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Belfast Commercial Chronicle

02/11/1812

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Date of Article: 02/11/1812
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PARTNERSHIP. THF. SM » criber « having formed a Partt^ rship in the GENERAL COMMISSION and PROVISION BU- SINESS, under the Firm of JOSEPH GILLIS & CO. gENERAL ELECTION LONDON, MONDAY, OCT. 20. WINTER ASSORTMENT. Superfine, Refine, and Livery Cloth; Goiun, Mantle. Pelisse Cloths, and Cassimerei: Sarcenets, Velvets, Bombazines, Bombazets, Irish Poplins, and Tabinets. OAKMAN # SPUOULL MOST respectfully inform their Friends and the PubVc, that they have this day received a large and elegant Assortment of the above GOODS, of every description; which, together with a choice variety of other Goods In the WOOLLeN, HABERDASHERY, and FANCY LINE, they are determined to dispose of on the nlost moderate Terms. ( 1G0) ARMAGH, October 19. WHOLESALE LONDON HAT WARE- HOUSE, Cotton- Lane, Donegall- Street, Belfhst. WM. WArd & CO. HAVE received a large and fashionable sup- White, Black, and Drab Laches fancy Hats, Bon- nets, iSfc.— Gentlemen's London Beaver Hats. A very large and elegant Assortment of Mens, Youths, and Boys Plates and Cordier, Childrens' White, Black and Drab Fancy Ditto A quantity of Fashionable FEATHERS, and Fancy TRIM VI1NGS of various Shades and Colours. The whole of which they will dispose of on the most mo- derate and liberal terms. ( 173 POTASHES, PEARL DITTO. NEW ORLEANS COTTON, UPLAND DITTO. BARREL STAVES, HOGSHEAD DITTO. For Sale by JAMES KENNEDY, September 7. ( 912) Donegall- Quay. SOLID SALT. THF- PATENTEES have given the above name to a Sal: of British maoufa& ure, ( to distinguish it from Stoved, Common, British Bay, Patent, or Fishery,) which will be found upon trial, to be equal, if not superior to the Vest Foreign Salt, possessing in a pre- eminent degree its es- sential property, of durability and firmness of graiu in pickle, and between layers of Provision, or Fish, and containing more REAL SALT in a given weight. The Manufacture of " SOLID SALT" being fusion by heat only, without the intervention of either Brine or Water, renders it not ouly free from any adhering moisture, hut also from the quantity of water forming a constituent part of every other variety of Salt, British or Foreign, amounting together frequently to 10 per Cent. The SOLID SALT is recommended therefore in the fullest confidence of its giving the utmost satisfaction in every department of the Provision Trade, and owing to us peculiar characteristic solidity, particularly for packing, not only meat of all kinds, but Fish also The PATENTEES have also to observe that by their pro- cess they can manufacture the SOLID SALT of any desired size of grain ; small for th" first operation of striking or salt- ing, or large grained for packing. The SOLID SALT has been made use of by many of the most eminent praClical men in the Provision Trade, as well as those in the Fisherv; in all cases giving the greatest ss tirfaiftion. It has al< o, by order of the Honourable the Com- missioners of the ViClu illing Board, been suhje& ed to ex- periment at Deptford, where a most decided preference has been given to it. With the most perfeCt conviction of its superiority and value, the Patentees leel assured that it only requires to be known, to be universally made use of. Messrs J. and T. MARSHALL, & CO. of Northwich, the only manufac- turers of the SOLID $ ALT, have appointed Messrs, WHITEHOUSF & GAL AN, of Liverpool, Agents for the tale of it, to whom any orders and communications are re- quested to be addressed. The price is Forty Shilings per ton, of Forty Bushels. A Specimen of the Salt m- y be seen, on application to Messrs. WM SEED and ROBt. BAILIE, of Belfast, and Messrs. JOHN and HENRY QUIN, Newry ; which th Patentees earnestly solicit the Houses in the Provision Trade to inspeCt, being confident, it will be found to pos6Cb » everv equisite to insure the general use of rt. ( 16$ To the Gentlemen, Clergy, tf Freeholders of the County of ARMAGH. GENTLEMEN, Accept my warmest thanks for the high honor You have again conferred on me— it must ever be the study of my life to merit your approbation : and when the period shall arrive that divests me j of the trust committed to my charge, my hope j shall be, that I have not proved myself unworthy ! of the exalted station your kindness lias once more placed me in. I have the honor to be, With every sentiment of esteem and gratitude, Your faithful arid obedient Servant, WILLIAM BROWNLOW. Armagh, October < 23, 1812. _ ( To the Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of ANTRIM. GFNTLEMEN, Accept my respectful thanks for the honour you have this day done me, by electing me one of your Representatives in Parliament— an honour the more grateful from its having been unani- mously conferred. I have the honour to be, GENTLEMEN, Your faithful and obedient Humble Servant, YARMOUTH. CarrickferguS, October 21. NEW WOOLLEN- DRAPERY. JOHN PORTER " 1TNFOR. MS his Friends and the Public, that he has com- JL menced the above Business, at No. 2, BRIDGE- STREET, ( Opposite the Exchange), Where he i » extensively supplied with every Article in the WOOLLEN LINE, which, having been purchased on the best terms, he will sell cheap for Ready Money. 150) Belfast, O& obir 19. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1812. They beg leave to inform their Friends and the Public, that in a few days they will have ready for Sale, 3 Quantity of BEEF, in Barrels and Tierces, BACON, MESS PORK, & c. & c. at their Stores, in Byrt's- enrry, lower- end of High- street, where every attention will be paid to any Orders or Consignments they imy be favoured with. ISAAC & JOHN PATTON. DAVID BIGGER. JOSEPH GILLIS, THOS. M'WHINNEY. Belfast, Oflober 19. ( 147 E, ' he Undersigned BREWERS, beg leave to inform > our Customers and the Public, that in consequence ! of the High Price of Malt, the great advance on Hops, and j in order to enable us to make Ale and Bier of sufficient i Strength, are determined, that fr< im am! after tbis elate, we will not sell under the following Prices i— Best Ale, I?/. 10/. to Retailers— 3/ lix to Private Families. Second do. 2/ 8J. ditto. 21 lo*. ditto. Small Beer 1/ 5s. ditto. 19th Oaober, 1812. A. O'BRYAN BELLINGHAM & Co. Portadown. ROBERT GARRETT, Lisburn. ROBERT KENNEDY & Co. Comber. ALEXR. HOLMES & Co. larne. THOMAS GUNNING, Carrickfergus. JAMES BOYD, Lurgan. JOHN JOHNSTON, Do. ROBERT RUDDICK, Warringstown. ALFXR. CLAIIKE & Co. Maghera. JOHN DICKSON, Bailymena. FERGUSON & LEDLIE, Antrim. ANDREW LYLE, Armagh. THOMAS GERRAGHTY, Dungannon. ALEXANDER M'KENZIE, Dung. innon. WILLIAM NAPIER, Belfast. SAM. GIBSON & Co. Do. JOHN BELL, do. * FRANCIS HUDDLESON, DO. ( 159 Belfast, October 2S, 1812. AT a MEETING of the PUBLICANS of the Town of Belfast and its Vicinity, convened this day. at the House of CHARI. ES DAVIS, for the purpose of taking into consideration, certain Resolutions entered into by the BREWERS of Belfast and other places, in which they Re. selv d not to sell AI E or BEER to any Retailer, except at an advance of TUN SHILLINGS per Barrel. Now, w « the Retailers of Spirits and Ale in Belfast and its Vicinity ( finding that the Public Jo absolutely refuse t » pay in proportion to said advance), have come to the follow- ing Resolution:— That we will not purchase from any Brewer, < ir other Pers6n at said advanced BBFR or ALE, but will rather confine ourselves to the sale of PORTER, SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS, & c. & c. Signed by order, JOHN M'MULLAN. N. B. Any Brewer or other Person who will engage to deliver good BEER and ALE in Belfast, at the former Prices, will find it their interest to address a Letter to Mr. CHARLES DAVIS, Smithfield, Belfast, which shall be duly attended to. ( 198 LEASEHOLDS IN DONEGALL- STREET. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, lly order of the Executors of the late Mr. WALTER CRAW- FORD, at my Office in Done'ill- street, on TUESDAY the 17/ A November next, at the N'hr of TWELVE o'clock, THE FOLLOWING TENEMENTS, TO WIT : TT EASE of a LARGE YARB, on part of which ji A is ereSed an extensive and substantial STORE, capab'e of bearing any reasonable weight on the upper floors, together with Three detached'Offices, having an abundant supply of Pipe- Water, and a spacious entrance from Waring- street, past the Sugar- House Stores, and Mr. Whittle's Warehouses; there is also a present entrance into Donegall- street, near the Exchange; Yearly Rent =£ 12; now leased at will, for a very considerable annual Profit- rent.— For par- ticulars, as to Title, & c. apply to RICHARD WARING, Esq. Attorney. No. II. LEASE of a DWELLING HOUSE, YARD, and OFFICES in Donegall- street, held for 7+ Years, from 1st November next, at the Yearly Rent of ,622, 16s. part of which is let to Tenants at will, for £ 79, 12.<. 6d. yearly; besides an OFFICE, YARD, and STORES, unoccupied at present, of which, and the House, possession can be given immediately. No. III. LEASE of a comfortable new- built DWELL- ING- HOUSE in Elliot- Court, and near its entrance from Donegall- street, held from THOMAS O'NEILL, Esq. for 30 years from May, 1812, at the Yearly Rent of £ 7, lSj. Terms at Sale, and further particulars may be known, on application to JAMES HYNDMAN, Agent. OCtober 27. ' ( 206 CAUTION. HAVING seen an Advertisement in the Belfast News- papers, for the Sale by AuClinn, nn the 17th Novem- berfnext, of certain Tenements in Donegall- street, by the Executors of the late WALTER CRAWFORD.— I do hereby Caution the PUBLIC against purchasing the Lot, No. 1. of said Tenements, without first inquiring of me the nature and extent of the Tenure. FRANCIS WHITLA. Belfast, October 29. ( 218 " FARMS TO BE LET. ABOUT THIRTY IRISH ACRES of GOOD LAND, situated at Strandmdls, within 1J Mile of Belfast, on the Banks of the River Lagan. 1 here is a most beautiful situation for a House on the Lands, commanding a view of the County of Down side of the River, the Demesne of Belvoir Park, and the New Bridge, together with the Town, Long Bridge, aud Bay of Belfast. There is an excellent road to it, and a supply of Spring Water. Possession can be given on the First of November next, Application to be made to JOHN STEWART, Esq. Wil- mont; and MARY BLAIR, on the Premises, will shew them. 88;!) September 4, 1812. TO BE SOLD, TT'HE I. EASE of FIVE HUNDRED ENGLISH ACRES ji in the Parish of Aghagallon, in the County of Antrim, ying hetween Lurgan and Lisburn, in a fine Wheat Country, adjoining the Canal. These Lands are of the best Quality, with Turbary annexed, and are held under the Most Noble the MARQUIS of HIRTFORD, for one Life, at the Yearly Rent of ^ 100, 8/ tict. including Duties. Proposals in writing, addressed to the SUBSCRIBER, will be received for the whole, or for separate Farms. GEO. DOWGLASS. MOUNT IDA, DROMORE, OiSober, 1, 1812. jj. A part of the Purchase- Mosey may remain in the , nds of tiie Purchase, on security. 19 IP HE FLOUR MILLS and CONCERN at s KNOCK, formerly Advertised in this Piper, for Sale, not bring Sold, they will now be Let, for whatever term tnay be agreed upon, and immediate possession given. For further particulars, apply to HEWITT & M'MUR- RAY, 25. Prince's- street, Belfast; or, JOHN HEWITT. Knock- Mills, who wdi shew < he Premises. ( 191 FLOUR. A situatioN FOR FLOUR & CORN MILLS. To be Let for a long Term, or Sold out, "{" WE CONCERN called the FALLS COTTON MILLS • I. within one and a half miles of Belfast, and well calcu- j lated for Flour and Corn Mills, having one fail of water -. f : fifteen feet, and a second of twent> - one and upwards, making j a fall, if united, of thirty- six feet ei* h » inchcs. C. i the Premises are already bailt Three M ils, two of : them with Machinery for driving by water, the third by [ steam. Also, 25 Houses for Workmen, one for the Mana- i ger, and Offices, & c. There is also a Neat Dwelling- Home, in a beautiful mua- ! tion, with Plantation, neatly dispow. l, to be Let or Sold, I either separately, or as part of the general Concern — A quantity of Land attached to the House above Nine Acres. Application to be made to W. 3. JOY, 39, Waring- street ( 121 COUNTY OF DOWN. LANDS TO BE SOLD. THE FFF and INHERITaNcE of the Townlands of BLEARY and BALLYNagARRiCK. situate in the Parish of Tullylish; distance about two oi!> j front Lurgan, three from Banbridtfe, three from Tandragee, and three from Portadown, all good IV". i L- t Towns. BLEARY contains about 5' iO Veres; BALLYNAGARICKj about 247 Acres, Irish Plantation Mtw « , The I,.. "- Is are of excellent qualify, with a sufficient. quantity of Turf for both. About 223 Acres have b- en Leased out for upwards of GO years, for three lives, at a wry low Rent, two o< which lives are dead, and the survivoi upwards of 12 years oi l Rent- Rolls, and all necessary information respedtintj the Title, may be had b> applying to thr Proprietor, WII - LIAW MACNAMARA, Esq banbridge; or, to GEOR'- JE and WILLIAM CROZIER, Attorniei at Law, Dominick- streer, Dublin. N. B. The Townland's will be Sold together or separate; or the former ( Bleary) will be divided, to suit Purchasers. 158) ^^ 0£ lober 19. BLEACH- GREEN ROBBERY. ON SATURDAY Night last, the BLEACH- GREEN of AARON STANTON and CO. of CARNMONEY , was feloniously entered, and SIX PIECES of Purple and White yard- wide Printed MUSLIN taken therefrom. FIFTY POUNDS REWARD Will be paid for proof to Conviction of the Perpetrator or Perpetrators of said Robbery j and private information will be weirrawarded, and kept secret, if required, by the Carn- mttiey Bleachers' AitKiation. JOHN BELL, TREASURER. 16th October. N. B. It is requested that any Person to whom the above may be offered for Sale, will take notice, that they are of two different Patterns, and not fully cleared up in the white, and from the manner in which they were lifted, one selvage in e. ch piece, must have been torn every three- fourths © t a yard, about half an inch in. ( 139 OFFICE OF ORDNANCE, Dublin, 5th October, 1812. THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS of His MAJESTY'S ORDNANCE do hereby give Notice, that they will, on MONDAY, the 9th day of November next, receive seal- ed Proposals ( in Writing) from such Persons as may h • will- ing to supply FORAGE for the ORDNANCE HORSES in IRELAND, from the 1st day of January next, to the 31 » t December. 