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Belfast Commercial Chronicle


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Belfast Commercial Chronicle

Date of Article: 14/11/1812
Printer / Publisher: Drummond Anderson 
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1812 TOWN PARKS TO BE SOLD. TWO FIELDS, on the Road to SHANKHILL, nearly opposite Mr. WHINNERYlS Gate, containing 8 A. 2 R. S P held under the MARQUIS of PONEOALI., for 61 Years, from Nov. 1799, at the Yearly Rent of £ 1. These MEADOWS have been highly Manured, and are at present in excellent heart. Immediate Pesscssion can be given. Application may be made at the Office of JAMES T. Kennedy & Co. Rosemary- street. 212) Belfast, 28th oaober, 1812. MOST DESIRABLE RESIDENCE. TO BE SOLD, mILLBROOK LODGE, with suitable Offices, wberein JOHN M'REYNOLDS, Esq. lately resided, si'uate within one mile of Dungannon, arid eight of Armagh, on the Dublin Road appertinant. . ... 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 molate a Gentleman of Fortune. The Mail Coach passes the door every day. In short it possesses many advantages, which will b" obvious on review of the Prent^ pes. For Terms apply as above, or of Mr. SIREE, S9; N. Cumberland- street, Dublin ; also Mr. ANDERSON, Chro- nicle Office.— Letters post- paid. ( 251 SALE FURTHER POSTPONED There are 26 Act; es of Choice LAND The whole stands unrivalled for prospeCt and TO BE SOLD. fTWIj following TOWN- L^ NBS and QUARTER- LANDS. in ' I the Lower Half Barony of Glenarm, TO BE SOLD • BY PUBLIC AUCTION, in the Exchange Room of Bel- fast, at TWELVE o'Clock, on FRIDAY the IGth day of Ofiober next, if not previoudy Sold by private agreement ; they will be set up and sold in the following Lots :— No. 1. T<> wn- land of CUSHENDALL, including the Town of NEWTON- GLENS. 2. Town- land of Tully. 3. Ditto of Dromore. 4. Ditto ol Brofcas. 5. Ditto of Drumfersky. 6. Quarter- land of Money vert. 7 1 he Quarter- lands of Leg,, Fabel, and Coshkibb ; Oil the former is situated a new, and co'iimodiou- Hotel; the three are held under a lease of lives, renewable for ever, at a rent of £ 8,12/. per annum. For further particulars, apply to ALEXANDER DA- VISON, E° q. Knockboy, dailymena; or, to JAMES M'CLEERY, Merchant, Belfast. ( 6 The Sale is farther postponed, at the par- ticular request of Persons in treaty, until THURSDAY, the 19 th day of November inst. on which day the Auction iml positively take place, if the Lands are not previously Sold ' •/' Private Contract, of which due notice will be given. November 5, 1812. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, ON THE PREMISES, On WEDNESDAY, the < 2ith November, nt ELE VEN 6' Clock, npifE entire MACHINERY, employed in the BLANKET MANUFACTORY of JAS. SLOAN and CO. consisting of Two Carding Engines, 20 inchcs— Jenny end Slabing Machines, 2i Spindles each— Vl- Mh rLooms— Stinters, for drying Cloth and Blan- kets— a Horse Wheel, with. Metal Segments— Water Wheel, and tuck Mill, Sfc. e.— Also, a large MULE, six years old. As the above Machinery are nearly n » w, and of the best quality they will be worth the attention of those concern- ed in the Trade. 1 And, at TWO o'clock, same Day, Will be Sold, their INTEREST in a MILL near MAGUERAUN, which would answer well for a Flax or Corn Mill. 296) Ballymakeenan, near Lurgis. BELFAST SHIPPING- k COMMERCIAL LIST. j ANXIOUS te evince his gratitude for the liberal support ; which this Publication has hithe- to experienced, the : Proprietor begs leave to inform the Public, that he intends i early in the ensuing year, to offir it to their con- ideration on an improved and extended Plan. The VoBtlCATioN. under the proposed arrangement, ! will eompriz?— The Prices Cnrrent of the Belfast Market, I on a much more comprehensive scale than hitherto, with the : Duties, Drawbacks, Bounties, & c on the Import and Export : of each Article— A correct statement of the Imports and Exports of the Week, as given in the present form of the List— The quantity of Goods in the K'ng's Stores, With an account of all entered and taken out of Store, during the j preceding Week ; together with the Names of the Merchants . paying the Duties— The Shipping Intelligence, relative to the Port, in the fullest manner— Enlarged observations on the Belfast and other principal Markets of Great Britain and Ireland— Authentic Intelligence, relative to Marine Licences, which . are now so materially connefled with Commerce— Sales of Merchand: ze— Alterations in Duties— Marine In- surances— and such other useful information, as may in- fluence Prices in the Belfast Marhet. The additional cost which will attend the proposed en- largement and improvement of this List, will necessarily cause a small advance in the Annual Subscription; being de • ermined however, to spare neither expence nor labour, to render it correCl, and consequently, useful to the Mercantile Body and the Public in general, the Proprietor relies with confidence, on their pafonage » nd assistance. Application for this List, to be made to the Proprietor, FRANCIS TAGGART, Port- Surveyor's Office, Custom - H'lise, ( daring Custom- House hours) and at his Notarial Office, No. 75, High- street, Belfast. Marine and Bill Protests, noted, extended, and attested; Surveys; Average Bonds; Charter Parties, and Bills of Sale, drawn aqd engrossed; Affidavits taken in all the Lata Courtt; Matus' and Carpenters' Protections, provided and sworn ; and everything in the Notarial Line, carefully attended to. In the re'f> e£ ti » e situations of Public Notary, Master in Chancery, and Commissioner for taking Affilavits ill his Majesty's Four Courts, F. TAGGART respectfully solicits a seare ol public favour, and trusts, that the attention paid in every department, to the interest of his Friends, will merit a continuance of that kind support he has experienced, and for which, he iak s this opportunity of returning his most grate- ful thanks. * m* Every facility and assistance rendered, in forwarding CuUom- liouse business. 260) Belfast, November 9, 18i2. qpHE FLOUR MILLS and CONCERN at KNOCK, formerly Advertised in tHs Paper, for Sale, not lining Sold, they will now be L^ t, for whatever term may be agreed upon, and immediate possession given. For further particulars, apply to HEWITT & M'MUR- RAY, 22, Prince's- street, Belfast; or, JOHN HEWITT. Knock- Mills, who will shew the Premises. ( 194 FLOUR. A SITUaTiOn fOR FLOUR & corn MILLS. To be Let for a long Term, or Sold out, IPHE CONCERN called the FALLS COTTON MILLS 1 within one and a hilf miles of Belfast, and well calcu- lated for Flour and Corn Mills, having one fall of water '' f fifteen feet, and a second of twenty- one and upwards, making a fall, if united, of thirty- six feet eight inctieS. On the Premises are already built Three M: l! s, two of them with Machinery for driving by water, the third by steam. Also, 25 Houses for Workmen, one for the Mana- ger, and Offices, & c. There is also a Neat Dwelling- House, in a beautiful situa- tion, with Plantation, neatiy disposed, to b' Let or Sold, either separately, or as part of the general Concern.— A quantity of Land attached to tho House, above Nine Acres. Application to be made to W. B JOY, 39, Waring- street fl 21 LAW INTELLIGENCE. ' KING' 3 BENCH, DUBLIN1, NOVEUSER 10, 1812. NEWRY. A NEW PERIODICAL PUBLICATION. BLEACH- GREEN FARM TO LET, • ] WITHIN less than three quarters of a Mile of that ex-, cellent Market Town BANRRIDGE, with fhe'Gfe^ t: River Ban running through its center, and ' a most capital Fall for a BLEACH MILL or FLOUR MILL, and the R^' ce made complete home to the Mill Site, which coald i. ot now be done at a less expenditure than =£ 1000. This Valuable FARM cont » iris upwards of Sixty Irish Acres « f, choice Ground, all ol which would be Meadow, with as goo ' a Road as in Ireland through if, and most beautifully situated in a genteel and respeiftable neighbour- hood. surrounded by B'each- Greetis, and so completely fenced,, with Double Ditches, Walls, and Hedges, as to bid defiance: to any Fox Hounds In the country. A Lease, for ever, free ft renewal fine, will be given, if; the value is offered, and the Tenant declared on the. First day of November next; and should its value not h- offered before that day, then it will be Let by Public Cant, on MONDAY the 16th November, at BOTL'S Inn, Banbridge, at the Heur of ONE o'clock, to the highest Bidder, by DENNIS CAULFIELD, " NEWRY N. B. Mr. CAULFIRLD has Three Small FARMS to- Let, near I. INADEHG, containing about Five Afres each, with Good Houses thereon, formerly in the possession, of AN- THONY GARVEY, Deceased. They will be Let together or separately. ( 44 VICTUALING HIS MAJESTY'S REVE NUE CRUIZERS IN IRELAND. THE COMMISSIONERS of His MAJESTY'S CUS. TOMS and PORT DUTIES, do hereby give Notice, that they will receive separate PROPOSALS on the 234 day of November next, for SUPPLYING the several RE- VENUE CRUIZF. RS ih IRELAND, for ONE Year, from and alter the 5th day of January next, on their respective Stations, or the most convenient part within those Stations, vi h PROVISIONS of the BEST QUALITY ; a List of of the Particulars of which, and of the different Revenue Cruizers and their Stations, may be had at the Office of the InspeClor of Rf venu : Vessels, in the Custom- House of Dub- * * - L - « ( 1 "•" r—— l. n ; and from the Collectors of Belfast, Cork, and Limerick, The Proposals are to be Sealed up, and indorsed >< Pro poails for Victualling the Crtiiz r, or Cruiztrs, ( as the case may be,) mentioning their Name or Names, and Station or Stations, and sent to the Beard on the 2Sd day of Novem- ber next, to be by them taken into consideration and decided on." And security will be required ' or the performance of each ContraCt. By order of the Commissioners, ALLAN M'LEAN, Secretary. Custom- House, Dublin, Oa. 15, 1812. ( 1G3 N. B. The different Articles are to be delivered on board several Cruizers at their Stations fry the CocttaCUrs. THE SUBSCRIBERS to the " NEWRY COMMER- CIAL TELEGRAPH" are respeafully informed, that the arrangements for Publishing that NEWSPAPER, are in such forwardness, that the Editor will be enabled to Print the first Nun. ber on WEDNESDAY, the 18th day of NOVEMBER next. Previous to the commencement of their periodical labours, the proprietors deem it expedient to submit to the public, a candid explanation of their principles and plan.— Aloof from the various parries that agitate the State, they will be calm, though not indifferent speaatofs and recorders of each passing evert. Through the maze of politics, and the tem- pest of jarring faaions, Impartiality shall be their guide, and Truth their'polar star The pages of the TELEGRAPH shall never he contaminated by the vindictive effusions of personal malice, nor the wild ravings of inveterate prejudice. By the standard of Utility alone, shall every aCt of every party be esti- mated. Regardless of the sources whence public measures may emanate, they will speak of those measures as they may be in themselves advantageous or injurious to the Empire, and by their intrinsic worth alone, will they appreciate their im- portance. Whatever tends to draw more closely the links of social affeCtion and harmonize the passions, shall find ready admitraoce into the colunins of the TELEGRAPH :— The proprietors, therefore, invite every philanthropist, every lover of the arts, 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, fiom the contemplation of war, devastation, and blood, to the rural ' scenes of agriculture, the fairy haunts of poesy, or tjie delightful fields. of science; as the weary eye, pained by the blaze of the meridian sun, looks for relief amidst glades of mingled light and shade, or peaceful groves of green. • They admire the principles of the British Constitution, and are determined to give them their loyal and firm sup- port. Under the influence of these principles, and still more ^ eepjy impressed with that noble and peculiar tenet of Christianity—" Do unto all men as you would they should do unto ^ ou /" they think, the same religious liberty ought ta be " crincedod'to others, wtiich they themselves possess Never- • theless, they are not so tenacioUs of their own opinions, as to preclude from their celumns, calm and temperate discus- sions rm, Catholic Emancipation, or on any other subjr a con- , neaed with the politics of the British Isles; and on all such matters, ^ hey will uniformly preserve the striaest impar. Uality.' . D: flidfent of Viis talent*, yet strong in the purity of his motive, the editor looks with some confidence to a gener ons pah lie, for that success, which he *< ill use every pbusibl effbrtito nterit. The difficulties he has to encounter, in thi new undertaking, are obvious; yet, to counterbalance these he possesses many impprt, ant advantages.— The situation of NEWRY is central; irs mercantile connexions widely extend ed'; its inhabitants'liheral, spirited, and fond of information. A direa and reglilar communication is now established be- tween* tJhis place and Great Britain, by which he will be enabled frequently to anticipate the Dublin conveyance ; and as the Nor. t- henn mail passes through NEWRY, he will have many boyrg ^ dvantajje, in point of priority of time, over most other similar publications. Add to this, that the pro- prietors nave' made' n « b » t extensive connexions in LONDON, and will derive their information from the fountain head.— Iri a word, a better'obstraa and recapitulation of the inten- tions of the Proprietors of the TELEGRAPH cannot be given, than ip the following quotation from their Prospeaus, which has already been submitted to the Public : " Disavowing all party broils, or ephemeral starts of in- furiate and indiscriminate censure, this Paper shall b f ever open to frte discussion, on all subjects, provided the sacred boundaries of candour and moderation be preserved Invio- late.— Uselul traas, of every description, shall meet th rnsist cordial attention. Public Occurrences— Parliamentary Debates— Foreign and Domestic Intelligence, shall be selea- ed and arranged with care. The Agriculture, Trade, and Manufactures of the North— tlje Maikets of Ireland shall be minutely stated. iThe New. ry Shipping List— the arrival and departure of the Packets sKall be regularly attended to. Original Essays— Moral or l iterary Produ- itioiis— and all other favours of Correspondents, shall be thankfully re- ceived," & c. AoieNrs are appointed for the Paper, in almost every principal Town in Ireland. Alt Orders relative to the TELEGRAPH, addressed to Mr. ROBERT MOLLAN, TELEGRAPH - OFFICE, corner of MARGARET- SQUARE, NEWRY, shall be respea- fully attended to. The price of the Paper, in any part of the United King- dom ( out of Newry), il paid in advance, £ 2, 5s. 6i. per an- num. If not in advance, £ 2, 10/— Postage free. Henry F. dmond Taaffe, Esq. v. the Right Hon. Wil- liam Downes, Lord Chief Jus net of the King's Bench. i Tliis was an aflinn hrnus; ht by the Plaintiff agains the Ch; ef Justice, for ^ n alleged frespiss and false imprisonment. The Chief Mi'dc? plea 1- ed, by way of justification, his patent as Chief Justice, and that his afl was a judicial art, tinder his crmmis. ion. A demurrer was taken to the plea, and during last Term, Mr Perrin had ar. pued in support of the demurrer, and Mr. J. L. Foster in support of the plea. On this day, Mr. Riehard Pennefather was heard on the same side with Mr. Foster. Lord Norbury— The reply lies with the par y taking the demurrer. , Mr. Pennefather here read that part of the p'eadin& rs to which the demurrer was taken, laid a justification under hi; Lordihip's patent, as Ch; ef Justice of the C nirt of King's. Bench, and that as such Chief Justice having received in'ormafion on oath of the proceedings, at Liffey- treet Chapel, anc the eleflion of Mr. T'aafle as a delegate, & c. See. he did issue his warran', See. an| on the sai 1 Henry Taaffe being brought be£ r> re him he did de- liver him to bail for his appearance, ic. Mr. Pennefather then proceeded to state that such plea had been put in by the Counsel of the Chief Justice, with the view of asctrtaininuf the privileges annexed to his high and dignified office ; that he thought necessary so to state t— that the Court feel quite disembarrassed from giving any weight to the pleading, which it might derive from the character arid learnit. g of the dtfendanr. It was the pleadingnf his Counsel, a pleading which they deemed necessary for the du « maintenance of bis high office, and for tU « gw « er.