Last Chance to Read
Your Account
Sign In  or  Sign Up
Basket
Your Basket
Your basket is empty
Payment methods accepted on LCTR website
 
 
You are here:   
 

North Wales Gazette

13/04/1809

Printer / Publisher: John Broster 
Volume Number: II    Issue Number: 67
No Pages: 4
North Wales Gazette page 1
 
Price for this document  
North Wales Gazette
Per page: £2.00
Whole document: £3.00
Purchase Options
Select an option and add to basket to buy a copy of this document:North Wales Gazette
Choose option:

North Wales Gazette

Date of Article: 13/04/1809
Printer / Publisher: John Broster 
Address: Bangor, Carnarvonshire
Volume Number: II    Issue Number: 67
No Pages: 4
Sourced from Dealer? No
Additional information:

Full (unformatted) newspaper text

The following text is a digital copy of this issue in its entirety, but it may not be readable and does not contain any formatting. To view the original copy of this newspaper you can carry out some searches for text within it (to view snapshot images of the original edition) and you can then purchase a page or the whole document using the 'Purchase Options' box above.

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY JOHN BROSTER, BANGOR, CARNARVONSHIRE. ADVERTISEMENTS RECEIVED BY THE LONDON AGENTS, MESSRS. TAYLER AND NEWTON, No. 5, WARWICK- SQUARE, NEWGATE- STREET, AND BY THE PRINTERS OF THE COUNTRY PAPERS. rEADY MONEY must be sent with ADVERTISEMENTS, or they will not be reeeived.- Those of Ten Lines, or under, inserted at fivE SHILLINGS each. VOL. II.... NO. 67. THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1809. PRICE SIX- PENCF, A WIND MILL TO LET. TO BE LET, and entered upon on the 12th of May next, that strong built, and well accustomed CORN GRIST WIND MILL, on Tros- ymarion, with suitable conveniences thereto. Ap- ply at Trosymarion aforesaid. RT None need apply, but such as can give ample security for payment of rent, CARDIGANSHIRE. & c.. TO BE LET, AND ENTERED UPON IMMEDIATELY", ALL that capital newlv erected modern built HOUSE, fit for the reception of a genteel family, called AberlLolwyN, situate within three miles of the sea port town of Aber- ystwyth, which is a fashionable resort for sea bathing ; the house commands picturesque views, stands dry and warm, in an excellent neighbour- hood, where ' here is good shooting'and fishing— Also a good GARDEN, with or without twelve acres of meadow land. For particulars apply ( if by letter post paid), to Hugh Hughes, Aberystwyth, or John bowen, Esq. Cardigan ANGLESEY. TO BE SOLD bY AUCTION, At the Bull's Head Llangefni, on Friday the 21st cay of April instant, subject to such conditions fcs will he theu produced, unless disposed of in the mean time by Private Contract, of which due notice . will be given. ALL that MESSUAGE, TENEMENT and LANDS, with the APPURTENANCES, called Clwch MAWR, situate in the Parish of LIechgwenfarwydd, in the county of Anglesey, contain fug by statute measure 60 acres and 8 poles, in the holding of Edward jones The above Farm is within half a mile of the post road, is capable of great improvement, and is in Lease for one Life. The Tenant will slicw the premises, and fur- ther particulars may be had on application to Mr. h. Hughes, Attorney, Plas Penmynydd, Angle- sey, who has a survey of the premises. CARnarvOn. TO BE LET, And Entered upon immediately, AHANDSOME new- erected HOUSE, fitted up with grates and fixture*, intended for an Inn or Tavern, pleasantly situated at Castle Green, in the said town, consisting of two kitch- ens, four parlours, bar, pantry, ami other offices on the first floor; live excellent bed- rooms, and a dining- room, 28 feet by 14 on the second floor; six bed- rooms on third, and good attics, extensive cellaring, out offices, stabling and coach- house. The tenant may also be accommodated with land. Carnarvon being a town of considerable resort, ' and its commercial and trading concerns arc al- most doubled within the last fifteen years, it is presumed that the present opportunity is worthy the attention of any person disposed to embark in ( he public- line. Apply to MR. JONES, BRYNTYRION. TURNPIKE TOLLS TO BE LET, NOTICE IS HER BY GIVEN, thAT the Tolls arising at Ihe Toll- gatev at Maentwrog, in Ihe county of Merioneth; upon the Turnpike roads leading to ( be towns of liala and Dolgelly in the said county, will be 1,1/ 1' BY AUCTION to the best bidder, at the House of GRIFFITH THOMAS, Maentwrog, on Thursday the 20th day of April next, In pursu- ance of an adjournment, between the hours of Two aad Six in the afternoon ; which Tolls pro- duced the last year ( above the expenccs of col- lecting them) the sum of Two Hundred and Twenty Pounds, and will be put up at that sum. Whoever happens to be the best bidder, must tit the same time give Security with sufficient ( Sureties to the satisfaction of the Trustees of the said Turnpike Roads for the payment of the Rent agreed for; and at such times as they shall direct. GRIFFITH THOMAS, Clerk to the said Trustees. AT A GENERAL MEETING of the Vicar, Church- wardens, Gentlemen, and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Wrexham, in the Couuty oT Denbigh, assembled in their Annual Vestry, on Easter- Monday, April 3, 1809), It was Resolved, That the following Address and Resolution be presented to G. Ll. WARDLE, ESQ. M. P. Sin, ImprESSEd with the highest admiration of your Parliamentary Conduct, we take leave to congratulate you on the happy success of your exertions. To see an independent Country Gentleman, equally unconnected with those in power and with those that are considered as immediate can- didates for it, standing forth the Assertor of the People's Rights, and the determined Opposer of Corruption in whatever shape it may appear, is a phenomenon which has rarely shewn itself in the present System of Politics. As such we hail you. Despising threats— unawed by power— you have proceeded with calmness and dignity in en- deavouring to establish your Charges, and have at length effected the Resignation of the Royal Personage, against, whom they were brought. We feel no small degree of pride, that this most important object has been atchieved by our Countryman and our Neighbour. Go on then, Sir, resolutely and chearfully in the good work which you have begun ! Placemen and Ministers may revile you— the People will applaud and bless you. Ancient Britons are not to be terri- fied by foreign Foes. We have already shewn that we know how to manage them. Our appre- hensions, for the King we cordially love, and the Constitution we are blessed with, solely arise from Corruption and the Corrupted. Resolved, That the thanks of this Meeting be given to the Patriotic Minority who voted in favor of Mr. wArdle's Resolutions; and particularly to Sir w. W. WyNN, Bart. r. M. Biddulph, Esq. Sir T. MOSTYN, Bart, and W. Shipley, Esq. Representatives for this and the adjoining county of Flint; also to C. W. WYNN, Esq. Member for . Montgomeryshire. WANTED, APARTNER in an established Bar- iron Manufactory iii Staffordshire, it is conve- niently situated for coals and canal Carriage, the connexions are good, and no want of orders. The Proprietor of the works would have no objection ( if more agreeable to the partner coming in the Concern) to retain them himself, and rent to he paid for the same Out of the business. Letters addressed to A. B. at the Post- office, Newcastle, Staffordshire, will be duly attended to, if with real name and signature. N. B. Something relative to the business may be know n of the Printer of this paper. whEREAS some wicked and evil dis- posed persons, on the night of the 25th of March, did throw down, and considerably da- mage a newly erected Building, in the middle of the Paddocks, at MADRYN ; and also lately com- mitted depredations On other parts of that estate, in the parish of Llartiestyn; for the better appre- hending and bringing to justice the persons con- cerned in these attrocious acts, whoever will give information, so that the offenders may be brought to punishment, shall on conviction of one or more offenders, receive a Reward of FIFTY GUINEAS from THOMAS PARRY JONEs PARRY Esq. over and above any reward his Majesty is usually graciously pleased to offer. ANgLESEa. TO BE LET and entered upon on the first of June, 1809. ThE MANSION HOUSE of BErW, ready furnished, and fit for the residence of a genteel family, with extensive offices, an excel- lent garden and orchard.— The situation is very desirable, within miles of the post road from Holyhead to Bangor Ferry, and near Llangefni market. The tenant may he accommodated with any quan- tify of good land adjoining the house, not exceed- ing 50 acres. For further particulars apply to MR. W. PRICE, Wern, Anglesea c valuable Freehold Estates in the County of MOnGOMErY. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, 111/ Messrs. LONDON, & SON, In Lots subject to Conditions, At the Dragon Inn, in the Town of Montgomery, on Saturday the 6lh day of May, 1809, and at the Bear's Head, in the town of Newtown, iu the said bounty, on Monday the Nth day of May precisely at three o'clock:— SEVErAL caPiTAL FArMS and LANDS, in the parishes of kerry and Llandinam, in Hie said county, consisting i> f about 3,000 acres of Land, in the several occupations of Mr. John Jones, Mr. Edward Price, Mr. Richard Arther, mrs. jane Davies, Mr. John Withers, mr. Tho- mas Morgan, Mr. Robert howells, Mr. John Humphreys, Mr. John Bree, Mr. John Lewis, mr. Richard Lewis, Mr. David hamor, Mr. John Cleaton, Mr. Abraham hamor, Mr. Thomas kinsey, and Mr. Edward Davies. The estates in the parish of Kerry are very iuiprovcable and compact, and let at moderate Tents, with suitable buildings, and lie verv con- venient to the turnpike road leading to the mar- ket towns of Newtown, Welsh Pool, Montgone- and Shrewsbury. ' estates in the parish of Llandinam are also Coir ly r the ma.'. ket town lent market- town of Newtown. To the Llandinam estates there arc some good Rights of Common for sheep, belonging. Printed Particulars may be had at the Swan Hotel, Birmingham-; Bear's- head, Newtown, Draggon, Montgomery; Oak, Welch Pool Cross- keys, Oswestry ; Lion, Wrexham; Fea- thers, Chester; Hotel, Liverpool; and of Mr. TREVOR MATHER, Pentrehohin, near Mold, Flintshire, from whom further information may be obtained, and who has iu his possession maps of the estates. (•(„• estates lnineparisii or niaiuiuuui aic a » u r oact. and capable of improvement, moderate- let and lie at a very convenient distance from ! « " kct town of Llanidloes, aud that excel- PROPOSALS, For Publishing by Subscription, IN TWO VOLUMES, Octavo, a WORK, Entitled, The Records o f north Wales ; CONSISTING of all the State Papers relat- to that part of the Principally ; the correspondence between the ancient Welsh Princes and the English Court; grants to the different Borough Towns ; ancient Letters re- lating to Use state or affairs of the Principa- ltiy, or respecting some conspicuous part of it, as ils Castles, & c. the Articles of Capitula- tion of Castles in the civil wars; Grants of Lands to any other public bodies, as to the Monks of any particular Monastery, & c., & c. List of the Sheriffs of the six Counties from their first appointment by Statute to the pre- sent time ; aud, in short, every document that will throw light on the History of former times, aslo North Wales or any public part of it, arranged ; md ingested in proper order with notes historical and explanatory by ' : JOHN LLOYD OF CEFNFAES MAENTWROG, MERIONETHSHIRE. Few Countries afford such a mass of an- cient Historical Records' as the Principality of Wales, and none which tend so much to elucidate the darker ages of this empire, as those which proceed from the original pos- sessors of the Island at large— much has il been lamented by the historian and antiquary that this treasure has remained even to this period { a period eminent for such inves- tigation), entombed, if i may he allowed the expression, in the closets of the individual or iu the undisturbed archieves of the national Repositories ; * and though the latter may he preserved, it is certain, the former is liable to be lost by the injury of lime, or the more- fatal negligence of the ignorant.— Under these impressions a national enthusiasm to perpe- tuate the acts and deeds of my countrymen, and a conviction of the utility and amuse- ment of such a work have induced me lo col- lect with some diligence and very considera- ble expence, translations of all the Records of North Wales, which have come within my scope ; and as the Principality is increasing daily in Learning, Wealth, and Prosperity, 1 trust my Countrymen, in possession of such Records, will aid and assist in encouraging this undertaking, to preserve the Deeds of their Ancestors to their latest Posterity. The Work will be comprized in two large volumes Octavo, price j£ T. 7s. and a few Copies will be printed on Royal Paper, lo enrich the Cabinets of the curious. Subscriptions ( one half of which to be paid on subscribing) received by the Compiler of the Work; Messrs. Longman, Hurst & Co. Paternoster Row, London; Messrs. Broster & Son, and Mr. Poole, Chester; Mr. Ford, Man- chester; Mr. Robinson, Liverpool; Mr. Jen- kins, Swansea; Messrs. eddowes, Salop ; Mr. Painter, Wrexham; Mr. Edwards Ruthin; Mr. Roden, Denbigh ; Mr. Carnes, Holywell; Mr. Lewis Davies, Abergeley; Mr. Pritchard. Llanrwst; Mr. Pearson, holyhead; Mr. T. Roberts, Carnarvon; Mr. Thomas, Maent- wrog; Mr. Richard Jones, Dolgelley; aud at the North Wales Gazette Office, Bangor. Owing lo the vast expence of procuring materials, the printing of the work will not commence until three hundred subscribers are obtained. * The Tower, British Museum, Sjc. ANGLESEY TURNPIKE TOLLS TO BE LET. nOTICe is hereby given, that the Tolls arising at the several Toll Gates within the county of Anglesey, will be Let by Auction to the highest bidder, at the dwelling- house of Mr. William Griffith, known by the name or sign of the Bull's Head, in Llangefni, in the said county, on Thursday the 2(! ih day of April next, between the hours of eleven o'clock in Ihe fore- noon, and four o'clock in the affernoon, to com- mence from the 12th day of May then next en- suing, at the same rates as they arc at present let for, and as are particularly specified on the boards affixed to the several toll- houses, which tolls last year produced the following sums, viz Braint. Gate =£ 285 0 0 Llangefni Gate 350 0 0 llanynghenedle Gate 313 0 0 Holyhead Gate 340 0 0 Exclusive