1813, at the undermentioned Places, viz :— Athlone, Longford, Belfast, Loughrea, Bandon, ' Naas, Ballincollig, Waterford, Charlemont, Omagh, Clonmel, Island- bridge, Enniskillen, Pigeon- house, Fermoy, City of Dublin. Limerick, The Rations per day for each Horse are to be Sixteen Pounds of Hay, Ten Pounds of Oats, and Six Pounds of Straw. Ballincollig Horses of Civil Department. C Hay, lbs 20 Ration per Horse per day < Oa: » , lb .$. 12 L Straw, lbs 6 Security will be required for the due Performance of such Contract as may be accepted, and no Tender will be receiv- ed after Twelve o'Olock on the above day, nor any attend- ed to, unless the Proposer, or some PersoB properly authoris- ed on his behalf, be present at the time to nam* his Securi- ties, whov Assent to become his Sureties must be produced in Writing under their own Hands. The printed Regulations may be seen on Application at the Office, lower Castle- Yard ; or to the Officer command- ing the Artillery at e . cli Station. OFFICE OF ORDNANCE, Dublin, 5th October, 1812. THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS of His MAJESTY'S ORDNANCE do hereby give Notce, that they will, on WEDNESDAY, the 11th day of November next, re- ceive sealed Proposals ( in Writing) from inch Persons as may be willing to supply FUEL and CANDLES for the ORDNANCE BARRACKS and STATIONS in IRE- LAND, from the 1st day of January next, to the 31st day ef December, IS) 3, at the undermentioned Places, viz.:— Clonmel, Duncannon- Fort, Ennislcilkn, Fermoy, Limericlc, Longford, Loughrea, Loughswilly, Naas, Omagh, Tullamore, and Waterford. Athlone, Belfast, Bandon, Bantry Bayx Banagher, Shannon Bridge, Meelivk, and Killogue, Carrickjergus, Charles- Fort, Stations in Cork Harbour, Charlemont, The Proposals to mention the Price of Coals ( best Qua- lity^ per Too; Turf, per Kish or Box ; and Candles ( Mould, Dip), per Pound. The ContraClor is also to deliver such Fuel and Candles for the Engineer's and Storekeeper's Departments, as may be required, at the some rate as for tbe Royal Artillery, and Royal Artillery Drivers. Security will be required for the due Performance of the ContraCt, and no Tender will be received' after Tw- tlve o'clock on the above day, nor any attended to, unless the Proposer, or some Person properly authorised on bis behalf, be preas- nt at the time to name his Securities, whose Assent t « become his Sureties must be produced in Writing under their own Hands. The printed Regulations may be seen on application at the Office, Lower Castlt- Yard; or to the Officer command- ing the ArtWery at cacti Station. TO BE LET, From the lit of November next, for such Term as may be agreed up jn, "' IM. HOUSE and FARM of FAIRVIF. W, situ3re jn I < the t'ownland of Annaboe, within a few minutes walk of Kilmo- e Church, in the County of Armagh, con- taining 40 Acres, nearly the half Meadow of the best kind. There has been a large sum of money expended in buidii. g a Dwelling hoi> se witns itable Offices, now fit for thl i e- ception of a genteel j .- nily, or a Gentleman in the Linen Business, being situated in the center of the best Linen Markets in Ireland, within rwo miles of Richhill, five of Armagh, four of Port » doivn, nine of Lurgan, and four of Tandragee. On t' e Farm there is a go'd Garden and excel- lent young Orchard, planted with a variety of the choicest Fruit Trees, all in full bearing. For particulars app'y to Mr, JAMES ROSINSON, of Rich- hill; or THOMAS ROBINSON, the Proprietor, on the Pre- mises. » ( 48) FAIUVIEW, Sept. 28. GAME LICENCES TTSSUBD by S. REID, Distributor of - Stamps for the iL County of Down, for the year ending the 25th of March, 1813. Gsorge Atkinson, esq. Mill- Vale. Ambrose Jones, Esq Carlingford. Robert Henry, Esq. Killeavey. John Read, Fsq. Rahans. William Read, Esq Ballymoir. James M. Read, Esq ditto. Robert Black, Game keeper to Lord Gowfard. Stafford Gorman, Esq. Broomount. William Gorman, Esq. ditto. Walter Crawford, Esq. Bellevey. Isaac Glenny, Esq Newry. John Melling, Esq. ditto. Joha Ogle, Esq Fathom Park. Mr. Robert Babe, Fathom. Fras. Ogle, Esq. ditto. John Moore, bsq. Drumbanagher. John Henry, Game keeper to Mr. Moore. Lawford Tronson, Esq Newry. Mereduth Foxall, Esq. ditto. Robert Pooler, Esq. ditto. Hon. Baron M'Clelland, Ravensdale. Robert Thompson, Esq. Newry. Lord Viscount Kilmorey, Mourne Park. Thomas Seeds, Game- keeper to ditto. Robert Wallace, Esq Newry. Edward T. Savage, Esq. ditto. John Scott, Esq. Greenwood- Farm. James Bell, Esq Newry. Samuel Bell, Esq. ditto. Thomas Waring, Esq. ditto. Thomas Waring, jun. Esq. ditto. David White, Esq. ditto. Wills H. M'Creedy, Esq Rathfryland. John Waring, Esq. Mourne. Pat Fitzpatrick, Esq. Newry. John White, Esq. Devemagh. Roger Hall, of Mount- Hall, Esq. Barnard Burns, Game- keeper to ditto. Mr. William Ackins, Newry. William Duff, esq; Mount Caulfield. Mr Thomas Cope, Newry. Mr. John Jameson, ditto. Marcus Corry, Lieut.- Colonel South Down Regt. Robert Hamilton, Esq Newry. Jon. Seaver, Esq. Heath- Hall. Theops. Gardner, Esq Down. Trevor Corry, Esq Newry. Smithson Corry, Esq. ditto. George Ogle, Esq. ditto. Richard Wright, Esq. ditto. Captain James Searight, ditto. William Moore, Esq. Warrenpoint John Gordon, Esq. Derralaca. Samuel Parsons, Esq. ditto. William Gordon, Esq Sheepbridge, • Thomas Caldwell, ditto. Peter Donolly, Esq. Rosstrevwr. Robert Martain, Esq. Killbroney. Samuel Martain, Esq. Loughorn. John Martain, Esq ditto. John Howe, Esq. Woodville. David Ellis, Esq. Fathom. Hamilton Skelton, Esq. Grynan. R. Shaw, Esq 27th Regiment. Lieutenant- Col. Neynoe, ditto. George William Paddon. ditto. Mr. John Mollan, Newry. Lieutenant Sampson, Banbridge. John Boyd, Esq. Newry. f Hugh Trevor, Esq. Lisnagade. Mr. Pearce Murphy, Newry. Mr. James Hamilton, Caskum. Mr. Charles Magary, Pointzpass. Mr. John S Armstrong, Ballynahinch. Jasper Waring, Esq. Waringfield. Samuel C Waring, Esq ditto. Lord Dufferin. Ballyleedy. James Savage, Esq, ditto. Hugh Lyons Montgomery, Esq. LaurenCetownhouse. Charles Lyons Montgomery, Esq. ditto. Mr. William Reid, Ballyleedy. Thomas Banan, Game- keeper to Earl Londonderry. Robert Boyd, Esq Kearny- Hill J. Rankin, Physician, Kirkcubbin. BLEACH fHIV. EN ' FARM ji TO L ET, " PS^ fTHtN 1, 38 fkn three- quarters of a Mile of that ex- j ' v ce'lem Market Town llANasinoE, v) ith the Great River Ban running through its . tenter, and a most cipitdl Fall for a BLF. ACU MII. L or FI. oun Mux, and the Race made complete home to the Mill Site, which could not now be done at a Ics etpenditure than sfiloCiO Thi* Valuable FARM contains upwards of Sixty Irish Acres of choice Ground, all of which would be Meadow, with as goo « l a Road as in Ireland through it, and most beautifully situated in a genteel and respectable neighbour- hood, surrounded bjt Bleach- Green*, and so completely fenc. id. with Double Ditches, Walls, aad Hedges, as to bid defiance to any Fox Hoqn'fi in the country. A Lease, for ever, free » f r- neWal fine, will be ^' iven, if the value is offered, and the Tenmt declared on the First day of November next; and should its value not be offered before that day, then it will be Let by Public Cant, on MONDAY the I6' th November, at BOTL'S Inn, Banbridge, at the H « ur of ONE o'clock, to the highest Bidder, by DENNIS CAULFIELD, Newrt. N. B. Mr. CAULJIEID has Three Small FARMS to Let, near l. iNACHe. containing about Five . cres each, with Good Houses thereon, formerly in the possession of AN- THONY GARVET, Deceased. They will be Let tsgether or separately. ( 44 TO BE LET, AND IMMEDIATE POSSESSION GIVEN. " TPHAT Large N- w HOUSE in the center of the Town JL of Crumlin; it is particularly well adapted for an Inn, as lio trouble or expellee have been spared to make it sub stantial and every way cumfortable. There is an entrance in front sufficit ntly large to admit any coach or carriage, with a ve- large Yard, enclosed by a wall ten feet high. There is also Stabling sufficient for 30 horses, with excellent Hay- Lofts over, and a Large Garden in the rear. The Tenant can also be arcommo"! jted wnh six Acres and a half of ex- cellent Land,) immediately adjoining the town. This Con- cern is well worth the attention of any person capable of cjn- liufting it in a proper « tyle, being in a flourishing town and neighbourhood 1 he Premise? can be viewed at any time, and or particulars, apply to the Propriet ® r, 153) PATK. M'LORNAN, Belfw. The packet which has arrived from Jamaica, and left that Island on the 5u1 of September, brings a most melancholy account, which we hope is unfounded. The master states to his owners, that just before he left Jamaica, a ship had arrived from St. Domingo, the crew of which asserted, that by a joint scheme of the partizam of Petion and Christophe, all the whites and mu- lattoes had been massacred. Petioun it himself a mulatto; and we do not believe that these in* veterate foes to each other would a^ ree to any such project. The tide of Monday night the 19ch inst. was higher than any experienced at our quays for the last eighteen years. It reached a considerable way Up William- street, and large logs of wood were floating over our quays. Many of the stores in the lower part of the city were inundat- ed ; but, we are happy to add, thai, the damagu sustained was hot very considerable Derry Journal. LIVERPOOL, OCIT 15.— The Superior, Banners from this port, is arrived at Philadelphia, and uks. 11 possession of by the Customs. The Ceres, Webber, from hence for Philadelphia ; and the Me cbnn , Noyes, from hence for New- York, ate sent into Ha- lifax by the Nymph frigate. The Rover Chapman, of Wiscasset, fiom Liverpool, was taken the ISth J; ily, by the Regulator, privateer, retaken the Pillow- ing day by the Ringdove sloop of war, and s nt into Halifax. The Mary and Ann, Miller, from' Jamaica to London ; Diana, Harvy, from ditto for Br sto! ; and Jamaica, Kneale, from ditto for Liverpool, are taken by the Highflyer, American privateer, whiclt arrived at Baltimore on the 11th ult. t MILFORD, OCT. If).— Last night and this day v/ e have experienced a very heavy gale of wind, at W. S. W. the heaviest for many years, and ou> loss has been very severe. One vessel, the Providence, of Galway, is totally lost— many have lost anchors and cables, billed and full of water— and a numSt*- , i> e oil shore and much damaged. We have not had such a loss for many years. MURDERS. Wednesday week was committed to F^ ter gaol, Thomas Liscombe, labourer, charged with the wilful murder of Margaret Huxtable,' at D id. brooke, a child about nine years of in Jam. ary last ( for the discovery of the penr.' tntor, the Prince Regent offered a reward of 2') f> guineas); also charged with the wilful murder of Sir:.!* Ford, ahotit sixtV years'of of the pvisfr nf North Huish, on the preceding vSaturdiy.--. We have already related the circumsttnces whi. li . led to his apprehension. When brought f( j the D n . mouth Inn, Plymouth, he voluntarily conf » s;.'{ the murder of Sarah For 5, which he effected x, r first beating her with a broom- stick, and cutting her neck with a wood hook : he then took from her 22jGd. threw a bag over her head, cWed the window- curtain, went up stairs, broke open a box, took an entire suit of clothes, belonging to the husband of the deceased, in which b • dre? sed himself, left the house, after locking the door tnd throwing away the key. He then went to the river, where he sunk the whole of his own clothes, except his hat, which he left near the corpse of the woman. He was conducted to Kingsbridge, with a view to ascertain if he w- » s c. mcetm- i in the murder of the child at Dadbrooke, •.••*> : be ' 2') t! j of January last, as he had been four times hended and examined by a Commitee rif Geiide. men and Magistrates, which had been firmed f> r the purpose of investigaiing that foul deed, hut had escaped for want of sufficient evidence. Tues. day morning, after requesting his Uncle to be sent for, in his presence, and that of the constables, he confessed the horrible aft, by saying, " Well, I did murder the child." Upon being interrogi- ed as to the particulars, he further stated, that about six o'clock in the evening of the 20' h of January last, he met the child between B H Cross ^ nd the Houses; that lie intreared her to shew hi n the way to Sentry- gate, and he would give her penny : she complied with his request, and pro. ceeded over the stone steps and the stile leading to it; that in the second field he took htr out of the path, went across that field into ( he n? xt, whc? t he attempted to violate h ••- perso- i, but could no' effect it, in consequence of her cries and rt- siitanc ; he then took a stick from the hedge, struck her twice on the head, which he supposed to h iv; stunned her, as she made no more noise, after wards dashed her head to pieces with 1 ; rge stones; and ir being dark, he says, to be quite certain she was dead, he felt with his hand, and found her brains were beaten out; he stripped ber of her clothes all but her stockings, which he intended to have taken away, but thinking them of little value, left them in the same field, except the shift 5 he then wer. t to a pool, near Sentry- gate, washed his trowsers and his hands, and wiped them with the shift, which he threw into the hedj; e; he re- turned to his lodgings at Moreleigh, at atiuiu half, past nine o'clock. He strongly assert', he has no associate, but was the sole perpetrator of these bloody murders. Another horrid murder was committed last Monday night at Longford, a small village ne^ r Market Drayton, Shropshire ( about 10 miles dis- tant from the place where Mr. Moray was mur- dered by his wife and servan'), on the bodies of Mr. F. Bruce, a farmer, and his housekeeper, who were both found on Tuesday morning in their kitchen with their throats cut, and the house roh- bed. On Wednesday the Coroner's Jury sat, but no discovery had then been made of the wreches who had perpetrated the deed; but it wis snj « posed to have been done before eight o'clock in the evening, as they generally retired early ; o bed. The blood had, however, been traced on a stile and gate at Morton, a distance of a » out a m 1 •, 1 which, it is hoped, will lead to some discovery. PfffFAST COURSE OF FX^ W^ NOE, * c. OCT 30— Fe'faston T. nn'tnn f2IdO 7\ percent. Pelfast on Dublin ( 61 At.) 1 per cent. R'tfast on Glasgow per cent. OCT. 28— 3^ Der cent. Oov. Deb 72f —— 5 Per cent. Ditto Par. J+ vcr. nn, OCT. 26.