oppressed Europe may inok PARTE is declared a Traitor and Rebel, back with regret, that the preponderant for having apprard with arms in his military power is not France that the hands in the Departinent of the l'ar. dictator of the ocean is not England. It is enjoined to all Governors Com. The charm whicii gave decide victory tomandants of the armed force, Nationalthe arms of France, where ever they ap Guards, Civi! Authorities, and even simpeared, is shaitered in the entrance of pie Citizeas, to arn against him, to hostile armies into Paris; the spirit which arrest and carry him before a Council once animated their fragineuts can never

of War, which, afier baving recoguised more be combined, to render them feartu: his identy, shall apply to bin the to the repose of Europe. No, nor per- penalties pronounced by the Law. haps will the naval asceudaney of England 2. Shall be punished with the same ever render necessary such another rise of penalties, and as guilty of the same military genius, or suicii varied system s of crimes. continental combination. One more view, “ The soldiers and persons of every and I have done---one which claims atlen-grade, who shall have accompanied or tion, and is disposed to exc'te anxieties of followed the said Buonaparte in his into trifling interest. Russia, elated by its vasion of the French territory, unless military prowess, glowing with an ardour in the delay of eight days from the pubnatural to buinanity, may easily burst its lication of the present ordonnance, ihey frozen bonds, and pour its barbarous come and make their subinission to our hordes on the lights of the civilized Governors, Commanders of Military Diworld; and, in its rugged efforts, rend the visions, Gencrals, or Civil Administrators. hard won laurel ere it firmly entwine the “ 3. Shall be equally prosecuted and proud expectant brow of Britain, and with punished as abettors and accomplices of the broken emblem decorate its own, yet rebellion, and of attempts to change the but a little since trans-atlantic colonies.- forin of Government and provoke civil But it is the inevitable fate of man, of na- war, all civil and military administrators, tions, perhaps of worlds, to arrive at some chiefs, and persons employed in the said given point in perfection, then to retrogade administration, payers and receivers of until lost in the obscurity of eternity, and public money, even simple citizens, who are heard of no more !

shall, directly or indireetly, lend aid to AMICUS BRITANNIÆ. Buonaparte.

“ 4. Shall be punished with the same BUONAPARTE in FRANCE!!!

penalties, conformably to the 102d ar

ticle of the Penal Code, those who by This uulooked for and extraordinary speeches made in public places or occurrence was enounced last night to societies, by placards stuck up, or by the astonished inhabitants of the metro-printed writings, shall have taken part, polis, by the publication of the following or engaged citizens to take part in the oificial documents in all the evening revolt, or to abstain from repelling it. papers:

“6. Our Chancellor, Ministers, SeORDONNANCE OF THE KING, cretaries of State, and oor Director-GeCONTAINING MEASURES OF GENERAL neral of Police, each in what concerns

him, are charged with the execution of “Louis by the Grace of God, King the presentOrdonnance, which shall be inof France and Navarre, to all those who serted in the Bulletin of Laws, addressed shall see these presents, health,

to all Governors of Military divisions, “The 12th article of the Constitutional Generals, Commanders, Prefects, SubCharter charges us especially with ma- Prefects, and Mayors of our kingdom, king regulations and ordonnances neces- with orders to cause it to be printed and sary for the safety of the State.. It stuck up at Paris, and wherever else it would be essentially compromised if we may be needful. did pot take prompt measures to repress

Given at the Castle of the Thuillethe enterprise which has just been formed ries, 6th March, 1815, and the 20th upon one of the points of our kingdom, year

of our reign. and to revent the effect of plots and

(Signed)

SAFETY.

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" By the KING,

bing." But I find I must postpone my “ The Chancellor of France, DAMBRAY.” remarks on this interesting subject. The PROCLAMATION.

landing of Napoleon in France will ocCONVOCATION OF THE LEGISLATURE. cupy public attention for some days at

“We had on the 31st December last least. They appear already as mad about adjourued the two Houses, to resume this event as they were when they heard their sittings on the 1st May. During of his deposition; but, although a great that time we had been preparing the ob- many are rejoicing at this occurrence, jects upon which they were to occupy who formerly exulled in his downfal, themselves. The march of the Congress such is the fickle disposition of bonest of Viepra permitted us to believe in the John, that it will be some time before his general establishment of a solid and sentiments upon this subject, or his opidurable peace; and we were engaged, nion as to ihe defeat of his American without ceasing, in all those labours army be properly ascertained. which might ensure the tranquillity and

BULLETIN. happiness of the people. This tranqui- War Department, March 8. 1815. lity is disturbed-this bappiness may be

Captain Wylly arrived this morning compromised by malevolence and trea- rio dispatches from Major-General son. The promptitude and wisdom of Lambert, detailing the operations against the measures which we are taking will the eneiny in the neighbourhood of New check their progress. Full of confidence Orleans. It appears that the army unin the zeal of wbich our Chambers have der the cominand of Major General given us proofs, we are eager to call Keane, was landed at the head of lie them around us.