of all incumbrances and expences what- ever, at which sums they will be respectively put up. Whoever happens to be the best bidder must, at the same time, give security with suffi- cient sureties, to tile satisfaction of the Trustees for the payment of the rent agreed for, at such times, and in such proportions as they shall di- rect. Pencraig, W. P. POOLE, March 25th, 1S09. Clerk and Treasurer N. B. At the same meeting the Trustees wit receive the Proposals, and enter into a contract with any person or persons, disposed to undertake the reparation of rhyd y Spardin Bridge in such maimer, and upon such terms as the said Trustees shall then determine upon. OXLBY's CONCENTRATED ESSENCE OF JAMAICA GINGER. thiS useful Medicine is recommended by jl several eminent medical Men, and is in constant use with many - persons of the h'ghest rank and respectability. It relieves and shortens the duration of Fits of the Gout, confining them to the extremities and mitigating the paroxysms; it removes those unpleasant symptoms arising from weakness of the Stomach and Bowels, viz, Flattulency, Indigestion, and Oppression after eating; in Nervous Complaints it warms and in- vigorates the Stomach, creates Appetite, and assists Digestion, and thereby strengthens the whole system. Prepared by the Inventor and Proprietor, SAML. OXI. FY, her Majesty's Chymist, Lon- don; aud sold wholesale and retail by Hudson and Co. 27, Hay- market; sold also by J, Broster, Bangor; Williams, Carnarvon; pain- ter, Wrexham; Edwards. Oswestry; Poole Chester; eddowes, and Wood, Shrewsbury ; Jenkins, Swansea; Tudor, Monmouth; Allen, Hereford; Meredith, Leominster; and others throughout the United Kingdom, in bottles at 10s. fid-— is. 01— and 2s. 9d. each. None can be genuine but what is signed ou Ihe label, " SAMI.. OXLEY." LONDON, MONDAY, APRIL 10. A third body of papers has been laid on Ihe Table of the House of Commons, iu relation to the affairs of Spain, lt consists entirely of letters from Major- Gen. Leith ( with their in- closures), whose station as a Military Agent was in the Asturias. The occurrences of this province, and the adjoining one of Biscay, iiavo been already so fully detailed, that we shall deem it necessary to lay but a single ex- tract before the public; as it gives an inter- esting account of the sufferings of General Blake and his army, aud the resolution with which they were sustained : — " Here 1 shall take occasion, with yonr Lordship's permission, to state another in- stance of the patience, and, I will add, the cheerfulness of the Spanish soldiers under the grealest privations. After the action of So- ronosa on the 31st ult. it was deemed expe- dient, by General Blake, for the purpose of forming a junction willi the second division, and the army of the Asturias, that the army should make long, rapid, aud continued marches, through a country at any timo in- capable of feeding so numerous an army, and at present almost totally drained of provisions. From the SOth ;: f October to the present day, Nov. 6, with the exception of a small and partial issue of bread at Bilboa, on the morn- ing of the first of November, this army has been totally destitute of bread, wine, or spirits, and have literally iived on the scanty supply of beef and sheep which those hills and mountains afford ; yet never was there a symptom of complaint or murmur, the sol- diers' minds appearing to be entirely occupied with the idea of their being led against the enemy at Bilboa. This patience under priva- tions will not be wondered at, when I state lo your Lordship, what I know to be a facl, that the Commander in Chief himself shares ail the hardships of his soldiers, whom lie never for a moment quitted, during the long, tedious, and wet march of last night; and 1 also can assert, that from half past two o'clock yester- day until five o'clock this evening, the only nourishment he took was a small piece of coarse bread, which he received from his ser- vant. , " It is impossible for me to do justice to the gallantry and energy of the divisions en- gaged this day, The army are loud in ex- pressing their desires to be led against the enemy at Bilboa; the universal exclamation is, The bayonet! the bayonet ! lead us back to Soronosa! Much curiosity has been excited with res- pect lo the destination of the secret expedition. It has been supposed, that this expedition is to proceed immediately to Santander, and some accurate estimate, if this supposition he correct, is desirable, as to Ihe strength of the enemy in that neighbourhood, When the bonne Citoyennc left the coast of Asturias, the French force between the eastern confines of that province and the town of Bilboa, did not exceed 500, and al the port of Santander itself, there were only about 200 men. At Burgos, which was considered the - head- quarters of the French Army in Old Castile, they had about 12,000 men ; and at Valladolid nearly ail equal number. At the fortress of Pampeluna, they rvere about 20,000 strong. All these distinct armies were in an incessant state of activity, and could unite in Biscay on a few days notice. Letters from Madeira ol'the 25d of Febru- ary contain a very Unpleasant account relative lo the outward- bound West India Fleet, which sailed from Cork onl the 22d of January, con- sisting of 123 sail, under convoy of the Druid frigate, and the Fylla and Phipps sloops of war. It is stated, that shortly after they sailed from Madeira, the fleet was dispersed in violent gales, and only four ships reached Madeira with the Druid and Fylla ; the Phipps put back dismasted. About forty- live sail of Ihe fleet also put back, many of which had met. with damage. Upwards of seventy sail remained unaccounted for. The Augusta was lost near Fequerr. On Saturday at Chatham, nearly 150 of the Royal Denbigh Militia volunteered for the line, the major part of whom have enlisted for unlimited service. By the most recent letters from Bourdeaux, it appears that a contagious disease had made ils appearance amongst the Spanish prisoners, to which some thousands had fallen victims. The contagion was spreading very rapidly, and the grcalest alarm prevailed for the safely of the inhabitants of the towns in which the disease predominated. Part of the music in score has been dug out of the ruins of Drury- lane Theatre, quite perfect, excepting the edges of the paper being a little scorched ; and yet the lire burnt, so fiercely, that a great deal of the cast iron has been found completely fused. A singular circumstance occurred on Fri day se'nnight to a son of Mr. Brooks, Sta- plehurst, about nine years of age.— In his sleep he went out of the garret Window in which he usually slept, got to the roof of the house, about the distance of ten feet over, and down the other side, near forty feet, and jumped off full six feet to the ground; he then went to a neighbouring house, two fields distant, and raised an alarm that his father's house was falling. On being awakened he was considerably alarmed, but was found to have sustained no injury, except being prick- ed in the foot in going over a hedge. The daughter of Addison, by Lady War- wick, died but a lew years ago, and left 5001. for the purpose of raising a Monument to his memory. Lord Bradford, who is one of her executors, allotted the task to Mr. Westma- cott, adding 5001. to the bequest. This in- genious Artist has made a fine statue of Add:,. son, which is placed iu Poet's Corner, W est- minster Abbey, and which will soon be open- ed for public inspection. MONTGOMERYSHIRE.— At the assizes for this county, held at Welshpc, ol, last week. Eleanor Davies, charged with stealing a quan- tity of wool from Mr. Tho. Richards, of Newtown : and Elizabeth Manual, for re- ceiving the same, knowing it to be stolen, were each sentenced te two years imprison- ment— Allin Cockerton, charged with steal- ing one utidyed hat in the roll, from Mr. T. Clarke of Welshpool, sentenced to two years imprisonment; and Thomas Woolley, an ac- complice, was discharged by proclamation, — No bill was found against Thomas Lloyd, charged with stealing oak boards from Mr. J. Gough, of Llancrcrochwell. The following are the Staff that have ac companied the expedition which sailed from Cork ;— Major- General Hill, Commander of the Forces. Aides- de- Cainp, Lieut. Hill and Captain Currie, 90th regiment ; Major of Brigade to the Forces, capt. Fordyce, 81st regiment. Brigadier- General alexander Campbell, Second, in Command. Brigade- Major Capt. Hunter Blair 81st, regiment ; Aide- de- Camp. Capt. Campbell, 74th regiment; assistant- Adjutant- general, Lieu- tenant colonel Hinnabar, 68th regiment; Brevet Major Williamson, 88th regiment. Deputy- Assis- tant Adjutant- General ; Capt. elliot, 48th regi- ment, ditto, ditto; Lieutenant- Colonel W. de- lancey, Assistant Quarter Master- General; Capt. Scovell, 57th Foot, Deputy Assistant Quarter Master- General; Capt. Waller, 103d Foot, ditto, ditto. The force Comprizes 5000 effective men ; and all the regiments are in a high state of discipline and order. General Dupont, who Surrendered to the Spaniards under Cuesta, is said to have been brought to Trial and condemned to Death. He was shot by torch- light. This punishment is understood " to have produced much mur- muring among the French Officers. fairs.— Ai an early period of our history, commerce was considered a degading pursuit The itinerant merchants censured by the superstitious, and robbed of their goods by feudal tyaauts, who proudly believed they possessed the right of seizing all the gooiN which passed on their lands. Finding them- selves insulted, the merchants were compelled to conciliate the good will of the inhabitants, in towns and villages, by introducing mirth and curious exhibitions. They therefore brought with them, on every occasion, a Mer- ry Andrew, or juggler; also music; and to this custom We may attribute the association of commerce with the numerous shows, plea- sures and amusements, which are seen every day at our fairs. The spoi ls were formerly harmless and amusing, but of late, fraud and every vice, is practised at fairs, and the Ma- gistrates have found it necessary to suppress- scenes of iniquity disgraceful to public morals. The excesses and revels of Greenwich, Toth- ill- fields, and St. Bartholomew, have lately at- tracted Ihe attention of legal authority l but if all the fairs could be reduced to what ( hey formerly were, namely, a source of benefit to the honest trader, and scenes of ratienat amusement, the eommunity would receive * most essential benefit. We Copy the following from a letter ad- dressed to The recent surrender of Cayenne, by. that cruel, cowardly tyrant, Mons. Victor Hughes, to the arms of the Prince Regent of Portugal brings to my recollection the usage of that man to the prisoners of war in 1794. Mons. Victor hugues, who is native of Normandy, was a baker at Cape Francois, in St. Domingo, when the French Revolution, broke out ; from thence he went to France, where, being a man after Robespeierre's own heart, he soon distinguished himself during his reign of terror, by his unrelenting cruelty to the unfortunate Royalists and Priests who were prisoners. By Robespierre he was soon, elevated from the oven to the rank of Briga- dier- Gcneral, and sent With 1,500 troops, three frigates, lo retake Guadeloupe.— - :"!-, arrived in the year 1791, found three fourths of our troops in the hospital, and f. he other fourth dispersed in different parts of the Island. Some regularly bred military ; oorJ( who this newly- Created General had under lhis command, landed ihe troops and seamen at an out- port which was not guarded, and marched to Ihe attack of Point a petre, the capital. Point petre was taken, but Hugues staid where the troops were landed, taking care to keep out of danger-, and so far was he from takinsr personal share in the - Campaign, that he was found in a warm bath at the distance of seve- ral miles from the scene of action, when the account was brought to him. The dAnger being over, Hugues repaired to Point A Petre and took the command, when a scene, of hor- ror ensued, which nothing but the reign of terror could equal. The unfortunate Royalists were, compelled to dig a trench for their graves . they were then deliberately, and in cold blood, tied two and two, aud shot by the side' the trench, and this by the express an, individual order of this Baker- General, robespierre's Lieu- tenant. Our troops Were - put the hold of a prison- ship, officers and men indiscriminately they were allowed a biscuit and a pint of water only a- day, for each man, by order of this monster A few of the survivors are now in this country, [>_ n(\ are ready to confirm this state- ment. js a duty we owe to the memory of ou'r unfortunate friends and countrymen, who ' perished under this barbarous treatment, to put it out of that monster's power to revive the age of terrorism again. Let a man's opinions be what they may, If he, from conscientious motives, adopts them, and is a brave and humane man, he merits the admiration and esteem of the world ; but when we see a man practice such monstrous cruelty in support of his opinion, he must be detested by all. This man's sending to the advanced post borde, to surrender Cayenne, without waiting to see his enemies, is an ad- ditional proof of his cowardice i but had his second in command beat their enemy, this man would then have made his appearance, and repeated in Cayenne the tragedy of Gua- daloupe. Such is the character of tho man now in our possession ; it is a duty we owe our brave allies, ourselves, and humanity to prevent his exercising such cruelties in future. A MAN. *> • As we have no debates this week, owing to the ad- insert the following mock debate for ' of our readers. He should perhaps the writer us to the subject; it is not- withstanding a fair burlesque. HOUSE or COMMONS. EXPEDITION TO COPENHAGEN Mr. Sh- r— ii rose and spoke as follows SIr, When I contemplate the deplorable situation of my country— when I behold her waging war with all the world— when I see her commerce de- caying, her taxes increasing, and ignorance arid insolence, and inactivity presiding over hor coun- cils, my feelings arc wrought to such a pitch, that. 1 am ready to split my sides with laughter, In- deed 1 will do Illy native land the justice to say, that she has supplied me for these last twenty j ears, with an inexhaustible fund of good- humour, ; nd that if in probins her wounds 1 have not ex- tracted an evil, at least I have contrived to ex- tract a jest. As old England is in a pickle, T thought Attic salt a suitable ingredient. ( a laugh) And yet 1 fear that in spite of this salt, she will not hup during these lift mouths. ( a loud laugh) But roast meat keeps longer than raw! and we ha\ c certainly given her a good roasting, ( a long loud laugh.) 