— 3 " er cent. Consols ror Acc. 57^- i OCT. 28 Dub. on Lon. 7J | Ocr. 26.— Lon. onDu » . 9 § tj—-——- • m hi' ~ - . ..... _ . _ j ii i ARRIVED. MArr, « SI MCE OUR LA8T, nitE 0 Br PoNABHABER I 3 1 Bv DUBLIN 2 BELFAST, Monday, November 2, 1812. The London Papers of Tuesday the 1" lth ult. have arrived, and contain some interesting intelligence from Russia, brought by a Gottenburgh Mail. The fallowing is an< abstra.£ t : Diypatches from Lord Carhcart state, that there are reports from Gen. Kutusow of the 23d ult. w!> ich stare, « that the army was on the Culurgena r^ ad, towards Tools, Kalouga, Orel, and with a strong party nn the Mojaisk road. On the 19th he tent General Floraisky, with the 11th division of Cossacks and the Mere Polski Hussars, to watch the enemy, who discovered four regiment's of ca- valry in the village Snamenska, and made prisoners 401 men, 16 officers, and 40 petty officers, leav- ing great numbers dead on the field. " On the 21st and 221 of September, the Riis. sian parties brought in 500 prisoners. " On the 23d, the d* y he writes, he had sent Gen. Dorocoff on the Mojaisk road, who reports having taken six officers and 200 men. " In the meanwhile Lieut- Col. Davidoff, with 150 light cavalry, had been aCfve in cutting off the enemy's communications between Gjatck and Mojaisk. " And Adjutant- General Win'zergerode was aflive in the Mojaisk, the Twer, and Jasvierlaff roads. " The abstract of Gen. Dorocoff's Report is just received :— He states, that having sent Captain Udina on the Mojaisk road, he had taken two Captains, five Officers, 92 men, with 36 waggons of artilleiy stores. " Other accounts state, that in successful affairs of part; P? i 20 ] arge waggons, with artillery stores, and 300 men had bee taken." All the Russian armies are in a state of activity, receiving daily reinforcements, and full of confi- dence and courage. The private accounts by the Mail state, that General Wintzergerode, who emmands the army on the north of Moscow had had a brilliant aflion with Murat's cavalry, and took 3000 men and two guns. It is added that General DoCtrow has even taken Smolensk and all the supplies it contained. At Mojaisk a large quantity of ammunition was found. Tormassow's army and the Moldavian army are marching to Smolensk—' hey are ar- rived at Pisnk. This is said to have obliged Bo. naparte not on'y to order Victor's corps to join him, but to direCt Macdonald to abandon Cour- land and Livonia. The Russian force was thus distributed at tbe date of the last accounts:— Wittgenstein was on the Dwina, at Polotsk, communicating with Wintzergerode, who occu- pied all the road frow, Twer to the vicinity of Mofcow and M"> iaisk. At Mojaisk, Wi . tzerge. rode'e right touched Kiitnsow's left wing ; Ku- tusow's right extending to Kalouga and Toila; Doctorow's army was said to be in the rear of Mojaifk, at Smolensk ; and Tormassow and the Moldavian army were arrived at Pinsk, on their route to the Dnieper. Meanwhile Bonaparte is pressing reinforcements from all parts, and every article from every part mentions the requisitions that have been made for more troops. Vigor's corps passed the Wilna early in September. Bonaparte, according ao'Jthe Berlin Gazette has quitted Moscow, and is at Petrovitz, on this side Moscow, we believe. At Pet rsburgh, every measure not only of vi- gour, but of precaution, has been adopted. One of these is, the removal of the Russian fleet from Cronstadr to a British port. It' is for this we believe, the North Sea Pilots have just been sent to the Baltic. Perhaps this is a proof of that want of confidence in the present Ministers, which, according to the rartizans of the Marquis of Wel- lesley, pervades the Northern Courts. COURIER- OFFICE, TWO O'CLOCK. On the S'h, just before the accounts came aw. ay from Riga, a Courier arrived from the Emperor of Russia, at Petersburgh, bringing in- telligence that Bonaparte had quitted Moscow, and that a battle was expected. Kutusow had completely cut off all communi- cation with Poland— and the peasants were every where raising in a mass. Smolensk was certainly in the hands of the Russians, and Wittgenstein has driven St. Cyr, late Oudinot's corps, from Polotsk. In the expedition from Riga, the retreating Prussians were reinforced by 25,000 men by Mac- donald. The Russians lost no prisoners. The valuable effects of the Imperial House and Government of Russia have been forwarded to Sweabourg, a strong fortress on the Gulph of Bothnia, and 700 h. ojses have been sent in that diiection, for the conveyance of the Imperial J Family, should its departure from the capital bt rendered necessary. The Swedish letters st. ate, that tbe Expedition from thence is abandoned, and that the troops are ordered into winter quarters. They likewise mention it as a report, that the Danes have de- clared war against the Court « of Stockholm. The Russian Fleet, it is said, is eone from Win, go sound . ro Cronstadt ; some expected that although so late in the season, it would have threatened Zealand. With respect to the recapture of Smolensko, we can state, that the letters from Gottenburgh generally allude to it as an undoubted fact. A Gentleman who came passentrer in the las' P c- kef, affirms, that he had seen the Russian Bulletin on the subject brought to Stockholm by a Couri- er ; he believes the dated of the caotur » by Gen. Doctorow to be the 27th ult. and recollects the ac- count to enum rate great quantities of stores and magazines having fallen into the hands of the Russians. Most of the Russian corps in ' he. rear of the " rench Grand Army were centrating at Smoleisko, with the view, of course, of cutting off the Enemy's supplies to Moscow. The Arab sloop of war has been ordered to Yarmonth to take on board an Ambassador from the Regency of Soa; n to the Court of St. Peters- burgh. Upwards of twenty pilots will also pro- ceed to the Baltic in the Arab. It is reported that they are to take charge of the Russian fleet in the Baltic, which, instead of being locked up during the winter months, as usual, will, it is add- ed, pay a visit to the English Channel; and a naval expedition against rhe French coast, in con- junction with a British fleet, is talked of, as a diversion in favour of the common cause, during the absence of Bonaparte in Muscovy. A series of dashing enterprizes, upon the plan so often recommended by Lord Nelson, Sir Hume Po- pham, and latterly by Lord Cochrane, would go farther towards effecting a general pacifica- tion than a thousand negociations. A great number of muskets aru now made in the Uni'ed States, but they are of a very indiffer- ent quality. The Government armoury is at Springfield, which turns out 1200 per month. The most important commercial faCt stated from Russia is, that all British property which had heen- placed under sequestration, had been given up to the claimants. The merchants on the coast every where were imitating the prudence of the Government, and were sending off all their move- able effects. The ducat was at 24 roubl s, which was formerly at three roubles. Nothing is men- tioTied in any of our advices, of the intention of removing the Russian fleet from the Baltic, but it is hinted that it may be soun employed on an enterprise against Denmark. It is ascertained, that an American privateer has made its appearance in the Channel We presume that it has not crossed the Atlantic, but has been fitted out at Bourdeaux, or some other of the harbours of France. A new Governor for the Island of Prince Ed- ward in the Gulph of St. Lawrence, has just sail- ed to relieve Governor Des Barres, who is recal- ed from that duty. C. D. Smith, the new Go- vernor, is brother of Sir Sidney Smith. Monday and Tuesday mornings, American seamen on the river Thames, whether in licenced vessels, or others, have been seized, and sent on board the Enterprize Tender off the Tower. The British arms in the Indian Ocean are com- pleting a system of conquest over the Dutch settle- ments. The islands of Macassar and Timour have surrendered to an expedition, composed of a few ships of war, and the 59th and 84th regiments. ELECTIONS. CARRICKFERGUS ELECTION. At the close of the Poll on Saturday evening, at Carrickfergus, the numbers stood thus— A. Chichester, Esq 267 E. D. Wilson, Esq ...., 261 CITY OF CORK. State of the Poll on Thursday. Longfield... 167 j Hutchinson..... 73 Colthurst... 118 I Gross Poll. Longfield 778 1 Hutchinson 552 Colthurst 553 | COUNTY CORK. Fourth Day's Poll. Lord Bernard 276 | Mr. Ponsonby 127 Mr Hare 222 | Mr. Leader 40 Gross Poll. Lord Bernard 976 I Mr. Portsonby 381 Mr. Hare 876 | Mr. Leader 113 COUNTY GALWAY. Gross Pol! on Thursday evening. James Daly, Esq 3450 I Giles Eyre, Esq 1465 D. Ii. Daly, Esq 212S |, TOWN OF GALWAY. Gross Poll on Thursday. Hon. Frederick Ponsonby253 | Valentine Blake, Esq., Majority for Mr. Ponsonby 109 COUNTY TIPPERARY. Tenth Day's Poll. General Mathew 180 I Colonel Bagwell. Mr. Prittie 172 | Gross Poll on the 18th : General Mathew...... 265!) I Mr. Prittic...... Colonel Bagwell...... 2470 | 149 . 123 2176 COUNTY LF. ITRIM. State ot the Poll on Wednesday- John La Touche, Esq... 2918 I Luke White, Esq 1295 Henry J. Clement, tsq. 1852 | COUNTY CARLOW ELECTION. The Election for this County is over— Colonel La Touche and Mr. Bruen are returned, Mr. Bagenal declining any farther contest. COUNTY OF WESTMEATH. MULLINGAR, OCTOBER 24.— This evening, at four o'clock, our Election ended, after a contest of three days, in consequence of the resignation of Messrs. Tighe. Final State of the Poll. Packenham....: 787 I Tight.... 287 Rochfort 696 | Tiglle, jun 81 On Friday se'ennight, Sir Jame » Stewart, Bart. and Lieut. Gen. Hart, were unanimously elected for the Co. Donegall. Sir Charles Saxton has been returned to the new Parliament for the Borough of Malmsbury. COUNTY ROSCOMMON. On Saturday last, the Hon. Major General Mahon, ar ' Arthur French, Esq. of French perk, were unanimously elected to *- epre- s nt this County in Parliament. When the Elec- tion was over, the Representatives were borne through fh° town of Roscommon, in Chairs taste- fully decorated, amid the acclamations of the populace, who were regaled upon the occasion ; arid a sumptuous dinner, at which the most per- fect harmony^ prevailed*. was given by the Mem- bers to their respective Constituents. COUNTY MAYO. On Monday last, at Balbnrobe, the R: ght Hon. Denis Browne and tbe Hon. H. A. Dillon were unanimously re- elected to represent this County in Parliament— the former for the tenth, and, the latter the fourth time. Mr. Browne was proposed by Sir Samuel O'Mally, Bart, of Rose- hill, and seconded by the Rev. Mr Cronv * of Neal- park ; and Colonel Dillon was propo ed by Colonel Browne, of the South Mayo Militia, and seconded by Patrick Lynch, of Cloher- house, Esq Each of the Representatives a Idressed rhe Electors in appropriate and constitutional lan- guage. COUNTY OF DERRY~' ELECTION. On Monday last, after the usual ceremonies were gone through, the Sheriffs proceeded to the Election of two Representatives for the County of L. Derry in Parliament, pursuant to public Notice. James Scott, of Willsborough, Esq. addressed the Sheriffs and Freeholders, snd said, he had once more the honour to propose, for their con- sideration, tbe name of the Hon. Major- General Charles Stewart as a fit and proper person for their Representative. The proposal was second- ed by Henry Richardson, of Summerseat, Esq. who said that the distinguished character and conduct of the Honourable General were already too well known to every one who heard him, to render any praise of his totally unnecessary. The Sheriffs then put the question when General Stewart was unanimously elected amidst the loud- est acclamations. The Hon. William Ponsonby was then propes. ed by Samuel Lyle, Esq. who said, that he trust- ed ' he absence of the gallant Colonel would, in no degree, diminish the zeal of his supporters, as he was gloriously employed'in fighting our battles in ' he field. The proposal was seconded by David Babington, of Grocer's Hall, Esq. who paid many handsome compliments to the gallant Colonel, and also to the public chsirafler and condufl of the Right Hon. George Ponsonby, hts uncle, who then stood beside him ; and on the question being put by the Sheriffs, Colonel Ponsonby was unanimous- ly elefted, amidst repeat d ch'efs. Afrer which, General Stewart rose and said, " The grateful task now devolves on me of en- deavouring to return my sincerest acknowledg- ments for the honour now conferred on me of being again elefled one of your Representatives; and, when I consider the distinguished manner in which I have been received, " n my re'tirn to this great C > unty— when I reftetf oil the gratifying reception I met in this City; and lastly, when I avow, that duiing the course of my canvass, I did not meet one single refusal of support, 1 may, indeed, feel proud of this day, and naturally deep- ly anxious ever to see its recurrence. " I will not follow the example of candidates who make professions of their condufl. Every Gentleman will conceive, and the connry will un- derstand, that, having a most dear and near re- lative, high in the Illustrious Personage's Coun- cils who now guides these Realm, that I must be deeply connefted with, and attached to, his poli. tical opinions and measures j and, however there may be differences of opinion, on this head, I am sa'isfied my noble relation yi Ids to no man in deep anxiety for the interests of