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Belfast Commercial Chronicle

29/07/1812

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 1812 ; ER 1,165 ] WHISKEY. - JOHN & HENRY QUINN, 130 Terms.- 60S) HAVE RECEIVED FROM LIMERICK, PUNCHEONS of sweet strong old SPIRtTS, which they well Sell on the most favourable They have on Sale a few Tierces of RICE. NEWRY, July 14. REAL SPANISH RED WINE. BENNIS CAULFIELD hourly expels the arrival of the Newry, Capt. LUSK, direCt from ALICANT, with £ 00 Pipes, 50 Hogsheads, and 100 Quarter- Casks, '' Which he counts on to be Old Rich High- flavoured WINE, and on arrival, he will sell same by Auction, without re- aerve, of which due Notice will be Riven, with long credits. NEWRY, June 16, l£ l2. Amicable Annuity Company of Nezcry " r\/ TEET at Mrs KEAN'S Tavern, In Water street, on JJLL WEDNESDAY, the 5th day of August next, at the hour of TWELVE o'Clock, to transact the Business of the Company, and afterwards Dine together. Such Persons as are desirous of becoming Members, are requested to apply to the Register Fourteen days previous to, and appear at the Meeting, otherwise they cannot be balloted fur. JAMES SPENCE, Register. NEWRY, July 6, 1812. ( 585 VICTOR € OATS_, G< RATEFUL for the liberal share of business he con* » tiuues to receive, begs leave to acquaint his Friends and the Public, he is constantly Casting in IRON, BRASS, snd LEAD, all kinds of MACHINERY for BLEACH, FLOUR, COTTON, aud FLAX MILLS, on the most improved Plans— Water Wheels cast to any dimensions; Cylinders and Pumps bored and turned; Screws cut for Paper Mills, and Cloth Presses; Steam Engines repaired; Cast Iron Roofs for Housef, particularly adapted to those where Steam or Fire is muCu used, being moderate in price, considering the durability—- Estimates given for Water Wheel,, Steam Pipes, & c — He has for sale a quantity of FIRE BRICKS and BLOCKS. Any orders he may be favoured with shall bo carefully executed on the shortest notice. Wanted, a man who unde- stands Pattern Making and Steam Engine Work in all its Branches 651) LAGAN FOUNDRY, July 15. FOR NEW- YORK, AMERICAN SHIP DESDEM0NA, CAPTAIN SHEPHERD, A Substantial, fine Ship, of about 400 Tons Burthen, now at LEITH, and shortly expeCted at W. IRREN- FOINI.— For Freight or Passage, apply to ANDREW AIKEN. NEWRY, 12th June, 1812. <- 400 WANTED IMMEDIATELY. ACLOTH- LAPPF. R, who perfetftly understands his Business, and can give satisfactory references for character and abilities.— Apply to , T JOSEPH CAMPBELL, MOOREVALfc. NEWRY, Jaly 16. ( u25 OAK BARK & TIMBER FOR SALE, AT DERRYCAW WOODS. ABOUT FORTY TONS of Well- saved OAK, and a Few Tons of BIRCH BARK, of an excellent Qua- lity, and in prime order. Also OAK, Ai I, BIRCH, and ALDF. R TIMBER, an OAR TREE, suitable for an Axle- tree of a Wind- mill j all which will be disposed of ou rea- sonable Terms, by THOS. CLOGHER. Who has that Old- established INN, in the City of AR- MAGH, TO LET, formerly the MOLEYNEUX ARMS ( when occupied by the late Mr. GEORGE PARKE,) and latterly the KING'S ARMS ( when occupied by Mr. JAMES O'REILLY), now in excellent repair, with a good Walled- in GARDEN, and suitable OFFICES, fit for the ac; ommodation of a re- spectable Tenant, who may have immediate possession. Also, a few TENEMENTS, fit for respectable Trades- men, adjoining same Concern. Letters ( Post- paid) will be attended to. 578) DERRVCAW, near MOY, July 5, 1812. NOTICE. In tie Mutter of JAMES KI LB EE, Bankrupt. ^ LL Persons indebted to said Estate are desired to take Notice, that any Ac- counts remaining unpaid on the 1st <\ B(. usr next, will be handed to the J. aw Agents, with directions to take the most speedy steps for recovery there- of.— Co save such proceedings. Payment is requested to be directly made to said JAMES K1LBF. E. atjhe Belfast Sugar House, TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At Mr. JAMES HYNOMAN'S Office, Belfast, on FRIDAY, 3Ut July, at TWO o'Clock, R. BAYLY'S INTEREST in the I. EA? E of NEW- LOOOE HOUSE, OFIICES, and FARM, of which there 27 years unexpired, from November 1812. There are 20 Acres Seotch Cunningham measure, all lately manured aud limed ; also 3466 Registered Trees, all thriv- ing— There has been a considerable sum expended within ttfese three last years on the premises, situated on the Mail- Coach road from Belfast to Antrim, 12 Miles from the for- mer, two from the latter. The HOUSE and OFFICES being in excellent repair, are fit for the immediate reception of a Genteel Family. Pos- session will be given at November next; the Purchaser can be accommodated with Stock, Crop, and Furniture, at a va- luation. Terms of Sale =£ 100 deposit, on being knocked down, apd a Bill at six months after date of Sale, on perfecting the deeds. Mr. BAYLY on the Premises, will show them, and give every information. New- l. odge, July " N. B. Yearly rent £ S5, 10J. and Tithe free. PARLIAMENT. 7 ( oS3 ROBERT TENNENT, CUN. GREG, JOHN M'CONNELL Belfast, July 11 Assignees. ( 602 PARISH OF BELFAST. ANY Person willing to undertake the Viewing and Va- luing of those parts of the above Parish, for which Agreements have not keen entered into, is requested to ap ply to Rev. EDWARD MAY, or Mr. ORRETT, at the Castle- Office, immediately. And the Parishioners of said Parish are hereby cautioned, not to draw the l ythes of. the same, tinder penalty of being sued for Subtraction. Citations will be issued for all arrears of Tythes, outstand- ing on the 1st day of August next. EDWARD MAY, JUN. Vicar. Belfast, July 1,1812. ( 558 TO BE LET, And immediate Possession given, '" I " HE DWE LING- HOUSE, No. 48, John- street, Bel- J. fast, which is in complete repair, and fit for the re- ception of a genteel Family. Apply at Mr. TUCKER, Commercial Ctroniele- Office. July 19, 1812. •. » A few Acres of AFTER- GRASS, near the Dublin Uridge, will be Set from tiie 1st of Auguat Apply slx/ Vtr. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, On SATURDAY, lit 1st August, n commence at TWELVE D'Cloet, at No. 16, Corn- Market, THE STOCK 011 HAND in the above CONCERN, consisting of Burton Ale, in Wood and Bottle; Lon- don and Cork Porter ; Portadown Porter and Ale, in Wood only; a quantity of empty Hogsheads and Barrels, & c.; likewise all the Utensils necessary for carrying on the Bot- , tling Business, viz. a large Bottle Drainer, which contains nearly 150 dozen Bottles; Stillings, < 5tc. & c ; a very good Beam, Scales arid Weights; also, the Office Furniture, con- si- ting of a Desk and Compter, Book- Case, Chairs, & c.; the entire nearly new, and fitted up in the first style. Precisely at TWO o'clock, the same day, the LEASE of the above eligible and extensive Concern will be set up for Sale, on which there is a large and commodious Dwelling- House, four stories high ; an extensive Shop, long establish- ed in the Spirit Business; also, Four large Lofts, Cellars, Office, & c. in complete repair, and on which there has been lately expended upwards of £ U80. The above is held for an unexpired term of 31 years, with a clause of renewal, of which immediate possession can be given. N. B. As the entire of the above will be sold without reserve, it will be well worth the attention of the Public | and those in the Trade,— Terms at Sale. MACFARLAN, Auctioneer Belfast, July 25. AUCTION SALE. ( 626 Itbe Matter of ROBERT FINLAY, a Bankrupt. 7T TO BE LET, And Possession given the Jirsl day of October next, r; r'HAT newIy- ereCted MILL and KILN, in tl* Toivn- -! l land of Drumgooland and'Parish of I. oughinlsland, and County of Down, by the late MATHEW FORT. E, Esq The Mill is well- supplied with Water, and a second pair of Stones for grinding Flour, with Dressing Machinery, & c. & c. There are Ten Townlan ls will be bound to said Mill, and about Ten Acres of good Lar. d. For further particulars, apply to Mr. ROBERT BROWN, Agent, who will receive Proposals until ! st September next. 536) SEAFORD, JuneS'J, 1812. O be Sold hy Au& ion, nn SATURDAY the 8th day I of August next, at the House of J said Bankrupt, in Millfield, pre- } cisely at ONE o'clock, the entire BUILDINGS, MA CHINERY, and other UTENSILS, necessary lor carrying ; 011 the Spinning of Cotton by Steam, itc. as formerly ad- I . vertised. The whole wilt lie sold without reserve, ' ' i Terms will he declared at the Sale. JAMES MILLER, and the July 13. ( 6.50) AUCTIONEER ( NO VALUATOR. Acres, or there- o CarrickfergUs, TO BE LET, Or the Interest of the Lease Sold, THE compact and valuable PROPERTY, at present oc- cupied by the Subscriber, situated on the road lead- ing to Holywood, only a few minutes walk from Belfast. The HOUSE is large and most substantially buiit, finished in ajvery handsome manner, with OFFICE- HOUSES, Complete, The LAND, which comprehends eight Acres, chiefly Mea- dow, is in the highest state of perfection, the whole having been covered this season with Manure. There is a most produdive GARDEN, stocked with Fruit Trees of the best Kind.— This Property has the advantage of the Tide com- ing close up to the Stone Wall which encloses the whole Concern, with admirable Shore for Sea bathing; in short, so desirable a Property seldom appears in the market. For further particulars, apply to JOHN WATSON, on the Premises. 682) TO BE SOLD. AFARM of LAND, containing T « abouts, on the Road from Belfas with or without the Crop, which consis of POTATOES, FLAX, OATS, and HAY. There is a convenient Cabin, Oflice- houses, and Garden, on the Premises. Proposals will be received by the Proprietor, WILLIAM ; CRAIG, of Waring- street, No. 42, until the first day of j September, 1212, when the Purchaser will be declared. ( 666 BUILDING GROUND. | To be Let, in Great Edward- Street, in Front of the New Shambles, AFEW LOTS of GROUND— one of the best Situa- tions in Belfast for Building, with Vaults complete, A long Ijease will be given. Eor particulars, inquire of Major FOX. 0- 61 HOUSE OF COMMONS— TUESDAY, JULY 21. MR. FIT2PATRICK AND THE HUSH ATTORNEY- GENERAL. Mr. SHERIDAN rose to call the attention of the House to the extraordinary proceedings of the Attor- y- General in Ireland. When he first mentioned the circumstance, the Noble Lord opposite had de- clared that he knew nothing of the transaction allud- ed to. Now, however, the whole proceedings were known ; and he trusted there would be no hesitation in acceding to his motion. A great authority ( Lord Ellenborough) had stated that he would not have act- ed in the same manner as Mr. Saurin, but at the same time imputed no blame to that Gentleman as having acted illegally. Many practices might exist, which, notwithstanding their legality, should not be perse- vered in : it was said that the Judges had a legal right to send persons convicted to what jails they pleased; might be so, but he had no hesitation in saying that such a power ought to be taken away; and he held the same opinion as to this practice of private notice Ireland. He was told, that there was nothing harsh in the proceeding— that it was an act of civility rather than of severity ; but what was the tendency of allowing such a power to an Attorney- General ?— It permitted him to be partial, and to select the ob- jects of his civility. Let the House attend to the summons which had been issued. A person publish- ing a book in which he ( Mr S.) did not see one tit- tie which was libellous : it gave a just account ot the isabilities under which the Catholics labour, and traced all the differences and ill- blood which existed in Ireland to the penal laws. The book was an use- ! ful and elaborate publication. It would have been better for Government to have replied to this book, instead of prosecuting it! yet no attempt was made to deny the facts or dispute the justice of the infer- ences in that work. Instead of this, a notice was sent to Mr Fitzpatrick, requiring him to attend at the house of Mr Saurin, to shew cause why a Criminal Informa- tion should rtot be filed against him for a seditious libel. Such a practice might lead to mischievous consequenc- es. Mr. Fitzpatrick had the best legal advice, and was not likely . to be led into any error; but suppose an ignorant man should be summoned to appear in a similar manner, the Attorney- General asks him to sit down tete- a- tete wii.' i him, perhaps over a bottle of wine, in his nice snug little star- chamber. A man in his situation might be induced to utter unguarded things, which might afterwards tend to his prejudice when he came to his trial; and the Attorney- General becomes at once Judge, Jury, and accuser, in the same cause. He understood that Mr Fitzpatrick did attend the summons of the Attorney- General, who had nothing to say to him. He concluded by mov- ing for a copy of the notice of the Attorney- General served on Mr. Fitzpatrick. Mr. W. POLE said, the practice s » much repro- bated, gave the Irish an advantage which was not possessed by the English. He was surprised chat, the Right Hon. Gent, had taken so little notice of the li- bel in question, which was such that he was sure the House would feel, that the Attorney- General would not have done his duty if he had not called upon Mr. Fitzpatrick for an explanation. The notice in ques- tion was served, to give tbe party an opportunity to ' induce the Attorney- General to stop the process— Mr. Fitzpatrick had appeared, but as he had nothing to declare which would operate against the prosecu- : tion, he was not called upon to entsr into any detail. The libel was to the following purport;— It professed to state " how Catholic prisoners were treated :" and said " that a thousand disadvantageous tumours were spread abroad against a Catholic prisoner : nobody attended to his protestations of innocence, and he suf- fered death without regret." It then gave the fol- lowing tragical instance, stating, " that a man named Barry, a respectable firmer at Waterford, had been convicted and condemned at the last Summer Assizes, at Kilkenny : that between his condemnation and exe- cution, the man was fully proved to be innocent, yet no notice was taken, and the man was executed."