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Shropshire Newspaper - With News from Herefordshire and Wales
Date of Article: 10/01/1810
Printer / Publisher: J. and W. Eddowes 
Address: Corn-Market, Shrewsbury
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 833
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PRINTED BY J. AND W. EDDOWES, Vol. 17.] N°: 833,.,,,.. Wednesday, CORN- MARKET\ SHREWSBURY. January 10, 1810. Price Sixpence- Halfpenny. A NEW GEOGRAPHY. Accompanied by a Pair of ADAMS'S New Globes, now ready. On Monday, tbe first of January, 1810, was published, to be completed in Twenty- four Monthly Parts, Part I. price Six Shillings and Sixpence; or for those who may prefer it in Numbers, on the following Saturday, Number I. price One Shilling and Sixpence : to be completed in One Hundred and Four Weekly Numbers, making two very large and splendid volumes in Quarto, illustrated with One Hundred Engravings, ANEW and COMPLETE SYSTEM of MO- DERN GEOGRAPHY, or the NATURAL and PO- LITICAL HISTORY of the PRESENT STATE of the WORLD. BY JOHN SMITH, LL. D. This New Geography will unite as its Characteristics, and, in great Part, as its peculiar Features, I. Descriptions of all Countries, compiled from the latest i and best Authorities in the English, French, German, and Spanish languages; aud arranged according to the most . approved Methods of statistical Writers. II. Graphic Representations of the Manners and Charac- t< rs of all People, of the peculiar Features of all Countries, and of all those Cities in the World which form the Metro- polis of each separate Kingdom and Empire. JII. A Collection of new Maps of all Countries, equal or superior to those given in any existing Geography or separate Atlas. IV. A Pair of Adams's nine- inch Globes, from new Drawing*, svhich. include all the latest Improvements and Discoveries, calculated to perfect a System of Geography in every Family and Seminary of Education, now ready for Delivery. And with the twelfth Monthly Part, or fifty- si cond Weekly Number, will lie given a nine- inch Terrestrial Glube made by Adams, ( Mathematical Instrument Maker and Globe Maker to his Majesty ;) and with the twenty- fourth Part, or one hundred and fourth weekly Number, will be given a corresponding Celestial Globe, by the same Maker ; the Pair, sqch as sells in the Shops at three Guineas. Person! disposed to possess themselves of one or both Globes, without waiting for the periodical Publication, may do so on purchasing the first two Parts, or the nine first Numbers, and paying a Guinea per Globe in advance. Printed for SHERWOOD, NEELY, and JONES, NO. 20, Pater- noster- row; and to be hod as published, of J. and W. FDDOWES. Sandford. Wood, Palin, Newling, and Mnrris, Shrewsbury; Procter, Ftlton, and Griffiths, Ludlow ; Houlston, and Mobbs, Wellington; Smith, Iron Bridge; Price, Edwards, and Mm- A COUNTING- HOUSE LIBRARY. This Day is published, price One Guinea in Hoards, contain- ing nearly 1200 closely printed pages, demy octavo, . ADICTIONARY 6F COMMERCE, TRADE, AND MANUFACTURES, containing the Laws, Customs, and Usages of Merchants, the present State of every brunch of Foreign and Inland Trade, the History of Raw Materials, and the Mysteries of all kinds of Manufactures, with the Names in Ten Modern Languages of the various Articles bf Commerce. „ BY THOMAS MORTIMER, Esq. Author of Every Man his own Broker, Editor of two Editions of Beawes' Lex Mercatoria, & c. & c.... It is not saying too much of this work to assert, that it EVERY ENGLISHMAN'S BOOK. This Day is published, in a very large and closely printed Volume, octavo, accompanied with separate Maps of every County in England, and With general Maps of Wales, Scot- land, and Ireland, price 25s, complete in boards, or 30s. with the Maps coloured, ,, ADICTIONARY OP THE UNITED KING- DOM,, compiled from PARLIAMENTARY, and other MO- DERN DOCUMENTS and AUTUORITIRS, and containing'ECCLK- SIASTICAI,, GEOGRAPHICAL, TOPOGRAPHICAL, COMMERCIAL, AGRICULTURAL, and STATISTICAL ACCOUNTS of erery County, City, Town, Parish, Hamlet, River, Canal, and other remark - " " ' WALES, SCOT- able object and place in ENGLAND, contains information essential to the prosperity of every man \ I. AKD, IRELAND, and the Islands dependant on the Bri- of business, and that sooner or later it must find its way to tish Empire. every Counting House, and Place of Accounts, in the British Dominions. No such work has been attempted in tne English language, except the unwieldly Folios of Postlethwaite, which were published half a century ago. Printed for RICHARD PHILIIPS, NO. 6, Bridge- street, London; and to be had of J. and \ V. EPDOWES, Sandford, Wood, Palin, Newling, and Morris, Shrewsbury ; Procter, Felton, and Griffiths, Ludlow; Houlston, anil Mobbs, Wellington; Smith, Iron Bridge ; Price, Edwards, and Minshall, Os- westry; Gitton, and Partridge, Bridgnorth; Scarrott, Shiffual; Silvester, Newport; Procter, Drayton; Wright, Whitchurch; Baugh, Ellesmere; Griffiths, Bishop's Castle; Edmunds, Madeley ; Owen, Waidson, Welsh Pool; Painter, Wrexham ; and of all other Booksellers. Of whom may be had, forming a complete Course of Commercial Education, 1. JOYCE'S ARITHMETIC or REAL LIFE AND BUSI- NESS, price 3s. 6( 1. 2. MORRISON'S ELEMENTS OF BOOK- KEEPING, by Single ai well as Double Entry, price It. bound. 3. I! LAIR's GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, with Esercises, fee. complete in this single l> ook, 2s. 6d. 4. MORTIMER'S GRAMMAR OF COMMERCE, 3 . 6d. 5. GOLDSMITH'S GRAMMARop GEOGRAPHY, 2s. 6d. 6. GOLDSMITH'S GRAMMAR OF LAW, Price*,. i 1. THE BOOK OF TRADES, or Library of the Useful Arts, [ in 3 vols, with 60 Engravings, price 9s. Capital Timber. To be Sold by Private Contract, SQfi OAK TIMBF'R TREES, of superior Quality, and of suitable Dimensions for Ship- building, standing upon Millbrook Farm, in the Occupation of Thomas Baker, partly in the Parish of Bangor, and partly in the Parish of Overton, in the County of Flint, and within one Mite and half of the navigable Part of the River Dee. The Tenant on the Farm will shew the Timber ; and further Particulars may be had of Mr. BOWMAN, of Knockin Hall, near Shrewsbury. January 4, 1810. T Davies's Bankruptcy. HE Commissioners in a Commission of Bank- Edmunds, Madeley ; Owen, Waidson, Welsh Pool; Painter, Wrexham; and of all other Booksellers, and Newsmen. N. B. Those who wish to possess this new and superior Geography without the Globes, may have the parts at 5s. each. NEW STATE LOTTERY. TO BE I) HAWjV IX OAT. DAY, 14th FENNWARY, 1810, DAVIF. S and PETER DAVIES, both of DRAYTON IN HALES, in the County of Salop, Bankers, Dealers, and Chapmen, and Copartners in Trade, intend to meet on the SIXTEENTH Day of JANUARY, 1810, a, 11 o'Clock in the j T^ ONSHIRE.' bv Ma. PARKINSON, price J*. Foienoon, at the Talbot Inn, in Drayton in Hales aforesaid > A -- -- - - -- BY S. P. CAPPER, Esq. Of the Secretary of Slate's Office. It would be useless to specify to whom such a work as the above- described would be useful, because it would he difficult to discover any Class of Persons to whom it is not indispensible for daily and hourly Reference. To establish its peculiar Claims to general. Preference over every other Work of the some kind, it is simply necessary to mention that the Author is the person who was employed by Govern- ment to condense and complete the Reports published by Parliament of the Population and Cultivation of Groat Britain, and likewise to arrange the CIerical Returns, and the cor- rected Lists sent from the different Clerks of tbe Peace. u Printed for RICHARD PHILLIPS, No. 6, Bridge- Street, London; and to be had of J. and W. EDDOWF. S, Sandford, Wood, Palin, Newling, and Morris, Shrewsbury; Procter, Felton, and Griffiths, Ludlow ; Houlston, and Mnbbs, Wellington ; Smith, Iron Bridge ; Price, Edwards, and Minshall, Oswestry ; Git- ton, and Partridge, Bridgnorth ; Scarrott, Sliift'nal; Silvester, New|> ort; Procter, Draytou ; Wright, Whitchurch ; Baugh, Ellesmere ; Griffiths, Bishop's Castle ; Edmunds, Madeley; t Owen, Waidson, Welsh Pool; Painter, Wrexham ; and of ! all other Booksellers. BOARD OF AGRICULTURE^" AND INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT. THE Public are respectfully informed that THIRTY- SIX of the COUNTY SURVEYS aie now published, and that the whole or any particular County, may be had of ail Booksellers in Town and Country. THE SURVEYS published within the last Six Months are; SURRY, bv MR. STEVENSON, Price 15s. boards. BERWICK8HIKE, by MR. KERR, Price 13s. boards. LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND, by MR. PITT, price 14s. boards. CAMBRIDGE, by the REV. Mr. GOOCH, AXD HUN- Woodbatch— Bishop'' s Castle. To be Sold by Private Contract, Or Let and entered upon at Lady Day, 1810, AVERY Compact ami desirable FARM, called LOWER WOODBATCH, withiu one Mile of Bishop's Cnstle, containing about 100 Acres, he the same more, or less, of CAPITAL LAND, u MESSUAGE and Buildings, a good Garden, and every. other Requisite ; with or without the Hall House adjoining. Should a Gentleman wish to reside near, or to fa, m it himself, there . would be sufficient and genteel Apartments for a Family, with beautiful Lawn, Fish Pool, Garden, Coach House, Stables, & c. Further Particulars may he had at the Hall House, Wood- batrh ; and a Person is appointed to shew the Estate. . IS far superior to all other external applications in the. Cure of Sprains, Bruises, Rheumatisms, &. C.; as also in Cramps or Nqmbness, and ill promoting Circulation in the Limbs when in a paralytic state. It is the best Remedy for Chilblains, if dissolved in a spoon, . and applied warm, or with a pledget of lint well moistened with it, and tied on the part affected. It is likewise of admirable service in the accideuts and local complaints to which Horses are subject. Sold only by F. NLWBFRY and SONS, NO. 45, St. Paul's Church- yard, London, price 2s. 6d. a bottle, duty included ; but none are genuine but those which have the words, " p. Newbery, No. 45, St. Paul's," engraved in the stamp ; and by their Appointment by Eddowes, Wood, Newling, Morris and Palin, Shrewsbury ; Procter, Pindgers, and Pelton, Ludlow; Browne, Bridgnorth ; Branson, Whitchurch ; Snelson, Nant- wich ; Mobbs, Wellington; Edwards, and Price, Oswestry; Birch. Ellesmere; Smith, Iron Bridge. LONDON. FROM THE LOSDON GAZETTE. ' I ••> ' ADMIRALTY- OFFICE, JAN 2, 1810, Vice- admiral Campbell lias transmitted to J. W. Croker, Esq. a letter from Captain Maxwell, of tbe Royalist sloop, giving an account of his having on tho 31st of December, captured a French lugger privateer, called Le Francois, ef 14 guns and 60 men, out from Boulogne three days, without having made any capture. The Royalist has also re- taken two English vessels nliich had been taken by the enemy. . BANKRUPTS, DECEMBER 30. ' W. Rich, Charlotte- street, Whitechapel, tallow- chandler, Ja- nuary-<>, 23, February 1,1, at Guildhall.— R. Wright, W. Malcom. and C. Wright, Walling- slrcct, warelinuiraiefl, , t » nuary 2, 16, February 10, at Guildhall.— W. H. Tmiithcck, Minories. victualler, January 2, 9, February 10, at Guildhall J. Lindsay, Newcadlc- npon- Tvne, cheesemonger, January 2, 9, February 10, at the Shakespear, Newcastle— W. and J, Thornton, New Malton, coal- merchants, January 11, 13, February 10. at ( he Sun, New Mai torn . — R. Kimpton, Marfleet, horse- dealer, January 17,, IS, Februahr 10, at the George, Hull.— S. Dawson, Fid, IVford, jobber, January I J, 22, February ly, at the Swan, Sherborne. JANUARY 2.]— W. Fuller, Brandon, money- scrivener, Jan . I 6, 13, February 13, at Guildhall R. Upper, Houndsditch, I timber- merchant, January .% 23, Februarv 13, at Gui'dhall.— T. | Harrington, Crovrn- stree;, SoI. o. trunk- maker, January 6, 13, Februarv 15, al Guildhall— T. Taylor, Etk- ware- road, carpenter, January 6, 13. February 13, at Guildhall — T. Chandler, Beth^ al- green, grease- inelter, January 6, 13, February 13, at Guildhall. I J. Wallis, Fleet- Street, jeweller, January 6, 16, February 13, at Guildhall.- J. Hitchcox, Rrougblou, ' miller, Januarv' 12, 1,1, February 13, at the White Lion, Banbury W. Kensvorthy, ' Pendleton, joiner, 1 February 3, 5, 13, at the Commercial Inn, Manchester.-- J. W. Benson, Holbeacli, surge ™ , Januarv 22, 23, February 13, at the Rose and Crown, Wisliech T. Wardman, I llorlou, . calico- manufacturer, January 22, 23, Februarv 13, at the Devonshire Anns, Kighley.— R. Longridge and G. Pringlc, Painshtjr, Durham, colliery undertakers, jaiiuaryU, 25, Februa: v 13, at t: ie Shakespear Tavern, Newcastle- upon- Tyne. SfMBMR- 4 .. ,£ 20,000 £ 80,000 4 5,000 20,000 12 1,000 12,0110 20 500 10,000 40 100 2,000 44 V) 2,200 36 25 900 4,860 15 72,900 5,000 Prizes ,£' 200,000 in order to make a DIVIDEND of the Estates and Effects of the said Bankrupts ; when and where tbe Creditors who have not already proved their Debts, are to coine prepared to prove the same, or they w ill be excluded the Benefit of the said Dividend. And all Claims not then substantiated, will be disallowed. LEE and NICKSON, Solicitors. N. B. The Dividend will SOT BE PAID on the above Day, but on a future Day, which will be advertised in this Paper. This Lottery is upon the same Plan as tbe last; it consists ut' only 5.000Numbers ( from 1 to 5,000 inclusive) ; but there are Four Tickets of each Number, which will be severally untitled to whatever Prize is drawn against such Number; for instance, if No. 1 should be drawn a Prize of .£ 20,000, the Four Tickets of that Number will BACH be entitled to ,£ 20,000, making, in the whole, ,£ 80,000. *** Shares will be entitled to their Proportion. TICKETS and SHARES APS ON SALB AT AIL THE OFUCES. Turnpike Tolls. NOTICE is hereby given, that the TOLLS arising » ' tbe Toll Gates erected on the Turnpike Road leading from Moreton Bridge by West Felton to Ellesmere, in tbe County of Salop, called or known by the several names of lied,. all mid Blackwaters, will be LET BY AUCI'lON, to the best Bidders, at the Tcwn Hall, iu F. lles- mcre, in tbe said County of Salop, on Monday, the fifteenth Day of January next, between ( he Hours of twelve and two in the Afternoon, ( tor one or more Years as shall then be agreed upon) in the manner directed by the Act passed in the thirteenth Year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the Third, " For regulating the Turnpike Roads:" which Tolls produced the la » t Year the following sums: viz. £ s. . t, Rcdnall Gate 25 0 0 Blackwaters Gate 13 13 0 above the Expense of collecting them, and will be put up at j those Sums respectively. Whoever happen to be the best Bidders, must at tbe same Time give Security, with sufficient Sureties ( who shall person- j ally attend) 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. P. PRITCHARD, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Turnpike Roads. Ellesmere, 1th December, 1S09. The Cardiganshire AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY PROPOSE to give a PREMIUM of EIGHTY GUINEAS to the Person or Persons who will produce at Lampeter, on the FIRST WEDNESDAY in APRIL, the TWO BEST STALLIONS, not exceeding sir Years old next Grass, that may be deemed STKOMC, COMPACT, and BONY HUNTERS, viz, FORTY GUINEAS'for one to attend in the upper District from that Time till Midsummer, every Monday and Tuesday at Aberystwith, every Wednesday at Talsarn, every Friday at Tregarron, and every Saturday at Lampeter. To the other, FORTY GUINEAS for attending till Mid- iummer in the lower District, every Saturday and Monday at Cardigan, every Tuesday at Llanarth, every Wednesday at Llandyasil, every Thursday and Friday at Atpar New. castle; and for covering Mares of Subscribers only, or such as they uiay recommend, at one Guinea each for the Season. These Premiums will be adjudged, and the Stallion will be appointed for each District, by the Majority of the Subscri bers who ihnll attend between 12 and 2 o'Clock, at the Black Lion, at Lampetrr, on the Fiavr WEDNESDAY in Amu: But the Society, by their 11th Rule, reserve to themselves a Power to withhold tba Premiums, if there appears not to be sufficient Merit in tbu Claims. Farther Particular may be obtained by Application to THE Secretary, at Llwynduris, near Cardigan. HEALTH AND LONGEVITY. DR. JAMES'S ANALEPTIC PILLS, which were contrived by the Inventor as a remedy for himself, a « « t which ptetferved him to . in advanced age, are admirably calculated for Rheumatisms, Colds, and all those complaints to which the human frame is liable from the vicissitudes of our climate: likewise for Bilious, and all other Disorders of the Stomach and Bowels ; and for Head- achs, occasioned by indigestion or by free living. Recourse should be had to them after any excess, and upon every slight indisposition ; and thus their well- known characteristic of promoting longevity will be maintained ; for, by timely assisting nature iu the due discbarge of the animal functions, they preserve the body in health and vigour, and prevent premature decay, ' Sold only by F. NEWBERY and SONS, at the Warehouse for Dr. James's Powder, No. 45, St. Paul's Church- yard, and by those Venders in the Country who have au Appointment un- der tlkiir Hands, in boxes, price 4s. 6d. each, duty included ; or nix in one large box', for .£ 1. 4s.— None are genuine but those which have the words,"/'. Newbery, No, 4i, HI. Paul's," engraved in the stamp. Another fresh supply is just received by J. and W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, of the celebrated Cordial Balm of Gilead, A certain arid effectual Remedy for nervous Disorders, juve- nile Indiscretions, Headach, Debility, seminal Weakness, l owness of Spirits, Female Complaints, Loss of Appetite, Relaxation, Indigestion, Coughs and Colds, Gleets, Weak- nesses, Impurity of Blood, Bilious Cases, an ill- timed Lues, Consumptions, Pains iu the Limbs, & c. See. Prepared only by S. SOLOMON, M. 1). Author of " The Guide to Health," at Gilead House, near Liverp- wl, Price half- a- guiuea a Bottle, or 4 in one for 33s. YOUTH and age, of either sex, are equally the objects of this Restorative, and tliey will uniformly participate in its salubrious Qualities and Effects; for whether the OXFORDRDSHIRE, bv Mr. YOUNG, Price 12s. boards, BERKSHIRE, bv Dr. MAVOR, Price 18s. boards. BEDFORDSHIRE, bv Ma. BACHELOR, Price lfc. bds. WORCESTERSHIRE, by MR, PIT T, Price 8s. INVERNESS- SHIRE, by Dn. ROHERTSON, Price 14s. DEVONSHIRE, by MR. VANCOUVER, Price 15s. Ms. ESSEX, bv MR. YOUNG, 2 Vols. Price 21s. boards. SUSSEX, bv the Rr. v. MR. YOUNG, Price 14s. boards. CHESHIRE, by MR. HOLLAND, Price 10s. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, bv Mr. PITT, Price 12s. BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, by the REV. Mr. PRIEST, 14s. PITT'S STAFFORDSHIRE, and YOUNG'S LINCOLNSHIRE, have been recently reprinted. The whole, or any separate Report, may be had of tbe Booksellers in the respective Counties, and of Booksellers in general. BRIDOK- STRFET, NOV. 24, 1809. A To Merchants and Others. PERSON of middle Age, accustomed to Ac counts and to Business in general, would gladly make himself useful in the Capacity of Agent, Manager, Traveller, or Clerk, to a Mercantile Concern, or other Undertaking, where Diligence, Activity, and Care are required. Possessing a Knowledge of Latin, French, and Spanish, has no Objection to go Abroad, noranv Choice of Situation in the United Kingdom to which Respectability is attached. Reference will be given, and immediate Attention paid, by Application to tbe PIUNTF. RS OF THIS PAPER. CHILBLAINS Are prevented from breaking, and their tormenting Itching in? trwtly removed, by Whitehead'' s Essence of Mustard, UNIVERSALLY esteemed for its extraordinary Efficacy in Rheumatisms, Palsies, Gouty Affections, and Complaints of the Stomach ; but where this certain re- medy has been unknown or neglected, and tbe Chilblains ha actually suppurated, or broke, Whitehead's Family Cerate will case the pain, and very speedily heal them. ' They are prepared and sold by R. JOHNSTON, Apothecary. 15, Greek Street, Soho, London, tbe Essence and Pills at 2s. 9d. each— the Cerate at Is. They are sold bv EDDOWES, Newling, and Palin, Shrewsbury; Painter, Wrex- ham ; Baugh, Ellesmere; Houlston, Wellington ; Silvester, Newport; Prodgers, Ludlow; Partridge, and Gitton, Bridg norrh; Edwards, Price, and Minshall, Oswestry; and by every Medicine Vender in the United Kingdom. The genuine has a black luk Stamp with the Name of It. Johnston inserted on it. Dtctmbcr 27th, 1809. System has received a shock, and is debilitated, from iinprudcncies or inattention in tbe earlier part of life, or is sinking under the ad- vance ot Years, a few Doses of this Medicine will atlbrd immediate Assurance of returning tlcallh and Strength, by giving Tone to the muscular System and Organs of Digestion, and by renovating the whole Constitution. This Medicine possesses wonderful Erticacy in all nervous Disor- ders, Fits, Head- achs, Weakness, Heaviness and Lowness of Spirits, Dimness of Sight, confused ' Thoughts, and Wanderings of the Mind ; Vapours and Melancholy, aud all kinds of Hysteric Com • plaints gradually gooff by the use of this salubrious Cordial. In Sickness of the Stomach, in Flatulencies and Obstructions, it is a safe, powerlul and erticacious Remedy. ' The first Symptoms of its good Effects, arc Serenity and Chearlulness. Price Half- a- Guinca a Bottle, or Four in one Family Bottle for 33s. by which the Purchaser saves 9s. As Dr. Solomon's Practice is now liecome so great and extensive, and his constant Engagements require a considerable Portion ot his l ime and Attendance, he expects, when consulted, the usual Com- pliment of a One Pound Note ; but in all written Cases, or Letters of Advice, unaccompanied with an Older for Medicine and remit- tance, to be answered at his leisure, arc required to enclose only Half- a- Guinea. Such Letters should, for satety, be thus directed ; " Money Letter, Dr. Solomon, Gilead House, near Liverpool. Paid double Postage,"— And as many Disorders have been several \ cars in proceeding to a Degree of Malignancy ai cannot be eradi- cated in a few weeks; therefore, to encourage steady perseverance in the use of proper means, Dr. SOLOMON has adopted the plan of his Boxes, paoked up safe for any part of the Country.— And to induce Patients to send to the Proprietor ( by which means they will he sure to tiavu them genuine) for a Remittance of a FIVE Pouno BANK BILL he will return Medicines purposely prepared for the Patient, adapted to the State of his Case, the Doctor being thereby enabled to judge with greater precision what remedies are applicable to each respective Complaint; and for the further encouragement of such Patients, who are thus willing to give his Medicines a lair Trial, on the purchase ot one of the £ 5. Boxes, the usual Fee for Advice, & c. will not be required. NOTE— Each Bottle has a Government Stamp, with the Name ** SAML. SOLOMON, LIVERPOOL," engraved thereon, to imitate which is FSLOHY. Of whotn may be had, a new edition, just published, of that in- teresting work, price 3s. entitled A GUIDE TO HEALTHi Or, Advice to both Sexes, tn obtain a radical and permanent cure for those secret Infirmities of nature, which delicacy lorbids to dis- close even to their nearest relatives; and a treatise on female diseases, nervous, hypochondriac and consumptive complaints. To which is added, an essay on the venereal disease, gleets and seminal weakness ; also an appendix, on the subject of a solitary and destructive \ ic^; and an address to parents, guardians, tutors, and those who have the care and education of youth. Likewise advice to battlers, particularly the afflicted with nervous complaints. The whole illustrated and interspersed with a variety of authentic tacts neverhefore published.— by S. Solomon, M. D. London; printed for the Author, and sold by Sherwood, Neely and Jones, Paternoatcr- row; and J. and W. Eddowes, Shrewsbury. THE ODONTALGIC, Or Chemical Essence of Horseradish, A CURE FOR THE TOOTH ACH AND EAR ACH, AND CARBONATED DENTIFRICE, An elegant and efficacious TOOTH- rOWDER. P"¥ 1HE Essence possesses the Properties of safely JL and immediately stopping the Tooth- Ach, and has a peculiar Property, if it comes in Contact with the exposed Nerve, td prevent the Recurrence of that torturing Malady; n Colds and Rheumatic Affections of the Jaws, it will be found particularly beneficial. Tbe Carbonated Dentifrice restores to tbe Enamel all its native Whiteness, gives a florid Colour to tbe Gums, aud by its peculiar antiseptic Quality, removes every unpleasant Odour from the Month, and imparts to the Breath a most delicate Fiagrnnce. Price 2s. 0d. each. The Odontalgic, and Carbonated Dentifrice, are prepared and sold wholesale by Mr KINO, Apothecary, Brock- Street, Bath, where respectable Venders may be supplied ; and bv bis Appointment may be bad of the PRINTERS OF THIS PAPER, Wuoil, and Sandford, Shrewsbury; and of all tbe respectable Venders of Medicines. SALES BY AUCTION. Valuable Freehold Estate. BY CHURTON, On Monday, the 29- h Day of January, 1810, ( and not before advertised) at the Bull and Dog, at Cotton, ill lb Parish of Wem, and County of Salop, between two and four o'Clock ill the Afternoon, subject to Conditions then be produc d 1 ALL that FREEHOLD FARM, with House, Outbuildings, & c. called THE ROOKERY, situate at COTTON, in the Parish of Wem, and County of Salop, in the Holding of Mr. John Simpson, who is under Notice to Quit at May next. ( gj? Particulars in our next. Whitchurch, January 1, 1810. OSWESTRY. At Mr. Thomas Hunt's, known by the Sign of the Cross Keys, on Friday, the 2d Day of February next, between the Hours of four and six in the Afternoon; subject to such Conditions as Shalt be then produced : ALL that Piece or Parcel of LAND with a large j ^ CIZT*! To^ t^ 1: Barclay^ s Asthmatic Candy. rriHIS warm and pleasant Lozenge has for many A years been found a most effectual preservative from the bad effects of FOGS and DAMP AIR, which at this season of the year are so prejudical to those who are affected with Asthmatic Coughs and Shortness of Breath.— Its effects are to expel Wind; to defend the Stomach from the Admission of DampS, and to relieve those who suffer from Difficulty of Breathing. The following is selected from among many other in- stances of its efficacy for public inspection. To Messrs. Barclay and Son, No. Fleet Market. Gentlemen, I think myself bound to inform you that 1 have for several years made use of yodr Asthmatic Candy, which I have invariably found to afford very considerable relief in an Asthmatic Cough, with which I am alHictfid: it effectually loosens the Phlegm in tbe Stomach, and enables me to expectorate with ease, which without it 1 am unable to do; and I attiibute much of the rest I obtain in the winter to the relief affurded by your Asthmatic Candy. You have my permission to make the Letter public, which I hope will enable others to gain the relief I have expe- rienced. 1 am, Gentlemen, jour obedient servant, JAMS LOOKER. No. 4, Red Lion- court. Charter House, 24, Dec. 1802. The Asthmatic Candy is prepared only by Barclay and Son, No. 95, Fleet- market, London, and none can be genuine unless their Names and Address are engraved on the Stamp affixed to each Box, and the Labels signed by them in red Ink. It is sold by their appointment in Boxes price 2s. 6d. and Is. ( duty included) by J. and W. EDDOWES, Morris, Paliu, and Newling, Shrews- bury ; Field, Poutesbury ; Miller, Madeley Market- Place; Houlston?, Wellington; Smith, Iron Bridge; Silvester, New- port; Maddocks, Ellesmere, Proctor, Drayton; Weaver, Montgomery ; Jones and Co. Evans and Roberts, Welsh- pool; Morrall, Price, aifd Edwards, Oswestry; Griffiths, Bishop's Castle ; Griffiths, Ludlow; Gitton, and Partridge, Bridgnorth; Scarrot, Shitfual; Painter, Wiexham ; Joues, Chirk ; Morris, Ruabon ; Evans, Llangern ew ; Evans, Ne'towu ; and by every Medicine Vender in the Kingdom. eligible Situation, close adjoining the Town of Oswestry afore- said, commonly called or known by the Name of THE SHELF FIELD, containing by Admeasuieinent Seven Acies or thereabouts, be the same more or less, now in the Occu- pation of Mr. Thomas Owen, Butcher. For further Particulars apply to Mr. T. L. JONES, Attorney, or Mr. ARTHUR DAVIES, the Hayes, near Oswestry. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3. letters froiA the Hague, Amsterdam, and Rotter dam, to the date of Derembpr 30, have arrived. Uni- versal consternation and dismay prevails throughout Holland, in consequence oi the approach of the French troops and functionaries, for the purpose of depriving it of all commercial as well as political liberty.— The Stockholders were very naturally not less alarmed than the merchants, and the fundi, from the general deter- I mination to sell at any price that cou'd be procured, accordingly experienced a very considerable depression, The report of an intention to abolish the Dutch funds altogether, is repeated in these letters; and the state- ment derives some sanction from the obvious conclu sion that in default of the revenue arising from com- merce, the means of paying the interest o? the national debt will for the most part be extinguished. Other rumours, however, state, that it is not intended to abolish; the funds, but, on the. formal annexation of Hollaud to France, to consolidate, the debts of both countries.— The latter appears to be tlie most probable statement of the two. Dispatches received at the Earl of Liverpool's office, from Lisbon, speak of. the retreat of Hie. Duke del Parque's army, but not of Its defeat, t< 5 the extent mentioned in the French papers. It is, however, cer- tain that the resistance of the Spaniards, both at Ocana, and Alba de Tormes, was feeble. After failures like these, little hope can be entertained of the re- assembling of other effective artities; and still less of any determined or effectual exertion by those armies; so as to afford any prospect of preventing or materially retarding the reduction of the parts of Spain still in possession of independence, by the numerous forces which Bonaparte is constantly pouring in. Indeed, if we may credit rumours that are curreut irt the military circles, the reinforcement which was under orders fuV Portugal, has been countermanded— and the troops are. to be sent lo India.— If this last- mentioned circumstance, be correct, we may conclude that the mutiny in ludia is considered by Government as of a very serious descrip- tion; and it is far from improbable that Lord Welling- ton himself may soon be sent < iut to our Eastern pos- sessions lo endeavour to restore tranquillity. It is reported in the city, that an actual rebellion had taken place among our troops in the East Indies t that they had seized and hung Sir George Barlow at his own door ; aud that Lord Miiito, having also fallen into their hands, was kept , in close confinement and expected the same fate. That a serious insubordina- tion lias taken place in our eastern dominions, we think, no doubt can be entertained; but that it has led to th « dreadful consequences already enumerated, is both doubtful and unlikely. The intelligence, if true, must have been brought by the late arrivals from India: how could it happen, therefore, that vthilst the previous in- formation respecting tbe insubordination had transpired, that which related to the open rebellion of the army, should have ,. the reported j events be within the range ol' possibility, as they do not | spring froiii au official source, they can as yet lay no | claims to authenticity; ! Mr. Bathurst, Envoy Extraordinary from Great Bri tain to the Court of Austria, we are happy to state, was i in perfect health and understanding on the 13th Ot No- | vember; his friends are therefore not alarmed at tiie tui- ; pleasant paragraph, dated the 10th of . November, from l Berlin. South. America.— In all the letters which have been MONTGOMERYSHIRE. Ash and Elm Timber. At the Oak Inn, at Welsh Pool, in the County of Montgo- . . mery, mi Friday, tbe 12th Day of January, 1810, between \ received from Buenos Ayres, there are strong indica- the Hours of three and six in the Afternoon, subject to ; tions of approaching independence. One of them states Condu, ons ! ias to'lows " 1 hope our Ministers in England will not , I be so weak as to interest themselves ill the^ blood of the TREES, Scribe- marked 1 to 83, i Bourbons; if they do they will make a great mistake standing on VAYNOR PARK and Demesnif, Lor II. 12 ELM TREES, marked in like manner 1 to 12, standing in Vaynor Park aforesaid. Lor 111. 110 ASH TREES, marked in like manner 1 to 110, Standing on BLACKWOOD FARM, in the Tenure uf Edward Goodwin. LOT IV. 4' 6 ASH TREES, marked in like mannei 1 to 46, standing oil FRONFRAITH, Part of Vaynor Demesne, and Lands adjoining in the Tenure of John Pryce. 4 ASH TREES, marked in tike manner 1 to 4, standing on a Farm called PENTRE LEIVER in the Tenure of Thomas Nock. LOT V. 1 ELM ' TREES, marked in like manner 1 to 7, standing on FRONFRAITH aforesaid. LOT VI. 6i ASH TREES, marked in like manner 1 to 6.5, standing on a Farm called COEDTAFAL, in tbe Tenure of ' George Newell. LOT VH. 51 ASH TREES, marked in like manner 1 to 51, standing on a Farm called GLYNN, in the Tenure of Mary Pivce. The first six Lots are situate In the Palish of Berriew ; those in Vaynor Park and Demesne are within a quarter of a Mile of the Montgomeryshire Canal; and the most distant of those Lots not more than two Miles from the said Canal. ' The seventh Lot is situated in the Parish of Mauafon, four Miles from tbe Canal at Berrieiv. Many of the Ash Trees are large and clefty ; some of the Elm Trees are also large. The whole appear sound, and will be found deserving the Attenti m of Persons wanting such Timber. John Pierce, of the Upper Living, near Berrietv, will shew the Timber. Further Particulars may be ha I of Mr. Jones. jun. Penbryn, near Montgomery; or of Mr. Gould, Oulfo, near Welsh Pool. 1 mean, iu case the Spaniards are unsuccessful m Europe, they will be wrong to interfere iu any matters ill this county with regard to succession. The South Americans bear no great love to natives of Old Spain. Iudeed, they look upon them with a very jealous eye, as they occupy ail the principal offices in Church ami State. Their dislike to this system is increased by the haughty behaviour of tbe native Spaniards, who look upon themselves as a superior race. Warm expressions about these matters are very general, not only in this place, but throughout the whole country.— Liniers, the late Viceroy, is generally beloved, and it was impolitic to remove him so suddenly from his Viceroyalty, and particularly without shewing any gratitude for his ser- vices, except confirming the empty title of Count, which is a mockery, when it is attempted to disgrace the man. His being a Frenchman was, 1 suppose, the cause of his removal, and tbe present party have sent out of the town others of that nation, for the same reason; thus taking lo themselves a licence to tyran- nize, though they profess to wage war against tyranny and oppression.— Perhap9 Spaiu had not a more faith- ful or better sub ject iu South America than Liniers." French Papers, to the date of December 29, inform us, that troubles have broken out in Dalmatia, which the French Governor General has declared in a state of siege. A Proclamation has been published to t! e people, threatening them with tbe severest punishm nt if they do not return to obedience aud tranquillit,— Hitherto these threats had little effect— the people detest the French. LONDON. THURSDAY, JANUARY 4. A few more French Papers have been received, to the date of the 27 th of December. It appears worthy of uotice, that after what has been cabled the very signal victory obtained by General Kellerman over the Duke • del Parque's army, at Alba de Tormes, that General took positions and adopted precautions which indicate a dread of fresh attack, rather than that confidence and security which the dispersion and disarmament of the Spaniards would naturally be expected to give rise to. It ia evident that the French must keep troops iir every town and village, and that they are apprehensive that these small bodies of men will be attacked and cul off, aa often as opportunities shall offer. It is from this principle that Kellerman, a very prudent Officer, or- dered the fortifications of the castle ot Alba de Tormfes to be repaired and strengthened. It appears from this, that M. Kellerman calculates upon the probability of his victorious troops being besieged in it; and, in fact, it ' is evident that the French themselves are aware that they can never keep Spain, nor any place in it, other wise than by placing garrisons and guards throughout the country. There can be no desire on our part to go to war with the United States; but really from the temper they shew in the correspondence which has been pub- lished, it is not easy to see how any adjustment can be brought about, consistently with British dignity and spirit. They adopt the most insulting and haughty language to lis— they put up with the grossest affronts " from France with tameness, whilst they exaggerate every act done by Great Britain. They will have all the overtures come from lis, as if peace with them was a matter of necessity or of advantage only to us— they reject the conditions we propose to them,, lnrt will sub- mit none to us. According to the " new diplomatic doc- trine of Mr. Madison, we are'to go on altering and fashioning and accomuioda ting our propositions, till they shall at length be deemed admissible by that stern Re- publican. He wraps himself up with his Ministers iu mysterious silence and seciesy— our Negotiator is nort to presume to approach- them with familiarity— he is to be denied all aceess, conversation,' or conference—' the Republic Cabinet is a spot too sacred to be trodden by the feet of the representative of a King.