1 hope, therefore, we shall have a slice at her another time, ( pea's of laughter.) As for myself, Hie part T should prefer would lie the merry thought. ( repeated peals •/ laughter.) Talking of eating, my son Tom could tell yon. a good story about a drunken gentleman washing his face with beef and carrots. Tom is a chip of the old block, and would certainly cut a figure, if he had but a seat and an opportunity. Sir, [ flatter myself I can let loose a tolerable pack of smart sayings upon those subjects which ve have agiced among ourselves to attack Mi nisters upon. In .: r first place, the seizure of the Danish fleet l'v Ministers, reminds me of the seizure of the blescuan fleet by Captain Lemuel Gulliver. ( a laugh.) The only difference between the two eases is. that the noble Captain wore spectacles on the occasion, whereas Ministers were stone Mild, ( a ,' ourf laugh.) talced there is another difference. Captain Gulliver went in the same character in which he came aw ay— an open enemy. Our for-.- es vent in the capacity of swindlers, as a • ci-' or for being murderers and thieves. They offered ( kind souls) to take the Danish fleet in pawn : and what were ( he Danes to receive in re- turn? why they vere to receive— not gold, not silver, noi territory— hut our words of honour, that we wouid restore it by the time if became rotten, ( a loud laugh.) This gracious offer was ungraciously refused: so since they would not make us a present of a fleet, we resolved to shew our generosity, by making them a present of bomb- shells and cannon balls, ( much laughter.) But, Sir, I humbly hope that I shall be ex- cused on this occasion from all arguments deduced . fern ii- licion. Religion is of loo solemn, too holy a nature, to find admittance into a droll speech. Ill would it become me to mingle ribal- dry and religion together, or to excite lauirhter, . after having excited tears. But though I may rot say nurh about piety, still it is certain I may think shout it a great deal. I. ike the old woman, who being :. ked if her crow spoke, replied, " N'oa, it do'imt. spca- nk, hut ' tis the devil for thinking." , Sir, though M blisters are so lavish of human b'roo, we must grant that Ihey must deserve some pra:- e forchecking the slaughter of woodcocks and snipes, { a laugh.) It is a notable instance of the levity of these gentlemen, that they shduld be planning the safety of little bin's, instead of the salvation of Europe, fa loud lough.) A bill oyl woodcocks and snipes! I thought that these birds were plentifully supplied with bills of th'eir own. ( a long loud laugh.) I fear, howcrrr. thai Ministers, instead of saving game for us, are making game if us. [ reiterated shouts of applause.) Sir, the. next topic which 1 have selected for the exerc'S. e of my wit, their exfraordinarv secret' n of papers. Sir, they may thank their stars : hat v e have moved for no more papers. Sir, if they consider moving. for papers such an 1 anlship, I shall give them enough of it. T shall i:: ove for all the blotting papers, ( a laugh ) and all the silver papers, ( a long laugh) and all the vhi'v- brown papers, ( n long loud laugh) and oil the stiff brown papers. ( Repeated peals of ajftlnuse.) Rut, Sir, it is a most melancholy considera- tion, that while our vessels, in gallant trim, traverse the vast expanse, unresisted and irre- futable, while our farms and our harvests are on the ocean— while our topmasts kiss the clouds, and our keels become playmates to the whales, Sir Richard Strachan, ( terrible lo relate!) wattts a morsel of bread. That gallant officer has writ- ten a very pretty satire against Ministers, thank- ing them for the. prompt and ample supply of sea- store which was sent him. It may he called a biting satire, because it was all about eating. ( A lough.) Sir, the boasting language, and feeble ex- ploits of Ministers, remind me of an excellent old story. An Irish soldier, while skirmishing in a wood, call, out to his companions, " I have taken a prisoner." " Bring him along," said thev. 44 But he won't come." " Then come yourself." " But. he won't let me. ( A laugh.) On those grounds, Sir, I support the motion of my honourable friend. Lord h. P- tty then arose, and remarked that the expedition to Copenhagen was a . most un justifiable act. He said that the' only circum- stance in its favor was ( he quantity of dancing which if must have been the cause of. The moon- beams dancing on the water for extin giiis'iing the fire— the flames dancing around the houses— burnt old women dancing with agony, and our soldiers dancing with joy. He con- cluded his pathetic description with observing that, it mast have been a most heart- lending ballet. Mr. Wh- tbr-- d said, that after a most solemn and 1bn2.- windcd dive into the consideration of the - question before the house, he now lifted up his head, with a water- spaniel shako, to pro innlgafe the result of. his search. Ye ( said Mr. Wh-- d) who listen with partial! fy to the blasts of the trumpet, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of Prance, who expect that, war will produce the advantages of peace, and that ( lie deficiencies of the current year will be supplied by the plunder, attend to the down- tail of Copenhagen, capital of Denmark.* ( A '! id •:•>/ of parody, parody from the ministerial benches Mr wh- tb— d appeared confused, and continued thus.) That beautiful city, begemmed with palaces— with palaces, and adorned with a steeple; that— a - pierced— a— into the skies ( o laugh) together with thousands ' of its inhabi- tants; several of them citizens, others artizans, * This noble sentence bears a slight resemblance to ' he famous exordium of Johnson's Rasselas, which is as follows. Ye who listen with credu- lity to the whispers of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope, who expect that ago " ill perforin the promises of youth, and that the deficiencies of the present day wilt be suppli- ed by tlie morrow, alters I to the history of ras- selas, prince of Abyssinia.— EDITOR. citizens, artizans. I say, Sir, several of them, J man who fell from the garret of a ten story house, and when he was found, and recovered, and asked at. what time he fell, replied, that the family in the second floor could tell, as he saw them at din- ner while he was in the act of falling. The question was negatived without a divison. Adjourned. maids and widows, ( n loud laugh) besides an in- numerable fry of little children— hem— who. Were - busied inputting out the fire— out the fire— i kindled by our— a— bombshells, ( a laugh) a— and i a— and so, Sir, on these motives I vote for the dismissal of his Majesty's Ministers. ( hear him! hear him .' One of the Ministers having replied, Mr. Gr- tt- n a- ose. Sir, the honourable gentleman opposite it seems to me as if he rose, because he had nothing to do, and sat down because he had nothing to say. But since people who do least talk most, his having nothing to do is a reason, why his having nothing to say was no reason at all. As there is reason in roasting of eggs, it is well there is olher ways of dressing them ; else, if the honourable gentleman opposite were his own cook, he would be obliged to cat them raw. For my own part, I care but little about the quanity of reason which I possess. But the powers of epigram with which I am endowed, are the pride of my soul. I thank my Maker that he hath en- abled me to point periods with a sting ; and I do not despair of upsetting an empire by repeated shocks of the antithesis. But 1 must hasten for- ward to the question, test I should expire on the spot, and silenced by a sudden death, leave my favorite period unclosed. This once, happened to me in the Irish House of Commons; that is to say, I did not exactly die, but I was so near it, that 1 was obliged to finish my speech in- a sit- ting posture, so that all my arguments were thenceforth aposteriori. Sir, the Catholics of Ireland are numerous in population, and oppressed in religion. They de- mand emancipation, and are answered with in- sult. They claim a right, and receive a wrong. When force failed, they tried entreaty. Beware! The first may be last, and the last may be first. Yon have granted them a little : that little makes part of the total tenement. A concession of part implies aright to the whole. You are not thanked for what you have g veil. give more, and fry what that will do. Beware! The world is against you. You stein the torrent, because you are united. Do not. provoke when you may con- ciliate. A smile may soothe where a frown cannot frighten. Admit the Catholics into par liament, and you will rid yourselves of all their importunities. If you want to get a strong pig but of your house, affect to push him in I o it. Be- ware ! The motion was then put, and negatived with- out a division. Mr. W- nd- m then brongh for- ward his motion on the use of air- guns, and spoke to the following effect :— Sir, 1 rise, like a lark, to bring forward my promised motion respecting the adoption of air- guns, instead of firelocks in his Ma. jeslj's army. Since the propriety of speculation is peculiar lo the human race— since the tawny lion cannot build a system, or the hunch- backed camel estab- lish a theory, it clearly follows, that the more far- fetched, unfathomable, and impracticable our theories CPII be made, the more we differ from the beastial tribe, and exalt ourselves to the dignity of thinking beings. If, therefore, the plan whi'- h 1 am about to propose, should prove rather far- fetched, unfathomable, and impracticable, i flat- ter myself, gentlemen, will on that, account es- teem it. the more feasible and meritorious. Eos will gentleman presume to oppose what they do not understand-? Is the existence of iniinite space to be denied, because it cannot lie compre- hended? And if a man cannot open an oyster shell, is he therefore to conclude that there is no oyster inside ? 1 shall proceed then, with abund-- ance of confidence and self complacency, to con- sider the question candidly, logically, metaphisi- cally, and abstracted from all considerations of party. Far be from me the gauzy gewgaws of tinsel declamation, or the heterogeneous agglo- meration of polysyllabical ratiocination. The motives which have induced me to form ' his project are two- fold : love for my country, ind love for a simile. Indeed 1 have the vanity to believe, that 1 shall presently interlard my peech with such a multitude of metaphors, that the house shall root know whether it. is standing on its head or on its heels, on its corner- stones or its gable- ends. It shall look like the little woman in the song, who waking and finding her petticoats cut round about, says, [ Mr. w - nd- vi sings] " Lord ha' mercy ou I, this is none of I. " Fal de riddle," & c. Sfc,. { Hear him ! En- core ! bravissimo ecchoed from all parts o the house.) Air, Sir, is an element, which is lighter than water and heavier than fire. Air in motion is called wit- id, and ( here are four principal winds— North, East, West, South. The initials of these four letters constitute ( he word News', and I pre- fer this derivation to the french nouvelles, or the Latin novitas. It may be called etymology b) acrostic ; and if it be not genuine, it i* better, for it is ingenious. Air is impregnated with parti- cles of nitre and other materials, which go to the composition of gunpowder. Air may be made to explode like gunpowder. Air is confaiued'in gunpowder. It follows then, by a nice combina- tion of logic and natural philosophy, that air is nothing but superfine gunpowder. And here, Sir, my most irresistible inference steps in. Listen to me. Is it not better to use fine gun powder, which costs nothing, than coarse gunpowder, which costs a great deal ? Is it not better to draw from the magnificent and inexhaustible magazines of ( he atmosphere, than from the limited magazines and powder mills made by men ? In fact, the sav- ing occasioned by my plan is like a thousand things. It is like ( hose iron railways which save the expeuces of horses. It is like inoculating with the cow- pock. It is like chewing gar- lic to take away the taste of onions, or chewing assafeetida to take away the taste of garlick. Taking it for granted then that air is gunpow- der, and gunpowder is air, I will, as usual, indulge myself in a few speculations. Since air and gun- powder are one and the same thing, it may be said that the fo. ur elements are earth, water, fire, and gunpowder. It may likewise be said, that a man, instead of being out of breath, is out of gunpow- der. A sailor may fell us that- the gunpowder has veered round to the south, and will soon blow a hurricane. The poet too, may have a more ex- tensive assortment, of terms ; instead of always using the words air, breefce. breath and zephyr, ( he) may sing of the gentle gunpowder whisper- ing through the trees, and Itie balmy gunpowder exhaling from their mistresses' lips. ( Hear, hear.) Ladies about to faint, may call not for air, but gunpowder. And when we die, it may- be said of us, that we resigned our gunpowder with christian fortitude and resignation. ( Hear him, hear him, hear him.) But, Sir, when I consider the practical disposi- tion of his Majesty's Ministers, 1 fear that my favourite speculation will experience no support from them. These men have no notion whatever of elegance or refinement in their plans. They are all for plain, rough, downright practibility. They would as soon knock a man down with a flint as a diamond. They would prefer roast beef to wipt cream. They are more like serpents that digest stones, than cameleons that live on air. they would rather wear a plain silver watch than a pinch- beck gilt one. At. all events, Sir, whether I succeed or not, I shall have the satisfaction of displaying my theoretical ingenuity. I shall be like the Scotch- SPANISH MANIFESTO. The Supreme Junta - of Spain have issued a Manifesto, describing, in the most forcible lan- guage, the present situation of their country, and the causes that have led to the calamities with which it is now assailed. The Manifesto retraces the history of the connection between France and Spain for a century back, and enumerates the advantages which the former have uniformly de- rived from that connection, down to the I'rench, Revolution, and even subsequent to that period. It concludes with ( he following energetic appeal to tile continental nations and potentates :— " Yes, Princes and nations of the Continent, your preservation is identified with ours. The grand system of continental subjugation, which is incessantly issuing from the lips of Frenchmen, comprises iu their own agrandizement your ruin. Do not deceive yourselves ; the ambition of Buo- naparte has already triumphed over Italy, Hol- land, and Switzerland, and has - converted the States of the Confederation of the Rhine into the provinces of his own empire. With the forces of Spain and Portugal he intends to effect the de- struction of Austria, and afterwards to assemble the collective strength of Europe to drive the un- fortunate Alexander into the deserts of Tartary. Then, and not, until alt this is consummated, will flic projects of bis wild ambition be accomplish- ed. The ancient dynasties of the earth will dis- appear, he and his family will reign uncontrouled over the nations ; another feudal system, more re- pugnant than the former, will be established to the exclusion of the light, and to the destruction of the industry and civilization of three complete centuries. " But the time has not yet arrived when the tyrant can enjoy the fruits of his labours. Eng- land, possessing great natural advantages from her insular situation, from her power, and from her laws, has cast the smile of contempt at the mail convulsions of French audacity. " What then. Sovereigns of Europe, have you to perform ? You are invited to action by fair opportunity, by obvious interest, and the most urgent danger; If you wish to exist, arm your- selves. From the Scheld to the Tyber, and from the Neva to the Quadalquiver, may there be hut one object, and may that he, war against French- men.