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Belfast Commercial Chronicle

03/06/1812

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Date of Article: 03/06/1812
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[ PRICE 50 NUMBER bATAVIA, On Monday, Louis XVIIIth, with his suite. ar » rived at the Rose Tavern, in Cambridge. The Cambridge Local Militia being at the time under , arms in the Market- place, they presented him with a royal salute, With ^ hich he was much pleased, conversed some time with the officers, and appointed yesterday, at ten o'clock, to receive them in a body. Several Members of the Uni. versify have waited upon him, and it is said he it to dine to- day in Trinity- college Hall. At no time did the Bibliomania rage with more violence then at present. Last week, at the Duke of Roxburgh's sale, a colleflion of two penny portraits of Criminals, and of remarkable char- aft ers, chiefly of persons tried at the Old Bailey, sold for lOr.— The Boke of Saint Alban's, orinted 1486, jgH7—' The Mirroutof the World, Caxton, 14- 80, J£ 351 15/.— The Kalindayr of the Shippers, 1503, 180— This last little volume was bought by the Duke for two guineas.— Look* ing at the Book Sales, one would not conceive there was any want of money in the kingdom.—* Books to the amount of £ 40,000 have been sold by auflion within the last two months— to which those now On sale will add 25 or j630,000 more. Thi Duke of Devonshire has also bought the Count McCarthy's library, ia one. lot for 25.000 guinea. S. One of the most antient methods of preventing drowning, perhaps coeval with navigation and pi- racy, is by the skin of a goat j though its advan* tages were too often applied to facilitate injustice and rapine. The banks of both the Euphrates and Tigris are infested with robbers, who are ae. customed to swim aboard of the boats in the wa- ter, and to carry off whatever they can seize. Tra- vellers have often been surprised at the length of the distances which the Arabs will pass floating on the water. They accomplish these voyages by means of a goat's skin, of which they sew very completely the different openings, with the excep. tion of the skin of one of the legs, which they use jis. il. pipe to blow up the rest of the.' skin, and af- terwards twist and hold it very tighr. After tfiit preparation they strip themselves naked, form a package of their cloaths, anJ lying it on their shoulders, lay themselves fl. it on the goauskin, oa which they float very much at their ease, paddling with their hands and feet, and smoking their pipes a\ l the tim •. Not only men, but women and girls, adopt this method ( if crossing the river, and make the air re- echo with their songs while they ate passing. JUST ARRIVED TO CRAWFORDS, WALLACE, W CO. THE CARGO of the Ship Elizabeth, GEORGE HANNA, Master, from JAMAICA, consisting of Scale Sugars, in Hhds. Tierces, and Barrels, Rum, in Puncheons and Hogsheads, St. Domingo Cotton- Wool, Do. Mahogany, in Logs of large dimension*, Pimento, in Bags, St. Domingo Logwood; WHICH, WITH Meant Barilla, Ttneriffe Wine, Jamaica Coffee, American Pot and Pearl Ashes, Dublin Seasoned Melted Tallow, Norway Deals, Prime Mesi Pork, Do. Beef, in Ttercts and Barrels, and St. Ubc's Salt, Ccttor Oil, White Ginger, hf Corkwood, TKey will dispose of on reasonable Terms. 189) Belfast, May 15, 1812. MARTINS, HARRISON, & CO. ARB landing, per the Ann, from LONDON, and Betseys, from GLASGOW, 135 Chests Teas, assorted, 20 H gsheads Lump Sugar, 50 Puncheons Jamaica Rum, 3 Hogsheads Scotch Wool Cards. AND HAVE ON SAI. E, 300 Bales Alicant Barilla, 100 Ditto Lisbon Miserable, 30 Puncheons Whiskey, 50 Barrels New- York Pot Ashes, 5Cf Kegs New Mustard, 50 Boxes Button Blue, 40 Barrels White Ginger, With PIMENTO, INDIGO, NUTMEGS, STARCH, AMERICAN ROSIN, Ac. & c. & c. will be sold cheap. S7l) Church- lane— May '.' 8. JOHN GORDON JS Landing per the FACTOR, from LOUDON, and has for Sale, 76 Chests Fine and Common Congou and Souihong Teat, 12 Hhds. Refined Single Loaf Sugar, 20 Do. Jamaica Scale Ditto, 10 Barrels Green Coffee, 60 Ditto British ' Amber Rosin, 70 Bales Alicante Barilla, 60 K, gs Scotch Black Soap, 10 Casks Boston Pearl Ashes, Hoop Iron, Tin Plates, Shovels, And a Variety of Goods in the GROCERY LINE, he wil • ell on moderate Terms. so. O Belfast, May S9, 1818. GROCERY & FRUIT SHOP. WILLIAM CLOSE BESPECTFULLY acquaints his Friends and the Pub- lic, that he has commenced the above Business, At No. 3, High- street, two doors from Corn- Market, and hopes, from an unremitting attention to Businees, to merit a share of public patronage. He is at present well supplied with the following Goods, viz. Very Fine, Fine, and Second Scale Sugars, Doubles, Singles, and Housekeepers' Lumps, Hyson, Souchong, and Congou Teas, Muskatell, Bloom, and Sun Raisins, Figs in Frails and Casks, Shell Almonds, Lemons and Oranges, & c. & c. - The above are of the best quality, and being purchased for Ready Money, he is determined to s « U cheap for the same. 190) Belfast, May 15, 1812. UNFURNISHED LODGINGS TO LET. DOWNSHIRE ARMS, BANBRIDGE. O. BOYLE, mETURNS grateful Thanks to the NOBILITT, GENTRT, and PUBLIC in general, for their kind support since his commencement in Business, and now takes the liberty of announcing to those liberal Patrons, that he has removed to THE NEW INN, 5n which, from the elegance of its Apartments, he will have it in his power to accommodate those who may honour him • with their company, in a style, which, he flatters himself, will give satisfaction. His STABLES are finished in a superior manner; aud Hay and Oats ttf prime Quality— Larder well supplied; and will always be particular in having choice Wines.— Good Beds— Post Horses and stout Cliajses, with steady Drivers, on the shortest Notice. 267) BANBRIDGE, May 24, 1812. BUILDING GROUND. To be Let, in Greaf Edward- Street, in Front of the New Shambles, * FRW LOTS of GROUND- one of the best Situa- A In, In Belfast for Building, with Vault, complete. A long Lease will be given. • Eor particulars, inquire of Major FOX. ADVERTISEMENT. To be Let, for a Term of Years, and Immediate Pos- session given, ANEAT Comfortable HOUSE and GARDEN, in the town of MAQHiRAriLT, with a small FARM, con- venient. The above would answer a genteel family. Far particulars, apply to Mr. HAMILTON, on the Pre- mises. ( 33) MAGHERAFELT, April 24. TO LIGHT THE TOWN OF BELFAST FOR THE ENSUING SEASON. THE POLICE COMMITTEE do hereby give Notice, that they will receive Proposals from any person who is willing to enter into a Contract, with sufficient security, to Light 700 Lamps, or more if required, from the first August next until the 12th May ensuing. Tile ContraiSor will be furnished with 12 Tons prime Burning Oil, at the rate of A35 per Ton. Proposals to be made in Writing, Sealed, and indorsed " Profqsali / or Lighting," and free of Postage. The Con- tractor will be declared on the 4th July next. All particulars relative to this business may be known, on application to JAMES HYNDMAN, CLERK. No. 17, Donegall- street— May 25, 1812. Wanted also, a person to furnish Lamp Heads Burners, & c. by Contract, and to Paint the entire Heads, 265) AUCTION AT NEWRY. AT ONE o'clock, on THURSDAY 4th June neit, at the Stores of LAWFORD, TRONSON & CO. Mer- ehants'- Quay, Ih order to close Sales, 37 Bales of ALICANT BARILLA, Very first quality, and in nice order; and 15 Hogsheads Prime Wrappery TOBACCO. As this Sale will be without reserve, it will be found worthy of notice. ROBERT MOLLAN, B: oker. May 25. ( 268 AMERICAN PRODUCE. DAILY expe& ed to the SOBSCRIBRR, per the Minerm, Captain D. SICKELLS, from NEW- YORK, 2.30 Hogsheads Flaxseed, 62 bales Cotton- H ~ ool, .50 Barrels Tar, 10,000 Barrel Staves; Which, on arrival, will be sold on moderate Terms. THE MINERVA ^ OM& k^ Is a fine Vessel, and will sail for the above VTjy^ jlwir Port in Three Weeks after her arrival, with . whatever Passengers may offer, of which due notice will be riven, WILLIAM HANCOCK. NEWRY, May 18. ( S21 -^ KFE NOTICE TO PASSENGERS. rinHOSE who have engaged th'ir Passage - 11 in the American Ship ONTARIO, Capt. CAMBELL, for PHILADELPHIA, are requested to be ort board at Warren point, on MON- DAY the 8th day of June next, as she will sail first fair Wi: ldlker" ANDREW AIKEN. NEWRY, May S7. t303 FOR NEWCASTLE Sc PHILA- DELPHIA, the Ship ONTARIO. SSSAAA; CAPTAIN CAMPBELL, A capital Vessel, of about 450 Tons burthen— high and roomy between Docks, daily expeSed at Warrenpoint, and will sail for the above Port in three weeks after arrival. Far Passage apply to ANDREW AIKEN. NEWRY, April A MOST DESIRABLE SITUATION. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, 0% tit fremiti, at the Hour of TWO o'Cloti, on MON' 11 AY the M day of June next, THE interest in the LEASE of that commodious DWEL- LING HOUSE and Premises, at present occupied by Mr. DANIEL MATHEWS, id the Public business, together with the TWO HOUSES adjoining thereto, situate, lying, and being in Ballymifarret, in the County of Down, within 15 minutes walk tif Belfast. There are 50 Years of the Lease unexpired, wth a Clause of renewal, at the small year- ly rent of £ 5, V and now let to Tenants at will, produc- ing a clear Profit Rent of « £ 42, 3<. 4J There is also a good GARDEN in the rear of said Premises. These Houses are newly built, snd two Stories high. They derive a peculiar advantage, in as much they sre the only Concern be- tween Belfast and the New Bridge, entitled to the Small spirit Licence — For Terms and Title apply to JOHN St THOS. CUNNINGHAM. Witr. ux Johnson, and \ TJJUKSUAN 1" to tne ljecree 01 i roberT HALIDAY, / jr his Majesty's C& urt of Ex- Plaintiff, * chequer in Ireland, bearing date MalCOLm Richey, f the 1st day of February last, I will, Defendant. V an SATURDAY the 13th day of J June nejtt, at my Office, on the lon's- Quay, in the City of Dublin, set up and Sell by Public Cant, to the highest and fairest Bidder, All that and those one Moiety of a FARM of LAND, situate in the Townland of Ballymoney, Parish of Donaghadee, and County of Down, in the Defendant's possession, or a competent part thereof, for the purposes in said Decree mentioned. Dated 27th May, 1812. WELLESLEY. For Statement of Title and other particulars, application to be made to Messrs. RAMiEY & GARRETT, the Plain- tiff-.' Attorneys, at their Office, Belfast, or 45, Mary- street, Dublin. ( 321 WILLIAM JOHNSON "[ PURSUANT to the ROBERT HALLWAY, IT Decree of his Ma- ' Plaintiffs; jesty's Court of Exthe. JOHN RiCHEY, f quer in Ireland, bearing Defendant. date the first day of Fe- - J bruary list, I will, on SATURDAY the 13th day of June next, at my Office, on the Inn's- Quay, Dublin, set up and Sell, by Public Cant, to the highest and fiirest Bidder, All that and those, a FARM of LAND, situate in the Townland of CARDY, Parish of Grayabbey, and County of Down, or a competent part there- of, for the purposes in said Decree mentioned— Dated this 27th of May, 1818. WELLESLEY. For statement of Title arid other particulars, application to be made to Messrs. RAMSEY X GARRETT, the Plaintiff's Attornies, at their Office, Belfast, or 45, Mary- street, Dublin. ( 315 JAMES HAMILTON, pURSUANT to the PSsin'if; ( JL Decree of his HUGH EDWARDS and Other,, r MAJESTT'S Court of Defendants. 1 Exchequer in Ireland, —— mide in this Cause, bearing date the 19th February, 1812, I will, on FRIDAY the 12th day of June next, at ONE o'Clock in the after- nopn, at my Office, InnVQuay, Dublin, set up and Sell by Public Cant, to the highest and fairest Bidder, All that and those, that Part and Parcel of LAND, situate in theTewn- land of LISNESHERRAGH, containing I0A. 1R. 20P Plantation Measure, formerly in the possession of ARTHUR GRAngEr.— Also, all that other part of LISNESHER- RAOH, containing 20A. OR. 21 P. like measure; formerly in the possession of THOMAS BUSBY.— Abo, all that other part of LISNESHERRAGH, containing 6A. 0. 17P. like measure, formerly in the possession of JOHN WINTER, all situate in the County of Down 5 or a competent part there- of, for the purposes in ssid Decree mentioned.—- Dated this 27th May, 1812. WELLESLEY. For information, with respefl to Title or otherwise, ap- ply to JAMES ARTHUR, Plaintiff's Attorney, 49, Capel- street, Dublin. ( 305 COUNTY OF DOWN. FEE SIMPLE ESTATE TO BE SOLD, FREE from all Incumbrances, the Title under an A( 51 of Parliament. The Townlartds of LOUGHORN, SHIN, and L1SNA- REE, containing above 760 Irish Acref, within a R. ng Fence, and situated within four miles of Newry. Proposils may be made for these Townlands together, oi I for any of them separately, to THOMAS Gaect, Newry; or I to Olotai CteziEi, DeminicH- strcet, Dublin. ( 441 JOHN WOODSIDE % CO. Chemists and Wholesale Druggists, BEG leave to inform the Gentlemen of this Town and the North of Ireland, in their Line, that they have commenced business AT NO. 15, NORTH- STREET, Where they are ' and shall continue to be) supplied with ( jvery Article in the Trade, of such quality as they hope will prove satisfactory to those who may favour them with their Commands. Their Drugs are purchased at the first Markets by one of the Partners, on the most advantageous terms, arid which they are enabled to dispose of at the lowest prices.