— We are humbly to lay at the foot of the Republican Secretary our offers of peace— and if they be rejected, we are to submit others— we are to take care too that our lan- guage be perfectly moderate and forbearing—" we must on no account dare to make any insinuation or even an implication that should wound their delicate feelings. If we do, all negociation, that is, the permission to make offers and propose conditions, is to be suspended till we send a negotiator who shall adopt a more courtly, delicate, and forbearing style. Should we not say to America, " These are our offers— you refuse them.— Yon will make none in re- turn to us. We therefore withdraw our Ambassador, and break off all correspondence with you. The first step to negociation— the first cftertures must in future come from you." Ministers, it continues to be said, have determined to • recal Mr. Jackson, and not to appoint a successor in his place. In consequence of the death of Sir William Pitt, late Governor of the garrison of Portsmouth, the Duke of - Cumberland is appointed to succeed in the commaud. His Royal Highness is expected there in the course of a day or two, to make arrangements for his abode in the house appointed for the Governor, hut lately occupied by the Town- Major. He will have a complete staff and suite with him. The Army Medical Board, it is confidently said, is very shortly to be abolished ; a step which will, no doubt, give some satisfaction to the public as well as to the army. The whole system has, indeed, long required a radical change of some kind or other. The Amendment which is proposed to be moved to the Address, on the Meeting of Parliament, it is pretty confidently stated, will he supported by those Members who arc officially and individually attached to a very high Personage. The force ordered to proceed to tile Tagus has been augmented to nearly 10 000 infantry, a part of which are now embarking at Portsmouth, under Major- Gen. oral Stewart, and another division is to be embarked at Cork ; more cavalry are also to be sent out, of which the 13th Light Dragoons, which has been doing tbe King's duty in the vicinity of Wiudsor, is one regiment under orders. The number of fires in London, exclusive of chimneys, fiom January l, to December 31, 1800: — In quarter ending March 31, " 13.— June SO, 77.— Sept. 30, 58.— Dec, 31, 85.— Total S93. Bonaparte remains at Trianon, making but short and not frequent visits to Paris. He has not been once to tbe Theatre since that precious farce played before Cambaccres at the Thuillrries. He would have it sup- posed, perhaps, that grief for having parted with the dearest object of his affections keeps him in the retire- ment of Trianon: but a more natural cause may be found in his wish not to encounter the looks of the Parisians, who are disposed to puns and pasquinades, so soon al ter a scene- of such exquisite ridicule and absurd- ity. The new partner - of his Throne is not yet known. " it is reported to have been arranged, after the peace of Til it, between Napoleon and the Kmperor Alex ander, that a marriage should take jdaoe between the former and the sister of the latter; - but this Princess is said to have positively refused the honour thus intended for her. That the Gold Coin of this country has been accu- mulated for the purpose of exportation is now an unquestionable fact, and any hint which can prove in- strumental in abolishing so injurious a traffic, it is the, duty of every individual to communicate. A Com- mercial Correspondent writes on the subject as follows : —" My avocations leading me constantly to the coast, I have ascertained that scarcely a fishing boat leaves our shores without a freight of guineas, under the pretence of purchasing turbot, ffor which purpose a comparatively small stun would be adequate) and dis- 1 pose of their more valuable cargo to our enemies." Swindling. — A few days since a genteel- looking fellow, calling himself Thomas Mandeville, went to the Shakespeare Tavern, Plymouth, and got on the blind side of the landlord, hv informing him that he had a cargo of oats hourly expected from Waterford, and produced samples, bill of lading, Ac. * in fact, every thing appeared so correct, that Mr. Boniface, in ex pectation of a good customer did not hesitate to accom- modate him with board and lodging, anew great coat, & c. In the mean time the pret#* idcd merchant went constantly to the Custom- house to ascertain the arrival of the Atatanta, the ship which was said to have the cargo on board. At length the arrival of the supposed Captaiu was announced, and the natural inquiries re- specting the state of the cargo, & r. made, to which suitable answers being returned, nothing remained but to drink success to the sale of the cargo. } n the midst of their festivity, a gentleman from Trematon hap- pened to drop in, ami being shown the sample, readily became a purchaser of the cargo; but the ship haviug been represented to have had an unusually tedious voyage, and the crew, inconsequence, reduced to short allowance, an advance ol cash was proposed to re- victual the ship ; which being acceded to, and the time and place of delivery appointed, they took their de parture, leaving the host and purchaser to contemplate each other on their imaginary bargains '. It surprized many of our readers to hear of the non- chalance with which Bonaparte dissolved his marriage, without any recurrence to the forms of the church, or dispensation from its Head. The l'act is, that bis mar- riage was contracted during the period when marriages . were considered in France as mere civil contracts. The parties went before a . Municipal Officer, and were there registered as man and wife, without taking any oath, FRIDAY, JANUARY 5. The sub ject which lias occupied so much of the pub- lic attention for several days, namely, the alarming state of affairs in India, still requires much elucidation: it is hoped, that the reports which have been afloat will bo found to have been exaggerated. Some of the Ministerial Writers even go so far as to assert that the great changes which it is said had been meditated in tbe military government ot the country, are not to take place. Lord Wellington, it is added, will retain his situation in Portugal. It is very certain, however, that the general state of our affairs in India, in conse- quence of the dispute between the military and civil Powers at Madras, is highly alarming ; and that it has attracted theserious attention of his Majesty's Ministers. The owners of the ships now preparing to sail for India Jhavc received instructions to provide accommodations for the conveyance of 3,000 troops. Some changes in the Government of the several Presidencies will, we are assured, be carried into effect. The successors have not. been meutiqned. A dispatch from the Governor and Supreme Council of Bengal, directed to Sir George Harlow, but really addressed lo the British army at the Madras Presidency, on the subject of the disorders which have there taken place, has been published. The general principles laid down in this lengthened document are so clear, that they cannot by us be enforced or illustrated : their application to the existing case is, we apprehend, equally just. The case of the remonstrating Officers will, we trust, meet with due attention, if it involves any hardships. It is understood that Prince Staliremberg, accom- panied by his two Secretaries, who are to proceed on a mission to Paris, had yesterday a conference with the Marquis Wellesley, anil the Chancellor of the Exche- quer, at the Foreign Office ; and, from this simple fact, il is argued that something like a negociation between this country and France is carrying- on. It is certainly reasonable to suppose that these frequent communications relate to something more than the business of the Austrian Embassy in London, which, ft was supposed had terminated with the late Peace of Vienna. Ships- continue to arrive from Holland in immense numbers; between SO and 90 arrived on Wednesday. The greatest alarm continues to prevail throughout that unfortunate country, in consequence of the expected changes in its Government. Some of the letters state, that Louis is expected very soon to return to Amster- dam ^ but we should think lie would not return to ahnounce his own dismission, unless Bonaparte should conceive that his brother's popularity in Holland is sufficient to reconcile the Dutch to the intended change. The Captain of a Dutch vessel from Helvoet, however, ilates that when he sailed it was still believed that King Louis would return to Amsterdam, and the citizens were extremely anxious for his return, to obtain from him some authentic information with regard to their future destiny. A ship from " New York lias arrived at Liverpool, which has brought some letters of a very recent date. In one of these, to a respectable quarter, it is stated that the Embargo Laws were to be resumed on the 3d of last month. It is supposed that there are now above • 100 vessels in the ports of America that will be liable to the restriction, should it " be the tact that the measure has been carried into execution. The Duke of Richmond, it is reported, has been, with great address, but with some difficulty, prevailed on to yield his pretensions to the blue ribbon, in favour of Marquis Wellesley.— The vacant red ribbon is to be given to Gen. Don, who, wc regret to hear-, has been dangerously ill since his return from Walcheren. Lord Howe is so severely indisposed that his recovery is despaired of. Common Council.— II is said to be the intention of the Opposition party in the Common Council, headed by Mr. Waithman, at the meeting on Tuesday next, to go not only into the question of his Majesty's Answer to their Address, but also to enquire into the cause why the Address from the Common Hall was not received upon the Throne. It had been customary to receive the Petitions until Alderman Wilkes's mayoralty, when it was refused; and tliey were informed, that his Majesty would in future receive them at the Levee. The Livery, however, have from that time to the pre- sent continued to assert this right, and refused to- pre- sent their Petitions in any other manner. At the last Common Hall they so far waived the right, as merely to direct the. Lord Mayor and Sheriffs to present the Petition to his Majesty ; conceiving, no doubt, that his Majesty would either receive it at the Levee, or grant, as had been usual, a personal audience to the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs, liven this, however, has now been refused ; and the Sheriffs have been informed, by the Secretary of State, that the Petition would be re- ceived only through his office. In 1775, Sir William Plomer, then Sheriff, had a personal audience, and read the Resolutions of the Common Hall to his Majesty. In 1707, Sir S. Langston and Sir W. Staines, Sheriffs, received the same information as that which has now been given by the Secretary of State; but they were sent back to the King, and directed to demand a per- sonal audience, which thev obtained, and read to his Majesty the Resolutions ot* the Hall. In 1800, Alder- men Perring and Cadell went to Weymouth, and ob- tained a personal audience iu like manner. By the mode which it is now attempted to establish, the whole right of petitioning may be rendered useless, and the Bill of Rights become a dead letter. What security, indeed, can the people have, when they complain of the misconduct of the servants of the Crown, that those complaints will reach the ear of tbe Sovereign, if they are in this manner lo pass thro' the hands of those very servants ? It will detract nothing from tint respect, though it may abate somewhat of the admiration, with which the Persian Ambassador is viewed, to know that tbe ridiculous stories which have been spread abroad of the multiplicity of his family are wholly without foundation! He is married to a near relation of the Queen of Persia, and has but enechild. He is nephew to Hajee Ibrahim, late Prime Minister of Persia, to whom the present King is indebted for the Throne, and who was one of the. ablest men that Persia ever produced. The present King of Persia, has fifty- six sons; and hence, perhaps, has arisen the mistake in ascribing the offspring of the Sovereign to. his Representative. FHOM THE LONDON GAZETTE. Admiral Lord Gambier has transmited to John Wilson Croker, Esq. a letter from the Hon. Captain Bouverie, of his Majesty's ship Medusa, stating the capture of the French privateer L'Aventure, of Bourdeaux, of 14 guns and S2 men ; the had sailed from that port on the preceding day, and had not made any capture. Carlton House, January 3,— The Prince of Wales has been pleased to appoint the Rev. William M'Bonnell, M. A. to be one- of his Royal Highness's Chaplains in Ordinary. SATURDAY, JANUARY 6. Some Dutch papers arrived at a late hour this day, from which the following extract is made: " Amsterdam, December 20.— The Moniteur contains the following paragraph;-- After the fall of Gerona, nothing re- mains either in the East or West of Spain, which can KIVC any effectual opposition to the progress of the victorious forces of ais Majesty the Fmperor. The paltry, fortress of Cerida can- not resist a siege of three weeks, and nobody knows where to lind the boasted army of Blake. In Madrid, the inmost j > y prevails, and the love of tbe people seems fixed and decided. His Majesty the King has raised a body guard of Spaniards, who are zealous in his service and ardent in their attachment. The English army, as before, remains doing nothing at Bada- jos. The English boasted that Lord Wellington was au active enterprizing officer, but, like General Chatham, lie. uow items fast asleep." ' The Secretaries of the Austrian Ambassador left town yesterday morning for Dover, in order to embark for Calais. Paris Papers to the £ 6th ult. have been received. One of thein contains a letter from Nismes, ( the place whence the first account of Lord Collingwood's last vie lory'was received), stating, that a heavy Cannonade, which continued four hours, wis heard at Aiguemortes on the 13th December.— We hope therefore soon to hear of another engagement having taken place in that quarter. An article from Constantinople, in the Moniteur, mentions a report of a truce for three months hetween Russia and Turkey. This, if true, has been brought about by Bonaparte, probably in order to give him time to make such arrangements as he chuses respecting Turkey. Nearly fiftv vessels reached our ports yesterday from Holland 1 It is a singular phenomenon, that the ships of America and Holland should be obliged to seek, in the harbours of this country, protection from the oppression of their own rulers. One half of the troops at first proposed to be sent to the reinforcement of the army in Portugal, and whose destination was subsequently changed to India, arc, we understand, now to be sent to North America, for the purpose of improving our means of defence in that vulnerable quarter. An opinion is now circulated, that, after all, it is not intended to incorporate the whole of Holland with France; but only that portion ol territory which lies on the left side of the Maize. postscript. LonD0. Y, Monday Wight, January 9, 1910. The Eclipse sloop which is arrived at Plymouth, spoke on Friday an English frigate, having under her convov three homeward- bound East- Indiamen. They bring the intelligence of the surrender of the Isle of Bourbon to a British naval and military force— Two French frigates and two East Indiamen, it is added, were found in the harbour. In addition to the foregoing intelligence Government has been informed by a Gentleman who came passenger in the Earl Spencer, which, with the Monarch and Lord Keith and their convoy the P.- incess Charlotte, are arrived in the Downs, that on the 21st of September, the town and garrison of St. Paul's in the Isle of Boil r bon, were taken by our cruising squadron, under Com- modore Rowley, in the Boadicia, with the Sirius and Nereid frigates, and the Otter sloop, assisted by a party of the 50th regiment, and some Bombay sepoys, under Lieutenant- Colonel Keating, of the 56th.— When the town had surrendered, there were found in the roads and taken possession of, the French frigate Caroline, of 4S guns, the Streatham, and Europa, regular East Indiamen, a small privateer, formerly the Grappler gun- brig, with several other small vessels, the whole of which had arrived at the Cape, except the Europa, which hail been sent to Bombay. The Nereid had arrived at the Cape with the Captain of the Caroline, and one hundred and sixty French prisoners— No Eng lish Officer was killed in the capture of St. Paul's. The Isle of France, it is supposed, has ere this, shared the fate of the Isle of Bourbon, and Guadaloupe is probably no longer a French possession— The enemy will then not have a single colonial possession in any part of the, world— And Bonaparte may, with truth, say, that he has no longer either " ships, colonies, or commerce." This morning arrived two Cadiz and two Lisbon Mails, bringing Seville Papers to the date of Dec. 1G, and Lisbon Diaries to the 23d. The most important article they contain is the notice addressed by Lord Wellington of the movement which he has found it necessary to make to the North of the Tagus. The letter, as given in the Seville Gazette, leaves us in some doubt whether be is proceeding to Portugal or to a more northern situation in Spain. Looking to late events, and to the language used by his Lordship, we guess the former, as he appears to take a formal leave of the Junta of Estremadura. Marquis Romana, Don Rodrigo Roquetini, and Don J. G. Rios Rabe, were selected by the Supreme Junta, as Commissioners to reorganize the army of la Mancha. Marquis Romana, probably convinced of the inutility of such a measure, declined the task, and the Marquis of Campo Sagrado was chosen in his stead. " Some alarm appears to prevail for the safely of Oporto, in consequence of the late movements on the East bank of the Donro. The private letters from Lisbon, received by the Walsuigwam packet, arc very gloomy. These represent our army of the interior as lather sickly, and the people of the country as very discontented. A Cartel arrived from Morlaix on Friday night with dispatches, it is said, for Ministers, which reached town yesterday, it i « again rumoured that propositions of a pacific natara have been made from the French Go- vernment. Dispalches have been sent to Falmouth, for Mr. Jackson, at New York, They are directed to be forwarded by the Eliza packet, which had previously been appointed for Jamacia, and was in readiness toi sail at an hour's notice. The Chesterfield will take the mail to Jamaica, as soon as she is ready for sea. Three per (' out Consols'. AW — SHREWSBURY, Wednesday^ January 10, 1810. Messers. J. and W, Eddowes, Printers of the Salopian Journal, respectfully inform their Friends end the Public, that the first number of a new volume iff that well known and extended miscellany the MONTHLY MAGAZINE, will be published on Ihe FIRST DAY of FEBRUARY next, and that they shall be glad to receive the names of persons who Wish to be regularly supplied with, il by litem, or by their