— Perhaps you doubt of a successful result from your efforts. Be not deceived, Frenchmen are neither invulnerable nor invincible; the plains of Valencia and Saragassa, and the moun- tains of Baylen, exposed lo heaven and earth, their shame and degradation. Oh I ye Monarchs and Inhabitants of the Continent, imitate our firmness, and our perseverance, and ( he world, threatened with destruction by a brutal monster, will at length recove its independence and its re- pose. MARTIN DE GARAY, Secretary to the Supreme Junta." ' MArLBOrOUgh- sTREET.-— A man of fashion, whose name we shall not at present mention, has been several days in confinement, on the charge of having been guilty of a disgusting crime in the Park, about ten days since, he yesterday underwent a second examination and the witnesses against him were two per- sons of good character, who saw the transac- tion. a soldier belonging to the Guards was tile companion of the prisoner at the time of his detection, but the former escaped with the aid of a bludgeon he held in his hand, " file prisoner carefully- hid his face at the Office yesterday during his examination, with a handkerchief he held against his forehead, so that no one could possibly identify his person, he was committed. Monthly Commercial report.— We have the pleasure lo state, that She East India Compa- ny have been lately informed by their agent at Constantinople, that he has opened the usual communication between. this country and India, overland, a matter of the highest importance to the company at this particular time; added to which the peace concluded last January with the Turks, must be of great consequence to our trade, as well lo Turkey, as lo the East. Indies.-— The sugar market has been very dull for some months past; hut the dial illation from corn or grain being now pro- hibited, it is expected sugars will advance considerably, being the only substitute for the manufacture of spirits.. ' i ! te following is the substance of the clauses of the Bill to prohibit the distillation of spirits from corn or grain in Great Britain, and to suwend the importation of British or Irish injjP' spirits into Great Britain or Ireland.— Distillations of spirits from grain in Great Britain is pro- hibited. His Majesty may prohibit, by pro- clamation. the distillation of spirits from gain, ( except wheat), or continue the probi-" bition. Further, a penalty is imposed for ns'. ng grain for distillation pending the pro- hibition. Distillers taking into their custody, during the prohibition grain which shall have been ground, shall he subject lo a penalty. Exemptions shall be granted to distillers who are millers.— During the prohibition, on Irish made spirits lo be imported into Great Bri- lain, or vice versa.— All such spirits, so im- ported, w ith I he casks, boats, ships, & c. shall be liable to seizure.— Old Jamaica and Leeward Island rum is in demand, and ad- vanced full Till, per gallon. Fine coffee is also in demand, and likely lo continue so. Cotton wool is rather dull iu the market at present ; tile East India Company have had a sale , of 3,996 hales ( March consisting of ( 2, Surats and Bengals, they sold from ISd. to 23^ 11. per pound. The markets of Liverpool and Manchester are also flat, and large quan- tities in the importers' hands.— Linen- rags L< r paper- makers use, are so enormously dear, that persons in the paper and book trade have been under the necessity of advancing their prices. The Newspapers are suffering cruelly from the deafness of paper, and are subject to the intolerable and oppressive grievance of being confined to a fixed price. The present price of rags is from 77s. lo 78s. per cwt. and until there are some arrivals from Malta with those of Italy, it. is impossible they can lower. The monopolists of superfine cloths have failed in their purpose, and the price of these articles bus fallen nearly to its former level. The Bank Directors being apprised of ofthe combination, and informed of the names the speculators, refused lo discount the hills which they had paid for the purchases. They MonthAgricultural Report for March.— The Lands in genera! never worked more kindly for Spring Corn sowing, than through the whole. of ( lie month, which has proved a more than usually busy one, as much of the early sown Beans and Pease have been ploughed up, and re- sown The tender Barley soils iu Norfolk and Suffolk have dressed, though late, very kindly for the seed ; and so have the heavier ones in other parts for Oats also- The chief part of the extensive tract that was deluged by the flood, Lincolnshire, Cam- bridgeshire, & c. continues inundated, so that more than 100,00;) acres, destined for soft corn crops, must remain unproductive for the present year, and probably for many seasons to come. The Wheat plants have benefitted much by the dry weather in the former, and the genial showers in the latter part of the month ; ( hey have been less touched in every district by the slug, orwire worm, than is usual at this- season of the year.' Hemp- has been sown to a large extent in the Fen Oounfie's, and the expected bounty of five shil- lings per bushel on i'lax Seed has already brought in sufficient quantities of it to reduce tfie price of that article from twenty- five to six guineas per hogshead, and to issue a sufficiency for tHe de- mand of Ireland. The Hop Plantations, under careful cultivation, push their bine strongly to the pole.— Their prices of Corn at Mark- lane have varied hut little, except in Oats, which are iower : that of Wheat is kept steady by foreign imports, \ ibieh are daily arriving, under the con- nivance of the French Government. The Turnip crops have hel l out better than was expected ; and the young Ray- Grasses, and Clovers, promise an early and plentiful succession of spring seed. The Meadows, and Lady- Pastures are likewise forward enough in many enclosed counties, to re- ceive fattening stock already.— The Meat Markets have had a further rise in prime Beef, and Veal, tile former fetching7s and the latter 6s. per stone by the carcase, in Smithfield.— Mutton is more plentiful. — Lamb, and Pig- Pork, continue at last Mouth's prices.— Horses of all kinds are dearer particularly those fit to remount our Light Caval- ry. ' i'he Wool Markets are lower, for fine fleeces of the short kinds, owing U large iinportatioj of Merino Wool, consigned from several ports in Spain. Rati India Patronage.— The Committee ap pointed lo inquire into the existence of abuses in the disposal of East India Patronage, have made their lleport, and adduced upwards of 25 instances in which the appointments have been corruptly obtained. The parties impli cated are numerous, among whom are two deceased females of some rank ( Ladies Leigh and Lntnm). None of the Directors are con coined, though the confidence of several ap- pears to have been grossly abused. The con- sideration given for a YVritership was from 3,000 to 3,500 guineas; and for a Cadelship from 2001. to 5001 Ey a Resolution of the Court of Directors framed in 1799, it is de- clared that upon any appointments being dis- covered, at any subsequent period, to be oh tained Ihrough undue influence, the party shall not only he. dismissed from his situation but disqualified from holding any office under the company in future. The Report recom- mends the vigorous execution of this Resolu- tion as applicable lo the above cases, and as Ihe only means of checking an evil, for the prevention of which the measures hitherto adopted have been nugatory, because their violation has never been punished. At Maidstone assizes, sentence of death of was passed on 17 malefactors, convicted of capital oiVenccs.-—- A case of seduction was Iried, King v. Hughes, a purser in the navv who inlroiliiced himself into the family of the plaintiff, with JCSO damages. In an indictment for a libel, at the same assizes, the Lord Chief Baron refused lo hear evidence in proof of the truth ofthe libel, and said it Oould only go iu mitigation of punish meut. Upon which Mr. Serjeant Best stated that he should reserve it till Ihe term, when he should have it stated upon affidavits in the Court of King's Bench. OXFORD MRETING,— A Court of Common Council was heid in the city of Oxford, on Wed nesrtay, March 29, when Mr. Adams moved for Vote of Thanks to Mr. Wardle, for his recent public conduct. This was opposed by Mr. W Slatler. who thought that a fever had been creat- ed in the public mind, which might lead to conse quences of a very serious kind. He admitte that Mr. Wardle had discharged his duty in an honourable manner, hut feared that the motion might, be made a rallying point for disafl'ec'e and bad men. A severe lesson had been read to ( lie Duke of York, and he trusted the Govern ment would learn a useful lesson, before it was too late, an.) not suffer abuses lo exist which mast naturally tend to weaken the energies of ( he nation, and iu the end, alienate the minds of the people from the love of their coumry. The Kin was become air old man, who had long rei beneficially for his people, and he would not tie willing to wound his feelings unnecessarily. No reply being made to these suggestions, the mo- tion was withdrawn. LONDON MARKETS. CORN EXCHANGE, APRIL 10. There was a liberal supply of English Wheat tills morning ; the fine samples were taken off at small • advance; inferior sorts were a heavy ale. Fine5 Malting Barley obtained last week's prices; the ordinary sorts are unsaleable at pre- sent. Boiling Pease vcre cheaper. There was but few fresh Oats at market, which experienced decline of about Is. per quarter. Rye and Beans with little variation. AVERAGE PRICE OF CORW By the Quarter of Eight Winchester Bushels. Anglesey,. .. Carnarvonsh. Wheat s. d. line, s. d. 100 Denbighshire | 10: i PRICE OF LEATHER AT LEADENIIALL ACCIDENTS, OFFFSCES, Jfr. On Wednesday se'nnight as a workman was cleansing a well belonging to Mr. Griffiths, of Knighton, Radnorshire, the steaning ofthe well gave way, and he was literally entombed in the rubbish. Providentially, however, the limber which had supported the trees pre vented him from being much bruised, and after nineteen hours incessant labour he was dragged out, and is now recovered. The well is thirteen yards deep, and several tons of stones were got out of it. A MONSTER.— \ brutal fellow, whose dress is very genteel, has for some days infested Marybonne Ground, Paddjngton, and Ilyder park, whose object has been to treat with the greatest indecency the female sex. The most respectable dressed women are the only ob- jects of his attacks, and such he treats iu the most indecent manner, as a nurse would a rude child. A lady of the name of Pierce, who resides in Jeriiiyn- street, was attacked by the ruffian, hear the King's Head and Ar- tichoke, in . Marybone- fields, on Friday even- ing last, and he treated her in the most dis- gusting manner for nearly 10 minutes. Miss Saird, companion and Lady's maid to Mrs. Croft, in Beutinck- stieet, also fell into the Monster's clutches on Monday evening, and his brutal conduct threw her into hystericks, in which situation she. was found in Park- lane, He was luckily taken into custody on Tues- day, in the neighbourhood of Walharn- greeii and safely lodged in the cage, for an assault on flic' two MissCourtleys, at Turtiham-'> reen. ' I'he Monster is supposed to he a man iff pro- perly, but lost ! o the nicer feelings, his me- thod having been to torture those whom he were, in consequence obliged to dispose of attacked. He has been very active as he the cloths at interior prices, in order to make ! committed outrages iu different p uis in •, good their payment. \ very short time. SUIPPIXG. PORT Penrhyn, BAngOR Arrived. — Lady Penrhyn, Jones, from Dublin; fanny, Roberts, from Holyhead ; Ann, Jones; . Su- sannah, Williams, from Carnarvon; Pegs; and Mary, Scott, from Dumfries, ballast; Dore, Arrow, from Barmouth, timber; Provi- dence, Johns, from Exeter, magancse.— Cleared out.— William and Betty, Jones, for Holyhead; Olive, Hughes; Vine, Ellis; Lady penrhyn, Jones, for Liverpool, slates; Prince William, Williams, for Drogbeda ; Peggy and Mary, Scott, for Dumfries, slates. BEAUmAriS.— Arrived.