> and - public weal. In regard to the character of ihe Learned Defendant, his Counsel had, in the tlird plea, set out at length, on the record, the infoimaiior. s up- on which he had ailed. Such plea had not been pleaded, with a view to justify him t » tbeir Lord- ships; but that the facts being put ipon the re- cord, his conduft might be preservec to, and ap- proved of by future ages. With that plea he trusted the Court would have nothing to do ; the plea of his authority as Chief Justice muse bar the present aftion. Most of the authorities bearing onthis. case, had been cited during the argument last term, and this principle wm clearly deducible from them, that for what a Judge, even of the lowest Court, does, whilst acting in his judicial sitaati- on, and as Judge in a matter over which he has jurisdiction, and arising within it, no action lies. Such a pro. position could not be controverted ; the only question that could arise, as to Judges of- inferior !! and limited jurisdiction, would be. was it a mat-' ter arising within or without their jurisdiction.— But in the present case no Such question could arise, because the jurisdiction df the Chief Justice j of the King's Bench is not> limited. by space, but ' reaches throughout the entire kingdom. oOt' those cases then, stnrbly commented on last Term by Mr,' Foster, he ( Mr. P.) would state two or j| threfe to the Court. The most remarfcstste'df them was the case of Hammond against Howell, the Recorder Of Lon- don in 1 Modern, 181, where the case first came before the Court— it was an action against the de- fendant for committing the plaintiff for something he had done as a juror. The Judga was a Com- missioner of Oyer and Terminer. In Bushell's To be published every Wednesday and Saturday. NEWRY, October 30,1812. case, reported In Va'tlghan, 135, for Bushell was in the skmte predicament with Hammond, the Court said that the commitment was illegal, and it Was On that opinion of the Court, this action rf Hammond was founded. Howell applied for time to plead, and then the Court declared their opinion against die action, viz. that no action will lie against a Judge for a wrongful commitment, any more tnan for an erroneous judgment.— and Justice Atkins said it never was imagined, ; that Justices of Oyer and Terminer, woald be ques- tioned in private actions, for what they should dp in the execution of their office ; for if the law had been taken so, the Statute of James would have included them, as well as Justices of the Peace— thereby taking a manifest distinction between Judges of Record and Justices of the Peace The same case came on again in ' 2. Modern 218. and after setting out the substance of tha plead- ings on both sides, and arguments of Connse!, the opinion of the Court was— that the bringing of the aCtion against the Judge was a greater offence, than his lining and committing the plaintiff, and that it was a bold attempt against the Govern- ment and justice in general. It was unnecessary to go through the cases of aflinns against inferior Judges— but there was not on record, a single in- stance of an aftion brought against a Judge of the superior Courtf. In the caje of Mostyn a. Fabri- g3s, in Cowper, 172, Lord Mansfield said, " if a- i action be brought against, a Judge of Record, for an aflion done by him in his judicial capacity, he rtviy plead that he did it as . Indoe of Racord, and that will be a comp! ete^ us'ifi': vion." The « an> e decision is in 12. Coke, page 23,. Floyd a. Barker.' This dritlrine was carried so far as to protert the Sheriff ? s a returning officer, as foual in '. he case of Barnadiston a. Some, as Sheriff of Suffolk, and i| was an aflion on the case, for making a double.,!; return ; and although the plaintiff had judgment in the King's B? nch, yet, on a writ of error tor the Exchequer Chamber, the judgment was reverse.!, and the reversal affirmed in the House of Lords; and the reason was, because the Sheriff aCfed as Judge; which determination probably gave rise to the Starnte of W; llia~ i ITT. giving an afti in in such case aga> pct the Sheriff. The case of Mills and Siyer, in Blackstone's Reoorts, 1141, was in point, which was an aftion against a Commissioner • f Rank'iiptcy, for committing, for not answering I a question ; and the judgment, given by Lord : Chief Jostiee De Grey, was in support of bis ar- gument, and was a great length, valuable, as re- cognising the principles in ai! the oth'.; r cases, that no a& Kio " onld lie against a Judge, as to what he did as a Judge: and marking the distinction be- tiT- ppo the Judges of the inferior and superior Courts. Another case of Johnstone a Sutton, 1. Te- :" Reports, 493, to b- referred to not onlv for the judgment of the Court, but for the gene- ral reasoning and admitted principles. It was an action by a Captain in the Navy against his Com- mander : there was a verdict, and ; 66000 dama- ges— t writ of error was brought in the Exche- quer Chamber ; and it was held, that the action was not maintainable. So fir it should be admitted, what was not doubted for the last century- that no action- would lie against, a Judge, as a Judge, and ( said Mr. Pennefa'her) it is right and proper, my Lords, th- it such protection should be given to the Judges, who are called on by their duty to judge between man and man, in every place, on every subject, in a variety of instances. But if a Judge was to be assailable for ev' rv mistake in judgment, for every wrong supposed to bp committed, how in- variably would the angry passions of disappoint- ed suitors burst forth in angry actions against the Judge, whom th - y would exclaim against as hav- ing injured them ? And therefore it is that the i] protection is afforded th': Judge and the Officers the Court, as long as those officers act within their authority. Judges of the inferior Courts are amenable to the Justices of the King's Bench; but they who have jurisdiction throughout the realm, are not answerable for any errors of judg. ment; for any wrong done, as Judges, to the j| party injured,, they arc answerable, as Tu. lges, only to the High Court of Parliament. There the subject will meet redress. But that law with which they are entrusted for the public weal, which commands their attendance on all occa- sipns, in tvevy district of the land, that law will not allow them to be harassed by any fancied in- jured suitor. Such, says the law, would tend to the scandal and disgrace of the Judge, and the most pure of heart would not escape. It had been s* id. there was no wrong without a remedy; it was. a true and general, but not an universal proposition, in the law of England.— There was also a higher and more important maxim, that the law will rather endure a private inconvenience than a public wrong; and whilst the policy of the law protects the person of the Judge, the party i must submit to the inconvenience, or resort to the ' Parliament. Injuries done, amounting to fplony, ' no action is maintainable for them, because the ! public; justice of the country requires reparation to the public in another way. To support the exception to that general rule, of there being no wrong without a remedy, there are many cases in the books : the case in Douglas, of the vessel which was seized, and though released by the sentence of the Admiralty, yet no action 1 iy at the suit of: the passengers who were detained.— Mr. P. eqnefath^ r said, that so far he had argued, assuming that the a a of the Chief Justice was a iu licial p. ft. He would refer their Lordships to i the language of the plea stating the nature of the • aft. Btit the plea had in fa£ t been demurred to, i so that thereby the faCls charged in it, if legally i and properly pleaded, were admttted. It was said that this, was matter of law, not fafl, whether it was uone . as Chief Justice or not, that is, what he may lawfully < lo as such ; that is, I admit, matter of law ; but whether he afled as Judge colore officii pirtute officii, that is matter of faft— if it be an a£ l at all which he might have done as Chief Justice. The demurrer admits the question, has be afted as Judge ? In Wilk/ s Reports, 131, this doflrine and rule, of pleading is recognised ; it is a case of replevin, where judgment went for the defendant •— and I am sure, said Mr. P. had not the Gentle- men at the other side feared the admission on the pleading, feared to have recognised the Chief Jus- tice in the a£ l they complain of, their respetf for the character and learning of the learned Judge, could they have done it with a proper sense of duty to their client, would have induced them to give him the stile and title which they knew he pos- ' j sessed. Had they not feared the admission, they would not have commenced the declaration by tailing him William Downes, Esquire. Mr. Pennefather was here interrupted— the fa& being that, the declaration did stile him Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench. Mr. Penne- father said, he had been njisinstructed, for that the faCt he found only applied to the writ in which he was stiled, o ily William Downes— hut what he • argued, would have been an admission if the fafl were so, now that it was so, his argument availed him. For the support of this most unusual aflion there vras not a precedent in the books— the no- velty of which, according to Judge Buller, ought to be a most decisive argument against it.— He says in Douglas 602, " An universal silence in j Westminster Hall, on a subject which so frequently must have occurred, is a strong argument tt » pro-.-.- that no such action can b=! sustaine !"— tn oninioa upheld by the cose in. 2 Lord Raymond, 914', and Littleton, set. 103. He would nest call t'fieir at- tention to the nature arid dO'ies of the high . and dignified office of the Lord Chief Justice— that it had particularly inherent in it a prtwer of award, iovr process and compelling ' he appearance of any offender— that he did it not as a Justice of the Peace, but it was a distinfl original quality of ' he office ; and that the assumption on the'. ifher side, that he did a£ l as in the capacity of a Justice pf th. j Peace, was not to be found in any book of law, it was only assumed in areument. The Clvef Justice has annexed to- his office, powers which a Justice of the Peace may execu e— he has cert tin powers which a Justice of the Peace is r » ijnired to execute— hut thev aro inherent in, and fl ' wing odt of his office as Ch'sjf Justic* only— and nor by vir- tue of any separate commission. Lord in his 4th In- titure, cites Bracton, and speaking of the Judges of the King's Bench, states ( hem to be " Genera! es. See, Sc. and explains the meaning of the several terms. He also speaks of the Chief Justice of l- etand, as being the same as in England s and blackstone fallows him in his 3d volume, 41, in giving them the same authority and powers, and so dors Lam- bard's Eirenarchia, who seems to take a distinc- tion between the powers of the Court of King's Bench and the Court of Cotnm in Pleas, as if the latter was more lim: ted, and he has this ol I expres- sion, that they had those high powers closed, that is, enclose*! in their office, for the preservation of th, e peace— so says Hale, in his 2 I Pleas of the Cro rn j and again in the first volume of H de, 58( 3, that the Chief Justice, or other Jurice o^ the King's: Bench, may commmd ore femfs, the Mar. dial to arr- jst any person, even although there be no cause expressed in the (. omtr. and. Such was the language of the law; and Hule cites the case of Trognmrton a. Allen. 2. Roll's Abridge- ment, 558, title Trespass, altho. igh it is argtud on the other side, that there the tins'aff having arrested a man by the comm md of the Judge, lie was obliged to obey, and that the case is not con- clusive. But it was not meant to go the length relied on in that case, nor did the present case re- quire it. But then the officer is only ministerial, whereas the Judge in issuing his command is pure- ly judicial. So far then, the Chief Justice may ommir, and he cannot commit in any other ca- pacity except as judge— his authority being de- rived from h'' paten— rhis powers being closed in his iffice. But it is objected, that it is an aft den? out of Court, and that no Judge" for any thing done off the judicial bench, has that protection, which the law gives to the other afts of the Judge, and that he aft. s as a comnon Magistrate, an ordinary individual. B it there is the sam- reas « n wily fse should He protcClrJ in th^ one an ihe other; in the one case he afts at the com- mencement } in the other, during the progress, or at the . daterminatioo of a suit. eomm n case of contracts, a party is held to spccia! bail. The case of fins was also familiar to the Court — fiats at one time in this country, were carried to a deplorable excess, and yet at that time, was it ever thought to bring an action against the Judge, when it would have been resorted to, if it was maintainable ; and what is a fiat, but a process out of Court by a single Judge, to bring the jiarty into Court ? The words are " upon reading the affidavit of A. B let a writ issue." If" an action Was maintainable in such cases, every Judge should keep the affidavits on which he acts, for his own justification. Was that ever done ?— Those affidavits are gone— are lost— and then so would the Judge's defence; and that prove.) the distinction between the Judge and the Justice of the Peace, as the latter always h: slds the infor- mation as his justification, to defend an action, whereas the Judge requires it not,, no action lying against him. It may seem absurd to cite autho- rities that such acts are judicial ones ; but it is • the law as laid down Siderfin 276. < Comberback 157. 