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1819) Debates. - Abstract of Foreign Occurrences. 553 learn, that Meetings lo obtain Reform in • How few of all the ills that men erlParliament, whether to the exteut of An
(or cure.” nual Parliaments aud Universal Suffrage, Are those which Kings and Laws can cause were illegal. He contended that the Ma
All those evils would have the fullest con. gistrates were wrong in not preventing sideration of Parliament; but they form. the meeting, if it was illegal, to assemble in military array, with banners, caps of
ed no good grounds for immediate inliberty, &c. of which, according to their quiry. He entered into an examination
of the proceedings at Manchester; and own evidence, they had previous infor
contended, that from them no inquiry mation. They suffered those poor deluded persons to arrive at the meeting prehended was popular clamour, the best
was necessary. If the disorder they applace; and, before a single act of vio
friends of the couutry were those who lence was committed, the cavalry adi
would put it down; and protect the peace. vanced at a trot and a gal'op, bv whichi,
able part of the community from outrage and their sabres, 7 or 8 were killed, and
and danger. about 400 wounded. This, of itself, de
Earl Grey explained. Earl Darnley manded inquiry. He mentioned a nuin. ber of other circuinstances, such as the
supported the motion, and the Marquis
of Lansdown very shortly replied; when sharpening the swords of the cavalry, &c.
the House divided-For the motion 47as sufficient grounds of such enquiry; Against it 178.—Majority 131. and that from what he had heard and read, the Magistrates were the disturbers of the public peace; and Ministers were now identifying themselves with the Ma. In the Commons, the same day, Lord gistrates.
Althorpe made his promised motion on The Earl of Liverpool had to apolo- the State of the Nation, and concluded gize to the House for addressing them by moving that a Select Committee be after every thing he could say had been appointed to consider the papers laid beso ably anticipated by a Noble Marquis, fore Parliament, by order of his Royal and the Noble Baron who spoke early in Highness the Prince Regent, and to rethe debate. Distress had been alleged port thereon to the House. The speakers as the ground for enquiry; however that in support were Lord Milton, Mr. Tierdistress was to be deplored, it was con- ney, Mr. W. Lamb, Sir M. W. Ridley, nected with circumstances over which the Mr. Denman, the Hon. Douglas Kinnaird Executive Government or Parliament had (his maiden speech), and Mr. Bennett nothing to do. It grew out of our com- (the member for Wiltshire): those against mercial relations, and prevailed in a much it were Lord Castlereagh, Lord Lascelles, greater degree in America and other Messrs. Bathurst, Long Wellesley, S. Wortcountries. The people ought to be told ley, Courtenay, Lawson, Mansfield, and that their evils were vot to be ascribed 10 Marlin of Galway. On a division, the any form of Government; and were al. motion was negatived by 395 to 150, most entirely out of the controul of any Majority 175. Government.
empt it from yearly tumult and agitaThe French King opened the Session tion, and infuse more consistency into of Parliament, Nov. 29, witth the cus- the conduct of the State. (It is intended tomary imposing ceremonies. Being to make the elections septennial, and to seated on the Throne, surrounded by the double the present number of Deputies.) Princes of his House, the Ministers, Mar- The King adds, that when he has done shals, Peers, and Deputies, with a bril. all this, bis great work of the Charter liant assembly of ladies in the galleries will have been completed.--The King rehis Majesty delivered the speech, which ceived a warm and affectionate reception is of a domestic, and in general of a sa- from all ranks of his subjects during his tisfactory character. Plenty, he states, passage from the Thuilleries, and on his reigns throughout France. Agriculture entrance to and departure from the Hall. and the arts, both elegant and useful, Some cries, it is reported, of Vive la flourish. The laws are executed without Charte were mingled with those of Vive difficulty. The finances are equal to the le Roi. Several new-made Peers and Depublic wants. His Majesty nevertheless, puties took the oaths after his Majesty from a certain uneasiness which seems had ceased to speak; but the Abbé Gre. to prevail throughout the Nation, sug- goire was not among them, nor did he ap. gests such a change in the constitution pear in his Sovereign's presence. The of the Chamber of Deputies, as shall ex. King feels himself sufficiently strong to GENT. Mag. December, 1819.