Ba yone, in the vicinity of New Orleans, "If the enemies of the country have on the morning of the 231 December, founded their hope upon the divisions without opposition; it was, however, which they have always endeavoured to attacked by the enemy in the course of foment, its supporters, its legal desen- the night succeeding the landing, when, ders will destroy that crinınal liope by after an obstinate contest, ike enen. the unattackable force of an undestructi- were repulsed on all points with consible union.

derable loss. On the morning of the " For these causes, we have ordered 25th, Sir E. Pakenham arrived, and asand do order what follws :

sumed the command of the arıny. On " Art. 1. The Chamber of Peers and the 27th at day-light, the troops moved the Chamber of Deputies of Depart-forward, driving the enenıy's picquets ments are convoked extraordinarily in the to within six iniles of the town, when usual place of their Sittings.

the main body of the enemy was disco“ 2. The Peers and Deputies of De-vered posted belind a breast-work, extenpartments absent from Paris, shall repair ding about 1000 yards, with the right ibither as soon as they are informed of resting on the Alississipi, and the left on the present Proclaination.

a thick wood. The interval between the " 3. The preasent Proclamation shall | 27th December, and the 8111 January, be ipserted in the Bulletin of Laws, ad. was employed in preparations for an attack dressed to all the Prefects, Sub-prefects, upon the enemy's position. The attack Mayors, and Municipalities of the king which was intended to have been made on dom, published and stuck up at Paris, the night of the 7th, did not, owing to the and every where else.

difficulties experienced in the passage of " 4. Qur Chancellor and our Ministers, the Mississippi, by a corps under Lieut. each in what concerns them, are charg- Colonel Thornton, which was destined to ed with the execution of the present.

act on the right bank of the river, take “ Given at the Castle of the Thuille- place till early on the morning of the 8th, ries, 6thMarch, and of our reigu the 20th. The division, to whom the storming of (Signed)

Louis.the enemy's work was entrusted, moved

to the attack at that time, but being too DRUEBING THE YANKEES!!! soon diseovered by the enemy were receivWell Johnny Bull what do you think of ed with a galling and severe fire from all matters now. Does the following bulle- parts of their line. Major-General Sir tin shew that you have been able, as the Edward Pakenham, who bad placed patriotic Alderman said you would, to | bimself at the head of the troops, was ungive the Yankees "a confounded drubo fortunately killed at the head of the glaeis,

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and Major-Generals Gibbs and Keage, 184..-Lieuts: J. Warrick (left leg amputatec'), 'D. were nearly at the same moment wound 44111- 11 Dislis [link], slithily'; ed. The cllect of this upon the troops Lieut. R. Smith, 11.. ibab. R. Plekan, W. Tones, caused a hesitation in their acivance, and severely : W. Blick an, slighly; Eriytis though order was re-fored by the advance Vhen B. !Jaydıng avid J. Dunalison, severely. pi' the reserve under Vajor General Lam 85m, cut-Clone W. 11 ornton, Licui. B. Ć.

Vynaharseverely, wet langerously, bert, to wliom the command of the army 93---'a statiny R. "Ryan; Boulger, Mackenzie, and had devolved, and Colonel Thornton bad illis, sev rely; Liewenants Mółr'an Spark, and succeeded in the operation assigned to

M.Pherson, slighilg; C. Gordon, and J. Hay, him on the right bank or the river;yet the 95111---Captain J. Travers, soverely ; Capiain N.

severely : l'ulunicke Wilson, stiulotly. Major-General, in the cousideration

Travers, sligl.tly; Lieutenan's J. Krynolds, Sir of the dificulties which yet remained to J. Robion, J. Gosset; J. IV. Black borse, ank. be surmounteil, did not think himself

Lasker, severely, justiiied in ordering a renewal of ibe at Royal Marines... Captain Gilbert Elliott, slighets;

Lieutenanıls 11. Elliott and C. Moyan, singlilly. tack. The troops, therefore, retired to ist West India Heziment - Copain Isles, severely the position which they had occupied Lieutenants M.Donald and Morgan, sereiely; previous to the attack.

