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. nation? I wave my rights in a case where _I am not absolutely bouudto assert them,

in order to relieve the Queen, as far as I can, from the painful situation in which she is placed by yourRoynl Highness; not from any consciousness of blame, not from any doubt of the existence of those rights, or of my own worthiuess'to enjoy them.'-Sir, the time you have selected for this proceeding is calculated to make it peculiarly galli'ng', llIany illustrious Straneiers are already arrived in England; amongst others, as I am informed, the illustrious 'heir of the House of Orange, who has‘announced'himself to me as my future son-Iin-law; From their society I‘ rim unjustly‘ excluded. Others are expected, of rank' equal to your own, to

rejoice with your Royal Highness in the

peace of Europe. My Daughter will, for the first time, appear in the splendour and publicity becoming the. approaching nuptials of the presumptive Heiress of this Empire. This‘ season your Royal Highness has chosen for treating me with fresh and unprovoked indignity; and of all his Majesty’s subjects, I alone am prevented by your Royal Highness from uppearing'iin my place, to partake of the general joy, and am deprived of the indulgence in those feelings of pride and affection, permitted to every Mother but m'e.-l am, Sir, your Royal Higbness‘s

faithful \Vife, CAROLINE, P.---CannaugbtiHouse, May 26, 18141. (INcLosuREs)

THE QUEEN TO THE PRINCESS OF WALES. ll’z'ndsor Castle, lllay 23, 1814.

The Queen considers it to be her duty to lose no time in acquainting the Princess of Wales,~that she has received a communication from her son the Prince Hegent, inwh'ich he states, that her Majesty's intention of holding two Drawingrooms in the ensuing mouth, having been notified to the public, he must declare, that he considers that his own presence

‘at her Court cannot be dispensed with;

and that he desires it may be distinctly understood, for reasons of which he alone can be the judge, to be his fixed and unalterable determination not to meet the Princess of 'Wales upon any occasion,

either in public or private. The Queen.

is thus placed under the painful necessity of intimating to the Princess of \V ales, the impossibility of her Majesty’s receiving her Roral Highness at her Drawing-roomiw-v-CHABLOTTE, B.

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'me the most unequivocal vand gratifying

proof of hisattachment, and approbation, by his public reception of meat his Court, at a season of'severe and unmeé rited affliction, when his protection was most necessary tome. ThereI have since uninterrnptedly paid my respects to‘ your Majesty. I am now without appeal or protector. But I cannot so far forget my duty to the King and to'niysell‘, as to surrender my right to appear at any Public Drawing-room to be held by your Majesty. That I may not, however, add to the difliculty and uneasiness of your Majesty's situation, I yield in the present instance to the will of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, an. nounced to me by your lllajesty, and shall not present myself at the Drawings rooms of the next month. It would be presumptuous in me to attempt to inquire of your Majesty the reasons of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent for this harsh proceeding, of which his Royal

Highness can alone beithe judge. I am unconscious of offence; and in that re-‘

flection, I must endeavour to find consolation for all the mortii'ications I experience; even for this, the last, the most unexpected and the most severe; thev prohibition given to me alone, to appear before your Majesty, to offer my congratulations upon the happy termination of those calamities with which Europe has been so long afllicted, in the presence of the Illustrious Personages who will in all probability be assembled at your Majesty’s Court, with whom I am so closely connected by birth and marriage. I_ beseech your Majesty to do me an act ofjustice, to which, in the present circumstances, your Majesty is the only