— They flatter themselves, from their connections with the first Houses in London and other parts, the atteritiou and punctuality with which they shall execute any orders they may be favoured with to merit a share df business. They have prepared in their Laboratory, Distilled Vinegar, Sweet Spirits of Nitre, Aqua Fortis, Sweet Spirits of Vitriol, Muriatic Acid, Hoffman's Anodyne Li- Nitric Acid, • quor, / Ether, Sahsolatile Spirits of Butter of Antimony, Hartuhorn, Spirits of Sal. Ammoniac, Rectified Sph its of Wine BIACULUM, AND ALL OTHER P. LAISTEUS, WITH VARIOUS CHEMICAL PRETARATI0NS. The following are a few articles among their latest im- portations ;— Aloes, Tartar Emetic, Annatto, Jalap and Rhubarb, Antimony, Manna, Balsam Capivi, Magnesia, Burgundy Pitch, Snalce Root, Borax and Sal. Ammo. Valerian, niae, Oil of Almonds, Camphor, Oil of Olives, > S'C* Coculus Indicus, Quick Silver and its va- Calomel, rious preparations. Opium, Sasafras 8f SasapariUa, Cochineal, Sugar of Lend, Saffron, White Vitroil, Gum Arabic, Peruvian Bark of a supe. Gum Myrrh, rior quality, Asxafiztida, Castor Oil, Gutacttm, Epsom Salts, Mastic, Best British Vinegar, Ipecacuanha, SfC. Sfc. gy- J. W. & Co. return grateful thanks for the en- ] eqoragemeot they lwvc experienced since their commence- ) mpnt in Buainess. Belfast, May 9. SINCLArE RAMSEY, LICENSED GENERAL AUCTIONEER, BEOS leave to acquaint his Friends and the Public, that he has commenced in the above Line, and from his knowledge of the business, and stridl attention to the interest of his employers, he hopes to be able to execute any busi- ness entrusted to him, to their satisfaction. Any Orders left for him at Messrs. Taos. MANN St Co's Office, No. 74, Donegall- street; or at his House, No. 5, Lancaster- street, rear of the Lancasterian School, will be carefully attended to. ( 248) Belfast, May 23. TO BE SOLD, AWELL- SECURED PROFIT fcENT of ,£ 100 Yearly, issuing out of Premises in the Town of Bel- fast, for a Term of forty years. Apply at the Office of RAMSEY Sc GARRETT, At- tornies. ( 274) Belfast, May 26. REWARD. j WHEREAS, of late several felonious entries have been made into the Yarn- Houses and Green of BRICE SMITH, of Drumnagonell, near Bmbridge, and thereout taken property in LINEN- YARN to a considerable amount. Now we whose Names are hereunto subscribed, being de- termined to support the Laws made for the prote& ion of our Staple Manufa& ure, do hereby offer a REWARD of FIFTY GUINEAS, To the Person who will, within Six Mouths from the date hereof, discover on, and prosecute to convi6tion, the Person or Persons who committed such feloniei. And we will give TWENTY GUINEAS, To the Person who will give such Private Information, as will lead to a discovery aud convi& ion. A List of the Subscribers in the hands of BRICE SMITH 270) •> j May 25. SEA- BATHING HOTEL, NEWTOWNGLENS. DAVID STEPHEN BEGS leave to inform the Public, that in consequence of the great difficulty he has experienced in procuring Hay for his Stables, he proposes accommodating BATHERS, in his Hoi EL, for the ensuing Summer;— but, again No- vember next, he shall be fully provided to meet the accom- modation of Travellers, when he hopes for the honor of their countenance and support. 269) NEWTOWNGLENS, May 25. SEA BATHING. ANEAT BATHING LODGE, within Half- a- Mile of the GIANTS'- CAUSEWAY, to be Let, from the 1st of May, ready furnished; Office- houses, and a Grazing Field attached. If taken fer any number of years, a Walled Garden and a small Meadow, would also he I . et. Application t. be made to HENRY WRAY, Esq. Bent- field, Bushmills. ( 6Gg HOMRA- GLEN HOUSE & FARM. To he Let, or the Interest in the Lease Sold. " IfHE above FARM, situated in the County Down, with- 1 in one mile and a half of Hillsborough, and two of I. isburn; is held at a low Rent, under the MARQUIS of DOWNSHIRE, for one young life and 12 years: it contains 55 A. 2R and 7 P. English Measure.— The House and Of- fices are large and in excellent repair, and the Land is in the very best condition, the greatest part of which was manured and soiled last season. The HOUSEHOLD FuRNiTuRe, STOCK, and FAIMINO UTENSILS, may be had at a valuation, and immediate pos- session gven.— Apply to Major GATER, the Proprietor J or at the Office of this Paper. 319) Homra- Olen House, Jan. 4. YOUNG SWINDLER VSIT^ Ll. Cover Mares this Season, at the MARQUIS of V 7 DOWN SHARE'S Stables, HILLSBOROUGH! Bred Mares, Four Goineas, all others, Two Ouineas; Haif a Guinea to the Groom. He was got by Swindler, dam by Tugg, grand- dam Harmony, by Eclipse, great- graud- dam Miss Spindle- shanks, by Omar, Sterling, godolphin, Arabian, Stann m, Arnbian, Pelham Barb, Spot, White- legged, Lowther Barb, Old Vintner Mare, & c.— He was a famous true Racer; for his performances, vide Hook Calendar, of 1808,9,10, and 11 Good Gtass for Mares, at 1/. Id, per night, and all ex- pencefs to be paid before the Marts ir « r< moved. ( 9J1 MILITAR'Y PrOMOTIONS. WAR- OFFICE, MAY 26. ! d Regiment of Life Guards— Captain Richard Fiz- Gerald, from half- pay of Independent Companies, to be Captain of a Troop, vice Blair, who exchanges; I. ieut. George Bourne, from the 85th Foot, to be Cornet and Sub- Lieu tenant, vice Bayntun, who exchanges; and Samuel Way- month, Gent, to be ditto, by purchase, vice St. Felix, promoted. Id Regiment of Dragoons— Charles James, Gent, to be Cornet, by purchase. 9: h Regiment of Light Dragoons. 1* 0 be Lieiitenants, without purchase— Cornet Lord Guern- sey, vice Clerke, prOitioted j and Cornet JameS Bogle French, vice Clay, who retires. To he Cornet William Francis Elliott, Gent, vice Lord Guernsey. 13th Ditto— Richard Adams, Gent, to Be Cornet, Without purchase, vice Morshead, promoted in the Bourbon Regi ment. 16th Ditto— Cornet Thomas Hall to be Lieutenant, by pur- chase vice Tomkinson, promoted in the 60th Foot. 21st Ditto— Cornet William mahony to be I. iautensnt, without purchase, vice Fortescue, appointed to the 8th Light Dragoons; and Henry Tomkinson, Gent, to be CdrHet, vice Mahony. 3d Regiment of Foot— Ensign Thomas Everndern, from the 2d Somerset Militia, to be Ensign. 7th Ditto— Joseph John Crosier Harrison, Gent, to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Morgan, promoted. 8th Ditto— Hospital- Mate William Steele to be Assistant- Surgeon, vice Cocks, superseded. 9th Ditto— Ensign Henry Sanders, from the 2d Somerset Militia, to be Ensign. 12th Ditto— Lieutenant Edward Raymond Hicks, from the East Suffolk Militia, to be Ensign. 16th Ditto— Ensign Thomas Peter Burke, from the Royal South Lincoln Militia, to be Ensign 22d Ditto— Ensign Richard Ellis Rowland, from the Royal Cheshire Militia, to be Ensign. 23d Ditto— First- Lietitenant H. S. Bl mckley to be Captain of a Company, Bjf purchase, vice Edgar, who retires ; and Second Lieutenant A. A. Brice to be First Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Blanckley 29th Ditto. To be Ensigns— Ensign William Legh Hilton, from the 3d Royal Lancashire Militia ; and Ensign Stephen Gibbons, fiOifi the South Gloucester Militia. 37th Ditto— Lieutenant William Jamison, from the 3d Lancashire Militia, to be Ensign. 41st Ditto. To be Ensigns— Lieutenant William Hall Jones, and Ensign William Proud Johnson, from the Royal Cheshire Militia. 4Sd Ditto— Ensign Bartholomew Casey to be Lieutenant, vice Hodgson, dead of his wounds. To be Ensigns— Volunteer ... Hennell, from the 91th Foot, vice Casey ; Gentleman Cadet William Carruthers, from the Royal Military College, vice Sidney, deceased. 44th Ditto— James Burke, Gent, to be Ensign, without pur- chase, vice Barrett, who resigns, 45th Ditto— Ensign John Forbes to be Lieutenant, vice M'Aulay, deceased; — Anderson,. Gent, to be Ensign, vice Forbes. 54th Ditto— Ensign Richard Stackpoole, from the Royal Meath Militia, to be Ensign. 56th Ditto— Hospital- Mate William Forrest to be Assistant- Surgeon, vice Hunter, superseded. 59th Ditto— Lieutenant the Hon William Cecil Pery, from the Royal Corsican Rangers, to be Lieutenant, without purchase, vice Wm. Chapwick, promoted in the 34th Foot. 70tn Regiment oi root. To be Ensigns— John Alston, Gent, by purchase, vice M'lver, promoted; Lieutenant William Craufurd, from the Ayrshire Militia. 71st Ditto— Ensign Robert Dixon, from half. pay of the 8th West India Regiment, to be Ensign, vice Butcher, who exchanges. 73d Ditto— Lieutenant Donald Browne, from the Royal Perthshire Militia, to be Ensign. 90th Ditto— Lieutenant Richard Dogherty to be Captain of a Company, without pnrchase, vice M'Gregor promoted in the 63d Foot; Ensign D. Campbell to be Lieutenant, vice Dogherty ; Nathaniel Taylor, Gent, to be Ensign, vice Campbell. 93d Ditto— Ensign John Mac Donald, from the Cape Regi- ment, to lie Lieutenant, vice Macintosh, deceased; Lieu- tenant Donald Cumming, from the Inverness Militia, to be Ensign. 102d Ditto— Major Edward Mockler, from half- pay of the 11th Garrison Battalion, to be Major, vice Newport, who exchanges. Meuron's Regiment. To be Lieutenants— Ensign Jean G. Brewer, vice Sprecher de Bernegg, resigned; Ensign Wm. Robins, vice Jenner, resigned; Ensign Stanislaus Schoultz, vice Samuel De Meuron, deceased; Ensign Jean D'Ombre, vice D'Orson- nens, promoted. Bourbon Regiment. hornet John Morshead, from the 13th Light Dragoons, to be Lieutenant, vice Hillhouse, promoted, Watteville's Regiment. Major Rodolphe de May to be Lieutenant- Colonel, vice Wattevilie, appointed to the Command of the Regiment. Captain Charles de Villatte to be Major, vice May. Lieutenant Rodolphe Steiger to be Captain of a Company, vice de Villatte. Ensign Samuel de la Pierre to be Lieutenant, vice Steiger. The King's German Legion. First Battalion of Light Infantry. To be Ensigns— Nicholas de Miniussir, Gent, vice Finoke, promoted, Harry I. eanhart, Gent, vice Breyman, pro- moted. 2d Battalion of Light Infantry. To be Ensigns— George Drummond, Gent, vice Finoke. pro- moted ; John Wm. Home, Gent, vice Mervede, pro- moted ; Henry Van Dyck, Gent, vice Carey, promoted. 6th Battalion of the Line, . Lieutenant George Schrader to be Captain of a Company, with temporary rank, vice Horn, who retires. Ensign Lewis Benne to be Lieutenant, vice Schrader, Francis Barn Acton to be Ensign, vice Hurtzitr. STAFF. The Rev. John Cracroft, A. B. to be a Chaplain to th « Forces. HOSPITAL STAFF. Assistant- Surgeon David Christie, from the 17th Light Dra- goons, to be Assistant- Surgeon to the Forces, vice Blicke, promoted ia the 10th Foot. To be Hospital- Mates for General Service. Duncan M'Gregor, Gent, vice Forrest, promoted in the 56th Foot. James Kinnier, Gent, vice Steele, promoted in the 8th Foot. John Adam Gent, vice Stockdale, promoted in the 81st Foot. Benjamin Scutt, Gent, vice Cummins, placed on half- pay. John Riach, Gent, vice Brown, placed on half- pay. ERRATUM in the Gazzette of the 14th of April last. 64th Foot. For William Trail Douglas, Gent, to be Ensign. Read Edmund Alexander Douglas, Gent, to be Ensign. MEMORANDUM. Captain R. B. Webber, of the 7th Royal Veteran Batta- lion, is superseded, being absent without leave. The appointment of Quarter- Master Charles M'Intosh; from the. 73d Foot to be Enjign in the Veteran Company stationed in New South Wales, as stated in the Gazette ol the 16th of February, 1811, has not taken place. OFFICE OE ORDNANCE, MAY 25'. Corps of Royal Engineers. Second Captain Charles F. Smyth to be Captain, vice Nicho- las, deceased. Dated April 15 1812 first Lieutenant William B. Tylden to be Secon ' Capt , io, vita Smyth, promoted. Dated as abo » e. The greater part of the European prisoners in Java have been enlisted into our service, For the Company's Madras European regiment ; and a local cdrps of 900 picked Javanese has been form, ed for service at Batavia, tinder the command of Captain Mears, who has distinguished himself by his zeal and activity; in forming and disciplining that corps. Desertions from the native corps are. as might be expefled at the outset, very tiumej rouS, as will appear froril an official return which we have obtained, being the weekly report of the three divisions of J3atavia, Samarang, and Sou- rabaya s — Weltevreeden, August 3. 1811. Europ Natives. Dead 8 21 Inlisted 16 S: s4 Discharged 13 IS Deserted 1 241 It appears from the same return, that at the above- mentioned date, the total efficient fbrce of every desciption, in Batavia, Samarang, and Sou- rabaya, amounted to— Staff..;., s...... 206? g. fe , Europeans.,... 2,267 J S, CK *** Amhsynese... 1,474 Ditto i 124 Natives.... u... I 3,944 Ditto 808 Total... 17,944 1.157 With respe< t to the climate of Java, the pri- vate accounts are a good deal at variance with each other. Our army had suffered from sickness; btlt that was more attributed to the exposure and fatigues which they had undergone, than to any local causes. They were not housed until after the 26th of August, nor was a single tent allowed to be landed. ' Yet it was not considered that the casualties were so numerous as, under like cir- " curristances, would have been expefled on the con- tinent of India. . The city of Batavia, and it environs, for fon* miles around, are represented as magnificent bt. yond all description. " Compared with the villas here," says a correspondent, " the best Calcutta houses are contemptible." A private letter from an Officer with the expe- dition against Java to his friend at Penang, de- scribes the gallant'and heroic conduft of a small detachment of the 22d light dragoons, as unex- ampled" in history. The detachment consisted only of 97 riien ; and, it is said, they attacked a Body of the enemy's cavalry amounting to about 2500* and, after completely routing them, took many prisoners. Another account says the charge was made with such irresistible impetuosity, that they absolutely rode over the men and horses of the enemy. Another correspondent writes, " he was sur. prized at the beauty, splendour, and number of the streets, canals, and private houses at Batati . • The country, he states, exceeds in beauty and richness the most fertile provinces of Bengal."— The Officer, after relating some particulars re- specting the Officers killed, observes that Colonel Macleod was among the number, and then says, " we crossed the river just after the engagement, and the men of his regiment were carrying his body to the grave, which they were preparing un- der the colours of the regiment, an honour which they had solicited for him. I was informed he lived an hour and a half after he received his wounds, and with great intrepidity gave an order for another charge.'' BELFAST COMMERCIAL CHRONICLE. h ON BON, Friday, May 29. We mentioned yesterday that the present Minister* had been sent for by the Prince, and that they waited upon him fn a body at noon. Before the arrival of the Cabinet Ministers, Earl Moira and the Marquis ' WrUeslay had separate audiences of the Prince, the Marquis not having had any interview with him since Monday evening. Hence it is inferred, that the powers given to his Lordship have been renewed. It is now said, however, that the Marquis advised the sending for Lord Mo'ta, and that they are both act- ing in concert. Of the result of the conference with the two Nohle Lords, and of the interview between bis Royal Highness and the present Ministers, ex- cept that nothing decisive was arranged.