— Betty, Owen, ' from Liverpool, ballast; Minerva, Roberts, from Li- verpool, coals and groceries; William, Roberts-, from Chester, coals, brick, earthenware ; unity, Prichard, from Red wharf, lime stones ; royal Recovery, Davies,, from Liverpool, cork, coals, earthenware , Mary, Waddington, from Liverpool, deal balk : ; Gaulden, Hays, from Dublin, ballast; Margaret, Evan;, from Carnarvon, oats;. Nancy, Williams, from Cemas, ballast; Fanny, Dixon, from Holyhead, ballast; lady Penrhyn, Jom , from Dublin, ballast; Harriett, Williams, front Carnarvon, paving stones and bacon; Margaret, Jones, from Conway, oak timber; Twins, Willi- ams, from Bristol, porter, iron, oakam ; Forti- tude, Lightfoot, from Dublin, ballast ; Sidney, Lewis, from belfast, ballast; Lady, Murray, from Arkinton, oysters; Peggy and Mary, Scott, from Dumfries, ballast; Peler, Roberts, from Red Wharf, lime stones; Sarah, Yachall, wheat and oats ; Union, Jones, from Carnarvon, slates aoil eggs: Darling, Jones, from Pwllhely, eggs anil fowls; Bee, Simeon, from Pembrook, cul . Sailed.— Peggy, Williams, from Liverpool, lime stones. Conway. Arrived.— Ann, Wrench, from Ches- ter, sundries; Unity, Jones, from red wharf' lime stones; Molly, Hughes, from RedWharf. ballast Cleared out.— Rhydland Packet, Willi- ams; Ann and Elizabeth, Thomas, for liverpool, wheat, oats, clover seed ; Success, Jones, for Li- verpool, slates; Ann, Wrench, for Chester, pa- ving stones; Margaret, Jones, for Beaumaris, oak timber; Brothers, Roberts, for Liverpool,, paving stones and sundries.^- Sailed:— Margaret, Jones, for Beaumaris, oaktimber; Success, Jones, for Liverpool, slates, CHESTER.— Arrived.— William, Evans, from Dublin, oats and wheat flour; britannia, Dr. with, from the Isle of Man, ballast; Good Intent, Phillips, from Wicklow, and Athalia, humphreys - ; from Dublin, ballast.— Cleared out. — friends.,. Jones, for Douglas, coals; Good Intent, Davies., for Dublin, coals; Resolution, Davies, for dub- . lin, coals; Good Intent, Phillips, for Wicklow, coals, bricks, and earthenware; Mersey, Wad-- ' dington, for Liverpool, sundries; Louisa, George, for Neath ; Fanny, Roberta, for Swansea, brick . and pig iron; Consort, Martin, for Diversion, wood and charcoal ; Dolly, William,.-,, for Car- narvon, sundries; Luna, Owen,( for Xeath, brick. and tiles. BarmOuTh.— Arrived - , jones from Llanelly, culm ; happy return. lewis from ' Pwllhely. coal; Hero, Williams, from Merhuss , ballast ; Mary, Roberts, from Pwllhesy, ballast' - Valiant, Parry; Morning Sittf, Parry; Aui.. Richords, from Redwharf, limestone.— Ckaml out.— Union, Ellis, for Dublin, oak bark ; Dove, Burrows, from Beaumaris, sundries. » PORTInllain. — Arrival. — Bridget, from Pwllhely, oak poles ; Royal GeOrge kins, from Cardigan, sundries; Williams; Menai, Jones; fiths; Thomas and Jane, von, limestone.— Sailed. Milford, earthenware; bailing, Jones, for , verpool, eggs and po" PWL I. HKLI JT, riced— A n n, J ones, from CARFI':- Sundries ; j ane. Griffith, from Liverpool a pembroke, culm; Betsey, Williams, from Neath- coals and culm; Mary, Jones, from Chester ir.' l calling; Polly, Thomas, from Dublin, lambskin Ann and Betsy,. Roberts, from Swansea, culm Ann, thomas, from llanelly, coals. At- Studwall's road.—. speedwell Cutter Ci- Hopkins; Diligence Culter, capt Dobbin - Hope Cutter, Capt. Tedbury ; Ann and peggy,, Jones, from Chepstow, for Kirkaldy. out,— Young James, Griffith, for Greenock timber; Darling, Jones, for Liverpeol, < t » » s ] poUltry, prichard owen for Douglas; slates- ' Mary, Thomas, for Liverpool, paving- stones MMi TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT. ALT. that MESSUAGE, TENEMENT, and LANDS, with the Apurtenances, called BLAEN Y GLASCWM, situate within one mile of the village of Penmachno, in the said county, and in the holding of William Vaughn, who is now under notice to quit.— The tenant will shew the premises, and further particulars may be had, bv applying to Mr. JOHN HUGHES, Currier, Llanrwst. nEXT FRIDAY, the 21 st of APRIL, being the Second Day of Drawing the GRAND STATE LOTTERY, FIVE HL'. VD11 ED WHOLE TICKETS Will be given to the First- drawn Prize above Fifteen Pounds, in addition to the other Prizes • which the Scheme contains: Tickets and Shares arc on Sale, warranted un- drawn, by all the Agents in this County. THOMAS WHITTAKeRS Woollen - draper. Commercial Buildings, RESPeCTFuLLY informs his friends and the public, he is just returned from London, with a large an ' fashionable assortment of goods for the present season. Heal India Nankeens, London Printed Quillings, Jeans, and Dimities, in a great variety, Regimental Sashes, Officers' Gold and Silver epaulets, Sword- knots, Belts and gor- gets. Blue Worsted and White Patent Cotton Webb, for Military Pantaloons, Gnosh's Super- fine Scarlet Cloths, Sc.— lie has likewise on hand a great variety of Superfine Broad and Narrow Cloths, Ladies Habit ditto, Kerseymeres, Prin- cess Cords, & c. purchased before the late ad- vances, which he is selling considerably lower than the present prices. T. W. returns his grateful acknowledgements to his friends and the public, for the liberal sup- port he has received since his commencement, a;::! hopes by assiduity and attention, to merit a continuance of their favours. Funerals completely furnished- Chester, " 7th April, 1809. TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES. f g THE Directors of this Undertaking give . iL Notice, that the Drift- way being executed, they are desirous of receiving further Designs or Plans for making the Tunnel, either by subterra- neous, or other means in which no Impediment will be given to the navigation of the river. Al- though the Directors are in possession of plans for this' purpose, yet, convinced that there are many methods of accomplishing the object, they think it proper before any particular plan. be put in execution, to take every means in their power to obtain the best. In hopes therefore of induc- ing injeriious men to a contemplation of the most judicious means of executing so useful and so novel a work, the following premiums are of- fered : viz. .£ 200 to the person whose plan shall be adopt- ed and acted upon; and a further sum of ^,' 100 if such plan be executed. Plans to be delivered before ( he first ( lay of June next, at the Clerk's Office, where those now in the possession of the Company may be in- spected, and sections of the river and drift- way, and every necessary particular had. By order of the Directors, S. W. W AdeSON, Clerk to the Company. Austin Friars, London, April 3, 1809. PRICE OF STOCKS. Three per Gent. Consols 67i Three per Cent. Reduced; 67^ Consols for 67 J PO LI tICA L SuMM Ary. I 3 3 0 2 2 0 10 6 1 1 0 March 1, 1809. HOLYHEAD ASSOCIATION, For the Prosccution of FELONS. WHEREAS divers Burglaries, Felonies, and Larcenies have been committed in the parish of Holyhead, and i's m-' gitb mrhood, in the count) of Anglesea, and the Offenders h too often . escaped Justice for want of immedi pursuit and effectual prosecution. Therefore we whose'names are hereunto snbscrib? d, in order - prevent and suppress any kind of Felony and Larceny, ( so far as in us lies') have agreed to raise- and maintain a Fund for the prosecution of all such Offences as may he committed against oar respective- properties. We therefore me tetter ; o suppress all such offences as aforesai I, Do hereby offer the following Rewards to the person or persons who shall first give such mation, as shall lead to the discovery of the stolen property, and apprehension of the respec tive offenders, in the undermentioned cases, : o lie paid on the conviction of such offender by the Treasurer. And for managing the affairs of this Association, the following Gentlemen, or any five of them, are appointed a Committee, ( viz.) Colin Jones, N. M. Goddard, Jared Jackson, and h. h. Jones, Esquires, Rev. William Lloyd, Rev. David Williams, Thomas Spencer, John Jones, John Bates, Lewis Owen, Edmund Ro- berts, and John Price. REWARDS. £. s. rf. The felonious breaking and entering any House, o 5 0 The felonious stealing, killing, maim- ing, or wounding any Horse, Mare, or Gelding, The like of any Bull, Ox, Cow, Heifer, Calf, Sheep, Lamb, or Hog.,.. The stealing of any Goose, or other Poultry, Any other Grand or Petit I. amv.,, Stealing any Gate, Pale, or Rail, or any Iron Work, or other thing belong- ing thereto; orbrcaking, cutting down, or destro; ing the same., or any Hedge, or other f ence, r IQ- 6 Stealing, cutting down, breaking, tit;- ' y stroyinp, or damaging any Trees, Sap- lings, Poles, or Underwood, ... .... 10 6 Robbing any Orchards or Gardens, or stealing, or maliciously pulling up, or destroying any Turnips, Potatoes, Parsnips, Carrots, Cabbages, Peas or Beans, growing in any inc. iosed ground, 10 6 Stealing any Corn or Grain, Grass or Hay, growing or standing in cocks,... 1 1 0 For discovering any Person trespass- ing, by making by paths or roads over any laud or Ground, 10 6 And for Information against, or apprehension of any person committing any other offences, or against the property of any of the Members, such Reward as shall be directed by the said Commit- tee.. Mr. Lewis Owen-,-, Secretary - Treasurer. Messrs'. JACKSON & PRICE, Solicitors. lady Stanley n. M. Goddard, Esq. Colin Jones, Esq. P. Thomas, Esq. jared Jackson, Esq. h. h. Jones, Esq. rev. William Lloyd Rev. David Williams Mr. Thomas Spencer Mrs. Vickcrs Mr. William Jones, Grocer Mr. John Jones, Druggist Mrs. Mary Parry Mr. Lewis Owen Mr. John Price Mr. John Anwyl Mr. Robert Roberts Mr. William Williams Mr. Griffith Owen Mr. Edward Roberts Mr. Benjamin Nott Mr. William Owen Mr. John Pearson Mr. John Bates Mr. Edmund Roberts Mr. John Braillard Mr. John Gething Mr- John Ellis Mr. William Walthew Mr. Richard Jones, Jun. Mr. Richard Jones, Sen. proved, and three other Noble Commanders arrested and sent to Lisbon. The people then sallied out upon the enemy, two corps of which, consisting of 500 cavalry each, were attacked, routed, and their horses seized. If this spirit can be maintained, Soult will soon be a prisoner in the country, which he had thus thought to purchase. Our army conti- nues encamped in the neighbourhood of Lis- bon. Another skirmishing conflict had taken place between a French corps and some Por- tuguese volunteers near Chaves. There is no further intelligence from Spain beyond the account of Cuesta's army amount- ing to 50,000 men. Fort Bourbon has surrendered to General Beckwiih, who has thus reduced the whole of Martinique. Anglesey Turnpike Roads. Mr. W. P. POOLE, the Clerk and Trea' surer of the Anglesey Turnpike roads, having hud intimation of the intention of several of the t rustees to propose various improvements and alterations in the roads, on thursday the 20th day of April next. He is ordered to re- quest as full a meeting as possible of the Trustees at Llangefni, at 11 o'clock on that day, to give lite business the fullest consideration in their power. DURING the eventful period, to which for so many years past, our existence has been condemned, few weeks perhaps have passed over our heads, which have possessed so Iii ilc actual, and so much consequential, intelli- gence. The latter ind:\ I must he by the finger and the map, inasmuch as it regards the march of armies, ami that dispo- sition of the respective forces of two Em- pires, ouc of < hid) must in the course of a few months disappear from the face of ( he Earth. II i » impossible not to anticipate the downfall of Austria ; unless the Archduke Charles, can, by winning one profit battle ( and his talents are eqii. ii to the occasion i dis- locate the Rhenish Confederation. But how- ever this may he, Christenndom is, to gambler's phrase, playing upon Napoleon be overthrown, we preponderance -. if Austria to the a v ast'depository of bigotry will be l iken away. In that Empire thirds if the property, because belongs to the Nobles and lire Clergy, are r , emp- ed from taxation. Is not ripe for destruction? In Hie mor ne, most bitter antagonist of France might weep o' er the condition of that desolated country, which i » pressed to its very- centre, all its relationships and affections, by the very conquests which its inexorable tyranny com- pels its youth to atchieve. trance is not only miserable in itself hut it is the cause of misery in others. With respect to the actual intelligence, it is in military active detail, nothing. In Spanish Gallicia, the spread of warfare seems to be enlarging itself; but the counter reports of the two parties, shew that nothing decisive has been done, la Valentin, we hardly know whether hostilities are going on or not ; as reports while they tell of active preparations I on the part of the patriots, seem to imply a ! concentration of the French forces ill the neighbourhood. The last fact is certainly very probable. Along all the Eastern coast of the Peninsula, the cry for arms and am- munition still continues; and nothing can more show the weakness of the French, than that they make no progress, while their op- ponents are labouring under this first and last of wants. COMMERCE.— The Dutch government has relaxed, with respect to a very numerous ca- talogue of articles, the severity of ils prohi- bitory 15ws; but. our own administration has directly drawn lighter the line of exclusion, and we think with a very exact knowledge of the circumstances of the case. It is plain that the enemy concedes, because he is in distress, and it is our business to drive him to the de spair which will compel the attempt at self liberation. PERSIA.— This kingdom now is deadly hos tile to us, and an island or islands in the Gulph have been promised to the French, a promise, which if realized, will cost us an ex- pedition to conquer them. APrIL 13. BIRTH. Tuesday se'nnight, at hooton- park, Cheshire, the seat of Sir Thomas Stanley, Bart. Lady Stan- ley of a son. DEATHS. On Monday, April 3d, at Bath, Glynn Wynne, esq. Barrister at Law, and cousin to Lord New- borough. At Llanelly, the Rev. Wm. Thomas. A her father's house, Carmarthen, aged 10, Miss Mary Ann Humphreys Upland, near Carmarthen, in the 67th year , e, Mrs. Warlow. hugh jones, Esq. sen. of Hengwrt- uchaf, Me- thshire. A I if lu: a. 7 V v WEDNESDAY.