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Belfast Commercial Chronicle


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Date of Article: 07/12/1812
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NtJMRER 1,221.3 MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1812. v <•;.*•!, 1 [ PRICE 5D; < WINTER TARES, : Mtn- fy Pfa$ and Beans, Flower Roots, T f V ' : p .." A ; RRIVED to EDWARD LINDSAY, per the BRITAK- J^ jj£ / / NIA from LONDON, •, 1^- A'few Sticks of Winter Tares, of best quality, • AitAtfy tile Cuff NXNGH \ M BOTH, by way of LivtitrooL, i from LONDON, Early Peas and Beans, Flower Roots. Also, by the SWIFT, from BKISTOL, Five Sacks of Early and Late CABBAGE SEKD, direCt from the Grower, being of the same quality as heretofore imported these Ten years past, and has given the utmost satisfaction to those who pur- chased, large quantities, in this Province, as well as in DHB- 11 N, apd el? ev^ here, disposing of this Article on lower terms to- the" importer of Seeds, than they would purchase on iu LOK- OON. Expedts shortly by the DoNEOALt, from I. BNDON, an assortment of PEAS and BEANS, Early Se- ds, with a few Thousand of DUTCH BULBS, ffrom- the late imports from the Continent) of the most choice sorts. E. L's NO* » ** Y is stocked with a choice and good qua- lity of FRUIT and FOREST TREES, and a few nice New ROSES aud SHRTTBS. ORNAMENTAL PLANTS for Green Houses, l. awns, Demesnes, as any other Nursery in Ireland. All will be soil on reasonable Terms. Printed Cata- logues, priced, and no second price asked. Several Hundred Thousand SEEDLING TREES, « f fine growth, one and two y- ar* old, to be Sold on lowest Terms, to Nursery- Men, and tho « e who purchase large quantities N. B. THORN QUICKS. Large and Small s; ze, for Ditch and immediate Fences, with som* Trained PEACH, NECT ARINE APRICOT, and other FRUi T TREES, of I telea kinds. VINES in Bearing st;. te, ill Pots, & c. 409) Belfast, Nov. 28, 1812. VALUABLE CONCERNS IN PERPETU- ITY, BY AUCTION. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, by Order of the Admini- strator and Trusted of the late BENJAMIN ED- WARDS, Esq. at the Hour of TWELVE oCUck, on TUESDAY, the 15/ 4 Day of December next, at my Office, Doriegall- street, vr T J EASE of the FOUNDERY CON- - iLd CERN, OFFICES, and DWELLING HOUSES thereto attached, situate near BRIDGE- END, in Ballymacarrett, on the Newtonards road, held for Lives renewable for ever, subject to the Yearly Rent of £ 5.— These extensive Premises, with Machinery and Utensils, are now Let for the term of 21 Years from 1st February last, at the Yearly R- nt of £ 200. No II LE A SE of that well known GLASS M ANU- FACTORY, with Buildings, Offices, and large Yard, suitable for carrying on that business upon a large scale ; also a very spacious, fashionable, and substantial new built Dwelling- Home, • with most complete Warehouses— the whole comprised in one inclosure; as occupied by the ia'e Mr. EDWARDS in the Glass Manufacturing business, at Bridge- End, in Bady- macarrett; held for Lives renewable for ever ; yearly Rent £ 4j. Si. U.; and one Guinea renewal fine. There arc well- secured Annual Rents to the amount of £ 31, which will be payable to th,- Purchaser, whp can get immediate possession of the Glass- Works after the sale of the Utensils, which will take place on the Premiss" at an early day, and the other parts of the Concerns on 1st May next, or eoouer, if the Stock of Goeds, & c. on hand, shall be disposed of. + No. III. LEASE or a large. FIELD, or Lot of BU1LD- , NG GROUND, on the Short Strand, in Ballymacarrett— : ompletely walled, in its whole front towards the high road vhich leads to Newntonhreda, held for Lives renewable for ever, subjeCt to the Yearly Rent of £ 5.— Possession can be given immediately. No. IV. LEASE, in Perpetuity, of a well- secured AN- NUAL RENT of £ 4, 10/, on Premises adjoimug Bridge- End. Terms at Sale. Particulars may be known, on application to JOSEPH WRIGHT, Esq. Attorney ; or, to JAMES HYNDMAN, AGENT. Belfast, November 23, 1812. ( 372 FARMS FOR SALE. TO SE SOLD BY AVCTIOH, at the Move of Mr' JAMES ORR, in Kirkcubben, ON WEDNESDAY the 10( 4 December next ( if not previously disposed of by Private Con- cra( t, of • wbicb due Notice shall be given J, 3JMFTYTWO ACRES, THIRTY- EIGHT PFRCHFS, of as fine LAND as in the Barony of Ards, with'Hous* s and Orrics- Hoests These Lands, part of the Townland of Ballyesborough, near Kirkcubben, will be set up in one X. ot, or in such small Parcels as may at sale be founft agree- able to Bidders; subjeCt to Five Shillings an Acre Yearly Rent, for Thirty- one Years, concurrent with Three Lives to be named by the Purchasers— A Map of the Premis s may be seen at Echlinville, where a Person will also attm. l to shew the I, and*. Applications ai to Terms, and Proposals to be made per- sonally, or by letter, post- paid, to CHARLES ECHLIN, Esq Echlinville; or to H. WALLACE, Attorney, Downpatriik or No. 19, Anglesea- street, Dublin. 337) J¥ E W U Y . SALES BY AUCTION. ANDREW AIKEN IS NOW LAND. « IfclG, SO Hhds. Fine Jamaica and Refined SUGARS, 21 Ditto very prime Richmond well- flavoured Wrappery TOBACCO, Which he will Sell by Auilion, at his Warehouse in Mo. naghan- street, at ONE o'clock, on WEDNESDAY the 9 h inst. And, on the following Dav, 150 Barrels New- York and Montreal POT ASHES. R. MOLLAN, Broker. NEWRY, December 2. ( 433 DOWN SESSIONS FOR 1813, Pursuant to the Acts. EASTER... MIDSUMMER MICHAELMAS Dec. 3, 1812, OCloher B, 1812. i FARMS TO BE LET. ABOUT THIRTY IRISK ACRES of GOOD LAND situated at Strandmills, within 1 \ Mile of Belfast, on the Banks of the River Lagan There is a most beautiful situation for a House on the Lands, commanding a view of the County of Down side of the River, the Demesne of Belvoir Park, and the New Bridge, together with the Town Long Bridge, and Bay of Belfast. There is an excellent road to it, and a supply of Spring Water. Possession can be given on the First of November next. Application to be made to JOHN STEWART, Esq. WU mont; and MARV BLAIR, on the Premises, will shew them 883) September 4, 1812. r! J ' HAT part of the Lands ot BAL] near BUSHMILLS, commonly called—" ANUA flO ART Sis- J Monday, 11th January.. NEWTOWNARDS, N3 ^ Friday, 15th January HILLSBOROUGH. T Monday 26th April DOWNPAI- RICK. F Monday, 3d May NEWRV. ^ Wednesday, 14th July... HILLSBOROUGH. Monday, 19th July NEWTOWNARDS. Monday, 4th OCtober ... DOWNPATRICK. Monday, 11th OSober... NEwRT. Signed by Order, JOHN CRAIG, ( 440) C P. & Register. LI S N A R E E F A ( t M, NEAR BANBRIDGE. DENNIS CAULFIEL ), the Proprietor of this most valuable Farm, 63 Irish Acres, at the re- quest of many persons who could not attend at the Setting l> yCant, on Monday last, has agreed to receive Proposals until Monday the 14th December next, when the Tenant will be declared at the New Inn of that Town; and as many of the Proposals be has had are from persons unknown to Mm, they would require to bring respectable references, as he is determined not to give the Farm to any but a respectable Tenant— The Tenure is to be for ever ; and the great fall of water so adequate to Machinery of either a Flour or Bleach- Mill, or any other kind of Mill requiring power and abundance of Water, is such as is seldom to be met ith, and is therefore deserving consideration. N. B. Should it be more desirable to persons attending on the 14th December at Banbridge, Mr. CABLFIELD would have no objection to pifttihg up the Farm to Sale by Public Auction, free and discharged from any acreable rent, or otherwise to let it by Cant, as originally intended. Those who attend shall have their choice, but in either cases respectable references will be required by him. NEWRY, Nov. 26. ( XJ- Tie has arrived to him 200 Chests TEAS, well assorted— 120 Hogsheads Fine and Common Scale SUGAR, and 300 Puncheons JAMAICA It L M, hourly expected, all of which will be sold heap for good Payments. SpHlTFLOUR MILLS and CONCERN at ' KNOCK, formerly Advertised in this Paper, for Sale, not being Sold, they will now be Let, for whatever term may be agreed upon, « nd immediate pos- ession given. For further particn'ars, apply to HEWITT & M'MUR- RAY, 22. Prince's- street, Belfast; or, JOHN HEWITT, Knock- Mills, who will shew the Premises. ( 194 COUNTY OF DOWN. LANDS FOR SALE. To be Sild by Audits), at the House of JOHN SING LAND, in the Village of Kilmore. upon WEDNESDAY the 9th Day of December ne t by the Executors of Mr. CHARLES HAMIL- TON, of Carnakelly, deceased, " ILJIORTY- FIVE ACRES of the LANDS of CROSSGAR. il? with between two and three Acres of TURF BOG attached, held in fee farm, subjtd only to an annual chiefry of £. 1, payable thereout, At same time will be disposed of, in such Lots as may he agreed up » n, the LEESEHOLD IN TEREST in about Sixty Acres of the LANDS of ROSCONNOR, held under MA r. THEw FORDE, Esq for one lif*. Any information on the subjeil may be had, on applica- tion to Mr JAMES BROWN, at Carnakelly, who will send a Person to shew the Lands and Mearings o any per- ,- ons inclined to become purchasers; and who will also re- ceive Proposals for the Farm of Carnakelly, containing up- ward* of 50 Acres ; which, with suitable accommodation of Houses on the Premise ® , will be Let, for a Term of S x Years from the first of November instant; and, to meet the convenience of good Tenants, would be divided into two or three Lots ( 365) November 18, 1812. A GOOD FARM, AND SITUATION FOR MACHINERY BY WATER To be Set, for such Term as may be agreed upqn, BALLYNESS n! y called— THE WALK MILL- FARM," containing upwards of Fifty Acres of Arable and Meadow Land, of the best quality, which has bijen Grazed upon for many Years past.— Upon this Farm | is a fail of the river Bush, sufficient to work Machinery to ! any extent; and liberal encouragement would be given to i any Person, or Company who would establish a Work of j public utility upon it. If not dispusi- d of for the purpose of Machinery, by the Fifst of January next' it will be Set for Tillage, in one or two Farm*. Proposals by Letter ( free of postage) to be sent to the Proprietor, HUGH MONTGOMERY, Esq, Benvarden, Colerain; or Mr. M'NEILE, Bally castle. 328) November 12. BREWERY. To be Let or Sold, and immediate Possession given. pHE Extensive BREWERY of MONEYMORE, with COPPERS, BARRELS, and all necessary Fixtures. . On the Premises theve is a Large MALT- HOUSE, and attached to it a New CHANDL1NG HOUSE.— A large Sum has lately been expended iu putting thU Concern in thorough repair For further particulars, application to be made to JOHN MILLER, Esq. Moneymorej or WILLIAM MILLER fi- q. Deiry. ( 2S ' T TO BE LET, From the 1st of November next, for such Term as may be agreed upnn, " ipHF. HOUSE and FARM of FAIRVIEW, situate in ! t the Townland of Annaboe, within a few minutes walk of Kiimore Church, in the County of Armagh, con- taining 40 Acres, nearly the half Meadow of the best kind. There his been a large sum of money expended in building a Dwelling- house witn suitable Offices, now fit for the re- ception of a genteel Family, or a Gentbman in the Linen Business, being situated in the center of the best I. inen Markets in Ireland, within two miles of Richhill, five of Armagh, four of Portadown, nine of Lurgan, and four of Tandragee. On the Farm there is a good Garden and excel.- lent young Orchard, planted with a variety of the choicest Fruit Trees, all in full bearing. For particulars apply to Mr. JAMES ROBINSON, of R: ch- hill; or THOMAS ROBINSON, the Proprietor, on the Pre- mises. ( 48) FAIRVIEW, Sept. 28. NOTICE JS hereby given to all Persons to whom the late JAMES RUSSELL, of Derramore, in the County cf Down, E q stood indebted ar the time of his decease, that their re- spective demands, being legally proved, will be paid off on FRIDAY the 11th of December next, on application at the DONEGALL- ARMS, at the Hour of TWELVE o'clock ;— and all Persons who stood indebted to the said JAMES RUS SELL, Esq. at his' decease, are requested to discharge the same at the time and place above- mentioned, otherwise legal proceedings will be commenced after that day to eufoic# payment. By order of the Administratrix. 419) November 30. NOTICE. ALL Persons who were indebted to the late BENJA « MIN EDWARDS, of Ballymacarert, County of Down, at his decease, are requested forthwith to pay the amount ol their respective Accounts to me, otherwise legal proceedings will be taken to recover the same— And all Persons to whom he stood indebted will Please furnish their Accounts to me, ti at they may be put in a train of settlement. BENJAMIN EDWARDS, Executor. Bridge- End Glass- Works, 7 Beiiast, Nov. 9, 1812 j[ ( 292 P \ RLT \ M ENT. PRINCE REGENT'S SPEECH. In our Paper of Sa'urday, we gave a copy of the Speeth delivered by the Pr nce Regent at the opening of Psrlia- ment. It is xaAly the same as accompanies the interesting Deh'ites at moving the Address We hnv » . however, to add ti. e following paragraph which was omitted:— " I have great pleasure in communicating to you, that the relations of peace and friendship have been rect'ired between his Majesty and the Courts of St. P"'. rsbur. gh ind Stock- holm. I have directed cop es of the Treaties to be laid be- fore you." The Speech was delivered with the greate t propriety and correctness by his Royal Highness, who, after its delivery, retired from the House with his attendants and suite, and the Commons immediately withdrew to their own Kou< e. The House was full, far beyond ail former precedent for many years back, and the body of the Hons-, which on great state occasions is considered as appropriated for Peeresses and their daughters, as for the Noble Legislators themselves, was in proportion of apparently four to one, filled with beautiful and interesting specimens of British female Nobi'icy. The Peers present, who were comparativ- iy not very numerous, were all robed, stoo l up at the entrance of the Regent; and tke Ladies, to enjoy the better view, - rood upon the seats. The Sword of State was b- jrne by the Pari ® f Liverpool, and the Cap of Maintenance by the Marquis of Winchester. The Imperial Crown of the Realm was borr. e, on a crimson velvet cushion, by Earl P , » lett; and the Coronet of the Prince Regent or Prince of Wales, by the Earl of Yarmouth. His Royal Highness wore a full dress suit of General's uniform, with a large military hat, surmounted by a high plume ol fine feathers. The Great Chamberlain of Eng'and ( Lord Gwydir) at- tended with his wand of office, as did the Great Officers of the Household ; the whole group presenting a brilliant spe- cimen o' the elegantly tpleudid Court of Britain, of which it- truly illustrious head was the prominent emblem of Grace and Maji- sty The Lord CHANCELLOR took his seat on the Woolsack some time before the Royal Entrance, and a few Peers were previously sworn. All the Foreign Ministers were present; and her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte of Wales honoured th » au- gust ceremony with her presence. Soon after the Royal suit had retired, and the Peeresses withdrawn, their Lordslvps adj » urned during pleasure, pre- juratory to the regular discussion of the evening. HOUSE OF LORDS— MONDAY, NOTEMBIR 30. About a quarter after five o'clock the House resumed, and the Lord Chancebor. for the better information of their Lord- hips, read a copy of his Royal Highness's Speech. The Earl of LONGFORD, in rising to move an Address to the Prince Regent, in answer to his most gracious Speech, was well aware that the period since the last Session was full of inter- est. In comparing our situation now, and at the opening of former Sessions, the best subjects of congratulation would be found in the gradual im- provement of tranquillity at home, and in the success of our arms abroad ; added to these, a subject of no small congratulation would be found in the difficulties and disasters which hid overtaken the common enemy. Much as the country had undoubtedly suffered, vet he could not congratulate ' hi riouse on any relaxation from warlike measured, tl \ » as evident that an honourable peace, so much to be desired, could not be gained but by exertion and sacrifices ; a truth which we might learn from the example of all nations that have fallen under the ambitious yoke of the enemy of Europe. His Lordship took a view of the miseries which must have pre- vailed in those countries that have been lately the seat of war, compared with our situation, where war has not been for many years. With regard to our consummate General, who had conducted the campaign with so much glory to himself, and advantage to us and our allies, there could exist no difference of opinion. His Lordship expatiat- ed on the effects of the battle of Salamanca, and declared that he believed, if it had not been for a direct breach of orders, now a mutter of notoriety ( we suppose the case of Ballasteros), it is likely that we and our allies would still have enjoyed all that had been gained by that battle. The re- sistance of the Castle of Burgos had certainly been greater than we, flushed from success, had f expected. However mortifying that circum- stance was, yet he saw no ground for despon- dency. Such examples we had seen before, as the abandonment of the siege of Badajoz, which led to the capture of Ciudad Rodrigo. The re- treat of Lord Wellington had also obliged the enemy to concentrate his forces, which would cause him considerable difficulty in supplying them, and ultimately oblige them to separate.