Ireland, in strifl honor and integrity, and in devoting his time and attention to the service of his country. But, how- ever pwlitical sentiments may differ, there is one opinion in which all heads unite— all hearts ( - spe- cially of Irishmen) do justice to— It is that of just'y appreciating the exertions of our gallant armies and their invincible Leader— a contempla- tion of their expioi's makes every man enthusiastic, and awakens every feeling that can animate those living under our inestimable Constitution That I am the friend of such a man, is no less my pride than that I am once again the Representative of this County. With respect to an Hon. Gentleman, Mr. David Babington's advening to my h> vi g the honour of such an individual as Col. Ponsonby united with we, in this great trust, on the present occasion, I am sensible of the meritorious charac- ter of that honourable Officer— his amiable man- ners— his early fame, as pointed out from rhe de- tails of the battle of Salamanca. I am also sen- sible of his great and distinguished family, th. ir talents, and abilities ; but, in appreciating these, I must also recollect my old companion and friend upon former occasions of this sort, who must ever, individually, possess my personal re- gard, from old habits of intimacy, while his great and noble family claim from me every respect for their constant kindness to me. To one of their respectable connexions, tbe worthy Baronet who represents this city, 1 have to offer my most grateful acknowledgments, for his attention to me on all occasions ; but, estimating all as I do, my object must ever be to live in the good opi- nion and affections of every man in the County, to carry his suffrage along with me, and to value his support as becomes me. After some expressions of individual obligation, the Hon. and Gallant General concluded, and was loudly cheered. The Right Hon. G. Ponsonby then addressed the Sheriffs and Freeholders, and thanked them for the high honour they had paid his Nephew, Colonel Ponsor. by, in placing him in the proud situation of Representative of this Independent County, an honour which was rendered still more gratifying by its being bestowed upon him during his absence. He assured them, that their confi- dence should not be misplaced, and that they would find Colonel Pi nsonby's public condu& such as he trusted would induce them to continue him long in the high situation to which they bad raised him } he was convinced he would be proud o have, as his Colleague, a brave and galldiu Ge. noral, who had add" d so greatly, by the splendour of his achievpmentS', to the honour anel glory of Ms countrv. At the conclusion of his speech, Mr. Tonsonby was greeted with loud cheering, and was afterwards chaired to his lodgings. U the eveninT, tb-= re was a public ordinary at the Ki g's Arms Hote1, which was numerously attended. We are fav red by our correspondent, with the following particulars :— On Wednesday the 21st inst. the F- eeW. ders in ! he middle and southern p< Vts rf the county, having heard that the Right H n. George Pon sonby was on the way towards Dtingiven, many hundred? of most respeft ble Farmers'on horse- back, together with a proportionate number on fiot, collected in various dire/ linns. This move- ment was no less spontaneous than sincere, and, notwithstanding the lateness nf the hour, and the heavy fall of rain, they passed over a mountainous distritf of more than nine miles, for the purpose of welcoming to their borders the man of the peo- le, the respectable uncle of their beloved candidate About eight o'clock in the evening, the caval- cade arrived in Dnngiven, when, the horses being taken from the carriage, Mr. Pmsonby was drawn by the people of the town, amidst the acclama- tion of the inhabitants, to the hospitable mansion of Robert Ogilhy, Esq. where a seleft party, in- vited by that steady and disinterested friend of liberty and independence, shared with their wor- thy host, in every feeling and every demonstration of satisfaction which, by rheir hop « s and their cause they were enti led to enjoy. The next day was employed by Mr. Pons nl y, in visiting his friends of the neighbouihood, and on Friday he proceed- ed to Somerseat, the residence of Henry Richard- sop, Esq. where also, he had the gratification of a reception, which, in its cordiality and elegance, was worthy of a distinguished Navy Officer and an accomplished Gentleman. On Saturday, Mr. Ponsonby was entertained at the country residence of his highly respefled friend David Babington, Esq. and on Sunday he was met at Mr. Smyth's, of Ardmore, by a numerous company, residents of this city and neighbourhood. Monday being the day of Eleftion, Mr. Ponson- by, attended by an almost innumerable escort of Freeholders on horseback, proceeded to London- derry, where he arrived about now. No sooner had the carriage made its appearance, than the populilce of the City hastened to meet it, and onse more, Mr. Ponsonby, with his friends, Mr. Lyle and Mr. Babington, were drawn along the bridge, and through the principal streets, amidst shouts of affedlionate applause. Colonel Ponsonby was proposed by Mr. Lyle, and seconded by Mr. Bi- bington, both of whom addressed the Meeting in a manner equally animated and appropriate. When General Stewart had concluded his ad- dress, such agitation prevailed in the Town Hall, from the anxious expedition of the people to hear Mr. P nsonby, that his speech was scarcely audible to those who were beside him; fro* n the uopreceden ed concourse of people, and the almost insupportable closeness of the place, his address was more concise than either he intended Or the assembly wished. After the e'. eflion of the Members, Mr. Pon sonby was chiired, on behalf of his nephew, through the Diamond, and the adjacent streets, until he reached the hou= e of bis friend, Alderman Lecky, where fruit and other refreshments had been provided. In the evening a public dinner was prepared, which was attended by Mr. . Ponsonby, General S ewart, and their respeflive supporters ; the friends also of Lord George Beresford joined the company, with a liberality and good temper which deserved and obtained universal approbation— Captain Richardson, being called to the Chair, presided with his chatafleristie good sense and politeness, and so happily conduced was the en- tertainment of the evening, that a conviviality, prolonged to a late hour, was throughout main- tained on all sides with ihe most gentlemanlike propriety and good humour. On Tuesday, Mr. Ponsonby dined at Oaks, the seikt of James Acheson, Esq. where, in the society of attached friends, he passed the eve of his de- parture from this County, in which he received no common- place pledges of affeftion, and towards which he acknowledged no ordinary gratitude and obligation. A BRIEF EXTRACT From the Reports of the Inspectors, upon the Flax Crops of 1812. ULSTER. ANTRIM.— The Flax crops remarkably good in the North distrifl, and the quantity of seed likely to be saved therefrom, will be very consi- derable. The judicious notices distributed through, out this Province, by the Provincial Inspeflor, urging all growers of seed to save seed on ac- count of the American war, had a great infftie . ee upon the saving of seed. In the South dis rift there is a three- fold quantity produced c- mpared with foimer years, and of excellent quality. Very little seed saved in this district. ARMAGH.— In general a good crop throughout this County. From an increased spirit of saving flaxseed, a much greater quantity has been saved, than there has been for the last two years. LONDONDERRY.— The Flax crops in this Coun- ty very good and very large, but no sead of any consequence intended to be saved. In the vicinity of Djrry tbe crops are much finer than for many years past, and much seed will he saved. TYRONE.— The Flax crops in the North distriil in general good, but not much feed saved — A much larger crop in the South distridf this year than the two last years, but little seed saved. The poorer orders hardly saved any. DON EG ALL.— The Flax crops i; I general good in this County, but vtry little seed saved. DOWN.— The crops in the North distrift abun- dsn;. Those of the South distrift better than for some years, but very iitti, e seed likely to be saved. FERMANAGH.— The crops in general in this dis- trict very good this year. There has been a large quantity of seed saved. MONAGHAN— An abundant crop of Flax in in this County, and the quality very good. Nearly one- half ot the seed has been sayed. CA VAN.— More Flax this season, and of a better quality than usual. The brig Minena, Capt. Sfeksls, from Newry to New- York, arrived safe on the 28th September. The schooner Rover, of N. Yarmouth, J iseph Gribble, master, arrived a few days in this ha'bowr from Gottenburgh, after, having'lost, m( f Mullen. Head, north coast of Ireland, one of her crew, the top of her for » mast, and her maihrtiist cutaway, boats, sails, & c. and her. gtins thrown overboard. Frort the disabled state of this ie.••• i set, ( as she now lies at our quay.) we- canno stow ton much praise'on the master and her atv,- for their meritorious exertions in bunging her to her port of destination. The Austrian Prince of Latour Taxis ex.- ended last month £ 45,000 in celebrating the marriage of his daughter. The ceremony was perfumed irs Vienna, and the festivities were kept tip near three weeks.' On certain days the guests took the diver- sion of hunting, for which purpose about 50 of the largest wolves that cmld be pr cured, we'tS purchased at au expence of j£ SQ each. An occurrence so tragical in its nature that. we shudder in relating it, took ptaofta few days a « f> at Murrisk, in the county of Mayo. Two female children, the one nine and the other tilpven ye/ is old, were, in the absence of their pa'ems, hickef up together in a cabin in which wore both fire an 1 tow. How they Communicated with each orln - is not known, but the melancholy consequence was, that the two children were li'erallv lyrnt to cit - ders. The house was not c- nstim d,'. iri l ti?<> opening it, the remains ( which consisted merely of the bones) of the eldest, as was s'upprverf frorri their size, were found at the door, to wh: ch it 4 concluded that she repaired in her horrible situ;.-, tion, with the vain hope of efFefting her escape. The bones of tbe Other p-< or viifim la* in the mid- dle of the floor. A correspondent, living in H" rentes- street, di- rects our attention to the very improper practice of some fbrffish individual, in tiring guns, tor his amusement, in the dead of the night.— This mis- chievous person, if he persists, ought to he taken before the magistrates, who would, no doubt, put him on some other way of diverting himself. Title EDITOR of tbe BELF. IS T CHU'i V7CT. S. MR EDITOR— The Nightly Wareh heir"* est--'. Wished for the laudable purpose nf protetip r r! 9 property of our inhabitants, it seems obvious to me, that each individual who has set down his name a Constable, should not, nnder any pretence ' tfha'- ever, desist from the duty of that station when service is required. However, I believe it is othe - wise thought by some ; and ever? by those > vho h i e no in lifferent property to prore". When'he wn: » of the flimsy new. raised edifice, will not lend a single prop, to support it against the pelting of the thieatening storm ; from the man who owr, s it not, little exertion should be expeited There is another thing, Mr. Editor^ which, whether pr >. ceeding from custom, or * gnlation of the manag- ing Committee, deserves to be, in rfiy opinion, to be censured ; that is, a certain expence « vhich the attending Constable has to be at each niglir of duty. Now, it must be clear to any thir. sinr; mind, that the person who devotes his hours for sleep, to the service of his fellow, townsmen, sh ml< f not be under the necessity of both paying his ten- pennies, and parading the streets in the dead of night, while others perhaps of more worth, and possessing as much health, will do neither. GENERALUS. Belfatt, Nov. 2, 1812. [ We have another Letter on the same subject, from a " Citizen of Belfast," but prefer the above, on account of its brevity, and as contain- ing the substance of theCitizen's communication. J r. tbe EDITOR of tbe BELFAST CHRONICL E. SIR— A few days ago there was a funeral pass- ed down High- s reet, attended by about 40 men, walking two and two, and each wearing a shoulder- scarf. The novel appearance of the procession induced me to make inquiry respecting the nature of it, and I fop » d that it consisted of the members of * Friendly Society, paying this last nihute of re^ speft to the remains of a regrstt^ d member. I was also informed, that the Society was or- ganized in 1809> that it at pres- nf consists of 60 members, mostly mechanic*, who pay. quarterly, 2s. 6d. each, into a common fund, which is appro- priated as follows:— Each member, who, from bad health, is unable to attend to his usual avo « . Cation, receives 5s. per week j and if he'is so 111 m to be confined to bed, he is allowed 8;. 4t/. per week. On the death of a memher, his friends re- ceive £ 5 towards defraying his funeral expences ; and a married member, nn the death of his wife, receives j£ 2, lOr. for the same purpose. Such is tbe outline of the plan, which is filled up with minor regulations, adapted to the man- agement of whatever conc rns this S > cety.— Theii funds have hitherto been amply sufficient to meet all demands, and have proved a valuable resource to many of the contributors. In many parts of England and Scotland simi- lar Societies are very common, and aie much en- couraged by many whose situation in life renders them independent of such aids. In Leiand such institutions are yet in their infancy ; but as they only require to be known to m ike their good ef- fe< 5ts apparent, I hope they will continue extend- ing, until they embrace every individual whose subsistence depends on his health and industrious exertions. Their utility at present is peculiarly manifest; a man's earnings being scaicely sufficient 10 pro- cure the necessaries of life1, any accident affecting his health is certain distress to his family. In- stances of this are not unftequ° nt, and inii; ht, in a great measure, be obviated by the agency of Friendly Societies, where a small matter gra- dually deposited, returns with, perhaps, an addi- tional sum, in the hour of need, not as the boon of charity, but the just rtward of iudustr) and prudence. As it is necessary good examples should he known, in order to be imitated, your publishing this may serve the public, and will oblige, Yours, & c, L. [ We recommend the above judicious observa- tions to the serious consideration ol our Renders; and hope that, as in Scdiland and EngUnJ, ijie opulent and respectable inhabitants will ; K'ivt' . he useful measure alluded to, ihcir | a( rori. igo a; nJ encouragement.] 1 A correspondence of a very Injurious tendency Tias been discovered to have been carried on be- tween several regiments of militia, relative to the period of service, and concerning which they have Consulted those who are reputed to be learned in the law. At the late Quarterly Examination, held in Tri- nity College, Dublin, the following Students ob- tained Certificates; Mr. Fox, Mr. Lendrick, jun. Wolfe, jutn Brooke, Staek, jun. and Shaw— In SCIENCE, Mr. Grierson, Welland, Graves, sen. Farrel, jun. Mr. M'Lyle, Duncan, and Graves, jun. In CLASSICS, Mr. Stewart, Is. Jacob Graves, sen Farrel, jun. Mr King, Owens, an.: Graves, jun. And the following obtained premiums:—- Mr. White, Is, Mr Boyd, Wright, Is. Thomson, sen. Lefami, Falkner, and O'Reilly In SCIENCE, Mr. Bushe, Browne, Rogers, O- borne, Mr Jones, Macarthy, jun. Cooley, j. un In CLASSICS, Mr Hamill, sen. Mr. Johnson, 5s Sandes, jun. Colhurst, mr. White, 2s Foy and O'Sullivan. CHARITY SERMON. THE CHARITY SERMON for the Benefit of the POOR HOUSE, and INFIRMARY of this Town, intended to have been preached in the Meeting House of the Secnnd Presbyterian Congregation, on SUNDAY the 25th tilt, having been postponed, on account of the extreme inclemency of the day, is to be preached ( without further postponed,) " On SUNDAY next, the Stb instant, by the Rev Dr. DRUMMOND— Divine Service to com- ments at HALF past ONE o'clock. 235) Belfast, Nov. 2,' 1812. WINTER ASSORTMENT. A D. 4. M M'LEAN has received by the Vine, Captain R\ MONTGOMERY, an additional supply of WOOLLEN GOOi'S, fit for the approaching Season. 233) Belfast, Niiv. 2, 1812 FY- ADAM M'LEAN resp.' flfully informs the Gentlemen of the Down Hunt, that he has received from LONDON, the necessary articles for the new DRESSES of the Hunt. Married. On the 28th ult. in Wesley's Chapel, Dublin, hy th.' Rev. Mr, Magan, Curate of St. George's Parish, Mr. JAMES STUART, of Armagh, to his cousin, Mrs. MARY Orr, of the same On Monday, the 26th ult. at her father's house, Bally- shannon, ANN, second daughter of John Allingham, sen F. sq to ANDREW A. WATT, Esq. of Londonderry. In Mountjoy- Square, on the 20' h ult. the Lady of John Kennedy, Esq. of a son. BELFAST EXPORTS, For the Week ending October 92. Sarinan— 22,339 yards T.- nen— 1250 Whi'e Calico— 18 boxes Linen Thread— 325 barrels P. irk— 42 kegs Tongues — to 000 H » rrin:; s— 440 hampers Potatoes^— 525 barri- ls Beef— 1 hale Calf Skins— 7 hamper* Cheese— 100 fiikins Butter— 70 box* s Candles— 90 boxes Soap— 20,000 Brick j — 25 pipes I eneriflFe Wine. XwJba— 412,. 571 yards !. in- n— 405! firkins. 46 ha'f firkins Butter— 1 ! 0 tierce*. 318 barrels Be f—. 3:) barrels Pork — Hhds Hams— 100 HMes— 25 casks Ash- s. Jrvy. e— 5 firkins Butter- 1 bale Max. Perry— 5'.' h. Shot— 1 fi biles B. rilla— 15 tons Sr. Ubes Salt— 11 Hh'ls. Logwood— 5 Hhds Sugar— 10 kegs Loaf Sugar. tKc Slip,-— 4000 Deals— 10 bales Barilla— 3 cask* Copperas— 4 Hhc's. Logwood. Satlfcaslle— tf » 0 Deals— 3 tons Iron— 3 bale* Barilla. IVe lly Shipping and Commercial List. BftLFAS T SHIP NEWS,. The Margaret & Nancy, Galbraith, loading fof Glasgow, sails in a le • days. The Hawk, M'Cormlck, at Glasgow ; the Diana, M'Cal- lunr, at Port- Gla> gow ; and the Betseys, Ncilsoil, at Green- ock, are loading for Belfast. The Bee, Rankin, from Dublin, arrived here yesterday, and loads again for that port. The coppered and armed brig Levant, M'Kib ien, for Lon- don, fails first fair wind. The Kelly, M Ilwaiu, is loading for Liverpool, to sail in » few dayg F The arm" ! brig Venus, Pendleton, is loading at London for this port. The Minerva, Courtenay, and Cerei, Savage, from Liver pool, arrived here on Saturday last. The Cunningham Ktyle, Bell, for Liverpool, is detained here by contrary winds only. The r. ew brig Favorite, Bishop, for Liverpool, cleats on Saturday firs . The new brig Fame,* Neill, for Bristol, sails first fair wind after 10th inst. Tbe armed brig George, Caughey, loading for London, * Eils nrst fair wind after Saturd ly first. The armed brig Donegall, Courtenay, is loading at Lon- don for this port. NEWRY SHIPPING LI Si', For the Week ending the 2\ th October. ARRIVED. Trafalgar, of » nd from Liverpool, Jones, lathwood, deals, and coals. Charlotte, of Newry, Forest, from Liverpool, rosin, deal*, rod iron, hai J .. .. re, and mat* Pe. ien, of and from Dronthon, Holten, deals, spars, oars, and tar. Mary- Anne, of Newry, Marroti, from Ballycastie, with Irish co^ l*. Two vessels with herrings; two with slates; and five with coals, For the Week ending 31st October. ARRIVED. Jennet and Peggy, of Newry, Griffin, from Irvine, with bale goods and ceala Racehorse, of Milford, Jones, from Dublin, with wine, - tallow, sugar, staves, and other goods. George and Robert, of Kirkaldy, Cunningham, from Dublin, with tallow, hops, and furniture. SAILED. Trafalgar, of and lot Liverpool, Jones, with flour, wheat, and oat*. Rose, of Liverpool, Boas.', for Malta, with Irish coals, beef, potatoe*, and linen cloth. ' Ellij, of Nev » ry, Courd, for Liverpool, with butter, flax, and linen cloth. P ace, ol and for Workington, Davis, with linen cloth and flax. N- wry, of Newry, Forrest, for Liverpool, with butter, tanners* Waste and flax. Minerva, of Elie, Scott, for Kirkaldy, with linen cloth and flax. Eight vessels in ballast. NEWRY MARKETS, OCTOBER 31. #. i. ,. d. Wheat 58 O — 61 O j> per barrel of 20st. Oat* 1 4 — 1 10 ^ per stone of 141b. Oatmeal - 20 0 — 24 0 ^ per cwt. of I12lh. Barley... .. 25 0 — 26 9 ^ per barrel of 16st, First Flour 45 0 — 0 0 Second ditto......... 4S 0 — 0 0 j Third ditto 41 O — 0 0 | Fourth ditto 82 0 — 0 0 per cwt. of 112lb. Pollard 8 4 — 0 0.1 Bran 7 6 — 0 0 I Butter 112 0 — 118 O J Rough Tallow 14 O — O 0 - J Flax Dressed...—... 23 O — 24 9 ( per stont ef 16lbs. Ditto Undressed..... 14 0 — 14 9 ) Barilla ( Sicily) 28 0 — 30 Op Ditto ( Alicant) ... 38 0 — 0 0 £ per cwt. of 112lbs. P. it Ashes 47 0 — 51 0 J Liverpool Coals 34 36 Op Swansea ditio S2 0 — 33 6 < per ton. Malting ditto 33 O — S4 0 J Weight of Bread at the Public Bakery this Week. } 3J. White Loaf, 2lb. 6oz. | 13//. Household Loaf, 3. b 8i> 2. 7a. Brown Loaf, Sib. loz.— Small Bread in proportion. -—*—•— - i , > AN APPRENTICE WANTED, ryo a RESPECTABLE BUSINESS in BELFAST — J None need apply, but a Young Lad of Genteel Cou- iiL.* ions.— A Fee will be expected. For further particulars, apply to Mr. DRUMMOND AN- PERSJON, Belfast Commercial Chronicle. •„- tQ) November 2, 1812, NEW ESTABLISHMENT. ' GEO. M'CLURKAN TF9 ESPECTFULI. Y acquaints bis Friends and the Public, H - V/ that he has removed to the Concern No 19, HIGH- STREET ( lately occupied by Mr. GEO. M'ADAM, being only one dnor from his late situation) where he is at present largely supplied with every Article in the Woollen- drapery and Mens Mercery Line.. Having iu « t added his late arriv als of LONDON SUPER- FINE CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, & c. & c. being a NEW and' FASHIONABLE ASSORTMENT, suited to the Season, to- gether w. th the few following, chosen hy himself in the METROPOLIS, he pr.- sumes, f>< rms a variety SUPERIOR to what he has hitherto offered to the Public. Ladies Pelisse and Mantle Merino Cloths, oj ihe most prevailing Colors, Plain and Napt Scarlet Superfine Coatings, English and Irish Blankets, of all sizes, English, Jri> h, and Welsh Flannels, Plain and Fancy Card Cloths, Green Baizes and Table Covers, Wright's Extra B taver Hats, WITH A few Ends Irish Superior Cloths, Of a cpiality not hitherto to be found in the North. 19, High- street, nearly opposite Bridge- street, November 2, 1812. G, M'C. cannot r^ mit this occasion of returning his sinctre acknowledgments to his Friends, for the partial. ty he has experienced, and hopes, by his minute attention and moderate. charges, to MERIT a continuance thereof. ( 239 General Ship Brokerage and Commission Business. JOHN MACARTNEY begs leave to inform his Friends and the Public, that he has formed a Partnership with Mr. JOHN TOPPING, ( who was regularly bred to the above Business) under the Firm of JOHN MACARTNEY & CO. Kvery attention shall be paid to such orders or consignments of Lim. is, or other Merchani'Ze, which they may be favored with. Belfast, Nov. 2, 1812. 234) No. 1, Chichester- Quay. PorTEr t1 OR SALE, at No. 10, Donegall- stseet. 238) Belfast, Nov. 2, 1812. F- NEWRY. A NEW PERIODICAL PUBLICATION. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, ON ACCOUNT OF THE UNDERWRITERS, On Friday. 6th November, at ONE o'Clock, in the Stores of TOMB erf HOLMES, Donegall Quay. A QUANTITY of HEMP, damaged in the AGATHA frpm Petersburgh. ( 22g POT ASHES: TX> be Sold by AUCTION, at the Stores of JOHN HARTLI? , Donegal! Quay, on FRIDAY, the 6thinst. It the hour of TWELVE o'clock, 65 Barreh New- York Pot Ashes, First Sort, and 20 Barrels Montreal Pot Ash, First Sort. MACFARLAN, Auilioneer. November 2, 1812. ( 232 BELFAST ACADEMICAL INSTITUTION. 1 SPECIAL MEETING of the MANAGERS of ihe BELFAST ACADEMICAL INSTITUTION, is to be held on TUESDAY next, the 3d November, at ELEVEN o'clock, to consider of the Propriety for the purpose of pass'ng a Eye Law, to enforce, by a legal Process, the Pay- ment of all Arrears due by Subscribers. Signed by order, JOSEPH STEVENSON, Se3. Belfast, October 29, 1812. ( 2- 21 A COACHMAN WANTED, TO DRIVE a MAIL COACH on the North Road — A Person having Certificates for Sobriety and careful Condudl, will hear of a good Situation, by applying at tile DERRY MAIL COACH O^ HCE. 227) Belfast, November 2, 1812. TO BE SOLD CHEAP, AT THE BELFAST FOUNDERY. ALATHE, with a complete Set of TOOLS, for turning Wood or Iron of Large or Small dimensions, and cal- culated to be driven by Water or Steam. ( 237 A DOG LOST. ASPOTTED, Brown and White POINTER DOG, Brown Head, had on a Steel Collar, on which was engraved " JOHN VANCE, Belfast."— Any Person ' who returns him to No. 2, Donegall- Place, shall be handsomely Rewarded. 229) Belfast, 31st Oilober, 1812. A TANNER Wanted Immediately. ONE who can produce proper certificates of his charac ter and abilities.— Apply to Mr. ANDERSON Chronicle Office. 230) Belfast, Oftober 30. MOST DESIRABLE RESIDENCE. TO BE SOLD, MILLBROOK LODGE, with suitable Offices, wberein JOHN M'REYNOLDS, Esq. la'ely resided, situate within one mile of Dungatinon, and eight of Armagh, on the DuMin Road. There are 26 Acres of Choice LAND appertinant. The whoie stands unrivalled for prospetff. and delightful scenery, and within a few hundred yards of Lord NORTHLAND'S Demesne. The House is modern, roomy, and extremely well- finished with every possible convenience, and well suited to accom modate a Gentleman of Fortune. The Mail Coach passes the door every day. In short it possesses many advantages, which will be obvious on review of the Premises. For Terms apply as above, or of Mr. SIREE, 39, N. Cumberland- streetf Dublin; also Mr. ANDERSON, Chro- nieie 0$ ce Letters post- paid. ( 231 THE SUBSCRIBERS to the " NFAVRY COMMER- CIAL TELeGRAPH" are respe< ftfu ly informed, that the arrangement* for Publishing that NEWSPAPER, are in such forwardness, that the Editor will be enabled to Print the first Number on WEDNESDAY, the 18th day of NOVLWESR ni- xr. Previous to the commencement of their periodical labours, the Proprietors deem it ex;* dient to submit to the Public, a candid explanation of their Principles 4nd Plan.— Aloof from Ihe variovs p. rri"^ that agitate the State, they will be calm, though not in'hfletent spesftators and recorder* of each passing event. Through the maze of politics, and th* tem- pest of jarring factions, Impartiality shall be tbeir guide, and I ruth their polar far The pages of the TeLRGRApH shall never be contaminated by the vin. li& ive effusions of personal malice, nor the wild ravings of inveterate prejudice. By the standard of Utility alone, shall every of every party he esti- mated. Regardless of the sources whence public measures inay emanate, they will speak of those measures as they may be m themselves advantageous or injurious to rhe Empire, and by thvr intrinsic worih alone, will they appreciate their im portance Whatever tends to draw more closely the links of social affefiion and harnsonize the passions, shall find ready admittance into the Columns of the TELEORAPH The Proprietors, therefore, invite every philanthropist, every lover of the art?, and favourite of the muses, to honor them with their lucubrations;— for they know, that the ge- nerous and feeling mind, will often turn away with disgust, from the contemplation of war, devastation, and blood, to the rural scenes of agriculture, the fairy haunts of poesy, or the delightful fields of science j as the weary eye, pained by the blaze of the meridian sun, looks for relief amidst glades of mingled light and sh. nde, or peaceful groves of green Tbey admire th-' principles of the British Comtitut- on, and are determined to give them their loyal and firm sup- port Under the influence of these principles, and still more deeply impressed with that noble and peculiar tenet of Christianity—" Do unto all men as you tvr. ulti they should do unto von " they think, the same re igious liberty ought to be • onceded to others, vv; ich they themselve* posies-. Never- theless, they are not so tenacious of their opinion*, as to preclude from their celumns, calm and temperate discus- sions on Catholic Emancipation, or on any other subj- dt con- nefled with the politics of the Brit'sh Lies; 3nd on all such matter*, they will uniformly preserve the strictest impar- tiality O ffident. of his talents, yet strong in the purity of his motives, the Editor looks with some confidence to tl gener- ous Public, for th. it success, which he will use every poss- ble effort to merit. Tbe difficulties he. has to encounter, in ti- i: new undertaking, are obvious : yet, 10 counterbalance these, he possesses many important advantages — The situation of NEWRY is central; its mercantile connexions widely extend- ed; its inhabitants liberal, spirited,' and fond of information A dirt ( ft and regular communication is now established be- tween this place and Great Britain, hy wh: ch he will be enabled frequently to anticipate, the Dublin conveyance; and as the Northern Mail passes through NLWUY, he will have many hours advantage, ill point of priority of time, over many other similar Publications. Adr to this, that the Pro- prietors have made most extensive connexions in LONDON, and will derive their information from the fountain head.— In a word, a better abstrafl and recapitulation of the inten- tions of the Proprietors of the TELEGRAPH cannot be given, th in in the following quotation from their PtospetSius, which has already been submitted t » the Public : « Disavowing all p . riy broils, or ephemer. il starts of in- furia'e and indiscriminate censure, this Paper shall b? ever open to free discussion, on all subjects, provided the sacred boundaries of candour and moderation be preserved invio- late,— Use'ul tra& s, of every description, shall meet the most © ordial attention Public Occurrences— Parliamentary Debates— Foruign and Domestic Intelligence, shall be « ele&- ed and arranged with care. The Agriculture, Trade, and Manufactures of the North— the Markets of Ireland sha'l be minutely stated. The Newry Shipping Last— the arrival and departuie ® f the PACKETS- shr. il be regularly attended to. Original Essays— Moral nr Literary Productions— and all other favours of Cointtpcndentt, shall' b « thankfully re- ceived," & c. AGENT? are appointed for the Paper, in almost every principal Town in Ireland. All Orders relative to the TELEGRAPH, addres e.[ to Mr. ROBERT MOLLAN, TELEGRAPH - OFF! .' E, corner of MARGARKT- SQUARE, NEWRY, shall be respect- fully attended to- The price of the Paper, in any part of the United King- dom ( out of Newry), i( paid in advance, £ 2, 5s. 6V. per an- num. If not in advance, £ 2, 10j — Postage free. To be published every Wednesday an4 Saturday. 236) NEWRY, Otfober 30, 1812. SICILY BARILLA, Stc. 1 ", riONS, of excellent Quality, lately landed, ex- ' 01° Ji. SYREN, and PROVIDENCE, from SICILY, to alose Sales will be sold cheap — Apply to WILLIAM PHELPS. Belfast, August' 24, 1812. WHO HAS ALSO FOR SALE, New AVicant Barilla, New- York Pot Ashes, 1st Brands, Bleachers' Smalts, DANCING. MR. FLANAGAN RESPECTFULLY inform* the Ladies and Gentlemen of Belfast and vicinity, that his SCHOOL will open the EXCHANGE ROOMS, on MONDAY the 9th of No- vember, at TWELVE o'clock. .( 222 GROCER AND TEA DEALER. JAMES MONTGOMER Y RESPEC rFULLY informs the Public, that he has com. menced the above Business, at No. 11, High- street, Corner of Crown- Entry, Where he is constantly supplied with, every Artic'e of rhe be= t Quality in his Line— Also, with a great- variety of Liqueurs, Fish Sauce. SeiHad Oil, See. S\ C. Which he will dispose of on the n. o- t reasonable Terms. 51>) Belfast, OCtobee 29. Virginia Tobacco , Orleans IS? Georgia Cotton, Glauber Salts. ( 808 WE, the undesigned, request a MEETING of the ROMAN CATHOLICS of the CITY and COUN- TY of LONDONDERRY, on MONDAY the 9th day of NOVEMBER next, for the purpose of tak. ng into consi- deration the propriety of Petitioning the Legislature, at the ensuing Session of Parliament, ( Or a Repeal of the Penal Laws, which so seriously affeCt the Catholic Body. Richard O'Doherty. John M'Sheffry. Thomas White. James M'Elrevy. John O'Doherty. October 20, 1812. ( 190 r The Public are respectfully inform- cd, that it is intended the following N. E. TRADERS Shall sail at tb » undermentionedfertoch: FOR LONDON, The armed brig LEVANT, M'KIBBIN Sl « t October. The armed brig VINE, MONTGOMERY ... 14 days after. These Vessels being armed and completely well found, Insurance by them will consequently be eifeited on the mo « t reasonable terms. FOR LIVERPOOL, The KELLY, M'ILWAIN Blst Oaober. FROM LIVERPOOL FOR BELFAST, The ST. PATRICK, CAMPBELL.. ™ , First fai'r wind. The NEPTUNE, DAVIDSON.. Seven days after. FROM LONDON FOR BELFAST, The armed brig VENUS, PENDLETON... 7th November. For Freight, in London, apply to Messr*. WM & JOHN WHARTON, Nicholas' Lane ; or, in Belfast, to R. GREENLAW, Agent, Who will receive an.: forward LiNeN CX. OTH and other MERCHANDIZE with care and dispatch. tJ- A few Stout Lad* wanted as APPRENTICES to the Sea, to whom Ubar*> Ecceura^ ar- ait wtU be givtn: HOSir. WY WARFHOUSE, 47, III! 1H- STREET. ilOlIX (, R\ Y Tn » PSPECTFULLY acquaints his Friends and the Pub- % lie, that, in addition to his usual STOCK of his own Manufacture, he lias received, by the last Vessels from LIVERPOOL, A Large and fVeil - assorted Stock of HOsIeRY, 1 SUITABLE FOR THE' WINTER SEASON. Also, per the HAWK, from GLASGOW, 300 Dozen of Lamb- Wool HOSE, Sfc. S> c. SILK HOSIER Y, in great Variety. As the whole has been selected by himself, at the best Markets, and purchased for Cash, he Is thereby enabled to sell them at moderate Prices, for good Payments. 196) Belfast, OCtober 26. ~~ SC A L K SUG A US. ~~~ | CK) UR HUNDRED CASKS for Sale at the • L BELFAST SUGAR- HOUSE. OCtober 4. 1812. ( 70 APPRENTICE WANTED. A SMART LAD, of good connexions, would be taken * " A Apprentice to a Merchant in Belfast, Application to be made to Mr. ANOEKSON, Chronicle- Offica ( 13 STORES TO BE LET. f'HR EE STORES, in Store- Lane, to he LET, 4 either for a long or short Term of years from the first of November next. Application to be made to ROBERT DAVIS. The9e Stores are situated in the most eligible part of the Town for business, being equally convenient to all the Quays and to the Custom- House. 916) Sept. 10. 1812. TQ Bfi; LET> — \ fAPITAL STORE in Coin Market, containing- a " V GROUND FLOOR and two expensive LOFTS, with OFFICE complete.— Apply to WILLIAM PHELPS, No. S Lime- Kill! Dock. August 10, 1812. ( 743 A TAN- YARD TO BE LET. To he Let, from November next, for such Term as may be agreed upon, J^ HE TAN- YARD occupied by the Subscriber, in Downpatrick, with every necessary convenience for finishing 1000 Hides yearly. Apply to THOMAS HENRY. ' DOWNPATRICK, OCtober 1. ( 68 SALE, FURTHER POSTPONED TO BE SOLD. " pHE following TowNLANDS and QUARTER- LAND*, in 1 the Lower Half Barony of Glenarm, TO BE SOLD BY PUBLic AUCtiON, in th,- Exchange Room of Bel- fast, at TWELVE o'clock, on FRIDAY the 16th day of October next, it not previously Sold by private agreement; they will he set up and sold in the fallowing Lots •— No, 1. Town- land of CUSHENDALL, including the Town of NEWTON- GLenS. 2. Town- land of Tully- 3. Ditto of Dromore. 4. Ditto of Bmcas. 5. Ditto of Drumfersky. 6. Quarter- land of Moneyvert. 7 The Quarter- lands of Leg, Fahel, and Coshkibb ; on the former issitu- ted a new, and commodious Hotel: the three are held under a lease of lives, renewable for ever, at a rent of £ 8, 12s. per annum. For further particulars, apply, to ALEXANDER DA- VISON, Esq. Knockboy, Ballymena; or, to JAMES M'CLEERY, Merchant; Belfast. ( 6 ( XJ* The Sale is^ further postponed, at the par- ticular request of Persons in treaty, until THURSDAY, the 19th day of November next, on ' which day the Auction will positively take place, if the Lands are not previously Sold by Private Contract, of which due notice will be given. A VALUABLE LOP OF GROUND TO BE SOLD. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, On MONDAY next, the 2d of November, at the hour of ONE o'C/ ock, at the Donegal Arms, Belfast. 4LI. that PLOT of GROUND, lately recla med by Mr. THOMSON, off the Tide mark. It is situated within a few perches of Mr. RITCHIE'S Ship Yard, afld contains about 50 Irish Acres, held by lease under the Marquis « f DON i GAL, for 61 years, from 1st of November, 1804 pay- ing only £ 2 per Annum. ( 181 C" j" The above Sale is postponed until further Notice. MALT- HOUSE FOR SALE. rHAT Large MALT- HOUSE aud extensiveSTOtRtiS si- uate in th - To. vn of KIRKCUBBIN, will b - Sold. Proposals to be made to the Proprietor, VERE WARD, Esq. Strangford. A Person on the Premises, will attend ro shew them. ( 213 £- 3"*= iThe Public are respectfully inform- vs ed, that the following Mflr REGULAR TRADERS • with the jittt fair Wind after the dates mentioned f FOR LONDON, The armed brig GEORGE, CAUGHEY... 7th November. The armed brig ENDEAVOUR, FITZSIMONS, 14 days after. FOR LIVERPOOL, The New Brig FAVORITE, BISHOP.... 7th November. The EANNY, MARTIN. Eight days after. v FOR BRISTOL, The New Brig FAME, NEILL loth November. FROM LIVERPOOL FOR BELFAST, The DRAPER, DAVISON 6th November. The CUNNINGHAM BOYLE, BELL, Eight days after. FROM LONDON FOR l^ ELFAST, The armed brig DONEGALL, COURTENAY... 7th NOV. The a « ied brig AURORA, STARKS.. 14 days after. For Freight, in Loridon, apply to Messrs, ALEXANDER and WILLIAM OGilBY, Abchurch- Yard. Gentlemen who have L » ens to forward, will please send them to GEORGE LANGTRY • . . . - . ' r . ... XJ A few Stout l. adi wantdl as Apprentice.- to the Sea. • P. AICKIN, A GENT. ( idi Hurryville, Ballymenj, October 24. LISNABLAUGh. TO BE SOLD fir AUCTION, in Av to, in H', n. » f Colerain, on SATURDA Y tbe 1th Ntvea& et « / UN& o'clock, by Order of the Trustees under the will.' f th, late HUGH LyLE, EIJ. ' TpHE LEASE of the Townland qf LISNA BLAUO1 f, iL held under the Corporation of Colerain, containing about 115 Acres, Plantation Measure, altuare nearly tv- o miles and a half from Colerain, adjoining the Road le . din r to Bushmills 5 there is 27 Years of the Lease unexpired ; t November next. The Lands are Let to solvent / Vnari- s and produce at present a Profit Re" t of A'lSl IS,-. p, T' annum ; they will rise considerably on the expiration of p > ; of the Tenants Leases, which have but a short time to ru. i. One- fourth of the Purchase Money, to be deposited . it the- time of Sale, and the remainder on perfecting the Deed of Conveyance. SAMUEL LYLE, Esq. of Lodge, Derrv; or JaMes HAMILL, jun. of Enghshtown, Colerain, wi 1 give a. ty i formation required, as to Rent- Roll, & c. 5-) COLERAIN, 29th Sept. 1312. £ 3,000 TO BE LENT on Mortgage of a Freehold Estate in a" y of the Northern Counties. The Interest ir" i « f he on I half Yearly at Armagh, or at the Bank of Mcsjrs*£ iord< in , Batt, Houston, it Crawford, Belfast. Apply to LEONARD DOBBIN, jun. Attorney at [ ,, Armagh, or No. 17, North Cumberland- street, Dub!: n, 162) £ 500. ANTES, on Interest, tbe above Sum, for wi : ch un- V J exceptionable Security can he given, on Bremjsa* situated in the Town of Lisburn. Application to be made to THOMAS E, HIGGINSON Attorney. 31) LISBURN, September 30, K< 12. TO BE SOLD, " iTTlOUR very Handsome First- rate BAY CHARIOT 11. HORSES. They have been driven Four- in- hand, and will be Sold together, or in Pairs, and warranted Sound. Also, a Handsome CHARIOT, buiit by one of tiie first Houses in London. Apply at BUSH BANK, near Ballymoney. 174) OCIober 20. TOLLS TO BE LET. IpHE TRUSTEES of the Turnpike Road from Newry I to Banbridge, are requested t • m, eet at the DOWN- SHIRE ARMS, Banbridge, at TWELVE o'clock, on FRI- DAY the 6th of November, to LET the TOLLS of the BANBRIDGE and the NEWRY GATE for Two Year, from the 1st of November next. SMITHSON CORRY, NEWRY, OCt. 25. ( 214) TREASURER. NOTICE. CUCH Persons a* had any Claims against ire PSTATS of O the late Mf. SAMUEL M'BURNEY; of lV:^, s, r. e. ij Saintfield, at the time of his Decease, are req : c. to hi-, nish them to the SUBSCRIBER; and all such Person as stood, indebted to him, by Bond, Note, nr Book- Act jut are hereby de- ired to Pay the same imm- i., tely, other- i< s they will be put into the hands of an Art .: JOHN M'BURNEY. Saintfield- Mills, OCt. 26,1812, (. J0S FOR GLASGOW, The MARGARET & NANCY, PETER GALBRAITH, Mi, tU| ( A constant Trader), To sail ill a lew days. The BETSEYS, NEILSON Eight days after. FOB DUBLIN. The DISPATCH, JAMESON, to sail first fair wind. For Freight, apply to GEO. MONTGOMERY. The DiANA, M'CALLunl. at Glasgow; and the BEE RA nkin, at Dublin, arc loading for Belfast. 188) Belfast, GCtober 96. FOR TRINIDAD, The Brig FRANCIS, Captain DAWSON, Daily expected in Port— For Freight or Passage, apply to CAMPBELL SWEENY. N. B. Two Hundred and Fifty T< ns LIVERPOOL COALS, By above Vessel, will be sold, deliverable on arrival. - . - ( 211 FOR BUENOS AYRES DIRECT, THE FAST- SAILING COPPERED AND ARME » SHIP BELFAST, ALEXR. MLAINE. MASTEK, ( daily expeCted) Will be dispatched for rh- above Post as speedily as possi- ble after arrival,— For Freight or Passage, apply to MONTGOMERY^ STAPLES, & CO. Belfast, 3Hc October, 1812. aif FROM THE LOW DOW GAZET1 WAR DEPARTMENT. DOWNJ>; G- STBEET, OCTOBER 25. A dispaf-' h, of which the following is an ex- tract, b'ts been this day received at Earl Ba- thur't's office, addressed to his Lordship by Gen. J^ e Marquis of Wellington, dated Villa Toro, 11th October, 1812. The enemy have made two sorties on the head of the sap, between the exterior and interior lines of the' castle of Burgos, in both of which they materially injured our work, and we suffered some loss. In the last, at three in the morning - of the 8th, we had the misfortune to lose the Hnn. Major Cocks, of the 79th, who was field officer of the trenches, and was killed in the act of rallying the troops who had been driven in.— I have frequently had occasion to draw your Lordship's attention to the conduct of Major Cocks, and in one instance very recently, iu the attack of the hornwork of the castle of Burgos ; • and I consider his loss as one of the greatest im- port n : e to this army and to his Majesty's service. No. withstanding the etf rts of the enemy, our troops aie established within about one hundred yards of the enemy's interior line, which we have it in our power tn assault; and we have effefled a good breach in another part of the same line, and our troops are established close to the breach. We are carrying on our work under ground, and I hope that I shall have another mine in rea- diness in a day or two. The enemy h . ve not made any movement to in'errupt our cperaticns; they are still upon the Ebro. By the accounts which I have from Lieutenant- General Sir R owand Hill, of the 7th instant, it appears that Marshal S'ult joined Joseph Bona- parte on the frontier of Valencia and Murcia - on tire 29th September. A detachment of Marshal Souk's army occupied Albacette on the 3d instant, and a small detachment of cavalry was as far for- ward as Minayu, on the f> h inst. I have not yet heard of Gen. Ballasteros having passed the Sierra Morena, or at all of his move- ments since the l~ th of September, when fee en- tered Grenada; nor hive I heard from Major- General Cocke, since he received my directions for the movement Of the troops under his command. I have reports, however, that the troops march- ed from Seville on the 28. h of September. P. S. I have the honoar to inclose the return of our loss on the 5th insr. Return of the Killed, Wounded, and Missing of the Army under the command of his Excellency General the Marquis of Wellington, K. B. in the siege of the Castle of Burgos, from the 6th to the \ Oth 6f October inclusive. Roval Anil^ y— 2 rank and file wounded; 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 7 rank aud fee wounded. Coldstream Guards, 1st Batt— 1 ensign, 11 rank and fi: e killed; 27 rank and file wounded ; 1 rank and ile missing. 2d Guards, l » t Bait.— 4 rank and tile killed; 1 captain, 2 Serjeants, 1 drummer, 10 rank and file wounded ; 1 rank and file missing. 1st Foot, or Royal Scots, 3d Batt— 1 captain wounded. ( 6 h Foot, 1st Oatt.— I lieutenant wounded. 11th Foot, 1st Batt. t- 1 rank and file wounded. 24th Foot, 1st Batt— 2 rank and file killed; 6 rank and file wounded". S? d Foot, 1st Batt— 3 rank and file wounded. S6th Foot, 1st Batt.— 1 rank and file killed. 28th Foot— 1 lie utenanr, 2 ensigns wounaed. 42d Foot, It Batt — 1 Serjeant, li rank and file killed; 60 rank and file wounded. 58th Foot, 2d Batt.— 1 staff, 1 rank and file killed; 1 ser- vant, 1 d ummer, 7 rank and file wounded; 2 rank and file missing ftOih hoot, 5th Batt.— 2 rank and file killed. 79th Foot, 1st Batt — 1 major. 6 rank and file killed; 1 Ser- jeant, 27 rank and file wounded; 2 rank ahd file missing. 1st l. ine Battalion. King's German Legion— 1 captain, 19 rank and file killed; 23 rank and file wounded. 2d Ditto Ditto— 1 serjeant, 18 rank and file killed; leap- tain, 1 lieutenant, 2 Serjeants, 1 drummer, 45 rank and file wounded. Ith Ditto Ditto— 1 lieutenant, 2 serjeants, 10 rank and file killed; 1 captain, I lieutenant, 1 Serjeant, 24 rank and file wounded. [ The Names. of the Officers killed and wounded, are the tame as appeared in our Paper oi Saturday.] ADMLRALTY- omcE, OCT. 27 » 1812. Dispatches, of which the following are copies, were received last night at this office, from Vice- Admiral Sir James Saumarez, IC. 15. addressed to John Wilsftti Croker Esq. Viflory, in Hawke, OA. 17, 1* 12. SIR— Herewith I inclose, for the information of the Lords Con. nissionersof tbe Admiral'y, a let- ter from Captain Stewart, transmitted to me by Re: iT. Admiral Morris, detailing the operations of the fl » tiUa at Riga, on the expedition against Miua"* The cnrtdnA of Cap'ain Brenton an ! the Lieu- tenants under his orders apoears to have been highlv meritorious upon this occasion, and I trust will be found to merit the approbation of their Lordships. I am, Sir, Your obedient humble servant, JAMES SAUMAREZ. John Wilson Croter, & c, & c. & c. Admiralty. Riga, OS 3, 1812. SIR — In my last I had the honour to inform you, that an attack on the Pmssiansin vicini- y was intended to take plac ab- ut the 2fvh ultimo. A considerable body of troops, under Count Stein, hell, left Riga on that dav, and th" gun boats tin. der the command of the English Officers, accom- panted a strong division of 40 Russian boats, be- sides ten launches, under the command of Admiral MulW, up the river Aa. The enemy had withdrawn his troops from Schlock and his other posts, on the approach of the boats.• We therefore did not meet with any opposition until the 29th, when about five miles below Mitjan ; the enemy had there placed three different booms across the river, about half a mile distant from each other. Within pistol shot of the third boom, which was very strong, and well constructed, were placed three batteries of four guns each The booms were soon destroyed, and as we arrived up, the enemy abandoned their positions with such precipitation, that four 24- pounder « were left in tbe works. The English boats were always in advance, and l] Admiral Muller has desired me to say, bow much he is pleased with the exertions of Cai> t. Brenton, and the Lieutenants employed in the boats. The floiHla took possession of Mittau about noon ; the enemy had not ' ime to remove some very considerable magazines of clothing, grain, and some arms and ammunition. He also left about 400 sick and wounded in the town. In the evening a detachment of the army entered the town. The Prussians retreated from Olai upon Bour- ski, where they had about one hundred and twenty pieces of canaen, intended for the siege of this place : they there received reinforcements on the 29th, which Macdotiald had sent them from Ja- cobstadf. On the 30fh the Russians were compelled to retire from before a force of twenty. five thousand men, who bad nearly eighty pieces of cannon— As the troops had retired to the vicinity of Riga, the flotilla left Mittau in the evening of the 30th ; and, after destroying a bridge, which had been erefled to facilitate the crossing of the troops and artillery, arrived at Danamunde last night. OCT 4.— The enemy's works, which were of a considetable strength at Olai, were destroyed. The loss, on the part of the Russians, i » esti- mated at two thousand in killeJ, wounded, arid missing. The efietr. y must also have suffered severely, and manv prisoners are arrived. I have the honour to be, & c. ( Signed) HEW STEWART. Rear- Admiral Martin, & c. kc Ahoukir. ! RUSSIAN BULLETINS. REPORT FROM GEN. BARON WIN7JNGFR0DE " Dawrdowka, Sept. 23. « Without giving up the road to Twer, I with the greater part of my detachment have taken post here at Dawrdowka, certain of my being able more easily and more frequently to receive reports from my van- guard, as well as from the detach- roents which I have on the roads from Wiodimer, Jaroslav, Dmetrein to Woskninsk, and in the low. lands about Mojaisk. All these detachments daily continue to do the enemy considerable damage which we can perceive by the following motion made by the enemy :— s " The detachment which is posted on the road to Twer, has informed, that on the 25th it made a reconnoisance to the town of Norvo, 24 wersts from Moscow, but afterwards withdrew. " O'Jr Cossack patroles even scour the country as far as tbe town of Jevanowa, towards Moscow. The French piquets are five wersts from me. " Up to the 27th, nothing further had taken place on that road, neither had any thing occurred On the roads to Jaroslaw and Dm'etrein. The ad- vanced posts maintain their form r positions, as likewise the road to St. Petersburgh. " Col. Jalowaisky, who commands my van- guard, had required my assis'ance to surprise the French vati- guard on the flight of the 26th. He attacked it in the town of Hinka, cut the greater part to pieces, and pursued the enemv several wersts. We have taken one officer and 270 men The enemy's loss in killed must have been very considerable, whereas oil our side it was very trifling. " The detachment under the command of Col. Benckendorff, which stands between Wolokolamsk and Mojaisk, sends its reconnoitring parties to the right and left on the road to Smolensk, and have already sent in 100 prisoners taken on tbe road." SUPPLEMENT TO THE ST. PETERSBURGH PA- PER, OCTOBER S, 1812. For information, by Imperial command, sundry measures are adopting here, in St. Petersburgh, for taking away the necessary articles from this city. This by ro means proceeds from any ap prehension of danger to this metropolis. A single view of the position of our troops is sufficient to convince every one of this, and to calm every in- quietude; for the enemy not only cannot approach hither by the way of Pskow and Riga roads, but having been so often defeated by our troops, he can scarcely keep himself there, and will most probably, when the present levies of troops are arrived, not be able to maintain his position.— With regard to the road to Moscow, we allow that it is occupied by the enemy, but only for a very short distance; for Adjutant- General VVin- zingerode, who is posted with his detachment be- tween Klin and Moscow, sends his patroics almost daily close under Moscow. Our troops are like- wise in Twer, and besides this the Field- Marshal Commander- in- Chief observes the enemy's motions with his whole army. In consequence he can neither march hither himself, nor detach any con- siderable party of troops, without being pursued by us. According to all these circumstances, it clearly appears that the city is not threatened with the least danger. As to transpoiting the nccej. sarv good* away, as b? f- sre- tnsntioned, th's is mere'v Hon" in tim? lv foresight, to be b fore'-; ind with the freezing of the rivers. The present tim** ' oes not threaten the least danger; but we should sin against God, if we were to take up'^ n U? to decide on future events, which are only- known to Him. We h ve every hope o" our side of extir- pating the enernv, notwithstanding the progress of his motions in the interior of Russia ; but never- theless, and under circnm• jances the most unequi- vocal, the thoughts of prudential nieasti- es ought not to give rise to fear or dejrflion. These mea- sures are taken in a time of safe'y, and merely to orovide against any dinger ( which m ay Gid pre- ven*) that might threaten this city, when the Go- vernment, by making this timely public, and by having all km s of heavy articles already sent out of the "' ay, will have rendered the means easier for the inhabitants to remove from hence into the interior of the country in better order, and with- out confusion. It being once for all fixed and determined ( and in which, no doubt, every Russian will voluntarily concur), that whatever may be the progress of the enemy, rather to drain the last drop of the cup of misery, than by a scandalous peace to sub- ject Russia to a foreign yoke. EXTRACT OF A LETTER PROM ST. PETERSBURGII, DATED OCT. 2. " Gen. Winzingerode stands on the road to Moscow, near Twer, with a corps of about 30,090 men. Kutusoff is to the southward of Moscow. It is endeavoured to close Bonaparte in, so that he can neither receive supplies nor troops, and will be forced to cut his way out from Moscow. In one word, we entertain the best hopes, but use such ptudential methods as if all hopes were lost, which is, most assuredly the best way. " The left wing of Piince Kutusoff's army, has defeated a lesser co- ps of the French army, and taken two pieces of cannon and 3 or 4 000 men. The garrison of. Bobrinsk, wh; ch had received orders to march to Tormasoff** corps, has taken seven pieces of cannon, and 1,500 men from a French detachment. T- chsitcliagoff's and Tor- massow's joint force has already arrived at Pinsk, and conseq » e » tly harass Napoleon's grea' line of operations. This joint corps is now marching on Smolensk. General Winzingerode's right wing, which stands at Woskusensk, began to join Ku- tusoff's left wing at Mojaisk, by which the com- munication in the rear of the French army is cut off. Finnish troops arrived at Riga on the 22d September, They have commenced their opera- tions *.'* ith defeating the enemy, and taking 800 prisoners. We every moment expect information of the enemy's corps being totally defeated. He has been weakened on this point by Napoleon's having called Marshal Macdonald from thence to his assistance. " French Officers who were taken prisoners in the battle of the 7tb, state, that the French army was in the greatest disorder, and that it was mere- ly through the superior talents of the Duke of Elchingen that the army was rallied after the affair." SPANISH PAFEHS. ; CAMP BEFORE BURGOS. SEPT. 20.— It has ahendy been sru'd, that on the 19th, at night, tbe English took with the bayonet the strong redoubt to the notth of the Castle ; but the circumstances which attended the capture, and which will display the intrepid character of the assa'lants, are well worthy being noticed. 400 Portuguese, carrying scaling ladders, led the van, but on their arrival at the fosse, they fo'- nd the lad- ders were too short. They hesitated for a moment, but at the same instant came up the famous brave Highlanders, who commenced the attack like lions, who locking their bayonets, were mounting by them, thus supplying the defedl of ladders.— The result was, that they cut in pieces all they found within, with the exception of about 40, to whom they gave Quarter, which they earnestly implored. SEPT. 21.— Three pieces were sent into the re- doubt that had been taken, also timber, and other materials for constructing a battery. SEPT. 22.— The enemy threw balls and hand- grenades into the works at the redoubt, but did not prevent their continuation. SEPT. 23.