neh'smen, on or before the 24th of January. , The Magazine may also be regularly had of all \ the Agents, and of all Booksellers and Dealers in Books within the circuit of this paper, BIRTH. The wife of one Thomas Jackson, a labouring man, of Andover, Hants, was last week brought to bed of her thirty- third child! She has seven times had twins. MARRIED. Saturday last, at Oswestry, by the Rev. Mr. Ellis, Mr. H. Evans, silk- mercer, London, to Miss Evans, daughter of Mr. Evans, of Sweeney, near Oswestry. On the 1st inst. Mr. John Yeomans, maltster, of West Bromwich, to Miss Sarah Plimley, of Rudge, in this county. Lately, at Calcutta, ( East Indies), " Brigade- Major Gough, of the Bengal Infantry, to Miss Wilkinson, daughter of T. Wilkinson, Esq. Judge and Magistrate - on the same Establish- ment. At Charlbury, Oxon, on Tuesday, by the Rev. Peter Leigh, Rector of l. ymm, Cheshire, Edgerton, eldest son of Edgerton Leigh, Esq. of High Leigh and Twemlow, in Cheshire, to Wilhelmina Sarah, only daughter of the late George Stratton, Esq. of Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire, DIED. On Friday last, universally esteemed after a long and melancholy affliction, Mrs. Smith, wife of Mr. Smith, builder, ot this town. On the lst inst in tlie 63d year of his age, Mr. Cooper, timber- merchant, of Wrexham. On the 2d inft. after il years of severe affliction, Mrs. Price, wife of Mr. David Price, hair- dresser, Oswestry. On the 28th ult. Mrs. Rogers, wife ot Mr. Thomas Rogers, maltster, of Welsh Pool, and formerly of the Bull Inn, in that town. A few days ago, Sir Henry Strachey, Bart. Master of the King's Household. Lately, afier a lingering illness, and in the prime of life, Mr. Lewis, of Oldport, near Oswestry. At Powick, in Worcestershire, in his 72d year, William Cave, Esq. formi riy an eminent druggist at Bristol Sunday last, at Walkerslow, near the Clee Hills, after a long illness, heme with great fortitude, Mr. John Maddox, in his 68th year. As a farmer, it may be truly said, he was an ornament to his country, by his unwearied industry in good husbandly; aud he supported through life the character of a peaceable, honest man. On the 20th November last, of a consumption, in an obscure dwelling in Halifax, and in circumstances of extreme distress, Mrs. Standevens, aged 30. The Short history of this accom- plished and unfortunate young woman is painfully interesting, and full of instruction to female youth. Eliza Evans was the only child of the Rev. Mr. Evans, of Malpas, in Cheshire. She lost her mother at the early age of five years, and ten years afterwards was bereft of her father. The interval be- tween these two deprivations was spent in the best school* which Chester afforded. In addition to her native language, she became mistress of the French and Italian, excelled in music and drawing, and attained eminence io the variety of fancy- work. At the age of 15 she was sent for from school to attend the death- bed of her father, who left her a small pro- perty, to which Lord Cholmondeley added tbe life- interest of theleaiehold property possessed by her father, estimated at from 601. to 101. per annum. Young, accomplished, and in some degree independent, by one imprudent act she plunged herself into embarrassmeuts, which ended only with her life. At this period she became acquainted with Mr. Standerens, a young man of 23, the hero at that time of the Shrewsbury theatre, and of no mean celebrity. They met at n musical party. They were both musical. At the age of 16, whilst in mourning for her father, she became a wife; at 11, a mother. Her history is now soon told. Her life was what may be seen in the green- room of every provincial theatre. Her talents nnd form were not adapted to the stage. She did not rise above very subordinate parts in the theatre. She dressed her face with smiles and her person with finery, to enable her to still the clamorous craving, and clothe the nakedness of six poor children at home Mr. Standevens's long sickness destroyed his only means of helping liis wife and children, and the leasehold property, the gift of Lord Chol- mondeley, had been disposed of. — About twoyeaisago, bow- ever, death removed poor Standevens from the contemplation of poverty and suffering, which he could not alleviate. Mrs. S. endeavoured to retain her station on the stage, hut in vain. On foot, with her children, in rags and wretchedness, she tra- velled from Tidiwell, in Derbyshire, in search of her hus- band's parish. About a year ago, whilst on this route, she arrived at Halifax. Here they were supported by a small allowance from the parish— by her needle— by her teaching a few scholars— by the kindness of their relations— and by the casual bounty of the charitable. Her health was now under- mined by disease ; and a few days before her death she was admitted a home patient of the Halifax General Dispensary, and relieved from the fund of the Benevolent Society, by the visitor of the district in which she lived. She was perfectly aware of her approaching dissolution; and her dying words were, " 1 bequeath my children to God, and resign myself into his hands!" Five destitute orphans survive her, two daughters of the ages, of 12 and 10, and three boys of the ages of 13, 4, and 2 yeats ; the sixth child died five years ago. It is particularly desirable to prevent the girls from being sent to the workhouse of their parish, and to save them from the dan- gers incident to their sex. To effect this purpose, and to fit them out for service, contributions are now solicited at Halifax, and will be received at tbe OFFICE OF THIS PAPER. Kj- We are requested to state, that those parts of the nar- rative of the above case, relating to the deceased having been a ward of the late Sir Thomas Edwardes, of Frodeslev, iu this county, and her having resided with Ladv Edwardes, ( ex- cepting occasionally on a visit) as published Iu many of the London and provincial papers, is founded in mistake. Visiting Clergyman this week at the Infirmary, the Rev. Mr. Blakeway :— House Visitors, Mr J. Betton, and Mr. R. Williamson. Additional Subscriber to the Public Subscription Charily School. Dr. DuGard .£ 1 1 0. The three remaining bodies of the unfortunate men who were drowned a short time since near this town, have been found since our last. We are gratified to state that the exertions of individuals in procuring sub- scriptions for their surviving relatives have been attended with considerable success; and strangers, accidentally passing Ihro' the town, have swelled the list by very bountiful donations — one lady has given a pound note, and another half a guinea. Among other extraordinary effects of the absence of winter from this climate, a blackbird's nest, with five eggs in it, was found on Christmas- day last, at Newtown, in the parish of Wem, in this county.— A bat, emerged from its torpid state, was observed " flying about several evenings during the last week, at a village iu Worcester- shire.— A magpie's nest, with two eggs, was discovered at Thames Ditton, on the 31st ult. on whicn the old bird was sitting. The Hon. Robert Clive, was presented to his Majesty at the levee on Wednesday last, by his father the Earl of Powis, upon his going lo Spain: and Mr. Charles Oakeley, son of Sir Charles Oakeley, Bart, as Secretary of Legation to the United States, upon his return to England. Thursday last, Hannah Shone, and Thomas Shone, her son, weic committed by tbe magistrates of this town for trial at the next assizes, on a charge of uttering forged Bank of Eugland notes, knowing them to be forged.— Same day a person was convicted of striking a man with a poker, and fined 10s. which was distributed in bread to t! ie poor of the parish of St. Julian. The company of Barber Chirurgeons of this town, at a meeting held yesterday, came to a resolution that in future they will not work on Sundays. A Walking match for live guineas took place on Wednesday last, between Mr. Ford and Mr. Bourkc, both of Wellington, from the mile- stone at Overley- h: ll to the mile- Stone at Emstrey turnpike, a distance of 6 miles, which was performed in 3 minutes under an hour by the former, leaving his rival about 8 yards behind. A very daring robbery was committed by three foot- pads on the person of Mr John Wilson, on New Bridge, in the neighbourhood of Newport in the morning of Friday se'ennight; oue of them seized his horse, while the other two rifled his pockets of bills to a considerable amount. A reward of SO guineas is offered f or the dis- covery of the offenders. Extraordinary large Herefordshire Ox.— This re- markably fine animal, ( mentioned in a former Paper to have been exhibited at the last Agricultural Meeting for the above county), was slaughtered, a few days since, by Mr. R. Burrow, butcher, of Hereford, and attracted the notice of a number of amateurs. The four quarters weighed 144 stone lOlbs. or 36 stone » " « -- — 1 - •< Bibs. - o ov 2 Jibs, cadi, on the average; the hide 11 stone and the fat 18 stone 6lbs. When split, in the parting of the quarters, the depth of fat was 5 inches; on the brisket, inches; on the catch of the rump, 7i inches ; and the inside of the. ribs was larded 3 inches iu fat. From the rump to the neck measured 8 teet 3 inches ; the breadth across the hips was 3 feet; and the girth of the carcase was 8 feet 6 inches. It. was bred bv Mr. Hudson, of Horn ; and fed by his Grace the Duke of Norfolk on grass and hay only. Accident.— The very large and remarkable centre chandelier in the Assembly room at Worcester, owing to the breaking of the chain by w hich it w as suspended, fell to the ground in the forenoon of Thursday last, and was shattered to pieces. It is considered a for- tunate circumstance, that this casualty took place an- tecedent to the arrival of a very numerous company ; for had it chanced to have been delayed a few hours, the consequences might have been more disastrous. IMPOSTOR. — Caution to Clergymen. — There is a person travelling from the north towards London, who appears about 40 years of age, about five feet, seven inches high, is thin, and of dard complexion ; calls him- self a minister of the Kirk of Scotland— exhibits a testi- monial from the celebrated grammarian, Lindley Mur- ray, stating his superior attainments in parsing and ana- lysing the English language, & c. says his name is D. M. Mickelwell, and solicits relief of the clergy to enable him to go to London, where he hopes to obtain employ- ment. & c. A clergyman, in the neighbourhood of Wolverhampton, suspecting him to be au impostor, wrote to L. Murray, aud has received his answer. L. Murray gave him half- a- guinea, but did not see him, nor did he give any testimonial. A Jew was on Saturday convicted in London of selling 56 guineas for Is. 6d. each more than their cur- rent value. This crime is felony by a statute of Queen Elisabeth.— Another quantity of guineas, half- guineas, and seven shilling pieces, has been seiied in the port of Lynn, ready packed for sending abroad. | Srt. ru. swindlers an lid W travelling the country, en deavouring to pass bills, drawn apparently by respect- ahl- bodies in Manchester, Stockport, Halifax, & c. but which are found to be either forgeries, or filled up with names that have no existence. Dr. A. Feme, late Dean of Ely, happening one day to call a Clergyman a fool, who, in fact, was little other- wise, the latter threatened to complain to the Bishop— " Do," replied the Dean, " whenever you please, and his Lordship will confirm you." It is a whimsical observation*. but nevertlh> l<£ K true, that the word devil, shorten it as you please, will still retain a bad signification, dcuf, evil, vil, if; and it but too often happens that give Satan an inch and he will take an I. Beavers.— A gentleman in the county of Tipperary has,' as an object of curiosity as well as pleasure, under- taken to establish in his park, a colony ot* these animals. He has planted plenty, of birch, aspen, ash, willow, sallow, osier, alder, & c. round the ponds, mid is about to procure several pair of beavers to turn in, .. Anecdote. — Mrs. Stokes a lady now resident m England, was at school with the repudiated Empress Josephine. During the short interval of peace in 1801, she visited France, and . Madame Bonaparte having ex- pressed a wish lo have a private interview with he- early friend, Airs. S. was introduced. After the usual congratulations, they began to discourse with freedom on the occurrences of their youthful days, and Madame B. anxiously enquired of . Mrs. Stokes if she rccollectci hearing her future destiny predicted by a fortune- teller while she was at school ? Mrs. S. replied in the affirm- ative.—" And pray, my dear Madanr, what, as nearly as you can remember, were his words ?"—" He'said you would sit upon a throne 1" " Was that all?" eagerly asked Madame B.— Mrs. Stokes, who knew the sequel to be unfavourable, hesi'ated, and said she did not re- collect any thing else. " Alas! / do," exclaimed Ma dam > B. " he said that I should sit upon a throne, but that I should die in a work- bouse : aud since the first part of his prediction has been nearly accomplished, I hive most anxiously dreaded the fulfilment of the res;."'— This anecdote is well known iu tlie fashionable world, and we can vouch for its authenticity. Thosp who contemplate her recent degradation, must allow there is a probability that the unfortunate Josephine's apprehensions will finally bo fulfilled.— Satirist. Silver Coin.— On tbe 14th ult. 38 casks of dollars, part of thoie transmitted, some time s nee, from Lon- don, to be stamped at the Soho Manufactory, near Birmingham, amounting to the sum of £ 50,000. were delivered to the custody of persons appointed to receive them, and sent by Canal Conveyance to the Metropolis, where they arrived the ensuing week. And. on the 22d, a similar sum was dispatched by the same medium. MARKET HERALD. Average price of Grain in our Market on Satur- day last—- Wheat 16s. Barley 10s. Orf.—^ Peas 9s. () d. per bushel of 38 rpiarts.— Oats 7s. 61. per customary measure of St quarts. BnilibwiiTH — Wheat from - Hs to 49s. per hag of Ij score — Best malting li. trley from 9s. Mi to IDs. rid. per bHshel of 3S quart?.— flits ( new) from 14s. to 17s. per bag of I '!•) quarts ; old from " 29s. to 23. s.— Peas from 23s. to 27a. per bas of 114 quarts. WoRcssrm— Wheat 13s 4d. to 16s. 0d.— Barley 7s. 3d. to 9-. fi I.— Oats 3s. Od. to bs fid. —[ leans 6s. 4d. to 9s. Od." per bushel of 36 quarts.— No business dune ill the Hop Market. Or. ocF. sTtn— Wheat 14s. Id. to 17s. Od.- to 9s. 6d.— Iteans Ss. Od. to3s. 8d.— 4S per bushel of 33 quarts. DEVIZE*.— Wheat 43s. Od. to 64s. Od.— Beans 25s. 0J. to 34s. 6d. per sack.— Barley 47s. 04. to iSs. Od. Oats 40s. Od. to 4Is. 6d. per quarter. Corn Exchange, January 5. There are large supplies of Wheat to- day, partly the late foreign aruvals ; general sales are heavy, nnd scarcely at last prie. es ; but very fine Dautzic 112s, to 115*. per quarter • Barley is plenty, anil a ramni; article ; White » ,.^ « rey iva » are eaeh tower, and in plenty ; new Tick Beans, ' Sit, to 40s. the, e are tolerablr > upplie « of Oal>, and sa'es tlnyeoS hc- avy- at the late reduction. Current Price of Grain per Qmrter as under : Wheat 74-. to lOOs.- I White Pease 00s. to 00s. Barley 40s. to 47s. I Oats 22s. to 30s. Beans' 5 » « . to C4s. | Malt 72s. to SUs. . t-' ine Flour, this day, 90s. to 9.5?. per ? aeR. JANUAHY 3.— Wheats are this day heavy of sale, aud ? ome- wh. it lower.— Barley is also cncaper, excepting linej as are Malt and White l'ease.— Beans van but little.— Oats ore in middling supply, and sales nearly as before.— Fluqr is hardly at late prices. , . W. MORRIS, Bookseller, Agent for CAR- ROLL and Co. Stock- I5i-" kei ?, London, ( established for upwards of 30 Yeai>) respectfully iofoi ins the Inhabitants of ShreVtsbiirv and the Public io senerai, that he is selling Tickets and Shares for the ensuing Grand State Lottery, whieii b- gins rirawing on the 14lh of itexi Month, with only 5000 Number?, and jf200, Wttr in Prizos. The Scheme is on the same e « cellent Plan a, s the last, ami contains FORTY CAPITAL PRIZES, Including 4 Prizes of .£ 20,000 / ! In the latu Lotteries part of the following Cajiital lA- 17. es weie Sold by Carroll a « id Co's. Agents, to Persons in the Country, and Ihe Money paid on demand. No. 6,345, a Prize of <£ 30,000, In three Eighths and ten Sixteenths ; and other Prizes of 20,0001. 10,0001. 5,0001. kc. & c. amounting to Haifa Million. Leaton Inclosure. ITHE undersigned HENRY BOWMAN, of ^ Knockin, iu the County of Salop, the sole Commissioner named in an Act of Parliament lately made and passed, intl- tled " An Act for inclosing Lands in the Township and Manor of Leaton, in the Parish of St. Mary, iu Shrewsbury, in the County ot Salop," DO HEREBY GIVE NOTICE, that I -* ili hutd my next Sitting, under the said Act, at the Dwelling- house of Thomas Cooper, known by the Sign of the DUNCAN HEAD, situate ill NKWTOWN BASCHURCH. iti the said County, on THURSDAY, the EIGHTEEN Til Day uf JA- NUARY instant, at Eleven o'Clock iu the Forenoon ; w hen aud where I will hear and receive Evidence in Support of such Claims ol Right of Cuminon and other Rights and Interest? in, to, aud upon the said Lands so lo be iuctoiled, as hiv been objected to ; aud also in Support of tho Objections made to the said Claims respectively. Dated this 3d Day of January, 1810. HENRY BOWM4N 1 - Karley fis. • 9d- t> 6s. ffd- Turnpike Tolls. NOTICE is Hereby given, that at a MEETING of the TRUSTEES, to be held at the Guildhall, in Shrewsbury, on MONDAY, the FIFTH Day of FEBRUARY next, ateieven o'Clock in the Forenoon, the TOLLS arising oo the Roads undermentioned will be severally LET BY AUCTION to the best Bidder, for one or more Years, as may be agreed on, coinmeucing at Lady- Day next, in Hie manner directed by the Act passed in the 13th Year of his present Majesty, " For regulating the Turnpike Roads :" which Tolls now produce the followiug Sums above the Ex- penses of collecting them. Whoever happens to be the best Bidder, must give Security, with sufficient Sureties to the Satisfaction of the Trustees, for Payment of the Rent, agreed lor, and at such Times as they shall direct.— And Notice is also hereby given, that no Person uill be allowed to bid for any ot the said Gates, until his Sureties are first approved of by the Trustees. JOHN JONES, Clerk to the Trustees of ihe said Roads. The Mount- Gate in Frankwell, on the Road leading towiuds Pool and Oswestry, together with the Check Gate at Montford Bridge ) The Gates on the Road leading to Minsterlev The Copthoru- Gate, on the Road leading to West- ) bury S The Meole Gate, on the Road leading to Church } etton 790 450 229 Stretton The Nobold- Gate and Bishop's Castle Shrewsbury, January l( I81Q. on the Road leading" Vo Longden 301 ISO 1 Claremont Boarding School. MISS PUTTRELL and MISS NUNN re- spectfully inform their Friends and the Public, that Iheir SCHOOL will re- open on MONDAY, the 15th Inst. Claremont, Shrewsbury, January ith, 1S10. Ladies' School. MRS. HINMERS respectfully acquaints her Friends and the Public, that . he has REMOVED from Castle- Street, to the House opposite the Stamp- Office, ' Shrewsbury ; where she intends continuing to instruct Young People on the following Terms;— . Board and Instruction in English, Qeogranhy, Plain, ana Fancy Work, TWENTY FIVE GUINEAS per Annum- Entrance One Guinea. s- • Day Scholars, under Seven Years old 10 b < llcr Quarter. Day Schoiats, above Seven Years old 1J 0 i Entrance for Day Scholars.