— Courier. Mr. Canning yesterday finally put an end to all idea or project of umtintr with the present Ministers in a letter addressed to Lord Melville* rOURIF. Tl OFFICE, TWO nV. I. Ot K. It is this moment reported that the outline of the Ministry is pretty well settled,; and that it will con sist of the Marquis Wellesley, Vfr. Canning, Lords Orey, Gr- nville, / Lansdow*. Holland, & c. to the exclusion of the present Ministers— that the main difficulties nowrelate to ( he arrangement of the Household. The Lady Madison arrived on Wednesday at Li- verpool from New York, which place she left, the fld inst. She brings the account ot the death of Vice President Clinton. Mr Ixjundes has declined call- ing the bill to permit the exportation of goods from Britain under certain circumstance, and no expe « ta. tion was entertained of its lieing taken up by any other Member. Messrs. Patterson and Sons, with other opulent Merchants of Baltimore, had presented a Petition to Congress, praying a temporary relaxa- tion of the Non- Intercourse Law, as against Great Britain ; which was referred to the proper Commit- tee. The language of The National Intelligencer, respecting this country, is extremely hostile. " The final step ought to betaken ( says this official Paper), and that step is wat. By what course of measures, we have arrived at the present crisis, is not now a question for Freemen and Patriots to discuss. Our wrongs have been great, our cause is just, and if we are decided and firm, our succes> is inevitable." It is stated in these papers, that a letter from . Toe! Barlow, the American Minister at Paris, informs that lie has concluded a commercial treaty with France upon advantageous terms. T!-. e letters by the Lisbon mail intimate, that a dashing experiment is to be made by General Hill, who is collectings a considerable force at Merida.— The report is", that he is rapidly to advance from thenc* to the bridge of Almaraz over the Tagus, to cut off the supplies which Marmont has been in the Hi bit of receiving from the luxuriant valley between that situation and Toledo. The supply of flour was abundant, and adequate to the demand, even far four or five mdntljs. Lord Wellington had ordered'to be detained and purchased about 140,000 ' barrels of American flour, which it was intended should have been sent elsewhere ; and bills to the amount of abont TOO, ( XX)/. were some time since drawn or the Treasury in payment to the sellers. The price of this commodity has advanced, at Lisbon, within the short interval of a fortnight, about .20 per cent. TOTAL DESTRUCTION OF THE FRENCH WEST- INDIA SQUADRON. We have great satisfaction' in stating that the ^ ews of the complete destruflion of th's squadron is confirmed by oilr Letters from Plymouth The result is highly creditable to Captain Hot ham, and the brave fellows who served tinder him, <- n this trying occasion. We have to regret that r. one of the plunder with which the enemy's ships were encumbered, has been saved to reward our brave tars for their valout: it is satisfactory, how. ever, to know, that our loss, considering the na- ture of the service, performed under a heavy fire from the land batteries, has been comparatively small— only five killed and 28 wounded. The following are the particulars of" this splendid achievement:— On Tuesday night arrived at Plymouth, the Nor- thumberland, 74 guns, Capt. Hotham. She that port about a week since, and on her an; v;; l Brest, was ordered by Rear Admiral Sjr Henry Neale to watch off L'Orient, for twd French gates and a brig from the West Indies, with plunder and valuable cargoes. Thursday week She took her position near the Isle of Groais, and on the following morning saw three sail bearing for L'Orient, with the wind at West.— It was soon discovered that they were the objects of tb » ir pursuit, and though it was attended with immense risk, the Northumberland de- termined on getting through the passage between Le Groais and L'Orient, which she fortunately effected in time, for in eight minutes more the enemy would have got out of their reach. Having prevented this, an engagement took place, and in 15 minutes both frigates and the brig were driven on shore about two o'clock in the day time, near the entrance of L'Orient, while the inhabitants to the number of at least 20,000, were witnesses to the destruction of the whole, for in a short time afterwards one of the frigates blew up, and, in the night, the other fri- gate and brig were set fire to and blew up likewise. An SO gun ship, ready for sea, with her yards, & c. manned, and about 50 gun- boats, lay tamely looking ori within three miles of the scene ef action, without endeavouring to come out.— A poor Portuguese pri- soner escaped from one of the frigates, and swam to the Northumberland, where he gave an account of S7 ships which had been destroyed by the enemy du ing a five months cruise. The nanic- s of the frig. tes are L'Orient, 44, L'Andronwc. he, 44, and the Ma tneluke, 18, brig. The Northumberland lost five men killed, and 28 wounded. Her . hull is not materially damaged, but her rigging is cut all to. pieces j indeed it was in the enemy's power to have sunk her trtnn the batteries, but the people on shore, particularly on the island, appeared petrified. Lieutenant Fletcher is slightly wounded. left off B. fri- It is said thai it is to be a stipulation with the new Ministry to adopt the Budget w hich Mr. Per ceval had piepared, to furnish the Ways am Means of the present year. It has been reported thai he had it in contemplation to augment the Income and Pinperty l ax, and to increase the Assessed Taxes. VYhen the unfortunate lel'idf of Bellingham 1 card of his atrocious aff, she erclain. ed, " T do not wonder at it, for his viisdiifive temper he ne- " selvts prostrate Sir Vicary G'bhs was this day sworn in one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas, in the room of Mr. Justice Lawrence, who retires on ac- count of ill- health. "" Some days before the Emperor of Russia's de- parture for the army, Lauriston endeavoured to detain him, pretending that the French troops had advanced towards the Russian frontiers without orders from Bonaparte; and adding, that with the permission of his Imperial Majesty, he would send' one of his Aidei- de- eamp to direfl them to o> un. termarch. The answer of Alexander was, that the French Marshals were not in the habit of adl- ing without orders; that he ( Lauriston) might afl as he thought proper, but his own resolution was irreversibly taken. It is supposed that this answer decided the departure of Bonaparte from Paris. Our last letters from Lisbon state, that a party of Spanish cavalry fell in with a strong body of Ftench, escorting a considerable quantity of Claret and Burgundy for King Joseph, at Madrid ; a seizure of it was made after a smart skirmish, and being taken to the Spanish head- quarters, 1500 bottles of it were immediately sent off as a present to Lord Wellington, and another portion to his Lordship's Staff. EARTHQUAKE AT CARACCAS. The accounts respefting this dreadful calamity are confirmed tn their full extent. The subjoined lpt » ers from - Caraccas, and La Guira, its port, afford some interesting particulars with regard to this terrible convulson of natute, which seems al- most to have rivalled the earthquake that laid Lisbon in ruins more than half a century ago. " ST. THOMAS, APRIL 7. 1812. " At the moment of writing this, the schooner Favourite is at rived from Laguira, having brought the fatal intelligence, of Laguira and five cities in Caraccas, being totally destroyed by a most tre- mendous earthquake; not a house is standing in Laguira, except the Custom- house,^ which is not now habitabla. In Caraccas, neam* ll the houses are destroyed. It happened on the 26ih tilt, which was a holiday among the Spaniards, every church was full and every soul perished, supposed to be at least 8 to 10,000 souls; many aiso in private houses are buried in the ruins. Mr. Julien was five minutes under the ruins, but fortunately es'. caped. My son was in imminent danger, the house fell in as he was stepping out. This is not the worst of if; a revolution will certainly fallow, the ignorant Spaniards attributed it to the will of the Almighty, as a punishment on them for re- volting against their Mother Country, and for ad- muting strangers among them. The foreigners are all obliged to go armed, apprehending danger in every step ihi'y make, and, from the heaps of dead bodies that- are burnt in piles, a pestilence is expefled in the place." Another Extrafl of » Letter from same Gentleman of Hate APKit, 26. " Wc have had only one arrival from Laguira, which was a few days after the first, by which ac- counts have been received, that the earthquakes were still continuing, a very severe one having been felt on the Sunday following, which threw down the remaining shattered houses that escaped the first. Three or four vessels, in ballast, have gone down to bring here those who may have escaped, and we hourly look for their arrival." Extrafl of a I. efter from the Master of a Vessel to his Owners in Glasgow, dated La Guira, Ist ApriL " I have been longer detained than I expected. On the 26lh of March I was nearly loaded, but, in consequence of a dreadful Earthquake that took place that day, at 10 minutes past 4 o'clock, p. m. there has been nothing done since, only what I have been able to do with my own boat. The calamity here is at present dreadful ; all the houses are nearly down, and the. few that stand must come down. The population of the place was three thousand; at least one- half of them have been buried in theruins. I dined on shore that day with a few of our countrymen ; as we filled the second glass of wine after dinner, the glasses and decarHtrs began to tremble and jump on the table; wc all started up and took different direc- tions ; the scene was so awful, that it is beyond the human mind to form any idea of it. When the dust that ascended from the ruins cleared away, the cries of the living and wounded were dreadful, whilst thousands were groaning under the ruins. I am happy to observe the cities of Valercia, Vittoria and PortCabello have received but little damage. « The loss in Caraccas is said to be 10,000, and the different villages in the neighbourhood are al- together in ruins. As many as can get refuge on hoard the vessels are taken in. My decks are like a barracks ; those who remain on shore are building tents in the fields." Extract of a letter from Captain Cuthbcrt, o) the ship Highlander, dated La Guira, April 2, 1812 : " Since my arrival here, one Of the greatest ca- lamities has occurred al this place that ever hap. pened in any country. On the 26th ult. whilst on board, heard a most dreadful report of an- earth- quake : it lasted, as nearly as my recolleflioa tfill » erve, abont two minutes. I soon learnt that the town of La Gutra was laid in ruins, and" that numbers of the inhabitants were killed and buried I in them. The city of Carracas, I understand, has experienced a still worse fate, and has been totally abandoned by the unfortunate inhabitants. The rocks and mountains were rent asunder; and it is impossible for pen to describe the devastation oc- casioned by this horrible explosion. The cat^ o which I was to have taken on board has shared the ( ate ot nearly all the goods in the city, and has been swallowed tip irt the general ruin. When the shock wis first felt on board, every person was j| impressed with the feeling that the ship was beat- ing to pieces on the rocks. On my going on shore, the most awful and afflifling scene pre- sented itself; hundreds of the suffering inhabitants were seen mixed with heaps of ruins, and many of them still yet alive with their heads out implor . ing assistance from their fellow- citizens, who, in- stead of affording them aid, were throwing them- before images, beating . their tion rff their Saints. When the alarm had in some degree subsided, the bodies of the dead were stiught for, but I have not been able to as- certain the extent of the loss which this hapless city has sustained." BELFAST COURSE OF EXCHANGE, M. JVM 1.— Belfast on London ( 21 ( K) 9|- r)-| per cent. Belfast on Dohlin ( fit lis.) 1 $ cent. Belfast on Glasgow 8 per cent. > m » « , MAT 30— per cent. Gov. Del) 72| 5 per cetit. Ditto 100^ 44 ENCI ISH, MAT 30.— 3 per cent. Consols 6 l} f ' MAT 30.— Pub. on Lon. 9J I MAT 30.— Lon. onDub. 