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published, the Fudge Family in Paris, Mr T. Yeates will shortly publish in a series of letters from Phil. Fudge, Indian Church History, or notices rela- Esq., Miss Biddy Fudge, &c. edited by tive to the first planting of the Gospel J. Brown, the younger. in Syria, Mesopotamia, and India ; com Mr Dickenson is about to publish the piled chiefly from the Syrian Chronicles; Justice Law of the last Five Years ; inwith an accurate account of the first tended as a Companion to his own Christian missions to China ; with work, as well as those of Burn and Wil. some interesting facts, hitherto un. liams. known to the historians of Europe. Mr John Matheson is about to pub
In the press, Familiar Lectures on lish a new System of Arithmetic, the Moral Philosophy ; by John Prior Es object of which is to render general Clin, LL.D. in 2 vols. 8vo.
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and military officers, to the rank of capFRANCE. The committee upon the tain, inclusive. budget have presented their report to the GERMANY.--The official Gazette of Vi, Chamber of Deputies. It is divided into enna contains a circular from the Governtwo branches; the one relating to the na. ment, announcing for sale, by public auctional expenditure, and the other to its tion, twenty-eight estates belonging to the ways and means. The sum required for Crown, in order to apply the profits to the the service of the present year is estimated payment of the national debt. Some of at 993,244,022 francs, about L.41,380,000 these estates are of very great extent, with Sterling, which exceeds the expenditure of 9000 or 10,000 inhabitants. the preceding year by 33 millions of francs ; SICILY.-The earthquake which was but a saving is expected to be made by re felt along the range of the Alps, in the ductions in various departments, of near south of France, and the shores of Genoa, ly 22 millions of francs, and it is pro was more violent in the neighbourhood of posed to provide for the deficiency by a Mount Etna, in Sicily. The concussion loan. The report of the committee con was very strong at Catania. The first, cludes in the following remarkable man which took place on the 20th of February, Der :-" The resignation of the country, in was so terrible, that the walls of the greatthese unfortunate times, has been great and est part of the city were cracked : some admirable ; it originates in its affection for houses in the villages bordering on Mount its King; but though its affection can ex- Etna were thrown down, and the number perience no change, all its resources are of persons killed is estimated at 70. The exhausted, and we have to communicate to greatest part of the cathedral, and of the you this terrible truth-that if the extra- university, has been overthrown by repeatordinary charges which press upon the nå. ed shocks, which were more violent than tion do not tenninate with the present year, the first. The preacher of Lent, and seveit will be impossible for you to create the ral ecclesiastics, were buried under the ruins. budget of 1819.”
The inhabitants of the city and the villages The Odeon Theatre, at Paris, one of the were obliged to wander in the fields most elegant in Europe, was burnt down SWEDEN.—The states have presented an on Good Friday. The flames broke out at address of congratulation to Charles John, two in the afternoon, and its progress was on his accession ; and a proposition has so rapid, that those in the Theatre had been made for a resolution, confirmatory of scarcely time to save themselves. Seven the deposition of Gustavus. They have persons, assisting in extinguishing the voted 150,000 rix-dollars to defray the fu. flames, unfortunately perished in them. neral of the deceased Monarch. The new Eight years before, in the same month, King is to be crowned in the month of the Odeon was destroyed by fire, and then, May. He has divested himself of all the as in the present case, its origin remained military situations which he held when undiscovered.
Crown Prince, except the chief command of 1 On the 14th ult. a fatal duel was fought the armed burghers of the Swedish capital. at Avaranches, between Lieutenants Cart. The officers of that corps have returned wright and Maxwell of the British navy. thanks to his Majesty, for the honour Mr Cartwright received his adversary's which he has conferred upon them. first fire, the ball entered his forehead, and he expired in a few moments. A few weeks
ASIA. before, he was married, in St Heliers, to East INDIES.-By accounts received Miss Mann, niece to the late Bishop of from India, to the end of November, it Cork and Ross.
appears, that war had again broke out beSPAIN.-Ferdinand VII. has issued a tween the British Government and the na. definitive edict against the Spanish exiles tive powers, which was likely to spread who had served the cause of Bonaparte, through a great part of our Indian posses. banishing for ever from the country all sions. Intelligence having been received those who had acted in any department un that the Peishwa was preparing for hosder the usurper, as counsellors or ministers; ţilities, a force of 4000 men was dis.