— The libel proceeded to say, '< that there were some shocking circumstances in this transaction, which the Duke of Richmond and his Government might still be called upon to answer irt Parliament." Such was the libel, and a fouler or a gross one never issued from the pen of any man ; and the Attorney- General would have been wanting in his duty, if he had n ® t taken cognizance of it. He should oppose the motion, especially as the trial was still pending, and likewise ! because Mr Fitzpatrick had brought his action against the Attorney- General, which was yet undecided. Lord CASTLEUEAGH said, the English Govern- ment approved of every thing done by the Irish Go- vernment ; not thinking it at all a vindictive prosecu- tion, or any way connected with the Catholic cause, but such a libel as Government could not pass by. Mr. SHERIDAN argued that no harm could arise from his motion being agreed to, whether Fitzpatrick should succeed in Lis action against the Attorney- General or not. Mr. Hutchinson, Sir F. Burdett, and Mr. Tighe spoke in favour of the motion ; and Mr. W. Fitzge- rald and Mr. Barhani against it. A division took place s— For the motion, 23— Against it, 67- Allies. The fact was, he was at that time engaged in a negoctation with Russia, which was not go- ing Smoothly he Belfast, July 26. YOUNG SWINDLER W'ILL Cover Mares this Season, at the MARQUIS of DOWNSHIRE'sStables, HILLSBOROUGH: Bred Mares, Four Guineas, all others, Two Guineas; Half- a- Guinea to the Groom He was got by Swindler, dam by Tugg, grand- dam Harmony, by Eclipse, great-, rand- dam Miss Spindle- shanks, by Omar, Sterling, Oodolphin, Arabian, Stannion, Arabian, Puiham Barb, Spot, Wbite- legged, Lowther Barb, Old Vilitner Mare, & c.— He was a famous true Racer; for his performances, vide Hook Calendar, of 1808,9,10, and 11 Good Grass for Mares, at I,. Id. per night, and all ex- fences to be paid before the Maret arc removed ( 921 TO BE SET OR SOLD, Ij'RANKVII. I. E LODGE, near Downpatrick Apply to RICHARD KEOWN, No. 1, Dominiek- street, in Term, and at Downpatrick, in Vacation. ( 72 COUNTY OF DOWN. FEE SIMPLE ESTATE TO BE SOLO, a'IRFE from all Incumbrances, the Title under an A CI ol Parliament. The Townlands of LOUGHORN, SHIN, and I. ISNA- REE, containing above " 60 Irish Aires, within a Ring Felice, aud situated within four miles of Newry. Proposals may be made for these Townlands together, oi for any of them separately, to THOMAS GREER, Newry; or to GEORGE Caozita, Dominick- street, Dublin. ( 1) 1 LATE OVERTURES FROM FRANCE. Mr. SHERIDAN observed, having understood that his motion, for the production of the correspondence he was about to move for, would not be opposed, he should not have fe't it necessary to preface it with a speech ef any length, had it not been for the declara- tion of an Hon. Friend of his ( Mr. Whitbread), that he considered a favourable opportunity of obtain- ing peace had been lost by the manner in which the recent overtures from the French Ruler had been answered by Government ; and that it did not deserve the character which he ( Mr. S.) had given it on a former night, namely, of an insidious, perfidious, and insulting overture to this country: He was sorry to hear his Hon. Friend was of that opinion, as he must again give it that character.— The proposition had never been made to us with any idea that we should accept it) and, therefore, it was perfidious. Bona- parte, in it, proposed to us to be guilty of a breach of faith to our Allies; and, therefore, it was insulting ; and it was insidious, inasmuch as it was intended I, on so Smootlily as lie could wish ; and, there- fore, to intimidate that Power he made the proposition in question to this Gt vern'ment, that he might be able to transmit a copy of it to Russia, to shew that Power the sacrifices he was willing to make to this country, to enable him, in case Russia should not submit ta his demands, to turn all his power against her,; he did not at the time he made the proposition to Lord Cas. tlereagh, intend that proposition should form the basis of negociation ; unless, indeed, he flattered bim- himself with being able to lull us into security, and i thus enable himself to withdraw his army of 100,000 men from the Peninsula, in order to turn them against Russia; and when he should have subjugated that Power, he would then have turned round, and have directed his whole force against us.— In his opinion, if ever we were called on to make a struggle against France, it was at the present moment t when she had unadvisedly plunged herself into a war with Russia, and when she was more than half- driven out of the Peninsula. The Right Hon. Gent, then en- tered into a review of the conduct of Bonaparte to- wards this country on all occasions, from which he said it was plain her whole aim was the destruction of our power as a nation, by a destruction of our mari- times rights ; rights which, notwithstanding what had been asserted, he would centend we had never abused, and whoever should assert that we had, utter- ed a libel false as hell; he would be glad to know had Bonaparte these rights and the power at sea that we had to support them, how Jae would baVe used them ; and if giving them up was to be the sine qua nr » i in which to treat for peace, he for one would say, and he believed that in saying it there was not one person in the Empire who would not agree with him, that sooner than give up this charter, signed and seal- ed as it were by the hand of nature, he would, if mor- tal arm could do it, scuttle the island, and sink her to the bottom of the ocean, with her flag flying. He declared that, in his opinion, Ministers could have acted no other way than they had done; and that their conduct was deserving of public approbation. He concluded by moving, That an humble Address be presented to the Prince Regent, praying that he wouid order copies of the correspondence which took pluCe between Lord Castlereagh and the Duke of Bassano, in April last, to be laid before the House. Mr. WIIITDREAD said, any person coming into the House after his Right Hon. Friend's speech had com- menced, would have supposed it had been a reply to a speech of his "( Mr. W.) in which he had proposed to give up to the Ruler of France those maritime rights, which sooner than give up, he would scuSttle the vessel and sink with her. He had, however said no such thing; although, perhaps, his Right Hon. Friend might have mistaken expressions uttered when he was absent. He must say,( however, that if the doctrines of his Right Hon. Friend were adopted, in- terminable war was inevitable with France; for with the French Ruler, he had said, no peace could be made, nay, that we could not even treat, unless th « Emperor of France would acknowledge all those rights i which we call maritime rights, and those rights the ij Emperor of France would never acknowledge. His Hon. Friend had also said, how could we treat with that man, whose enly object was the destruction of this country ? He would ask, was that surprising, was not the first object with this country , the de- struction of France ? Are we ( said Mr. W.) prepared never to treat with France? If so, declare it, shut your ports against flags of truce, and boldly proclaim interminable war against her. In his opinion, in- stead of having returned such an answer as he had done, the Noble Lord should have stated to the French Ruler, that on every part of his proposition, except that which related to the new dynasty of Spain, we were ready to meet him ; but on that point it Was impossible to meet him ; and that the sine qua non of negociation should have been the making Spain a party in the negociation, and leaving them to chuse their own dynasty; and then he cou'd see no reason why tbe war in the North might not have been avoided. With respect to the affairs of the North, he did not believe there were any feelings of friendship towards this country from Russia; on the contrary, he was persuaded she was only forced by her necessities to depart from the Fiench commercial system, and that she had no greater inclination to ex* alt our maritime power than Bonaparte himself had. He was as ready as his Right Hon. Friend to say this country ought to perish rather than do any thing dis- honourable ; but he could not consent that the country should be sacrificed to a foolish and mistaken notion of honour. He concluded by giving his warmest sup- port to the motion. Lord CASTLEREASIH contended, that the conduct adopted by Government , in the answer which they had retufned to the proposition of France was that which the interest of the country demanded ; and that, had they returned such an answer as that recommended by the Hon. Gentleman, it would have been a gross de- reliction of duty. He, no more than the Hon. Gen- tleman, was an advocate for interminable war ; but he was o » e of those who thought every overture coming from France should be looked at with sus- picion, since, it would be recollected, that every overture made by France had been made at a time when Bonaparte was preparing to put himself at the li head of his army for conquest; and even during Lord j ||| Lauderdale's negociations, Bonaparte left that Noble ; Lord at Paris, whilst he put himself at the head of his army to proceed against Prussia. With respect to the present subject, the proposition of the French Government was, that we should acknowledge the dynasty of Joseph. Why should we do that, in de- fiance of all our treaties with Spain ? Bonaparte him- self could not expect it; he could only make the pro- position for the purpose of gaining time, or to try our honour. If with the first view, it was insidious and deceitful; if with the latter, it was insulting and de- grading. Mr. HUTCHINSON thought. Ministers ought not to take credit for impelling Russia to war; but on the contrary, that they ought to feel the deepest regret at the situation in Which she is now placed. He thought that in our answer we ought to have given tbe French Emperar his title ; and he must say, however un- fashionable such an opinion might be, that he thought no Sovereign in Europe better deserved his Throne than be did.—( Hear and murmurs.) Pie Would say, to a Throne by revolution, deserved his Throne bet- ter. No conqueror, he would say, bttter deserved the power he had gained, and he believed no conquer- or had to answer for fewer acts of enormity, in pro- portion to the extent of his conquests ( hear!) He had certainly been the greatest conqueror that had ever appeared, and therefore fi; om the superior extent of his conquests, he might have committed more of those outrages that are attached to the very idea of con- quest ; but he had exercised less vengeance on private individuals than any other of the great conquerors we have read of. Lord CASTEEREAC/ H said, the language of this Go- vernment to Russia was always that of caution, and not of excitement. It was always signified to her, that if she were to determine upon war she must look only to her own resources, and nut to this country. Mr CANNING hoped Ministers hadbfcld out to Rus- sia the language of prudent advice, and to carry on a protracted system of warfare. ( Hear !) If they did so, and Russia profited by . it, then indeed he should enteitain strong hopes of « |> er success in the contest. Various notions of morality had been form, ed in different ages of the woilJ, Ijjit he believed it was left to our time to hear a Gentleman in that House becoming the advocate of cruelty and tyranny. —( Hear.) With respect to the overture made for a peace with this Government, he felt perfectly satis- fied With the manner in which it- had been received, and the explanation demanded, because he should deem that man highly culpable who would enter into a ne- gociation, a preliminary of which would be the loss of Spain. Mr MUTCHINSON complained of illiberality. He did not stand up as the advocate of tyranny and im- morality ; but he said that Bonaparte, as a conqueros, had been guiity of fewer acts of atrocity than any other conqueror, ancient or modern. Mr CANNING said, he should maintain what he had asserted. Mr. HUTCHINSON said, if he accused him of being the advocate of tyranny and immorality, the charge was false, ( hear !) The SPEAKER desired the Plon. G- nt. to confine himself to explanation. Mr. HUTCHINSON said, the charge, if made against him, was grossly false. Mr. W. SMITH defended Ministers' rejection of the French proposals. Mr. SHERIDAN then replied, and the motion was carried without a division.— Adjoui jed. HOUSE OF COMMONS— THURSDAY, JULY 23. by it to sow distrust against us in tiie minds of thosil that no man in ancient or in modern limes, Who e.-. a FINANCE. The adjourned debate on the Financial Reso- lutions having been resumed, Sir T. TURTON entered into an elaborate statement of his opinion of the state of the coun- try, dividing his subject into three parts; the debt, the expenditure, and the resources. The Funded Debt he alleged to have bevu 183,( XX) " rtt 180+, nasi at. [ irt- scin. TO t> e £ 615, 518,000, being an increase of £ 130,334,000.— The increase of the Unfunded Debt in the same period, was ^ 30,2.50,000.— With respect to the expenditure, he contended, that however dear the objects which we had in view, it was impossible long to carry it on - t its present rate. As to the last division of the subject, our resources, he main- tained that the taxes had much diminished in their produce, and that the surplus of the Consolidated Fund was above two millions less in the present year than in 1804. Upon the whole, the revenue was incompetent to meet the ex- penditure to the amount of 35 millions. Even should peace en- able us to reduce our naval attd military estab- lishment to half their present extent, ihe expendi- ture of the country, including the interest of the debt, would be 60 millions; the revenue would be 67 millions; so that only seven millions could be taken off the 22 millions of War Taxes, which, when imposed were pledged to be abolished sis months after the conclusion of a peace. Under these circumstances, the only remedy that occur- red to his mind, was to appoint a Committee in the next Session of Parliament minutely to inves- tigate the subject; ind in the meanwhile rigidly to economize our means, and instead of encour- aging that warlike spirit, which was already too prevalent in this country, to seek for every means of obtaining a secure and honourable peace. The first of the following Resolutions was then put from the Chair t—> 1. That the amount of the Capital Funded Debt of Great Britain, nn the 1st day o; February, 1802, was 536,057,603/. Qs. 5$ d. exclusive of An- nuities for Lives, or for terms of years, to the amount of 1,081,357/- lflf. \\ d— of which here had been purchased by the Commissioners for re- deeming the National Debt, 59,588,904-/ ; and transferred to the said Commissioners, for Land- tax redeemed, 18,001,148/. 