In that po:ion

Ensizn Pilkington, severely; and Jellar, slighuis. They remained till the evening of the 18th Royal Navy-Cupre. Noney, his Majesty's ship

Trave, sererely'; Midsopman Welcombe, liis when the whole of the wounded, with

Majesty's ship Lonnant, ditio. the exception of 80 (wliom it was con- Missing:- 44 Foot-- Lieut. E. Field, wounded. sidered dangerous to remove) the field 21st dito ---Capl. Jas. Al’lame (Mayor), and A.

kidd ; Lieuis. J. Stewart, A. B. zainst roug, artillery, and all the stores of every

Jas. Brady, wounded ; J. l.cacork; , R. Carr, description, having been embarked, the

wounded; J. S. M. Toabtumi;. aud P. Qulus, army retired to the head of the Bayone, wounded. where the landing had been originally 3:1. diuo-Capt. Robt. Simpsov, severely wounded. effected, and re-einbarkod without moles- | 9:30 dito-Liouts. G. Munro, J. M'Donald, woundtation.

cd ; and B. Graves wounded ; Volunteer B.

Juhaston. Names of Oficers killed and wounded

and the missing in the Action of the Names of the Oñcers killed, wounded, 8th of January

and missing, in the operations precedKILLED. -- General Staff-Major-General Hon. Sir

ing and subsequent to the action of the F. Pakenliam, Commander of the Forces; Capi.

8th Jan. 1815. Thomas Wilkinson, 85th, Major of Brigade. 4th Fooi-Ensign Wm. Crowe,

KILLED-Royal Artillery.---Lieut. Alex. Pamsay 711. Dillo-Majur George King, Captain George Royal Enginvers-lieut. Peter Wright.

4th Fool---Capt. Francis Johnstone, and Lieut, Henry.

Solin Sutherland. 21st Dirio-Alajar J. A. Whittaker, Capt. R. Renny | 21st. ditto-Copt. Win. Contun. (Liculo-Col.), Lieur. Donald M.Donalu.

4410 ditto-Lieut. Jolin Blakeney. 4th Dilt-Lieutenant R. Davies, and Ensign 8514 dillo-Capraius Charles Gray, and Charles MI•Losky.

Ilairis. 93d Dildo-- Licut.-Cul. R. Dale, Capts. T. Hitchins, 1st. West India Regt.-Capt. Francis Cullings. and A. Alviread.

Wounded.--General Staif.--Lieut.-Col. Sioven. Wou nuen. General Staff-Major-General Gibbs, 28th Foot, d. A. G. severely, not dangerously; severely, since dead; Major-General Krane, se.

Major Hooper, &7th Peor D. A. G. severely verciy, Cuptains H. E. Shaw, 4th Fuor, ( Bririsir

(leg ampulated; Licut. D lancy · Evans, 30 Intaniry). slightly, and L Delacy. Evaus, 30

Dragoons, D.I.Q. N. G. se vesely. Dragoons, D. A. Q. M. G. severely. 41h Foor--Lieut.-Cd. 7. Brooke, slightly ; Major

Royal Artillery-Lieuts. Janies Christie, severely,

and B. S. Poynter, slightly. A D. France, Lieut.-Col. severely. Caplains J. | 4th Fooi-Lieut. Thos. Moody, severely. Williansen, I. Jones, J. li, Fletcher, R. Erskine, 21st Foot-Lievt. Julia Levock, slightly. severely, and D. S. Craig, sligluy ; Lieutenants 43d dittoLitut. Edward D'Arcy, severely (both W. H. Brooke, B. Martin, G. Riebarrisont, W.

legs amputated. Squire, C. H. Farriúgtam, James Marshal, H. 0511, Foot-Capt. James Knox, Lieuts, George Andrews, severely, and E. P. Hopkins, J. Salvin, Willings, F. Maunsell, W. Hickson, and Robert P. Baulby, G. H. Slearne. slightly ; Ensigns Charlton, severely: Lieut. J. W. Huys, slightly; Thomas Burrell, severely, and A. Gerrard, J. Ensign Sir Fred. Eden, severely (since dead); Fernandez, E. Newton, slightly; Adjutant W. Ensign Tbonias Armsby, slightly Richardson, severely.

93d diiio.-- Licut, A. Piraup, severely (since dead). 7th four-Captains W. E. Page, severely, J.J. A. 971h dirto--Capt. W., Hallen, and Lieut. Danice

Niullens, siglily ; Lieutenaiits M. Higgius, se- Forbes, severely; Lieur. J. G. Farmer, slightly. ve ely, B. Lorentz, slighils.

MISSING..-.83th Fout---Lieut. W. Walker, and 215: Lieut-Colonel W. Paterson (Colonel), se- Ensign George Ashton.

verely, nut dargerously; Najor E. J. Ross; Lieuis. 95th diilo---Major Samach Alitchell. J. Walers, and A. Gedeles, severely.

Grand Total

245$ Pried awu Published by G. Houston: No. 192, Straut; where all Cutounicatiubs addressed tu jo

Laidor are requested to be forwarded.

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