1st Blackstone, Smith a. Frasier, 192. those k orders of a Judge in Chamber, are judicial acts, ® and are the law of the land. A Justice of the Peace cannot punish by attachment for a con- tempt of his process; a Judge of Record can. — The power of taking bail and committing i''. quite di-. tin. St in the Chief Justice, from that power in a Justice. of the Peace— the latter is given thp = e powers by statute, and those statutes never touch the office of the Chief Justice. So in the case rf the great writ of Habeas Corpus, what proves that an aCtion would not lie in any instance against a Judge, at common law, is, that we find th? sta- utc only in one single instance giving it, and it wai necessary to give it by statute where he refused granting that great writ of liberty : and when the Aft enforcing the powers of that writ was brought into the House, one of the questions put by the Lords to the Judges was " whether, if a Judge before the statute refused to issue the writ of Habeas Corpus, the party would have a remedy by aCtion." Tlie answer to tba' question ii to b » found in the I04; h ptige of Wilmott's reports, .. id was this " that the suojeCt had n « remedy at law, by aftion or other^ iie, against the Judge fur such refusal." And now, my Lords, said the le irned Counsel, f trust this unusual aCtion, condemned by the si- lence of ages, now for the first time br ' tight for- ward, may be consigned to tin', oblivion, in which it ought to have slept; and that in future, no ac- tion of this kind, tending to the subversion of jus- tice, and the authority of our Courts, may be brought, either for experiment or nuiice; anc that our Judges may rest satisfied and con'tnied, that their high office gives them an hoiwarali'ie, protec- tion, and that they are answerable ouly to that high tribunal, which has power u coireit the errors rf their judgments, or the mistakes and corruptions, f their heart-. Mr. O'Connell being indisposed, the Court 1} postponed the hearing of that Gentleman in r< ply - | until Fiiday next. btt'/ fasr (^)! vfmfrkclal chronicle. E*#= BELFART COURSE Of EXCHANGE, Sc. Jfar 15.— Be'fast on London ( 21ds.) 7 7$ per cent. Belfast on Dublin ( 61 ds.) 1 pe- cent. Belfast fin Glasgow « per cent faun, A'or. 12— per ce « it. Gov. Deb 72$ .... 5 per cent. Ditto Par. imnii, JVor. 9.— 3 rer cent. Consols for Acc S{)| Aror 12.— Dub. on Lon. 7f j VOP?— Lon. onOuh. 9i ARRIVED. " 2 . ...... $ MAILS SINCE OUR LAST. dui Bv OoN » (! SS » t » ' Bv OoBLIN 0 BELFAST, - Saturday, November 14, 181C. . The London Journals of Monday the 9th, are the latest that have reached us, from which we subjoin many interesting selections ;— these, to- gether with the extracts from French Papers, of a late date, received in Dublin, puts our Readers in possession of whatever is most worthy of notice Tn the various puplic prints, which have arrived at this Office since our last. London, Monday, November 9. A mail from Gottenburgh arrived this morn- ing. We subjoin tlie most important article of intelligence received by it, which is nothing less th'an a notification of the arrival of Bonaparte at Konigsberg on his return from Morcow to Paris. CARLSHAM, OCT. The latest accounts from the other side inform us, that Bonaparte is on his way to Paris, and is now at Konigsberg, where he has ordered quarters for 17.000 men. He has issued a Proclamation signifying his in- tention of immediately returning to Berlin, as soon as he has complied with the wishes of 52,000,000 of his people, who intreat him to spare the Russians and return to the bosom of his country, where he is so much adored. Now at length the war in Russia begins to as- sume the aspeft which has been long expefled by the friends of that empire and of mankind. Bo- naparte leaves his army in Moscow to its fate, as be left bis army in Egypt on a former occasion. We trust that fate will afford a still stronger correftfon to his inordinate ambition ; and that this second base desertion of his comrades in the state of desperation into which he had led them, will draw down on him the contempt and * punishment which he merits. The wishes and in- treatie* of 52,000,000 of his snKjefls, is but a pompont phrase for the private intimations sent by his Ministers at Paris, of the plot and commo- tions hostile to his authority, which have been discovered there. The ntit advices from Paris and Moscow wiil give further developements, and we shall soon know all from boih quarters, not- withstanding the anxious solicitude of Bonaoarte and his agents to involve tLt truth in the darkest mysteiy—( Pilot.) The information of Lord Wellington's depar- ture from before Burgos for Madrid, is now fully confirmed. His Majesty's Ministers have receiv- ed dispatches from Sir Home Popham. dated the £ 7th tilt, announcing the fact. Lord Wellington moved frorr. before Burgos- on the 21st, with the British troops,, leaving the Spaniards in the lines. There was a report yesterday, on the alleged authority of letters from Truro, statin?, that a general action had taken place on the 26th, near Madrid; but this intelligence must be premature. The result was stated to lie a victory on our part, but accompanied with a severe loss.— Sucbet was said to be among the slain— three French eagles taken— the enemy retreating to- wards Valentia, See. We are informed, from good authoriiy, tha* there are between thirty and forty sail of Ameri" . can ships, all loaded with hemp, sailcloth, tallow.* iro » nd other articles, the produce of the Balti c bound to America, now at Gottenburgh, to which port they ran, to put themselves under the pro- teflion of neutrality, as soon as they heard of the declaration of war by America against this coun- try, or they must have been all captured by our ih; ps in the Baltic or North Sea.—( Pilot.) The accounts from St., Perersburgh, we are happy to find, are of a very encouraging nature. A report from General Tormazow, of the 25th of September, states, his having repulsed an at. tack of the ensmy, in which PrinGe Schwartzen- berg and General Regnier were personally en- gaged. He likewise details some other affairs in which the enemy were beaten, and confirms the j'Jnftion of the army of the Danube with that un- der his command. This event took place on the J 7th of September. The St. Petersburgh Gazettes contain several re- ports from General Winzingeiode. The latest • iilvicesfrom this enterprising General are of the 11th ult. dated from Klen. The enemy, it ap- pears, had made some offensive movements on the » it. Petersburgh road in that direflion, which had compelled him to fall back. His Cossacks, how. ever, continued to harr. ass their detached parties. A letter from Pernau, of the 12th ult. states a report of the King of Prussia having resigned his Crown. FRoM THE FRENCH PAPERS. Paris, October 31. TWENTY- FOURTH BULLETIN- Moscow, OCTOBER L i.— General Baron Del. 7,0ns has marched upon Dmetsow. The King of Naples is with the advanced guard upon the Nava, in presence of the enemy, who are occu- pied in recruiting their array, by completing it From the militia. The weather is very fine. The first snow fell yesterday. In 20 days it will be necessary we should be in winter quarters. The forces which Russia had in Moldavia, have joined General Tormassow. Those from Finland have disem- barked at Riga. They marched out and attack- ed the first corps— they have been beaten— 3000 men have been made prisoners. We have not yet received tlie official i elation of this brilliant combat, which does so much honour to General d'York. All our wounded have proceeded to Smolensk, Minsk, and Mohilow. A great number have re- covered and rejoined their. corps. Much private correspondence between Saint Petersburgh and Moscow, makes ns acquainted with the situation of that Empire. The project of burning Mos- cow having been kept secret, the greater part of the Nobles and private individuals had removed nothing. The Engineers have taken a plan of - the city, by markint? the houses which have been saved from the fire. It results that we did. not succeed in saving more than the tenth part of die town. The nine- tenths no longer remain. MILITARY COMMISSION. The Military Commission, created the 231 insf. by decree cf the Council of Min: sters, presided bv his Serene Highness the Prince Arch- Chancellor of the Empire, agreeably to the orders of his Ma. jesty, the said Commission formed by his Excel- lency the Minister of War, and composed con- formably to the Imperial decree of the 17ih Mes. sidor, 12ih year of his Excellency Connt Dejean, President, General of Brigade Baron Dereot,' Ge- neral Baron Henry, Colonel General, Colonel Moncey, Major Thibault, Captain Delon, appoint- ed by the Military Commission to fulfil the fohc- tfons of Reporter, assisted by M. Boudin, appoint- ed by him clerk, who, according to the terms of the laws, were not related to . he accused, in the degrees prohibited by the Constitution, The above- named Commission, convoked by his Excellency Count St. ' Dejean, President, met ! in the Hall of sitting of the Council of War, of the 1st military division in Paris, for the purpose of trying C. F. Malet, General of Brigade, V. F. C. A. Lohue, Ex- G neral of Brigade, M. J. Gui- dal, Ex General of Brigade, G. Soulier, Chief da Battalion, Gamout ( called St. Charles) a military ! man by profession, Adjutant Major A. Piquerel, member of the Legion of Honour, Lieutenant L. C. Fissert, Sub- Lieutenant J. L. Lefebre, Captain N. J. Heinhonver, Lieut. J. A. Lebis, J. H. Boeehheimpe, Adjutant and Sub- Officer O. C. Lemozen, J. C. F. Godard, Lieu'. H Beaumont, Serjeant Major J. J. Julien, Capt. P. Boridueux, Adjt. and Sub- Officer, S. H. Cason, Captain G. Rouff, J. F. Rabbi, actually Col. of the Paris Guard, Member f> f the Legion of Honour, Lieu*. A. A. Provost, J. A. Vealleualpe, Sub- Major J. B. Cormelle, Lieutenant L. M. Regnier. Corporal J. A. Rateas accused the Ex- Gen^ ral of Brigade C. F. Malet, of the crime of having conspired against the interior security of the State, with the design of destroying the Government, the succession to the throne, and of exciting the citizens and inhabitants aga; nst the Imperial au- thority ; and the remainder of being accomplices of the Ex- General Malet. The sitting being opened by Count . Dejean, the Reporter read the charges against the accused ; this being done, the sitting was suspended for one hour and an half, when the accused were brought in, free and without irons, before the commission. They were interrogated by ihe President, as to their names, callings, & c. to which tliey respec- tively replied. After being informed of the crimes of which they were accused, and inierrogated by the Pre- sident, and the pistols and sabres produced as evi. dence, tire Military Commission heard the Judge Reporter and the accused, in their defence, pro. duced by themselves ahd two Counsel, who plead- ed for the accused. Flis Excellency the Count Dejean, demanded of the Judges if they had any observations to make; having answered nega- tively, the accused were re- conduffed by the escort to prison, and the Clerk also retired. The Military Commission deliberating with closed doors, the President Count Dejean put the following questions to it:—- Is C. F. Malet, accused of conspiracy, & c. Jtc. Guilty? Is M. J. Guidal, accused of being an accom- plice with the Ex- General Malet, guilty ? And so with the remainder. The Military Commission unanimously declared the Ex- General Malet guilty of the crime against the safety of the State, icc. & c. See. and the Er- General Lahoue, the Ex- General Guidel, the Chief of Battalion Soulier, Sieur Bourdeaux, Sieur Beau- mont, Sieur Pequerel, Sieur Heinhouver, Sieur Fissert, Sieur Regnien, Sieur Julien, Sieur Lefe- bre, Sieur Rateau, of being accomplices.. Colonel Rabbi, guilty, by a majority of six voices to one; Sieur Boccheiampe, guilty, by a majority of ' five to two; and the others not gnifti:— upon which, the Military Commission condemned to death ahd confiscated the property of ihose foond guilty, art'd discharged and acquitted those not found gui'.- y. The Military Commission orders that those ac- quitted shall be placed at the disposal of the Mi- niter at war. It besides orders, that 2000 of the present judgment shall be printed, and posted wherever there shall be occasion. It orders the Judge Reporter to read the present judgment to the condemned and acquitted; and, besides, to have it executed in all its contents, within twenty- four hours. The President of the Commission, Count DEJEAN. The execution of this judgment took place this day at four o'clock, in the plain of Grenelle, in pre- sence of a very numerous concour e of spectators. According to the orders of the Grand Judge, the execution of Rabbi and Rateau was respited. Yesterday, Sir Thomas and Lady " Trubridge, , of Bogner, near Chichester, Soss- x, accompanied bv Mr. Richardson, of Somerset, arrived at Linn's Hotel; aid this day set off for Mount- stewart, the seat of the Earl of Londonderry. On Wednesday last, Lady Clanwilliam, accom- panied by her daughter, Lady Maria Meade, pass- ed through this town; from Rosemount, the seat of the Rev. H. Montgomery, and after visiting the Marchioness of Donegall, proceeded to Hills- borotigh, the seat of the Marquis of Downshire, on their way to Gillhall. We have just heard, that William Brownlow, Esq. M. P. has subscribed 10 Guineas to the Roman Catholic Chapel, now erefling in the Pa- rish of Moira. On Sabbath la*', a Sermon was preached in the Presbyterian Meeting- Honse of Saintfield, in aid of the Hibernian Bible Society. The amount of the colleflion was £ 7, lSx. Id. The Lord Bishop of Derrv has received a letter from Lord Teignmouth, intim. iting th. it an order has been given by the Committee of the British and Fo. rriirn Bible Society, to send, with the utmost dispatch, 500 Bibles and 2500 New Testaments to the Auxi- liary Bible Society of Londonderry, ns a proof of their regard and anxiety to forward their benevolent efforts in the distribution of the scriptures. The pra& ice of tying kettles to dogs' tails having fcecome prevalent among the carmen, at the wall in High street, it is hoped that the Ma- gistrates, or the Police ( in either of whom the power is vested), will put a stop to such inhuma- nity, it being very dangerous to children crossing the street. Should no notice be tak » n of this hint, the names of those who will persist in such brutality shall be made public. Letters from Java mention, that, notwithstand- ing the cession of all the teak timber on the island to the captors, the prize money realized up to the beginning of April-, is said to fall short of the ex, peflations at first entertained. A Subaltern's share was estimated at .£ 220 sterling, a Captain's at jgtSO, and a Fie'd- Officer's at ,£ 2,4,00. It is stated that Sir Rowland Hill has been super- seded in his command in Spain by Sir Edward. Paget. The manufacturers of Norwich have received orders from the East India Company for 23,000 pieces of roodsi which will afford considerable employment for the poor weavers.' A Jew family of Hamburgh, named Goldsmid, consisting of the father, mother, and four children, were bantizsd last month at Leipsic, by a Lu- theran Pastor. This is the ninth family - which has, within a year, embraced, in that chy the Protestant Communion; A female at Darmstadt lately poisoned her own brother, through a principle of humanity | and filial pety. He was ill, and his recovery ! was despaiied of by the phyioians. The girl, I seeing that her parents, who- doated on him, were exhausting themselves by their attendance and nightly watthings, believed that it was meritori: ous to savethem, and put the young man out of pain by adtiinistering opium to him. The mo- ther, on dijcovering that he had been poisoned by his sister, - died in a state of distraction ; the ' father took his bed, never spoke again, and sur- vived onlya few days. The daughter was . con. victed upon her own confession, and btoken alive upon the wheel. ARMY. We nndftoand that a plan,, which for some sime past las been under consideration in the highest miliary quarter, is at present fully ma- tured, and trill be one of the first subjefls sub- mitted tO tlw- consideration of the new Parliament, } immediately on the commencement of the ap- proaching Session. This plan goes ( if our in- formation becorrefl, and we have strong reasons not to doubt it), not only to ameliorate the con- ditions of eva- y rank in the Army, but likewise promises to add a considerable reinforcements to the dlsposeabie f . rce » of the empire, —- We have heard, that a volunteering from the Militias of both kingdoms, on a scale much more extensive than any hitherto resorted to, is one grand feature in the new plan: but we must, at the sitme tim « confess our total ignorance of the exafl form in which this measure will make its appearance. The recruiting department, we have heard, is likewise to undergo some changes, all of which promise an amelioration of the present system. Second Battalions will immediately be granted to every regimenl of the line at present consisting of but one; and we likewise understand, that a few new regiments of the line will immediately be put in commission. in 1805, » n Sera Which gave thg county of Down a " pre- eminent station ' in " IreLnd.— But the political sentiments of Col. Meade and Mr Savage correspond- ed with the true interests of their country ; they have ever been disinterested; they were ih, e friends of ci- vil and religious liberty, while they detested the doc- trine and conduct of those changeling Ministers, whosedireful projects . and aoxiouslovfe of place has sunk the sttn of England so low in the political horizon.— Mr Savage- also had opposed the Union— such men were naturally in opposition to Lord Castlereagh in the county of Down.— The public mind was unaffected by these artifices ; the abhorrence of Lord Castle- re a pb still prevailed; his deeds ever fresh in the re- Collection of his countrymen.— Should bis future monarch ever seek from him the tale of Ireland's wo - s, well may he say " infantum rCgina, jubes re- novrrre delnrcw." Another, course was to be at- tempted— the Marquis of Downshire was young, and with the glow of ingenuous youth, had s'lt- wn himself the ardent friend of Ireland— » he felt for the oppressed, degraded state of his country, and sought for its amelioration; yet through the de- licacy of an honourable, unbacknied mirid, disgusted with the corrupt and unconstitutional application of power and siui- i'ion, lie hesitated to employ those am- ple nit- ans which fortune had given hitn, towards po- litical purpbses, when he was apprehensive of meeting even the suspicion of being actuated by personal sel- fish motives— therefore he was a fit object for a de- signing, crafty courtier, and he who once called him- self " the Man of the People,"* did not disdain to ente? into, and take a part in the scheme which was intended to impose upon this young Nobleman. — Re- ports were circulated, which could not fail to reach his . ears j it was said the Downshire family was am ambitious of monopolizing the representation of the county of Down, and placing their own instruments in it— flvit it was unjus' » unconstitutional, and injuriom to the freedom of electiop, yet that property ought to have its weight— th. lt much Was due to Hie situation of the Marquis of Downshire, from hi! rank and great landed interest, whilst' it was artfully added, that some consideration ought to- be paid to that" of the Earl of Londonderry, ( who really does not possess any great stock of landed property in the county) ; that electioneering contests . were harassing and destruc- tive— that the peace and tranquillity of" the county would be disturbed by them— that prudence required the consideration of these objects— and, above all, that Lotd Downshire was called upon, for his own honour, for his own pojitiloal character, and out of re- gard to the independence of the county, not to use his influence in the election of its members. N The' whole art and persevering industry of the Londonderry' family was exerted for the purpose of duping the Mirquis of Downshire, so that Lord Castlereagh might overwhelm and crush the indepen dent freeholder, divided from, uassociated with, and unprotected by the natural support and active co- ope- ration of the greatest landed interest of the county.— But it was necessary to impress the idea, that the in- terference of that interest could be'considered as aris- ing only from private, mean, selfish vit- ws* unconnect- ed with general public principles,—' l'ne maturity of years was wanting to meet the snare— circumstances all tended to deaden the natural impulse of a youthful, unsuspecting mind. Respecting the feelings of others, MINISTER AT WAR. Extraft of a Letter from Burgos, of the 9.2i O& olier, to the Minister of War, from Gen. Souham, commanding aj interim the Army of Portugal. " MONSEIGNEOR— I have the honour to inform your Excellency, that the English have raised the siege of Burgos, and marched ip the direction of Aranda, Valladolid, and Palencia, at nine in the evening ; they have left their sick in the hos- pitals of Burgos. " I set out in pursuit of them very early this mornihg ; I h.- pe to be able to overtake them, and oblige them to fight, or, at least, to do much injury to their rear guard. ( Signed) " Count SOUHAM, " P. S. I should inform your Excellency, that suice the 20th, I have been in a position before the English Army ; I have evety day had en- gagements with it, ahd never ceased to harass 3nd cause it great lots since that period." COUNTY OF " DOWN. [ We are authorised and desired to insert the following:] [ b'rtm til Dublin Evening Post cf ths SJ / « ,/.] A considerable - sensation was excited in this coun- ty when it became known that Lord Castlereagh had been i » dustriously intriguing for the purpose of being restored to the sitfiation" of its representative. He was well understood, and his well- known cunning versatility, blended with a due portion of hereditary obstinacy, was justly dreaded by those who were alive to the, fair fame of the. county, and the true inte- rests of Ireland. They felt that the Noble Viscount would not dare to expose himself to meet the. free un- influenced Voice- of the public, and the result has jus- tified their suspicions. He cautiously avoided offering himself to the pub- lic not'ice, until he had, by a crafty, insidious policy, as- certained his triumph over virtue and independence. It was artfully and industriously insinuated, by the family and friends of Lord Castlereagh, that a certain Noble- man possessed too great weight, too great an influence in the representation of the county of Down ; that the Downshire family had absorbed tl> e whole of its poli- j tical consequence, and that the twomembeis \ ve; e the creatures of that family, and not the real represent- [ tatives of the county of Down. In such a" point of view were Col. Meade and Mr Savage held up to the publie—" Htnc spargere voces in valgum an'ibignas" — every measure was resorted to in order to dissemi- nate the seeds of disunion,- and; render nerveless the fearing to, pursue his natural coui- se, lest'he might he< supposed to be actuated by motives he felt a hor- ror for; dc- spising the promotion of his own interest, and being imposed upon by the specious, yet absurd separation of that interest from the real interest- and independence of the county of Down, he made a can- did declaration of sentiments, honourable in themselves, founded upon the circumstances of the day, and a lively regard- to the freedom of election. But his candour was abused, and his sentiments perverted— he had avowed, that under the peculiai circumstances of the moment,-- when his brother- was not yet of age, and Mr Sivaff^ tad retired from the county, without any independent man offering himself,' he should not in- terfere further than by supposing the return of Col. Meade, whose political principles were in unison with Jiis own, and that, fc would not presume to take any step to controul the- opinion of the county by any fur- ther application of his interest on the present occasion- How unjustly - and injuriously were those sentiments violated.— The enemies of the Marquis ofDuwnshire - ii. nd. pf Ireland, represented » coalition to have taken place between that Nobleman and Lord Casllereagh. Absurd and unnatural idea ! — such a coalition neither could nor did exist. The recollection, of the Mar- cliioness of Downshire was painfully held by tbese insidious, cold calculators, upon the destruction of the name, the character, and leputation of the county of Down ; but her exertions in the public cause, Iter truly maternal love for Ireland will never be. forgot- ten.; in after- ages, the infant child of Erin will lisp, in gtateful accents, the name of that- illustrious wo- man.— The warm heart of the country expands, ai\ d dilates with pure, unadulterated joy, at the approach of such a personage— slie is amongst us at this mo- ment— her soul and spirit live not iii'vain>- eit re- ani- mates evety particle of. public and private virtue. The friends cif'Loi d Castlereagh, however, ventur-' ed to seek shelter under false pretexts, - and to endea- vour to impose him upon tbe world untfci a character which, above all men, he has little riyht to assume. Yet the county of Down was n- ither so mean nor so pusillanimous, as to tacitly submit to the commands or intrigues of the- noble Lord ; it was necessary that the Secretary of State should fx unmarked, and the character of the county preserved frorti" the degrada- tion which Ireland would attach to the passive, unop- posed election of Lord Castlereagb, as the member of a great, and- what ought to be, an independent county. — A number of respectable, of truly independent free- holders, undismayed by the difficulties of the moment, determined to struggle against the artifices and the power which was resorted to, in order to suppress such a resistance as honour and honesty pointed out. f Six of those persons, possessing both honour and in- tegrity, signed a requisition to the Sheriff, calling upon him tu convene the cotinty, for the purpose of putting proper candidates in nomination tor its represen- tation, In consequence of this, a meeting was held, Mr. Savage was proposed, and on the next morning, being theday of election, his name was withdrawn • proposed as a candidate; the reasons for doing so were- given— it was to erect a foundation whereon to act-— to seek for redress against oppression, fraud, and cun ning. Lord Castlereagh his indeed raicceeded— but how'; and in what manner, urider what circumstances, the county of Down now feels, and IM. ind will know enough has been done, to for ever prevnt the Noble Secretary having the hardihood of off- rin r himself again to the freeholders, or attempting to continue and complete the disgrace of the county of Down. His last effort has been' made— it was the expiring gasp of mortified and disnpointed ambition, toobtiin, what once lost, can seldom be regained— public character. A DOWN FREEHOLDER. Down, October 2Hth, 1812. We the undersigned Magistrates of the Coun- y of Down, residing iji the neighbourhood of Down, patrick, feel ourselves called upon to correfl mis- representations which have been industriously cir- culated, respetfing the state of that Town at the> late J'le& ion ; and we therefora declare, that we are perfeflly satisfied th° re war* not the slightest necessity for anv Military interference whatever, during that period, and that the Civil Authority was fully adequate to the preservation of the pub- lic peace. E. S. Ruthven. James Cumine. Thos. Tipping Smyth. William h. Trotter. . Bows, Nov. 6, 1812. We, th<; undersigned EleSors and Inhabitant* of the Borotlgh of Downpatriek, have seen, with great surprize, an Advertisement in some of the Newspapers, signed JAMES RICHARDSON, Senes- chal, in which he presumes to speak the senti- ments of the principal Inhabitants of this Bt- rottgh. relative to the calling our the Mili'an , and the eonduft of Mr. Ww. B. SWAN, durin* the late Election, alrhouf'i the gr sat maj irity i f the respefable Inhabitants- were never consulted on the subjefl. We, therefore, feei ourselves cdV ed upon to state, that nothing occurred, either during the Canvass or the Poll, to justify even the employment of the Military ordinarily stationed in the town, much less the introdinfion into it, bf night, of a party of Dragoons, drawn from dis- tant quartets ; and though we do not a'tach any impropriety to the condnft of the Dragoons, or their Commanding Officer, we aver, that their attoling the streets, headed by Mr. SWAN, a stranger in the town, a Magistrate of a very par- ticular description, anj a notorious partizan of Mr. CROKER'S, uncalled for by anjr disturbance-, or . appearance thereof, was calculated to terrify and overawe the Eleftirs and Inhabitants in the interest of Mr HAWTHORNE J and it can be prov- ed, that a party of mutr. ited Dragoons was direO. ed, 1 y this same Mr, SWAN, to charge upon some of the Independent Eieflors, because they had publicly declared themselves favourable to M% HAWTHORNE.-— T) I disp-^ siiion of this Mr. WM. C. SWAN was clearly ihewn by his many rash and int- mperate expression?, as well as by his self, sufficient attempt to arrogate to himself a faki consequence, by publicly declaring, he had been speci. iHy sent down by Government to assist Mr. CROKER on the memorable Election for this town, in May 1807.— We shall not, at present, emer in- to any further detail of the conduit of Mr. SWAN } and it would, in our opinion, have been full as deceit, if the Seneschal and his friends had ab stained frorh observing upon it, pending the legal proceedings that have been taken against him; as they must have known that he has been charged, opon' oath, with breaking that peace, which thejf alledj'e he was instrumental in preserving. Downpatrick, 6th November, 18* 12. Arthur forde Henry Reid, m. d. William H Smith M. D William Henry Trotter. James Hartwell, Surgeon. . William johnston. Richard Keown. Aynswortli Pillson. Adam Martin. John Wallace, - High Con- stable. Thomas Menown. Samuel Jameson William Quail. Henry Maguire. Patrick Starkey. John Graham. Michael Donaghue. Hugh Moore. , Thomas Ferguson. William Hodgess. Archibald Brazier. Andrew Robinson, Robert Davidson. James Graham. Conway Pillson. William Hastings, George Shirrock. john Seed James hutton. William Hanna. John M'Keewn. Adam Johnston. Bernard laverty. James Quail. John Graham, jun, William Macune, William Forsythe. Patrick Lawless. James Morrison. Patrick M'Donnell. William Keown. Samuel little. Henry smith honest feeling of the county.