9- i ver could restrain." i breaits, arid, imploi ing for themselves the protec AKRivEb. MAILS SlrtCE OUR LAST. no « 2 BY DONACHM*** •••• '- 0 2 BY Dublin 0 BELFAST, Wednesday, June 3, I S I The London Papers of Friday, and also those of Saturday last, though abounding in specula- tion on the subject, contain no authentic account of the formation of a new Ministry, so that, in fact, since the murder of Mr. PERCEVAL, the country has been virtually without the advantage of an efficient Administration. This state of things, which i? attended with the greatest incon. venience, cannot last many days. In a second edition of The Pilot, we find that Mr. MAJITIN, of Galway, has given notice of a motion on the s, ub. ject, which will have the desirable effect of bring- ing matters to a crisis. Th * following is the substance of the Papers of Saturday the 30th, which arrived last night by express from Donaghadee PACKET BY F, X. P_ R£ SS. London, Saturday May 30. [ FROM THE MORNING CHRONICLE.] Motives of delicacy and respeft have hitherto prevented us from noticing the gross misrepresen- tations which the Ministerial Papers are in the daily habit of obtruding on their readers, as state, ments of what hay recently passed anjong the pub- lic men, whom the country naturally looks up to for the formation of a new Administrations It has' been said, and because uncontradicted by lii, con- 1 fidently repeated, that Opposition ha- ve rejetfed the proposals made to them by Lord- Wellesley. The truth is direftly the reverse. Lord I' iverpool and his colleagues did, indeed, most unequivocal'^ and we must say flippantly, considering who th^ y are, rejeil the proposals made to them by the Itfo- bte Marquis for a Coalition with him on public principles. But the answer of Opposition was diftated by a contrary spirit, and, as we are as- sured, was received and considered by Lord Wel- lesley as satisfactory. If no progress has since been made towards the formation of an efficient Administration, we dare pledge our authority for the assertion, that the fault is not to: be imputed either to the Noble Marquis, or to Mr. Canning, or to Loft^- Grey and Grenville, Or to the friends with whom they have consulted. The truth is, that his Royal Highness had not, up to a late hour yesterday afternoon, authorised any of the distinguished characters whom he has sent for to Carllon- house within this last week, either to form, or even to present to him the plan of such an Administra tion as could in any way satisfy the vote; of the House of Commons. Until his Royal Highness shall be pleased to follow this old constitutional course, and seleit some person whom he may deem worthy of so high a trust, and atlthoriie him either definitely to form such an Adminis- tration, or to present him the plan of one, it is evident that no arrangement. can be made. [ FROM THE SUN.] As we are really not apprised that any arrange, ments have taken place, or what is likely to be determined on, in the formation of a new Ministry we shall not imitate our competitors in general, by giving an air of importance and authority to the floating rumours of the day. Our Readers may confidently rely upon us for the earliest infor- mation on this most interesting subjeff, as soon as any definitive arrangements have aflually. taken platie. That matters are proceeding with full aflivity we know, 6nd with deference we may say, that the Prince Regent is entitled to the warmest gratitude of the publte, for the zeal and anxiety with which he has, throughout this ardti- ons business, endeavoured to unite the great lead, ing charaflers in the country, who areJeasl likely to. differ on points of essential importance, in or. der to frrm such a comprehensive and vigorous Administration as may be best qualified to con- duSt the aflfairs of, the Empire at this, eventful crisis. None of the difficulties attending this ar- duous task are attributable to his Royal Highness whose only objeft has evidently been to establish a Government which might fairly be expefled to excite full confidence in the people of this country, as well as in oar Allies. Earl Moira has been most eagerly zealous to accomplish the Prince'i gracious intentions, and we trust that matters will soon be finally arranged. The Noble Lord, we understand, had an interview with the Marquis Wellesley yesterday morning, and afterward* communicated the result to the Prince. Another meeting between the Earl of ' Moira and the Mar quis took place yesterday, and, by desire of the Prince Regent, the latter was to attend at Carl- ton- House last night. The Marquis, we are as. sured, Considered his commission for arranging a new Ac^ mini tration at an end on Wednesday ght^ - bot at the Prince's desire- signified his rea- diness to resume the powers with which it entrust, ed him. We fi. nd, therefore, that the negociafion has proceeded without interruption for the last tWo days, and we entertain strong hopes that this day will produce a final adjmtment. The grand object which unites the wishes and the interests of the Prince, the Parliament, and the Country, an efficient Ministry competent to the present arduous crisis, and possessing the confidence of the people, is now anticipated with the fullest reliance. AH the efforts, and intrigues of the Liverpool party to retain even a portion of office have failed, and the ilew Ministry will con- sist of the old Opposition and the Wellesleys The details of the arrangement are not yet finally settled, hut the outline, as well as its principal- features, are pretty well defined. Lords Grey and Grenville stand foremost on the canvass » . ord Moira and Marquis WeHeslcy having ; de- cltned any pretensions to precedence. Thestf two Noble Lords will, however, hold high offices and, the remainder of the Cabinet will consist of Lords Holland, Lansdown, Etskine, Messrs. Ponsoaby Sheridan, Canning, Tierney, See. Some lists , are in circulation which affect to be more minute, but we Consider them as mere speculations.—- We trust, if such a Minisvtryshall . be actu^ ly completed, and we have already expressed our confident opinion on the subject, that it may meet with no opposition from the old one ; such conduct would be most pitifully spiteful, and dis- ngenuous. They have been voted incompetent by the House of Commons. They cannot, there- foie, hope after that to carry on the Government themselves— that must be consigned to other hands. The measures proposed by the future ser- vants of the Crown will be open to their examina- tion and opposition ; but- to oppose the electron " of such servants, by petty cavil's, is to endeavour to keep both the. Prince and tbe nation in a state f absolute destitution, and must" be most injuri- ous to the public welfare.—( Globe.) ' ' Globe Office, Two o'Clock. We stop the Press1 to state, that not with stand:" Commissioners of Police, at their Meeting this ing the confident hopes expressed on the subject, day, and request the appropriation of a sum of there . is not ^ et any_ thing done in rhe formation <£ 150 of the public money, to pay the expence of • of a- nevr or' 3 » l « e confinement. CM- Yesterday letters from St. Kitt's came to our hands to the 19th ult. They confirm, in general terms, the earthquake at Cirraccas, and observe, that two shocks had been felt on the island, but so slight a? tq be attended with no mischievou| consequences. AMERICAN PAPERS. • • ... . .- i f The oply political news worth extfatfHng is the following article from Washington, 1 under chte the 20th April" Mr. EoWndes declined - tn calF up th^ Bill for suffering the importation of certain goods, wares, _& c,. fr? m Great Britain and hgr de- pendencies, because he knew tbe attempt i^ ould not succeed.'* He rrtade this declaration, that people might not be " induced to enter into spe- culations from a hope of its final adoption.— Things continue on the. bunk of uncertainty, in- dividual suffering increases, and the charafler of the Government has in ssnje degree suffered by the late Ifar8f jjVdceFdings-" bf Congress. There will, in my opinion^ be a push to biing things to an iisue, for we- are. ia a situation which we can- not Long endure. The House must go forward or backward, or tha Ministers will not Jrmg he able to keep their majorities ; the nation will ne^, ver again compromise on the ground of embargo^ pr non- intercourse, & C; For this reason I should not be surprized to see the Committee of Foreign Relations come out vi( h a manifesto in the course of the ensuing weeft. There will be something of the kind attempted, and I think prudeut- vpeople should make their calculation accordingly." An American paper of the 16th ult. has the, following article':— v . * " We feel much pleasure in sta- ing tc* our readers that the PresiJent wholly disapproves of the conduit of the Officers of the United States* who participated with an unprincipled banditti in usurping the Government of Amelia Island." At a Public Meeting of the principal Inhabi- tants of this Town, at the Exchange- Rooms yes., terday, ihe. SOVEREIGN in the Chair, a Resolution | was entered - into, that three Gentlemen, vi7. Dadlor TENNBNT, and Messrs. ADAM M'CLEAI* and JAMES M « NROAD be deputed to wait on the [ FRO* Tf HV. courier.}. ' No arrangement has y. et been corppleted, not even been- begun, imd. the Prince. Regent's ende^- vnurs to hare a new Ministry formet^- us sooa_ as possible, havens yet " been unspccRssfut. No rftan cofild - have shewed more aniiety," np" man. could ' £ Pe< 51ing or providing a place of confinement- for such persons as may be apprehended in commit- ting any improper afts, by the qightly waich. It jvas also resolved, That such Gentlemen as have collected money for the purpose of affording assistance in purchasing provisions for the poor,, he, requested to" meet the Committees of the Poor- House and House of Industry, at the Castle- Office,. on Thursday next* at 12 o'clock, for - . s.- •. ..." VVWiCCjv I'll- V1IUI 9UOJ < » l * iJ w | UI UlC' have more ardently tried to conciliate differences- purpose of handing over their subscription lists, See. and to remove obstacles than his Royal Highness. Hitherto his eff > fts have failed. Earl Mftira hiid an interview yesterday' with the Prince from eleven till one. After the Levee, the Lord Chancellor and Lord Melville had audieripes, and : iix ihe. afternoon . his; R6f aLHigtreis's . com- mands'were sent to die Marquis Wellesley- to . at-.'. " TfltAYjtfi.^ lT, the" Dramatic Corps, there are.' j- scarcely any who have such strong claims on pub- lic patronage as Mr. and Mrs. MAYWOOD, whose > JBehefit is marked for Friday next. The former | has, throughout the season, been most indefati- gable, and, in many cases, has evinced consider- - able talents and much genuine humour ; and no one who has attended the Theatre, but must huve tend him at nins o'clock at night. His; Lordship-[ been delighted with the elegant dancing of Mi » , accordingly attended, and we believe remained till near midnight Of . the precise nature and re- stflt: of the interview-, whether it was to signify that his Royal Highness was hopeless of hrs Lord- ship's being able to form such an Administration as in the opinion of the Prince might be most competent to govern the country— whether his Royal Highness expressed any- belief that some o'her Noble Lord, Lord Moira for instance, might be more likely to accomplish his Roya] Highnesses wishes, We do not, of course, pretend to be informed. SECOND EDITION. Pilot Office, Five O'Cloci. The House of Commons met at four o'clock, and- sat about- half an hour. None of the afting Ministers appeared in their places, - and no new writs were moved. Mr, Martin, of Galway, gave notice of his- in- tention to, brit) g forward, on Wednesday, unless au efficient Administration should be formed in MAJTWOOD, who, we have really been often sur- prised to see repeat her beautiful pai teu/ e, to gra- tify the wish of the audience, and that too, with undiminished spirit, and in the most frank and fascinating manner.— iWe hope the- e deserving performers will not fail of obtaining the counte- nance of every person of taste, on their appeal to thi liberality of Belfast, on this occasion. The Entertainments advertised for the benefit of Mr. and Mrs. MULLENBPR, cannot fail to at-'" tradl an elegant and crowded audience. Micklin's. Man of the World ranks highly in the drama, for originality of conception, composition * nd interest. The farce of Inlle and Tarico is still a deserve J fa- vourite, We hope that the performers, who ap- peal, to the. patronage of the public on this occa- sion, will meet that support, which it is the char- after of our Town to confer on private worth and profes ional merit. Married. Oil Monday morning, by the Rev. Ross Jebh, Mr. It/ iiN D. COSGKAVE, of this Town, to Enu, daughter ef the Ute Robert Wilson, JEsq. of Sandymouut. Died. . On Sunday Evening, at Carrickferptu, Mr » . Ei « ",\ noi » ViACOCK, of Donatfhadee, aged 2fi yttrs, much and de-' servedly regretted by all her numerous iriend « and ac- 1 o larval an Address, to the Prince Regent, qUaintances. . :.. the interval, an ft , q On the £ 9th nit. Jowru MOM.., aged J8 years, son of reqiiestWg that he' would.. be graciously pleased ^ h(< Mr Crt0rg. Mmir0i of thi, t0„. r_ A yoUI. g man * v into eff>- 3 his most gracious promise, in whose amiable qu ditie*. were generally admired, and whose c', rr" premature death; will be long regieued by hi* friends. Mid a numeniu" acquaintance. answer to the Address - of the House, and to adopt, without tlelay, such measures- as the dis. tressed stata t> f the codtnry, and the disorganized state of the Government imperiously demanded. French Papers were received last night to th 24> tb instant. The- departute of Alexander from St. Ptteraburgh, on the 21 St ulr. is confirmed in a letter from Berlin of the 8th inst. and he is said to have reached Vilna. Bonaparte and his Em. pre. ss- left Wurtrburg on the morning of the ltkh instant. LANCASHIRE RIOTERS. LANCASTER, TUESDAY EVENING The follow- ing persons have taken their trial for setting fire j to and burning' the weaving mills, at West Houghton-— when Job Fletcher, James Smith, j Thomas Kerfoot, and Abraham Charlton, were found guilty; and Jnhn' Shutileworth, Samuel Ratcliffe, John Charlton, William Kaye, Lydia ! Molyneux, Mary Cannon, Bold Howard, John Bromillow, and Adam Bullough were acquitted. Their trial commenced at eight o'clock in the morning, and continued till half- past ten the same evening. PORT Of BELFAST. Quantity of Goods on fiond, un Suiurday Ihe 23< i day of May, 1812. 9 » i Puncheons, 64" hogsheads Rum. & Pip « r Hiandy. iu6 l'ipe » , 68 h. iKsbcads Portugal Wine. j5 pipes, U lih Is. 3 qwMtei casks Spanish Red Wine. I Hogshead, 6q'. cask Spanish While Wifte. • 41 Pipes Teneriffe Wine, ( i Pifi.- s, l hogshead Madcita Wine. 9 Hogsheads Kreneh Wine. 1378 Hogsheads, alia licrCcs, 3? 0 bane's Brown oi Mut> cov ado Sugar. 1R1 Tons, 38 bushels Rock Salt. • t6; 43l £ Bushels White or Bay Salt. 7ys Hojsluadi Tobacco. . » S I Bags, 2' j6 tieicvs, S8R barrels Coffee. 1 Pipe Ordinary Olixe Oil. ( luantity of Goods on Bond, on Saturday the 30ih- day of May, 1812. Puncheons, laj h# g » head » Rum. .. * Pipes Brandy. 13 ® Pipes, 68 hogsheads Portugal Wine. 5 I Pipes, I i lihds. a quarter c^ sU, Spanish Red Wine. ) Pipe, 6 quarter casl< » Spanish While Wine. 4G Pipis leuenffe Wine. 6 Pipc » , 1 hogshead Madeira W n « . 6 llogsuccds French Wine. IM3 Hogsheads, a89 uerces, 433 barrels Brawn « « Mu « » covado Sugar. 