— 5 0 Masters on the usual Terms. The School re- opens on MONDAY, the 15th Day of JANUARY, lsio. Lower Pepperhill Boarding School. MRS. PRITCHARD returns grateful Thanks to her numerous Friends for their liberal Support ; - And WANTED, WORKING SURVEYOR on the Ellesmere Road.— Apply to Mr, A Shrewsbury. J. EDWARDS, Harlescott, near her School opens again on MON- respectfullv informs them, DAY, the 22d instant. January 8, 1810. - MISS HOLBROOKE respectfully' informs her Friends and the Public, that the SCHOOL at BLACK GATE, OSWESTRY, will re- open JANUARY 2/ d, 1810 when a Continuance of their F Osaestry, January 9, 1R1P. vours will be gi atefully received, Montgomeryshire Game Duty, 1809. ADDITIONAL List of Persons who have ob- tained Certificates at the Rate of Three Guineas each, from the 10th of November to the 21th December. Browne Rev. William, Myfod Jones Thomas, Llys Reade George, Esq. Bodfach Stephens Rev. John, Montgomery Williams Rev. H. J. Welshpool. Person who has obtained a Gamekeeper's Certificate at the Pate of Three Guineas, from the 10i4 of November to the Titk of December. Thomas Cureton, Gamekeeper to John Owen, Esq. in the Manor or Royaltv of Broniarth. Published by Order of his Majesty's Commissioners for the Affairs of Taxes. MATTHEW WINTER, Secretary. ABSCONDED, JAMES FOX, Apprentice to WILLIAM EDGE, Wheelwright, of Hodnet: be is about five Feet ten Inches h'jtb, straight light Hair, dark Complexion, daik coloured Eyes, broad set, walks very uprigh':— Whoever will give In- formation to the aforesaid William Edge where he may be found, shall receive a GUINEA REWARD; and wjiosoeVer harbours or employs the above named . tames Fox after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted ivitll the utmost Rigour of the T aw, Hodnet, S/ h January, 1810. Montford School. MESSRS. CARTWRIGHTS respectfully in. form their Friends, lhat the above School will re- open on MONDAY, the 22d Instant. • January Sth, 1810. Academy at Neston, near Parkgate. MR. DENTITH informs his Friends ar. d the Public, that his SCHOOL will re- open on MONDAY the 22d Instant. TERMS: Board and Tuition 25 Guineas per annum. A young MAN i- wanted, as Classical Assistant in this Academ y.— Particulars may be known by applying as above. A Castle- Buildings, Oswestry. MRS. DAVIES' SCHOOL re- opens on TUES- DAY, the TWENTY- THIRD Instant. January b, 1810. lltfschurch. January p/ A, 1810. MISS JONES, encouraged by the Patronage of her Friends, intends to open A SCHOOL, at Lady Day next, In the House now occupied by Mrs WARREN, » t Baschurch. which i « in every respect well adapted to the Purpose. The Terms for Board and Instruction in English Slid Needle Work will be EIGHTEEN GUINEAS per Annum.— Miss Jones assures those Parents and Guardians, who may honour her with their Support, that every possible Attention will be paid to the Health, Murals, and lmprovementof her Pupils ; and she presumes the Experience she hus acquired, as an Assistant in one of the first Schools in the County, during many Years, will be a strong Recommendation of her Establishment. Letters to be addressed to Miss JONF. S, Newtown, near " Raschurch. Bristol, \ sl Janua'y, 1810. LL the MEN of ENGLAND and WALES, subject to the approaching MILITIA BALLOT, are most respectfully informed that they have an Opportunity of becoming Members of an Institution, established in BKISTOI., called the UNION MILITIA CLUB Of ENGLAND and WALES, in which Persons of every Description are admitted. TERMS ( Viz): I.— A Subscription of HALF- A- GUINEA will entitle each Peisou drawn to serve and enrolled, or by Substitute, to a Proportion of the Funds of this Club, not exceeding Twelve Pounds Ten Shillings. IL— A Subscription of ONE GUINEA, will entitle each Person so drawn to serve and enrolled, or by Substitute, to a Proportion of the Funds of this Club, not exceeding Twenty- Five Pounds. III.— A Subscription of TWO GUINEAS will entitle each Person so drawn to serve and enrolled, or by Substitute, to a Proportion of the Funds of this Club, not exceeding Fifty Pounds. Ac Ens in all the principal Towns in ENGLAND and WALES, art appointed to receive Subscriptions for the under- mentioned Regiments of Militia, for which they will give each Member so entering a Memorandum of rec- iving such Subscriptions, which will be transmitted to the Head Office, No. 4 and 5, Denmark- Street. Bristol, for Numerical Arrangement, when Certificates will be immediately forwarded by first Con- veyance, and for which One Shilling is to be paid to the Secretary. Messrs. STUCKEY, LEAN, HART A NEW CHESTER PAPER WILL BE PUBLISHED ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1810, ' [ PRICE SIXPENCE HALFPENNY] On a large Paper and vew Type, entitled THE CHESTER HERALD. IN Support of liis political Creed, the Conductor of this Paper is determined to be firm and manly ; Truth shall be his Guide- post, Impartiality his chosen Track, and Justice the. Goal of his F. abours.— He will never become the venal Tool of any Administration, or the hireling Defender of official Delinquents, however elevated their Station; nor will he support the Clamours of Opposition with a blind and indiscriminate Zeal. Wherever Merit claims the Meed of Praise, he will most aladly bestiw it— MEASURES not MEN being his Object; and to wilful Misconduct or flagrant Corruption he will ever freelv apply the Lash of Censure. On every Subject, Foreign or Domestic, where he hazards an Opinion, that Opinion shall be free, candid* and unwarped by party Prejudice. In short, the Proprietor of The. Chester Herald enters fairly upon the Field of professional and literary Competition, and only claims a Share of public Patronage proportioned to the Satis- faction he hopes to afford,— Happy, . superlatively happy, would hi; feel himself, if The Chester Herald; at the Commence- ment of its Career, should be enabled to proclaim a Restoration of the Blessings of Peace to an'impoverished and, anftering World; but, alas I he fears that much- wished- fbr Epoch is yet far distant. This Paper will Ws published tarty every Saturday Morning ( theMarket. Day), aiid will not only contain the London News bv that Post, but also a private Letter from a Gentleman of the first respectability ; thereby, in some Measure,, antici- pating the London News by the, next Mail.. Every. Exertion will be. used to procure the best local Information, find it- due Attention will be paid to the. Fluctuation of- the public Funds and the different Markets: ftothing, . indeed, shall be omitted that can retider it. at once Useful, Amusing, and Instructive. Printed and published by T. fu. T'tEE ( upwards of twelve Years Editor of the Chester Chronicle) • foistgate- street, Chester; by . whom Advertisements, literary'Cotnmunications, and Orders for this Paper, will be thankfully received ; and Advertisers may rest assured, from his Knowledge and Experience, their Favours will be displayed to the best Advantage. SALES BY AUCTION, .| r SALES m AUCTION. A RECTORY. BY JONATHAN PERRY, At the Talbot, in Shrewsbury, pri'Saturday, the 20th Janua- ry, 1810, at 4 o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject, to Conditions then to be produced, ( unless previously disposed of by private Couiract, of vyljich: due Notice wjHbe gi* en) : nn. HE NEXT PRESENTATION to the REG. TORY of GREAT HANWOOD, in the Connty^ of Salop, snbiect to the Life of the present Incumbent, aged about 55 Yeats. ... < Hanwood is situated within 4 Miles of Shrewsbury, his a Glebe of upwards of 80 Acres of very valuable Land. The Whole estimated at ,£ 300 per Annum. For further Particulars annlv. to Mr. LONDALE, Shrewsbury. Millinery Stock, Furniture, Brewing Vessels, Piano Fortes, & c. BY JONATHAN PERRY, On the Premises, in the Countv Hall Square, on MONDAY NEXT, the 15th Day of January instant. 1; THE STOCK in TRADE of Mrs. WESTON Jl ( who declines the Business); consisting of Seventy Lots of superfine Moss, split and plain Straw, . fine white and black Chip Bonnets arid Hats; elegant and plain black nnd other coloured Velvet, Sattin, Sarsnet,, Crape, and Muslin Bonnets and Caps, richly trimmed with Lace, and various handsome Ornament" of the most prevailing Fashion of the present Day ; some Sarsnet I ady's, Handkerchiefs, and small Quantities of Velvet, Sirsuet, Persian, Buckratn, Ribbons, & c. & c. Likewise th'e Shop Counters, ' Shelves, and other Shop Fix- tures ; and also a general Assoitment 6\ HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, partly removed from Ilardwirk . Hall, . and partly superfluous Articles from different. Families, including TWO excellent PIANO FORTES ; as will be described in Catalogues, which willbe published and distributed. To Coach Proprietors, and Others. BY WILLIAM SMITH, On SATURDAY NEXT, the 13th of January, 1810, at tl e Market Place, in Shrewsbury, precisely at one o'Clock : ACAPITAL Brown COACH MARE, of great Power, 15 Hands 3 Inches high, perfectly sound, and warranted no more than Eight Years Old. Wanls a Situation, APERSON about 34- Years of Age, who has served as But: r in a Gentleman's Family, and can give respectable References lor Character.— Would have no Ob- jection to undertake the PlaW of HEAD WAITER at an ' INN. Enquire of the PUNTERS OF THIS PAPER.; if by Letter, postage to be paid. Water~ Proof. Coats. G. BOWDLER, ST. JOHN's HILL, SHREWSBURY, RESPECTFULLY announces to his Friends and the Publick, that at length he has yielded to the Im- portunities of the former, and is preparing to bring forward for general Benefit, h REAL WATER- PROOF CLOTHS. The Characterise Excellencies of this Invention are, 1st, That the Garment is impervious by the most violent Storm ; 2d, T'hat instead of injuring, it beautifies and renders more durable the Texture of lije Cloth ; and 3d, Tiia » , unlike every other pretended Water- proof, it may be dried befote the Fire, The Discovery was confided to G, B. by a celebrated Phy- sician, and it is needless for him to say any'filing in its Favour, because several of the first Characters io this, and the adjoining Counties, who have now urged him publicity to declare its Utility, have also promised him THEIR pubiick Sanction and ItecOtom.- nidations. " Toe anxious Traveller oft, in Days of old, Has run the Risk of Life, by catching Cold : But now, ftiy. Friends, whatever Winds may blow, Can travel England safely to and. fro: Defy the Storm, w hile buttoned tn the Chin, PROOF CLOl'H without— and thankful HeartB within • » • G. B respectfully informs the Ladies; that lie has on Sale a neat Assortment of the best and most fashionable Pelisse Cloth , which will be sold well, worth their Attention. Partnership Dissolved. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership lately, subsisting between ROBERT ACTON and WILLIAM FORD, both of Shrewsbury, iu the County of Salop, Coach and Harncss- Makers and Painters, carried on under the Film of ACTON and FORD, was this Day dissolved by mutual Consent.— All Persons who have any Demands upon the late Partnership, are desired to transmit an Account thereof to either of the Parties, in order that the ( same may be discharged ; and all Persons indebted to them iie requested to discharge the same as soon as possible, bv paying the same either to the said ROBERT ACTUM or WILLIAM FORD.— Witness their Hands the 25tl> Day of DECEMBER, 1809. ROBERT ACTON, WILLIAM FORD- and! MANINGFORD BANKERS, BRISTOL, J. K. ABBOTT, HEAD OFFICE, Nos. 4 & 5, DENMARK- STREET, BRISTOL, Royal Anglesea Bedford Royal Bucks Royal Berks or King's own Cambridge . Treasurers. • Secretary. Royal Cardigan Royal Carmarthen Royal Carnarvon Royal Cheshire R. oyal Cornwall Royal Cornwall and Devon Miners Royal Cumberland Royal Denbigh Royal Derby . Devon ( East) Ditto ( North) Ditto ( South) . Dorset Durham Essex ( East) Ditto ( West) Royal Flint Royal Glamorgan Royal Gloc'. ster ( North) Ditto ( South) Hants ( Noith) Ditto ( South) Hants ( Isle of Wight) Hereford Hertford Huntingdon Keut ( Kast) Ditto ( West) Royal Lancashire 1st, 2d & 3d l. t, icesier . Lincoln ( North) Ditto ( South) Royal London ( East) Ditto ( West) Merioneth Roval Middlesex ( East) Ditto ( West) Royal Middlesex Westminster Royal Monoiouth and Brecon Norfolk ( East) Ditto ( West) Northampton Northumberland Nottingham Oxford Itoyal Pembroke Royal Radnor Roval Rutland Shropshire Royal Somerset Ist and 2nd. Stafford. or King's own Suftolk ( East and West) Royal Surry 1st and 2nd. Sussex Royal Tower Hamlets 1st and 2nd. Royal Warwick Royal Westmoreland Wiltshire' Worcester York ( North Riding) Ditto ( East Riding) Ditto ( WestRiding) 1st, 2nd, and .' ird. Theatre of Anatomy, Blenheim- Street, Great Marlhoraugh- Street, Spring Course of Lectures on Anatomy, JL Physiology, and Surgery,- will he ". commented on MO. X'Djy, the SSrf J. iNUAR Y, at 2 o'Clock, BY MR. BROOKES. Surgeons in the Army and Navy may be assisted in renew- ing their Anatomical Knowledge, and every possible Attention will be paid to their Accommodation as. well as Instruction. Anatomical Converzationes will be hejd weekly, when the different Subjects treated of will be discussed familiarly, and the Students' Views forwarded.— To these uptie but Pupils can be admitted. . _ . Spacious Apartments, thoroughly ventilated, and replete with every Convenience, are open all the Moruipg, for the Purposes of Dissecting and Injecting, where Mr. Brookes attends to direct the Students, and demonstrate the various Parts as they appear on Dissection. An extensive Museum, containing Preparations illustrative of every Part of the Human Body, and. its Diseases, apper- tains to this Theatre, to which Students will have occasion- al Admittance.— Gentlemen inclined to support thh< School, by contributing preternatural or morbid Parts, Subjects in Natural History, & c. ( individually of little Value to the Possessors) may have the Pleasure of seeing them preserved, arranged, and registered, with the Names of the Donors* The Inconveniences usually attending Anatomical Investi- gations, are counteracted by an antiseptic Process. Pupils mav be accommodated in the House. Gentlemen established in Practic-, desirous of renewing their Anatomical Know, ledge, may lie accommodated with an Apaitmeut to Dissect in privately. H. B. The Directors of this Institution consider it, necessary to obseive, that' though they do not pledge themselves to pfcy the sevtral Members of ' his Establishment, who may be en- rolled, the full Sums of Twelve l'o'cnds Ten Shillings, Taeuty. five foAnds, and fifty Pounds, but only a Proportion of the Funds of the said Club, but they feel'great Pleasure in stating, that from the general' received Opinion, of the Success al- ready obtained ( being convinced that Numbers secures the Undertaking,) nave induced them to extend the Boundaries of this Institution contrary to the Practice of former Years ; that by such Augmentation tliey have no doubt but the full Sums of Tu- c/ ve Pounds Ten Shilling!, Twenty- Five Pounds, and Fifty founds, will be paid to the enrolled, and also a consi- derable Division of the Subscription returned to the undrawn Subscribers. Residents in the principal Towns that are desirous of be- coming Agents, may know the Terms by apylying ( Post- paid) to the Secretary at the Head Ollice, No. 4 and 5, Denmark- Street, Bristol. TO BE LET, And entered upon at Lady. Day next, ACOMMODIOUS MESSUAGE, or DWEL. LING HOUSE and SHOP, with the Appurtenances, situate in the upper Part ot BAILEY- STREET, in the Town of OSWESTRY, in the County of Salop, now in the hold, ing of Mr. Thomas Minshall. For Particulars apply to Mr. RICHARD GRIFFITHS, Builder, Oswestry. Capital Public House. TO BE LET FOR A TERM OF YEARS, OR SOLD; ALL that well accustomed PUBLIC HOUSE, known by the SIGN OF THE STAR, in Market. Drayton, Salop, together with the Stable, Malt- house, and all cither Appurtenances thereunto belonging, now in the Tenure or Occupation of Mr. GEORGE SWANWICK. Owner thereof; the Fixtures and Brewing Vessels to be taken at a fair Appraisement by the Tenant or Purchaser ; immediate Possession may be had, and if sold, greatest Port of the Purchase money may remain secured upon the Premises. For a View of the same, apply to Mr. GEORGE SWANWICK ; and for further Particulars to WRIGHT mid SON, in Market. Drayton aforesaid. Wellington, Shropshire, TO BE PEREMPTORILY SOLD, Pursuant to a D t- rcreR of the High Court of | Chancerv » made in a Cause DUNCOMBE. V. HOWELL BY MR. JONATHAN PERRY, of Shrewsbury, the Person appointed by JOHN SIMEON, Esq. one of the Masters of " he said Court, at the Talbot Inh, in Wellington, OIJ Thursday , the 25th Day of January, 1810, between the flours of 3 St 5 o'Clock in the Afternoon, in - FIVE LOTS CERTAIN FREEHOLD ESTATES, CONSISTING of several Messuages or Tenements. Arable and Meadow Land, situate in Watling Street, in the Arsh Marshes, and in the Township of Wellington. Particulais may be had at the said Master's Chambers in Southampton Buildings ; of Mesrs. Blake ami White, Essex Street, Strand ; Messrs. Benbow and Hope, Stone Buildings, Lincoln's Inn ; Mr. Weightman, Castle Street, Holborn ; Mr. MORRIS, of Newport, Shropshire; of 7 HE AUCTIONEER ; and at the Place of Sale. TIMBER] BY S. TUDOR, .. . , In one Lot, at the Talbot Inn, Shrewsbury, on Saturday, the 15th Day of January, 1810, between the Hours of three and five in the Afternoon : HE following Trees, numbered With white Paint, growing upon a Farm at Nobold, in the Parish of Meole Brace, two Miles from the Town of Shrewsbury. 33 OAKS, 12 CYPHERS. 106 ASHES, 5 CYPHERS. 