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evinces a spirit of intolerance such as we GERMANY.-Austria, it appears, has at could hardly have imagined to have existed Length succeeded in procuring from some ca- in the present times. The Jews have, in pitalists, a loan of thirty millions of forins. consequence, published an address to their If the payment of the money could be se brethren, calling upon them to unite against cured, the rate of the present loan, though this intolerant design, and to petition the lower than the last contracted by the French King of Prussia for leave to establish a Government, is advantageous to the con fair at Naumburg, to be held twice &-year, tractors. The debentures were issued at Easter and Michaelmas. 70, bearing an interest of five per cent and SWEDEN.-On the 11th May, Berna, are represented as having been subsequently dotte was crowned King of Sweden, by negotiable on the exchange at 72 and 74. the title of Charles XIV. The cere.
The son of the Archduchess Maria mony was conducted with great splendour. Louisa has received the Dukedom of Eleven thousand soldiers lined the streets Reichstadt, in Bohemia, which title, with of the metropolis. The King was anointed the appellation of Highness, he is hereafter by the Archbishop Lindholm. The Crown to bear.
Prince and all the chief nobility took the Prussia. The foreign papers have oaths of allegiance---salutes of artillery, and furnished us with the answer of the King volleys of musketry were fired and the of Prussia to a petition from the inhabitants King, when he appeared on horseback of Coblentz, claiming the fulfilment of his among the people, was hailed by the loud promise to give his subjects a representative est acclamations. Deputies from the Nor. government. His Majesty expresses, in wegian Diet came to offer their congratuladecided terms, his displeasure at those un, tions to his Majesty; and in an address seasonable remonstrances, and reproaches which they presented to him, expressed them with entertaining a doubt of his their hope of again seeing the Crown of fidelity. He then apologises for his delay Norway placed upon the head of a hero. in redeeming his pledge, on the ground of TURKEY.- Accounts from Constanti. the times, which, he states, are not favour- nople give an account of a dreadful conable for changes of this nature; and he con- flagration which happened there on the 3d cludes with informing them, that it is the of April. It broke out in a house near the duty of good subjects to have implicit con- hotel of the French legation, belonging to fidence in their Sovereign's discretion, who, a person of the name of Mano; and made in his own time, will bring about whatever such dreadful progress that seventeen perhe judges to be favourable to their interests. sons, among them the Princess d'Ypsilanti
POLAND.-A representation has lately and her son, with eight chüdren, perished been made to the Polish Diet, with a view in the flames. The calamity is suspected of directing the industry of the Jews from to have been produced by the malice of an trade to agriculture; and a pamphlet has incendiary. The plague is represented to also been published, recommending that have entirely ceased in that city, part of this nation shall be transferred to Tartary to cultivate the soil. It is not very
ASIA. distinctly stated whether the plan is to be East INDIES.- Intelligence of the provoluntary, or whether compulsion is not to gress of the new Mahratta war has been be applied in case the Jews should refuse received, stating, that a treaty of peace has to enter into it. In this case, like all other been concluded with Holkar, and that the expedients of tyranny, it will unquestion war against the Pindarries continues to be ably fail. The better plan to encourage successfully prosecuted. The Rajal of the Jews to cultivate the soil, would be to Berar also has acceded to a treaty, in conplace them on an equality with other classes sequence of the successful operations against as to civil rights, to guarantee to them the him of General Doveton.
Little was produce of their own labour, and there will known of the Peishwa, except that he was then be no need of state expedients to direct always evading the pursuit of our troops. their attention to agriculture.
BATAVIA.— The last dispatches from SAXONY...The booksellersof Leipsic have the Dutch settlements in the east are dated determined by a majority of 101 votes against 20th of December, and contain accounts of 10, to permit only Christians to carry on that the subjugation of the insurgents at Artrade in public market; a proceeding which boyna.