5s. 5d. and Annuities had fallen in, amounting to 79,880/. 14r. ( id.; re- ducing the Debt to 459,067,551/ 1j. 0\ d. and the Annuities to 1,001,477/. 4- r. 7\ d. 2. That the amount of the Caoital Funded Debt of Ireland payable in Gteat Britain, on the 1st of Fcbiuary, 1802, was 19,708,750/. if which there had been redeemed by the said C ; mmissi lit- ers 786,407/. leaving the Debt of Ireland at 18,922,343/. 3. That the amotint of the Capital Funded Debt of Great Britain, on the 1st of February, 1812, was 747,429,330/. 11 s. Shoeing an i,, crea- e of the Debt since 1802, of 204,237,812/. 19;. 9+ d. of which there has been transferred to the C m- tnissioners, by reason of Land tax rede, rued, 23,941,057/. 6s. Id. ; and for ihe purshase of Life Annuities, 1,606,040/.— which sums, together with 189,538,480/. purchased by the Commission- ers for redeeming the National Debt, leave the total amount of Debt on the 1st If February* 1812, 556,284,819/. 0;. 11},/. 4. That the amount of'the Capital Funded Debt of Iieland, on the 1st of February 1812, was 01,274,250/. being an increase of ihe Debt, since 1802, of 41,565,500/. of which there has. been re- deemed bv th? Commissioners, 9,085,933.'.— le. iv_ ing the total Funded DtSlit of Ireland, 52,188,292/, ( Fot continuation see second page.) 5. Th. t. BELFAST. COMMERCIAL CHRONICLE PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. ( In contituation from First Page.) 5. That the Loans to the Emperor of Germany- forming part of the Funded Debt of Great Bri- tain, amount to 7,502,6331. 6s. 6d— of which there has been redeemed by the Commissioners, 1,234,514/. leaving the Debt unredeemed, on the 1st of February, 1819, 6,268,119/. 6*. Sd. 6. That the Loan to the Prince Regent of Por- tugal amounted, on the 1st of February, 1812, to 895,522/. Is. 9d.— of which there has been redeem- ed by the Commissioners, 118 56S/. leaving an Un- redeemed Debt of 776,954/. 7s. 9/. 7. That the Funded Debt created in 1807, by the 47th of the Present King, and charged on War Taxes, amounts to 18,072,000/— of which 4,968,107/. has been redeemed by the Commis- sioners for the reduction of Debt; leaving, of Unredeemed Debt, charged on War Taxes, 13.103,893/. 8. That the total of Funded Debt, consisting of the foregoing Items, and unredeemed on the 1st of February, 1812, amounts to 615,518,185/. 5s. 5\ d. 9. That the Annual Interest of the said Debt is 20,749,823/. Mr. 7id. and the Total Charges thereof, including expences of management, & c. 35,603,615/. 1/. 5d. • 10. That the arantnt of Unfunded Debt of Grea' Britain, on the 5th of January 1804, was 23,787,251/ 15/ Sid— in 1805, .31.515,548/. 3s. — and on the 5 h of Jntiary, 1812, ( includ- ing outstanding demands at that date) 54 038.959/. 14/. 8being an increase of the Unfunded Debt, j compared with the year 1804, of 30,250,807/. 19/. \\ d. and making the amount of the Funded and Unfunded Debt, at the commencement of the present year, 669,555,245/. 11. That the amount of Money raised for the service of the year ending the 5th of January 1S04, was 58,500 9i51. 11/. 10\ d.— and the year ending the 5th of January, 1812, 105,718,682/. \ 3,. 6\ d. being an increase in that period of 47,217,767/. 1/. 8\ d. That the net Produce of the Peimanent Taxes, on the 5' h of January, 1802, was 14,497.000/. and in the year ending the, 5th of April, 1812, 40,986,860/. 16/. 10-| k being an increase of 26,689,000/. 12. That theamountof the War Taxes inthe year ending the 5' h of April, 1812, was 21,999,550/. 9/. 4\ d. making tfee net sum raised by Taxes in that year, 62,982,411/. 6/. 3\ d. 13. That under the Financial difficulties of the country, and the great pressure of Taxation on the subje< 3, it becomes the bounden duty ot Par- liament to recommend, and of Ministers to prac- tise the most rigid economy in e « ery department of the State t and, above all things, to use every endeavour ( without endangering the security or compromising the honour of the country) to pro- cure to the people, the restoration of the blessings of Peace, as the only effectual means of relieving the burdens of the country, or of averting the ( otherwise) inevitable ruin of its Finances, if the •— - r ^ - p- oJimrj hp continued for a much longer time. Mr. TIERNEY followed. He said that many vpars ago he had been - n the habit of presenting Resol tions on Finarce annually to the House. But having found that few Gentlemen ever read them, he laid the practice aside. Now, however, he thought it necessa- v to renew the practice, hut on a different plan. His objeCt now was to lay before the. House a conci e and comprehensive view of our Expenditure and Resources ever since January, 1804, the time at which th-> present war may be said to have commenced, up to January, 1813. His first Resolution contained all the ar- ticles of Supply for services for the several years since 1804, including the Navy, Army, & c. It would appear from the whole of this Resolution, that for rhe first three years the average expendi- ture was 40 millions ; that the average in the next three years was 45 ; and in the last three years 52. During the first three years it would appear that more had been raised by taxes than by loans, and that in th? last three years there was much more raised by loans than by taxec. In this account he simplified a good deal, by saving Gentlemen the trouble of referring to the a venue accounts. His second Resolution went to shew, what were the resources to- rmet our exprnces. The third, re- lated to the increase of ' he unredeemed Debt, and the progress of the Sinking Fund. 1 he Debt had, in the period of nine years, increased to 91 mil- lions, and the Sinking Fund to six millions. Al. though the state of the Sir king Fund was fery satisfactory, he wished to know, why public credit was not at all sustained by itt as appeared from the price of Stocks at this time, compared to what they were some years ago. This Fund gave no relief to the burthens of the country ; anil if, at ihe same time, they gave no relief to credit, it v as a very serious consideration. The cause, he believed to be, that we did not make sufficient al- lowance for the enormous sums raised within each year. The country was so exhausted, that the public deiived no benefit from this Sinking Fund. — His fourth Resolution went to shew, how far we approached, or departed from the period when the Sinking Fund would balance the money rais- ed within the year. In the first three years there was an excess of nine millions borrowed over the amount of the sum in the hands of the Commis- sioners of the Sinking Fund, for that period And in the last three years the sum was 10 mil- lions, sp that it would appear, we were getting father from the object than approaching to it.— The fifth Resolution related to the unfunded Debt; and here the two principal objects would be, the increase of the Navy Debt, and of the outstanding exchequer Bills. The increase of the Exchequer Bills outstanding, during the last nine years, was 23 millions, and the increase of the Navy Debt 3 millions ; thus the difference be- tween 1804 and 1812 would be 26 millions ; and he understood the Exchequer Bills would have been further increased, had not the Bank object- ed to the further increase ; and even called on the Chancellor ol the Exchequer to pay off 2,500,000/. of those that were already outstanding. He did not mean to blame the Bank ; they might be right ;, but it certainly was somewhat to be re- gretted, in the present year, when the Govern- K- ciit was so nmch pressed ; and it certainly went to prove what he had frequently asserted, namely, that the Bank were becoming the master ; and so they would continue, whilst we had so great an unfunded debt of which they had the controul— — The sixth Resolution went to shew the increas. ed permanent charge of the last nine years, which amounted to no less than 10.948,000/. During the first three years, this increase had been met by taxes ; but, in 1807. the praftice of transferring the war taxes first commenced. They had continued this practice up to the present time, the receipts of each year falling short of ' he expenditure, and the war taxes being transferred to the permanent taxes; and if this system was to continue, he could fore- see that the day of peace, which was so anxiously looked for, would be a gloomy day for the Coun- try, as the People, . who now bore their burdens with a degree of cheerfulness, supposing them ne- cessary for the support of the war, would find their burdens not at al! lightened by the arrival of peace. Mr. Tierney then entered into a statement of what the Peace Establishment must be, and con- tended that the country could not go on with such an expence as it was at present labouriug under. The statement which he had drawn did not apply to any particular year— it applied to every one of the last nine years ; each year had increased the expenditure, and each year would increase it: peace would not save us any more than war; there must, to preserve us, be some strong measure of Finance adopted ; and, in his opinion, if some strong measure, well digested, were adopted by Government, the country would not object to it. He was of opinion the strength of the country was sufficient to bear a strong medicine, and that the people would readily bear such a medicine to be applied, rather than have these paltry speculations applied, year after year, without effect. He had shewn that our resources were not equal to our expenditure, and that at a time when we were about to enter into a new war. He implored of his Right Hon. Friend what he would implore of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, to take the melancholy situation of our Finances into his consideration, and, during the summer, to adopt such measures as should prevent the necessity of his moving any similar Resolutions to the present, in the course of the next Session. Sir T. TURTON explained. Mr. VANSITTARP agreed with the Hon Baronet and the Right Hon. Gentleman, that the situation of our Finances was delicate ; but he could not agree that the country was fearful of looking into its own situation ; he trusted that the House would aft with patience and temper, and not with any wish of party triumph, but with a sincere desire of advising each other and the country, as to the steps proper to be adopted on this important question. With respeCt ' o the Re- solutions proposed by the Hon. Baronet, he should, on all of them but the last, move the previous question, for the purpose of substituting other Re- solutions in their stead. With respeCl to the last, however, he considered it of a nature so likely to do harm in the country, arid to encourage the enemy to persevere in his efforts against us, that he should feel ; t his duty to oppose that R. esolu- tion with a decided negative. With respeft to the Resolutions of the Rlghi Hon. Gent. ( Mr. Tierney) in many of them he agreed, and acknowledged most readily that thev did great credit to his indus- try. In " his ( Mr. V.' s) opinion, however, his Right Hon. Friend had not yet had time to make them so perfeCt as they might have been ; several of them were erroneous, and therefore he should move the previous question on them also ; al- though when fully digested and corrected, he might make them the foundation of others for next Session. Mr. Vansittart then entered into a re- view of Mr. Tierney's arguments, and pointed out the various parts in which he considered his statement as erroneous; and contended, that it could not be expeCted, whilst we had so large a foreign expenditure to support, that the Loans and the Sinking Fund should keep pace with each other, although he shought our internal taxation was fully equal to our internal expenditure. He defended the conduCt of the Bank, and said, that the accusation of the Right Hon. Gentleman, that the Bank had pressed the Government suddenly and unfairly, was unfounded, since intimation had been given of their intention by the Bank, previ. ous to the death of Mr. Perceval. Mr. V. then entered into a review of Mr. Perceval's Financial System, to which he paid a high compliment, and observed, that to two points of his lamented fiiend's practice he could not forbear to call the attention of the House, as being highly deserving of praise and imitation. The one was, his inde- fatigable exertions to prevent frauds on the re- venue ; and the other his constant reluctance to increase the amount of the nominal Funded Debt. It had been the opinion of the nations on the Continent, that if any thing should occur to affeCt the trade of Gre. it Britain, the sinews of her strength would be cut, and that her efforts must telax. It must be highly consolatory to us to find that they had been mistaken, and that, notwith- standing the efforts which had been made to crush our trade, our exertions had been greater during the last year than in any former one; and he was persuaded that, if necessary, the people would bear much greater burthens than are now laid upon them. Something, however, he felt it would be necessary to do, and one objeCt which he had in view was, a tax on capital, which might be made very productive, and enable Government to take off a part of the Income Tax. Another ob- jefi from which he thought much good would re- sult, would be, that a duty of double one per cent, should be laid on the excess of every Loan above what the Sinking Fund was. It was impossible for him to foresee whether, when Parliament again met, the direction of the Finances should remain with him ; if however, that arduous duty should continue to rtst on him, he should feel it his duty to submit some strong measure to the House, and sure he was, the spiiit of the people would bear it. Mr. HUSKISSON thought it must be most satisfactory to see that the Revenue, under all the the difficulties of the Country, was increasing.