4 ELMS. I ASP For Particulars enquire of Mr. GEORGE BEAN, , Albion Hayes; or of Mr. RICHARD JUSON, the Tenant, who will appoint a Person to shew the Timber. T TO COOPERS. BY J. BROOME, At the Crown Inn, Church Stretton, in the County of Salop, on Thursday, 11th day of January, 1810, between the Hours of three and five in the Afternoon : SMALL MAIDEN ASH, numbered from tyUw 1 to 3O0, all growing in a Coppice close to CHURCH STRETTON aforesaid. LOT II. 143 Ditto, all growing in the same Coppice as lot I, numbered from I to 143. Mr. GOUCH, of Church Stretton, will shew the Ash. ROBERT ACTON, Coach and Harness Maker, and Coach Painter, RESPECTFULLY informs the Ladies and Gentlemen of Shrewsbury and its Vicinity, that the Partnership lately subsisting between him and WILLIAM FORD, was dissolved by mutual Consent, on the 25th instant. R. A. emhrae. es this Opportunity of returning his most sincere Thanks for the Ob'iuations conferred during that Con- nexion, and of informing them that the Business will in future be carried on by himself only ; in which he begs leave to solicit their continued Patronage and Favours, assuring them that in the Execution of them they may rely on the utmost Attention, Assiduity, and Abilities, he is capable of exerting. Shrewsbury, 26th Dec. 18U9. WILLIAM FORD, CO A CH- PA INTER, BEGS Leave to return iiis most sincere Thanks to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Shrewsbury and its Vicinity, for the many Favours conferred upon him'whilst iri Partnership with Mr. ROBERT ACTON, in the Coach- inaking line, and requests to inform them, that lie continues to occupy the Painting Shops, under Mr. Cooper, where he intends carrying on the Coach Painting Business, and solicits their future Favours, as they may rely on the utmost Atten- tion being paid, it having been his Business for 33 Years. DIETRICHSEN, FASHIONABLE TAILOR, At his Old- established House, 12, Rathbone Place, Oxford- Street, London, CONTINUES to make, ( for Read)' Money only,) in his SUPERIOR and highly- approved Stile of cutting, Men of Fashions' Clothes, Ladies' Riding Habits, and young Gentlemen's Dresses, plain or elegantly trimmed.— Country Residents may be informed bow to transmit their Measures by l'ost; and Orders from new Customers to be accorapanicd with a Remittance. Abdon and Stoke St. Milborough INCLOSURE. WE, the undersigned HENRY BOWMAN, WILLIAM JELLICOE, and SAMUEL SOUTHAM, the Commissioners appointed in and by an Act of Parliament lately made and passed, for inclosing Lands in the Manor uf Abdon and Stoke St. Milborough, in the County of Salop, DO GIVE NOTICE that our next public Meeting for pro- ceeding in the Execution of the said Act, will be held at the Dwelling House of Mr. WILLIAM GREEN, the Crowu Inn, in LUDLOW, in the said County, on MONDAY, the TWENTY NINTH Day of JANUARY Instant, at 10 o'Clock in the Fore, noon, when and where we shall be ready to hear and examine Evidence in Support of sundry Claims made by or on the Behalf of the Rev. Edward Baldwyn, Edward Botterell, Esq. The Rev. Joseph Corbett, Archdeacon of Salop, The Earl of Craven, Mr. Francis Hudson and Ann his Wife, The Bailiffs, Burgesses, and Commonalty of Ludlow, Thomas Mytton, Esq. John Cressett Pelham, Esq. William Phillips, Esq. Mrs. Sarah Stedman, Charles Hanbury Tracey, Esq. ar. d the Right Rev. Folliott, Lord Bishop of Worcester, for Com- mon of Pasture or other Right of Common on the Waste Lands in the Manor of Abdon aforesaid ; and also in Support of sundry Claims made by or on the Behalf of Mr. John Altree, The Rev. James Baines, Somerset Davies, Esq. Mr. Samuel Knight and Elisabeth his Wife, Mr. Richard Rhead and Ruth his Wife, Mr. Josiah Wooldridge and Ann his Wile, Thomas Mytton, Esq. Mr. John Thomas, Mr. Charles Walker, Mr. John Wheelwright, and Mr. John Whitefoot, for Common of Pasture or other Right of Commou on the Waste Lands in the Manor of Stoke St. Milborough aforesaid; and also in Support of the Objections made to the said Claims respec- tively : And that we shall be then and there ready to hear and examine Evidence in Support of and against the Ob- jection made to the Boundary between the Manor of Stoke St. Milborough aforesaid and the Manor of Clee St. Margaret, in the said County, as the same hath been set out by us. At which Time and Place all Persons interested are required to attend ; and such of the said Claims or Objections winch shall not be then and . there substantiated, will be disallowed. Dated this 8th Day pf January, 1810. HENRY BOWMAN. WILLIAM JELLICOE. SAMUEL SOUTHAM. TO BE LET, And may be entered on immediately, OR AT X. AOV- D1V NEXT, ALL that DWELLING- HOUSE, GARDEN, ORCHARDS, Buildings, & c. late the Residence of B. BATHER, Esq. deceased, beautifully situated at MITTON, in the Parish of f it?..— The Tenant may be accommodated with about 4( 1 Acres of excellent Meadow and Pasture LAND, close adjoining the House. ALSO TO BE LET, And entered on at Ladi/- Day next. An excellent WATER CORN MILL, on the River Perry, situated at MITTON as above, with about 12 Acres of very good Meadow and Pasture LAND, adjoining ( he Mill. The above Premises are about five Miles from Shrewsbury, and at convenient Distances from those excellent Market Towns, Oswestry, Ellesmere, Whitchurch, and Wem, and within about four Miles of the Ellesmere Canal. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. J. BATHER, Rossall, or Mr. WM. BRAYNE, Shrewsbury. All Persons having any Demand on the above de- ceased, are requested to send the Particulars of the same to Mr. J BATHER, at Rossall, or Mr. WM. BRAYNE, Shrews- bury ; and all Persons who stood indebted to him, are re- quested to pay the same immediately to either of the above. Shrewsbury, January 9, 1810. On a Day hereafter to be mentioned, at the Crown Inn, iii Bridgnorth, in the County of Salop, between the Hours of 10 anil 11 in the Forenoon : ABOUT 500 OAK, AND 500 ASH TIMBER TREES, now growing on the . Estates of Mr. John De- verel, and , Mrs. Smith, in the Parish of Sidbury, iu the County of Salop. The above mentioned Timber is of the first Sort, and in the best Conditioo imaginable. Most of the Oak is well calcula- ted for the Use of the Navy. The whole will be put up iu Lots, and sold according to such Conditions as will be publish- ed, . in due Time, previously to the Sale. Sidbury is five Miles from Bridgnorth, nine from Bewdley, and is near the River Severn. For a View of the Timber, and further Particulars, apply to Mr. JOHN DEVEREL, at Sidbury. Capital Oak Timber. At the Fox Inn, Shrewsbury, on Saturday, th'e 10th Day of February, 1 ft IV, M Four d> Clock in the Afternoon : OAK TIMBER TREES, growing hi GATTEN WOOD, at Gatten, in the County of Salop, marked and numhared with white Paint.' Thomas Pugh, of Gatten, will shew the Timber; and for further Particulars apply to Messrs, Pemberton and Coup- Land, Attornies. Shrewsbury. Farming Stock, &> c. BY CHURTON, On Tuesday next, the 1 nth Day of Jannary, 1810} on ttie Premises, at. Broughall, in the Parish of Whitchurch, and County of Salop: •' » ' LL ihe . LIVE STOCK. Hay. Clover, IM- PLEMENTS in HUSBANDRY, Dairy Vessel", and Part of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, the Property. of GEORGE WOODFINE consisting of five valuable choice calving Cows, for early note, two yearling Calves, one capital Waggon Horse, 5- yeafS old, one ditto Mare', rising 6- vears; three Store Pigs long Cart, with Harvest Gearing,. good as new; Tumbrel, wheeled Plough, Pair of Harrow, two Sets of Horse Gears, Crank and Chains, two Ladder^; Corn Pan and Trial, Pikels, Riddles, Sieves, & c. See.— Likewise, up- wards of 13. Tons of excellent. Hay and Clover, Welt got, in Lots; together with the Dairy Vessels, and Part of J he Household Guilds. N. B. The Auction will commence at ten, and continue till all is sold. , MORFE BY WILLIAM WYLEY At the Swan Inn, Bridgnorth, on Saturday, the Day o January, 1810, at 4 o'Clock in the After. noon, in the fol. lowing, o' such other Lots, as shall' he fixed iipOn at the Time of Sale, and subject to such Conditions as shall then be produced: ALL those PARCELS of WASTE LAND OA the COMMON of MORFE, adjoining the Village of Quatfofd, in the County of Salop, and within one Mileof Bridgnorth ; Allotted in respect of a Farm at The Hay, in the Parish of Quatford aforesaid, in the Occupation of Mr. William Angeworth -.—- viz. > , Lor I. All that Allotment on the Yewtree H) lt, contain- ing 33A. 2R. ' 2 ) P.: or thereabouts,- bounded on theiNorth by an Allotment t, u the Churchwardens of Quatford, on the East by ail Aliotuleht in the Pansh of Worfield, on the Sjjnth. by ap Occupation Road form Qnatlord to Lauds in the Parish of Worfietd, Jund on the. West by- the Turnpike Ro^ d leading from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster.— This Lot fences upon the East, West, ami Part ot the . South Side. LOT II. All that Parcel of the Allotment on tlie Wyches and Hill House Flat, containing 30A. 2R, 3IP. or there- abouts, bounded on the North bv tbe said detonation Road, on the East by. a Road dividing the Parishes of Quatford and Worfield, On the Soilby Lot 3, and on ihe West by inclosed Lands and Allotments to Thomas Whitmore, Esq.. and Others, near Quatford.— Tills 1 ot fences upon the North, East, and Part of the South Sides. LOT III. All that other Parcel of the said Allotment being Part of the Hill House Flat aforesaid,- containing S0A. 3R'. 10P. or thereabouts, bounded on the North by Lot 2, on the East by the said Road dividing the Parishes of. Quatford and Worfield, on the South by inclosed Lands . of William Whit- more, Esq. and on the West by Thorny Bank and an Allot- ment mdde to Clirist Church, College, Oxford.— This Lot fences on the North aud . East Sides, and will be sold subject to an Occupation Road to the Ilill House Estate, along the North side thereof. . The Purchaser of iliis Lot will. be entitled to a driving Way from th^ Turnpike Road over Lot 4. LOT IV. All that Parcel of the said Allotment caliei Thorny Bank, andsihall Strip oi Parcel of Laud leading ^ here- from to the said TuropiKe Road, nontaluing 5+ A. 3R. 9P, or thereabouts, bounded on the Nortti by inclosed Lauds at Quatfofd, and an Allotment uiade to Christ Church, College, Oxford, on tlie East bj Part of Lot 3, ou the. South by inclosed Lands of William Whitmore, Esq. from Dudmaston Heatn, and t> n the West by tlie sai. d Turnpike Road.— This Lot fences nil the East and West Sides, and is subject to th'e Right of a driving Way over the same froni the Turnpike Road to Lot 3. The Parish Ck rk of Quatford, with wham. a Map descrip- tive of the Lots is left, will stie- v the Premises; . and for fur- ther Information and Particulars, apply to Mr. ANCLWORTH, of The Hay; or to Messrs. PEMBERTON andi Coupland Shrewsbury, where a Plan of the Lands mav also be seen. SALES BY AUCTION. BY MR. THOMAS PRYCE, At the Cross Foxes Inn, in the Town of Llanfair, in the County of Montgomery, sometime in February next, ( of which Day proper Notice will be given) : OAK TIMBER TREES, now growing on RHIEWHIRIETH FARM, near the Town of Llanfair, and the Turnpike Road j only 9 Miles from Pool Quay, and a remarkable good Road. The Timber may be viewed, by applying to the Auctioneer, Mr. THOMAS PRYCE, of Llanfair* Januaty 10, 1810. 233' BY MR. RICHARD MADDOX, At the George Inn,- in Oswestry, on Wednesday, tne 31st Day of January, 1810, between the Hours of three and six in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as will be then produced, in the following Lots! LOT I, LL that new- erected MESSUAGE or DWEL- . ING- HOUSE, with a good Stable, large Yard, Pump, and Garden, theieunto belonging, situate iu BEATRICE- STREET, in the Town of OSWESTRY aforesaid, and late in the Occupation of Mrs. Menlove. N. II. The House is new- built, and finished in a handsome manner, consisting of two good Parlours, a large Kitchen, two good Pantries, and a Cellar, on the first Flour; an ex- cellent Tea Room, and thiee good Lodging Rooms on the second Floor; and three Lodging Rooms in the Attics. The Garden is well planted with choice Fruit Trees. Lor II. Another MESSUAGE, or DWELLING HOUSE, andiSHOP, with the Garden, and Appuitenancies thereunto belonging, adjouing the last- mentioned Messuage, 01 Duel. ling- House, anil now in the holding of William Povall. For further Particulars apply to THE AUCTIONEEK, Os- westry. Capital Timber. At the Coach and Horses Inn, in the Town of Shrewsbury, on Saturday, the 20th of January, 1810, between tbe Hours of three and five in the Afternuon, subject to such Conditions as will be then produced, the following Valuable Timber. LOT I. f{() OAK TRERS, blazed and numbered with white Paint. LOT H. 110 OAK TREES, blazed and numbered in like manner. LOT III. 21 ASH TREES, and 2 Sycamore Trees; the Ash Trees beginning at No 1, and ending at 21 inclusive. LOT IV 21 ASH TREES, beginning at 22, ending at 42 inclusive, marked as above. LOT V. 38 ASH TREES, Ditto, beginning at 1, ending at 38. LOT VI. 31 ASH TREES, Ditto, beginning at 39, ending at 69. LOT VII. 5 POPLAR TREES, Ditto, 7 SYCAMORE Trees, and 4 CH KSNU [' Trees. LOTVHI. 1 OAK TREES, Ditto, and 4 ASH Trees. Tbe ASH Trees are of large Dimensions, and the Oak Trees also fit for the Navy and other Purposes for which very large Timber is wanted. The Trees are growmg on Lands at GREAT and LITTLE NESS, within four Miles of the Severn at Montford Bridge Wharf, and six from the Queen's Head Wharf on the Ellesmere Canal. The great Holyhead Road from Shrewsbury to Os- westry leads through the Estate on which the Timbet' grows, ami communicates with the above Wharfs. Lots 3, 4, 5, and 6, will be put up to Sale first, and if not purchased separately, will then be offered with Lots 1 and i, and sold therewith, as shall be fixed upon at he Time of Sale. Mr. Howells, of Ness Cliff, will appoint a Person to shew the Timber ; and for further Particulars apply at the Office of Mr. W. EGERTON JEFFREYS, Shrewsbury ; or to G. BEAN, Albion Hayes. At the White Lion, in Whitchurch, on Monday, the 15th day of this Instant January, 1810, at six o'Clock in tbe Evening, subject to Conditions to be then produced LOT I. AN Undivided MOIETY of a COPYHOLD MESSUAGE, in Pepper- alley, in Whitchurch afore- said, and a PEW in tne North Gallery of Whitchurch Church, in the Holding of John Barrow, LOT II. An Undivided MOIETY of a COPYHOLD MESSUAGE, lately Ouilt in Pepper- alley aforesaid, adjoining the last mentioned Lot, LOT 111. An Undivided MOIF. TY of TWO PIECES of LAND, containing about Seven Acres, be the same more or less, situate near the New Mill, in Whitehurch aforesaid, in the Holding of Thomas Smith. For further Particulars apply to Mr. HALL, Grocer, M Dale- street, Liverpool; or to Mr. TURNER, Attorney at Law, in Whitchurch. - Whitchurch, Jan. 3, 1S! 0. TIMBER. BY MR. JACKSON SALTER, At the Hand Inn, in Chirk, in the County of Denbigh, ori Tuesday, the 6th Day of February, 1810, between tbe Hjurs of three and six iu the Afternoon, in tlie following Lots, subject to Conditions then to be produced : LOT I. R\ T CAPITAL OAK, 40 ASH, 2 CHESNUT, cfty 9 SYCAMORE, anil 2 ELM Trees, Scribe- marked, and growiiin on BRYNKINALT DEMESNE, iri tbb Parish of Chirk, and Lands idjoinin^ in the Parish of St. Martin's, in the several Occupations of Edward Jones and John Dodd. Lot II. 61 OAK,' 30 Capital ASH, and 1 Elm Trees, scribed; and growing on Lauds in trie said Parish of St. Martin's, in the several Occupations uf Robert Lewis and Edward Price LOT HI. 45 OAK, and 14 ASH Trees, scribed, and growing on RHOS- Y- LLAN Farm, in the said Parish of St. Martin's, In the Occupation of Thomas Jackson. Lor IV. 130 OAK, 37 ASH, 11 SYCAMORE, 10 ELM, and 2 Cherry Trees, scribed, an. I growing on Peutre- Morgan, Pentre Maddock, and Crifiin's Farms, in the Parishes of Ellesmere, and St. Martin's aforesaid, in the several Oc- cupations of Mr. William Gough, David Strange, William Corns, Edward Jones, Mary Thomas, and Mrs. Hayward. LOT V. 39 OAK, 21> ASH, II SYCAMORE, and 3 ELM Trees, scribed, and growing on Tre- Howell, Fion, and RhoS- Wiel Farms, in tile Parish'of St. Martin's aforesaid, in the several Occupations of Thomas Jones, John Thomas, Widow Roberts, and the Rev. S. Steele. LOT VI. 122 OAK, 21 ASH, 5 SYCAMORE, and 4 Elm Trees; scribed, and growing on Lands at litou, in the Si; 1 Parish of St. Martin's, in the several Occupations of Edward Rogers, and John Berkley. LOT VII. 199 OAK, 100 ASH, arid 1 SYCAMORE Trees, scribed, and growing ou Lauds adjoining tlie last- inentioucil Lot, in the several Occupations of Roger Jones, and Thomas Prynold, The above Timber is for the most Part of In rye Di- mensions, particularly Lots 1 and 1, and well worthy the Attention of Ship builders.— The Turnpike Roads from Os- westry to Chester, aod from Chirk to F. llesmere, aod also the Ellesmere Canal, pass through several of the Lots; and the remaining Lots are on Lands contiguous. The different Tenants will shew the Timber; and for further Particulars apply to Mr. JEBB, in Chirk; or Mr. SALTER, Printer, ( the Auctioneer), in Oswestry. Montgomeryshire—• Timber. BY DAVIES AND SON, At the House of Mrs. Mary Hughes, Innkeeper, iu the Town of Llanfytlin, iu the County of Montgomery, upon Thurs- day, the lith Day of February, 1810, between the HOOK of thfde and six in the Afternoon, subject to such Con- ditions, and in one or mure Lots, as shall then be agreed upon: 07A OAK Timber Trees, 79 ASH Trees, 14 U SYCAMORE Trees, and 5 ALDER Trees, Scribe- numbered, growing on Bodyddon Farm, in the Paiish of Liaufyllin, in the said County. The Oak are uf great length, perfectly sound, and fit for Merchant Plank and Cleft. Bodyddon is situated about two Miles from the Market Tuwn of Llanfyllin, about one Mile from the Turnpike Road which leads through the said Town to the Moutgotneryshiie Canal, and distant from the Can it about nine Miles. Mrs. Roberts, the Tenant, will appoint a Person to shety the Timber; and Particulars may be had by applying at the Office of Mr J. THOMAS, in Llanfyllin, or ut Mr. THOMAS DAVIES, in Myfod. TO THE EDITOR. Sin— Having lately read an account of the process used in curing that afflicting and dreadful malady, the tooth- ache, performed on his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, at Brighton, I trust for the information of your numerous readers, you will give publicity to the following:— Take a clean tobacco- pipe ; place the bowl of it ini the fire till red- hot; put two or three pinches of henpane- seed * into the bowl; over which put the broad part of a common funnel— the tube of the fun- nel against the tooth affected, so that the smoke arising from the seed may enter. As often as the pipe gets " cold, heat it afresh, and put in more seed s continue this for about a quarter of an hour; and the pain, if not allayed immediately, will soon cease. This, Sir, is a certain curc for that most distressing pain, which is so often felt by the inhabitants of this: country'more than any other. The steed may be got at any seed- shop, and two- pen- ; nyworthof it will serve for twenty people. Care should be taken, that'the person, after the performance of this operation, does not. take cold; in order to prevent this, it had better be performed shortly before the person retires to rest ; and It is a question whether he ever will be afflicted with the tooth- ache again, at least for some years.— It is the opinion of some of the first den- tists ( although they publicly ridicule this process, know- ing its effi'cacy), that, were itregularly performed every month, the teeth of the person so making use of this remedy would never decay, or be in any manner afflic- ted with pain. I am, Sir, Your very obedient Servant, Jan. 1,1310. A. Y. T. * This W8S the seed which cured his Royal Highness. CHRONOLOGICAL SKETCH Of the most remarkable events of the year 1809. JANUARY. 5. Treaty of Peace and Amity concluded at Constantinople between tfic King of Great Britain and the Sublime Porte. 15. The French colony ot' Cayenne capitulated to the British and Portuguese forces. 13. Sir John Moore arrived with his army at Corunna, having lost part of his baggage in retreating from the interior of Spain. 