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of the different propositions which ted extremely differing with those he had submitted to them. The whose sentiments, generally, he was great object of his anxiety was to in the habit of approving; but be conciliate the lower orders; and this must follow the line of conduct addition would do away the impres. which duty prescribed to him.- Mr sion that the higher classes were in- Gibson of Ingliston, said, that it different to the rights of their fellow. was satisfactory to observe, that citizens, or that they looked upon there was no difference of opinion them with a grudging eye. The on the essential point of standing by tone of his propositions was just and the constitution of the country; the reasonable. They might have allu- only question was, how that consti
. sions, they might contain monitory tution could be best supported-cautions, and references to transac- whether by conciliation or by force. tions of a questionable nature. (Ge. He approved of the amendment, neral cries of “ Hear, hear.”). He and he would not attempt to weaken had no wish to evade or to deny this what had been so well said in sup--he did not wish to mince the mat. port of it. Alluding to the measures ter-they alluded unquestionably to which had been adopted in this the transactions at Manchester, al- quarter for the relief of the people, though, in stating that no encourage- he did not see that they could be ment should be given to the unne- wrong in recommending that those cessary use of force, he had no wish measures of conciliation which had to prejudge the question ; because been adopted with such happy effect he did not know what information here, should be followed out in the his Majesty's Government might be general system. He then warmly possessed of which might justify eulogised the conduct of the Magisthose transactions. The propositions trates of Glasgow, for the mildness pledged the meeting to no specific and conciliation with which they opinion on what bad passed. They had treated the people, and recommerely contained an expression of mended the same conciliatory line sympathy for the distresses of the to the Executive Government.-Sir people, and a denunciation of the George Clerk could not have anticiunnecessary use of force : and he pated the want of unanimity where concluded by expressing a hope that it was so desirable. He could the meeting would have no scruple not help expressing his astonishin adding them to the address pro. ment at hearing any allusion introposed by the Noble Earl.
duced to the transactions at ManMr Jeffrey's amendment being chester. The question they were seconded by Mr J. A. Murray, discussing was not a party one: it Lord Rosebery said, he would vote was, whether we should be delivered in support of the original address, as over to the horrors of anarchy. it appeared to him that the same One learned gentleman had amused spirit was abroad which, in 1793, had them with specious sophistry; but shaken the institutions of the coun- the gentleman who spoke last had try. The attacks of the disaffected thrown off the mask. He spoke out were now levelled against Christiani- distinctly. What had the transacty; and to discountenance these, it tions at Manchester, or the dismiswas the sincere impression of his sal of Earl Fitzwilliam, to do with mind, that the original address was the business of this meeting? Parimperiously called for. He regret. liament and the Courts of Law were
the proper places to decide on these. The crisis was unquestionably one of For his part, destitute as they were deep importance; and he would corof all information, he wondered they dially approve of a loyal address from could be introduced with a grave this county. But as that address face. The great body of the people contained their opinion on the state he believed, were attached to their of the nation, he could not see the King and country; and the blas- propriety of withholding the most phemous publications which had important part of that opinion. Prinbeen circulated, bad happily not ciples of the highest importance produced very extensive effects. He should be made known; and their deeply deplored the distresses of the being debated in Parliament was no manufacturing districts : but to a. reason why they should refrain from dopt the amendment would rather expressing their opinion. He then be injurious to their interests. It read different passages of the amendtherefore met with his decided opment, on which he commented with position, and he hoped to see the o. great animation. Mr Murray expressriginal address carried without one ed his surprise that the meeting had dissenting voice. -Mr James Stuart been called on so short a notice, and expressed his strong attachment to concluded with stating, that in what the constitution, and his hostility to he had said he was impelled by an the doctrines of radical reform. He imperious sense of duty, but was acconcurred in the propriety of hold-tuated by no feeling of animosity to ing such meetings, and voting such those who were of different sentiaddresses; but he did not see how ments. The original address was it could tend to strengthen Go- then carried by a great majority. vernment not to tell them the truth. 20. INSURRECTION IN SANTA Mr Stuart then adverted to the ques- MAURA.--In September last, an imtion of Parliamentary reform, when post was laid on the flocks and herds, he was called to order by the chair. which are very numerous in the mounHe concluded with stating, that he tainous parts of Santa Maura, Cedid not believe blasphemous pamph- phalonia, and Zante. The experilets were disseminated in this county. ment of this financial measure having In the county with which he was con- been made on the first of these islnected, he made a point to stop e. ands, the country people remonvery hawker he met, and he general- strated with the local authorities ; ly found their stock of books to con- but before redress could be obtainsist of the Evangelical Magazine, Her- ed, an insurrection began in the vilvey's Meditations, and the publica- lage of Sfachiotes, and soon spread tions of the Religious Tract Society. through the rest of the island; the - Mr J. A. Murray regretted to in people opposed the collectors