— As a proof of this, it was only necessary to loek in particular to the produce of the Excise, and the Post- ofiice, and generally to several smaller branches ot the Revenue, which had exceeded, in the last quarter, what they had done in any j former one. He sti ongly recommended the- prac- tice of raising as great a part oQthe suppies of the year in the yfar as possible, and to . render the Loans as small as could be done. He also wish- " ed to impress on the House the necessity of re- trenching our expenditure, if it were possible ; and adverted to the great increase of expence which had taken place in the Naval Department with: n these few years. In 1805, when there were 33 sail of the line in Cadiz Harbour, and the French had a fleet, we had only 130,000 sea- men voted : now, when there was no enemy's fleet, we had voted 140,000. He did not wish to depress our naval superiority ; but he wished to recommend to the Executive Government to consider whether some reduction might not be made in this branch of our Expenditure. Mr. BARING expressed his anxious hope that some vigorous plans of economy would be adopt- ed speedily, for curtailing the vast expenditure of the country. Mr. COURTNEY deprecated the idea of mak- ing any infraction on the Sinking Fund. Mr. WHITBREAD declared it to be his firm conviftion, that, according to the mode of pro- ceeding adopted for some years, respecting the ex- penditure of the country, it would he impossible for the country to go on. Our staple commodi- ties could never yield sufficient revenue to support our expences; and he could see no remedy for the difficulties by which we were encompassed, but peace with France. Mr. HUME wished that Great Britain might reduce her expenditure, and then she might be enabled to go on with her present resources. Sir T. TURTON spoke in reply. Mr. VANSITTART contended, that a much greater pressure existed in France, with respect to taxation, than in England ; and as a proof of this, he could state, that at the time of the Peace of Amiens all the capital of that country was taxed at the rate of thirty per cent.—- He - concluded by moving the previous question. In consequence, all the Resolutions of Sir T. Turton were negatived. Sir F. BURDETT gave notice of a motion for Tuesday, on the State of the Nation. The present Session of Parliament is no. w ra- ; An Anholt Mail arrived this morning, with pidly dra wing to a close. The House of Com- j! some important intelligence from the seat of war tnAnc hotnrwr hilitnun if c rtnci AAcc • n ,- t < rsii rrtui 1 licr i Thursday, July 23. We have satisfaction to announce the arrival of another fleet from India, It sailed from St. He- lena, under convoy of his Majesty's ship Phie'on, Captain Pellew, and passed Portsmouth yesterday for the Downs. The following are the names of the ships of which this fleet consists, viz. Cam- bridge, Htlddart, Ocean, Ge* ral Stuart, James. Sibbald, Sir Wm. Pulteney, Devaynes, General Mailland ( country ship), General Hewett ( coun- try ship), from Bengal, sailed thence, as we have already stated, on the 14th February. Minerva and Harlestou, from Bcncoolen. The Taunton Castle, Princess Amelia, and Hope, left China the 3d March, and arrived at St. Helena 23d May. The Phcenix and Preston, from Madras, passed by Gravesend yesterday afternoon, and i he rest of the fleet is expeCted to pass in the course of this day. This morning the House of Messrs. KENSING- TON, Bankers, Lombard- street, stopped payment. — It is said that their misfortune arose from a too extensive accommodation given to a house in the city in the distillery line. They recently did business for the following country banks, as it ap- pears from the Directory :— Barnstable, Bury, Robb. andCo. Paisley— Banking Company. Bilstone— Loxdale and Co. Preston— Claytons and Wil- Crewkerne Bank— Perhum, son. Phelps, and Co. Richmond— Sir J Lawson and Edinburgh, Sir W. Forbes. Co. A. Allen and Son. Southampton, Town and Coun- Scott ond Co. ty— Harrison and Co. Glasgow— Carrick and Co. Southwell ( Notts.) — Wyld, Greenock, Bonking Company. Breitle. and Co. RenfrewshireBank- Sussex and Chichester— F. and. ing Company. J. Diggitis. Howden— Scholfield and Co. Sussex and Horsham— Blunt Newport, I. W.— Basset & Co. and Raper. It is supposed that the failure will be more ex- tensive than any that has occurred for years ; and as it has happened immediately after the receipt of the dividends, we fear that much private in- jury and misfortune will be the consequence.— ( Pilot.) . Friday, July 21. We have this day to announce the safe arrival in the Downs, of both the East and West- India homeward- bound Fleets. - The former, consisting of 14 sail, have arrived under convoy of his Ma- jesty's ship PLie'on ; and the latter, consisting of 60 sail, have arrived under convoy of his Majes- ty's ship Thalia. Some Gentlemen connected with the trade to the United States have waited on the Minister, to enquire if he bad any official communication- as to war being declared by the Republic ? His an- swer, it is said, was, that he was very apprehen- sive that war. was comtacnced by America. Ap- plication is about to be made, by the parties in- terested, for stronger convoys to proteft the trade with Canada. AMERICA.' From a New- York Paper received by the last arrival from America at Liverpool, we learn, that a Memorial from the Inhabitants of New- York, praying for Peace and Commerce, having been presented to Congress ; a keen debate ensu- ed, when, strange to tell, there was a majority of 116 for adhering to a pacific line of conduct. The numbers for War were 240— for Peace 406; a striking proof of the vacillation of the Ameri- can politicians. Quebec Gazettes to the 15th May, state, that the preparations for attack on th « part of the United States, have occasioned considerable bus- tle among the Military, and led to the adopting of several measures, among which were an enrol- ment of the inhabitants on the frontier districts, and the rising of two Volunteer Regiments of Voitigeurs at Quebec and Montreal. So great was the scarcity of forage in the neigh- bourhood of Quebec in May, that the inhabitants had resorted to the miserable expedient of taking the thatch off their barns to give to their cattle to prevent them from perishing— Hay was 38 dol- lars for 100 bundles, weighing 161bs. each. rnons having finished its business, adjourned last night to Tuesday next, in order to afford time for the House of Lords to pass the different Bills now in progress: and on Wednesday or Thursday next the Prorogation is expeCted to take place. At. Guildhall, London, on Wednesday, T. Loyett was charged with having two pictures in his possesion the preceding night, and refusing to account for the manner in which he had obtained them. On being placed at the bar he conducted himself with consider able eccentricity. He launched forth in praise of jus- tice, and the necessity of every man being amenable to the laws, and particularly in his case he thought that those persons wiio had deprived him of liberty were highly deserving of some serious visitation from the strong arm of justice. Alderman Atkins put an end to his harangue, by asking him how he got his bread ? he answered, that he usually got it at the baker's. He was then asked how he got money to go to the baker's. He replied, " by cultivating a piece of land in Kent, near Northfleet." He was afterwards asked what he was ? and his answer was, " a man, as near as I can guess." After some fur- ther symptoms of being aH odd- fellow, be accounted for the manner in which he got posession of the pic- tures in'a satisfactory manner; and finally stated that he was in the occasional habit of lodging at Mr. Swinton's, in Salisbury- square, Fleet- street, which assertion was corrobated by the testimony of an offi- cer who had made enquiries into the fact. He was, in consequence, discharged ; when he said he would give the keeper* reason to remember him, and imme- diately presented him with a gohlen guinea, which, he said, would, iii this season of scaicity, be found an infallible cure for sore eyes. BELFAST COURSE OF EXCHANGE, 6. c. JULT 527.— Belfast on London ( 2Ids.) per rent. Belfast on Dublin ( 61 ds.) l per cent, Belfast on Glasgow per cent, / miH, Jor. r 27— 3* per cent. Gov. Deb. 71J 5 per cent. Ditto lOOj ENGLISH, JVLT 25.— 3 per cent. Consols for Acc. 56 J JOLT 27.— Dub. on Lon. 9 8j | Jui. r 25 Lon. onDub. 9- J ARRivnn. MAILS SINCE OUR LA8T. not 3 , ..../ BV OoNAGHADEE O 3 BR DUBLIN 0 ' BELFAST, • Wednesday, July 29, 1812. The London Papers of Thursday and Friday^ were yesterday received at this Office ; and at a very early hour this morning, a Packet by Express from Donaghadee, wiih all the London Journals of Saturday the 25th, reached us. We have en. deavoured to give as comprehensive an abstract of their contents as our limits would admit. PACKET " BY EXPRESS. . London, Saturday, July 25. The Fourth and ' Fifth Bulletins of the Grand Army.— Re- establishment of the Kingdom of Polatid— Rupture of the Treaty between Turlcey and Russia. We have received Paris papers to the 20th inst. They abound with important intelligence, of which we have only room to notice the heads— Bonaparte entered Wilna - on the 28th of June, and remained there on the 6th inst. the date of the fifth Bulletin. The place was not defended. The Russiaas before they evacuated it, destroyed great quantities of ammunition and provisions. They continued their retreat towards the Dwina, pursued by the French, but the campaign is ad- mitted to have hitherto consisted chiefly of ma- noeuvers, and had not produced much bloodshed. The re- establishment of the kingdom of Poland, another leading feature in the French news, we w ere prepared to expect; , but the non- ratifica- tion of the treaty of peace at Constantinople is an event as disastrous as unexpected.— The. report of the desertion of the Prussians from the French army, is in some measure con- firmed by a severe. Decree issued at Berlin against subjects of Prussia entering into the service of Foreign States. The Empress Maria Louisa and the Pope have arrived at Paris.— Globe. SECOND EDITION. Sun- Office, Half- past Three o'Clock. We feel much pleasure in the opportunity of submitting toft ur Readers the following Copy of a Proclamat'n, which the Emperor of Russia has addressed to his people, particulaily as it con- cludes with a manifestation of spirit which he pro- bably would not" have displayed, unless he had been assured of his- resources, and of the true po- licy of the measures which he had adopted against his unprincipled and remorseless enemy :— " The French troups have passed the borders of our Em- pire— a complete treacherous attack is the reward of the observance of our alliance. For the preservation of peace I have exhausted every possible means consistently with the honour of . my throne and the advantage of my people. All my endeavours have been in vain. Tbe Emperor Napoleon has fully resolved in his own mind to ruin Russia. The most moderate proposals on our part have remained without an answer This sudden surprise has shewn in an unequivocal manner the groundlessness of his pacific promises, which he lately repeated. There, therefore, remain no further steps for rne to take, but to have recourse to arms, and to employ all the means that have been granted me by Providence to use force against force I place full confidence in the zeal of my people and on the b- avery of my troops As they are threatened in the middle of their families, they will defend them with their national biavery and energy. Providence will crown with success our just cause. The defence of our native country, the maintenance of our indipendcnce knd national honour, have compelled us to have recourse to arms. I will not sheath my sword 30 long as there is a single enemy within my Imperial holders. ( Signed; « ALEXANDER." [ in the North, but the French Pap- rs contain in. ' telligence more recent. Two Proclamations have | been issued by the Russian MinKtsr of War, and | by the Governor of Riga : the latter documen: indicate; that a vigorous, and, we trust a success- ful stand will be made at Riga. The best un- derstanding prevai's at Got ten burgh, between the Swedish and British official characters; Sir James Satimarez and Mr. Thornton having lepeatedly dined with the Swedish Ministers. The direct communication between this coun* try and Sweden, which has- been so long inter- rupted bv the adoption of the Continental System, ; s again opened, and the mails will hereafter be dispatched to, and from Gotterlbar. gh, as formerly instead pf Anholt. The substance of the dispatches f orn Lord Wellington, which has be'ef received by Govern- ment, was published last night in the following Bulletin :— " The accounts received by Government front Lord Wei. lington's army are to rhe lst of July. The advanced guanl was then at Nava. The rear- guard of the Fr--> ch at Ron, la f but their main force had defiled towards Tordesillas and Val- ladoliJ. General D'Urban having appeared on the enemy's flank, they withdrew evrry thing from Toro and Zamota except detachments to defend the forts. General l-' oy hav- ing advanced with a superior force against General D'Urban the latter recrossed the river near Toro. The French corps in Estremadura had advanced to Santa Martha on the 1st and cut off a squadron of Spanish cavalry ; but the British moved forward on the 3d, overtook their rear at Azaudia , charged and drove them successively through that village A'mendralejo and Fuente del Maestie, to Usagre, with con- siderable loss." On Monday morning, about one o'clock, the Lord Spencer packet, Captain Western, from Holyhead for Dublin, was driven into Douglass, in the Isle of Man, being dismasted and other- wise damaged, by the gale of Sunday evening ~ The London and Chester Mails, wi. h most of the passengers, arrived at Donaghadee. The Mails arrived at the Post- Office here, express from D naghadee, at 40 minutes past six yesterday morn- ing, and were immediately forwarded to Dablia in the same manner. EXECUTION OF MONTG OM K I! Y 13 RO WN. On Monday evening, a little after six o'clock, this unfortunate man paid the forfeit of his life to the injured laws of his country. From the time of his receivi- g the awful sentence until it was carried into execution, he displayed a degree of fortitude and » . resignation equally distant from presumption and apathy ; which fully justifies the persuasion, that bis confidence was well founded in the great Author of that religion which alone presents the hope of redemp'inn from guilt of sa deep a die, as the shedding of innocent blsod He confessed the e t- rmity of his crime, ar the same time that he expiessed a firm and unshaken confidence in, and reliance upon the Redeemer i, f . the world; to whose never- laiiing intercession, he said, he had committed his cause. His wife ar. d daughter were admitted to condole with li'rojn his unhappy situation, until about three o'cimk on Monday afternoon, whrn they withdrew, leav. ing him alone with a Presbyterian Clejgyman, who attended him with gieat assiduity until the awful scene was finally closed. Previous to his removal from the Jail, his wife and daughter were admitted to take their final leave; the interview on this occasion was, as may well be supposed,, in the highest degree affeCting. He was then con- ducted to the carriage, in which he was accorn- panied by the same Reverend Clergyman to ti e common place of execution, on this side. of the town of Carrickfergus, escorted by the High and Sub- Sheriffs, and Bailiffs, and a str- ng guard of the Pembrokeshire Sharp- Shooters, now st « i, ioned at Carrickfergus. Having arrived at the fatal ' spot, he spent about half an hour in devotional exercises, during which the prisoner appeared deeply affeCled, frequently shedding tears, and fervently joined in prayer with the' Clergy man ; alter which the necessary preparations were made for the finishing of the law. The place of execution was surrounded by an immense multitude c f people, who, although sati « - fied of the just ice of the sentence, evidently syjnpa. i thised with the unfortunate sufferer. The Pii- soner retained h's composure of spirit ro the las ; and ascending a car, on which his cr ffin also was placed, and the executioner standing beside him ; in this awful situaiion he addressed * few words to the surrounding multitude, the purport of which was, a denial of any malice against the deceased, freely forgiving the friends of the deceased for their just prosecution, adding, thai " he could safely say he never bore five minutes anger in his mind, to any. man since he was born," and concluded by / warning the people against the effeCts of drunken- , ness and outrageous passion. He very cordially shook hands with the Minister, the Jailer, and witli all his acquaintance, ve. y affectionately taking his leave of them. The Executioner on this occasion appeared to be a novice at the business, as his hands trembled - considerably as he was fixing and adjusting the rope, SEE. and his face was disguised with a homely kind of mask, which rendered his appearance hor- rid and disgus; ing. Tie unfortunate sufferer was genteely dressed, and behaved through the entire scene with great apparent fortitude and decorum. The rope was so long as to occasion a considerable shock on withdrawing the car from under him, which was probaLly the cause of l) is dying without a struggle, lie veiy composedly pulled the cap over his eyes, and gave the fatal signal by dropping a white handkerchief, upon which he was launched into eternity I Afier hanging the usualftime, the body was cut down, and removed to C. irricklergus fort the night; and we undtrs and, by a subsequent application to the J idges, that part of the sentenca winch requited the dissection of the body was dis. pensed wnf), and it leinamed with his disconsolate friend;. BELFAST COMMERCIAL * CHRONICLE. « We have much pleasure in announcing, that a Charity Sermon will be preached in the Meeting, house of Comber, on Sunday next, the 2d of August, at one o'clock, for the relief of the Poor of that Parish, by the Rev. Mr. M'EWEN*, of Dublin: on which occasion, we trust that the chaste and nervous eloquence of this persuasive advocate of the poor will be crowned with suc- cess, proportioned to the abilities of the preacher, and the exigencies of the times. On 20th June last, Captain Wyre of the Modesty, which arrived at Waterford on Monday last, spoke the wreck of the brig Polly, of Boston, in lat. SI. 56. N. long. 37. 40.. W. and took off two men, who had subsisted for one hundred and ninety- one days on the wreck, during which period they had eaten one of their companions. The Polly, Capt. W. L. Cas- simere, sailed from Boston on. 12th December, 1811, bound to Santa Cruz, in the West Indies. On the 15th she sprung a leak, carried away all her masts, and upset, by which Mr. J. S. Hunt, supercargo, and a negro girl were lost. The brig afterwards lighted, but of the crew, which, including passengers, con- listed of nine persons, seven perished upon the wreck, and the other two must have inevitably shared the same fate, had they not b " en fortunately extricated from a state of unexampled suffering and peril, by Captain Wyre, on the 20th ult. On Sunday the Lancastr ian School was visited by ltis Grace the Duke of Buccleugh, who with great interest and attention examined the system in all its various departments. His Grace appeared highly gratified, and expressed much satisfaction, declaring his opinion of the beneficial effects such institutions must have on the lower classes in society.— A hand- some donation was given by his Grace to the box for rewards to Monitors and best boys. Sir R. Corbctt, Bart, has obtained an order from the Court of Chancery, to try an issue at the next Shrewsbury assizes, to ascertain his claim to an estate of 10,000/. per annum : he at present labours in the East India ware- house for about a guinea a week. AYR, JULY 23.— A few days ago, in this place, a litter of puppies, ten in number, were drowned, tiil they were to all appearance dead, and after- wards buried deep in a dunghill, the mother being tied up in the kennel with a strong cord. During the night she gnawed the cord asunder, went to the dunghill, raised her buried offspring, took them one after another to the kennel, where she cherished them, and befare mornjng four of them vreie perfeflly restored to life. ANTRIM ASSIZES. MONDAY, JULY 27, This Jay the Hon. Judge Fox ptonounced the following sentences :-— Daniel M'Allister, Robert Ivnox, and Wan. M<- Coiktn, found guilty of stealing blankets the proper- ty of Thomas Wolfenden, chiefly on the evidence of Joseph Wolfenden, an approver— ordered to be transposed for seven years. Robert Paterson, found guilty of stealing a cow, the property of Francis Hawthorn, recommended by the Grand Jury as an object of mercy— Ordered to be transported for seven years. Margt. Knox, found guilty of receiving a flannel petticoat belonging to Agnes Graham, knowing it to Stolen, to be imprisoned three months. Roger M'llhatton submitted to an indictment for using an unlicensed still; to be imprisoned three months. Neitl Boyle, found guilty of using an unlicensed Still ; to be imprisoned three months. W. Cunningham, for the like ; to be imprisoned one month. David Logan, found guilty of a rescue, and as- saulting J. Hutchinson, bailiff; to be imprisoned three months, and find security for his futuie ^ ood beha- viour. , Daniel M'CIernon and Thomas Drinkwater, found jjuiity of a riot and assault on Alex. Brennan; to be imprisoned 12 months each. Sarah Wilson, found guilty of receiving soldiers clothes knowing them to have been Stolen ; to be im- prisoned three months. PORT OF BELFASTT NEWRY STUPPrVF, LIST, For the Week ending 25th July. ARRIVED. Catherine, of Pwllliel'- y, Roberts, from Bristol, witk mo- lasses, wood- hoops, rod iron, tits- plates, refined auga", cyder, cheese, and staves. John and Thomas, of Hull, Grail, from Liverpool, with fir- timber and coals. ! Nelson, of and from Cardigan, David, slated. Lotd Donegal!, of and from Belfast, Q lino, with tar and | mahogany. I Friends, of Stranraer, Agnew, from Dublin, oitmeal. Princess Royal, of Fishguard, Wade, from Dubliu, with 1 flour and oatmeal. Twelve ve.- sels vrith coals. SA4I. ED. Confidence, of Newry, Rea, for St. Petersbu- gh, with Irish coals. ETpedition, of Pwllh Jly, Jones, for Carnarvon, with linen cloth. Chester Trader, of and for Carnarvon, Jones, with firx.. George and Robert, of Kirkaldy, Cunningham, tor Dub- lin, with tobacco and stives. Mary Anne, of Liverpool, Cornell, for Belfast, with Spanish wine, corkwood, and cocoa shell. Ten vessels with cows, and four vessels in ballast. Quantity of Goorfs on E'txl, on Saturday the \% th day of July, 1812. 148* Puncheons, 181 hotheads Rum. 1 Pipe Brandv. 125 Pipes, 44 hogsheads Portugal Wine, loo Pipes, 13 lihds. 3 quarter casks Spanish Red Wine. 1 Pipe, 6 qr. cask Spanish While Wine 139 1' ipes, 114 hogsheads, 4n qi. casks Tenenffe Wine. 6 Pipes, I hogshead Madciia Wine. " 6 Hogsheads Fiench Wine. 11K< Hogsheads, S07 tieices, SJ5 banc's Biownei Mm covado Sugai. « 0 Tons, 3 1 bushels Rock Salt. J5, « 54 Bushels While, or l< a> Salt. 8fi( 6 Horsheads Tobacco. 179 Bags, 259 tierets, < 58 bands Coffee. ) Pipe Oidinaiy Olive Oil. 100 Bags Pimento. Quantity of Goods on Bond, on Saturday the 25th ] day of July, 1812. 1477 Puncheons, 176 hogsheads Rum. 1 Pipe Biandv. 1 145 Pipes, 44 hogsheads Portugal Wine. 100 Pipes, 13 hhds. 3 quarter casks Spanish Red Wine. T Pipe, 6 quarter casks Spanish White Wine 139 Pipes, 114 hogsheads, 4n qr. casks TeaeiiffeWirie. 6 Pipes, I hogshead Madeira Wins. & Hogsheads French Wine. li(>£ Hogsheads, 497 tieices, SSS barrels Blown or Mm- c< v » do Sugar. 416 Tons, * 5 Bushels Rock Salt. 15,254 Bushels White or Bay Salt. £ 57 Hogsheads Tobacco. 179 Bass, 259 tierces, 459 barrels Coffee 1 Pipe Ordinary Olive Oil. 100 Hags Pimento. BELFAST^ SHIP NEWS. The Cunningham Boyle, Bell, for Liverpool, clears on Saturday first. The armed brig Fa& or, M'Niece, sails for London first fair wind. The armed brig Lagan, Honfine, is loading at Lcndon for this port. The St. Patrick, Campbell, is loading for Liverpool, to sail first fair wind. The armed brig Britannia, Aberdeen, is loading for Lon- don, to sail in a few days. The armed brig Vine, Montgomery, it loading at Lon- don for this port. The Neptune, Davidson, from hence for Liverpool, ar- rived safe the 20th inst. The Venus, Salter, for Bristol, tailed 26th in » t. The Betseys, Neilson, for Glasgow; and the Dispatch, Jamison, for Dublin, are loading, t* sail ill a few days. The Hawk, M'Cormick, at Glasgow ; aud the Bee, Ran- kin, at Dublin, are loading. for Belfast.. NEWRY MARKETS, JULY 25. Wheat 78 Oats 2 Oatmeal...... 36 Barley SO First Flour 48 Second ditto 47 Third ditto 45 Fourth ditto. S8 Pollard 8 Bran ,..., 7 Butter 112 Rough Tallow 8 Flax Dressed Ditto Undressed 16' ii. irilla ( Sicily) 28 Ditto ( Alicant) ... S » Pot Ashes 42 iron ( Swedish) ,£ 25 Do. ( British) £ ll Beef 43 Pork.. 32 Liverpool Coals 34 Swansea ditto SO M- lting ditto 3.5 ^ per barrel of 20st. ^ per stone of 14lb. ^ per cwt. of 112lb. ^• per barrel of 16st. per ewt. of 1121b. per stone of 16lbs per cwt. of 1121bs. ^ per ton of 20 cwt. per cwt. 112 lb. 9— 0 0— 0 H— ss 0 — 33 0 — So Weight of Bread at the Public Bakery this Week. White Loaf, 13J. 3ib. Ooz. | Household i, oaf, 13.'. 3; b. 9oz. Brown I . oaf, 7 a. 2! h. 7oz.— Small Bread in proportion. V II per ton. BELFAST ACADEMY. THE SCHOOLS will open after Vacation, on MONDAY, August 3d, at TEN o'Clock. ( 688 NEW TEAS. DAVISON 3c REFORD, received, per the DONEGALL, from LONDON, Fine and Common Congou, } - r v ,.. Souchong, Green, 8c Hi/ son $ ' And have on fi. de, V. Fine, Fine, Second, Scalt, and Refined SUGARS, Molo'fes, Candy, Black Pepper, Spanish and East India Indigos, Cream Tartar, Saltpetre, Starch, Miserable, Mustard, Barilla AAiei, Brax. il, Ground Logwood, Jamaica Rum, tfc. fe'c. tf:. 694.) 106, High Street, 28 July, 1812. NEW TEAS. JOHN MARSHALL : J\ 7TAS received, per the Donegal/, from LOUDON, £ and has oft hand, 44 Chests Fine and Common Congou and Bahea TEAS, 19 Hhds Fine and Very Fine Scale SUGARS, Refined Ditto, in Hogsheads, PEARL ASHES, in Cash, Which, with a neat Assortment of GOODS in the GRO- CERY LINE, will be bold on reasonable terms. 589) Waring- street, July 28, 1812. QUEBEC WHEAT. 200 T NS WHEAT art- ived this day, and J- any part will be landed" here— Apply to GILLIES Sc STOCKDALE. Belfast, July 27, 1812. ( 691 TO BE LET OR SOLD, SILVF. RSTREAM- HOUSE, on the White- House Shore, with TWO CABINS for Labourers, and about Nine Acres of LAND.— Possession may be had immediately, or at November. The Premises are in complete repair, and may be viewed by any Person inclined to Rent or Purchase Apply to 686) MISS FULTONS. DISSOLUTION OS PARTNERSHIP, AND SALE OF TENEMENTS. THE PARTNERSHIP subsisting between SAMUEL GIB- SON, JOHN BKNN, & ROBERT GAMBLE, of Belfast, and the late THOMAS M'KIBBIN, of Portaferry, in the MALTING and BREWING TRADE, under the firm of SAMUEL GI2S0N tf CO. Will be dissolved on the first day of O& ober next. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION. On SATURDAY tit 15ti day of August next, m tie Premises, at ONE o Clock, The MALT HOUSE and BREWERY, situate in North- street, now in the occupation of SAMUEL GIBSON & CO. The Concern may be viewed, and particulars known, by ap- plying to ROBERT M'CLEERY, ( Executor of the lata THOMAS MKIB5IN,) Portaferry; SAMUEL GIBSON, or ROBERT GAMBLE, Belfast — Terms at Sale. Belfast, July 27. ( 693 AUCTION OF FURNITURE, & c. AT NO. I, CORN- MARJttT ( » U ll's- l N TRv), rOR BENT AND ARB EARS OF KENT. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, on TUESDAY the 4th August, at ELEVEN o'clock, AVARIETY of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, con- sisting of Mahogany and other Tables and Chairs— Presses— Drawers— Feather and other Beds— Bedsteads and Bedclothes— Forms— Writing- D « sks— Kitchen Utensils— Printed Books, and Printing Paper, & c. & c. Also, several PRINTING- PRESSES, with a large quan- tity of TYPES, mosdy new, and other Apparatus for car- rying on the busine s extensively, well worth the attention of Printers.— Terms, Ready Money. MACFARLAN, Auctioneer. Belfast, July 28, ( 696 NORWAY PLANK, & c. BY AUCTION. JOHN MARTIN tf CO. s ^• XriLl. SELL BY AUCTION, on TUFT) \ Y naxt' v v the 4th August, at Messrs WHITLAS'Yard. Done- gall- qnay, at ONE o'Clock, the CARGO of the Sophia, Captain WEIBERO, from LARWIO, consisting of 4,000 PLANK, 2, 1\, and 3 Inches thick, fr; ini 6 to 12 Feet in length, 120 PIECES TIMBER, 10 to 20 Feet long, and 7 to 9 iches square. 690) Belfast, July 28. COTTON WOOL BY AUCTION. JOHN MARTIN tf CO. " UyiLL Sell by Auction on FRIDAY next, ' • the 31st inst. at TWELVE o'Clock, at their Stores, in Ann- street, 214 Bag s Pernamlucco, 64 Di. New Orleans, 66 Do. West India. 682y Belfast, 25th July, 1812. Tenerijfe Barilla, Almonds, § c. BY AUCTION. THOMAS tf I'/ M. DAVENPORT TTVTILL SELL BY AUCTION, at their Stores, on Ship 7 » Quay, on WEDNESDAY, the 5th August, at ONE o'clock, the entire C^ RGO of the SchoonJr Friends, just arrived direift from TaNEaipra, consisting of 100 Tons tw Barilla, j() Ca Js Almonds, and 7 Filtering Stones; After which, they will SEI. L by AUCTION, 10 Hhds. British Refined Sugar, 20 Hhds. Whiting, 10 Hundred Memel Crown Pipe Staves, 20 Casks of Cod Oil, 20 Kegs Superfine Dublin Muslard. The Goods will be set up in Lots agreeable to the Pur- chasers, and liberal Credits given 637) LONDONDERRY, July 27. • - -, - .' i • SPANISH RED WINE & CORK- WOOD, BY AUCTION. T^ HE SUBSCRIBER is now LANDING at DONE- GALL- QUAY, 80 Pipes of Spanish Red IVine, and 3 Tons of Cork- 1 Food; Which he will sell by Auilion, at the Office of Mr. JAM is Hr SDM. IN, in Donegall- street, on THURSD AY the 6th of August next, at the Hour of TWELVE o'clock. The Wine being shipped at Alicante, under the immediate in- speition of the Subscriber, is particularly chosen of an old Vintage, full Body, and undoubtedly well worth the atten- tion of the Trade. CHARLES TROUTON. 695) JAMES HYNDMAN, Broker. AUCTION OF TOBACCO & BARILLA' CAMPBELL S WEE NT • WILL Sell by Auction, on SATURDAY the 1st of August next, at his Stores m Calender- street, precisely at T vVELVE o'clock, 50 Hogsheads LEAF TOBACCO, ( Which character from D to C.) And 150 Bales of BARILLA. Terms at Sale. « 7< 5) Belfast, July 27. CRAWFORDS, WALLACE, & CO. V\ 7ILL Sell by Auction, at their Stores, on * ' FRIDAY 31st intt. at ONE o'Clock, • 76 Bags and Pockets St. Domingo and Jamaica CO TTON- 1 FOOL. Terms shall be made agreeable to the Purchasers. 681) July 27. AUCTION OF BARILLA. IV I L L I A M O Ji R, HAS JTLST LA NDED, 9Q7 ] p ALES of ALICANT BARILLA, * in nice order, which he will Sell by Audfion, on FRIDAY, the Slst instant, at ONE o'Clock, at Mr. HUGH'S Stores, Donegall- Quav. MACFARLAN, Auctioneer. Belfast, July 22. ( 655 DUTCH SMALTS. ' jl^ HOMAS BATT has just received EIGHTEEN jL CASKS, of a remarkable fine Quality, for Sale, with ~ 200 Bales New Alicante Barilla, 40 Tons Teneriffe Ditto, 450 Bags Pernambucco Cotton, Oak and Pine Ttmber, Deals, Plank, tfc. 645) July 22, 1812. J OATMEAL. qTHOMAS BATTERSBY & SON have re- - 1*- ceived, per the & esj> of Strangford, A Quantity of OATMEAL Which will be sold on reasonable Terms, from on board the Vessel, at the Lime- kiln- dock. 684) Belfast", July 26- NEW TEAS. JAMES M'MASTER has just Received, by the Donegal, from LONDON. 137 Chests of Teas Arrived, 20 Hhds. of Refined Lump Sugar, 50 Barrels New- Tori Pot- Ashes, first brands ; WHICH, WITH Very Fine and Fine Scale Sttgarss, And a General Assortment of Goods in the GROCERY LINE, will be sold on reasonable Terms. 649) North- street, Belfast, July 20, 1812. 13EECH VALLEY, ADJOINING THE TOWS OF DUNGANNON. TO BE SSLD JY AUCTION, on tit Premises, at the Hour of ONE o'clock, on THURSDAY, the 20/ 4 day of August next, niTHREE Excellent DWELLING- HOUSES, situated on L Four A errs of good Land, suitable for Gt. iteel Families. Two of them lave walled- in Gardens, with Coach and Of- fice- Houses, asd are at present Let to Tenants at will, for Sixty Pounds per Annum. The other is in an unfinished state, but cat be completely finished at a small expense The above are held in Perpetuity, under the Right Hon. Lord Viscount NORTHLAND, subjeit ts the small yearly Rent of Tffenty Pounds per Annum, and viill be 3old sepa- rate or together, te accommodate the Purchaser. Any inbrmation respedfing th." same, may be had hy ap- plying tt Mr. DAVID COULTER, Ballygawley ; Mr. WILLl. lM SPROULL, Belfast; or Mr. DAVID COUL- TER, Dingannon, who will shew the Premues. 692) July £ 9, 1812. WHISKEY. QEORCE LANGTRY & CO. have for ONE HUNDRED PUNCHEONS Strong well- flavoured WHISKEY. 613) Belfast, July 14. BLEACHERS' SMALTS, GEORGE LANGTR T tf CO. r TAVE for Sale, a Parcel of Real DU t" CH BLEACH- 1JL ERS' SMALTS, of very fine Quality; ALSO, American Put and Pearl Ashes, Alicant Barilla, Refined Saltpetre, American Rosin, Fine and Common Cohgou Teas. 994) Belfast, April 16, 18l2. NEW TEAS & c. & c. JOHN MORROW has received, and for Sale, per the ' DONEGALL, Fine and Com, mon Congou Teat, V'. ry Fine, Fine, and Common Scale Sugars. Alicante Barilla, American Rosin, • Leaf T- bacco, Fine Cane, Common Roll, P gtn'tl Tobacco and Snuff, of his own manufacture. Which, w: th a geqeral Assortment of GROCERIES, will !> e said reasonably Corn- market, June 24. TO BE LET, For such Term as may be agreed on. That HOUSE in B iliynahinch, fronting the Square and Sainrfield str>- rt. with the LAND, all in rhe occupation of Mr. ROBERT PATTHRSON. Also, the HOUSE lately oc- cupied by Mr. JOHN- JBEI. L. Apply . s abov'. ( 670 j NEW TEAS, CASSIA LIGNEA, & CREAM TARTAR. JOHN GORDON fS Landing, from on board the, DONEOALL, from LONDON, 57 Chests Fine ana Common Congou, Hyson, and Ttvankay Teas. 1 Chest Cassia L'tgnea, 1 Cask Cream Tartar ; Which, with a General and Extensive Assortment of Goods in the GROCERY LINE, he wiil dispose of reasonably. 652) Belfast, July 20, 1812, M'ADAM & MCLEERY AVE just received, per the Aurora, from LONDON, iL and have on hand, Fine and Common Congou, Souchong, and Green TEAS, Very Fine, Fine, and Second SCALE SUGARS, Refined SUGAR, and CANDT, Miserable— Indigo— Refined Saltpetre Roziri, Alicante Barilla— Mustard-— Pimento Pearl Ashes— dVhite Ginger, tfc. And an Assortment of SPICF- S an! DYE- WOODS, which they will dispose of on moderate terms. Th- v have likewise ' or sale, NINE THOUSAND AMERICAN CANE REEDS, of an excellent Quality. 492) Belfast, Jun; 25 NEW TEAS. HHHOMAS CHAPMAN, JUN & JOHN CHARTERS I. have some time ago formed a Partnership in the GROCERY BUSINESS," under the Firm of CHAPMAN tf CHARTERS, Have received, per tlie Donegatl, Captain CouaTNEr, from LONDOU, and on Sale, 30 Chests Vine A; (' otnmvn Congou ' Text, Which, with a genera! Assortment of Goods in the Grocery L'n-, t* iey will s.?! l on re-. s<> nablti Terms 648) 193, North- street— 7th Month 21- t, 1812. SCARLET, WHITE, Sc BLACK CLOTHS. • JFOHNSON & FISHRR have received, by the CUN- tfej/ NINGHAM BSYI- E, A fresh Supply of Scarlet, JVhite, and || nhrck Chillis, Which have been carefully chosen, and w li . be sold cheap, 522) Belfa't, Ju-. iu29. On the Premises, at Ballyh schamorf. lutsr the Neto Jirid^ e, County of Down, on THURSDAY toe HOth July instant, at ONE o Clock, tie following LAND and TENE- MENTS. viz,:— No. I. ' j ' HE LF. ASE of thit H^ USH, formerly occupied I by. Mr. JOHN ROARK, Publican; held for one good Life, at £ 1, 10,. per annum; subjeil co the small Spirit I . icence ; would present let for £ 40. No. II LEASE of A. SR. of Town Parks; hell for Three Lives and 11 Y< BI from May last; leaded to a good Tenant, at a Profit- Rel^ of ^ j. 9d. per < nmra No. III. LEASE of TWO DW* I. LING- HOUSES, op. posire Mr. JAMES HAMILION'S; he'd fortwo good Lives; let to Tenants at will; Profit- Rent 14s Sd. per annum. No. 1*, LEASE of a NEA F HOUSE and GARDEN adjoining t'. iat of No. 3; held for two good Live » ; let « [ will; Piofit- Rent £ 4 per annum, CUMING & TANNY, July 25. ( 679) AUCTIONEERS. Il'hulesale London Ilat I Fa rein use. WM. WARD, & CD. NO. 53, LORD- STREET, LIVKRPOOL, " injF. G leave to announce to the MATTERS, DRAPKRS, ani " 13 MILLINERS of Belfast, and neighbouring Towns", that they have opened a WHOLESALE HAT WAREHOUSE, Cotton- Lane, Don. gall- street, Belfast, Where a l arge, Elegant, and Fashionable Assoitmeut of every Article in the above Line, will be constantly for Sale, viz.— Ladies' Wl. ite, Black, and Drab Hats and Bonnets, Children's Ditto, Ditto, Ditto, Ditto, Ditto, Gentlemen's London Beaver Hats, Ditto, Waterproof Beaver Ditto, * Ditto, Ditto, Silk Ditto, Ditto, Leghorn and Willow Dilto. A Large Assortment of Meu's and Boy's HATS, of every Quality. FEA THERS and TRIMMINGS, of every description. ( 65S TO BE LET, From the first of August, TtpIE HflUSE, No. 14, Mill- street, Belfast, at present occupied by Mrs. WILSON ; it is in complete repair, and has every necessary accommodation for a Gentlemen", family; in the rear there is a weil- inclosed Yard, Stable, Cow- bouse, & c.— also, a House for a Gig, Car, or Carriage, with- a hack entrance to Ferguson's- entry.— Pi oposais will be received by ROBERT FERGUSON, June SO. (•'' 12) Antrim Regiment, Dublin. TO BUILDERS. GEORGIA (. OT 10N- W00L, ORLEANS Do. Do. POT ASHES, SICILT BARILLA, LEAF TOBACCO, For Sale, on Reasonable Terms, by JAMES KENNEDY, Belfast, May 19. Donegall- Ouay. ( 212 YARNS Taken from the Custom- House Tard in mistake. ,' Q) NE DOUBLE SKIP 50*. COP WEFT, m arked on outside No. 83— inside murks, No. 510, and 509. Any Person having the same, are requested to acquaint the Subscribers. THOMAS O'NEILL & CO. Belfast, July 20, 1812. ( 650 The Public are respectfully inform- ed, chat the following . I& Svrr cu, mac me twRiwv.' iig Sjs, REGULAR TRADERS JgSJc& Tt- "'' fir ,6' ir " ifcaive forts, Vlith the fr. t fair Wind after the dates mentioned t FOR LONDON, The armed brig FACTOR, M'NIEC- In a few days. The armed brig DONEGALL, Coua i ENAV, 14 days after. • FOR LIVERPOOL, The CUNNINGH\ M BOYI. F, BELL 1st August. The MINERVA, COURT ENAY. Eight days after. FOR BRISTOL, The DRAPER, M'MULLIN 20th August. FROM LIVERPOOL FOR BELFAST, The CERES, SAVAGE ....:.. 20th July. The ANN, SHEALS - Eight days after. FROM LONDON FOR BELFAST,. The armed brig LAGAN, HONRINE 15 h August. For Freight, in London, apply to Messrs. ALEXANDER and WILLIAM OGI1. BY, Abchurch- Yard. Gentlemen who have Linens to forward, will please send them to GEORGE LANGTRY A few stout Lads wanted as Apprentice, to the Sea. FOR GLASGOW, I he BFTSETS, ALFX NEI1. SON, MASTER, ( A constant Trader), Now loading, to sail in a few days. FOR DUBLIN. The DISPATCH, JAMMON.... TO sail 1st August. For Freight, apply to GEO. MONTGOMERY. The HAWK, M'CORMICK, at Glasgow; and the CEE, RANKIN, at Dublin, are loading for Btilast. 672) Belfast, July 24 IQROPOSAl. S will be taken for erefling a CATHOLIC 11 CHAPEL, in the N ighbourhood of MOIKA, this Season. All the Materials, il necessary, can be furnished on the ground CON TRAC I ORS are requested to giye in their Proposals without delay, as none can be received after Satur- day, 8th August next. Proposals will be r ceived by me, and a draft of the Plan seen at niy Lodgings in MBIRA ; or with Mr. JAMEJ M'fclLAiN, H Usborough, DANIEL JENNINGS, Parish Priest. Moira, 25th July, 1812. ( 677 TO SURGEONS & APOTHECARIES. To be disposed of, in B. dlycastle ( Liberal Credit will be given), MEDICINE, INSTRUMENTS, and FIXTURES, in the Shop of the late WILLIAM AVRE, Surgeon. Gentlemen about to establish in the Pro: ession, will fin 1 it worth their attention, particularly so, as recently to his death, the diseased imported, from Liverpool, a regular as- sorrment of first quality of MEDICINE, the greater part of which is on hands— Apply to ROBERT AYRE, 675) BALLYCASTLE £ 300, £ 400, £ 500. ". yANTED, the Loan of either of the above Sums, up- V « m a Mortgage of a valuable Property in the Town of Belfast. Apply to PHILIP MAGUIRE, at the Office of Messrs, CUMING & TANNt, Auctioneers, 84, High- stre6t. ( « 71 ,_ r - The Public are respe& fuUy Worm- i'iSIi, ed, that it is intended the following N. E. TRADERS Jit^^^ Sr. Shall tail at tie undermentionedperiods:^^ FOR LONDON, The armed br'g BRITANNIA, ABE « D! IN, In a few dayt. The armed brig VLNUS, PENDLEION 14 days after. gy- These Vessels being armed and completely well found. Insurance by them wiil consequently be eifeited on th « most reasonable terms FOR LIVERPOOL, The ST. PATRICK, CAMPBELL First fair wind. FROM LIVERPOOL FOR BELFAST, The ICI LLY, M'UWAI'N 29ih July. The NEPTUNE, DAVIDSON S< v « n days after. FROM LONDON FOR BELFAST, The armed brig VINE, MONTGOMERY 15th August, For Freight, in London, apply to Messrs. WM. & JOHN WHARTON, Nicholas' Lane ; or, in Belfast, to R. GREENLAW, Agent, Who will receive and forward LINEN CLOTH '. lid othet MERCHANDIZE wicfe care and dispatch. IJ- A few Stout Lad, warned as APPRENTICES to the Sea, to whom '. iH* r » l Fncnu^ awempnt will beyiv- o • FOR LONDON, THE COPPKRED AKD ARMED SHIP BROTHERS, ^ jXfi GEORGE TAYLOR, MASTER, will be ready to sail in eight day ^— r0f Freight, apply :•> 5 CRAWFORDS, WALLACE, & CO. | July 27, 1812. ( fc- 8? ! A few stout Lads will be taken as Apprentices, by , applying to the Captain on board, BELFAST COMMERCIAL CIIRONICLF. EMBLEMS OF THE FRENCH EMPEROR'S AMBITION. It is Hire an unfathomable river, runninjr as Kelt— A thought that soars, if possible, bevotvl the farthest boun- daries of Heaven— Nay, it is as a bubble nf van- ty, always • welling, and wishing to fill the immeasurable dominions of Infinity. It looks beyond all limj^ B- it overleaps all bounds. The insignificant world « ^ jQric^ Bt stnnds, is only like a grain of mustard- see^^ i^ ts sight; it supposes a breath capable of blowing it away, or of .- fFefling its annihilation ; » nd the diminutive objerj^ that live on its surface, are even imperceptible to its mieroittibi, ev'e. It sees nothing but its own vain glory, the sordid idol of its own unhallowed wor- » hip. It re « embles a circle still tending to an unattainable circumference ; or, a soul, that imagines boundless space rather incapacious to enutain its greatness; yea, it is similar to a never- ebbina ocean, ever flowing towards unexplorable coasts: like Eternity, it sees no circumscribing shores. But si it is likened to a hubblt of vanity, ever swelling, what will be the consequence ?