—. The release of the southern provinces in Spain, the captures of Badajoz and Salamanca, were the immediate effects of this important campaign. Its effects, however, had been felt in the most re- mote quarters, and Russia had shewn what con- sistency and perseverance in a people will do against any force th;> t ma)' be opposed to them. The Emperor and his people s - med to be deter- mined to submit to every priv, ' ion, rather than submit to the tyranny of Bonaparte ; and their efforts, howevgr painful, had been crowned with success. The Emperor too had given a most unbounded proof of confidence in this country, and of determination to resist the enemy, which we of all nations in the world could best appreci- ate. The Sicilian Treaty too was a subject of congratulation, by which the troops in that coun- try could be used for offensive and defensive operations. It was not long since almost the whole of Europe was under the influence, or do- mination, ot Bonaparte j but now a great part of it was in arms against him ; and even France herself— groaning tin ler every evil which extra- ordinary contributions and military despotism can impose— could not supply him with more men than wil serve to recruit his army.— With regard to the United States, the same fate had attended two of their armaments— both proving the superiority of our troops, and the loyalty and fidelity of the inhabitants of Canada. He, how. ever, trusted, that the War would soon be ter- minated by a safe and honourable Peace.— Re- specting the East India Charter he should say i nothing ; and he concluded by congratulating the Heuse on the tranquillity which, by the mild and judicious measures ot Parliament, had been established in the disturbed Counties.— His Lord. ship then moved an Address of Thanks to the P'ince Regent; which, as usual, was a perfect echo of the Speech. Lord ROLLE seconded the Address. The Marquis of WELLESLEY agreed with the Address when in language of spirit it praises the gallant and honourable condufl of the Empe- ror of Russia and his people against the common and implacable enemy of Europe. / Vnd he par- ticularly ig- reed with that part of his Speech where his Royal Hio- hness said that the eyes of all Europe and the world were turned towards us. Such language was not novel j but it was never better applied than at the present moment. His hopes were, that Parliament would exe- cise its wisdom, perseverance, and firmness. The eyes of Europe were turned on them ; then let their own eyes be turned towards themselves. Onr situation was one of various success, and no man could ezpeft that it cou'd be unr- ccornpanied by reverses. Bli- the greatest character of heroism was the capa- bility of look'ng success in the face, and by ana- lyzing it, lay down rules even of retraflion, and expectation of reverse. Even if it were broad and glaring success, he would say to them, " Ye he redirary Advisers of the Crown, ye do not yoir duty if, being intoxicated by success, ye do no' attend to other conseqnences which may follow." Events had taken place some years ago in Spain which appeared to him and others to afford the best prospeft of freeing Europe. It was e'ear, from the condutS of the enemy, that he would not rest till Spain fell under his ambitions views, unless some great superincumbent Power should be op- posed to him. It was also most probable ( hat this resistance would have been best afforded by Spain, if she had struggled through every human evil, considering the loss of property— the almost destruflion of country, and of life— as no evils, compared with the evil of the French yake, than which theie was nothing so bad in the history of the world, it was this spirit which, it was hoped, would have been raised. This was always the view which he had entertained of this great con- test; and he knew that it had in the course of last campaign produced all the effefts, at least for a time, which he had hoped from it. He knew that fhe success of the allied army had produced effetfls which had been felt in Russia. For without the presence of our army in the Peninsula last spring, the French Ruler would have been able to have brought more men against Russia. Immediately that this was found to be the case, Ministers ought to have increased the vigour of their measures, by straining even the resources of the country, ( he would use the phrase, let him who would answer him), and that would have been done if they had been honest in the cause, or had understood it He wished he could fix on their Lordships* mi, ids any definite idea of the contest in S > ain. H; s only idea, however, of it, was ' he ylain, cler. r, praaicable one, of driving the Frencth t> ut of the' Peninsula. In his opinion, the war Lad not been conduced in Spain on a scale of adequVe vigour; and this opinion he had publicly expressed] both there and elsewhere, before tha' time. Toshew- his he must revert to he taking of Ba iajoz. After ti* u event, the natural course which their great Gene, ral would have taken, would have been to expel the French from the Smith of Spain. Why did he not do so ? Becaus- his means were deficient. He was obliged to repair to repel an irruption of Marmont, whereas if he had been able to have left a body of troops near Ciudad Rodrigo, there could have been no doubt that he might have driven Soult before him, who was at that time ill pro- vided. I however, remained on the frontier of Spain , iii he 13' h of June. Why did he remain so lor. js flivi- ? Because he had neither money nor comparative numbers, and what was worse ( md he challenged contradiflion), he had not the mean-' of transport for his battering train. Mar- mont's army he found much stronger than had been supposed. He disclaimed now speaking from any ihing bui what h » d been published, as he had never received any communication from Loid Wellington on he subjefh When his Lordship advanced in expectation of powerful co- operation on the other side of the Peninsula, which had been concerted with him in March, when he was befoie Badaj iz, he remained a considerable time on the tron ier, expecting that this would prevent the large corps of Sucher from joining with Soult's. Although, however, he knew not of the Sicilian armament being on the coast of Catalonia, he had heard of Suchet having detached a large body of troops to join Joseph, on the 17 h of July. He was then obliged to commence, not a feigned, but a red tetreat, which he continued on the 18th,. 19th, 20th, 21 st, and till late on the 22J. Why did he so ? Because he was deficient in his sup- plies of money, it being a matter of public noto- riety that he had not 20,000 dollars in the military chest j and he ( Marqnis W.) believed that the richest brigade in the army had not 3 dollars. So much was he reduced, that he was obliged to make use of 47,000 dollars which weie sent from Cadiz for the express use of Don Carlos Espana's corps. Here, then, was lull proof of the insuffi- ciency of the system which Ministers had pursued. The battle of Salamanca, so glorious in itseif, was atchit ved from r, o ad? quacy of means, but in con- sequence of an error of the enemy ; and was that a subject on. which to build the future success ol the campaign ? That victory had produced its ef- fefts ; but were they permanent ? Witii respeCt to the failure of success at Burgas, he was so far from being disappointed, that he protested he did not know how he ( Lord W.) could have taken it, un- less by a mitacie; for to reduce such a torcress by two 18- ponnders, could amount to little less than a miracle. In the month of May, when Minister* knew that he was about ti » advance into Spain, and thai the gieater part of the French troops were diawn towards Russia, » a> it common sense not to have taken every measure for reii. forcing our army ? Instead ot that, on the 21st of October he began his retreat from Bureos, and on the 25th he found the enemy considerably stior ^ tr sii-'. a him, particularly in cavalry : and on the 24th he had only been joined by 150 ) Guards. Other regiments had been obliged to be sent roun I from Corunna to Lisbon, from which tin y could not join him before next campaign. Like all the rest of the system, though in his conscience he believed it was done with the best intentions, yet Ministers only did a lit'le, not the whole ; and ^ hey might a* well, in faCt, do nothing at all. The Sicilian Expedition, had. instead of raking possession of Tarragona or Bucelons, at last, it, Alicant, be- came extinCt, as to the operations of the war. As to the eff.' Ct of Ballasteros's force, in preventing * jUiChon between Soolt and Suchet, any one wh > had unfortunately seen a Spanish army, a; he had done, must know, that there could not be such a jose ai ihe bare idea of such a thing . f1> r jf faster, , had attempted such a thing, he would have • ,- rn annihilated He trusted however to be Ible t: cmr . nee the Prince, the Parliament, and C'. untrv, that all o. ir resources ought for a rime to be employed in erui « i? oUr; a<* r » ously to expel the French from Spain. Russia ex. Defied that such would have been the case, when - he became prepared to resist the menaces of France; but in this Ministers had so far deserted the cause of Russia. He wished to have seen a co- oper. ati > n on the part of Sweden. Now ihe Treaty be. • ween ns and that Power, was one of the strangest nieces of diplomacy he had ever seen ; on our part promising assistance to Sweden in case she should be invaded, but without her offering us any equi. volent in return. There was an expedition too, projected by the Crown Prince, but after part of it being on board our transports, the Crown Prince told them that his soldiers were otherwise engag- ed. The dropping of this expedition was attended with this consequence, that a large body of troops under Victor advanced from Swedish Pomerania, and enabled B^ naparre sooner to enter Moscow. He was at a loss to know what assis anoe we had rendered Russia, unless it were 50,000 stand of arms, and Lords Cathcsrt and Walpole. With regard to America, he was astonished that the Speech talked of an expeftation of appeasing her by a repeal of the Orders in Council; that was not the principle objeCt of dispute ; but great ma- ritime questions involving the safety of our Conn- try. That country haJ shewn for years a deadly hatred to this country, and a deadly afF^ ftion ( if he might use the expression) towards France ; and Ministers should have befen prepared for it, with a force that would have convinced her that w » r was the worst policy she could ha<> e adopteJ His Lordship was surprised that no mention was made in the Speech of the Catholic claims; and he hoped that the discussion of the East I. ii, i Charter w ; uld come on early in the Session. His Lordship concluded by sayi ng, that c ncurring ai hi- did generally wi h he Address, he should not move an Amendm- nt tr> « t. The Earl of LIV E R P > 0 L rose in repl y He observed, the noMe Marquis h rd contented him- self by observing on the Address, without mov- ing any amendment. He had dwelt much on the late reverses after our glorious successes ; but the man who should look for a continued ca> eer ol victory in war, without any reverses, looked for that which scarcely by any possibility could happen. He could agree with the N . ble Lord nly in a f w topics ; and with respect to the campaign, he would ask any man if the result, as it nt w stood, had been stated as an espectati m at the banning of it, would not the hope have been trt- ited as chimerical ? Th « Nnble Lord had complained of the limited scale on wi ich the war on the Peninsula had beea supplied ; bvt surely, in speaking of that supply, he ought to h've taken into his consideration the means of the country ; and if he had done so, he would have fouKd that they had exceeded not only what had bee: done in any former war, but beyond what a few years b. ick would have been thought possible for ihe country to accomplish. He could tell the Hous<\ that on the 25th of . Tune last, the number of troops in British pay in'the Peninsula, amounted to no less than 127,00 ® men ; of this, 50,000 we e British : and in the course of last year 20,000 men, and 7000 horseg had been sent out to Spain. The Noble Lord had also mad? it matter of complaint that there was no batteting. train at Burgos. The faCt was, that the rapid advance of the army prevented their beiny accom^ nied bf a heavy train ; and il did not arise from t\ e want of th^ m, for there were two batt^' ring. ir. iii\ st4. doped on the frontiers of Spain, and there wvj a : hird afloat at Lisbon, ready to be carried to part to which the Commander sh m! d direct theci. In short, h" could assure the H iuse that there was no requisition made by the illustrious Com- mander which had not been complied with ; and in justice to that Commander, he must say, ifut he was not in the habit of requesting from his Government any thing but what they could afford him. The same observation applied as to the want of specie. The quantity given must ba li- mited by the means of proem ing it; and if it could not be procured by the discount of bills, it followed that the military chest isust be scant. ly supplied. The Noble Lord had also shortly alluded to other topics. With respect to the Catholic Claim's, the Noble Lord said for his part, he shiuld act ' ia a manly and decided manner, and give them his disiinct opposition, which hi\ thought wouid be far more honourable than eluding them by a side wind, and evading instead of b- ildly meeting the question. With respect to ttie question of AnU'ric- i, he admitted that it involved other mat. t.- rs b s les the Orders in Council, and justified this country in the course she had pursued, saying it was c. ear that there was a war taction in Ame- rica de » oted to the French, and wno were d.' ter. m ued at all h z irds to precipitate America i uo a war with this country. After some further obs.