of custrude himself on the attention of the toms, whose chief, Signor Siciliano, meeting; but requested their indul. was killed. Military force having gence for some observations as to that been sent from the garrison, the inpart of his learned friend's amend. surgents on the 3d instant proceeded ment which had been misunderstood, towards the city. Major Stovin, the he would not say wilfully misrepre- British Commandant, with part of the sented. He rejoiced to find that garrison, took up a position on the there was not a shadow of difference bill that commands the main road, in the meeting on the great ques- with a view to protect the town; and tions that respected the constitution. on the approach of the insurgents, a regular action took place, in which ful structure, the New-bridge, which it is said that thirteen men were kill- cost the colony so much money, was ed, and several wounded on both demolished in an instant. The sides. Major Stovin having retired morning of the 15th dawned upon with his detachment to the
fortress, this scene of desolation, the hurriin order to secure it, the country cane continuing with unabating fury. people entered the town, and assail. About seven o'clock the appearance ed and burnt the houses of those per of the town throughout became dissons who were known to have sup- tressing beyond description ; the wa. ported the new tax. Sir Thomas ter had risen in the streets to three Maitland being absent from the isl. or four feet, and in many places as ands when the news of the affair high as five feet; nothing but conreached Corfu, Sir Frederick Adam fusion and alarm appeared : whole sent 330 men, with artillery, to San. families were seeking protection and ta Maura. This reinforcement not security in other quarters. Men proving sufficient, a second was sent were seen wading up to their middles in haste, and hopes are entertained protecting their wives and children ; that with its assistance the insurrec. ihe servants conveying what proper. tion will be quelled. There are some ty they were able to carry, but apprehensions that the same spirit scarcely knowing whither to turn may manifest itself in other islands, with it. The hurricane terminated particularly in Zante and Cephalonia, at six on the evening of the 15th. A the inhabitants of which might make complete detail of the injury the isla stand in their mountains for a long and has sustained cannot be given, time.
as the particulars of the state of the 26. HURRICANE in BARBADOES.— interior had not all been collected This island, which escaped the hure when the accounts came away. The ricane in September, so fatal to some plantations have more or less felt the of the neighbouring islands, was vi- effects of the
wind among their build. sited last month by a similar calamity. ings, some of which have been blown The storm is described as the most down, and others unroofed ; the nedreadful that has occurred in the isl. gro houses, as far as could be ascerand since 1780, the anniversary of tained, have been mostly destroyed. which was commemorated on the The canes on some estates have been 11th ult., by a solemn fast. On the torn up by the roots, and in others 13th the gale commenced, attended levelled with the ground. Among with torrents of rain, which con- the plantations more particularly tinued during the whole of the fol. injured are Ashbury, Bennett's, lowing day. The evening closed Duke's, Pilgrim, Belgrove, and with the most terrific appearance, as Grove's estates; but it is believed if giving notice of the dreadful havoc that not a single spot on the island that was to ensue. The wind and has wholly escaped. In a division of the rain increased, and the deluge of the parish of St Andrew, called water became so irresistible, that it Scotland, there was scarcely a small brought down the gully at Bridge- house left standing, and the plantain town, formed to carry off the freshes trees were nearly all destroyed. At from the country, with impetuous Forster-hall estate, near Joe's-river, fury, sweeping before it Constitu- some singular and awful phenomena tion-bridge, and every building in its occurred. Several of the buildings course; and soon after, that beauti. sunk under the earth, and were
totally destroyed; and a house, an inhabitant of Nismes ; and the where a flock of sheep and some latter, Lieutenant Bourillon, a procattle were lodged, was swallowed testant of the same place. The up and entirely lost. A wood ad- court of Cassation has confirmed the joining, suddenly moved down to verdict against Servant, but set aside the spot where Forster-hall build that against Truphémy, on the ings stood; a field of young canes ground that one of the twelve jufors took possession of a spot where a being absent on the day of trial, his field of potatoes had been, and place had been supplied by a supwhich slid into the sea. A sinking plementary juryman, without the exof the earth occurred in other press consent of the accused, as parts of the island; the dwelling provided by the law. of Dr Bascom, in the parish of St 29. OLDHAM INQUEST.—By a deThomas, gave way, and was nearly cision of the Court of King's Bench, buried in the earth; the family had of this date, the whole proceedings fortunately quitted it. Speight's, in this inquest bave been declared town has suffered considerably; and altogether irregular from its incepIrish-town, it is said, is completely tion to its conclusion, and, therefore, joined with the sea. The damage null and void. The Court stated, among the shipping was consider that they felt the less reluctance in able; but several vessels were able, coming to this conclusion, from the by taking measures of precaution, tampering and irregularities that suggested by the appearance of the had taken place, and from the conatmosphere before the hurricane viction that no hindrance would commenced, to ride it out in safety. thereby be given to public justice. No return had been obtained of the The Navy.—The following is a number of lives lost; but it was ima. correct return of ships building, and gined, under all the circumstances ordered to be built, in the several of this dreadful calamity, that it dock-yards, with the number of guns was smaller than might have been they are intended to carry :expected.