person competent, by acquuinting those Illusti'iods Strangers with the motives of personal consideration towards your Mnjesty, which alone induce me to abstain from the exercise of my right to appear before your Majesty: and that I do now, as l have done at all times, defy the ma‘— lice of my enemies to fix upon me the shadow of any one imputation which couldre‘ndcr me unworthy of their society or regard. Your Majesty will, 1 am sure,‘ not be displeased that I should relieve myself from a. suspicion of disrespect toivards your Majesty, by making public the cause of my absence from Court at a time when thcdulits of my station would otherwise peculiarly demand my attend— ence. I have the. honour to be, your Muicsty’s most obedient daughter-in- low and s8.‘\'allt,-—-CAROLINB, l’.—-Cunflazigllt-Ifouse, My] 24, 1814. THE QUEEN TO THE PRINCESS OF WALES. U’inclscr Castle, illall 25, 1814. The Queen has received, this al'ternoon, the Princess of Niales’s letter of yesterday, in reply to the communication which she was desired by the Prince Regent to make to her; and she is sensible of the disposition expressed by her Royal Highncss not to discuss with. her, topics which must be painful to both.-.-‘-'l‘he Queen considers it incumbent upon her to send a copy of the Princess of \Vules‘e letter to the Prince Regent; and her hiajesty could have felt no hesitation in communicating to the Illustrious Strangers, who may possibly ho present at her Court, the circumstances \which will prevent the Princess of Wales from appearing there, if her Royal Highness had not rendered it compliance with her wish to this efibct-unnccessary, by imimating her intention of making public the cause of her absence. CHARLOTTE, B.


The Princess of ‘Vales has thev honour to acknowledge the receipt of a note from .tho Queemdated yesterday ; and begs permission to return her best thanks to her lllajcsty, for her gracious condescension, in the willingness expressed by her Majesty, to have communicated to the Illnetrious Strangers, .who will in all proba

'-hility be present at her Majosty’s Court, the reasons which have induced .her Royal ‘Highness not to be present. Such con.‘munication, as it ap cars to her Royal “Highness, cannot be the less necessary on


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vTrade 5 though practising upon so extend~

ed a scale the humane method of impressing men for the use of our Navy, and jus— tifying the measure, by so many plausible arguments, still , let us hear-ken to. what may be said on the other side by an impartial observer, who had, at last, found an honourable and safe retreat ‘from persecuCallous must be the heart of him who can, unmoved, read the following account of an In's/rEnu'gr-nnt, written by ‘William Sumpson, an Irish Barrister, of whom it may be truly asserted, that while, by his talents, 4 he shed a lustre on his country, he, by the various persecutions he underwent, brought down shame upon its: oppressors; and that all the crueltics with which they pursued him were but the expressions of the dread they entertained of his abilitics—Jl‘he volume, contain--ing this little specimen of Irish composition, being unique in this country, it may not have been seen by many of your readers, and it certainly will be no discredit to your REGISTER. ~ ~

T m: Irusn EMIGRANT—Bol'n in the country of allliction, his days were days of sorrow. He tilled the soil of his fathers, mid was an alien in their land. He tasted not of the fruits which grew by 'the sweat of his brow. He fed a foreign landlord, ‘whose face he never saw, and a minister of the gos e], whose name he hardly knew. 'An undieling bailil'l was his tyrant, 'and the tax-gatherer his oppressor. \Hunted by unrighteous magistrates, and punished 'by unjust judges: the soldier devoured his


accountofiany'puhliuity which it may be inl substance, ‘and laughed his complaints to The Iris/i Emigrant—Peace and Commerce.


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f‘ for the libero/lily we have shown to “ France, we think she ought to be willing i“ to arrange - forthwith _a Commercial “ Treaty with us. ‘Ve have not heard “ whether there is any stipulation ‘a: that “ ell'ect in this Treaty, or whether any Coni“ mercial Arrangements ‘have been or are “ likely to be settled.” As to our libero/[1y to France, I shall at present say nothing. It will be time enough to speak of it, when we are made fully acquainted with the terms of the treaty. ' But with regard to France being willing to arrange a Commercial Treaty with 115,1 do not see any thing to prevent this, providing we are willing to take elf the high duties which we have ini= posed on her productions exported to this country. If'we are prepared to do this,'! have no doubt the FrcnchGovemmcnt'will “ forthwith” remove all obstructions to the importation of our native and foreign products. If, however, we are not, we may then bid adieu to all those dreams of Commercial greatness in which we have been indulging; {for whatever-our newspapers may say about our pretended liberality to France, it will be seen from the following Regulation, that she has actually prohibited'the introduction, into her territory-{of all our staple articles of export; a measure, whatever its cllects may be on this country, perfectly justifiah‘le on the part of France, because without it'she could not establish a fair and reciprocal competition as to the'produclions of her own soi .