1M Tons, S8 bushels Rock Salt. | 6,4S> 4 Bushels Wime or Ba> sail. , Hogsheads Tobacco, 3su Bags, S95 ticicrs,' srk bsrielj Coffee' I pipe Ordinary Oiivc Oil, f BELFAST COMMERCIAL CilHO^ ICLF. ? That excellent regiment, the Armagh Militia, en Monday last, marched from Ballyshannon, County . Donegal, to Tullamore, King's County, where they are for the present to be stationed. The many instances lately of Cows having been stolen from pasture, and immediately carried to the neighbouring fairs and sold, renders it incumbent on all purchasers of Cattle to be very1 particular in requiring vouchers from suspicious persons ; and the utmost vigilance is also strong- ly recommended, in detecting and bringing to punishibent, the perpetrators of this species of robbery. Lord Viscount Templetown has ordered one hun- dred pounds to be expended for the benefit of the in- digent on his estates in this country. Doctor Stewart has received from G. A. M'Cle- verty, Esq. the sum of Two Pounds, for the county Antrim Infirmary, being a fine4evied under the Game Laws; Rev. Richard Dobbs has received from Richard Dobbs. Esq. Five Shillings, for the poor of Carrjck- fergus, being a fine levied for a horse trespassing on the road side. BELFAST NEVVS, The armed brig Britannia, Aberdeen, for Liverpool, sailed yesterday. The armed brig Levant, M'Kihbin, for Loudon^ is de- tained by contrary winds only. The armed brig Vine, Montgomery, is loading for Lon- don, to sait in a few days. The Neptune, Dividson, is loading for Liverpool, to nil first fair wind after Saturday. The Fanny, Martin, is loading for Liverpool, to clear on Saturday fir t The armed brig Lagan, Honrine, sails for London in a few days. The armed brig Donegal!, Courcenay, is loading at Lon- don for tbi- port. The Margaret & Nancy, Galbraith, for Glasgow, sailed early this morning. The Diana, M'Callum, for Glasgow ; and the Dispatch, Jameson, for Dublin, are loading,- to bail in a few days. The Hawk, M'Cormick, at Glasgow; and the Bee, Ran- kin, » t Dublin, ar^ loadjng for Belfast. LISBURN MARKETS, JUKE 2 Oatmeal— 32 Oats 18 0 to 33 0 — 20 Potatoes 0 10 — 0 Beef... 0 7— 0 Mutton 0 7— 0 Veal 0 7— 0 Pork... 0 0— 0 Lamb 5 0— 6 Butter _... 10— 1 ^ per cwt. of 120lb. ^ per cwt. of 112lb. ^ per stone. 0 per lb of 16 oi. ^ per quarter, j, per lb. of 20 oz DISPENSARY & HOSPITAL. AGENERAL MEETING of SUBSCRIBERS . will be held at the Ex< hange- Rooms, on WEDNESDAY S< 1 June, at ONE o'clock, P. M. ( or the purpose of re- ceiving the Annual Statement of Accounts, of electing a Committee and Officers for the ensuing year, and of trans- acSting other important Business, which will then be laid be- fore them. ( 324) Hospital, May 31, 1812. J. DONALDSON JAS just received from LONDON and DUBLIN, an ELEGANT and FASHIONABLE ASSORTMENT of MILLINERY, Like- wist, Chip and Shaw Halt and Bontiets, Feathers— Flowers— Parasols, Silk and Lace Shawls, i. Trimmings, of every deseriptim, WITH EVERV OTHER ARTICLE IN THE HABERDASHERY. LINE. An APPRENTICE Wanted. 333) No. 100, High- » treet, June S. TO FLOUR MILLERS. ROSS & GHEGGS, SMITHS tf IRONMONGERS, NO. 79, HIGH- STHEET, BELFAST, HAVE just received a fresh assortment of WIRE WEB, for Repairing and Covering Flour Machines, far superior to any ever imported or manufactured in this Kingdom ( being Drawn and Wove in a certain Liquid, • which pre ervts it from Rust for any length of time)— Also, FLOUR MACHINES, of the very best construction now in use from the Manufacture of THOS. WHITTAKFR, 69, Oldham- street, Manchester; and MACHINE BRUSHES, of every description, by applying as above, or to JOHN HUTCHINSON, 5i, Coik- street, Dublin. ROSS & GREOGS have also, of their own manufacture. CRATES, LOCKS, SCALE BEAMS, HINGES, See- j with every other article in the IRONMONGERY BUSI i NESS, which they are determined to sell at the most re- duced Prices. ( 34° I <£ 1,000 TO be Lent on Freehold Security. Applv to Mr. HARRISON, Attorney, No. 44, Bolton- street, Dub- lin, durin « Term, and at Ballymena, during Vacation. 343) ln" e " THEATRE, BELFAST* FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR, cSc MRS. MtfLLRNDKR. THIS EVENING ( WEDNESD YY), June Sd, 1812. , will be presented ( not aiSe I here these eight years), MACKI. IN' » celebrated Comedy of THE MAN OF THE WORLD. End of the play, a DANCE by Mrs. MAVWOOO. The SMUGGLER, written and spoken by Mr. Knowns. After which, the Interlude of Donald M'Intosh's Travels from Aberdeen U London. To conclude with ( not AtSed these 7 years), the Farce of INKLE & rA RICO. Tickets to be had, and places for the Boxes taken at the Theatre, and of Mr. MULLENDER, at Mr. YOUNG'S, Church- lane. • ( j^? MR. & MRS, MAY WOOD ESPF. CTFULLY inform their Friends and the Pub- JrV lie. that their BENEFIT is appointed for FRIDAY Evening, June 5. when will be presented ( never aAed here) an admired Comedy, called OURSELVES; Or, THE INDEPENDENT IRISHMAN. As performed at the Theatre- Roval, Lyceum, London, with the most unbounded applause. END OT THE PLAT, Dancing and other Entertainments. To conclude with ( first time here), a laughable Farce, called THE LITTLE HUNCHBACK; Or, A FROLIC IN BAGDAD. Written by JOHN O'KEirrE, Esq. Author of the Agree- able Surprize, & C. , . Tickets to be bad at the Theatre, where Places for the Boxes may be taken ; and of Mr. and Mrs. MAYWOOP. Ho. 12, CMtle- Court, Caitle- Kreet. { 914 SUGAR BY AUCTION. K A irffOGSHEADS & TIERCES SCALE SUGAR, lOL different Qualities, will be Sold on SATUR- DAY, the 6th inst. at TWELVE o'clock, at 330) HUGH WILSON & SONS. AUCTION, our Ship- Yard, on FRIDAY the 5th instant, at ONE o'Clock, The Lighter WILLIAM y DOLLY, Lately rebuilt, and now in complete order.— She is well calculated for the Lagsn Navigation, as she carries a large Cargo on a light draught of water. JOHN RITCHIE & SONS. MACFARLAN, Auctioneer. Belfast, June 2. ( 329 ROBERT SIMMS & SON HAVE arrived for Sale, per the Draper, Capt M'MUL- LEN, from Biddeford, A Cargo of English Bark, Which they will d snose or on reasonable terms, out of the Ship. They are well supplied with Cod Oil, OF AN EXCELLENT QUALITY. 335) Belfast, June 2. Ml'SK'OVAJX) SUGARS In Hogsheads, Tierces, I Stiff Tierces, and Barrel?, Por Safe, on reasonable Ttrms, by . TAMES CUNNINGHAM & CO. Belfast, June S. ( 336 ENGLISH & IRISH HOSIERY WARE- HOUSE,. OPPOSITE THE EXCHANGE jp> OBERT MARSHALL has just received, by thv I V Minerva, an addition to his SUMMER ASSORTMENT consisting of Sillc, Cotton, Vigonia, Lamb'sll'uol, and ft or sled Hosiery ; And expects in a few days, a SUPPLY of BLACK IfcLK VEILS. SHAWLS. & c. IN OKEAT VARIRTT or PATTERNS The whole, together with a large STOCK of Horfte- Ma nufaClured GOODS, will be disposed of Wholesale ar. d Re- t. iii, on the most moderate I erms, for Ready Money. 3S4) June 1. TO BE LET, In Carrklfergus, during the Bathing Sir. son, AURGE COMMODIOUS BURNISHED HOUSE The Tenant will no> be disturbed at the Assiz s. For paitic'iilars, apply to the proprietor, S3' 2) MRS. GETHINGS. A1 NOTICE. IX PERSONS who stand indebted to the Fs'ate of the late Br. l. OWRY, are required to have their Accounts immediately » " t'led, as all outstanding Debts after the First of August next, will he put into the hands of an Attorney, to take the most speedy method fer recovery of the same.— All Persons having claims against said Estate, ar » requested to furnish their Accounts, that they may be immediately paid bv MICHAEL LOWRY, Administrator. BAHTMECASHEN, June 1. N. B. Those who have Books borrowed from the late Dr LOWBT, are requested to return them. ( 839 COTTON MILL & CONCERN. It, the Mailer of ROM BUT FIN LAV, a Bankrupt. } " tr'JQ be Sold by Auflion, on I TUESDAY, the 2d day of July next, at TWELVE o'clock, on tlte Premises, by Order of the Commissioners, All that and tbose the MILL, DWELL- ING- HOUSR, and CONCERN, in FRANCIS- STREET, in the Town of Belfast, late in possession of said Bankrupt — The Mill is four stories high, containing the . following Ms- ehinery, viz 10 Mules, 2040 Spindles, 9- Carding Ma- chines, 1 Sheckler, 1 Drawing and Roving Frame. In an adjoining House, 4 Throstles, 560 Spindles, 1 large Carding Machine, with Billy, & c.; and a Parcel of Spinning Ma- chinery for same, in other adjoining Houses. The entire Machinery drove by a Steam Engine of 10 Horse power.— The Dwelling House, fronting Millfield, is in excellent re- pair, three stories high adjoining same. The whole Con- cern held for a Term of 58 Years from 1st May, 1802, sub- ject to the Yearly Rent of £ 65, 13/ 9d. Any information respecting the Title, Deeds, & c. may be had by application to JOSEPH WRIGHT, Agent to the Commission, No. 52, Granby- row, Dublin ; or at his Office in Belfast. ( 342) Dated June 2. STOLEN, On Saturday Night, the 2' id May, 4BAY MARE, with a Grey and Bay Mane, mired, ahou' Thirteen H.. od » high, off the Lands of JAMES Dow NIT. near Dromore. Whoever returns her to him, or J4MES WOODS, of Dromore, shall receive a Rew.. rd of FOUR GUINEAS, and no questions asked them j and who- kiever's custody she is found in after this Public Advertise mem, shall be pros. cuted according to Law. 341} DHOMORE, June 1. STOLEN OR STRAYED, During the NigU of THURSDAY the 28th infant, from a Field, adjoining Coohstowtl, 1 LARGE MILCH COW, Eight days Calved, Dark ft. Branded, Rigged Back, Large wide Horn*, one of them rather blunt, weighty Back, and rather light from the Sho'- I iers lorward. W however returns, or gives such infor- mation of said Cow, th t she may be found, .- hall be hand- somely rewarded, by the Proprietor, Mr. OI. ORGF. TAY- LOR, Cookstown j and if Stolen, FIVE GUINEAS Reward, for Cow and Thief. „ N. B. Said Cow is about Eight years old, value Eleven Guineas, and besides the ordinary number, she has two very small Teats on the hinder part of her Udder. 331) COOKSTOWN, May 29, 1SI2. STOPPED, In the Fair if Killylea, on Friday the 29th ult ALARGE Branded COW, rigged back, wide horns, • bout nine ye its old. from a person who calls him* self WOODS; who. after receiving Two Pounds of earnest, went in order to obtain a Voucher, but » ! id not since return. Any. Person producing satisfactory Vouchers of said Cow being their property, and paying the txpences attending, may have said Cow, by applying to JOHN PRENTICE. Dated at the Townland of Ballyscandle. T within two miles and a half of Armagh, C Ditto of Killylea-^ May 31, 1812. } ( S45 FAS HIO NA B L E IU RN IT U R E, Br AUCTION. At COCHRAN ( Jf CO.' s Ware- Rooms, Smithjeld, on MONDAY Sth instant, will be SM, ASUPERB COLLECTION OF FURNITURE, amongst which are the following, v'z ;— Mahogany Dining, Pembroke, Card, Briakfast, Woik, Spider, Dre- sing, and other TABLES;— Parlour, Drawing- Room, Bed Cham- ber, and other CHAIRS ;— FIELD- BEDS and SOFAS;— Sri- RIT- CASP. S, BASON- STANDS, COMMODKS, & C & C & C. The above being made of the Very best Materials, and finished in the most fashionable manner, will be well worth the attention of Ladies and Gentlemen. Sale to begin precisely at. ELEVEN o'clock each day — The whole to be sold without reserve. Terms, Bank Notes down. N B. An APPRENTICE to the Cabinet- Making Business wanted. Junes ( 338) JAMES MILLER, Afrent. wr FEATHER BliDS BY AUCTION, At the Haute of Mr. JOHN BAIN, WiLon',- Court, on SATURDAY, the 6th in. t wiuke Sou, without any Hud of re erve whatever, ANUMBER of CHOICE FEATHER BEDS, with BOLSTERS and PILLOWS; together with a Variety of Small HAIR MATTRESSES, The above being the Property of a respe& able Gentle- man leaving this Kingdom, wdl be found, on inSpeCtio^ i, of such a superior quality as is seldom to be met with at Auc- tions. L idies and Gentlemen wanting the like, will find their interest in attending this Sale. To commence at ELEVEN o'clock precisely Terms, Bank Notes down. ( 322) Belfast, June 1. ^ JAMES MILLER, Agent. ALICANT BARILLA BY AUCTION. JOHN MARTIN & CO. ILL Sell by AuCtion, on FRIDAY 5th June, at the Stores of Messrs. M'CLURE, BAII. IE, & WHITL/ IS, Donegall- quay, at TWELVE o'clock, 500 BALES ALICANT BARILLA, Of prime Quality, and in fine order Terms at Sale. MACFARLAN, Audtioneer. Belfast, May 2S. ( 266 AUCTION OF Russian Yellozv Candle 7ALL01V. 1 0 ./"^ ASKS, of very superior Quality, will be Sold by ^ ^ A'uCtion, at the Stores ot SAMUEL BROWN, No. 7, Calender- street, on SATURDAY, 6th June. Sale to commence at ONE o'clock precisely. Terms at Sale. ' 288 ALICANT BARILLA BY AUCTION. ROBERT BAIT CO. WILL Sell by AuCli. tn, on MONDAY the Sth of June, at their S'tores in Calender- stretft, at ONE o'Clock, 200 BAIES NEW ALICANT BARILLA, Of fine quality, now landing out of the Brig Sw tll. w, from Alicant. ( o£ xi Engravings, Books, Printed Music, S^ r. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, In one of Mr. M'CleAil's New Shopt in CORN- MARKUT, on TUESDAY, June Id, 1812, and following Day,, until the whole are Sold, commercing at TtVELVE o'Clock each Day, and again at Seven in the Evening, AVALUABLE COLLECTION of ENGRAVINGS, from PAINTINGS, by MORLANU, WESTAL, R. K. PORTER, WALMSLET, & C. Also, sorrte very fine PRINTS, engraved by VIVA RES BARTOLO^ XI, and Others, the whole to be Sold off without reserve. ( 317 BLEACHERS' SMALTS. GEORGE LANGTRY & CO. AVE for Sale, a Parcel of Real DUTCH BLEACH- ERS' SMALTS, of very fine Quality; ALSO, American Pot and Pearl Ashes, AUcant Barilla, Refined Saltpetre, American Rosin, Fine and Common Congou Teas. 994) Belfast, April 16, 1812. " LITTLE LOTTERY, To he Drawn King's Birth Dai). June 4. ONLY EIGHT THOUSAND TICKETS, % VTET Contaios Prizes of /' SO, COO, £\ 5,000, >£ 5000, JL =£ 3000, £ 2000, £ 1000, See. & c. SCHEMES GRATIS. As tlvs Little Lottery will be principally disposed of as part payment of Prizes drawn in the late one, Adventurers, to prevent disappointment, will please aptjly immediately to T 11 O M A S YV A It D, 15, High- street, Belfast. May 20, 1812 THE RICH LITTLE LOTTERY Will be Drawn the 4th of June. IT consists of but & WP Tickets, and the Scheme is formed upon the same plau as the last, which dispersed more CAPITAL PRIZES amongst the Public, than auy Lottery ever known. 1 Prize of X' 20,000 5,000 2,000 1,000 300 V 200 100, ...... 25 1 , 1 . 