— Four o'Clock. w ' V- ACCOUnTS down to the 23d ult. have ar- rived from Lisbon. Soult had advanced with about 15,000 men to. Braga in his way to Oporto, where the proper precautions were taken to defend the place. Bernardin Frere d'Andrada the Portuguese commander in that quarter, has been put to death by the people upon the detection of his treasonable con- nection with the French. The troops were without ammunition, and the balls distribut- ed, were too large for the calibre of the arms. The whole plot was authentically john Lloyd of Maentwrog, in the county merioneth, gentleman, has been appointed master Extraordinary in the High Court of chancery, and also a Commissioner for taking the several Courts of King's ., Common Pleas, and Exchequer. total number of men required from the and Brecon militia, viz. 169, have into the line, under the regula- Lord Castlereagh's bill. About 20 volunteered from lite Carmarthen, and from the Denbigh. ' late Cardigan Sessions a cause of very considerable importance was decided, whereby tne grants made by the Corporation of Aberystwith, of different parts of the Com- there, to the great prejudice of the land prot- rietors, were annulled. At Cardiff Great Sessions, Ann Thomas, aged 17, for breaking open the house of Ed- ward Morgan, Esq. at llandaff, and stealing various articles of wearing apparel, received sentence of death ; Edward Harry, for stealing i gold seal and other articles, the property of John Owen, was sentenced to one year's soli- tary confinement; and Margaret Morgan, for stealing three empty sacks from the sloop- door of Mr. Flexman, ot Swansea, to six months imprisonment. Astonishing Performance.— Mr. Wilson's wonderful mare which performed 30 miles in one hour and 40 minutes on Thursday last, finished a task unprecedented in the sporting calendar. The owner backed her on the 28lii ult- tor a wager of 230 guineas. lo go 50 miles in three houres and a half, being at. the rate of 15 miles an hour. The animal went off on the Woodford road, and did above 15 miles within an hour, at. a steady trol, and continued to do the same in the next two hours; the difficulty in the performance was the last live miles in the last half hour, which was done in four minutes less than the given time.— Bet- ling was seven to four, and two to one against the mare. A few days since two French officers, pri- soners of war, on parole at Bishop's Walt- ham, having had a dispute, they agreed to decide the affair in ah honourable way. A meeting was appointed in a field near the town, hut a difficulty occurred in procuring weapons. It appears that the combatants were only in possession of one sword and a case knife, french ingenuity made a pike of the knife, by confining it to the end of a stick ; but the sword being considered the best weapon, they resolved lo cast lots who should have it. After the sword and knife had been fairly placed in their hands, the duel commenced, and the swordsman gave his an- tagonist three wounds, one on the face, an- other on the arm, and a third across the body. The pikeman gave several dangerous thrusts, and both fell on the ground ; they remained bleeding and disabled, until they were disco- vered by several passengers, who conveyed them to a public house in the vicinity. The officer v. ho received the cuts from the sabre was not expected lo recover. His antagonist is fortunately out of danger. On Sunday afternoon, at four o'clock, ar- rived at Trinity College Lodge, Cambridge, Mr. ManSel, a midshipman in the Navy, sail ofthe Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Bristol, Master of the College. This young gentleman, now only 19 years oi'age, had been kept a pri- soner in France upwards of five years. He, with another gentleman, made his escape, last week, in women's apparel, in an open fishing- boat. They were at sea two days and two nights, and landed at Dover on Friday last. The name of an Assistant- Surgeon, who some time ago was committed for a daring burglary at a silversmith's shop in Leicester- square, has since appeared in the list of pro- motions in the Gazette, lie will take his trial for the burglary at the ensuing Sessions. Anglesey Regiment of local Militia.— Lord Viscount Warren Bulkeley, to be Colonel Commandant — Owen Pulland Meyrick, Esq. to tie Lieutenant- Colonel.— Sir Robert Wil- liams, Bart, and Bodychan Sparrow, Esq. to he Majors.— John Williams, Wm. Sparrow, Agusltis Elliot Fuller, Esqrs. Sir William Bulkeley Hughes, John Griffith Lewis, John Price, Jared Jackson, Richard Trigarn Grif- fith, and John Jones, Esqrs. to he Captains;— William Williams, Owen Roberts, William Price, Griffith Roberts, John Jones, William Hughes, William Thomas, Henry Hughes, James Williams, James Webster, John Evans and Robert Pritchard, Gents, to he Lieute- nants.— John paynter, John Owen, William Williams, Thomas Lewis, William Owen, and peter Webster, Gents, to bo Supernumerary Lieutenants.— John Lloyd, Richard Lewis, James Fisher, and Hugh Williams, Gents, to be Ensigns.— Richard Lewis, Gent, lo be Quarter- Master; John Parry, Gent, to be Supernumerary Quarter- Master— and Griffith Roberts, Gent, tobe Surgeon. An AMOUR IS GRUB- STREET.— A charge was made at Marlborough- street office on Thursday, by a Miss Brand, against a Mrs. Middleton, of Grub- street, for an assault, of which Miss Brand displayed strong proof's in the face. It appeared in evidence, that the parlies lodged in one house in Grub- street; and the prosecutrix being lo all appearance, and in the eyes of Mr. Middleton, a very de- sirable young woman, he ran awav with her. The wife, mortified at the loss of her hus- band's affection, traced Miss Brand to Lisle- street, were she had taken lodgings; and she commenced a vigorous attack on her on Wednesday night, when she exerted her talons to such a degree, that the prosecutrix exhi- bited frightful marks of jealousy as; d anger The Defendant was held to bail. The late Earl of Massarene, whose will has been the cause of lityation in the Irish Courts between his brother the present Earl, and his widow, was a most eccentric character. When a young man, he went lo France, and lived at Paris, in so expensive a stile, that he was thrown into prison, where he remained until the beginning of the revolution, when the gaoler's daughter, Mademoiselle Mary Anne barcier, proposed to liberate him, on condi- tion he would make her the companion of his flight, to which he readily consented, she being a very handsome fascinating young woman, though a deep brunette. Mademoiselle's bro- ther, accompanied by a pretty young woman, who, we believe, is now under the protection of Major W y, was also of the party ; and on their arrival in London, the Earl be- stowed his hand and title on his- kind deliverer. The party soon after arrived in Dublin, where a ready- furnished house was taken for them, but neither they nor their suite speaking Eng- lish, and the trades- people of Dublin not be- ing at that time genteel enough to understand French, many laughable incidents were the result. When they wished to give directions for any part of their dress, a servant carried a card with, Parlez VoUS Francois ') written on it, which he presented on entering the shop ; and if the person thus addressed answered in the affirmative, he carried the party to receive the directions of the Earl or Countess; and if not, he went on to the next shop, until he executed his commission. The Earl at that time always lay on the ground on a mattrass, in the corner of her Ladyship's room, wrapped up in a blanket, and never wearing a night- cap, he was often taken for a great dog. It was said, as an excuse for this strange custom, that he had contracted it while in prison it, Paris, where he was refused the accommoda- tion of a bed.— This Lady he afterwards used extremely ill, rendering it impossible to con- tinue with him; and the late Lord Clare, when Chancellor of Ireland, was obliged to inter- fere, to give her a provision. She died in the year 1800, after suffering many years distress from ill health, and the difficulty of procu- ring her allowance from his Lordship who, while she cohabited with him, never allowed her to, have a guinea in her pocket. It ap- pears that the present lady treated his Lord- ship in the same manner. By tiie late decision at the Assizes at Carrickfergus, in the cause Lessee of Earl of Massareene v. George Doran and the Countess of Massareene, his wife, which was determined in favour of the Plain- tiff, the family estates, which are considerable, are restored to the heir at law, and Antrim Castle will he again the seat of splendid and elegant festivity, MARLbOROuGH- STReET. — Saturday, the landlord of the Spotted Dog, on Westborne- green, Paddington, laid an information before Mr. Justice Conant, at this office, of an out- rage committed upon a female, the wife of a carpenter at Harrow, named Cussino Crow, which in point of brutality and atrocity, ex- ceeds any thing we have ever witnessed. He said, that, on Thursday last, Mrs. Crow was brought to his house in a state of insensibility and appeared to have been ill- treated by some ruffians. On recovering herself a little, she described herself to be in great agony, and on communicating her situation to some females a surgeon was sent for- It appeared that she had overtaken a cart proceeding on the har- row road, and on which she believed the name of Davies was painted. There were two men with it, and she asked them to give her a lift, as she was very much fatigued. These ruffi- ans instantly laid hold of her, and began to assault and ill- treat her in away that caused her lo faint. She was not certain whether they had ravished her, but on coming to her self she found that a large irregular stone had been thrust into her body, and that her agony was almost past endurance. The surgeon iu vain attempted to extract it; and it was more than twenty- four hours afterwards before he succeeded in giving her relief. The injury she had received was considerable, and in ad- dition to her personal sufferings, the villains robbed her of five shillings, all the money she had about her. She added, that she should know the men again if she saw them. MRS. CLARKE.— This lady, we understand has undertaken to suppress her literary work in consideration of a sum of 7,0001. to cover her debts, & c. and an annuity of 6001. to her self and her children.— Ten thousand copies of the work had been worked off, but they were consigned to the flames on Saturday and all the parties concerned declared upon oath, that no vestige, in print or manuscript was preserved, except a single copy, in com pliance with the Act of Parliament, and that under several seals. OXFORD. April 7.— Yesterday, W. James, P. A. of Oriel College, was elected Fellow of that Society. Comorn, a fortress situated in an island of the Danube, nearly midway between Pres- burgh and Buda, in Hungary, is, it is said, meant to he the asylum and refuge of the Empress and' the young Archdukes, should Vienna again be entered by the invader. It is a place of prodigious strength, difficult of approach, and can only he reduced by a long as well as a regular siege. The report of Mr. Ludlam's having escaped the vigilance of his keepers on Tuesday is correct. he was laken to Mary- le- bonne watch- house on Sunday night, for striking at some watchmen with a thick cane, and wis released at, Marlborough- street Police Office oil the following morning without being known, only as appearing insane. He was seen walking very composedly along Pall Mall on Tuesday morning. At the Police Office he gave his residence in Beaumont- street. SurREy.— At these Assizes, ail action for false imprisonment was brought by Mr. Gog- geridge, a Field Preacher, against Mr. Careyn, a Barber, who gave him in custody of a con- stable, on a Sunday, in reigate.— The plain, tiff was accustomed to hold forth in the marketplace, at reigate, on a Sunday; and upon one of these days it was stated, f,'; it the barber scoffed at the preacher, and m-. Je faces at him. In return for which, the preacher said, " There he goes, the Sabbath- breaking barber— see the babe of hell run- ning to d n with his bason under his arm I"— After this, the barber and preacher were hustled together by the bye- slanders; the former, in consequence, procured the constable to take Hie preacher into custody ; and for this false imprisonment, of a short da. ration, the Jury gave a verdict of The ladies of fashion have lately bestowed much taste and expence on chairs for their favourite amusement of swinging. a beauti- ful vehicle of this description was made some time since for the Princess Charlotte of Wales, intended as a present from Miss Chol- mondeley The seat is very high, of crimson morocco, with a profusion of gold ornaments. The back, mahogany curiously inlaid, am! the Prince of Wales's crest painted over the words Anno Domini 1808. The chair is slung by silk ropes, with trimmings of green and yel- low lace. A superb canopy and tassels is sus- pended over the seat, and the whole is well suited to the delicacy and safety ofthe Princess. Visconti, - One of the Directors of'lie Musee Imperial des Arts, in a late report of the state of that celebrated repository, records 350 paintings 242 rare and precious MSS. many of them oriental, 50 statues, 80 busts, 192 ar- ticles of bronze, armour, & c. as the spoil which the " Protector of the Arts," had col- lected during his last campaign in the - North 1 Jenkins, Twickenham, innkeeper, Mary Sherwood, Doncaster, Jeweller. William M'Leod, Upper Crown- street, West- minster, army- agent. j. Holland, Cheapside, haberdasher. i. Feather, Nottingham, dealer. e. Deare, Liverpool, merchant. e. C. Winnall, Ctaines, Worcestershire, miller. Elizabeth Cropton, Bishop Wearmouth, milliner. joseph Royle, Prestbury, . Cheshire, tanner and victualler. luke Teather, Nottingham. Thoms Orams, Stowmarket, Suffolk, ironmonger. Thomas Baily, Edgbaston- street, Birminihaiu, victualler. Samuel horton, Birmingham, draper. Jonah Rylance. Pilkington, Lancashire, cotton- manufacturer. David Law, the younger, Manchester, common brewer. John Davenport, Manchester, baker. William Tubb, and james Henry Alexander Scott, King's Road, Pimlieo, Middlesex, nursery, men, and copartners. John Bull, Grove- place, Deptford, Kent, vic- tualler. John Sunderland, Lower Basker, Emley, York- shire, corn- dealer. John Harwell, Union- street, near North Shields, Northumberland, upholsterer. FAIRS the ensuing Week. BANKRUPTS. 