exercise mercy towards the exiles ; and pepper, and cloves, the produce of tbe we find a long list in the French papers Brazils. of the persons who had been banished,
SPAIN. and are now permitted to return. Among The Queen of Spain arrived at Madrid these are-Grouchy, Lallemant, Drouet- on the 21st of October, and the religious d'Erlon, Lefebvre, Desnouettes, Clausel, solemnization of her nuptials was to take Laborde, Bertrand, Drouot, Cambrone, place next day. On her entrance into Lavalette, Rovigo, Soult, Vandamme, &c. the capital she was accompanied by the
The Chamber of Peers assembled, Dec. King and the Infants of Spain. The peo9, and agreed upon an Address to the ple took the horses from the carriage of King, which was presented to his Majesty the Queen at the gate of Atocha; a troop by a deputation of Peers the next day. of young persons, clothed in au elegant The King delivered the following an. costume, drew it to the Palace; while
another troop preceded it, dancing as they “I am very sensible of the sentiments advanced, to the sound of joyful music. of the Chamber of Peers. I wilness es. The Queen appeared extremely gratified pecially with the greatest satisfaction its with these demonstrations of attachment, determination to concur in my views. It and evinced, in her salutatious, all that is by this unity of thought and action, affability and goodness which public fame that we shall succeed in preserving the had previously ascribed to her.
The aroountry from all danger, and securing to rival of the august party was announced my people that internal peace of which by salutes of artillery and the ringing of I felicirate myself upon having hitherto bells. had the means of conferring upon them
GERMANY. the enjoyment."
Accounts from Germany inform Ds, The Paris papers announce a circum- that the Ducal Palace of Brunswick was stance of considerable interest in the pro- destroyed by fire on the 2d instant; ceedings of the Deputies on the 20 inst.
when, unhappily, some lives were lost, M. Angles, the oldest meinber present,
together with a great proportion of the being called upon to act as provisional archives of the Duchy. The grand hall, President, began to draw by ballot the
superbly decorated by Buonaparte, fell names of those members who were to
a total sacrifice to the flames. compose the nine bureaux of the Cham
The Hanoverian Government is stated ber. As fortune would have it, the se
to have come to the resolution of annu). cond name produced from the urn was ling the sales of public property which that of Count Gregoire. A rare scene of
were made in East Friesland by Louis confusion followed: some called for the
Buonaparte when on the throne of Hot question of adjournment; others exclaim.
land; but the purchasers are to be reed that he had not taken the vaths.
paid their money. Connt Marcellus repeatedly vociferated, “ No regicides in the Chamber.” The
TURKEY. uproar was at length quieted by M. Vila The following is an extract of a letter lele; who observed that a person who had from a respectable Sirm, dated Copstan. not taken the oaths, and thus qualified tinople, Oct. 25:himself for the duties of a member, was “On the 16th, the two elder Duzoglies not admissible to any of the bureaux. were beheaded at the Seraglio gates, and On this footing the question was then put, two others, a brother and a cousin, hung and the exclusion of Gregoire from the at the door of one of their country houses list of names was carried by a powerful on the Bosphorus. Enclosed you have a majority.
translation of the charges brought against Journals announce, that the Committee them by the Governinent. On the 17th, of the Chamber of Deputies, to whom was the head of Apturaman Bey (late Direcreferred the consideration of the election tor of the Mini), who had been sent into of the notorious regicide, the Abbé Gre. exile with a pension of 36,000 piastres, goire, have decided that he is not duly was brought to town and placed by the elected ; the deparıment which chose him two first-mentioned, where they reqrained not having complied with the 421 article
three days. of the Charter, which requires that a cer- « On ihe 23d, another of the Duzoglies. tain portion of the Members returned by who had been absent on account of bad every department, shall have their polic healıb, was brought in, and, of course, tical domicile therein. The Chamber con- placed in confinement. Nothing has yet firmed this report, and the Abbé is there. been done with respect to the other parfore excluded.--The affair produced much ties implicated ; but there can be no confusion in the Chamber.
doubt, that as soon as every. thing is conThe French ship Louise, and the Portu. fessed and recovered, to which it is said guese' brig Espadarte, Jately arrived at they have been forced by torture, the Havre and Marseilles, have imported tea, same fate is reserved for them.