3 6 8 19 106 1 1 4 4 20 30 40 60 Prize of £ 10,000 3,000 500 400 80 50 40 30 And 1310 Prizes of £ 15 each. TICKETS & SHARES Are now en Sale, at ARCHER & WIRLXNG'S, PE- TER M'GOURAN'S, J. LOUGH'S, & J. DOGHfcir- TY'S, Belfast; and at J. HALLIDAY'SjNewry. FOR LISBON, THE STOUT AMERICAN BRIO NEPTUNE, Now in Port, and will be ready to load in Course of this present week. 1 For Freight and Passage, apply to CAMPBELL SWEENEY. JAMES T. KENNEDY & CO. Belfast, June I. ( 344 j. E^^ The Public are respectfully inform t . ed, that the following REGULAR TRADERS JfeaStt^ e W" ">'' fur their reifeSive / ort,, with the fir it fair Wind after the data mentioned : FOR LONDON, The armed brig LAGAN, HONRINE. In a few days. The armed brig FACTOR, M'NIECE.,,.... 14 days after. FOR LIVERPOOL, The FANNY, MARTIN 6th June. The MINERVA, COUR TEN AT. Eight days after. FOR BRISTOL, The new brig DRAPER, M'MULLJN 16th June. FROM LIVERPOOL FOR BELFAST, ' The CERES, SAVAOE 4th June. [ The CUNNINGHAM BOYLE, BILL, Eight days after. FROM LONDON FOR BELFAST, The armed brig DONEGALL, COURTENAT, on first de* livery of Teas from the Sal s The armed brig GEORGE,' CAUOHET...... 14 days after. For Freight, in London, apply to Messrs. ALEXANDER and WILLIAM OGILBY, Abfihurch'Y& rd. Gentlemen who have Linens to forward, will please send them to GEORGE LANGTRY U A few stout Lads wanted ai Apprentices te tht Sea. NEW ALICANTE BARILLA, CORK- WOOD, & c. HOLMES * BA UK LIE, HAVE FOR SALE, 210 Bales New Alicante BARILLA, • 3 Tons Bay of Rosas CORKWOOD, and lfi() Bundles CANE REEDS, Now Landing, from oil . board the Turk, Czpfain Hvn ei, from ALICANVE. ( 291) Bellast, May 29. ALICANTE BARILLA.. HENRT JOY TOMB & ROBT. HOLMES ARE landing out of the lavixia, diredt from ALICANTE a Quantity of NEW BARILLA, which, with the fol- lowing Goods, the'y will dispose of on re noriable Terms: Claret, V 5 | Red Port, / 1 Muscatell, Sherry, ^ £ Tcnerife, Lisbon, V ' 2 and Madeira, / ^ Sheet Lead, Quebec, and Memel Staves, Sicily Barilla, 283) Pine, Norway, OaL Ash, Black Birch, Maple, g B- ech T'vnt> er, Deals and Plank, Laths, Treenails, Masts, Spars, Poles, and Hand- spokes. Belfast. May 26, le 12. ' GLASS, PAINTS, OILS, COLOURS. ' II ' HE SUBSCRIBER is always supplied with every Artide * of the above, f « m the best Markets, which he is en- abled to dispose of on as moderate terms as any House in the Kingdom, for good Payttienrs Church lane— Belfast, May 29. JOHN CUDDY. ( 302 WILLIAM PHELPS TJJ~ A3 just received, a Parcel DUTCH SMAI. TS, fine ' l Quality; M'luch he will dispose of on reasonable lerms. ( 211) May 18. DEALS. ACARGO of remarkably good Nine and Six Feet DROMTHON DEALS on Sale. Apply to LYLE & RIDDEL; or JOHN LYLE, Belfast, May 13. No 4, Chichester- quay. Ky. J. LYLF. continues to be wirll- supplied with Southern and other Fl. OUR. ( 177 WMISK E ¥ » ~ JOHN MARTIN St CO. HAVE FOR SALE, and One Hundred Puncheons Cork , Dublin Whiskey, Which they will sell on moderate Terms. 226) Ann- streetf May 20. ARCHIBALD & DANIEL M'DONNELL ARE landing, from on board the Faltir, from LONDON and have oil sale, .. 55 Chests Souchong, Fine and Common Congou Teas ; And, by the Diana, from GLASGOW, Candy, of very nice qualify ; which, with Refined and Scale Sugars— Alicante Barilla— Pimento — Spanish Flora Indigo— White Ginger in Bags and Barrels — Black Pepper— Cassia Lignea*— Cloves—• Nutmegs, . „ And a general assortment of GROCERIES, SricEs, and DYE- WOODS, they will dispose of on reasonable terms May 25. 263) ' - TIMBER & PLANKS. FOR Sale, at SLATE and TIMBER YARD, DONE- GALL- STREET, 100 Tons Red and White PINE TIMBER, running to 60 feet in length, by 1 feet square, American and Dronthon PLANK, from 14 ^ s 29 feet, A few nice Swedish SPARS, and 100,000 WELSH- SLATES. Also for Sale, SCOTCH BLANKETING, Plain and Twilled, of which Samples may be seen as above; would engage to deliver a Quantity by Contrail, per Month or Quarterly. JOHN WILSON, JON. April 20. ( 10 ^ GEORGIA COri'ON- WOOL, . ORLEANS Do. Do. POT ASHES, SICILY BARILLA, LEAF TOBACCO, For Sale, on Reasonable Terms, by JAMES KENNEDY, Belfast, May 19. Donegal- Quay. ( 212 JAMES LENNON AS on Sale, at the Stores of Mr. M'CAPIN, TombV Quay, as per Agnej, direct. from SLIGOT.- 55 7 Barrels Kiln- dried Oats, 35 ' Jons Oatmeal, and ] 00 Bags• First Flour, Which be will dispose of on moderate Terms, , ( 194 ~ HUGH &" LOSTAS'MOORHEAD.~ BEG leave to inform their Friends and the Public, that they have now ready for Sale, Roll Tobacco, Pigtail, Snuff, Of their own ManufaAuring, the Quality of which they hope, on trial, will be sufficient recommendation. SI 1) Belfast, May. 26 — 1' 63, North- street. A GOVERNESS WANTED. ] Vro ° ne need appty who is not perfedt mistress of her - L^ l business, A middle- aged Person ~ fbily qualified to each FRENCH and GEOGRAPHY, will mee^ a decided pre- erence. Letters ( post- paid) addressed to A. A. Post- Office, Belfast Will be attended to. ( 326) June I; TO BE SET OR SOLD, IFTTRANKVILLE LODGE, near Downpatrick.— Apply 1L to RICHARD KEOWN, No. 1, Dominick- street, in Term, and at Downpatrick, iiu Vacation. ( 72 - If The Public are respeSMly inform- ! f"" SijU- ^ SSK. ed, that it is intended the following FW' N. E. TRADERS M& P jjgfe- Shalt tail at the under mentionedperiod): Jl^ jiit^*. FOR LONDON, The armed brig LEVANT, M KIBBIN.. First fair wind. The armed brig VINE, MONTGOMEK T, Seven days after. These Vessels being armed and completely well found, Insurance by them will consequently be etteCUd on the most reasonable terms. FOR LIVERPOOL, The NEPTUNE, DAVIDSON..,.,........',..... ? th instant. FROM LIVERPOOL FOR BELFAST;. The KELLY, M'lt, WAIN........................ 9th iostajit. The armed brig BRITANNIA, ABERDEEN, 7 d^. y » after. FROM LONDON FOR BELFAST, The armed brig. VENUS, PENDLETON,... First fair wind. For Freight, in London, apply t? Messrs, WM- &. JOHN WHARTON, Nicolas' Lane ; or, in Belfast, to R. GREENLAW, Agent, Who will reseWe an l forward LINEN CLdTH and other MERCHANDIZE with care and dispatch. ty- A few Stout I ads wanted as APPRENTICES to tht Sea, 10 whom ilbtril Encouragement will be given ' fpHE Partnership hitherto carried on by the Subscribers, I under the Firm of CRAMSIE, CONNOR & CIJJ^ LAND, expited, and was by general consent dissolved, on the first ih- t. All Accounts of the Firm will be settled by JOHN CRAMSIE. '" JOHN CRAMSIE. . " CHARLES CONNOR. May SO, 1812. DAVID CLELAND. CliAMSi$ J: & CLELAN. B HAVE FOR SALE, New York Pot and Pearl Ashes, Russian Candle Talloiu, Bleachers' Smalts, and LeafTobacto. June 1,1812. CHAS. CONNOR St ALEX. STEWART, UNDER THE FIRM OF ' CTW. MDR & 8TEWABT, IFlT AVE t0R f'ALE, At THETR STORES, No. 4S, TALBOT- STREET, 20,000 Barrel Staves, of different qualities, 100 Barrels Amber Roiin, Which will be sold reasonably. ' Belfast, June lTl8l2. Kr A Cargo of BRITISH OAK BARK daily exped- d' ( 3H0 CHEAP MANCHESTER FUSTIANS- THOMAS WALLACE, 15, Bridge- street, respeflfully ' fnrorhts the WOOLLEN TRADE, that he has just landed, a large Qu. ntity of - , Drab and Olive Cords and Velveteens Pillow Fustians, & c. Which be will sell for Cash, much lower than any Goods at equal quility have been offered in this Market. N. B. THREFI STOCKING FRAMES for Sale, of 14, 16, and 24 Gages, all in good order, on which a liberal Cied it Will be giveti. ( 281 TO BE SOLD, CIIERRYVALE HOUSE & FARM* Situated in County Down, on the Newtonbreda RoaJ only 20 minutes walk from Belfast, ''• r'H F. HOUSE is in most complete repair, and the • L GROUNDS in the highest Condition. . For further particulars, inquire of w. H LYONS. ChefryVale, June 1. ( S25 TO BE SOLD. ABAROUCHE JAUNTING CAR nearly new, with Harness complete — Apply to Mr. Anderson, Chrcnicla Office. ( Sort) May 28. WANTED, 4CARF. FUL SOBER JOURNEYMAN TANNER, capable of conducting the Work of a sihail Tan- Yard.-— For particulars, apply to WILLIAM SIMMS. May 30. ( 297 LOST, OR MISLAID, ABILL, Drawn by JOHN WRIGHT* of Belfast, at sixty- one days afier sight, on GEORGE BELL, of Dublin, dated 4th Month, 17th, 1S12, for =£ 100, in favour of FLIAS HUQIIS, and inddrsed Elias Hughs, Samuel Hughs, James Quin, and made payable to Robert Trail, by Thomas Lamb, which Bill was put into the Llsburn Post- Office, in- closed it) a Letter to ROBERT TRAIL, Belfast, but did not come to hand. As it was not accepted, and the indorsement not filled Up, it is requested if such a Bill is offered, to he negociated it may he stopped, and notice given to ROBEK r TRAIL, Belfast, or THOMAS LAMB, near Lisburn. COUNTY DOWN. FRANCIS M NEILLY, .. rjrio BE SOLt), by the She- Plaintiff; J L riff of the Cotthty of F. DWARD COOKE, f Down, in the House af OIVFI of Nnvry. in tie County of ^ BOTLE, of Banbridge, in said Armagh, 4 County, on WRDNESDAY Defendant. J the 10th day ol June next, at —— 1" • - Noon, by virtue'of a Writ of Execution, issued in this Cause, marked =£ 290, 15/. 6d. All the Rig^ t, Title, and Interest of the Defendant, in and to a part of the LANDS of DRUM MOND ; also, a P APER- MILLj with its Appurtenances, held under JAMES & CHRISTOPHER MARMION, for a long term of Years, and now in tile occu- pation of WM. C. EMERSON, situate near Kirkeel, in th « Barony of Mourne. Dated this SOth May, 1812. DAVID GORDON, Sheriff. FOR GLASGOW, THE DIANA, JOHN M'CALLUM, MAST EH, ( A constant Trader), Now loading, to sail in a few day » , FOR DUBLIN. The DISPATCH, JAMISON 2d June For Freight, apply to - GEO. MONTGOMERY. The BETSEYS, NEILSON, at Glasgow; and tbe BEE, RANKIN, at Dublin, are loading for Belfast. 312) Belfast, May 29. FOR NEW- YOR K, ~ " The American Ship BELISARWS, Ijlji^ F ( Burthen 350 Tons,) M. MORGAN, Masteb, Now in this harbour, . and will sail for New- York on the Sih June-— i— For Passage, apply to Captain MORGAN, at Mr. FITZSIMONS^ S, Waring- street; or, to HOLMES & BARKLIF. , Belfa « t,, May 29,_ ( 2aT FOR LISBON AND CADIZ, " THE FINE FAST- SAILTNO BSIG THOMAS JEFFERSON, JAMES SAVAGE, MASTER, „, Will commence Loading on MONDAT the First day of June next, and will positively sail for the above Port in I'en days after. F » r Freight or Passage apply to THOMAS HAYES ' ( 299 Belfast, May 28, 1812, FOR CHARLESTOWN, THE riNE EAE/- MII. INO AMERICAN •(! » MARY, NATH G. HILLARD, MASTER, Burthen 300 Tons, j Will be clear to sail on the 20th June, as the greater parj ol the Passengers are already engaged. Early application is neressary.—— Apply t » WM. CRAIG, Lime- Kiln- Dock. May 29. 1812. ( 300 FOR SALE OR CHARTER, The Schooner PROVIDENCE, , OR DARTMOUTH, Burthen per Register 109 Ton j, - Well found and armed, and sails remarkably fast; can be made ready for sea In a few days— kpply TO Mr. PHILLIPS, GREENWOOD'S Hotel, or to WILLIAM PHELPS. No. .3, L'itfte- KtVOdck. Belfast, June i. ' - ' BELFAST COMMERCIAL CHRONICLE. sfc ORTm^ ATL POETRY. [ For the Belfast Commercial Chronicle."] eTojjTuT THE TRAVELLER'S RETURN. WRITTEN BY THE LATE MISS BLAMIRE. ITune—" Auli Ltpc- Syxr. Wiw silent Time wi" lightly foot, Had trod on thirty years, Mi- native land I sought again, Wi' monie hopes and fears ; Wha Wehs gin the dear ( rien's I left, Wilt ay continue mine ? Or gin I e'er again shall meet The j « ys I left lang- syne ? As I drew near mv ancient pile, My heart heat a' tKe way! lllr place ! paj » M seemM- yet to speak O some dear former day: Those days that follow'd me afar, T^ iote happy days o' mine; Which made me think the joys at hand Were naething to lang- syne. My ivied tow'rs now met my een, Whar minstrels us'd to 1> la* r, frien* stept forth wP open arms, Nae weel- k « n'd face I saw; ^ Till Donald totter'd to the door, Whom I left in his prime, And grat to see the lad come hack, He bore about lang- syne- A neVspriing race, c' motley kind, Wud now their welcome pay, Wha shudder'd at my gothic wi'i, And wish'd my groves away: " Tut, cut," they cried," yon gloomy trees! ',' Lay low yon mournfu' pine!" " Ah, no!— your father's names grow there, " Memorials o' Iang- sytie!" MR. RUT FIV EN'S SPEECH At the Election- on Saturday hut, of a Member of Par- liamint for the County of Down, instead of FRANCIS SAP AGE, Esq.„ He began by observing, that the Freeholders • were assembled for the purpose of elefling a Re- presentative for this County, in the room of Mr. Savage, who bad retired from Parliament, where he had ever arted in the most disinterested manner for himself personally, and who had opposed the policy which had been unhappily pursued by a corrupt and tyrannic Ministry, since the ttnion ; a measure which had extinguished even the pre. tensions of Ireland to the name of kingdom ; a de. scripcion, which, legally speaking, it had no right to assume. This was efferted by a Parliament, infamous and corrlipt enough to annihilate itself. Mr. Savage had accepted of office, but of one which me> ely facilitated his retirement into private life, and he did not carry with him the wages of corruption, extorted from the necessities and dis- tresses of the people. There was no situation in which the people were so imperiously called Upon to perform a great, a public duty, conscientiously, honestly, and firmly ; that it wa< necessary to im- press upon the people a sense of their rights, and to preserve them from that despondence on pub- lic affair?, which would make them lose sight of constitutional views, and might end unfortunately, perhaps fatally. The continuation of the feuds of the country were to be deplored, and until such misfortunes were lessened and removed, we had no right to expert peace at home. There was no oc- casion to speak in enigmatical language on such a subjert ; it was the lamentable division between Protestant and Catholic, which every good, every wise man, must wish to destroy, and without that, and such policy as would pursue the course be< t fitted for the attainment of that objert, it was an idle vain hope to expert peace or strength at home; for in what situation would a country be, should an invader appear, where a great, a com- manding proportion of its population ' was not in that situation, which as men, they, had a right to be in, and which they felt themselves precluded from, through the hard hand of corrupt despot- ism and intolerant intrigues; and in what situa- tion were the Catholics of this country ? What! had they not the feelings of men, and of Irishmen ? Let a man put it to himself, could he feel inclined to fight for