22d RETIREMENT. When in raptures o'er the ocean, Gazing- with intense delight, Watching every gentle motion— W hen the soul enjoys the night. On the mountains oft I ramble, Nature's beauties thence 1 view, Up the crag terrific scramble, Searching, finding pleasures new In the daisy- spangled valley, Other beauties meet the eye, This is Flora's peaceful rally, Here her sweetest treasures lie. In the cottage, lowly dwelling, live repose and peace of mind, Virtue here alone impelling,_ Charity to all mankind. here the peasant's humble duty Is to tend his little farm, While his mate, a village beauty, Keeps the little ones from harm. Sons and daughters gem their table, Sweet and homely is their fare, Each of some employment able, Each the toil of others share. They enjoy the purest blessing, That for which our lives are spent, That for which the world is pressing, That which crowus their days— COnTENT. Tre- madoc. B. ON A RECENT OCCURRENCE. " Pastor quum traheret, & c." SUE 15th ODE 1st BOOK OF HORACE. WEARIED with schemes of reformation, Queue- docking— cuffs of novel fashion, And such momentous cares, Drawn by four bloods, with rapid pace A royal Duke to Gloucester place, On wings of love repairs. Sudden, aghast, the horses stand ; Waving a flambeau in her hand A female form appears, \ With hair dishevell'd, black attire, Joanna in harsh accents dire, Annoys his royal ears. The Coachman's wig it stands an end, An'! copious briny drops descend Down ' be Postillion's face— frederick himself is sore dismay'd, While Nerens like, th' inspir'd maid Forebodes his sad disgrace. " Whither hast'ning, graceless spark To Babel's harlot, mistress Clarke, That Dalilah so dear? Oh thou wilt surely rue the day, Thou, ere from Oatlands went astray, And shed the fruitless tear ! Whnt sleepless nights ! What long debate The fatal Senators await! What fuss through all the nation ! Demure wights shall hide their faces, Family men, who get snug places, By sly negotiation. So Wardle burn5— Fox- hunter bold, The tricks of office to unfold, He'll lead thee a tight chase ; His staunch pack follows in full cry, Dragging thy brush, in vain thou'It try To reach some shelt ring place. Folkstone chopping at thy heels, His wonted ardour Whitbread feels, And yelps with exultation, Dread'st thou not Romilly, keen- nos'd and loud-? Hark, Burdett, of the cheering proud, The great hope of the nation ! This type of thee, my blazing flambeau, Into this gutter now i throw, Extinguish'd, ' tis, and dark, So stript thou'lt be of pow'r and state, Not e'er one suitor at thv gate, And all for Mistress Clarke !!!'' The Duke exclaims " my lads ne'er heed The crazy jade, drive on with speed Deuce take her and her snarling:" Arriv'd, be soon dispels alarms, With burnt Champaigne, and lovely charms Of his dear little darling. st. Asaph, april 9, 1809. TO A FRIEND. I sing what ne'er was sung before In any age Or nation. For bards have deem'd thee heretofore, Unworthy of oration. Yet, without thee, had they pin'd Neglected or forgot; Nor bad our manners been refin'd, Nor had we learning got. Now, by thy aid, each bard at will, Can teach a mighty nation, Now celebrate, now thousands kill, By public defamation. And when the nations are oppress'd To thee they oft repair:; For thou canst grant them peace and rest, And dry the widow's tear. Full often in my troubled hours, Retiring from mankind. To thee I dedicate my powers, And gain sweet peace of mind, Unnumber'd comforts thou canst give To all that are distress'd. Canst teach the wounded son! to live, And soothe the troubled breast. O thou great father of the world! Grant me a soul at ease, Not in resistless passions hurl'd, But tun'd to joy and'peace : For when in passion's mazes lost, Religion flies away, Calm reason from her throne is lost, And wisdom holds no sway. In skilful hands thy power appears, We passions are thy food, And love, and joy, and hate, and tears, Denote that power good. Some, thy influence never see Among the sons of men, They ne er bestow a thought on thee, Thou soul delighting PEN ! Tre- madoc B. To the Editors of the north wales Gazette. GENTLEMEN, Knowing thai there are abundance of situ- ations in your district that are peculiarly well adapted for the growth of the birch and alder trees, and that they may be raised at a small expence, permit me through the channel of your newspaper, to adduce to notice, the ad- vantageous uses and purposes, to which they may he applied. The wood of Hie birch tree is very w hite, and if suffered to grow to any size, is used for women's shoe heels, and pat- tens, and for making packing cases, and for making charcoal, and at this time sells for a good price, and for which there is a great de- mand, and the twigs make besoms, both for home consumption and exportation. The Highlanders in Scotland use the bark for tan- ning leather, and dying wool yellow, and the wood for the soles of shoes, trenchers, bowls, ladles, and for hoops. The sap of this tree, if tapped in the spring, possesses a saccharine quality, and makes a wholesome diuretic wine, and if used in brewing in lieu of water, it is said in the Philosophical Transactions, that a measure of malt if soaked with the juice of birch will afford as much, and as good ale, as fcur measures of malt, with common water. In order to obtain this juice let holes he bored in the bodies of Hie large trees early in March, and in these holes fix fossils of elder sticks, cleared of the pith, placing ves- sels under them to catch tlus juice. A large tree may be tapped in tout or five places at a time, and from several trees may be drawn se- veral gallons of juice ill a day ; the sooner it is boiled the better, and it has been observed, that in the sp.' ace of 12 or 14 days as much juice may be obtained from one tree as will outweigh the whole tree, body and roots; that j'jice is the best which is taken from the lowest part of the tree, hail the juice as long as any scum arises, and skim it well when cool. To every gallon of juice add four pounds of sugar, boil it half ail hour, keeping skimming it, then put it to cool, and when cool into the cask. When it has done work- ing, stop it up close, and keep it three mojiths. It will flourish in either wet, boggy, or sandy, gravelly soils, and grows very rapidly. AGRICOLA. To the Editors of the North Wales Gazette. GENTLEMEN, I have had the satisfaction of observing, that you have frequently inserted papers upon religious subjects; permit me to request you l- o insert Bishop Pearce's Paraphrase, upon that sublime, and universally admired portion of Scripture, chapter xv, of 1st St. Paul's epistle to the Corinthians, which is read at the Burial service. AMICUS. Verse 12th to the end.—" If then we preach that Christ arose from the dead, how comes it to pass that some among you say, that, there is no such thing as a resurrection of the dead."— For this will be thought the conse- quence, that, if there be no resurrection the dead, then Christ hath not been raised up from the dead ; and if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, because we preach ed a falshood ; and your faith is vain, because you believe in what really did not happen. Nay more, we Apostles shall be found to be false witnesses of God, because we have given testimony, in relation to God, that he has raised up Christ, whom he has not raised up, upon this supposition which I made in versa 14. For ( I repeat it again, and insist upon it as a plain consequence) if the dead will not be raised up again, then is Christ not risen ; and if Christ be not risen, then your whole faith is vaiu ; and ye are still in your sins, no ransom or atonement is made for them, but ye are liable to God's wrath upon their ac- count. Nay those also who died iu Hie pro- fession of the Christian faith, are perished being balked of their expectations of a better life after this: so that I may say, if in this life we have no other hope and confidence but in Christ ( and if he be still dead and not risen) we are more to be pitied than any other men; we are all sadly deceived, we have denied ourselves, and been denied by others, have mortified ourselves, and been persecuted by our fellow creatures, upon our belief and hope in one who is not existing, and therefore can neither succour us here, nor reward us here- after, but on the contrary I affirm it for a truth, that Christ is risen from the ^ lead ; from whence we may argue that all otters w ill rise, he being the first fruits of them that are dead, the pledge and earnest of their re- surrection. I call him the first fruits ol the dead; because as death came into the world by a man ( Adam) so the resurrection of the dead will be caused by a man, even by our Lord Jesus Christ ; for in like manner as all men are made subject to death, and die by inheriting the curse pronounced on their fa- ther Adam ; so wide and general on the con- trary is that blessing which is conveyed to us by Christ, who shall raise us all up from the grave. But every being shall rise up in its proper order of time ; iu the first place Christ rises, who is the first fruits, and therefore must be something forwarder than the full gathering of the harvest,- after Christ's re- surrection, at some distance of time, ( which I don't determine particularly, unless it w ill be at Christ's last coming to judge the world) then, 1 say, there will be a resurrection of all those who arc Christ's faithful followers ; after that, the end of all things w ill he, when Christ shall deliver up that governing power which lie HOW exercises over the world, into the hands of him who is both God and the Father ; and when he shall put a full end to all the power of death and sin, and of evil spirits, who now exercise dominion over men ; for he must continue that his governing pow- er ' till he shall have put all his enemies ( as death, sin, and the devil are), under his feet; and the last enemy that shall be destroyed will be death, which will be effectually de- stroyed, by making the souls and bodies, of those, who are raised, immortal and not liable to corruption or dissolution. I say that he will give up the governing power to the Father, for the Psalmist says that he, ( God) hath put all things in subjection under his feet; now when it is said, that all things are put in subjection under him, it is plain that by this expression he is excepted, who is the cause why all things are subjected to him; but when all things ( except the Father) shall have beea put under him, then shall the son also, ( by delivering up all his governing power to the Father) make himself subject to him who subjected all things to him, that God may be ail in all, omnipotent and all- governing. If this were not so, viz. that there will be a resurrection, what must they do, who for Christ's sake suffer death, of of which the manner of baptizing is an em- blem ? And as for us, who are alive, why do we run ourselves into danger every hour ? I protest ( for my own part) by the boasting which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, that 1 die daily, am daily exposed to death, and prepared to die. If I have, ( to speak after the manner of men) fought and struggled with men, as fierce as beasts, at Ephesus, what advantage will all this be to me! If there will be no resurrection to a life after Ibis, in which I may receive a reward of my present labours, then the old saying of the atheistical philosophers would be right, " let us eat and drink, and indulge ourselves in all manner of pleasure to- day, for our life is short, we shall die to- morrow, die soon a lid never wake any- more." But do ye, who are true Christians, not be deceived by those that say there will be no resurrection of the dead ; let them not corrupt you; and therefore avoid conversing with them, or rather be upon your guard, for it is true ( as Meander the poet says) " that evil company is contagious, and the conversation of ill men soon corrupts the mo- rals of good men." Awake therefore, as it were, out of this sleep and sottishness, this error, I mean, about the resurrection; awake as becomes you, and sin not, for some of you, ( and therefore) I give this advice, are extremely ignorant of God in this particular. I speak this to put you to shame, and by that to bring you to amendment. \ To be continued.'] MISCELLANIES. MARYBOROUGH- STREET.— A double Amour detected.— On the eve of Good Friday, Dr. Clark, of Upper John- street, received anony- mous information that he usually had some visitors iu his house in the night, exclusive of his family and domestics. He retired to his bed- room at the usual time, and dispatched Martha Williams and Mary Rowse ( the cook and housemaid) to bed, as usual, at the same time. In about an hour after, the Doctor went softly down the kitchen stairs, and found the kitchen door fastened on the inside, and also discovered there were persons there. He rapped in vain, and then went to the bed- room of his servants in the attic. On obtain- ing an entrance he found his two virtuous ser- vants in bed in full dress, and after locking them in, he gave an alarm to some watchmen, and prepared to storm the kitchen, by placing two of them without, whilst another or two attended him to the kitchen door, which was broke open. Two men, Woodhall and Wil- son, presented themselves, and in an affright- ed voice begged for mercy, they being no more than journeymen tailors, who were waiting there to escort the two Ladies to Chelsea a- bunning, at an early hour the next morning. The whole squad were taken to the watch house, and conveyed to this Office, where the two tailors were held to bail, and Ihe servants discharged from the Office and from their places. On Sunday evening, between seven and eight o'clock, some villains, during the ab- sence of a young couple named Johnson, re- siding in Poplar- row, near the Elephant and Castle, while they were attending Divine Service, knocked at the door, and inquired of a young girl who opened it, if her master or mistress were at home and being inform- ed they were gone to chapel, they went away. Shortly after, a woman went to the house, and told the girl, that her mother ( who lived in the neighbourhood) wanted her immediate- ly. The child went, and during her absence the villains returned, opened the door, and in a few minutes robbed the house of a quan- tity of linen, and bank- notes amounting to 4() I. with which they got clear off before the girl's return, who had been decoyed from the house on a false pretence. Another infamous charge was heard a few days ago, and which will soon furnish matter for the decision of a Jury. The charge is against a person of good circumstances, for violating the daughter of his friend, a child twelve years old, in the house of her parent. The offender is the child's godfather, a cir- cumstance which adds to the enormity of the offence. News for Venison Eaters,— From the seve- rity of the late winter, the mortality among the deer throughout the country has been greater than was ever known. It is supposed that not less than from between four to five hundred have died in Salcet forest, in the county of Northampton, since November last. Asa specimen of tha style of cross- exami- nation used at the Irish bar, we copy the fol- lowing verbatim, in a cause Earl of MASSEREEnE v. GEORGE DORAN and the Countess of MASSAREENE, his wife. . Cross- examined by Mr. Egan. " Mr. e,.