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1819.] Proceedings in the late Session of Parliament.
357 Mr. Vansittart moved an Address to the House of Lords. Mr. H. concluded with Prince Regent, for conferring some dig, moving an Address to the Prince Regent, nity in the Church on the Rev. C. Words. praying for a strict enquiry into every worth, Chaplain to the House ; also for branch of the public service, but particu. paying certain sums to the Chairman of larly the department alluded to; and also, the Committees, &c.
that the nature of any vacancies in that The Chancellor of the Exchequer then department should be duly considered beproposed an Address to the Prince Regent, fore filling them up. for a sum, not exceeding 50,0001. to be Mr. Vansitlart objected to the course issued from time to time, under such re. this day pursued by the Hon. Gentleman, gulations as might be thought necessary, as most extraordinary and unfair. Taking for the encouragement of persons disposed two periods, it would be found that the to settle in his Majesty colony at the Cape amount of ordnance stores, in thirteen of Good Hope. He said, the principal years (we believe), under the old estabplace chosen for the reception of emigrants lishment of this department, was only was on the South-east coast, and possess- 1,800,000l. In the same period, since the ed a good harbour, with many other local new arrangement, it was 3,500,0001. advantages. It certainly was not propos- An Hon. Member was just rising, when ed to carry out persons wholly destitute the Usher of the Black Rod summoned the of the means of providing for themselves. Commons to the House of Peers. That experiment had been tried, but had been found to be attended with great in
HOUSE OP LORDS, July 13. convenience. A small deposit would there- Their Lordships met about twelve, and fore be required from them before leaving before that hour the seats within the House this country, as a security for their pro- were nearly filled with ladies. Several fo. viding for themselves when they arrived at reign Ambassadors, and among the numthe colony. The country was peculiarly ber the Persian aud the Algerine Ambasfavourable to the growing of fruit; and sadors, were present, upon the whole, there could be no doubt At two the Prince Regent entered in the that persons, as soon as seltled, would usual state, and took his seat on the throne, find themselves comfortable.
and Sir T. Tyrwbitt, Gentleman Usher of Mr. Hume thought that parishes should the Black Rod, was directed to require be obliged to subscribe for sending out the attendance of the House of Commons. able-bodied men, who could not get em- In a few minutes the Commons appeared ployment in this country,
at the Bar, and the Speaker delivered the Mr. Alderman Wood would not consent following Address: to send people out of the country, whilst “ May it please your Royal Highness, there was a sufficiency of waste grounds “We, bis Majesty's faithful Commons at home to afford them means of subsist. of the Uuited Kingdom of Great Britain ence by proper cultivation; in one place, and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, așa there were 80,000 acres, whicb, if culti- tend your Royal Highness with our con. vated, would give employment to many cluding Bill of Supply. — The subjects Jabourers, and yield a considerable reve- which have occupied our attention bave nue to Government.
been more numerous, more various, and Mr. C. Hutchinson thought that Govern- more important, than are usually submit. ment ought to make advances to such ted to the consideration of Parliament in emigrants as the poor manufacturers of the same Session.-Upon many of these Cork, which could soon be repaid, if the subjects we have been engaged in long scite of the proposed colony was so pro- and unwearied examinations; but such mising as had been stated.
has been the pressure of other business, The Address was then agreed to. and particularly of that which ordinarily
Mr. Parnell's financial resolutions, af. belongs to a first Session of Parliament ; ter a long and general discussion, were aud such the magnitude and intricacy of negatived.
many of those inquiries, that the limits of Mr. Hume then moved the order of the the present Session bave not allowed of day for resuming the adjourned debate on bringing them to a close.-But, Sir, of the Store-keeper General's department, those measures which we have completed, but there being only 31 Members present, the most prominent, the most important, the House adjourned.
and, as we trust, in their cousequences,
the most beneficial to the publick, are the July 13.
measures which have grown out of the conMr. Hume addressed the House on the sideration of the present state of the Coun enormous expenses of the Store-keeper try, both in its currency and its finances. General's department. His remarks were -Early, Sir, in the presevt Session, we rendered nearly inaudible by the dis- instituted an inquiry into the effects procharge of the Park and other guns, salut- duced on the exchanges with foreign couning the Priace Regent on his way to the tries, and the state of the circulating me. dium, by the restriction on payments in humility, we pray his Majesty's royal cash by the Bank. This inquiry was most
assent.” anxiously and most deliberately conduct- The royal assent was immediately given ed, and in its result led to the conclusion, to the Appropriation Bill, the Churches' that it was most desirable, quickly, but Building Amendment Bill, and sereral with due precautions, to return to our
private Bills. antient and healthful state of currency ; His Royal Highness the Prince Regent that whatever might have been the expe- then delivered the following speech : diency of the acts for the suspension of “ My Lords, and Gentlemen, payments in cash at the different periods “ It is with great regret that I am again at which they were enacted (and doubtless obliged to announce to you the continuthey were expedient, whilst the country ance of his Majesty's lamented indispowas involved in the most expensive con- sition. I cannot close this Session of Par. test that ever weighed down the finances liament without expressing the satisfacof any country), still that the necessity tion that I have derived from the zeal and for the continuance of these acts having assiduity with which you have applied ceased, it became us, with as little delay yourselves to the several important obas possible (avoiding carefully the con- jects which have come under your consi. vulsion of too rapid a transition) to return
deration. Your patient and laborious to our antient system; and that if at any investigation of the state of the circulation period, and under any circumstances, this and currency of the kingdom demands my return could be effected without national warmest acknowledgments; and I enterinconvenience, it was at the present, when tain a confident expectation that the mea. this mighty nation, with a proud retro. sures adopted, as the result of this jo. spect of the past, after having made the quiry, will be productive of the most be. greatest efforts, and achieved the noblest
neficial consequences. objects, was now reposing in confident, “Gentlemen of the House of Commons, and, as we fondly hoped, a well-founded “ I thank you for the Supplies which expectation of a sound and lasting peace. you have granted for the service of the -In considering, Sir, the state of our fi- present year.-I sincerely regret that the nances, and in minutely comparing our necessity should have existed of making income with our expenditure, it appeared any addition to the burdens of the people; to us, that the excess of our income was but I anticipate the most important pernot fairly adequate for the purposes to manent advantages from the effort which which it was applicable—the gradual re- you have thus made for meeting at once duction of the national debt. It appeared all the financial difficulties of the Country; to us that a clear available surplus of at and I derive much satisfaction from the least 5,000,0001. ought to be set apart belief, that the means which you have defor that object. This, Sir, has been effected vised for this purpose are calculated to by the additional imposition of 3,000,0001. press as lightly on all classes of the comof taxes.-Sir, in adopting this course, bis ‘munity as could be expected when so Majesty's faithful Commons did not cou- great an effort was to be made. ceal from themselves that they were call
My Lords, and Gentlemen, ing upon the nation for a great exertion : " I continue to receive from foreign but well-kpowing that honour, and charac- powers the strongest assuravces of their ter, and independence, have at all times friendly disposition towards this Country. been the first, and dearest objects of the “ I have observed with great concern the hearts of Englishmen, we felt assured, attempts which bave been made in some that there was no diflicnlty that the coun- of the manufacturing districts, to take adtry would not encounter, and no pressure vantage of circumstances of local distress, to wbich she would not willingly and cheer- to excite a spirit of disaffection to the fully submit, to enable-her to maintain, institutions and government of the Coanpure and unimpaired, that which has ne- try. No object can be nearer my beart ver yet been shaken or sullied-her pub- than to promote the welfare and prospelic credit, and her national good faith.- rity of all classes of his Majesty's subThus, Sir, I bave endeavoured, shortly, jects; but this cannot be affected without * and I am aware how imperfectly, to no- the maintenance of public order and trantice the various duties which have devolv. quillity. You may rely, therefore, upon ed upon us, in one of the longest and my firm determination to employ for this most arduous Sessions in the records of
purpose the powers intrusted to me by law; Parliament.—The Bill, Sir, which it is my and I have no doubt that, on your return to duty to present to your Royal Highness, your several counties, you will use your is entitled, “An Act for applying certain utmost endeavours, in co-operation with monies therein mentioned for the service the magistracy, to defeat ihe machina. of the year 1819, and for further appro- tions of those whose project, if successful, priating the supplies granted in this Ses. çould only aggravate the evils which it sion of Parliament. To which, with all professed to remedy; and who, under the 359
Gazette Promotions. pretence of reform, have really no other Highness the Prince Regent, acting in the object but the subversion of our happy name and on the behalf of his Majesty, Constitution."
that this Parliament be prorogued to Then the Lord Chancellor, by the Prince Tuesday, the 24th day of August next, Regent's command, said,
to be then here holden ; and this Parlia. “ My Lords, and Gentlemen,
ment is accordingly prorogued to Tues" It is the will and pleasure of his Royal day, the 24th day of August next.”
The first five Officers on the list of Ad. Brevet Promotions. Commissions to be mirals of the White, ending with Admiral dated this day.
Wilson, to be Admirals of the Red. To be Generals in the Army-Lieute- The 10 Officers on the list of Admirals nant Generals the Honourable R. Taylor, of the Blue, endiog with Admiral Sir J. G. Milner, George Marquis of Huvtly, Savmarez, to be Admirals of the White, Hon. E. Finch, I. Gascoyne, D. D. We. The 13 Officers at the head of the list of myss, Hon. J. Cuming, H. Wynyard, D. Vice-Admirals of the Red, ending with Campbell, T. Grosvenor, J. Calcraft, John Sir E. Nagle, to be Admirals of the Blue. Earl of Hopetoun, G. C. B. James Lord Vice Admirals of the White, from F. Forbes, Henry Marquis of Anglesey, K.G. Pender, esq. to Sir T. Foley, inclusive, to and G. C. B. Sir J. Doyle, bart. and be Vice Admirals of the Red. G.C. B. Sir R. Brownrigg, bart, and G.C.B. The whole of the Officers on the list of W. Knollis, Hon. E. Phipps, W. Carl- Vice Admirals of the Blue, to be Vice wright, Sir B. Leighton, bart. J. Coffin Admirals of the White. J. Murray, and Sir C. Green, bart.
The whole of the Officers on the list of To be Lieutenant Generals in the Army Rear Adinirals of the Red, to be Vice Ad-Major Generals J. Croker, L. B. Wallis, mirals of the Blue. J. Hope, G. Meyricke, Sir A. Cameron, The whole of the Rear Admirals of the K. C. B. Andrew Lord Blayney, Hon. S. White to be Rear Admirals of the Red. Mabon, J.S. Wood, D. O'Meara, Francis The whole of the Rear Admirals of the Baron Rottenburg, Hon. Sir C. Colville, Blue to be Rear Admirals of the White. G. C. B. F. C. White, G. Brown, L. Lin. Captain W. T. Lake, C.B. to be Rear delthal, R. Coghlan, Sir H. Fane, K.C. B. Admiral of the White. Sir R. Bolton, R. Cheney, Sir G. An- Captains Sir C. Ogle, H. Raper, W. C. son, K. C. B. Kenneth Alexander Lord Fabie, Sir G. Eyre, R. Lambert, J. BingHoward of Effingham, K. C. B. Sir H. bam, R. D. Oliver, T. Boys, Sir C. Bris. Hinuber, K. C. B. Thomas Lord Hart- bane, Sir J. Talbot, J. Halliday, J. GifTand, Sir J. S, Maxwell, bart. W. T. Dilkes, fard, J. West, S. Poyntz, Lord Colville, J. Sir J. Oswald, K. C. B. W. Doyle, J. Hat. Cochet, Sir A. C. Dickson, R. Winthrop, ton, P. Bonham, Sir W. Anson, K. C. B. H. Digby, C. Ekins, J. 3. Rainer, B. W. G. W. Ranisay, and J. Dorrien.
Page, P. Wodehouse, and T. Alexander, To be Major Generals in the Army, to be Rear Admirals of the Blue. from Col. Sir J. Elley lo Col. Sir A. F. The under-mentioned Officers to be Barnard, inclusive.
Knights Companions of the Order of the To be Colonels in the Army, from Lieut. Bath-Vice Admiral M. Dixon, Rear Ad. Col. H. Loftus to Lieut. Col. A. Macken. miral the Hon. Sir H. Blackwood, bart, zie, inclusive.
and Rear Admiral Sir J. P. Beresford, To be Lieutenant Colonels in the Army, bart. from Major E. Shearman to Major J, W. His Royal Highness has also been O'Donnaghue, inclusive.
pleased to nominate Capt. P. Puget, of To be Majors in the Army, from Capt. the Royal Navy, to be a Companion of D. Macpherson to Capt. L. O'Hara, in- the said Order of the Bath, the name of clusive.
this officer having, by mistake, been for. Admiralty-Office, Aug. 12.
merly omitted. His Royal Highness the Prince Regent The following Commanders and Lieu. has been pleased, in the name and on the tenants have been appointed Post Cape behalf of the King, to appoint W. R. tains and Commanders respectively: Broughton, esq. C. B. Sir E. Berry, bart. Captains J. Tomkinson, J. Hay, Sir C. T. K.C.B. W. Prowse, esq. C.B. aod T. Ba- Jones, C. B. Strong, J. Baldwin, R. Ridker, esq. C.B. to be Colonels in his Ma. dell, G. A. Westphall, P. W. P. Wallis, jesty's Royal Marine Forces, in the room Hon. F. Noel, T. Scriveo, C. B. Hugh of W. T. Lake, esq. C.B. W. C. Fahie, Patten, A. Dobbs, C. B.-Lieuts. J. Grifesq. C.B. Sir G. Eyre, K.C.B. and Sir J. fitbs, T. H. Hambly, R. C. Barton, J. Talbot, K.C.B. appointed Flag Officers of Maples, M. H. Herbert, E. W. C. Astley, ha Majesty's Fleet.
C. Jackson, C. B. Louis, R. B. T. Sutton, The following promotions have been H. Boteler, G. Cheyne, and J. Murray. made :
War-office, Aug. 17.
S. M. Middleton, M. Arnett, S. Williams, 7th Light Drag. Brevet Lieut. Colonel E. Nicolls, R. Torrens, and R. Foy. Thornbill to be Lieut. Colonel; and Bre. To be Majors-Captains G. Elliot, T. vet Lieut. Col. Robarts, from half-pay 9th Clarke, J. M. Bevians, M. Wybourn, T. Light Dragoons, to be Major.
Sherman, A. Brown, J. Campbell, W. CoR. 12th Ditto-Brevet Lieut. Col. Howard, nolly, W. Macdonald, G. Nicolson, J. Nic from balf-pay 23d Light Dragoons, to be cholson, G. Beatty, W. H. Snowe, 'R. Major.
Clarke, T. A. Parke (of the Marine ArtilTo be Lieutenant Colonels :
lery), W. Rowe, E. Jones, A. M'Lachlan, 17th Foot-Brevet Col. Edwards, from E. N. Lowder, A. Shairp, W. Thomson, ball-pay 730 Foot.
T. Carter, J. Wobrige, G. Marshal, C. 22d-Brevet Col. Sir H. Gough, from Epworth, G. Gray, N. Cole, and D. Dalzell. half-pay 87th Foot.
And also the under-mentioned Officers 2715-Lieut. Col. Henry, from half-pay of the East India Company's Forces to 3d Garrison Batt.
take rank, by Brevet, in bis Majesty's 38th-Brevet Col. Lord Muskerry to be Army in the East Indies only, as follows: Lieut. Colonel; and Brevet Lieut. Col. To be Lieut. Generals-Major Generals O'Malley, from half-pay 44th Foot, to be Sir R. Blair, K.C.B. A. Kye, and R. Bell. Major.
To be Major Generals - Colonels J. 44th_Brevet Col, the Hon. H. King, Dighton, R. Haldane, T. Munro, W.Toone, from half-pay 5th foot.
L. Loveday, L. Thomas, T. Hardwicke, 53d-Lieut. Col. Brereton, from half- W. Macleod, W. Webber, G. Bowness, pay African Corps.
J. Simmons, S. W. Ogg, R. Gregory, J. 60th-Lieut. Col. Andrews, from half- Doveton, Sir J. Malcolm, K.C.B. J. H. pay of the same regiment.
Symons, N. Forbes, R. Frith, J. G, Grao 65th-Lieut. Col. Torrens, from half. ham, s. Wilson, H. Grace, and J. Arnold. pay Ist W. I. Regt.
To be Colonels-Lieut. Colonels G. Ha. 701h-Brevet Lieut. Col. Ottley, from milton, J. Rice, T. Boles, J. W. Freese, balf-pay 91st Foot.
A. Knox, J. W. Adams, C. Mackenzie, 71st-Brevet Col. Sir T. Arbuthnot, from H. Worsley, H. Fraser, T. Nuthall, H. S. half-pay 57th Foot.
Scott, Sir J. Sinclair, J. Lindsay, J. Van. 78th-Lieut. Col. Lindsay, from half- renen, and R. Scott. pay of same regiment.
To be Lieut. Cols.—Majors J. Mouatt, 81st-Lieut. Col. Milling, from half. C. Browne, W. Hopper, T. Anburey, T. pay of same regiment.
Wood, W. Farquhar, W. Elliott, and J. 86th-Lieut. Col. Johpson, from half- Doveton. pay of same regiment.
To be Majors-Captains J.J. M'lotosh, 88th-Lieut. Col. Fergusson, from half. J. C. Hurdis, D. Mackay, W. Jolly, T.
Wilson, A. Balmain, H. W. Sale, G. Swi. 89th-Lieut. Col. Miles, from balf-pay ney, R. B. Otto, G. Pollock, T. A. Cor. 38th Foot.
per, T. Hall, J. H. Collett, J. R. Cleg. 90th-Lieut. Col. Austen, from half- horn, R. Parminter, S. Goodfellow, A. pay 59th Foot.
Liusay, J. J. F. Leith, T. Smith, J. D. 2d Ceylon Regiment-Lieut. Col. Fle. Crompton, W.M. Burton, H. L. Harring.' ming, from half-pay 2d W. I. Regiment. ton, T. King, R. Davis, E. L. Smythe, T.
GARRISONS.—Major-General Sir James Smithwaite, H. Huthwaite, J. F. Douglas, Kempt to be Lieut. Governor of Ports- S. Fraser, W.C. Faithfull, W. Hawkins, mouth; and Major-General Sir Dennis J. A. Biggs, and J. M. Coombs. Pack to be Lieut. Governor of Plymouth. Aug. 24. Lord M. Kerr to be Secretary
STAFF.-Colonel Ross, on half-pay 66th to the most noble Order of the Thistle. Foot, to be Commandant of the Depot in The 2d, or Queen's Regiment of Foot, to the Isle of Wight; Colonel Thoruton, of bear on its colours and appointments the the 35th Foot, to be Deputy Adjutant. words—Vittoria, Pyrennees, Nivelle, and General to the Forces serving in Ireland, Toulouse; and the 83d, the words-Tala.' v. Colonel Ross; and the Rev. C. J. Lyon, vera, Fuentes d'Honore, Ciudad Rodrigo, from balf.pay, to be Chaplain to the Forces. Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Nivelle,
Aug. 23. The following Officers of the and Orthes. Royal Marines to take rank by Brevet: Oct. 9. 14th Light Dragoons—Breret
To be Lieut. Generals in the Army Lieut. Col. C. M, Baker to be Lieut. Col. Major Generals Sir H. Bell, K.C.B. T. without purchase, vice F. E. B. Hervey, Strickland, and R. Winter.
bart. deceased ; Brevet Major Thomas To be Major General-Co!. John Miller, Potter Milles to be Major, vice Baker,
To be Colonels - Lieut. Colonels Re 51st-Brevet Lieut. Colonel Octavius Moncrieffe, J. Mackintosh, L. C. Meares, Carey to be Lieutenant Colonel by purand G. E. Vinicombe.
chase, vice Spring, who retires. To be Lieut. Colonels Majors B. Dic. 85th - Lieut. Colonel Augustus Warkenson, W. Barry, W. M. Combe, T. burton, to be Lieutenant Colonel, vice WilMitchell (1st), F. Williams, A. Strapsham, liam Thornton, who exchanges.
pay 3d foot.
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It has been stated in the French papers, The Journal des Debats gives a sum- that the port of St. Valery has sent out mary of the late elections; according to 22 vessels, manned with about 600 seas which the Deputies returned consist of meu, to fish upon the Eastern and Nor37 Liberaux, five Ultra; fiveMinisterialists, thern coast of Scotland (the scene of one Doctripaire, and one uncertain. Dutch industry for so many years; and
General Donadieu having published a the primary cause, we are led to believe, pamphlet, relative to his conduct at Gre. of the affluence and maritime power of noble, in which he inserts a letter from Holland. It is to be wished, that some Count de Cazes, approving of the seve. systematic efforts by men of capital were rities which he exercised, the Count has made, on a scale commensurate with the published in the Moniteur, the whole of importance of the object, for securing tư the correspondence which took place on Great Britaio a participation, at least, ia the occasion. It appears, that when the the boundless riches of her own seas. ] Count became acquainted with the real state of the facts, he revoked his praises, Messenger :-" The PRINCESS OF WALES.
The following appears in Galignani's and censured the General; whom he re
-The following letter, bearing the Italian minds, that, under a free Government
post-mark, which we received about three like France, to repress illegal acts illegal- weeks since, but forbore to insert, searing ly, is a greater crime than the commission
it might be wb'at, in the phraseology of of the acts'; the duty of public officers
the day, is denominated a hoax, acquires being to reduce all to the obedience of
an air of authenticity from the circumthe laws, and not to infringe them them
stance of her Royal Highness being imme. selves.-The above transaction of Count diately expected at Paris; having arrived de Cazes not only indicates a highly ra. tional degree of liberty at present exist- suite, consisting of nine persons, at Lyons,
incog. (as the Countess Oldi) with her ing in France, but redounds much to the
on the night of the 12th iostaot, aad ata honour of the Count himself.
tended the theatre there on the following The noted Sebastiani has been elected evening. We therefore lay it before our a Deputy for Corsica, as well as M. Ra
readers without abridgment or correcmolino, cousin-german of Buonaparte's tion: mother. The latter election has excited great notice. Corsica is a sort of rotten
• SIR-Having read a' Paragrafe in the borough to France: the voters were only Lausanne newespaper I Trust you will be 35 in number.
so kind to Let the answer also be put in * The numbers of the English in France your Englesh newes paper. are said to be wonderfully on the increase.
• Ther is to much reason to believe that It is reckoned, that at present there
the Princess of Wales returns to England, are not less than 15,000 of our country- Hall, where she her selfe will make her
to ask her selfe for a trial at Westminster, men in Paris. It is asserted, that upwards of 500 English families have settled
own defence, as her Honour is agave ata ịa Verdun and the vicinity of that town, tacked, by false Traducers or foul 'Spys, and that they are persons possessed of and by Servants which where sent from considerable property.
ther Servis and Palace, for ther bad con· Letters from Paris of the 6th instant; duct, have all been Bought up, for very mention a fatal duel on Montmatre; be high Prizeto Traduce their former Benefaca: tween Captain Pellew, of the 1st regiment tress, we are also authorized to Annunciate of Life Guards, and Captain Theodore
that all ber Debts in Itali have been paid, Walsh, of the same regiment. At the first and thous in England will be in a very fire Captain Pellew was shot through the
Short Period. Although the Princess of temple, and expired without a groan.
Wales is the only one of the Royal Family The cause of this affair was the elopement who has never askt for a augmentation of of Mrs. Walsh with Captain Pellew, and income, and When five years ago the noble
and Generous Nation Voted in Parliament who was with him at Paris; to which place the injured husband followed them. fifty Thousand Pounds Sterling per annum, Captain Pellew was the only child of his
She only accepted 35,000 Pounds Sterling. now distressed parents.
She never wandes under anny. ConsiderA vessel from Havre, bound to St. De only comes to Demand Justice from that
ation to be a Burden to the Nation, She tersburg, has been wrecked
near Bologne: twelve passengers perished with Noble Nation against her Enemys, **** the ship; and all the baggage of Count
• Private Secretary to Capo d'Istria, the Russian Minister, has "H. R. H. the Princess of Wales.";s been lost. GENT. MAG, October, 1819.