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dren, two servant maids, and two 2. State of the Navy.--The fol. young men !! Human nature lowing is the state and disposition sickens at the contemplation of of the British navy, made up to such an act of horror, and lan- the present day:-At sea, of the guage sinks under the task of line, 12; from 50 to 44 guns, expressing the emotions which it 2; frigates 32 ; sloops and yachts, raises.-Dublin Correspondent. 14; brigs, 46; cutters, 3; schoon

Mr. Fisher, of Waune, near ers, &c. 3 : total, 112.-In port Hull, lately went into his harvest and fitting, of the line, 11; from field, and lay down, and thrusting 50 to 44 guns, 3; frigates, 7; his hands under a sheaf of wheat, sloops, &c. 6; brigs, 17; cutters, felt one of them pricked, but l; schooners, &c. 4: total 49.took no notice of it. In the Guard ships, of the line, 2 ; hoscourse of a day or two a swelling pital ships, prison ships, &c. of ensued with great pain; and not. the line, 4; frigates, 1: total, withstanding all medical assist- 5.--In commission, of the line, ance, he died in about four days. 29; from 50 to 44 guns, 5; friIt is supposed he was bit by a gates, 40; sloops, &c. 20; brigs, viper.--County paper.

63; cutters, 4; schooners, &c. An inquisition was beld before 7: total, 168.-Ordinary and reMr. Hill, Coroner for Worcester- pairing for service, of the line, shire, at the Talbot, Kempsey, on 130; froin 50 to 44 guns, 19; the body of Cassia Mace, spinster, frigates 38; sloops, &c. 24; bombs, when it appeared from the evi- &c. 6; brigs, 117; cutters, %; dence of Sarah Hoare, a servant schooners, &c. 5: total, 391.--to the deceased's mother, that on Building, of the line, 19; frigates, Monday evening, the deceased 9; sloops, &c. 1 ; brigs, 5: total, proposed to take some salts, and 33.-Grand total, 592. Decrease desired her to reach them from a in the grand total, 26. cupboard, where they were in About 30 British emigrants, blue paper, which she did, and returned disappointed and cheerthe mother measured three tea. less, were landed at Greenock, spoons full, which were dissolved from the Cheerful, arrived from in water, and when cold, deceased New York. There are several swallowed them. After swallow- weavers amongst them, who, of ing them, she stainped about the course, could not obtain a liveli. house in the greatest agony, ex- hood by their trade there, while claiming, Good God, mother, British manufactures were selling what have I taken! I have been so far below the original cost. taklug poison--the boot-top stuff The sea-ports are full of British instead of the salts ;" and so it emigrants, seeking some opporturned out, for the salts were in tunity or means of returning the cupboard in a siinilar paper, home. Captain Beveridge says, and of equal quantity; she had that if he could have taken them, taken oxalic acid. The unfortu- and carried them gratuitously, nate young womav languished in he might have got a thousand the greatest agony till the follow. passengers of this description at ing day. Verdict--Casually poi. New York. soned.

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Cromwell of Hammersmith, a of the breaking of a blood vessel, malster, a brewer, a coal-mer- supposed to be near his heart. chant, and engaged in other bu- On making inquiry to account for siness, was returning from the the accident and sudden death, as corn-market in Mark-lane, on he appeared in the morning to be horseback, he was taken unwell. enjoying his usual good health, It is supposed, that his object was and also when he went to the to call upon a customer in Tot- corn-market, it appeared, that tenham-court-road. As he was