555 « The property found in Duzoglies' The Calcutta Journal says,
« Several possession, and what was discovered else- months ago, in the vicinity of Chander. where, exceeds credibility.”
nagore, a female victim was immolated The following is a travslation of the on the funeral pile, under circumstances writing placed by the side of the corpse peculiarly affecting. She was a young of Kirkor Duzoglie, beheaded before the woman, who had been recently betrothed great gate of the Seraglio, called “ Baba to a young man of the same town. Every Hamayun," on Saturday, the 26th of the thing was prepared for the celebration of Moon Zilkande, answering to the 16th of the nuptials, which had been fixed for the October, 1819:
next day ; the relations of both parties “ By the negligence and misconduct had arrived from a distance to honour the of the superintendants of the Imperial marriage with their presence ; and the Mint, for the last three or four years, circle of their friends already enjoyed in those who are bereafter named, turning anticipation the festivities which the aptheir office to their private profit, and to proaching day would, usher in. On the give scope to their inoate perfidy, have preceding evening, however, the brideappropriated to themselves more than groom was taken ill of the cholera morbus, 30,000 purses of money, for which they and in a few hours was a lifeless corpse. have thus constituted themselves debtors, Information being conveyed of the meand bave consumed that suin in building lancholy event to the bride, she instantly houses upon the canal and in the city, declared her determination to ascend the and on various other objects of luxury funeral pile of her betrothed Lord : a and ostentation; thus dilapidating the long debate was thereon held between the Ottoman Treasury.
relations of the bride and the Priests, re“ Beside what they have permitted in specting the legality of the act; the retheir own residences, they have caused sult of which was, that in such case the Chapels to be erected in the houses of Shasters, considering the bride as bound persons who belonged to them, and bring- to her husband by the vow she had taken, ing to them Catholic Priests, they have permitted a voluntary immolation on the bad the audacity to exercise publicly the funeral pile. The next day, therefore, false religion even within the capital of instead of the music and joy which had the Ottoman Empire.
It is then one of been anticipated, the bride was led to the the Duzoglies named Kirkor, that traitor banks of the Ganges, amid the silent grief punished with death well merited, whose of her friends and relatives, and burnt miserable corpse this is.”
with the dead body of her intended husN. B. The writing placed by the side of band.” the corpse of Serkis, second son of the A new Island has been lately formed family of Duzoglie, is exactly conformable in the upper part of the Bay of Bengal, to the above.
by a rapid accretion of the alluvion or ASIA.
soil, made along the shores of the large An American Journal says, “ The Em rivers of the lodian continent. The island peror of Chioa, it appears, has been very is nothing at present but a sand-bank; much alarmed and annoyed by the ap- but it is continually receiving such ad. pearance of a hurricane. In his Royal ditions as will gradually render it a spaGazelle, he has thought proper to cen
cious tract. It was not visible four or sure the Astrologers belonging to his five years ago, and it was only discovered, Court, for not having foretold this event together with the canal, by vessels Iradin their Alinanacks. His Astrologers, in ing to Saugur, about the latter end of reply to some queries propounded by his 1816. The situation is 21° 35' of lati. Majesty, declared, that this hurricane tude, and 88° 20' of longitude East of was occasioued by the dismissal of his Greenwich : this position is precisely_that favourite Minister. The explanation was
which has been indicated in the maps as rejected by his Majesty, as an inter. the bank of Saugur, at the Eastern exference with bis Royal prerogative ; and tremity of the upper part of the island of they received his Majesty's commands that name. Its formation between the to try their hands at another interpreta. mouths of the Houghly and the canal of tion of this phenomenon, The Mathe- the bay, may well enough account for matical Board presented their solutions, its origin. There being two considerable and stated, that if the whirlwind was ac- mouths of rivers, with rapid currents companied with dust, it shewed that there rushing into the sea, both East and West, were dissentions between the Sovereign there must have long been a submarine and his Ministers. This explanation was agglomeration, wbich has now risen above intended, we presume, to make a whirl- the surface of the oceail, and must inpind of his Majesty, and Just of his Mi- crease under the protection of the connisters. This is the Nation whose ex- tinental lands that lie between those two ample has been so often cited by vision- arms of the Ganges.lo some parts the ary theorists, as furnishing a proper mode island is covered with the dung of birds, for American adoption."
which becomes a kind of manure for the triots. On the 11tb of September a gesoil. Myriads of small crabs cover the neral insurrection of the Creoles took Northern coast, and their visits are pro- place at Sante Fe, the capital. All the ductive of some utility. The central part Spaniards were murdered, the Governor of the island looks at a distance like a and a few officers of the Government exgreen lawn, dazzling to the view: herbage cepted ; and they were compelled to fly
l has taken root here, and there are a pum- in such baste as to leave every thing beber of tufts of long cass (saccharum sponta. hind them, both public and private proneum) that thrive very well."
perty. This occurred previous to the enAFRICA.
try of Bolivar into the city, which took By the Hottentot, Capt. Taylor, arrived place about seven days afterwards. He in 59 days from the Cape of Good Hope, found in the city a treasure amounting to intelligence has been received of the total two and a half millions of dollars. In the defeat of the Caffre forces, and of the cap- Oronoco Gazettes, the details of Bolivar's ture and defeat of the principal leaders. military career, in his advance on the caThe Hottentot landed dispatches for Go- pital of New Granada, are contained. The vernment at Dover. On the day before most important batile was fought at a she sailed, the Governor (Lord Charles place called Baucha; the action, though Somerset) and suite embarked on board not on so large a scale as that of Maipo, his Majesty's brig. Redwing, for. Algoa fought last year in Chili, bears some re. Bay; for the purpose, as is supposed, semblance to it in its results, and was of making terms of peace with the sa. equally decisive in favour of the Patriots. vages, and fixing the future boundary of The force of the Royalists consisted of their country in the direction of the colony. 3000 men, and of this number Ouly fifty
By the Dutch ship Governor, Bille, are said to have escaped. Beraida, ibe which arrived at the Cape of Good Hope Spanish General, together with the second on the 10th of September, from Batavia, in command, were killed; and 1600 were advices are received that an insurrection taken prisoners. among the natives at Palemban (or the By a letter from St. Vincent's of the 230 South east Coast of Sumatra) had taken of Oct. it appears that St. Lucia had also place, and that they had murdered all suffered very severely by the hurricane the Dutch settlers except Mr. Muntin- that did so much mischief at Barbadoes. ghe, the Superintendant, who fortunately
On the 41h ult. a fire broke out at Wil. escaped.
mington, North Carolina, which destroyed AMERICA, &c.
about 300 houses, and occasioned a loss Intelligence has been received of a hur. of property to the amount of 1,000,000 of ricane at Barbadoes, on the 13th, 1411, dollars. Only one life was lost, that of and 15th of October, more dreadful than a Capt. Farquhar M'Rae, who was crushany that has occurred in the island since ed to atoms by the fall of a huuse, into 1780.-The town was deluged, and bridges
which he had ventured, to save the proand buildings carried away by the resist- perty of a neighbour. The fire was strongly less torrents. On the plantations, the suspected to have been the work of an instorm of wind tore up the canes by the cendiary. roots; many houses were also blown down, A fire had also broken out in the forests and other considerable damage was done. of the Dismal Swamp, in New Jersey, in -At Foster-hall estate, near Joe's. river, the latter end of October, and continued some singular and awful phenomena oc- burning at the date of the latest accounts curred. Several of the buildings sunk
from that quarier.
It had already deunder the earth, and were totally de- stroyed about 3,000 acres of timber. stroyed; and a house, where a flock of The St. Louis Gazette, after giving some sheep and some catile were lodged, was account of the testimonies existing ju supswallowed up, and entirely lost. A wood port of the opivion that there is now ju. adjoining, suddenly moved down to the habiting the Southern brauches of the Mis. spot where Foster-ball buildings stood, souri, a race of men descended from the and a field of canes took possession of a Welch Emigrants, who embarked, to the spot where a field of potatoes had been, number vf 327 persons, in ten vessels, and which slid into the sea. A sinking under Prince Madoc, in A.D. 1170, from of the earth occurred in other parts of the North Wales, mentions, that an expedition island. The damage among the shipping is now op foot for a thorough iovestigation was considerable ; several of the vessels of the fact. The persons engaged in the rode out the gale. Some lives were lost, undertaking are Messrs. Roberts and Par. but not so many as might have been ex- ry, Welchnen, who speak the language of pected.