- rvat'ons from Lords Grenville, B-. thurst, and Melville, the H : i> j] adjourned. BELFAS'! C >* 5 M HC1A] i » C! lilONI f, E. PARLIAMENTARY PROCEEDINGS. HOUSE OF LORDS, DECEMBER 1. The House met about tw » o'clock. The Marquis of HFRTFOR D reported tint he had eras- ed on the Prince Repent, to know when he would be pleas- ed te receive the Address of the House. He had now to inform their Lordships, that his Royal Hiehness would be ready to receive it at half- past two o'clock.— Their Lord- ships then went up with the Address. UNIVERSITY PETITIONS. The Duke of Gf OWFSTF. R presented a Petition from the University of Cambridge against the Catholic Claims.— lo presenting this Petition, he, himself, begged leave to he ' understood as not giving an opinion either one way or the other— The Petition was laid on the table. I. ord GRENVir. r. E stated, that he had in his hand, a Petition from the University of Oxford upainst the Catholic Claims. He considered it his duty to pre « ent this Petition; hut, in presenting it, he conceived it to be Do less his duty to record his own dissent from its object — Tins Petition was also laid on the table. I. ord HARPWICKF., advert- ng to the Cambridge Peti- tion. complained of the impair manner in which it had heen carried. When it was intended to discuss a matter of this importance, much longer notice ought to have been given. Adjourned till Thursday. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1. it:. J ANTl- CATHOLIi" PFTITIOV. Sir W. SCOTT presented a Petit1"* from the TJiversity of Oxford again't Catholic Ema- icipation,— The Peelibn was read, and ordered to lie on the ta'ole. ADDRESS TO THE PRIWCE. REGENT. Lord CLTVK appeared at the flar with the Report of the Address to his Royal Highness. Mr. CREEVF. Y objefledto the Report being now brought up, and contended, that time might, to be given for consideration of ' he topics contained in the Speech, before an Address pledging the House was agree'd to. In the time of Queen Anne, it was customary so allow five, sin, or eight days Ifcr consideration ; and surely the times were not now less serious, or the matter of the Speech less important, than these of that day. One part of the Speech he could not help alluding to. and that was, that although his Royal High- ness had been advised ' to- rely on th » liberality of the House of Commons foj granting the supplies necessary for carrying on the contest in the Peninsula, yet the Neble I. ord and his colleagues had not thought proper to advise his Royal High ness at all to advert to the state of the resources and finances of the country. The Hon. Member then proceeded, at con tiderable length, to take a review of the financial situation of the country, and declared that he could net, under all the pressure r hich the country was suffering, consent that any more money should be expended in supporting the contest in the Peninsula, or that any further burthens should be im- p - ? d on the people for that purpose. The Hon. Gentleman - d {" cited in strong terms the report which was become tx. r- noly current, of an intended tax on capital. He con- clude by moving, that, instead of now, the Report he re- te'-. i i this day se'nnight. Ur. '.< C>? ERTSON defended the policy of the war in the Peninsula, and contended that our situation there was far more favourable than at the commencement of the last campaign; , inre the efT- ift of the battle of Salamanca had been to raise the siege of Cadi*, and set all the Southern provinces free; and, on a view of : he operations of Lne whole campaign, contended that the result had been decidedly in our favour. M,- ROSE mer< rose to make a few observations en what lud fallen from an Hon Gentleman ( Mr. Creevey) relative to k tax on capita,! On that subject he could only » ay, he considered such a tax impossible to be carried into « £ fe< 9. Mr. S. W6RTLEY was as anximi" as any one to oo'i'f pejce; hiit he was of opinion, that peace: whenever it did come, most be the of the Government; and that ve must not he driven into it by the distress of the people.— Having said so much, however, he must express a hope, that the situation and t* stresic, of our inaiwla • tureri- wmld r- x he lost sight of by Government, and that they wuu'J let ko opportunity » f ohtainmg peace escape them. Lord MILTON impressed upou Ministers tiie necessity of obtaining pewe with America. Mr. STEPHEN defended the condu< 9 of this Govern- ment towards Amerira; and. contended, that r--.: r epnd", ft towards th » t Covernment had slwajri been conciliation and not irritation Mr. WILBEPJ? OH. CE observed that, trusting his Ma- jesty's Ministers were impressed with the general feeling that peace, whenever '( could be obtained with honour to the country, was desirable, and that any popular cfy, or ge- neral expression of the country on tha subject, which might induce the enemy to b » h.- ve Government could not ai5t " r" dependent, would be injurious to that ohje&, he couli' net hut rejoice at the fate which had attended his Hon. Jtieiid's Amendment. Lord CASTLF. RF. AGH deprecated discussing / he Ame- rican question til. all the fa< 9 « were before the Kfuse. Mr WKITBREAD felt himselfcalled upon ' is'. in. on- eequence of some observations which had ft n fro the Honourable Gentleman who was the late Me • !>< for Yotk- sl ire ( Mr. Wilberforce). He certainly d a Noble i| I ord ( Castlerea^ h). It was generally under6tooJ. that ihe Noble Lord bad been set to watch him, to prevent him from epeaking; as rA a former occasion I. ord Wellington had been appoin."< f to watch another Learned Dotftmr, to pre- vent him frcm speaking. The cause for this restraint being however now removed, he would again have an opportunity of spewing at large, on the wisdom and policy of the Orders in He was sure that he would fight hard., like a 1 « « in the toils A Right Hon. Gent. ( Mr. Rose) who might 1 « considered the venerable Patriarch of the Treasury Bench, ( a laugh), in talking of the tax upon capita! which h? d been mentioned by the Chancellor uf the Exchequer last Session, wished to throw off the blame from the should- ers of his own frietlds upon an unfortunate. Bishcp some hundred milts distant fa taugh. J This did not appear to him quite fair ; for although this scheme might have been the natural Mid of the Reverend Prelate ( a laugh j, certainly it appeared to have been the adopted child of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. As to his being singular in his moving for Peace in that House— when first he came Into that House, that gteat man to whose authority be principally bowed ( Mr. Fox) mada a specific motion to address his Majesty for peace. The Right Hon, Gentleman himself ( Mr. Wilberforce) had ore ® , when he thought his friend Mr. Pitt not suffici- ently disposed for peace, brought forward a motion in the House for Jjte - same putpose. His Right Hon. Friend ( Mr. I'onsonby') had ( hsei ved, that the only measure of the kincj, with respe< 3 to ah adoress to the Crown recommending ne- gociations tor peace, was carried in the American war. The fail was certair. ly so j and the fcdt was rendered peculiarly Mriking by the nnhncholy recoUeilion that it was carried at the end of the war— a war nipst disgraceful and ruinous, bccause conduced by Ministers who weie alike weak in ability and powerful in means. It was indeed carried after a long series of misfortunes, miseries, " and humiliations, . nd" when the servants of the Crown, its confidential advisers « nd the trii. ee himVlf, had beeti deaf to the voice, the ap- pend, the entreaties of the people. The same miserable sys- tem was, Iwwever, no less pursued in the present crisis— and Ministers even more imbecile, more ( v thouC confidence, yet uot less in the power of doing miscliieUlian those that wielded the Government during the. calamitous W4r with America w » re, with the. Prince whom they counselled, impenetrable to the prayers, and dixd to thg supplications of the almost united population of h. s Majesty's subjf& s. Was he then - be rebuked, as intending by his amendment to the Ad- iui" j'e « ce, to throw the safety and hutuur of the couu- trv at the foot of the conquer- r of Frarfce ? He m- rely ex- ercised the right wlvch he undoubtedly possessed of free en- quirv and discussion ; and instead of bringing forward such a remedv for th ® evils that sffl|: fted the countfv, he had only presented it to the consideration of the House-, and in doing that, who would s » v that be ha 1 afted improne'- lc or un- constitutionally ? Does the Hon. Gentleman forget that the King-, in his speeches fo' the las? nin* t » sn years, hid uni- formly introduced the question of p'- Jce, and express?' hw sincere wish for the occurrence of every opportunity which might lead to rhe eniovment of its blessincs. For his own part, it was his earnest wish to have this most important of all questions argued, . connefted as it was with the distresses and privations of the people. He was not, more thin any man, but certainly not les. than anv other man, fles^ rous of upholdine the honour of the country, nor was he inclined to make less sacrifices for the interest and safety of the empire ; but when he saw the Government in hands, which neither himself nor the Right Hon. Gentleman opposite ( Mr. Can- | nlng) could trust— when he viewed them po. spssed of full power, ' without the slightest share of public confidence, 1 he could not help wishing, and wishing since'ely, that the , Prince Regent shonld be plainly and fairly told the dang- ; ers to which their administration exposed the nation— i He agreed with the Hon. Gentleman ( Mr. Robinson) in the view he had taken of » he rffeiSts of the battle of Sala- \ mnnca ; but when Such glorious proofs w,- re held up of the consummate skill of Lord Wellington, and the valour and gallantry of the British arjnv, was he not entitled to ask. what had been done by the Universal Spanish Nation ? When they read the account of the battle of Salamanca, was it rot rather distressing to see an account of units, and tens, and hundreds, and thousands, slain and wounded of British and French, and of the Spinirrds, two or four ?— f Thar, hear, from the 9p6* thion I— How was this to be accounted for ? Fur whom were they fighting ? Whom were tliey assisting ? The Spaniards was the answer ; and this in the heart and centre of the population, when it wojld he njtu'- nt to expetft, that for every hundred British slain, we should s. e a thousand Spaniards; and for every thousand, ten thousand. But how was the f < 9 ? So many British— so niaoy Portuguese— Spa- niards t* m ! The Guerillas, he would be told, were aflive,, and he admitted their activity, and utility to a certain ex- tent when undar Brit; sh controu'; but he was convinced, that though they did some mischief to the enemy, they were not quite harmless to the population of Spain ; and if Lord Wellington was withdrawn, their resistance would be a vain imagination, without a shadow of hope With equal or adequate means, he had the highest opinion of what might be effe& ed by the British pr. dersuch a leader ;. s the Marquis of Wellington ; but what was to be done ? They were told, that peace was not to be made with that man who diretiled the Government of France; but that opinion he was most anxious to erddic- te, for in the course of nature, peace witli htm they must make. He would then do as Mr. Fox had done in 1793, hewcttld openly and « Hre< 5Hy make such pro- positions as couhj be offered, and then the result would be known diredtly. On the whole, he wished to shew that he was not a new man, but that he was treading in the steps of Mr. Fox, who was in himself that principle on which he ailed, embodied and personified, and whose lessons, had they , been followed, would have preserved the country from the alternative to which she was now reduced • From year to year thev had been compelled to relax in their demands; and from year to year the enemy had arisen, until at length, as on the American question, they would come to the worst, and the manufacturing and labouring poor would burst their doors, and compel them to make peace on the best terms they could obtain. Mr. VANSITTART contended that our financial affairs were far from being in - o deranged a state as had been as- serted by the Hon. Gentleman ( Mr. Creevey). The House was told last night that our commerce was swept from the sea by American privateer-.: to prove how well- founded this assertion was, he would pinke two simple statements:— the commerce of the Port of London, which might be taken as a fair specimen of the whol. was, in the first ten months of la-' t jtir ! in hj first ten mouths of the present ycc'r it Jl. ted ; o upv ards of 13 millions, a sum exceed- ing in anr unr that of . y preceding year, except the year 18GJ. With re pe# ' o our revenue, he would only say, that the amount of or first ten months of the present year ? was equal, within £ 90 000, to the whole amount of the re- venue of last ye / Lord CAST EXEAGH said, that none of the delusions which might ave gone abroad were imputable to his Ma- jes'- r's Gov merit It could not be imputed to them that they pra f/ od ary delusion when t',. ey revoked the Or ' ers • n ' Jo'jn. They did not at the time state any hope that this a/ " re would have the effe& of abating. the hostility Of / o ^ a. c. i the contrary, they warned the people I. JJT-- ntertai; iing any hopes of the kind. As to the pre- ss .'. c relations with America, he must now repeat what he aid last night— that we were in a state of unqualified war, and in no other state; and that the war svae to be carried on with the utmost vigour. I: v/ ould be found that none of the maritime rights of this country would be conceded by any negociation which the Government might r r- y on with America.' Wnen any answer should be received from that country on the subjeifl of a late com- nu''::?, ion made to it, he would lay the same before the « se. Mr. WHITBREAD asked, « •' th » Void; Lore* could form any idea as to the probabU . t „ answer from America might be received. I. ord CASTLEREAGH said, he , ould not s„ Mr. WHITEHEAD observed, that eke objectk'.' against treating with such a man as Bonaparte, had its rv- g. n witn the first rise of Bonaparte. When that man was elcfted First Consul of France, he made pacific overti;- . : o our Government, and it was rejecVd, rot only with scorn, tat with ao. injudicious re- ommendjtiia to res; ore tiie Huuse of Bourbsn A feeble remnant c ' » „: r., wch Hop- still seemed to possos. liens'minds. When he saw now HL t| le head of the Government some of the very men who had causeti abusire publications against Bonaparte to be circulated a!' over the kingdom, and e » » n to be read from the pulpit, he could en'ertain very little nope from any treaty they might enter into with him. But there was a total indisposition on the part of Ministers tc ,; eat; and no treaty of theirs could lead to a peace. He now gave notice, that. ve> v soon after ter the recess, he should bring forward the question of peace before the House. We had acknowledged the appointment of a new Sovereignty or usurpation in Sweden, and why had we rot acknowledged the new Sovereign of France ? Mr. BA fHURST denied that any Papers had been or- dered by the Government of Lord Sidmouth, to be read in churches at the breaking out of the war. Mr. WHITBREAD said, the publication in question had been put into his hands by the Churchwardens of a parish in Bedfordshire, that it bad been free of postage by order of Government; that he understood the Author'had been em- ployed by the Minister fer the very purpose of writing it. The publication, however, was, in his opinion, a very con- temptible one; and it was disgraceful to any Government from whom it might have originated. The Address was then agreed to, and ordered to be pre- sented to the Prince Regent to- morrow, by the whole House. Lavito*, Thursday, Tlectm^ er 3' It is with sincere regret we hive to announce, that the Marquis of Wellington has been obliged to abandon all bis conquests in Spain, md retreat to Portugal. Lisbon Papers to the 26' h last were received las' night, containing this important intel- ligence. Government at the same time received dispatches from the Marquis of Wellington, detail- ing t^ ie particulars if the retreat. With a laudable attention to the feelings of ' he friends md •• elatives of our gaUnrit army, a list of the killed and wound- ed wrfs published at an early, hour this morning, and about 9 o'clock the Marquis of Wellington's dispatches were published in an Extraordinary Ga- zette, a copr of wh ch is . given in " Our- preceding columns. They are dated Crudad Rodrtgo the 19'. h last, on which day part of the army had crossed the Agueda, and the remainder was to cross on the day following. The Lisbon Papers add, that they had afluatly crossed and fesumed their old quarters at Fuente-< le- G'"- naldo. The clearness of his Lordship's account'of his retreat, renders comment almost unnecessary, did even time and epace permit it. LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1812. BELFAST COURSE OF EXCHANGE, & c. DEC i.— Belfast on London ( 2Idr.) 6j per cent. Belfast on Dublin ( 61 ds.) 1 pe- cent. K- liast on Glasgow per cent, / nun, Dnc. 3 — 8t per cent. Gov. Deb. J i 5 per cent. Ditto 99j ENGLISH, DM: I.-— 3 per cent. Consols for Acc. 59| Dec. 3.— Dub. on Lon. cj- 7 | DBG. L— Lon. ouDub. 9$ MAILS SINCE OUR LA8T. DC* Br DONAGHABEE 0 Bv DUBLIN.... 0 BELFAST, Monday, December 7, 1812. BY EXPRESS. At an early hour this morning we received, by express from Donaghadee, the London Papers of Thursday Ust, containing the following important intelligence: 1— WAR DEPARTMENT. Dosvniiig- street, December S, 1812, Dispatches, of which N'n* ollowirig are, extracts, were re- ' ceivvd last night by ESrl BATHW « ST, addressed to his Lordship by the Marquis of WEit. isoros. " PTtiogui, November 7, 1812. " The enemy repsiired- the bridge " at Tcno at a much earlier period than T expected. I there- fore desirsd Sir Rowland Hill to continue his march b; Fontiveros upon Aiba de Tormes ; and as soon as I found that he was sufficiently for- ward, I broke up yesterday morning from the po- sition which I had hejd in front of Tordesillas since the 30th of last month, and I ani in march „ I towards the heights of St. Christoval, in front of Salamanca. " The enemy has not pressed at all upon the rear of the troops under Lieutenant General Sir j Rowland Hill, nor have thosa on the Douro fol- lowed the march of the troops under my com- mand : I conclude that rhe. two corps will unite, which, in consequence of the situation of the Doura, I could not prevent. Ciudad Rodrigo, November 12. " The troops under the command of Lieu- tenant- General Sir Rowland Hill crossed, the Tormes, at Alba, on the 8th irtst. ; and those under my command took their position on the heights of St. Christoval de la Cussra on the same day ; Brigadier- General Pack's brigad? oc- cupying Aldea Lengua and ' Brigadier- General Bradford's Cabrerizos on the right; an 1 the Bri tish cavalry covering our front. [ had desired !' Lieutenant- General Sir Rowland Hill to occupy i the town and castle of Alba, with Major- Gen. I Howard's brigade of the 2d division, leaving j. Lieutenant- General Hamilton's Portuguese divi- | sion on the left of the Tormes to support those ! troops ; while the SJ division wis posted in the j neighbourhood of the ford,? of Encinas and Hu- erta ; and the 3d a d 4th divisiens remained at Calvswassa de Arib-> fn rejef* e. " On the 9th the enemV drove in the picqnets of Major- General Long's brigade of cavalry, in front of Alba; and Major- Genetal Long was obliged to withdraw his troops through Alba on the morning of the 10th. In the course of the day, the enemy's whole armv approached our positions on the Tormes, and they attacked the troops in Alba with twenty pieces of cannon, and a considerable body of infantry. Thev made no impression on them, however, and withdrew the cannon and greater part ef the troops on that night, and this attack was never renewed. " I enclose Lieutenant General Hamilton's re port to Sir Rnwiand Hill of the transactions a' Alba, which were highly creditable to the troops employed. From the 10th till the 14th the, time was passed in various reconnoissance?, as well of the fords of the Tormes as of the potition which the troops u* der my command occupied on the right of ihat river, in front of Salamanca— and on the 14th the enemy crossed that river in force a three fords near Lucinas, about two leagues abov* Alba. " I immediately broke up from St. Christoval, and ordered the troops to move towards A^ piles ; and as soon as I had ascertained the direction of the enemy's march from the fords, I moved with the second division of infantry, and all the caval- ry I could collect, to attack them ; leaving Lieu- tenant- General Sir Rowland Hill with the fourth, and Lieutenant- General Hamilton's divisions, in front of Alba, to protect this movement, and the 3d division in reserve on the Arapiles, to secure the possession of that position. " The enemy, however, were already too nu- merous, and too strongly posted at Mozarbes to be attacked s and I confined myself to a cannon- ade of their cavalry, onder cover of which I re- connoitred their position. " In the evening I withdrew all the troops from the neighbourhood of' Alba to the Arapiles, leaving a small Spanish garrison iu the eastle, and having destroyed the bridge. In the course of tho night and following morning, I moved the greatest part of the troops through Salamanca ; and placed Lieutenant- General Sir Edward Pa. get with the 1st division of infantry on the right, at Aidea Tejada, in order to secure that passage for the troops over the Zunguen, in case the movements of the enemy on our right flank should render it necessary for me to make choice either of giving up my communication with Ciu. || dad Rodrigo or Salamanca. ." OP. the 15th, in the morning, I found the enemy fortifying their position at Mozarbes, which they had taken up the night before ; ai the same time that they were moving bodies of cavalry and infantry towards their own lelt, and to our communications with Ciudad Rodrigo. It was obvious that it was the enemy's intention to act upon our communications; and as they were too strong, and too strongly poited for me to think of attacking them, I determined to move upon Ciud^ d Rodrigo. I therefore put the army in march in three columns, and crossed the Zun- guen, and then paused the enemy's left flank, and encamptd that night on the Vamusa. We cou tiiiued our march successively ou the 16th, 17ib, 1 8th and rhii div. when part of the armv passed • he Agueda, and the whole will cross that river to- morrow. " The enemy followed our movement on the W> rh w: th a large body, probaHly the whole of the cavalrv, and a considerable body of infantry, bin they did not attempt to press upon our rear. They took advantage of the ground to cannonade on-- rearguard, consisting of the light division, under Major- Genera! Charles Alten, on the 17th, on its passage of the Huebra, at San Munor., and there- by occasioned « ome loss. " The troops have suffered considerably from the severity of the weather, which since the i5' h has been worse than I ever known it at this sea- son of the year. " I am" sorry to add, that we have had'he mis- fortune to lose Lieutenant- General' Sir Edward Paget, who Wis taken prisoner on the 17th. He commanded the cen're column, and the fall of rain haviog greatly injured the roads and swelled the rivulets, these wis an interval between the 5< h and 7 h divisions of iofantrv. Sir Edward rode to the rear alone, to discover the cause of this inte- val, and, a? the road passed through a wood, either a detachment of the enemy's caval- ry had got tfpon the road, or he missed the road, and fell into their hands in the wood, I under- stand that Sir Edward w;> s not wounded, but I cannot sufficiently regret the loss of his assistance at this moment. , " In my dispatch of the 7th inst. I communi cated to your Lordship my opinion of the strength jj of the- enemy, 3s far as I could judge of it from the reports I had received, and from what I had seen. I have since learnt that General Caffarelli, with the army of the North, certainly remained joined with the army of Portugal. Joseph Bona- parte left Madrid on the 4th inst. and arrived at Penaranda on tiie 8th, leaving at Madrid the civil authorities of his government, and a sm; tll garrison. These authorities and troops evacuat- ed Madrid on the 7th, and marched for Castile ;' and Colonel Don Juan Palarea the Medico took possession of that city. " Your Lordship will have seen General Bal- lastero's lettet- of rhe 24th of October, to the Re- gency, from which you will observe, that he had disobeyed the orders of the Government, given to him at my suggestion, to march into La Man cha and hang upon the enemy's left flank, because the Regency and Cortes had offered me the chief command of the Spanish armies. " The whole of the enemy's ^ disposable force iti Spain was therefore upon the Tormes in the middle of this month ; and they were certainly not less than 80,000 men, but more probably 90,000; of these, 10,000 were cavalry ; and as the army of Portugal alone had 100 pieces of cannon, it is probable that they had not less in all the armies than 200 pieces." ( INCLOSURJI, No I.) " Alba de Tormes, Nov. H, 184 2. " SIR— I have the honour to report the steps I have taken to carry into effeft your instruflions for the defence of this place; which, I am happy to say; have obliged the enetnv to withdraw the greatest part of the force opposed to us; and I feel, almost confi ient we shall be able to retain our position as long as yoti may deem expedient. " I yesterday garrisoned and provisioned ( he Castle, and by the ex< rtions of Captain Goliiftnth of the Engineers, it is put into as good a stale as circumstances will admit; he. is continuing strengthening it. Captain Goldfinch has been of great assistance to me. " I have aporopriated to each regiment a dis- trict of this town, and the commanding officer has barricaded the streets and buildings in a very ju- dicious manner. Brigadier de Costa and Camp- bell's brigades are in our position on the left bank of the Torrries. Brigadier Campbell reports his Tiaving caused the enemy some lo> s, in their at tempt to pass a ford near his position. " Lieut.- Colonel Tulloh has made so good an arrangement of his two brigades of guns, that united with the position of the two brigades of in fantry on the left bank of the Tormes, I consider_ my flanks secure. " Early yesterday morning Major- Gen. Long, commanding the cavalry in front, reported that the enemy were advancing in great force ) I was therefore induced to retire the cavalry. " About ten o'clock the enemy appeared on the heights in considerable force of cavalry, and a few infantry, covering, as I conceived, a recOnnoisance of several officers of rank. About two o'clock the enemy's force was increased to 15 squadrons, and six thousand infantry, and twenty guns, in- cluding six 6- inch howitzers, which immediately commenced firing, and continued until it was dark. The enemy's light troops advanced close to the walls we had hastily thrown up; but from the cool and steady conduft of the 51st regiment, Colonel Stewart; 71st regiment, the Honourable Colonel Cadogan ; the 92d, Colonel Cameron ; General Howard's brigade, the enemy dared not attempt the town. " Ab mt eight o'clock in the evening I was re- peatedly informed that the enemy's infantry was considerably increasing, which induced me to or. der three battalions of Brigadier De Casta's bri. gade into town, leaving his otLer battalion for the protection of the fjrds. The enemy during the night withdrew their artillery, and I have left a small force of cavalry and infantry, who kept up a smart fire. " I have to regret the loss of a considerable number of men, but which I trust you will not deein great, when you consider the heavy aud in- cessant fire of artillery for so many hours. The loss of the Portuguese was while on dui y this morning, and I have real pleasure in reporting their steady and animated conduct. " I feel much indebted to Major- Gen. Howard, who rendered me every possible assistance, as also to every <. fficer and soldier of his excellent brigade, for their steady, zealous, and soldier- like conduft. " To Captain Pinto Savedra, my Assistant- Adjutant- Generai; to Captain Watson, light dra- gouns Assistaiit- Quarter- Master- General; and to Captain Bunbuiy, my Aide- de- Camp, I consider my self obliged, tor their prompt execution of my orders. " I enclose a return of the killed and wounded, and trust we shall not have many more casualti « . " 1 have the honour, See. ( Signed) " JOHN HAMILTON, Lieut.- Gen. " Xaeuieuuu- Gcncr& l Six KowiauU Hill." Retu- n of Killed and Wounded of the Armv nnder the Com- mand of his Excellency General the Marquis of Welling- ton, K. B. in an affair at Alba de Tormes, on the 10th » nd 11th November, 1812. , • Total British loss— IS rank and file killed ; 1 Lieutenant, 8 serjeants, 52 rank and file, wounded Total Portuguese loss— 8 rank and file killed; 1 Captain, 1 I. ieutenant. Serjeant, 33 rank and file, wounded- Grand Total— 21 rank and file killed ; 1 Captain, 2 Lieut- tenants, 4 serjeants, 85 rank and file, wounded. NAMES OP THE OFFICERS WOUNDED. BRITISH. Lieutenant Andrew If ill, 92d Foot, severely. PORTUGUESE. 2d Regiment of the Line— Captain Rezinde, slightly. Ditto, dittc— Lieutenant Pinto, dangerously. Return of Kjlled, Wounded, and Missing of the Army under the command of his Excellency General the Marquis of Wellington, K. B. in the movements of the army from S2d to 29th OtSiober, 1S12, inclusive. Total Portuguese Loss,— 4 Serjeants, 2 Drummers, Shrank » nd file, killed; 1 Major, 2 Captains, 3 Lieutenants, 4 Fnsign", 1 staff 9 Serjeants, 1 Drummer, 125 rank and file, wounded; 2 Serjeants, 1 Drummer, 14 rank and file, missing. Total British I. oss— 2 Captains, 2 Lieutenants. 10 Serjeants, 75 rank ,. nd file, 74 hor. es, killed; J Lit'Uti- tiant Co'onels, 1 Major, 4 Captains, 20 Lieutenants, 6 Fnsiens, 26' Ser- jeants, 2 Drummers, 314 rank and file 65 horses, wound- ed; 1 Lieutensnt Colonel, 1 Mjjor, 2 Cup'. iins, 2 Lieu- tenants, 2 Ensigns, 10 Serjeants, 1 Drummer 207 rank and file, 59 norses, missing. General Total of Biitish and Portuguese loss. Two Captains, 2 Lieutenants 14 Serjeants, 2 Drummers, 107 rank and file, 74 horses killed ; 3 Lieutenant- Colo- nels, 2 Majors, 6 Captains, 53 Li utemnts. 70 Ensign', 1 staff, 35 Serjeants, 3 Drummers, 439 rank and file, (. 5 horses, wounded; 1 Lieutenant- Colonel, 1 M: ijor, 2 Cap- tains, 2 Lieutenants, 2 Ensigns, 12 Scrjcants, 2 irotnniers, 221 rank and file, 59 horses, missing. NAMES OF THE OFFICERS. KILLED, OCT. 23 38th Foot, Ist Batt— Captain Todd. 44th Foot, 2d Batt.— Lieutenant Lenfton. Brunswick Light Infantry— Captain Sterrrfeldt; Lieutenant Hartwig. WOUNOED, OCT. 23.— 11th Light Dragoons— Lieutenants Lye and Knipe. 12th Light Dragoons— Lieutenant Taylor. 16th Light Dragoons— Captain Murray; Lieut. Lockhart, since dead. 1st Dragoons, King's German Legion— Major Meydell; Lieutenants Depken and Phibbs. 2d Dragoons, King's German Legion— Lieutenant Hugo ; Cornet De Massau. OET. 25— Royal Artillery— Lieutenant Johnstone. 4th Foot, 1st Batt— l ieutenant- Colonel Piper, slightly j Lieutenant Fdgell, severely.'' 9th Foot, 1st Batt.— Lieutenants Ackland, Taylor, Hon. W. Curjons, and Ford, severely ; Lieutenant Ross Lewin, . lightly. 30th Foot, 21 B « tt.— Captain Hitchins, Lieutenant Andrews, slightly; Lieutenant Rundey, severely ; Lieutenant Bris- ac, Knsiens Beert'and Tincomie, si ghtly; Ensign Mad- den, severely. 44th Foot, 2d Batt.— T, ieut.- Col. Harding, slightly; Lieut. Elwis, dangerously ; Ensign Smith, severely. Brunswick Oels Corps— Capt Nas'au. ; 3d Reg. of the Line Portuguese— Rnsign Ji ze De Monead*. 8th Cacadores— Major Hill, slightly; Opt. Western, se- verely; Capt. Manoel Castin. slightly; Lieuts Antonio Carlos and Joao Baptist, severely ; ' Lieut. Domingo For* tenha, slightly; Ensigns Joao Dos Santos, JoaoSebistiauo, and Hodrigo Navarre and Adjutant Leech, severely. OCT. 27— Lieut.- Colonel Robe, Royal Artillery, severely, fnot dangerously). OCT 28.— Lieutenant Hickie, 51st Foot, severely, ( arm amputated). MissiNO, OCT. 23— 16th Light Dragoons— Lieut.- Colonel Pelly, Lieut. B « ker. 1st Dragoons Kind's German Legion— Major Fischer. 2d Dragoens— Kind's German Legion— Capt. l. enthe, Cor- nets Drocge and Schaeffer. ^ . Ocr, 25.— 9ch Foot, 1st Batt.— Lieut. Whitley. ' ' 38th Foot, 1& Fatt— Brevet- Major F. v « i « RE- CAPTURE OF THE CAROLINE. In September last the ship Caroline, Capmirt QUARRELL, of Portaferry, sailed from Cork und r' convoy for St. Andrew's, in New Brunswick, a> d on the 13th October was captured by the Ameri- can privaieer Industry, of Lynn, and afterwards gal- lantly re- ceaptured by the crew of the Caroline j the particulars of which are given below, as stated by Captain Quarrell, who arrived in Portaferry en Thursday last; he having, in place of pro- ceeding on his voyage, deemed it prudent to re- turn to Portaferry, upon learning from the Cap- tain of the privateer that there was scarcely a probability of escaping the numerous privateer* that were on the American coast, should he pro- ceed on his voyage— Captain Qunrrell states, that " they had proceeded as far as lat. 42. 41- N. when, on the 13th October, they were chaced by the schooner Industry, of Lynn, in Massa- chusetts, of four carriage guns and small arms, and 35 men. On coming within hail, Ciptnirv Quarrell was desired to take his boat on board, which he did, with four of his crew, who were immediately made prisoners; and shortly after they boarded and took possession of the Caroline, taking the remainder of her cruw on board the privateer, who were all handcuffed but one, and iocked down in the hold ; luckily a file was in one of the sailors' pockets, with which ' they contriv- ed during the night to file off their irons, hoping in the morning to make a successful attack on the crew of privateer. Fortunately an opportun- ity offered at 7 o'clock next morning, by the Cap- tain of the privateer ordering Captain Q. on deck ' to do something to the vessel, and on the hatch- way being opened, they all rushed <> n ceck, each man with a cannon ball in his hand, one of which be- ing thrown at the Captain broke his arm, and the remainder of the crew calling for quarter, they were r. 11 soon got under. In the course of the Jay they saw the Caroline, and next morning suc- ceeded in repossessing her. The Male and ten of the Caroline's crew kept possession of the pri- vateer to bring her home. The ship's long boat was given to part of the prisoners to make their way on shore ( on accouni of the ship being nearly » ut of water). Seven of the Americans remained in the privateer, and two in the Caroline. The privateer parted from the Caroline in a gale of wind, and has not yet arrived here— The priv--- teer had taken the ship Favourite, of Liverpool, and the Sir Jnhn Moore, of Dublin, with rum, & c. for Prince Edward's Island." Captain FULTON, who lately brought over the dispatches from Lieutenant- General Sir G. PRE- TOST, to whom he is Aide de- Camp, is a native of Lisburn, and son to RICHARD FULTON, Esq. of that town. We are happy at having it in our power to in- form our Readers, that a Bill is now preparing ia the House of Commons, to prevent Distillation from Corn, which we hope will tend to moderate the prices of grain. We cannot condemn too , much the unfeelii. g attempt of the Distillers tp |] procure liberty to dlsi. il from C-' ru, 4 X i i. i i < r ' i. I Married. At Stonehouse, bn the 1st December, Mr. THOMAS OLI- VER, P inter, E'VnV'U ifh, to M- ss CECILIA, daughter of Mr. James Neilson, Merchant. Baltimore, America. Vied. On the SIst « f O& nber, ANDREW TODD, Esq of the CoHnty of An'rim. Captain in the SSth regt Capt Todd was in the rear of the allied army, when withdrawing from the siege o' Burgos; he shot through the hearc, when nobly leading his men to cha- ge the enemy's artillery. As his name was not mentioned in the disp. tch, the melancholy tidings are thus communicated to his friends. This distin- guished young Officer was scar ely 22— fired with a noble thirst of military fame, he entered into the army at the early age of IS — The honour and virtue which marked his short career, could ill be painted in the passing columns of i day they will meet a more hallowe I dwelling— they will for ever be enshrined in the bosom of friendship, and memory wilt love to cherish them as her choic ' St treasure. In him were happily united, the vaW of the soldier and the meek- ness of the christian ; these who knew his tilents as an officer, will lament his fSfs to his country But. alas! those who beloved him for his privste virtue, will long feel the keener anguish and affl<& ion which now agit tes the friend, who would feebly record the, virtues of his life and the glory of his ( ail.— Dec. i. ^^ TO CORRESPONDENTS. A very satisfaAory an- wer to " An Unbiassed Inquirer,' respeiling the Roman Catholic Bishops' Oath, has been re- teived, signed A. B. and sti . il, if possible, appear in our next In the mean time, it would he desirable that the Editor he put in possession of some better auhority, than an anony- mous . ommunication, lor the important fn, 9s stated by A. B. who will please favour us with his Address, or forward to til the documents on which his explanation is founded, BELFAST. SO! 1* Nli - J S. The Hawk, M'Cormick, loading for Greenock and Glas- gow, sails in a few days. The Bee, Rfrikln, at Glasgow ; the Margaret & Nancy, Galbraith. at Greenock ; the Betseys. Neilson, at Port- Glas- gow ; and the Dispatch, Jameson, at Dublin, are loading for Bel1.' St. The Diana, MCul'um, for Greenock and Glisgow, sails this day. The Minerva, Courtenay, hence for Liverpool, put into Sttaogford 4th insr by contrary winds. The armed hrigGtoige Caughey, for Londen; the Ceres, Savage, for Liverpool; and the Fame, Neill, tor Bristol, are yet detained by contrary winds. The Fanny. Martin, f ir Liverpool, will continue to re- ceive Linens until the wind becomes fair. 1 he armed brig Endeavour, Fitzs. mons, sails in a few days for London. The Swift, M'Mul an, for Bristol, sails first fair wind af- ter 12th inst. The armed brig Aurora, Starks, is loading at London for this port. The armed brig Levant, M'Kibben, for London, and St. Patrick. Campbell, for Liverpool, are still detained by con- trary winds only. V The armed brig Vine, Montgomery, is loading for London, to tail in a few days. The Neptune, Davidson, is loading for Liverpool. ARRIVED. The Anne, Captain Richards, from Gibraltar, with Wines JJarilla, Lemons, and Raisins. * PORT ADO WN MARKET, DECEMBER 5.~~ s. i. s i. Wheat 26 0 — 2* 0 If ® - " 0 ( per cwt. of 1121b. Bear 12 0 — 18 6 f * Oats 12 0 — 14 O 3 Oatmeal 28 0 — 29 O ^ per cwt. of 120ib. Firkin Butter O 12j— 1 1 fperlb. MM^ Jt * , Ul— 1L- J— 1' X— l- U * " ...'.. I I • NEW FRUIT. ROBERT BATT, & CO. ARE now Landing the Cargo of the FLY, from MALA- GA and GIBRALTAR, consisting of 373 Jars Green Grapes, 2.5 Chests } r 80 Half Do. I1 ™ "*' 795 Bores Muscatel and ) Bloom / Raisins, 79 Half Ditto ) 10 Bags Jordan Almonds, 1 < 2 Bundles Liquorice Root, WHICH 7" HEY HAVE FOR SALE WITH THI FOL- LOWING GOODS, VIZ. 200 Bales New Alicant 1 n 7, 700 Ditto Old J JianUa, 15 Tons Riga Rhine Ilemp, Pemambucco Cotton Wool, 70 Pipes Spanish Red Wine, Claret in Hogsheads, Smalts of different Qualities, Rosas Corkwood, Bent Matts, A Quantity of Hogs- Lard, They are in daily expe& ation of the arrival of the Hil- 1IN from Alicant, with 500 BALESNEW BARILLA. ( 449 WINES, BARILLA, & FRUIT. BERWICK y ASH, WILLIAM ORR, nWE arrived to them, per the Anne, Capt. RICHARDS, the following goods: 90 Pipes, 7 H/ ids. Spanish Red Wins, Of full body, last year's vintage, and highly branded— and 5 Pipes old Mountain, Of a superior quality; 105 Bales BARILLA, of a fair quality, 10^ B8z2z4RJIsms' £ DiALEMom> 19 Barrel » BITTER ALMONDS ; All of which will be sold cheap to extensive Purchasers.- Dec. 7. * t* The ANNE will accept of a Charter to any Port in the Mediterranean or English Vhannel; Register 175 Tons, carries Eight Carriage Guns, coppered to the bends, sails fast, having made her passage from Gibraltar in ten days. ( 455 ROBERT GETTY IS LANDING FOR SALE, Lemerara CO / TO N- iFOOL, Of Good Quality. Their first ap- pearances. 448) Belfast, December S. * TO BE LET, Or the Interest in the Lease Sold, nnHAT HOUSE in ARTHUR- STREET, as at pre- - 1 sent occupied by the MISS FULTONS. 447) December 7, 181*. AN APPRENTICE WANTED. ALad, of respeilable Parentage, will be taken 3 AP- PRENTICE to the PRINTING BUSINESS, at the Office of this Paper. Apply to BRUMMOND ANDERSON. 4$ 6) Chronicle Office Etc. 7' THEATRE, BELFAST. ' T'HE Public ? re respectfully informed, the « THEATRE will Open on MONDAY EVENING ( November 7,) with the Tragedy of VENICE PRESERVED. \ 7ajfitr Mr. TALBOT. YPriuti. Mr. KNOWI.' RS. IPierre. Mr. MOLESWORTH,'' fDuie Mr. JONES. Renault Mr. KlLNER, Bedamar Mr. EM LEV. Spinosa Mr. BLAND. Belvidera Miss CAMPIELL. With the Farce of LOCK AND KEY. RaMi Mr. TURPIN. 1 Their first appear- Fanny Mrs. I'UKPIN.^ ances. Places for the Boxes to be had at the The itre.— A few Season Tickets will be issued until Monday.— The Curtain will rise precisely at Seven, 443) Belfast, December 4. riPHE SUBSCRIBERS have for Sale at their Stores, L No. 3, TALBOT- STREET, Jamaica RUM— Barrel STAVES, Bowed Georgia COTTON- WOOL, Irish FLAX; WHICH, WITH 400 Barrels Scotch HERRINGS, • OF EXCELLENT QUALITY, Just arrived'— they will sell reasonably. CONNOR & STEWART. Be'fast, December 7. - ( 451 Just Arrived, per the Minerva, to JOHN" RE A, $ mriNTER WAISTCOATING, Newsstand ' » most Fashionable Patterns. SUPERFINE CLOTHS, CASSIMERES. S; c. Same Quality he has been usually supplied with, PELISSE CLOTHS, Drab, Faun, Sf Scarlet, Of a very superior Quality 5 Which, with most Articles in the WOOLLEN LINE, he is enabled to Sell Cheap, for Cash or early Payments 453) Belfast, Dec. 7,1812. GIG BY AUCTION, ON FRIDAY next, the 11th instant, at the Hour of Half- past ONE o'clock precisely, at the Donegall- Arms, A strong, roomy, London built GIG. With Lamps and Harness complete. Terms, Bank- Notes. MACFARLAN, AufUoneer. December 5. • ( 452 TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At th. Home » / Mr. WHITE, LoughbrUtland, on WED- NESDAY, the day of Decanter, AFARM of LAND, of 10 Acres, Irish Plantation Mea- sure, in the T « wnl « nd of Leganatmey, within one mile of Loughbrickland, on the wad leading to Pointzpass ; the Property of Mr. JAMES HOOD, held by Lease under THOMAS MORRIS JONES, Esq. during one good Life, now in the Country, for the anuual Rent of £'.), 19s. fid Tin Purchaser can be put in possession of a good Dwelling- House, and about 13 Acres of Land ; the remainder is Let for Five years, at the yearly Rent of £ IS, 13, Proposals for a private Sale, previous to the day cf A « c- tionj will be ^ received by the Rev. JOHN ROGERS, of C'vum, rear L<"" » ''- bri^ k! and, tprfio » taily empowered to sell said Farm. ( 450 SALE THIS DAY. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, On MONDAY, 7th instant, at the Starei of the Subscribers Mast- end of the Lung- Bridge, 900 1PIALES fiE0RGIA GOTTON- WOOL, of ^ ' D Excellent Quality.— Sale to commence at " ONE .' Clock. MONTGOMERYS, STAPLES, & CO. Belfast,'> ecember I. ( 429 BERWICK & ASH ARE NOW LANDING, Fine & Common 7 feas Cong'u bf Green y ' Scale & Refined Sugars, Moloues, in Puncheons, Prrw Alk'a* 1 BA and btct/ y J British Reftned Saltpetre, A, tieric an cS* Amber Rozin, Jamaica & Surinam Cof- fin 390) AND HAVE FOR SALE, Sea Island, ^ Wool, New Orleans, West India 3 Spanish and } , East India 3 "' ' Swedish and ) Barrel American J Staves, Virginia Leaf Tobacco, & c. & c. & c. 33, Warring- street. WE, the Undersigned BREWERS, be; r leave to inform' our Customers and the Public, that in consequence of the High Price of Malt, the great advance on Hops, and in order to enable us to make Ale and Beer of sufficient Strength, are determined, that from and after this date, we will not sell under the following Prices: — Best Ale, 31. 10s. to Retailers— 51. 15s. to Private Families. Second do. 21. 8, t. ditto. 21. 101. ditto. Small Beer, , U. 5s. ditto. 19th October, 1812. AfrA. O'lHtVAN BELLINGIIAM& CO. Portadown. ROBERT GARRET, Lisburn. filTRO- 1EHT KENNEDY & CO. Comber. ^ CO- TfflNG a frcxri itr n m A , „ t J.* 1IES BOYD, Lurgan. < 5 } JL JMUN JOHNSTON, DM . ROBERT RUDDICK, WiTiTBTgstown. Nf ALEX. Cf. ARKE & CO. Maghera. JOHN DICKSON, Ballymeua. FERGUSON & LEDLTE, Antrim THOMAS GERRAGHTY, Dilngannon. ALEXANDER M'KKNZIE, Dungannon. WILLIAM NAPIER, Belfast. SAM. GIBSON & CO. Do. JOHN BELL, Do. FRANCIS HUDDLESTON, Do. WE the UNBEasiGNeD lltiwtn are determined to adopt the above PRICES of ALE and BEER, from and after the SEVENTH inst. JOHN SAUL, WILLIAM HASTINGS: WILLIAM THOMSON, VDownpatrick. GEORGE SHARROCKA GEORGE QUAIL, ) Downpatrick, Dee. S, 1812. s,/ 454) COTTON- WOOL, See. & c. CAMPBELL GRAHAM ILL SELL BY AUCTION, at his Stores, in Ann- • tr. et, on FRIDAY next, the 11th inst. at ONB o'clock, 20 Bales Uplana Georgia COT TO. X* WOOL. Terms at S ile,— He has on Sale, 200 Puncheons Jamaica RUM, > 20 Pines and 19 Hhds. Spanish RED tVlNE, Old Antigua RUM, and Cork WHISKEY', Red Port, Claret, 1 Madeira, Sherri/, > Teneriffe Sf Malaga J Which he will dispuse of on moderate Terms 439) December 5. WINES, In Wood and Bottle, JAMES, ROBERT, & JOHN LUKE Offer for Sale, on moderate Terms, 192 Bags Perncunbucco and Maranham COT- TON WOOL, 50 Ditto Sea- Island Ditto, 45 Ditto Orleans Ditto, 50 Barrels Montreal POT ASHES, Green Copperas— Garbled Gum- Senegal, Archangel Bass- Mats— Sugar of Lead. They expeft, by the first ar ivalt from LIVERPOOL and LONDON. 90 Barrels Montreal Pot Ashes, 59 Bags Sea- Island 8f Demarara Cotton Wool, 11 Pipes Gullipoli Olive Oil. 424) York- street, December 2 WHISK EY. 50 lp> UNCHRONS> Strong and Well flavoured, for £ ' GEO. LANGTRY 3c CO. Belfast, Nov 20,'. 812 ( 377 CORK PORTER. WM. PARK, WILLIAM TELFAIR, Sf CO. ARE LANDING, • ONE HUNDRED BARRELS, IN NICE ORBER. 422) \ Vine- Geller- Entry, Dec. 1. MAP OF BELFAST. • Tr. DWARD GUTHRIE and JAMF. S SLOANE, Sur- Jlia Veyed the Town of Belfast, and furnished an accurate Draft of every Street, Lane, and Public Building for DAVID LYONS, in the year 1811.— In consequence of a spurious impression, ungenerously taken from D. Lyons Map, likely to he published, EDWARD GUTHRIE acquaints his Friends and the Public, that he is now arranging a MAP of the Town of Belfast, on a large scale, including all the improve- ments since said Survey was taken.— It shall be engraved by one of the best Artists in Great Britain— A Plan will he shewn by EDWARD GUTHRIE, 90, Ann- street; or DAVID LYONS, 1, Corn- Market. 00) November 26: A QUANTITY, of WHISKEY to be Sold, A ), y Ord- r of ^ he Commissioners of Appeals, at the EXOISE- OFaiCE, iiVBerry- straet, Belfast, on MONDAY the 7th December next, at TWELVE o'Clo- li noon. 11) Excise Office, Belfast. Nov 28 k3* The above Sale is postponed till MON- DAY, the lih'i instant. NAPIRK # DUNVILL OFFER FOR SALE, 40 Puncheons Real Old CORK WHISKEY, 50 Ditto JAMAICA R UM, 10 Ditto Old ANTIGUA RUM; And are well supplied with every other Article in the WINE and SPIRIT trade— which will be Sold very mo- derate. ( 361) November 21. DAVISON & RE FORD H AVE RECEIVED, per the BRITANNIAjJrom LONDON, • Fine and Common Congtu, Souchong, TEAS. Green and Hyson, J Refined Sugars, Black Pepper, Mustard, Creamtartmr, and Isinglass. S49) JOHN M'CONNELL IS Landing the CARGO of the HAWICE, from HULL, consisting of Swedish Bar Iron assortt • a - am ? « * DeafErldi ^ ' Codilla Hemp, and 30 H. Hogsheads of Whiting, Which will be sold on low terms, if taken off the Quay. 353) Belfast, Nov. 18, 1812 DAVISON, MOORE, & CO. HAVE RECEIVED, by t\ e BETSEYS, from GREENOCK, 48 Casks COD OIL, Of good quality, und in excellent order j WHICH WITH BEER and PORK, in Barrels and Tierces, DRIED HA Mi,-, BACON, Hogshead and Barrel ST A FES, Quebsc Pipe STAVES, and JAMAICA RUM, Will be disposed of on fair Terms. g7S) Donegall quay, Nov. 23. Which, with the following, will be Sold on moderate Terms Very Fine, Fine, Second, Scale c3" Refined Sugars, Molasses, Spanish and East India Indigos, Coffee, Saltpetre, Candy, Alicante Barilla, first quality, Cffc. & c. They also expe&, per first arrivals from LONDON and GLAS- GOW, 120 Hhds. Settle and Refined Sugars, • 60 Puncheons Rum, Spanish and East India Indigos, bfc. EsV. 106", High Street— Nov 18, 1812. 48 Hhds. LEAF TOBACCO, 312 BALES, consisting of Sea- Island, Per- nambticco. Orleans, and Georgia COT- TON WQOL, 253 Barrels Montreal and New- York POT ASHES, 45,000 Hogshead and Barrel ST A VES, For Sale, on reasonable Terms, by JAMES KENNEDY, 395) Donegall- Quay. FOR GREENOCK & GLASGOW, Th.- Brig HAWK, M'CORIVICK, MASTIK, ( A constant Trader , Loading, te sul in a lew days. The MARGARET & NANCY, GALEKAUH, Master, to sail in six days after. For Freight, please apply t9 GEO. MONTGOMERY. The BFE, RANKIN, at Glasgow; .. he BETSEYS, NEIL- SON, at Greenock; and the DISPATCH, JAMESON, at Dublin, are loading for Belfast. 446) Belfut, December J, SELLING OFF AT & BELOW FIRST COST. 17, BHIDGE- STRRET. yvril.! I AM HENK Y, intending to leave off his pre- '' sent Line of Business, will dispose of his Stock on hand, at and below First Cost, lor Cash onlv. \ % :— Superfine and Refine Broad Cloths,\ \ Fnre't Cloth— Cassimeres, Woollen, Bed ord, and other Cords, Coatings, Knap and Rateens, Blankets and Blanketing, Waistcoating, in great variety, E mints d and Watered Mr tens. Carpeting! and Umbrellas, EsV SV. The greater part < f the above being cho. en by himsejf for rhe present season in frn^ laod, and consisting of the latest arrivals, will be found well wor'h the attention ot Persons in the same Line of Business——' iny Person purchtsing largely, " ill be treated with on liberal Toms, and a hand- so'ne Discount allowed. W H. expedfs that those w*> o are indebfe I to him, will call and have their Accounts settled, otherwise he will be reludiantly forced to h » nd over the Accou nts to his Attorney. Belfast, November 30. ^ A NEAT HOUSF. in Princ" tree', No. 17, to be Let, or the I. ea « . -' oH ( 427 SAMUEL QAMPBLLL AC. ARE LANDING, AND HAVE FOR SALE, < 210 Chests ( ongnH and Green Teds', 195 Hhds. Scale and Rtjinul Sugars, 140 Hates Meant ' larilla, 50 Puncheons Jamaica Runt, 25 Hogsheads Leaj tobacco, 70 Baks Gt > rgia Cotton H'ml, Biael Pepper— New Mustard— Jamaica Ginger— Pimento— Pedrl Ashes— Rosin— Sun and Lrx'm Raisins— Turkey Figs— Bleachers' Smalts— Spanish and East India Indigo— Refined Saltpetre, & c. Effc. see) November 19, 1812 BELFAST ACADEMICAL INSTITUTION. t A GENERAL, MEETING of the PROPRIETORS if if TX the BELFAST ACADEMICAL INSTITUTION will be held on IUE3DAY the 8th peterilher tistt, at ONE o'clock, at t'se buii. lings of the Institution, for the purpose of passing a iJy. e La- w, agreeily. to of In- corporation, to enforce the p lymenr of Arrears of Subscrip- tion, due bv the Vlembers of the Corporation Signed bv ord- r of the Board o<" Man ioTi JOSEPH STEVENSON, Sec. Belfast, December 1, ! 812. g ANDREW MARSHALL REQUESTS his Friends in the Country to observe, that some time ago - he removed to the CONCERN, for many years occupied by the late Mr. AN- neusoN. Druggist, where lie is no ™ making arran.' ern- nts for carrying on ths WHOLESALE DRUG BUSINESS on his own account. ( S « 3) Belfast, Nov. - Jo. RE landing, per the Britannia from LONDON, Wnd Nep- tune, irom LIVERPOOL, MARTINS, HARRISON, & CO A 323 Chests Congou. Green $ Hyson Tea, 60 Hhds Muscovado Sngar, 20 Do Refined Do. 1 " 0 (' asks Rejined So11pet re, 50 Casks New Mustard, \ nd dai'y expeiSt, per the Dimid-, s. nd Bee, frsm GLAJOOW i 30 Hogsheads Sugar, 50 Puncheons Jamaica Rim, WHICH, WITH 300 Bales A'icmt barilla. • 130 Bags Lisbon Mi eralle, 100 Barren Br tish Refined Rosin, 50 D'i. Jamaica White Ginger, 20 Bagi Black Pepper, 20 Do. Sicilian Shumac, 20 Do. Pimento, 10 Tierces Coffee, 5 Serons Spanish I. tSgo, 3 Hogsheads Candy teV Will L > sold cheap. 358) Chhrch- W- e, Nor. IS T'HE SUBSCRIBER has I ' lale, at his Stores, Ho. 60, i Wiring s't- eet. 25 Tons H'- me- nctf'! TnUevj, 50 Bales Barilla Ashes, 1 10 Tons Sicily Ditto, in Limp. Also, of his own MarmfatSture, 200 Boxes Mould Candles, for Exportation^ 250 Boxes Teltoiu Soap, for Ditto, First and Seconrt Soap. Mould and Dipt Candles, best qu- Jity> All of which will be sold on reasonable Ten s for good Payments. GEORGE HAMILL. Belfast, Nov. 7. ^ ( 261 SALE TO- MORROW. ISAAC WILSON, OST rnoeftlfnlly b- gs leave to return, - vich his sh- eerest gratitude, his most heartfelt Thanks to the Nobility, Gentry, and Inhabitants, especially of Belfast an: i its Vicinity, and to the public in general, for the very liberal support he has xnerienced since his succession to the Pro. piietorhip of the DONEOALL- ARMS ; and begs t ® announce his Resi.- naton of Business in favour of his Son,- IS AAC WILSON fun hoping that he may experience, at ieist, - a equal share ol Public Support. ISAAC WILSON, Jun. In consequence nf his Father's assignment over to him of his Int rest in th Do- EO i tt. A « t. with the fo. idtst !. op « begito assure the Nobility, Gentry, and Public in generalj that hu best, his utmost exertions shall be erriploved in the execution of the du- ies which his newly- entered- into sttui- tion imp ses on him; depending on a steady attention in Business, lie anxiously expects to give universal satisfaction. 445) Belfast, Dec. 3, 1812. TO BE LET, And immediate P . ssesst'm given, for such a term of years as may be agreed upon, ' IJiHE tHRONE HOUSE ., nd DEMESNE. The I House is beautifully situat- d on the 13 3 • cf the Cave- Hill, cotrimaniing a prospeiS of the Haruonr, and distant coast of Scotland. Th; Lands containing upwards of 22 Acres, well laid otit in PAITODK, M* ABOW, GASMEN and PLEASORE- GHHONO— The House and Demesne will be shewn to any Person who may call for that pu. pose at the Premises Proposals will be received br WILLIAM FIR? OWN, • . 7 South- Parn.- -. LAMP- BREAKERS REWARD. W'HFRPAS on the nig'it of Sunday I - , t'te « . ith ult' ' a numb r of th? Pub'ic Lamps of * !•. town were broke by som malicious Per on or C.- rsons fie Oortlinis- sioners of Police do hefeby offer 3 Reward ot TEN GUINEASf to any Person who sha i prosecv:- to c th. Pershn or Persons guilty of. Sti-.' h outrage; - nd « hundsonle- ward for < tr. f private Informat'on that m lea.' .1 SCf1', ry. By o.- de- of the Cc .' inissioners, WALTER MACFAR F, AN, JSECRE- TAT- VI 430) ' ' WANTED, • K STEADY ssiber, aflive, midJIe- aged Man, to a^ at KEEPER to the New BUck- Holc— Sallary, Ten ounds per annum with a fret Hotlse. Candidates' mint a- tend before the Commissioners nf Politfe, at their OfR'i D.' n peilable Business irt •'. « rt. a YotfNG LAD of » oW conwdioRt who i wiites a Fai H md, will be taken on liberal terms. •\ ppli' » -.!<;<> to be maye to, Mr. TUCKER, Chron cle 0! Ece. 421) Belfas,:, Dec. 1, 1812. SALE BY AUCTION. TO BR SOU), at CAMPBELL'S Hotel, in Ann- street, en TUF. SD. iV. the Sr, t day of Duember next, at the Hour of 7'^ al Ph r'Clcci noon, • . J WE I E4SE oi TWO HOUSES in CHDRCH- LAXE, I. f?-' i 4 ind IS), producing an annual Profit Rent of =££ S, SI-* I'hj above Lease was granted by ARTHUR, EARI jf DONEGALL, for Ninety- one Years, from 1767. Belfast, November 3. rrj- The above Sale is postponed till TUES- D1 Y, next, the 8th inst. when it will positively take place. BLEACHING MACHINERY. To te Sold < v AuBim, at Wr/ amore, near Belfast, or. THURS- CHItef ion, tJet ' Joy tie I Oil December, at TW LVE 0' Clock TWO WATER WHFEl. S of the best construiftion, and nearly new. The one IS Feet diameter, by 4 feet 6 fnches width ; the other, 18 Feet, 5 Inches) diameter, by S Feet, 8 Inches, width, w th Cast- Iron Boxes, and Brasse' to each ; being the remainder of the Machinery of the nleach- Mills of the late JAMES ROSS « LL, » f Derramore, Esq— Terms leady Bank Notes. JAMES MILLER, Genet al Auclioiieer and Valuators December 1. ( 418 FOR SALE OR CHARTER, The Brig HENRIETTA, THOS. REIL. Y, MASTER, Lately arrived from Oporto with a Cargo of Wine; Bur hen per Registel 101 Tons; is in thorough repair, and really for Sea w thout any expence — Apply to the CAP- TAIN, on board, at the Merchants' Qua- y ; or to GEO. LANGTRY & CO. Belfast, November 16. ( 32Q h JP-^ VtasThe Puhlk are respe& Wlv inform- u { ip^* 8* ed, that the foliowin;; " Afe^ X REGULAR TRADER* J^ SsAfl!. W'" sssii for their resfeSme forts, JffiS^ Ss* xvitl th first fair Wind after tie dates mentioned : FOR LONDON, The armed b* ig ENDEAVOUR, FITZSIMONS, In a few days. The afmed brig LAGAN, HONRINE 14 days after. FOR LIVERPOOL, The FANNY, MA* TIN First fair wind. The CUNNINGH > M BOYLE. BELL, Eight day » alter. FOR BRISTOL, The SWIFT, M'MUI. LAN 12th December. FROM LIVERPOOL FO < 6- ! i AiT, The New Brig FAVORITE, 1 ISHO » ... 30th November. The MINERVA, < OURTENAY Eight days after. FROM LONDON FOR BELFAST, The armed brig AURORA, STARKJ, on delivery of the Teas from the Prompt. The armei brig Gl'. ORGE, CAUGHEY 14 days sfter. For Freight, in t. nndol), apply to Messrs. ALEXANDER and WILLIAM OGILBY, Abchwch- Yard. Gentlemen who have Linens to forward, will please send them to GEORGE LANGTRY ( J- A stout Ladt wanted as Apprriticei to the Sea BLEACH- GREEN ROBBERY. N SATURDAY Ni « ht last, the BLEACH- GREEN of AARON STANTON and CO. ot CAKNMO-. FY, was feloniously entered, and SIX PIECES of Purp. e ind White yard- A/ ide Printed MUSLLN tak- n therefroia. FIFTY POUNDS REWARD be paid for proof to ConvSiflion of the Perpetrator of PcrfH'trators of 9aid Robbery ; and private information will be well rewarded, an1 kept secret, if required, by the Cam* Bleachers' Association. 10th Oftoben JOHN BELL, TREASURER. N n it is requested that any Person to whom the aNive may he Offered for Sale, will take notice, that they are of two different • tte- ns, and not tullu cleared up in the white, and Iron, the n- nntr in ivhich they were lifted, one se! v;; gc in each piece, tn. ist hive been torn erery tkrce- fotirths ® f a yard, about half an inch ifl. ( i3; j Tiie Put, lie are resp^ iStfuUy nform- ed, that it is int- ided the following A'HjH N. E. TRADERS V^ lVw Hit Shtii tail at the undermentioned periods: ^ St^ i^ Q^ FOR LONDON, The armed brig VINE, MONTGOMERY... 5th, December. The armed brig BRU'ANNI ABERBESN, 14 days alter. U These Vessels being armed < t\ d completely well found, Insurame bjf them Will consequently be effected oft th « most reasonable terms. FOR LIVERPOOL, The ST. PATRICK CA MP » ELL... I... 28TH NovemHe* The NEPTUNE, DAVIDSON...... Seven . lays aft. r. FROM LIVERPOOL FOR BELFAST, The KELLY, M'UWAIN.. In a few days. FROM LONDON FOR BELFAST, The armed brig VENUS, PENDLETON... First lair wind. For Freight, in London, apply to Messrs. WM. & IOIIN WHARTON, Nicholas' Lane; or, in Belfast, to R. GREENLAW, Agert, Who will receive an' forward LI HEN CLOTH and other MERCHANDIZE with care and dispatch. A faw Stout lads wanted as APPRENTICES to the Rf. . to r < t~ » " ni- oMrapeni^ nr srrll ' i e - 1v » P FOR TRINIDAD, The Brig FRANCIS, Cup tain DAWSON, Daily expeded in Port.— For Freight or Passage, app y to CAMPBELL SWEENY. N. B. Two Hundred and Fiftxj lens LIVERPOOL COALS, By above Vessel, will be sold, deliverable on ai rival. ( 211 FOR BUENOS AYRES DIRECT, AMD A F. M£ F T8E FA5T-& AILING COPPERK1 ( swim, HIP BFLFAST, ARSS'. I^ ALEXR. M'LAINE, MAI' EI, ( daily exptded) Will be dispatched for the above Fmt as speedily as pr.* i ble after arrival.— For Freight or Pas age, cpply to MONTGOMERYS, STAPLES, & CO. Belfast, Slit O( Sober, lSt2. m BELFAST COMMERCIAL CHRONICLE. PARLIMAMENT. HOUSE OF COMMONS— Mo » « » r, NOT. 30. THE PRINCE REGENT'S SSFEFCH. A few minutes before five the Speaker read the Prince Regent's Speech, after which Lord CLIVE rose to move an address so his Royal Highness for his eracious Speech. He be- gan by allfiding to the first paragraph in the Speech, and by lamenting the continuance of an indisposition which had so long afflifted the best of Sovereigns. He next adverted to the success- ful progress of the war in Spain, and congratulat- ed the country on the fortunate circumstance of Lord Wellington havinsr been appointed Genera- lissimo of the Spanish forces. The next subjefl of congratulaiion was. the success of the war against the Freneh in Russia. It was impossible sufficiently to praise or admire the magnanimity and perseverance of the Russian Emperor, or the patriot » : m of a whole people, whom the Ruler of France thought fit to denominate a horde of bar- barian5. This was not the first instance of great and succes ful conquerors having thus insulted the nations thej invaded. Alexander thus designated the ancestors of the Russians L- y a similar descrip- was now happy to a fortunate issue, and to bring thst which was already successful to a prosperous termina ion. If nothing should be now said re- specting the Address, it might be concluded that every man was satisfied with the detail arising out of the various parts of it. With a view of guard- ing himself against such a sweeping conclusion as this, it wa « , that he now presented himself to the House, for the purpose of explaining himself. With respeft to the war in the North of Europe, it was the child of those great efforts which had been made in the Peninsula; and it could give rise only to one feeling— that of a general ad- miration of the great nation which had made so vast, unexpected, and successful a struggle against its invaders. It was there that the Tyrant of the world expefted, by one great battle, to decide the fate of the campaign he entered upon. It was, he thought he knew his rain, and that after the first viftory he should gain, his work was done— that he could impose any humiliating conditions he chose. But he was disappointed, and so were all the philosophical calculators upon the characters of nations. Bonaparte there found a countless population rising against him, and obstructing every part of his progress. He found himself in a nation to which he had affixed the epithet of barbarian, and whose natives had been supposed incapable of making any resistance, on account of the imperfeCt state of civilization in which they lived. But, contrary to all the maxims of certain philosophers, he found that even among such peo- pie there prevailed a principle of patriotism : that in their physical feelings, in their habits, in their love for their homes, there existed a spirit that stirred them up to resistance against their inhu- man invaders. It would be idle to deny that this man possessed wonderful abilities, which had fre- quently extricated him from difficulties that press- ed him round on every side. But at the same time it was impossible for any man so far to chastise his imaeination, as not. to look with hope tion; although his soldiers deserved the charge iruch more jestly. And, in the present instance, every French soldier was marked by the barbar- ous character be insolently imputed to the Rus- sians. His Lordshsp next adverted to the war between us and America, and congratulated tha House on the failure of all the attemp; s that had • been made to seduce the Canadians from their al- legiance, ard on the defeat of those American troops who came to attack his Majesty's forces on the borders of Canada. As a future time would be afforded for the discussion of the East India Company's charter, he would not now enter into the subjeCt. On a general view of the whole state of the country, he must declare that our affairs were never in a more prosperous situation than at this time ; nor was thrre, since the commence, ment of the war, a brighter prospeCt of bringing this state of things to the most favourable termi- nation. From the successful resistance of the Russians, was there not reason to expeft that other l: nations would imitate them ?— that the descen- dants of the brave subjects of Frederick the Great vide and disunite the States. Fie was himself at that time a British Minister, and he now declar- ed,' in the face of his country, that no such mis- sion had ever been sent to hii knowledge—( Hear, hear I)— And the charge oujht to have been con- tradicted. There was one point more to which he would refer. Some Gentlemen might think it was a culpable omission lot to make any allu. sion in the Speech to the Catholic Question. For his part, he imputed no blame for this ; because when the House agreed to an Address moved by him last Session, and when that Address was laid at the foot of the throne, ha never considered it as compelling the Sovereign to take notice of the Catholic Question in his Speech. With the reser- vation of the points he just stated, he most cor- diallv agreed with the Address, because he felt convinced that the greater the vigour with which the war was prosecuted, the nearer we should be to the attainment of our object. Lord CASTLEREAGH entered at consider- able length into a defence of the conduct of Mi- nisters, respecting their transactions with foreign countries, during the last six months. With re- spect to Spain, he said, that within the present year the Government had made as great exer- tions as they could make; that an additional force at least of 20,000 had been sent to Lord Wellington, and that no greater exertions could have been made. The Right Hon. Gentleman had expressed some disapprobation of the con- duct pursued by Government in their late Treaty ;; would rise up, and shake off the galling yoke of France, which now oppressed ihem ? A great man, unfortunately now no more, had declared, some years ago, that Europe had been saved by the firmness of England. He trusted that the firmness manifested by S^ ain and Russia would now accomplish . hat great objeCt. The Noble Lord then read the Address, which, as usual, was an echo of the Speech. Mr. HART DAVIS seconded the Address He said, he felt great embarrassment, from an to the failure of the vast and desperate projects conceived by him ; and to the fortunate issue of that great cause in which Europe was now engaged. — There was another point to which he wished to direCt the attention of the House. He wished to know how it happened, that after the Treaty of Peace which we had made with Sweden, and after hearing the note of warlike preparations on the part of that country, its power had not been put If so, the tenir e of our Constitution* 1 ex stance ii very precirious. It consequently beh lves us to lay before the Pnnce Regent, a true and ftiihful representation of our affiirs ; for I do not suppose that the Noble Lord means to s'ifl- all inquiry into the condnt of the war with Spa'n—' nto the unhapoy causes that have led to the'rup U'e with America— nor into a v^ rie'y of topics conceded with the best and dearest interests of the empire. Among these topics there is one in particular which I cannot forbear noticing— 7! mem one which comes before us stronglv recommended and enforced. I am desi- ous of inquiring why the the Noble Lord and his colleagues have not coun- selled the Recent— tfter repeated debites, and a solemn resolution i 1 this House— ifter he m^ st serious proceedings to the same effeCt in another place, and a simi'ar resolution negafived by one voice onlv—> o call the attention of Parliament in his Speech to the sta- e of Ireland ? Another omission, is the deteriorated state of our coin, which, wi h all its incalculable mischiefs to the commerce and trade of the con try, ope. rates most heavily upon our army in Sptin. If I am rightly informed, and I have taken, some pains to ascertain the fafl, such is the want of currency in the Peninsula, that the Officers of that gallant I army who have refleCtecf so much lustre upon their i native country by the splendonr of their achieve- ments, have not the means of providing them- i selves beyond the rations given from the Commis- ! j sariat. The debts, heavy as they are at present, <| are encreasing from day to day for that army, and j there is every prospeCt of their b ing aggravated ; j to a most alarming excess. When, with these sub. j jeils of complaint, the Noble Lord and his col- li leagues are called upon to take a review, however !| transitory ' of the miserable state of our mamifac- Itures, is it not astonishing to hear the Noble Lord exult in the result of his measures, as if he were forth at a time when the intervention of it would have bsen of such vast importance to the common cause ?— He could not, therefore, congratulate the country on the Peace which had been made with Sweden until some explanation was given on that point. When Great Britain and Sweden enfered into a Treaty they were not on an equality. The latter country had a boon to bestow, ?. nd it was our duty to have e. taffei it. We acknowledged a new Dynasty there, we in faCt acknowledged what in one sense might bj called an usurpation ( though perhaps not improperly.) For the bene- fit thus conferred, we ought to have had an equi- valent. What the nature or amount of it should have been, he would not then inquire ; but we had A right to demand it. He entirely approved of the language which be supposed we held out to Russia—' hat of declaring, that all pecuniary ef- forts should be directed to the Peninsula ; and, that by doing so, we should materially serve the cause of Russia. But, at the same time, he c « uld apprehension of tresspassing on the House in what he had to say—( Hear.)— At this moment, all the world was looking to the deliberations of the Parliament which was now so unusually assem- bled. Ail the world had witnessed the astonish- ing successes gained by our arms in the Penin- sula. The heroic achievements at Badajoz and Salamanca would never be forgotten. While we were thus prosecuting the war in Spain, the Ruler of France invaded the Russian dominions with the great bulk of his forces. He expected, that! s as soon as he got to Moscow, he should be able 1 to prescribe a peace to the terrified Emperor of Russia : but the result turned out very differ- ently from what he anticipated. The Emperor Alexander » as not intimidated, he made the I most noble and determined resistance. He sa- ! crificed his Capital to preserve his Empire— and J the enemy, opposed and repulsed in every direc- ! tion, was obliged to commence a disastrous and disgracetul retreat. The Emperor of Russia had at length discovered in France a perfidious foe, and in England a magnanimous friend. As a proof of the confidence he reposed in us, it was sufficient to recal to ' he recollection of the House the circumstance of his sending his fleet to this country as a place of safety. It must indeed be a matter of deep regret, that all the efforts, on the part of our Government to avoid a war with America, had proved unavailing; and that the abandonment of the British Cfrders in Council, which had been held forth as the ostensible cause of the war, could not avert the determined hos tility of that country.— As the hopes which were entertained of putting an end to this war in an amicable manner were now » t an end, the Go- vernment must rely on the v'gorous and decisive support of a great and injured nation, in carrying on not or. ly this war, i>" t also the war in the Pe- ninsula. He was confident, that the united efforts of the country would be directed to a resistance against the Gallic despot; and that they would give to exhausted Europe and the world, that safety and independence which they had been so long struggling to attain. He concluded with seconding the motion. The SPEAKER then read the Address, and put the question that it be agreed to. For some moments no Member rose, and strangers were ordered to withdraw. Mr. CANNING then addressed the House. He said, he was very averse from interrupting the happy unanimity that then seemed to prevail, and did not intend to propose any Amendment; but as no other Gentleman seemed inclined to get up, he could not let the question go to a vote, with- out explaining the grounds on which be concurred in the Address, and also stating the qualifications under which he gave that assent. Under all the citcnmstances of the present time, he thought it desirable for the House to come to that vote, by which Gentlemen should least pledge their judg- ments, but leave the same open to future delibe- ration. In the first Session of a new Parliament, and with more new Members than had been wit. nessed for a longtime, it was highly desirable that the House should not pledge itself by any preci- pitate decisioa ; and that some information should be given respeaing the points adverted to in the Address He, however, preferred the Address itself to any Amendment that could be moved in- stead of it; because that Address did not propose to pledge the House in ar. y other way than it did the whole country ; and that was, to give every possible and imaginable support to Government in the prosecu ion of the war; to push that which n with Sweden. He was not now at liberty to dis- close all the circumstances connected with that Treaty; but he could assure the House that there was no failure of engagement on the part of the Swedish Government ; that every act of that Government was done in concert with Great Britain. A great armament was fitted out in the Swedish ports ; it was in a constant state of not approve of . every part of our conduct respect- ing the war in Spain. After the glori'ms victory of Salamanca, there was every reason to hope it would be flowed up by still more important suc- cesses. The utmost extent of our efforts ought to have be; made there six months ago. If Mi- nisters we: e . low about to send a force to the Pe- ninsula, it was for Ministers to shew that these exertions might not have been made long before. He believed in his conscience that greater efforts Bit ht have been made, and that these efforts might have been eminently successful The resources and spirit of the country were, he believed, fully adequate to make these great exertions > and he was satisfied enough had not been made. There never was so favourable an opportunity as last summer, while the power of France was withering in the North : and while we had a General in Spain, whose most brilliant exploits only wanted a little more co- operation to render his efforts com- pletely successful. It was c^ Sr, that that was the worst economy which husbanded efforts ; and that it was the b^ st economy which put them forth at once— With respeft to America, he thought that when the war with her commenced, we ought to have been more prompt in our hostility, for the purpose of bringing it mo'e speedily to a termin- ation. At the moment when the declaration of war was made by America, he had no expectation that the Revocation of the Orders in Council would remove ihe cause of th: st war; for, before the de- claration, our intention respecting these Orders was known in America. Then the war ought to have been carried on with vigour, and not by for. bearance. When peace became hopeless, he would not dilute this war in hopes of peace ; but he would make it a war of terror to the enemy. — Suppose, two years ago, that all the events I now passing had been foretold— suppose it had been predicted that the first naval trophy gained would be gained by the Americans, would not that prediction be considered an insult ? Pie never thought tliat America could conquer us— and, indeed, he never thought that while we were temporising with a flag of truce, our commerce would have been swept from the seas by Ameri- can privateers. There was now a republican Am- bassador, tracing the steps of the Tyrant of the Continent, with a view of framing a treaty for the subversion of British liberty. While all this was doing, was it fit that we should be conduct- ing ourselves with a mistaken parental tenderness towards the people who thus acted towards us. There was a party in America, whose ascendency we desired : then could this mitigated hostility serve to gain them over to us? No; the utmost se- verity would have a much better effect. If any man could shew that America could be brought to terms of peace by six months delay, he would submit to every thing that had been done. If our object was to be in the right, why did not Government, long ago, issue a Declaration to contradict the unfounded charges made against us by the Americans. One of the charges made against us by America was, that in 1809 the English Administration had sent a mission to di- readiness to sail; and it had the effect of keeping two French armies stationed near the Baltic in check. These two armies, amounting to 60,000 men, were detained on the borders of the Baltic ; and had it not been for the armament in question, they would have been employed in Russia— Thus far he could state the advantages resulting from the treaty with Sweden. But there were many other circumstances, which it would be at the present time improper for him to disclose—. With respect to America, he was ready to allow that a very forbearing policy had been pursued ; but he denied that this forbearance had been per- severed in after the war had actually commenced. The old and habitual relations of kindred and amity with America, could not be broken with- out pain and regret, and therefore the hope of amicable adjustment, and the efforts for it, were continued as long as possible. The pretensions put forth in the American declaration were cer- tainly inconsistent with the principles which could not be lost sight of in any British Treaty ; and it was distinctly stated, on the part of his Majesty's Ministers, that unless those pretensions were re- laxed, no complete adjustment of the existing dif- ferences could take place. It was not apprehend- ed, however, till the war was actually declared and commenced, that, the American Government would have pushe" dj those differences to that ex- tremity. Since the war had commenced, he could assure the Right Hon. Gentleman that the exertions of the Government to carry it on with becoming vigour, had been limited in this as in other instances, only by the means of the coun- try, and the exigency of the several demands upon those means. The Noble Lord disclaimed the charges made in the American Declaration, and denied all knowledge of Mr. Henry's mission on the part of our Government. Upon the view of all the topics, he trusted the House would agree with him, that the matter of the Speech fully warranted the Address. Mr. WHITBREAD began by remarking, that if he was the person alluded to by the Right H > n. Gentleman, when that Right Hon. Genleman de- clared his expectation from the part of the House on which he ( Mr. Whitbread) sat, of an Amend- ment to the Address, he could only say he was sorry he was absent. Yet whatever the Right Hon. Gentleman's reasons might be for waiting for any amendment which it might have been tho£^ ht proper to bring forward, he was himself rather pleased that the Right Hon. Gentleman had preceded him. To deal with candour, as be. came every Member of the House, he should state, that he had an amendment to propose: yet im- pressed as he was, with the propriety of the amendment, he still had an earnest wish to hear the Right Hon. Gentleman and the Noble Lord, before he pressed it upon the attention and sup- port of the House. He certainly felt the highest respeCt for the talents of the Right Hon. Gentle- man ;— yet he could not sympathise with him in the boa « ted successes of the country, and that at a moment when he had communicated to his con- stituents of Liverpool, that he was likely to be one of their Governors, while these same constituents were labouring under distresses that evinced the disastrous and calamitous results of the war.— " For myself," observed Mr. Whitbread, I rise to deliver freely and fairly my opinions upon the very perilous and extraordinary crisis in which we are placed ; I rise to complain of ihe want of ne- cessary information in the Regent's Speech, which I do not hesitate to say, ought to have been fur- nished to this House. I feel that we are destitute of any grounds or documents whatever; and yet we are called upon to agree to an Address, which supposes that all these indispensable requisites have been amply supplied. With regard to Spain, we have not a single tittle of information. Does the House recolleCt the internal situation of the coun- try, with all its pressures, burdens, and privations; and recollecting this, are we not informed from the Regent's Speech, from his own mouth, that his Majesty's recovery is less likely than ever, nay, that it is almost hopeless, in consequence of in- creased debility, aud repeated paroxysms ? In this dangerous and alarming state, ari. ing from exter- nal warfare, and internal distress, if I am not mis- informed, I am led to think, that the continuance of Parliament, should the melancholy event to which I allude, take place, is in contemplation, in direct opposition to the grand and vital principles of our Constitution. Ii it possible, that at such a crisis, we are to expeCt an ACS to continue this 1Parliament ? I can only say, that if so, I shall feel it my duty to come prepared to oppose it.— one of the wisest and rmsr successful of states- men ?" The Right Ho nourable Gentleman, ob- served Mr. • Whitbread, had considered the coon- try engaged in three wars— with Russia, with America, and with Spain. We were merely look- ing on the war with Russia, without granting sub- sidies. The war with America he coulu not help thinking as most fata! and calamitous to the in- terests of Great Brieain, and as most likely to cut the sinews of her force and energies which would otherwise be more happily employed. With re- speCt to the war in Spain, the Noble Lord had a mode peculiar to himself to accouat for the opera- tions of a campaign. Ha led in a triumphant manner Lord Wellington from Madrid to the lines of Torres Vedras, when it could not be de- rtird that the gallant and illustrious General him- self lamented the necessity which compelled him to abandon the siege of Burgos; when it was known to the whole world that he was retreating before the French army ; and alt these reverses were evidently caused, not by any failure in the plans laid by the Commander- in- Chief, not by any want of skill in direction or valour in execution; but by the deficiency of means which he had a right to expeCt, and with which he ought long since to have been supplied by the Noble Lord and his colleagues. If the situation of the Con- tinent of Euiope be at the present moment good for any thing, it'is good for this— rhat Great Bri- tain having been foiled in one quarter, and Napo- leon having been foiled in another, this appears the most proper season to enter into negotiations for peace. The Noble Lord had not thought pro- per to notice in his speech the situation of this country with respeft to Sweden. Why ? Because no relief, no succour was to be obtained from that Power. After the most ardent expectations, no- thing has been accomplished ;— Troops were, in- deed prepared— ships were prepared— yet Bona- parte was left to avail himself of the co- operation of the two corps d'armee from that quarter, against which the attack on the part of Sweden was meditated. He differed both from the Noble Lord and the Right Hon. Gentleman, in their views and o- pinions of the Russian campaign. He differed most materially as to the conflagration of Mos- cow. The Right Hon. Gent! em;; n called Bona- parte the devastator of Moscow, and yet Bona- parte most cordially wished for the preservation of Moscow ( Hear .')— It was not the policy of Bonaparte to destroy Moscow, nor had it been his practice to destroy the capitals of the coun- tries with which he contended. He had entered Berlin, Vienna, Venice, and Milan, as well as Moscow, but none of them had he ruined. The Right Hon. Gentleman, and the Noble Lord, had described the conflagration of the capital, as a noble sacrifice of the Russian people, and a glo. rious proof of their readiness to resign to the flames and extreme misery their wives, their children, and their all, for the sacred love ® f was, however, directly con- pictures drawn by the Noble airnt by military command, cessary or nor, he would deniable, that the inhabi- no solace in their wretched- ness ; and that the Rnssians, in executing the act, had paid the penalty of the deed by military retribution. He was not much inclined to praise the patriotism of the Russians, which had been the subject of so much encomium. It was a na- tural propensity that they should be fond of their country; but when he heard of their veneration for their laws and constitution, and their determina- tion to defend them, he could not help thinking the panegyric overstrained and perfectly absurd. Of the valour, intrepidity, and perseverance of the Russian troops, he entertained a very high opinion ; but that they acted more in conformity to the orders of their superiors, and from the inherent spirit of subordination, than from a love of their laws and constitution, he was clearly convinced. The Noble Lord had, in a momen- tary enthusiasm, compared the retreat of Kutusoff to that of Moreau- He would leave the Noble Lord to make good the comparison } but surely there was a material difference between Moreau, advancing into the very heart of an enemy's coun- try, penetrating through the most difficult defiles, deprived of resources, and constantly surrounded and attacked ; and Kutusoff, falling back upon Moscow, with his supplies and magazines at hand, continually reinforced, and supported, and strengthened by every possible, moral and phy- sical means. country. The fact trary to the glowin Lord. Mosco Whether the a not say : but it tants had no refti e tact was owing pict tt^ Hpd efojPvno Ministers apoearel to assume a merit to wh'ch ' hey had no real claim from the late successes in Spain ; but was it not generally known, and he' mentioned it wi h the more satisfaction, as it tended to exalt Still higher the character of that illustrious corrni mder, Lord Wellington, that he did n ) t court the battle of Salamanca? T! ie Fr.' ich General having left himself op; n to at- : tack, Lord Wellington seiz- d the op;) ortiini'y, defeated the enemy in one of the most deciiiv? j battles ever fought by a B'itish general, advan.' ced into Spain, an! laid siege to Burgos, wirh the hope, and probably the confidence, of bring. i ing the campaign in the Peninsula to an ultimate and triumphant issue. To- his deficiency of sup. plies, resources, and means, were we to attribute his subsequent movements, and retrograde operas tions. But what was the universal Spanish na* tion doing ? The Mtrquis of Wellington says in one of his letters, that he tropes the inhabitants of Madrid will be able to do a little for them, selves. Yet what happene I ? Lord Wellington shortly after the evacuation of Madrid informs1 us, that a very small French force took possesion of that capital. Look ar the universal Spaoish nation in another point of view ! When Lord - Wellington had been declared Generatistimo * » f the Spanish armies, what followed ? Ge* neral Ba'lasceros, an officer unquestionably of distin^ ui. h- d merit, refused to obey him ; and there could be little doubt, he spoke with deep regret, that rhe motives wh: ch influenced Ballaateros, also actmted a considerable uuuiber of Spaniards. An inquiry, therefore, into the utare of af- fairs in Spain, became absolutely necessary ; and if the war was to be carried on there with vigour, it ought to be conducted with all the vigour and resources of the country. Let the Ministers of the Prince Regent satisfy the House, by proper documents and evidence, that every means have been exerted ; and then le' the Parliament decid » . whether the contest in the Peninsula is to be maintained or to b? abandoned. The Right Honourable Gentleman, in the course of his speech, took occasion to ob- erve, that the love aud affection of the parent, descended to the children, but that, with all the love this country manifested to war la Ame- rica, she made no return. How did the Ri^ ht Honourable gentleman prove this when he was in office ? The House would recollect, that when he corresponded with Mr. Monre and Mr. Pinckney, he, although the parent, did not fail to lash them, the children, very severely. The Right Honourable Gentleman has painted in warm colours, the mission of the American republican, Joel Barlow, ro the deva= ra'or Bonaparte, in ttu s; a, in opposition to the liberator in ppain Thus ihe House had set before them, in one view, a negociaror, s devastator, and a liberator.^- F « r his own part, he wished, and he spoke sinverel;, th.. t the Noble Lord were on his way with Joe! Barlow fof the purpose of entering into negociations for peace. Mr. Whitbread after no* icing, at » ome length, the tardy mea- sures taken by government, to prevent war with America, and adverting to the calamitous state of trade and m, nu- factures, Concluded with e'^ reating the House not to sufiVf the present moment to pass without converting it into the happy instrument of the re- establish relent of peace. " I am," said he, " willing to ndinit, that our emotions in Spain have been great and glorious, yet, permit me, S'r, to » ay, that evon a'ter rhe battle of Salam. mca, I was in; c so very sanguine as others in my expectations. We h'av* since experienced reverses, and the prospect is material j changed. The Emperor of the French has also be n dis- appointed, and his hopes have been foiled by ^ n ui. cv. pedted event; his forces have been diminished, and are d.- mmishing; his difficulties and embarrassments are nu- merous and alarming; yet I cannot doubt of his ability 10 extricate himself, and retire upon his resources in Poland. — There must be an interval, which, if properly cultivatid, may produce the happiest consequences, no less for rl is country, than for all Europe and sufT- rmg humanity. T o p » ace we must look at last; and why neglect it now. wiili the means and faculties in our possession ? It is not n j wish to cramp Government by the Amendment I inrend to propose, I do think now, as I hav » thought before, that the House ought to interfere, and that nothing car, be w « ll and e£ fei5tually done without the interference of the House. In proposing the Amendment, it is my intention to move, that all the parts of the Address be left out after the word " That," with the exception of that part relating to the East India Company's Charter. Mr. Whitbread then read hit Amendment, which was, in its principal paragraphs, con- formable ro his Speech ; and terminated with recommend- ing to his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the present state of affairs, when no dishonourable obje<£ t could be im- puted to Great Brita'n. Russia, or Frauce, overtures for ihe general pacification of Europe. Mr. B ATHUR. ST defended the entire conduit of Minis- ters with regard to the war; and, with respeift to the sup- position that the Parliament was not to be di> solved in ca-, e of the demise of the Crown, he assured the H » use that no such idea was ever entertained by them.— f Hear, bear.) Sir S. HEATHCOTE supported the arguments of Mr. Whitbread. Mr. PONSONBY expressed his regret that he was u ider the necessity of differing from the Amendment of his Hon. Friend He wholly differed with him on the question of peace; for he was convinced that, so far from gaining, we should lose a great deal, by offering at this time to enter into a negociation with the enemy, however embarrassed his affairs might be. He had no doubt but the enemy would take an unfair advantage of such an offer. Mr. ELLIOT expressed himself to the same tfTeit with Mr. Ponsonby, Mr. VERNON opposed the Amendment. After some further discussion, the Amendment was nega- tived without a division, and the Address was agreed to. Lord CASTLEREAGH gave notice, that on Thursday next he should move the Thanks of the House to Lord Wellington, for the Victory of Salamanca. Adjourned at half- past twelve. — Monday last, the fair of Castiemain exhibited" one of those scenes of riot and outrage which, for a considerable time past, have been suffered to dis- grace, not only the public fairs and markets of this County, but those of the southern parts of the kingdom in general. Two parties, as it appears,. for some days before, were preparing for the con. flift, which commenced at an early hour of the day ; but in a short time one clan, by a pre- con- certed plan, retreated precipitately, while the other rapidly advanced, until they proceeded to some distance on the road to Anna, when the re. treating party filed off to the tight and left, and got over the ditches, where no incon. siderable number of their friends lay in am- bush, who, being we'J armed, discharged a volley of small arms, loaded with bdl, swan shot, & c. at their assailants, which did considerable exe- cution. Among the sufferers were, Da id Barry, farmer, of Fieries, killed on the spot, having re- ceived a ball in the breast; Daniel Tangney, of Currens, a ball in the body, removed to this town, still languishing without hope of recovery ; James Collis, of Ballycrisp, scull fractured ; Charles M'Carthy, of Guttanuck, dangerously wounded in the side by a ball. There are m. my others who received injuries of a less dangerous njture, but whose facias, See. are considerably dis. figured. Thus ended a fair, which, from the un- common shew of cattle, and the vast numbers of bujers collected, from distant pnrts of the pro- ' vincr, promised to be the best th. it has, or will occu- during the season.— Kerry Herald. BELFAST: Friited and Published by DauuiioNE AKO* » S » S. A*
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