— It is jrue, both these gentlemen had received the powerful :. support. of the Downshire family, and Col. Meade was particularly distinguished, as having, principally through their means, been tbe victorious opposer of Lord Castlereagh [ plain and ample grounds' were' stated, h well for bringing, forwacci the name of that- respectable' gentlt njltn, as for then withdrawing it— be was absent, and at that day, there d'd not remain, reasonable hopes uf success. It was ascertained that the Countess of j Clanwilliam, the mother" cf Colonel Meade, had promised to give the second votes of her tenantry to LoidiCastlereagh. Monstrous ahd un** xpecte » i coa- lition indeed 111 All hope of sacces^ ui opposition vanished, and Mr. Pottinger, who was present, was .? The' " Man of the People," robert Stewart, in^ L7S2, now metamorphosed into the earl of londonderry. f William Montgomery, J. L. reilly, J. M. Reilly, E; C. Pottinger, J£. S. ruthven, Chichester fortescue And 200 other Electors and Inhabitants. married A few diys ajro, Mr. JEREMIAH Ward, Merchant, to Mrs. FRANCES DONNELLY, both of ths Town. In the City of Armagh, on Wednesday the 11th mst. bf the Rev. Mr. M'Kenna. Mr. FRANCIS O'NeiLL. of the Bel- fast Arms, to Miss OlIVER, of Tanderagee. Yesterday, by the Rev. Mr Jebb, Captain Olser, of tne Minerva, from Dronton to Mist SARAH ANN M'MORRAN, of this town. Died. At tittle Bridge, near Moneymore, the residence of hl « father, on Te- es^ ay last, in th* 34th year of his nge, Mr. ROBERT JOHNSTON, late of Magherafelt, Merchant.— In him society has lost a valuable premier, his aged father and his widowed sister, an only son and brother, lou. h belove. i. The hating consolation left theai is, that as they had joy in his lile, so they have hope in his death: Lately off Java, Mr johnstoNe, Second Lieutenant; Mr. SiMpsoN, Master; and Mr. HOLLAND, PUIVT, of H- s Majesty's ship Bucephalus'; also, Lieut James PEED, of the Modeste, who was desperately wounded in boarding a pirate, off Java. The Hesper has lost 80 men, a Lieutenant, and all her Midshipmen Suddenly, on Friday sc'nnigflt, at bis House oil St.' Pa- trick's Hill, Cork, JOHN STACK, Esq. Merchant of that Cuy. Ashore tkne since, at his ladings in the Hijn- stieet, Brighton, I. soLOMON, Esq The deceased pot- sesstd a mo- t charitable disposition, as the follnwing particu- lars will attest :— He left w? SOO to be distributed to the poor on the day ot his funeral, and the like sum to be an- nually distributed to the poor for fifteen years to come. He was the very pittern of economy— nothing in his man- ner of living, or st\ le of drew, was descriptive ot opulence;' he pave away vbat might have rapport ed him in eiuWr, to the poor. The following trait of secret hencv hue* par. takes so much of the genuine spirit of religion, thai we are induced, in reverence to the memory of the deceased, as well* as by the hope of Inspiring Christians with the zeal of fil- iation, to notice it:— lor several years previous to his death. 125 1' ior widows received from him, through the interme- diate agency of a friend, a weekly stipend, and w ere totally ignorant til the name of their t) eriefaijor, until the period of l is death ! Notwithstanding his extensive charities, he died worth nearly £ 100,000, the greater part of which, Jioivcvcr lie lk » diffused of in cliaiitabie be^ utatfiti, tK=. BELFAST COMMFRCIA£ CHROtflCLF. afe BELfAST SHIP NEWS. The armed brig Britannia, Aberdeen, from London, ar- rived here yesterday. The armed brig Levant, M'Kibben, for London, and i JCelly, M'llwain, for Liverpool, are detained here by con- trary winds only. The armed brig Venus, Pendleton, is loading at London for this port. The new brig Favorite, Buhop, for Liverpool, is de- tained here by contrary winds. . The armed brig FaSor, M'Nieet, from London, arrived liere yesterday. The armed brig George, Caitghey, for London; Minerva, Gs. urt.- nay. for Liverpool; and new brig Fame, Neill, for Bristol, sail first fair wind. The Bee, Rankin, loading for Glasgow, sails in a few < Jays The Hawk, M'Cormick, at Glasgow; the Diana, M'Cal- lum. at Greenock ; and the Dispatch, Jamison, at Dublin trt loading for Belfast. ARRIVED. Henrietta, ReiTly, from Oporto, with 107 pipes, 8 Hhds. Port Wine, and 3 tons Corkwood. The Elk, Riicbie, from Greenock. Twenty- four vessels with Coals. BELFAST EXPORTS, For the Week ending November 12. ilvtrpool— 122,242 yards of Linen— 235 tierces. 25 barrels Beef— 900 Hides— 4 bundles Calf Ski. is— 783 firkins But- ter— 45 bales Bacon— 528 barrels Wheat— 3 bales Flax 10 barrels Ashe-. Leitl— 194 I ales Flax— 23 firkins Butter— 30 barrels Pork —• 50 tierces, 7 barrels Beef Glasgow— 28,964 yards Linen— 50 tierces 94 barrels Beef 80 barrels Pork— 32 firkins Butter— 12 bales Feathers— 11 ball a Flax. limine— 9.0 firkins Butter. Derry— 13C0 Deals. Weekly Stiffing and Commercial L'ut. BEJLFAST 1 1. d. >. 1/. Oatmeal.. 28 6 — 29 0 • Wheaten- meal 0 0 — 0 0 Barley- meal.". 22 0 — 0 0 Mes! iti- m-* ai 25 6 — 0 0 Wheat 21 0 — 33 0 Barley - 10 0 — 12 0 Oats 1! 44- 15 0 First Flour 4 « 0 — 0 0 1 Second ditto 42 0 — 0 0 Third ditto 0 — 0 0 Fourth ditto 0 0 — 0 0 Bran 10 0 — 0 0 Firkin Butter 124 0 — 0 0 Russan Tallow.... 105 0 — 110 0 , Rough Tallow 11 6 —• 112 6 Rough Lard 90 0 — 95 0 • Pork :... 08 0 — 75 0 Beeff NewShambles) 50 0 — 60 0 Salt Skins. 50 0 — 55 0 Cow Hides. 47 6 — 55 0 52 6 — SO 0 : Horse ditto 8 0 — 13 6 Potatoes ..... 0 7 — O H Calf Skim ( Slinks). 0 5 — 0 Si Veal ditto....... a... 0 6 —• 0 M Fresh Butter 1 S 1 4 Scale ditto- 1 1 — 0 0 ' Beef 0 0 6 Mutton 0 0 7 VeM, .... 0 * — 0 9 Liverpool Coals,.... 0 0 — 0 0 Cumberland ditto... 26 0 — 0 0 Scotch ditto 26 0 — 0 0 Scotch malting ditto 0 0 — 0 0 per cwt. of Hsib Bank Note*. per cwt. of 11 » lb > Bank Notes. • per stone » f lolb - per cwti of ISOlb. | per hide. • P « lk- per lb. of 16o » . per tea. Weight of Bread this Week at the Public Bakery— White Loaf, ( 1>. Id.) 31b. 8oz — Brown ditto, ( U li) Sib. 12o*. A1 ) A\ i M C IK AN ~ mESPECTFULI. Y informs the Gentlem- n of the AN- TRIM HlJNr, that he has received from LONBON, the EMBROIDERED COLLARS and BUrTONS, or- dered by them. ( 303) Belfast, Nov. 14 FOR SiyLE » TOY the SUBSCRIftM * his STORES im MORlf* < JET, Yellow Russian Candle Tallow. ROBERT GETTY. November 11. ( S10 ON SALE BY THE SUBSCRIBER, WEIGHTY OX, and COW BUTT LEATHER, of Dublin Tannage, together with a general assortment of Weighty and Light BUTT— KIP and CALF SKINS of his own Manufafiure— COD OIL— a few Bales of New Orleans COTTON WOOL— and. daily expeds the arrival ef two Cargoes of OAK BARK, all which will be disposed of on liberal terms to Wholesale Purchasers. JOHN BARNETT. November IS. ( 306 " WINTER ASSORTMENT* " WILLIAM MULREA has now completed » ' his Winter Assortment of the Very lest London > uperjtne Cloths and Cassimeres, Of the most Fashionable Colours. Second and Yard- wide ditto, Ladies Pelisse rind Garment Cloths, Of the best Quality, Waistcoating, in great Variety, Blankets, of all Sizes, Counterpanes and Marseilles Quilts ; With every Article in the WOOLLEN DRAPERY Line — being chosen by himself, will be disposed of on the lowest Terms. ( 91S) Belfast, November 10. QUEBEC CARGO. A N DREW A IK EX IS now landing the CARGO of the Margaret, JoHH SIMPSON, Master, from QUEBEC, consisting of 180 Barrels first tort POT ASHES, 60 Ditto ditto PEARL Ditto, fc' 00 PIPE STAVES, 400 PINE PLANK, from 25 a 60 feet long, 70 Pieces OAK TIMBER, 2.5 a 40 feet long, 24: Ditto HICKERT, 20 a 30 ditto, suitable for Gig and Jaunting Car Shafts, 770 OARS, Which he is determined to sell on fair terms, for good Payments. ( S04> NEWRY, Nov. 10. j NOTICE! ' npHE Creditor of SAMUEL JAMESON, of Killinchy, JL are requested to meet at Mr. WILLIAM JAMESON'S, North. street, Belfast, on TUESDAY 17th instant, at the Hour of TWELVE o'Clock, for the purpose of digesting the best mode of Iringing his accounts to a final settlement. $!{;) Belfast, Nov. 14. A BAD WIFE. WHEREAS SARAH M'CANN, otherwise TREA NER, my Wife, has eloped from me, wuhsut aiiy just cause; the Ptblic are hereby cautioned not to credit her, as I will not jay any Debia she will contrail after thi » date. ROBERT X M'CANN. Mark. Swfio, County Arniagh, Nov. 10. < 302 AUCTION OF COTTON WOOL. GREG $ BLACKER WILL SELL by AUCTION, at their Stores in Ann- si reel, at ONE o'Clock, on MONDAY the 33d No- vember, 1812," 500 Bales Prime Georgia COTTON WOOL. $ 14) * Belfast, 14th November, 1313- TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At the Stores of JOHN HaRTLY, D^ negall- Ouay. on TUESDAY, 17th in t M TWELVE o'clock, 1 Hhd. and 23 Tierces Clayed SUGAR Tectns at Saie- 311) November It, 181 J. SALE THIS DAY. B U I LDING~ G R OUND. TO BE SOLD BR ATTCTIRHC, THIS DAT( S) fTITKDAT 14tb h, i) at TWO o'Cl. et, at our Office, No. 84, Higl. ttrett, " PHE LEASE of a valuable Lot of GROUNO, in Char- I les street, 50 Feet in front, and about 220 from front to rear, htld under the Most Noble the Maiqui » of Done- gall, f. r three lives and 99 years from May, 1811, at Si per foot. Its contiguity to York- street renders it well worth the notice of the Merchant or Builder. • elfast, Nov. 14. CUMING & TANNY, ( 308) AuSioneers, Sc. & c EAST INDIA & SPANISH INDIGO. EDWARD HILL IS at present landing, from on board the St Patriot, a fur- ther Supply of the above Article, principally of th - Very first Quality, whith he is enabled to sell oil the most reason- able terms He daily expe( 9s, per the Betseys, from GREENOCK, a few tons COD LlVtiR OIL 303 No. 4, Corn- Market, Belfast, Nov. 12. AUCTION OF FURNITURE. To JIB SOLD TV EST} AT the 1 ~ th instant, for Payment , of Keot. at that TJIRR. LI. RM- NOME in DOHAGIIAIIIH, lately occupied by CHAHT.& S C CAHPHLLL, Esq. eOUSEHOLO FURNITURE, consisting of Parlor, 1 Bed- Chamber, and other Chars j a large Sofa ; Field Bedsteads, with Damascus Hangings; Mahogany Drawers | and Tables; Servants' Beds; and some Articles of Kitchen i Furniture. Being all mostly new, and lately purchased, are worthy the attention of those who may want such articles. Sale will commence at ELtVEN o'clock Furenoou. Prompt Payment 312) DOVAGHABEE, November 12, 1812 RANDALSTOWN INN TO BE LET, And immediate Possession given. ¥ T i » now Btted up m the most commodious manner-*- The Tenant will be accommodated with a suitable Quantity of LAND, as may be agreed upon— Also, to be Let, a large and convenient STORE- HOUSE, adjoining the Inn. Proposals will be received at the Office of the Right Hon the EARL O'NEiLt, at Harryville, Bdlyntena — Tl> e Te- nant will be declared aft the 1st of Dec mber next — Mr. DAVID MOORE Will » h « w the Ptemises P. AICKtN, Agent. November 12. ( SOI I, i NOTICE. 4B AY HORSE, about 14 Hands High, with a Star and . Snip; near hind- foot; white; six years old; supposed to be stolen— Any person proving him to be their Property, and paying expences, can have him, by applying at WIDOW WaiauT'a, Craigs, near Ballymena. 307) November 13,1812. ST.^ LTBES SALT. A SMALL Cargo ST. UBES SALT, of very superior Quality, just arrived, dttetjl from thence; • ltd will be Sold out of the Vessel, on mode ate terms, by HUGH WILSON Sc SONS. November 4. ( 254 WHALEBONE, 103 DOZEN assorted for Sale. • 75) Apply to CRAWFORD, HARRISON, & Co. 17, Donegall- street, Nov. 6. tf not disposed of previously. the Above will be put up to Auction, on SATURDAY, 14th November instant, at ONE o'clock. H WILLIAM NEWS AM AS received per the MINIRVA, ad FXTRNSIV* AD- DITION to his former Stock of London Superfine Cloths and Cassimers, which he is confident will be found to equal any in the Kingdom; and lately by different Vessels, a variety of LADIES' GOWN CLOTHS, Of iht most Fashionable Colours and First Qualityf EMBOSSED AND RUMShY MOREENS; FXTRA MILLEb BLANKETS, From 11 to 15 Quarters Square, of the Very Finest Wool; and he daily eifpefls , he a, r! va' of NFW CARPETINGS, HEARTH RUGS & UPHOLSTERY TRIMMINGS. Tie has a Supply of the Articles of the NEW DRESS of the DOWN HUNT. 274) Belfast, « th Nov. 1814. SHEET LEAD. ~ LYLE S( RIDDEL JTJTAVF, just received, per the Qrxes, a further supply II Jl of the above, assorted, from 3 to 8 lb per foot, which will be sold in any quantities, on low Terms, They are as usual, we'll stocked with IRONMONGERY, H ARDWARE, and CUTLERY GOODS, ANVILS, BEL- LOWS, VICES, and SHEET IRON. 386) High- street, 107. Hook- Binding, Paper- Ruling, < S; c. < Sc. GEORGE HARRISON ACOb1 COUNTY DOWN. THOMAS WALKER, Plaintiff; The Rev. WM. STEELS DICKSON, Defendant. IN. 1 TO be SOLD by the Stt* » i » » of the Coun- ty of Down, on THURSDAY, in the House of in Slid County, the 12th day of November next, at Noon WILLIAM KIOWN Inn- keeper, Saintfieid by virtue of a Writ of Fieri Facias, in this Cause, marked £ 407, 14J, Id All the Right, Title, and Interest of the De- fendant in and to one- third part of the Towulaqd of RING- NEAL, in the Parish of Tullynekiliy held under the Repre- sentatives of the late HENRY WARINO KNOX, Ts-{. decea » - ctl, for a Term of Years.— Dated this 1 Jth day of October, 1812. 300) WM, SHARMAN, late Sheriff, The above Sale is adjourned to THURSDAY, the 10th day of December, at NOON, at the Cor- poration Arms, Hillsborough. FOR KINGSTON, JAMAICA, With th* first Convoy from CORK in De* cember, The Brig MARINER, THOMAS FRASER, MASTIR, Burthen per Register 203 Ions St ands A 1 at Lloyd's — Has a considerable part of tier Cargo engaged— She will be dispatched without delay. For Freight or Passage apply to R. J. CUMMJNG* November 11, ( 812, ( S ® 5 AINTS tV Public, that he carries on the BOOK- BINDING BITSINFSS, in all its Branches, AT NO. 2, WILSON'S- COURT. In order that hfc might be enabled to execute his Work in - the best and most elegant manner, he lately s^ ent to El- gland, whtre he seletfted TOOLS and ORNAMENTS suitable for the best style of BINDTNG. He also purchased A Paper Ruling Machine, Bv which all kinds of PAPER BOOKS can, be Ruled ill Blue. Hed, and HticS Lines, to any Patterte, with the greatest exactness, with uncommon expedition, and at Prices very much under those which have hitherto been charged. LIBR \ RIF. 8.— Oentlem- n who may wish their Libraries repaired, Volumes bound Or re bound, may depend on the irtatost attention MERCHANTS' ACCOUNT BOOKS, & c. RULED and BOUND on the shortest Notice. ( 219 Zai ALEX. BLACK HAS SUST RECEIVE ® FOR SALE, iM NT Currants— Smyrna Figs— Muscadine and Bloom Raisins— Bitter and Shell Almonds — Citron— Candied Orange < 5f Lemon— Muc'e, Cloves, Cinnamon— White and Black Pepper— Ginger— Alspice— Rice— Split and whole Peas — Macaroni— Vermicelli Ctffee— Chocolate— Patent Cocoa — Miserable— Sago— Isinglass— Hartshorn Shavings— Banket Salt— Anchovies Capers— Vinegar- i- 8allad Oil— Refined Licor- ice— Spanish Indigo—• Wax Candles— Playing Cards— Ivory Black— Lampblack— D UBLIN GL UE— Windsor Soap— Carrmvay- Seed. AND OM HAND, Brimstone— Sulphur— Alum— Copperas— Chip Logxvood— Blnclc Qlite— Chalk— Pins— Writ- ing and Lapping Paper— Hemp," Canary, and Mustard Seeds ; With a Variety of' " her Articles in the GROCERY LINE • all of which he will Sell on reasonable Terms 268) 23, HiglWstreet— Belfast, November S. POT ASHES, CRAMS IE Sf CLE LAND, inVH FOR SALE, 120 Barrds New- York and Montreal POT,. ASHES, : - SO Cash SALTPETRE, - " 100 Barrels ROSIN, " ' r't A few Casks Bleachers' SMALTS, <" y LEAF TOBACCO. OiSobef 3;"* fsis ORIGINAL HAT WARE LONDON HOUSE, Wholesale and Retail, No. 9, Bride- Street, ¥. BUOADLEY HAS received a large Quantity of the undermention » d Articles, which he is determined to sell very cheap for Ready Money :—- London Gentlemen's Stu/ f Hats and Patent Beaver!, Ladies' White B'- averi, in great variety, Do. Blaelt Do. Do. Do. Drab Do. Do. Children's White, Black, Drab. Green, Brown, and Purple, & c, i^ e. Youths' Black and Drab Hats, Buys' Do. Do. Also, LEATHER HATS and CAPS of every and colour, and a larsje quantity of TRIM- ( 165) Belfast, Nov. 2. N. B description MINGS and FEATHERS. OtSoKer 4, 1813 SCALE SUGARS. HUNDRED CASKS for Sale at the BELFAST SUGAR- HOUSE. ( 70 WANTS A SITUATION, In the Linen business, 4LAD, about 19: He would give a moderate Fee, and serve three years. Apply to Messrs. RICHARDSON, SPRiuoritLti, Lur- ganu ( 2.58 T°. AN APPRENTICE WANTED, a RESPECTABLE BUSINESS in BELFAST.