Count Béugnet, Missionary Councillor


wearied bones? where. shall his innocent

of State iii-the Departments of the North,


subject the Courier says,'that “ In return _ . ccs. Receiving o

makes known to the public :--That, in pursuance of the commands of the Commissinners of Finance, of the 30th of April 1814, a line of Provisional Custom-houses

,.D0uanes) is to be established along the

whole of the ancient frontiers of France, which divide that country from Belgium; that, in consequence of the said measure, the laws and regulations ofithe customs respecting export, import, and transit shall be put in immediate execution ; and therefore the articles of mcrchandizc imported from Belgium into France, or exportcd from the latter into the former, shall be subject to duties and prohibitions on exports and imports, as settled ‘h Tarifs and Ordinanlhces shall he established along the whole of the aforesaid ncw. line, into which goods of all kinds must be immediately brought and entered, as prescribcd by Title 2, oftheLaw 22d August 1791. The articles of merchandise, the importa— tion of which into the kingdom is prohibit-" ed, age principally the following :-,—Bar silver and gold,.lace, hosiery of all kinds,

- playing cards, tanned or prepared leather,

coral, spun cotton, linen, woollen, cotton and mixed stuffs of any kind -, brandies, ex

, ,ccpting those distilled from English wines 5

earthenware, compound medicines, wrought metals, silk and cotton stalls, figured and plain muslins, rc'lincd nitrc,plate, gunpowder and saltpetre, fullers’-c:1r1h, ribbons, hats, and gauzes, known mule," l/w name ofEngllIs-b; soap, sea and rock salt, Essence of Peruvian bark and rhubarb, refined candy or loaf sugars, tobacco in the leaf or manufactured, callicocs, glass and chrystal, excepting what is used for spectacles and cyo-glnsscs.-—~'l‘-hc carport is prohibited of every kind, of arms, ashes of every kind, black cattle, wood, hemp, horses, corals, old cordagc, cotton-wool, dried and wet hides, ,snippers, or rags, oak bark, manure of all kinds, thread for cam: brie and lace-work, known under the name offil dc mulqm'ncrzh, fodder, empty casks, oil-seeds, vcorn and flour, and every thing relating to flour which is ranked under that class, seeds, indigo, unspunwool, materials for the manufacture of glue and paper, marine stores, money in specie, and all gold and silver articles, unprepared hides, potatoes, gunpowder and‘saltpetre, rock-salt, bacon, and salted meat. The

nalties, in case- of transgression, are, the forfeiture of the goods, with a fine of 200 francs in the'casc of defrauding the import or export duties P and the forfeiture of the

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NORWAY.—From the following letter of Prince Christian to the King of Sweden, it would seem that the Norwegians are determined to resist all attempts to destroy their national independence :—“ Your Majesty will not ascribe it to any want of respect in me, that what I now communicate to you has been delayed longer than might seem proper. I could wish that this c0m< munication might be able to clear up every doubt regarding my respectful sentiments towards you, and the motives of my o'ctions. Though I am unable to employ for that purpose any other means than that which I now make use of, you will. not wonder that my pen, the only organ of In feelings, expresses them with all the frankness which I owe, as well to your Majesty

nicating to your Majesty the proclamation of the 19th of February, I make you ac— quainted with the feelings which inspire the people of Norway, as well as with the principles which shall always guide my conduct. The Norwegian nation is .not of a disposition calmly to sacrifice its li-v bcrty and independence‘, there is only one voice among these mountaineers, namely, to preserve their national [Io/four. In vain should I have executed thetreaty of Kiel, in vain attempted to give up the fortresses to your Majesty’s troops; the inevitable consequences of such an attempt

against the only authority which could pre


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serve a. people left to themselves from the‘ lncnlcuhible‘ evils of anarchy. By such a mode of proceeding, I should instantly have lo~t the authority requisite to maintain order,and I should have deserved it by deceiving the people in the good‘ opinion whl they universally entertain of me,that I constantly aimed at theirwclfare, and at such a critical moment will prevent disorder. I'had, therefore, no other choice than either the infamy ofnhandnning a people whose whole con‘

fidcore is placed in me, nrthe dot of retaining For their gm'd the authority which had till then I exercise ‘.”— ( Neiherlanrl" Courant, June "

