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The Sussex Weekly Advertiser; Or, Lewes and  Brighthelmston Journal


Printer / Publisher:  William and Arthur Lee
Volume Number: LXIII    Issue Number: 3404
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The Sussex Weekly Advertiser; Or, Lewes and  Brighthelmston Journal

Date of Article: 30/12/1811
Printer / Publisher:  William and Arthur Lee
Volume Number: LXIII    Issue Number: 3404
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Or, Lewes and Brighthelmston Journal. printed and published by and for William and Arthur Lee. VOL. LXIH. ~ VO. S404..] Monday. December 30, 1811. ; PRICE SIX- j ,-. f This Paper which has been regularly published every Monday Morning, for upwards of SIXTY YEARS' is delivered with the utmost Dispatch and Regularity, in every Town and Village of SUSSEX, in Farts of KENT, SURREY, and HAMPSHIRE ; and is forwarded by the POST, to Persons of the first Distinction, in London, and to every considerable Town in the United Kingdom. The SUSSEX WEEKLY ADVERTISER is regularly filed by Messrs. TAYLER and NEWTON, WARWICK- SQUARE, near ST. PAUL'S, by whom. ADVERTISEMENTS, & c. will he received and punctually forwarded to the Publishers It may also he seen at all the principal COFFEE- HOUSES in the Metropolis % THE next annual Meeting of the Members of the Lewes Friendly Society, will be held at the Star Inn, in Lewes, on Monday the 6' h day of January, 1812. N. B. Divine Service to begin at 11 o'clock. STEWARDS The Rev. P G. CROFTS. Lord F. G. OSBORN. JOHN BREEDS WILLIAM MILES. J. BARTLETT, Clerk. Lewes, Dec. as. isi 1. Merstham and Newbridge Canal AMEETING of the Noblemen and Gentlemen interested in this undertaking, will he held at the King's Head, Horsham on Friday the 3d of January. His Grace the Duke of NORFOLK will take the Chair at Twelve o'clock: Proponed Turnpike Road from Off ham to Dichelling. HT^ IJE Subscribers to the above proposed Road, - A. and all other Persons interested therein, are re- quested to meet at the Slur Inn, in Lewes, on Saturday, the fourth day of January next, at twelve o'clock at noon, to determine on the line of Road to be adopted, and whether the application shall he made at the en- suing Session of Parliament. LANGRIDGE and KELL, Solicitors. Lewes, 21st December, IHII. WE whose names are here underwritten, Com- missioners, appointed in and by a certain Act of Parliament, made and passed in the 48tb year of the reign of his present Majesty, infilled, -* ail Act for en- closing lands in the parishes of Thakeham, Sullington, and Shipley, in the enmity of . Sussex,'' do hereby give notice, that we have in puc. sitatic£ of the said Act, com- pleted and finished, the partition, divisions, ami allot- ments of the Common and Waste Lands mentioned in the said Act, unit pursuant to the directions tbert in contained. made, formed, and drawn up out award in Writing, of, and concerning the same; And thai we shall bold a special general Meeting, at the While Horse LOW, in St <" I; I. on the ' TILT day of . laoiMty next, at twelve o'clock at Uaou. for the purposes of reading and executing the said award. Dated litis 23d day of December, lull. CALEB RICKMAN, THOMAS OLLIVER. HEREAS a Commission of Bankrupt is VV awarded and issued forth against John Sandham, of Arundel, in toe county of Sussex, grocer, dealer, and chapman, and he being de flared a bankrupt, is hereby required to surrender himself to the Commissioners in the slid Commis- sion named, or the major part of litem, on Mon- day and Tuesday the 20th and 21st days of Ja- nuary 1SH ; and 011 Saturday the 8ih div of Fe- bruary. then next following, at eleven of the clock in the forenoon, on each of such several days, at the Dolphin Inn, Chichester, and make a full dis- covery and disclosure of his - estate and effects, when and where the creditors are to come prepared in prove their debts; and at the second siting to choose Assignees,- and at the last sitting the said Bankrupt is required to finish his examination, and the creditors are to assent to or dissent from the allowance of his certificate: All persons in- debted l" tile said Bankrupt, or that have any of his eH'. cts, « > » it I to pay or deliver the same, hut pi whom ' be Commissioners shall appoint, hut jive tioi. ee tt JAS CHAMP, Solicitor, Chichester. Dec. 9fi i ft 11. Eaecutors Notice. ALL. Persons having any demands upon the estate and, effects of Capt. Rand. late of Gloaces- to- Place, Brighthelmston, in th- comity of Sussex. deceased, are desired forthwith, to transmit an account hereof. under cover to his t seculars, at his late dwel- ling, above mentioned; to John Pepys, " S" s. Lower Berkeley street. Porcaran- square, Esq.; or in Mr. Cater Rand, Lewes, Sussex, in order to their being paid.— And all persons standing indebred to the above estate, are requested to discharge the same. Lewes, Dec. ' J l, 1 si I. NOTICE. ALL persons having any claim or demand on George Holland's late estate and effects of Herstmonceux, are requested to send in such claim or demands to me, within 14days from the date hereof, or they will be excluded the benefit, of the dividend arising from the said estate and effects : And all persons who stand indebted to the said estate, are desired to pay the same to me immediately, or they will be proceeded against without further notice. M. HARRIS. Herstmonceux, Dec. 26, IBM. ALL persons hiving any demand on the estate of Augustus Calland, Esq. late of Goring, in the County of Sussex, deceased, are desired to sent) a statement of their claims ( if by letter post paid) to Mr. Simson, No. 4, New Bond Street, London. r |" VfK Creditors of Thomas Weller, of Lewes, JL in the county of Sussex, common carrier, who have not signed the Trust Deed, are requested to exe- cute the same, at the Office of Messrs. King and Gell, Solicitors, Lewes, on or before the 1st day of January next, otherwise they will he excluded from the benefit of a dividend of the estate of the said Thomas Weller, then intended to be made. Lewes, Dec. 7, ihii, ^ B^ fil'j creditors of Mr. HENRY PECKHAM, late - It. of Mailing Mill. who have not yet signed the deed of assignment, left at the house of Robert Ash- downe, draper, in the Cliff, Lewes, are desired to sign the same on or bef re the 10th day of January 181^, or they will he exclued any benefit arising from the estate and effects of the said - Henry Peckham, as a final dividend of the same will be immediately made. December t( 3, ISII. * TVIE Creditors of JAMES DAVIDSON, Clerk, A formerly of Froxfield and Salisbury, in the county of Wilts; of Cranbourne, l^ i the county of Dorset; of Fobbing and Tilbury Fort, in the county of Essex; of cross- street, Hatton Garden, ill the county of Middle- sex; late of Willingdon, in the county of Sussex; and last a prisoner for debt in the Prison of the Fleet, in the City of London ; and who was discharged therefrom at n General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, holden at the Guildhall of the City of London on the twenty- second day of August hut, by virtue of an act passed in the fifty first year of his present Majesty's reign, intituled, " An Act for the relief of certain insolvent Debtors in England,'' are desired to meet at the Lamb Inn, in Eastbourne, iu the county of Sussex, on Friday, - the 3d day of January next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, for the purpose of choosing an Assignee or Assignees of the estate and effects of the said James NOTICE TO CREDITORS. SUCH persons as have any demands upon the late Mr. Thomas Whiteman. of Udimore, deceased, are requested to send the particulars.. of their demands to Messrs. Woollen and Dawes, Rye, before the 1st of January next, in order that they may take the benefit of a Deed of Conveyance and Assignment made by him for the bene ( it of his Creditors io the year iso: t And any persons indebted to t he estate of the said Thomas Whiteman. are also requested to pay their re spective debts to Messrs, Woollett and Dawes, who are authorized to receive the same. Rye, 59th Nov. 1811. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS. ALL Prisons indebted to the Estate of Mr. JOHN FISHER, late of Lewis, in Sussex, At- torney at- Law, deceased, are requested to pay tin amount of their respective debts to Messrs. King and Gell, of Lewes, solicitors: or to Mr. John Fisher, of Rye, in Sussex, attorney at law, who ore authorized to receive the same, 011 or before ( lie *> othday of February next : And all Persons having any claim 011 the said Estate are desired forthwith to send an account thereof to the said Messrs. king and Gell. or John Fisher, of Rye, in order that the same may be examined and stmh'd— Dec. 19th, 181.1. NOTICE to DEBTORS and CREDITORS. THE Creditors of Thomas Potter, and his Wife, and their daughter Diana, late of Riagmer, de- ceased. are requested to send their- accounts to John Dunford, of the Cliff one of tbe Executors, forth with, in order to their being settled by the - J5tli of Ja- nuary next. And alt persons indebted to the said Estate, are de- sired to pay the amount of their debts, to i\ lr. Dun- ford, ' as above, or they will be sued for the same with- out further notice. £ 300 REWARD. WHITEHALL, 30ty November, 18 J I. ^ TJ^ nEREAS it has been humbly represented to * » His Royal Highness the Prinze Recent, that in the night of the day of November instant, the crew of a boat belonging to tbe Rattlesnake Logger, 10 tin* service of the Custom*, were feloniously rt- d upon by some persons unknown, from the, shore at ihe north end of the town of Deal, when several shots passed through the boat. . His Royal Highness, in the name and on the behalf of his Majesty, in order to the discovery of, and bring- ing to Justice the persons guilty of the aforesaid felony, . is graciously pleased to promise his '" Majesty's most gracious pardon to any one or more of the persons con- cerned therein except tho « e that actually fired who will discover any one or more of his accomplices so that he or they any be convict1 d thereof: And the Commissioner* of his Majesty's Customs, in order to ihe discovery and bringing to justice, d> » hereby oiler a reward or to any Person or Persons - except as before excepted) who with discover any one or more of the ' persons guilty of the said felony, such reward to be. paid on his or their conviction, by the Receiver General of his Ma- jelly's Customs. H. RlCHMOND, Secretary. By Order of the Commissioners STRAYED, Into the; Ground. of Mr. Kemp, of Ovingdean, on Friday, Dec. 0, 1 si 1, ABlack WELCH HEIFER. The Owner, try paying for advertising and keeping, may have her again. AT NORTHIAM SCHOOL, YOUNG Gentlemen are boarded and instrnct1- ed, in the English Language, Writing, Arith- metic, Merchants' Accounts. Geometry, ( includ- ing the first Books of Euclid) Trigonometry, Mensuration, Land Surveying, ( with the Practical use of the Theodolite the use of the Globes. Spherical Geometry, and Trigonometry, Naviga- tion, Algebra, & c. & e. TERMS. Board and Instruction,- 22 Guineas per annum. Washing and mending Linen, lt » » . CJ per quarter. An extra charge of four Guineas per annum is mule to those Students, who receive instruction in the Latin, Greek, or French Languages. The System of study pursued here, has for its scope and end, the arts and objects of common life. The cultivation and improvement of the Intel- lectual powers of the students of this establishment, is accompanied with such a course of moral disci- pline, as may tend to excite and confirm in. litem, habits of application, prudence and integrity; and to lender this System of education fully efficient, care will be taken that it he inculcated, under the sanction and Influence of the Christian Religion Every attention is paid to the morals, health and comfort of the pupils, which the most tender pa- rent. can expect or desire. Mr. Harris ( truly grateful for past favors,) re- turns his sincere thanks to the parents and friends of those pupils, who have already been entrusted to his can- ; and begs to be favored with their future patronage, and support. *,* The establishment re- opens January 2o'h 1812. ACADEMY. West Tarring, Sussex. MR. N. PHILLIPS begs leave to take this method of returning thanks to his nume- rous friends, and acquaints them and the public in general, that his Seminary for Young Gentle- men. will re open after the present recess, on Tuesday the 21st of January, 181- 2, on the former terms. For Youths under ten years of age, Twenty Guineas per annum. For those ten years and upwards, Twenty- two Guineas per annum. Navigation, French, Latin, Music, Drawing, and Dancing, are extra charges. One Guinea entrance ; and each Young Gentle- man to bring with him a spoon, a knife and fork, and four Towels. Accommodations for Sea Bathing if required. To Mercers, Drapers, & c. TO BE LET. And entered upon immediately, ACapital Mercer and Draper's shop, now in full trade, situated in Tarrant street, in the lively town of Arundel, in the county of Sussex, 10 miles from the City of Chichester, In from Worthing;, and to from Petworth. The . Stock to he taken at a valuation. The premises are Convenient and in good repair, and at a low rent; or if more agreeable, may be purchased on very reasonable terms, TO BE LET. For one, two, or three years, from th « first of January, 1- 911, ( completely and elegantly- furnished.) AMOST delightful and beautiful Villa, with pleasure grounds ( tastefully laid out and planted) and about 2o acres of rich arable and meadow Land in the highest state of cultivation, situate in the parish of West Grinsted, a short. distance from the turnpike- road leading from Steyning and Worthing to London. t5 miles from Brighton, 14 from Worthing, 7. from Horn ham, and 4* from London, surrounded by excellent roads, and a pack of fox hounds in the neighbour- hood. The House is delightfully situate on an eminence, in a most picturesque enclosed country, skirted by the finest wood, commanding an unbounded and beautiful view of the Weald of Sussex, and the South Downs, replete with ever, y convenience, and comprising on the ground floor—• an entrance hall 15 feet by 14, with a small billiard- table, a dining room 19 feet by 13, a breakfast room and library J6 feet by 12, a drawing- room .20 feet by 12, and a gentleman's dressing room, and water- closet adjoining;— on the second floor, four excellent bed- roams, and a dressing- room, and four good bed rooms., capable of containing eight beds on the. attic floor. The offices are detached, and consist of a kitchen, servants- hall, pantry, brewhouse, Scullery, dairy, lar- der, two coal cellars, an excellent wine and strong and small beer cellars, a double conch house, 4 stalled stable, harness- room, and servants' room- over. And a very good Kitchen Garden. Further particulars may be had on application to Stratford Robinson, Esq. Gray's- Inn Place, London; or, Messrs. Marshall and Verrall, Solicitors-, Steyning. BRIGHTON. To be peremptorily Sold by Private Contract; ( Subject to a Mortgage of £,* l' 0o) ALL that new- built Messuage or Dwelling- House, numbered 10, in SprinjfGurdens, Church Street, in the town of Brighton, lately occupied by Mr. Finn, the owner, comprising a parlour, 2 bed rooms, and a large School- roof** and Wash- house, with a neat yard walled in. and a well, and all other conve- niences within the same. The above premises are peculiarly adapted for, con- ducting a daily school, which " might be immediately established,. For particulars apply to Mrs, Finn, 365 North- street, Brighton. yjth Nov. 18M. TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, A Well- accustomed WINDMILL, situated at J.\ Brenchley, in Kent, within 12 miles of Maidstone, 10 of Tonbridge, and 9 of Cranbrook, with a house, granary aud stable adjoining, with immediate' pos- session. For a Reference, apply to Messrs. Lee, Printers-, Lewes. SUSSEX TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. WELLER. On Thursday, the 2nd of January, J8t; 2, between the hours of five, and SIX in the evening, at the crown Inn, Arundel, in a valuable FREEHOLD ESTATE, on the demise » f a Lady, aged upwards of 70 year*, consisting of a good Farm ? Jou^ e, Garden, Barn, Stables,: and other Agricultural Buildings together with fifty- eight and a half Statue Acres of rich and highly cultivated Arable Land, situate in the fertile parish of Rusting ton, about three miles and a half from Arundel, in the occupation of Messrs. Peters. Further particulars may be known by applying to Mr. Weller, Chichester TO BE LET BY AUCTION, IN ONE LOT, On Thursday the16th day of January 1811, at four o'clock in the afternoon, at the Norfolk Arms Inn, Arundel, Ms order of the Commissioners acting un- der the Warningcamp In closure Act, for two years from the 11th day of October fast, the following pieces or closes of land, situate at Warningcamp, in the county of Sussex, namely, A PIECE of arable Land, containing by statute measure l6A. ill. 37P. situate in the lower com- mon field, One other piece of arable Land, containing 4A. oR. 5 P. situate in Hinde Court common ft eld. One piece of pasture. Land, containing 4A. 2R. 1 situate in Newland's Mraa. One other piece of pasture Laud, containing M A. 2II. 21 P. situate in Warningcamp Hale. All which said piece-' or closes of Land, late were in the occupation of Sarah Hunt, but are now untenanted. The conditions of letting will be produced at the auction ; in the mean time a plan of the premises may be seen, and further particular* learnt, by application at the office of Messrs. Holmes, Solicitors, Arundel, Sussex. To Builders' and others. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, By ROBERT BROOKE, At the White Horse Inn, in Brighton, on Monday the 13th of January, 1812, at seven o'clock m the even- ing ( unless previously disposed of by private con- tract, of which due notice will be giv< n, A Leasehold CHAPEL, Brighton, holden for the term of 90 year' and five months ( wanting ten days) about 88 years of which are unexpired, subject to a ground rent of £ i 17s. id per annum. For further particulars apply to the Auctioneer, at Newhaven , or at the office of Messrs. King and Gell, solicitors, Lewes, N. B. The pulpit, desk, and benches, will he sold at the same time. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION. BY ROBERT BROOKE. At the White Hart Inn, in Lewes, on Monday the 2oth day of January, 1812, ( unh s> previously disposed of by private contract, of which due notice will be given, A commodious vault beneath the same, and a stable at the southern extremity, together with a large garden behind, well stocked with vines and fruit tree*, situate in St. John's street, Lewes, being freehold of inheritance. containing in front 70 feet, and in depth from east to west, at tile south end 87 feet, and at the north end 20. feet. The garden contains a well of excellent water, and the property is well adapted for the purposes of build ing. There is a right of way to the premises at the back of the House of Correction. For further particulars Apply to the Auctioneer, at Newhaven ; or at the Office of . Messrs. King and Gell. Freehold Estate, Tunbridge Wells— Life In- terests and Reversions. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, liv HOGG ART and PHILLIPS, At tiie Auction Mart, on Friday, Jan. 17, 1812, at twelve o'clock, 111 lots, by order of tile Assignees of Mr. Henry Fry, LOT T, ACAPITAL FREEHOLD MESSUAGE, on Mount Sion, Tunbridge Wells, called Cumberland House, let to Mr. Delves, an undeniable tenant, on lease for >\ years, at a clear yearly rent nt' tool, subject to the life interest of a lady, aged ( is, and tu a mort- gage of 500I, LOT II. An Annuity of 300I. for the Life of a Gentleman in an official situation, aged about 40, secured by bond ami judgment of himself, and another gentleman. LOT III. The principal sum of i. wiol. most amply secured on Freehold Property, payable 011 the death of a lady, aged 85, subject to the payment of 30ol, per annum j to such lady, during her life. LOT ! V. The Life- Interest of Sir. Fry, in his 35th year, in the moiety of 3,6901, Us. 7d. 5 percent, and . i, t)" ol. 011 mortgage, at 5 per cent, vested in the names of two respectable trustees, under a marriage settlement; and also in the moiety of a Freehold Messuage in Three- Tun- court, Borough, let to Mr. John Farmer, on lease, at the low rent « l the whole together pro- ducing an annual income of 1731 also li s Life- Interest 10 1 be other moiety of tbe above interest and reut, should he survive his wife, 111 her 3 jd year ; and also to ihe capital of the above sums, and Freehold - Messuage, should he as well survive his said wile, and there should be 110 is » ue of the marriage. Particulars may be had ten days prior to the sale, of Robert Withy, esq. Buckingham- street, Strand; at ihe Auction Mart ; and of Hoggart and Phillips, 63, Old Broad- street, Royal Exchange. ~ NEWTON'S NEW QUARTO EDITION OF THE LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST. This day is published, price only Six pence, Embellished Willi a Portrait of Our Saviour, finely engraved by Hopwood. Number I. ( to be continued Weekly) of THE Evangelical History of the Life and Ac- tions of our Lord and Saviour JESUS CHRIST. Continuing any account of his sufferings, death, re- surrection ' and ascension, and of the miracles, dis- courses, and events, recorded in the Gospels. To which is added, the Lives of the Apostles, Evan- gelists, Primitive Martyrs; a Chronolftgie, 1 Table of the affairs relative to the Church, from the Birth ot Christ till the reign of Constantino the Great; and 11 co, ii.. us Index: with an introduction, containing an essay on the evidences of Christianity, and a complete View uf the Old Testament Prophecies relative io the Messiah. With Critical and Explanatory Notes. By the Rev. JAMES NEWTON, LL D. To render this edition of the Life of Christ more par- ticularly acceptable, no expence has been spared to collect the must interesting subjects for the engraver, and the manner the embellishments are executed refect equal credit on the arust, the type- are new and ca- t purpose)) for tlie> work, aud the paper is of the tirsi ma- nufacture. Every handsomely printed. Every alternate perb engraving, and the whole completed in Fifty Num bers, of which forty six are already published, and tiie whole will be complete in the course of the ensuring month. Venders beral encourage . meiit oa addressing lislier. London: Published by J. Stratford, No 113, Hoi born- hill; and su\ d by W. Lee, Lewes; and by all Bookseller- and > » en men. ALBION FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, NEW BRIDGE- STREET, LONDON; EMPOWERED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT; AGENTS : Portsea, Mr. George- Levi, Grocer. Seaford. Mr. S. Cooke. Porte Merchant. Lindfield. Mr Merchant Pierce, Stationer. Romsey, Mr, Rich. SWEEPER, Silversmith Guildford, Mr. James Greenfield. Insurances falling due at Christmas should be renew- ed wirnin fifteen days from that period. Abatements are made, according to the plan which originated With this Company, on the Premiums of < tr Fire Insurances out of London. A allowed on a Life Insurance; and every facility is afforded by which the interest and convenience of the public may be promoted WARNER PHIPPS, Secretary. HOPE INSURANCE COMPANY FIRE, LIFE, and ANNUITIES. CAPITAL TWO MILL1MNN. OFFICE, LUDGATE HILL, LONDON. PERSONS insured with this Office, whose Po- licies expire at Christmas, are respectfully in formed, thai Receipts for the Renewal oi" the same are now ready for Delivery at the 11 trice, and with the re- spective Agents ol the Company throughout the United Kingdom. WILLIAM BURY, Secretary. N. B. Policies of Insurance. winch expire at the above period, should be renewed within Fifteen Days thereafter. The following Agents are appointed bv this Office in the Counties- 11' Sussex, Hants, Surrey, and Kent, ot wb. in Proposals may be hid oralis; and every lufor- inatinn obtained. J. Moore, Crawley Rt. Hicks, Tooting T. Gibson, Lewes Wm. Walker, Walworth Bradley &. Clayton, Shore J. Waddington, Croydom ham J. Wilkinson, Elstead B. Challen, Petworth Chas. Smith, Steyning R. Greaves, Dorking J. Wicking, Lindfield R. Constable. Wandsworth J. Wm. Sharp, Portsmouth Wm Ede. Clapham C. Sharp. Romsey S Walker. Brasted J. Hardley, Newport, Isle A. Gould. of Wight R. H. Christian, Deal J. Johnson. ALTON G. Hampshire. Deptford T. Sutton, Southampton Wm Ranwell. Woolwich R. Perkins, Lymington S. Bracey, Margate E. Tory, Christchurch J. Hagell, Canter bury J Roach, Cowes A. Netlefold, Bromley J. Earle, Winchester Thos. Fisher, Gravesend J. Greenwood, Egham J. R. Rogers. Rotherhithe. Union Fire and. Life Institutions. IN these Establishments All the Savings are re- turned to the Insured In consequence of ti t ;-! an the Members of the Fire Insurance Department, whose period of re- payment has arrived, have received back Fifty per Cent, of the Premiums they deposited. The rates of the Life Institution are nearly Ten per Cent, lower than those of other Establishments; and the Insurers have the additional advantage of being en- titled to a periodical bonus. Persons desirous of becoming Agents for this Insti- tution, are requested to apply to the Secretary. Royal Exchange Assurance Office. DECEMBER, isir. ' RMIE CORPORATION have reduced the Pre- * m; uins on Farming Stock, from 29.3< 1 per cent, to 2s. per cent, and existing Insurances, covering such property, will lie reduced as they become due, upon application to the Agent through whom the Insurances were made. Persons whose Annual Premiums fall due 00 the JSth instant, are hereby informed that receipts ate now ready to be delivered by the Company's Agents under- mentioned, and the parties assured are requested to ap- ply for the renewal of their Policies oil or before the loth day uf Jan. next, as the usual fifteen days allowed for paymsut, beyond the date of each policy, will theu expire. SAMUEL, FENNING, jun. Secretary. SUSSEX. ARUNDEL, William Olliver. BATTLE, William Ticehurst. BRIGHTHELMSTON. John Mills. CHICHESTER. J. Bartlett. HASTINGS, William Gilt. HORSHAM, Humphreys and Turner. HAILSHAM. Wm. Martin. LEWIS, Henry Brown. MIDHURST. John Geering, jun. RYE, Daniel Gill. TICEHURST, Samuel Perigoe. SURREY. CROYDON, J. and C. Strudwicke DORKING, Samuel Deady EPSOM, J. Scott. FARNHAM, W. Cock GUILDFORD, Winkwoth and Cooper KINGSTON. W. Strange REIATE, W. Moore N. B. Fire Polices ill be allowed free of expense, where the annual Premiums amount to . lis r u) V>- wards. This Company have invariant) made good Losses by Fire, occ. tsio. eil by Lightning. Proposals may be bad of the different Agents:-. ASSURANCES ON LIVES. being found to he advan- tageous to persons having Offices, Employments, Estates, or other Incomes, th terminable on the Life or- Lives of themselves or other ; Tables 01' the Rates on such Assu- rances, and for the granting Annuities 011 Lives, may be had. of the said A 4 cms. And. for ' in greater conveni- ence of the Public, the Company have determined to extend ( by special agreement) the Assurance on Lives to the age of years. 21 st JANUARY, NEW STATE LOTTERY, 12,000 TICKETS. of Thanks for the Sumberous Favours he received in the late Lotteries, when he was so remarkably fortunate m sel". ling ihe Capital Prizes, every otic of which .-. as sold in Shares, ( several in ibis Neighbourhood). He now begs leave, to present the Public with a Scheme, which h « Hatters himself will iner t universal approbation. 2 Prizes uf i'.) o, ot) o — are — X' 4 1,00 2 by'iOO — — ij 4, ono — — a, ooo <> i, ono — — 6,000 8 Soo — —. 4 ,.. 00 li) 100 — -— 1, boi » 22 So — — J, IO<> So 3o — — 901) 2,320 —— 20 — ~ 4t), 4uo The Public will please to notice, that in the hie. Lot- tery, which consisted of 13.500 Tickets, it was deemed necessary, some days before the Drawing, to have the Tickets and Snares sent from the Country to meet the London demand; therefore it is highly probable, in a Scheme like the present, where the Capitals are of greater Value, and I " he Tirkt ts less in Number, everv Ticket will i> e sold long before ilie Drawing, which is fixed by Government far the 1st of JANUARY. Those Persons in tltc Country, who find any dtllil- nltv in gelling strop1!- 4 by the Agents, are desired to write to li - It. 4, Cortth'ill, or 9, Charing. Cross, or auy other Licensed Lotiery tllHce 1: 1 l. outlou. A WONDERFUL DSCOVERY Patronized by their Royal Higbnefses the PRINCESS of WALES and DUKE OF SUSSEX, and moft of the Nobility. MACASSAR OIL FOR THE HAIR. rr, ME virtues of this Oil, extracted from a tree 1 in the Island of Macassar in the East Indies, are far beyond eulogrum, for encreasing the growth of hair even 011 bald places, to a beautiful length and that kness, preventing it falling off or changing colour, to the latest period of life, strenghtening the curl, be- stowing an inestimable gloss and sent, rendering the hair inexpressibly attracting; nourishing it after sea- bathing, travelling in hot climates, violent exercises. & c. for which it possesses admirable qualities, promotes the growth of whiskers, eye- brows, 45c. in fine, ii is the first production in the wot Id for restoring and beauti- fying the liatr of Ladies, Gentlemen, and Children. Such celebrity has ii attained, tint it s daily honoured with the Navy and Army, the Faculty, and public ai large. It is innoxious, extremely pleasant 111 use, and suiitd to all climates. Price ;)•• dd per bottle, or Urge I unity bottle, containing eight small, with a treatise ou the hair, at not guinea each. S-, Ut wholesale and retail l> y the proprietors Rowland and Son, Kirby- street, Hatton Garden, London; and by appointment wholesale and retail by W. Lee, Lewes ; and retail by Gregrory, Saun- ders Laming, and Walker, Brighton ; Bistend, C| u- chet- ter: vy. it 1, Little llompion , 11 nil by all Perfumers WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, AND FRIDAY'S POSTS. From Tuesday's Loudon Gazette. Foreign Office, December ' 23, 1811. THE Marquis Wellesley,'' bis Majesty's Princi- JL pal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1ms this dav notified to the Ministers of friendly powers resident at tb's Court, that bis Royal High- ness the Prince Regent, acting ill ' he name and on the behalf of his Majesty, has judged it ex-. pedVeii? loditect that the necessary measures should i/' e taken to place ihe enhance of the River Gua- dalquivir so fai iindei the Restrictions of Blockade, that no vessel shall he permitted to enter which shall have on hoard, bread, flour, grain, pro- visions of any kind whatever, ( excepting such as may be fairly deemed sea stores for the me of the crew), warlike or naval stores, or any article or articles intended to be, or usually converted into warlike or naval stores, and that all the measures authorised bv yhe Law of Nations, and the respec- tive Treaties between his Majesty and the different Neutral Powers, will be adopted and executed with tespect to all vessels laden as aforesaid, that may attempt to violate the said Blockade. Downing street, Dec 24., ISil. A Dispatch, of which the following is an Ex- tract, was yesterday morning received at Lord Li- verpool's Office, addressed t'o his Lordship bv Ge- neral Viscount Wellington, dated Frenada^ 4th December, 1311. According to the intention which I communi- cated to your Lordship., i withdiew our advanced guard across the Agueda on th. e' 2!) th. Don Carlos D'Espagne has informed me, that he attacked the enemy, on t. hq- 28' h of November, on their retreat from the Sierra de Francia, be- tween Miranda and. Eudrinal, with a detachment of Don Julian Sanchey's infantry and a detach ment of the regiment de. la Princessa, On their arrival at Endrinal they were attacked bv Don Ju- lian Sanchey with his cavalry, and were obliged to form in a square. Don Carlos informs me, that the enemy suffered considerable loss ; anil that his troops got posses- sion of ome < if the money, of which the enemy had plundered the inhabitants of tile Sierra de Francia. Don Carlos D'Espagne mentions particularly tile conduct of Lieutenant William Reid, of the Royal Engineers, who attend d him upon this ex- pedition, bavin? before been employed to perform a service under his directions. Admiralty Office, Dec. 24, 1811. This day, in pursuance of the pleasure of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of his Majesty, his Royal High- ness William Henry Duke, of Clarence, Admiral of the Red, « as promoted to the iank of Admi- ral of the Fleet, in the room of. Admiral Sir Peter Parker, bart, deceased. BANKRUPTS. George Buckley, Tame Water, York, manu- facturer. William Carrington, Ftixton, Lan- caster, manufacturer. William Gadsby, jun. Canterbury, cabinet- maker David Thomas, of New Castle Emblyn, Carmarthen, shopkeeper. John Whitmore, Worcester, dealer. Ben- jamin Griffiths the younger, Birmingham, gun- maker. Stephen Glover, Petticoat- lane, Lon- don, victualler. George Roffey, Great St. He- len's, London, merchant. Robert Wallice, of Bath, linen draper —— Joseph Dale, Irlam, Lan- caster, innkeeper. Michael Humble, Wapping.", ship- chandler — Thomas Kent London- street', Ratcliffe, mealman. Matthias Bilger senior, and Matthias Bilger, junior, Piccadilly, goldsmiths and jewellers. William Tipple, Golden- lane, Middlesex, grocer. Charles Deale, Newgate- street, London, tailor. —— Henry Shuttleworth, Ludgate- hill, London, optician. John Fazaker- Liverpool, Lancaster, tailor. John Whitaker and Robert Alsop, Manchester, grocers. LONDON. The Catholic Committee met in Dublin, on Monday last, pursuant to notice, for the purpose of preparing and forwarding their Petition ui Par liament. Shortly after, Mr Hare, the Magistrate entered, and ordered them to dispense, as being an unlawful meeting. This induced a short con- versation. which was put an end to, bv the worthy Magistrate declaring his intention to use force. i necessary, and Lord Fingal, who was in the Chair, having declared his detei initiation to yield, to no/ thing hut force, Mr • Hare attested him, and re- moved his Lordship from the chair. Lord Neter- ville was then voted into the chair, but he was in like manner attested bv the Magistrate, and re- moved from it. Tiie Members of the Committee then called out for the meeting to disperse, and tii i dispersed accordingly. Thus the Irish Go- vernment, deflated in its Circular Letter— in. i s Proclamations— in its Trials— having appealed to the Magistrates of the Country, a « d to a jury of the Country, and finding tile People, . the Jury, ? tid the Magistracy all against them, has at length had recourse to force to put down tire Catholic Committee, bv their conduct on this trying oc- casion, have given a new proof of their temper, moderation, and property. Some of the Member letiied to fhe Crown and Anchor, it? Earl- street. I hey were followed bv l'> e Magistrate, but on ' being informed they weie a meie private company. lie went away. . German. Papers irittmaif that an attack will be made ii| K> n Sicily. and notice in plain terms the movement of French troops, as well as pi ens: i a t; ms of a warlike character in the North of Europe.. Letters from Gottenburgh. by the Anholt Mail, announce tiie sailing of the Victory, wit. h the fleet f R England from the Baltic, < MI the fiftheenth Th. re is, however, a letter, dated on the | 6t- h w- b'clt states. that the; convoy, after departing for England, had put back again, in consequence of contrary winds. In efhtence fiom the river Plate to ( he 8th of . October has been < eceived, ami we are concerned to sta: e, hat the negotiation betwee i. the Depu tie,- of Buenos Ayres, and the Viceroy of Monte Video, had broken oft'under ctrcum< tanr< « very unfavourable t a speedy tennjiiati > ti of their dif- fei ernes, ti\ a Hamburgh paper of the f> It instant, we lean, hat part of King Jerome's Palace at Cassel was ' ateiv consumed by a. fire, which btyke out in the night iu the quarter in which lie slept.