— None need apply, but a Young Lad of Genteel Con- nexions— A Fee will be expected. For further particulars, apply to MR DRUM MO N O AN DERSON, Belfast Commercial Chronicle. 240) November 2, 1812. A WANTED, SHARE in an ESTABLISHED WWtNESS in the Town or Neighbourhood of Belfast, by a Person o' Capital, who has been accustomed to Mercantile transac- tions; and can give respectable references. Apply to the EDITOR of this Paper; If by Litter, post paid. ( 253 A TAN- YARD TO BE LET. To be Let, from November ne. tt, for such ' term as may be agreed updn, r'r< HE TAN- YARD occupied by the Subscriber, in L Downpat- ick, with every necessary cony,. ietice for finishing 1000 Hides yearly. Apply to THOMAS HENRY. DowNrATRic*, O& dber 1. ( 6g TOOUR very Jr r TO BE SOLD, Hanlaome First- rate BAY CHARIOT HORSES. They have been driven Four- in- hand, and will be Sold together, or in Pairs, and warranted Sound Also, a Handsome CHARIOT, built by one of the first Houses in London: Apply at Busu BANK, near Ballymoney. 174), O& ober 20. FOR GLASGOW, Tht BEE, DAVID RANKIN, MASTII, LOADING, To sail in Four Bay » . The BETSEYS, NCILSON Eight days after. For Freight, apply to GEO. MONTGOMERY. The HAWK, M'CORMICK, at' Glasgow; the DIANA, M'CALLOM, at Port- Glasgow; and the DISPATCH, JA MESON, at Dublin, are loading for Bellast. > 59) Belfast, Novamker ft. FOR DEMERARA, The Coppered Brig GREEN HOW, ARIHUR RUSSELL, MASTXR, To sail next Convoy from Coik. For Freight or Passage, apply to HUGH WILSON & SONS. Belfat*.. MovctnUtf RV NEW ESTABLISHMENT. GEO. M'CLURKAN TS) ESPECTFULLY acquaints his Friends ? nd the P- iMic, V that he has removed to the Concern No 19. HIGH- STREET ( lately occupied by Mr GM, M'ABAM, being only one door from his late situation) where be is at present largely supplied with every Article in the Wootlcn- drapery and Men's Mercery Line. Having in< r added h's late arr: v, ls of LONDON SUPER- FINE CLOTHS, CA8SIMP. RE3, itc. & c. heirig a New and FASHtntfABfjt ASSORTMHN r, suited to tfie Season, to- gether w th the few following, chosen by himself in ihe METROPOLIS, he presumes, forms a variety SUPERIOR to what he has hitherto offered to rhe Pu'alic. Ladies Pelisse and Mantle Merino Clothsi of the most prevailing Colors, Plain and Nafit Scarlet Superfine Coatings, English and friih Blankets, of all sixes, English, Irish, and Welsh Flannels, Plain < md Fancy Cat d Chths, Green. Raizes and Table Covers, Wright's Extra Beaver Hals, WITH A few Ends Irish Superior Cloths, Of a quality not hitherto to be found in the North. 19, High- street, nearly opposite Bridge- street, November 2,' l8 \* y G M'C. cannot omit this occasion of returning his - ific- re acknowledgments to his Friends, for the partial ly he has experienced, and hopes, by his minute attention and moderate charg - s, to M is KIT a continuance thereof. " '••'"• ( 8 !) STREET MANURE. To be Sold by Auction on SATUKDAT, the 14* 5 Novembtr, inst precisely at the tour ef CWELFE o'CUi, OSEVERAL PARCELS of excellent STREET MA- \ » NURF., to commence in the Rear of the Fountain- Yard, and proceed by, York- street. To be removed on or before tlie day which will be mentioned at the time i » f Sale, Otherwise to become forfeited and resold Term » , ready Bank Note*. 2( i$) Nov. 9, 1811. BELFAST WHITE LIN'EN^ HALLT" " l"- HE GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING of the PRO- PRIETORS of the BE! FAST WHITE LINEN- HALL, will be. held in the LIS* ART ROOM, on MON- DAY, 16th November inst. . at ONE o'Clock, to eled, by Ballot, a ChatttbiMain and Committee of Fourteen for the year ensuing, and til inspeA. into a state of the Accounts. HUGH MAGILL, Chamberlain. Belfast, Nov. G. It is requested the Members will come prepared with written Lists of Fourteen for a Committee, and oae N ime for Chamberlain, on a separate slip of piper ( 269 BLEACH- GREEN ROBBERY. OkN SAVuRDAY Nitflst last, the BLE \ CH- GREfcN <• 9 of A VRON STANTON and CO. of CAKNMOMEV. was feloniously entered, and PIECR. S of Purple ati. i White yard-, vide Printed MUSLIN taken t'nerefrom. FIFTY POUNDS REWARD Will be p ud for proof to Convi& ion of the Perpetrator o Perpetrators of stud Robbery ; and private - information' well rewarded, an.' kept secret, if required, bf ' he Car ' noney ' Headers* Association. 16th O.' iob r. JOHN BELL, TREASURER. N B It is requested that any Person to whom the above hiay . be ,- ffered tor Sale, will fake notice, that they are of two different Patterns, and not full ,- e'eared up in rhe white, and fro- n the manner in which they were lifted, one selvage n eich piece, must have been torn every tbree- fourti. s of a yard, about half an- inch in. ( 139 FOUR GUINEAS REWARD. ] t" OST, between the Fly B « st and the Office, East, Quaye JLA Lane, GREENOCK on 25th Sept. 1812, a P ARCEL of PAPERS. Any one returning them to Hi- - rs JOHN FERGUSON k SON, Greenock, or Mr. ALEX. FlNLAY, Belfast, will receive the above Reward. N. B. TH- y can be of no use to any Per » on but die owner. ( 267 . _ | 1 •. - — 11 - J-. . -"* GROCERY AND WHOT. ES\ LE tiPIRll- BUSINESS. • jrERF. MMH WARD resp- afiilly informs his Frieir' » » •* and the Public, he has removed to that old - e- tsbiuiie* Concern, An, .97, High street, lately occupW by JAMKS C » N « IMO « AM; F. <[ ( formerly by . Mr. ANDRRW T « O- 4SOV,) where he in'ends carrying on the GROCERY and WHOLES ALE SPIRI f BUSINESS, From his knowledge of that trade, an.! his determiaarirr to be fupplicd with every article of toe be- t quality, IHKMV to meet a continuance of that support which he received i hi « lornivr F* tab inliment in Mill street ; and f9r whici, suj port, he tai « r> this oppertuuity of rewriting his sincere Thanks. Bi'fas'. Nov. 10. IHI2. N B. The FlOUSE and SHOP, No, 94, High- street, to be LET, IK the Interest irt-^ lit I, » ase SOLD. Imjnire a- Rbove, ( 29| TO BE LEI", And Immediate Possession given, HP. HOUSE, OFFICE, YARD, and STORES, N, 30 He » « ULES- « TRERT. This Concern is well a lap;- ed for the SPISII" or PROVISION TRADS, and the Rttit Hioderate.-— Also, a SMALL HOUSE in James's- meet, ads- joining the Old Rops- Walk.-^- 1 pplv to ROBERT GAMBLE. 10th November, ISlS. (' jorl TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At the Donerrall- Arms, Belfast, on FRIDAY the Sdth October Inst, it ONE o'Clock, C) ciC) A CRES UL the Towulau. l of UALLLVCAIK- N, in r\. the Co. of Down, and Barony of Casttereagli" P. rt of the Estate- of Daniel M'Neill, Lsq. These » . » « •) « ' join the road from Belfast to Lishu. n. within f,. ur miles of- tne former, an ! three of the latter — For further Pi't culars, » « - Rental, at the Office of this Paper 941) Odtober 14, 1S12. Ar. B. The above Salt has been, unavoidably postponed till FRIDA Y, 1 ' Vh November next* when it will positively take place% In consequence of the attendance at Elections., the Law Agent is unable to attend the Sale of the above; and It is therefore postponed until the 20th instant-. BREWERY, 7b, be Let ot> Sold, and immediate Possession given, (^ HE Extensive BREWERY of MONEYMSHE, with COPPERS B\ R « EI.| J, an 1 all necessary Fxtu'es, On the P eniises there is a Large MAI. T- H') USE, and attached to it a frew CHANDLING- HOUSE.—^ larire Sura has lately been expended in putting this Concern in thorough repair For further particulars, application to be made to JOHN MILLER, Esq Moneymoitf ; or WILLIAM MILLER. Esq. Detry. ( 1257 TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, On MOV DAT, 23 d November, EVRNHILL FARM,- containing 4i Acres, with t1 e DW LLIVG- HOUSE and OFFICHS the'eon, distant Six Miles from Belfast, at present in the occupation of SAMUEL Statu, Ksq. held under the Earl of LOH& ON- DERKT for three Lives in being, at the ani Hal Rent of £ 1i, i. t. Id. This Farm has been id pasture for marry years, add may he Viewed at any time, 011 application to JORN GRIMES, who lives ih the House. N B. Auflion to take place on the Premise". f>.*\ NOTICE. A LL Persons who Were indebted to* the late BFNJ A- MIN EDWARDS, of Bal'ymacarett, County of Do* n, at his decease, are r quested forthwith to pav the amount ot their respeitive Accounts to me, otherwise legal proceedings will he taken to recover the same.— And all Pers unto whom he stood iodebfed will Please furnish their Accounts to me, that they may be put in a train of settlement. BEN. T\ MIN EDWARDS, Executor. S'ridee- End Glass- Wo- ks ^ Belfast, Nov. 9, 1812 ( 292 \ MEETING of the CREDITORS of Mr. NEIL ' 1 M'l. AUGHL late pf Linen Hall- street, Dublin, is requested on WEDNESDAY, the ISth inst at the Royal fixchange, Dublin, at the hour of TWO o'clock, afternoon, on business ofimportar. ee to the Estate. 293) GEO. DUNN, Administrator. j. § ^ V « siThe Public are respeAfu'Jy inform- fiw^ V ed, ch » t the following « ti mMI^ R£ GULAR traders:^-!! Wili 1 at' for tbtir resfe3ive Potts, tvitb til fret fair Wind after the data men - oned : FOR LONDON, The armed krlg GFORGP, CAUQHPT...... in afew days. The armed brig ENDEAVOUR, FUXSIMONS, 14 days after. FOR LIVERPOOL, ' The MINERV V, COI/ RTeN, vv.... « ./. » 14th November. The CERES, SAYACR.;..- Eight days after. FOR BRISTOL, The New Brtg FAME, Ntlit ,. n> Frst fair wind. FROM LIVERPOOL FO > « I FAbT, The CUNNINGHAM BOYLE, BELL, 14t! Novem'- er. The New Brig FAVORI TE, ,' tsao » ... E ght days after. FROM LONDON FOR BELFAST, The armed brig DONEGALL, CotIR 1 * » AT.,. 2Uh Nov, The armed brig AURORA, SIARKJI 14 days after. For Freight', in London, apply to Messrs. ALEX ANDER and WILLIAM OGH.. BY Abchuich- YariJ, Gentlemen who have Linens to forward, will please send them to GEORGE LANGTRY ty- A few stout I jds wanted an Appre ' tices to the Se4 COUNTY OF DOWNk LAN .13 tv B F. SOLD. iprtt! FFE and IriHER! T \ N E of the 1 ownlahtls df « UI. F ARY and B \ LI. YN \ G ARRICK. situate m the Parish of Turiylish j < 4i « r » nce about two mdes fr< m Lurgan, three from Baubrid . e, three frnm Tandragee, and three ' » from Portadowii, all good Market Towtis. ' I • r- , i BLEAR v. co* ita ns about SSO Acres; S » LLT NAOSR « ICK, : i about 24^ -. rfes. Irish Plantation Meisure The Lands '{ are of excellent quality, with a sufficient quantity of I urf for both. > About 223 Acres have b en Leased otit f > r up-. Vards of 60 years, for ibree lives, at a very low R- nt two ol which • lives are dead, and the survivor upwards ot 72 years old Rent Rolls, and all necessary information r& pefling the ii Title, may be had by apply ng 10 tlie Proprietor W1L- 1! LI AM M > CN AM AR A Esq Bahbridgej or, to'GF. OR : E and WILLIAM CRt) ZlER, / ittoruies at Law, D., miiiic! t- t street, D ibl n. N. B Th( » Townlan ' « will bs Sold together or separate ; or rhe former ( Bleary) will be divided, to . uit Porcha- ers. 188) - ^ Outob- r 19. TO BE LET,. From lit I tt of November next, for such Term dt may be agreed tip n, •* HE HOUSR and FARM of P URVIEW, sittiare in walk of Kilmore Church, in thfc County of Atmigo c„ e. taining 40 Acre's, nearly the half Meadow of the best kind. There h s been a large sum of money' expended n btiiding a Dwelling- house witn suitable Offices, now fit for th) re. ception of a genteel Family) or a GentTman in the Linen Business; being situated in the center of the best t inen Markets in Ireland, within t « ro miles of- Rjchhill,' fiv of Amiagh, fotir of Porra- lown, nine of Lnrgan, dh 1 Kmc of Tan dragee. On the Farm there is a good Ga dCn and excel- lent young Orchard, planted with a v. riety Of the choic,•* Fruit " frees, all m full bearing For particulars apply to Mr J iMts ROISINSON, of R ch- hill; Or f'itoMAS ROBINSON; the Proprietor, on the P. e- ttiises. ( iS) FAIRVIEVV, Sept. 28. FOR KINGSTON JAMAICA, The HIBERNIA, IA MLS M'DO WELL, MASTER Will be clear to saii from hence on the 90th' • November, to jo^ u Convoy at Cork. For Freigkt or Passage apply to JOHN MARTIN & CO. O ( Sober 31, 1X1 A ( 224 FOR SALE. CRAWF RDS k WALLACE eff- r for Sale The Armed Brig ELK, Burthen '-' 56 I ons, per Register, Yarmeuth 1 uilt, Of an easy draft of water, and well found in every respeA. j The Brig and Materials can be seen, by applying to Captain RITCHIE, • » board, . :- 97- j « ovt » ibet 10, 1^ 112, » — The Puh. lic afe respi 51 fully inform- cil, that jt is iilteuded the follosving N. £. TRADERS 2s£ b.-. " a'f at tb* uhder burnt toned jnriodi; ^ FOR L6NDON, The armed brig LF, V.\ NT, M'KIBBIN ... p! r « fair - v: n U The armed brig VINE, MON IIJUME « t ... 14 days alter. fy- These Vessels being armed and completely well found, Insurant e by them Will consequently bv eifrfited on TH# most reasonable terms. FOR LIVERPOOL, The St. PATRICK. CA Mf » eLt„.... i(., In a few days. FRQM LIVERPOOL FOR BELFAST, - The NEPTUNE, DAVIDSON I « iti November, FROM T ON DON FOR BELFAST, . The armed brig VENUS, PRKOLKTON... 18th November. For Freight, ui London, apply to Messrs WM. A JOHN WHARTON, Nicholas' Lane ; or, n Belfast, to R. GREENLAW, Agent, Who Will receive an' forward LINEN C'f. OTH ami other j{ MERCHANDIZE wit* » re and d< mwroh. J tar A fetv Stout La-. is wamwd as APPRENTICES the Sea. to whim, I'ler* Fnr^ i- sepmwt " e 11' f October ID, 1312. A. RDGLAS. S PA Kt/ r PHE fo, 4M " I - A wilt oaii only once 11- week, (/ QCitEzup*!' time to the fi/ stof . viaictu; [ ran MS& mm& m every MON. PAY, at I W and from I'tnu, ia the Lie of . Mau. evvi BELFAST COMM KftCUL ClIROmcU^ •" Wftfc POETOV; [ For th; Belfast Co- rAeraal dhronicle."] THE UNFORTUNATE FEMALE. - « There f » , « A cur « tfie vengfefflcei of heav'n, "" ^ TMK I •• » To store for lifSi. > " Owns his plea ore; , to the virgin's ruin, " Tnr. storm raves wildly round my head- « This aching head of mine : " Oh! when among the silent dead, " Shall I in peace recline ? " I've felt the winter's bitt'reet blast, " The frostls benumbing pow'r; u And often' have been overcast " In sorrow's gloomiest hoar. " Ye hours oj peace that, rtice I knew, " In youth, time's, cheering days, « When ev'ry scene was fair to view— « • Long life's bloom- sltirteJ ways. " Now are you fi » ul for ever Bown! " Nor me^ Vy IOTCS to trace; " Your emblehiatic roses blow* " With semblmt smiling grac*. " Ye nymphs wko sport in Virgin smiles, " With peace and } oy replete, " Beware of fiithless lovers' wiles, " Their dimples are deceit. " I once vas young as well as yott, « Nor tarnish'd was my frame; " I loved a ytmt>>— I thonght him trua— « He wit all love coulJ name. " Bat oh* the sad reverse t found— . " And now T must endure " False HtNRT gave my heart a wound, *' That tifne can never cure!" ' Twas thus, a houseless wand'rer sung. One night in witner drear. 1 heard the strain— my soul it wrung— I dropt a silent tear. ever been the wish of the major part, n'f mankind, to enjoy a state of tranquillity, free from < h inter ruptions and The desolations of war. j Elizabeth, wJVon.' in retaPalion, she Vicrificed 1 j- rwmber of our Irish Priests, and demolished their So !