— At night the enemy kept up a live- ly and continued fire of howitzers, cannon, mus- ketry, and hand- grenades, which lasted five hours without intermission. According to all appear, ances, an assault was making on the Castle, with scaling, so at least we judged from the camp, though we could not b'l' condemn what we con- ceived to be a very rash attempt; but to- day we found that it was to cover a ssdly which the enemy had endeavoured tn make to procure water from some neighbouring wells, but in which they did not succeed, but lost in the attack, two pieces of cannon, and had many killed. The first re- giment of Asturias, which garrisoned the city, and opposed an intrepid resistance to the enemy, also suffered some loss. A flag of truce was to- day sent to the Colonel of the enemy, intimating that he must abstain from firing upon and destroying the city, or expeft the severest treatment. A peasant, who in the attack to- night had contrived to escape from it, and who had been employed in it, though much against his inclination, to take care of the cattle, assuies us that along with the French are many traitors, who throw themselves at their feet, and intreat them with tears, to listen to no capitula- tion, for there is great reason to hope that relief will soon arrive. Such is the meanness to which the vile wretches who have conspired against their country can descend. Tne French treat them with the greatest contempt, and only use them well at far as it is conducive to their own views. The answer which Bonaparte gave at Madrid to one of his Marshals, who blamed him for his ex- cessive compliance with their applications for fa- vour, is well known—" we roust support and humour them till our work is done." It is no- torious through the whole province of Burgos, that the degenerate Spaniards who follow in the train of the French, are called by them the Canaille ; an honour well deserved by those weak and ignorant men who adhere to the maxims and party of the tyrant. SEPT. 24.— Eighteen French deserted to us.— Tbe English have begun a covered way from the redoubt they have taken to thf citadel. ST- PT. 25— It is said the fugitives in Pancorbo are already besieged by the gr » at Anglo Portu- guese division, which went from h ace after them ; but this wants confirmation. SEPT. 26.— Those besieged are in great want of water. They have got some poor women, whom they let do'< n over the wall, giving them (" ot'r reals for every bucket full they bring them. SRPT. 27.— Tbe work of the covered way is i con'inued, as is a'so the fire of the besieged. At night the I- t regiment of Astuiias took a small parapet, which the enemy had to the east cf the Castle. SEPT. 28.— The covered way was completed, and from it a mine begun, which is carried on ! ith the greatest aftiviiy, and, it is said, will- be blown tip to- morrow. The enemy defend them- selves with great obstinacy, though we know they suffer greatly from the scarcity of water; but all their resistance, according to their situation and the state of our works, cannot continue more than four days. OCTOBER 4.— This morning, at day- break, a brisk fire of artillery was begun from the English battery constructed in the redoubt, to which the enemy answered with corresponding briskness.— Tour mines are alreidy charged, and prepared at the first word to throw down a great part of the wall that surrounds the height on which the cas- tle stands, and according to the appearance, and the dispositions made, they will be blown up to- night o/ in the morning, so that in a few days we shall lie masters of the fortress. The Inhabitants of the neighbouring country look up with en- thusiasm to their deliverers, and make every ex- ertion to give assistance to the allied troops. HUMAN SACRIFICES. We have often noticed, with pleasure, that th « British government in India, is actively and suc- cessfully engaged in discouraging the inhuman ce- remonies amongst the Asiatics, which was wont to attend the death of a relative, and especially the voluntary immolation of widows on the fune- ral piles of their husbands. The praflice is so grafted on the barbarous superstition of the coun- try, so woven with its religious doflrine, that al- though the interference of our people has rendered it less frequent, it will probably requiie a length of time, and strong military exertion, wholly to prevent it. The custom is at present confined to the Brah- mins ; and when individuals of this cast dies, his principal widow is deprived of her charaiter and cast, ? nd becomes infamous if she refuses to sacri- fice herself; and she is further urged to suicide, by an opinion which the priest zealously inculcates that after they die in this manrer, they enjoy the most exquisite happiness. They, however, are some imes wanting in resolution, and to retain life, submit to the penalties wh; ch a birbarous custom has attached ; o it. In other cases, again, a sense of shame, and the upbr- itdings of their friends and relatives, have induced them to atone for this. weak: ess by deaths of aggravated pain:— one of these instances is mentioned, if we mistake not, by Mr. Hastings, when a woman burnt herself wi; h such horrid, yet heroic deliberation, that she was three days in consuming her legs and aims, & c. before the vital spark was destroyed At dif'etent places, the manner of performing this horrid ceremony varies. In Bengal, the fu- neral pile of the husband is constrnfled contiguous to a wall, with space enough between for a single person to walk, as it is customary for the widow to walk three times round it previous to the cere- mony. A hole is made in the wall at the height of the pile, in which a beam is placed, Upwards of twenty feet long, with a rope fixed to its end, for the purpose of making it osculate. After the widow has performed her ambula- tions, and takes off her j wels, which she distri- butes amongst her c mpanions, she ascends the pile, and falls prostrtte, embracing the body of her husband ; the beam is then put in motion, and falls so heavily upon her as to break her back, and deprive her of the power of moving. The pile is then set on fire, and martial music, com- bined with the shouts of the people, completely drown the groans occasioned by her agony ; while she is thus, in the most perfefl sense of the expres- sions, burned alive. In Assam, when any of the Rajahs, Magis- trates, or principal men die, an immense cave is dug for his corpse, and his wives, servants, and elephants, are likewise entombed for his future state and convenience ; provisions, lamps, oil, & c. are buried with them ; but as these cemetries are never opened, it has not been ascertained how long the unfottunate women live; but it is probable that the damp and want of air, shortly terminate their sufferings. INDIA. BOMBAY COURIER, MARCH 21 — We are hapPy to notice an instance of good fortune which oe curred the other day to Captain Crawford of his Majesty's frigate Hussar The Hussar was cru s- ing in November last off the East Point of Java, when The fell in with a French schooner of 32 tons, b u. id to Sourabaya, from the Coast of New Holland. On searching this little vessel, the cap- tors were most agreeably surprised to discover, what her size certainly gave no promise « f, that . she was a very valuable prixe, for she had on board 202,480 Spanish dollars. HTDROPHOBIA— On Tuesday the 5; h May, a Bheestie who had been bitten three weeks before in the leg, by a mad dog, was carried to the Native Hospital, about three o'clock in the after- noon, with the symptoms of hydrophobia upon him. He was immediately bled to the extent of 40 ounces. The symptoms of the disease yielded in succession as the blood flowed ; and before the vein was closed, he stretched out his hand for a cup of water, and calmly drank it off, though the mere approach of the water but a few minutes before had thrown him into convulsions.— Af er the bleeding, be lay down on a cot, fell asleep, and continued so for nearly two hours. When he awoke, the symptoms of the disease were threatening to return; another vein WHS then opened, and eight ounces more of blood were taken away, which so completely subdued the disease, that he has not a symptom of it since. A case lately published iu the Madras Papers, as successfully treated bv bleeding; merctry, an l' opium, by Mr. Tymon, Surgeon of his M > jrstvV 22.1 Dragoons, led to the practice adopted in thir instance ; and which, it is highly gra'ifving to re- mark. has even been more successful fhan pn the former occasion ; the cure, in the latter case, hav- ing been almost instantaneously effected, and th. it- by bleeding alotv, without the aid either of mer. i cury or opium ; for, though these remedies vveraf subsequently used, it was quite evident, that flitf disease was previously and entirely overcome bv the bleeding—( Madra- Girz.: ll-.) The commercial regulations a nounced in t' e Gwttes are as follow •— Regular Cucom- hnisiis established at Ba'avia, Satnarang, and Sourabaya y and no description of vessels are allowed to enter for trade at any other port in Java At Baravt,-. a doty is levied at tbe rate of six per cent, ad va- lorem on all goods and merchandize imported by sea, and to be paid within one month, Cloths, the manufacture of native eastern ports, to pay 15 per cent. Goods transferred in the roads, to pay duties as if aflually landed for sale ; but on goods landed declared for exportation, and tmt for sale, the importer shall pay half duty on the invoice value, and give security that they be not tendered for sale. A duty of 12 per cent, ad valorem, to be levied on all European and Chinese goods, im- ported in Asiatic and European vessels. All goods and merchandize having paid the import duty, are exempted ftom export duty. At Samaiang and Sourahaya, tbe import duty is 8 per cent, ad valorem ; but the export duty doe » not differ materially from ; hat at Batavi?. MISCELLANEOUS. The interesting daughter of the nnfortnna's King of France, Louis XVI. the amiable Duchess D'Angoulr- me, lies dangerously ill a'Z trtwel' ' he residence of his Majesty, Louis XVIIT. The Jury which sat on the body of T. ientennnt Bagnell, who was killed iu a duel by Lieut- riant Stewart, have not yet brought in their vefditf, owing to the absence of tbe surgeon who extracted the ball. HORSE- GUARDS, SEPT. 23.— At a General Court- Martial, held at Lisbon, on the Ist and 21 of June, 1812, Lieut. Peter M'Arthur, of the 3d regiment, or buffs, was arraigned upon the under mentioned charge, viz :— For disgraceful conduiS, highly unbecoming the ch- rafler of an Officer and a Gen- leman, in defrauding Mr. Martin Slack SmaPp iece, a tradesman at Lisbon, of a sum of money on or about th-? 15th dav of March last, by giving the . aid Mr. Martin Slack Smaltpiece, an order upon his • nb. isrencc to the 24th of April, for the nriney obtained, which subsist- ence was drawn by the said Lieutenant M'Arthur, from the '• hands of the Paymaster, prior to the said order being pre- ented for payment. Upon which charge the Court came to the f ,1. lowing decision :— " The Court having duly and deliberately weighed an<" considered the evidence in support of the prosecution, as well ai what the prisoner, Lieutenant Peter M'Arthur, has brought for vatd in his dtfence, are of opinion, ' hat he is guilty of .. efraudiog Mr. Martin Slack Smallpiece, a trades- man at Lisbon, of a sum of money, amounting to twenty- fonr dollars, by giving him receipts' for his subsistence, from the 25th March to the 24' th of April, which subsistence had been received previously by the prisoner, Lieut. Peter M'Arthur, which being in breach of the Articles of War, the Court do therefore sentence the said Lieut. Pett i M'Arthur, 3d regiment, or buffs, to he cashiered: and a deduction of 24 dollars be made from his subsistence, to defray that sum, due to Mr. Mar- tin Slack Smallpiece." His Royal Highness the Prince Recent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of his Majesty, to approve the finding and to confirm so much of the sentence of the Court, as adjudges the prisoner to be cashiered; and the Commander in Chief directs the foregoing charge, preferred against Lieutenant Peter M'Arthur, of the 3d re- giment of foot, together with the finding and sen- tence of the Court, shall be read at the head every corps, and entered in the General Order book. REWARD FOR BRAVERY!— The Gazette of the 29ih ult. announces the appointment of Lieut. Sumner, from the 20tb Foot, to be a Captain in the 7th Foot, or Royal Fusileers, without purchasi. The Royal Fusileers is one of the most distinguish- ed regiments in the army s it has been engaged in all the great battles in the Peninsula during the war, and by its desperate bravery regained the battle of Albuera, in which battle it had 36 offi- cers and 850 men killed and wounJed. At Ta- lavera, Busaco, Fuentes Guinaldo, Cuidad Rodri- go, Baulajos, and Salamanca, it bore the brunt < f the fight, and suffered severely in all. Yet is this gallant Corps to suffer the mortification of seeing an officer from a regiment at home, put at once, without purchase, over the heads of all its brave subalterns, some of whom have been five times wounded in the service, and of whom many are ready to purchse on a vacancy. Captain Sumner is the son of the Ministerial Member for Sussex I f .'— { Globe.) FROM THE DUBLIN GAZETTE. DUBLIN CASTLE, 28TH OCTOBER, 1812. His Grace the Lord Lieutenant has been pleased to sign Commissions for the following Noblemen and Gentlemen, to be Officers in the undermentioned Yeomenry Corps, viz : Kilworth Infantry— Lord Viscount Kilworth to be Captain, vice t) ie Earl of Mount Cashel, resigned Mount Charles Cavalry— Murray Babington, Esq. to be Second Captain. Castlegrejiory Infantry— —— Robinson, Esq, to be Third Lieut, vice Rowan, resigned. Newport Pratt Cavalry— John Niion, Esq to be Third Lieut, vice Davit, resigned. Slane Cavalry and Infantry— John Morris, Esq. to be Se- cond Lieutenant. Coleraine Infantry— Richard Hunter, E- q. to be S co- id Captain. Killyman Infantry— First Company— Third Lieut. Anthony Dilworth to be Second L'eut. vice vr. nre. tes"- n d. William Richardson, jun, Esq. to be Third L eut. « KC Dil- worth, promoted. Maghera Infantry— William Miller, Esq. to be Second Lieut, vice M'Dowel, resigned Muskerry Legion— First Co. npany— R. b- rt Warren, Esq. to be Second Lieut, vice Davis, lesigued. BELFAST: , Printed and Published by DattMMoNn Aimii'ns'' t Self and the other lJropr> etors, . very A7': rjty. H'rdmsJat ail 1 SaMdaj. - Price of the Paper, when sen* ' o » Hv p., ri of the United King, Join, x3, Si. early, pa. J m advance
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