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Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser

11/02/1817

Printer / Publisher: J.V. Hall (Successor to J. Blake) 
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 1621
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Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser

Date of Article: 11/02/1817
Printer / Publisher: J.V. Hall (Successor to J. Blake) 
Address: King's-Arms Office, Maidstone
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 1621
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AND KENTISH Advertisements and Articles of Intelligence NEWTON and CO. ( late TAYI. ER & NEWTON,) NO. 5, WARWICK- SQUARE; AND AT THE AUCTION MART. ADVERTISER, For this Paper Received in London hy J. WHITE, 33, FI. RKT- STRKET; at PEE EE's COFFEE MOUSE; AT ALt, wmcti Pt, ACES IT IS REGULARLY FLJ. ELL: r— Printed and Published every Tuesday by J. Y. HALL, ( Successor to J. BLAKK,) Kino's- Arms Office, Maidstone. Thu PAPER has now been extensively Circulated ( between THIRTY and FORTY YEARS,) throughout the COUNTIES of KENT, SUSSEX, SURRY, ESSEX, & c. which to ATTORNIES, AUCTIONEERS, MERCHANTS, AGRICULTURISTS, and the whole Community of TRADERS. renders it a desirable ADVERTISING MEDIUM Price Id.] TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1817. [ No. 1( 121, It LIEUTENANCY. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT an adjourned General Meeting of the LIEUTENANCY, of tliu County of Kent, will be liolden at the BELL INN, at MAIDSTONE, iu tlie said Countv, On THURSDA Y, the 20 Ih day of FF. BR UARY Instant, At 12 o'Cloek at Noon precisely. To Apportion the Men now serving in the Regular Militia ofthe said Comity, amongst the several Parishes and other Places of the said County, preparatory to a Ballot for the Deficiency, and for General purposes. Bv Order of the Lieutenancy, Maidstone", WM. SCUDAMORE, 1817. February 8th. Clerk of the General Meetings. ATTORNEYS CLERK. ANTED, in an Office in WEST KENT, a CLERK, lie must be acquainted with business in general, and country business in particular. Such a person, with an unexceptionable character, will meet with proper encouragement. No objection to a mar- ried man without incumbrance. Apply to the PRINtER, if by letter, post- paid To Families, Dealers, and the Public. E. EAGLETON and COMPANY, Grocers and Tea- dealers, inform the Public, that they have now on Sale at their Warehouse. No. 83, Newgate- street. one of the largest and best selected STOCKS of TEAS and GROCERY in London.- As E. E. and Co. purchase all their Goods for Ready Mcnev in the first market, they are enabled to supply the Public with the best articles for Ready Money, at veiy reduced prices Dealers and large consumers are particularly requested to view their stock, from which tbey will find they can be supplied with Sugars in casks of2cwt. and upwards, Tea in parcels of tilbs. and upwards, & c. ( for ready money), much cheaper than at any other wholesale house in the trade, where the customary credit is given. Orders, enclosing remittances of cash, will bo. executed at the smallest profit possible, upon the original cost or importation price, and forwarded to any part of the kingdom. WILLOW TREES, POLLARDS, Sf POLES NY Person having a quantity of cither of L the above sorts to dispose of, may hear of an im- mediate Purchaser on application to Mrs. S. BAIN Chair Manufacturer,& c. Sevenoaks, Kent. FIVE POUNDS REWARD. WHEREAS, JOHN POWELL, Labourer, late of Duntnn Green, near Ricerhead, did, on Friday last, ESCAPE FROM THE CUSTODY of WM. EDWARDS, Constable of St. Mary Cray, in the Public House, at Dunton Green. Whoever will apprehend the said JOHN POWELL, or give me information that may lead to his apprehension, shall receive, from me, the above Reward. The said JOHN POWELL is about 20 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, and was so severely wounded on his apprehension, as to have his nose broken, and a large plaister placed on it by a surgeon, also his right eye nearly closedi ( Signed) Wm. EDWARDS, St. Mary Cray, near Foot's Cray February 4,1817. " To be Disposed of by Private Contract, \ LL those SPACIOUS PREMISES, adjoining the GREAT BRIDGE, on the LONDON ROAD, MAIDSTONE, consisting of an excellent commodious Dwelling- House, Coach house mid Stable, with an ex tensive Timber Wharf of three Acres, a smaller, but spacions Wharf and Warehouses, where a considerable Trade is carried on, in Timber, Deals, Laths, Slates, and Coals— Eleven Acres of Fine Meadow Land, let to espectable tenants at Will— Two very large produc- tive Gardens, and a Cottage, partly Freehold, and partly ". casehokl property— forty years of the latter unex- ired.— The premises are disposed of on no other ac- count, but that the present Proprietor is going abroad. Further Particulars may be known by Letter, post aid, with real name and address, or by application to the Proprietor on the Premises. PARTNERSHIP DISSOLVED. WE, ANN OXLEY and NONUS. CAMP- BELL, of Benenden, Blacksmith, hereby give notice, that the Partnership, which has been carried on by us, is, by mutual content, Dissolved from the 1st day of this instant. All Persons having Demands upon the said Partner, ship, are desired to deliver their accounts, in order that they may be discharged ; and all Persons indebted to the same, are requested to pay tlie amount thereof immediately. Benenden, ANN OXLEY, Jan. 18, 1817. NONUS CAMPBELL NONUS CAMPBELL, begs to inform his Friend and the Public, that the. Business will in future be ear ried on by him, at Benenden, on his own account, and solicits a continuance of their support and encourage nient. NOTICE TO DEBTORS Sf CREDITORS. WHEREAS, SAMUEL SIMMONDS, late • T of Sutton Vallence, in this Countv, Broker, bath Assigned over all his Estate and Effects" to THOMAS WM. CARTER and ELIZABETH FRENCH, IN ^ TRUST for themselves and the rest of his Creditors All Persons to whom thc said Estate is indebted are re quested to send an account thereof, and those indebted thereto to pay the amount thereof, to Mr. LAMPrEY at whose Office, St. Faith's- strect, Maidstone, the Deed of Assignment lies for signatures. STEPHEN LAMPREY, By order ofthe Assignees Maidstone, 10th Feb. 1817. TO LET, In a pleasant airy Situation, AModern built- brick HOUSE, lit for the reception of a small genteel family, with a plea- ant Garden. Enquire of E. BRIgGS, Hatter, King. street, Maidstone. TO BF. SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, ADESIRABLE FREEHOLD FARM, called West End Farm, containing a good Farm- House, Barns, Stables, and other convenient Buildings, and several pieces of Land, containing by estimatUw 160 Acres, situate at Stockbury and Hartlip, in the County of Kent, and now in the occupation of Mr. George Butler. For further Particulars, apply to Mr. SELBY, Soli- citor, Town Malling. TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CON TRACT. AM . st compact FREEHOLD DWELLING- HOUSE and SHOP, with extensive Cellaring, and well adapted for trade, situate in the centre of the HIGH STREET, of TOWN MALlING, in the County of Kent. The premises are in good repair, and now in the occupation of Mr. Thomas, Brazier and Tinman. Immediate possession may be had. For further particulars apply ( if by letter, post- paid, to Mr. W. CARR, Perfumer, & c. Town Mailing. wVALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY, HIGH- STREET, GRAVESEND, With Possession at Michaelmas next. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY CARTER & MORRIS, At the WHITE HART INN, GRAVESEND, on WEDNESDAY, 2Gth FEBRUARY, 1817, at 3 o'clock, IN LOTS AS FOLLOWS:— Lot 1. CONSISTING of all that respectable V,' DWELLING- HOUSE, with good front Shop, & c. most desirably situate in the High street, Gravesend, and which is one of the best and most active situations for business in the place; together with a MESSUAGE or TENEMENT, at the back of the same, formerly occupied as a Public House, by the name of the Hole in the Wall; and now in the occupation of Mr. WARREN, Surgeon aud Apothecary, tenant at will, and his undertenants. Lot 2.- Consisting ofall that verv dcsirnbleDWEL- LING- HOUSE anil SHOP, situate adjoining the Market- place, in the High- street Gravesend, with conve- nient premises and Coal- shed adjoining thereto, situate in . Market Alley, in the occupation of Mr. CHARLES COOPER, Dealer in Glass Si Earthenware, tenant at will. Lot 3.— Consisting of all those Two desirable COT- TAGES, situate in Market Alley, near the High- street, Gravesend, adjoining the preceding lot, in the occupation of Wm. DAVIS and PATRICK HARVEY, tenants at will. The premisesmay be .. viewed by permission ofthe tenants, and printed particulars and conditions of sale bad on application to Mr. FLEXNey, Solicitor, Gray's Inn, London; Messrs. SIMMONS, Solicitor, Rochester; Mr. EvAfcS, Solicitor,- Gravesend ;- or to Messrs. CARTER & MORRIS, Surveyors He Auctioneers Stone. street, Maidstone. '> * - • VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE, WEEK- STREET, MAIDSTONE. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY CARTER ^ MORRIS, On THURSDAY, 6th MARCH, 1817, at the BULL INN, MAIDSTONE, at 4 o'clock, ( unless previously dis- posed of by Private Contract) ALL that desirable DWELLING- HOUSE, situate in n centrical and busy part of Week- steeet Maidstone, adjoining the Roebuck Public- house, now in the Occupation of Mrs. Ann Norton, tenant at will under notice to quit at Michaelmas next. This estate is very well situated for business, and may at a small expence, be converted into an excellent shop For further particulars and to treat for the- same, op ply to Mr. J. WISe, Stone- street, Messrs. BURR, HOAR and Burnt, Solicitors, or to MeSsrs.' CARTER & Mourns STOCK IN TRADE, FURNITURE, & c. TOWN SUTTON. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY CARTER & MORRIS, A LL the STOCK in TRADE, a good CART, /" Hi a Single Horse Chaise, a Poney, and various other Effects, of Mr. SAMUEL SIMMONDS, Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, on the Premises, Town Sutton, on MONDAY, 17th FEBRUARY next, under an Assignment for the Benefit of his Creditors. The Stock in Trade, comprises sets of mahogany, beech and cherry tree chairs, feather beds, mahogany 4- post and other bedsteads, blankets, mattresses, an excellent new mahogany secretary and bookcase, japanned chairs, handsome new mahogany sideboard, dining tables, easy chairs, chests of drawers, card tables, carpets, a large quantity and general assortment of new copper, iron and tin goods, such as kettles, saucepans, frypans, grid- irons, sifters, fenders, & c. < i- c. A quantity of seasoned mahogany plank, board and veneer, a ditto of beech scantling for bedsteads, and va- rious lengths and ends of deal board; also a good light cart, single horse chaise and harness, a poney and new saddle and bridle. The whole will be offered in Lots suited to the Trade and private Purchasers. The Sale will begin at 11 o'Clock precisely, on ac count of the number of l ots. Surveyors aiid Au'ctioneeiSfMaidstoae,' To Tallow Chandlers, Grocers, Drapers, Sfc. TO BE DISPOSED OF, On account of the Proprietors retiring from Business, ONE of the most eligible SITUATIONS for TRADE ( nearly adjoining the Market- place) in the Town of CRANBROOK. in Kent, comprising a Dvvel- ling- house, Shop, aud convenient outbuildings and pre- mises, now in the occupation of Messrs. INgrAMS, where the above trades have been carried on with success upwards of 130 years. Any person wishing to engage inactive business has now an opportunity which seldom occurs. Possession may be bad at Lady- day next. For par- ticulars enquire ( if by letter, post- paid) to Messrs. A and G. INGrAM, Cranbrook. NOTICE. ISAAC CHITTENDEN, DECEASED ALL Pers 5 who stand indebted to th Estate of ISAAC CHITTENDEN, late Yalding in the County of Kent, Baker, and Watch and Clock Maker, deceased, are requested forthwith to pay the amount of their respective debts, either to Mr. RICHARD WEDD and Mr. SAMUEL RANGER, of Vaiding, the Executors, or to me, the undersigned, otherwise they will be further proceeded against for recovery thereof. By order of the said Executors, JOHN JAMES COOKE, Solicitor- Maidstone. iyt . Jan. 1817. Staffordshire Wrought Iron Hurdles, &; c. WM. LEES, Steel Yard Wharf, Upper Thames- street, London, agent to Messrs. SAMUel FEReDAY and Co. Manufacturers of Bar, Bolt, Rod, and Sheet Iron of every description, at Bradley Iron Works, near Bilston, Staffordshire, has constantly On sale an extensive Assortment of the fol- lowing Articles, made entirely of WROUGHT IRON : — PORTABLE FIELD FENCING for Cattle and Sheep; PArK FENCING for Oxen, Deer, & c. united with iron nuts and screws ; and the same WIRED to be proof against Poultry, Pigs, Hares, and Rabbits. SINGLE or foot- path WICKETS, and DOUBLE WICKETS for Carriage ways, to open in the centre with latches, locks, or bolts, and made to correspond exactly with the pattern and range of the fencing. FANCY FENCING with Festoon and other ornamental Chains, for Lawns, Paddocks, and Pleasure Grounds. SLIGHT FENCING for dividing t Garden Walks or Grounds, where animal injury is not: required to be guarded against. dwaRF FENCING, with perpendicular or horizontal Bars for Garden Walls, Terrace Walks, encircling Fish Ponds, Shrubberies, Flower Beds, & c. FIVE and SEVEN- BARR'D FIELD or FARM GATES, with round or flat Bars, and BRIDLE GATES of the same pattern and description. LODGE, PARK, TURNPIKE, and CHURCH- YARD • GATES, made to any drawing or design. TREE GUARDS made to any height, width, orpattern, for singleTtees, Clumps, or Plantations; also TRAINING FRAMES for ^ sung Fruit Trees ; PORTABLE GARDEN CHAIRS with straight and festoou backs, for one, two or three persons. Also Wrought- iron- Sheep Racks, Stable Racks, Dou- ble and Single Harrows, Ploughs, Wheelbarrows, & c. He also executes orders for Cast Iron Pipes for 1) rains, ofevery dimension, and Straight, Branch, Bend. Reducing, and Cross Pipes for Water Works, Gas Light, and other Companies; also Cast Iron, orna- mental, open work, and solid Gate Posts, with VAHSC, Crest, or Lamp- iron Caps, Colonade Columns, Pillars, Rollers, Street Posts, Lamp Posts, Sewer Grates, & c. & c. and delivers the above to any wharf or waggon, free of expeiice, oa receiving a town reference. TO HE LET, ARespectable and desirable RESIDENCE, fit for the immediate reception of a small genteel family ; consisting of a large entrance ball, a handsome dining room, aud three roomy bed chambers ; a flower garden tastefully laid out in the front of the house, and an excelleut kitchen garden ( adjoining) partly walled and well planted : and if wished, the tenant may be ac commodated with the keep of a cow. The premises arc situated within one mile of the Town of Maidstone and about forty rods from the new Ashford road, and the most beautiful part of file County of Kent. For particulars ( if by Letter post- paid) enquire of the Printer of tills Paper. Valuable, Modern Household Furniture, Sfc. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY T. EDMETT, On TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 1817, on the Premises, WEEK- STREET, MAIDSTONE, ALL the valuable modern HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, & c. belonging to MR. BATH, removing; con isting of 4- post and tent bedsteads with furnitures, goose leather beds, mattresses, blankets, and counterpanes ; mahogany book case, chests of draweis, dining, card and Pembioke tables; mohogany and ja- panned chairs, pier anu dressing glasses, Brussels and Kidderminster carpets, hearth rugs, good 8- day clock, China, glass, and earthenware; fenders and fire irons, variety of kitchen requisites, Sic. & c. Sale to begin at 12 o'clock. Goods to be viewed the . lav preceding the sale, and Ca talognes had of the Auctioneer, High- street, Maidstone SALE THIS DAY. SHEERNESS. TO BE DISPOSED OF, WITHOUT RESERve, On TUESDAY, 1.1TH FEB. 1817, and following day. Ti Farmers, Innkeepers, Cabinet Makers, Wheelwrightsr Blacksmiths, und the Public in general. FOR SALE, BY AUCTION, BY MR. JOHN BATTEN, On TUESDAY, the 11th day of FEBRUARY, 1817, at eleven o'clock iu the forenoon, by order of the Assignees of J. B. Rose, a Bankrupt, on the Pre- mises, situate in MILE TOWN, SheERNEsS, ^ LL the ( En manufactured & extensive STOCK Bl in Tl? A DE, of Spanish and Honduros Mahogany in plank, boards, and veneers; Cedar, Wainscot, Tulip, Satin, and other Woods ; also the Stock and Implements generally used in the trades of a Wheelwright and Blacksmith. And on WEDNESDAY, the 12th of February, will be for sale, on the premises, a Hearse and Mourning Coach, replete with harness; the live and dead Farming Stock aud Implements in Husbandry, consisting of a stack of * rass bay, a strong able draft horse, a riding mare, with several sets of harness, a waggon, a tug, two small and foar large carts, a barrow, a pair of broad wheels, a bean mill, a winnowing machine, one plough, a drill ditto, a large roll, and a variety of other articles, to be enumerated in Catalogues, to be bad two days previous to the sale, on the premises, and of the AUCTIONEER, St. Margaret's Bank, Rochester. . The effects may be viewed 2 days previous to the sale. VALUABLE FREEHOLD PREMISES, High- Street, Maidstone. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY CARTER & MORRIS, On THURSDAY, 13th MARCH, 1S17, at the BELL INN, Maidstone, at 4 o'Clock, LL those TWO VALUABLE FREEHOLD DWELLING- HOUSES, with FRONT SHOPS, extensive Gardens and Premises, in the occupation of Mr. Diprose and Mr. Orford, together with 4 Cottages adjoining, covering a space of 31 feet, or thereabouts, in front, and 312 feet, or thereabouts, in depth, situate in. the High- street, and presenting one of the most de- sirable Situations for Business in tiieTownof Maidstone. For further Particulars apply to Messrs. Debary, Scu- damore and Curry, 11, Gate- street, Lincoln's Inn Fields; to Mr. Flexney, Solicitor, Gray's Inn, London; to Messrs. Simmons and Son, Solicitors, Rochester; to Wm. Scudamore, Esq. Solicitor; or to the Auctioneers Stone- street, Maidstone. BID DEN DEN. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At the CHEQUERS INN, on TUESDAY, the 23th day of FEBRUARY, 1817, at 3 o clock in theafternoon, by order of the Trustees under the Will ofthe late Mr Stephen Smith, deceased, ALL that capital MESSUAGE, called New Jn.. castle, with the. barn ai^ d buildings, and about 10 ACRES of exceeding rich land, chiefly meadow, situated in Biddenden, adjoining the new turnpike road, late in the occupation of Mrs. Smith, deceased. ' i he above estate is exonerated from the land- tax, and forms a complete retirement, and is deserving the at teutirtn of any person wishing to purchase. For particulars apply to Mr. COlE or Mr. OLIVER who will shew the premises. N. li. — The purchaser may be accommodated with part of the purchase- money if required. MAIDS PON. E ORIGINAL GENEVA DISTILLERY, Authorised by an exclusive Act of Parliament, CAVALRY BARRACKS, MAIDSTONE. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. BATTEN, | N THURSDAY, 13th FEBRUARY, 1817, " at One o'Clock in the Afternoon, in the CAVALRY BARRACKS, MAIDSTONE, Seven Clever Active Young Horses, Belonging to the Cavalry Depot. To be Viewed the Morning of Sate. CAPITAL FARM TO LET, BY CHARLES LARKIN, CALLED YAUGHER, situate near Newing- J ton and Siilinghourne, in the best pu t of the County of Kent, comprising a Farm House and Buildings, with nearly 200 ACRES of excellent LAND— Immediate Possession may be had. For further Particulars enquire of C. LARKIN, Land Surveyor, City Repository, Rochester. Capital Dwelling- house, Coach- house, Stabling, Coitage, Garden, Orchard, 6jC. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY CARTER % MORRIS, On THURSDAY, 13th MARCH,' 1817, at th$ BELL INN, MAIDSTONE, at 3 o'clock, A LL that very important, extensive, and com- A. pletelv arranged FREEHOLD ESTAfE, being the MAIDSTONE ORIGINAL DISTILLERY and RECTIFYING PLANT, with 20- horse power Steam Engine, pow erful new- erected Corn Mill with 4 pair Stones, with Machinery for dressing, & c. Oast- house, Stc. i* c.; together with roomy Storehouses, uew- huilt ^ own experience, recommend Mrs. VINCENT'S !' ottage, Fatting Lodges for cattle, large Yards, Garden, GOWLAND'S LOTION as the most plea- ant and. Orchard, See., and substantial Buildings of every de- effectual remedy for all complaints to which the Face ! scrifmon, which have been erected at an immense cx and Skin are liable, by removing everv kind of coarse . . ness, eruption, and unpleasant appearance, and ren- [ combined with and attached to a most respectable dering the skin clear, smooth and tr. msnarent; hut the . Family residence with Offices of every description, unexampled reputation of this Lotion having excited j This Distillery has been established tor upwards of various imitations, it is particularly requested so ask ' years, and conducted under a separate and exclusive for " Mrs. Vincent's Gowland's Lotion," and see her jAct of Parliament, granted by Government to the ori- liame signed upon the label on each bottle that is ginalProprietors, inconsequenceoftheirmanufacturing genuine. j a peculiar spirit, which assimilates so closely to the Among the number of honourable testimonies to the j Foreign Geneva as to make the difference scarcely per- great efficacy of this benign remedy, arc as follows :— eeptible, the process of which is known only ( and ex- VALUABLE FREEHOLD MARSH LAND, NEW ROMNEY. TO BE PEREMPTORILY SOL. D BY AUCTION BY HOGGART Sf PHILLIPS, At the. MART, on FRIDAY, the 14th FEB. at 12 o'clock, in 8 Lots, unless an acceptable offer is made in the mean time by Private Contract, bv order of Mr. LOFTIE EATON, and the Trustees of Mr. WILLIAM LOFTIE, deceased, AVALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE, con sistiug of sundry pieces of capital sound feeding land, lying contiguous to the town of Romney, and con- taining together about 78 acres of the best land in Romney Marsh, which is well known to he the most superior land in the kingdom for the purposes of grazing. Also a capital Meadow and Plot of Ground suitable. 1 for building. Maybe viewed on application to Mr. Walker, of Romney: of whom particulars may be had 10 days' prior to the sale ; at the New Inn, New Roinney town; the Swan, Hythe; Saracen's- head, Ashford.; George, Rye; Bell, Maidstone, of Robert TO BE SOLD, Pursuant to a Decree ofthe High Court of Chancery, made in a cause " Penfold against Harris," before. CHARLES THOMPSON, ESQ. oi. e of the Masters of the said Court, at the PUBLIC SALE ROOMS of the said Court, in Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, Lm- don, on TUESDAY, the 23th day of FEBRUARY, 1817, between the hours of one and two o'clock iu the afternoon, in 3 lots, & FREEHOLD ESTATE, consisting of three la Houses With the Appurtenances, situate in the High- street and Earl- street, in the Town of MAIDSTONE, in the County of Kent, late the property of Mr. Walter Harris, deceased, and now in the occupation of Mrs. Elizabeth Harris, Mr. Samuel Athawes, and Mr. Robert Ransley. Particulars whereof may be bad at the said Master's Chambers, in Southampton Buildings aforesaid; of Messrs. DEBARY, SCUDAMORE ^ CURReY, Solicitors, I. incolns Inn Fields, London ; of Messrs. CLarKSON, Solicitors, Essex- street, in the Strand, London ; and of Mr. SCUDAMORF, Solicitor, Slaidstone. Guy's Popular Geography for Schools. This day is published, in royal 18BIO. illustrated wi^ i seven correct Maps, and corrected to tUe Period of the General Peace, price 3s. bound in red, and with a good allowance to Schools. Sold by J. V. IIALL, Printer of this Paper.; and may bt had of his Newsmen, carriage free. rgpiIE SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY; on a new, ja. easy, and highly improved Plan ; comprising not only a complete general Description, hut much Topo- graphical Information, expressly adapted ; o every Class A PLEASING APPEARANCE. ADIES of the first fashion, from their Withy, Esq. Buckingham- street, Strand ; at the Mart;' and of Hoggart and Phillips, 62, Old Broad- street,! Royal Exchange, London, where a plan of the estate mav be seen. TO BE SOLD OR LET, With Immediate Possession, MOST DESIRABLE BRICK- FIELD, con- taining 2A. 2R. ltlp. more or less, possessing ex- cellent Etirth, for the Manufactory of Bricks, & c. si- tuate near the upper end of Tonbridge Town, with a of Learners, both in Ladies' and Gentlemen's Schools. By JOSEPH GUY, late Professor of Geography, & c. Royal Military College, Great Marlow. London : Printed for Baldwin. Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster Row ; and Law and Whittaker, Ave- Maria- lane. By whom also are published, the following highly useful and popular School Books, of the samo Author. 1. Guy's Pocket Cyclopoedia; or, Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the latest and best authorities, de- signed as a Class- book for senior Scholars, and for young Persons in general ; containing much useful The Right Hon. Lady Catharine Lennox, Tlie Right Hon. Lord Sherbourne, Dr. Banks, Dr. Maxwell, Dr. Rider, Dr. Robinson, Sfc. fyc. Sold in Maidstone, by MR. J. V. HALL, Printer of this Paper, anil may also lie had of his Newsmen; in Dartford, by Hammond ; in Gravesend, by Dadd, in Sevenoaks, by Hodsoll ; and all re- putable Venders of genuine Medicines and Perfumers in every town iu Europe; in quails 8s. fid. pints 5s. Gd. half- pints 2s. 9d. CHILBLAINS are prevented from breaking, J and their tormenting Itching, instantly removed by Whitehead's Essence of Mustard, universally esteemed for its extraordinary efficacy in Rheumatisms, Palsies, Sprains and Bruises, Gouty Affections, and Complaints ofthe Stomach ; but where this certain remedy has been unknown, or neglected, and the Chilblains have actually suppurated, or broke, Whitehead's Family Cerate will case the pain, and very speedily heal tljem. They are prepared and sold by R. JOHNSTOn, Apothe- cary 15, Gree k- street,• Solio, London. The Essericc and Pills ai 2s 9d. each; the Cerate at I>. ljd. Theyarealso Sold by J. V. HALL, Printer of this Paper, and may be had by Orders given to his Newsmen; Wickham. Stati- oner, Browne & Mares, and Prance, druggists, Maidstone Stedman, Town Malling; Payne & Benjamin", Rochester; Witheridge, and Gibbon, Chatham; J. Titford, Cran- brook ; Smith. Sittingborne; Lee, Hythe; Warren, Faver- sham; Coleman, Sheerncss; Mitchell, Neales and Son Hambrook, Ledger and Shaw, Dover; Bowling, Sharp, Long, Bell, Deal; Evenden, Tonbridge ;. and by everv Medicine Vender in the United Kingdom. pressly confined) to the proprietors of this most valuable concern; who have also, the privilege of Rectifying the Raw Spirit, which, when rectified, is fonnd an excellent substitute for Foreign Geneva, and has operated very much to check smuggling and consequently increase the revenue of the country. " i The Distillery is capable of manfactnritig 3000 Gallons per week, and a certein ready market for the same may be found, as the spirit is well known and very highly estimated all over England. The sale of this property offers an Unprecedented op- portunity for an advantageous investment of capital, as the concern has invariably been exceedingly profitable: upwards of ^ 4000 was cleared in the last six months that the Distillery was at wbrk, when the price <) l grain was as high as at the present period; and it is presumed that a much larger profit ma j be realised by a spirited employment of the power of this singularly desirable manufactory, which has paid upwards of £ 50,000. per annum A duty to Government, and is now offered for sale in consequence of the separation of the original Proprietors. The most satisfaCtory and candid statement respecting this concern will be given to any respectable parties; and the whole property may be viewed and further parti cnlars bad on application to SIcssrs. DEBARY, SCUDA- MORE, and CURrEY, 14, Gate- street, Lincoln's Inn Fields; to Sir. FLEXNEY, Solicitor, Gray's Inn London; to Messrs. 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The Household Furniture comprises 4- post and other bedsteads with furniture, seasoned goose feather beds and bedding, chests of drawers, bureaus, mahogany and wainscot dining, tea, and dressing tables; mahogany and other chairs, pier and dressing glasses, carpets, a capital 8- day clock with chimes, a 30- liotir clock, wheel barometer, excellent bed and table linen, glass, China, earthenware, Rtoves, kitchen range, copper brewing utensils, barrels, keelers, & c. , a selection of books on architecture,& c.; with a numerous assemblage of useful articles. The Sale to begin each day at 12 o'clock, and to continue till all is sold. Catalogues may he had at the place of sale, and of the Auctioneer, Tonbridge Town. t TUESDAY'S LONDON GAZETTE. BANKRUPTS. R. Wardell, Brighthelmston, Sussex, livery- stable- keeper— W . Alcock, Fazeley, Staffordshire, grocer— M. Hanley, of the Mitre, Mitre- court, Fleet- street, tavern- keeper — J. Kroehi, Cannon street, merchant.— T. Hanesworth, Blidworth, Nottinghamshire, miller— W. and J. W. Wigglesworth, Halifax, Yorkshire, merchants — T. Bradford, Ledbury, Herefordshire, vintner— T. Angell, Reading, Berks, draper— J. A. Ure, Liverpool, nine- merchant - P. Owen, jun. Macclesfield Cheshire, silk- manufacturer J. Higginson, Manchester, inn- keeper- J. Palfreeman, Mexbrough, Yorkshire, builder — R. Smith, Pendleton, Lancashire, dyer R. N. Boby, Beccles, Suffolk, linen- Weaver— T. Dowding, West Stower, Dorsetshire, maltster— B. Bown, Portsmouth, tailor— S. Samson, Royal Exchange, Exchange- broker I. Levi, Threadneedle- street, merchant— T. Cox, Chichester, common- carrier— J. Hayward, Chiswell- street, chinaman— J. Hill, Road- lane, bill- broker— W. Fenton and S. Lee, Leeds, Yorkshire, wool- staplers— F. Gent, Sanderingham, Norfolk, skin- merchant— J. Hawley, Cock- hill, Ratcliffe, provision- warehouseman — E. Smith, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, victualler— T. Wright, Leicester, victualler— J. Mason, Cambridge, cook. - —==* wc « aMWc==- LONDON, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, 1017. A Dutch Mail arrived on Wednesday morning: " Brussels, Jan. 27.— We receive from ali quarters from tlie parts w here the troops of the Army of Occupation ate cantoned, unanimous reports respecting the generosity of the com- manders, ollicers, and even of ihe soldiers. In all the garrison towns subscriptions have been opened for the relief of the indigent. " The troops in the cantonments contribute also, on their side, by various means, to lessen the distresses of the poor. The French Minister at war lias signified in the King's name, to the Commanders of the Second Corps, his thanks for this benevolent and generous conduct. " A great many vessels laden with corn, for the Russian and Prussian troops, have arrived at Givet, and more are expected " January 29 — The prices of corn are fallen in several markets in Flanders, at Antwerp, Lou vain, and Brussels. A farther decline is expected to- day. In the French ports, too, more corn begins to arrive; several vessels laden with corn arrived lately at Havre." French Abolition of the Slave Trade.— Paris Journals of Sunday arrived on Wednesday night, and the only paragraph of political interest which they contain seems, in the hurry of othei business, to have escaped the Morning Papers The Bulletin of the Laws has the following Ordinance:— Louis, & c. Art. 1. Every vessel, whether French or fo- reign, which shall attempt to introduce into any ot our Colonies purchased Blacks, shall be con- fiscated, and the Captain, if a frenchman, shall be deprived of all command. The whole Cargo shall in like manner be con- fiscated, although not consisting of Slaves : with respect to " the Negroes, they shall be em- ployed on public works of utility in the Colony. Art. 2. The contraventions forbidden in the preceding Article shall be tried according to the same forms as contraventions of the laws and regulations for foreign commerce. As for the produce of the confiscations pronounced in con- formity to the said Article, it shall be realized and applied in the same manner as the produce of confiscations pronounced in matters of the contravention of the laws concerning foreign- commerce. Art. 3. Our Minister, & c. ot the Marine and Foreign Colonics is charged with the execution of the present Ordinance. Given at the Tuileries, & c. Jan. 8, 1817. Paris, Ft I). 2.— Yesterday all the Ministers met at a Council, at which his Majesty presided. The Council sat till night. The Members of the Royal Court of Besan- con have given up a thirteenth of their salaries to the relief of the Poor. Accounts from Cadiz state, that the Spanish army destined for South America was on the point of departure; the English furnish the ships intended for its conveyance ! They were momentarily expected, and the troops were con- centrated for embarkation. The Chamber of Deputies was yesterday em- ploved in discussing the Law of Debtor and Creditor, but came to no conclusion. One Member, M. Piet, thought that foreigners should nut be allowed the benefit of the law of 1798, which imported, that at the expiration of five years imprisonment the debtor should recover bis liberty by full right. lie mentioned the example of an Englishman arrested for a large debt, who preferred remaining five years at St. Pelagic to paying his debt, also a similar instance of a Chinese, PRINCE REGENTS COURT. 