some time since, he sold a man passing through the neighbour- 1000 quarters of malt; 300 of hood of Bedford-square, he was them had been delivered; some observed by several persons to sit of the sacks had been objected to with difficulty on his horse. On by the man, and Mr. C. in anhis arriving in Tottenham-court- swer said, as he made objections, road, he reeled so much, that two he should not have any more. In men seized the reins of his horse the mean time malt rose consiand got him off. He had strength derably in price; the man inand articulation sufficient to utter sisted upon having the whole of “corn-chandler's,” which he re- the quantity of malt delivered to peated, and nothing else; which, him he had agreed for, and Mr. together with signs, the people C. l'efused. The man in conseassisting him understood to be to quence took counsel's opinion how take him there, which they ac- to act in the business, who adcordingly did. The master of the vised the man to tender the purshop, who knew him, was from chase-money, and demand the rehome and in the country: his maining 700 quarters of malt at wife did not know him, and he the original price agreed upon therefore was treated with no before a witness, which the man more attention from her than did on Monday at the corn-market, humanity dictated. He remained which put Mr. C. into a violent in the shop, and a crowil was col- passion, and it was observed, that lected in consequence, his dress he never was heard to utter so not bespesking him a man of many oaths. It was during this wealth or respectability, till he violent paroxysm of passion, that could be removed to the parish he is supposed to have broken the worklıouse. However, some gen- blood-vessel. There is no doubt tlemen passing by chance recog- but he has died immensely rich. nized him, and knowing him to be Ile was 75 years old, and has wealthy, thought it right to search been accumulating property for a his person in the presence of se- great number of years, living veral witnesses, when they found himself at the most trifling exbank-notes to the amount of pense. He frequently bought his 13001. which they deposited at a clothes in Monmouth-street, and banker's. A surgeon was sent wore them as long as they would for, who attended and examined hang together; his breeches were him, and declared, that in his very greasy and ragged; his opinion he had been dying during stockings usually contained many the last two hours, in consequence holes ; in fact, he could not be VOL. LVIII.



his men.


distinguished by his dress from died a few years since, leaving

In the suminer scason four children unprovided for ; he he was frequently up at three sent them to a boarding-school, o'clock, attending to and assist- and provided for thein in other ing in loading the brick-carts, respects. His two surviving bro&c. His wealth did not improve thers, who live the one at Hounsor alter him in his conduct, low, and the other at Feltham, manners, or mode of living. He are heirs to his immense proprovided plenty of food for the perty, house, but it was in a very rough n. It is determined, that the new style--fat pork, fat bacon, &c. street shall not be proceeded in sometimes poultry. His boy further, for the present, than Picfeeders and other men sat at cadilly. It will be continued so table with him in their working far with façades of lonic columns, dress; if a friend happened to on plaster, corresponding with dine with him, his men those in the square opposite Carlmade company for them, and he ton-house; then two lodges will did not deviate from his daily be erected on the cast and weșt plan, although he had company, of the Regent's palace. The of helping his men first. Although sereering colonnade will be taken large sums were constantly pass- down, and some light kind of ing through his hands, he did not railing or balustrade will be subkeep cash at a banker's. He stituted. made up small bank-notes in par- A very heavy gale of wind oçcels amounting to 1001., and tied curred at Lisbon, in which 33 them up with common pieces of fishing-boats foundered, and above string: he carried large sums 100 poor fellows were drowned. about him. Ile delighted in tell. The rapidity with which the gale ing his origin and progress;

came on is remarkable : not more which was, when he first went than 10 minuies before the fatal to Hammersmith, he was einployed catastrophe it was a calm! as a labouring man at a malt- The Hamburgh Correspondenten house. He coinmenced brewer gives the following account of in a very small way, and used to the decease of the late Duke of take the beer out himself in a bar- Mecklenburg Strelitz. row. The Creek brewhouse be- Sirdit:, Nov.7.-Ourrespected came his property, and the sur- grand puke was in good health rounding premises. Ir. Crom- during the whole of his tour last well had been married, and had summer, to Rebburg, Schwalone son. His wife had been dead bach, and IIildburghausen, and a number of years: his son died returned amongst us in the same about three years ago. Although state. Sumc days after his return Mr. C did not allow himself the he was attached by an inflammacomforts of life, or even in some tion of the lungs, from which, instances the common nece:saries, however, he seemed to have reyet he was by no means void of covered in three days, and was feeling or natural affection to- quite well on the 5th of Novemwards others. A younger brother ber. But on the 6th, about 5 in