— It will be inflated by the airy soul that inspires it, till that soul has exhausted all its in- flative powers: and what then ?— It will burst— and the flimsy sphere of vain glory, will dissolve into the e » mmon clement of which it is composed. AUGUSTUS. Neb- nr, July 11, 1812. CAVAN ASSIZES, FRIDAY^ JULY " L7, 1812. Tie King at the Proletarian of Mary ReiHv end othtrt, against Robert Bennett, and Edward Bennett. The Prisoners were given in charge to the Jury, and indicted for the murder of Michael Reilly at Clenkeen, on the 20th of January, 1312. Mr. Stokes stated the case for the Crown.—. We regret we have not time to give his excellent and impressive statement. WITNESSES PRODUCED OX* PART OF THE PROSE- CUTION. Mary Relly examine/ 1 by Mr. Buy. Witness said she knew the deceased Michael Rr- illy— he was her brother— he is dead— on the 20th of Januarvdast, she went to Clenkeen, to see a challenge to wVotrjj^ C between a person of the name of Darbj^, jnd one Keeley— the first thing she saw on becoming on the ground was her deceased ht- otner running away for his life— she saw the Prisoners Robert and Edward Bennett, and others, pursuing him—( Witness identified Prisoners)— Ned was armed with a hanger, and Robert had a bayonet— she saw Ned strike the deceased several blows, and Robert strike him with his bayonet— Robert stabbed him three or four t'mes. Question from the Court— Q. Was he running away at that time:— A. He was my Lord, mak- ing oft" for his life. Witness did net see her brother give the lea$ t provocation— the Prisoners were her near neigh- bours, living in the next land— they are relations of each other, but not brothers— her brother lived from Monday, when he received the wound, till the Saturday following— she could compare his | whole body to nothing but a piece of cut and mangled beef— he was visited by a Doctor— there were several others, as well as the Prisoners, in put suit of him ( her brother) at the same time when he received his wounds. Cross examined hy Mr. RoUestone. Witness ne » er knew of any dispute between her brothers and the prisoners— ihey had lived on a footing 1 f friendship and intimacy— her friends were very happy to have them living so conve- nient. The parties who came to fight had agreed to make it up on the ground— her brothers went to st*.' the challenge— a great many attended for the same pi)' pose— she believed there were above 200 persons assembled on the occasion. It was not unlikely that there had been a general quarrel •— the bustle and confusion had not contiiued long, when she saw the pursuit— she heard Darby and Keely had fought— can't say she knew the name of the person who was second to Darby— Pat. Reilly, a brother of her's, was second to Keeley— she was not present, nor convenient. to where they fought. It was reported that after Darby had lost his stick, her brother desired Keeley to follow his blow. She heard that one Paulson was there — she did not hear that he had put his stick over the head of Keeley— Keeley partly run into the house, and swore he would cut them to pieces— she did not know how many of Keeley's party were present. The ditch on which she stood was not altogether two yards from the deceased. Her eyes were on him, and she did not observe any stones thrown. On her oath she had not a stone in her hand until Darby's party were pursuing them to the end of her father's house. At the Coioiier's Inquest held on the body of the deceased, they were all turned out. She did not ask the Coroner to examine her— she did not ' attempt to conceal any'thing from him— had he asked any questions she would have told him the truth. John Smith examined tj Mr. Schoalcs. Witness lives in the lands of Clara, in the parish of Kildalleen— recollected having been at Cleii- keen on the 20th January last— knew the prison- ers, Robert and Edward Benr. et— he saw them at Cltr kcen on that day— he went there to see a tight between Thomas Darby and one Reilly— 1 great many persons were looking o — he saw the place where Reilly was killed— saw the prisoners have arms in their hands— Ned Bennet had a sword, and Robert a bayonet— at the beginning Robert had a stick, but afterwards he had a bayonet, which was concealed under an outside coat. He saw hirn ( Robert) draw out the bayonet— some time after saw Edward Bonnet cut down the de- ceased with a sword, and Robert stab h m with a bayonet. At this time M chael Reilly was run ning towards his own house, apparently to save his life— witness was standing at a small distance from them— he heard Michael Rei'ily, the deceased, cry out to Edward Bennet to save his life— and he heard Edward then cry out, " not to spare him, but to lay on ;" h" then saw the blood running from him— he had several wounds in different places. Cross- examined by Mr. Call. Witness said, that bv virtue of his oath, he was not concerned wi h either party— some persons came into his house, where he was weaving, and desired him to come and look on at the challenge — Patriik Keilly was second to Keeley— he saw the ' wo men fighting with sticks— in the fight he saw the stick belonging to Darbv falling to the ground— he saw Keeley advancing forward to fol- low his fight— Pattison the second of Darby then struck Kee'ey— and Reilly, the second of Keeley struck Pattison— Reilly's brothers were a consi- derable distance off— a confusion arose, but in. his view no stones were thrown— he heard some per- sons shouting out that a man of the name of Long was killed— could not tell to which party Long belonged— he heard, and believes, he belonged to Derby's party— in a short time after he saw Long walking about— he could not say that Long was much beaten. Questions by the Court.— Q. Do you live near to the place where Michael Reilly was killed ?— A. Yes. Q. You were not on that day of any party ?— A. I was not— on that morning, and not before, I heard of the challenge— I was not asked by any party to go to the fight— I did not take any arms — I was there before they began to fight. Q. How long was it .< fter » the fight that Reilly was killed ?—- A. It was not more than half an hour — between a quarter and half an hour. Q. What time had elapsed from the period when it was said that Long was killed, until Reilly was killed !— A. A very short time alter— the Reillys were making home when they saw the di turbance, one party ran away, when they heard thar Long was injured.. Q. How far had the two parties run ?— A. They had only got out of one small field, and run a short distance up the road, endeavouring to save their lives. Q. What time did you first see the arms with Darby's Party?— A. They had swords and bayo- nets fton the beginning. Q. How many arms of that kind ?— A. To the best of my knowledge, they had only five or six at first, but some time after, when they began to fight, there appeared manv more ; there were up- wards of twenty, after Pattison had been struck ; I saw them draw the arms, from where they were concealed, from under their coats, and some of them from under their waistcoats.' Q. Had any of the Reillys arms ?— A. No, my Lord ; neither the Reillys, nor any of the persons on Reillys side, had anv arms. Q. Can you undertake to swear that positive- ly ?— A. Yes, I never saw, nor never heard of their having any arms— some of them had sticks, and some had none. Thomas Keeran examined ly Mr. Deering. This Witness corroborated the evidence of the two former— and added, that he had heard the Prisoner, Edward Bennett, desire Robert to pur- sue M. Reilly, and stab him. Case closed for the Prosecution. WITNESSES ON THE PART OF THE PRISONERS. William Kerr examined by Mr. Rolfestone. Witness is a serjeant of a yeomanry corps— he heard of the quarrel, and saw it on the 20; h of January last. When he first heard of it, he went to the Magistrate and told him what was to take place— he ( the Magistrate) said he would go and prevent it— on Monday, he said he would go again— he saw a Mr. Robert Ferguson, and spoke to him about quelling the disturbance— the most part of the persons assembled, were strangers from different parts— the Bennetts were not among them at all— there were upwards of 200 in the crowd— he called to them to keep tha peace— he called for Keely, and told him the M agistrates were coming— Keely replied, that he did not care for them— Ned Bennett then came up— » .! » ld witness he had no business there— Ji saw Darby coming-^ he saw the challengers on the field— Darby was very willing to make it up — there were a great number on both sides— when the two men came into the pit together, they shortly after began the fight, and the stick was knocked out of Darby's hand— then Pattison his ( Darby's) second went to save him, till he would recover his stick— Reilly ( Keely's second) then struck Pattison, and knocked him down, and then a general quarrel ensued— a man of the name of Long fell, and a person came to carry him away— he cried out that Long was killed— they were fighting in all directions, and throwing stones— he saw the first witness { Reilly's sister) throwing stones. Cross- examined ly Mr. Stoles. Witness was as much a friend to one party as the oiher— he certainly wished Darby to win the fight — Keeley and he did not belong, as members, to any particular Association— Darby and he did j belong to a certain Society,— witness thought he had no right to say whether the member of his Association were bound by an oath. Counsel for the Prisoner contended that the point was ruled, in the case of the King v. Dr. Sheridan, that a witness was not bound to answer whether the Association, of which he was a mem- ber, were bound by oaths. Counsel for the Crown stated, that the point alluded to was, whether art Orangeman was a competent Juror. The Court over- ruled the point, and desired the witness to answer the question. Witness said, he did not deny that he was a member of the Association, but he certainly would not divulge the oaths, if he were to stay on the table till that day month. The B^ nnefts complained that they had been beaten by Keetey's partv before, and witness thought they brought the arms to the fight, for their own protection — there were no arms but those on the part of Darby. Franco Finlay examined ly Mr. Cole. Witness saw the transaftion at CLnkeen on the 20th of J in nary last— he used every effort in his power to stop the quarrel. This witness corroborated the evidence of the last, as to the commencement of the tiot, and the cause of the general quarrel. Frederick Ellis examined. Witness said he was one of the Coroners of t!*? county C- ivan— recollefted holding an Inqtiest on th: body of Mich. Reilly— he saw Mary Reilly, deceased's sister, at the Tnquesr— he made the usual Pr clamation three times— Mary Re illy shewed the wounds— she did not make any re- marks, bur merely shewed the wounds— none of the Reillys came into Court, and he examined every witness produced— he was in Court when Mary Reilly was examined. [ It had been previously agreed on, between the parties, that all winesses, on both sides, were to leave the Court dnring the trial, til! called on.] Mary Reilly, first witness, was re- examined.— Witness said she did not shew her brother's wrunds to the Coroner— but a person of the name of Mary Keenan had shewn them to him, and that she was turned out of the house. Several other witnesses were also examined, and corroborated the former, as to the fa< 5f of the commencement of the riot; there was no other material circumstance in their evidence. Mr. John Finlay, a Magistrate, said, that he had se: n the deceased shortly before his death that he heard him name two of the persons that stab- bed him, and that he did not then mention either of the Prisoners. The case of the deceased was then very bad, and it was possible he might have gone on to name other persons after he [ Mr. Fin- layj left the room* The Jury retired for three hours, and returned their verdict.— Guilty of Manslaughter. The Prisoners were sentenced to be burned in the hand, and imprisoned twelve mon: hs; and to find security for keeping the peace. While the Judge was passing the sentence of the Law, he told the Prisoners, that they were in. debted to the lenient finding of the Jury, for their live?— that he had charged the Jury to find them guilty of either murder or of manslaughter; and that had they been convifted of the former, he, would not have considered them as fit objefts of TRIAL AND CONVICTION OF DAWSON, AT CAMBRIDGE ASSIZES. This trial, which excited so much interest in the Sporting World, was tri^ d yesterday, at the Cambridge Assizes. The following are the prin- cipal particulars:— The prisoner was arraigned on four indiflments, with numerous counts, viz. for poisoning a horse belonging to Mr Adams, of Rovston, Herts, and a brood mare belonging to Mr. Northey, at New- market, in 1809; and also for poisoning a horse bolonging to Sir F. Siandish, and another belong- ing to Lord Foley, in 1811, at the same place.