— flis Majesty narrowly escaped suffocation. The good citizens tof Cassel, inconsequence, presented his Majesty and his Queen with gifts to indemnify them tor their losses. SUICIDE— Early on Thursday morning, as the watchman was going his founds in Eccles- street, Mary- le- bone, he discovered a well- dressed female • habited in a brown superfine cloth mantle, and a cottage bonnet, lying on her side against the door ; a . id approaching her, he found her throat cut •' fn. aV_ ear to ear, and a blunt knife in her hand. - vjie . unfortunate girl, sslio resided in Norton Build- "•••! « , li lt deid. but she lingered two hours —. 1 ii ./ l ojt. mi Ifiiucnf the illinines The - Enterprise sloop; belonging to Plymouth, which arrived on Sunday at that port, from Corun- na, sailed front the latter place on the. 14th inst. She- has brought several American passengers from the Unicorn frigate, which, ship took them out of an American schooner called the Jane, winch he detained oil her passage from Baltimore, and w hich arrived- here a few days since The Surveillante, Unicorn, and Iris frigates, sailed from Corunna three days previous to. the departure of the En- terprise from thence. It was reported there that those ships wtre gone to St Sebastian's, to make an attack on the batteries, and secure a French frigate and corvette, which were lying at anchor in that harbour. The Goldfinch brig of war had arrived at Corunna, from a ciui^ e off the coast of Spain, which was the only ship of war left there. POISONING. Helen Kennedy, daughter of James Kennedy, Farmer in Burnsworklees, fiom some unknown mo- tive, having formed it is supposed a resolution to poison Thomas Stothart, an old man, the neigh- bouring farmer in Burnswork, went to Ecclesfe chan on the evening of Saturday, the 7' h instant, and purchased an ounce and a half of arsenic — Next evening she went to the house of Stothart, on pretence of seeing his maid servant, who had for some days been confined to bed by a fever; and on the additional pretence of making up some head- dresses' for the wife of Stothart, she remain- ed in the house all night; and next morning, while Stothart and a temporary servant wtire out of the kitchen, the unhappy girl had takeii thijt opportunity,, it is tl^ ughi, of ilil'us, in, g ilie arsenic in the water which she had. put fill the fire,. in or- der to make the porridge for breakfast, of which, however, she would not participate, under pre- tence that that sort of food did. not agree with her, and, therefore, breakfasted upon bread and beer. Thomas Stothart, the temporary servant, and sick servant, all unfortunately partook iof the, porridge, and Were instantly seized - vith most violent and excessive vomiting, which, with respect to Slot- hart, continued till about nine ili the evening, when he expired. The temporary servant has eyer since been in a dangerous way, the vomiting having hitherto eoutmued with very little inter- mission ; but the girl who was ill, not having been able to eat much of the porridge, and consequently to swallow less of the poison, it is thought will recover. We are sorry to- state, that the woman servant, who had partaken cif the porripge, died . in the most dreadful agonies on Tuesday last Helen Kennedy is only 2lj years of age ; and since her confinement in gaol seems to carry her lamentable situation as lightly upon her mind . is if she was no wise implicated. DEATH OF WILLIAMS. Williams, who has been for some days under ex- amination,. on suspicion of being one of the mur derers of the Marr and Williamson families, has put an end to his existence. He was found on Friday morning in his cell, in the House of Cor- rection, quite dead. He had tied one end of his handkerchief to the post of his bedstead, and the other round his neck and thus- cutitiived to strangle himself. The post was so short, that his legs and thighs were " ii| Hin the ground so that he. was obliged to sit down as it were to acco nplish his purpose, aud to effect it in that way, must have been a work of long time and difficulty. This. act we ponsider'as complete evidence of his guilt. It is matter qf, deep regret, that it abridges the means of discovering his accomplices. The same remorse and stings, we trust, however will betray them. EXECUTION. The execution of the four mutineers and mur- derers belonging to the Diana and Growler, sen- tenced by a Court- Martial, on Friday tile 13; h instant, on board the Salvador del Mundo. in Ha- moaze, took place on Saturday, on board the Diana frigate, lying in Plymouth Sound. At ten o'clock the solemn gun fired on board tile Salva- dor, win nee the prisoners proceeded to the Diana, when another gun was fired on their being received on board thai ship. The boats from all the fleet were oideied along side the Diana, for their crews to witness the awful scene \ considerable time was spent in prayer; and at half past one p. m. the culprits ' were turned off, two at the starboard and two at the larbroard fore- yard- arm-; another gun was then fired on board the Diana, which was ie- peated bv the Salvador They remained ' suspended ooe hour aud five minutes, w'ujn the bodies w. fie taken down, and sent to the hospital for dissection. TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT , TWO new substantial built Tenements, situate in the parish til St. John, Lewes, late itie pro prrty of Arthur Groom, deceased, mid now in tin- oc- cupation nf Mr. . John Hobden, am! Mr. Ellis. ns tenants at will. The premises are freehold.'!. mid further par-, ticulars in iy he known at the office of Mr. Gwynne, Solicitor, Lewes. LEWES Dec7. ' imr. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. THE Creditors who hait proved their Debts M. under a Commission of Bankrupt ' awarded and i.. urd against Joseph Goldsmith, of Lewes, in the county ol Sussex, carpenter; builder, dealer and chap man, are . requested tt » meet llie as- i^ nves of the sunt Bankrupt's estate- end eilects. at the Star- Inn, in Lewes, on Thursday, the second day of January next, at the hour of six iti the afternoon, in order to ajseilt tu or dissent from, the said Assignees ennituetitftog prn- Herutiug or defending any suit or soils at law or iu equity, foi- ilii* recovery of, or otherwise concerning any part of ill* said Bankrupt's estate and effects. Or to the ci- nipi u ltd in g, subuiii t in g to arbitration, or o. hcrwhr ttfrtiing any taiattrr or th ug relating thereto. To a. s. iit in, or dissent from the said Assignees selling the real and personal estate and effects of the said Bankrupt, either by public auction or private sale, and iu such manner as they shall think proper. To assent to, or dissent from, vhe said Assignees pio- ei tit n » an action cau'cerning certain effects of the said Bankrupt, lately seized and _.| ui! d, under a judgment on warrant ol attorney aud execuiion tlieri'o 1. A. id also to assent to, or dissent fricrt Hie sard' Assignee, retaining and selling certain goods, and stock in trade, seized by the Messenger under the said Commission, and claimed in be lite property of certain other persons, and as to their defending any action or uii wlmb may be couiuieuced oo account thereof, and oil other special affairs. All persons itidelnetl io the said Bankrupt's estate art- hertoy requested iinuiid iiely to pay the same to Mr Wilds, ol Lewes afimsnd, builder ; . Mr. Gibson, of the Cliffe, ironmonger ; or Mr Swaysland, ot South over, whrel> vri_. hi, the Assignees under tiie said Com mission, or they will he sued for the same. LANGRIDGE aud KELL, Solicitors. Lewes. Dec. 2a, is 11. NOTICE is hereby given, that Messrs. Gower and Smith, both of Battle, iu the county of Sussex, the Trustees of the estate of William Inskipp, of the siMne place, will attend at the George Inn, in Battle, at, ires iid, o. i Monday the » 3ih January next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, for the purpose of sub- mitting their accounts aud paying a first and final colil- p.- siimn, tj such of the creditor, who shall have pre- vious 11 that day, delivered to ill-- said- Trustees, or to Mr. Martin, of Battle, the particulars, of ilu- lr several claims, and executed the Trust Deed : And such of the said creditors an may find it inconvenient then to meet the Trustees, may receive their several composi- tions of either of them, ire'it any future application ; SUSSEX SOCIETY , FOR THE EDUCATION. OF THE. INFANT POOR, In the Principles of the Established Church. Chichester, Dec. 2o, 1811. AT a General, Meeting of the ' Clergy of the Diocese « f Chichester, convened by llie Lord Bishop, and hohlen this rlay in the Library of Ca thedral Church <> f" Chichester ; The Right Rev, the Lord Bishop of CHICHESTER iu the Chair. . It tvas resolved unanimously, 1. That it is highly expedient that Schools should be established throughout the county of Sussex, upon the plan proposed by Dr. Bell; for th> purpose of diffu. itig the blessings of religious and useful knowledge among the Children of the Poor. 2. Tliai a Society be now cousliluted by the Clergy present for this most desirable purpose, auH that mea- sures he taken for carrying ihe same into effect. 3. That the Nobility. Gentry, and Daily at large, throughout the County, he respectfully solicited to join . ud assist lh< in lit this charitable undertaking. 4. That ibis Society consist'of a President, Vice- Presidents, Two Committees, Two Treasurers, and Two Secretaries. 5 Thvt the Lord Bishop of Chichester for the time being, be' the President. tl That the Archdeacons of Chichester and Lewes, and the Dean and Chapter of Chichester, tor tir- time. being, be the Vice Presidents, with s... i. 11 to add to their number. s. x of the Latty in each Archdeaconry, aud with power to appoint a greater number if it shnu. i appear necessary. It licing ihouttlit expedient f^ otti iiie peruliar extent of tiie County, thas a* separate Committee should be formed st Lewes— It was resolved, 7. That the Committee fur ihe Western Division of the County, shall consist ' of the President, the Arch- deacon of Chichester. the Dean a. ol Chapter id' Chi- chester, the Laity who shall be Vice Presidents, ihe Parochial Clergy, within the City of Chichester, and of two Clergymen from each of ihe Deanries within lite Archdeaconry of Chichester; and tor the Eastern Di- vision of the County, of the President, the Archdea- con of Lewes, the Laity wht> shall he Vice Presidents, . and two Clergymen from each of" the Deanries ... iilnu the Archdeaconry if Lewes ( such Clergymen to be no- minated. by the Bishop. aud th. it th. Committee iu each division shaii have power to add any members of the Clergy and " Laity * s. That the Archdeacon if Chichester be the Trea- surer for the Western Division, <) That the Rev*. IS. Middleton be the Secretary for I lie Western Division. to. That- Subscriptions ( which are to . be considered as in advance for the ensuing year) be opened at all the Banks within the County of Sussex.. 11. That a General Meeting for the Western Division be holden at Petworth. 1111 the day appointed for. the meeting " of the Society for the relief of Clergymen's Widows, & c 1 - 2. That at the same, a Report of the Society's pro ccedings be made, and a statement of the accounts for the year be i. ti I before the meeting. 13. That all Subscribers; of One Guinea annually, or Benefactors in the amount of Ten Guineas be qualified to attend such meeting. 14. That each Committee have full power to appoint their o'wii officers. aud to make. such rules aud regula- tions as may appear to tllem expedient or currying into execution the designs of the Society. B. MIDDLETON, " Secretary. I he Bishop lias nominated Ihe lidlowiilg Clergymen, to be Members of the Committee for the Western Di vision. - The Rev. Dr. Phillips The Rev Mr. Hanley The Rev. Mr Pilkington The Rev. Mr. Whiteombe The Rev. Mr. Kinleside The Rev. Mr, Sargent The Rev. Mr. J. C. Green The Rev, Mr. Bliss The Rev. Mr. Penfold The Rev . Mr. Woodrooffe. DONATIONS aud ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS. £. s." d. t'. s. d. Donations. Ann. Sub, Bishop of Chichester, Si « o— 4 4 « , Archdeacon . of Chichester 10 10 0—> 2 o Dean and Chapter of Chi- chester, 50 o o— T. R. Kemp, esq.' - io Io o— Sir C. M. Burrell, to lu o— W. Burrell. esq to 10 0— Rev. W. S. Woodward, 10 lo 0— 2 2 o Rev. Mr. Marwood, .10 10 o—- J a o The Rev. Mr. Toghill, 10 lo o—/ a o The Rev. Mr Walker, io io o — 2 2 o The Rev. Dr. Goddard, io io o — The Rev. Mr. Kinleside, 5 r> o— 2 2 o The, Rev. Mr Woodrooffe,. 5 ,5 o— i a u The Rev. Mr. Hanley, 3 3 o—} 2 o The Rev. Mr. Holland, 3 3 o— 2 a n The Rev. Mr. Bavton, 3 3 o—> 2' o The Rev, Mr. Pilkington, 3 3 0— 2 3 o The Rev, J. Sargent, 3 3 o— 2 2 u The Rev Barre Phipps, 3 3 o — I 1 it The Rev. Mr. Middleton, 3 3 11 — 1 I o Isaac Phipps, c. q 3 3 o— I I O The Rev. Mr. J. C. Green, 2 2 0— t 1 o Rev. T. W. Cogan, a 2 0— 1 1 o The Rev. Mr. Valentine, 1 t o— 1 t o Rev Dr. Phillip-, 2 2 o— Rev, G. Bliss, — a 0 The Rev. Mr. Penfold, - 2 2 0 The Rev. Mr Renaud, — 1 1 o The Rev, Mr. Davies, — I 1 o The Rev, Mr. Evans, .— 1 1 o The Rev. Mr. Carpenter, — 1 1 0 The Rev. Mr. Lyne, — 1 1 0 The Rev. Mr. C. Green, — 1 | o Rev. F. Whitcombe, — 1 1 o STEYNING. BOARDING SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES. MRS. PARKER begs leave to return her sin- cere thanks to her friends for their past favors, and to iufnrm them she has re- engaged with her assis taut', uho, - lu- flatters lier. eif is, in every respect quali- fied to instruct Young Ladies in the English Language grammatically, with geography, and the plain and fancy Needle Works. Mrs. P. assures those Parents and Guardians who may entries! pupils to her care, that ito" greatest atten-- tion will- lie paid to ih, cir comfort and iiuprovetncut. The. Vacation commences on the H)| 1| ot' December, 1st I, The School will rc- open on the 22< l of January, IBI2. Terms, under Twelve years of a « e, Eighteen Gui. neas per annum , above that age Twenty Guineas, aud HALF - A- GUINEA entrance, Young; Gentlemen arc admitted from Three to Seven years .. t age. French, Dancing, and Music, 011 the usual terms, by approved masters. N. B. One or two. Single Ladies might he accommo- dated with board, and private apartments, if required. TUNBRIDGE WELLS ~ ' NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership _ lately subsisting between Joseph Waghorn the elder, aud Joseph Waghorn the younger, of Tunbridge Wells, in the county of Kent, horse- dealers, stable keepers, and liverymen, was dissolved on the 1st day of April last, witness our hands ttiin 23d day of December, mil. JOSEPH WAGHORN, the elder. JOSEPH WAG HORN, the younger. JOHN GOWER, WM. HODGES, Witnesses. BEEDING. TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, AVERY desirable small Freehold Estate, situ- a. e 011 ihe banks of the river Adur, and adjoin- ing Beeding Bridge and Turnpike, enusistin « of two tenements with large gardens, two large stone buildings capable of making four other tenements, or warehouses, a croft of excellent meadow land, about one acre and an half, and a wharf nearly I," JO . yards,- hy the side of 1110 river, all of which premises are adjoining each other, and considering the present flourishing state of the river Adur, cannot he equalled for convenience for any kind of wharfage. - The above beiiur Freehold, trives two Votes. VERRALL AND SON, AUCTIONEERS, REspetfully acquaint the public, that the - Sale of the Effects „{ HEATHFIELD VICARAGE, advertised in last week's paper, is postponed. Lewes, Dec. 28, l « H. The Running Horse Inn, Lewes. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY VERRALL AND SON, On the premises, ( By vi'rta*' of an Execution from the Sheriff of Sussex,) About the 9th and ioth of January, 1813, ALL the Houshold Furniture, and other effects, of Mr. Henry Peckbam, of Running Horse, ia the Parish of St. Ann's, in Lewes. The day of sale, and further particulars, will be given next' week in this ) paper•: TO Builders and others. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. ATTREE, On Tuesday, January 7 » h, at ten o'clock in the forenoon by order of ihe Assignees of- Benjamin Scout, a bankrupt, on the premises behind Carlon PlaceA ALL the Stock in Trade of the said Bankrupt, • i- \ cdntaiiung fjr com}>. risiri^, deals, battens, scantling, rafrers. beants, boards, laths, . nails, lead, paint, oil, window, glass, window frames and sashes, doors antl cases., & c: Tiie lihove to be viewed one day before tht Sale, Catalogues to be had oi the Auctioneer prvvioiia to he s; « | . LAND AND UNDERWOOD: Wadhurst Sussex. TO BE SOLD By AUCTION, ' BY MR. HAWKES, On Tuesday, the 31 ^ t of December, isi I, at two o'clock, at the Queen'sHead, Wadhurst, in two Lots, by ord'. i of thee Executors of the Rev. A. Litchfield, deceased, ( unless an acceptable ofter is previously made for the same. ; LOT I. A DESIRABLE Freehold and Tithe Free JL % Estate^ comprising A, R. P, Two Inclosures of productive Woodland lo < 2 35 Three Ditto « f , fertile Pasture Land, | with Tenement and Garden adjoin- > 5 2 0 ing <>. J Situate n<; ar that well known spot Best Beach Hill, which commands the most beautiful and extensive views in tht; county ol Sussex, about 4 miles f om Lamberhurst, and six miles from Tunbridge Wells. Tiie Pasture Ground and Cottage are in the occupation of Mr, Smith. Tenant at will, and the remainder is in hand, LOT II. The valuable growth of Underwood. . A. R. P. In. Upper Home Wood 3 3 25 In Lower Buckhurst Wood t> 3 Iu Thv whole of which is Tithe Free.. A deposit wiil be required at the time of Sale, and security for the second, Lot. • To be viewed. Particulars m>: iy be bad at the Chequer-, Lamberhurst, Queen's Head, Wadhurst ; of Mr. Nash, Tunbridge Wells Parade; at the Auction Mart, London ; and of Hawkes, and Co. Reading, SUSSEX. TO BE SOLD, BY AUCTION, BY SAMUEL COOK, On Tuesday the 31st of this i- u^ t. December, I8tl, at four o'clock iu the after noon, at the Black Horse, Wilmington, TWO capital Messuages or Tenements, with JL every convenience thereto, with brick kiln, and yard in full trade, situate in the parish, of Arlington, aud now in'th- e occupation of Thomas Coleman. The above premises are in good condition, and the situation presents an opportunity to the purchaser of carrying on a public line of business, beiu^ desirably situated near thr high road, leading both to Lewes and East Bourne,/ wUicii also offers a' great advantage to extend tin* brick trade. For further particulars, enquire of the Auctioneer, SEAFORD. FIFTY POUNDS REWWARD~ WHEREAS on Tuesday night^ or early on Wednesday morning, the Sheep- fold of Messrs. Scrase of Patcham, was rubbed of Two EWE SHEEP, marked with a cross of the left ear, pitched mark thus, ' Si in" a rouudi'e) either on tb both jcfiscs: ti'. e ingredients beju^ • . chiefly, composed of- herbs. are harmless, but efficacious, and diverted ^ of those pernicious qualities-. . complained of in. intny com positions, ipor the better opportunity of general re lief, is si. Id in Pots at is. gd. and 2s. ( id. in Bottles at 3s. 6d. and 7s. each duty included. To prevent impo- sitions,. the name is on. ihe Pots; Sold . Wholesale and Retail iVy A. Howard the sole Proprietor of this as well • aji tl'. e Brunswick Cream, No. (), Marlborough Row, Brighton; Retail, bv Mr. W. Lee, Lewes and one respectable Vender in cvej- y Town. IMie Proprietor feels the fullest confidence in the efficacy of this Vegetable Liniment,* and has no doubt of its virtue gaining an ascendency over every thing of the kind yet offered. - > Schools,& c. taking quantities will be liberally treated. Sold by W. LEE, PRINTER, LEWES. TO THE LADIES TREBLE DISTILLED LAVENDER WATER, patronized by her Grace the Duchess of Marl borough, her Grace the Duchess of Devonshire, the Rt. Hon. the Countess of Darnley, the Right Hon. the Countess of Liverpool, the Right Hon the Countess of Powersconrt, Lady E. Bentinckv Lady Harrington^ Lady F. Hatton, the Hon. Mrs. Hope, the Baroness Montesquieu, & c. This most fragrant per fume has received. tiie approbation of the. Nobility, < Stc. from its pure merit, being far superior in point of fra- grance and delicacy of flavour to any now used/ It is deservedly esteemed a constant companion to the toilet, and m - y with justice be claimed as one of the first deli cacies which are most pleasing to the refined taste. Prepared only by H. Christian, Chemist. & c. Canter- bury j aud may be had of Mr. Johnston, No. 15, Greek Street, Soho ; Rider and Street, No. 9, Deans- Court, St. Martin's- le- Grand. London , and of the respectable Perfumers in Town and Country; also of Mr. Stafford, Marine Library, Worthing; Choat and Gregory, Brigh- CHILBLAINS Are prevented from breaking, and their tormenting ^ Itching instantly removed by WHITEHEAD'S ESSENCE of MUSTARD, universally esteemed for, its extraordinary effica cy in Rheumatisms, Palsies, Gouty Affections, aud com- plaints of the Stomach ; but where this certain remedy has been unknown or neglected, and the Chilblains have actually suppurated or broke, WHITEHEAD'S FAMILY CERATE will ease the pain^ aud very speedily heal them. They are prepared and soid by R. Johnston, Apothecary, 15$ Greek- street, Soho, London; the. Essence and Pills at 2s* i) d. each. The Cerate at is. l^ ci^ They are also sold by W. LEE,' Lewes, and by every Medicine Vender in tliQ Kingdom. The genuine, has a black ink stamp with the name of R. Johnston, inserted on it. . CORN EXCHANGE. MONDAY, DECEMBER 23,. 1811. We had a. tolerably fair sijp| j. ly of Wheat her? to- day, anil mostly fiom Essex. Since our last, a gradual decline has taken place in this article, and the rediictioil about - 2s. anil 3s. per quarter since this day se'nnight, wiih no. apparent briskness in the sales. Barley has, on the contrary, progres- sively risen, and was this morning 2s. per quarter dearer ' tlian last Monday. Malt keeps price. White. Pease, ntaily s.- i . Grey Pease were rather on ' jic ii. e. Horse and Tick Beans sold nearly as sjieciped in the figures below. Although without any great siiprily of Oats, there was a heaviness in the sales, and last week's prices coutd-' tiot be ob- tained. - Rape Seed a lising article. A consider- iilil'i' importa'loti of foreign Clover. No alteration in flour • ".: - CURRENT PRICE. OF GRAIN : Wheat -' 60s. m*. 102s. - Beans. 5f> s. lift. Fine ditto Tick ditto 46s. ". Gs. Rye (. new) « 0s(. ( H> « . . Oats 28s. 3> s 34i. Barley Sfw. i,'? s Poland ditto Malt 70s 81s, i Potatoe ditto — s 42;. White pease | Rape Seed — I. — I. ( boilers) ,0>' Fine Flour 100s Grey Pease 5tis: 60s. [ Seconds yos. 93s, PRICE OF ' SEEDS. R. Clover( n.) XOs, ( id. to IS " is. Ol per cwt. Old ditto 60s. ( id. to 1.10s. Od. ditto White ditto 80s. Ott. to 147s. ( id. ditto, 1 Trefoil 20s. i. id. to 7- 5s. Od. ditto Rye Grass 3os. od to 5.0s Od. per qnar( er Turnip ISs. od to 24s. ( id. per bushel Red & Green 24s Od. to So*. Od. ditto W. Must'. S- 12s Od. to lGs. Od. per bushel Brown ditto 18s Od: to 2< is od. ditto Carraway Seeds - - 60s 70s. ditto Coriander Seeds - - 35s 40s. ditto Cinque Foin ... 60s. 711s. per quarter Canary -. - 7s. 6s. 6d pei' bo- h. Oil Cake, at the Mill, £\ 7 17s. per thousand. PRICE OF BREAD. His Lordship ordered the price of Bread to be reduced to I7d. the quartern loaf, wheaten. CALCULATION S. < 1. Sack of Flour - 99 Baker's allowance and Salt, 14 t 113 6 Eighty Quartern Loaves at T7d. 1 IS 4 Against the Baker - . 0 2 PRICE OF HOPS. NEW BAGS. NEW POCKETS. . .. i; s. £ s. £ S. s. Kent 4 0 to 6 6 Kent 4 o to 6 o Sussex 4 0 to 4 15 Sussex S 15 to ( i G Essex 4 10 to 6 0 Farnham 10 0 to 11 U « - <> - 0 - « « Bag S° 0 ,0 0 0 Pock} Old Hop Duty, laid ' at £ SMITHFIELD- MARKET, Dec. sjf. To sink the offal, per stone of sib. s d. s. d. | Head of Cattle, this day Beef 4 0 to 5 8 I Beasts - - 2734 Mutton 5 0 to 6 4 I Sheep & Lambs' 12,350 Lamb o o to o 0 Calves - - 100 Veal 4 s U> 7 0 Pigs " - - 140 Pork 5 " 0 to 6 S S NEWGATE AND LEADENHALL MARKETS. ( By the Carcass) s. d. s. d. . d. s. d. Beef 4 0 to 5 8 I Pork 5 0 to 6 8 Mutton 4 0 to 5 4 I Veal 4 8 to 7 0 PRICES QF HAY AND STRAW. ST. JAMES'S. J£ s. d. £ s. d. Average. Hay S 1"' o to 6 6 < 1— 4 is n Straw - 1 19 0 to 2 14 0— 2 0' 6 WHITECHAPEL. Hay 4 10 0 to 6 0 0— 5 5 0 Clover 6 12 0 to 7 12 0- 7 2 O Straw 2 4 0 to 2 10 0— 2 7 0 SMITHFIELD. •• Clover 6 6 0 to 6 1.5 0- 6 10 6 2.1 1. Crop 3 1.0. O. to 4 10 0 — 4 | 0 ( 1 ..; Old, Hay ,5, 0 0 to 5 15 0— 5 7 6 Inferior' 3 if) 0 to 4 l > 0— 4 o, o Straw' . 2.21 o to & 10 0— 2 16 0 PRICE OF TALLOW. s. d s. d, St. James's Market 4 10 Town Tallow 83 0 Clare - Market 4 I f Yellow Russia 79 o Whitechapelditto4 9 White ditto 77 0 — Soap ditto- .7.5 t' 14 6 ] Melting Stuff" ( i3 0 Average price 4 lo Ditto rough 37 ( » I Graves 20 0 Yellow Soap, 92s — Mottled, 102s.- Curd. 106j Candles, per doz. 12s. 6d — Moulds, ISs. Gd. LEATHER, PER POUND. d. H. Butts, fiolb. a 561b. • 21 a 23 Ditto, 561b a 66; b. - 24 a 26 Merchants' Backs. - 20 a 22 Dressing Hides » 16 a J7 Fine Coach Hides - is a. Crop Hides for Cutting 16 a IS ' Ordinary . . — a Tanned Horse - 14 a 90 Calfskins, Solb. to 40' b. So a 34 — , 5 lb. to 70lb. 86 a 42 .——, 70lb. to Solb. S6 a 40 Seals, small, ( Greenland) pr. lb 2s. 9d. 2s. If. large, per. doz 110s. l60s. Od RAW HIDES Best Heifers and Steers, ( per st.) 3s. to 3s. 8d. Middlings - Ss Oil. to 3s. yri. Ordinary — 2s 4d. to 2s 6it. Market Cal ( each) 15,. English Horse 12s. Od to 13s. od. Sheep Skin - .. Sod, 10 4Sd. Postscript FROM SATURDAY'S LONDON GAZETTE. Admiralty- Office, Dec. 23, 1811. Extracts of i « 0 letters from Captain Sir, George Ralph Collier, of His Majesty's Ship the Surveil lante, addressed to Admiral Sir Charles Cotton, Bart. and transmitted by the latte to John Wil- son Croker. Esq His Majesty's Ship Surveillante at Co- runna, Nov. 11, 1811. JHAVE the satisfaction. to add that eyerv tiling English got o'ut of Gijon, and- that Ileant ail the ammunition an-. l military stores, not embarked, with the exception or the camion before alluded to, were vdestro\ ed. His Majesty's Ship Surveillante, at Corunna November 16, 1811. THE wind blowing band fioiji the N. N. W. has ' prevented the Lyra with her convoy. • from sail in:-, filfc England, and ( his day bis Majesty's ship Iris arrived; aiid l: om an inclosuie to Captain Christi- an I received your letter No. 5. . I have the honour to enclose Captain Christian's report of his proceedings since my parting with him off Bermeo; by which you will perceive how seri- ously' the Guerillas annoy the Enemy in the Pro- vince of Biscay and Guipuscoa. ; ((,,. appears that, with the assistance of the Iris, Don. Gaspar, a£ ler effecting bis landing, completely \ blockedr up the Garrison of Deba in their fortified House, which not being able to resist the tite fiHH » the Launch, surrendered, amounting to fifty- four men. . From hence Gaspar immediately proceeded to, the neighbouring Town of Motrieo, wlice, by the united exertions of Captain Christian, the same number <> f the Enemy were obliged to an uncon- ditional surrender. In this service two of the Ene- my's Launches were taken, and whatever French public property was found was taken or destroyed. In the 11 is have also arrived upwards of three hundred French prisoners, with a proportion of French Officers; among which number it is said is an Aid- du- Camp of Buonaparte, Colonel Ceno- pieri. They form a part of the remains of the late corps which was so entirely defeated by; the indefa- tigable Guerilla, Mina; fire hmidied of the Ene- my were killed or wounded, and the remainder, six jiundied, made prisoners. Captain Christian speaks in very favorable terms of the activity and zeal of his First Lieutenant, Mr. Collingwood, on the late service ; and I' have plea- sure in adding my testimony to the same on former occiuious. BANKRUPTS. JAMES FORD. of Swan- lane. Rotherhithe, Surrey, cow- keeper —- William Lamb, of Stockport, Chester, cotton- spinner— James Howson, of Lancaster, victualler Francis De- lemore Stockton, Fulham, Middlesex, carpenter— Robert King, of. Tooley- street, in the Borough of Southwark, hatter— Allan Mac Donald, Liverpool, Lancaster, merchant James Pope, of Truro, Cornwall, grocer— Thomas Brown, of Liverpool, Lancaster, merchant— William Sharp, of Bradford, York, calico- manufacturer— John Foot, of Stanton Drew, Somerset, dealer and chapman . John Waters Coldicott, of Coventry, leatherseller Henry Norman, of St Neot's, corn- dealer Joseph Sparrow, of the East- India Chambers, London, wine- broker— George Maggs, of Bristol, linen draper— Thomas Williamson, of Manchester, Lancaster, diaper. LONDON ( SUNDAY) . On Friday night an express was received from Windsor, af Carlton House, stating, " That tlis Majesty had taken some food iri- tbe.£ « urse of the the day, hut was not better in his menial disorder." ( Signed by four Physicians.) By accounts received on Thursday from off Brest, we leain, that during a heavy fog, two French Frigates had skulked ir. to lhat port, sjp- posed to have escaped fioin Batavia. French Papers have just been icceived ; ( he onl- v j'oteiesnug article is the calling out of the Con- scription of 14* 19. It is to consist of one hundred fend tweuty thousand men,— all Frenchmen, born since the year 1792— Phis lecruit will consist of men who have not one thought or affection for the old system of things— l'o . whom Louis and Antoinette aie a fable or a dieam, and who have known France but in her present political condi- tion.— Nursed in the broils of'civil contents and rocked in the revolutionary storms, they are tit for any purpose of theit present military despot It is plain, however, that France feels the exhaust- ing effects of the war in Spain, which weais down Iter army apace, aud, what is woise, makes no return of glory to extinguish the sense of her losses. Two circumstances connected with the corre- spondence of Mr. Foster, have attracted particular attention,— his acknowledgment th. it he is provided with full powers, on ceitairi conditions, to an- nounce ( o the American Government, the ( evo- cation of the Orders in Council ; and the assurance to that Goveanment, that if ' hey should beabio- gated, no blockades would be attempted which should not he maifitainedby a competent naval fence. His Royal Highness the Prince Regent gave a handsome- dinner,° to some of his tiifcrt'espeople and ' his household, at Carlton- house. on Christmas day. The table abounded with (,' oud English cheer, con- sisting chiefly of roast beef and plum- pudding, with turkies, and two haunches of icpison. In some excellent wine, they drank the health of their Royal Master and Benefactor, and retired to rest with sentiments of gretitude to him, at eleven . o'clock at night. At Come, on the 7th of October, Madame Blan- chard became a victim to her intrepidity by as- cending in a Balloon, which . in a violent wind / lashed against the tiles of the houses, and threw • it, after having carried it over the Tiber, against • a tree, wheie it was caught. Assistance was im- mediately given to the aeronaut, who was dragged from the gondale ( boat), but not before she was dead. Lieut. Jones, of the 7th foot, recruiting at Don- caster, has been sentenced'Iff three months impri- sonment, in default of paying a fine of 1801. for having in his possession a box, containing one dozen counterfeit dollars, aud twenty- four 3s tokens. Ou Friday a Coroner's Inquest was held at the House of Correction, in the parish of St. James, Clerkenwell, op the body of John Williams, ( the person sus| iected of being concerned in the late horrid ' murders) who was found dead in his cell in the Cold Bath- fields Prison, before John Wright Unwin, Esq. one of the Coroners for the county, wiietrlt appeared by the evidence, that the de- ceased had committed suicide, by banging himself with his neck handkerchief fastened to a clothes-, rail, in his cell. The Jury, after a charge fioin Coroner, returned a verdict of felo de se. It ii much to he regretted tha! Williams's request to he ad li ned to see' Some of li: s filends jn. pu'- son, not acceded to.-— le. ' might have., wishes to disbu- theu his. guilt'to them— It might have given a clue to his confederates-; it might have even prevented his suitide. The omission of the Turnkey to giant this request,' was a jgreat want of vigilance aud foresight—- le ought, mo'eover, to* have been guarded in prison; but though this [ ire- caution was omitted, it was much more venial than that of " preventing his companions' access to him. , .'_.••; Lord Eardley's annual donrtion of bread; nio- neyj coals, blankets, fee. was on Saturday hist dis- tributed to upwards of - 200 of the poor in the ue. i^ h- beuihood of Erith. DUEL.- TAO affair of honour, which ended in the. ultimate death of one of ti e parties, took place on Monday se'nnight, in the neighhotu hood of Farnham, betwixt Captain Johnson, and Sybalt, esq of Lindley Grove,' in the neighbour- hood, of the seat of combat. A disjiute originated on a lady liaviug refused her coutep; ruce to one of the combatants, hi consequence of expressions hav- ing been made use of by the other derogatory to the . character of a gentleman. The parties fired twice; an ineffectual attempt was majje to reconcile matters after the first fire, and Mr. S. received the second fire iii his side, which deprived him of life four days after. It is reported at . Vienna, that an old Greek ma- nuscript has been found ina convent on Mount Athos, containing, as it is said, eighty Comedies; which are supposed to he those; of Menander, or Philemon. Caution to Bakers. In, consequence of informa- tion our oath that a Baker - in the out- pa't. of the parish of Walcot, had exposed for sale and sold bread greatly deficient ni weight, the police officers immediately proceeded to his shop, and weighed all the bread therein, when. it was found to be one hundred and thirty ounces deficient in weight ! and the Baker was on Tuesday convicted by Geo. Robinson, esq. in the full penalty for each ounce' which amounted to 321. ,10s. besides the Josspf bread. It is a fact to be relied on, that at a beggar's feast in Dyot- street, on Christmas day, upwards of Go of that fraternity partook of a sumptuous dinner of fish, flesh, and fowl, with wine and spirits in abundance. None were admitted with- out tickets, and who weie not notorious street mendicants. Mr. Ellis, of Minsterworth, near Gloucester, lately took the roe out pf a salmon, of I'- lb. atid counted the eggs, which amounted to 11,352. In supposing this numbei of salmon to attain, in 19 months lO'lb. the quantity of food produced by one salmon would be no, less ( hay : f> 0 tortfj, IScwt. • nlh,— equal to the produce of 100 acres of wheat, at 20 bushels per acre, when converted into flour, at 4Cilh, per bushel. Most horrible Cireumstance.— TUc attention of the people of Berlin . has lately been very mu. cl) occupied bv thd tragical adventure of M. Kleist, the celebrated Prussian poet, and Madame Vogel, The reports which were at first Circulated with regard to the cause of this unfortunate affair,- have been stioiijfly contradicted by ( lie family , . f the lady ; and it has been paitjculai ly denied that Jove was in any respect the cause of it. Madame Vo- gel, it is said, had suffered long unttar an inenra- bfe disorder r hei physicians had d'eclaied her death inevitable ; she herself formed- a resolution to put a period to her existence. Mr. Kleist, Hte poet, and a friend of hei ' family, had also Ion / dete* min- ed to kill himself. These two unhappy, beings having confidentially communicated fo each oilier their horrible resolution,, resolved to carry it into effect al Ihe same time. They repaired to the inn at Walhemstadt, between Berlin and Potsdam, on ihe border of the Sacred Lake. For one night and one day thev weie pre paring- themselves for derth, by pirtting up prayers, singing, drinking a number of bottles of wine and rum, and last of ail, by taking about 16 cm ® ot" coffee. They wrote a letter to M. Vogel to announce to him the resolution they had taken, and to beg him to Coine as speedily as possible fur ihe purpose of seeinr: their remain's i ate; led. Phis done thev repaired to the banks of the Sacred Lake, and sat down opposite to each other. M. Kleist took a pistol, and shot Madame Vogel through the heart, who fell hack dead; he then re- loaded the pistol, and shot himself, through ( he head. Soon after M. Vogel arrived, and found them both dead. The puGlie are I'm from admiring this act of insanity. The Censorship has been blamed for havi ng per- mitted the circulation of an account of this tragedy, in which the suicide and the minder weie jepre- seuted as sublime acts. Some have even gone so far as to express a wish to see M. Peguilhen pu- nished, for having,' as a public functionary, preach- ed up such principles. The husband has also been blamed for having given eclat to a catastrophe over which it would have been better to draw the thick- est i- eil. LEWES, DEC. 30, 1811 To tiie advertisement of a WINDMILL f> r sale at Cranbrook, in front page. nitil, that u part •!' I lie pur chase- money, if desirt d, ntav remain ou' mortgage, This addition wttn rtctivcd n « > l: uv lu apj^ ir in if; prnpt I- pIlH'C. We have to eongjratulate theffrieuds of ithe Auxiliary Bible Society Establishment, on the diqnified support it received at the Meeting held on the occasion, at Cambridge, on the 12th in& t, which was very iiuineronsly attended. The subject, so pleasing to Christianity, under- went a very long and interesting discussion, i: i which . Lord Francis Osborne ( formerly one of the Representatives for this Borough), and the Rev. Dr. Clarke, were not thfcleust distinguish- ed. For as much of the proceedings of the meeting as our limits vvoahl admit of, see the fourth page. The General Meeting of the Clergy of the Diocese of Chichester, held ou the . 20* h inst. on the subject of National Schools, was ivs - ect- ably attended. i'" or the resolutions of the meet- ing, see advertisement in second page. We are greatly disa'pj> ointed » iid chagrined that the clue hy which the commission of the late horrid murders was in. so fair a train of de- velopment, should have been, in some measure, again obscured, by, the murderous hands of the wretch Williams, ' having, been ( as a complete finale of his unexampled atrocities):, successfully raised against his own life. By this act, as well as hy the several concurring circumstances which came out in evidence on his examinations, we think we may pronounce the abandoned sui- cide guilty of a share in both the massacres now so much the subject of conversation ; hut as' to hU accomplice or accomplices, or whether lie really ever had any, appears to us enveloped in as much mystery as ever. The Magistrates, however, may have information on that subject,' more than the public are yet acquainted with, and we sincerely hope that is the case, and that the WHOLE truth' may come to light, so that all the guilty may meet with condign puriish- , ment, and the iorioeauce of the unjustly- sus- spected lie made clearly apparent. f3y the last examination of witnesses it ap- peared tliat the deceased Mr. Marr, and Wil- liams, were rated atid sailed in the same ship from India, aud that they were very well ac- quainted'; and his' acquaintance with thfc Wil- liamsons has appeared on every examination since that horrid transaction !— Williams, it ap- pears, was a Scothman; he had bad a tolerable education, a, id was of rather insinuating man- ners and address. * • Among the numerous parties who were enter- tained on Christmas- day, by their richer, and more fortunate neighbours, none, w- e will be bold- to say, enjoyed themselves metre gleefully than a juvenile party at Glynd- Place; at which hospitable mansion Lord Hampden. had caused all the poor children of the parishes of Glynd and Beddingham, to- the. number of - 200, to be assembled, and regaled with a plentiful meal of roast- beef and plum- pudding; atid each was served with a horn or horn's rpf good strong beer, { iroportioiiwl in. tpa^ ity^ ftit ® ® ! 1'; resij » ect- tive ages. At'tbis dinner Mie. truly noble Vis- count condescended to pin- ;' orr the tidjie' thje first dish of beef, and' aft'.*- , vSurds' a'ct'timpaniell his musicians on bis flute, tor., the. amusement of his guests. Such feelings as, bis Lordship then experienced, we should think are What the Poet calls " the Feast of reason,"' and the flow " of soul!" ; . . • ' Last Saturday se'nnight the Hon. Mr. Bowes, of Corsica- Hall, - gave orders for the distribu- tion of 32- f one shilling' loaves to the poor- of Seaford, and coal sUlfictent to ad. ow of a sup- ply of two bushels to each family. And on Monday last, LBO stones of tine beef, were, in like maimer distributed, as the donation < f( the above gentleman, who has aluo purchased a ship- load of coal, to be retailed out at prime cost. . • . . . On Tuesday Mr. Bowes entertained a select party of' friends with an elegant dinner'at Cor- sica- hall. Lust Friday being the festival of St. John the Evangelist, the same, was celebrated here, by the Scotch military Lodge of Freemasons, at- tached to the 42d regiment, of which Colonel Sterling is the Master. At two o'clock, the members ( consisting of about 1 iO) proceeded, in grand procession, from the Barracks to St. Ann's church, where an excellent sermon was preached On'the occasion, by the Rev. Mr. Gwynne, after whi. vh the brethren dined to- gether at the Pelham Arms, and we understand, spent the '- remainder of - the duj iuaraanner be- coming them as good soldiers; and upright mason*. The weather was extremely unfavou- rable to the procession, but it nevertheless made a very inasoniC appearance. As many of the Fraternity who assemble and assist at tha celebration of the Festivals of file two St. JOHNS, may not know wiiy those Saints areso particuiit'ly coinuauiuoratej by the Order, we give the following for their informa- tion ;— From the building of the Temple of JERUSA- LEM, to the Babylonish captivity, Freemasons' Lodges were dedicated to KING SOLOMON ; from thence to the coining of the MESSIAH, to ZERUB- BABEL; and from thence to tbe destruction of the Temple ( by TITUS, in the Reign of the Emperor VESPASIAN) they we: e dedicated to ST. JOHN the BAPTIST; but owing to the many massacres aud disorders, which attended that memorable event, Fieetnasorirv sunk Very. much into decay; tnanv Lodges weie entirely broken up, and but few would meet in' sufficient1 number to- constitute legal ones; and at a general meeting of the Craft, held in the city, of Benjamin, it was observed, that the principal reason for the decline of MASONRY, was the want of a GRAND MASTER to patronise it; they therefore deputed seven of their ihost eminent members to St. JOHN the EVANGELIST, who was at that time Bishop of EPHESUS, requesting him to take upon him the office of GRAND MASTER; he gave for answer, that though well stricken in years, ( being upwards of NINETY) yet, having been in. the early part of of his life, initiated into Masonry, he would take upon himself that office: he thereby compleated, bv his learning, what the other bad begun by his zeal, and drew a line parallel; ever since which Free Masons' Lodges have . been dedicated both to St. John the Baptist, and St. John the Evange- list. The performances at our Theatre, on Satur- day . evening,' under the patronage of, Captain Shiffner,. and his Troop of Yeomanry Cavalry, attracted a very full and fashionable auditory. Tiie piece.-; were The ROYAL OAK, and ALAD- DIN, which were well supports'J throughout, and deservbdiv guitied the pi'rforsnei'K much ' aft., pianse. A Mr. Gregory, from t} jl> • Theatre Royal, Birmingham, mad, e Jjis first appoai'- a. ice oil these hoards, in the character of. Wil- liam Wyndham, and acquitted himself in a maiiiie. 1 that bespoke him a* you ng man of some- what more than ordinary promise. The price of the quartern loaf, in London, it will be seen by the returns, was last week 17< J. in this town it was 18| l.— We know not to what this strange difference is oiving ; but- we think the variance, when quality and situation are considered, ought to be exactly 011 tho other side of the question. On Friday last-, psprt of the society of Uck- field, Waldron, and Chaily ringers met at Sea- ford to ring a peal of 5, n40 changes of Holt's trebles, which they coin pleated in three hour* and two minutes, being the first true and com- plete peal of trebles ever rung on the above bells, in that tower. They are a very com- plete and musical peal of eight bells, to their weight. The gentlemen of Seaford felt much gratified, and gave a handsome treat to the ringers. On the 21st instant, about six o'clock in the evening, SALLY B—, the " pretty chamber- maid" at an inn, in Battle, placed herself under the command of a Colonel of Infantry, stationed in the Kentish District, and marched, withoilt beat of drum, from her then quarters, to those of her commanding officer. With warming- pan, tu many a bed, f ur Sally us'd to run. But nights grew long, and she grew tir'ds and vow'd she'd warm but one. On Saturday the 51 st instant, in the evening, a poor woman slipped as she was walking down a street at Robertsbridge, and badly fractured, one of her legs. Last Monday night the premises of Messrs. Scrase, of Broil- place, hear this town, were robbed of poultry by two of their own servants, named Noakes and Randalls, as appeared the next day, by a couple of the stolen fowls be- ing traced to their possession. Tiiey were taken before T. H. Harben, Esq. who after a short examination, committed them to the House of Correction, for trial, at the ensuing General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, for the Eastern Division of our county. No certain information of the descent of the air- balloon which took its departure from our Castle, Oil Saturday se'nnight, as stated in our last, has yet been received.; the conjecture of its having dropped into the sea, or crossed the British Channel, was therefore well founded. • BIRTH. On Monday last, the Lady of T. Partington, esq. of Offham, near this town, of twin daughters. DIED. On Friday last, at jiis house iti North- street, Hellingly, Richard Holmwood, esq. -., . • . Yesterday, Mrs. Mannington, wife of Mr. Matthew Mannington, of' Ripe, near this town. Mrs. Mannington was greatly and justly re- spected. In consequence of the"' interefrng account of Comets, tind otner usei'ul iniittcV, given id ' the Sussex. Lady's Pocket Book, for 18 Li, the tit- m ind has been beyond all expectation.. A few co- lies- are still- remaining at J. Baxter's, Lewes, • and the booksellers in the county. BRIGHTON, DEC. 30, 1811. Yesterday being imeo n nouly fine, though cold, proved irreststaiily Inviting to man,• of our fashionable equestrians and pedestsians. After divine service, the Steine, in particular, pre-, sented a summer- like display of beauty and fashion. Amung the equestrians, we noticed the Viscountes Howardine, the Somersets, and many other visitants of distinction. The noble family of the Gwyders, with their son, the Honourable Mr. Burred, left us yes- terday afternoon, for tiie warmer regions of Devonsbire. The Masonic ball arnd supper, at the Old Ship Tavern, on Friday evening, iu honour of St. John's, Day, was most respectably and nu- merously attended. The Ball was opened be- tween nine and ten o'clock, with a new dance, composed on the- occasion, by. Mr. Menche, of the Prince Regent's Bund, called, " St. JOHN's FESTIVAL," which was succeeded bv another, named " MASON'S WIVES and SWEETHEARTS," by Professor Wright, of the Musical Saloon, both of which had a very pretty and. pleasing effect. About half past twelve the doors of the supper room were thrown open, aud exhibited, suspended over the Royal Arch Banner, at the back of the Master's chair, a tine transparent painting, of the Patron Saint, on an Eagle, from Raphael. The tables were well arranged and sumptuously supplied, ornamented with masonic emblems, by Mr. Shuckard, the master of the ta- vern. During supper, the Prince's Pandeans played some delightful airs, with the best erfefct. At the close of the rep'isi, the illustrious Grand Master's health was drunk with enthusiastic respect, when a fine- toned piano- forte, and " GLORIOUS APOLLO," by Messrs. Bew, Gates, and Wright, opened a selection of delightful glees, in which the daughter and sister- of the latter, kindly ami harmoniously joined, closing with Pucetta's loyal " VIVA ENRICO,"' in which most present joined chorus; the Duke of Rich- mond, Mr. Scott, the acting Master, and it few other appropriate toasts, Were then drank, when the company returned , to the ball- room, again to enjoy the pleasures of tha " light fantastic toe," which were . kept up with spirit aud hilarity till near six in the iri. oriring. At Chichester St. John's Day was observed by a grand masonic procession and dinner. We have not of la^ . experienced much an- noyance along this part, of the coast from French Privateers, owing, perhaps, to the vi- gilance of the following cruisers which are now on. this station, viz. the La Pique Frigate, the Gannet and Beagle Sloops of War, and the Sophia and Dapper Gun Brigs. Chichester beast- market, on Tuesday, was rather thinly attended both by* stock and pur- chasers. This is customary so close to the festival of the Nativity; the beef for that great day of consumption having been purchased at the pre ceding, market. A dispute of a serious nature took place on Wednesday last at Chichester, between two re- giments of infantry ; but, by the firm and very proper . behaviour of the officers, the affair ter- minated without bloodshed. Several robberies and other enormities have been lately committed' in the neighbourhood of Chichester; but as, jhe., Police have, . become, . very vigilant, we trust the perpetrators will be shortly. det « - tcvl -! incf psvoisheii ; and* that future similar atrocities Will be- thereby prevented. LONGEVITY.—- There are now living in the little parish of Cowfold, on St. Leonard's forest,: four'persons, whose united ages make 358 ytars-, one being- 83, one 8- 1. one 85, and one 10 i years old, and ' all Of them, were on Christmas Day in perfect health, and each hoping to en- joy many returns of that festive season.— The man aged 104, proved himself,' last summer and autumn, a very expert angler ; and few' to- lerably line days passed, during those seasons, without his pursuing that his favourite amuse- ment.— Cowfold has at all times been famous for the long life and healthfulness of its inha- bitants. Last Tuesday night two ewe sheep were sto- len from the fold of Messrs. Scrase, of Patcham, by some thief or thieves who escaped with their booty. The animals were " not slaughtered oil the spot, agreeably t. o the common practice of sheep- stealers, but taksn away alive, as appear- ed, evidently, from the steps of a horse,- which were traced from the fold. DIED. At Balcomb, on the 25th instant, after a short illness, aged If) years, Henry, the only, son of the Rev. Henry Chatfield, of Bal- - comb, in this county. We are obliged tfi GABRIELLA, hul his lucubra tions aie ten entn- t ) v calculated for our pifrpiW. Thtf Lines signed J. H. form an H- wmitV- rlve. rlise- mSut; aud, if lascvtcd, aiusi be pliid fir as sa-,' b. Never acted here. THEATRE, LEWES. HptHS present evenipg, Monday, Dec 30,1811, - H- will l> R |) i' » '< eute< i. a revived Comedy, called. LOVE MAKES A MAN; Or, THE. FOP'S FORTUNE. Vv'ith for the last tune this, seasi. ii, the new Comic Pantomime of LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD; Or, HARLEQUIN's REVELS. To- Morrow Evening, ( Tuesday) ihe Tragedy of MACBETH. '".;''' . With THE HIGHLAND REEL; O'. THE SCOTCH PIPER Boxes, * id i'li. ,,., j JH# Nis; btsof peifotinoi!> dii'- ni^ tive r » ui| Miu)' ti - bori stay, will lie Mondays. Tuesdays, Thursdays. nri Saturdays To the Clergy. TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT CURACY, vy AM I'l i) immcdiaielv a CURATE, t„ take ' ' ibe duly of a Sin, ill country Church, HI ilie Diocese of Chichester, vvii. b'. a 11 - 1m. rt duUiiice in Bat- tle and Hastings. The duiv g( i! jle, the . salary i.- ry liberal, and a » « co: d church uiay be had ivilbai a LOII- veuient distance, 11 rt i| u! r, < 1 N. B. Lodging; may' hi; bad iii ilie ue>< » ! i!> » urhtott , Fi/ r uarliiiulur* anply jf by Ic- tli r, post pairl. t- i A Z. Post. Office,' Boreham street. near Battle WANTED IMMEDIATELY. \ N , iiml.. i FOOTMAN,- \| X- - ,, - ion ,! y'e ' i Danny, Sussex i ... inidill- a^ t- d Woman, y,-|- -, i ier i. l , ei a . : iu. bpu. se . she will b^ iefoftrt- Mu lin > s "•* loidi . irah'.- rlii- r'aciPr for IVin'ieM,' itfili . Apply to Mr. Wm. LEE, Printer, for fu< t n r n . rtieu- larv. . i •:••• WXNT'eix a COACHMAN. O„ E" « VrT n. e'tlv linderstands his inisi'- ejs. n tl can ha e an u denia h- ebarjcler troni Iii his ofu .- A • - lv to' Mr, LEE, Printing Office. High street Lewes. NATIONAL SCHOOLS. | T bavini; been unan. iniously resolved at a ; e: ie- « ral ! Vle. uii » of tlw Clergy of the Diocese. of Chi- Chester, ronveued al Chichester, bt the Bishop, on Hie ? « lboflbe present inn- i ll, for lb | iuri> n « e " of ;. romot- the educatMlUiif lie iiifain poor, hi ihe i- no of the Church of England, that it i- hi » b! v - xpi dieot thai School, on ihi- iiiipr . ved ( dan of . din alim.. i„ u be instilMiVd THROUGHOUT ihe County of SUSSEX, tor the puipo- e of dijlusiiig itie blessings of Religion, and useful knowledge ; also thai " a SOClETY b « - e, l iblisbed f ir th . t - jesiv. able purjxne, and that tiie Nobility, Gentry, and Laity, be r<> pei'itul! y « , olirio< l 10 assist I he m in Ibis, charitable undertaking : - m! ,, baling Ven furilior resolved, Ib. vt it is espvdieni, from the peculiar extent of tie- County of Sussex, that a . e- purate Committi e should be formed at Lewes • ihe Archdeacon of Lewes, at the tiiijjgfslion of ihe Bishop of ihe Diocese, r* qi# t » ' but ilie . Clergy of that Arch- deaconry, aud of Ihe Eastern Peculiars, » bo can hialia 11 convenient to attend, will . mi- et al ibe Star Inn. at Lewes, ou THURSDAY,. ibe ititli of JANUARY, IUIJ, at twelve o'clock,- to consider ibe proper weans of car- ryiug Ibe design iiilo i- O'eet. Buxted. Dec.' js.' isii. NEWHAVEN PIERS 1Hereby give noticp, That a Generl Meeting of the Commissioners and Trustees of ( he Horbour and Piers of Newhaven, ** ill he holdenat ihe White Hart Inn, in Lewes, on Monday, ibe Gth day of January next, at twelve o'clock at noon GEORGE HOPER. Lewes, Dec ( Jfl, ] Sj !., MR James Smith, of New Shoreham Inn- keeper, haVit'i?' a « i « ned over his eflec'ts to Trustees, for the'' benefit of his creditors : All pen-' iis to whom lie'ts indebted, are retiuested forthwith lo attend at ihe Office of Messrs. Mar- shall aud Verrall. Solicitors, Steyning, 10 siu'n ihe Trust Deed, aud to deliver paiiiculars of their demands: Aud all - ersons indebted to the said James Smith, ate desired lo pay their several - debts to Messrs. Marshall and Verrall immediately. Steyning, Dec 1811. JOHN SAWYER. late of Worthing, Black- tJ smith, liaviug made over his cflecH for the he- netil of his creditors, to Mr. Stuard and Mr. Gib- son, of Lewes,; a 1 persons io > » h.-; n> he is indebted are, requested io execute the Deed of Assignment, on or. before the.- l lth of January next, " or they will he excluded all benefit arising therefrom Lewes, Dec. U*, isl 1. NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS. \ LI. pel sons indebted to the estate of the late i'V WM. BROWN. Blacksmith, of Falmer, de- ceased; are desiied iinmed'alelv to pav ihe amount of ihe same to Polhill. and Gibson, Ironmongers, Cliff, the administrators. A II 4 all persons to whom the said Wm. Brown stood indebted, are likewise desired ' o delivei lo P. and G. tile amount of their accouuis, aud the nature of their securities, if any, in order that a division of bit eljecis miy he made. 30". b Dec. 1811. TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT. A Gentleman; ai^ ed 61 seats, entitled for his ' 1 Life to- ibe Inter'St of t'lioo sterling, is desirous of disposing of the sawie, by private contract, for Aimhn. particulars eti<) i « iie . periuiiaHy, or bv b t- l- r, oo- l pud. tU Messrs. Holmes, Solicitor, Arundel. CORN EXCHANGE Friday, Dec. 27. To- day the maikel Ins. several fresh ajrivals of Wneat, and* sites' there- if'ii niirH ' at ! ifile variation. Barley likV- wiie, ahd'Vi di ina-' id, vjtii a sj. iod < nn- > fv'. Malt and White Peas ' fluctuate hti t. l, i 11 le. Beans of ' each di'sA iiii'forf tieai b as per currency. There are lai^ y fcesli supplies of Oats, which has ilie efleet of sales jjeihtj i| in. ted ' sotn. fwhat lower, l'lonr retlVaiiis at late j> iices.' Wheat 7/> s. 02s II Vs. Tick Beans - 40 . 52s. Fine ditto 118s. 122s.' Ditto Fine , M,. < vis. Rye- - - 58s. Oats - 27s. SOs. : 13s. Barley - - 45s. Ms. Poland ditto 34s. S? s. Malt - - 7( is. St, Potatoe ditto 3Ss It's. White Peas 78s. 81 Rape seed - 551. & il Grey Peas - 55s. 6 - Fine Flour- - 9^ s. loos, Beans - - " 50s. 66*. Seconds - - 90s. t) js. SMITHFIELD, Dec. 37. This day's market h id a scanty « upplv of ' he different kinds of' Catile— Beef, is cheaper; Mut- ton, and Veal are dearer; Pork supports' last price, •• iid the trade, for the must part, was somewhat flat. The sales in ihe Hay Market i- vere net live- ly; Hay fetched last price; ( lover i biained better prices; Straw as fallen in once. Tiie. following prices and numbeis are a cornel s:;. i nent. To sink ' he offal, pei stone f > sib. Beef 4s. 4d. to' 5s. 8d. I Head of Catile, this ' lay Mutton, 4s! 4d. to Ss. iod. I Beasts - - - V20 Lamb 6s. fid. to iid. iid. ; Sheep - - - 2, < 30 Veal 5s. ( id. to 7- s. 6 i ' Calves - - - - 120- Pork 4s. 4d. to 7s'nd. j Pigs - - - - ' 2S0 PRICE OF CORN.— Lewes, Saturday, 1) o. Red Wheat • - - .5 16 X> to 0 O 0 White do. - ' 6 4 O to " o I) Barley - - - 2 7 0 to 2 12 O' Oats - ' ' 1 12 o to 1 16 0 ' ' - J. LEIGHTON, Inspector. liiiR « in wbosfchatirfr are che rssncs of lift > « » death." were not the best of human policy. They do indeed acknowledge that they see no present evil m the under- taking ; but to give us proof of their great discernment urge that it is pregnant with future dt^ a- ler. \ V'eu called upon, however, to specify tin coming eVtl, it is all centered in asu'tnise tint the Bible Society, accor- ding io the principles of whose establishment the pure, unaltered, and uncomtftr niei . vnr. i of God has for eight years heeu so universally dittoed, will hereafter violate its own principles, and direct its funds to other pur poses— a surmise founded on tbe implied possibility of dishonourable couduet among at least six, perhaps I may now add SIXTY thousand, of the most honourable men that this or nny nation has to boast - » surmise which cannot too hastily be scooted and reprobated— a sur- mise which as it contains nothing of tiie spirit of Chris- tianity, is unworthy the name and profession ot a christian. Let u » quit such considerations ! We have otlu r more pleasing topics of discussion before us, lu • rur decisions this day ; in the unanimity; and let ni « also ttdd, the decent order by which they are accom- panied hut, above all, in the steady determination t< accomplish tbe object of on meeting ; let us manifest the 7. eai which animates us fur the best interests of man- kind. That whatsoever our different opinions and pui> suits may be, io this great, this glorious cause, wc may all, as christian brethren combine together, " working a good work ere the night Cometh when tin mau can work," thus keeping up an holy communion with the universal church— with that GREAT MULTITUDR WRICH NO MAN COULD NUMBER ALL NATIONS AND PEOPLE, AND KINDRED. AND TONGUES,' — WITH THE " GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE FIRST BORN, WHOSE NAMES ARE WRITEN IN HEAVEN" — WITH THE SPIRITH OF JUST MEN MADE PBR- FECT WITH GOD THE JUDGE OF ALL- WITH JESUS THE MEDCATOR OF THE NEW COVRNANT," OF WHOM THE WHOLE FAMILY IN HEAVAK AND EARTH IS NAMED." The motions for the appointment of Patrons and Vice Patrons were then proposed. The Rev. Brownlow Yorke proposed thanks to the Chancellor for accepting the oflBce of Patron. The Rev. Mr. Prebendary Yorke hliving finished his speech, the Dean of Carlisle rose for the purpose of moving a resolution which, be said, be had no donbt would meet with the approbation of every one present. This was to return thanks to the ncMe Earl ( Hardwick) for having accepted the chair and presiding iu it. The resolution having passed nem. con. the Dean, after de liuenting, in striking colours, the excellencies of the institution, exoressed himself as follows : Still, however, there were a fey? topics which I had conceived might, with sufficient propriety, he briefly tourhed upon by myself, viewed as a Member of the Established Church, and as a Head of College,-.- espe- cially as a late address to our Senate, by a learned Pro- fessor of Divinity, had drawn the public attention to the consideration of tbe object* of jhe Bible Society. Now, evt- u these topics also have been, anticipated tliis morning ;— and so very ably anticipated, that if any one is disposed to suspect a mixture of ostentations desire iu my mind tn be among the foremost in the discussions of this day, snch a person must conclude that I may be mortified not a little on finding all the materials which I had intended to employ, used up and better applied than I could have applied thetrt. It will be said, the Dean of Carlisle should have made his intention to he present sooner known ; for in fact, all the arrangements for the orderly proceedings of the meeting were settled before it was understood that pro- bably I should he here, I mention this circumstance, my Lord, for no other purpose but to afford myself an opportunity of intro- ducing ttie real reason of my doubt and hesitation re- specting my attendance at this must respectable assem- bly. Your Lordship has heard that this measure originated in the zeal and activity nf a number of ingenuous un- dergraduates, who discovered a great desire io see in stiiuted in this place an Auxiliary Bible Society. The verv tn imeut I heard of their design,- 1 saw the danger that must arise if such a plan and its execution should remain in their hands. If undergraduates, persnns iti statu pupilftiu, should proceed to hold meetings and i oust- delegate-, such proceedings. I thought, woultl be a just subject of alarm and animadversion, however pure and laud, bio their intentions might be. I > n this occasion, however, those of tbe uodergra dtiates who stood forward, conducted themselves in the tnost unexceptionable manner. They stated their ob- ject to several persons nf considerable standing and experience : ami among others I war one, to whom they were anxious to ex|> laiu their views nnd wi- hes. In par- ti'uUr, they signified lo tile at Queen's college their earnest desire tn have tbe business of instituting an Auxiliary Bible Society taken out of < lit ir nwitt bands, and transferred., as lliey expressed it with great modes- ty. to tiie hands uf their superiors. I am sorry lo tresspass so long on your Lordship's patience, and that nf this assembly . hut there are two points on which I judge it extremely important, that 1 should give my defined and Unqualified testimony. The first respects thee ingenuous youths themselves , I do affirm, that nothing con| d exceed the modesty of their deportment and the niotleraiion exemplified in itieir whole conduct. 1 affirm, that after more than forty years residence in tins university, during which period 1 have seldom been an inattentive observer of what was passing ; and after having noticed a variety of pupular meetings of undergraduates, yet at no time do 1 re- member any one instance where the zeal and feivonr . if youth was so entirely undfl- the dominion of good sense, and so completely tempered with prudcuce and H i acri'l i mm The'othcr point to which I am to testify respects my- self-- Perfectly dottle as tbe undergraduates shewed themselves to lie, I still felt the most imperi ' its neces- sity laid upon nie on no account lo promote thetr pu.- puses ' ill I was convinced there did not, exist even a germ among them which might possibly grow into any thing like a disorderly combination. If they were, to sp- ale out, tliey would probably own thai they had thought 1 returned thent but a cold answer at Queen's college. For though my heart was with tbent, as to the grand object of establishing an Auxiliary Bible Society ; and though it was well known that I was o he depended on for a steady adherence to the principle of the Parent Society, yet were there many circumstances which called luudly on me lo he most particularly careful to give no ground whatever for its being said, .( what after all it is far from being improbable will be said) that uiie Head of a Collage, secretly or openly, directly or indi- rectly, had been active iu ' cucouragiug seditious and turbulent spirits. I frankly own, my Lord, that for some day's 1 did seriously hesitate, wli titer it might be prudent in me to appear at all in this meeting. ( am nut snre that 1 was not too mUchfati? e to suspicion and jealousy ; but whether it be true or not thai a disposi- tion to he uver cautious--. the result of age, and of having experienced a great deal uf misrepresentation, carried me too far, and kept me too long in suspense, it certainly is true that nothing hut an explicit lnfurnut- tioti and a full conviction of the truth of that informa- tion— viz. that there exists not among the undergra- duates at, tins moment any thing like an improper combination, or any thing that ought to create a sus- picion of such a combination; a conviction that if there lias existed among tlietn a symptom of a tendency to any thing of this sort ( which, however, I hud HUsoiutelv denied*) it is » ovv iiually quashed and annihilated 5 nothing, my Lord, short of such a conviction could have removed mv scruples, or induced me to couute- ance this meeting under tiie present circumstances. JNo one, I trust, will he so uncandid and disin^ ebu. ous as to cotiMtrue What I now say into an ostentatious exaggeration of the importance of my attending or not attending; all I desire is to close up every avenue to misrepresentation; and this point being settled* I shall never scruple te repeat with peculiar delight, that 11 is to the everlasting honour of the undergra duates, that the ardour of youth^ in tbe hest of causes, has been directed by the most signal and extraordinary spirit of wisdom and moderation. My Lord, it is my entire persuasion iliat the history of mankind, since the days of the Apostles, does not afford auy instance of such numerous aud animated eycttlftris for tW dsstrihutlnti of tfro Word of God as have brch made durmjf the last seven or eight years.- A. The sacred flame— I will run the hazard of being; de- nominated enthusiastic or superstition*, while our Bibles t « ' ach us that the preparation of the heart is from tbe Lord, and while I read in our Litnrgy that from God all holy desires, good count Ms, and just works do proceed. I the sacred flame of zeal and spirit for spreadn £ the Holy Scriptures oug the nations has pervaded all v- anks and orders of Christians and I rejoice in. couteroplaiing this mark « > f the Divine goodness, that God hath, put into - our minds to be the instruments of spreading the knowledge of the kingdom of his son. Therefore while others excite needless alarms and indulge unwarrantable suspicion*, let us continue our endeavour* to put Bibles into the hands of those wlio have them not, resting assured tha* every calculation, which concludes agaimu the expe- diency of oui doing so, 1 » in some part ot it undoObictll) <* rrone » u » . My Lord and Gentlemen, it is with pain and regret thai I am compelled t » allow that there are certainly person of great learoioa;* rank, aud respectability in general, who not only do not approve of our proceedings, but aUo persuade themselves that they see gre. it danger in them. The author of ft late address to our senate is one of those person* ; and though his address is hnt short, it contain* imputations, which every meiiiber of our establishment, who subscribes to the. Bible Society, is called upon to repel. When I left London, yesterday in the afternoon, I Irn^ w not whether the heavy . charges imputed to us wlitf are of . the establishment* and who contribute also id tiie support of the Bibie Society, might uot be brought forward aud enforced'at this meeting. I therefore pre pared riiyfclf with the aforesaid address in my hand to make siic. h concise remark* upon it, paragraph by pa- raasoph, as occurred to me o » v the perusal of it. But judging from the perfect unanimity which prevails in this uumerou* ^ ss^ uibly, I now think it . better to reserve myself on this subject to another opportunity, when either through the press, or otherwise, I ntay if neces- sary and expedient, take into consideration the found- ness of ( he ar^ umeutvj, the candour and charity of the charges and insinuations, contained in the address of the very { earned and respectable author. My Lord, though I am under no anxiety respecting the impression which this address may he supposed to, make/ m the mind of any oue - Who reads it, and notwith- standing- the resolution I have just e- xpress « d of remark- wig very little on tbe contents of ii at present, I must request leave to tresspass for a few moments on the patience of the meeting, with oue or two coucise ohsppv'sii imiM. In this address it is' plain that every member of the Established Church who subscribes to the Bible Society . is treated as a person who may in so doing probably enough be contributing to tiie very dissolution of our Ecalesiastical Establishment. Now it must be allowed, that so heavy and tremendous a charge ought not to have been made on sight grounds j aud posterity, 1 think, will scarcely believe, that the foundation of this charge, that is, ihnt the dreadful fault which we have committed, is, that we do our utmost to distribute the. authorised version of tiie Bible, unaccompanied with any other book, throughout the world, in the I toguage which the inhabitants of the respective nations Can understand. This is the sole object of the society to which we be- long ; a society which candour will admit, and preju- dice cannot deny, has done more in this view, during the short period of seven years, thau ail the societies iu Christendom hav* » done in a century. The term authorised version is emphatical, because extremely important ; it i* so important iu my mind, that whenever the society shall begiu to publish their Bibles with glosses, comments, and alterations of their own, that is, wheoever they, shall di stribute unautho- rized version, I pledge myself that I will instantly ( withdraw my name from them. But my Lord, I will not dissemble that this is far from a complete statement of the grounds of the ob- jections of our adversaries. Their appear* to. he in their minds a corner in vvhiclj resides the principle of a rooted aversion to any connexion in religious con- cerns with christians of any denomination if they dis- sent from the Established Church. By permitting dissenters to join with us 111 this ex< e!! eut u ork, we ave said to throw weight into their scale, we desert the establishment, we cncour Vge hod promote def. ciion from it. This, this is that solid nucleus of dislike and hosulity: H nucleus, which after enveloping itself, like the comet, in much nebulous obscurity, terminate: in a tiery tale of portentous magnitude. My Lord, 1 bring forward distinctly tbe objection that is made- to us on account of our connexion wit I: dissenters, because on all occasions of contrariety o sentiment, 1 feel. almost an instinctive aversion to vaii and fruitless contentions concerning the outsidero qu'stion*. On ;. TI occasions 1 wish to meet fairly tin re ill poims in dispute, and to gcapple with them. Aot so in the present instance, 1 am convinced tbut i several of our most respectable adversaries were uov present and amongst tl em, ] may well reckou. tin learned author of this addres*, the. y would say, tha they heartily joined in many of ihe handsome thing that had ' men said this morning respecting the extra ordinary exertions of the Bible Society ; and that, n translating the Bible and dispersing it into foreign parts,. we bad dou" e well; hot that wc marred ever thing by haviu- g farmed an amicable junction with th dissenters from thi* Eaclesiastical Establismeut of thi couutrv » Here, my Lord, though the declaration T have al iyadv made not to trespass on your Lordship's time Forbids me at this moment of perfect unanimity, to pro tluce any unnecessary d- tail of argument, I must not 9: t down without expressing my cornpleat dissent from the principle which seems to pervade almost everv part of the learned Professor's address now iu my hands The principles of the learned author, i say again, seeui to me, to have n . ihing to do with dissent ev- iu auv conc. ra which is connected with religion. Now mv principle is TOTO COBTO differcht. Lamenting their dissent as much as any member, of our establish incut can do. and wishing prosperity to the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge sincerely and as earnestly as nny member of that society can wish 11, still I would go hand iu hand with the dissenters » s f. ir as I can. It is only, when I cannot help it that I leave tho. m. ( do uot dread the dissenters, as if they were Infected with a contagion ; but I cordially rejoice to shake hands with tljem on all points where we do agree; nor do 4 see any inconsistency in maintaining a friendly intercourse with them 011 such points, and at the same time in exercising a jealous attention over them in the points where we separate from each other. And this I take to be " the true line oft distinction for churchmen." Further, I am deeply convinced that the dangers of dissent, and even dissent itself, are best encountered by conciliation ; whereas both dtsseot and its dangers are strengthened by irritation, opposition and exclusion. Your Lordship knows very well that I am one of those who think that the Roman Catholic Question of Emancipation leads to considerations and inquiries of immense magnitude; yet whatever circumspection 1 may think requisite on that head. I should never have any scruple to give a Bible to a Roman Catholic; I should never scruple to join with a Roman Catholic iu promoting the distribution of Bibles to others. In fact t should look 011 the dispersion of the Bible and the free use of it to be the likeliest way iu the world ta bring about a more complete reformation from Popery, History teaches us thai it was by garbling the Bible, by keeping the Bible out of { be hands of tiie people. by forbidding translations of the Bible into intelligible languages, that Popery was enabled so long to keep if ground among tbe nations. The great Saxon Reformer. Martin Luther, was so well aware of this, that while 11 the retirement of a secret aayl* u to escape the Papal fires which at that time were in the very eve of heinj lighted for his destruction, he employed the hours o his privacy with indefatigable industry 111 translating the Bible into the German language. My Lord, the learned author of this addres* is t< « well versed in Ecclesiastical History, to have forgoitei that for some tune before the death of iheir eminen supporter of the h! e » * ed Reformation, the Elector of J Saxony, Frederick the Wise, it w is an a'llictive consi- j deration to the mind of that truly pious and conscien- ( tious Prince, to reflect that the word oi* God bad not its free course in Germany. 1 have bat one word to add,— It appears to me, that to maintain, that Churchmen cannot safely join With Dissenters in distributing the' authorized version of the bible, amouiib to this declaration that we can safely join with them in nothing of a religious nature,—\ po sitioo surely uot of easV digestioiKin a country where Christianity bus produced in auy considerable degree its genuine effects of universal disinterested benevo- lence. Ever since the first agitation of this business, I have from time to time, and with all the care of which I am capable, examined into the foundation of that appre hen si of danger on which so much stresses laid : and i am compelled to avow that an intercourse and an agreement with the dissenters, of which both the basis, and the superstructure, of which both the beginning and ttie end, a'hd also all the intermediate parts ; ire the dissemination ol' the Holy Scriptures, is in itself utterly void of all reasonable objection and that so far from widening the breach between us and the dissenters, swell an intercourse tends to lessen it, and bring us hearer together; while on the other hand an excessive spirit of jealousy and distrust and suspicion has a tendency to irritate, to exasperate animosities and increase disunion in the country. There is not any one member of our church establish- ment, who entertains a more exalted idea of the excel- lence of our Liturgy, and of our Prayer Book in gene- ral, than I do: and I heartily wish that Christians of all denominations could be persuaded to adopt the u. e of it; but an this is, not to be expected, while dissenters of several denominations adhere to their present system of ceremonies and of church government, I would not represent the distribution of THE BIBLE ALONE as a thing that cannot be done with safety uuiess accompa- nied with tbe CORRECTIVE of A Prayer- Book of the Church of England. My Lord— Our Liturgy its(- If owes its establishment to the free u « e of tbe Bible among the people ; and i greatly mistake- if, among the numerous errors of the Church of Rome, there exists a more dangerous tenet than that the Holy Scripture* themselves must be tried at the bar of tiie traditions of fallible men. The late printed address to the members of this uni- versity would justify me in making many other observa- tions on the different parts of it, but I forbear for the reason already given; If that should appear, which at present does not appear, viz. that the author of it has gained, ii\ any material degree, the public mind to believe, that we who subscribe tri the Bible Socieiy are unfaithful members of our church establishment^ it may then be necessary to deteud ourselves by doing away the misrepresentations: again, if the members of the • society itself should distover n disposition to depart from their avowed principle of printing the Bible with- out note or comment, we may then unite to check that disposition, or even " proceed to tbe length of quitting the society entirely. Lastly, if other objects inimical to the church should indeed, as is intimated, appear to be associated with its main object, is it to be supposed that the artful, politic, dissenters will he all awake, and the simple, honest, harmless, unsuspecting Church of England On the whole, and in conclusion, f am compelled to iserve, that in this short address to the University of Cambridge, there appears to be such an accumulation unkind intimations, suspicions, and conjectures, ( all which I am to suppose were intended 10 have their feet,) as call for much greater confidence than 1 have * t learnt to have iu the auth ors ability for judging of ie probability of future events.— I must own I do sin- ; rely wish tint the spirit which but too evidently per- ides almott every part of < t. had been more couciliat- g, and had savoured in general more of that true Christian Charity, which hopeth all ihnigs— That holy > ok. My Lord, tbe dwsemiaation of which is the lorious object of this meeting, is itself the real cure f all dissent and all contention that are not innocent ; nd it is toy firm belief that, if dissenters of all deuo liuasions, by no means excluding Roman Catholics, or » e members of our ovyn Communion, did hut read and : udy their bibles more constantly, and with tuorf de- out care and application, aud with more of a direct ie. w to improve the heart and correct. the practice, Christians of every denomination, without exception, ould approach much nearer to one another thau liey now do, would actually coincide, or nearly so, \ most es vntiah, and iu regard to subordinate matters, hey would exercise so, much mutual kindness and for- bearance toward* each oshfcr. as would almost anni- lilate the evil of any remaining difference of seuti-, ElQlLt* THE LATE MURDERS. The examination of John Williams took place it Shadwell Police Office on Tuesday night, when hi' faeU ami circumstances disclosed weie found .0 be of a verv extianidiuary nature. On Sunday last, from private information oh- lained by Hewitt and Hope, two. of the Police Of- ' iiiers a( Shadwell. tl ey went in search of Williams, md apprehended him- in Wapping. On his person were found a duplicate f > r t » vp pairs of shoes, pledged fo' 8s. and ] I. 14- s. in silver, with a ll. note. On Monday the prisoner was first examin- ed, and the fact of his having little nv- nev in his pncket. on. the night of the fital massacje of Mr. Williamson's familv hid been ptov « d. from his borrowing sixpence of the landlady of the Pear- tree public house; strong suspicions, however, a- r< ise yesterday mo'tung. in consequence of the Magistrates h iving received a communication from iu ntif > i thtiare person confined in Newgate for debt. llninedia « clv Mr. Capper proceeded to the prison, and held at. official examination, when it appeared that In- was the landlord of the Pear- tree public- house, Wapping, and that the prisoner in custody was bis loditer, and that he had a maul I" his house, answering the description, in every ie spec. t, of that found in ihe late Mr. Mart's house very vigilance was immediately adopted, o'q re- ceiving this account, to obtain the attendance o persons likely to brjiuc this mysterious business ti an iNsue Abmt seven o'clock on Tuesday even- ing, the prisoner was brousht into the Police Of fice, which was comuletelv crowded John Tunner, the lodger, who made bis escape from Williamson's house, attended He descibed to tli Magistrates the exact situation in which he first descried the villain riflim- the pockets of Mrs. Williamson He further stated, that while iie was going do. vn stairs, ha was sure he heaid a man slowly walking in ihe sitting- mom, and that his shoes cracked, and ( hat he was confideiv the man could not have nails in his shoes. When he got to the door, he only saw one man 111 the position, and dressed in the manner described in his exaip nation before the Coroner The prisoner was here biooght forward, and the Magistrates paiticu) arlv question- ed ilit witness, wheihei lie thought the primmer a* the bar was the man ? The witness could not state that he wa-, but said he had seen him two or three times in Williamson's house Did not know whe- ther he was in the house 011 Thursday nii> ht last. Mary Rice was examined She washed for the prisoner for mure than three years. Knew his - lock of linen perfectly well ; but had not washed for him the last fortnight The Va i- trate here rigidly examined th wit- I tiess: - Q Have you not seen blood 011 his shirts ? V Yes, I have ; on one of them —- Q Have you seen any blood mi his shirts since last saturday- week ? A Yes, I have ; oneol his shirts was bloody • ib . tit the cott. i, like the mark of two fingers. Q.' Was there 110 other part stained ? A. I took n • pellicular notice ; the shirt was torn in the b c= si — Q. Did vou not take notice of lie shirt hei g torn f A. Yes; but j tdged the pt. soner had been quarrelling, and might have it torn.— Q. When was it vou had thi- shirt without being torn ? A. Last Thursday week.— Q. Will you swear there were no other marks of blood 011 the shirt,? A. Theie was a little blood . on tbe arms, and several spots on other parts of the body ; but taking no particular notice at the time, 1 washed it, atid kepi the shirt in oider to mend it.— Q. Have you washed out all the stains? A. I think I must, fori '• oiled it well in hot water.— Q What linen have vou generally washed for the prisoner? A. Four linen shins and some stockings; but never any white handkerchiefs; the Prisoner used to wear black handkerchiefs. [ The Prisoner wore a white neckhandkerchiefon his. examination.] Mrs. Vermilloe, the landlady of the Pear- tree, was next examined. Q. Is your husband in con- finement ? A. Yes, he is in prison for a debt 20t. and has been for 6tven weeks. — Ci. Is there o chest of tools in your house ? A. Yes; it belong- ed : o a person gone abroad. She had never looked into it; knew it contained two or three mauls; one of them her husband sometimes used, and it lay in the yard.— Q. Did you never notice the marks on the mauls ? Yes, one or two; thev were mark- ed J P and belonged to oue of hef lodgers wh. v had gone abroad since February last; his name was J Paterson. Q. Did you never know the mauls were missing > A. Not till Monday, when there were enquiries made.— Q. Could you identi- fy the maul if you saw it ? A. I don't know. The Magistrates here ordered the fatal maul to be produced. The Witness was extremely agitated ami burst into tears. After some pause, and a chair being hande' 1 for her accommodation, she recovered her flight. Q. Ou youi- oath will you say that this is not the maul? A. 1 don't know. — Q. Will you swear it is the maul; A. I cannot sav. Mr. Markland— Is tiie maul similar to the one you have seen iu your house ? Yes, it is some- thing like it. The remainder of the questions weie of little import, they went merely to the fact of the Prisoner's being at home on the nli> ht of the 8th of December, which the witness could not swear lo ; but she gave him a good character for honesty since she knew him. The Magistrates, on account of the lateness of he hour, postponed ihe further investigation.— ' lie prisoner at tempted to sneak, but, but the fust piestinn be asked was uf such a tendency, that he vas desited to desist.—: lie was ordeied for a fut ther t. xaniina. tion, Wednesday Mr. Capper, a Magistrate of Shad- well Office, attended tin Mr. Vermilloe, in New- pie, Mr. Alderman Wood, and Adkins. waited 111 the Magistrates in the morning, and stated in-, " ormalion which was of great importance. The ripping chissel which was found in Mr, Mart's house was conveyed to Newgate, in order : o be identified by Mr. Vermilloe. I he conference iv. is ptivst- e, and continued until four o'clock in the evening, Mr. Vermilloe gave testimony ! o the instrument, called a ripping hook, being among ihe chest of tools deposited 111 his house. We must here remind our readers iliat the said ripping hook, ah ut two feet iu length, was fouiv'bv the side of Mrs. Mart. and it is the same which Mr. V. has deposed tint he knew perfectly well. The unforonate peison in confinement has likewise given Infoi maiion of another man, whom he con- ceives must be concerned in the late inhumau nun tiers The Magistrates immediately forwarded, di- rections to ihe different Officers to go in pursuit,, arid late last1 night every exertion was used to find out the man alluded to As far asican officially he learned, there were only two men concerned in both of the atrocious murders. It is said a person of the name of John- stone is likely to prove the circumstance on tiie next examination of Williams. Williams, previous to the murders, had large red whiskers, which seem to have been cutoff very recently before his apprehension, and his hair is cut in a different manner to what it was before: he is about five feet nine inches iu height, of an in- sinuating manner and pleasing countenance, and i » not lame, as stated 111 some of tiie Papers. Vermilloe. the landlord of the Pear. ttee public- house, at which the- supposed murderer lodged, was liberated from the debtor's side of Newgate oa Thursday, and will be further examined 011 Friday. John Williams, in custody ou suspicion of be- ing one of the murderers of the Mart and Wil- liamson families, is now heavily ironed and con- fined in Coldbath- fields House of Correction. Extract of a letter from Malta, dated Nov. S " We have a teport, that three British frigates, the Unite, Cerberus, and Active, are blockaded in the Island of Lissa, bv a French squadron of a line-, f- battlie ship, and four or five frigates. Ad- vice had been sen' t(( the Eagle, of 74 guns, off" Corfu ; so that we are ill expectation of some of ttie French squadron finding their way hither." I he Prisoner atternoted to account for his shirt being torn and bloody, and said he had been in company wi'h some men who prevailed. on him to play at cards He had played one game, anil was going home, when lie was seized by the collar, and had his mouth cut. He' related a conversation he had with his landlady ; but she denied his telling; her the story, as now related; and it appeared the fracas was antecedent to Mart's murder. Harris and Cuthburn, tl< e Prisoner's fellow' lodgers at Ihe Pear- tree, stated, that the Prisoner came home on ihe morning of the murder, abouc one o'clock. Cuthburn was in bed, but not asleep; the watchman was going past one o'clock ; he was positive that the prisoner said, " For God's sake put out the light, or else something will happen but was not certain whether it was the same morn- ing he heard of Mart's murder. Harris went to bed about twelve, and awoke when the prisoner came home ; but did not take notice of the pri- soner ; they a. I slept in the same room ; he had. seen the chest of tools ; it was left open ; lie never; examined the whole of its contents ; but had ob- seived the maul ; it was like a ship- hammer, and he believe 1 it had a sharp point.—( The maul was- again pro; need.)— Harris thought it was like one he had seen the children play with in tile varii. The children heie alluded to weie the nephews of Mrs. Vermilloe. The Magistrates ordsred the eldest to be sent for. As soon a, the i"> v appeared in Court, Mrs. V. was exceedingly affected, and re- tired. The little bny excited much interest. Tbe fim question was:— n » old are you ? Eleven years. — Did yon ever plav ai your aunt's ? Yes, I have many times with mv brother.— Did you ever pfav with a latge hammer? Yes, 1 have, when I wanted a hammer to do Any work.— When did ym see the hammer last ? I Mill sure 1 don't know — Should y- nu know it again if you was tosc" it ? I think £ should; il was broke in the point. [ The maul was shew to the litle boy ; he carelessly look it up, and tiied HI carry it, and looked on 11 with tbe nlost composed innocence ] Do you think that this is ihe same hammer V f think it is.— Do you know when you last saw it ?. Oh! 1 think I recollect, it was about a month Cambridge Auxiliary Bible Society. On Thursday, the 12lh instant, a public Meet- ing wns held m Cambridge, for the purpose n' taking into consideration the proposal of establishing an Auxiliury Bible Society. in aid of tUr British and Foreign Bible Society. We proceed to give an accouu of v » suceess. Alinnt half- past eleven. Lord Hardwicke entered the Town- hall, which had hcen crowded at an early hour, and upon, the motion of Lord Francis Osborne. seconded by Dr. Jowett. » u « unaninionslv called to the chair. His Lordship opened the business t>\ an appropriate speech, at the conclusion of uhteb he read tiie f Mow log extract of a I. iter, dated December <). nddrewd '•> hi » Royal Highness the l Duke of Gloucester to the Right Rev. tiie Lord Bishop of Bristol: " As I am a warm friend ol' the ' British and Foreign Bible Society,' as I » in anxious to sre the Auxiliary Society established, being convinced that tl> i « insntu- Itition, so far from being injurious to the Established Church, tnn « t he ef essential utility to it. 1 cannot re fii- e ottering a donation, and it'at the meeting it should be proposed to make me the President of the Auxiliary Bible Society, I could not. fe-. rtainly decline « m h a pro posal, which innst he considered as a flattering rii- iinr lion. 1 have iiluv to request of your Lordship to have tiie goodness to state to the meeting the impossibility of mv Heine present, but te convey the assurance (, f' the warm interest I take in tiie success of the Auxiliary Bible Society, and to mention my intention of Bendinf a donation, of Fifty Gujneas to the institution," His Lordship concluded by staling that he shntild not expatiate further on the objects of the Bible So ricl), which iho Secretaries froui the Parent Society, who had favoured ( he meeting witfe their presence, vere so much more able to explain Lord Francis Osborne theu rose, « nd stated to the meeting, that he entirely concurred in the sentiments of the noble Lord, except in one part. He wished that all who object to tlii- Society were present, par ticulai ly the learned Professor alluded to. He would not pretend to place himself on a level with that gen- tleman, either in nam ml endowments or literary attain- ments; but on till, point he should have no fear fully to meet his objections, to which a complete answer might be given even by a child, provided only tViut child was a Christian. lie concluded by stating that he should have tiie honour of moving certain resolutions, as the basis of the Cambridge Auxiliary Society, and requested that previously to his doi' g this, the Secretaries of the Parent Society, who were then present, would favour the audience with their observations, which they did • at greut length, and with ability and precision that ob- tained tliem the approbation and thanks of the whole meeting. Lord Francis Osborne then rend the resolutions, and banded thi m to the chairman. lTpou the resolutions being put by the Earl of Hard- wicke from the Chair, the Rev. Dr. Clarke rose and ex pressed himself to tbe following effect . My Lord, in seconding the resolutions which Lord F. Osborne, . with such distinguished honour lo himself, has now proposed, allow me to call the attention of your Lordship at. d of the members of ibis assembly some- « ! i » t further towards tin object for which out meeting » as convened. { shall not detain > o" Ion? in so doing. It wf re quite superfluous to expatiates or even to enter upon the discussion of the advantages likely to result from the establishment of an Auxiliary Bible Society in this place, after these have been set forth so fully, so ohty, at. d so eloquently, whether by the energy oi' an Owen, the evangelical force and simplicity of a Stein- kopff, or tli.- warm though judicious arguments of Mr. Hughes. Ifthescgeml' men had not indeed proceeded to such a lengthened survey of the subject, I might peihaps have cndcAVour- d to make you sensible of the deplorable situation of tho « e countries where the Holy Scriptu ea are denied to the inhabitants, and where mil- lions of human being* are degraded by tbe most lamen- table superstition ; uor shall I wholly abandon the de- sign but it may now be reserved for an opportuuity of future rommunira'ion. Priaed and publish'd by WILLIAM and ARTHUR LEE, by whom ADVERTISEMENTS, ARTICLES of INTELLIGENCE. & c. are received at their Offices, at BRIGHTON and LEWES. be received, and carefully forwarded to the Printers, by Mr. HUMPHERY, Mr. SEAGRAVE, and Mr. SHIPHAM, Cehichester ; Mr. ROE, Midhurst; Mr. CQLDRING, Petworth ; Mr. WHITE, Arundel Indeed, gentlemen, I little expected, as it is well known to many distinguished nietnit r, of this assembly, that the task I have now tn perform would have fallen to my lot : but sine, to ovp surpriz" and r - grot, it i- I'm ton et idem, that manv tnd A idu. ils, Urtter qualified b\ their talents and situation, ha e thought pVoper tu ab- r* nt tiiems.- fves, fo< reasons best known lo themselves,! Will not swriuk fiom what I feel to In mv duty, outwit It fit muling the odium 1 may encjiiutc from the proin nent stall.. 11 in which I now piact iny- i- lf; uoi^ niisiatidiny tl e in. it... e> and sneers, and li. ii!-, which lia, e h.- en ca- i in m way . hut most humhly offer myself, a feeble instrument. in furthering the views of a sAciet f. whose instrpuc^ tahty tends to nothing LESS that THE ctKcu LATION OF THE WORD OF GOD FOR THE SALVA TION OF MANKIND. Could any one have believed, until certain recent events occur', i, that lipon the rectitude and propriety of si. eli an undertaking a dill*, re- nce of opinion should exint ? Tlurt here, intlie vei< seat of sconce, in the bosom <• f our university. surrounded ss we arc by those httlwai- ksof literature which have arisen upon tbe ever- lasting f undatiou of the Gospel, the members of tin Est.- ililiehmeiit like ours should lind, in the most . fl'ee- Itial means opt rating f r the d illusion o'f scriptural know- ledge, aoy thing wbith did not meet w'itii thetr entire concurrence? It is really as if, while tbt light of reve lation, no I uger concealed within the. ar'lt of a pariictt lar sanctuary, is permitted to irradiate the nations of the earth, a question shottM arise, whether it shall be conveyed through the public portals of the temple, or by the gate belonging only to the priest"— whether the circulation of the bible shall be the work of a whole christian people, or of the ministers and members of the established church— whether after Christ has him- self soured os, that in all honest endeavours for the promulgation of his doctrine, he will'he with us, assist us, and blest us, wc arc tod si « t from those endeavours berause it is urged by tbe guardians of another most respectable institution, that we should first contribute to aid the views of a society, which, ( and it shall be the only allusion I will make to tlieml from tbe somnolency of its measures. a » it is allowed even by themselves, in some degree resembling the unwise virgius, having " slumbered and slept," cry " give us of your oil, that our lamps may be trimmed and burning." And they have been largely supplied by means of this society— uay I hope, tiiat, with the blessing of Heaven, they wi, ll even yet partake thereof, until their lamps be full. Let us take into consideration certain of be proposi- tions which have been urged in this place against the measures we luv. e in contemplation. Its adversaries till us, that the support we render to tbe most effective agency operating for the circulation ef the Bible, is detrimental to the interests of I he Establishment. And what can be from this inferred more or less, • ban that the circulation of the Bible is detrimental to till! interests of the Establishment? No, say they, this it not our meaning ! You artfnlL mis- represent our meaning. 1 ask then, gentlemen, what is their meaning ; for it is so ofieu shifted, that we find it extremely difficult to obtain it ? Perhaps certain documents which 1 shall now read to you, may throw some light upon this very important part of the subject and I shall be liapjjy if 1 can succeed in nailing them to any specific point. [ Here Dr. C. read extraits from a printed paper in which it was stated that . the distribution of - the Bible ALONE was ob- jectionable.) What theu, is this their meeting ? Is the distribution of the Bible ALONE detrimental to the interests of the establishment ?— Have we forgot that xve are Englishmen 1 Have we forgot that we arc PRO TESTANTS? What would Latimer, and Ridley, and Chillingworth have thought, or said, had they lived unto litis day to bear testinieny to such a declaration? As the tinly answer tn it, I, tua member, and a minis- ter. of the Church of England, do not hesitate to de elare, so soon as n shall he proved that the distribu- tion of the Bible alone is hostile to tin interests of the established church, then, and theu only, be that church Sllhi't- rtcd. Under ibis view of the subject it is that wc are as- sailed by the tuo » t specious sophistry. It is said that •• our measures although morally right may be politi- cally wrong." As it obedience to tire commands of
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