the morning, he was attacked by has left Duke Charles Frederick a tit of apoplexy so severe, that Augustus. he lost his faculties; and in that A short time ago, as Mr. Brasstate remained till 4 in the after- sey, of Churton-heath, in Cheshire, noon, when he expired. Of his was riding on horseback, in a children, the 2dson, Duke Charles, field near his house, one of his was alone present, as the heredi- own bulls suddenly attacked him, tary prince had not returned from and ripped open the bowels of a journey which he set out upon the horse. He then attempted to in autumn. To his subjects this toss the horse and its rider, and, prince was a true father, who en- incredible as it may appear, acdeavoureil to mitigate the dis- tually raised them both from the tresses of the times with prudence, ground. The horse then fell, and, fidelity, and affection, and by the by falling upon him, severely sacrifice of his own personal in- bruised Mr. Brassey. The horse, terests. Germany also will not however, had sufficient strength forget that he was amongst the to reach the stable, where it imfirst of the minor powers to de- mediately expired. The bull had clare against the oppressor, and been long considered dangerous. support the common cause with fie had been secured by a ring all his vigour. The Prussians and chains from the horns ; but will respect in him the father one of the chains having got of their late venerated Queen, loose, it is supposed to have been and the English, the brother of the reason of his succeeding in their excellent Queen. Charles the attack. The remaining chain Louis Frederick was born the 10th and ring niust have caused great of October, 1741, lived long in pain, as he did not attenipt to the Hanoverian service, and in molest Mr. B. after his fall from 1794 succeeded his brother in the the horse. government of Mecklenburgh- Jolin Skelton, of Skinburness, Strelitz. The sovereignty, which has been ferryman between that the extorted Rhenish Confedera- place and Amman Water Foot for tion guaranteed to him, he did 30 year's past. On his return not exercise to the oppression of from Annan on Sunday evening his own subjects; and upon the last, about six o'clock, with two liberation of Germany here: men and a young woman in the ceived an extension of territory boat besides himself, the evening and the dignity of Grand Duke. being extremely dark, he mis

twice married, and to took the course, and ran down two sisters of the House of Darm- the Scotch instead of the English stadt. By the first marriage he channel, and got ashore upon the lest four children ;--the present sands which part the two chanGrand Duke George Frederick nels, where lie cast anchor, and Charles, born in 1779, and the the passengers took out their lugwives of the Duke of Ilildburg. Sage, it is supposed, thinking hausen, the Prince of Tour and they were Skinburness. Taxis, and the Duke of Cuinber- Having wandered about in the land. By the second marriage le dark between the two channels



He was


of age:

nearly seven hours, they could cumstance of the person chosen, not find their boat again, the tide (Alderman Matthew Wood) being came up, and they all perished. the same who occupied that imThe bodies of John Skelton and portant station in the last year ; the two men have since been which re-election was owing to found upon the sands, and on the righ opinion entertained by Tuesday last an inquest was taken his fellow citizens of the vigour in view of them before Mr. R. and attention with which he had Mullenden, Coroner – Verdict Ac- discharged its duties, and the pecidentally drowned. The body of culiar necessity of such exertions the young woman has not yet at the present critical period. been discovered. Skelton was 68 Another novelty was the conductyears of age ; he has left a widow

ing of the procession from Westto lament his loss. The other minster-hall by land, instead of persons drowned are-Andrew the usual return to Black-fi'iarsNeavy, of Annan Water Foot, bridge by water. labourer ; he has left a wife and A letter from Weyinouth, of five children. The name of the the 8th instant, says--" It is with other man is unknown. The extreme concern,

that I have to young woman is about 20 years communicate the loss of the ship

Barbadoes, Captain I'arry, be2. A swarın of becs took up longing to Liverpool, on the 10th their lodging 8 years ago, be- of last month, on the Rocks of twixt the roof and ceiling of a Scilly: she was from Smyrna, summer-house, in the garden of bound to London, with a valuable Thomas Ilolme Maude, Esq. of cargo. The captain and 15 men Kendal. Here the colony has took to two of the ship's boats, remained uninolested ever since, but soon after leaving the ship nor has it been known to send the boats upset, and they all On Wednesday


The chief mate, Mr. se'nnight, G. Bellasis, Esq. bad C. Grumly, the only person saved, the curiosity to remove part of who is now with me, gives me the bive, when he found Golb. of the above account : le says he comb filled with honcy, part of was the only man that remained which was become granulated in on board; that, after the loss of the cells from age. It appears the captain and crew, he confrom this fact, that the casting structed a small raft, on which lie of bees, and the mortality to was driven to sea; that on the which these provident aninals are. second day (say the 12th ult.) he exposed in unfavourable seasons, was taken up by it small French are effects arising from the nar- l'essel, and landed in France. He row apartments to which they came over to this port yesterday are confined under the care of by the Countess of Liverpool

packet, frow Guernsey.” 9. The annual solennity of the 11. On the evening of SaturLord Mayor of London's assum- day, about 8 or 9 o'clock, a body

ng the insignia of his office was of poachers, q in number, usrendered remarkable by the cir- sembled by mutual agreement on


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