those men, and that government, which opptessed and insulted him ? No! give me rights, rive me the protertion of the British Constitution, would be the natural emotion, and then " Lead me to the field." But however important was the question of Catholic relief from these penal laws • which disgraced the statute book, still Parlia- mentary Reform was, above all objerts, the grand feature in politics that would decide the fate of Protestant and Caiholic. Such an assembly as would » peak the honest sense of the people, must give such relief, and do away all such dreadful laws as perpetuated the divisions and misfortunes of the people. Parliamentary Reform must effert such a change, as well as relieve the people at large from the consequences of a coifupt and tyrannic Ministry, perpetuating their distresses, that they may the more readily prey upon the industry, and extort, even'from the most wretched and necessi- tous* a portion of their hard- earned means, which Was not swallowed up in the extravagance, and the profligate corruption of those men, by whom we have been governed, unfortunately for so long a time. Now, happily these Ministers have been turned out— disgracefully temoyed from office— the general disgust at their measures, and the opi- nions of their wretched imbecility, have become too general to be withstood ; it is even felt by their own followers and associates, and they are no longer supported by those men, they ever con- sidered their own creatures Now to look to the situation of this county— we know that the present vacancy has not been wished for by a powerlul psrty in it, and that there has been an attempt made to prevent it; If it was possible to suppose any Gentleman, com- ing forward 3t this moment, for the convenience 0f a party or an individual— [ Here Colonel Waid declared, that he came forwaid perfertly independent of any such mo- tive. The Hon. E. Ward made a declaration to the Ursa effleft ; also Mr. Ddacheroii- l Mr. Ruthven continued— he did not mean to insinuate such a thing; and it gave him pleasure to find, that Col. Ward had the honourab'p an? l manly feeling of being shocked at such an idea— he gave him full credit for it— it must raise an unpleasant feeling in the mind, of any gentleman, and' he was satisfied there was no reason to imnute such a motive to the Hon. Candidate; yet th - re had been a proceeding which he would mention, and which strongly bore upon the state of the county, and the views of persons connerted with it. When it was known that Mr. Savage intend, ed to resign the situation he held, as Representa- tive for this county, an application was made to endeavour to prevail upon him not to vacate his sear, but to hold it for the present Parliament; and from whom did the application come ? from Lord Castlereagh ! who even sent a certain Noble Lord to Mr. Savage, at Bath, in order to prevail upon that Gentleman to continue in Parliament ! Could this have been without some objert? What! apply to a person whose political opinions were long knoton to be in decided opposition to those of Lord Castlereagh ! Was not this inconsistent with every idea of private feeling or public duty ? surely it must have been connerted with some ob- jert. One cannot suppose such proceedings, and attemp'ed intrigue, without some ulterior pur- pose. But although he did not mean to insinuate that Colonel Ward was at all connected with this intrigue, he would put it to him, under the pre- sent uncertain state of the duration of Parlia- ment, which cannot exist long, and may now be on the verge of dissolution, to recollert in what a state he would be placed, if, on that dissolution taking place, he should be abandoned by ' hose persons who are now his principal supporters ; how would he feel himself in such a situation I he could not be considered otherwise than as hav- ing been made the dupe of the private views and purposes of others on the present occasion. He did not mean to put this as a question to which he experted an answer. He declared, that he by no means wished to promote any vexatious opposition; and said, that independent of any difference of political opinion, he could have no objertion to the return of Colonel Ward as Repre- sentative of the county; but that there was an imperious duty incumbent on every honest man, far beyond any deference to a private individual — this was public principle, which should be faithfully and inviolably resperted and adhered to, and which prevented ^ him being able to vote for Colonel Ward. That at the present moment, he preferred giving an open, a fair avowal of those ' sentiments, which he felt, in preference to putting the county under circumstances which made suc- cess hopeless; though a considerable number of independent freeholders would be desirous of en. rolling their names, as men who preferred public principle to the sordid hope of paltry ambition; that he should be sorry to do so, for the purpose of annoyance to Colonel Ward, though he was satisfied there was no danger of the peace of th ™ county being disturbed, by persons being cal', « d together for a great constitutional purpose— every meeting that ever toas held in the county of Down proved the contrary ; but he believed those persons who deprecated such meetings, did it from the fear and apprehension of hearing the public voice. Yet it was necessary, under such circumstances, to trespass still longer on the freeholders; to call upon them to do their duty honestly, in choosing Representatives to speak their sentiments in Par- liament. Let them reflert that they were bound conscientiously to elert those men, whom, in their hearts, they believed most capable of virttiously, and honourably fulfilling the trust reposed in them ; for unless they arted with integrity and honest principle on their patt, they had no right to expert, or reason to hope, for honest Repre- sentatives. And what Were they to fear? was it the difference between a payment of rent on a Monday or on a Saturday ? They knew rents must be paid, and they could not be fools enough to suppose landlords would allow them to hold theif grounds without doing se. Were they to be ter- rified by the command of the bailiff, or the threats of the agent. To apply the persecution of the landlord's power against the tenant, for a con- scientious discharge of an important public duty, would be a condurt as odious, as it Would be ty. rannical and oppressive ; it would be a prartice which could only excite horror and disgust, and from which every honourable mind, every Gen- tleman ought to turn away from, and be ashamed to commit. If such things had been done, as ap- peared to have been the case, he hoped such days were past, and in these enlightened times, that no Gentleman in this county would be disgraced by the exhibition of them. The people ought to com- municate with each other on such subjerts— the natural intercourse of society a. dmitted it— and it was their duty to co- operate with each other in the selertion of Representatives, and to sacrifice some little private interest for so great a public good ; for it would be lamentable if despair and despondence prevailed, instead of looking to the redress of grievances through the constitutional medium of Parliament. Dreadful indeed would be the prospcrt, if hope and expertation from their Representatives were taken away. Revolution, with all its attendant horrors, would state us in the face. Those Catholic Freeholders who naturally felt themselves degraded and oppressed by the penal laws affecting them, would shew themselves traitors to their own cause, by supporting men who Were inimical to their claims; they have al- ready in this County, and in many places, made the declaration that they will not do so, nor can they act otherwise, consistently with a respeft either for their religious feeling or political situa. tion; by a different cond- urt they would only prove thetr own insincerity, aqd how little desirous ! they were of sacrificing a trifling portion even of worldly expedition for an objert which, if they ; have- ihe'feelings of men, of Irishmen, must and i ought to be dear to their hearts ; they haye had the assistance, and the cordial heartfelt co- opera- tion of great talents, property, and respeflability, in Ireland, and he trusted they will continue on their part that condurt which will preserve a cor- dial and lasting unio » with their Protestant friends, and not rivet their own chains in indissoluble fet- ters. He could not help reminding soma of the freeholders then assembled, how galling it must be to them t- o think that their children should be stamped with a mark, rendering them for ever incapable of arriving at those offices Or stations to which in the course of human events their talents and their fortunes might lead. them. It was now becotjie a common place question to ask, had Lord W llington, who has so much distinguished himself, been a Catholic, would he ever hive be- come a great General ? had the illustrious Cnrran, whose talents are a splendid ornament to the countrv which gave him birth, been a Catholic, he could not have arrived at the eminence to which he has attained ; his genius could not have brooked the degrading, lowering condition ; he too rose from the middle or lower walk of life ; his merit is valued; his resplendent talents and political consistency have met their reward— a rich one— he is appreciated by his countrymen as he deserves. The fame of Mr. Patrick Duigenan might also have been lost had lie appeared as a Ca- holic ; yet, it would not have been extraordinary, had he been educated as One; and p rhaps, as a Priest, he might have been heard of— be might have: revived and preached" the persecutions and exploded doflrines of former ages; a man who could feel a disposi- tion towards Int- lerance on one side, would equal- ly do so on the other. Look at our great coun- trymen Burke and Sheridan— Irishmen, whose extraordinary acquirements raised them super- eminent among their compeers ; had they two been Catholics, they would have been lost to the world. Even a Fo* and a Pitt, so circumstanced, must have been debarred from those pursuits, in which their great talents so much distinguished themselves, and marked with strong features, rise very times in which they lived ; the application of such things must go to the mind of every Ca- tholic, with redoubled anguish, when he reflects upon his own state— perhaps the father of a fami- ly, separated by an irremoveable bar, from future fame and future honour. All those of every de- scription, possessed of the eleftive franchise, are peculiarly called upon to discharge their duty of • Freeholders conscientiously and virtuously. Can an able and fit Representative not be found among ourselves? Ireland produces such, when you have Mr. Curran, a man eminently qualified for such a station— a man tried and known by the peo- ple. There are many others who might be nam- ed, but that Gentleman is rich in the choicest gifts of nature— splendid talents, with honest feeling towards his country. Some would recommend dif- ferent qualities, and when the extent of a landed property alone is recommended to be taken into question, it may be fairly asked, if you wish the qualities of your Representative to be ascertained by the artual measurement of a Land Surveyor.- In the County of Wicklow, Mr. Ponsonby, ano- ther eminent public man, was chosen ; he',* how- ever, happily coincided in political opinions with Lord Fitzwilliam, and naturally had the support arising from his influence: now, indeed> that County is represented by two of its own resident Gentlemen, who, not only are a high credit fo if, but whose public condurt entitle them to be considered as distinguished members of that coun- try from which they aie se' * Such examples ought to be imitated, and in the men we elert, it is the public principle we should consider,-' more, than the mere individual; and nqver were there times when it was more necessary for the people to do their duty. The Northern Whig Club has been mentioned, and he would read a part, a very small part of some of their proceedings, which he had just observed, particularly one Resolution which had passed unanimously ; the late resperted Gawn Hamilton, in the Chair, 19th April, 1790, Belfast: " Resolved unanimously— That when an un- " masked and shameless system of ministerial cor-, " ruption manifests an intention to sap the spirit, " virtue, and independence of Parliament, it is " time for the People to look to themselves." It was unnecessary to comment upon this; the application was too plain at this day— it was un- der the principles of the test which had been read. A former Representative of this County— a truly independent Gentleman, acted in Parliament ( Mr. Edw. Ward), he should only add to what had been most truly said of him, " that he went into Par- liament pure, itid returned froiti it uncorrupted." What did this Whig Club do ?— were not the peo- ple tatlght by it to cherish their principles, and propagate their political dortrlnes, which produc- ed calamities, dreadful, heart- rending, ones The United Irishmen, after tbem appeared in the country; It may seem to be a sudden start to take from this Club to the United Irishmen; it is no such thing. The Unite ) Irishmen took as the ba- sre of their proceedings, the very principles which had been disseminated by that Club. Lord Cas- tlereagh was one of irs Members, and in early life had arrived at an honorable station, through the profession of the principles of the Northern Whigs. Fortunate on his entrance into public life, and looked up to by the people, he might have become their leader in the honorable pursuit of constitu- tional redress. Situated as he was, and might have been, there were hoRours before him in that course which might have gratified, and might have satis- fied an honorably ambitious mind, and would have been recorded in future days, in the page of his tfjry, as far excelling those honors he has obtained through another source. There is little, if any distinrtion to be seen between the principles of this Club afid the early United Irishmen ; but the un- fonunate people were deserted by those who had' arted as their friends, and had circulated opinions similar to those taken up by United Irishmen.