DEPTFORD. The 27. COUNT ITTERBERG. heir of the ill-fated Gustavus, Ex. ......Of..... 120 guns.............. 60 guns
........... 46 King of Sweden, recently arriv- ............... 74 2............... 28 ed in Edinburgh, where he is to re- 1.............. 60 3................ 10 slps. side for several months, with a view .............. 50 2 bombs.
S................ 46 to the furtherance of his educa
PEMBROKE. tion. The title he assumes is that
10 slps. 2......Of...... 84 guns given at the head of this article. 2 bombş.
6.................. He is accompanied by Baron Porlier. I cutter.
10 slps. He is a young man of nineteen or CHATHAM.
11 bomb twenty, and is of a manly and modest 1............ 120 guns i cutter. address. Count Itterberg is nephew 1............... 106
2.............. 84 to the Emperor Alexander.
WOOLWICH. 28. RIOM.-At the Court of As.
1......of...... 84 guns sizes of this place two of the assas- 3.............. 10 slps. sins of Nismes, Servant and Tru. 1 bomb.
74 phémy, have been found guilty, the
DEPTFORD. former of having, on the 20th of 1............. 84 guns2... October 1815, murdered Lichaire, 1............... 74
................ 10 slps. VOL. XII, PART II.
46 ........ 28
SAEERNESS. is confessed and recovered, to which 1......of..... 104 guns
2 sloops of 10 guns. 2.............. 74
it is said they have been enforced by
torture, the same fate is reserved for 1....... 60
BOMBAY. 4.............. 46
them. The property found in Duzog. 2............
2. ..of...... 84 guns lies' possession, and what was disco1. 20- 1..
vered elsewhere, exceeds credibility; 3.............. 10 slps. 1... .......... 46
and what has been sold brings prices Total.-3 of 120 guns, 1 of 106, far beyond the original cost ; for the 2 of 104, 8 of 84, 1 of 80, 6 of 74, Government forces the rich bankers 5 of 60, 1 of 50, 29 of 46, 13 of 28, and other royabs to attend; and what 1 of 20, 22 sloops of 10, 6 bombs, the Turkish nobles do not want for 2 cutters-Grand Total, 100. themselves, is knocked down to them
at any rates they please. If it be true that thirty to forty horses sold for 150,000 piastres, and the women's
dresses alone produced 900,000 piasDECEMBER.
tres, as I have been assured by per
sons who were present, it would be in 4. Windsor Bulletin.-His Ma. vain to offer a guess at the produce of jesty's disorder has undergone no al- the immense stock of jewellery, gold teration. His Majesty was indispo- and silver dishes, furniture, &c., which sed for two days a fortnight since, latter is of the most magnificent and but has now recovered his ordinary costly kind; but if the demands of the bodily health, which is good consi. Government amount to more than dering his great age.
10,000,000 of piastres, it may be fairly 6. Execution of State CRIMI. inferred that they have recovered that NALS AT CONSTANTINOPLE.—The sum eight fold; for, independentfollowing is an extract of a letter from ly of the property of the Duzoglies
, a respectable firm, dated Constanti- (or rather of the public in general) the nople, October 25.:--" On the 16th parties now under arrest were possessthe iwo elder Duzoglies were behead- ed of great wealth ; and the Turk at ed at the Seraglio gates, and two o- the head of the Mint, who was son-inthers, a brother and a cousin, hung law to Chelebee Effendi, was reputed at the door of one of their country to have 40,000,000. A great number houses on the Bosphorus. On the of families have been ruined by this 17th the head of Apturaman Bey, event, they having placed their funds (late Director of the Miot) who at interest in the hands of the Duzog. had been sent into exile with a lies, and there is hardly a respectable pension of 30,000 piastres, was dealer in jewellery in the place who brought to town and placed by the is not implicated, either for property two first mentioned, where they re- sold, or intrusted to them for sale, the mained three days. On the 23d, whole of which has fallen into the another of the Duzoglies, who had hands of Government, and is selling been absent on account of bad health, off by public auction. When indiviwas brought in, and of course placed duals under foreign protection have in confinement. Nothing has yet seen and claimed their property whilst been done with respect to the other under the hammer, can get no redress, parties implicated : but there can be you may judge what chance remains no doubt that, as soon as every thing to the poor royahs."