•' Churches, to jpsscJfft the mm* of tjTOseysvhom , fcer .. MICH AELMAS TERM,' DUBLI- N. jf benevnlent House of Meath,. I understand ir is in It truth your Coun'y Infirmary. A memorial to this ruptions ana rne aesoiauons LU » • « ,, r . • a •. > blessings, indeed follow in the train of peace, that jmwr Mary had put to death, for similar jea^ b- s. OSdARUS. SlLPJSt. To tke EDITOR of tU 71 ELF AST CHRONICLE. " freedom, thou sovereign boon of llcavrn, " Great charter u- ith our '. ' ng gii> e it ; " For thee, the patriot- a*-:- ' he sage; " Have planned— fiave bU- d thro* every age" tHE LAST SPEECH ANI> WV1KO WORTO! Of CIVIL LIBERTY, W1UC1T FJfeiRBD ON THE 19f( l ULT. AT DOWN PATRICK. Mr. EDITOBJ— In your Paper we have the death of many worthy persons often well described. Why, then, Sir, are all yr ur letfrtjed and able biographers now silent, and leave a description of the life and death of this heaven- born Virgin, to the pen of so poor a panegyrist as that of your humble servant ? I shall just conjecture two rea- sons, the'^ rue one not being perfectly known to Me: The first is,- that I apprehend a great number of we should be apt to imagine, that war at least, and its concomitant evils, would not appear in the cat talogue of human ifts. But here we must mourn the degeneracy of our nature. Every country of the world has, on the contrary, been deeply stained with blood. In every plfiod of ir, ambition and violence have Seldom ceased to deform andblacken the horizon, destroying all " the beautiful order of things, Which adorns a peaceful state of society. It is still, however, consolatory to relief, that the attainment of peace has been a favourite objefl with the wise and good of all ayes. Let us con- sider, therefore, the causes whiclj render it so de- sirable. \ The security which it affords fa our persons and properties, strik" s us as its most prrtminent advan- tage. In peace, the humblest artisan pursues his employment-, without the dapger of annoyance. He reserves the acquisitions of his industry, to sup- port and alleviate the infirmities of age. But should war once raise his banner, the features of $ the pitfare are. hideously altered. The home of the peasant is no longer his asylum. The cheer- ful song of content is no longer heard in the habi- tations bf industry ; but want, and penury, and woe— famine, pestilence, and death, appear in all , j their ghastly forms, in the train of'the victor. Bur, next to the advantage^ of a secure posses- sion of our properties, we may rank the advance- ments which are made in science and philosophy. In war, the arts and scte^ es languish, and are ne- • gleSed. The mind, indeed, under the inflaence of alarm, is ill adapted to the purposes of reason-' tTifr. Abstratf ideas give place to those of indi- vidual safety ; and the poet and the philosopher, j descending from their elevation, remember they are men. The pencil and the chisel lose their ani- mating powers. We behold no living canvas— no breathing marble. But wf- en tranquillity shall he » e refrjoyed apprehension, genius rises again, brilliant, from its eclipse. The fine arts are again seen to adorn— and philosophy to enlighten the world. Superior excellence, and the qualifications of the mind, ensures superior respefl ; while the talents that fit for the camp or the field, appear only in ) the background. We might here enlarge on the j. beneficial effects of peace, upon commerce, upon j agriculture. We might contrast thsm with the j opposite effects of war ; but the recolleflion of a ! late unhappy period is fresh in all our minds, j And who, when he reflects upon the scenes which j it disclosed, upon the desolation which it occa- sioned, twould ever murmur at the blessings of Belfast, Xovmhcr 10F. AUGUSTUS. FETE AT MOUNT- STEWAIRR. peace i " O fortuuatos nira-. um, bona si sua norint, Agricobs!" ' ^ K, Erratum.— In a small Pdem, by the Author of the above, in our P per < sf Wednesday se'nnight, there should hpve been a point of interrogation after the word " love," first line, second stanza. RUINS OF ACHADHUBTHUIGH. To I'M EDITOR of the BE LFAST CHRONICLE. your Correspondents never knew the deceased, and therefore must be ignorant of her virtues, and the great benefits which, through a long and well- spent life, she has conferred upon mattkind. The second is, that, perhaps''^ hey are afraid of being also slain, by those great. ( ahd mighty con- querors who, merely to gratify their own pride and ambition, put a period to the existence of styl innocent a personage, and so gieat a benefaQ- e-- 5$ to the hnm » n race. Be this as it may, it is with great pain and heartfelt regret, I announce that,' at Down and Newry, Civil Liberty lately received a mortal wound, and that by her once pretended fiiends, of which she so- m after expired. Alas! alas ! ye friends of freedom, draw round this lifeless, but still lovely fotafpiiid drop upon her remains tears of blood ; for ye alone knew her worth, and yt alone can' appreciate'' hjf loss— What virtue was there of human Iffe she? did not ^ possess and impart to her votaries. LAnd » l> at has she now left to man worth b's care > Forlorn de | graded man ! bereft of thy guardian ^ n^ el, thy. generous protetftes=, tfiy safety, tby fibiiHtiF, thy happiness, thy all, and left a defenceless prey to thy worst enemies; stript of the honours of thy fature, thy manhood, thy shield, thy courage, thy pleading prospers— thou must now sink down to the pitiable state of an ubjeA crouching slave. I do not pretend to delineate all the virtues of her life, nor fo enumerate all the blessings she has con- ferred upon man ; or even were I equal to this task, my bleeding heart and trembling hand, at present disqualify me for it. All therefore I shall farther say, is, that I saw the Goddess about 3i years ago ( for she could as- tume a human form at pleasure), in all her beau- ty and attractive charms, at a Volunteer review, at the same Downpatrick, where she inspired eve- ry heart with the love of freedom—- the love of his country the love of manly exercise, and the love ofeveiy thing great and good t pleasing sight— I can never forget it! I lately saw her tslso, in a round two Noble Leaving Lough Thomond, I next visited- the impetfeft vestiges of a rwitved Monastery, which may be seen by the curious traveller, on a rising eminence overlooking the plains of Dcrry, in the western extremity of Finhiltpgh * southward of the crot'- hil, and situate on the sloping side of a I oag ridge of mountains, whose feet are laved by I he clear waters of the river Bann. To those who have never ^ visited these remains of antiquity, I can scarcely convey any idea of their rude archi tecture. Some years since the contour of the budd- ing might have been tolerably easy traced, by ir. regular lines of huge stones running in a variety of diredliotw, and striking the eye, at a distance, with a strong resemblance of Stqnehchge, in Wilt- shire ; but a new road passing through the nor- thern angle of the ruin, has quite changed the • piffiire', for a great many of the time- whiteped, unweighable stones, have " been tumbled farther down the declivity into a shapeless heap. When an almost unlettered youth, I have hitherto visited this ruined Monastery; and from what I could then discover of its remiins, I was strongly in clined to " Suppose it a Druidical temple, as well from the artless style of the building, as from what I had'heard re^ peJling it. But I have rince come to more" true knowledge concerning, th? place — It is that religious house called Achadhubthuigh, which was founded at a very early period of Chris- tianity, by St. Gore or GWthe big— the successor of St, Coleman. However, tlie cite of this edifice still remains unknown to the Monasteriognaphers; yet notwithstanding, they have described the very part- / if the country in which it is situated, and even mention its proximity to the BanD. The antiqui'y of Achadhublhutgh, is well evinced in the'coarse, unpolished style of its architecture; yet it must have remained undemolished till the reign of Queen filiiibeth ; for as some labourers were working near if, not very long since, tbey found in an earthen vesSel, a great quantity- of sil- ver, of the size, it is said, of six shilling pieces, Coined in her reign : also a silver bell, which had been used in the celebration of the Catholic liturgy. desponding attitude, hovering fn fhe recedin? re; lr, as seyeral workmen were Lords— who, shocking to relate, bo* struck her 1 remov£ the ' huge rocfes which compose the with deadly weapons; at winch my indignation lfoun( kt> lonS) the). discovered the skeleton of a I rose— I was hastening to her rebel- but sftem- » hu bod thg bones vcr/ k tolerably j stantly fled to a few of her friends assembled at ; ^ till exposed in the open uir, which almost , the County- house, making the way w. th her reduced them t0 dllit. The stone- work of this blood, « nd breathed her last; upon which, the ru( je] bu. jt Monasterjr> was nearljr eutire, about swinish multitude, ignorant ot the loss they SBS- . a ceQ'mry a-„ 0. but as those who were erecting tair. ed, gazed uficoncerntdI ; and every honest houses convenient t0 the place, found there the Irishman, both there, and ^ throughout our unfor- materialR'for building more ready for their use, t lat t e tban the muCh more expensive, and laboriously procured entrails of a quarry, they have carried away by degrees from it, till nothing is now left tunate Isle, mourned. 1 shall only add death of Civil, is tl> e sure and certain harbinger of the fast- approaching destiuftion of Religious Li- berty. In the mean time, permit me, Sir, just to request some of your unlettered poetical friends, for they are not all of ibis description, to favour us with a few stanzas upon a calamity so general, so affeft'mg and deeply interesting, and you will much oblige your respedlful, humble servant, A FRIEND TO CIVIL . AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.- but a confused heap. Achadhubthuigh was dedi- 1 cated to St. Gore the big ; and his feast, accord- ing to the Christian Martyrology, is held on the 2d of January. The finding of the coin, and silver bell, throws more light on the history of this Monastery, than our annals possibly can; j for there is no doubt, but this was one of those "^ ON PEACE I ' louses were destroyed in the reign of j Although the w^ Teen always more or f^'^ r^ C^ K;'^ \ less agitated, by the tumultuous passions and jar. from the ca9t t0 ^ north o{ portgienoue, through a range ring interests of nations and individuals, yet it has u 0f high hills. On Friday se'nnight, the 6 h a ; sp!^ ncfid Bill and Supper was given at Meu- wlSte* art, tnp seat of the Earl of Londonderry. In consequ - nce of. cards of inv'tfltioti to all the No- bility, Gentry, and families of distinction, in the coucty of Down, & c. nboiit nine o'clock the com- pany began to assemble, and at ten the car. tinges were so numerous, as to form a line from _ the porter's lodge to the principal entrance of the j mansion- house. In this line,, the company ( who were, of course, detained some short time until their carriages could, in their turn, drive up to the entrance) were delighted with a most brilliant spec- if tacle, as, from the numerous globes, of the carriage^ the flambeaux burtie by the servants, and the well- arrange lights in the house, the whole sfcene appear- ed illuminated, and the groves and clumps through the different windings of the avenue, seemed absolute- ly in a blaze ; it was, therefore, with regiet that the ladies parted from this sublimeand highly picturesque scene. This regret, however, quickly vanished on their entrance into the house itself, where the eye was for a moment completely . dazzled with the splen- dour of the scene. Here the elegance of the decora- tions, the taste displayed in the ornaments, the fanci- ful Wreaths of natural and artificial flowers, the b - au-. tiful festoons of laurel leaves, the red and resplendent transparencies, the numerous and well- arranged varie- gated lamps, in short the whole fairy scene struck eve- ry beholder with astonishment and delight, and made them for a moment conceive they were transported, by some, magic power, into the Elysian fields, the seat of bliss and hatniony. In the principal rooms the company were received, the Ladies by Lady Londonderry and Lady Eliza- betli Pratt, with that grace and elegance peculiar to themselves, with that dignified, yet easy and compla cent manner, which, while it excites oi^ r admiration of the possessor, makes us feel so perfectly at ease.' with ourselves; the Gentlemen by Lord Londonder^ ry and the Hon. Gen. Stewartby'the'former, audi the dignity of the Nobleman, and the ease of the gen- tleman ; by the latter, with the easy and elegant man-, tier of the most, polished gentleman, united to the! honest frankness of the gallant soldier. About half- after ten, the folding doors of the sa- loon were tin- own open, and display d a suite of apart- ments, ( in which 200 couple could, with ease joinjin tlie dance), in tl\ e decorations of which was displ; vye< 3 that simplex mmtditm, that beautiful, yet elegant simplicity which we so often read of in ancient poets, yet so seldom meet with in leal life." Immediately after, a fancy dance, by the Hon. Masters Fitzroy- and Stewart, and the Hon. Misses Fitzroy, grand- children to his Lordship, delighted the spectators and commenced the amusement of the night. The< ball was then opened by the beautiful Marchioness of- Donegal! and Alex Stewart, Esq. brother to Loidi, Londonderry. To describe the dancers would be' impossible, suilice it to say, that all the beauty, all) the elegance, and all the grace of the county Down,, were there assembled, each anxious td dis; » fi? jj' fieri charms to the liest advantage, and captivate, by / hose charms, the hearts of the numerous spectators.— Among such a number of truly elegant dancers, it, would be difficult indeed to particularize artyi yet it-; was impossible not To admite the superior eass andj elegance of the Ladies Matilda ind Emily Stewart,; Lady Maria Meade, Miss. Dixon, of Hillsborough,' the Miss Shaws, See. Stc. See. The dancing conti-" nued until two o'clock, when the supper rooms were thrown open, and the company marched slowly to? su'ppbr, the band of the Dumfries regiment playing? God save the King. When arrived at the supper rooms, here, indeed, a scene was displayed which; would baffle every attempt at description— every de- licacy the season could afford, every variety the king-.' dom could produce, every luxury, however rare and[ costly, which could be procured for money, were dis-. played with a profusion and taste which astonished; every beholder. The abundance of game, the pro-; fusion of pine apples, grapes, and choicest fruits, the; exquisite pastry, tjie variety of costly wines, the ele- gance of the 6rnaments— every thing, in short, dis played at once the wealth, the taste, and the magni- ficence of the entertainers.— Between two and three hundred sat down to supper, and, notwithstanding: the number, every individual was as well accommo- dated, and attended with the same order and regulari- ty, as if it had been merely a select party of a few friends in a well regulated house During the sup- per, the greatest harmony and order prevailed, and many loyal and appropriate toasts were given by Ge- neral Stewait, as also several by the company, ex- pressive of their regard for the family, and particular- ly their Noble Representative, Lord Castlereagh, whose health was drank three times three, with the greatest enthusiasm; as was also that of General Stewart, who addressed the company in an elegant and appropriate speech, to which it is utterly impos- sible for us to do justice. A little before four the company returned to the ball- room, and the dancing was again commenced by the venerable host, « vho led off with Mrs. Montgo- mery of the County Donegal, and delighted every spectator by his ease, his cheerfulness, and the evident gratification he received from, being surrounded by so maiiy of his friends. The dancing continued with greut spirit until seven o'clock in the corning, when, after tea and coffee, the company separated, evidently delighted not only with their entertainers but with one another. Thus ended a fete seldom equalled, and' never excelled in this country; a fete unexampled • for the harmony, the order, the propriety, and the elegant decorum observed by every individual there, present. So numerous, so respectable, and so general wa^ the company who honoured this fete with their; presence, that to insert all the ntimes, would occupy too much of this paper, nor indeed would it be in the power of the writer of this article to recollect more than the one half of those present; suffice it to say, that all the respectable families, all the beauty, and alt the elegance of the County of Down, with many from the Counties of Derry and Donegal, and the Town of Belfast, appeared on that festive occasion, to whom the recollection of that happy evening will long afford the greatest pleasure. • tbefeoiiftW'" King's ' Bench; JUSge' Day charged I inadequacy of their funds and accommodations, tfcew to''' riwftjllftwing effect:— t; u" f*" f | j Gentleirer of both Grand Juries— I hold in my hand, a; Statute of the- last Session, intitled. It " An Act for taking- account rtf. the ponulatiiin of j' lrelind ;" which purports to operate in this im- j| portant object ' through the ipstrumentality of the It is expected that Mr Abbot will be in the forth- coming batch of Peers, and that Lord Sidmouth's fi iend, Mr. Bathurst is to be proposed as the New Spaker. Lord Sidmouth's friends say, that whet her y Goevernment has, upon the whole, gained or lost b the returns, his party at least is increased by the ad- dition of four or five votes. Grand Juries, and which I'am commanded by the Lee- filature to s- ive in charge to you. The Act shali forthwith be laid before you : and you will, upon retiring to your Grand Jury rooms, appoirft a Committee from your respective bodies, not exceeding five, nor less than three, to carry the provisions of the Act into effect. Gentlemen, you are assembled here this dav to pssist this, the supreme Court of the latid, where the King himself, in contemplation of law, pre- sides, in administering criminal justice to your respective countifs. So it is in theory. But iri poin of fact your criminal duties are little more than nominal. There is nothing, it is trus, to prevent the Officers of the Crown from prefe t'ag bills of indictmen*- to the King's Bench Grand Juries ; and therefore it is that the common law Grand Jury oath continues to be administered to yon. But the great influx of civil business into this Court, leaves to us, in truth, but little leisure for the trial of, Crown cases; ,< ind recent experi- ence demonstrates how sparingly this high tri- bunal ought to be converted into a Court of Over and Terminer for the trial of offences, and the serious inconvenience to the numerous suitors, and to the Public at' large, which would neces- sarily residt from the familiarity of such a prac- tice. Bnt as the Grand Inquest of your respec- tive bailiwicks, there is nothing to dispense with the duty incumbent upon ycu, in common with every other Grand Jury, of presenting to the' Court all such, offences and nuisances of a public nature,- as you sh- jll discover. If you shall dis- cover any seditious societies, any seditious meet- ings, under whatever pretence they may assem- ble, any individual sowers of. Sedition; if you shall discover any houses, whether- public or pri- vate, the haunts of debauchery or disaffection ; any offender, in short, against religion, morality,' or the State ;— it will be your duty, without wait- f ing for further evidence, to prefer a presentment thereof to the Court, where it will be shaped by the proper officer into a fit indictment, and put into a course of trial. So, Gentlemen, in this your inquisitorial capa- city, there is no duty more imperative upon you, than that of visiting your prisons and all other places of confinement within your distrifts. I know this duty- is full of anxiety and suffering; the prison? a* e numerous, and in those abodes of misfortune and misery, you must expert to meet with cases which will interest and wound your better feelings. But, however painful in the exe- cution, you will find a full reward in reflefling, that by svich afls of mercy you will soften the sor- rows of the most unfortunate of your fellow- crea- tures. You will inquire into the state an ! condi- tion of the jails, and still more st> ialy - into the con'doffof t^ e jailor*, inspectors, medical gentle- men, and other officers attached to the prison fcstablishment; and you will provide- an ample store of necessaries for the prisoners, to meet the inclemency of the approaching season. Such Gentlemen, is a short sketch of your cri- minal duties. And, therefore, light indeed would be your labours, were they limited to your, crimi- nal or common- law jurisdiflion. But you are aware, that this is a presenting Term, in which the law authorizes and requires you to exercise your statutable jurisdiction of taxation, towards the construfli Vn arid repair of the hridges, roads, and othe^ public worts of yohr respective coun- ties This high trust, one of ( hp first and proudest of the Legislative funfUtins, which had originally been vested in the Magistracy, has, by a series of statutes, been transferred to the Grand Juries. Whether such transfer was wise or not; a transfer to an evanescent irresponsible body, afting upon a snbjeff of public and general concern, in the re- cesses of their own chamber, amidst the hurry and crowded dutie- of the Assizes, from a Bench of Magistrates afling in open and deliberate Session, controlled by the very publicity of their proceed- ings, and permanently responsible to this Court for the pure and conscientious discharge of thtir duty; this is a question upon which some enlight- ened men very widely differ. Bur certain it is that, however corruptly and oppressively exercised this important power has been, in many of our coun- ties, no course could be more successful in im- proving the habits, and promoting the civilization ( however imperfect) of our peasantry. The tax too, if heavy, is, however, expended in the county where it is taised, and for its improvement; like the genial dew ofheaven, which falls back upon, and refreshes the soil from which it is exhaled. Gentlemen, this power, so. precious in the dis- creet use of it, and so pernicious in its abuse, the Legislature has happily circumscribed . in the . County of Dublin, by sundry regulations of great wisdom ; regulations which I should wish to see extended to all Ireland. Among others vou pos- sess an effectual controul upon your treasurer. You are limited to a maximum of one shilling an acre in each of your half- yearly levies ; while every . other county is left to the unlimited and the un- merciful discretion of its Grand Juries. So also while every other county is stinted to the narrow limit of its Assizes for dispatching all its various duties— indictments, accounts, presentments, po- litics. You, Gentlemen, bo h of-, the City and County, have a whole Term for considering your presentments, and the whole of the socceeiing Term for discussing your accounts ; and there- fore, possessing, as you do, abundant leisure for striit and patiem investigation, it is impossible that any of your public money can be misapplied, as I long as Grand Juries, faithful to their duties, dis-! charge this high trust with the conscientious dili- ' gence and discretion which its importance con- 1 fessedly demands. Gentlemen of the County— Among the obje& s i which solicit your attention, I submit the Meath ' Hospital as one of the most prominent and mer- ito- j rious. Though kliown b- st under that denomina- ! tiop, as deriving much from the liberality of the j the relief of Patients, who flock in t » nOn th- Infir mary from all. quarters, a id praying fr^ m the county an increased presentment. Ths documents having been put into my hands only since my ar- rival, in Court. lam ro' yet aware of the gronnds on which this claim of relief rests, nor prepared of course to give the subjeft in charge to you hut you wijl not think if a mis- spent morninrr, to vi it the Infirmary, arid, upon the spot, to inform your- selves of its extensive wants, and limited m^ ans ; and thus, though present relief were beyond yopr power, something fnay occur for the future bene- fit and advancement of that exce lent ins- itution. Among the numerous dem? inds which « rowd upon both Grand Juries, it will, no doubt, be one of your first cares to provide liberally for the preat aoproaches to your Capital. Both the Citv aod County are alike interested in pre< ervmtr those in a state of perfeft repair. Bir, Gentlemen, it Is not merely a good carriage- way tha* is ne? e « sary on the^ e great avenues; corrrmid'ous footways also should be constrtifled in every direction fnm the Capital through your County. Let not the farmer, let not him who Days the tax, be tojd that his reasonable and just claims are overlooked by the Grand Juries while the com nrtu of the rich only are consulted; that while the convenience of carriages, horsemen, and geauy, is, studiously pro- vided for, the humble pedestrian is as s'udiouslv passed by, and left to woik his way throu > h all the mud and mire of wintry roads. 1 press this subjecJJ the more emphatically upon yotte at'oo. tion, because I cannot forget a cas°, in which the last presenting Grand Jury rejected a fo. i'- p » ? h presentment, between two ( bnpnious villages, uoon one of the widest and most freqitetVed avenues to the Capital, a road through which this ereit City draws a great portion of its prime and most ne- cessary supplies; In the Barony of Rx - bdown, too where a peculiar tax has been created for roads and foot- ways only— in short, upeo'the great B- ay road. Every such case, which '. hall co ne before you, will meet with a very different rec- ption ; you will feel it an imoerativfr appeal to y mr justice and your benevolence. If, in any stich castlje estimate be thought too high, 1, eft- another overseer be appointed, if you can fihd one. who wijl under- take the w rk upon lower te- ms; but let not the poor peasant, his wife and children, be denied this reasonable accommodation which he so anxiously solicits, and doomed by the Grand Jury to wa ie ancle- deep among the brutes of the creation ; let the poor peasant hive this decent easement anJ accommodation, even though half of our private avenues, lanes, and bye way , were la be post, poned. Gentlemen, by a discreet, disinterested, and be- nevolent conduit such as this; by your atteo> t- n to the Jails, the Infirmaries, the great hrgh- w iys and foot- ways within your district,, yo: i will a p. prove yourselves the worthy deposi- ari?. of this great trust. The humbler clas . es of tlie commu- nity, for whose benefit particularly this ve^ y se. rious burden has been created; will hail thr- fliand Juries as their benefaftors and guardians. They will understand, ihat./. be ( ng^ i", prders . ire alive to their wants and co: iit.> r:, s, and will ie3pe'l and reverence the laws, and the disoens^ rs of those la\ frs, whose beneficial influence they fee! and enjoy. A private letter frow the envifous of Mount Cau- casus conveys theft>! lowtatinteliiuren. CL-:-_ It.' J,, ls ^ ecn long known that the rio A^ abit ints and invalids of Russia used to frecjuetif the hot springs of Clttcssus and that they were in great repute. They suddenly d.' s* appeared in- the month of March last, and re- appeared in April upon'the ridge of the mountain, fmt in much greater quantity, and much hotter than before, but not a drop was to be found'in tile site occupied by the former buildings. Th • springs disappeared with- out any earthquake or other perceivable phenomenon. New bath. houjes have been hastily constructed where the sprinps now flow. Mr. Bra tide, the celebrated chemist, has determined, by a scries of accurate experiments, that the colouring matter of the blood is not dependent upon the presence of iron, as has been commonly received ; and has rendered it probable that it may prove more useful in the ai t of dyeing;, than has hitherto been imagined ; since neither the alkalies nor the acids, ( except the nitric,) have" much tendenty to alter its h^ ie. The readiness too, with which its stains are rerrtoved from substances to which the mordant has been seems to render it peculiarly fit for the calico printer. « Bv impregnating some pieces of woollen cloth with solution of niljrate of nfercurv ( lunai caustic,) or of corrosive sublime, and after! wards steeping them in a watery solntioh of the colour- ing matter of die blood, I succeeded ( says Mr ftrande) in giving them a permanent- red tinge, urtilterable by washing with s'oap; and by employing the1 a, wfionio,! solution of the colouring matter, calico < tnd linen niny be dyed with the same mordant." It is not. a liftlfe remarkable that blood is used by Ae Aimepian de s together with madder, in their finest and most durable' reds ; and that it has . ver been found a necessary J. dition to ensure- the permanency of th'e dolour. MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT. A most melancholy accident happened on the : 3d instant, at the mill of Dun flyer, n. ar Geyabby. A young man who happened to call at the mill, inc-' ft- floury laid his, hand on a chain then in act of taki. ur up a sack fi om the ground, and getting entangled* was ill danger of losing his life,, when his brother, ( the person who worked the mill) instantly flew * o his relief, which he happily effected ;' but, alas, by his generous exertion got entangled / limself, and, shocking to relate, was nearly torn to pieces I His left arm was taken off by the shoulder, and his whole body btuised and mangled in so shocking a m inner that no rational hopes can be entertained of h'is reco- very. What jidds to the melancholy catastrophe is, that the unfortunate young man was rnanied only Ja applied, the purposes of few days before the melancholy accident happened, should operate as a warning to all persons, to This be particularly cautious how they hieddl - with thing connected with' tlie nra'chinery of mills. P. S. On Wednesday the 11 tf iiist. tf, e uiifuta- nate sufferer was still alive. ny BELFAST: Printed and Pubii, he, l„ by JUKUMMOND ARI>* » SON, FOR Self an.- l tile other proprietors, - very M- mtoy, an ; SaHntay. - Price of the Paper, wfeen - e; ii 10 >, ny .„„• of the OoiM. 4 ifS',' 8/. M& iSSf, paid m . dvaucf
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