— He was tried and conviiffed on the first ca'e only. Serjeant Sellon opened the case, and detailed the nature of the evidence. The principal witness, as on the former trial, i was Cecil Bishop, an accomplice with the prisoner. * He proved having been for some time acquainted I with Dawson, and that on application to him, he had furnished kim with corrosive sublimate to i sicken horses, as a friend of his had been tricked ' by physicking his horse, which was about to run a match. He went on to prove that Dawson and him had become progressively acquainted, and that on the prisoner complaining that the stuff was not strong enough, he prepared him a solution of arsenic. Witness described this as not offensive in smell, the prisoner having informed him that the horses had thrown up their heads, and refused to partake of the water into which the corrosive sublimate had been infused. The prisoner com- plained the stuff was not strong enough, and on being informed, if it was made strong it would kill the horses, he replied, he did not mind that, the Newmarket frequenters were rogues, and if he, meaning witness, had a fortune to lose, they would plunder it of him. The prisoner afterwards in- formed witness he used the stuff, which was then strong enough, as it had killed a hackney and two brood mares. The other part of Bishop's testi mony went to prove the case against the p\ rjtier. Mrs. Tillbro k, a lespeftable housekeeper, at Mswmarket, where the prison; t lodged, proved having lound a bottle of liquid concealed under Dawson's be. l, previous to the horses having been poisoned, and that Dawson was out late on the Saturday and Sunday evenings previous to that event, which took place on the Monday. After Dawson had left the house, she found the bottle, which she identified as having contained the said liquid, and which a chemist proved to have con- tained poison. Witness also proved, that Dawson had cautioned her that he had poison in the house for some dogs, lest any one should have the cu- riosity to taste it. Other witnesses proved a chain of circumstances which left no doubt of the pri- soner's guilt. Mr. King, for the prisoner, took a legal objec- tion, that no criminal offence had been committed, and that the subjeft was a matter of trespass. He contended, that the indiftment must fall, as it was necessary to prove, that the prisoner had ma- lice against the owner of the horse, to impoverish him, and not against the animal. He also con- tended, that the objeft of the prisoner was to in- jure, and not to kill. The objeftions, however, were over- ruled without reply, and the prisoner was convifted. The Judge pronounced sentence of Death on the prisoner, and informed him, n strong lan- guage, he could not expeft mercy t « be extended to him. AULD ROBIN G. IAY.— The author « f this popu- lar and much admired ballad, whici has been published among the Scotch effusions, is now as- certained to be the worthy pastor of Wring ton, near Cheltenham. THE LATE DREADFUL MURDERS. Further ' rficjulars. The Count D'AnTaigues was a ve y eminent Dolhical charafter, form- rly a Deputy of the No- bility of Vivarais to the Srat » s General, author of many eloquent trafts, and had married the cele brated Singer and Aftress of the Royal Academy of Music, at Paris, Madame St. Huberti ; he was murdered yesterday morning, at nine o'clock, along with his Lady, in their summer residence, at Bar- nes Te- race, by one of their servants, named Loi renzo, a Piedmontese, aged 2.5 yea^ s, who had been only a few months in their service, and whom they had no reason to suspeft of such a diabolical design. Both the Count an 1 Countess D'Antraignes were preparing to come to town, as they usually did every Wednesday. The Count had an ap- pointment ( as we understand) with his particular friend, Mr. Canning, to meet him at ten o'clock, and had aftually taken his papers in his hat, and proceeded down the sta'rease from his bed- room, his lady, who went before, being at the door wait- ing, and calling for the servant to open the car- riage. Lorenzo, at that moment, took from the he I of his master, a pistol and a most superb Tur- kish poniard, which the Count D'Antraigues had brought with him from Constantinople. Pie dis- charged the pistol at his master at six paces dis- tance on the staircase, and missed him, the ball passing between the Count and the Countess. The murderer seeing the ball had not taken ef- feft, took to the poniard, and stabbed his master in the shoulder. Though the blow was mortal, the Count had still strength enough to walk up to his room. The servant then ran to the Countess, who was shrieking, and plunged in the most fu- rious manner, the poniard into her breast. She fell and died instantly, without any groans, saying only Lorenzo, Lorenzo ! It appears that the Count died as soon as he had i - entered his room, from the effusion of the blood in his chest. The murderer, bewildered and frantic after his ferocious deed, came to the room ubere his master was lying, and seizing on ano- ther of the four pistols which the Count had con- stantly for his proteftion at his bedside with the poniard, under a presentiment that one day or another his life would be attempted, discharged the contents in his mouth, and shattered his head in the most dreadful manner. He died on the spot, and fell by the side of his master. The alarm was given by the coachman, who was standing at the door, and the other servants. Two profes- sional men came instantly, but no assistance could avail. The house was besmeared with blood, and preen'ed a most shocking speftacle, the three cotpses being extended in such a small space. The coachman drave to town to fetch the doc- tor and the lawyer who were generally employed by the Count, and to convey the melancholy tid- ings to the house of the deceased, in Queen Ann- street West, where a crowd of people were col- lefted during the whole of the day. Dr. Chavernec, of Gerrard- street, the surgeon, J and Mr. Trickey, the solicitor, both the intimate 1 friends of the deceased, went post to Barnes- ter- race. The papers, jewels, and other effefts of the Count and Countess, were put under seal in their presence and that of a Magistrate, and several respeftable neighbours. A Coroner's Inquest is to take place this da y, at Barnes, on the thiee bodes. No cause is yet known for the atrocious aft which has deprived of life two persons who, by their talents, knowledge, amiable manners, and powerful connefl: or, s, ranked very high in society. The Count D'Antraigues was a man of a colos- sal stature and most imposing countenance, only 58 years old, and his Lady was aged 52. ! jj Mr. Vansittart, the Chancellor of » he Exche. f quer, the particular friend of the Count was in- formed of the lamentable event early yesterday ; I and Lord Sidmouth commissioned Mr. Brooks, | of the. Alien- Office, to take', jointly with Count i La Chatre, the Commissary of his Majesty Louis ,! XVIII. the proper measure to secure the papers f and property of the deceased, who had been for- Imerly Commissary of his Most Christian Majesty in Italy, and lately, and till his death, a secret t! agent and correspondent of the Emperor of Rus- !; sia. ( The Count D'Antra'gues was a person who has eminently distinguished himself in the trou- jj bles which have convulsed Europe for the last two and twenty years. In 1789 he made himself conspicuous by his activity in favour of the Re- volution ; but during the tyranny of Robespierre he emigrated to Germany, and was employed in the service of Russia. At Venice, in 1797, he was arrested by Bsrnadotte at the order of Bona- parte, who pretended to have discovered in his portfolio, all the p irticulars of the plot upon which the 18th of Fructidor was founded. The Count made his escape from the Ciiadel of Milan afier he was confined, and was afterwards employed in the diplomatic mission of Russia, at the Court of Dresden. In 1806 he was sent to England with credentials from the Emperor of Russia,' who had granted him a pension, and plac- ed great dependence upon his services. He brought letters of very warm recommendation from the Emperor to Lord Greuville ; and after- wards paid his court successfully to Ministers ; for he received letters of denization and very consi- derable sums were lavished by Government, for services which he and his coadjutors undertook to manage. CORONER'S INQUEST. London, Friday, July 24. A Coroner's Inquest was yesterday helil before Mr. Jemmett, at the White. Hart, on Barnes- ter- race, Surrey, 011 the bodies of the Count and Countess D'Antraigues; and also on that of Law. rence ( s- irname unknown), by whom the Count and Countess were barbarously murdered. Susannah Black, a servant in the family of the deceased Countess, stated, that the carriage of the deceased was ordered to the door of their house at Barnes- terrace, at eight o'clock on Wednesday morning? her mistress at that hour prepared to go in the carriage; when her Lady went to the hall, witness followed her, and called to Lawrence, . who stood outside, to open the coach- door ; in- [ j itead of doing so, he walked pait his mistress, and the witness immediafelv after heard the report of a pistol. Lawrence immediately after ran up stairs, and she saw him coming down again, with a pistol in one hand, and the other hand bth: nd him. She did not see what he held in the hard behind him. T* he Countess went out at the front door t and when Lawrence returned after the re- i! oort of the pistol, witness saw him strike the i Countess, and again run up stairs. Presently after she saw the Countess bleeding. Witness was greatly alarmed, and ran in to procure assist, ance. A few moments after, she went to the door again, and saw her mistress Iving in the pat. lour bleed ng. She was alive, but speechless, having received a wound in the breast. A sur- geon was sent for, who came immediately, but her mistress died in a few minutes afier he came. Elizabeth Ashton, another servant of the fa-, mily, corroborated the evidence of the preceding witness. William Hebditch, coachman to the Crunt D'Antraigues, said, he was ordered by Lawrence to get the coach ready by eicrht o'clock on Wed. nesday morning. Witness was at the doo' with the coach to his time. Soon after he had pulled up at the door, he saw the Countess comint'. Lawrence walked from the coach towards her, and witness heard the pistol gooff. At the same time there was some exclamation, which the witness un- derstood to be " Not kille. l 1" or words to that ef- f » a. Lawrence iftimedU'elv after went up stairs. The Countess went into the house after the firing of the pistol, The witness soon after saw Law- rence return again, and as he came by his master, witness saw him lift up his hand and strike the Count with a dagger under the left shoulder, and rushed past him to the passage. Hi « mistress at the same time was wounded and bleeding, and he taw her struggle and fall. He turned round to assist her, when the Count came to the door wi- h the blood running out of his coat sleeve. The Countess was taken into the parlour, and the Count returned up stairs to his own chamber. At th" moment the Count went up stairs, wilness lvard the report of another pistol from one of the rooms above stairs. Several people then came to the door, and the witness begged some of them to go up stairs, which they did. After assisting his mis- tress, they proceeded to the Count's chamber, and found him sitting on the bed, and Lawrence lying dead on the floor with his brains out. A pistol was lying by him, which he had applied to his mouth. The Count was speechless, and died soon after. Wm. Hitchin, the master of the Sun public- house, deposed, that he was coming along the ter- race, at^ yben opposite the Count's house he heard the repWH^ a pistol, and looking into the hall, saw the- L^ urtt and Countess near the door. Pre- sently afti- r the Count and his Lady returned into the boose, afid witness was apprehensive that some mischitf had been done by Lawrence. Witness was gottMimtn the house, when the Countess Came past hitrMnd fell down in the hall. At the mo- ment he was standing by her, he saw the Coui^ t come out bloody, and instantly return again to the house. Immediately aftpr witness heard the re- port of a pistol in one of the rooms up staiis. Wit- ness rushed up stairs, and picked up a d igger. | 1 [ Here a curious foreign dagger was produced, which had belonged to the Count ; the blade was seven inches long, and turned at the point like a $ gardner's knife ; the hilt was curiously wrought in ® gold and pebble stones.] A number of people came in at the time, and they ali went up to the Count's room, where they found theCi- unt sitting on his bc'd, and Lawrence lying dead on the floor, A pistol was found near him which had be- n re- cently discharged. Lawrence's face was covered with blood. A pi- tol ball was discovered to have lodged in the stair- case. Mr. Ball, a surgeon, said, he Was sent for to go to Count D'Antraigues, and when he came there he found the Countess wounded, and lying on the parlour flour— witness assisted her, and having ascertained that the wound, which was a stab un- der the breast, was mortal, and that she could not survive many minutes, went up stairs to as- sist Mr. King, another surgeon, who was examin- ing the Count's wound. He found the wound was four inches deep under the left shoulder, gi ven by a sharp instrument, from which a large quantity of blood had issued. The Count died in about a quarter of an hour after receiving it. In addition to the above, it was stated by the servants, that Lawrence had been only three months in the Count's service. He was an Italian, and no reason whatever could be assigned for his atrocious conduct- It did not appear that he had quarrelled with his master or mistress, or that he had ever expressed any intention of taking re- venge. It was suggested that insanity might have had some influence, but not the least evidence cf mental derangement could be obtained. The Coroner having read the evidence over, left the Jury to deliberate, and in a few moments they returned a verdict of Wilful Murder, com- mitted by the deceased servant, Lawrence, on the Count and Countess, and of Suicide with respect to himself, and that he was in his senses when he committed the dreadful crimes. The bodies exhibited a most dreadful appear- In the Court of Exchequer, London, June 27, W. Skenitt, a collector of assessed taxes, at Sand- bach, Cheshire, was convifted in the penally of ji' 600, for overcharging several persons, contrary to the Aft of Parliament: and ^ homas Brart, a colleflor for the Parish of St. James's, Bristol, was convifted in the penalty of jffSOO for the like offence. William Jamieson, farmer in Craighead, parish of Auchinleck, Scotland, aged 90 years, being an old spor's nan, a few days ago set out to hunt v* i d ducks, arid was lucky enough to hit five shots run- ning, without a miss, and to kill three brace of full • grown ducks, with which the cheerful old man j came home in triumph. He was married about I teven years ago to his fourth wife, and has upwards ' of 100 children and grand children. B Ef, FA ST : Printed and Published by DKUMMOND ANDERSON f(| Sell and the other Proprietors, every AW„ y, H'ed,,„ Ja an t Saturday.- - Price of the Paper, when sen- .0 Jny pa, t of the Umte. 1 Kingdom, ^ 3, 8,. 3rf. yearly, naid in .. bailee AGENTS— Meisrs. Tayisr and Newton, VVarwick- s « 1 on-' don_ MT. Bernard Murray, ICS, Old Church su'e « t, Uul>. Im— Mr ; » s. Anderson, boatacl * r, lidinbiiigh.
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