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The Salopian Journal


Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
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The Salopian Journal

Shropshire Newspaper - With News from Herefordshire and Wales
Date of Article: 25/07/1810
Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
Address: Corn-Market, Shrewsbury
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 861
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a^& p tmi PRINTED BY WILLIAM EDDOWES, Vol. 17.] N0- 861. Wednesday, • w. w ' W •••• '<•• ••£> • l - - x . i-":. 1 CORN- MARKET, SHREWSBURY. July 25, 1810. Pr/ ce Sixpence Halfpenny. This Paper is circulated, in the most expeditious Manner through the adjoining Counties of ENGLAND and WALES. Advertisements not exceeding ten Lines, inserted at Five Shillings and Sixpence each. Unprecedented Travelling. THAT ELP. fiANT NEW COACH, CALLED, THE RESOLUTE, WILL in future leave the TALBOT INN, and WHITE LION, Raven Street, Shrewsbury, Every Morning. ( Sundays excepted) AT SIX o'ci. ricK, Thro' F. Pesmore, Wrexham, and Chester, to Mr. Ember- ton's, Angel Coach Office, Liverpool ; returns to Chester, Wrexham. Ell- smei'e, and Shrewsbury, the same Evening by Jijne.—— Performed bv • pRETUBRToN, YAI. LOWLY, and FRANCIS, Liverpool, LEWIS and PAY, Ellesmere, JONES and WHFEI. ER, Shrewsbury, And JONES and BROOK ES, Whitchurch. This Airaneement needs little Comment from the Proprie- tors, JS it will combine such Convenience lo their FRIENDS and the Public, that has no equal in the Kingdom.— The Traveller may leave Shrewsbury at six o'CIock in the Morn- ing, go to Chester, do five Hours' Business, and return to Shrewsbury by Nine the Same Evening :— Or, if Business leads them to Liverpool, they will arti- e by Exchange ! Hour, half- nast two iu ihe Afternoon. Those who may have j Mercantile Tiansaclions at the above Place, will have an F. ven'irg and the following Morning to accomplish their Affairs, and return to Shrewsbury tfie Same Evening, being only two Days out, and having one Day for Business or pleasure, besides Travelling 116 Miles. . Turnpike Tolls io Let, IN STAFFORDSHIRE AND SHROPSHIRE. w rOTICE is hereby given, That the NEX T _ MEFPJNO ofthe Trustees ofthe Turnpike Road lead- ing from the lurther or Northeast Side ot Cotes Heath, near Trentham, in the County of Stafford, thro" Eceleshall, m the said County, lo Newport, in the County of Salop, and from thence to the Buck's Head ai Walling Street, hear Welling, ton in the County of Salop aforesaid, and seveiol other Roads branching fiom and being Part of the said Turnpike Rood, will be held at ihe House of Mr. Wilhain Liddle, ihe RED X. ION INN, in NEWPORT aforesaid, on MONDAY, the SIXTH Dav of AUGL'ST next, at 12 o'CIock at Noon ; at which Meeting the Tolls to arise aud be taken at the several Toll Gates hereinafter named, together with the Tolls arising at the several Cheek Gates now standing and being upon the taid Turnpike Road, will be put up to be LET by AUCTION, to the best Bidder or Bidders, between the Hours ot one and three o'CIOck in Hie Afternoon, according to the Directions of an ACt of Parliament passed in the l3lh Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, for regulating Turnpike Roads, for ibe Term of one or two Years, to commence fro* i the 1 ith Day of September next, subject to such Conditions as will be then produced : And wbicli said Gatis are called by the un- dermentioned Names, and are now Let for the several Sums let opposite thereto, clear of all Deduction, vie. Slindor, and Eccleshall G3te » ^ H'S 4 Lilleshall Gate J"' And will be put up separately at those Sums. The several Check Gates standing upon Ihe said Roads are uoiv in the Hands of the said Trustees, and will be put up together or Sepaiattly. or with such of the said Toll Gaies as the Trustees then pres. nt shall direct, aud at such Sum or Sums of Money as they shall he estimated to have produced in the current Year. Whoever happens to be the best Bidder or Bidders, must immediately give Security with sufficient Sureties, to be ap- proved of by the said Trustees present at sucb Meeting, tor Payment of the Rent or Rents agreed upon, at sucb Tirne- and in such Manner 4s they shall direct. By Order of the said Truster s, JOSEPH DICKENSON, Clerk. Newport, 5 ih July, IBID. Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth ROYAL MAIL COACH. THE Public are respectfully informed, that the above Coach will commence running, from the, WHITE LION INN, Castle Street, SHREWSBURY, on. FRIDAY, June I, 1810, and continue goins every WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY Mornings, at, four o'CIock, thro' Welsh Pool, Llanfair, Can Office, Mallwyd, and Machynlleth, to the GOGKRTHAN ARMS INN, ABERYSTWYTH, the same Evening.— Leaves Aberystwyth on those Mornings at four o'CIock, and arrives iri Shrewsbury same Day ; where it meets the diffeient Mails and other Coaches to all Parts of the Kingdom. f J. JONES, Shrewsbury, Performed by ) VW • } E. PUGH, Machynlleth, ( J. DAVIES, Aberystwyth. FARES AS USUAL. The Public will observe, for their further Advantage in travelling thro' Shrewsbt ry, that the Opposition Coaches to London, Chester, Liverpool, and Manchester, Continue running at very reduced Fares. The Royal Mail Coach, To WELSHPOOL anil NEWTOWN, every Sunday Morn- ing, at FIVE o'CIock ; returns the next Evening, *** The Proprietors will not be accountable for Parcels or Packages above the Value of £ 5. unless entered aud paid for accordingly. Church Preferment. TO BE SOLD THE NEXT PRESENTATION to a REC- TORY in the County of Salop, of the annual Value of .£ 500. under Value in. tne King's Book, and with a Prospect of earfy Possession.— For Particulars apply ( Post- paid) ot Mr. TVNDALE, Solicitor, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. Merionethshire Bank. Public are respectfully informed, That the A NOTES and DRAFTS of Messrs. THOMAS and Hocu JONES, of Dolgelley, Merionethshire, drawn on Messrs. Briekwood and Co. will be paid at the Banking- House of the Hon. SIMON PHASER, Sir JOHN PERRINC, Bart, aud Co. Cornhill, London. Dolgelley, 11th July, 1810. Capital Oak Timber and Poles. rpo be disposed of by PRIVATE CONTRACT, 1 about 200 very sound and valuable elefty OAK TREES, lying in Coppices belonging to William Childe, Esq within six Miles of Btwdley.— Also, together or in Lots, about 20,000 Shides of strait and lengthy OAK POLES, lying upon the Banks of the Severn, at Bargate, six Miles distant from Stourport, and the like from Bridgnorth, that are well adapted for many Purposes in Building, Hurdles, Posts and Rails, and Pitwood. f r Particular, apply to Mr. GROVE, at Kiulet, near Bewdley. Cardiganshire, South Wales. ELIGIBLE FAMILY RESIDENCE. TO- BE LET, READY FURNISHED, For a Tern of Tears, and entered upon immediately, CASTLE HILL, most delightfully situated oil * pleasing Eminence, above a LAWN of 40 Acres of rirh Land, bordered with Plantations, Walks, and Shrub- beries, beautifully laid out; with a most excellent WA1 I ED GARDKN well slocked with Fruit Trees, distant Miles fiom the Town of ABERYSTWYTH, a Place of ' ashionable Resort for Sea- bathing, where there is a good Market, and Provisions extremely moderate. The HOUSE commands a most delightful View of the beautiful VALE uf YSTW'YTH. is In substantial Repair, aud consists of an . Entrance HALL, Dining and Breakfast Parlouis, Drawing Room, a small Study ; d suitable number of Bed Rooms, with all necessary domestic Offices, Cellaring, Coach House, and Stables. ' The Roads iu Ihe Neighbourhood are very good, and tbe Rides pleasant and romantic. For further l'aiticulars apply ( if by Letter, Post- paid) to WILLIAM TILSLEY, Ksq. Severn Side, near Newtown, Mont- gomeryshire ; or to liucu HUGHES, at Aberystwyth. Ulh March, 1810. six * erv INNUMERABLE nostrums tor nervous disorders aud debility ol body aud mind, are so frequently ad- vertiaed, aud puffed with such unblushing effrontery, that the proprietor of Dr. TAYI. OR's RESTORATIVE PILLS is unwilling to obtrude his important discovery upon tbe public, in a way which is considered disreputable by most medical men who bave received a regular and liberal edu- cation. Unwilling, however, as he is to put himself in competition with professed Quacks, he must in justice to himself and to Ihe public state, lhat Dr. Taylor's Restorative Pills ore the safest and most efficacious Remedy ever yet re commended thus publicly, for weak, nervous, aud debilitated constitutions, and for all Ihe baleful train of disorders vihich are so suie tooveitaW those who indulge their intemperate appetites and desites, or who lead a sedentary anil inactive life.— Taken in a morning, afrer a night of inebriety and debauch, they immediately rfcttore the stomach' toils proper tone and strength, and expel the noxious foines of ihe liquor, and the consequent paius and giddiness, from the Head. It is not, perhaps, too presuming in the proprietor of the Restorative Pills, lo pledge himself that no other advertised medicine for nervous disorders is half to deserving of public application as Dr. TAVLOR'S RESTORATIVE PILLS. The trial of a single Box will prove this assertion. The Remedy is sold wholesale and retail, by the Pro- prietor's Agents, Barclay and Sons, No. 9. i, flcet- market; and retail, price 4s. Od. per Box, with plain directions, by Mathews and Leigh, 18, Strand, London; and by all Me- dicine Vendeia in Town aud Countiy.— Afresh supply has been obtained voitliin these few days by W. EDDOWES, Morns, Palni, and Newling, Shrewsbury ; Miller, Madeley Markel- l'lacii; Houlstoiis, and . Mobbs, Wellington; Simtli,. lion Bridge; Silvester, Newport; Wright, Whitchurch; Baugb, Crossi, Ellesmere; Procter, Drayton; Weaver, Montgomery; Jon^ s jiud Co. Evans, Roberts, and Powell, Welsh Pool; Morrall, Price, Edwards, and Minshall, Oswestry; Griffiths, Bishop's Castle; Griffiths, Ludlow; Gitton, and Partird^ e, Bridgnorth; Scarrot, Sbiffnal; Painter, Wrexham ; Jones, Cbiik; Morris, Ruabon ; Evans, Llangerniew; and bj every Medicine Ven- der in tbe Kingdom. The greatest Clearer and Purifier ofthe Face SOLOMON'S ABSTERGENT LOTION is an effectual CURE for ERUPTIONS ou the FACE aud SKIN, particularly Pimples, Blotches, Tetters, Ringworms, Tan, Sunburns, Freckles, Shingles, Prickly Ilent, Redness of the Nose, Neck, Anns, & c. & c. also for Scorbutic and Cutaneous Eruptions of every description. By the simple application of this fluid night and morn- ing, or occasionally thrice a day, it will remove the most rancorous and alarming scurvy in the face. It is per- fectly safe, and possesses all the good qualities of the cele- brated cosmetics, without any of their doubtful^ and some- times dangerous effects. It is an almost indispensable ap- pendage to the toilet. A rough and uneven sl^ n, its shining appearance, and yellow aud sickly paleness are by this Lotion effectually removed. It has been adminiAered to many thousands without even a single complaint of iis iftefticacy—— a single liotfle will be sufficient to prove its value. Price 4s Cd. a bottle, duty included, with which is given proper directions; aud ou the Stamp of every genuine bottle the words " Saml. Solomon, Liverpool," are engraved, to imitate which is felony. Sold by FVDOWBS, Wood, Sandford, and Newling, Shrews- bury ; Guest, Broseley ; Gittou, and Partridge, Bridgnorth; Harding and Seairott, Sluffnal ; Dean, Newport; Houlstons, Wellington j Miller, and Smith, .11on Bridge; Trevor, Much Wenlock; Evans, Welsh Pool ;' Fallows, Baugh, Jackson, and Birch, Ellesmere; Wright, Whitchurch; Snelson, aud Craig, Nautwich; Painter, Wrexham ; Price, Edwards, and Minshall, Oswestry; aud by Jhe principal Venders of Patent Medicines jn. every Towp throughout Hie Kingdom W. Eonowcs has just received a fresh supply of DR. TAYLOR'S ANTI- SPASMODIC PILLS, A late ini| iortant discovery of A Medical Gentleman of great Eminence ill his profession. And which is the ONLY sfitcii'ic FOR THE CURK OF EPILEPTIC AND CONVULSION FITS, HYSTERIC AND PARALYTIC AFFECTIONS, DEBILITY or TUB NERVOUS SYSTEM; And, without exception, the best Preventive of that MORTAL MALA or THE APOPLEXY. Price 4s. 6d. per box, with plain directions. It is also an invaluable article iu the cure and prevention matchless and unprecedented sale of " Solomon's Guide to Health ; a book which of all others in the medical line is so utiiversally necessary to be used and treasured up. by vouns and old in every family, that the Increasing demand for it cannot be wondered at, when it is considered that, as a faith- ful Guide, either to male or female, it has not its equal ill the whole world.— Pricc 3s. only. IIOLLANH.— We gave in our Postscript of last week an extract from the Decree, which annexes the whole of Holland to France. The manner in which the business is wrought up, evidently shews that that country is doomed to suffer more than she does at present. Napoleon in this decree, which is extremely long, complains of his brother failing to fulfil the essential duties for the safety and prosperity of the Dutch nation ; and states the necessity of the French Government looking to the interest of that country, which will be the more promoted by being placed under its laws. Napoleon refuses the regency of the Queen during the miuority of her son. Amsterdam is to be reckoned the third city of the Empire, ( Paris and " Rome are the first aud second), and where the meetings concerning the State are to be held. Thus is the fate at that unhappy country, for the present, sealed. But this is not the only injury done to the oppressed Dutch by the common tyrant of the Continent. He has also ordered, that holders of national stock shall, from a certain time, be paid uo more than one- third of the interest upon their capitals in the funds; and that the reinainiug two thirds shall cease to be considered as national debt; so that, in fact, by this sweeping clause, the national creditors arc defrauded of full two- thirds ot their property. On account of this egregious breach of public faith, a general consternation prevails through- out every part of Holland, and which will of course be followed by the. ruin of thousands. As soon as the fact was communicated, every thing bore the most dismal aspect, and a melancholy gloom pervaded every coun- tenance.— The funds instantly dropped 15 per cent, with every prospect of a still greater depression im- mediately taking place; and thus have the wretched Hollanders, who in the commencement had not suffi- cient spirit to assert their independence, already felt a part of tho sad evils which they are doomed to endure under the more immediate domination of their cruel and implacable oppressor. The fate of Holland exhibits a dreadful lesson to all people not to suffer the first encroachment on their lights. It was the dread of the rich Stockholders of Holland that repressed all national spirit— every appeal to the sense of the nation was discountenanced. The Pres was stifled— the Lion must not be chafed. It was by submission ouly that they could avoid destruction— the the fatal consequences of tnis torpor I The rich have had time to rnu away, but their country is undone! Certain it is, however, that the shock in point of credit will be less fe't in England than if it had been inflicted some time ago. Immense treasure has been withdrawn from the grasp of the Tyrant. Time hats been given for the removal of the funds which Englishmen had in the couu. rv, and even for that of the prudent Dutchmen themselves. It is even said, that King Louis has made an ample deposit iu Great Britain and America, for his intended retreat from the cares of Sovereignty. The Spaniards have now a proof of the manner in which their country is to be treated, should it ever be subdued. They cannot obtain , peace and repose hy submission, however sordid and humihtating: if not at war against their oppressor, they must be at war for him, and that as long as the world affords him any ene- mies to fight against. The conscriptive troops of Spain, if any are got together, may be sent to restrain or slaughter the indignant or resisting Dutch; whilst Holland, in return, must yield her sons to aid their Tyrant in the devastation of Spaiu; for it will be recol- lected, that among the motives stated by Champagny, for the annexation of Holland, one is, the rendering its military, as well as naval, resources more productive. " The war budget," he says, " has hitherto scarcely afforded a sufficiency for maintaining the garrisons aud lfi battalions." But this evil, as well as the insuffi- ciency of he Dutch navy, are to be remedied by the incorporation of that counlry with France, " aud a great number of troops are to be assembled on the Scheldt and the Tetel, in order to dispute with the British Government the sovereignty of the seas ;" or, in fact, to lie deputed by tlie universal Oppressor on any other errand of blood which he may chuse. These arc the sole purposes for which he rules over mankind ; and in compassionating the unhappy situation of Spain, it has occurred to us, as a kind of comfort, as wo trust it has to that brave people tnemselves, that even were they content, from the natural abhorrence of endless massacre, to debase their name, aud bend theii necks to the will of the Conqueror, they would still not obtain ! that for which they would have made so infinite a sa- j crificc— release from the miseries of war: for it is evident that it is not with a view, to the subjugation of ation : next a Bonaparte for a King, together with all the miseries of Holland, as set forth in Champagny's report; and, lastly, as a remedy for these— incorpora- tion with France, and a French Council to administer the affairs of the Province of Spain. i Spain that he is nlisiug the conscription there; he has ; other objects iu view, in the accomplishment of which j Spanish blood must be shed, j Besides, let the Spaniards now attend to the recent alarming monition, which he has given them iu his conduct to the Dutch, it is, as lie professes at least, ! to place a Brother upou the throne of Spain that he is | ravaging the Peninsula. Why, he had a brother upou > the throne of Holland, and that did not satisfy him: I nothing less thau the incorporation of the country with France would do. What pledge is there then th;> t Kiug of LONDON. WEDNESDAY, JULY IS. The explosion of the enemy's magazines, before Ciudad Rodrigo, is spoken of in a letter from Oporto as being awful in the extreme : it was heard, it is said, 12 or 14 leagues off. The extent of the mischief is not yet made known, but it must have been very con- siderable ; great apprehensions, however prevail as to the fate of Ciudad Rodrigo ; the noble defenders have most undoubtedly sustained the attack with much heroism, aud may be able for some time longer to resist the powerful force of the enemy ; but from tbe tone of the private letters, the fall of that place is expected. Accounts from Yineros say that Mequinenza is at last taken, and the French statement is thus confirmed. Considering its comparative weakness, it made a long and gallant defence. Early ou Friday morning, Colonel Thornton gave information that Mr. Hubbard, an attorney, of South- amptoii- buildings, and Mr. Wratheri, of Gray's inn- square, were going to fight a duel at Chalk Farm that morning. Mr. Read, iii consequence, dispatched La- vender, w ith a warrant, who accompanied by Colonel Thornton, found Mr. W. at breakfast, at his chambers, and couveyed him to the office, when he gave bail himself in 500l. and two sureties in 250l. each to keep the peace. Mr. Hubbard hearing that there was a warrant out against him, attended at Ihe office, and en- tered into similar securities. The dispute originated in a bet at Newmarket. Oil Salurday, pursuant to notice, a General Meeting of the. Catholics of Ireland took place at the Farming Repository, in Stcpheii's- greeu, when Dr. Sheridan was called to the Chair. Mr." Hay, the Secretary, read the Resolutions of the last General Assembly ; and, upon, the motion of Dr. Dromgoole, Mr. O'CIorm& n pro- ceeded to report the measures which had been adopted by the Committee, and ended by proposing Resolutions, tending, to pledge the Catholic body to a contiuued system of petition to parliament for redress of the griev- ances under which they suffered.— The motion was opposed by Mr. Keogh, and an animated debate took place in cousequence, during which Alessrs. O'Connor, Clinch, and O'Connel, spoke with considerable effect. The question of adjournment until the 2d of November, was forthwith proposed and carried, by which time the opinions of the Catholics of the several counties may be ascertained, aud the propriety of petitioning determined upon. In the interim tiie former Committee are to continue their usual functions. Letters from Spain slate, that the French Govern- ment at Madrid has sold, by public sale, the estates of all the Spanish Grandees and other great landed pro- prietors, who have emigrated to Cadiz, aud adhere to the cause ot Ferdinand VII. A letter from Constantinople, oi the date of May 10, states as follows :— " The measures which Government recently adopted to maintain the tranquillity of this capital have been attended by the most happy result. Mauv of the incendiaries have already been arrested and executed ; others have left the town aud concealed themselves. A great number have been banished, so that we may now hope that the capital will soon be purged of the greatest, part of the mutineers. ' The efforts of the Porte to establish older and tranquillity iu the Pro- vinces, in order to employ all its forces against exterior eue- nies, have not been attended with similar success. We are assured, that Ihe Russians are making dispositions for passing the Danube, near its mouth, and that their army is assembling iu the environs of Silistria. It is at least certain lhat th Grand Seignior has lately ordered the Caimakan, by a paiti- cular rescript, to send reinforcements and money to the camp of the Grand Vizier. The Grand Seignior no. v occupies, with all his Court, the summer residence of Beschiklac.— I' eviuus to his departure, fie took measures . for succouring a great number of families, who, in consequence of the late fire, . vere without asylums He has also permitted every Mussul- man to receive into his house these unfortunates, whatever be the difference of their religion," The Funds.— The temporary decline of the fuuds is to be ascribed solely to the impression made < 111 tiie money market, through the demand of bank- notes by the country bankers, in cousequenec of the present run upou them. There are about 7 50 country banks.— Let it only be granted that on the present emergency they shall have had occasion to sell stock to put them- selves into possession of only £ 10,000 011 an average, as an extra sum of bank- notes, to answer their own notes in local circulation, and thus a sum of 7,000,000 and a half is taken from town, to be deposited in these country shops. This must make a sensation for a week ; but these notes will as certainly return to the metropolis as the blood flows back from the limbs to the heart. This slight shock which credit has suffered ( arising undoubtedly in the first instance from unwise speculation) will speedily subside, aud, like a thunder storm to the air, it will serve to purify the trading hemisphere. I11 the last sessions of Parliament, 430 new acts received the Royal assent; 120 relating to the Revenue, & c. for ameliorating and explaining ol laws— for mak- ing local improvements— for the encouragement of our manufactures, aud for the general good oi' tiie people ; 250 for enclosing aud draining of auits, making turn- Gf 1 the acknowledgment of Joscpti Bonaparte as the CRAMP in the stomach, legs, &. U.— and oii this Spain, will be deemed sufficient f— May it not ultuna'tely account only ought to be preserved in all families. A genlleinan of fashion and distinction having lately re- turned to London fiom making a tour through England, Ireland, and Scotland, in his publication of his ' Travels, says " For my part 1 have uuiversally smiled ou reading different adveiiisements to cure every disease incidental to the human frame, and was only astonished that any of his Majesty's subjects should remain ill for one day, when cures are offered theui through all the Newspapers in the United Kingdom ; however, in justice to Mr. NEWTON fur his excellent com- position of his RESTORATIVE TOOTH POWuBR, I , am bound to say, thai my iutentions were entirely, fiustrated 011 my tiavels, as I bad determined, ( fiominy own knowledge ot iis innocent and txcelleut composition), to recommend it generally, but to my very gieal astonishment and satisfac- tion, I found it universally usfed in all tbe respectable families 1 visited, who knew how to appreciate its virtue as well as my- self.— Fashionable ' I'raiels, Vcb. 2' i, 1S10.— Sold wholesale, by Shaw 3nd Edwards, 6t3, St. Paul's Church- yard, Loudon; aud ictail by EDUOWES, Bylhell, Morris, and Newling, Shrewsbuiy ; Riugeway, and Procter, Drayton; Chester, Newcastle; Silvester, Newport; Kowke, Stafford; Mobbs, Wellington; Smith, Iron- bridge, and every Medicine Ven- der in the Kingdom, iii boxes at 2s. 9d. each. That many persons have found great beneGt who have unfortunately pursued a dangerous practice in their youth iu unguardedly giving way to that crime which brought 011 the dirlue vet- geunee, ; » Lneoaustibly iUuswated by the piko roads, navigations, railways, & c. and for mis- cellaneous purposes, 60. The Pope, it is said, has nothing more thau what be discovered, that Spaiu too is not sufficiently accom- | mav be deemed a prison allowance, as he has declared raodated to the views of her Master, while she possesses [ | lls flrm determination not to owe any thing to Boua- a nominal Monarch of her own, and that she must • parte, whom he has indeed excommunicated, though likewise be annexed to France? Wnat can the Spaniards uahappily the seutence cannot be carried into execu- do for Bonaparte more in ihe way of submission than 1 tjon. There are, however, many devout persons, who the Dutch have done? Have they not sacrificed their j are anxious to render every assistance to the u. ifortu- cominerce.'— Have th y not involved themselves in an uate poutiff, and who afford him m iny comforts. inexLricable labyrinth of poverty and debt? Have tliey not suffered two of their chief cities," Amsterdam and Dordrecht to be ruined i" Do they not " groan under the weight of 23 descriptions of contributions'-}" And ail this, aud much worse, by the confession of the Ty- rant himself? Can Spain do or suffer more, even when she has Bonaparte to reign over her ? for this is all tlie mischief that she is as yet endeavouring to repel. But should she at last bend to tins threatened calamity, will her sorrows end here ? May- she, not be subjected to a fresh course of slaughter, in order to avoid the greatest oi' degradations— an annexation to France— the loss of her very name and political existence i— The. Mediter- ranean will form a better frontier for the Great Nation, to the South, thau Zuider Zee lo the North. Let the Spaniards think of this, and wo are convinced they will perceive, that not only the noblest, hut the easiest aud most compendious course they can take to safety and repose is, by a determined resistance, not only to their enemy, but to the enemy of all mankind. Without this t'. iey h: iYC— first, the conscription actually iu oper- The consistory of Israelites at Cassel continue to exert their good offices tor improving tiie condition of the Westphalian Jews, who amount to 16,000. Of the rights ot citizenship they make the best use, by teach- ing the children the arts and handicraft trades. Every corps of die Westphaliau army abounds with people of that nation. His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland now passes a considerable part ot every day, when the weather is tolerable, at his house at Ivew, ami walks about Ketv Green unattended. The state of the w omuls iu the head will not yet permit Ins Royal Highness to wear a hat, aud he uses a black velvet cap as a substi- tute. The wounds iu the hand are nearly well; but it is necessary to keep the fingeis at full stretch, which is at- tended with considerable pain. Jlis itoyai Highness looks pale and rather thin, from loss of blood; but appears olherwise almost recovered, and we trust will bo soon completely re- established. The Duke generally returns to Carlton- bouse to sleep. Most of ; he servants, ffho were ia the household of nis Royal Highuss* at tlie time of the late horrid attnrk, bave been dismissed.—•' Neale is among those who have been icmoved. Jeffrey, tiie seaman, according to a letter from Bos- ton, inserted in a New York Journal, was on the 6tll ult,. at Wenhatn, State of New England. The public curiosity had been so stiongly excited with respect to him, that he was visited hy vast numbers, and found so ample a provision in Lheir generosity, as to be relieved from the necessity of labouring for his subsistence. A young lady of the name of Taudy, of a respectable family in Leicestershire, strangled herself 011 Friday at her uncle's house, iu Titchbounie- place, by fastening a cord to the bed- post, and fixing the other end in a noose round her neck. The manner iu which she was found evinced the strongest resolution to accomplish her fatal purpose. She had been sent to her uncle's to bo out of the way of a suitor, of whose addresses her parents dis- approved. A Coroner's Inquest has broughL iu a verdict— Lunacy. THURSDAY, JULY 19. From American papers to the - Cth u! t. we learn, that the John Adams had at length arrived at New York with her dispatches. In the official American papers we find the correspondence which passed between the Marquis Wellesley and Mr. Piuckncy, relative to what blockades of France, instituted by Great Britain during the present war, before the first of Jan. 1807, are understood to be in force ; and the correspondence! between Gen. Armstrong and the Duke of Cadore. The determination of Bonaparte to sell the American property seized iu Spain, produced froin General Arm- strong a spirited note to the French Minister ( too long for insertion at present) ; in which he exposes the falsehood of Bonaparte's assertion, that Americi has no grounds of complaint against France ; anil, that Ameri- can vessels had been seized in French, Dutch, and Spanish ports, because the Americans had seized French vessels. He puts the case strongly between the conduct of Great Britain to America, and France to America. Surely," he says, " if it be the duty of the United States to resent the theoretical usurpations of the British Orders of November, 1S07, it cannot be less their duty to complain of the daily and practical outrages on the part of France." The Du've of Cadore maii. es no reply to itiis spirited letter.— Several letters are also given from General Armstrong to his Govern- ment, stating that Murat had sold the American cargoes lie had seized, and poekeled the produce, and that Bonaparte had done the same with the American vessels taken in the ports of Spain. 1 Accounts received from the coast, of France speak of a considerable army having assembled in the western provinces of that Empire, which, it is giveo out, is in- tended to serve in an Expedition preparing against some part of the British dominions: from the situation of the. armament, it is supposed that the threatened quarter is Ireland. It is farther stared, lhat unusual activity pre- vails iu the Dock- vard aud harbour of Brest, not only iu fitting out a fleet, but preparing for the reception of that now iyiug in the Scheldt, hich is said to oe fully equipped for service, chiefly manned by Danish seamen. The King of Westphalia, it is said, will take the com- mand iu person I— This latter statement is not calculated to impress us with much alann respecting the conse- quences of a naval action with such an Admiral; nis appointment, however, we strongly doubt, but for the fact of his having been lately much consulted by Na- poleon on subjects, which it is generally understood relate to the French navy, which he asserts shall, in a short time, rival that of the present " Tyrant of the seas." It is generally believed that Government has received intelligence of the fall of Ciud. ul Rodrigo, and til it in consequence Lord Wellington had taken a position, in expectation of Masnena immediately pushing across th J Agueda, iu which his flanks might be less exposed than iu that which he lately occupied. It is supposed a battle has before this time been fought, which will pro- bably decide the fate of Portugal. All necessary pre- cautions had been taken— the position that covers three points of embarkation has beeu strongly fortifbJ, and all our ships are in readiness to receive the troops, if it be found necessary to embark them. The Marquis de Roinanihal beeu at head- quarters, and assisted at a Council of War. Lord Wellington, it appears, had issued a peremptory order, directing every 111.1a fit for service to iie ia readiness to leave Lisbon at a minute's notice; accord- ingly some regiments of Militia, aud the remainder of the 83d, were preparing for their departure.— A great number of youug men of tne first families, wno had been training to tue use of the musket, were to do duty in their absence. The distress produced in some parts of the country, by the diminution of confidence in paper circulation, is severely felt, as appears from til 1 following extract oi a letter from Salisbury, dated July 15: " t'tie disiresj in this place is extreme, it being witn the greatest dif- ficulty provisious can be procured here, as we have nothing apparently in circulation but the paper ot tile place, which is no longer current. On Saturday niglit numbers ot women and children were seen in a deplorable condition, from the unfortunate pies- sure under which we at present labour. It is hoped that some means will bo immediately tikaa to remedy tile evil." It is a curious fact, that a person who possesses only 651. three per cent, consols, sii iulJ receive for a year's dividend ll. 19;. whilst another who fias 70l. iu the same fund should receive only II. 17s. 10J.— This cir- cumstance, to ttiose vvhj are not couversauL in the ; operations- of the property tax, will appear strange i ludeed. The truth, however, is, thit no dcdactioa for property tax is made by the bank of England upou any dividend that amounts to less tiiaa Si. A mechanic at Augsburgh, named John Frederick Iletnle, has ciaime. l tbe premium of a million of franks offered by Bonaparte to the constructor of the best machine for spinning flax. Heinle's machine is a saif- operating one. A merciful man is merciful to his beast— so says HOLY WRIT.— A maxim wlucli a certain inhabitant of Clapton does not seem much to admire, as lie last weei; started a galloivay, under 14 hands high, lo go twenty miles within the flour, which toe poor animal perform- ed one minute within the time. If the ancient doctrine ofthe metempsychosis could be realised, we think it would be a suitable punishment for a beiug, who, for the sake of a few gumeas, would thus torment a noble aud useful auuual, to be himself transformed into a post- horss, fastened in the tramels of a dust cut, or .. uarncssed in a hackney- coach, aud subjected to t ie a, U of a humane driver. A gentleman wfio had lived a profligate life, in the agonies of dea^ i called all h. s servants rouud him, au. l to d hun to avefcd the folly he had beeu led iuto. On the entrance of the coachman, the dyiug gent email said," Ah, David, I a, 11 going a longer journey thau you ever drove ma ?"—" fes, Sir ( said David), you are, but you have one consolation."—" Have I ( cried his almost expiring inasier, eagerly), what is it ?"—" VVliy, Sir ( said jjavid', it's all hiUJ" jfe LONDON. FRIDAY, JULY 20 Yesterday the Bank of England acted With great liberal'! » in support of public credit. They have ex-, tend'd their discounts to the araoiuit ot three millions Merlins: If t'' ev continue on the same liberal plan, men of real property will Bb prevented frofn Ming involved in the existing diflictiltfes. Kestcrdiry bring- settling- day for Consols atthe " Stock Exchange, a greater scene of distress was observed than has been' recollected for some. time. Upon the . Members of the House being failed on to take tiie stock th" v had purchased, tliey wire not to l> e found. Several principal Stock- ho'ders were declared, in the course of yesterday, defaulters ; and we fear more will verv soon follow. The last grestt. failures m^ he. tity hitve arisen < « Hh the onlto'tmded speculations in colonial produce, for which tliere is . very ' littlc. demand at home, and as little probability, at present, <, f ' finding for it a foreign market. One house that stopped a few day's Since, bad a ship arrived in the river from the Havaunah, with a cargo of indigo, cottoif, hud toffee, value! at « C150,000.; but not a hale of which has yet found a purchaser, to enable the English Merchant to provide for the b lis of, the Spanish " consigners.— The claims upon one of lire booses which have stopped payment, are said to amount lo nearly JC. V. IO. OOO. Their mer- cantile speculations to South America aloti'e arc'estftnaled at jfasoiooo. Two policies u- ere opened at Lloyd's on Thursday j one of them to pay 100 . guineas for 25 down, if Cadiz agreed, that a proposition should be made to the Creditors, to recfive the full amount Tof their debts, wi Jt interest,, in four equal payments, at 6, 9, 12, and 18 mouths. This arrangement has given general satis- faction. There are to- day two fa. lures in the mercantile market, not very considerable, and one principal one ( Thomas Cope and Co.) and several minor ones in the Stock'Exchange. To relieve the general pressure of commercial distress, " the Bank, yesterday and the day before, liberally discounted to" an extent far beyond any thing they had hitherto done, it is said thjit a sum of six millions iu Bank of England notes has been transmitted to the country, for the purpose of supporting the credit of several Country Bank's, ' It, is also said to he in the contemplation of Governnrcnt to indemnify the Bank iu the issue of three millions, to be lent on Col6nial produce or other property, as an accommoda- tion at Ihe present conjuncture, vihen public credit has received so severe a blow. . . Ltb€ l*.~ Ar. the Court of King's Bench, on Thursday, John Gale Jones was found guilty of publishing a libel against' Lord Castlereagh, and Mr. Finnerty pleaded guilty to a charge of the same kind against his lordship. Both' defendants were ordered into custody. Sentence will be prononticed next term. Yesterday being settling day for Consols at the S'tock Exchange, a greater scene, of confusion and distress, perhaps, was never witnessed at that place', since the return of Lord Lauderdale from Turin. From eight to ten Stockholders were declared defaulters; and more are expected this. day. In proportion as the number ot' futures' eitcreascd, the Funds . became worse, until surrenders to the enemy before that day twelvemonth ; ; Omnium was tiearlv at 3 per cent, discount, and Consols ay i00. for 40 guineas . down, if Peace he j about 68i. But before the business of the day was the other to pay ratified between Great Britain and France tm'or before that day two years. Fonr new ships of the line have bden a'tWcd to'the British navy within the Ilist Seven days, viz. the Pltieen Charlotte, of 120 guns, lately launched at Deptlord— the Impregnable, of 90, at Chatham— the Conquesla- dore, of 7- 1, at- Buckler's Yard— and the Conqueror, of 74, at Portsmouth. The keels of foQrJ(> thcr ships of equal din e sions and force, are ordered to be im- mediately laid on the same slips. The Quceii Charlotte, on being coppered, is to lie iu ordinary sometime at Chatham. Mr. T Sheridan is returned from Sicily"; but not much hotter iu health. concluded, confidence was somewhat restored ; and Omnium left off at about 1 j discount; and Consols 68f, without the dividend. . Both on this Exchange, and on the Koyal Exchange, the failures have not extended to the old established firms, but have • affected only the ; itow anil more, desperate adventurers. I It is believed in Holland that King Louis had either ! gone direct to AmcVica or' England.—'' 1' hc latter place is named as the more likely. The Dutch continue to bear the loss of their King with much discontent. The distress in Holland is spoken of as spreading to all descriptions of people. Many persons who had money in the funds, suffer severely by thedecree which directs tli'at tvo- thirds should be taken from them. SHREWSBURY, Wednesday, July 25, 1810. ' BIRTH. On Thursday se'rinieht, nt Blithfield, in Staffordshire, the Right Hon. Lady Harriet Bigot, of a son. On the 12th instant, thelady of the Rev. H. J. Williames, Vicar oT Welsh Pool, of a daughter. NARIHF. D. Thursday, at St Georje.' s Hanover- square, London, by a special, licence from tie Archbishop of Canterbury, the Hon. Charles Cecil Cope jehljinson ( half brother to'the F. arl of Liverpool) to Miss Shnrkbuvgh, only daughter and heiress of the late Sir George Sh'utrkhnrgli, Bart, nf Shuckburgh House, Warwickshire. Tl> e bridal party previously met at Lady SVipwith's, in Slewitf- streef, where au elegant dfrune was provided for them. Jhe l. ride gives with her fair hand to hj- r fortunate lover, a landed estate of 15,0001. per annum, and iienrtv 40,0001. ih ready money. Same dav, by special licence, at Wraxton Abbe-,-, Oxford- shire. the Right Hon. the Earl of Guildford, to Miss Maria Boycott, fifth daughiet of the late Thomas Boycutt, Esq. of Raidge II. ill, in this rountv. Same dav. at the. house of the Marchioness Dowager of Linsdowii. William Gerald Ragot, Esq. of Castle Bagot, in the county of Dublin, to Anne, eldest daughter of the Marchioness Dowager of Lansdown. Lately, Mr. J. D. Burton, son of D Burton, Esq. of Rhodes, near Manchester, to Miss Margaret Joues, daughtei of Mr. T. Jones, surgeon, of Welshpool. On Wednesday, Mr. Bather, cabinet- maker, of Chester, to Mrs, Steele, of Nantwich. At Winchester, a few davs ago, the Rev. John Haygarth, son of Dr. Haygurth, . of Bath, to Sophia, daughter of the Rev Edward Poulter, Prebendary of Winchester. On Monday last, at. St. Chad's, Mr. John Careswell, shoe - maker, to Miss Ann Owen, both of this town. D'i ED. At Chester, on tlie 14th instant, in the 74th year of his Mr. Swanwick. late of Pym's Farm, ir. this county. , Many Yesterday 0. S. and II. S. Brown were charged al ; orphan^ widows. & c. must, from the investment of the Mans'on- IIotise, with- forging and uttering several . t|, eir wht> le properly in the Funds, feel the ill effects of checks on the banking- house -> f Sir W. Curtis and Co. ; tttis arbitrary measure.— Tlve merchant loudly corn- Sir W. silted that the prisoners were brothers of the , jiajn, ^ consequence of'the present stagnation o'f trade, woman v ho was lately examined for the same crime, i At t| lc Q, uarter Sessions at Lewes, on Saturday, an The prisoners, Sir VV. added, had circulated seven or inhabitant of that town, of the name of Chapman", was eight checks, one of which h held in his hand, signed j fOT paving declined assisting the constables, Daniel Brown, and purporting to he tiie signature ot a j when c; ilU- rl on by them, in quelling a tumult, some . .1 1.. 1 . 1 ....... ... ;.:.. 1 c M .. Hi,,.. ..'..-' 1 " At Sbeerness, Mrs. Gilder, wife of Adjutant Gilder, of the. Montgomeryshire Militia. A, t G'asebur. y, Breconshire, aged 57, Mrs. Morgan, wife of Mr. Joliu Morgan, woolstapler. On the loth instant, in tbe 68th year of bis age, Richard Chandler, Esq. of G- hicesier, ihe warm and enlightened friend of civil and religions liberty, whose best eulogy is the general ancl unfeigned gVief for. his loss. Thursday last*,, at Tunbridge Wells, Lieut. Thomas Henry Lloyd, R. N. third son of the late Francis Lloyd, of Domgay, in. the County of Montgomery, Esq. Lately, at Chester, after a tedious illness, Christopher John Lee Sugg, outy son of Mr. Lee Sugg, the original ventrilo- quist, ami brother to the celebrated Infant Billiugton anil Roscia. . • _ ... •.-.-• Thursday last, Mr. T. Minshull, bookbinder, of this town. On Monday se'nnight, tbe cutter b « * longing to . Colonel Puleston, of Emral, in Flintshire, struck unon a rock on the entrance into the Swilly. in the river Mepai, and almost immediately sunk. — We are happy to announce, that through the exertions of the Bangor Ferry boatmen, who observed the accident, Co onel P. and his suite were provi- dentially relieved from thei' very perilous situation. We are informed that ar Society has lately been instituted at Liverpool, for preventing cruelty to the brute creation.— We heartily wish that its humane intentions may be crowned with success, an 1 should be gratified were it in our power to announce a similar institution ip this town. The North Wales Humane Society is rapidly advancing towards maturity : apparatus for the recovery of the drowned, suffocated, & c. are already stationed with the fpllowine gen- tlemen : viz. the Rev. Gehrsre Davies, Flint; Rev. Rohert Maurice, Rhuddlan ; Rev. Richard Jackson, Abergele ; Rev. Owen Reynolds, Conway; Mr. Owen, Surgeon, Welsh Pool ; and with Mr. Thoresbv, Holywell ; and in due time will be more widely ex'endetl. At Ross Wool Fair, on Friday last, the clip of wool exhi- bited for sale was unusually small. There were, however, some samples of fine Angln- Merirm, for which prices were asked from 48s. to 60s. per stone. Fleecc and trinded wool sold from 36s. to 47s. ; and lambs' wool from 26s. lo 34s. 6,1. per stone. There was a verv indifferent shew of prime cattle, and little or no demand for those of the working kind. Horses and sheep were more numerous ; but the sale of live stock of every description has seldom been known so doll. At Dorchester Wool Fair, on Wednesday last, long and short wool appeared rattier on the advance. The London wool- staplers did not attend the meeting in such numbers as ins expected, hut the country buyers bought freely, and before sun- set the whole, of the wool was sold.— Sou'h- down from 66s. to 75s. per tod ( of 281b.); Berkshire from 33s. to 42s. MARKET HERALD. Price of Grain in our Market on Saturday last— , Wheat 16s. 9d. lo 13s. 3d. per bushel of 38 quarts. ; — Oats 7s, 3d. to7s 6d. per cu- tomary. measure of 57 quarts. WORCESTER.— Wheat 15s. 0d. to 17s. Oil.— Barley 5s. fid- to 8s. 0 1.— Oats 4s. Oil. tn 5s 91. — Beans 6s; 4d. to 8s. 0d- per bushel of 36 quarts.— Hops 31 15s to 41. 15s. per cwt. Mqrk- Lane, July 20. There are several further arrivals of Wheat to- dav, with considerable on hand ; fine hardly at last prices ; other quali- ties almost without buyers— Rye at less— again but little Barley— Matt is lower— White Peas likewise— Beans of the now ftaoh. receive on an average 2,500?. more than they aught to receive from the public purse, were to have so much fairly withdrawn, then would these 10,000 cottages be paid for without any extra expense to tin; state. None but men of good conduct, from either army or navy, duly attested by their officers, should have any claim to such favour. Two men and two women without children, or four single men, might be allotted to one house. If with children, th^ u the house to be for one family only, unless they choose to admit. a messmate. These men, being of fair conduct, would be good Guar, diani of the road against. villains. Both foot- pads, and other highway robbers, would be greatly under check, when they knew. that such intrepid men, and robust virtuous labourers, were so near to them. ' The more I contemplate this scheme of the mile- cots, the more do I see its great importance to social happiness. I/ i the vicinity of the metropolis, and other cities and iarjw towns, " these" military or naval hejoes would be excellent assistants to the pence- officers; and perhaps it would not be a had plan, if an aUrrm bell were to be hung up by the side of + every cottage chimney, of sufficient size tp be heard from cot to c it; by this method an alarm may bi instantly communicated tu o nile- s from the bull first rung,, in ca'sC- of robbery; & c. Sue. These bells may be used for many othrr uselul purposes, but which 1 shall not now attempt Xo en- umerate. The utility of these cottages would be great to afford temporary thtlier to persons in cases of. sudden storm, par- ticularly If some hovel vveie nttaehed to the house : and many a sixpence would the inhabitants derive in the course'of.' thfr year from that convenience afforded to men, women, aud children. A NAVAL REIHSTRR might thus with ease be kept, of dis- banded able seamen. J Proposals for this subscription should be immediately in- serted ill 1.11 the London papers, appealing to all persons of opulence aud benevolence for their aid to accomplish tha pro- ject; and I do not doubt that all those who are natives ot this. COUNTY, lehcreso'Oer tlun/ reside, will be happy to realise the adage of pwud Salopians, by shewing themselves prouJ t'j forward the purposes of public- good to the utmost in their power. This, Sir, I am proud to consider as a laudable effoit of benevolence on my part, to excite the public spirit of my countrymen to purposes of ieul practical good. This is no Utopian project, no visionary theory, to meliorate the con- dition of uiaii; no mathematical scheme to roll the world out of its orbit by the aid of a I ver yet unluckily wanting the other requisite a fulcrum-, but simply by suggesting, or latbec urging arguments, in suppoit of another man's suggestion, to I two descriptions are cheaper— There are cl- o considerable ! feCt sl" a" tenements on the highways at measured distances supulies of Oats, and this trade is cheaper excepting those tr0 ™ . eanb 0,, her' a,, d thcrel » 5' « » « « « • « l'uWlc safety; protnoW of first quality— l'J our nearly at our lite quotation. public morals, by preventing immoral actions; holdout stock- broker who kept cash at iiis house— Mr. Mon- tague, of the White Horse, Moor- lane, said the prisoners months before, in the streets. Sic t'rapcic Burdett having been invited, by letter, eight or nine shillings, they gave him a check for j£ 5. 14s. 5 v. li. ch suspecting lo ha a forgery, he took j to Ihe banking- house, where his suspicious were con- j firmed, and two constables sent to apprehend them ; ; hut they had in the interim gone out, and did not i return. The prisoners in defence said, they received the checks at the Yorkshire Stingo, iu tiie Edgeware road. They weie both fully committed. The eldest is about 25 years old. One of them had been a baker; the other a gentleman's servant. Twelve bars of foreign gold, weighing upwards of 2000 ounces, were yesterday sworn off for exportation. The Princess Ameiia is getting better. It appears that our officer, in Spain have organized a horse- race, with all the " pomp and circumstance" of Newmarket. We have uo great pleasure in this iutclli- gence from an army situated as our's is. On Wednesday evening, as soon as the Persian Ambassador and suite Jiad embarked, the Lion got under weigh from Portsmouth, and proceeded on her destination. The Lion takes his Excellency to Madeira and South America, to Bombay, aud then to Muscat. His Excellency has 18 persons in his suite, 11 of whom will dine at Capl. Heathcotc's table every day. At the Quarter Sessions field at Bury St. Edmund's, on Monday last, Catharine Anne Pytches, wife of John Pytches, Esq. of tiroton, exhibited articles of the peace against her said husband, for violent ill-' reafmebt ; when the Court ordered that lie should find sureties, himself in £ 1000, and tw o other persons in. £ 500 each, for keeping the peace for one whole year towards his said wife. At Ipswich Quarter Sessions, on Friday, an indict- ment was preferred against John Dimthoruei a school- master, at Dcnniugton, for improper conduct towards several u. t'u'l females, who were under his tuition ; when the defendant was found guilty on two indict- ments, and sentenced to pay a fine of 10s.; to he imprisoned in the county gaol at Ipswich one year, for each offence 5 and to stand in the piilor. y the last Saturday 111 December of cach year. SATURDAY, JULY 21. The Dutch have already experienced a sample of the mild and paternal government of Bonaparte ! Its first 1 act 1 as been lo issue a proclamitiot-, by which every j soldier quartered in Amsterdam is authorised to demand j of the person upon whom he is billetted, a daily allow- i ance of a gill of geneva-, 24 ounces- of bread, two | ounces of greens, eight ounces of meat, and a pot of beer. This is almost equal to placing lite army on lodged at l, is house two or three days, and owing him | to dine wjtV, the Electors of Westminster 011 the 31st, ,. n ••• - - 1--- accepted . the invitation, and expressed a hope, that " they Should spend a pleasant day together, unless the Commander in Chief, and tho Secretary of State, should draw out a numerous army, with a train of artillery , to declare war iii our streets against Roast Beef." The forestalled of bacon, in London, it seems, waVit- ed to gammon the public by raising their bacon two- pence a pound ; but, instead of succeeding, they have hack- gammoned themselves. Court of Exchequer, July — PROPERTY- TAX. —(' ACTION TO I , ANb& oRns —. This information wa . Tiled under the Board of Taxes, at the instance of the Commissioners of the Property Tax at Manchester, against the defendant, Mr. Dickinson, a butcher, and owner. nf several small tenements theie, to recover two penalties of bOl. for t « o distinct refusals to allow Maitha Mai thai, one of bis tenants, the several sums of 7s. 6d. and 12s the Landlord's Property- Tax, oil a rent of 6/. per arm. which she had paid to tbe Collector, « iul re quested tbe defendant to reimburse, but which he p. sitively refused to do, telling her he had no right to pay the tax, ihat she must pay it herself, anil that tf he had not bis reift, be would immediately distrain on her gaods ; and which full rent she accordingly paid.—' The facts were proved ou the evident e of the tenant, a poor widow woman of respectable appearance, and who, from the ptain and. simple manner in which she gave her evidence, excited particular interest. It was also proved, tha' befoie these nfusals, similar complaints had been frequently made to the Commissioner against the de fondant by his other tenants, and that he had heen previously cautioned against hi* persisting in this unlawful course, ami of his liability to the penalties.— The Lord Chief Baron, in addressing the Jury, expressed greet satisfaction at the con- duct of the Commissioners in having innde so just an example of this defendant.—' The Jury gave a verdict for the Crown in two penalties of 50/, Visiting Clergyman this Week at the Infirmary, Rev. Mr. Grirtith :— House- Visitors, Mr. Joseph Parry aud Mr. Henry Parry. , .... The collection for the benefit ofthe Sunday School belong- I ing to Swan Hi l chapel in this town, on Sunday last, after ; ! sermon by the Rev. Mr. Bradley, of Manchester, amounted to .£ 30 6s. , , Nearly 701 persons were confirmed by tiie Lord Bishop of J article is quoted at less^^ pricei ' Tloiir^^ ithout'alteiatiJn Hereford in the parisb. chnroh of 1' ontesburv, in this county; on Friday last. Current Price of Grain per Quarter as under:— Wheat 78s. to 110s. j White Peas 68. s. to 74s. Barley 35s. to 43s. I Oats 21s. to 32s. Beans 58s. to 60s. | Malt 74s. to 30s. Fine Floor, 9.5s. to 100s,— Seconds 90s. to 95s. per « ack. Jtit- T 23.— To day " there are short supplies of Entrlish I Wheat ; the tmeign on band considerable, with part of last week's arrivals, upwards of 13,000 quarters ; this trade heavy I and cheaper excepting fine ; Barley lower ; Mult and white j Pease likewise ; very fetv Grev ; Beans of the t wo kinds also cheaper. There are considerable supplies of O its, and this The celebrated Infant liillington and RosCia, Miss Lee Sugg, last week displayed her admirable talents in the Assemby Room in this town for two nights, and was received with very flattering applause. We understand she, with Mr, Lee Sugg, purpose to visit Aberystwith, Milford, Tenby, and Swansea during ihe summer. As tbe Holyhead coach was going down the High- Street, ill this town yesterday morning, it was under the necessity of i turning aside to make way for the Irish mail, then passing, j and owing to'lie quantity of luggage 011 the top was upset; | none of the passengers; however, received any serious injury, and the carriage, after undergoing some triQ'. ng repairs, soon after pi < ceedr( i 011 the journey. The Carnarvonshire and Anglesey Loval Dispensary is ex pected lobe finished by the first of- Oc. tnber next; and accord- ing to the original design of the Institution, the uniting Loyalty and Charity, it is intended to dispense medicine to the poor for the fiivt time 011 the 25ih of that month, the day 011 which Ills Majesty will complete1 the fiftieth year of his reign. There was lately living ( and we bslieve still is) ill the paiish of Llauybludwet, in this county, a poor man, who has been for ten years past so infirin, that he has not- been able to move a finger or limit, and his joints » ie all contracted ; lie has not been able to feed himself for upwards of nine years, nor to heai sitting on a seat of any kind- Tho' he has been under the care of several of the faculty, tliey have given him tip, savs onr correspondent, ns incurable and unremovable. — A proper object for the charitable and affluent of his oppulent neighbours. VIATOR'S SECOND LETTER. JITr. EDITOR, , III mv Letter about Mile- Cottages, ivhicb you did me thfl 1 favour to insert ( July 1 1 th), I stated several advantages that i would result from theni to both rich and poor persons, with ! respect, to . morals, health, property, and comfort. A few ! iitore thoughts on the same Subject are now sent, with similar | design', nnd under impression that tbe foimer letter and this will be favourably received by the Public : perhaps be ulti- ) mately productive of the object thereby intended, the primary | erection ol such viarial collages within the county of Sato*. j If the plan ever be adopted, it must have commencement ; somewhere; and it may as Well be in this county as in any I other. j Many excellent projects have been delayed a long while, merely for want, of a commencement, to afford demonstrative evidence, of their utility. Therefore, Sir, with your leave, I propose that a Subscription he immediately set nu foot, to raise tbe sum of ten thousand pounds i to be managed by a Committee of Gentlemen . at Shrewsbury, putting doom 100 names of persons in that town *, not in trade ( lint not by any partial selection) and then drawing out 24 or 48 names, let the first 12 be appointed the acting Committee ; reserving the others in case any of the first refuse to act, or to fill lip va- cancies in case of deaths. ' These Gentlemen to agree with Builders, and also to purchase, 01 to receive as presents from the landed proprietors ( should any be found so generous), sufficient space of ground for the erection of such cottages. 1 hope lhat for the outset of such a useful project several isons who are anxious to obtain any particular Numbers | Gentlemen will be so generous • but, at all events, that, thev T- 1—.. 1 —<•- 1:-. •'--- will allow such appropriation of that small portion of land, even if they require ground- rent for it, on a 99 years' lease ; which rents may be paid bv the Magistrates' oi< h these domestic asylums as excitements to valour and indus- try 111 the pursuits cf war aud peace ; aud by the expenditure of hundreds, save thousands to society, tf the etl- rt he successful, it will be a source of much eventual satisfaction. If otherwise, I have still,_ aud ever shall. have, I'V* .' grillflM consciousness of having honestly aimed at a good object. And now, Sir, first thanking you for the insertion of my thoughts, 1 subscribe respectfully, July, 1810. VIATOR.. * Perhaps it might he more respectful if only $ 0 gentlemen were named on the ballot list from Shrewsbury $ and taking 10 from Ludlo. v and Strelton, & c. 10 trom Oswe. arv, 10 troin Bridgnorth and Wenlock, 10, from Whitchurch, Wem, icc. and 10 trom Shitfnat ami Wellington, , Stc. ( including some gentlemen resident on such roads), then there would be 110 cmi-. c for murmurs, siuco all had a r A IN CHANCE to be 011 the Committee. - J- Common , ense must suppose that 1 mean onlv those cottages within a few miles of towns and . cities. In remote places such belU would seldom lie ot* use; but near 10 the populous abodes of men, they might often be requi- ite, and of Course often useful. J Naval Registers have long been talked of, but never accom- pli. hed. The plan wou'. d be easy if the SAILOUS, generally speak- ing, were provided with COTTAGES'ON THE COAST . when dismissed from the service.— The soldiers, rather tiian the sailors, should he distributed to the highways; because they haveoeen more accustom- ed to agricultural labours, and would therefore be of more use than sailors INLANU—' Thus, in case, of emergency, the fleets might easily lie manned by a CALL OU the tars in their cots, 1 do not mean the compulsory call of a press- gtng, but the CALL or HONOUR; each having liberty to tefuse, but to be OBLIGED to hoist some kind of flag over his cottage for six or 12 months after- wards. If cowardice were suspected, it should be a white one. If petticoat influence were too predominant, then with we suit, able device ; and so ou ; I venture to a. sert that a press- gang would never be requisite, except lo lay hold on pickpockets for som< 5 SERVILE condition--. It may be. said that these marine cottages would afford shelter to invaders. The very idea of invasion is contemptible, so U>)! g as wo re'atn our naval Superiority ; » nd if Uo not EVEIt retain il, we deserve to he invaded, and our invaders ought to have shelter m the houses of the - uilo- s. Supposing therefore 1* 6,000 cottages on the coast around as, there would he hduse- room for 80 or 40,000 sailors, and the expense of building tlteift at <£ 100 cach would be ,£ 1,000,000. ' These cot, would serve as mai. ir telegraphs with a few flags or rockets, and would instantly give intelligence of ships in si^ ht. POSTSCRIPT. LOA'DOJY, Monday Night, July 23, 1810 To- day a Packet with a mail arrived fiom Rio de Janiero. ' The Letters by this conveyance state that the people are in much better spirits than foimerl. v on two accounts, the one on account of the marriage of the brother of Ferdinand VII. to a Princess of the House of Uraganza ; the other, in conse- quence of the favourable change in regard to trade. In ho-, four of the tnairiage a suspension of business took place for several days, which were spent iu grand fetes, at. d splendid festivals. Cortlllieiciul tiausactioiis were going on with activity. The remittances of the mail 011 this occasion are unusually large, aud many of litem were addressed to the Houses which free- quarters; for there is nut one ' word about payment j s, to the poor Dutchmen, Although Ihe [ eople of Amsterdam did not attempt ! any open resistance to the entrance of the French troops, and of Lehrun ( whom Bonaparte has insultingly stjled his Stadtholder), into their city j yet they have taken a very unequivocal way of expressing their feel- ings ; for almost every French soldier that is found walking about at night is sure to be put to tteathi So many of llicm have fallen iu t lis way, that it has been deemed necessary to forbid any French soldiers from quitting their quarters after a certain hour. The Imperial hope of " rivalling our navv," will, wi trust, he encouraged by Bonstpa, te » batterers. This is the only way iu which he caube euectually convinced that he is not infallible, We have no reason to wish for any other species of warfare than the naval efforts of France. A number of reports received from different quar- ters speak of a battle hav ing taken place On the Por- tuguese frontier, between the British, and French armies, in which the latter was defeated yi ith great loss. II was in the beginning of the week that a rumour to this effect prevailed in Holland, as we learn hy Idlers ( coin the Tcxel. We have also seen a letter from Gravcscud, announcing the arrival, of a ship from Corunna in eight davs, which brings similar accounts from that place of tbe 10th instant. , Some New York papers, to the 20th June, were received this day. They estimate the loss from the seizure of American property by Bonaparte, al twenty- five million-! of dollars ! MBBCAMUC Cniiuir.— The alarming shock given to commercial confidence, has led to an enquiry into the stale of the accounts of the principal defaulters. The following particulars of the lieuls aud credits of houses were presented to the committee appointed to enquire into their affairs. The members of the committee were Messrs. Shaw, Langston, Fort, Gra- ham', and I'eele :— 11CETS. assrxs. C. eavc- and Co ,£ 503, COO 0 0 1632 542 15 7 RoilamUouand Bates 285, S'JS ' 7 lo 330,444 10 2 Rowlandson, Isaac, and Co... 28i, 9SS 7 b 339,452 0 2 Hardv, Ottley, and Co 311,312 19 I 377.775 13 3 " 381,952 12 V 487,21.9 9 9 aie hibuvuiug under tmbarrassments, which these remittances some degice will tend to relit ve. ' The ai rival of aquan. John Goodair Total...<£ 1,766,602 6 t- .£>, 167,- 104 8 11 Erom these statements it was clearly ascertained, that an extension of credit would enable tno above named houses to procecd'iii their business"; and it was t ty of specie from t'. io de Juniero may be hourly ixpeeted, as a frigate had sailed fiom thence, a few days previous to the depaiture of the Packet, with coustdeiable sums of hard cash 011 board, destined for merchants in London in commercial coYrespondcnCe with that country. The failures have been augmented to- day by two defaulters i'n Lloyd's Coffee- house, by whom several individuals from that House have considerably suffered. A Mr B. in the sugar trade, either from a depression of spirits or disappointments in bus ness, has put an ' end to his existence by cutting his throat, T'lie funds continue to rally a little; consols left oil" at lor money, and 683 for the account. Two lb els ate arrived off the coast from the Bait; c, con- sisting of about 3^ 0 sail-, which has proved a matter ot preat cor. sblatiou to- day Amongst the merchants, and lias ts ruled to remove a lttt. lo of that gloom which has for sume time pa- t o'vcrea'st the commercial horizon. By a Swedish . mail Winch arrived last night, we have received A Confirmation of the accounts of the advantages obtained by the Russians over the'Turks. ' The former have tukvn possession of nil the fortresses on the Banks df the Danuhf, aud have penetrated far into Bulgaria Even Silislria, which was last year besieged in vain, has fallen ; ami . the G. antl Vizier, rnsiead of being able to relieve or retake that place, hns retired to Schuinla, where be will endeavour lo cheek the lapitl advance of the enemy. It is again stated, with confidence, that the new Empress of France is pregnant, to the great apparent joy of all tl. e Continental Editors. Great anxiety prevai's in expectation of the arrival of intelligence from Portugal. ' Ihe report of a battle hating taken plate between liie Allies and the French, ill which the latter was defeated, has been changed, since Saturday, iuio another, stating, that the English army had commenced its retreat to the coast, followed rapidly by that of ihe enemy. Paris papers are just come to hand, up to Fuday last. From Hitse it appearstbat King Louis was in Hanover 011 the 7th; On his way to his brother Jerome's dominions in W'est- i halia, aud that all tho foreign Ambassadors are recalled f oul Holland, by order of the French government. These papers also contain the copy of a summons t" the Governor of Ciudad Hodrigo, on the 29th of June, to sur- render that fortiess ; which produced the following- reply : ", Af er49 years service, 1 cannot but know the laws of war, a'd my military duties, The fortress of Ciudad Rodrigo is i. ot in a state to capitulate, nor is there liny breach formed in it. that might compel it to do so. 1 cannot, therefore, do otherwise, than desire your Excellency to continue your operations against the place. I can of myself, from motives of humanity, and when circumstances make it my dotv, apply lor it r HS ® capitulation, after iecuring my KoiioHr, vffnch'i, dearer to me thin life."' in the present Lottery", should make immediate aoplicatmn, otherwise ir is more than probable that the Numbers they want will be. issued from the Bank, as the demand for Tickets and Shares is daily increasing. A circular letter has lately been transmitted by the Bishop of Hereford to tlie clergy of his diocese, requiring from them a particular account of the '" tare of religion within their Parochial sphere, and comprehending principally tlw follow, iitg subjects respecting which a distinct answer is to be given to certain queries':— How, aiiit IniW often, the services of the church are ) e' forinedi, especially on the Lord's day ? Whether the incumber, t. resides in his parish, oi- leaves it to the care of a curate ? — 1' he reason of such n ui- irsideilce ?—. ' The annual nine ad of the curate ?•— What are the seasons fT catechising the children ?-~ What number <> f dis-' enting places cf worship there 1 are in the parish ; and of what particular denomination i— together with several other ques- tions of equal importance, all tending t, » inculcate diligence^ j in the el- rev, and the best interests uf tile ecclesiastical establi hment. Miss Long, the wealthy daughter of Lady Cath Lung, is } said to have turned a deaf ear to all the courtly addresses of j onr young tirst - nite nobles and to have listened tn those of a gentleman of respectability in the ba nking tine, whose firm will not be le « s securely founded bv the addition of half a million in specie, and 25.000/. per aim. ill landed property! A calf, the produce of an heifer hot ilmre than two years old, the properly of Mr. Josepji Stpakes, of Lynipne, wis killed last week by Mr. Walker, butcher, of that place ; aivd its carcase weighed 19 stone, six pounds.—' This calf was only 44 days old, aiitl had received 11.1 other nourishment than what it had obtained from its mother. David Francis Jones, Esq of Chester, lias been Called to the Bar by the Honourable Sntaietv of Lincoln's Inn. rs out of the turnpike produce in the several districts Therefore, taking Shrewsbury for the central point from whence these cottages are to proceed, I have in view these several thief towns in the county :— To Bridgnorth through Wenlock 20 Miles; to Oswestrv 20; to Ludlow 28; to Shiffnal 20; to Whitchurch 20: In all 103.— As 100 cottages at ,£ 100 each would cost exactly -£ 10,000, therefore allowing on an no- rage that .£ 92. lis. ltVL would be enough for the'purpose, 108 mav be built out of the whole collection. ' Two considerations heie present themselves ; whether these Cottages are to be for the use of the poor without. paving any rent; or, to be rented by the inhabitants on as low terms as possible? 1 should incline to the latter ; until it shall become a national concern ; nod thou to be, ( as I said before) gra tnilously bestowed on industrious men ; and also men of valour. Now supposing the occupants of them to pay £ 3. thrn tbe other 40s. may be given by Ihe Magistrates from the turnpike toll produce: and thus every person who may choose to ad- vance 20/. towards this subscription might receive annually a bill value U. which is full legal interest, or 5 percent. No less subscriptions than 20/. should be entered in ihe name of any one person as a share, that there may be as li'tle trouble as possible given to the Committee ; whose Secretary, by their order, would remit Ihe proper sum due to ev ry share- holder as interest; not precluding any individual from having 25 shares who may choose to advance 500/. „ n such specu- lation, but rather wishing none to exceed five shares. Ilut any person taking a single share nlay have 19 others, his friends, or neighbours, join with him, and each receive f om him Is. annually, which mav vyith propriety be spent together on some social evening in the course ofthe year.— t Jr. the money WANTED, a small f amily, in Shrewsbury, ASERVANT MAN to wait at Table,' take Care of one Horse, and manage a small Garden. None need apply who. cannot biing respectable References for Character. Apply to THE PRINTER OF THIS PAPER. TO BE LET, And. entered upon on the 1st Day of September next; AMODERN- BUILT HOUSE, viz No. 3, CASTLE- BUILDINGS, situate in Willow- Street, OS- WESTRY; containing two good Parlours, a laige Kitchen, back Kitchen and Laundry, a capital D awiug Room, 10 Feet by 16 Feet, five excellent Lodging Rooms, two Attics, with convenient Out- Offices, a Garden with au Outlet into the Country. For Particulars enquire at the House, or at No. 2. Oszcestn,, 18th July, 1810. The Rev. Mr. Coke, of Lower Moor. Herefordshire, hne Of I of BENEFIT CLI'BS may, with great. propriety anil safety, be the Prebendaries of Hereford Cathedral, has been presented bv the Lord Chancellor to the Rectory of Gl& ddes'tvy, in the j county of Radnor, and Diocese. ot . St. Davit!. Eire.— On Fiiday morning, the Corn- mill, at Barrow, near Chester, was burnt down : antl what renders the calamity doubly distressing, is, that Mr. Jameson, tlie proprietor, had til the preceding week received" rt sloop load of oats oil liie premises.—. The fee is supposed to have originated from the excessive heat of the drying kiln. No part of the premises was insured. Wednesday the 27th of. June and three following days, the HVIsh Wesleyao Methodists held their annual district meet- ing at Aberystwith ; thirty ministers were present, most, of whom preached to crowded congregations.— The progress of this sect in. the Principality is almost incredible; within the last ten years they had very few itinerant preachers iu North Wales'; they hSve ii" » large and respectable congregations HI every part 01 the Principality; upwards of forty itinerant ministeis besides others whose labours aire confined to tbe neighbourhood where- they live; several large chapels hove been erected, and more thau- six thousand members are in t heir societies . Ludlow lleccs.-^- On Wednesday, July II, a Maiden Plate of 501. for all ages', 3- mile heats. Mr. Tinkler's br. e. 3 yrs. old, ,6st, 41b 1 I Mr. Groom's eh. m, Georgian.! Barrington, 5- yrs old 2 2 Hunters5 Sweepstakes of 1 Ogs. each. ( Five Subscribers) The VVmncr to be sold for I50gs. Mr, Adams'sli. m. F. liny, aged, « i. t. 81b I Mr. lleale's ch. 111. Trinket, aged, 9st. lib 2 Thursday, . tiily 12, 501. for all ages. - 1- mile heats. I. 011I Oxfoitl's br. in. Victoria, P- vrsuid, 9st.. I 0 1 Mr. Jones's gr. h. Prisoner," aged", 8st, l2lb... 2 0 2 CHESTER CIRCUIT. ROBEST DAII AS, Esq. and FRASTCIS BURTOK, F. sq. Montgomeryshire— Saturday, Scptenibet 1, at Pool. Denbighshire— Ft clay, September 7, at Ruthin. Flintshire— Tliur.- tlay, Sep'embei 13, at Mold. Cheshue— Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Castle of Chester. NORTH WALES SUMMER CIRCUIT. Hoot! LSYCESTER, Esq. and Sir THOM AS I'LUMBR. Merionethshire— Thursday, August Iti'.' at Do'gelly. Carnarvonshire— Wednesday, August 2, at Carnarvon. Angle. cy— Tuesday, August 28, at Beauruaiis. expended iu purchasing such shares, and the interest annually added to their stock; for being fecured- on such tenement, aided by turnpike tolls, it would hardly be possible that tliey aoutd fail to receive their interest Or, there might be a spe- cific x-. latise in the rules of the Committee, lhat Benefit Clubs advancing money lor such purpose should have the preference of all creditors ; and if there were to be any failure of the annual product to the Committee, by non- payment of rents, Ilia' the loss should fall upon opulent individuals, not on the Benefit Clubs who purchase shares. ' This, Mr. Editor, appears to me ii reasonable nnd just pre- ference; because, as those funds ale collected grtatly to bene- fit the poor, of course they ought not to suffer; and, as these cottages are designed to benefit the poor, it seems probable that the different Benefit Clubs would not hesitate many days about placing out their money in the hands of twelve respect- able Gentlemen having so ne degiee of collateral security on tin: hoiiour of the Magistrates iu their several districts. How- ever, it is possible that many of the occupants can give 51. instead of 31. ; and iu all such cases, there would be no claim 011 the turnpike tolls. 1 presume that all this cannot be duly accomplished with- , out an Art ef Parliament; but. surely the expense of 500/. for such a p'drposc would not be murmured at by such a county people as the Salopians, ' The first object is to establish the O> ttage- C. omn. ittee ; the next, to seek for the requisite subscriptions; and then, at the next Meeting of Pailiaineut, to he prepared with a Bill foi the sanction of lhat august assembly ; not doubting of the ready concurrence of all our County and Borough Members, to give it their support ; and almost as Tittle doubting tile appro- bation of the whole Senate : because the intelligent Members of that House would perceive iilit the laire » t prospect ol much ultimate good. When the war shall terminate, be that period sooner 01 lifter,' theie tvill be many men dismissed the. service, both soldiers mid sililors : some Willi wives and " families, aim - ome as single men. These cottages in many places might serve for them; and pro| « rly so, after having un lergone to: l- and hardships in the service ol their Country : and the nation al purse might pay their rent for seven years afierVvards, in compliment to tbeir- giW- eohdilct. Supposing it wine to be for 10,000 men, each having a wife and I'aindv, that would be but 50,000/. a year: and if only twenty GeiiUeuien, wh TO BUiLDEHS. ANY Person willing to contract for Repairing HARPS WOOD BRIDGE, in the Parish of Morvit, on the Road leading from Bridguoith to Ludlow, are request- ed to send iu Proposals ( sealed up) to the Office of the Clerk of the Peace, at the Shirehal), 011 or before MONDAY, the. 30th Instant.— A Specification of the Work may be seen, by applying at the above Office, or to Mr. THOMAS STANTON, at tbe Caual Office, Ellesmero. Shrewsbury, July ly,' 1810. Lost, supposed to be stolen, Oil TUESDAY, the 10th Instant, AWHITE GREYHOUND DOG, with pa'e red Head and Ears, answers to the Name of SPRING : Whoever will biing the above Dog to Mr. JONES, Craven Arms, Ruyton of the Eleven Towns, shall he handsomely rewarded, and all reasonable Expenses allowed ; if stolen, upon Conviction of the Offender or Offenders, shall receive a Reward of FIVE GUINEAS, of the said Mr. Jones. Any Person detaining the Dog after this Notice, will be pros- ecuted according to Law. Ruyton, July 2Is/, 1810.' WANTED in MANCHESTER, A NUMBER OF PAIRS OF SAWYERS. CONSTANT Work may be had by applying to the undernamed Timber Merchants, & e. JOHN BURY, BUXTON and CAPE, J. and J. SUTTON, SAMUEL BRETT, JOHN WALKER, JAMES WALI. IS, TAYLOR and COOKE, WILLIAM PETTY JAMES MOUlVCEY, DAVID BELLHOUSE* - I One. Concern.}, To be Sold by Auclun, BY CHUKTON, On Wednesday, the 8th Day of August, 1810, between the Hours of four aud six o'Cloek in the Afternoon, at the House of John Willett, the Red Lion, in Whitchurch, Shro; shire, in one or four Lots, unless sooner disposed of by private Contract, of which the earliest Notice will be given, an 1 subject to sucn Conditions as shall be the? produced : A LI. timt PIECE or Parcel of LAND, lying op COTTON WOOD, in ihe Parish of Wein, Shropshire, ately allotted to Thomas Payne, Esq, in Right of an Estatt in Cotton aforesaid, and containing about 17 Acres, be th* same more or les.,.—,' Therp is Mail unclei e% ch Lot. Fu ther Particulars may be bail by applying nt the Officf ofMessi- s:. KNIGHT and BaooKss, in Whitchurch aforesaid, wheie a Plan ofthe Property may be seen, ^ This . Wvc'tisomeut nill uot be continued. w Grammar School, TVem, TILL be opened again on MONDAY, the 1!. u Id is re of il> id ( re > 118 fur It 3, fe- es, ' itK the Ing nit, Kl- erk s at > 3 e to: IVRN | leive Any ( ins- I, m M 11 the I the tirch, of by kf n, il: iniro, ;- tiiic e the ) flu » ( iid, Rev 30th Instant. F. SAIT, Head Master. __ . Belmont House Boarding School. MISS HAWKINS respectfully informs her Friends and the Public, her SCHOOL will open again on MONDAY, the 30th Instant. Shrewsbury, July .93d, 1810. A Farmer without a Weather Clan, Is like a Mariner nt Sea without his Compass. LEWIS GIANNA, BAROMETER THERMOMETER MAKER, RESPECTFULLY informs his Friends that he has taken a SHOP next Door to the HALF- MOON, where he intends carrying on the above Business in all its Branches Spying Glasses, Weather Olasses, Looking Glasses, Spec- tacles, and Gilt and Plain Picture Frames, made and repaired on the sboitest Notice, aud moderate Terms. N. B. LEWIS GIANNA assmes the Public that no Person is authorised by him tn Travel in his Name. Shrewsbury, July 19, 1810. Caereinion Inclosure. BOUNDARIES. VALENTINE VICKERS, the Commissioner m appointed bv Act of Parliament for dividing, allottim ami inclosing the Commons and Waste Lands, in the Manor or District of ^ aereinion Iscoed, in the County of Montgomery- do in'end, according to the Statutes in that case provided, t< • nqnire into, perambulate, ascertain, set out, determine and fix the Boundary of the said Manor or District, and the respec- tive Boundaries of and Divisions between the several Parishes, Townships and Districts therein, on THURSDAY, the THIRTEENTH Day of SEPTEMBER, next coming, at nine o'Clock in the Morning: And I shall then begin the said Perambulation at or near the Bridge called Pont Sychart, and proceed upward by or near the River there, and so onward by Hidamicha ; and shall begin the Perambulation of the said internal Boundaries and Divisions either between Nantforch and Cwm and Ca- tle, or between Nautforch aud Gellygasson, as shall then be thought best. Dated 19/ A July, 1810. VAL. VICKERS, MAPS. The Freeholders who hnye Maps to deliver, are desired to . transmit them to Mr. KvmN, at the Goat Inn, in Llanfair, oh Saturday, the 4th of August next, or before that Day, to enable liim the more readily and speedily to proceed in his Dutv as Surveyor. EDM. EDYE, Commissioner's Clerk. To . Masons.. " ANTED a NUMBER of steady HANDS, who will have permanent Employ and liberal Encouragement, by applying to Mr. MUSES, Oswestry, or Garth House, near Welshpool. Shrewsbury Canal. rip HE Proprietors may receive a DIVIDEND of A Four Puunils on then several Shares, at th<- Bank of Messrs EYTON and Co. In Shrewsbury, on the FIRST Day of AUGUST next. EGERTON LEF. KE, Cleik to the Shrewsbury Canal Company. July 24, 1810. " SWANS. To be disposed of,\ EVERAL COUPLES of SWANS ajid CYG- NETS. For Particulars apply, by Letter Post- paid, to Mr Ror. ens, at the Bridgewater Arms, Ellesmei- e. S: Montgomeryshire. THE Public are thus informed, that the BRIDGE over the Severn near BUTTINGTON is now RE- BUILT, and rendered perfectly safe for Carriages, and the Mail Conch has passed over it: the small Bridge over the Mill Brook there is nearly finished ; and in the mean Time a safe Road is made through an adjoining Field, and there no longer exists any Interruption to Travelling in Carriages be- tween the Towns of Shrewsbury and, Pool. 83rf J ' In, 1810. TliE- MADOC RACKS, 1810, " ILL lake Place on ihe 7lh, Sill, and 9th of August, when the fallowing Plates and Stakes will be run fur: A PURSE of tiOgs. for all Ages; twice round the Course and in, to Start at ibe Distance Chair; 3 year olds 7st £ lb. 4- year olds 8st. 61b, 5- year olds 9st. ' 21b. six and aged 9st. lib. A ,£ 50 PUKSB, the Gift of the Stewards, to which will be added a SILVER CUP, Value x.' iO. the Gilt of W. A. Madocks, Esq. fur all A* es ; Two- mile Heat- ; 3- year o'ds 6st. 131b. 4- yuar olds 8st. 51b. 5- year olds' 9st. Ill), six and aged 9st. 6', b The Winner of ihe Purse, or of any Plate or Sweepstakes in th" Year 1810, to carry 41b. extra. The TRAETH MAWR STAKES of lOgs. each, for all Ages, 3 year olds a Feather; 4- vear olds 7st. 61b. 5- year olds 8sl 61b. 6- year olds Sst. 91b and aged 8st. 121b. Mares and Geldings allt wed 31b Two- mile Heats. To close and name on the 6tU of August. To be Maiden at the Time of naming, rtlESIiNT SUBSCRIBERS. SirW. W. W nn, Bart. A An. n- sley W. A Madocks J. Madocks - Sir Thos. Mostyn, Bart. G. LI. Wlirdtf Hon R. Leeson TheSNOWDoN WELTER STAKES of 5gs. each, for Ilnrses carrying I3st. each, ' bona tide the Pro., err v of Sub- scribers. Tbe Winner to be sold for 150gs. il demanded within a Quarter of an Hour after the Race the Owner of the second Horse being first entitled Man s and Geldings allowed 3lb. To close and name Up Evening preceding llie Rs- a. rfl KSENT SCBSCIUBliUS. Sir F.. Lloyd, Bart. John ' A'lieatiey' Thos. Boycott Lord Kirkwall W. A. Madockt Arthur Annesley Sir Thus Mostyn, Bart. John Madocks • The TAN- YR- ALT STAKES of 5gs. each, for all Apes ; 3- year pills, ost. 4 year olds 7sl. lib. 5- yesrolds, 8it; lib. f>- year olds, 8st. 1 lib. aged, 9st. Mures and Geldings allowed 31b. The winner of one Plate, Matiili, or Sweepstake- in the year 1810, to carry 31b. extra, of" two or more, 5lb. extra. Mile heats. To close on the Evening befjre Ihe Race. All the Stakes to be made up legal Money, or no Raee. rrtKSENT suusCRiUEns. Glynetwrdwy and Rug Inclosure. "\ TOTICE is hereby given, that I the undersigned IN JOSIAH BOYDELL, of Kilhenilre, in tha, Cuunty of Salop, Gentleman, the sole Commissioner appointed in and by aii Act passed in tile- last Session of Parliament, infilled " An Act for inclosing the Commons and Waste Lands in the ' » Manors cf Glyndvfrdwy, otherwise Glyndwrdwy, Rig, and " Gwyddelwern, in the County of Merioneth," so far as the sam:- relates to said Manors of Glyndyfidwv, otherwise Glyndwrdwy and RFIG, will hold lily FIRST PU BLIC SIT TING, for executing the Powers of the said Aet, on the SIXTH Day of AUGUST next, at two of the CIOCK in tile Afternoon, at the House of Francis. Clarke, known by the Sign of the NEW INN, situate iu CORVVEN, in the said County of Merioneth. At which said Meeting the Proprietors are, by the general Inclosure Act of tlie4lstof the present King, to appoint a Banker, to whom all Monies which shall be raised under tbe Powers of the first mentioned Act shall be paid. AND NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN, That 1 the said Commissioner will attend to enquire into and perambulate the Boundaries of the said Manors of Giviidyfr- dwy, otherwise Glyndwidwy aud RtV>, and of the Parishes, Manors, Hamlets, or Districts adjoining thereto respectively, on the respective Days, aud in Manlier following, viz. At the Turnpike Gate on Clawdd Ponkcii Common, on Tuesday, the seventh of August next. At the Druid Inn, on Wednesday, the eighth Day of August next. At Coed Molfa, on Thursday, the ninth Dav of August. At Cynwydd, on Friday, the ten'h Day of August. At Ty IssaTrillannerch, on Saturday, the eleventh Day of August next. Aud that I shall commence the Perambulation each Day at nine o'Clnck in the Forenoon. Dated this 5th Day of July, 1810. JOSIAH BOVDELL Notice lo Debtors and Creditors. 4I. L Persons indebted to Mr. JOHN ROBERTS, of SHREWSBURY, Linen Diaper, are desired lo pay • he Amount of their respective Debts to Mr. JostTH DAVIES, High- Street, Sbrewsburv. the sole Assignee of his Estate and EfF- cts, on or before the 3< 5th dav of August, next. And a i Persons to whom Mr. Ruber's i- indebted, are desired to send HI Account of their respective Debts to Mr. DAVI ts, on or before the 8tn Day of August next, otherwise they will be excluded from all Benefit tinder the Assignment. The STOCK in THADE will continue selling off at and under Prime Cost for a shott T" ne I luger. THE HENDRE, SHUATE IN THE PARISH Or Ll. ANDRlNIO, IN TUB COUNTY OR MONTGOMEUY. r| PHIS compact ESTATE, consisting of about 3- FIFTY ACRES of good Arable, Meadow, and Pas- ture Laud, with the FARM HOUSE and Buildings thereon, will be SOLD BY AUCTION, about the middle of September next. Further Particulars will appear in a future Paper. '- TURN of Duty paid by the Provincial Offices from Christmas, ISP*, to Christinas, 1309. Norwich Union 10.145 OiSiiffolk - - - 1699 9 2 Kent - - - 6784 8 91 Rath ( Old) - 1554 1 3 Caledonian • 5966 l| Dundee - - 1514 18 11 Newcastle - - 18 01 Bristol ( Crown) 1418 9 3 Norwich Assur- jtsle of Wight - 1358 12 « ance - - liath - 1279- 7 3 Birmingham - 9 Aberdeen - - Iu6l . 5 0 786 13 II 730 7 0 Bristol - • Elinbnrgh . Salamander Worcester - Hunts - - Glassgow Essex £ s. d\ 16 0 Suffolk 6284 P ISath 3966 2 1 3737 ( isle 3618 9 2, Bath ( Sun) 3345 3 d 3228 7 O Sheffield - - 2933 8 11 Norwich Equitabl 2846 1 11 Edinburgh 2320 4 1 ( Hercules) - 2( 167 18 2 Fife - - - 1910 1 10 Norwieh Anchor 18H 9 1 ; l'inchingfield - 1736 1 2 633 587 3 « 9 71 W. A. Madocks II. W. Wynn Sir Thos Mostyn, Bart. John Wheatley John Madocks Gwyddelwern Inclosure. NOTICE is hereby given, that I, the under- signed RICHARD J EBB, of Chirk, iu the County of Denbigh, Gentleman, the sole Commissioner appointed jrt and by an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, in- titled " An Act for inclosing the Commons and Waste Lauds in the Manors of Glyndyfrdwy, otherwise Glyudwrdwy, Ituz, and Gwyiide- lwern, in the County of Merioneth," so far as the same r- lntes to the said Manor of Gwyddelwern, will hold my FlItST PUBLIC SITTING for executing the I'oWeis of the said Act, 011 the SIXTH Day or AUGUST next, at two o'Clock in the Afternoon, at the House of Fiaucis Clarke, known by the Sign of the NEW INN, Situate in COflAVEN, in the County of Merioneth; at which said Meeting the Proprietors aie, bv the General Inclosure Act of 4Jst of the present King, to appoint a Banker, to whom all Monies wliich shall be raised under the Powers of tbe first. mentioned Act shall he pa'd. AND NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN, That f the said Commissioner will attend to enquire into and Perambulate the Boundaries of the - aid Manor of Gwydde - w « rn, and of the Parishes; Manors, Hamlets, or toisuicts ad joining thereto respectively, at tne Turnpike Gate on Clawdd Punk,- n Common, on TUESDAY, the SEVENTH Day of AUiiUSf next, at nine o'Clock in the Forenoon ; and lhat I will continue to Perambulate the said Boundaries each suc- ceeding Day, until I shall have completed such Perambula tion, commencing at nine o'Clock iu me Forenoon eftch Day. Dated this. 18ibJJ. iv uf Jul), 1810. RICHARD J EBB. Sir W. W. Wynn, Bart. Sir Robt. Williams, Burt. Sir Kdw. PryceUuyd, Bart. Thos. Boycott K Lloyd Bell Llovd The VRON- 1W STAKES of 5gs. each,' catch weights. The Winner to be sold for 30gs. if demanded, See. one 4- Mile heat. To close and name the Evening preceding the Races. Mares and Geldings allowed 31b. PRESENT SUBSCRIBERS. Sir w. W. Wvnn, Bart. W. A. Madocks Sir Robt. Williams, Bart. John Madoeks E. Llovd Sir Thos. Mostyn, Bart. Sir E. Piyce Lloyd, Bart. A Match for 2D0L » . — Mr. Boycott's hi. c. by Diamond, out of Jack ' Tar's Dam, ntraiust Mr. John Nanuey's c. by Delpini, out of Cordelia, 2 Miles, carrying 8 » t, each, the first day of the Races; h. ft. No less t iian three reputed running Horses to start for any of the above Plates or Stakes, without Permission of the Stewards. If only one Horse appear to start, he will be allowed 101. arid if two, 51. each, and iheit Entrance- Money returned ; excepting two ure permitted to Run, when, if either refuse, he shall forfeit his Claim to any Part of the till, and the other Horse shall take it. Horses to pay one Guinea Entrance, and Half- a- Guinea to the Clerk of ihe Course, or double at the Post. The winning Horse of each Plate, Match, or Sweepstakes, is expected to j> ay one Guinea towards the Expense of the Course. The Owner of the tecond Horse, ill any Purse or Plate, is not to be entitled to any Stakes. All Horses to be entered at the Madoc Arms, Tre- Madoc, on Monday, tbe 6th of August, between l'wo and Five o'Clock iu the Afternoon. Ordinaries, Balls, and Plays, as usual. LOVE PARRY, Esq. ? Stewsri's EDWARD LLOYD, Esq. J Stewarts. By the King's Authority. DR. SMITH'S PLOUGHMAN'S DROPS for the Cure of the King's Evil, Scurvy, Venereal Disease, Barrenness, Weakness, kc. & c. — The astenishing Cures that are daily peifurmed bv this invaluable Medicine have fully established its Reputation. During the last twelve Mouths only one remained out of two hundred and sixty Pal « " nts in - the Neighbourhood of Snrewsbury, but was res- cued from the Jaws of Death, aud perfectly cured : the Flesh of that one uufoitunate Person was p'ltrified, his Blood exhausted, and his Bones rotten, by the Use of Mercury. The Ploughman's D, rops destroy the pernicious Effects of Mercurial Preparations, and never fail iu restoring tbe Body to Health and Vigour. Females ju particular will find certain Relief in the Infirmities incident to the Si x, aud ought never to he without then) as a valuable Household Medicine. For all Disorders arising from Impurity of the Blood, they stand unrivalled. These Drops are to be had in square Bottles, with these Words mouhled ou each " Mr. Smith's Ploughman's Drops," all others are spurious, at « £ l. ? s. the large, and lis. ihe small, Duty included, at the Doctor's House, Upton Magna, • near Shiewsbury ; and muy be hadof Enrowiis, Shrewsbury ; Capsey, Wellington; Yates, Ironbridge; Partridge, Bridg- north ; Silvester, Newport; Griffiths, Ludlow ; Baugli, Elles- ine ie_ i Jones, Printer, Whitchurch; Procter, Drayton ; Price, Oswestry; Painter, Wrexham ; Waidson, Welshpool; Nicholson, Stmtrport; Gore, Printer, and Joue*, Druggist, n a ymiiiki t, Liverpool, Tilstock Association. Mr. JOHN TREVOR. President. Mr. W H. WATSON, Treasurer. WHEREAS divers Thefts, Robberies, Larce- nies, and petty Crimes are frequently committed whereb. y the injured Person is put to great Expense ill seek- ing after his Property, and prosecuting the Offenders, many of whom, for want of siwedv Ass stance, escape from or elude Jumiee. to the Encouragement of sncli Crimes, mid to the great Injury and Vexation of the Countiy : iu order to pre- vent. the like Offences for the future, and for the more effec- tual and expeditious Pursuit, Apprehension, and certain Pro- secution of all such Offenders; WE, whose Names are. here- unto subscribed, have formed ourselves into a Society tor the better Detection and Prosecution of » II such Persons as shall commit any Injury or Depredation upon any of our Person* or Properties^ ami have agreed to allow tbe following Rewards on Conviction, for the Apprehension of any Offender or Offenders : s- For any Person breaking open and entering any Dwel- ling Hon- e in the Night, on Conviction of that or any other capital Offence — — — 5 5 0 For any Person that shall be found guilty uf steal- ing, maiming, wounding, or otherwise Injuring any Hoise, Mare, Gelding, Bull, Ox, Cuiv, Steer, Heifer, Calf, Sheep, Lamb, ur Hog, or stealing any Timber, sawn or uusawn, oi any Cord wood, ranked or unranked —- — —* .) 3 0 For any Person stealing any Corn or Grain, thresh- ed or unthreshed, out of any Barn, or other Building — — — — 220 For any Person stealing, cutting down, breaking, destroying, or damaging any Trees, Saplings, Poles, or Underwoods, Shrubs, &. c. — — 110 For any Peison fishing, netting, trowling, angling, or otherwise fishing, or stealing Fish put of any of the Ponds, Pools, Brooks, or Pits, belonging to any of tbe Members — — _ 0 10 6 For stealing any Goose, or other Poultry, Corn, or Grain out of any Field or Stack Yard, or robbing any Orchards, or Gardens, ur stealing, or mali- ciously pulling up, or destroying any Turnips, or other Vegetables, or in anywise destroying Vege- tation — — — _ 0 10 6 For any Person found or detected stealing any Gates, Stiles, Posts and Haifs, or any Ironwork, or other'Thing thereunto belonging, or breaking cutting or pulling down the same, or by any Means destroying any Rails, Poles, Hedge Mound or other Fence —— 0 10 6 For any Person stealing any Implements of Hus- bandry, or selling any Coals, or othei Goods, fiom any Cart, Waggon or other Carriage, or for any Felony, or Grand or Petty Larceny, not before noticed ; 0 10 6 Tor any Person convicted of receiving or concealing any stolen Goods, knowing the same to be stolen 110 For any Tollgate Keeper, who shall give Informa. tinii of any Horse, Cattle, or Sheep Stealer, High- way Rubber, or Housebreaker, so as such Inform- ation shall lead to a Discovery — 110 John ' Trevor Joshua Weba Eligible Mansion, Pleasure Grounds, Garden, Grazing Land, iff. Shrewsbury. TO BI~ LET, WITH POSSESSION AT MICHAELMAS NEXT, ( For a Term nf Years, if preferable to the Tenant) ALL that much admired MANSION HOUSE, wilh the Appurtenances, called ' THE ABBEY, situate in Abbey Foreaate, Shrewsbury, the present Residence of Sir CHARLES OAKELEY, Bart, and sizable in every re- spect for tiie Reception of any Family of Distinction. The Premises comprise a spacious Mansion, containing on the Ground Floor, a handsome Entrance Hall, Drawing Room 41 Feet by 24 Feet, and 18 Feet high, with three bow Windows, and enriched Ceiling ; Dining Room 29 Feet by 20J Feet; Beak last Room 25 Feet by 15} Feet; Library 19 Feet by 16 Feet; principal artel back Staircases; large Butler's, and Cook's Pantries, and Kitchen; Housekeeper's Room; Servants' Hall, Larder, Laundry, anil ISiewbpiise: Oil the principal Floor, a sitting Roynl 21 Feet bv 1SJ Feet, with Anti- room thereto; four best and four secondary airy Bed- rooms, with appropriate Dressing Rooms aud Clos; t-; and distinct Suits of Lodging Re'iOmis'- and Closets; and dis- tinct Suits of Lodging Rooms for upper, aud under Servants. Beneath are excellent Ale Vaults, Wjiie Cellars, and numerous other Conveniences; the whole supplied by Pipes in different Parts of the House wilh most excellent Spring and soft Water: attached is a GARDEN of TWO ACRES extent, tastefully laid out with Gravel Walks; plentifully . stocked with the choicest Description of Wall and standard Fruit Trees, now in full bearing, and cropped with every kind of Vegetables ; two never- failing Sources of Water, conveyed by Pipes in tiie most Convenient. Parts, supply the Garden; and there is air excellent Peachhouse, G eenhoose, and oilier Erections thereon. ' The Outbuildings consist ot two Lodges, two Coach Houses, Coach Stable with six Stalls, other Stabling for eight Horses Or more, extensive Hay Lofts, and Sadule Room ; a Malt House, Barn, Pigsties, and a goo I Poultry Yaid, Coal Yard, fkc. appertain —- 1' he Approach is a paved Coach Ring; aud the House stands in a South aspect, upon a Lawn of about two Acres, principally occupied by a tine Sheet of Water ( through which the River ilea is a constant Stream), bounded by a Plantation of Ornamental Timber Tree- s of varioiK kinds, intersperwd with very pleasant, extensive, and romantic Walks, and adjoining is an excellent Orchard, uf Apples, Pears, and Walnuts.— Pews for the Family aud Ser- vants in the Abbey Church, belong tu the House. The ' Tenant may be- accommodated with shout nine Acres of rich Pasture aud Meadow Land, immediately connected. I'or further Particulars apply ( if by Letter, Postage paid,) to Mr. PERRY, Upholsterer, Shrewsbury ; who will attend any Lady or Gentlen ian wishing to view the Premises. To be Sold by private Contract, LL lhat desirable Colliery known by the Name SALES BY AUCTION. Valuable Horses for Sale. BY JONATHAN PERRY* At the Market Place, Shrewsbury, on SATURDAY NEXT, the 28th July Inst. precisely at one o'Clock^ THE following VALUABLE GELDINGS. LOT I. A handsome CHESNUT GTt. DING, five Years old, by Glaucus, ' 5 Hands 3 Inches high, with great Power and Action, has been bunted, is a great Leaper, and peifectly temperate. LOT II. A BLOOD BAY GELDING, rising fohr, with black Legs, b-. r Diamond, Dam bv f'ommv, Grand- dam by St. Peter, full\ 5 Hands high, untried, has much Power, and is perfectly temperate. LOT III. Avery compact BLACK GELDING, rising five,' about 14 Hands 3 Inches high, equal to Weight, good in ali his Paces, and eminently qualified as a Roadster. The Horses may be seen the Morning of the Sale, by ap- plvinsr to THE A ticTioNEF. it. in Shrewsbury. Growing Bat ley. BY JONATHAN PERRY, At the Boar's Head, in Coleham, on ' TUESDAY NEXT, the 31st July Inst. at six o'Clock in tiie Afternoon, subject to Conditions : nspHE CROP of BARLEY, ( certain of great > L Abundance) now growing ou a Piece of Land, called BAKER', LEA SOW, situate ill or near Coleham, on the Road leading from Shrewsbury to Meoie, and nearly opposite the Hermitage, Containing 7 A. 1R. 5P. The Purchaser wiil have Liberty to Stack oil the Field, but Ihe Premises must be cleared by Candlemas D. iy next.— For further Particulars apply to THE AUCTIONEER. At the Talbot Inn, in Shrewsbuiy, on Saturday, the 28th Day ot July, 1810, at five o'Clock iu the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions ns will be then produced : BY JONATHAN PERKY: A CAPITAL FARM situate at HASTON, in . nL the Parish of Middle, about five Miles from the Town of Shrewsbury; consisting of a good FARM HOUSE aud convenient Outbuildings, wilh TWO HUNURED AND SEVEN* ACRES, or thereabouts, of very excellent Arable, Meadow, and Pasture LAND. Several Acres uf the Meadow Land me* judiciously irrigated, and produce a great Abun- dance of Grass : the whole in the Occupation of Mr. George Hilditch. The Tenant will shew tbe Premises ; and further Particular- may be had of Mr. JEI. I. ICOE, of Benthall, Mr. Ltovo Attorney, Shrewsbury, and THE AUCTIONEER, with whom a Mao'if Hie Estate is left. 2000 and upwards, of valuable Larch & Fir Timber trees & Poles. BY JONATHAN PERRY, At the Bowling Green, in llffington, near Shrewsbury, in the County of Salop, on Monday, the 27th Day of August, 1810, between the Hours of three and fivein tbe Afternoon, subject lo Conditions to be then produced, in ttie following Lots : LOT I. LARCH and FIR Timber Trees and Poles, and 40 small Ditto, marked with red Paint, standing and growing in the Plantations on and near Haughman Hill. LOT II. 680 LARCH and FIR Timber Trees and Poles, and 40 small Ditto, marked with white Paint, standing and growing in the Plantations near to Sundorn. LOT III. 680 LARCH and f IR Timber Trees and Poles, marked with red Paint, standing and growing iu tbe Planta- tions near Albright Lee, Sic. The above Timber is fit for Building and other useful Pur- poses ; is situate within half a Mile uf the River Severn, adjoining to the Shrewsbury Canal, within 2 Milesofthat Town,. and also adjoining to the Turnpike Kuad leading tiom thence to Whitchiuch and Chester. Mr. William Woobieh, of Sundorn, will shew the Timber aud fnrthT Particulars may be had on Application to Messts. MAODOCK and SIMES, Attormes, in Shrewsbury. SALES BY AUCTION. Uuless- previou- ly disposed of by private Contract, of which due Notice will be given, at tbe Royal Oak Inn, in the Town of Pool, in the Countv of Montgomery, ou Monday, the 20th Day of August, 1810, between ihe Hours of four and six in tbe Afternoon, in one or moie Lots, as shall be then agreed upon, and subject to Conditions to be then produced : LL that MESSUAGE and TENEMENT, called LLWYNDKRW, wilh the Cottage, Outbuild- ings, and Land.- thereunto belonging, si uate in the Parishes of Pool and Castle- Caerinion, in the said County ; couvairiirnr together about forty- two Acres of LAND, Statute M east re, and now in the Occupations of Thomas Haines, and another, as Tenants thereof. The above Estate adjoins' the South- easterly Side of the Turnpike ltoad leading from Pool to Keiviown, uud is distant from the former Place about two Miles and a half, and frcm the Montgomeryshire Canal about half a Mile. The Tenant will shew the Efitat » ; and for further Parti ™ , l. irs apply to Mr. THOMAS DANIHE, Varchwul- Hall, Ilea" Gnilsfield ; or to Mi. Nicaoi. t- s, Poul, with whom a l'iau uf the Estate is left. tVith Possession ut Lady- Day next, At the Crown Inn, in Wem, in the Countv of Salop. br, Thursday, the 26th pay of July, 1310. at ' live o'Clock in the Afternoon, either together, or iu such Lots as shall bj agreed upon at the Time of Sale ; A SMALL, compact ESTATE, called THE - S NEW HOUSE, consisting of a convenient Messuage or Dwelling, hpuse, with the Outbuildings, Gardens, Lands, and other Hereditaments t bete unto belonging, situate, lying and being in the Townships of WEM and ED- i I AS I ON, iii the Parish nf Wem afoiesaid, lute, in the Occupation of Mr, JO- EM WAIM- IF. V, deceased, and containing by Admeasure- ment 49A. OR. 7P. be the same more or less; 42 Acres, more or less, of which are Copyhold, and the rest, together with the Hi use, Outbuilding-,, Garden, Fold, and Stack- yard, are Freehold, And also, one undivided THIRD PART of three Several Pieces of Freehold LAND, called DUNN'S BRITOH. situatf iu the Township of EDSTASTON aforesaid, near tJthe above- mentioned Premises, the Whole thereof containing by Admeasurement 12A. 1R. 38P. and now in tho Occupation of George Astley, his Assigns, or Undertenants. The Share of the Timber growing on the Dunn's BritcH will be sold therewith. The Trees growing on ibe other Part of the above- mentioned Premises uiaiked wilii a Serine, aie reserved to the Vendors, and the Remainder of tbe Tievs lo be taken tu by the Purchaser, at a Valuation to be produced at the Time uf Sale. The ahove- mentioiied Premises lie about a Mile frori}- the Town ut Wain, and the same Distance or a little more from the Lime Wharf at Quina Urook. To view the Estate, and for fmther Particulars, apply to Messrs. LEE and NICKSOS, Solicitors, Wein, with wlio. ii a Map is depo- iled. N. B.. Tuemowing and other Grass growing on 27A. IK, 37P. of the above- mentioned Premises TO SE LEI' atUie same ' Time, and in such Lots as the Vendors shall appoiiit. 680 of AFON ETTHA, Ol NEW ENGINE'COLLIERY, for an unexpired Term of 13 Years, distant from Rhuabou about one Mile, and connected with ihe Rail Roud leading to the Aqueduct at Pontcvsyllte. It is now in full Work, and consists of about 49 Acres of Land, under which ae three Beds of Coal; tbe first the Nant Coal three Feet Ihick, tbe second tbe Yard Coal, and the third the Wall and Bench Coal, about four Feet thick. ' There has been got of tbe Nuut Coal about one Acre, of the Yard Coal about 10 Acres, and of the Wall and Bench Coal about five Aores. The Colliery consists of a Steam Engine on the improved Plan of 12 Horses Power, for draining the Mine, and a double Engine of six Horses Power for winding Coal and pumping Water occasionally - there-" are nine working Pils, BY JONATHAN PERRY, At the Cross Keys Inn, Oswestiy, in the Coimly of Salon, on Thursday , the 30th Day of August uext, lit two o'Clock in the Afternoon ; O UN DRY valuable FREEHOLD ESTATES, comprising the whole Estate of LLORAN", situate in the several Parishes of Ltaosilin, Llanarmcn, and Uancadwaladr, in the County of Denbigh ; Llansaintffraid, and Llanfechan, in the Com ty of Montgomery j and at Llanyblodwel, inthe County of Salop. Particulars will be inserted in a future Paper ; and further Information may be had by applying to Mr. PRYNNALT, at Oswestiy, where Maps of the Estates are deposited ; of Mr. GIUFFITHS, Attorney, Dolgeiley; Mr. THOMAS, Attorney, Llanfyllin; Messrs. < 3RAHAM, KINOEULEY, aud DOWVILLE, No. 6, Lincoln's Inn, London; aud of THE AUCTIONBEH, in Shrewsbury. Edgmond, near Newport, Salop. BY MR. BAGNOLD, At the Red Lion Inn, in Newport, in the County of Salop, on Saturday, the 4th Day August, t8lo, betweed tne Hours of four and six in the Afternoon, subject tonsil,; il Conditions as shall be then produced : ADESIRABLE ESTATE, situate in EDG- MO\ D, in the said County, within one Mile ntio a Half frohi the. Town ol Newpoit, and the like Distance Iroiu Lime and Coal; in tiie following, or such otber Lots as'shalt be agreed upon: Lots, Premises. Tenants. Quantititr, A, a, p. A.„ H. R. 1. House, Garden,; ,,,. „ . . , i Heuipbuii, See. - Vn° maS Palr'ck ? ~— 2. ' Two Mes- uages, ) Thomas Rogers, ) and Gardens, See. - J and T. Axion ji ~ 3. Two Messuages, ( John Bold and . and Gardens, & c. - \ Ann Smith J 4. Hampton Wall Robert Blakeuiure A. Coi'dy Leasow Cordy Meadow Ditio - 5 5 2 27 < 4 1 II 0: j i 0 1 10 0 0- 28 5 0 " 31 9 3 58 2 30 iiY S. I'UUOR, Without Reserve, at the Unicorn Inn, Shrewsbury, ou Mon- day, the 30th of July, 18ld, at five o'Clock iu the Aflei nuon, subject to Conditions to be then produced : ALL those TWO substantial, well built DWEL- LING HOUSES, pleasantly situated iu the Abbey Eoregate, and near the Conduit; the largest of which con- sists of a Parlour, Kitchen, Brewhnuse, Cellar, Yard, and an excellent Pump therein, in perfect Repair; second Fluor, handsome Drawing Room, 18 ft. by 13, two goud Lodging Rooms, and Closets tu each ; three very good Lodging Roouis over, and Closets to two, and three very good Attics over them, in the Occupation of Mr. Jonathan Knight.— The and one new Pit sunk to tbe Yard Coal, with eight Hor.- e I smaller House consists of a Shop, Back Room, Cellar, and 6. Far BirChraoor ) , ,, .. 133 20 Near Onto - . \ IlaDuah Munse11 } 0 3 10 7. lted Lake Mea- f Rev. William ILO « - - S PIGOTT - - 4 0 16 The above Lots are held from Year to Year. 8. A commodious Faun House, Briek""^ 1 and File, with a Alalthouse, two Bams, 1 and other suitable Ouibui dtugs, Gardens, I and the several undermentioned Lauds 1 iu the holdings of Mr. R. iOeit BlaMmore, ^ 155 2 8 uuoer a Lease fur me Lives uf Himself; 1 and his wile ( each aged 38, and ot tiie I survivor uf Iheui, at tbe clear yearly Rent j . •• » of 1701. .......... j J If this Lot should not be sold entiie, it Will be divided into the following Lots : 9. Little Moor - 15 0 20 10. Moor Field - -- -- -- » .. 41 22 John Richards Robert Edwards W. H. Watson John Griffiths William Holland Richard Joues William Kempster John Bromi Samuel Huxley John Dimelow. Jos. Breretou N. il. Any Member having any Horse, Mure, Gelding, Cow, Sheep, Hog, or other Property stolen, is desired inline-, diately to inform the following Members, who, to prevent'. Delay, are appointed to inform the remaining purt of the Society, viz. Messrs. William Holland, William Kempster, and John Brown. Any Person that is inclined to join this Association, must Inform some one of the Memoers, and, if approved by a Ma- jority, will be immediately accepted, so as such new Member is conformable to the Rules and Regulations establishe Whiinseys, anil Ropes, Pyche:--, & c. complete ; 262 Yards of Iron Rail Roads in the Pits, an I 95U Yards of Iron Kail Way, from the different Pils to connect with the- main Rail Road, belonging to the Ellesmere Canal Company ; 24 Rail Road Waggons, mostly new, a Carpenter and Smith's Shop, 11 dwelling House aud Stable, aud a Quantity of Timber fur carrying 011 the- Works. The Coals are of the best Quality, and well worthy the Attention of Coal Merchants. Further Particulars may be had by applying to Mr. THOMAS WRIGHT, Bersham Iron Works, near Wrexham, and the Premises and Works seen, by Application to Stephen Aston, at the Colliery. July 23d, 1810. " SALES BY AUCTION. On Tuesday, the 7tli Day of August, 1810, between the Hours of three aud six o'clock in the Afternoon, at the lied Lion Ion, in Prees, in the County of Salop, 111 two different Lots, subject to such Conditions as shall then be produced : rgWO PIECES of excellent LAND, situate in JE_ the Township of COTTON, in the Parish of Wem, called THE BANKS aud DOLE MEADOW, containing by Admeasurement, the one 18A. OR, 12P. and the other 1A. IR. 18P. be tho same more or less. The l imber at a fair Valuation. N. B. For Wither Particulars apply to Mr. HrATLEV, uf Lee; or Messrs. Lee and NICKSON; Solicitors, Wem. A valuable Freehold Estate. BY LAKIN AND SON, On Thursday, the 16th Day of August, 1810, at Mrs. Chid- low's, i| ie Chapel House, in WlnxalJ, IU Hie Parish ut Prees, and Cuuuty of Salop, at four o'Cluek In the Alter- 110011, subject to Conditions theu to be produced, in the three following Lots: LOT I. ( CONSISTS of a convenient MESSUAGE or J DWELLING HOUSE, with all useful Outbuildings, Garden, and Appurtenances; aud FIVE PIECES of capiial LAND, called Gobliu's Lane, situate in Whixall aforesaid, containing 13 Siaiute Acres, moie or less, in the present Oc- cupation uf Mr. Thomas Heaib. LOT II. Consists of a Piece uf excellent LAND, nearly ad- joining the above, called the Yew- tree Field, containing four Statute Acres, more or le » s, lx> r III. Consists of a Piece of LAND near the above" called the Comer Cruft, containing two Statute Acres, mure or less. N. B. The above desirable Estate is all Freehold, and lies well fur tiie Market Towns of Weill and Whitchurch, and near the Canal, and Lime vVharf, has a free Turf- right on Wlnxall Muss, aud a Pew 111 Ilia. Chapel of Wtnxall afore- said. For further Particulars apply to Mr. MORSTON, at Cotton, or - ins Auci IONHK IS, in Whitchurch, Mr. Heath, the Tenant, " will shetv each respective Lot. Yard, three very gnod Lodging ltooins, with large and con- vtoiient Landings on the Staircase, in the Holding if Mr. Richard Pearce. The Tenants will shew the Premises ; and further Par- ticulars may be had by applying to THE AucfioxEEii, or Mr. ASTEKIEY, Sol citor, Shrewsbury. BY MR. TUDOR, At the Oak Inn, in Welshpool, somelime in the Month of SEPTEMBER, 1810; SEVERAL MESSUAGES in, and SEVERAL PIECES of LAND near and adjoining, the Town of WELSHPOOL.— Particulars of which will appear in a future Paper. Sundry valuable Messuuges or Dwelling Houses, Stable, and fVorkshop, situate on and near TUE ffYLECOP, SHREWSBURY. BY W. SMITH, At the Unicorn Inn, on Monday, the 3tlth July, 1810, at four o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as shall be then produced, in the following, or such otber Lots us may be then agreed upon :- LO T I' ASUBSTANTIAL well built MESSUAGE or DWELLING HOUSE, SHOP, and other commodious Buildings, with a convenient Yard, situate on the Wyle Cop, iu the Occupation of Mr. Edward Leake, Upholsterer aud Cabinetmaker. Lor II. A substantial well built MESSUAGE or DWEL- LING HOUSE, SHOP, and oilier commodious Buildings, with a convenient Yard, situate on the Wyle Cop aforesaid, and adjoining the last Lot, in the Occupation of Mr. William Underwood, Sadler. Lo. III. A MESSUAGE or DWELLING HOUSE, and Yard, situate ou or uear the Wyle Cop, and adjoining Lot 1 in the Occupation of Mr. John Pool. LOT IV. A large, commodious STABLE and WORK- SHOP, situate iu the Back Lane, near the Wyle Cop, in the Occupation of the said Edward Leake. The above Premises arc well situated for Trade ; the re- spective Tenants will shew the same; and further Particulars may be had by applying to RAG AUCTIONBEB, or Mr. ASTBRLSY, Solicitor, Shiewsbnry. 2 28 ) 3 31 ^ 20 2 31) 3 31; 1 9 > 24 0 | 7 ^ 2 20 I 0 335 & - - 3 - - 2 - * 5 < 2 11. Newport Kensow - - - - . 8 Near Newport Meadow - - - . 4 Far Ditto Ditto ...... c 12. Scott's Ciuft ... .... 13. Gieat Park Field [ U. 2a. of this is Copyto d\. .... J ] Little D uu Di. tu .... $ Luw Ditto Ditto .... 4 14. Luw Well Lnasovv .... 4 Upper Ditto Dilto . - . . 2 15. Spring Pidce 16. Wanl's Cockmoor 17. Long Withy 18. Sandv Well Leasow ...... t 19. Butter Hills - Far Foxholes Near D. tto ....... 20. Bowden's Leasow - . , • . 21. Great Bifchmoor ..... Long Ditto ---... i Middle or second Ditto ... Near Ditto ---.... 22. Dole III the Queer - - - _ . Ditto Ditto 23. The above mentioned Dwelling Ilou- e, Malthouse, Buildings, Yard, Garden, & c. ... Horn - Shoemaker's Yard - .... 3 Kub. u - -.. - .... 3 I 10 2 17 1 17 3 U 5 2 23 ) 6 lit ( 17 3 4 5 3 10 i. - - - 3 I 21 12 0 ' 30 6 7 0 7 1 3 C' 29 0 0 3 2 0 II I 8 i 2 18 0 1 10 1 23 ] 1 6 0 30 2 7 0 17 1 3 15 J Houses in Shrewsbury. BY W. SMITH, At the Unicorn Inn, Shrewsbury, on Monday, the 30tb July, 1811), al six o'Clock iii the Afternoon; subject to such Con- ditions as shall be men produced, in one Lit: INF. convenient well- built DWELLING HOUSES, situate in Rowshill, in Shrewsbuiy afore- said, in the several Occupations of James Lethwaite, Thomas Owen, John Maddox, John Lloyd, Thomas Jenkins, Joseph Jones, Edward Ralphs, Thomas Pritchard, and Evan. Lewis. The respective Teliants will shew the Premises; and lurthei Particulars may be had by applying to THE AUCTIONEER, OI Mr, ASTI awY, Solicitor, Shrewsbuiy. N1 OEVLRAL FREEHOLD ESTATES O of FARMS as under :• Lots. Where situate. NaT. es of Tenants. 1 ... .. Gladdestrv .... . ' Thomas Lewis :.,. 2 Ditio ' ..... . Thomas Morris .... 3 ...... Ditto .... .. James Williams.... 4 Ditto . ' Mary Thomas .... 3 Huntington ... .. Timothy Harper... 18116 And further Particulars may be known on Application at tbe Office of . Mr. MORRIS, Solicitor, in Newport aforesaid, i In Lois, at tbe Crown Inn, iu Ludlow, ou Wednesday, the. 19th Day ol September, 181( 1, between the Hours of Tnreu and Five in ibe Aftei noon ; ~ consisting o Quantities, A. K. }'. .193 1 ' 3 . 170 1 bj 83 0 4 , t) 0 58 , 80 2 3; i Gladdestry is between three and four Miles West of King- ton ( a good Market), in the County of Hereford. The Fauns are let to Tenants from Year to Year, and they will have Notice to Quit at the Expiration of tbe current Year. The four first Lots adjuin to each other; the Whole are capable of very great Improvement by Drainage, and also by Irrigation-, to a considerable Extent. ' ' All the Farms have a Right uf Common of Pasture over ex- tensive Commons or Wastes, which, if divided amongst the Proprietors and inclosed, would make a great and valuable Addition thereto. Three of the Farms adjoin the Commons. The Whole of the Land Tax is redeemed. Printed Particular may be had of Mr. Thos. Lewis, of G'ad- de- try, ( with wh. ima Map of the lespectivc Lots is left); also » t the Crown Inn, Ludlow; the Oxford Anns, aud King's Hi! ai funs, Kington ; Hotel, Hereford; at liie principal Inns in Leominster, Tenbuiy, Prestelgn, Knighton ; a'uU of Mr. Smith, Timber MSflJbant, Ludlow; Mr. Ciuintnei, of flowey, iie. r BuiKb'j Mr. BAWMAIT, of Kiliickiii H. ili, Hear- Sincivs- bury ; aud Messrs. FORBES and Poc , cK, N1 5y Ely I'lu. e, London.-^ Thc respartivft ' JVna'nts will shew li e Lots. Jay, I81l>. ' . FURTHER EXTRACTS 1-- R0M " TIIE LOWER • WORLD:" A Poem by Mr. P> IATT, occasioned by Lord KRSXINE'S Bill for preventing wanton Cruelty to Animals. COMPLAINTS OF THE HOUSE. And now heboid, bis dov of glory o'er, *' Tbv STKFD advances, bleeding at each prire J A hero once, perchance, like thee, in war, De spurn'el the menace, and be brav'd tbe scar ; Like thee, a victor in the jealous race ; I. ike thee, he biook'd no rival in the chare ; Trond of bis pow'rs, bv danger ondis- may'd, Himself * tbe noblest conquest man e'er made. Has grief nppress'd tbe chosen of thy heart ? Say, who was first thy succours to impart ? Did sickness to the grave a parent bend ? Or, could dispatch alone preserve a friend > Who bore thy solace, as with winged speed, In tbe deep hotir'of life's eytremest need ? Vain all thy forte of duty, and Of love, Without tbv SRTITD those charities to prove ; Vuin all thy reason, passion, youth, and health, The gen'rous Steed was then a mine of wealth ; O'er mountain steep, deep vale, and desert waste, lie bore thee with a tender lover's haste. Pasfur'd and slielter'd in his native wood. He sought not man's protection, or his food^ He lov'd tire meads, that grae'd his native soil, RrcLAiM'B, Irr'm happy Liberty, totoil, DECLAIM'!), 1 fiom happy wildness, free as air, • To galling trappings, and tumultuous care; And tho', by custom soften'd, ( Aescmav please, Man more than shares the luxilry and ease ; Yet man partakes " not, save for pride or gain-, The scarce remitting labour, or the pain; These all his own, a fav'rite slave at best, Capricious kindness, and uncertain rest. Tbe honours of his name, by art confin'd-, Emblem of liberty, that brav'd Ihe wind ; Fiolic'd 01 triumphed o'er each gale that blew, As down his ample chest the tresses flew. Thy maladies and miseries he found, - But, ah' no PHBEDOM, e'en 011 British ground; And tho', still seen superior on the plains, A prisoner still, he toils or sports in chains ; F. v'n like seme captive prince, be moves in state, Ncble ip bondage, and in ruin great I Survey him now, barbarian as thou art, Of cruel hand, and unrelenting heart1 Hard run, hard driv'n, the slave of stern command, Wrong heap'd on wrong, twusferr'd from'hand to hand; His beauteous frame by long, long slavery worn, A life of foil and rorrriw robly borne ; In liis last stage lo life's worst griefs resigned, I. ame, aged, fitmish'd, e'en to Death eonsign'd ; Yet long that boon denied, ar. d many a grief, And niaiiy a wrong, ere it may bring relief. Cliai g'd the luxurious mead, ihe manger stored ; No more ihr- boast and treasure of bis Lord ; Hisbiifh, bis conquest, and his fame forgot, " Fall'n from his high estate," to'he dire lot, To the due'uses nf the servile hack, The sordid harness buckled on his buck ; Faslen'd by chains, that man alone could forge, While galls the shaft, and plies the knotted scourge; Iinpcll'd still onward by the furious guide, Not for the vassal's, but the tyrant's pride; Picm mean ambition, and from low renown, The first to gain, and rattle thro' the town, Aud, oh I il f jealousy with pride combine, What toils, devoted Drudge, can equal thine; I he deepest Vales, tbo'mountains, rocks oppose, A rival despot no obstructionlyiows. And what are all his gains?— a coachman's art': And what the dying Slave's?— a broken Walt' J, *" Buffon. JExcited by what are tailed CCMPF. TITION coaches. This expression is lilend ; » nd goes to an ordinary faW, To the Editor of the Salopian Journal. SIB, " the perusal of my letter, in print, dated June 1th, and signed. Investigator, has served to recall my attention to the mhject of it; though, from causes of private concern, I bad not comrritted another thought to paper, respecting such matters, from Ihe hour, when that was sent to you, imme- diately alter perusing the extracts from Mr. Wytm, until the present, moment.— From s'ui- h neglect, perhaps I may Iufi'er the loss of some ideas then present to my mind ; liOw- $ jtr, 1 shall strive io re collect my scattered thoughts. In the fcrmer letter there are snme statements which I do r. rt think Mr. Wynn will be able to nfutc ; though I perceive that he possesses some logical subtlety, by the manner in whir b he brings cut his own arguments. Still 1 think that his doctrine. orViiph notions about Parliamentary Privileges, or rather the privileges of a Chamber of Parliament, cannot be maintained bv pricedtnts-. and I hope that the futility of his reasoning 011 that point has been made appaient to those who read the letter in . your Journal of June 20th, a letter wherein 1 peiceive iwo or three eirors, which are corrected by the lines annexed to this. Now, until I base investigated the subject more minutely, . arid obtalued more accurate ' information, I am neither dis- posed to deny, nor yet absolutely io admit, that PARLIAMENT ( in the sense al that word repeatedly used by Mr. Wynn) is superior to, what he calif, " inferior Court* of Judicatuie." In the Strict and proper sense of that word, as implying the miited aggregate, or threefold . principles and powers of the constitution, there Would be much less cause for hesitation about tbe comparative degree of authority; but, used in the loese and indefinite serte of signifying only a part of Parlia- ment, tlieie is fair ground to question ) he claim of privileges which that part either does or may assume under the denomi- nation which does not belong to it.— 1 cannot call to mind auv cases where either ot ihe three blanches have been duly ai. thoiised tu bring any of the people to trial, for matters touching life; anil, having jouYicled Ihe accused by credible evidence, have proceeded to pass sentence of death, and have carried that sentence into execution, without concurrence fiom the other branches.— King Charles was tried, convicted, and executed by " the H; gb Court of Justice" ( as it was called) but the King denied t|) e authority of such Court, ( and I think justly denied it). foi he, said, | hat " it wanted the upper " House, which was requisite to constitute a just tribunal." Whether Parliament had then a law in existence for tbe im- peachment of the King, and to biing him to trial, not being minutely conversant with the laws of uiy country, I cannot assert, nor deny : but common sense enables me to judge, and r ardour and a love of public justice impel me to declare, that ro txre of tbe three blanches can have a right to impeach end destroy the third, without express addresses from the majority of the people, to adopt such a course of proceeding, or at h ast without a solemn appeal from tho § e two branches to the nation at huge, requesting eithei their avowed sentiments or passive acquiescence with the measuie then in contempla- tion by those two. r A single case of assumed power, occurring in a time ot public commotion, cannot be valid as a precedent. Even in cafes vheie u, en are accused of high treason an impeachment takes place for trial before their 1' eer. s or equals : witness the case of Shafiord, iu the reign of Charles the first; and other eases since then ; as the rebellious lot. LIS in the reign of Geo. I. ( lieruentwuter, Eei. muir, & c.) and again 111 the reign of George the second, ( Kilmarnock, Bafrpetino, & c )— Others of the lebfls, among the Commoners, were tried befoie Com- missioners in tbe < curt of Common fleas, convicted, and rondtnined, and several executed; at London, Preston and Manchester; and again, on Keuiiiiigton Common, at Carlisle, and at York, afier the rebellion in l'T45.— In all these cases, tlieic was observance of the great lule of equity, trial by jury ; military executions exccpti d. Mr. V. Jim says, that " the House of Commons, as a •< Chamber of Parliament, has Hie light of committing to • 1 custody, for high treason or misdemeanour, which it may " think fit to investigate." Hut Mr. Wynn has nut gone so far as to assert, that tliey would think tit to comUvin and exacute the persons uhnsu liberty they mr. y think fit to suspend, and to investigate their delinquency. New, what he calls " tbe inferior tribunals," when. sanction- ed by the verdict of a jury, would proceed even to pass sentence of death : therefore these superior Courts cannot do what the inferior can do. Let Mr. Wynn duly corsider this. It is on this pnnnplk that I rather incline to question their absolute superiority, when acting singly, because the judge and jury, after trial and e* idencr, ci n convict and dc prive of / j/ e. I do not perceive that Commons, Loids, or King, can do this, without trial by jury. 1 theiefoie cannot discover that ifegrudution which Mr. ' Wynn and other privilege gentlemen talk of, if the person accused of ofiending the House, hj an act done OUT of the House of Parliament, be fairly brought to trial before an impartial jury. The House of Commons, or tlie House of Lords, cannot rea- sonably lie supposed impartial men, in cases touching matters of piivilege and self- importance: and, it implies, on theii part, a strong doubt of Ihe reasonableness of their claims, to be dubious or fearful of referring their cause to tbe in- vestigation of impartial juivmen.^ Tlie plea ursteel by Mr. W. respecting the House of Commons becoming " Prosecutors only for offences against their privileges," appears too weak to be urged by any man of sense who has A GOOD CAUSE whereon to employ- the strength of hi? faculties. 1 do not impeach the talents of Mr. \ V. but the cause in which they are employed. He argues for precedent to justify power. I contend for equity of principle. To shew the weakness of his argument, I must quote his words—" In case nf a libel which tends to degrade the House " of Commons, and to exalt the prerogative of the. King, 11 ( possibly during a contest on that verv subject) what security can they possess, that the KiNG's- ei/ j? cer wi'- l tluly " execute their directions ? The Attorney General MAY be biassed against them, by his own sincere opinion ; or he MAY corruptly betray their cause."— Taking Ihis position or hypothesis of Mr. Wynn as the basis for throwing out an insinuation against a King's judgment, or the integrity of an Attorney General, I admit it possible that a King may err in his choice : be may intend to nominate an intelligent, upright man, but unfortunately fix upon a bigot or a knave, to fill such public office. But, in this hypothesis, there is quite as much aaainst the principle of his own reasoning as for it; for the Attorney- General MAY be biassed for the House of Commons; or, he MAY corruptly violate the rights of the people. However, honest and impartial men will admit that the inference, cr rational deduction, which should follow from Mr. Wvnn's own view of such a case, must be this, that as the King's Attorney may be biassed against them, the House of Commons ought to bave AN ATTORNEY of THEIR OWN who, in all probability, would be biassed for them ; at least by self interest, if not by sincere opinion ; and who, therefore, would not corruptly betray them, at the hazard of losing his place. This would not be piobable ever to happen ; because, as tbey are the purse- keepers of the national wealth, they ceitainly conltl give as good a salary as any other master, not even excepting the Lords, or tbe King. This plea I hope is thus quietly put to rest; and if Mr. Wynn be really anxious to promote the dignity of the House of Commons, it would certainly be taking a useful step towards the attainment of that object, if he would propose a bill to abolish the office nf Attorney- General, and to bave three I ATTORNIES- SVECIAL for the three Chambers of Parliament ; one for the King; one for the Peers; and one for the Commons.— If the present Attorney- General receive ,£ 3000 per annum,* let each of the Special gentlemen receive, two.' Thus the additional expense would only be <£ 3000.— If the House of Commons be really what they are said to be, and what they certainly ought to be, the representatives of the people, not tbe nominees of individuals, then they ueed not. fe- ar any undue bias against them, by being 11 merely pro- secutors." Their own Attorney would act with fidelity, and if we are to suppose the minds of jurymen influenced with any bias, it would rather be in their favour than against them, I will venture to say, what I certainly believe, that the generality of men acting 011 their oatlis, would regard truth and justice as much as myself; and if the conduct of the House of Commons wete pure and upright, they ' 1 could not be " lowered, for much time, iu public estimation; tliev could " not be vilified by a course of systematic, libels," for they would prosecute the libellers, and the jury would convict them of such transgression. But the most likely method to make them sink in the public esteem, is to assume to them- selves the privilege of being accusers, judges, and punishers. Equally futile do Mr. Wynn's hypotheses appear, where he speaks of what the Lords, the Commons, or the whole Legislature, MAY possibly practise, with respect to notorious offenders, innocent persons, aud matters of public trust, shall here use Mr. Wvnn's own words, against himself, because they are so applicable. Speakintr of what he calls " the trite argument drawn from the possibility of abuse of " power," he says, " it is an argument which would be of " equal validity to disprove the expediency of any other " possible power entrusted to any human authority." Only eight lilies follow these words before Mr. Wynn advances with his MAY be- au arguments, or possible con- tingencies ; " The Lords may give false judgment, & c. The " Commons may produce vexation to innocence, &. C. and the " whole Legislature may grossly abuse all the powers, with " which it is entrusted for the public benefit."— I should have expected better logic from Mr. Wynn. He should not have thrown himself thus open to the strokes of an adversary It would have been wiser to have said nothing, than to have said this. When the Legislature of any country have attained the degree of proficiency that Mr. W. thus mentions, it is then high time for the people to withdraw their confidence, and to resume that power which originally belonged to them, and was never absolutely surrendered, but transferred to a few to be exercised for the good of the whole. \ Vhen the ends of Ihe trust are so grossly violated, the obligation to confidence must cease ori one side, occasioned by the perfidy of the other. The necessity for summary process, so much contended for by the supporters of privilege, is a fallacious plea : it may be equally obtained by the plan of jury- trial. If there be special occasion for summary punishment, let there be a special cow t assembled within forty- eight hours, or any time of reasonable dispatch. Thus, in every view, the high notions of privilege, supported merely by precedents, are not proper for exercise in tlie Senate of a free and enlightened people : and 1 venture to declare and to predict, that there is so much general knowledge and good sense in this country, that the people will perceive tbe danger to public liberty of suffering men tn usurp more power than they ought to possess; and eventually, ihe rights of the people shall be so well ascertained, and their duties so clearly unelerstood, that no gentlemen shall have privilege to trample 011 those lights, nor to plead either precedent or necessity for the exercise of such infringement. Until some person call 011 me, by medium of your Journal, for a real signature, I do not perceive absolute occasion for it. Any one doing so, with his real name, shall have mine, in a future number of your Journal. I now say adieu to Mr. W. aud subscribe once more, respectfully, INVESTIGATOR. Cmrections of the former Letter. Line 76 FOR 1 beg leave to READ I shall — r)£ — 1104 — 2704 — 153 •— was here submitted — were here Launch of the Queen Charlotte of 120 puns. On Tuesday, at five minutes before two o'clock, this noble ship was launched from the King's Yard, at Deptford. The elay being olerably fine, a most im- mense concourse of people had assembled at Deptford and the opposite shore, early, in the morning, and by one o'clock the roads were almost impassable. The ships in the river were all crowded, even to their top- gallant- mast- heads ;| tops, yards, cross trees, shrowds,— in short, every place where people could stand or cling to, were completely crammed. Boats of all descriptions were rowing to and fro, on the river, filled with those whtrcame to see this most gratifying spectacle to the heart of every Briton, ivho - wishes well lo his country, from the proud state barge to the humble and dirty coal lighter. Many of the latter commodious vessels were fitted up in a most superb manner, with deal planks and tattered tarpaulins, for the reception of those ladies and gentlemen who chose to pay a shilling for a place; anil, as a farther inducement so to do, several of them had chalked on their sides, in comely characters, and elegant spelling, " good porter, and bread and cheese." The diversity of the scene, and more particularly the assemblage of beauty which was displayed around, and which we boldly challenge the world to rival, were enough to fix the attention of any man, upon any other occasion, but here all eyes were turned to the ship herself: and there indeed was a sight, sufficient to rivet the attention of any thinking being— that, so immense a body could be erected by the ingenuity of mau, and so composed of an incredible number of small pieces of limber, so strongly and in- timately combined together as to resist the utmost fury of the storm— the force of the most tremendous waves, chafed by the sweeping of the wintry winds, was a subject of astonishment. She was crowded on the upper deck, and the cabins were full of elegant com- pany ; she was decorated with the flags usual on such occasions, the St. George's Ensign waving proudly over her stern, ller pons were all hauled up as square as if done by a mathematical instrument; in short, her whole appearance was noble aed gratifying. She is the largest vessel ever built in the River Thames, her dimensions beitt<: as follow :— ft. 190 m 156 51 52 53 22 53 6 63 113 3 123 3 61 102 1 75 3 23 24 4 0 2 0 0 0 11 4 4 n 10 Length 011 the range of the Lower Gun deck from the Rabbit, ot the Stem to the Rabbit of the Stern- Length from ' the Aft part cf the Fife . rail to the Fore part of the Figure . head — Length of the Keel for tonnage — Breadth Moulded — — — Breadth Extreme — — — Breadth to the outside of ihe Main Wales — Depth in the Hold — — — Perpendicular Height, from tlie under side of the False Keel, to the upper part of tbe Figure- head Perpendicular Height, from the under side of the False Keel, to the upper part of the Taff- rail Length of the Foremast — — Diameter — — — — Length of the Mainmast — — Diameter — — — — Lencth of Ihe Maintopm'ast — —. Length of the Main Yard — — Diameter — — — Length of the Bowsprit — — Diameter — » — — — Draught of Water j ^ - - Burthen iu Tons 2278 62- 94. In the Dock- yard, a couple of sheds were erected on each side of the ship, extending from her cut- water to the river side. These sheds were erected for the accommodation of the ladies; and were decorated with flags and ensigns. The ships in the river were also adorned with the ensigns of the various nations to which they belonged. " God save the King," and " Rule Britannia," were played by two bands, one in in the Yard, and another in a Barge ; and were hailed with enthusiasm by the surrounding multitude. At length, after waiting with no small degree of impatience, without any previous warning, the ship went oil'; but to describe her smouth and gliding progress into the River, were impossible; for 110 person can conceive the appearance of so immense- a body, when in motion, unless he had himself been a spectator of the scene. In the most even and gentle manner she glided along until she plunged into the bosom of the stream, which rose 011 each side of the vessel as if Father Thames was embracing his favourite with joy, and hailing her as Ihe future Sovereign of the Ocean.— The tide setting upwards, she ran with considerable velocity up the stream, to the great danger of an immense number of small boats, which had incautiously approached too near; and tor some minutes those spectators who were out of danger were under great apprehension that many of them would be swamped, but they spread 011 each side with amazing rapidity, and we understand 110 accident whatever happened— a circumstance which any spectator would have thought next to impossible, considering the compact phalanx into which the boats were formed. The following passage in the Yearly Epistle of the Society of Friends, deserves the serious attention of all descriptions of men, as well as Quakers :— " Now, dear Friends, we would mention one subject, which at this time has been under out notice ; a caution to all, to use moderation in their manner of living ; and in this way to seek relief from the increasing expenses of the times in which we lltoe, rather than by engaging in more extensive, and hazardous schemes in trade." A feVv flays ago, a woman, 74 years old, hung herself \ vith several pieces of pack- thread twisted together by herself, aided by part of a bed- cord; in her house, at Neston, in the county of Chester.— What is very sin- gular, is, that she desired her niece never to omit bringing Iter every piece of cord she could find, as she would stand in need of it some time— tho ueed was therefore explained as above. DIED. On Sunday se'hni'gbt, James Serle, Esq. of Bishopstoke, many years Receiver- general of Hampshire, and Steward to the Lord Bishop of Winchester. It is saitl his death was I occasioned by ihe cutting of a corn too close, which produced a mollification. He was much respected by all who had the; pleasuic of his acquaintance. At Paisley, mi the 3d instant, Mr. Hugh Simm, aged 73 vcais. lie was a native that town j and; though breel a mechanic, at an early period of life discovered so strong an inclination after liteierv pursuits, that, without the assistance of a teacher, he made considerable proficiency in the study of the Latin language, & c. The discovery of this invincible piopensity to literature, as well as aptnessio learn, joined to a religious turn of mind, induced the late celebrated Dr. Witfici'spiidu, ^ benbe lejt Paisley, to take him u. lyug with him to America, where, in I'linceiowu College, New Jersey { wet which the. ! sawed. DoctHr- pj: s$ id< sJ),.. besides . devoting his attention to the- study of Ihe learned languages and oiheij branches of - science, he became a sthdetit of divinity. The! unfortunate levohiiiunavy war, howt- jet, soon breaking out, bis liteiary pregress was unavoidably- iulei'inpteil, and his connexion with - his patron broke off, as their political setiti- i nients respecting A- uierican independence happened tu be exii. eniely opposite. Dr. Witfyeispoon, as is well known, at an early period of the contest, bccainc a member of ' Con- gress, ami by his writings, speeches, ai. d other active exer- tions, contributed in no small degree toward Ihe separation yf the colonies from the mother country ; while Mr. Siitim, iu his humble sphere, became wannly devuteti to the Royal cause. vi• vu'-' tiKir vrf hud * d ...-„-< i Cruelty.— Richard Barrow, who was a surgeon of Hounslow, a short time since was tried and found guilty iu the Court of King's Bench of the most horrid cruelties tu Samuel Strange, a child of eight years old. From the affida- vits read to the Court, it appeared that Barrow bad taken a Child into his house, with the intention of adopting him, and allowing him to go by his own name. He, however, gradually treated him with severity, and on the 27th uf July 1809, committed the particular acts of atrocious cruelty of which he bail been found guilty. For some boyish trick, of setting fire to a few sticks, Barrow dragged the child into tbe kitchen ; alter tying his legs, flogged hiiii severely with a horsenhip, forced a red- hot iron intu Ins hand till he vvas burned, put him ill a cupboard filled with straw, brought fire, and threateneilio burn him alive, fired pistols close to his head, foieed him to swallow tobacco and other sickening substances till he vomited, and after this discipline, put him into tbe coal- ho'e, with his legs tied, and bis stripes smarting upon him, 24 hours, wiih no other sustenance than bread and water.— One of the affidavits stated, that earlier in the year, on a remarkable frosty morning, Barrotv., for some slight offence, had stripped Strange naked, put him into a large watering trough in the yard, and pumped on him till he grew perfectly insensible. 7' he Attorney General, in praying judgment, observed, with great effect, 011 the unpitymg invention which this man had exhibited in his experiments on human suffering. He concluded by hoping, that while the passing lit of huma- nity, which adopted this little victim, was not to be. overlooked by the Court, yet its sentence would teacb masters, and all others who have the power of good and evil to their species, tjiat the laws uf the land were sleepless in securing the de- pendent and tbe child equally from the exercise ot ai bltvart severity.— Lord ELLENBOROUBH felt tbe case to be of a dark dye; but the fust anxiety of the Court must lie for the present state of the child's health. ( It was answered by the Attorney General, that the child was recovered after a surgeon's at- tendance 011 him in the workhouse for a mouth.) If so, the object must be his future provision; and it might be left to the Counsel e> n both sides, to settle tile income to be allowed to that injured boy, for a definite number of years. If 110 such settlement could be agreed 011, the law must take its course, and if its band fell ht all, it must tall heavily." Auctioneer.— Ao action iyS3 brought in the Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday, by Mr. Biuwti against Sir G. Robinson, Bart, to recover centage for selling an estate of the Defendant's. It appeared, that the Plaintiff was em- ployed by a Mr. Cole, the steward uf the'Defendant, to sell ail estate for lnm in Bedfordshire, by auctitjn ; which, for want of bidders, he was unable to do ; but afterwards Sold it, with the consent of the Defendant, to a Mr. Robinson, foi 1 1,000 guineas, by private sale ; he now sought to recover 1J per cant. 011 that sum, being what was usually allowed to auctioneers. It was the rate that Skinner and Dyke, in London, always charged. ID defence it was contended, that although the Plaintiff had been, in Hie first instance, feui ployed to sell the estate by auction, yet, when it « » > Sold by private sale, be was the agent of the buyer, and ought to bV remunerated by bim. A bill was also put in, wheie tne Plaintiff only made a charge of bit. Ik ; anil 20/. had hCen • paid into Court by the Plaintiff. The Jury gave a verdict for the Plaintiff 115/-. b- mg 01 e per cent, on the puichase h. Ouey ' faddy v. liose, falsely calling herself TaJdy-— IN THE COURT oy AUciies— 1' nis was a suit of u'uiTtty O. m& iiiage, promoted by the husband, by reason ol tniuuruy : which was brought by letters of request from the Consistoria' Court of Norwich. The parties were married on the 16th of January, 1810, by licence, at St. Peter's Cheuch, in that city, without the consent of his mother, whose husband died without appointing any. guardian to liis son.— Sir J. Nicholl, after hearing Ihe arguments on both sides, said, it was an extremely bard case, and very injurious to the young woman, who was only 17 years of age at the time of iier. marriage, which was consented to 011 the part of her parents; but, notwithstanding, he vvas bound bylaw to pronounce for the sentence, and accordingly pronounced the marriage to be null and void. Pring v. Currey.— This suit was originally instituted in the Consistoria! Court of Batn and Wells, by julin Carrey against a Mr. Pring, for smiting Thomas Currey, the brother of the promoter, and also fur quarrelling or chiding in tbe church of Norton Fitzwarrow, on the sabbath, the 28th of. November, 1809, there being between 40 aud 50 persons assembled for the purpose of bearing divine service. Thomas Currey seated him- elf in a pew belonging to two other pa- rishioners, who endeavoured to turn him out, in consequence of which a scuffle ensued, when Mr. Pring, tbe then church- warden, used very foul words, and added, " We will have no fighting here, if you want to fight go into the church- yard ;" which place, by the statute of the 5th and 6th of Edivard V. was as much prohibited from such a transaction ; anil persons so offending ( particularly the churchwarden) was liable to be suspended. The Learned Judge was clearly of opinion that tbe churchwarden's conduct was very improper.; but, under all circumstances,- he should dismiss the defendant, and con demn him in 40/. costs. Another instance of extreme cruelty.— At the late Surrey Sessions, Mary Boyce, a young woman of very decent appearance, was put to Ihe bar, charged with ejxtrcme cruelty towards her own child, a girl about six years of age.—- Sarah Brunton stated, that the prisoner formerly lodged in her house; she occupied the par- lour for seventeen months, and during that time, scarcely a day passed but she witnessed some act of cruelty on the purl of this unnatural parent towards her helpless child ; frequently she sent the infant to school in the morning without any thing to eat; and slill more frequently punished her ill a most barbarous manner, without any cause. One instance of the latter conduct, in particular, the witness stated : she was one day em- ployed 111 the kitchen under the parlour which the prisoner occupied, when she was alarmed by several violent blows on the floor above, the shock of which brought down part of ihe ceiling of the kitchen, and the last blow she thought was accompanied with a kind of smothered groan : upon hearing this, the witness ran up sti'. rs to the prisoner's apartment, and asked her " what she had been doing?" The prisoner said, " Nothing." But on looking at the child, the witness was shocked in the greatest degree; the child's fea- tures were distorted ; and ' her eyes nppeared swelled, and as if starting from her head. The witness, on per- ceiving this, again asked her, " what she had beCa doing?" when she said, " nothing, but lifting'hfff up by the neck;" shewing the witness in what manner, when the unfortunate infant again turned black in the face. The witness had frequently rescued the child from the prisoner's fury, and fed her when she thought she was starving.—- Mary Jhcchard stated, that the prisoner came to lodge at Tier house in November last, und remained till she was apprehended. During a se- vere frost in January list, the witness was disturbed early one morning before she was up, by a noise iu flit; yard; and looking out, she perceived the prisoner throwing the child into a cistern of water in the yard, and dragging her out again several times: each time she pulled her out, the little Victim's back was rubbed against the edge of the cistern, by which the flesh vvas torn and lacerated. She called out to the prisoner, who, upon hearing her, desisted : the witness soon after went into the prisoner's room, wbore she saw the child j there were marks of blood in different parts of the room, which she perceived proceeded from a large wound the child had received in her head, ai the wit- ness conjectured, against the edge of the cistern 1 the skin was also rubbed oil" its elbows, and both its tem- ples were very much bruised. She haii seen the prisoner, when the child was sewing, run the needle into its lingers a considerable way. She often remon- strated with the prisoner on her conduct, which she told her would assuredly terminate in her destruction, The Jury, without any hesitation, found her guilty: autl the Chairman, after expatiating 011 the enormity of the crime of which the prisoner had been convicted, passed sentence, That she should be imprisoned in the House of Correction for two years ; and on the expir- ation of that time, enter into a recognizance for her good behaviour for two years, herself in i' 100. and two sureties in £ T> 0. each. Vaccination.— Mr. C11 exsrn, an eminent surgeon at Bath, has lately published iu the papers an Address " to the Gentlemen of the Gtoceslor Vaccine Association-," on this important subjects ; in which he says— " Twelve years experience has now unalterably fortified all the conclusions in ils favour which I first formed My personal Vaccinations have amounted to'more than :- 0( K); and I ha ve inspected and directed the Vaccination of more than that number. In the year 1805, after continued bxeiflolis, I succeeded ( principally by ihe active aid of ibat excellent aiid enlightened character, Mr. Hohhoiise, 11. P.) in forming n Society in this county, called The SOMERSET Jenneriiin Society far the Propagation of Jfuccinntwn ; whicti wa's supported by most of the leading characters in rank and property within it. Twenty- eight stations were appointed, Under the direction of medical gentlemen, for the gratuitous practice Of Vaccination. A few days since, the Venerable ind Rev. the Dean a fid Chapter of Hereford Cathedfil, were pleased lo P'eseht the Rev. James Garbett, M. A. one of the Vicars- Choral, to the Vicarage of Marden, in that diocese, void bj the death of the Rev Theft. Lloyd.— Also, the Rev. Christopher Jones, M. A. one of the Vticars- Choral, to the Vitarage of Yarkhill, vacant by the cession of the Rev. Mr. Garbett.— And, likewise, the Rev. Wm. Cooke, M. A. one of the Vicars- Choral, to the Perpetual Curacy of Brockhampt > n, void by the resignation of the Rev. Adam John Walker. Thirty- one shopkeepers, millers, meal- sellers, and butchers were lately convicted at Leeds, cf having false weights and balances, and paid the customary penalties and costs ; and iu VVakeReld upwards of thirty other persons, for similar offences, Were convicted and fined. Several publicans at Sheffield were fined £ b0 each, oa in formation before the Magistrates for using a drug, known by the came of Grains of Paradise, in brewing—- The penalty fell 30 heavily upon one as to require the sale of his effects to pay it.— We mention these convictions by way of caution. Charitable Bequests.— The late Thomas HSen* aw, fisq, of Oldham, in the county of Lancaster, has left by will the following princely sums for charitable purposes:-" For the endowment of a Blue Coat School at Oldham, or Manchester, if the exe- cutors think it moie convenient .£ 40,000 0 0 Pot a Blind Asylum at Manchftstet St', 000 0 i » To the ' Manchester Infirmary 1,000 0 \> To the Lunatic Hospital, Manchester 1,00( 1 0 0 To tne Lving- in Hospital, ditto.. £ 00 0 O To the Ladies' Charity, ditto SOO 0 0 Mr. lleiishiuy has also bequeathed various legacies to his distant relatives, and numerous friends, upwards of fifty of whom are remembered in his will, which bears date in November 1807, to which are added several codicils, all dated in the vear 1S03. .4crrdenti— On the evening of Tfturstl ty last tiie roof of a barn which had recently been converted into a meeting- house, at Home Bad, between Christ Church anil Poole, fell in, whilst serviere was performing. There were about ll) 0 persons present, ' four of whom Were- killed, anil several much hi it. llcmedy.—' Vhi: whooping- cough and small- pox are prevalent in Hertfordshire, particularly at St. Albau's, and its - neighbourhood.— A11 ointment, made of the essential oils of elder, carraway, au- 1 rosemary, with rose leaves and cainrnomile flowers, rubbed to th; pit of the stomach at bei- time, is said to bj an effectual remedy for the whooping- cough. An extraordinary circumstance occurred last week on a farm in the neighbourhood of Llanelly: a young girl, accompauied by her brother, driving some cows into the field from milking, was attacked by a bull, thrown down, aud trampled upon; the boy, anxious for his sister's safety, picked up a sharp stone, which he threw at the animal; and striking linn between the eyes, he fell dc'ad instantly, the stone being literally buried in the skull. A few days ago, Mr. Cooper's gamekeeper set ti. hook, baited with a roach, in the manor pond at Toddiiigton, Betlds: oti going tire next morning, he found a large pike caught, which with dignity he got out,—'- It appeared, that a pike of $ ib. weight was first caught, which was afterwards swallowed hi a fisll of the same description, weighing 18 lbs. and both were taken together. Complaisance is 110 longer confined to the polite cir- cles:— A captain of a collier was lately called out of a chop- house, at Wapping, by a waterman, with the fol- lowing address—" A'nt please your Honour, the tide ' is waiting for you." Mr. Meek's Bull.— The long- horned Bull, bred by- Mr, Meek, ' of - Oiinstall Hall, in Stiffords lire, which was intended to havfc been shewn against asho.' t- horned Herefordshire Bull, for 100 guineas a side, Ihe property' of Mr. Walker, of Burton, in Worcestershire, died on Saturday, from an inflammation of the lungs, with which he was seized oa the preceding day. - Mr. Meek's Bull, Symmetry, was. got by Washington, out ot a Shaks/ jeure Cow, and was seven years old 0: 1 toe 4tii of Juue last He was allowed by the best judges lo pos- sess the most beautiful form, finest quality of flesh, anil tiie greatest s ze, with the least oSM, of any Bull in tile kingdom. He was let out, the two last years, to Mr. Green, of Leicestershire, and did not return ho ne till the latter epd of last October, when he was very thin. Siace that time he had been in a state of preparation for the next Agricultural Meeting at Lichfield. He was shewn at Lic'hlltld several times, when he always igained the prize. When he was two years old, Mr. Meek refused 50() guineas for him.— We have beea fa- voured with- the following particulars as lo his weight r Fore Quarters. . Hind ditto., .., tbi. 905 8ti8 1108 Rough fat. Hide.. lbs. 220 100 By this mode, in the tWo years Succeeding ' the tStah'lisfirtieiit of this institution, we effected the Vaccinatian of * ZGl6 per- son?,. It'is to these facts, ( on which experience enables uie to speak,) that 1 wish principally to call your nttenlinii, us I conceive that they are directly relevant to the main object of vour association. By the Reports which are 111 mv haft ® , it is proved, fiom the concurring testimony of the medical agents, that ibe insuperable obstacle which presented itself to the be- nevolent efforts of the Vaccinators, was a touted preference evinced bv uumbeis for Small Pox Inoculation, and which vvas supported by the extreme facility with which they were able to avail themselves of this cherished plague, not only by the hands of some of the faculty, but by blacksmiths, coblcrs, female mid'wives, and empirics of every description. A few of our medical agents pledgeil themselves tint to practise Variolous Inoculation ; but many expressed their inability to resist individually tbe force of vulgar opinion; and we foutid, that, without unanimity of concurrence, the disinterested views of the Vaccinators would tend only to afford a source of emolument to their less scrupulous brethren. The betting was r, to 4 in favour of Mr. Meek's EuiJ. BANKRUPTS— JULY 14. Stephen Robinson, Saffron- Walden, Essex, carpenter, July Jt, August 24, 25, at GilflfdWlll, London.— Evan Morgan, Newbridge, Monmouthshire, shopkeeper, Julv 30„ 31 Augit, r>!>, at tfleWiute Hart, BrisWl.— John Bloorc, Ludgate- hill, vithlflfet\ July 24, Augu- t 4, 25. at GuildliaJii— sWiliidui Bowles, Thomas Cfgrteti*, and George Wyndhaui, New Sarum, Wilt,, and . lames Burrow,. Shaftesbury, Dorset, bankers and copartners, carrying oh thtrbusi- ness of bankers at Shaftesbury, August 8, 9, 25, . it lire White Hart, New Saruiu — John Turner, Swelling. Siitfolir, merchant, July 24, 27, August 25, at the King's H ad, Norwich — Ezekiel Kgertop, Duvals- line, Hollouav, Middfe& t, Turkey merchant, J id v 17, 23, Auaust 25, at Guildhall. - Hcrraanii- Vis, and John Jan Christiaan Esscrs. New- court, Crutched Fnari, merchants ami partners, July 17, 28, August 25, at Gtfckilfall Thomas tilakey and John Blakey, Liverpool, merchants r. ud copartner^ Julv 17, 28, August 25. at the ( iioiie Taverh, Liverpool.— Luke Briggs, London- road. Saint George's- tields, shoe- maker, and of Colliam-^ renn, Middlesex, soap- manufacturer, Ju y 21, 23, Au-.. 25, at Guildhall.— William Watson, tea. and William Watson, jtul. Warenhotise, and Alnwick, N. irthumberlaiid, curnlactor.,* comnion- brewcrs, and copartners, August 10, II, 25,, at the Blue Bell, Belford.— John Newccttube, ExCter, victualler, spirit- seller, July 18, August 9, 23, at the Globe Tavern, Exeter.— Wiliiaiu Warwick, Red Lion- street, Clerkenwell, jeweller, July 17, - 21 * August 25, at Guildhall.— William Bunser, Richard NeWcoinbe; and John Sissnn, Cannon- street, silk hat- ulanufactiirers, anil - . , -...— , ,, j. ' - ii. u - . Lia. iuidi, l. il CI S, atll in the opportunity which correspondence with most of the j paatners, July 17, 24, August 25, at Gaildha'JI.— Will, am Bar- medical practitioners in the county of Somerset has afforded me, of learning all the circumstances connected with Vac- cination and Inoculation, I have found an universally ex- isting conviction, that some effective restraint O11 Vario lous Inoculation conld alnne check its continued counteraction of the blessings of Vaccination. It is tny own opinion, as well as lhat of some eminent pol. tieal ceconomists, that a mild and judicious coercive regulation bv law would best answer this important purpose. In tlie aid, or the defect of this sa- lutary legislation, associations similar to that which so much to your honour is formed in tbe county of Glocest r, iiiiist powet fully contribute to stamp the practice of Variolous In- oculation with disgrace, and to facilitate its expulsion. We must either institute some means of arresting 3 practice, of whose enormous mischiefs we have such ample proofs, or be contented to wait till the whole public have becnttie convinc- ed of the benefits of Vaccination ; which desirable Change of opinion, the easy adoption of Variolous Irioculation is directly Calculated to postpone. In respect to the permanent security induced by perfect Vaccination, I am iri possession of evidence derived from an early period of its practice, which goes far to settle the recent and hypothetical objections alleged against its durability. This, to ynu, gentlemen, would be superfluous 1 but I shall deem it a duty to piesfint them to the public in another mode. Indeed, 1 think the world have a claim on the early advocates of Vaccination for the results of their matuie experience." On Saturday se'nnight Sir George Ouesiphorus Paul, Bart, in a tour which he is now making thro' Scotland, partly with the benevoleut view of examining the dif& teut gaols IU that part of the kingdom, visited Dumfries; wneu, on account of the trouble he was pleased to take in planning the new gaol and court- house there, the Magistrates gave a public eutertain- tncut. to him and some otner respectable gentlemen, atid ectil'itrred upon him tiie freedom of the town.— lie set out in Uie evening ou 111s way to Glasgow and Miabhi'^ Oj—' Caledonian Mercury. bige, Cannon- street, umbrella aud parasol- manufacturer, July 17, 24, Augustat Giuldha [.-- Gabriel Gregory Whit.-, Bridle- lane, Islington, and of Cuxton, Kent, coal- tact ).-, Iime- m; rchaut, brick- maker, July 17, ill', August 25, al Guildhall.— Edward Jukes, late of Gosport, merchant, July 17, 24, August 25, at Guildhall.— Richard Lcgg, la'e of Cornwell's- fields, St. Georgi in tlic East, Middlesex, July 17, 31, August 25, at Guildhall, Con- don.— Benjamin Benjamin, late of Chatham, Kent, glass anil chuunnaa, July 17, 3i, August 25, at Guildhall, Loudon.— J. Peters, Portsmouth, merchant, July 21, August 4, 25, at Uuild- liall, London. JULY 17.}— Clement Chatl- o Watson, of Fcncburcli- sfreef, London, wine and braudv merchant, June 27, 28, August 2S, n't Guildhall, London. — Nathauiel Butcher, of St. Marllii- le- Gra'nd Westminster, victualler, July 24, 31, August 23, at Guildhall* London.— John Witcocks, Edward Wilcocks, and Alexander Fru- iter, ot Exeter, bankers, July 21, 29, August 29, at Guildhall Loudon— William Reed, ol Southend, Essex, apothecary, Julv- 24, August 3,28, at Guildhall, Loudon.— Sophia Mungay, Tiiomas Mingay, and Philip Nott, of Smithfield, London, bankers and wine merchants, July 28, Augusts, at Guildhall, Loudon.— Edward Jukes, John Langley, and George Morss Jukes, of Gos- port, Southampton, bankers and merchants, July 27, August21 28, at the India Arms, Gospoit.— Richard Brotvu the younger, of Pleasant Place, Salt'. c Budge, Middlesex, painter and glazier, July 27, 28, August 28, at Guildhall, London Jshn Bull, of King's Langliy, Hertlord, carpenter, July 21, 23, August 28, at Guildhall, London.— Benjamin Stroud, ot Poole, linen draper July 30, 31, A J gust 28, at the White L- 011 Inn, Bristol.— Joseph Bartlett, ot Colyton, Devon, bag maker, August 1, 2,23, at Ihe Three Cups Inn, Lyme Regis, Dorset.— John i'hurl Deal, of Shat'esbury, Dorset, ureuer, July 24, August 4, 28, at Guildhall London.— Mauiicc Lew in Mozclev. ol Liverpool, merchant, Aug. 7, 8, 2S, at tiie Dog Taveru, Manchester.— John Harries, ot I'ortsea, Southampton, dealer, Jul} 24. 31, Augu. t28, at Ou la- hall, London.— W ilhaui Faulting, ofKihgston- upou- Hall, grocer July 20, 21, August 25, at the Neptune Inn, Whitefnar Gate' Kingston- 11 pou- Hull.— Lawrence Sharpies and William Sharpies, o, Waiton- le- Dale, Lancaster, cotton muuufacturers, August 3, 9, 28, at the Castle, Preston, Lancaster. Printed and published by II'. Eddoxjs, Corn- Maket, Sl. rexsbu'y.
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