14, A formal treaty of peace, friendship, and alliance, between the British and Spanish nations, was this day signed in London. 16. Battle of Corunna fought, wherein Sir John Moore was killed, and Sir David Baird wounded. 17. The British army, under the command of Sir John Hope, embarked at Corunna for England. 19. The town of Corunna entered by the French. —. The British Parliament assembled in pursuance of his Majesty's Proclamation. 21. jPart of St. James's Palace destroyed by fire. 23. The French frigate Topaze, of 48 guns, laden with troops and provisions for the relief of Cayenne, captured by his Majesty's cruizers. 27. The House of Commons resolved to investigate the conduct of his Royal Highness the Duke of York, as Com- mander in Chief. —. Ferrol taken possession of by the French. FEBRUARY. 8, The Spanish Junta at Seville published a Decree, di- recting the Spanish troops to give no quarter to such of the French troops as had committed certain excesses in that country. 13. Don Pedro Cevallos, Ambassador Extraordinary from the Supreme Junta of Spain, arrived > n England. 19. La Junon French frigate, of 44 guns, captured by his Majesty's ship Horatio, Capt. Scott. 21. The town of Saragossa taken hy the French, after a long and obstinate resistance. ' 24. The Island of Martinique captured by his Majesty's tea and land force*. — Drury- lane Theatre totally destioyed by fire. MARCH. 7. General Beresford appointed by the Prince Regent, Commander in Chief of the Portuguese armies. 15. Gustavus the Fourth, King of Sweden, arreted and deprived of the functions of Government. 21. His Royal Highness the Duke of York resigned the office of Commander in Chief, and Sir David Dundas was appointed to succeed him. 25. The Portuguese take Chaves from the French, with 870 prisoners, besides a great quantity of arms & ammunition. 27. Vigo retaken by the Spaniards, aided by the Lively and Venus frigates, and 1300 French prisoners, who were in tbe town, sent to England. 27. A violent eruption of Mount Etna. 29, Oporto> taken by the French. APRIL. 6. The Archduke Charles, at Vienna, published a Decla- ration uf War against France. _ I 11. Four French ships of the line destroyed in Basque Roads by the boats of the British fleet, under the command of Lord Cochrane. 13. Bonaparte set out from Paris to direct the movements of the French army in Germany. 14. The Hautpoult French ship of war captured in attempt- ing to escape from the Saints, where it and several more Fiench ships had been blockaded by Sir Alexander Cochrane. — Pied Beilby Porteus, Lord Bishop of London. 17. The Island of Saints, in the West Indies, captured by the British forces under Major General Maitland. 19. Mr. Erskine and Mr. Smith having adjusted the difference between Great Britain and America, the • President of the United States issued a Proclamation, authorising the Citizens to trade with this country. 21. Sir Arthur Wellesley arrived at Lisbon, and assumed the command of the British forces in Portugal. 29. His Majesty appointed the Right Hon. the Marquis Wellesley to be Ambassador Extraordinary to the Supreme Junta of Spain. MAY. 5 The Duke of Sudermania created King of Sweden. 10. His Excellency Count Stahremberg, Ambassador Ex- traordinary from the Couit of Vienna to the British Court, arrived in England. 12. Sir Arthur Wellesley after beating the forces under Marshal Soult, delivers Oporto, where he found a large quantity of French ordnance. — The French take possession of Vienna. 15. Bonaparte addressed a Proclamation to the Hungarians, inviting them to elect a King of their own, and renounce their allegiance to the House of Austria. 17. Bonaparte, by a Decree of this date, united the Papal States to the French Empire. 18. The Port of Trieste taken possession of by a division of French tioops. 21. The Fortress of Laybach, after a bombardment, sur- rendered to the French forces with 4,000 men. 21 and 22. After two days hard fighting between the French and Austrians at the village of Aspern, the bridges on the Danube were destroyed, and tbe French retreated. 22 Prince Gallitzin, Commander in Chief of the Russian armies, enters Gallieia, and declares war against Austria. 24. Mr. Secretary Canning staled in tbe House of Com- mons, that the arrangements made by Mr. Erskine with the American Government were contrury to his instructions. 31. In consequence of a Message from the King, House pass a Vote of Credit oi 3,000,0001. sterling, contingencies of Austria, Spain, and Portugal. — Stralsund assaulted and taken by the Dutch troops, and Colonel Schill and one third of his brave followers killed, ufter he had raised contributions upon the territories of Jerome Bonaparte. JUNE. 7. Marshal Ney defeated by a division of the Spanish army in Gallicia, under General Carrera and the Count de Norona, in consequence of which Ferrol and Corunna were evacuated by the French. 14. The Austrian army, under the command of the Arch- duke John, defeated at Raab by a division of the French airny, under the Viceroy of Italy. 15. Defeat of th « Spanish army under. General Blake, at Saragossa. 17. The Fre- ich compleat their bridges across the Danube 18. Defeat of General Blake, at Belchite, 19. The Non- Intercourse Law, with respect to England as well as France, re- enacted by Congress. 21. Parliament prorogued by a speech from the Throne, 24. Capitulation of Raab. 25. Capture of the Island of Ischia, by Sir J. Stuart. 27. Riots at Liverpool, occasioned by a party of the 19th Light Dragoons having quarrelled with a press gang in that WN. 28. The British army. in Portugal, under Sir Arthur Wellesley, set out by divisions on their inarch for Spain. J9. Coronation of the new King of Sweden. Resolution) hon- JULY. 3. Trial, before Lord Ellenborough, of the cause, Wright v. G. L. Wardle, E q. Veriict found against the Defendant. 5. Bonaparte, during the night, crosses the Danube with the whole of his army. 6. Sir Arthur, Wellesley made Marshal- General of the combined English and Portuguese forces, by decree of the Prince Regent of Portugal. —. Capture of La Furieuse French frigate, by Captain Monsey, of the Bonne Citoyenne, after an action of nearly seven hours. 7. Capitulation and surrender of the City of Saint Do- mingo to the combined British and Spanish forces, under the command of General Carmichael. 8. Defeat of the Austrian army at Wagram, after the severest conflict during that and the two preceding days. 7 andS. Reduction of the French settlement of Senegal and Goree. 11. Mr. Jackson left town to embark for America, as Minister to the United States. 12. Captain Barclay won his extraordinary pedestrian match, at 17 minutes past three in the afteruoon. —. Armistice concluded between the French and Austrian armies, at Znaim. 17. Intelligence received of the success of the British troops, under Colonel St. Leger, in Travancore. 20. Junction of the British army, under Sir Arthur Welles- ley, with the Spanish army, under Gen.- Cuesta, at Oro- pesa. 22. Expedition to Holland, under Lord Chatham, sailed from the Downs. 26. The trial of Admiral Lord Gambier came on at Portsmouth. 27. Accounts received of a Russian convoy, from Riga to Revel, having been met by two English frigates, and 18 sail, laden with provisions, captured. 27 and 28. Defeat of the French at Talavera by the com- bined British and Spanish armies under Sir A. Wellesley and Gen. Cuesta. AUGUST. 1. A Meeting of the Court of Common Council, for the porpose of coming to a division on a motion for rescinding Vote of Thanks to Colonel Wardle, iu which were adopted confirming the former Vote. 3. Siege of Flushing commenced by the British. 4. Trial of l ord Gambier closcd ; his Lordship ourably acquitted. 15. Surrender of Flushing to the British arms. 25. Arrived iu the Downs, the garrison of Flushing, in several men of war. 26. Sir Arthur Wellesley raised to the dignity of Baron and Viscount of the United Kingdom. SEPTEMBER. 4. Recommencement of the eruptions of Mount Vesuvius. 16. Arrived in town the Earl of Chatham, from the Island of Walcheren. 17. Treaty of Peace between Sweden and Russia con- cluded, 18. Received intelligence from Persia that the French influence in that kingdom had heen entirely broken by the perseverance of Sir Harford Jones. I —. The New Theatre of Covent Garden opened for the reception of the Public. 20. Transpired the resignation of l, ord Castlereagh, and that of the Duke of Portland also reported. 21. Took place iri the morning a duel between Mr. Can- ning and Lord Castlereagh ; in which the former was slightly wounded. 23. Increasing riot at'Covent- garden Theatre. —. Covent- garden Theatre closed for the purpose of re- ferring the points in dispute to a select Committee. 25. Received intelligence that Liniers had resigned tbe Government of Buenos Ayrs. — Left town two Messeugers, the one to invite Lord Grenville, and the other Lord Grey, to co- operate in the formation of a new Administration. 27. Received accounts at the Admiralty that the whole of the Ferrol fleet had been fitted out for sea, and sailed for Cadiz. 28. Parliament prorogued till the 2d of November. 29. Arrived in town Lord Grenville, and in the afternoon of that day had an interview with Mr. Perceval. OCTOBER. 4. Mr. Perceval kissed hands on being appointed First Lord of the Treasury. * 4. Covent- garden Thentie re- opened. 9. Serious and alarming frays in the Pit of Covent- garden Theatre. 10. Lord Wellington landed at the Commercial Square, Lisbon. 11. Lord Bathurst kissed hands as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; Mr. Canning and Lord Castlereagh surren- dered their Seals of Office. 14. Peace signed between France and Austria. 19. Tbe defeat of the French in Spaiu by tbe Duke del Parque. 20. Arrival of intelligence of the latification of the Treaty of Peace between Great Britain and Turkey. 25. The Jubilee in commemoration of his Majesty's en- trance into the 50th year of his reign. 30. The Duke of Portland died at Burlington House, in the 72d year of his age. NOVEMBER. 1. The Lord Mayor proceeded in state from Guildhall to St. James's to present the Address of Congratulation to his Majesty on his entering into the 50th year of nis reign. 3. Mr. Kemble made his motion in the Common Council for rescinding the Resolutions of the Court respecting the Vote of Thanks to Colonel Wardle, which was negatived. 13. Rupture of the Negociation in America, in couseqnence of an altercation between Mr. Smith, Secretary of State to the United States, and Mr. Jackson, who hud succeeded Mr. Er- skine as British Minister. 14. Bonaparte arrived at Paris. 19. Victory of the French over the Spaniards at Ocana. 22. Proclamation of the King, proroguing the Parliament from the ljtli of December, to Tuesday, the 23d day of Jn- unary, for the dispatch of Business. 26. Marquis Wellesley arrived at Portsmouth from Spain. 27. The Emperor of Austria returned to his capital. — The Session of the American Congress opened with a Speech from the President; in which the rupture of the ne- gotiation with this couutry is announced. 29. Intelligence received of the destruction of a squadron anil convoy from Toulon on the 25th of Oct. and 1st of No- vember. DECEMBER. 3. The l egislative Body of Frauce opened by a Speech from the Emperor Napoleon. 5. A Court of Common Council held atGuildhall, to con- sider on an Address to his Majesty respecting the Expedition to the Island of Walcheren. — Before Lord Chief Justice Mansfield. An action for assault and false imprisonment, brought by Henry Clifford, Esq. Barristei at I. aw, against James Brandon, Box Book at the Theatre Roval. Covent Garden, Verdict for ported on the one 9ide by theBishop of Salisbury, and on the other by- the Dean of Westminster ;• and it was truly gratifying to see these venerable characters, as it were, arrayed in the cause of literature and benevolence; and by their eloquence and liberal example, pleading in favonr of decayed Schoolmasters and their Families. Many other eminent characters were present, and thy Subcriplions to the Charity were far greater than on any former occasion. Mr. Hammersley, the distin- guished friend of this Institution, addressed the Meeting with great effect, statiug certain benevolent actions of the Society, which first induced him to become an ad- vocate in its cause. He dwelt with great force on the benefits likely to result to the public, tVom a proper encouragement ot the instructors of the rising genera- tion ; that important class of men who, in a great mea- sure, have within their power the formation and direction of the public mind. This statement was received with high admiration and applause, and the meeting requested that it might be printed. Another very impressive document was produced by Mr. Hammersley, namely a list of nearly sixty new subcribers, procured hy him since the last meeting, among whom were his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Bishops of Salisbury, the Dean of Canterbury, the Right Honourable Spencer Perceval, the Honourable Gene- ral Fitzroy, Mr. Whitbread, Mr. Coke of Norfolk, Mr. Wilberforce, Colonel Taylor, Sir Robert Wilson, Sir Sidney Smith, & c. S> c. The latter Gentleman was pre- sent at the meeting, and his neat and appropriate speech was much admired, when his health was given, as the Defender of Acre, by the Worthy Dean of Westminster. Many other excellent speeches were delivered by the President, Vice- President, and other Officers of the Society; also by Dr. Hutton, and the Rev. W. Draper, whose eloquent harangue in praise of the institution, and of its benevolent and persevering founders, met with distinguished applause. Several admirable songs were sung by professional gentlemen and others; and the day was spent with great conviviality, and with a dignity and decorum becoming the character and ob- ject of the meeting. The French A'u vy. — The following is a correct statement of the French Naval Force in the Mediter- ranean ; it was found on board one of the ships taken by Lord Collingwood, on the 25th of October:— Guns. ( Admiral Gantheanme, Chef Dock. It raged with great violence, and soon spread to Mr. Aker's timberyard, clo- e to the former pre-* mises. Here it unhappily found plenty of materials to promote its fury. Mr. Pocock's property was en- tirely destroyed, except one book of accounts. Mrs. Pocock was in bed when the flames broke out, and hud but just lime to escape with hardly any covering. From Mr. Aker's premises, which were entirely consumed, the fire soon extendod to the granaries of Messrs. Thompson, Robinson, and Co. where it was destructive to a considerable amount. Two houses adjoining these premises were materially injured, though not totally destroyed. No lives were lost by the fire itself", but it is apprehended that some persons, who incautiously stood near a pile of timber, were driven, when it fell, by the efforts of the vast multitude of spectators that attended, into Whitefriars Dock, and were immediately j suffocated. There is, however, no proof at present that this calamity realty happened. Of the deals, 15,000 are said to have been burnt. Of the horses iu the stables, 18 in all, about 6 or 7 were saved— the rest perished in the flames. Two or. three empty barges caught fire, and were damaged— the dwelling houses, and all the premises are reduced to ashes. Anecdote of the late Earl of Bristol, Bishop of Derry.— III his Lordship's journeys from Ireland to London, he, at one time, turned into a bookseller's shop, where he purchased books to a considerable amount. He saw, lying upon the counter the second edition of Hon lands'. i Mona Antiqua, which his Lord- ship said he wished he had seen, before he passed through Anglesey, as he thought it a curious book. The bookseller said, " that if his Lordship had seen the first edition, he would have thought it still more curi ous." He asked," why so ?"— The bookseller answered, " because in that edition his Lordship would have been gratified in seeing a map of the Isle of Anglesey, as it appeared before Noah's Flood." His Lordship Am eric J.—' There is a material difference between Mr. Smith's letter and the President's speech. In the latter it is asserted that his Majesty ought to have abi- ded bv the arrangement of Mr. Erskine, and that, no ratification was in the contemplation of either of the Governments, pj was necessary — an assertion, with all deference to the American President,, idle, and puerile, livery act or arrangement made by a Minister,, is sub- ject to the ratification of his Government. Vattel ex- pressly says, that '* every arrangement made by the Mi- nister remains invalid till sanctioned by the Prince's ratification," and " that the Plenipotentiary's commis- sion is but a procuration cum libera." Mr. Smith, however, the American Secretary, does uot say that his Majesty was bound to abide by Mr. Erskine's arrange- ment— he does not complain of his Majesty's having disavowed the act of his Minister — and by his silence upon the subject admits that it was an act subject to his Majesty's ratification. This point is well pressed hy Mr. Jackson, who, with some ingenuity, compliments Mr. Smith upon the candour which induced him to for- bear from nuking any such, complaint; for " you could not but have thought it unreasonable," adds Mr. J. " to complain of tne disavowal of an act dene under such circumstances, as could only lead to the consequences that have actually followed." Mr. Jackson then proceeds to the subject upon which there has been so much discussion, viz. whether Mr. Erskine had communicated to the American Govern- ment his original instructions in extenso. He did not. But he submitted to their consideration the three con- ditions which were specified in those instructions as the ground- work of an arrangement. These three condi- tions were commented upon at great length, by the American Secretary, who thought others might be sub- stituted in lieu of thein. So thought Mr. Erskine also — and others were substituted. But the very substitu- tion shews that the original conditions were made Majestio Austerlitz - 120 120 Commerce de Paris 120 Donawert - Ulm - Danube Brevlau Suffrein Genois Magnanime Ajax Hannibal Penelope Poinone Pauline Amelia Proserpine Incorruptible Thamise Victorieuse Adrian IA Noume La Baleme Durana 80 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 40 40 40 40 40 40 38 1 | Now building at Toulon. de I'Etat Major Duranteau j Premier Adjutant Volsin. ^ Capitaine Violet. J Vice- Admiral Allemande. { Captain Guien. Rear- Admiral Corme. Captain Brouard. Capt. Infernet. Duelos. Henri. —— Allemande. Louvell Montalent. -—— Jugun. Pettit. Mate. • Doubourdieu. —— Rosamel. Montfort. —. Meynard. . . Gautheaume. Martin. Villon. 22 carronades. 40 guns, just launched. 