^ Had these Whigs continued to art constitutionally, and endeavoured to have preserved the people in the legal constitutional coiirse ivhich they had re- commended them to adopt, the- country might have been preserved from many cif its misfortunes, and the just rights of « } ie nation obtained, through peaceable, legal, and constitutional reform. Then indeed would it have been impossible to have goaded the people into rebellion j and we should as yet have had no Union. But the people were abandoned j . they were left a prey to design- ing, artful mfen; their minds had been already heated, and it was no wonder that they became the virtims of delusion, and of ill- digested machinations— many calamities might perhaps have been avoided;— men might not have been hanged— men might not haye suffered in various ways, from a frantic, unhappy direction of prin- ciples, which they had originally adopted with purposes far different from those of treason or rebellion. Killinchy would not have afforded the melancholy example of 12 or 13 men suffer- ing, that mtf. iber being hanged at one time, for offences arising out of this very rebellion. The particular circumstances of their trial, he said he, was not sufficiently acquainted with to state, but lamented that such an example should have been found necessary; that it was an unhappy thing that the objects of the Whigs or the United irishmen had ilot been preserved within the legal course and parliamentary madiurri pointed out by the Constitution— they rrmst have succeeded.' in their wishes for every thing that was right, through that channel, had their exertions been honest, unremitting, and Constitutional. The voice of a people, when properly directed, must be heard, and will not be heard in vain. Let not that despair arise which we ought not. to feel, and which must be deplorable in its conseqnen- ces-— it might produce a slavery, a wretched, protract- ed one, on the one hand; or it might drive an un- happy people to the dreadful alternative of the destruction of their own Government— a revolu- tion- might overwhelm the land, and we might be doomed to suffer the fate of other countries, and . of other institutions. In* ev'ery country into which the Erench Conqueror, that great tyrant, carried his arms, he found the Government, on one side, > nd the People on the other— the result could not be uncertain. But the British Constitution . pre- serves within itself, that invaluable gem, the ever- living principle of reform, that gives it the means of avoiding those shocks, and that decay, other institutions have fallen into. Should we not cherish and cultivate such a principle ? Where are we to look for the best safeguards, the best preservatives of this Constitution ? Are they not to be found in that icra— an old one, indeed, not like one of our new eras— the glorious Revolu- tion ; which is the true and best foundation of the rights and liberties of the people. He hoped that an end would be put to the system, which had harrassed and misgoverned the country ; that those truly revolutionary steps which had been taken, would be retraced ; that the divisions of the people should be terminated ; that our paper fabric should not run the revolutionary race of the French Republic, their aisignats; tb^ ir mandats were their bank notes; one pound rn specie would have purchased one hundred in paper, and they fell to- a nominal value below what almost could have been conceived." Oar own paper is' so depreciated, that there existed the' difference " of from five to six shillings, between'a real guinea and unrepresentative in paper. Let us see such " things restored to . their true standard, and no longer be deluded- and" d£ ceived' by notes bearing on themselves the pi oof and marks of falsehood, their promise: to pay.— It - was the conduct of the Irish'Parliament which made its extinction- be felt without regret; and detestable as he, thought the measure of Union . Was, the reflection that an • odious Parliament Ws- got rid of, is some conso- latifiri: , arid are"\ Ve~ not to learn from that, how much--\ w ought to prize an honest Parliament, and how.'. anxiously ought. we to seek for able and upright Representatives; to effect that, the Elec- tors must do their duty— they must not. only be legal Freeholders, - but actual Freemen—- without that,... how ridiculous and absurd to talk of the great respectability, the great independence, of the County of Down— it has no just pretension's' or" that nature, beyond that of a Cornwall bo- rough, or any place where the Representation of the People is disposed of by sale for money, or arrangements of any. other eorrftpt description— before it . possesses that respectability and inde pendence the Freeholders must: do their duty dit-, ferently ; and until they - do so, let them not pre- sume to compllin of grievances,- of oppressions,, which. they do not-' even attempt the legal and constitutional means . of redres'sing—. by sending- Members to Parliament who will plead their Country's cause, .. unaffected by the intrigues of party. - He declared that, he had. no wish to see tenants differing in anything with their landlords; and . in all cases where their political feelings were sincerely and really in unison, he was glad to see them act together ; but every Gentleman must admit, that in various, in numerous instances, such unison of opinion did not, could not exist; and he hoped to see former practices, by all par- ties, put an end to : the marshalling the tenants of an estate, parading them in regular order un- der the superintendance of bailiffs, with the assist- ance of perhaps the ag^ nt, of landlord, and so marching them to the tally- room, was a detestable sight : He hoped to see that such proceedings would cease, and that freeholders desirous of exercis- ing the. ir rights, would alone do so, and do sd inde- pendently. The days. of. persecution, shcTuld cease, and if thsir continuation was attempted-, he trusted there was good feeling enough in the country to produce a general contribution from all classes, even the lowest and poorest, should give their mite to save from the bailiff's gripe distress Wij& ed for1 rent. From such motives,' it must produce- such an effert ; the gensral indignatiorl would be excited, and the public would sympathize with and protert oppressed individuals. The tenantry- in this country might appear to be in a cur. ious- state;— in the West Indies, when a plantation is advertised for sale, the number of. acres, the hog- sheads of sugar, and puhebeons of- rum, with; a list of the negroes, are ali. specially enumerated : there is something curious to ' betjb? erved here; for . at this moment an estate appears to be sold, and at the bottom of the advertisement, there is'a me- morandum, stating the number of'freeholders upon the estate*. How much they may produce in a sale under a decree of the Court of Chancery remains to be'proved, and from it perhaps some light may be thrown upon the va'ti'e'which ought to be annexed to the Irish freeholder, as well as the West Indian negro. He said, that he was bappy to find that Colonel Ward came forward Ujjnn independent grounds, personally, and that he was not the creature, the instrument, the very jack boot' of any party or any individual ; that it was unnecessary to say more, than to again en- deavour to impress: upon the freeholders the pro- piiety of turning their minds towards discharging their duty faithfully to the country, and he assured I them that they should have the opportunity bf , doing so, at the elertion which could not be very | ar distant; that it was just and necessary- to put | such » test of Cundurt tu deflois, as as it was I to. put one to candidates; they shall have that opportunity which the law and the constitution allows and points out, and there can be no danger of fhe peace of the county being disturbed, nor will there be'any reason to say, that such proceed, ings will be Vexatious; no, they will be in the true spirit of the constitution, and will afford means for every man doing bis duty, and bearing his share in contributing'towards his countrymen at large j services which the principles of the con* 1 stitutinn require to be performed by those entrust- ed with the important right of. elerting persons to represent the people in Parliament, . He trnste 1 they would feel and consider these sentiments, a. s. well as disseminate them among their neighbour for the regulation of their condurt at a future day, which could not now be far distaut. M 1 - - • - r r- Mr. POTTINGER requests us to insert the follow- ing, as a more corrert statement of what was said on Saturday last, relative to the singular occu- rences at Lent Assizes: Mr. POTTINGKR said, I attended that meeting, and considered Mr! W/ Reilly had said,- he was sorry the High Sheriff had, left the room, but could not avoid expressing his surprize, that the High - Sheriff shauWMvespolcen, as he conceived, so unconstitutionally, as tp throw any refleflisn or impediment, in the way of the frequent use of the Elertive franchise. • Mr- Potter— Mr. Reilly did not say unconsti- tutionally. ' Mr. Pottinger— I am persuaded he did; or some . expression to the same purport. If this were a proper place to propose a bet, I could bet five or ten guineas on it, and leave the decision to Mr. W. Reilly. t am nearly certain he used" the word— unconstitutional. Mr. Rutbven— It cannot have been considered to have been a County Meeting, but a mere trick and pretence at one. Mr. Potter— It was not stated or called a Coun- ty Meeting. . Mr. Pattinger— The Address Mr. Crawford proposed to Mr. Savage, was stated to be the Ad- dress of the Grand Jurors, " or following Gran^ Jurors, Freeholders and others, assembled at Lent Assizes, 1812." Mr. Potter— The Freeholders were not men- tioned. Mr. Pottinger— Inhabitants or others, were, if Freeholders were sot; the trick intended was to impose it on Mr. Savage and the public as a Courr* ty Meeting, and so I stated at the time. BELLINGHAM. Subscription for th; Widow and Children of Bellingham. The following extraordinary Advertisement appeared in the Dublin Day Note:— St. Patrick's Night; a Comic Opera in Two Acts. A Subscription is set on foot in England, ff r the Widow of John Bellingham and her three fatherless Children, now left destitute of support ; her Father, willing to contribute his Mite, will Print by Subscription, for their use and benefit, the above- mentioned Play, written' by him at the close of. the Dtfk- e ' of Bedford's Vice- Regency of this_ Country ; revised, correrted, and adapted ror the present day.— Price 5s.; on superfine wove paper 10/. 6U. British;" . Subscriptions received by John Neville, in the Commercial Coffee- toom ; and by all Booksellers .• in. ToAn and Country. • t. N.^ B.' The Names of such Subscribers as wi- h it, shall. be printed with the Work. Died,- a few days ago, at Richmond, the seat of Tas. Burke, Esq. in this Co. Mrs. Belinda Crawford. It is difficult to avoid the imputation of having- considerably exagerated,' in giving the . following short account of this very extraordinary gentlewoman. We should scarcely make a staie- • rirent, apparently so incredible, although we have unquestionable authority for so doing, if the con- tiguity of her residence, and a great number o. living witnesses, did not afford opportunities to the curious and inquisitive, of ascertaining its truth. Mrs, Crawford attained the age of 115 years, she was 18 years old on the ' 22d of April 1715, which • day she recollerted perfeflly, to the hour of her death, as it was rendered remarkable by the total eclipse of the sun, during which, we are histori-' cally informed of the darkness being so great, that the stiirs faintly appeared, and the birds went-, to roost in the morning about ten o'clock. In jhat year too, she was married to her first hus- band, Jas. Smyth, Eeq'' bf" the County of Leitiim.. She retained all her faculties unimpaired to. the end of her life, and could see to the las;, without difficulty, both to read and sew withsut requiring apy aid from spertacles. She was in the habit of. occasionally'walking two- miles to" prayers. Her • complexion was clear, healthy,; and blooming ; her eyes', lively and animated ; her'nianner, cheerful and . affable ; in short, the tout • ensemble of her countenance, her figure and her address, would rather inculcate,..^. belief that she had not attained her twentieth year, than that ghtf had nearly c- om- . plsted six scoref What remains Co bt; told is DO less singular than true, and perhaps not less true than gratifying, as - it. prnve* that the ( Pleasure*, of Hope" may sometimes be indulged in at any 1 period, however advanced, uf human life :— sue!} was . the all- conquering power of her beauty, an< f such the irresistible force of her charms, that wkhin the last twenty years, not less than two ma- • trimonial overtures have been made to this mo, dern Hebe, by gentlemen of considerable pro, perty, both of which, however, contrary to the wishes of her friends, she thonght proper to de- cline. Her chararter through, life was amiable, and at her death she was pious, composed and re- signed. She lived amidst a great number of her descendants, by all of whom she is much legret- ted.— Gal- way Chronicle. BELFAST: Printed and Published by DBUMMONO ANDEHSOM, fo| Self and the other Proprietors, every Monday, ' iyeJ » udtt^, „ arid Saturday. — Price of the Paper, whea sent to any pan of the United Kingdom, j£ 3, HI. Siyearly, pa d in jdvat; e-. AOINTS— Messrs. TayleraudNewton, Warwick. sq Lpiir dun— Mr. Bernard Murray, ICfi, Old (' Kurcfi'sfreet, Dub. lin— Mf Jas. Anderson, bookseller, Edinburgh^' Mr. Ja « . J- ang, post- master, Newry— Mr. Sam. Pfvpies, poit- ma*.. ter, Xifrry— Mr. W. M'Williams, jun. Armagh..— Thus. Morris, posttna> tet, Lurg^ n— Mr. ' Win. .\ eiiini, Ran-'. ai- town— Mr. John Sharp, Covr. mi— Mr 1 . hft . L « ecch, BaiiymeDa- Mt. Ji. nie-. Wird, ! 4, urn.
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