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as to the'causc whichI defend. In commu~ _

would have been a general insurrection,


Von. XXV. N0. 2;] LONDON, SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 1814. [Priceia

war] 7

“ GEORGE Rose, [/18 Friend of the
People.” From aRcport of a debate in
the House of Commons, on the 3d instant,
it appears that Mr. \Vhitbread made the
following observations, in presenting a pe-
tition from his own constituents, the people
of BEDFOR'D, against the CORN BILL,
“ Mr. mitbread said, he had to pre-
“ sent a petition from Bedford, signed by
“ 4-500 householders, which signatures had
“ been all collected in two days,against the
“ Corn Bill. He had hitherto been silent
“ on this question ; but he at this time
“ thought, that the inflamed state of the
“ public mind, which arose, perhaps, from
“ the long time during which the measure
“ had been pending in the House, ‘should
“ induce the-House to put off the final con-
“ sideration of it for the present Session.
“ There was a very extraordinary leaning of
“ the public mind against theBilhu-nd this,
“ whether erroneous, as he supposed it to
“ be, or just, should have its weight with
" the House. In this strange state of
“ things, the Right Hon. Gentleman op-
9‘ posite (Mr. Rose), who had always been
" esteemed a loyal man, had been called for
“ the first time in his life a factions de-
“ magogne. Nay, he (hir. W'.) had seen


“ written onthe walls, ‘ Rose tlzcfi‘z'cml of

“ tile people’——[a laugh.]_ A friend of his, “ whohad sometimes been deemed factions, “ was now accused of endeavouring to starve “ the people ; threatening letters had been “ sent on all sides, and what was more he, “ himself (Mr. \Vhilbread), had been “ threatened to he lumged for holding his “ tongwe—[much laughing] He was a " friend to' the Bill, as a grower and con" sumer; but he thought that two w‘l/zr'eefim “ days in t/wpresent season ‘would have more

“ eZfZ’t-t on 11¢» corn mar/wt I/mn arr/Acts the f

“ egv'slature could pass. Notwithstanding “ his opinion in favour oftheBill he thou ht “ it would be most politic to postpone it,%e~ “ cause iftherehappened to be a bad harvest “ in the present year, and the price of corn

‘“ was consequently to be raised, this effect

I“ would be attributed to the duty on import


“ ed corn.”-—It is very odd that these opinions, respecting the effect of the Bill, did not occur to Mr. ‘Vhitbread before. They did to me from the out-set..I always said,that it was the season ,- the crop, that must (taxes and currency continuing the same) regulate the price. I knew, and I foretold, that the Bill, in case of future lug/0 prices, (which must come if the taxes and paper-money remain), would give that false direction to the public mind, of which Mr. ‘Vhitbread speaks. The Bill would have had a sort of mental efl'ect, favourable to low price of corn upon an average. For it would have encouraged the ignorant farmer to sow ,- and, as ninety-nine out of every hundred are of that description, it would in that way, have had an extensive efl'ect. Mind, I do not mean to say, that the farmers in general“ are ignorant men ; but, that they are, and without any imputa_ tion against their understandings, generally ignorant as to those causes, which produce cbeapness and dearness. If the bill be not passed, as I hope it will not, the farmers will sow very sparingly. They will keep less horses and men. They will drain and clear less. Capital, in short, will begin to be looking another way. The consequence will be, that, in case of bad crops, or bad harvests, the scarcity will be greater, and the price higher upon an average of years, than if the bill had been passed—But, what care I about this compared to the political ell'ect of the Bill? “That is to be put in competition with the people’s t/u'nlrz'rg rightly as to the causes of their suli'erings? What a lamentable thing would it have been to see Mr. Coke regarded as the cause of the people’s sufim'ng,‘ while those who had fattened upon the taxes raised out of his estate were regarded as the eople’s riends .’—Those who have broug it forward the Bill had the supportqft/ze government, and yet, the farmers now hear all the


reproach. The Government is happy‘ in having. an organ, who says little. The part for the‘ landholders to act was that of letting the thing work. _Leaving the Government


1 to carry the Bill through, or not, just as i3 . A a»


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