1 Wednesday the Prince Regent held a Court at Carlton- house, for the purpose of receiving the Address of the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen, upon his late escape from the attack of the mob ill St. James's- park. At 1 o'clock a detachment of the life- guards marched and took their station opposite to Carlton- house, iu Pall- mall, to assist the Police. A guard of honour of the grenadier foot- guards marched into the court- yard of Carlton- house about the same time. The city procession arrived at Carlton- house at two o'clock. The Prince Regent being seated on his throne, surrounded by his Cabinet Ministers, and his Officers of State, the Lord Chamberlain in due form conducted to his presence the deputation, consisting of the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, accompanied by Sir Wm. Curtis, Sir Charles Price, Sir James Shaw, Sir John Perring, Sir Wm. Leighton, Mr. Alderman J. J. Smith, Sir Wm. Domville, Mr. Alderman Birch, Mr. Alder man C. Smith, Sir M. Bloxam, Mr. Alderman Atkins, Mr. Alderman Goodbehere, Mr. Alder- man Heygate, George Brydges, Esq. and Robert Kirby, Esq. Sheriffs; the Recorder, Common Serjeant, Town Clerk, Remembrancer, and Solicitor.— The Recorder then read the Address as follows: — To his Royal Highness the Prince of WALES, Regent of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The humble and dutiful Addressof the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London. May it please your Royal Highness, We, the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London, beg leave to approach your Royal Highness with profound sentiments of duty and respect, to ex- press our horror and indignation at the most daring and flagitious outrage offered to your Royal Person at the moment of your return from the House of Parliament, on the occasion of your Royal Highness exercising the sacred duties of the Crown", and fulfilling, in the name and on the behalf of his Majesty, the very important function of one of the estates of the realm. With the deepest concern we have to deplore that any one should be found within his Majesty's dominions capable of violence so atrocious, so disgraceful to human nature, so foreign to the British character; and we most fervently hope, that the loyalty of the subjects of the United Empire will manifest itself to prevent a re- petition of an attempt so base against the sacred person of your Royal Highness. We beg permission to add, that nothing shall be wanting on our part, as Magis- trates of the Metropolis of the Empire, to promote on all occasions the general tranquillity, and to evince otir steady loyalty and attachment to your Royal House and Person, and our determination to support the Crown and dignity of these realms. Signed by order of Court, HENRY WOODTHORPE. To which his Royal Highness was pleased to return the following most gracious answer:—• " I thank you for this loyal and dutiful Address. It is highly satisfactory to me to receive upon this occa- sion, and at the present conjuncture, these assurances of your steady attachment to me and my family, and of your determination to piomote obedience to the laws, and to afford a firm support to the Crown, the preroga- tives of which are inseparably connected with the li- berties and best interests of the people." They were all most graciously received, and had the honour to kiss the Prince Regent's hand. This Address is considered a very novel one, there having been only three Addresses to the Sovereign from Ihe Court of Aldermen during the present reign: one of them was upon the assassination of Mr. Perceval. PUBLIC DECLARATIONS. ] The town of Halifax, in Yorkshire, lias pub ; lished a Declaration, in which they say— " We have a perfect confidence that Govern mcnt will do all that can be done lo relieve the difficulties and distresses of the country, but we are aware that time alone can fully accomplish this desirable object. We firmly determine to exert all our energies in opposition to the blasphemous and seditious doctrines which are so generally promulgated al the Clubs and Meetings which disgrace our country at the present moment: and we as firmly determine to exert ourselves in support of our beloved King aud our admirable Constitution; in support of that King and of that Constitution which have enabled the British Empire to become the rallying point of all Europe, and finally the preservation of all civilized Society." The town of Huddersfield declares, " We strongly deprecate their systems of politics, un- known in the history of this country, particularly Ihe wild and dangerous schemes of Universal Suffrage and Annual Parliaments, as tending to produce scenes of animosity, riot, anarchy and ruin. In their indiscriminate contempt of all rank and authority, iu the organized system of their Committees, in the profligate character of their leaders, in their attempts to set the poor at variance with their superiors, and in the language of intimidation so openly avowed, we recognize some of the leading features of the French Revo- lutionists, who covered their country with blood." At the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held at Ripoti, for the Borough and Liberty of Kipon, on Monday last, there was not a single felon for trial, or any offence of a serious de- scription brought before the Court. A number of the neighbouring Gentry, and most of the Grand Jury voluntarily offered themselves, and were sworn in as special constables: and an association, declaratory of the loyalty and at- tachment of the subscribers to the King and the genuine principles of the Constitution, and of their determination to unite for the defence of Government and the maintenance of public tran- quillity, was entered into by the Magistrates anrl Gentlemen present, and has since been sub- scribed by most of the gentry aad respectable tradesmen in the towu and neighbourhood. The following declaration was, on Friday, signed by nearly alt tbe more respectable housc- liclders, in Marsden, in Yorkshire. " We the undersigned, householders within the Chapelry of Marsden, do hereby declare. " That we arc firmly attached to his Majesty King George the Third and his Government: " That we detest and abhor the atrocious at- tempts now making by mischievous and wicked men to subvert our happy Constitution iu Church and State: " And, that we are ready to assist, to the utmost of our power, the Civil Authorities ill the suppression of tumult and outrage, and in pre- servation of established order and peace." On Wednesday night the Duke of Wellington gave a grand dress ball at Paris, to the Princes and Princesses of the Royal family aud several persons of distinction. The King of France has ennobled M. Grein, } he son- in- law of Clery, and authorized his fa- mily to assume the pame of thip distinguished servant of his murdered Brother. Clery died at Itzieg, near Vienna, where this simple and affect- ing Inscription is seen upon his tomb— " Here lies the faithful Clenj." The Duke of Kent. — The Journal des Debats, of the 2d inst. contains the following article ;— " The Duke of Kent, brother of the Prince Regent, is to marry the Princess Marie Victoire of Saxe- Coburg, Princess Dowager of Linances, and eldest sister of Prince Leopold, the Consort uf the Princess Charlotte of Wales. The Prin- cess Marie was born the 17th of August, 1706.— The Duke of Kent was born 2d November, 1768. —( German Journals.) Advices reached town on Monday from Rio Janeiro to the 12th of December, by which it appeared that there had been a good deal of fighting and skirmishing between the Insurgents and Portuguese : the former of whom had boast ed of having gained great advantages, which the latter as stoutly denied. But if it be true, as stated, that the ball- cartridges of the Portuguese turned out to be somewhat too large for their muskets, it may easily be believed that the in- surgents had gained the advantages. They speak of the loss of a valuable Portuguese store- ship. Prince Regent's Levee.— Thursday being the day appointed by the Prince Regent for holding a public Levee at Carlton House, a guard of honour, from the 3d regiment of Foot Guards, under the command of Colonel Sir James Hope, with the band of the same regiment, in their splendid state uniform, which has been present- ed to them by their Royal Commander, the Duke of Gloucester: a detachment of the Life Guards, with their full band of trumpets and kettle drums, arrived soon after, and took their station iu Pall- mall to assist the Police. The company began to arrive at one o'clock, and continued arriving till half past three, without cessation. It was one of the most numerous Levees that is recol- lected, both as to the Nobility who were present, as to other persons of distinction and rank; in short, it was adav of rejoicing and congratulation of subjects rotiud their Prince and Sovereign, on his escape from the late treasonable attempt on his Royal Person. THE ROYAL MARRIAGE. Wednesday the Duke and Duchess of Glou- cester received the Address front the House of Commons upon their nuptials. Their Royal Highnesses returned the following answer:— " We receive with the greatest satisfaction this proof of the attention and regard of the House of Commons, and return llicm our very sincere thanks for their con- gratulation, and the interest they are pleased to take in our happiness." On Monday afternoon, at 5 o'clock, her Ma- jesty received the Addresses of the two Houses of Parliament, upon the marriage of the Princess Mary with the Duke of Gloucester. Among ihe Members who attended Ihe deputation were, the Earl of Rosslyn, Lord Clive, Lord Valletort, Lord George Beresford, Ac. Her Majesty was at- tended by Earl Morton, her Chamberlain, and the Countess ot Harrington, as the Lady in Waiting. The still- born child of the Duchess of Cum- berland was buried on Sunday night, at twelve o'clock, in the vault of King Henry the 7th's Chapel, Westminster Abbey. The Duke of Cumberland, and his daughter in- law, ( the Prin- cess Salms) attended, and were accompanied by Madame Dubourgh and another Lady. The Dean of Westminster and the Rev. Mr. Blom- berg wituessed the interment, though as the in- fant was still born, no church service was read. Both Houses of Parliament, on Monday night, voted their thanks to Lord Exmouth, Sir D. Milne, Admiral Capellan and their gallant com- panions in arms, for the splendid victory at Algiers. Never were acknowledgments better merited, and it affords us great satisfaction to observe, that as the beginning of the war was rendered glorious by the exploits of our navy, the valour of the same service has shed a halo of such matchless bistre round its close. This very illustrious transaction has procured for the Leader the immortal title of " The Christian Hero," and all his brave Sailors sharing in the honour, have revived the fame of our naval great- ness, which only slept for a season, because no- thing had been' left for the gallantry of British Tars to achieve. The Grand Duke Nicholas is preparing for his western tour. His Imperial Highness proposes leaving England about the latter end of March. On the 1st of May, he is to be married to the Princess Charlotte of Prussia. The Emperor, his brother, is expected to witness the ceremony at Berlin. Wednesday morning the Grand Duke, with his suite went to view Chelsea College, the receptacle forour veteran soldiers, aud 1 he Mili- tary Asylum, in the same neighbourhood, for the educating and bringing up young soldiers. On Monday last his Imperial Highness the Grand Duke Nicholas paid a visit to the East India House and Warehouses. His Highness expressed the highest satisfaction, and con- descended to partake of an elegant collation, which was prepared in the Correspondence- room. The Court of Directors, in a Letter to Baron Nicholay, signified their sense of the honour conferred on them, requesting that his Excellency would be pleased to intimate to his Imperial Highness their wish to be allowed to present, for his acceptance, ten pieces of muslin and two shawls, as specimens of Indian ma- nufacture. It is said, that the tenure of the magnificent house near St. James's Palace, w hich was granted to the first Duke of Marlborough, about 100 years ago expires with the death of the late Duke ; and now reverts to the Crown. This was the house in which Queen Anne resided before she ascended the Throne ; it would scarcely be possible to find a town mansion more suitable to the Heiress of the Britis Throne ; and in all probability it will now be granted to the Princess Charlotte and her illus- trious Consort. We are happy to hear that the Right Hon. John M'Mahon, alter a most severe illness, is convalescent, anil beginning to resume the dis- charge of the duties of his important office.— Sir Philip Francis ( the suspected Author of Junius), and Col. M'Mahon, are esteemed two of the best Letter writers of the present day. Extract of a letter from Donaghee, dated Jan. 25.— On Monday last, about a mile and a half south of Girvan, in Scotland, a vessel called tiie Blue Bonnet, of Stranraer, Captain Bevan, was wrecked, and the crew drowned ; the vessel was coal- laden, from Irvine. A singular circum- stance occurred respecting a man who intended to take his passage by this vessel. lie had his bundle of clothes on board, and by some unac- countable impulse, rather wished ^ uot to embark, but, as it were, evaded the time of call when desired to go on board, as they were, just going to sail— so the vessel left him. — On his hearing of this, he proceeded along- shore, and saw something floating, in appearance like his pack- age, which had been on board ; when to hi utter astonishment, he fonnd it was the Captain with whom be had held a conversation only few hours before." If is much feared, that Mr. Robert Anderson, author of The Cumberland Ballads, & c. has met with a watery grave. He embarked at Belfast, about seven weeks ago, in company with one Robert Peat, a native of Cumberland, and seve- ral others, on board the Catharine, of Maryport which vessel has not since been heard of. The broken boat of the Catharine, however, was lately washed ou skwe at the mouth of Mary- port harbour. CORONERS' INQUESTS. Charge of Murder.— On Tuesday afternoon an Inquisition was taken at the Rose anil Crown public- house, Booth- street, Spitalfields, before J. W. Unwin, Esq., Coroner, upon view of the body of John Robinson, who met his death in the following manner on Sunday morning last : Mr. Edward Brown, surgeon opened the body of the deceased on Monday night. There was an inflammation of the stomach which might have caused death, and excessive drinking might have caused the inflammation. John Johnson, an officer of the Court of Re quests, Guildhall, said, that on Saturday evening, about half- past seven o'clock, be went to the Mail Coach public- house, Sherborne- laue, for the purpose of serving an attachment or writ upon Henry Harris ( who is in custody), one of the guards of the mail- coaches, at the suit of a Mr. Pearce. Hearing that Harris, the prisoner, was rather a turbulent character, he obtained the assistance of the deceased, who, together with the plaintiff, went to the house mentioned. Here the witness gave a long account of the violent opposition made by Harris when they attempted to arrest him; he struck the deceased several severe blows of which he afterwards complained The outrageous conduct of Harris was proved by several witnesses ; and the son of Robinson said he In aid his father complain oft he bruizes in his stomach and the beating he received, until his death, which took place on Sunday morning; but lie did not think he should die when he made such a complaint.— The inquest was ad journed over from Tuesday till Wednesday, when the medical men who had examined the body said it did not appear to have any external marks of violence; and that his death might have been caused by an inflammation of the stomach. The Coroner, in recapitulating the evidence, observed, that the testimony of the medical Gen- tlemen served to throw much doubt as te Hie criminality of the case. He left if, however, for them to decide, without further observation, The Jury having retired for about twenty mi- nutes, returned a verdict of—" Wilful Murder against Henry Harris." A most horrid murder was committed at . Little Baddow, Essex, ou Sunday morning, upon the body of an illegitimate male child, about 12 years old. The parents being both dead, the child was put out by the parish lo nurse with Ann Campain, tbe sister of the child's mother, who is tbe daughter of of a labouring man of the same name, residing neat the Rodney public- house at Little Baddow. In consequence of some words which arose between the father and the daughter, which the presence of the poor infant child was somewhat the cause of, this Ann Campain, who is about 18 years of age, de- clared over night that she would drown the | child and herself also. To the surprise of the poor man, the child and the girl were both missing tiie next morning; and recollecting her threat, he immediately went to a pond near Graces, about a mile aud a half from his cottage, and there, so clear was the water, that he dis- covered the infant at the bottom, quite dead, with its hauds tied, one behind and the other before. Having thus found the child, he con- cluded that the unnatural nurse had completed her threats, and that she also was in the water. Without loss of time, lie applied to Mr. Sim- mons, who assisted him by drawing down the water, but the daughter was not found. Upon further search, this most inhuman creature was discovered iu her father's house having got over the ceiling of a room, into the roof. The Coro- ner's Inquest has since been held upon the body of the child, aud a verdict of Wilful Murder returned by the Jury against the said Ann Cam- pain, and she w as in consequence sent to prison. An Inquisition was taken ou Wednesday be- fore Thomas Stirling, Esq. at the corner of Percy- street, Tottenham- court- road, upon the body of Mary Walker, w ho was housemaid to Mrs Jackson, of Percy- street. James Smithers, coachman to Mrs. Jackson said that he was ordered on Monday to have the carriage ready in the evening to take a child to school : he left a box by mistake behind him, and the decease ! seeing it after he had gone off with the coach, ran after him with it. He was called lo in Oxford- street, by a man, who informed him that the deceased was calling after him. He stopped the carriage and saw that she was running with the box in her hands ; she was crossing the road and fell down quite insensible under the pole of a hackney- coach, which w as standing in a rank, lie put her in his coach, drove her home, and went for a surgeon. He believed the great exertion had caused her death; she was not hurt by falling under the hackney coach. He asked if she had hurt her leg ; she said, " no, it is not my leg," and put her hand to her heart. She never spoke after. She had been very cheerful during tiie whole of the day on which she died. Verdict,—" Died by overexerting herself." COURT OF KING'S BENCH, MOMIAY, FEB. 3. The King v. Watson, Hooper, and Others. The Attorney- General said, that he had been instructed to apply to their lordships, to appoint a day for the trial at bar of certain defendants, who had been indicted for a misdemeanour, which indictment bad been removed into this court, and to which the defendants had seve- rally pleaded not guilty. Lord Ellenborough, after consulting with the rest of the bench, observed that at present the Court was of opinion, that the second Thursday in next term would be a convenient day. Iiis Lordship then inquired if the 1st of May was a dies non, and tbe Attorney- General replying iu the negative, it was ordered that the trial should stand for thai dav. The final examination of Thomas Scott, charged as a principal in the late atrocious and disgraceful outrage upon the Prince Regent, took place on Wednesday, when no evidence was adduced to support the charge of High Treason, and Scott was held to bail for a Misdemeanour, John Boney, a wood- cutter, residing at Shore- ditch, was, on Thursday, taken to Lord Sid^ mouth's Office, on suspicion of being the person who threw the stone which broke the window of the Prince Regent's carriage. A great num- ber of persons, including the wife of the prisoner, were assembled on the outside of the Office. At the late Surrey Sessions, Charles Finch Matthew Gilliam, William Jelly, Reuben Cort- nidge, and Joseph Bone, were tried for a very gross assault on Thomas Clinch, at Patcham. The parties had been playing at cards in a pub- lic- house, when a dispute arose about a pot of ale, and a scuffle ensuing, Church fell, cryin « - out, " My leg is broke !" Gilliam replied", " I'll doctor your leg." The prosecutor begg d for mercy, and pulled down his stocking to show them the fracture, but they inhumanly seized him by his fractured limb, and dragging him into the street, put him into a cart, pretending to take him home ; instead of which, they turned him out of the cart into the river, and left him to crawl out, refusing him the least as- sistance. They were all found guilty. Finch being in an extremely ill state of health, was fined sixpence, and having entered into sureties to keep the peace, was discharged; Gilham was ordered to be imprisoned six months ; Jelly and Cortnidge four months each j and Bone two months. Worship street.— TueSday, Mason, the pauper of Hoxton farm- house who was taken on sus- picion of robbing and maiming Mr. Jones, jun. of Ivy- place, was re- examined and discharged, there being no evidence sufficient to implicate him in the above transaction. The zeal and activity displayed by the officers of this office in their endeavours to find out ihe delinquent, we have every reason to believe, have not been unavailing. William Clark, a notorious offender was apprehended on Wednesday night at the Black Bull, Kingsland- road, and examined on the above case. A pawnbroker of Brick- lane swore to Clark selling him two gold seals, one gold key and - ring. These articles were iden- tified, and sworn to by Miss Jones, as being the property of her brother, who w as so inhumanly treated on Thursday evening, in the Curtain- road. He was remanded for a second examina- tion on Wednesday. Burglary and Extensive Robbery.— Thomas alias John Walton, who was tried at the last Old Bailey Sessions for the murder of Stanton, the sailor, at the coffee- shop in Dyott- street, St. Giles's, and afterwards for a highway robbery, is once more in custody on the charge of com- mitting a burglary on the night of the llth of December last, in the house of Mary Burford, of Putney, a laundress, and robbing her of a great number of shirts and various sorts of va- uable linen intrusted to her charge by various customers in that town and neighbourhood. Pace, the officer of Queen- square, having secured him in Newgate immediately after his late acquittal, by application to the Judge, in consequence of a strong suspicion that he had committed the above burglary and robbery, obtained a search- warrant, by virtue of which he searched Walton's lodgings, and with the assistance of Trusman, one of the constables of St. Giles's parish, there apprehended Emma Burford, who had for some time mbited with Walton, and who is the daughter of the person whose house was broken open and plundered as above- mentioned. On searching Walton's lodging, several shirts and other articles of linen were found ; and on Friday last an ex- amination of Walton and Emma Burford took place before the Bench of Magistrates at Wands- worth, in the course of which the shirts, & c. were identified by Mrs. Burford to have been part of the linen stolen from her house. Prisoners were both fully committed for trial at Ihe next Assizes to be held at Kingston; in and for the county of Surrey, and the parties bound over to prosecute. Serious Accidents.— On Sunday afternoon, about half- past four o'clock, a most melancholy and extraordinary occurrence took place, just without side the gate leading into and out of Hyde- park. General Barton, of the 2d regiment of Life Guards, seated on a remarkable tall bay charger, w as taking to a gentleman who was on foot, when Captain Bray, of the 57th foot, hap- pening to be coming on horseback from Hyde- park into town, just as he came through the gate the General's horse, with all the infuriated savageness of the lioness that some time since so suddenly pounced upon the leader of the Exeter mail, ran furiously at the Captain, seized hold of the inside of his thigh with his tremendous teeth, reared vehemently up, and tore away a large piece of the thigh, small clothes, drawers, and all, and dragged the Captain from his horse, lu the act of so sudden and vehement a rearing on end, the animal lost his poise, and fell back wards on his master, the general, by which he was unhorsed, but did not appear to have re- ceived serious injury. Captain Bray was imme- diately put into a hackney- coach, and conveyed to his abode, bleeding very freely. As Sir George Murray was riding in the Bois de Boulogne last week, in company with some English ladies, his horse fell, by which the General broke his leg in two places. It was thought that amputation must follow. The Manager of the Bath Theatre seems de- termined to go to the very gallows for novelty, as he last week restored the execution scene in the representation of George Barnwell, but the audience being in no humour to relish this shock- ing exhibition, fairly hissed the actors off the stage. Plymouth Dock, Feb. 1.— On Tuesday last, and bv adjournment on Wednesday, two Courts- martial were assembled on board the Superb, in Hamoaze, to inquire into the circumstances at- tending the loss of his Majesty's ships Jasper and Telegraph, in the hurricane on the night of Sunday, the 10th nil., anil to try their respective commanders/ officers, and ships' companies, for their conduct on that occasion. After a full investigation of all the circum- stances, the Court was of opinion, that the loss of his Majesty's ship Jasper was the consequence of proper precautions not having been taken in due time to prevent the shipwreck, by giving the ship more cable and striking her topmasts, and by lier having her lower yards aud top- gallant masts aloft, but that no blame was imputable to Captain Carew, or his surviving officers and company for their conduct upon the occasion of the loss of the said sloop : and they were there- fore all acquitted. Lieutenant Little and the officers and CTCW of the Telegraph were then tried, and acquitted. r LONDON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7,1817. Paris papers of Monday arrived on Thursday. The Moniteur is literally filled with the disgust- ing details of the exhumation of the bones ol the Royal Family of France, commencing with those of Dagobert the First, who was buried A. D. 538, and ending with tbe children of Louis XVI. buried in 1789. The Proces Verbal, or Minutes of this Mummery, at which all the great Officers of State were present, occupy six co- lumns, and the enumeration of the names fills up four more. An article from Madrid attempts to give a most favourable aspect to the operations of the Spanish Royalist Army in South America. The details are from Peru, and they bring down the occurrences in those regions to the beginning of May last. The whole statement exhibits the quintescence < of rhodomontade, and does no honour to the Spanish character. Col. Centeno, who relates the a flair, thus talks ofhimsclf:—" The wretched Camargo ( the opposite Chief) died by my hand. 1 did not cease to strike him with my sabre until his sword fell from his hands. 1 send it to you along with his head. Six hundred were killed. The Officers taken I intend to decapitate in the market- place of Cintri— the rest of the prioncrs shall be shot ! "— This is a war of extermination with a vengeance, aud will ruin tbe cause of Spain with her colonies, if it is persevered in. The French Papers contain a short dispatch from Governor Farquhar, announcing the late dreadful calamity at Port Louis, to the Governor of Gibraltar, with a view to obtain immediate supplies of corn from the Mediterranean. It appears, by an article from Turin, that the Spanish Patriots confined in the fortress of Ceuta, were lately on the point of being liberated by a coup de main, attempted by some of their friends. The effort was unsuccessful; and those who made it, have arrived at Cagliari iu Sardinia, on their way to some place of safety. An article from Cadiz, in the above papers, brings some heavy charges against certain indi- viduals, both in this country and in North Ame- rica; they are, it seems, the proprietors ofseveral of the piratical vessels now cruizing off the Streights of Gibraltar, and capturing all Spanish vessels. Private Letters from Paris of Monday have an account of the Sitting of the Chamber of Depu ties on that day. Two Projects of Law were presented, one relative to the responsibility of Members, the other relative to the Constitution of the Chamber of Peers as a Court of Peers. " Paris, Feb. 3.— A Letter from Bourdeaux gives an account of a sedition which had taken place in that town, and which was attended with fatal consequences. The people sought to oppose the embarkation of the corn destined for other departments. The opposition was so violent, that the military were called in and were obliged to fire upon them. A considerable number of persons were left dead on the spot, and a yet greater number were wounded." The Paris Papers express themselves in terms of deep indignation against the attempt upon the Prince Regent. The following is an extract from one of them:—" The attack upon the Prince Regent will not only excite the indignation of all Europeans attached to the cause of justice and legitimacy, and who knows of what importance to Europe is the safety of a Government whose noble efforts have in these later times saved all that remaiucd to us of civilization— but it gives rise to serious reflections upon that revolutionary spirit which could alone have inspired some wretches with the idea of so atrocious a crime The spirit that provoked the outrage against the Regent, is the same that in 1793 incited the assassination of Louis XVI.— that on the 18th Fructidor, oppressed the friends of true 1 berty that on the 18th Brumaire delivered up France to the power of a military chief— that in 1804 conjured up the bloody phantom of a false monarchy, of an usurping dynasty— that under all forms, aud in all languages, tends only to the Overthrow of legitimate governments, dynasties, and national institutions." The following is an extract of a letter from Calcutta, of recent date:— Recent letters from Almorah announce the agreeable intelligence, that Captain Webb, Surveyor in Kumaoon, has crossed the several ranges of the Snowy Mour- tains, and penetrated into part of Tartary. This intelligent Officer set off from Almorah sometime ago, attended by a Jemidar and 20 men of the Kumaooh Battalion, and surmounted very great obstacles in the accomplishment of his arduous undertaking. He had fallen in with a Tartar Chief, and hoped to be allowed to continue his researches.— We understand it to be his opinion, that he might, without great difficulty, penetrate from the situation whence he last wrote into the heart of Russia.— Every one will anxiously wish him success in an investigation promising curious scientific results. The supposed inaccessible height of these stupendous mountains, and ihe enormous ridges of snow skirting their sides, until lately debarred all attempts to surmount them in this direction. To Mr. Moorcroft, Superintendent of the Hon. Company's Stud, is, we believe, due the singular merit of having had the boldness to project, aud fortitude to complete, the task of this discovery. This enterprising traveller, some years ago, having entered by Sreenughur, and proceeded as far North as the great Lake of Mansoroar, returned in a South- easterly direc- tion, aud, cutting right across the great chain of the Himmalah, arrived in safety at Almorah, where he was taken prisoner by the Nepaulese Authorities. Mr. Fraser, brother to the First Assistant at the Delhi Residency, some time in the autumn of last year, also entered Thibet by the way of Sreenughur. As far as is known, these are the only persons who have ascended this great chain to the Northward : the rout of the Jesuits, and in later times, of Capt. Turner and Mr. Boggle, in their journies to the country of the Grand Lama, having been in all cases, if we mistake not, through the Moorum aud Bostan," IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. HOUSE OF COMMONS, MONDAY, FEB. 3, 1817. The Speaker— I am to acquaint tiie House, that on Saturday last this House waited on his Royal Highness tli: Prince Regent with the Address ot' this House on Hie occasion of his Royal Highness's Speech from fife Throne, when his Royal Highness was pleased to make the following most gracious answer:— " I thank you for this loyal and dutiful Address. The cordial assurances which you give me of your loyalty and support are highly gratifying to my feelings, and cannot hut he attended with the lmppiest results at this important conjuncture." Mr. M. A. Taylor gave notice, that oil Wednesday fortnight he should move for leave to bring in a Bill for the better Paving the Streets of the Metropolis. . THANKS TO LORD EXMOUTH. Lord Castlereagh said, he rose in pursuance of the no- tice he had given to call the attention of the House to the subject of the late brilliant Victory obtained by his Majesty's arms at Algiers. It must certainly have been the hope and expectation of the House and the country, as itwasol himself, when it was so lately communicated that we had closed, with unrivalled glory, a long and arduous contest, that we might not be again engaged in hostilities with any power for a long series of years. He concluded with moving, " That the Thanks of this House be given to Lord Viscount Exmouth, Knight of Ihe Grand Cross, & c. S: c. for his able and gallant con- duct in the decisive attack on the. batteries and ports of Algiers, on the 27th of August, lHlti." Sir. Long, after a few observations, seconded the motion. Lord Cochrane, thought Lord Exmouth and his crew were deserving of all possible, praise that the House could bestow; and if he had differed on a former occa- sion from any V ote of Thanks, he must say, that on the present occasion it had his hearty Support; for he did not know that ever he had heard of ships being led in a mote gallant manner than they had been iu the expedi tion for which the House was about to pay its tribute. Mr. Money hoped that the Thanks of the House would be followed by some more permanent testimony to the merits of that distinguished man. The motion was then agreed to, as was one of Thanks to Sir David Milne, and the Admirals aud Captains un- der his command, and another stating," That this House does acknowledge and highly approve of the Services of the Seamen and Marines engaged in the Expedition." Thanks weie also voted to Vice Admiral Capellan, for his cordial assistance and co- operation on the occa- sion iu question. _ THIRD* SECRETARY OF STATE. Mr. Tierney gave notice, that on Thursday the 27th inst. he should make a motion for the abolition of the office of Third Secretary of State, the place being, in his judgment, a useless incumbrance. PARLIAMENTARY REFORM. Sir Francis Burdett presented a petition from the inhabitants of Sheffield, praying for a Reform in the Commons House of Parliament.