30 store ship, 800 tons. 30 store ship, 900 tons. 14 store ship, 450 tons. These ships are all at Toulon. Monarch - - 120 guns * Sceptre - - 80 A ship of the line and a . frigate, building at Geneva. La Robuste, 80, Rear Admiral Bondin, Capt. Le Gras; and le Lion, 71, Capt. Bouami, burnt off Fontignau, 26th • October. Le Boree, Capt. Lenez. and Paulenan frigate, run on shore ia the Mole of Cette, 25tb of October. La Lemproge, 14, Capt. Le Bretche, burnt in the Bay of Rosas, 1st November. Le Normandie, 10; le Grondin, 8; taken in the Bay of Rosas, 1st November. Le Dane, 40 ; la Flore, 40, at Corfu. La Gaufiec and la Caravan armed store- ships, 800 tons, 30 guns, at Ciotat, L'Abeille, 18; l'Endymion, 16; le James, 16; le Courier 16; la Lagurie, 10, at Leghorn and, Genoa. La Fartique, 20 - J le" F! eche, 10, at Port Vendee. The great Catholic Counties of Ireland are rapidly coming forward to Petition the Legislature for the removal of the disabilities affecting that body ; Tip- perary, Cork, aud Limerick, have already petitioned separately, and appointed Committees. The County of Clare will meet on Thursday the 4th of January, for a similar purpose. Great exertions are making in every department of France to produce substitutes for sugar, and prizes are daily offered by tbe various economical societies of the Continent, for the discovery of the most proper material for that purpose. The saccharine matter of the grape has been the chief subject of the recent experiments of the French chemists. Several German, artists have of late' turned their at- tention to the art of painting on glass. Professor Frick, of Berlin, has made great improvements in the burning of pictures in glass, and has recently finished a beautiful paiuted window tor the Catholic church in that city.— M. Bushier, of Urech, in Wirtemburg, also burns colours in glass so exquisitely, that his works are not to be distinguished from the best of the ancieuts. The expressed juice of the Barberry has been some time used at Issoudun, department of India, in dying. 1' he root of the plant boiled in water gives a beautiful green, applicable to goat aud sheep- skins. A fossil palm- tree has recently been found above a strata of plaster at Bagnolet, near Paris. It was depo sited in the earthy strata, about la or 15 feet above the first stratum of plaster. A tree of the same species was a few years since discovered in a similar situation at Montmartre. To take Mildew out af Damask and other Linen.— m - , .... v. * U'M VlfllUIUUItf " viv UlAiUe said he would purchase it when he got to town.— lie j known to the American Government, and proves the -•< ' """ 1 truthof the charge brought against that Government, that it entered knowingly into an arrangement with our Minister upon conditions essentially different, and depart- ing troiu the conditions that wero specified in the in- structions lo our Minister. The American Government appear to have attempted to get rid of this charge by a kind of shuffle. — They conceived Mr. Erskine to have two sets of instructions, one of w hich he had shewii, and the other- he h id not— that upon the latter was to be rested his justification of the arrangement entered into. Mr. Jackson gives the most positive contradic- tion to the assertion relative to the two sets of instruc- ; tions, and indeed it never could have been seriously , believed by the American Government. As to the question of carrying on the discussions in- a verbal 0r written form, so much dwelt upon by Mr. Smith in his second let er, we conceive it to he unwor- thy ol the consideration which Mr. Jackson thought proper to give it. Indeed, that Gentleman, though' lie protested against the line • prescribed by Mr. Smith in this instance, expressly acquiesced in it, on account of the detriment that might ensue from a suspension of his ministerial functions, whilst he consulted his Court upon the occurrence. sai l, I think Mr. , that you would be as well pleased to see me come again into your shop, as any Bishop you have seen a good while.— I will send my servant over to pay your bill, and to bring me the hooks.— His Valet came in a short time ; when the bookseller observed to him, " that as his Lordship had purchased Pennant's Journey in Wales, 1st volume, his folio edition of Zoology coloured, aud the history of the Isle of Anglesey, w ith other Welsh topographical books, that he was going to travel into Wales,"— he answered, " his Lordship has just been through ali North Wales, to search if he could find a more dreary, unfrequented spot to build a house upon, than the place in Ireland, where he bas laid out ten or fifteen thousand pouuds, in erecting one, and now it is finished, i believe he never means to see it again. We, his servants, have a saying, that there are three difierent sorts of beings iu this world— Men, Women, and Hern veys, for in his return to town he will pass within a few miles distance of his family mansion, where are his countess and several beautiful daughters, and he will not take the trouble to call to see them." Revenge beyond the Grave.— The dreadful effects of party- spirit may be seen from the following circum- • The body of Francis Bryans, a member of an But with regard to the principal lance :- The of, aud materiaI ^ Mr. Smith hlmwff ^ s st: cond Orange Lodge, which was interred tn the church- yard , ctfer> ht- \ t<) „ fair • obse vin" „ n a high of Eniskeen, in the county of Cavan, on Tuesday, the | anthoritv ntMir ,! lw 21st November, was, on the night ot the same day, raised out of its grave, the ends of the coffin knocked out, the corpse mangeled and abused, and thrown out of u[ c i 1 1 ™ uiu, in tins l] the church- yard over the wall into, a river. We feel, ti() nSi clparlv > d with horror and detestation such depraved and more i r- , , than savage conduct, for which no reason can be as- signed, but Bryans being an Orangeman, and being authority on public law, that when a Government refu~ ses to ratify the acl of an agent. « < it should be able to shew that its Minister has violated his instructions."—- That a Minister did, in this instance, violate his instruc- tions, is clearly proved hy the written and positive instructions of which he was possessed, and of the na- ture of which even the American Minister himself does nut allcct to be ignorant. . Mr. Smith is therefore driven buried with the compliments usual on such an occasion. , • u! cretorf" 1 , .'— Allowing circumfer- i « >? t the explanation the for the Keeper, ot the Theatre Royal, Covent the Plaintiff <£ 5. — Accounts received of the surrender of the Islands of Zante, Cephalonia, Ithaca, and Cerigo to his Majesty's arms; under tbe command of Brigadier General Oswald. 10. The arsenal and woiks about the basin of Flushing destroyed. 11. Surrender of Gerona to the French. — The indictment of Mary Anne Clarke and Daniel and Francis Wright, for a conspiracy to obtain a verdict against Colonel Wardle.— Verdict Not Guilty. 13. The Common Council reconsidered the Address to the King, which had been carried at the last Meeting. 14. Termination of the disturbances at Covent Garden Theatre. — A numerous meeting of the Livery of London held in Guildhall; and an Address voted. — Lord Grenville elected Chancellor of the University of Oxford. 15. Second Meeting of the Common Council of London, to reconsider the Address to his Majesty, voted at their last meeting, — The Empress Josephine and the Emperor Napoleon dissolve their marriage at the Palace of the Thuilleries. 18. Subscription in behalf of Colonel Wardle opened at the Crown and AnchorTavern, iu the Strand. 20. Address of the Common Council of tbe City of London presented to his Majesty. -— The Persian Ambassador, presented his credentials to his Majesty at the Queen's Palace. 23. Evacuation of Walcheren by the British forces. 24. The Austrian Messenger, Mr. Maynz, sailed for Calais, accompanied by Mr. Powell, Secretary to the American Minister. 25. Mr. Powell returned, not being permitted to land. Society of Schoolmasters.— The Anniversary of the Society of Schoolmasters, was held a few days ago at the Crown and Anchor Tavern, in the Strand, the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Carlisle was in the Chair, sup- Mix soft soap with starch powdered, half as much, salt, and the juice of a lemon, lay it on the spots on both sides with a painter's brush. Let it lay on the grass day and night tilt the marks disappear. On Wednesday, at Bow- street, Richard Wright, alias Black Dick, was charged with being concerned with, Stockton aud Edwards in robbing the Whitehaven Bank of notes to the amount of £ 14,000. for which they were executed about a month since, at Carlisle, and for which a bill was found against Wright, who was appre- hended at Birmingham, but broke out of gaol. He is also suspected of being the murderer of Mr. Begbie, the agent of the British Linen Company, at Edinburgh, who was robbed of at 12,000. He is likewise suspected of being concerned with his brother in robbing the warehouse of Messrs. Crosby and Wight, at Westbury, of cloth to the amount of £ 900. for which crime lie was apprehended, but escaped in his shirt, by the aid of his bed- clothes, from the window, at the Black Lion Inn, at Exeter, having first tied the money produced hy his share of the booty in a handkerchief round his head. The Bow- street Officers had been for some time on the look- out for him, in consequence of informatioB of his having arrived in town; and on Sunday, Adkins, with his brother and Anthony, saw him walking in the Kent Road with two others; and, as he had declared he never would be taken without murder, the former contrived to seizo his arms, and hold him in that stale till the other two took charge of him, when he went after his companions, but they contrived to escape.— In the interim Wright made several efforts to escape, as also to get his hands into his breeches pockets, in which were two loaded pistols, but on Adkins returning he beat him over the legs with a thick stick, till he submitted to be bound. He was committed for re- examination. Fire.— An alarming fire broke out on Monday night at Mr. Pocock's, coal- merchant, adjoining Whitefriars A curious Calculation !— Allowing the cir ence of the Earth to be 25,000 miles, as it is well known to be, nearly, the whole surface is equal to 198,943,750 square miles. It is said that about one- fifth part only of this surface is inhabitable by human beings ; but we will suppose one half of it, 99,471, M5 square miles to ' be inhabitable: this is equal to 2773H6720000000 square feet. The number of humau beings occupying this extensive territory, at present, is estimated at 1000,000000. N'ow suppose this population to double every fifty years, a supposition 1 think nowise unrea- sonable, provided that all wars should cease, and no extraordinary pestilence, or other calamity, happen to carry the people off; then, at the end of a 101) 0 years this number would be increased to 524288000000000. Divide the number of square feet, given above, by this last great number, and the quotient will be 54 feet, nearly, or a little more than half a yard of ground for each individual to live upon. ('.' Gold- beaters afford us the means of demonstrating the minute divisibility of matter; they can spread a grain of gold into a leaf containing fifty square inches, which leaf may be readily divided into 500,000 parts, each visible to the naked eye. The natural divisions of matter are, however, far more surprisingly minute ; there are more animals in the melt of a single codfish than men on the whole earth. It is said that a single grain of sand is larger than four millions of these animals; yet each of them possesses a heart, stomach, bowels, muscles, nerves, veins, glands, tendons, & c.— It has been calculated tliat a particle of the blood of one of these animalcuhe is as much smaller than a globe one tenth of an inch in diameter, as that globe is smaller than the earth. Carrots.— A gentleman has lately published in a Medi- cal Journal some observations, which demonstrate the extraordinary effects of carrots iu the cure of sores and ulcers, by correcting their morbid disposition. The method of preparing the roots is as follows:— The carrots, having been previously cleaned by scraping and washing, are cut into thin transverse slices and boiled quite tender ; after which they are taken out of the water, and beaten in a mortar, to the consistence of a soft pulp. This may either be applied in portions w ith the hand, and kept on with a cloth or roller, or it may be spread upon a cloth, and laid on like a common poultice. It is best when fresh prepared, and should be changed twice a day. This simple application cor- lects the fa> tor of ill- conditioned sores, reduces them to a perfect healthy, or good- conditioned state, aud thickens and diminishes the discharge. Mr. Jackson.— Mr. Jackson is the son of the Rev. Dr. Jackson, who, in order to distinguish him from Dr. Cyril Jackson, and others of the name, was commonly called Consequential Jackson. He had been tutor to the late Duke of Leeds, then Marquis of Carmarthen, and who, when he became Secretary of State, in 17 S4, first introduced the present Mr, Jackson into the line of foreign Ministers. He resided as Envoy for several years at Berlin, where he married a Prussian lady of condition, and he remained at that court down to the period of time, iu 180fi, when a misunderstanding arose between us and the Prussian Government, on the subject of Frederick- William's acceptance of Hanover from Bonaparte. Since that rupture, Mr. Jackson has been only once employed on any foreign negociation; aud on that occasion he was, as is well known, eminently unfortunate. Previous to the expedition against Co- penhagen, Mr. Canning sent him with a message, or notification, to the Prince Regent of Denmark. We think that the interview between the Prince aud him took place at Kiel, in Holstein ; and he was commonly believed to have delivered the sentiments of the British Government to his Royal Highness iu so disrespectful or dictatorial a manner, as to have been desired imme- diately to quit the Danish territories. Certain it is, that such was the general belief and impression, both in Germany and iu this country. Whether the selection of a gentleman against whom such prepossessions, true or false, were entertained, to send to such a country as America, was judicious, the public will decide. Every thing— conciliation, suavity and amenity of manners, were indispensable. Mr. Jackson possesses capacity, experience, and tenacity; but his demeanour is not calculated to attract or to disarm. He is, on the contrary, firm, unyielding, sometimes caustic and repulsive. of the disavowal of the act of Mr. Erskine, instead of being made through that Gentleman himself, was not made through his successor; and it will he seen by hts second letter, that he even goes so far as to say, " that it had been found with much concern, and with not less surprise, that he ( Mr. Jackson) was char- red with no such explanations."— The reply to this charge, Mr. Smith knew while he was making it, had been already fully given by Mr. Jackson, in his answer to the first letter of the American Minister. Upon the contents of these documents it does not appear that any approximation was made towards a; good understanding upon any one of the points in dis- pute ; and we fear that eveu if our Government should so far concede to the caprice of Mr. Smith and Mr. Madison, as to appoint another Xcgociator in the place of Mr. Jackson, the indulgence would give little facility to the re- establishment of amity. The American Paper, entitled the Federal llepuliUrart of a late date says:—" Peace, Commerce, aud Pros- perity, has been the cry of the democratic leaders, while they have exhausted ingenuity and tortured invention,, to involve us in a war i> ith the only nation on the globe which has the power to injure us. Nor is this the least of our objections to these deceitful and imprudent men. In a moment of irritation, they have quarrelled about, an irrelevant, paltry, and immaterial point of contro- versy, and, without a moment's reflection, hurried awav by headstrong passion, they have dismissed the British Minister, and perhaps eut off every retreat from a ruin- ous and unnecessary war. Yes, an unnecessary war ! A war. which these very men, who have contrived to I render it almost inevitable, have neglected to furnisn the means of conducting, with the most distant prospect of success. Where is our army? Where our navy? In what condition are the fortifications in our seaport towns? Shall we look to Wilkinson's army for protec- tion ? Shalt we commit the safety of our cities to the defencc of n handful of dismantled frigates, and holf- drowned gun- boats? And who has placed our country in this defenceless and unprotected situation ?— The very men who have been striving for years to involve us in a war with the most formidable power of the earth, and at all hazards arc resolved to gain their ends. Let them look to it. When our towns arc battered about our ears, for want of means of defending them, who will be found to admire the wisdom, the prudence, the capacity of our rulers? Bravery is nothing without the means of fighting. No people have more fortitude and courage than the Americans.— But what of that ? When New York or Norfolk are bombarded, shall they stand upon the naked beach firing pop- guns at British 74' s, and be mowed down like corn- stalks? They vtoulddo it rather than submit? but what would it avail? Would it not be cruel, savage, to expose brave men to ho butchered in the field, for want of the means of defend- ing themselves ? But General Smith's brother, Robert, the Secretary, says we shall have war, he Kill have it so ; therefore let us haste and buckle on our armour." A hint to rich old Bachelors.— A gentleman lately died in London, who had attained the advanced age of 85. Same years ago he entered into the holy state of matrimouy with a young lady, with whom he made the fallowing singular agreement:— He gave her to under- stand that she would have nothing to expect at his death, but that as long as he lived, her allowance should increase with his years: the experiment suc- ceeded admirably, as it thus became the interest of the wife to take every care of him. Let old men, skmi larly disposed, take the hint. A New Year's Gift.— Monday morning two female infants were found in a basket, carefully wrapt up in blankets, and properly secured against the weather, placed at the door of a Gentleman in the neighbour- hood of South Lambeth, having a label affixed to the basket with the following direction:—" On discovery to be delivered to the worthy Bachelor immediately ;" who, on receiving the little foundlings, very humanely ordered a nurse to be provided, and every care to be taken of them. Printed and published by J. and W. EODOWZJ, Cora- Market, SHREWSBURY, where Advertisements and Articles ot' Intelligence ( Post- paid) are received. Also, by W. Tavler and T. Newton, Printers' Agents. No. 5, Warwick- Square, Newgate- Street; at Garrawaj's, the Chapter, Peele's, and Salopian Coffee- Housei, London • hi. all the Printers of the Provincial Papars, and lh « Boc-. elk in the Neighbouring Towns.
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