North aud South Wales : it is said, they A letter froin Nevis dated Oct. 20, de. are industrious, persevering men, and that rived from a most respectable quarter, they will pursue the search as long as the states, that the whole of the Kingdom of probability of a discovery exists. New Granada is in the hands of the Pa
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INTELLIGENCE FROM VARIOUS ness's House, and we are convinced that a
PARTS OF THE COUNTRY. zealous and active support of them is reNov. 26. The beautiful mansion of G. J. quired from us by every consideration both Glynn, esq. near Bodmin, in Cornwall, of civil and religious duty." with the valuable furniture, choice library, " Given at our House of Convocation, wines, &c. were destroyed by fire early under our common seal, this twenty-eighth this morning.
day of October, in the year of our Lord Nov. 18. The following Address from one thousand eight hundred and nineteen." the Voiversity of Oxford was this day To which His Royal Highness the presented :
Prince Regenț returned the following “ To His Royal Highness the Prince gracious Answer:Regent.
“ I returu you my warmest thanks for “ We, His Majesty's most dutiful and this loyal and dutiful Address. I was fully loyal subjects, the Chancellor, Masters, persuaded that the University of Oxford, and Scholars of the University of Oxford, distinguished as it is for the soundest prinbeg leave to approach your Royal High- ciples of loyalıy and religion, could vot ness in this alarming and awful state of contemplate, without the utmost reprobaour Country, with renewed assurances of tion and alarm, the means so actively em. our zealous attachment to His Majesty's ployed to destroy public morals at their person, family, and government, and to very source; to bring into hatred and conthat happy Constitution in Church and tempt all the civil authorities of the CounState, which is established in this realm. try; and ultimately to subvert the whole
“With these sentiments we are unalter- fabric of our Covstitution, both in Church ably impressed. We have already more and Stale. Such an avowal of your printhan once been permitted to lay them at ciples, at this most important conjuncture, your Royal Highness's feet; and we are is bighly gratifying to me; and I am persensible that the best mode, and the most suaded you will ever consider it to be your acceptable to your Royal Higboess, by indispensable duty to spare no exertions which we can manifest the deep conviction in instilling them into the minds of those with which they are rooted in our own entrusted to your care, as the only solid minds, is by impressing them also upon foundation of private honour and bappi. the minds of others; and by inculcating ness, as well as of public security and the doctrines of true religion and the prin- - prosperity.” ciples of loyalty to the Throne, obedience Dec. 7. The rev. Archdeacon Wollasto the laws, and attachment to the Consti- ton, rector of the parish of East Dereham, tution, on those whoni we are preparing Norfolk, at his tithe-audit, in consequence for the discharge, in their various stations of the great depression in the price of of duties inseparably connected with the grain, returned five per cent. to the farmers public interests.
-an example worthy of imitation. “ But we view, with the deepest appre- Yurmouth, Dec. 9. We lament to state, hension, the continually increasing efforts that the whole line of this coast presents a which are made to undermine, throughout scene of devastation and ruin, occasioned the Country, the groundworks of every by the late strong gales from the eastduty, both public and private; and at a ward. Wreck lies scattered at every step; time when all authority is outraged, and and the melancholy conclusion is, that all public order insulted and violated; several ships, with their unfortunate crews, and when dangers of unusual inagnitude, have gone down: besides these, there are alising out of the rapid and connected pro. many vessels stranded; some of which are gress of blaspheiny and sedition, threaten so much damaged as to render them not both the peace of the community and the worth repairing.
Various articles have personal security of individuals, we should been washed ashore at this place, and a be equally wanting to our feelings and our crew of fourteen men arrived in an open duty, if we did not, in this public manner, boat, on Wednesday, having been obliged again express our abhorrence of such ef.
to quit their ship, which was entangled in forts, and our anxiety to maintain, unim- the sands. The vessel was plainly seen paired, the authority of the Laws, the dig. from the shore, and it is hoped she will nity of the Crown, and the independence be saved. It is reported that one of the of the Legislature. On these principles revenue cuiters is lost. - On Tuesday we will continue to act as we trust we have night, the Phoenix, from Copenhagen, hitherto acted.-We know that they are with a valuable cargo, bound for St. Croix, the foundatious of that public happiness was totally wrecked near this town, and which our Country, by the blessings of the crew unfortunately perished. Frovidence, has enjoyed under the auspi- A novel mode of disposing of an estate cious Government of your Royal Higho has been publicly announced in Suffolk.