— Pray Ma'am't think, If 1 am not mistaken, that you were married to one Kellie, a fidler ? " Mrs. S.— And pray, Mr. egan, what has that to do with the matter, I am not ashamed of hav- ing been married to Mr. Kellie. " Mr. e.— Oh not in the least Ma'am ; it has certainly nothing to do in this matter at all; but somehow or other it came very foolishly into my head. Pray, Ma'am, may 1 take the liberty— I think you were once on the stage— aud I have a faint recollection of your theatrical abilities. " Mrs. S.— And what matter of that, though I have been on the stage—- you are very gross. " Mr. E.— Indeed, Ma'am, 1 must confess I am gross all over. There certainly is no matter whether you bave been on the stage or not— so that after burying the fidler, you have now mar- ried the apothecary. 1 wonder if it was possible that you could have persuaded him to poison the dog; but upon my life, Ma'am, I think if yon had not quitted the stage, the death of the dog would have afforded an excellent subject for a drama, in which you might have made your for- tune. Mrs. S.— Mr. Egan, what do you mean ? " Mr. e.— Oh, Ma'am, I mean nothing at all; but permit me to go on to describe how charming the scene would have been. There we would have had the dear little dog lying on the carpet, aud Lady Masserene weeping over it. Then we would have had Lord Massereae weeping over Lady Massereene. Next we would have had the waking of the dog ; and, last of all, the interest- ing exhibition of the funeral, attended by fifty dogs in while scarfs. What a rich collection of incidents this would have been ! " Mrs. S.— Mr. Egan you are very rude. Mr. E — Upon my life, Ma'am, 1 cannot help it. I well recollect your first appearance. " Mrs. S.—- So do I, Sir, when, upon a certain occasion, you forgot your gown. " Mr. E.— Oh, yes, Ma'ain— such things do sometimes happen, and we really wish to forget them, but 1 was only expressing my regret that you should have left the stage, when you might have made a fortune. " Mrs. S.—. Yes, Sir, if I had continued on the stage, and possessed half of your effrontery, I might, perhaps, have made my fortune ; but. Sir, when you speak of my former husband Kellie, I must tell you, that whatever hardships attended his fortune in life, I cheerfully shared them with him. " Mr. E.— Madam you may go down— I have no more questions." BEAUMARIS CASTLE. BEAUMARIS is the principal county town of Anglesea— its magnificient castle was built by Edward I, about the year 1275. The fa- vourable situation of this castle, enabled Ihe engineers to make a fosse or ditch round it, as might be constantly filled with water from the sea, and a canal was also cut from ( he river to the castle, that small vessels might carry their freight immediately to the walls. The first governor of the castle appointed by Ed- ward, was Sir William Pickmore, a Gascon, who was also. captain of the tosvn, and they were guarded by 24 soldiers, at 4d per day. The history of these Welsh fortresses, presents a continued series of oppression and irritation, and the garrison had been withdrawn from this castle for many years, till 1648, when Thomas Cheadle, then governor, replenished it with men and arras :— it w: r . m held for Charles I. and all tbe inhabitants of Anglesea were warm partisans for the monarchy, and refusing to surrender on summons, Were in- vaded by about 1500 horse and foot soldiers, who by a superior discipline soon routed and conquered the royalists; on the 2d of October, 1648, the town and castle surrendered to Gen. Mytton ; Colonels Bulkely and Whitley were made prisoners, and the inhabitants agreed lo pay to the conquerors £ 1000, within fourteen days. The castle is now the property of the crown, and stands a beautiful embellishment within the pleasure grounds of Lord Bulkely, and covers a considerable space of ground, commanding an extensive view of the Bay of Beaumaris, the hills of Snowden and Penmon Mawr, and the whole country extending from thence to Bangor. From M. Pennant's ac- count of the castle and its present dismantled stale, we shall extract some particulars. " lid- ward I. after founding the castles of Carnar- von and Conway, built this fortress in 1295, Uie lands on which he built it were private property, which he purchased in exchange for others. Each of Ihese three castles differs iu form ; this has the least claim to beauty, not having the height or elegance of Carnarvon or Conway, r. or does it appear that it had any turrets upon the tops of the towers, as there are at liiose other castles, these elevations being designed lo explore the adjacent coun- try in case of a meditated attack, which were not necessary here. The exterior walls are guarded by ten strong round towers, and has a strong work or curtain, with a round tower at Ihe extremity, that projects a considerable distance towards the marsh, with an inner gal- lery and loop- holes, and probably it was for the purpose of mooring the ships or boats that could approach close lo the walls of the castle. The top forms a terrace, upon which tradition jays, ( he king was used to lake his morning walks, and enjoy the sea breezes. Some years ago, iron rings were remaining to which the vessels were used to be fastened." These exterior walls are the case to the cas- tle, which stands within a considerate space, is far superior in height to the former, and has also many round towers. Wilhin is a square area of 190 feet. The great hail, in which the monarch held bis levees, and as- semblies of the conquered chiefs, shews a magnificence suitable to royally in those days; it has line large windows which look into the castle yard; is seventy feet long, and twenty three and a half broad. The approach seems lo have been through a sub- hall, by a flight, of steps. Here the moralist might indulge him- self in reflections on the instability of human grandeur; within these magnificent apart- ments and terrific walls, the moping owl slum- bers, and the jackdaws alone garrison the towers. Within the walls of the castle on the east side, is a beautiful chapel, in form of a theatre, the sides ornamented with gothic arches, and Ihe roof supported by ribs spring- ing from elegant pilasters, between each of which is a narrow window, and behind are some closets, gained out. of the thickness of the wall, probably allotted to the officers, or per- sons of rank, and underneath is a vaulted cel- lar, which, after the intervention of many ages, is again appropriated to its original use, being a deposit for ale and porter, for the re- freshment of the gentlemen who exercise themselves in bowling on the area or yard, where there is now made a good bowling- green. Since Lord Bulkely has enclosed the caslle within his pleasure ground, his archi- tect has with great taste and good effect, placed an advanced work or barbican at the front of the principal gate or entrance, in a stile of architecture corresponding with the caslle. At a small distance is Castell Aber Llienawg, a small fort, with the remains of a little round tower at each corner. In the middle stood a square tower— a foss surrounds the whole— a hollow way is carried quite to the shores, and at its extremity is a large mound of earth, designed to cover the landing. This castle was founded by Hugh Lupus earl of Chester, and Hugh the Red earl of Shrewsbury, in 1098, when they made an invasion, and committed some more savage barbarities on the poor na- tives, especially on one Kenred a priest, than ever stained the annals of any country. Pro- vidence sent Magnees king of Norway to re- venge their cruelties.; he offered to land, hut was opposed by the earls. Magnus stood on the prow of his ship, and calling to him an expert bowman, they at once directed their arrows at the earl of Shrewsbury, who stood all armed on the shore ; ail arrow pierced his brain through one of his eyes, the only de- fenceless part about him.— The victor seeing him spring up in the agonies of death, insult- ingly ' cried out, in his own language, leit Coupe— let him dance. The follow ing is a more particular account of the tragical event which took place on Sun- day, the 26th U.' t. at Shuckburgh Hall, near Rugby, in Warwickshire:— Lieutenant Sharpe was quartered at Daven- try. The lady was the eldest daughter of Sir Stukely Shuckburgh, Bar", a beautiful girl, of the age of nineteen years; and it appears that the affection was reciprocal. He was admit- ted, for some time, as a visitor at the house; but, upon its being discovered that his family connections were not so respectable as they had been conceived to be, he became no lon- ger a welcome guest, and a rival had proposed his addresses to the young lady. The Lieut,'"' ant' and Miss Shuckburgh had still, probably", some private interviews. On Sunday, the 26f. il at an early hour, he rode up lo the gates be- fora Shuckburgh Hall, with a servant, whom he desired to take the horses hack to Daventry adding, " that he was come to stay." He then went under the window of the lady's bed- chamber, and called to her. She was heard to say, " 1 will be with you, in the garden, iu five minutes." The butler who overheard this, watched them into the garden. They walked together into the summer house, and bolted ihe door; the butler followed, and, when he reached the door, distinctly heard Mr. Sharp say, " Will you, my love— my sweetest love ?" To which Miss S answered, " Never— no never!" A pistol at that instant went off— and in a few seconds another. The man immediately tried to force the door, but could- not get admittance; he heard no groan or noise, except what was occasioned by the fall of each. The family was now alarmed ; and, upon the door of the summer- house be- ing broken open, the shocking spectacle of two dead corpses presented itself! Two pistols had been used, and a third was found iu the Gentleman's pocket. his pocket- book lay open on the seat, and near to it a paper, on which was written, with a pencij, " i feared I should not have had resolution to perform the dreadful deed, but I find I have." This was probably written during the few mi- nutes of suspence, before Miss Shuckburgh came into the garden. A few days before this dreadful occurrence took place, Lieutenant Sharpe is said to have disclosed to a brother Officer his great unhap- piness on account of Miss Shuckburgh, anil to have added, with indignation, " if she is not to be my wife, we shall both, in a short time, be either in Heaven or Hell." Ilis body was removed, on Wednesday, info Bedford- shire, for interment.— Miss Shuckburgh will be interred in the family vault, at Shuck- burgh. Attempted Suicide.— A young lady, appa- rently under 20 years of age, genteelly dressed, threw herself into the river at Chelsea, at dusk, ort Monday evening; but fortunately she was observed by Barnes, a waterman, who extri- cated her from her perilous situation. She was taken to a house in Cheyne walk, and when a little restored, conveyed to her friends in the neighbourhood of Cavendish- square, it is said, she is the daughter of a Surgeon, a few miles from town, aud had some alterca. lion with her mistress, a milliner and fancy dress- maker, to whom she was apprenticed. An Inquisition was taken on Saturday week, at Chandler's Hatch, near Newington, on the remains of Mrs. Mary Amelia nollings, who met her death on Friday morning, at two o'clock, by jumping from a three pair of stairs window. It appeared that she had from a child been subject to romantic dreams, and scarcely a night passed but she walked in her sleep, and in some instances had been known to go into the garden. Her husband became so habituated lo this custom, that when be heard her he would call to her, and she would return to bed,- without recollecting the circumstance in the morning. In this in- stance he heard the window go up, and jumped out of bed, hut the poor woman was too quick lo be saved. She lived several hours iu" tor- ture, and was sensible to the last. She was 26 years of age, and has left thiee children.— Verdict, Accidental Death. A few nights since, a private i> f the 18th Light Dragoons, lying at the barracks in Northampton, having stopped out beyond the regular time, in order to prevent the discovery of his transgression, went into an adjoining garden, where he purposed getting through the fence into the back part of the barrack ground, and thus be enabled to reach bis bed undetected. On his near arrival to the place on which he had fixed to accomplish his in- tention, he unfortunately stepped upon the insecure covering of a dry well, and was in- stantly precipitated to the bottom, a depth of full 32 feet, though luckily without receiving any material injury from the fall. After re- maining some time in his new quarters, be at- tempted climbing to the top, but after as- cending nearly halfway, he was again doomed to fathom the dreary abyss; and, from the second disaster, was so much hurt as to pre- vent any further exertion to regain liberty he remained iu this gloomy situation till late on Ihe morning of Tuesday se'nnight, though, he daily heard his comrades exercised in the barrack- ground, but was unable to make himself heard by any of them, " tis probable his life would bave been speedily terminated, in this doleful prison, had not a boy. wwkuig iii the garden been providentially employed near the well, and heard the moans, of its dis- tressed inhabitant.-— The lad immediately gave the alarm, and the soldier was speedily extri- cated from his confinement in an almost fa- mished state, having been upwards of 120 hours without sustenance. From proper care and attention, however, he is likely soon to- recover. An impudent impostor, who pretended supernatural healing power, and covered with, rags and filth, lately made his appearance at Lincoln, where he undertook to cure all human maladies by touching the part afflicted Notwithstanding his wretched appearance, the credulity of the people was so great, that'the house in which he lodged was crowded with visitors and patients, many of whom paid fees tor admission. In three days he obtained 32| when the Mayor lodged him in the City gaol as a deserter from a militia regmi.- ut, m -
Document Search
 
Ask a Question
Name:
Email:
Tel:
Query: