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lau, is uprooted; the largest oaks and FRANCE.-The only article of political beeches yielding to the fury of the storm. importance, received by the Paris papers, Happily there is no account of damage at sea. is the account of the fate of the law At Berlin, a trial recently took place for project regarding the press. After hav- a duel, in which the prineipal was sening passed the Chamber of Deputies, tenced to nine, and the seconds to four and undergone repeated discussion in that years' imprisonment. of the Peers, it was rejected on the 23d The Flanders papers contain an account ult. by a majority of 102 to 59. The of the trial ard conviction of two persons Peers had, on the preceding day, agreed to there for having fraudulently obtained moan amendment made on the law by the ney from several individuals, under preDeputies, to the effect that the deposit of a tence of securing them a passage to Ame. work should not be considered a publica- rica. They were sentenced to five years' tion, so as to subject the author to a prose- imprisonment, besides a heavy fine. This cution ; and it appears from the divisions, cruel deception is not, we fear confined to that many Peers who actually voted for Flanders. this amendment, had afterwards determin. SWEDEN.–The four estates of the kinged to reject the law altogether.

dom have unanimously conferred on Prince ITALY.- The Emperor of Austria has Oscar, in the contingency of the absence or taken away the Vice-royalty of the king- illness of the King and Prince Royal, the dom of Lombardy from his brother, the exercise of the royal authority, to the exArchduke Anthony, and given it to ano clusion of the Council of State, which must ther brother, the Archduke Rainier, with- otherwise have succeeded during the Prince's out any other explanation, than that par minority. His Royal Highness is already ticular reasons have lately arisen to make compared to the three renowned minors, him alter his choice.

Gustavus Adolphus, and Charles Xl, and GERMANY, &c.--The opposition paper XII.; but prospective reigns are general. of Weimar, which was suspended in No. ly glorious, since we are prone to honour vember last, on a complaint by the Aus. the virtues of an untried Prince. trian envoy, has again appeared ; but has been compelled, in its first number, to in

ASIA. sert a declaration of its offences, and a East INDIES.- Private letters from promise of future good behaviour. The Bombay communicate the following detail editors have been changed, and the expres- of the arrangements made with the Peishsion formerly printed at the head of the paper, “ with Grand Ducal privilege,” is He cedes to the British Government ter. to be in future omitted, for fear, it is said, ritories yielding a clear revenue of 34 lacs of misunderstanding.

of rupees—25 of them fall to the Bombay Letters from Koningsberg, Dantzic, Presidency, by the occupation of the coun. and Pillau, give terrible accounts of the try by the British from Panwell, or Pan. fury of the late storm, and of the destruc welly, 27 miles east of Bombay, to Detive ravages it has caused in the country; maun, on the coast north of Bombay tearing up trees by the roots, throwing line of territory about 80 miles. The Bri. down buildings, unroofing houses, and tish are to occupy, besides, the Bassein particularly damaging all lofty buildings, and Jambossin and its dependencies, and such as churches. At Dantzic the sea rose also have the Peishwa's share of tribute to 10 feet above the usual level, and fell from Kuttywar. The remaining nine lacs again so rapidly, that several vessels of 60 of rupees go to the Presidency of Madras. lasts burthen were left on dry ground. The These are provided for by cessions in the Forest of Julian, near Dantzic, is almost Carnatic and the forts of Darwar and Kishentirely blown down. The greatest dan elgur. The important fort of Ahmednugger threatened the town of Pillau ; the gur is also ceded to the British Governstone piers of the port were broken through, ment, with the land around it to 2000 and the flood threatened the city with de yarıls. It was taken by General Wellesstruction ; in some places where the pier is ley on the 12th of August 1803, and ced, wholly rent away, there is only a slip of ed to the British by Dowlut Row Scindia,, l'and, eight feet wide, to keep off the sea. at the treaty concluded in December 1803.


In April 1804 it was restored to the Peish- tecting of the commerce of the Red Sea. wa. "The possession of this fortress gives He has built one at Alexandria, and he is the command of the city of Poonah, and trying to purchase one in Sweden. To supaffords the best entrance into the territories port his expences, he has endeavoured to of the Peishwa and the Nizam, Certain concentrate all the commerce of the country pasture lands are also given for the British in his own hands; he forces the inhabitants troops in the Deccan. On the other hand, to deliver up to him the produce of their Britain is to augment its subsidiary force fields and of their industry, at a very low to 12,000 men. The Peishwa is also re- price, which he again sells to the merquired to maintain irregular horse and chants at double value. The Pacha still foot, amounting to 8000 men, to be officer- seeks to attract European manufacturers, ed by Europeans.

principally Swiss, and he has sent some In addition to the above intelligence, it young men into Europe to be brought up is known that large field forces are on foot in the European manners, and instructed after the Pindaries, under Sir Thomas Hislop in the arts and sciences. and Sir John Malcolm, Brigadiers Doveton, Smith, and Floyer. Sir John Mal.

AMERICA. colm is associated with Sir Thomas Hislop UNITED STATES.—The New York pain the conduct of political affairs. The pers of the 28th December furnish us with head-quarters of his Excellency the Most a report from the Secretary of War regard. Noble the Governor-General were on the ing the strength and distribution of the 28th of August near Mizepore.

army, which has been transmitted to the Forty distinct shocks of earthquake are House of Representatives. He states, that stated to have been felt at Herwul Bagh, the existing fortifications on the maritime in India, between the 26th of May and frontier being insufficient, in the event of a the 12th of June, which had caused great future war, a Board of skilful Officers has alarm at that station ; the first of these been appointed, to examine the whole line shocks is stated to have lasted several mi- of the frontier, with a view to the erection nutes; it made every one leave the Bunga- of new works. The present amount of the lows from fear. Several buildings were military force is said to be sufficient for thrown down in the province, and also in keeping the fortifications in a state of preGurwal.

servation, but wholly inadequate to defend OTAHEITE. It is stated in letters re- them against a regular attack. ceived by the London Missionary Society, We have also, through the same methat idolatry is completely abolished in dium, the treasury report of the state of Otaheite and Emio, and in a considerable the finances, from which it appears, that degree in other islands adjacent. The King, the net revenue of 1815 amounted te Pomare, has sent all his family idols to the about L. 12,500,000, and the revenue of Missionaries, desiring them either to de- the last year to about L. 8,250,000. The stroy them or send them to Europe, that national debt amounts to 99,000,000 of the people of England may see what " fool- dollars, or to about L. 19,750,000, of ish gods” they formerly worshipped. which the interest, at five per cent. is some

thing less than L. 1,000,000. AFRICA.

The bill for the repeal of internal duties CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. Letters re had passed the House of Representatives, ceived from this colony state, that, with a and only waited the signature of the Presi. Fiew of extending its cultivation, surveys dent to become a law. have been ordered of the coast lying to the On the 230 December, a United States east, which is extremely fertile, and admi- squadron, commanded by Commodore rably adapted to the production of wheat. llinckley, arrived off Amelia Island, and So flattering are the future prospects, that immediately summoned the fort to surrenabout 300 emigrants had lately arrived at der. General Aury, commanding on the the Cape from the northern parts of Eng- island, protested strongly against the preland, to take the management and direction tensions of the United States, and desired of the extensive agricultural districts. time to forward a remonstrance on the sub

EGYPT.--The Paris papers contain some ject to the President; but the Commodore curious particulars regarding the Pacha of not being disposed to accede to this propoEgypt, and of the means he employing sal, the place was quietly surrendered on for the purpose of asserting his independ the following day. tace. His army, according to these ac. WEST INDIES. --Recent letters from counts, consists of 100,000 men, and he Martinique estimate the losses sustained gives great encouragement to European of- by that colony, from the late hurricane, at ficers, many of whom he has in his service. 25,000,000 of francs. What is more afHis artillery is commanded by French offi- flicting still than the loss of property on cers, and they excrcise it every day in the the island is, that more than a thousand European manner. He has purchased two individuals have perished, and nine-tenths frigates at Calcutta, to serve for the pro. of the vessels have bech shipwrecked.



themselves, for the purpose of fomenting

a spirit of discontent, which unhappily Tuesday, January 27.---This day the leads to acts of insurrection and treason : session of Parliament was opened by a And his Royal Highness entertains the Commission, consisting of the Lord Chan- most confident expectation, that the state 'cellor, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the of peace and tranquillity to which the Earls of Harrowby and Westmoreland, country is now restored, will be maintainand the Duke of Montrose. The follow. ed against all attempts to disturb it, by ing speech was read by the Lord Chancel the persevering vigilance of the Magistracy, lor, the Commons, with the Speaker at and the loyalty and good sense of the their head, being in attendance.

people. My Lords, and Gentlemen,

"Gentlemen of the House of Commons, “ We are commanded by his Royal " The Prince Regent has directed the Highness the Prince Regent to inform estimates for the current year to be laid you, that it is with great concern that he before you. is obliged to announce to you the continu. “ His Royal Highness recommends to ance of his Majesty's lamented indisposi- your continued attention the state of the tion.

public income and expenditure; and he “ The Prince Regent is persuaded that is most happy in being able to acquaint you will deeply participate in the affliction you, that, since you were last assembled in with which his Royal Highness has been Parliament, the revenue has been in a state visited, by the calamitous and untimely of progressive improvement in its most imdeath of his beloved and only child Prin- portant branches. cess Charlotte.

My Lords, and Gentlemen, “ Under this awful dispensation of Pro “We are commanded by the Prince Revidence, it has been a soothing consolation gent to inform you, that he has concluded to the Prince Regent's heart, to receive Treaties with the Courts of Spain and Porfrom all descriptions of his Majesty's sub- tugal, on the important subject of the abojects the most cordial assurances, both of lition of the Slave Trade. their just sense of the loss which they have “ His Royal Highness has directed that sustained, and of their sympathy with his a copy of the former treaty should be imparental sorrow : And, amidst his own mediately laid before you, and he will orsufferings, his Royal Highness has not der a similar communication to be made of been unmindful of the effect which this the latter treaty, as soon as the ratification sad event must have on the interests and of it shall have been exchanged. future prospects of the kingdom.

“ In these negociations it has been his “ We are commanded to acquaint you, Royal Highness's endeavour, as far as cirthat the Prince Regent continues to re cumstances would permit, to give effect to ceive from Foreign Powers the strongest the recommendations contained in the joint assurances of their friendly disposition to addresses of the two houses of Parliament: wards this country, and of their desire to And his Royal Highness has a full reliance maintain the general tranquillity.

on your readiness to adopt such measures “ His Royal Highness has the satisfac as may be necessary for fulfilling the ention of being able to assure you, that the gagements into which he has entered for confidence which he has invariably felt in that purpose. the stability of the great sources of our na “ The Prince Regent has commanded tional prosperity, has not been disappoint- us to direct your particular attention to the ed.

deficiency which has so long existed in the “ The improvement which has taken number of places of Public Worship beplace in the course of the last year, in al- longing to the Established Church, when most every branch of our domestic indus- compared with the increased and increasing try, and the present state of public credit, population of the country. afford abundant proof that the difficulties ** His Royal Highness most earnestly under which the country was labouring recommends this important subject to your were chiefly to be ascribed to temporary early consideration, deeply impressed, as

he has no doubt you are, with a just sense “ So important a change could not fail of the many blessings which this country, to withdraw from the disaffected the prin. by the favour of Divine Providence, has encipal means of which they had availed joyed ; and with the conviction, that the


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