— Ordered to lie on the table. Lord Radciffe presented a similar petition from Castle- Donnington, Leicestershire, which was ordered to lie on the table. Lord Errington presented a like petition from the inhabitants of Honiton, Devonshire.— Ordered lo lie on the table. PENSIONS. Sir Robert Heron moved, that an Humble Address be presented to the Prince Regent, praying that his Royal Highness would be graciously pleased to order that an Account should be laid before the House ot all Pensions granted in Great Britain or Ireland since the last return made to Parliament, with the dates thereof. This Motion was agreed to, and the Address was ordered to be presented by such Members as were of the Privy Council. COLONIES. Mr. Bennett moved for an Account of all Offices Civil and Military, held under the Crown iu Colonies, and other foreign parts, with the names of the parties who are the holders thereof.— Ordered. CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. On the motion of Mr. Robinson, the House went into Committee on the Cape uf Good Hope Trade Act. The Hon. Member then moved, that leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the said Act, and that the House should resolve itself into a Committee to- morrow to consider the same, which was agreed to. SUPPLY. The Speaker having resumed the Chair, The Chan, of the Exchequer moved the Order of the House, that the House should go into a Committee, to consider of a supply to be granted to his Majesty. After a short altercation between Mr. Ponsonby and Lord Castlercagh, the Speaker left the Chair, when it was resolved, that the estimates of the current year should be laid before the House. The Chan, of the Exchequer then moved a resolution, that a supply should be gi anted to his Majesty. Some conversation arose between Mr. Calcraft, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Lord Castleieagb. The House then resumed, when Mr. Croker presented certain papers relative to the salary of the Secretary of the Admiralty.— Ordered to be printed. Mr. Luskington presented an Account of the Net Produce of the Revenue for one year, from the 5th of January, 1B1G, to the 6th ofjanuary, 1817.— Adj. TUESDAY. I. ortl Apsley appeared at the Bar with her Majesty's answer to the Address of Congratulation upon the marriage of her Royal Highness the Princess Mary which was ordered to be brought up. MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCE REGENT. The order being read for taking into consideration the Message of his Royal H'ghness the Prince Regent on the State of the Countiy. The Message wa « accord- ingly read. Lord Castlereagh, after some prefatory remarks, moved," That an humble Address be presented to his Royal Highness Ihe Prince Regent, to return his Royal Highness the Thanks of the. House for his most gracious Message, aud to assure his Rojal Highness, that this House will proceed to take the information laid by his Royal Highness's command before Ibis House, into its immediate and most serious consi- deration." Mr. Ponsonby professed his unwillingness to make the slightest objection to the Address now proposed, lint begged to ask the Noble Lord what course his Majes- ty's Government meant to pursue in consequence of the Address. Lord Castlereagh spoke in so low a tone of voice that we could not distinctly collect what he said, but, as we understood him, he answered that, it was proposed to follow the precedent of 1795. The question 011 the Address was then put, and carried nem. con. Lord Castlereagh then moved, successively, 1. That the papers containing the communication from the Crown be referred toa Committee. 2. That the Com- mittee be secret. 3. That it consist ot 21 Members. 4. That it be chosen by ballot. 5. That the Members ofthe House prepare a list of 21, to put into a glass to compose the said Committee. (>. That the papers re- main on the table as they are, fill the said Committee be chosen. All which motions were agreed to. REFORM. The Sheriffs of London presented a Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, praying for Economy and for Reform in the Representation.— Ordered to lie 011 the table. Lord Cochrane said, he had a Petition to present from Scotland, and from the place of his nativity ; therefore no objection could be against it, founded on his want of knowledge of the petitioners : they were a set of men of regular and religious habits, and of strict industry; but they felt themselves imperiously called upon to state their various grievances. It was from Hamilton, in Lanarkshiie. He moved it should be brought up liicli was agreed to, and it was read, and ordered to lie on the table. \ Petition was received from Brandon, in the county of Cork, respecting the proportion of the taxation of Great Britain and Ireland, as fixed by the Act of Union. Lord W. Bentinck presented a petition from the Nobility, Gentry, Clergy, & c. of Nottinghamshire praying a revision ofthe poor laws. Ordered to lie on the table. Sir F. Burdett presented Petitions from the Inhaki tants of the Town of Leicester, and Leigh in Lanea shire, praying for reform in the Common*' Hons* of Parliament. Ordered to lie en the table. Mr. Brougham said lie held in his hand a petition from 1 number of the. inhabitants of . Warrington, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, complaining of a gross violation of the subject's best privilege— the right of petition. The case to which the Petition referred ap- peared to he one where a most serious obstruction was given to the right of petitioning. A petition had been urged by some hundreds ofthe inhabitants, praying for Retrenchment and Reform. Its language was guarded and camions— il broached 110 violent doctrines. Vet the Petition was forcibly seized in the. streets, as it was handing from house to house for signatures, by a man named Richard Burrowes; was given by him to Edw. Coates, and afterwards was forwarded to Mr. Thomas Lyon, the nephew of the acting Magisti ate, in whose house Mr. Lyon resided. Application was made for it by lettev stating tiie outrage, but the Petitioners were unable to recover it. A second Petition was then drawn out, but from an informality in the signatures it was un- fit to be presented. The subjects' right was thus ob- structed by the unjustifiable outrage. The petition lie held in his hand complained of that outrage, and he had therefore to move to have it brought up. On the Petition being read, Mr. Brougham said, at present he should merely move lliat ihe Petition do lie 011 the Table, in order to give every opportunity to the parties complained against of vindicating themselves and to put the House in possession of every fact. If this opportunity was not embraced he should feel it his duty to take some further measures. Some further observations ensued, after which the petition was ordered to lie on the table. Mr. Lushingtm obtained leave to bring in a Bill to amend the Actfor the Exportation of Naval Stores.— Adj. WEDNESDAY. The Speaker informed the House, that he had re- ceived a letter from Lord Exmouth, acknowledging the receipt ofthe Thanks of the House, which the Speaker accordingly read. The letter expressed the high grati fication of his Lordship atreceiving thoirThanks, which lie should communicate to the officers of the fleet, and who, he was certain, would, with himself, consider it. as the greatest reward they could receive for their humble services. Such a gratification would stimulate their ardour in all futureexertions which tJley might be called upon to make. His Loidship would also communicate the same to Admiral De Capellen, and the fleet ol our Allies. COMMITTEE OP SECRECY. Lord Castlereagh moved the Order of Ihe Day for pro- ceeding to ballot for the Committee of Secrecy, which was agreed to, and the ballot ordered to proceed. The Speaker then desired the Clerk to read over the names ot tile Members of the House in the order of their Counties: and desired such Members as had prepared lists of names for the Committee to deliver them at the table. The Clerk theu read over the names of the Members in the. order of their Counties, which occupied a consi- derable time. Many Members deposited their liits in the glass now oil thc'table. The Speaker desired the Clerk fo read over in the same order, the names of all those Members who had not Miswered to the first call: which the second Clerk accordingly did. The Speaker observed, that it would then be necessary to appoint a Committee to ascertain those Members on whom the choice ofthe House had fallen to compose the Committee. Mr. Brougham observed upon the loss of time in the present mode of proceeding iu the election of a Com- mittee of Secrecy. On the question that a Committee of Secrecy be ap- pointed to report to the House, Lord Castlereagh moved, that Mr. Arbnthnot, Mr. Freeniantle, Mr. Macdonald, and another Member, be appointed a Committee of Scrutiny, to ascertain the 21 Members 011 whom the election had fallen.— Ordered. The scrutineers then withdrew. POOR LAWS. Lord Morpeth presented a Petition from owners and occupiers of estates in the parish of Alsted, in the comity of Cumberland, respecting the state of the. Poor Laws. Mr. Cuncen said, he had been requested by those Petitioner to mention their complaints of peculiar hard- ships affecting them by the operation of the Poor Laws. He thought the House would not separate without some consideration of this important question, by which pro- perty in general might be equalized in its share towards supporting the poor rates, which at present many pa- rishes were unable to provide for. The Petition was read by the Cierk. It stated, that a great part of the population was thrown out of employment, and prayed for an amelioration of the Poor Laws.— Ordered to lie on the table. THANKS FOR THE VICTORY OF ALGIERS. Lord Castlereagh, adverting to an omission in the Vote of Thanks lo Lord Exmouth, and the Officers and 11 men under his command, in the conquest of Algiers, of 1 ' the royal artillery and engineers employed in the ser vice, moved,'' That they should be added to the list of those to whom the thanks of tbe House were voted. They, together with the sappers and miners, were ac. cordingly added. SPA- FIELDS PETITION. Lord Cochrane rose to present the Petition of the dis- tressed Inhabitants of the Metropolis and the vicinity, praying for Reform, agreed to at Spa- fields 011 the 2d of Dec. last. It was signed, he said, by 24,400 names. The Noble Lord moved that it be brought up and read, which it was accordingly, and ordered to lie on the table Lord Cochrane presented a Petition from Lee, in Lancashire, and from Horseforth, in Yorkshire; Lord J. Russell, one from the Borough of Tavistock ; and Mr. Harvey, one from the City of Norwich ; all pray- ing for Reform. SECRET COMMITTEE. Mr. Brogden appeared at the bar of the House with the Report of tlie Committee appointed to scrutinize the lists given in for composing the Committee of Se- crecy. The Report was read; and the names of the Committee were as follows :— Lord Milton, Right Hon. G. Ponsonby, Mr. Egerton, Right Hon. W. Elliott, Lord Castlereagh, Lord Las- celles, Right Hon. B. Bathurst, Hon. W. Lamb, Sir A. Pigott, Hon. Mr. Robinson, Right Hon. Sir J. Nicholl, Solicitor- General, Attorney- General, Right Hon. G. Canning, Right Hon. C, Yorke, Mr. Bootle Wilbraham, Mr. Wilberforce, Right Hon. W. Dundas, Right Hon. G. Rose, Sir W. Curtis, and Admiral Frank. There was a laugh at the conclusion of this list, it being the same as that anticipated by Mr. Brougham. This list was approved of, and the Committee re- ceived the necessary instruction. THE LOAN TO FRANCE. Mr. Hammersley moved for the oroductioa of accounts of all monies due to this country from France on account of prisoners of war, and all sums paid on this account during the last ten years. Seeing the Chancellor of the Exchequer in Ills place, the Hon. Gentleman asked him, if Government was a parfy to the French Loan at present negociating in this country. The Chancellor of the Exchequer had no objection to the production of the Accounts moved for, though it might cost some trouble to make them up. I11 answer to the question about the French Loan, he replied, Government was no party to it; and in a conversation between him, Mr. Tierney, and Mr. Ponsonby, which ensued he declared that Government had neither gua- ranteed, encouraged, or countenanced itin any manner whatever, but that heconceived 110 law existed against a foreign friendly Power negociating a Loan in this country. SAVINGS' BANKS. Mr. Rose moved for leave to bring in a Bill for re- gulating the provident institution of Savings' Banks Leave was given to bring in the Bill. COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY. Oil the motion ofthe Chancellor ofthe Exchequer, the House went into a Committee of Supply, when the Right Hon. Gentleman stated, that he had to propose a vote for a very large sum, in order to pay off four distinct classes of Bills, amounting in the whole to 28 millions, being 24 millions for England, and 4 millions for Ireland. The following sums were then severally proposed to the Committee, and voted to his Majesty :— £ 11,0( 10,000 for paying off Exchequer Bills issued for the service of Great Britain in 1SI6, and now out- standing and not provided for. 13,( 100,000 for like bills, issued in the same year, and remaining unprovided for. .£ 1,435,000 Irish - currency, for Treasury Bills in Ireland, now out- standing. I The House then resumed, and the Report was or- I dered to be received " to- morrow.— Adj. THURSDAY. Col. G. Langion presented a Petition from the Cloth workers of Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Somerset- shire, complaining ol' h - introduction of Machinery in making Cloth, by which many of them had been reduced to the greatest distress; and praying, that if'tlie House could afford them 110 other relief, it would at least so far alter the la\ vs, as to allow them to emigrate to a foreign land. He would not be discharging the duty of an honest representative bf the people if he did not » ay, that these petitioners were entitled to the attention of the House, and to have their petition referred to a Committee. He believed machinery to be necessary in order to enable the clothiers to meet foreign compe- tition ; but still, it might only be allowed to be used at certain times, and under certain restrictions, lie trusted that some Member, of more weight in the House, would press that this Petition be referred toa Committee. The Petition was then read, and ordered to lie on the table. Lord Cochrane, in presenting a Petition from Man Chester for Reform and Retrenchment, said, he had read the Petition, and could not say that it was so worded as to be pleasing to the House. The Petition was, however, read ; and the first line of it set forth that the House did not represent the People. Ltnd Castlercagh thonghtthe House had heard enough not to receive the Petition. Lord Cochrane trusted they would not reject the Pe- tition on reading the first line of it. The Petition was then read ; and Lord Cochrane moved that it should lie 011 the table. Lord Castlereagh opposed that motion, as the Peti- tioners had called the House an usurpation. Some further altercation ensued, and the House divided :— For rejecting the Petition, 50; for receiving it, 17— Majority against the Petition, 33. Mr. Grenfell in moving for papers respecting the Bank, said, Bank Stock had risen 10 per cent, since yesterday morning, and 15 per cent within a fortnight The consequence of this was, that it was rumoured in the City that the Bank was to advance to Government a slim for the service of the present year, and the bribe was to be the renewal of the Bank Charter 011 the present footing. For his own part, he had no belief in it. He then moved for Accounts ofthe ways in which the Bank Charter had been from time to time renewed. Mr. Vansittart had no objection to the production of the Papers. He had never heard of this unfounded rumour until he had seen it in Ihe public Prints. Mr. Manning also declared the rumour to be without foundation. The Papers were then ordered to be laid on the table ADDRESS OF THANKS TO THE MARQUIS OF HASTINGS. Mr. Canning- moved the Thanks of the House ' 0 the Marquis of Hastings, Governor General of India, and Ihe Officers and Men employed in the Nepaul War. Lord Morpeth hoped the result of this splendid achievement would he the complete pacification of India , and that every pains would be taken by our Government, to shew examples of good faith to the nations of India. Mr. Brougham said, that if this had not been a ques tion purely military, he should have had to ask for more information ; for he had understood, that the two highest Officers under the Governor- General had dif fered with the government in the policy of this war. He begged it to be understood, therefore, that he at present only agreed to this motion as oue purely military Mr. Lockhart rose to move for leave to bring in a Bill to prevent, as much as possible, that evil which was daily increasing, namely, Fraudulent Bankruptcies. He did not intend to propose any new Tribunals, or to lay additional burdens 011 the old. He intended 110 innovation , but to act 011 what had been already re- cognized by the Legislature. His object was to give the Commissioners power to examine how a Bankrupt had disposed of his property, previous to his bank- ruptcy ; and to remand him if it was found he. had dis- honestly squandered it away. He then obtained leave to bring in a Bill for the better Repression of Bank- ruptcy.— Adj. TO PREVENT FRAUD. 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Being peculiarly adapted to give freedom to respiration, if is tiie best medicine in Asthmatic Complaints, Shortnessof Breath, Wheezing, and Obstructions ofthe Breast and Lungs; I11 Boltles at. Is. 1 Jd and 2s. 9d. ( thelarger containing three smalt bottles.; BUTLER'S B ALSAMIC LOZENGES, from their softening aud healing qualities, will greatly assist the efficacy of the PECTORAL ELIXIR in easts of dry Cough, by allay- ing the tickling or irritation in the throat. In Boxes, at Is. lid. and 2s. yd. Sold by R. BUTLER & SON, Chemists, No. 4, Cheapside, London. And also by J. V. HALL, Printer of this Paper, Browne and Co., Tyrrell, and Prance, Maidstone; Stedman, Mailing; Sprange, Tunbridge Wells; Titford, Cranbrook; Clout, Sevenoaks; Wheeler, Batt'e; Cook, Rye; Allen, Lydd, Andrews and Elliot, Ashford; Tozer, Chatham ; Paines, Rochester ; Spencer, Grave- send; and most Medicine Venders in every town. Within these few days the rise in the Funds, and particularly in Bank Stock, has been so rapid, as to attract general notice, and give rise to various rumours. The high price which Bank Stock has attained was made the subject of an observation in the House of Commons on Thurs- day night by Mr. Grenfell, and the answer which he received from Ministers is calculated to refute one erroneous view at least, which has been taken ofthe eause of this advance. It has been re- ported, that the renewal of the Bank Charter, on terms still more advantageous than those on which it is now held, had been promised by Go- vernment, on condition of a loan being made to Government at a very low rate of interest, to enable Ministers to get through another Session without laying additional burthens on the Public. So far, therefore, as any secret compact or under- standing between the Bank and Ministers is con cerned in this case, we apprehend the explana- tions given in the House 011 Thursday night are satisfactory. Still, however the fact is undenia- ble, that the Funds have risen since the com- mencement of this week in an unprecedented manner. The rumours in circulation, as to the causes of the improvement in the Stock Market are various, and what is not always the case, they are of a cheering description. It is said, for instance, that an intimation bad been given by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, that be will have 110 occasion to apply to Ihe money market, the Bank of England having agreed to supply Government with what is wanted, at a low rate of interest. It is also said, that the general aspect of affairs, so far as the revival of com- merce is concerned, has a Ided to the confidence of the monied interest in the public funds ; and though last, not least, the disavowal of M inisters of all participation in the French loan, is men- tioned as an auxiliary cause of the prosperous appearances we have just noticed. The affair of the loan was discussed 011 Thurs day night, by way of question and answer, in the House of Peers. We have reason to suppose that arrangements are making for consolidating the customs of Eng- land and Ireland : the whole plan, it is consider- ed, will be completed by the time when the Budget is brought forward, when it will be laid before Parliament. An English calculator, says a German Paper, has estimated, that a Parliamentary Oratorspeaks 7,000 words, at an average, in an hour; and 7,500 words when warmed by zeal or hatred of the French I! A very curious discovery has, it is said, been made lately at Rome, of papers belonging to the STUART family. They consist of papers, lei. ters, & c. amounting in the whole collection to several hundred thousand. Wednesday night the Society of Arts chose a Secretary in the room of the late Dr. Taylor. The election was by ballot) and Mr. Aikin was the successful Candidate. The numbers were as follows:— Mr. Aikin, 415 | Mr. Hiort, 107 | Mr. Downing, 22. Sir J, Sinclair made the Society a present of a portable mill for grinding corn; it is of French construction, and is one of the sort used by Buo- naparte ta his Russian campaign. OR COUGHS, ASTHMAS, THE HOOP- ING COUGH, & c.— A perfectly safe and most Iefficacious remedy for tbe above complaints is, uith confidence, offered to the public in TOWER'S PA- TENT NEW LONDON COUGH TINCTURE; a medicine founded upon the experience of many years, and which its own merits have recommended from family to family. It gently, hut certainly promotes perspiration aud expectoration, allays feverish heat, and strengthens the organs of digestion. Tbe pro- prietor is in possession of the most decided proofs of its efficacy iu several obstinate cases; and will give a genuine reference to any respectable person who may apply to him by letter, ( post- paid.)— Prepared by John Towers, professional Chemist, 6, Warner- street, London ; and sold by him at 2s. ad. 4s. Cd. and 10s. Gd. per bottle, stamp included ; the latter con- taining three at 4s. Ud. and may be had of Browne and Mares, Maidstone; Cowtanand Colegate, Canterbury; Wildash, Rochester ; Witheridge, Chatham ; rife, Sheerness; Ledger, Dover; Bowling, Deal; Cocking, Sandwich ; Sprange, Tnnbridge- VVells ; Palmer, East Grinstead; and by every respectable Vender in the kingdom. Of whom also may he had ( in bottles ofthe same sizes and prices) TOWERS'S STOMACHIC ESSENCE, which experience will prove to be the most safe and certain remedy ever brought forward for the cure of NERVOUS IRRITATION, PALPITATION ofthe HEART, FAINTING and HYSTERIC AFFEC- TIONS, and for SPASMS and other PAINS in the Stomach and Bowels, arising from indigestion and flatulency. The Proprietor ventures earnestly to re- commend this medicine to Ladies in a state of pregnancy, who are particularly liable to serious inconvenience from similar complaints attendant on that situation. PLOUGHMAN'S DROPS, Extract of a Letter to Dr. SMITH, of Upton Magna, near Shrews' • rj. IR,— A. D. 1810,1 contracted the Complaint, and was under the VVrekin Doctor's hands two months, for which I paid two guineas; but getting worse, I left him, and went to another Doctor about one month ; but getting worse and worse, I went to Shrews- bury, to a medical man, two months : at one time he told me I was cured; and about four months after I broke out worse than ever. I repeated my attendance upon that Gentleman, but got still worse: I theu went to the Salop Infirmary, for ten weeks, and underwent two salivations, but instead of getting better, I got wo se and worse. I then applied to yon, and having taken on « bottle, I received encouragement to proceed, and by taking six small bottles, I have received a safe cnie, foi which I return you my humble and hearty thanks. I am, Sir, yours, respectfully, T. G******. Upton, Oct. 22< f, 181f>. Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. V. HALL, Printer of this Paper, and may be bad by Orders given to his Newsmen, carriage- free; also by Mr. HOLMES, NO. 1, Koyal Exchange, London. These Drops arc in square bottles, with these words moulded on each, " Mr. Smith's Ploughman's Drops,' all others are spurious) at « £ l. 2s. the large, and Its. the small, Duty included, at the Doctor's House, Upton Magna, near Shrewsbury. WARREN'S Original Japan Liquid Blacking. PRODUCES the most exquisite jet black ever beheld, preserves the leather soft and p< e. vents it cracking, has no unpleasant smell and will retain its virtues in any climate. This Blacking Is particularly recommended for the use of Ladies half boots, which will experience a gloss equal to the highest japan varnish, render them water proof, and will not soil the clothes. Prepared by R. WARREN, 11, St. Martin's- lane, Lon- don ; and retail at Maidstone— J. V. HALL, Brown & Mares, Archer, Wickham, Chaplin, Ro- binson, Stanford, Driver, Brewer. Cranbrook— Reader. Tenterden— Chambers, and Chasman. Tytchurst — Chcesman. Hurst Green— Randall. Robertsbridge— Wellard, & Kennett. Battle— Bayley, Hull, and Metcalf. Hastings— Amore, Man- waring, and More, Bexhill— Barnard A: Rich. Eastbourn— Gasson. SeaJ'ord— Champion Rye— Rowden Southbro'— Ring Goudhurst— Lai kin, Leigh. Tonbridge Wells— Sprange, and Hunt. Tonbridge— Driver, and Sevenoales— Wigzell, Hod- sol, Martin & Son, IVrotham— Evenden, Mick- elfield, York,\- Chalken Toun Mailing— Stedman. Daitford— Waruch, Ham- mond, Pearce, Creed, Bean, and Masters. Lenluun— Brown, Gooding, Bottle, and York. Charing— Streeter & Hum- phrey. Ashford— Worger, Reeve, and Lewis. Rochester Allen, Roberts, Paine, Dixon , and. Cole. Brampton— Kearsley , Mar- liner, and Coomber. Milton— Murton SUiingbaurn— Harrison St rood— Jackson, Sweet, Verdon, aud Mumford. Chatham— Grover, Lewis Wheeler, Green, and Lynnell. Skinner. . And in every Town in the Kingdom, in stone bottles, '< ixpenee, tenpeuce, and eigliteenpence each. TSH . CAUTION — The superior quality of this Black- ing has induced several base impostors to seil spurious compositions under the same name, to prevent which, observe none are genuine unless, 14 St. Martin't- lane, s stamped 111 the buttle, and the label signed Dr. Freeman's Drops Guttoe Salutara. | MIE character of this safe and most efficacious Medicine is weil known by the testimony oftlion- safids, end daily experience sufficiently proves its un- rivalled merit as a remedv for all SCORBUTIC AND VENERAL COMPLAINTS. TO the afflicted in these diseases is earnestly recommended the early use of this Medicinejfrom which they may be assured of obtaining immediate relief, and eventually a permanent cure, if persevered in agreeably to the directions given. Sold in bottles at 2s. 9d. 4s. 6d. Its. and 22s. DR. FREEMAN'S ITCH OINTMENT an effectual remedy for the Itch by a single appli- cation. The innoeency of its composition and the cer- tainty of a radical cure by once dressing, have recom- rncmJed it to the use of various Hospitals, and many of the Faculty. Only Is. i| d. per box, which is sufficient for one Person. Be careful to ask for Dr. Freeman's Itch Ointment. Sold by J. V. HALL, Printer of this Paper, Browne and Co., Tyrrell, and Prance, Maidstone ; Stedman, Malling; Sprange, Tunbridge Wells; Titford, Cran- brook; Clout, Sevenoaks; Wheeler, Battle; Cook, Rye; Allen, Lydd, Andrews and Elliot, Ashford; Tozer, Chatham; Paines, Rochester; Spencer, Grave- send; and most Medicine Venders in every town. — .- r^:.- — HOUSE OF COMMONS. FRIDAY, FEB. 7. In a Committee of Ways and Means, the renewal of the usual annual duties was voted, and also a grant of 21.000,00 » 1. for the payment of outstanding Exchequer Bills— Sir M. W. Ridley gave notice that he should, on the 8th of March, move for a reduction in the number of Admiralty Lords.— Mr. Calvert presented a petition for Reform from the Livery of London, w hich was read and Ordered to lie on the, table. Lord Castlereagh moved the reading, of that, part of the Prince Regent's Speech which wits particularly ad- dressed to the House of Commons, which was accord- ing! v tend by the Clerk. His Lordship then observed, thai the House had now, for the first time, to consider ftf what should be a proper permanent systejn for peace establishment. Reductions had been in progress from the termination of hostilities; since, which period no less than 300,000 soldiers and sailors had been dis- charged. It was now the time, tor Parliament to look to she scale upon which the peace expenditure should he formed. Previous to his moving for a Committee, he should take a general view of our fiuancial situation. The support of public credit, by making the nation live within its income, must be the grand object of all par- ties. England had never sought relief by a failure in tlic performance of its honourable engagements. It was proposed to make a reduction of 5000 men in the home military establishment, and of 13,000 in the colonial establishment. The troops in France were to be. reduced from 30 to 25,000, and the Indian army from 20 to 17,000. The total vote for last year was 150,000, for this year it would be 123,000 ; for the British, Irish and Colonial establishments, it was last year 99,000, this year it would be 81,116. The total charge for the army, militia, half- pav, & C. exclusive of the ordnance, was miniated for this year at 9,230,0001. being a diminution of 1,333,0001. as compared with the supply of 1816. fn the ordnance department there would be a saving of 450,0001- The pensions and half- pav of the army amounted to 2,554,0001. In the navy there would be a diminution of 14,000; the number for last year being 53,!! 00, and for this only 19,000. There would he no reduction in the marines. The chaise for the navy would not exceed 6,397,0001. being 3,717,0001. less than that oflast year. The grand total for the Army, Com taissariat, Extraordiuaries, Ordnance, Navy and Mis- cellaneous Services would amount to 18,373,0001. By next vear various savings might be effected to the amount of 1,073,0001. which would reduce the general dialge to 17,300,000. From this, instituting a compa- risonWith former peace establishments, there must be deducted the amount of half- pay, pensions,>& c. which then was very inconsiderable, but now had risen, front the long continuance of our naval and military exertion, to the sum of 4,345,000.; The expenditure in 1702 for Britain and Ireland was 0,200,0001.; making the deduc- tion just mentioned it would now be about 13,000,0001. These would- of course, bean annual saving, by deaths SATURDAY'S LONDON GAZETTE. BANKRUPTS. J. Ramford, Hythe. Kent, innkeeper, Feb. 13, 14, March 22, at the Guildhall, Canterbury. Attornies, Mr. Shipdem, Dover; and Mr. Barnes, Clifford's Inn— J. Haselden and T. Stewart, London wall, horse- dealers — T. Coleman, Birmingham, carrier— J. Male, Lanteglos by Camelford, Cornwall, miller— A. Keating, Strand, silversmith— M, Dodd, Change- alley, ship- broker— T. Wallworth, Stockport, Chester, manufacturer— J. Har- vard, Blackmore- street, Drury- lane, dealer in glass — G. Bryan, Southampton- street Covent- garden, surgeon — T. Hopps, Green Hamerton, York, leather- seller - T. and W. Ripley, Lancaster, merchants— T. Hall, Ashborne, Derby, coach- maker— J. C. Tonge, Stock- bridge, Southampton, taylor— J. Hickman, Birming- ham, plater— W. Furgnson and G. Brown, Kendal, Westmoreland, shoemakers— T. Nicholls, Marlows, Herts, paper- maker— M. Wotton, Ermington, Devon, victualler— T. Bailey, Macclesfield, Chester, linen- draper— J. Hartley, Barley- green, Lancaster, cotton- manufacturer— W. Bragg, Whitehaven, grocer— E. Turner, Great Sherston, Wilts, cotton- manufacturer— J. Williams, Lower Coleman street, Bunhill- row, paper- stainer— W. Brain, Sethwick, Stafford, maltster— R. P. Culham, King- street, Lambeth, brewer— R. Gibson and W. Woodcock, New- street, Covent- gardon, working- jewellers— J. B. Budgett, Stoke- lane, Somerset, com- mon- brewer— T. Herbert, Hanway- street, Oxford- street, haberdasher— G. Thorpe, Queen- street, Edg- ware- road, wheelwright. LONDON, February 11. Spa- fields Meeting, Monday Evening. The Meeting was held this Morning at Spa- fields: but the Arrests which have taken place, and the precautions adopted by Government, caused every thing lo end peaceably, and the Town is perfectly quiet. Two days' Paris Papers, Wednesday's and Thursday's, were received on Monday. His Majesty is in very good health. The Budget is under discussion. The Americans are said, in letters from Algiers of the 8th, to have dictated a peace lo the Algerines. French funds, ( JOf. 10c. New York papers to the lS) th ult. and Boston papers to the 14th, arrived on Saturday. Their intelligence is very interesting. By a vessel which left St. Thomas's on the 25th of Decem- ber, accounts had been received of further suc- cesses on the part of the Patriots of the Spanish Main. They are said to have defeated the Roy- ilists in three different engagements, the last of which was at Unare ; and Generals Urdanets and Riccuete bad arrived at Calaposa with 3,000 men. The Spanish inhabitants had sent their property from Porto Cavello and Lignira to Cu- racoa. Commodore Brion, having under bis command one brig and two schooners, with Ge. neral Bolivar and his troops on board, sailed for Cumana about the 4th of December. It was ex pected that General Bolivar, on his arrival on the Main, would be appointed Commander- in- Chief of the Patriotic forces. The latest ac counts from Port- au- Prince, state, that the expedition which had sailed thcnce, under Gen. Mina, was destined to assist the Mexican Patriots. According to the latest accounts from Commo- dore Chauncey, the Dey of Algiers persisted in his refusal to ratify the treaty with the United States, in consequence of which preparations were making for blockading that place. The following Form of Prayer and Thanks- giving for the preservation of the Prince Regent was ordered lo be used at morning atfd evening service, after the General Thanksgiving on Sun- day, in all churches and chapels in London, and in all others ou the Sunday after they are received: " Almighty God — Merciful God, who, in compassion toa sinful nation, hast defeated the designs ofdespeiate men, and hast protected from the base and barbarous assaults ofalawlc9s multitude the Regent oftheUniled Kingdom, acccptour praise and thanksgiving: continue we implore thee, thy protection of his Koyal person. Shield him from the arrow that flietli by day, and from the pestilence that walketh in darkness ; from the secret designs of treason, and from the madness of the people. " And whilst we pray for tliy mercy and protection, give us grace, O God, to perceive and know what things we ought to, do ;" ia » t, impatient of present evils, and unmindful of thy manifold goodness, we seek relief where relief cannot be found, and abandon those never- failing sources of national prosperity and happiness- obedience to thy commandments, and the fear of thy holy name. " These prayers and praises we humbly offer to thy Divine Majesty, in the name and through the mediation of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen." A reward of 1001. is offered in Saturday night's Gazette for the discovery of the person who, on t'be 31st ult. set fire to the rick- yard of Mr. J. Hoare, Sutted Courtney, Berkshire, with a pro- mise of pardon to any accomplice making such discovery. A reward sf 501. with a similar pro- mise, is offered for the discovery of the murderer of Wm. Howard, of Viewsley. MAIDSTONE, Feb. 11. HOP INTELLIGENCE. Southwark, Feb. 10,1$ 17.— We had lather more de- mand for Hops last week", but we think we are selling at lower prices than before. Kent Pockets from .£ 11 lis. to ^ 17. Sussex ditto,...,.... 11 to 16. Iveut Bags ,.. 10 to 14. Sussex ditto 10 to 13. There are Hops worth 20s. per cwt. more than the above prices, but not in any quantity. The Duty is not yet correctly ascertained. in the half- pay and pensions, which were now received by 100,000 men. Itwascalculated that the deaths would be about 2500 yearly, and the proportionate yearly re duction 100,000. Ministers were exceedingly anxious to make llie income and expenditure commensurate He. trusted that the estimates would meet the approba tlon of the House. Notwithstanding the severe distress which pressed on all classes, he saw no reason foralarm or despondency . If we looked to otlier countries we should, still find this comparatively happy. His Lord- sliip then panegyrized the efforts made by the rich to relieve the distresses of the lower orders, and an- nounced, amidst general cheering, that the Prince Re- gent would, for a time, give up for the public service 50,000i. a year, being about a fifth of the branch of the Civil List connected with the personal expences of the Sovereign, He could not make a permanent tender of this reduction without contracting a debt which would render iiis liberality of no advantage to the country, and might lead to a degradation of the Crown, by repeated calls upon his people to pay it. It was not, in this case, the saving, but the principle that, was important. The example would be followed by the servants Of the Crown, as to that part of the salaries which had accrued to them from the abolition of the property tax. The Noble Lord then came to the subject of the nomination of a Committee to investigate the state of the income and expenditure, lie saw no reason for departing from the old mode of ballot, notwithstanding Mr. Brougham's repetion of one of Mr. Sheridan's jokes. He would, however, propose them openly and fairly, from among independent country gentlemen, persons in office, and members on the opposition benches. The Noble Lord concluded with reading the following list:— Lord Castlereagh, Mr. Vansittart, Mr. Ponsonby, Mr. Bankes, Mr Long, Mr. Tierney, Lord Binning, Sir J. Newport, Mr. Peel, Mr. C. W. Wynn, Mr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Frankland Lewis, Mr. Huskinson, Mr. N. Calvert, Mr. Davies Gilbert, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. Holford, Mr. E. Littleton, Lord Clive, Mr. Gooch, and Sir T. Acland. Mr. Tierney reminded the House that the peace ex- penditure now proposed fell little short of his estimate last year, viz. 19/ 00,0001. The Noble Lord had for- gotten to state the income which was to meet this expen- diture. From the best estimate which he could make, there would lie, tinder all circumstances, a snm of three millions to be. made good; for that, at least, . would be tiie deficiency of the revenue to meet the demands upon it. lie was glad to hear that the Sinking Fund was to be spared. Nothing but evident and absolute danger, nothing but the prospect of peril, threatening flu very existence or the State, could induce him to consent to have recourse to that sacred fund. He espies- ed his satisfaction at the step taken by his Royal Highness, and only regretted that Ministers had not advised it iooner. He was also pleased at the intimation that the Servants of tlie Crown were to give up a part of their incomes. He hoped the Committee now nominated wonhl be an effective and operative one, and not as former Committees produce no practical result for months and years. Mr. Vansittart approved of the proposed Committee. He stated, that up to January tiie 1st, 1817, there had been a deficiency in the Con- solidated Fund of 600,0001. There were, however, from the property tax and some other sources 250,0001. On ihc average of the last year, from various circum- stances, a difference had been occasioned of 10 per cent.; but when the operation of the failure of the harvest on the revenue was considered, there appeared to him no just cause for apprehension or alarm. The debt had been reduced 20,000,000 of the stock last year. The unfunded debt had very little increased : but that of Ireland had increased 3,000,0001. The prospect of the revenue for this year was very favourable. In answer to questions from Mr, Grenfel and Mr. B. Shaw, Mr. V. expressed his hopes that a considerable part of the un- funded debt would be paid off in the present year, The interest of the unfunded debt was 1,000,0001.; the whole • was twenty- twg millions odd. Taking old naval stores, the lottery, and other branches, there would be eight millions odd applicable; to which add fourteen millions and there was atotal of 20 millions, exceedingthe sup- ply by about 1,400,0001. Not a single penny was to be taken from the Sinking Fund. A division took place, when Lord Castlereagh's motion was carried by 210 to 117. The Committee was tlieu completed, and in- vested with the usual powers Arrests by Order of the Secret Committee. The Committees of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, to whom the bags of political papers have been referred for their investigation, sit very closely : they even sat on Suuday. On Saturday they made such discoveries as to induce Ministers to determine on the apprehension of a number of persons on charges of poli- tical offences; and Pearkes, Lavender, Taunton, Atkins, Bishop, and Vicary, the Bow- street, officers. Perry the constable, and a number of others, were to bold them- selves iu readiness. It was very prudently determined to apprehend them all at the same time, in order to avoid a'a> m. On Saturday night the officers weie allmustered, and departed under the direction of Mr. Stafford, the chief clerk belonging to the office, Mr. Brown, and Mr. Ures, the King's Messengers : they went iu pursuit of all the persons charged ; but not being able to find thqm all at home, after waiting till a late hour, they gave up their pursuit. The principal man wanting was Dr. Watson, and be being said to be living with Preston, in an obscure com t in the neighbourhood of Gough- square, Lavender, and another officer, were observed waiting on the outside of the house; and some friend of Preston's went and informed him of the circumstance, but Preston treated it with his usual boldness of con- tempt, saying he did not care if there were 00 consta- bles, for he should be then better protected. Sunday morning by seven o'clock the messengers and officers resumed their exertions to apprehend the men against whom they had warrants. They gained admit- tance before eight O'clock into the house where Preston lodges, and found him and Dr. Watson in bed together, in the most abject and deplorable state of poverty, having very little more than u ragged quilt to cover them: they were very reluctant to get up, and Dr. Watson demanded by what authority they were taken, denying any power except it was authorised by llie Lord Mayor, as he was then ill the city of London, and at the same time regretted that he had gone to lodge with Preston, which was the cause of his being brought a second time into trouble. The King's Messenger who headed this party showed him his badge, with the royal arms, denoting his office, and a warrant from Viscount Sidmouth, his Majesty's principal Secretary of State, for the home department. The Doctor and Preston then being satisfied as to the authority, surrendered very quietly, and were conveyed to Bow- street office. Mr. Evans and his son, brace- makers in Newcastle- street, in the Strand, were apprehended by another party about the same time ; they also made considerable objections as to the authority but were at length satisfied. Mrs. Evans observed, it was only what she expected. We understand this woman and iter husband were taken into custody 20 years ago by Mr. Shaw, the King's Messenger, on a charge of political offences-. the son was then only one year and a half old. He is described to be a young man of some abilities, and was to have been the principal orator yesterday in Spafields. There wore, also, brought to the. office, who were apprehended about the same time, two men, whose names we under- stood to be Keene, or Kearns, from a court in Old Cavendish- street; and a man of the name of Castles from Carnaby- market. All their papers were seized and sealed up, and in other respects properly secured They were all refreshed with breakfast, iVc. It being known at the Secretary of State's Office, meeting of the Cabinet Ministers was immediately summoned, and they met at one o'clock for the Home Department. The Attorney and Solicitor- General, Sii Nathaniel Conant, Mr. Litchfield, the Solicitor to the Treasury, together with the under Secretaries of State, were in attendance. The Lord Mayor attended at the office at half- past 3 o'clock. The prisoners were examined separately. Preston was examined first. They were both kept in separate rooms, with officers to take care of them. The Cabinet Ministers present were, the Lord Chan- To the Editor of the MAIDSTOnE JOURNAL. SIR, IN your Paper of Tuesday last, I was astonished to observe, that my name was made use of, as Bookseller toa work entitled " the Life and Manners of the Baroness Koningsmark," by S. F. Waddington," which lias been inserted entirely without my knowledge, or even the least consultation with me. by the Author; yon will, therefore, Sir, oblige me, by making this as public as possible, in your next Tuesday's paper, for I would not have had my name published as Bookseller to such work on any account whatever. I am, Sir, Yours, & c. Tanbridge, Feb. 8, lBlT. T. DAKENS. The most important public business of the past week is the appointment of a Select Committee of twenty- one, by the House of Commons, to examine into, and report upon, the state of our revenue and expenditure for she years ending on the 5th Jan; 1815, 1816, 1817 ; and to consider, also, such fotimates as may be laid before them, respecting the probabilities of the years 1818 and 1819. Lord Castlereagh, as may be seen in our report of what was important in the debate, estimates the savings in the expenditure of the present year, com- pared with that of the amount last year, at no less a sum than ,£ 0,501,000. This diminution has been effected by great practicable reductions in all the chief branches of the public service. In addition to this, the Prince Regent, sympathizing with the existing distresses of the country, contributes to the public, for the present year, the splendid sacrifice of ,£."> 0,000, from that divi- sion of the Civil list which is applicable, directly, to the maintenance of the royal dignity. This example of the munificence of his Royal Highness is to be imi- tated, to a certain extent, by the chief servants of the Crown, who arc also; for the present war, to deduct as much from the emoluments of their offices as they paid to the Property Tax. The formation of the Committee was opposed by Mr. Tierney and others, who wished for. different committees to enquire minutely into the different heads- of the public income anil expenditure ; as the wide field of investigation opened to a single committee might probably delay the receiving of any adequate report beyond a convenient time oftlieSes- siou. Objections were also taken to the appointment of any holder of office on the Committee of Enquiry. Mr. Tieruey't view of She Speedy revival of onr finan- cial resources was unpromising ; bill the Chancellor o! the Exchequer entertained very considerable hopes ot a beneficial alteration at no distant period. Mr. Pen. sonby said lie was ready to make a greater deduction MEETING AT M. ACKHUATH. At one o'clock on Saturday a numerous and l. ighh respectable Meeting of the Inhabitants of Blackhead) ami the surrounding neighbourhood was held at the Great Room of the Green Man Tavern, Blackheath, for the purpose of preparing a Declamatory Resolution on the subject Of the tate outrageous attack upon his Royal Hnrhness the Prince Regent, while returning from the House of Lords on the first day of the present Session ; when R. BOUDLER, ESQ. being called to the Chair, opened the business of the day by calling upon Mr, BicKNELI,, the de- puted lo act as Secretary, 10 read the Adver- tisement through the medium of which the Meeting was convened. After this form had been complied with, Mr. FOSTER rose to call the attention of the Meeting to the subject which it was assembled to discuss. The present was a period of deep and momentous interest to the country, and one which, if not attended to with serious concern, would produce the most fatal and mis- chievous consequences. Strange notions had gone abroad in some parts of the country, and furious and designing demagogues had been taken advantage of the prevailing distress, to disseminate among the people atrocious and abominable doctrines in ihe seductive shapes of constitutional principles, but which had no other tendency or object than the subversion of all social order, and the overthrow of that unrivalled con- stitution under whose protecting auspisces this country had forages flourished. ( Applause.) To hear such doctrines disseminated, the idle and the dissolute had for the last six weeks, been invited in public places throughout the kingdom, and oi: such occasions that inflammatory spirit was kindled and extended, which at length ( and as a natural consequence) broke out in ( lie open and desperate violence of riot and treason, and directed its attack against the representative of the Sovereign of the country, while in the very act of exercising one of the highest constitutional functions of the Crown. This attack as daring as it was traiterous and desperate, was happily unsuccessful ; but its undis- guised manifestation called for, and imperiously de- manded, the open avowal of the opinions of his Majes- ty's loyal and faithful subjects. They should rally round the Throne at such a crisis, and pledge their lives and fortunes to stand or fall with the constitution • under which this country had So long prospered. ( Ap- plause.) liy adopting this course throughout tiie king- dom, they would be not only tendering their firm sup port to the lawful authority of Government, but also shewing the miserable and contemptible number and character of the abettors of anarchy ; they would be separating the chaff from the corn ; and while exhi- biting the weight of the one, at the same time exposing the levity of the other. ( Applause.) Mr. Foster then proceeded to draw a comparison between the present temper of the times and tiiat which, from similar causes COURT OF KING'S BENCH, Wood v. the Mayor and Corporation aj Sandwich. The Attorney- General moved for and obtained a rule to shew cause why a Writ of Mandarflrs should nof issue directed to the Mayor, Jurats, and Commonalty of the Town and Port of Sandwich, in the County of Kent, commanding them ta admit and swear Mr. Thos. Wood into the place and office ol'one of the Freemen of the said Town and Fort. Tlie abundance and cheapness of the Herrings lately- caught off the Isle of Wight, have enabled the Deal Society of Fishermen's Friends to make a promising close of the Herring Season, as their vessels have fol- lowed the fish to the Westward, with every means of curing them on board, superintended by an experienced Dutch Skipper. It is sincerely hoped, that the Society will, by an increase of subscriptions and support, be able to furnish employment to the numerous hands now destitute on our coast. BIRTHS. Feb. I, at New Romney, the lady of Captain Cobb, K. N. of a daughter. Feb. 3, at Acrise Place, the lady of Thos. Papillon-, esq. of a daughter. MARRIED. On Tuesday last, at Ickham church, and at the Chapel at Hales Place, Edward Quillinan, esq. of the 3d Regiment of Dragoon Guards, to Jemima, second daughter of Sir Egerton Brydges, of Lee Priory, near Canterbury, bart. M. P. Feb. 4, at New Romney, by the Rev. Henry Daw- son, Mr. Odiarne Coates, 6f New Romney, to Sarah youngest daughter of the lute William Wightwick, esq. of the. same place. Feb. 5, at Colchester, by the Rev. Mr. Marsh, Mr. Henry Budden, to Miss Martha Anderson. DIED. On the Sd inst. at Rathbone Place, greatly regretted by her family and friends, aged 26, Mrs. Charlotte Perrin, wife of R. B. Perrin, M. D. of the Hon. East India Company's Medical Service, at Bombay. On Thursday last, in London, Mrs. Stikeman, third daughter of the late Mr. Strain Stevenson, ol this town. Feb. 6, at Ashford, Miss Ann Stoddart, second daughter of the late Rev. Chas. Stoddart. Feb. < t, at Staplehurst, Mrs. Ann Usborne, sister of the late Nicholas Toke Usborne, esq. of Lodenden. in the 78th year of her age. Feb. 3, at Eythorne, after a lingering illness, borne with Christian fortitude and resignation, Mrs. Manger, in the 82d year of her age, greatly respected by all who knew her. led to the outrage - 20 years ago. He reprobated in ! forcible terms the late attack upon the Prince Regent,, Regent, and contended' for the immediate necessity of calling | public to from the pension lie held than had been suggested by Lord Castlereagh. What this committee w ill recom- mend respecting the abolishing- of unnecessary offices, and the abolition or modification of sinecure places, re- mains yet to be seen. We feel enabled to state correctly, that all the money, or nearly all, which Government will want for the Ways and Means of the country for the service of the pre- sent year will be raised by means of Exchequer Bills, bearing a low interest, and we believe we are equally correct in stating that they will be taken by the Bank of England. ": The recent atrocious and detestable attack on the Prince. Regent, on his return from opening the Session of Parliament, lias justly', excited the indignation of the public, and accordingly meetings have been held, or are called for, in various parts of the country. But it is a great gratification to all loyal subjects, and friends of our constitutional liberties, that nothing has yet transpired, tending to evince the existence of any plot for the perpetration of atrocious and traitorous pro- ceedings against ihe person of his Royal Highness. The unpardonable. outrage appears to have been com- mitted by some low, misguided, stupid, or disaffected wretches, unconnected with any band of conspirators. upon the rational and, intelligent part of the pub! express its abhorrence at so daring an outrage. Some persons were of opinion that the subject only suited the gravity of Corporative Bodies ; that it was too im- portant for hasty and undigested consideration. He confessed that lie was quite of a different opinion, being fully convinced that nothing would sooner drive tiie agitators into merited contempt and obscurity than the expression, both individually and collectively, of persons of weight and character all over the country. ( Applause.) He concluded with proposing, for, the adoption of the Meeting, a Declaration, expressive of its abhorrence of the late attack upon the Prince Re- gent, and a Resolution, pledging the Gentlemen pie- sent to support, with all their strength and influence, the lawful authority of Government. Mr. WILLIAMS concurred in every sentiment that had been delivered by the worthy Mover of the Decla- ration and Resolution, which he begged to have the honour of seconding. The Declaration and Resolution were embodied in one motion, and carried unanimously. Dover Soup Society.— It may be gratifying to many of our readers to learn the progress of an institution which has been found to be a most effectual and satisfactory means of relieving the necessitous poor of that populous town, and is worthy of imitation at other places. This Society deliver weekly 2400 quarts of most excellent meat soup at one penny per quart; regulations are es- tablished on a plan similar to the Spitalfields Institution , a square iron boiler is erected in a central situation, in which 150 gallons are prepared tour times a week; the poor receive tickets from the subscribers in proportion to the sum subscribed; and the whole is so systemati- cally arranged , that from 400 ta 500 persons are supplied within the space of one hour. Much credit is due to the gentlemen who have kindly undertaken the super- intendance, amongst whom we must particularize the worthy Treasurer Admiral Bazely, whose unremitting attention has very materially assisted in establishing regularity and order, w hich is too frequently wanted in the distribution of public bounty. About ,£ 300 has been subscribed, by which the society will be enabled to continue the supply for two or three months yet to come ; and in the course of one month upwards of 15,000 pints have been prepared and delivered tothepoor, whose eagerness to obtain tickets, and expressions ot gratitude on the receipt of the soup, affords high satisfaction to those who have thus contri- buted to relieve the distress of their fellow creatures. The Earl of Liverpool, with bis usual beneficence, has presented the Society with ten pounds, without requir- ing any otlier return, than that the prisoners confined in Dover Castle should partake of the soup, which tliey accordingly do. Jan. 29, at her son's, Royal Oak Inn, Deal, Mrs. Hills, aged 82 years. Feb. .1, at Rainham, Mr. Herbert Crane, aged 63. Lately, at No. Id, New Steine, Brighton, after ii violent fit of the gout, William Ellison, esq. Captain in liis Majesty's Royal Navy, eldest son of the Rev. Stanhope Ellison, formerly Rector of Wittersham, and Vicar of Houghton Blean, both in this county. FAIRS.— Maidstone. Feb. 13 Bromley, 14. MAIDSTONE MARKET, FEB. 6, 1817. Wheat red. .. 70s to lo6s Tick Beans 46s to 5fi » Do. white. . 80s to 110s Small ditto... 5Ss to fits Barley .... 30s to 03s Grey Pease., 48s to 5 ts Oats 24s to 40s Boiling ditto 50s to COs CORN- EXCHANGE, MONDAY, Fek. Hi, 1817. We have been well supplied with Wheat, both foreign and English, since this day se'nnight, anil there was i good arrival tins morning from F. ssex and Kent; hut the quality being generally rough and inferior, it meets a heavy sale and may be quoted full 2s. per qnarter iower; fine old Wheats, however, are, readily taken off at last week's prices— For Black Rarlejs, though quoted lower, there is scarce any denir n l; we do not observe any alteration in the finer qualities. — Hog Pease and Boilers are unsaleable, unless on very reduced terms ; and Tick Beans have declined 2. to as. per quarter.— The Oat trade is very heavy, at a decline ot about 2s.— Flour continues at five guineas per sack. RETURN PRICE OF GRAIN, on Board of Ship. Kssex Red Wt. ( new) Fine Ditto White . Fine Superfine Rye 58s 65s Barley 26s 30s Fine 40s 56s Malt 70s 81s Fine 90s 95s Hog Pease 46s 48s 65s 83s .. 108s110s ... 70s 103s ., 108s 115s Maple Pease.. . 48s Ms White . 50s COs Boilers . 60s 64s Small Beans... . 30s - JSs Tick Beans . ... .. 28s 35s Feed Oats .... . 16s 32s Fine . — 3 — » Poland ditto .. . ltis 32 i Fine . — s — s l'otafoc ditto.. .. 31s 40s Fine ..— s — 1 PRICE OF FLOUR MONDAV Town made FlomrlOOslOSs Ditto Seconds, . . 95si00s Norfolk and ( Stockton S 80s 90s Essex & Stiff. Fl. Bran Fine Pollard.... SGslOOs lis 12 » 17s 2 » s SMITHFIELD— MONDAY, FEB. 10. To sink the Offal per stone of bibs. Beef 3s 4d to Is Sd j Veal 5s Od to 6s Id Mutton.. 4s 0d to 5s Od j Pork,... 3s Sd to 5s Od Lamb, Os. Oil. 10 0s. Od. Beasts, about Sheep .... IJwvt of c, utile, this Day. 317 I .. 16360 Calves Pigs ., 120 240 ceuor. the Earl of Harrowby, the Earl of Westmoreland, the Earl of Liverpool, the Chanceller of the Exchequer, Viscount Sidmouth, Viscount Castlereagh, Earl Bat- hurst, Earl Mulgrave, Viscount Melville, Mr. Canning' and Mr. B. Bathurst. They continued their investi- gations till half- past five o'clock. The Attorney and Solicitor- General and the other official gentlemen were occupied till half- past six. At seven o'clock the pri- soners were conveyed in coaches to different places ot confinement, guarded inside and out by police officers. On Sunday, the 28th nit. was preached ( as a farewell Sermon) at the Parish Church of Lamberhurst, Kent, by the Rev Frederick Gildart, after a residence at that place of more than 18 years, and ill which he was highly respected both in his Ministerial and private capacity, a very impressive discourse and exhortation taken from the 4th Chapter of the 1st Book of Thessa- lonians, the latter part of the 2Sth verse—" And I pray God youi whole spirit, and soul, and body, he pre- served blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ," which discourse made such an impression on a numerous congregation as is hoped will not be easily eradicated. It is in contemplation of the Inhabitants to request the Rev. Gentleman to print the above discourse and exportation, for the benefit of the Sunday School of that place, to which he and bis lady were very great promoters. On Wednesday last, Mr. James Buckland, late Master of the Grammar School at Tenterden, was, after jin examination highly, creditable to himself, as a classical scholar and mathematician, elected by the Worshipful Company of Clothworkers to the Master- ship of the Grammar School at Sutton Valence in this county. Thirty- six cases of the new Silver Coin, each case containing of600 sterling, have arrived at Rochester, for the supply of Rochester, Chatham, and Strood Commitments to the County Gaol, since our last. Charles Still, charged with forging certificates to obtain money, with intent to defraud the Commissioners and Governors of the Royal Hospital, for seamen, at Greenwich.— John Murphy, charged with stealing at St. Nicholas, Deptford, one cotton handkerchief, the property of Abraham Norden.— Ann Brown, charged with stealing at Chatham, sundry articles of wearing apparel, the property of Ann Narracott.— Eliz. Wright and Sarah Davis, charged with breaking into the dwel- ling- house of William Syfleet, in Chatham, and stealing therein one gown and counterpane, his property.— C. Watkins and Edward Voss, charged with stealing at Greenwich two gold seals, the property of J. Bennett. AUDACIOUS BURGLARY, UNION- HAM,.— John White and John Heyward, were on Saturday brought up by May and Goff, apprehended by them upon a charge of felony under the following aggravated circumstances:— Sophia Brown, wife of John Brown, a toil- collector, nt Greenwich, stated, that on the 15tli of Jan. last, between 6 and 7 ill the evening, she was at home alone, when she heard somebody knock al the door; she asked who was there, when a voice like that of a child, said," only me ma'am," Witness opened the door, when a man rushed upon her and seized her by the throat, she also observed another man standing near the door with his handkerchief up to his face; in the other hand he had a dirk or knife, which was very bright, and apparently sharp. The man who seized her by the throat she believed was the prisoner White; he presented a pistol at her head, and threatened if she spoke a word, to blow her brains out. He demanded money; and on the witness saving she had none, he used the most dreadful imprecations, and desired she. would shew him where her husband's boxes were. She conducted him up stairs ;, he continued to point the pistol at her, and made her hold the candle whilst he was about to break open her boxes, hot to prevent thra she gave him her keys. He then opened the boxes and took out their contents, wearing apparel, which he brought down stairs ; the other man, who she believed by his voice was Heyward, continuing all the time as a guard at the door. White took a shawl, which was hanging on a chair, to put the things in, but on her beg- ging him not to deprive her of that, as it was the only coveting she had to keep her warm, he returned it to her, but pulled of} her apron, saying that would do for his wife. He tied up the things taken out of the box in the apron, and threatening, if she made any alarm for half an hour, they would come back and murder her. They went away, locking the door after them, and leav- ing the key on the outside. After they weie gone sh alarmed her next door neighbour by knocking against the wainscot, and they came and let her out. The pri- soner Heyward was an acquaintance of her husband's and had been for years, and she could swear to his voice The prisoners both solemnly declared they had no knowledge whatever of the transaction, and that Mrs Brown was mistaken. She, however, persisted in the charge, and they were committed for re- examination. NEWGATE a fid LEADENHALL MARKETS. By the Carcase. Beef 2s 8d to 3 Mutton 3s Od to 4 PRICE OF LEATHER. Buffs, 50 to 501bs each per lb 20d to Ditto, 56 to 661 bs each 23d to Merchants' Backs — d to Dressing Hides J4d to " ine Coach Hides 15| d to Veal Pork . Lamb, 0s. Od. to 0s. Od. 4s 4d to 5s 8d 3s Sd to 5 s Od 1 Crop Hides, Ditto Calf Skins 30 to 401bs 19d Ditto 50 to 701bs 21 d Ditto 70 to 8ollxs 20d Small Seals ( Greenland) 24d Large ditto per dozen 80s 35 to 401bs for cutting. ... 15d to 45 to 501bs I7d| to to to ft to 22 d 24d — d 10{ d 17( 1 17d 29( 1 21d 26 d 24( 1 28d to ltOs RAW HIDES. Best Heifers and Steers, per st.— 2s 8d to 3s Od Middfings2s 4( 1 to 2s 6d | Ordinary lslOd to 2s Od Market Calf each 7s 0s Eng. Horse 9s. to — s. 0 » Hay Straw Hay Strav PRICES OF HAY AND STRAW. St. James's. ,... 3/ 10. « (\ d to 61 O. i Od— Average, 41 15s Od 21 2 » - 6ii to 21 I Is 0/ J— Average, 21 ( is 6d Whiteehapel. i ... 51 0s Od to 6/ 0s 0d— Average, 5/ 10s W 1/ 18.1 Od to 21 6s Od - Aveiage, 21 2s Oii Clover . . CI 10s 0d to 71 10s 0d— Average, 71 0s Od Smithfield. Hay ... .4/ 5s Od to ( il 5s Od— Average, 51 5s Od In ~& Kew3/ 10s Od to 5( 0s 0d— Average, 4< 5 « Otf Strav ... II 16s 0d to 21 5 » Od— Average, 21 0. v 6id Clovtr . .51 0s Od to 81 0s Od— Average, 6/ 10s Od Inferior.. 41 0s Od to 4f 15s Od— Average 41 7 « 6d PRICE OF TALLOW. Thursday se'nnight, James Tomlin, a child about two years old, whose parents reside at Higham, fell into a hog- tub during the temporary absence of its mother, and was suffocated before its situation was discovered. A coroner's Jury summoned for the occasion by J. Sim- mons, esq. coroner, delivered a verdict, Accidental Death. A labouring man, named Mahoney, was accidentally, killed ou Tuesday in Chatham Dock Yard; he, with another man, was carrying a heavy piece of timber, which overpowered them, and Mahoney fell, when the timber striking hi » i ou the head, fractured his. skull, S', James's Mark. 3s Od Clare Market Os Od Whitechapel Mark. 3s 5d Per stone of 81b. 6s 5d Average ... ,3s 2| d Town Tallow 01 s Od — s Yellow Russia 59s Od — s White ditto .. — s 0( 1 — s White Soap.. 58s d — s Melting Stuff — s Od 46*. Ditto Rough — s Od 30s Graves 7 s — d Good Dregs 7 » Yellow Soap 86s Mottled 94 » Curd 98s. Palm 94 s PRICE OF STOCKS. Bank Stock, 239 Navy 5 per Ct. 98J 1 per Cent. 85 3 per Cent. Rd. CT 3 per Cent. Cous. 65} B. L. A. 17\ India Bonds, 30 prern. Exchequer Bdls 3rdl.> IT Omnium, s Cous., lot Acct. 65$
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